33 items by Augustin K. Sedgewick

  • Black Crowes Take a Break

    Black Crowes Take a Break | ARTICLE

    After years of infighting, hiring, firing, and rehiring band members, the Black Crowes are officially on hiatus. Singer Chris Robinson, who founded the band in Atlanta in 1984 with his brother Rich, is planning to pursue a...

    January 9, 2002 12:00 AM ET
  • Mitchell, Green Get Grammys

    Mitchell, Green Get Grammys | ARTICLE

    Joni Mitchell, Al Green, Perry Como, Rosemary Clooney and Count Basie will all be honored with Lifetime Achievement Awards in conjunction with the 2002 Grammy Awards, to be held February 27th in Los Angeles. Mitchell emerged from the...

    December 12, 2001 12:00 AM ET
  • Destiny, Kelly Win Billboards

    Destiny, Kelly Win Billboards | ARTICLE

    R. Kelly claimed six 2001 Billboard Music Awards Tuesday night, including honors for R&B/Hip-Hop Artist of the Year and R&B/Hip-Hop Album of the Year for his TP-2.com. Destiny's Child, meanwhile, scored in more general categories, taking home awards...

    December 5, 2001 12:00 AM ET
  • Elton Says He's Done Recording

    Elton Says He's Done Recording | ARTICLE

    Elton John shocked a Manchester, New Hampshire audience Friday night when he declared that his new album, Songs From the West Coast, will be his final one. "It's the last record I'll ever make," John announced after performing...

    December 3, 2001 12:00 AM ET
  • A Minute for George

    A Minute for George | ARTICLE

    George Harrison's surviving family members are inviting fans to join them in a minute of meditation at 4:30 P.M. EST Monday to remember the former Beatle, who died Thursday in Los Angeles after a battle with cancer. In...

    December 3, 2001 12:00 AM ET
  • Alicia Keys Leads AMA Nominees

    Alicia Keys Leads AMA Nominees | ARTICLE

    What has been a breakthrough year for Alicia Keys just keeps getting better: Keys earned five 2002 American Music Award nominations, including Favorite Female Artist and Favorite New Artist in both the Pop/Rock and Soul/R&B categories. Keys'...

    November 14, 2001 12:00 AM ET
  • Ozzy Breaks Leg, Dates PPD

    Ozzy Breaks Leg, Dates PPD | ARTICLE

    As a result of a stress fracture to his leg, Ozzy Osbourne will miss stops on his Merry Mayhem tour through at least November 24th. Osbourne broke the leg when he fell in the shower before his...

    November 12, 2001 12:00 AM ET
  • R. Kelly, Keys Enter "Ali" Ring

    R. Kelly, Keys Enter "Ali" Ring | ARTICLE

    The soundtrack to Ali, starring Will Smith in the title roll, will feature new material from R. Kelly, Alicia Keys and Everlast. Kelly, whose hit "I Believe I Can Fly" came from 1996's Space Jam soundtrack, contributed...

    November 7, 2001 12:00 AM ET
  • Keys, Iglesias Do Jingle Ball

    Keys, Iglesias Do Jingle Ball | ARTICLE

    Alicia Keys, Craig David and Enrique Iglesias are the first artists announced for the 2001 edition of Jingle Ball, New York radio station Z100's annual holiday charity concert. Promising "the best in today's hit music, from rock...

    October 29, 2001 12:00 AM ET
  • McBride Leads Charity Show

    McBride Leads Charity Show | ARTICLE

    George Strait, Brooks and Dunn, Martina McBride, Tim McGraw, Vince Gill, Clint Black, George Jones, Charlie Daniels and Lee Ann Womack will play the Country Freedom Concert, an event to benefit victims of the September 11th terrorist...

    October 10, 2001 12:00 AM ET
  • Tomorrow's Parties Postponed

    Tomorrow's Parties Postponed | ARTICLE

    Citing "direct and indirect consequences" of the events of September 11th, officials of All Tomorrow's Parties have postponed the festival's American debut until March 15, 2002. Originally scheduled for the UCLA campus from October 19-21, the Sonic Youth-curated...

    October 1, 2001 12:00 AM ET
  • Napster, Songwriters Settle

    Napster, Songwriters Settle | ARTICLE

    Napster has agreed to pay American songwriters and music publishers $26 million, as well as a portion of future revenues, to settle the lawsuit pending in federal court. The agreement remains subject to the approval of U.S....

    September 25, 2001 12:00 AM ET
  • Mariah, Wyclef Join Telethon

    Mariah, Wyclef Join Telethon | ARTICLE

    Mariah Carey, Wyclef John and Willie Nelson are the newest names on a long list of entertainers who will donate their services to "America: A Tribute to Heroes." All proceeds from the prime-time event, which will feature...

    September 20, 2001 12:00 AM ET