87 items by Jessica Robertson

  • Billy Cowsill Dead at 58

    Billy Cowsill Dead at 58 | ARTICLE

    William "Billy" Cowsill, lead singer ofSixties singing family the Cowsills, died on Friday at his home in Calgary at the age of fifty-eight. He had been in poor health, suffering from emphysema, Cushing's syndrome and osteoporosis. The Cowsills,...

    February 21, 2006 12:19 PM ET
  • Lisa Marie Presley Weds, Again

    Lisa Marie Presley Weds, Again | ARTICLE

    Lisa Marie Presley, daughter of late rock & roll legend Elvis, married guitarist and music producer Michael Lockwood on January 22nd in a traditional Japanese ceremony in Kyoto, Japan, her publicist announced Thursday. This is the...

    February 17, 2006 11:37 AM ET
  • Cat Power Cancels U.S. Tour

    Cat Power Cancels U.S. Tour | ARTICLE

    Cat Power (a.k.a. Chan Marshall) has cancelled the upcoming U.S. tour behind her latest album, The Greatest, citing health reasons. According to a statement from her record label, Matador, "information about refunds will be made immediately, and...

    February 7, 2006 11:33 AM ET
  • Crow, Armstrong Announce Split

    Crow, Armstrong Announce Split | ARTICLE

    Sheryl Crow and her fiance, seven-time Tour de France champion cyclist Lance Armstrong, announced their split on Friday. "After much thought and consideration, we have made a very tough decision to split up," the couple said in...

    February 6, 2006 11:17 AM ET
  • Depeche Mode, Tool Lead '06 Coachella Lineup

    Depeche Mode, Tool Lead '06 Coachella Lineup | ARTICLE

    Hard rockers Tool join art rockers Depeche Mode as headliners for the seventh annual Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival, taking place April 29th and 30th at Empire Polo Field in Indio, California. This will be the...

    January 31, 2006 12:00 AM ET
  • Coldplay, Springsteen Play Grammys

    Coldplay, Springsteen Play Grammys | ARTICLE

    Current three-time nominees Coldplay and five-time nominee Bruce Springsteen have been added to the performance lineup for the 48th Annual Grammy Awards, airing live from Los Angeles' Staples Center on CBS on February 8th. Springsteen, who has already...

    January 26, 2006 12:00 AM ET
  • B.I.G. Family Paid $1.1 Million

    B.I.G. Family Paid $1.1 Million | ARTICLE

    A Los Angeles federal judge ordered the city to pay $1.1 million to the family of late rapper the Notorious B.I.G. (born Christopher Wallace) as sanctions for intentionally withholding evidence during the family's civil lawsuit trial. Though...

    January 23, 2006 12:00 AM ET
  • James Taylor Is MusiCares Man of the Year

    James Taylor Is MusiCares Man of the Year | ARTICLE

    James Taylor will be honored as the National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences 2006 MusiCares Person of the Year in recognition of his commitment to the arts, as well as environmental and humanitarian causes, on February...

    January 23, 2006 12:00 AM ET
  • Fortune Living Dream With INXS

    Fortune Living Dream With INXS | ARTICLE

    Tonight's launch of INXS's world tour behind their new album, Switch, in Vancouver, is quite literally a dream come true for Canadian singer JD Fortune, who landed the gig fronting the veteran, multi-platinum Australian rockers by winning...

    January 18, 2006 12:00 AM ET
  • Eminem Remarries Kim

    Eminem Remarries Kim | ARTICLE

    Eminem (born Marshall Mathers III) and ex-wife Kim remarried on Saturday in a ceremony at Meadow Brook Hall, the eighty-year-old mansion built for auto mogul John Dodge's widow, in Rochester, Michigan. 50 Cent, Obie Trice, and members of...

    January 17, 2006 10:42 AM ET
  • Pink Marries Longtime Boyfriend

    Pink Marries Longtime Boyfriend | ARTICLE

    Pink married longtime boyfriend, motocross racer Carey Hart, on Saturday in a beach-front ceremony at the Four Seasons resort in Costa Rica. More than 100 guests — including Lisa Marie Presley — attended the event, which is...

    January 9, 2006 12:00 AM ET
  • House of Freaks Singer Murdered

    House of Freaks Singer Murdered | ARTICLE

    Bryan Harvey, singer/guitarist for the Eighties blues-based rock duo House of Freaks, was found dead with his wife and two young daughters in the basement of the family's Richmond, Virginia, home over the weekend.Harvey, 49, and his...

    January 4, 2006 12:00 AM ET
  • Shawn Colvin Moves On

    Shawn Colvin Moves On | ARTICLE

    Shawn Colvin is only half-kidding when she says the theme for her new studio album is mid-life crisis. "I'm going to be fifty in January, so it's valid. I didn't freak out over forty -- I felt...

    December 23, 2005 11:37 AM ET
  • Bob Dylan Tunes Inspire Musical

    Bob Dylan Tunes Inspire Musical | ARTICLE

    The Times They Are A-Changin', a new musical based on the songs of Bob Dylan, will premiere at San Diego's Old Globe Theater on January 25th. Directed and choreographed by Broadway vet Twyla Tharp, the plot chronicles a...

    December 19, 2005 12:00 AM ET
  • Lou Rawls Battling Cancer

    Lou Rawls Battling Cancer | ARTICLE

    Lou Rawls has been battling lung cancer for a year, and brain cancer since May, the R&B singer's manager and estranged wife Nina said Thursday. "By his doctor's admission, he is not expected to live much more," she...

    December 16, 2005 12:00 AM ET
  • Alani Morissette, Dolly Parton Get Golden Nods

    Alani Morissette, Dolly Parton Get Golden Nods | ARTICLE

    Alanis Morissette, Dolly Parton and Elton John's writing partner Bernie Taupin are among the Golden Globe nominees in the Best Original Song in a Motion Picture category. The Globes further honored music by doling out three nominations to...

    December 13, 2005 12:00 AM ET
  • Rhett Miller Becomes a "Believer"

    Rhett Miller Becomes a "Believer" | ARTICLE

    Two years ago, stunned by the news of singer-songwriter and friend Elliott Smith's apparent suicide, Rhett Miller sat down to write the title track for his second solo album, The Believer. Smith's death took Miller back to a...

    December 9, 2005 12:00 AM ET
  • Marilyn Manson Gets Married

    Marilyn Manson Gets Married | ARTICLE

    Marilyn Manson, 36, married his longtime girlfriend and burlesque dancer Dita Von Teese, 33, in a small ceremony in Ireland on Saturday, according to People magazine. The shock rocker (born Brian Warner) and Von Teese (born Heather...

    December 5, 2005 12:00 AM ET
  • Jack White Expecting Baby

    Jack White Expecting Baby | ARTICLE

    White Stripes frontman Jack White, 30, and wife, British supermodel Karen Elson, 26, are expecting their first child, due in the spring. This will be the first child for both, who were wed last June in the...

    November 30, 2005 10:49 AM ET
  • George Michael to Wed Partner

    George Michael to Wed Partner | ARTICLE

    George Michael, 42, has announced his plans to marry longtime partner Kenny Goss, 47. The two, who have been a couple for nearly ten years, plan to hold a ceremony early next year. "I'm sure Kenny and...

    November 30, 2005 12:00 AM ET