MUSIC NEWS Category

It has been a busy year for Former American Idol contestant Adam Lambert. After embarking on a world tour with Queen as its front man, he also worked on his new album The Original High. The album, which debuted last week, boasts the catchy single Ghost Town which is steadying climbing the music charts.

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In the tradition of truly great musical biopics such as THE HELEN MORGAN STORY, LADY SINGS THE BLUES and THE ROSE (to name just a few), the HBO presentation of BESSIE gives star QUEEN LATIFAH what is, arguably, the role of a lifetime. A sumptuous period piece detailing the rise, fall and rise again of [...]


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Currently airing on NBC (and streaming in its 13-episode entirety on NBC.com), the new summer series AQUARIUS stars DAVID DUCHOVNY as a 1960’s era Los Angeles detective in stories best described as ‘historical fiction’. Incredibly stylistic but graphically violent, AQUARIUS plays fast-and-loose with the events of the day but stays true to telling a [...]


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Last year, the beloved musical, The Sound of Music, was performed live and was very successful. This year, NBC is following that up with another musical, Peter Pan Live!, starring Allison Williams as the boy who refuses to grow up, and Academy Award winner Christopher Walken as Captain Hook.

Walken is no stranger to performing [...]


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Currently playing on HBO, MR. DYNAMITE: THE RISE OF JAMES BROWN is a feature length documentary chronicling the life and career of the man who rightfully became known as ‘the hardest working man in show business.’ Produced by MICK JAGGER, directed by ALEX GIBNEY and blessed with the rare co-operation of the Brown estate, the [...]


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Gwen Stefani is quickly becoming one of the most beloved judges on television. She is currently winning fans and critics over being a coach/judge on the NBC hit music reality series, The Voice.

Stefani, one of the most successful women ever in the music industry, didn’t know if she wanted to be on The Voice. [...]


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Apropos of absolutely nothing, it just occurred to us that this month marks the 42nd anniversary of the groundbreaking television special LIZA WITH A Z. We ran across a DVD copy over the weekend and couldn’t help but note that, even by today’s standards, this LIZA MINNELLI concert presentation is one of the greatest musical [...]


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Arriving in theaters today, JIMI: ALL IS BY MY SIDE is a really terrific missed opportunity. Not exactly a traditional ’show biz biopic’, the film focuses on just a year in the life of JIMI HENDRIX, one of the most flamboyant and influential musical stars of the swingin’ sixties. It was the year that catapulted [...]


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To support their new album, V, Maroon 5 will be hitting the road for a world tour. The #MaroonVTour starts   next February in Dallas and, after 27 North American dates and 10 European shows, will end in Portugal next June. (With all the travel they’ve got ahead of them, it’s fitting that [...]


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It’s being reported that the popular 80’s series THE GREATEST AMERICAN HERO is headed back to television. Word has it that Fox has ordered a pilot from the 21 JUMP STREET team of PHIL LORD and CHRIS MILLER.

Originally an ABC series that ran from 1980 to 1983, the show centered on a nerdy teacher [...]


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