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Top Three Finalists Have Been Chosen for "My GRAMMY Moment"

February 05, 2007 07:26:27 GMT

Congratulation for Africa Miranda, Brenda Radney, and Robyn Troup as they've been chosen as the three finalists in the "My GRAMMY Moment" contest. The threesome will compete to win the chance to perform live with Justin Timberlake on the 49th annual Grammy Awards, Feb. 11 (8:00-11:30 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network.

The three finalists will all come to Los Angeles and will each rehearse with Timberlake during the week before the Grammys. They will be in the audience during the broadcast as voting continues. Finally, the winner will be announced during the show and will be invited to the stage for the performance.

Korn Frontman Talks Band's Unplugged and New Studio Album

February 05, 2007 06:50:20 GMT

Rock band Korn will have two new projects out within this year. Frontman, Jonathan Davis, confirmed the report saying the band will first of all have their "MTV Unplugged" hit the stores on March 6. The special will first appear online on MTV.com on February 24, then air on the network in March.

For the set, Korn has recruited some music experts, including orchestrator Richard Gibbs as "music supervisor" and Amy Lee of Evanescence to join them for one of the set's single, titled "Freak On A Leash".

Sara Evans To Be the Headlining Act for the 8th Annual Country Music Marathon & Marathon

February 05, 2007 05:06:24 GMT

Country music singer Sara Evans has been billed to headline the forthcoming 8th annual Country Music Marathon & Marathon, set to take place April 28, 2007 at the Gaylord Entertainment Center in Nashville at 7:00 p.m. Elite Racing, organizers of the annual event, confirmed the singer's taping.

Tickets, priced for $25.00, will be available for public beginning March 19, 2007 and can be purchased through TicketMaster charge-by-phone at 615/255-9600 or at www.ticketmaster.com or through the Arena Box Office.

It's Official, David Lee Roth Will Rejoin Van Halen

February 05, 2007 04:27:26 GMT

The rumors appear to be true when frontman Eddie Van Halen confirmed that David Lee Roth is rejoining Van Halen for a 40-city North American tour.

In a statement posted on the group's Web site Friday February 2nd, guitarist Eddie said in a statement, "I am very excited to get back to the core of what made Van Halen."

Sibling Trio Hanson Take A "Walk" on May 22nd, 2007

February 03, 2007 07:46:35 GMT


Fans of Hanson will be treated with a new album from the sibling trio as they are planning to have their latest LP, "The Walk", released on May 22 through their own 3CG label. That's not all, the trio will also have an accompanying "making-of" video podcast, dubbed "Taking the Walk."

"The Walk," which is Hanson's sixth studio album, will be available in increments, before the end of this month via the band's Web site (http://www.hanson.net) and iTunes. Greater than that, music goers also have the chance to download the set's first single, "Great Divide," in November when it was released to iTunes in an effort to raise money for AIDS/HIV hospitals in South Africa.

Macy Gray Plans "Big" Release on March 27th

February 03, 2007 07:28:24 GMT

It's been four years that Macy Gray doesn't release any single album. Though so, the R&B singer is planning to have a "Big" release on March 27th later this year.

"Big", a follow up to Grey's 2003 "The Trouble With Being Myself," boasts production from will.i.am of the Black Eyed Peas, and Justin Timberlake, both of whom also provide guest performances on the project.

Britney Spears Giving Her Music Career Comeback A Solid Run

February 03, 2007 05:05:55 GMT


She's back on track. Britney Spears has left her hard partying days and is readying herself to hit hard the industry with her highly anticipated comeback album, expected to be released in within this year.

Really giving her music career comeback a solid run, the pop singer is collaborating with top R'n'B producer Lukasz Gottwald, who has previously worked with the likes of Missy Elliott, Mos Def and Kelis. It is reported that, Spears has been working in studios in Miami and Los Angeles, rehearsing material for the upcoming LP.

Norah Jones Announces Spring North American Tour Dates

February 02, 2007 03:54:57 GMT

Has just had her third studio album released on January 30th, 2007, it is obviously "Not Too Late" for Norah Jones to embark on a tour to support the set.

The singer has announced the dates for her spring North American tour, beginning on April 13 in Wallingford, CT and ended up May 12 in Montreal. In between the dates, Jones will play April 28 at Jazz Fest in New Orleans.

"Dreamgirl" Jennifer Hudson to Sing at Oscars

February 01, 2007 08:54:22 GMT

Former American Idol third season finalist, Jennifer Hudson, has landed an Oscar gig. The "Dreamgirls" star has been tapped to sing at the forthcoming Academy Awards, which is about to take place February 25th.

Hudson told Oprah Winfrey during the Tuesday's edition of "The Oprah Winfrey Show," she would be singing "Love You I Do," which is one of three Oscar-nominated songs from the critically acclaimed film.

Country Star Keith Urban Announced First Post-Rehab Appearance

February 01, 2007 06:49:30 GMT

Already completed his rehab stint, fully recovered Keith Urban is preparing for his first U.S. TV appearance.

The country recording star announced on his Web site Tuesday Jan 30th he will make an appearance on NBC's "Saturday Night Live" February 10th.

Billy Joel Is Releasing His First Pop Single in 14 Years

February 01, 2007 06:23:38 GMT

Had at first committed to retire from pop songwriting following his 1993 album "River of Dreams," Billy Joel has put that plan on hold as he's been planning to release a new single.

Titled "All My Life", the single which the singer wrote as an anniversary present for his present wife Katie Lee Joel, is produced by Phil Ramone.

Eagles' New Album in the Works

February 01, 2007 06:02:43 GMT

California's classic rock group, Eagles, is about to release a new album.

Per Las Vegas Review-Journal, it is reported that founding member Don Henley said during a private concert Saturday Jan 27th at the MGM Grand Garden Arena, that the band was nearing completion on an album of all-new material.

Weekend US Album Chart of January 28, 2007

February 01, 2007 04:45:46 GMT

In another major week for new releases, Pretty Ricky reaches the best achievement in the US album chart for the week ended Sunday January 28th. The hip-hop boy band has ended the "Dreamgirls" soundtrack's reign at the top of the Billboard 200 with their LP, "Late Night Special", sold 132,000 copies, according to Nielsen SoundScan.

The group's new album beats "Wincing the Night Away" by cult indie act The Shins who comes in 2nd with 118,000 copies sold. In the 3rd spot on the album chart is DAUGHTRY's self-titled RCA debut, which held the No. 1 spot the previous week, sold another 80,000 copies. Following at No. 4 is the new release "2007 Grammy Nominees," a collection of 23 tracks from this year's award contenders, which sold 77,000 copies.

Be Prepared for Britney Spears Hot Career Comeback

February 01, 2007 03:08:25 GMT

She bangs, at least she's trying to. Britney Spears is working hard these days as she's longing for a hot career comeback. The pop singer has reportedly collaborated with Pet Shop Boys on her upcoming LP.

After months making headlines with various controversies, Britney is focusing on finishing her album, working it on with the British electro pop duo Chris Lowe and Neil Tennant. "She heard the remixes they did for Madonna and was blown away. She hopes they can weave some of their magic on her tracks too," a source was quoted as saying.

Early Performers for the 2007 JUNO Awards Have Been Announced

January 31, 2007 08:11:23 GMT

The Canadian Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences and CTV, organizers of Canada's biggest music awards show Juno, revealed Tuesday Jan 30th the early performers to perform at the event. Canadian rockers Billy Talent and Three Days Grace have both been named to the 2007 Juno performance lineup.

The music awards show, which is slated to take place April 1 at the Credit Union Centre, will be hosted by Nelly Furtado. More performers to rock the Junos will be announced next Monday February 5th.
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