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Sarah McLachlan to Celebrate Christmas with "Wintersong"

August 09, 2006 09:29:28 GMT


Christmas has yet come, but Sarah McLachlan has prepared all to celebrate the big day. The singer has planned to release a new album, titled "Wintersong", slated for October 17th release date.

The set, consists of 12-track CD, marks McLachlan's first new studio recording in three years. The collection features among other Diana Krall on piano for the 1965 Charlie Brown song "Christmas Time Is Here", and the Barenaked Ladies' Jim Creegan on double bass.

Lauren Conrad and Jason Wahler Split Up

August 09, 2006 09:06:27 GMT

One more celebrity couple split up. "Laguna Beach" stars Lauren Conrad and boyfriend Jason Wahler have split up.

On their breaking up, Conrad's rep, Nicole Perez, confirmed to People magazine "Its true. Lauren broke up with him last week".

Hear the "LoveSounds" Justin Timberlake About to Bring on the Road

August 09, 2006 08:40:21 GMT

His highly anticipated album "FutureSex/LoveSounds," has yet hit the stores. Though so, Justin Timberlake seems quite exiting with the project that he has planned a brief run on the US club circuit this month.

The trek, dubbed the "SexyBack ClubTour", will be kicked off August 10 at the House of Blues in Anaheim, CA, and is currently scheduled to hit seven cities, including an August 26 finale in Boston.

Alice in Chains Back on the Road

August 09, 2006 07:11:54 GMT

Here it comes Alice in Chains. The music act is back on the road, revealing 40 planned schedules for North American Fall tour that will get underway September 22 in Las Vegas and run through November 26 in San Francisco, with additional dates being added over the next few weeks.

The tour, in fact, is held in support of the band's forthcoming "The Essential Alice in Chains", which will available in stores beginning September 5 later this year. Check the complete dates of Alice in Chains tour on the band's official site.

Slow Ticket Sales Forced Dixie Chicks to Cancel "Accidents & Accusations" Tour

August 08, 2006 09:47:57 GMT


Bad news comes from Dixie Chicks. The music act has to, unfortunately, cancel several concerts on their "Accidents & Accusations" tour due to slow ticket sales.

What's different from the original schedules released in May earlier this year is that the gig will no longer include stops in Kansas City, Houston, St. Louis, Memphis and Knoxville.

The Rolling Stones to Play Churchill Downs Concert

August 08, 2006 09:10:56 GMT

Legendary rock group The Rolling Stones will undergo such a hectic schedules for sure as they are about to play at the Louisville, Ky. track on the evening of September 29th later this year.

There are about 50,000 tickets will be available for the event with those for the general public will range in price from $60 to $300 and be available for sale beginning Monday, Aug. 14, at 10 a.m. EDT at all TicketMaster locations, through www.livenation.com, or by phone.

David Gilmour Has His St. Mark's Square Concerts Rescheduled

August 07, 2006 04:29:14 GMT


Due to a problem with the stage, which was found to be unsafe for use, the two concerts of David Gilmour in Venice, Italy had to be postponed.

Gilmour, the legendary Pink Floyd guitarist, was scheduled to perform in St. Mark's Square Friday and Saturday August 4th and 5th. However, the gigs were cancelled soon as a stage problem was discovered before a sound check on Friday night.

Katie Melua Reveals Break-Up on An Upcoming Single

August 07, 2006 03:53:08 GMT

British young musician and singer Katie Melua reveals her heart break on an upcoming single, which title "It's Only Pain", obviously reveals what she's feeling inside.

The singer dated The Kooks' frontman, Luke Pritchard, for four years. The pair is also said to have discussed marriage. It's sad to say, however, that they unfortunately have to split.

H.I.M. Teams Up with Papa Roach for An 11 Fall Tour Dates

August 05, 2006 07:43:10 GMT

Finland rock group H.I.M. is teaming up with Northern Californian alt-metal group Papa Roach for an 11-date road trip, so MTV.com reported just now.

Both music acts are slated to kick off the tour October 18 in Lowell, Massachusetts, with dates scheduled through October 31 in Universal City, California.

Jesse McCartney to Launch His New Single on August 15th

August 05, 2006 05:10:43 GMT

Jesse McCartney is more than ready to hit hard the industry, again, as he has had a new single "Right Where You Want Me" in hand. Set to mark the launching of the single, the singer has been tapped to perform on an invite-only AOL show at Webster Theater on August 15th.

And subsequent to that, McCartney will have his sophomore album of the same name hit stores September 19th later this year.

Steamy Heat Forced Dixie Chicks to Cancel Tour at Jones Beach

August 04, 2006 09:42:10 GMT


The Dixie Chicks concert, supposedly held for Tuesday August 1st at Nikon at Jones Beach Theater, has been postponed. Steamy temperatures was one of the reasons for the postponement besides that of fans' safety.

This, in fact, marks the first time ever in the history of Jones Beach Theater that a concert has been put off due to extreme heat.

Beyonce Knowles Gives Contribution to "Dreamgirls" Soundtrack

August 04, 2006 09:23:36 GMT


Yes she's one of the "Dreamgirls", but that's not all. Besides acting in the Bill Condon-directed film adaptation of the Broadway show of the same name Beyonce Knowles also will have her track "Listen", taken from her latest solo album "B'Day", featured as one of the four new songs written for the movie and not featured in the original musical.

"It's a ballad, it's got a big orchestra, so it's totally different for her and for the radio and MTV and everybody, it's gonna be exciting," said Harvey Mason Jr., a member of the Underdogs production duo who spent six months producing the soundtrack. "That's gonna be a big, big record", he continued.

Ruben Studdard and Clay Aiken's New Albums Arrive in U.S. Stores This Fall

August 04, 2006 06:51:03 GMT

The battle continues. After previously duel to win the "American Idol" title, Ruben Studdard and Clay Aiken are now facing one another again as their new albums arrive in U.S. stores this fall.

It is said that Aiken will release his new set, titled "A Thousand Different Ways" on September 19th, whereas Studdard will drop his third major release "The Return of the Velvet Teddy Bear" one week after.

Madonna's Concert Crucifixion Provoked Ire

August 04, 2006 02:32:05 GMT

What is it about Madonna that's so hot? It's none other than her concert crucifixion. The singer's plan to sing while hanging from cross has draw Rome's Catholic, Muslim and Jewish leaders mad that they banded together to stop Madonna for moving forward with plans to perform a mock-crucifixion at her stage show there on Sunday August 6th.

The 47-year-old pop diva wears a crown of thorns and sings while hanging from a cross on her "Confessions" world tour. And by now on, Madonna has planned to repeat the scene for her upcoming gig, takes place in Rome's Olympic stadium, some two miles from the Vatican.

Janet Jackson Changes the Title of Her New Album

August 03, 2006 06:59:41 GMT

For artist or musician fans holds an important part for their career. In the case of Janet Jackson, her fans, mainly those who participated in an album cover design contest the R&B superstar is holding on Yahoo! Music, have influenced her in changing the title of her upcoming album.

The design competition called "Design Me", launched on July 17th, makes it possible for Janet's fans to download and "remix" images of the singer to come up with their own album covers. And so several fans submitted designs with covers that read "20 Y.O." instead of "20 Years Old."
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