Barbra Streisand will be honored by the Recording Academy as its 2011 MusiCares person of the year at its annual dinner and concert on Feb. 11.
Bobby Hebb, whose 1966 hit "Sunny" was a magnum opus of the era's sunshine pop, died in Nashville, Tenn., on Aug. 3 of cancer. He was 72.
Was Jackie Brenston's "Rocket 88" really "the first rock 'n' roll record?" That question will never be answered satisfactorily, but the 1951 song and its architect Ike Turner are being celebrated…
Elton John and Leon Russell will appear together and front their own bands at the Hollywood Palladium on Nov. 3, in support of their new collaborative album "The Union." Tickets for the show go on…
An eagle-eyed poster on the Bob Dylan news site Expecting Rain found an Amazon.com link to Sony Legacy's "The Original Mono Recordings," the as-yet-officially-unannounced boxed set of Dylan's first…
Variety's obituary for Mitch Miller, who died Saturday at 99, enumerates some of the achievements of Miller's musical career, as well as some of his lesser moments. (Peace, Sinatra fans.) But one…
Mitch Miller, the oboe-playing record label exec who became a star in his own right with his "Sing Along With Mitch" albums and TV show, died July 31 in New York following a short illness. He was 99.
Reggae legend Jimmy Cliff, an infrequent visitor to American shores, will make a musical appearance on Comedy Central's "The Colbert Report" tonight to kick off his U.S. tour. Cliff will perform…
So why not start your week with a free download of "Doubt" by the Corin Tucker Band, the new trio fronted by the former Sleater-Kinney guitarist. The CTB's debut album "1,000 Years" arrives Oct. 5…
Here's a groovalicious oddity: Chicago-based indie label Numero Group's Oct. 19 release "Complete Mythology," an 81-track compilation of Windy City soul man Syl Johnson's early work, will drop on…
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Son of God
Son of God2Daily:$1.4M Cumulative:$31.5M Fox 8.58%
The LEGO Movie
The LEGO Movie3Daily:$1.0M Cumulative:$214.0M Warner Brothers 6.54%