George Jones, the "King of Broken Hearts" whose honky-tonk balladry defined the highest level of emotion-wracked country singing, died Friday at Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville. He…
With the 2012 baseball season set to kick off, Hollywood is shining a spotlight on one of the game's greatest legends: Hank Aaron.
Don Was has been promoted to president at EMI Music's Blue Note Records. The Grammy-winning producer joined the venerable jazz and pop label as chief creative officer in August (Daily Variety, Aug…
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The list of nominees for the 50th annual Grammy Awards
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