Oct 04, 2012 01:40 EDT
A young woman grabs the microphone and yells: "Listen to the new generation of Afghans!" In the crowd throngs of young men leap about, shaking their fists. On this October night, Kabul awakens to rock 'n' roll.
Feb 09, 2012 21:46 EST
A small reminder of Beatlemania came to Hollywood when Paul McCartney was honored with a star on Tinseltown's storied Walk of Fame, watched by hundreds of screaming and jostling fans.
Feb 09, 2012 19:55 EST
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Paul McCartney finally got his own star on Hollywood's Walk of Fame on Thursday, becoming the last of the four Beatles to get the honor.
Feb 09, 2012 18:49 EST
A little piece of Beatlemania came to Hollywood on Thursday Paul McCartney was honored with a star on Tinseltown's storied Walk of Fame, watched by hundreds of screaming and jostling fans.
Jan 19, 2012 08:13 EST
London (Reuters) - Texas-based singer Tom Russell has led a picaresque life, from teaching criminology in war-torn Nigeria to playing strip joints in Vancouver's red-light district.
Nov 11, 2011 08:01 EST
Adele wows with post-throat surgery song
Sep 22, 2011 17:35 EDT
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Disgraced pastor Ted Haggard and actor Gary Busey will trade partners in an upcoming episode of "Celebrity Wife Swap," a spokeswoman for the show said on Thursday.
Aug 22, 2011 21:22 EDT
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Celebrated lyricist Jerry Leiber, who partnered with composer Mike Stoller to write such iconic hits as "Hound Dog" and "Jailhouse Rock" and played a key role in the birth of rock 'n' roll, died on Monday at age 78.
Aug 04, 2011 20:00 EDT
It's a hot music weekend in Las Vegas, and you don't have to venture to the Strip to hear big-name artists play (a bonus for locals). Several headliners are taking Summerlin by storm, and there's a free concert in downtown Las Vegas. Here are some of the weekend's best bets:
Jun 03, 2011 07:17 EDT
LONDON (Reuters) - Lowry's lonely people, Tracey Emin's scrawlings and a mysterious portrait of Elizabeth I are just a few of the gems from the British government's art collection unveiled to the public for the first time this week.
Jun 03, 2011 07:16 EDT
LONDON (Reuters Life!) - Lowry's lonely people, Tracey Emin's scrawlings and a mysterious portrait of Elizabeth I are just a few of the gems from the British government's art collection unveiled to the public for the first time this week.
Jan 14, 2011 19:30 EST
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Call them amateur paparazzi. A picture happy couple tried unsuccessfully to catch actor Gary Busey on camera in the wrong place at the wrong time, but police arrested the pair instead.
Aug 11, 2010 14:05 EDT
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - "Lost" may have just ended its six-season run, but one of the TV show's stars is now immortalized on the new album by rock band Weezer.
Jun 18, 2010 20:00 EDT
Openly gay celebrities Neil Patrick Harris and Melissa Etheridge will be getting stars on the Hollywood Walk of Fame next year. ?Openly gay celebrities Neil Patrick Harris and Melissa Etheridge will be getting stars on the Hollywood Walk of Fame next year. The Hollywood Chamber of Commerce announced Thursday their picks for 2011. Also getting stars are: Reese Witherspoon, Penelope Cruz, Gwyneth Paltrow, Tina Fey, Danny DeVito, The Go-Go's, Rascal Flatts and Will.i.am. The biggest surprises on the list include Oprah Winfrey, the Muppets and Buddy Holly. Harris, who turned 37 on Tuesday, is in a domestic partnership with celebrity chef and former actor David Burtka. The How I Met Your Mother star tweeted the news to his fans: ?Getting a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame ? awesome. Having it be in the same year as the Muppets ? priceless.? Grammy-winning singer Melissa Etheridge made headlines in April when she announced she was splitting from her partner, actress Tammy Lynn Michaels Eth
Jun 18, 2010 01:07 EDT
LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) - What do Neil Patrick Harris, Oprah Winfrey, Buddy Holly and the Muppets have in common? They're all getting stars on the Hollywood Walk of Fame next year.
May 11, 2010 14:58 EDT
NEW YORK (Reuters) - The cascading golden locks are cropped close now and he just turned 60, but Peter Frampton feels he has rediscovered the creative drive that made him one of rock's biggest acts.
May 09, 2010 00:01 EDT
Today in History. Today is Sunday, May 9, the 129th day of 2010. There are 236 days left in the year. This is Mother's Day.
May 03, 2010 06:49 EDT
Helen Wagner, matriarch of 'As the World Turns' for more than 50 years, dies at 91. Actress Helen Wagner, who played mild-mannered Nancy Hughes on the CBS soap opera "As the World Turns" for more than a half-century and spoke its first words, has died at age 91.
Feb 24, 2010 14:31 EST
Gary Busey and girlfriend Steffanie Sampson welcome a baby boy, Luke Sampson Busey. Gary Busey's girlfriend, Steffanie Sampson, has given birth to a boy named Luke Sampson Busey.
Jan 26, 2010 12:18 EST
NEW YORK (Reuters) - As Neil Sedaka puts it, he's the king of tra-la-las and doo-be-doos.
Facts from the Wikipedia page:
Buddy Holly in concert
|Birth name||Charles Hardin Holley|
|Born||September 7, 1936|
Lubbock, Texas, U.S.
|Died||February 3, 1959 (aged 22)|
Clear Lake, Iowa, U.S.
|Genres||Rock and roll, rockabilly|
|Instruments||Vocals, guitar, piano, fiddle, violin|
|Labels||Decca, Brunswick, Coral|
|Associated acts||The Crickets|