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The Killers, Macklemore, Van Morrison and more music reviews
This week the Killers return with an album that takes them in some new, Macklemore releases a new solo album, interesting directions, Van Morrison re-examines blues and R&B, trip-hop pioneer Tricky drops a new, spellbinding record, folk-singer-songwriter Kris Delmhorst releases her first album in
Sheryl Crow, Incubus, Ray Davies and more music reviews
This week Sheryl Crow delivers a peak-quality new album, alt-rockers Incubus release their first full-length in six years, newly knighted Kinks-leader Ray Davies explores his love of "Americana," new bubblegum-grunge band Charly Bliss drops an impressive debut album, Irish singer Imelda May
Elbow, Big Sean, Surfer Blood and More Music Reviews
This week British band Elbow releases another truly stunning album, rapper Big Sean gets personal and reflective, indie rockers Surfer Blood come back with their fourth proper full-length, electro-R&B singer Sampha gently amazed and bluesy singer-songwriter Beth Hart continues to show herself as a
Sir George Martin, Famed Beatles Producer, Dead at 90
Sir George Martin, the producer who some called "the Fifth Beatle" for his contributions to the Fab Four's sound, has died at age 90 Martin's management group confirmed his death in a statement to ABC News early Wednesday. "We can confirm that Sir George Martin passed away peacefully at home
Instant Index: Whale Shark Rescue, Gangnam Style Breaks Records, Rolling Stones Still Going
From the unconventional and awe-inspiring to the hilarious and heartwarming, here’s a look at some of the most interesting photos, videos and stories that have our newsroom talking today. What’s capturing your attention, filling your inbox and cluttering your Facebook/Twitter feed? Tweet us the ...
Obama Brings It Home: Sings 'Sweet Home Chicago' With B.B. King
President Obama showed off his vocal abilities once again tonight, singing a few lines of “Sweet Home Chicago” during the finale of a blues concert at the White House. “We were trying to get you to help us sing that because I heard you singing...
B.B. King, Mick Jagger Salute the Blues at the White House
Even the president gets the blues. As President Obama explained tonight, there are times when you want to take a walk or go for a drive and you just can’t do it. “But then there are other nights where B.B. King and Mick Jagger come...
Grammy Awards 2012 Show Features Star-Studded Performances
This year’s Grammy Awards only have 78 categories, compared with the more than 100 categories of previous years. But don’t expect the telecast, which airs on CBS Sunday night at 8 p.m. ET/PT, to wrap up earlier than usual. “No, the show won’t be shorter,”...
Grammys 2011: Kanye, Adele, Foo Fighters Lead Nominations
Kanye West has a chance to expand his already-huge collection of 14 Grammys and that he's the top nominee for the 54th Annual Grammy Awards. Kanye picked up a leading seven nominations, while Adele, Bruno Mars and Foo Fighters are tied with six each. Strangely, Kanye is only nominated in one of
Ryan Seacrest: 'American Idol's' Big Problem?
Eight years ago, Ryan Seacrest was the frosted-tipped co-host of "American Idol," sharing the stage with a comedian-turned-punchline named Brian Dunkleman. Eight seasons and a $45 million contract later, Seacrest has gone from sideshow act to ringmaster -- carrying the show for better or worse,