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T-Bone Burnett Releases First New Album In 14 Years Along With Retrospective

4/27/2006 10:00pm EDT
T Bone Burnett
T-Bone Burnett is an American original. A songwriter and performer steeped in our nation's deep musical heritage, T Bone has emerged from a self-imposed 14 year hiatus as a recording artist to release two highly-anticipated collections of music simultaneously: The True False Identity, his first album of new original songs since 1992, and 20/20: The Essential T Bone Burnett, a 40-song retrospective spanning Burnett's entire career of music-making. T Bone says of his extended break, "After the last record (1992's The Criminal Under My Own Hat), I felt I could write some new songs and go ar...

Full List Of 48th Annual Grammy Awards Winners

2/9/2006 10:54am EST
Irish rockers U2 scooped a staggering five awards at the Grammys last night. The stars won accolades for Album of the Year and Best Rock Album for How to Dismantle an Atomic Bomb, Song of the Year and Best Rock Performance by a Group and Best Rock Song. Frontman Bono told the crowd: "If you think this is going to go to our head, it's too late." A complete list of winners is below...

Album of the Year:

"How to Dismantle an Atomic Bomb" - U2

Record of the Year:

"Boulevard of Broken Dreams" - Green Day.

New Artist:

John Legend

Male R&B Vocal Performance:


James Taylor To Be Honored As Person of the Year

1/23/2006 2:53pm EST
James Taylor
An exceptional group of legendary music talents will honor multi-Grammy-winning singer/songwriter James Taylor as the 2006 MusiCares Person of the Year in a gala tribute on Monday, Feb. 6, 2006, at the Los Angeles Convention Center. The evening will laud Taylor for his extraordinary musical achievements and his philanthropic commitment to arts, environmental and humanitarian causes, and will feature a special concert by music luminaries including: India.Arie, Jackson Browne, David Crosby, The Dixie Chicks, Dr. John, Carole King, Alison Krauss, Taj Mahal, Randy Newman, Bonnie Raitt, Paul Sim...

Kenny Rogers Releases '21 Number Ones'

11/17/2005 4:05pm EST
Kenny Rogers
A beloved, universally-known icon of American entertainment, Kenny Rogers is a living legend with an extensive history of success, including 26 Gold records and a Diamond-certified "Greatest Hits" album that has sold more than 12 million copies. On January 24, 2006, Capitol Nashville/EMI Music Catalog Marketing updates this stellar hits collection with a new title, "Kenny Rogers: 21 Number Ones," a winning hand of chart-topping aces from the Gambler.

Before striking out on his own, Texas-born Kenny Rogers had achieved limited success with as a member of the First Edition and the New C...

CMA Awards Rundown and Winners

11/16/2005 10:06am EST
Lee Ann Womack
The Big Apple provided a big night for some of Country Music's biggest stars. "The 39th Annual CMA Awards" was broadcast on Tuesday, Nov. 15 for the first time outside of Nashville, live from Madison Square Garden in New York City on the CBS Television Network. Keith Urban and Lee Ann Womack were the big winner's of the night. Read on for a complete recap of the evening and a full winner's list...

Keith Urban won his second consecutive CMA Male Vocalist of the Year and his first Entertainer of the Year Award, making him the only Country artist in CMA Awards history to win the Horizon, ...

Guests & Musical Acts on Conan This Month

11/2/2005 4:47pm EST
NBC has announced the guests and musical performers on Late Night With Conan O'Brien for the rest of November. Guests on the show this month include Jennifer Aniston, Joaquin Phoenix, Gwyneth Paltrow, Ryan Reynolds and Eva Longoria; plus musical performances by Green Day, Neil Young, Big & Rich and many more. The full list is below...

These listings are subject to change. More performers/guests are still TBA. Check local listings for exact showtimes.

Wednesday, Nov. 2:

Philip Seymour Hoffman, John Krasinski, Neil Young

Thursday, Nov. 3:

Jake Gyllenhaal, Neil Young


Dolly Parton & Elton John To Perform Together

10/31/2005 12:02pm EST
Dolly Parton
Two of music's most respected, performer/songwriters Dolly Parton and Sir Elton John are joining forces for a musical first on "The 39th Annual CMA Awards" when they perform together during "Country Music's Biggest Night." Parton will join John in a performance of "Turn the Lights Out When You Leave."

"I've always admired Sir Elton's songwriting, musicianship and singing and I'm thrilled to be working with him," Parton said. "It should be a very passionate performance."

"The 39th Annual CMA Awards" airs live Tuesday, Nov. 15 (8:00-11:00 PM/ET) on the CBS Television Network from Ma...

All-Star Performers Lined Up For CMA Awards

10/25/2005 11:44pm EDT
Bon Jovi
The star-packed line up for the 2005 CMA Awards continues to grow with performances added by Bon Jovi with Sugarland front woman Jennifer Nettles; Willie Nelson and Paul Simon, who will also present the Song of the Year Award; nominees Alison Krauss and Union Station featuring Jerry Douglas; and by Horizon Award nominees Miranda Lambert and Julie Roberts.

Other performers already announced include:

Dierks Bentley, Big & Rich, CMA hosts Brooks & Dunn, Kenny Chesney, Sara Evans, Faith Hill, Alan Jackson, Martina McBride, Brad Paisley, Rascal Flatts, George Strait, Sugarland, Keith Urb...

Stars To Perform for Johnny Cash TV Tribute

10/24/2005 10:11am EDT
Johnny Cash
Musical superstars Sheryl Crow, Foo Fighters, Shooter Jennings & Jessi Colter, Norah Jones, Kid Rock, Alison Krauss, Kris Kristofferson, Jerry Lee Lewis, Martina McBride, Brad Paisley, U2 and Dwight Yoakam will perform on "I Walk the Line: A Night for Johnny Cash," a new entertainment special honoring country music legend Johnny Cash to be taped at the Pantages Theater in Hollywood and broadcast Wed., Nov. 16, on CBS.

Joaquin Phoenix, Reese Witherspoon and Dennis Quaid are among the stars who will introduce the performances.

Cash will be celebrated in concert by artists who have...