December 5, 2013

Billy Joel Sets Madison Square Garden Residency

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[from Billboard Magazine, December 3, 2013]  This past Tuesday singer-songwriter Billy Joel announced he will be taking up residency at his beloved Madison Square Garden in New York City.  Four shows have already sold-out on the dates of Jan. 27, Feb. 3, March 21 and April 28. Tickets for his May 9 show, also Joel’s […]

October 31, 2013

Michael Jackson’s Doctor, Conrad Murray, Released From Jail After 2 Years


[From Billboard Magazine, October 28, 2013]  After serving two years of his four-year sentence, Conrad Murray was released from jail Monday, October 28 at 12:01 a.m. Murray was convicted in 2011 of killing Michael Jackson in June 2009. A recent change in California law allowed Murray’s incarceration time to be cut down. Murray, a former […]

October 3, 2013

Stevie Wonder Speaks Out, Bono Surprises at Global Citizen Festival

Performances at the Global Citizen Festival included Stevie Wonder, Alicia Keys, John Mayer and Kings of Leon.

                    (from Billboard, September 29, 2013) Saturday in New York City’s Central Park, Stevie Wonder “made believers” out of a crowd of over 60,000 young people at the Global Citizen Festival by rocking soulful, iconic music and proving the night was about more than just music. […]

September 19, 2013

Ricky Martin to Fans: Write My World Cup Song

The FIFA World Cup 2014 will begin in Brazil on July 12.

(from Billboard, September 13, 2013) Ricky Martin, along with Sony, has created an international contest for fans to write their own FIFA World Cup Anthem for 2014. The winner of the contest will get their track recorded by Martin and will be included on the FIFA World Cup album, but the song will not be released […]