December 5, 2013

Rogers Waters Defends Use of Religious Symbolism

Roger Waters konsert

(from Billboard Magazine, December 3, 2013)  Roger Waters, the 70-year old Pink Floyd co-founder, has used the Star of David as a symbol and used it for his support for a cultural boycott of Israel in his three-year world tour for “The Wall.” Now that his tour has ended, Roger Waters wants to set the […]

November 14, 2013

Bruce Springsteen, Roger Waters and Comics Galore Salute Wounded Vets at ‘Stand Up for Heroes’ Benefit

Bruce Springsteen

(from Billboard Magazine, November 7, 2013) The seventh annual “Stand Up for Heroes” benefit began on November 6, 2013 and was run by ABC newsman Bob Woodruff’s foundation. This benefit is put on every year to raise money for wounded service men and women. Bruce Springsteen auctioned off his own guitar for over $250,000 which […]

October 31, 2013

‘Opry Goes Pink’ With LeAnn Rimes, Mandisa

Opry Goes Pink

(from Billboard Magazine, October 25, 2013)  The Grand Ole Opry brought in some of country and Gospel’s leading ladies for their annual event, “Opry Goes Pink.” This is a yearly tradition for the Grand Ole Opry between WSM radio show and Women Rock For The Cure. The Grand Ole Opry had country singer LeAnn Rimes […]

October 17, 2013

Arrowhead Stadium Loudest in NFL

Decibel Up

(from espn.go.com, October 14, 2013) The Kansas City Chiefs officially broke the world record for the loudest outdoor sports stadium on October 13, 2013. They reached an enormous 137.5 decibels within the final minutes of the game against the Oakland Raiders. “To put that in perspective, a jet engine at 100 feet is about 140 […]

September 19, 2013

Channeling the Faith: Gaither Music’s Music-Focused Christian TV Network Could Give Genre a Boost

Gaither TV Network

(from Billboard Magazine, September 13, 2013) Bill Gaither, a Grammy Award-winning singer/songwriter and a Gospel Music Hall of Fame member, founded Gaither’s Music which has sold over 40 million albums to date. Gaither gathered that to efficiently reach his target audience he needed to branch out to television, a hardship in the past for Christian/gospel […]