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  • The Beatles are to be honored with a Lifetime Achievement Award at Grammys

    The Beatles are to be honored with a Lifetime Achievement Award at Grammys

    The Beatles top the list of the recipients of Lifetime Achievement Awards to be honored at the 56th Annual Grammy Awards in January, the Recording Academy announced Dec. 12. The academy said in a statement, “Regarded as one of the most influential groups in music history, George Harrison, John...
  • 2014 Grammy Awards: Rolling Stones releases get three nominations

    2014 Grammy Awards: Rolling Stones releases get three nominations

    Three releases from the Rolling Stones have gotten Grammy nominations for the 56th Annual Grammy Awards, which will take place on Jan. 26, 2014, at the Staples Center in Los Angeles. CBS will telecast the ceremony in the United States. Here are the nominations, including all the nominees in the...
  • Macklemore, Ryan Lewis favored at the Grammy Awards with multiple nominations

    Macklemore, Ryan Lewis favored at the Grammy Awards with multiple nominations

    The Grammy Awards had a history of downplaying Hip Hop as a viable category. With Jay-Z receiving nine nominations and rap duo Macklemore and Ryan Lewis receiving seven, that statement no longer holds weight.. The highlight of the Grammy Awards may be Macklemore and Ryan Lewis’ gay marriage anthem...
  • Paul McCartney's 'Something NEW' reveals some, but not too much

    Paul McCartney's 'Something NEW' reveals some, but not too much

    “Something NEW,” the cagily titled (after a Beatles album) documentary on the making of his NEW album that premiered on Palladia Dec. 5, is a welcome look at the creative process, but it left McCartney fans wishing for more. The hourlong show, which will be repeated several more times during the...
  • Breaking news: Paul McCartney nominated four times in 56th Annual Grammy Awards

    Breaking news: Paul McCartney nominated four times in 56th Annual Grammy Awards

    Paul McCartney received four nominations on Dec. 6 for the 56th Annual Grammy Awards, which will be given out in January. McCartney was nominated along with Dave Grohl, Krist Novoselle and Pat Smear in the Best Rock Song category, for “Cut Me Some Slack” from the soundtrack of the documentary “Sound...
  • Paul McCartney nominated four times at 56th Annual Grammy Awards

    Paul McCartney nominated four times at 56th Annual Grammy Awards

    The nominations for the 56th annual Grammy Awards were revealed Dec. 6, and Paul McCartney will be in the running for four awards at the January award show. In the Best Rock Song category, McCartney was nominated along with Dave Grohl, Krist Novoselle and Pat Smear, for “Cut Me Some Slack” from the...
  • Bruce Springsteen's handwritten lyrics of 'Born to Run' sells for $197,000

    Bruce Springsteen's handwritten lyrics of 'Born to Run' sells for $197,000

    Rock N' Roll icon Bruce Springsteen has made millions of dollars on his songs over the last few decades. As one of the greatest rock stars of all time, even the written lyrics to one of his most popular songs is making money. As Reuters reports on December 5, 2013, Springsteen's handwritten draft...
  • Handwritten Springsteen 'Born to Run' lyrics go for $197,000 at auction

    Handwritten Springsteen 'Born to Run' lyrics go for $197,000 at auction

    Thanks to an auction at Sotheby's in New York today, one lucky buyer gets to take home a piece showing the creative process of "The Boss" himself. Part of the famed auction house, Fine Books and Manuscripts sale was a single notebook page bearing a handwritten ink draft of Bruce Springsteen's iconic...
  • Book with full details on McCartney's solo recording sessions just published

    Book with full details on McCartney's solo recording sessions just published

    Luca Perasi's long-awaited book on Paul McCartney's recording sessions is now out, he told the Paul McCartney Examiner Dec. 4. “Paul McCartney: Recording Sessions (1969-2013): A journey through Paul McCartney's Songs after The Beatles,” which is available through Amazon.co.uk (not Amazon.com...
  • One Direction makes history as 'Midnight Memories' album debuts at No. 1 in U.S.

    One Direction makes history as 'Midnight Memories' album debuts at No. 1 in U.S.

    One Direction's third album, Midnight Memories, is officially No. 1 in the U.S. According to Billboard, the album sold 546,000 copies in their first week, which is up a bit from last year’s album, Take Me Home, which sold 540,000 copies in its first week and and up from their debut album, Up All...
  • Paul McCartney TV special on making of 'NEW' album premieres Thursday

    Paul McCartney TV special on making of 'NEW' album premieres Thursday

    “Paul McCartney: Something NEW,” a behind-the-scenes look into the making of the former Beatles' latest album, will premiere at 9 p.m. ET Dec. 5 on Palladia, as was announced by Concord Music, Dec. 4. The program will be repeated 9 p.m. ET/PT Dec. 13 on VH1 Classic. The network says “Something NEW...
  • Lorde releases official 'Team' music video

    Lorde releases official 'Team' music video

    On Dec. 3, New Zealand singer-songwriter Lorde released an official music video for her single "Team" on her VEVO YouTube channel. The video is story-line based and is just under three and a half minutes long. You can watch Lorde's official "Team" music video here. The song "Team" is the third...
  • 'Woodstock' soundtrack album featuring Santana makes 2014 Grammy Hall of Fame

    'Woodstock' soundtrack album featuring Santana makes 2014 Grammy Hall of Fame

    The 2014 Grammy Hall of Fame announced its newest additions on Tuesday morning. One of these entries includes “Woodstock -- Music from the Original Sound Track and More, Various Artists” from 1970. One of the various artists on the album is Santana's breakout performance of “Soul Sacrifice.” This...
  • Santana, Rolling Stones, George Harrison, U2 inducted into Grammy Hall of Fame

    Santana, Rolling Stones, George Harrison, U2 inducted into Grammy Hall of Fame

    27 new recordings were announced Dec. 3, 2013, as the latest music named to the Grammy Hall of Fame by the Recording Academy. The newest inductees include records by George Harrison, Santana, Miles Davis, Creedence Clearwater Revival, the Rolling Stones, Dolly Parton, U2, Sister Rosetta Tharpe and...
  • One Direction's 'Midnight Memories' album debuts at No. 1 in the U.K.

    One Direction's 'Midnight Memories' album debuts at No. 1 in the U.K.

    It shouldn’t be much of a surprise that One Direction‘s third album, Midnight Memories, has officially debuted at the top of the U.K. album charts. It was made official by the Official Charts Company on Sunday, Dec. 1. However, as always, the world's biggest boy band has succeeded in once again...
  • Lana Del Rey releases second trailer for short film, 'Tropico'

    Lana Del Rey releases second trailer for short film, 'Tropico'

    Indie pop singer Lana Del Rey released a second trailer for her short film "Tropico" via Twitter on Friday. In the new clip, she dances in the Garden of Eden with albino model Shaun Ross. Del Rey has been teasing the "Tropico" short-film since August, and it will finally debut on Dec. 5. In a new...
  • Fan shows how much she 'Appreciate's Paul McCartney with video

    Fan shows how much she 'Appreciate's Paul McCartney with video

    Shari B. Ellis, a photographer and videographer, had an idea to pay tribute to Paul McCartney, and she made it happen with a great homemade video of McCartney's song “Appreciate” from his NEW album, she told Beatles Examiner in an exclusive interview. “I was telling a friend, Paula -- the one I...
  • Paul McCartney wins Best Individual Achievement Award of Decade from VegFestUK

    Paul McCartney wins Best Individual Achievement Award of Decade from VegFestUK

    Paul McCartney has been awarded the Best Individual Achievement of the Decade at the 10th Anniversary of the VegfestUK Awards, McCartney's official website announced Nov. 27. The award was presented to McCartney in recognition of his continued championing of vegetarianism, including the Meat Free...
  • Pitbull, Ke$ha release official 'Timber' music video

    Pitbull, Ke$ha release official 'Timber' music video

    On Nov. 25, Pitbull released an official music video for his single "Timber" featuring Ke$ha on his VEVO YouTube channel. The video is just over three and a half minutes long and was directed by David Rousseau. You can watch Pitbull's official "Timber" music video featuring Ke$ha here. The majority...
  • Seth Rogan, James Franco parody Kanye West's 'Bound 2' music video

    Seth Rogan, James Franco parody Kanye West's 'Bound 2' music video

    On Nov. 25, actor James Franco posted on his official Facebook page that he and Seth Rogan have released a video of them acting out the scenes of Kanye West's "Bound 2" music video. They shot the video while on the set of their upcoming movie "The Interview". The actors call their video "Bound...
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