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Jamie Foxx says Colin Farrell is 'great'

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 21 (UPI) -- "Miami Vice" star Jamie Foxx Wednesday said his co-star Colin Farrell has finished his stint in rehab and was "at my crib kickin' it."

Santana lines up stellar guests for album

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 14 (UPI) -- Guitarist Carlos Santana has lined up another impressive list of guests for his newest album, including Joss Stone, Steven Tyler and Kirk Hammett.

Fox says Vasquez recording with Davis

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 17 (UPI) -- "American Idol" dropout Mario Vazquez is reportedly recording an album with legendary producer Clive Davis for his J Records label.

Brown says Houston to record again

LOS ANGELES, May 25 (UPI) -- Bobby Brown says his wife, Whitney Houston, has finished her second stint in rehab and is ready to record a new album.

Report: Whitney Houston back in rehab

LOS ANGELES, March 24 (UPI) -- U.S. pop star Whitney Houston has returned to a drug rehabilitation center, "Access Hollywood" reported Thursday.

Fantasia set to release debut album

LOS ANGELES, Nov. 14 (UPI) -- "American Idol's" third season champion, Fantasia, is set to release her debut album "Free Yourself" Nov. 23.

Usher, Norah Jones tapped world's best

LAS VEGAS, Sept. 16 (UPI) -- Usher, Norah Jones and OutKast were named world's best musicians at the World Music Awards, a ceremony honoring the best-selling acts internationally.

Osbourne gets British talk show

HOLLYWOOD, March 19 (UPI) -- A new version of the canceled U.S. program "The Sharon Osbourne Show" is being planned for British television, MTV.com reported Friday.

Deborah Cox to star in B'way's 'Aida'

NEW YORK, Feb. 4 (UPI) -- Recording star Deborah Cox will make her Broadway debut in the title role of Elton John and Tim Rice's musical, "Aida," later this month.

Clive Davis returns to BMG helm

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 3 (UPI) -- Music executive Clive Davis has been named to oversee BMG North America, a move that restores the veteran to the top after being ousted four years ago.

Ex-Arista chief may go to Island Def Jam

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 2 (UPI) -- Antonio Reid, top industry producer and former president of Arista Records, may soon join Island Def Jam Music, the New York Times reported Monday.

Clay Aiken 'can really sell you a song'

Clay Aiken is one Idol who hasn't been idle.
GARY GRAFF, United Press International

Loudon Wainwright III: No copies, please

NEW YORK, Aug. 26 (UPI) -- Loudon Wainwright III might seem an unlikely source for commentary on the file-sharing dilemma faced by the music industry, but on his new album, "So Damn Happy
JOHN SWENSON

Feature: Carlos Santana

DETROIT, June 26 (UPI) -- In the wake of war, terrorist threats, an unstable economy and other societal tribulations, Carlos Santana feels that music can be the cure for what ails us.
GARY GRAFF

American Idols winners hit the airwaves

The second season is in the history books, but the "American Idol" crew is anything but idle these days.
GARY GRAFF, United Press International

LaBelle to get achievement award

NEW YORK, June 11 (UPI) -- The National Academy of Popular Music-Songwriters Hall of Fame will present its Lifetime Achievement Award to Patti LaBelle in New York Thursday night.

People

Jennifer Aniston has a bone to pick with Redbook magazine -- not just a bone, more like a whole body -- over her image on the cover.
PAT NASON and DENNIS DAILY, United Press International

Rock News: Music's high and low notes

Top recording artists will vie for face time in the Big Apple this week as pre-Grammy parties take over the city.
JOHN SWENSON, United Press International

Today in Music: a look back at pop music

Today's birthdays include Pink Floyd keyboardist Rick Wright, who was born in 1943 (age 60); The Pretty Things lead guitarist Dick Taylor, also in 1943 (age 60); Chambers Brothers drummer Brian Keenan in 1944 (age 59); Rick Allen of the Box Tops in 1946;
By United Press International

Today in Music: a look back at pop music

The weekly UPI Today in Music package for January 25-31.
By United Press International

It''s Only Rock ''n'' Roll

The chilling news greeting the record industry at the beginning of 2003 was that Clive Davis, the "Svengali of Pop," was conducting a massive purge of staff in his new capacity as chief of RCA. Davis, who has exhibited the Midas touch throughout a career
JOHN SWENSON, United Press International

Hollywood Digest

GIBSON TO REVISIT 'MAD MAX'
PAT NASON, UPI Hollywood Reporter

People

BILL MAHER: AMERICAN PATRIOT
DENNIS DAILY, United Press International

Interview: Rod Stewart

Rod Stewart has sung about staying "Forever Young." But that doesn't necessarily pertain to his musical choices. Stewart's new album, "It Had to Be You...The Great American Songbook," features his renditions of 14 pop standards from the '20s, '30s and '40
GARY GRAFF, United Press International

Today in Music: a look back at pop music

(Aug. 5)
By United Press International
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