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Artist Steve Kaufman says he's not dead

LOS ANGELES, March 17 (UPI) -- U.S. fine artist Steve Kaufman says rumors of his demise are greatly exaggerated.
Study: U2 fans have good SAT scores

Study: U2 fans have good SAT scores

LONDON, March 13 (UPI) -- A study by a doctorate student who looked at the music U.S. students like and their Scholastic Aptitude Test scores suggests U2 fans are generally smart.

Sinatra name not always a blessing

NEW YORK, Dec. 14 (UPI) -- New York-area residents with the last name Sinatra say having the same last name as a late celebrity is not as great as you might think.
'Cold' episode boasts only Sinatra hits

'Cold' episode boasts only Sinatra hits

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 1 (UPI) -- Several tunes by U.S. music and movie icon Frank Sinatra are to be the only songs featured in an upcoming episode of "Cold Case," CBS said Monday.
'Robin and the 7 Hoods' head to Broadway

'Robin and the 7 Hoods' head to Broadway

NEW YORK, July 23 (UPI) -- A Broadway musical based on the Hollywood film classic "Robin and the 7 Hoods" reportedly is in the works.

Singer Jo Stafford dead at 90

LOS ANGELES, July 18 (UPI) -- Famed pop singer Jo Stafford has died of congestive heart failure in her Century City, Calif., home, her family said. She was 90.
Usher's 'Stand' is No. 1 on US album chart

Usher's 'Stand' is No. 1 on US album chart

LOS ANGELES, June 4 (UPI) -- Usher's "Here I Stand" is No. 1 on the U.S. album chart, Billboard reported Wednesday.
'3 Doors Down' tops U.S. album chart

'3 Doors Down' tops U.S. album chart

LOS ANGELES, May 28 (UPI) -- The new self-titled album by 3 Doors Down is No. 1 on the U.S. album chart, Billboard.com said Wednesday.
'Narrow Stairs' No. 1 on U.S. album chart

'Narrow Stairs' No. 1 on U.S. album chart

LOS , Calif., May 21 (UPI) -- Death Cab For Cutie's "Narrow Stairs" is No. 1 on the U.S. album chart, Billboard.com reported Wednesday.
Publicist Warren Cowan dead at 87

Publicist Warren Cowan dead at 87

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., May 15 (UPI) -- Warren Cowan, co-founder of the famed Hollywood public relations firm Rogers & Cowan, has died in Los Angeles. He was 87.

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Wednesday, May 14, 2008.
By United Press International
Sinatra anniversary prompts media blitz

Sinatra anniversary prompts media blitz

LOS ANGELES, May 11 (UPI) -- The 10th anniversary of the death of Frank Sinatra will feature a wave of CD, DVD and other media products, the U.S. music icon's family says.
Springsteen makes N.J. Hall of Fame

Springsteen makes N.J. Hall of Fame

TRENTON, N.J., May 4 (UPI) -- Rock singer Bruce Springsteen is among the New Jersey luminaries chosen as inaugural inductees for the state's Hall of Fame, hall officials say.

Construction threatens recording studio

LOS ANGELES, April 23 (UPI) -- The Los Angeles City Council is being asked to withdraw preliminary approval for construction of a high rise next to the landmark Capitol Records building.
2 restaurants vie for Sinatra connection

2 restaurants vie for Sinatra connection

NEW YORK, April 1 (UPI) -- Owners of two Italian restaurants in New York are in court this week, haggling over which one was the preferred hangout of the late entertainer Frank Sinatra.
'New' Frank Sinatra album set for release

'New' Frank Sinatra album set for release

LOS ANGELES, March 3 (UPI) -- Capitol/EMI has announced it is releasing a new album to celebrate contributions the late crooner Frank Sinatra made to Hollywood cinema.
Keys, Sinatra open Grammys with duet

Keys, Sinatra open Grammys with duet

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 10 (UPI) -- The 50th Grammy Awards show in Los Angeles kicked off with a "duet" of "Learnin' the Blues" performed by Alicia Keys and the late Frank Sinatra.

Emmy Award-winning director Hemion dead

RECTORTOWN, Va., Feb. 2 (UPI) -- Television director Dwight Arlington Hemion, who earned 18 Emmy Awards, has died in Rectortown, Va., at 81.

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Saturday, Jan. 26, 2008.
By United Press International

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Thursday, Jan. 10, 2008.
By United Press International

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Wednesday, Dec. 12, 2007.
By United Press International

U.S. Postal Service to honor Sinatra

WASHINGTON, Dec. 5 (UPI) -- The U.S. Postal Service has announced plans to issue a commemorative Frank Sinatra stamp next spring.

Anthony Hopkins to tour as pianist

LONDON, Dec. 2 (UPI) -- Actor Anthony Hopkins plans to tour the world next year telling anecdotes about his career while he performs as a concert pianist.

Sinatra family signs deal with WB

NEW YORK, Nov. 29 (UPI) -- The family of late singer and Hollywood icon Frank Sinatra has signed a deal with Warner Bros. to market his work, the New York Daily News reported Thursday.

Famed Bal Harbour hotel demolished

MIAMI, Nov. 18 (UPI) -- Florida's historic Sheraton Bal Harbour hotel, once a favorite haunt for celebrities such Frank Sinatra and his "Rat Pack," was demolished Sunday.
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