Jennifer Hudson to sing at MusiCares event

Jennifer Hudson to sing at MusiCares event

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 23 (UPI) -- Jennifer Hudson, the U.S. singer whose mother, brother and nephew were slain this year, is set to perform at the upcoming MusiCares Person of the Year gala.

Elton John, Taupin to be honored

NEW YORK, Sept. 16 (UPI) -- An Oct. 10 benefit concert to be held at New York City’s Carnegie Hall will honor the music of Elton John and Bernie Taupin.

Malo makes 'sophisticated' country album

NASHVILLE, July 17 (UPI) -- Former Mavericks front man Raul Malo said he wanted his new album to show that more than just twang can come out of Nashville.

ACL Fest announces 130-act lineup

AUSTIN, Texas, May 10 (UPI) -- Officials Thursday announced a 130-act Austin City Limits Music Festival lineup, featuring acts ranging from Bob Dylan and the Indigo Girls to Arctic Monkeys.

Ex-Mavericks singer covers up on new album

NASHVILLE, July 25 (UPI) -- For his new Nashville album, "You're Only Lonely," former Mavericks singer Raul Malo decided to record some of his favorite songs -- by other artists. The Peter Asher-produced set features songs by Randy Newman, J.D. Souther, Willie Nelson, the Bee Gees,

Broadway meets Country fundraiser planned

NEW YORK, Sept. 7 (UPI) -- Broadway and country stars will combine for a one-night fundraiser for the victims of Hurricane Katrina, it was announced Wednesday.

Los Super Seven returns -- again

AUSTIN, Texas, March 22 (UPI) -- When Los Super Seven's self-title first album won a Grammy Award in 1999, the all-star collective's members were "shocked."

Feature: Return of the Mavericks

NASHVILLE, Oct. 6 (UPI) -- Even when fans wondered about a future for the Mavericks, band member Robert Reynolds always knew the band would make more music, despite the five-year break.

Reunited Mavericks ink U.S., U.K. tour

NASHVILLE, Sept. 5 (UPI) -- Reunited country-rockers the Mavericks have confirmed an initial list of U.S. and British tour dates, Billboard reported Friday.


Photogenic Elizabeth Hurley is said to be looking for a house in Los Angeles. Gossip columnist Liz Smith says Hurley might want to relocate to the City of Angels because she's about to accept an offer from Touchstone to do a TV series.
DENNIS DAILY, United Press International

Country Music News

Jerry Reed born in Atlanta, 1937. Riders in the Sky's Ranger Doug Green born in Waukegan, Ill., 1946.
DICK KELSEY, United Press International


Maurice Gibb remembered as 'nice guy,' Zellweger waxes and wanes for film roles, and other stories about celebrities.
DENNIS DAILY, United Press International

Country Music News

Roy Lanham of the Sons of the Pioneers, born in Corbin, Ky., 1923. Jim Stafford born in Eloise, Fla., 1944.
DICK KELSEY, United Press International

Jazz Notes: Goings on in the jazz world

Saxophonist Joe Garland was born this day in 1903 in Norfolk, Va. Louis Armstrong once called Garland one of the greatest musicians he ever worked with.
KEN FRANCKLING, United Press International

Rock News: Music's high and low notes

Billy Joel finished his 10-day rehab stint Wednesday and left for his home in the Hamptons. The piano man checked into Silver Hill Hospital in New Canaan, Conn., last week after complaining of depression to friends and crashing his car.
JOHN SWENSON, United Press International
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Raúl Francisco Martínez-Malo Jr. (born 7 August 1965, Miami, Florida), known professionally as Raúl Malo, is an American singer, songwriter, guitarist and record producer. He was the lead singer of country music band The Mavericks, having co-written many of their singles, as well as Rick Trevino's 2003 single "In My Dreams". Since the disbanding of the Mavericks in the early 2000s, Malo has pursued a solo career.

Malo was born in Miami, Florida to middle-class Cuban parents.

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