Midwest clan the focus of '90210' spinoff

Midwest clan the focus of '90210' spinoff

LOS ANGELES, March 19 (UPI) -- A planned spinoff of "Beverly Hills, 90210," much like the '90s TV series, centers on a teen brother-sister pair who move from the Midwest to the posh zip code.
Report: '90210' spin-off in the works

Report: '90210' spin-off in the works

LOS ANGELES, March 13 (UPI) -- The CW network reportedly is working on a contemporary spinoff of "Beverly Hills, 90210," the 1990s soap about wealthy teens living in Beverly Hills, Calif.

Matchbox Twenty returns with new album

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 2 (UPI) -- U.S. rock group Matchbox Twenty's first album in four years mixes new and old material.

J. Lo, Baby Bash sing on new Santana CD

NEW YORK, Sept. 20 (UPI) -- Jennifer Lopez and Baby Bash have collaborated with Carlos Santana on the new song, "This Boy's Fire," for the upcoming U.S. album, "Ultimate Santana."

'Idol' judge helps country star find soul

NASHVILLE, Aug. 21 (UPI) -- Nashville star Travis Tritt credits soul great Sam Moore for hooking him up with "American Idol" judge Randy Jackson.

'Idol' champ Hicks to cover songs on album

NEW YORK, Dec. 5 (UPI) -- U.S. singer Taylor Hicks, who won the last incarnation of TV's "American Idol," will feature numerous cover songs on his upcoming new album.

Stars join Chris Daughtry on his debut

NEW YORK, Aug. 16 (UPI) -- "American Idol" Season Five rocker Chris Daughtry has begun work on his debut album from 19 Recordings/RCA Records.

CW holding off on long-term commitments

LOS ANGELES, July 19 (UPI) -- CW Television Network is launching new seasons of "Veronica Mars" and "Gilmore Girls," but longer-term commitments to the two U.S. series are elusive.

Matchbox 20 helps young Katrina victims

NEW YORK, May 30 (UPI) -- Singer Rob Thomas and his band matchbox 20 Tuesday donated $200,000 to help revive music education in U.S. Gulf Coast areas hit by Hurricane Katrina.

Jewel surveys her life on new album

STEPHENVILLE, Texas, May 2 (UPI) -- Jewel says her newly released seventh album, "Goodbye Alice in Wonderland," is a "bookend" to her debut album, 1995's "Pieces of You."

Maher to do talk show for Amazon.com

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 19 (UPI) -- The Internet megastore Amazon.com is launching a weekly online talk show starring comic Bill Maher, it was announced Thursday.

Lucy Lawless guests on 'Vernonica Mars'

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 11 (UPI) -- Lucy Lawless will guest star on the first episode of 2006 of UPN's "Veronica Mars."

Matchbox Twenty gears up for reunion show

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 22 (UPI) -- It's been two years since Matchbox Twenty last played, but guitarist Kyle Cook says "Vegas" and "cash" have lured them back together. The pop/rock group will perform Dec. 30 through Jan. 1 at the Joint in Las Vegas, then possibly head back to the studio a

Chris Brown holds onto No. 1 single spot

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 1 (UPI) -- Chris Brown's "Run It" chalked up its third consecutive week atop the Billboard Hot 100 Thursday and had a lock on the Pop 100 chart as well.

matchbox 20 to reunite for New Year's Eve

LAS VEGAS, Nov. 17 (UPI) -- Matchbox twenty will ring out 2005 and ring in 2006 with the band's first concerts since December 2003, it was announced Thursday.
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Rob Thomas
Rob Thomas arrives at the "Leap Year" Premiere at the Directors Guild of America Theater in New York on January 6, 2010. UPI /Laura Cavanaugh

Robert Kelly "Rob" Thomas (born February 14, 1972) is an American rock recording artist and songwriter. He is the primary songwriter and lead singer of the band Matchbox Twenty and formerly of the band Tabitha's Secret. Thomas also records and performs as a solo artist. Thomas earned three Grammy awards for co-writing and singing on the Carlos Santana triple-platinum hit "Smooth", on the album Supernatural in 1999.

He has also lent his songwriting talents to such artists as Willie Nelson, Mick Jagger, Marc Anthony, Pat Green, Taylor Hicks, Travis Tritt and Daughtry.

Since 1996, his band has released a string of hit singles to radio including "Push", "3 A.M.", "Real World", "Back 2 Good", "Bent", "If You're Gone", "Mad Season", "Disease", "Unwell", "Bright Lights", and "How Far We've Come". In 2004, the Songwriters Hall of Fame awarded Thomas its first Starlight Award, recognizing young songwriters who have already had a lasting influence in the music industry.

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