Producer brings stars out for Franklin

Producer brings stars out for Franklin

NEW YORK, Feb. 7 (UPI) -- Record producer Phil Ramone says this weekend's MusicCares tribute to Aretha Franklin in Los Angeles will give props to the Queen of Soul's celebrated career.

Aretha Franklin backs her new album

DETROIT, Dec. 22 (UPI) -- U.S. singer Aretha Franklin claims that her album, "Aretha: A Woman Falling Out of Love," is "the real deal," and has a list of guest performers to back it up.

Jackson benefit single recorded in L.A.

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 28 (UPI) -- A Los Angeles recording studio has been humming this week with work on Michael Jackson's benefit single for U.S. hurricane relief efforts.

Hip-hop, R&B dominate Grammy list

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 7 (UPI) -- Hip-hop and R&B dominated the top categories when the Recording Academy announced the nominees Tuesday for the 47th Grammy Awards -- with Kanye West, Ray Charle
PAT NASON, UPI Hollywood Reporter

All-star lineup for 'Apollo at 70'

NEW YORK, May 24 (UPI) -- NBC said Monday actor Denzel Washington will join singers Willie Nelson and Natalie Cole onstage for next month's "Apollo at 70: A Hot Night in Harlem."

Rock News Two: The week in pop

Taj Mahal, who has been on every edition of the Legendary Rhythm and Blues Cruise, is once again the star of this year's renewal of "the Dodge City of blues festivals."
JOHN SWENSON, United Press International

Rock News: Music's high and low notes

This Sunday San Antonio's Gemini Ink will present a Reader's Theater piece, "Black and Blue," in honor of Black History Month.
JOHN SWENSON, United Press International

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Scott's World -- UPI Arts & Entertainment

HOLLYWOOD, Aug. 28 (UPI) -- Labor Day is here and so is Jerry Lewis with his 37th annual Muscular Dystrophy Association telethon, which has raised more money than any other telethon in his
VERNON SCOTT, United Press International

Nominees for 44th Annual Grammy Awards

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 27 (UPI) -- Here is a list of the nominees for the 44th Annual Grammy Awards, which will be presented tonight at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, in ceremonies to be tele

Nominees for 44th Annual Grammy Awards

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., Jan. 4 (UPI) -- Here is a complete list of nominees for the 44th Annual Grammy Awards, which were announced in Beverly Hills Friday by the Recording Academy: