On its first national tour since winning last year's Tony Award for Best Musical, this is one of the smartest and freshest new musicals we've seen in a long time. Highly Recommended! (read John Olson's entire review...)
If you were to look up "delightful" in the dictionary, I wouldn't be surprised if the 2014 Tony Award winning musical A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder provided an exemplification of the word. In an an action-packed 2.5 hours, we...Show More Summary
A former teen idol is onstage, met with boos from an audience that's confident his best years are behind him. That could be Justin Bieber two years ago at the Billboard Music Awards — or Ricky Nelson at Madison Square Garden in 1971, when he tried playing new music instead of his...
The 12th International Acoustic Music Awards is now accepting submissions. The IAMAs are aimed squarely at developing artists and promotes excellence in acoustic music. Acoustic artists in various genres can gain radio and web exposure through the IAMA competition and compete to win a Top Prize worth $11,000. IAMA entrants...
LOS ANGELES, CA - AUGUST 30: (EDITORS NOTE: Image proessed using digital filters). Singer Taylor Swift arrives at the 2015 MTV Video Music Awards at Microsoft Theater on August 30, 2015 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images) This week, Taylor Swift’s latest single, “Wildest Dreams”, cracked into the [...]
Bluegrass music filled the Duke Energy Center in Raleigh, North Carolina, on Thursday night as the 26th Annual International Bluegrass Music Awards were presented. The big winners of the night were bluegrass supergroup the Earls of Leicester, who took the trophies for Entertainer of the Year, Album of the Year...
In addition to the usual pomp and circumstance, the 2015 Clio Awards on Wednesday were peppered with some fun little nuggets celebrating the ad industry and culture. One such moment occured as music legend Melssa Etheridge took the stage to introduce X Ambassadors. Show More Summary
Last night at the Duke Energy Center in Raleigh, NC, the 2015 International Bluegrass Music Awards were distributed. It was the year of the Earl’s of Leicester, who took 6 of the 17 trophies, including the coveted Entertainer of the Year. They became so blasé […]
Also: You can't drink tap water in Flint, Michigan because of the lead; Hurricane Joaquin will move east of the U.S.; and the Earls of Leicester win big at the International Bluegrass Music Awards.
NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 30: Rappers Sandra Denton, Deidre Roper, and Cheryl James of Salt-N-Pepa and director Spike Lee attend the 2015 CLIO Awards at the American Museum of Natural History on September 30, 2015 in New York City. (Photo by Mike Coppola/Getty Images for CITI) The 56th annual CLIO [...]
Don’t forget, the International Bluegrass Music Awards will be broadcast live tonight online from MusicCityRoots.com. You can see all your favorite bluegrass stars accepting their trophies from the Duke Energy Center in Raleigh, NC, along with live stage performance from Steep Canyon Rangers and Edie Brickell, Flatt Lonesome, […]
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"A Gentleman's Guide to Love & Murder" did not come easily to the 2014 Tony Award for best musical — an award without which I doubt you would be reading this review of the opening night performance of the first national tour at the Bank of America Theatre in Chicago. For the very persistent producers...
This afternoon the International Bluegrass Music Association announced the recipients of their 2015 Special Awards. These are the proverbial “presented earlier in the day” trophies that you hear mentioned on all awards shows, including ours scheduled for this evening. These are focused on the people in […]
MTV may not matter to music as much as it once did, but it still matters. There's the sales bump after s after the Video Music Awards, for example. So who leads MTV matters; and starting today its not an exec with a music industry background. MTV has named Sean...
Palme Thursday is A.A. Dowd’s monthly examination of a winner of the Palme D’Or, determining how well the film has held up and whether it deserved the highest prize awarded at the Cannes Film Festival. The Umbrellas Of Cherbourg (1964)...Show More Summary
Kanye West ended his Video Music Awards acceptance speech by declaring that he was planning to run for president in 2020. And, according to his wife Kim Kardashian, he wasn't joking. During an interview with Ellen DeGeneres, Kardashian admitted that West's decision to run "was news to me," but that... Read More >
The International Bluegrass Music Association has announced the winners of their 2015 Momentum Awards. These are presented prior to the major bluegrass industry awards given out during the gala awards show on Thursday of this week. Momentum awards are meant to distinguish artists and associated […]
Joe Jonas and Charlie Puth will announce the nominees in six categories for the 2015 American Music Awards live on good Morning America on Tuesday, October 13th. Five more nominees will be announced via Snapchat immediately following the live broadcast. Show More Summary
Kim Kardashian might not have known Kanye West was going to announce plans to run for president in 2020 at the MTV Video Music Awards, but she believes him. "That was news to me," she said. “He's serious. I believe he is serious and I know that, you know, if he puts his mind to something he’ll do his best. Show More Summary