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Jack Pack Get Song From Randy Newman

Randy Newman has donated a song to Jack Pack.The six-time Grammy award-winning singer and composer has allowed the swing band - who shot to fame after coming fourth on 'Britain's Got Talent' last year -...

Bill De Blasio Sings 'I Love L.a.' On Jimmy Kimmel Live After Losing Bet

New York Mayor Bill de Blasio was forced to settle a bet on Monday night (17th June) after he wagered Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti the New York Rangers would beat the L.A. Kings in...

Randy Newman Grants Son Rare Interview For Industry Conference

Reclusive singer/songwriter Randy Newman is set to make a rare public appearance at an upcoming industry event in Hollywood to sit for a question and answer session with his son.The You've Got a Friend in...

Noel Gallagher Slags Off One Direction At Ivor Novello Awards, (Takes Home A Gong)

"I come to the Ivor Novellos because One Direction aren't invited," said Noel Gallagher at this years Ivor Novello Awards, as the mouthy Mancunian commended the awards show for it's exclusivity and celebration of more...

Dave Grohl Introduces Rush To 'Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame'

Rush were the undoubted highlight of last night’s Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction at the Nokia theatre. Having been waiting for this moment since 1998, the band was finally invited in to the...

Randy Newman Performs At Jerry Buss' Memorial

Singer/songwriter Randy Newman paid tribute to Jerry Buss on Thursday (21Feb13) by performing at the Los Angeles Lakers owner's memorial service.The 80-year-old real estate mogul lost his battle with cancer on Monday (18Feb13), and celebrity...

Public Enemy Take Hall Of Fame Inclusion 'Very Seriously'

Chuck D takes Public Enemy's inclusion in the Rock 'n' Roll Hall of Fame ''very seriously''.The veteran rapper is pleased his group will become the fourth hip-hop band to be included in the legendary institution...

Donna Summer Inducted Into Rock 'N' Roll Hall Of Fame

Donna Summer is to be posthumously inducted into the Rock 'n' Roll Hall of Fame. The late disco diva will join Rush, Public Enemy, Heart, Randy Newman and Albert King in being placed in the...

First Time Hall Of Fame Success For Canadian Rockers Rush

It’s taken a while but at last, the work of those hard-lobbying Rush fans has paid off and the band have got into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in the very first year...

Rush, Randy Newman, Public Enemy, Donna Summer, Heart And Albert King Are All In The Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame

The latest Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame inductees look, as ever, like a who's who of cultural icons. Canadian progressive-rock trio Rush make their long awaited entry, while Public Enemy - with their recent...

Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame: Public Enemy Head Eclectic List Of Nominees

Public Enemy may not be the first band that you think of when you think of the phrase ‘rock n roll’ but the ground-breaking hip-hop group have been nominated as one of 2013’s potential inductees...

Deep Purple, N.w.a And Procol Harum Nominated For Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame 2013

Deep Purple, N.W.A and Procol Harum are nominated for induction to the Rock 'n' Roll Hall of Fame.The acts - along with 12 others - have been shortlisted for inclusion in the Hall of Fame,...

“I’M Dreaming Of A White President.” Randy Newman Releases Satirical Us Election Song

Randy Newman has waded into the US election debate, with his own satirical song. Newman, who is openly supporting the current president, Barack Obama, has taken the risky approach of writing a song containing the...

Gwyneth Paltrow Set To Sign Record Deal?

Gwyneth Paltrow has confirmed that she is in talks to sign a record deal.Gwyneth Paltrow, the American actress who recently made a foray into the world of music, says she is currently negotiating a record...

Mandy Moore Performs Live At The Oscars

MANDY MOORE performed her OSCAR nominated song 'I See The Light' at last night's ceremony in Los Angeles.MANDY MOORE, the American singer and actress, performed the song 'I See The Light' from the Disney movie...

Trent Reznor Stunned By Oscar Win

Trent Reznor was left "stunned" by his Oscar win last night (27.02.11).The former Nine Inch Nails frontman and composer Atticus Ross picked up Best Original Score for their soundtrack to 'The Social Network', with Trent...

Moore, Paltrow, Newman & Welch To Sing At The Oscars

MANDY MOORE, GWYNETH PALTROW, RANDY NEWMAN and FLORENCE WELCH have been confirmed as performers at the Oscars.Moore will team up with Zachary Levi and composer Alan Menken to perform Best Song nominee I See the...

Newman Honoured With Star

Singer/songwriter RANDY NEWMAN is to be honoured with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.The Oscar winner will unveil the 2,411th star next week (02Jun10). Animator John Lasseter and funnyman Eric Idle will be...

Frog 'S Score Croaks Following Academy Ruling

The music branch of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has ruled Randy Newman's score for The Princess and the Frog ineligible for an Oscar. Newman's score for the movie had been included...

Newman's Songs To Hit The Musical Stage

Beloved singer/songwriter RANDY NEWMAN's hits are to be turned into a new musical in Los Angeles.The Oscar-winning composer's tunes will be the focus of a new stageshow, which will premiere at the Mark Taper Forum...

Newman Scraps European Tour Dates

Singer/songwriter RANDY NEWMAN has scrapped his upcoming European tour due to exhaustion and back pain. The 64 year old star had been scheduled to begin an 18-date European tour in Germany on Saturday (01Nov08), but...

Randy Newman Postpones Tour

RANDY NEWMAN has been forced to postpone his forthcoming European tour due to ill health.The veteran singer-songwriter was scheduled to perform at London's Royal Festival Hall on November 19th - which would have been his...

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Stars Submit Weeds Theme Covers To Tv Bosses

RANDY NEWMAN, THE SHINS, LINKIN PARK and BILLY BOB THORNTON have been selected from the 90 acts who've sent TV bosses a cover of the WEEDS theme tune in the hope of having their submissions...

Disney Create First Black Princess

Disney animators are going royally politically correct by creating the company's first black princess. The star of new film THE FROG PRINCESS, which is set in New Orleans, Louisiana, will be an African-American character, called...

Chili Peppers, Timberlake + Gnarls Lead Early Grammy Winners

The RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS, JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE and GNARLS BARKLEY were big winners at last night's (11FEB07) Grammy Awards before the prizegiving ceremony started. The Red Hot Chili Peppers claimed three of the 95 awards...

Chesney To Produce Willie Nelson's Next Album

Country superstar KENNY CHESNEY is set to add producer to his impressive resume after WILLIE NELSON personally asked him to take charge of his upcoming covers album. Nelson plans to record songs written by KRIS...

Newman Gets The Country Touch On New Tribute Album

Singer/songwriter RANDY NEWMAN is going country thanks to a new tribute album featuring the likes of STEVE EARLE, JOE ELY and ALLISON MOORER. The Oscar winner's back catalogue has been given a Southern makeover on...

Stars Pay Tribute To Nilsson In New Documentary

ROBIN WILLIAMS, RANDY NEWMAN and YOKO ONO are among the celebrities paying tribute to late singer/songwriter HARRY NILSSON in a new documentary. WHO IS HARRY NILSSON (AND WHY IS EVERYBODY TALKIN' ABOUT HIM?) will...

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