In Kony Hunt, US Uses Pop Music to Court Defectors
27 March, 2015 - Yahoo.com
Three and a half years after President Barack Obama sent 100 special operations troops to Africa to help root out Lord’s Resistance Army leader Joseph Kony – so far unsuccessfully – the broader U.S.-supported international anti-LRA team has resorted to using a truly unstoppable force against the alleged war criminal: pop music. Chameleone composed the song in 2013 at the behest of U.S. embassy officers who were looking for innovative ways to reach would-be defectors, according to Marty Regan, a field representative for the U.S. State Department’s Bureau of Conflict and Stabilization Operations in Uganda. “I am simply waiting for my brothers in the LRA to come home.
27 March, 2015 - Yahoo.com
Recent history has shown that boy bands maintain sales momentum for two albums.
Three Brunches to Try This Weekend: The Miami Music Week Edition
27 March, 2015 - Yahoo.com
Miami Music Week is in full force this weekend. Here are three Miami brunches worth checking out that also keep the don't stop the good times. How about those things plus the music of DJ Questlove while you eat.
27 March, 2015 - Yahoo.com
Andrews and Plummer participated in a Q&A before showing a restored screening of the classic film, now entering its 50th anniversary.
26 March, 2015 - Yahoo.com
The restored version will open the TCM Classic Film Festival with a special screening of the film, which will be attended by Julie Andrews and Christopher Plummer.
Modder adds Pokemon music, playable Flavor Flav to Hearthstone
26 March, 2015 - Yahoo.com
Blizzard's online-only trading card game Hearthstone continues to pull in the play sessions with its collection of characters popularized by World of Warcraft, deep strategic gameplay and easy-to-learn, hard-to-master rules.
26 March, 2015 - Yahoo.com
DENVER (AP) — The trials of young people brought to the U.S. before they are old enough to know what it means to be illegal are the themes of an album being released Thursday featuring Shawn King of the Denver-based group DeVotchKa.
Zendaya Announced As Radio Disney Music Awards Host
26 March, 2015 - Yahoo.com
Zendaya will be pulling double duty at this year's Radio Disney Music Awards. Not only is the "K.C. Undercover" teen sensation nominated for an award, she'll also be hosting, Radio Disney announced on Thursday. "We're going to have a great show… a lot of fun and [I] get to watch amazing performances, so I'm very, very excited," Zendaya said in a statement. It was Zendaya's style that made headlines earlier this year, when "Fashion Police" host Giuliana Rancic made her "patchouli" and "weed" comment after seeing Zendaya's dreadlocked look at the Oscars.
26 March, 2015 - Yahoo.com
A noted Silicon Valley CEO hopes to take talent competitions from TV to mobile.
25 March, 2015 - Yahoo.com
Now with more tennis.
Oak Ridge Boys, Browns, Grady Martin named country music inductees
25 March, 2015 - Yahoo.com
By Vernell Hackett NASHVILLE (Reuters) - The Oak Ridge Boys, Jim Ed Brown and the Browns, and the late guitarist Grady Martin were named on Wednesday as the 2015 inductees into the Country Music Hall of Fame. Singer Brenda Lee announced the artists who will be welcomed into the elite group at a special ceremony in Nashville later this year. The Oak Ridge Boys, a country and gospel quartet whose hits include "Elvira" and "Bobbie Sue," sang backup on Paul Simon's hit "Slip Slidin' Away" and toured with singer Johnny Cash in their early days in country music.
Irving Music Factory Development Will Include a Gastropub, Japanese Food, More
25 March, 2015 - Yahoo.com
The first restaurant tenants for the huge entertainment complex have been announced.
Ex-American Junkie Owner's Hamptons-Themed Restaurant, Music Venue Sailing Into Grid Space
25 March, 2015 - Yahoo.com
The two separate-entrance spots are slated to open in early summer in River North. Dormant since May 2014, something new is finally headed to the River North space that once held Baume & Brix and The Grid. Former American Junkie owner Brad Parker, who sold and shuttered his massive clubstaurant in January, is working towards opening two separate concepts in the two-floor space at 351 W. Hubbard: The Hampton Social, a "Hamptons-themed" restaurant and bar, and The Bassment, a live music venue. He's hoping to unveil both in the early summer, with Hampton Social opening a month or two prior.
Paul McCartney to headline Lollapalooza festival
25 March, 2015 - Yahoo.com
Paul McCartney will headline Lollapalooza, the US counterculture festival turned Chicago fixture, as the ex-Beatle keeps up an active touring schedule. Other acts announced Tuesday for Lollapalooza, which runs from July 31 to August 2, include heavy metal giants Metallica, Grammy-winning British soul singer Sam Smith and the Belgian dance music star Stromae. McCartney, 72, has an extensive touring schedule in coming months, including headlining spots at Denmark's Roskilde festival and the Firefly festival in the eastern US state of Delaware, as well as a return show in his native Liverpool and his first-ever concert in Seoul. Lollapalooza was launched in 1991 by alternative rockers Jane's Addiction, who envisioned a traveling counter-cultural show as US musical tastes increasingly drifted from the mainstream.
Paul McCartney to headline Lollapalooza festival
25 March, 2015 - Yahoo.com
Paul McCartney will headline Lollapalooza, the US counterculture festival turned Chicago fixture, as the ex-Beatle keeps up an active touring schedule. Other acts announced Tuesday for Lollapalooza, which runs from July 31 to August 2, include heavy metal giants Metallica, Grammy-winning British soul singer Sam Smith and the Belgian dance music star Stromae. McCartney, 72, has an extensive touring schedule in coming months, including headlining spots at Denmark's Roskilde festival and the Firefly festival in the eastern US state of Delaware, as well as a return show in his native Liverpool and his first-ever concert in Seoul. Lollapalooza was launched in 1991 by alternative rockers Jane's Addiction, who envisioned a traveling counter-cultural show as US musical tastes increasingly drifted from the mainstream.
Carlile's music captures her life changes
25 March, 2015 - Yahoo.com
NEW YORK (AP) — She still has friends who work at Columbia, so singer Brandi Carlile isn't gloating about her first disc after being dumped by the label becoming her fastest-seller.
25 March, 2015 - Yahoo.com
CHICAGO (AP) — Paul McCartney, Metallica and Sam Smith will be among 130 acts at this year's Lollapalooza music festival in Chicago.
Rare screenings of 'The Sound of Music' in New York
25 March, 2015 - Yahoo.com
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences and the Museum of the Moving Image in New York will play host to two special archival screenings of "The Sound of Music" in celebration of the film's 50th anniversary.
25 March, 2015 - Yahoo.com
The former 'American Idol' contestant will return to the network.
24 March, 2015 - Yahoo.com
The actress, currently appearing in a recurring role on ABC's "Nashville," talks about dancing with the Rockettes in this lavish new production.
24 March, 2015 - Yahoo.com
iTunes' Official Music Charts for the week ending March 23, 2015:
Hip-Hop / Pop / R & B
Englisch
gesamt 100 videos
gemacht von MusicPlayOn
gespielt 792,200 male
09:10:39
Pop / Hip-Hop / Country
Englisch
gesamt 48 videos
gemacht von MusicPlayOn
gespielt 606,708 male
03:17:00
Pop / Rock / Hip-Hop
Englisch / Japanisch / Andere
gesamt 100 videos
gemacht von MusicPlayOn
gespielt 160,186 male
16:20:15
Pop / Dance / R & B
Englisch / Andere / Spanisch
gesamt 200 videos
gemacht von Fric53
gespielt 108,063 male
17:37:01
Dance / Rock / House
Englisch
gesamt 7 videos
gemacht von frikacc
gespielt 100,726 male
00:26:08
R & B
Englisch
gesamt 11 videos
gemacht von TheMusicManiac
gespielt 53,924 male
00:40:02