Posts tagged "Frank Sinatra"

St. Patrick’s Day Playlist: Get Lucky With These 17 Green And Golden Songs

Today, March 17, is St. Patrick’s Day, which means you should expect green beer, loud, party-ready people shouting in the streets and possibly a Shamrock Shake in your immediate future. But before you head off to the pub or the parade, we thought we’d help set the mood early in the day with a nice…

By: Robbie Daw / March 17, 2014

‘Michael Jackson: Bad25′: Watch The Spike Lee Documentary

During the making of 1987’s Bad, Michael Jackson wrote “100,000,000” in red Sharpie on every mirror that he used — as in, number of copies he hoped to sell. Jackson wanted to outdo his success with Thriller, and as Spike Lee’s new documentary reveals, he turned to a wide range of sources, both old (Frank

By: Christina Lee / November 23, 2012

‘NOW 43′ Compilation Sneaks To Top Of Chart After Slow Release Week

Last week was relatively quiet as far as new album releases are concerned, which allows for the 43rd NOW That’s What I Call Music compilation to debut in the peak position on the Billboard Top 200 after selling 111,000 copies. The latest edition in the long-running series that rounds up current hits includes such recent…

By: Robbie Daw / August 15, 2012

Kanye West Would Like To Offer Up A New Celebrity Taxonomy

In the midst of praising a sort of mediocre, but I guess well-framed paparazzi photo of Rihanna, Kanye West took some time out to offer up his thoughts on today’s biggest stars, and which current celebrities were serving as analogies of stars gone by, I guess because we live in the post-everything age. If you…

By: Maura / May 20, 2009

On The Borders: What People Aren’t Buying

As part of book giant Borders’ slashing of its DVD and CD sections, the store here in Athens, Ga., is selling its CD and DVD inventory at 50% off. The standard pre-liquidation price for a CD? $18.99. So at 50% off, most of the remaining inventory was still as much as it would have bee…

By: Lucas Jensen / April 2, 2009

Bono Would Like The Road To Rise Gently To Meet You (And Frank Sinatra)

So, Bono’s first New York Times column appeared in yesterday’s paper, and the topic at hand was not poverty or world peace or even losing that hat of his a few years back but Frank Sinatra’s Duets. Which just so happens to be an album that, hey what do you know, Bono himself appeared on.

By: Maura / January 12, 2009

Death Cab Bounced Aside By 3 Doors Down

Death Cab For Cutie’s reign at the top of the album charts was fun while it lasted, but Alabama natives and Hinder/Staind touring buddies 3 Doors Down are projected to take the No. 1 spot on Wednesday by a landslide, with around 150,000 projected sales of their new, self-titled album.

By: Dan Gibson / May 23, 2008

What Will Death Cab Have To Be Sad About Now?

The largely accurate Hits Daily Double Friday chart preview has been posted, and Death Cab for Cutie are projected to hit the top spot on this week’s album chart with sales in the neighborhood of 150,000 copies.

By: Dan Gibson / May 16, 2008

Frank Sinatra Invented The Internet

USA Weekend celebrated the tenth anniversary of Frank Sinatra’s passing with a series of rememberances from friends, legendary figures, and Gay Talese. While it was touching to read Bill Clinton and Tony Bennett respectively recall discussing Duets and founding the Frank Sinatra School Of The Arts, the most startling revelation involved his Web site. Did…

By: anthonyjmiccio / May 5, 2008

Is Alicia Keys Going To Duet With Ol’ Blue Eyes At The Grammys?

We’re hearing rumors that Alicia Keys’ splashy performance at this Sunday’s Grammys won’t have her singing with Whitney Houston, as previously speculated; instead, she’ll share a stage with Frank Sinatra, or rather a “virtual” version of the nearly-10-years-gone crooner.

By: Maura / February 8, 2008

Warner Music Group and Frank Sinatra Family Partner on Historic Joint Venture

Warner Music Group is really into the idea of the 360 deal, where record companies “music-based content companies” share in the profits of merchandise and touring with their artists, but I’m curious to the thinking behind its just-announced joint venture with the estate of Frank Sinatra, whose…

By: Maura / November 29, 2007

Warner Music Group is really into the idea of the 360 deal, where record companies “music-based content companies” share in the profits of merchandise and touring with their artists, but I’m curious to the thinking behind its just-announced joint venture with the estate of Frank Sinatra, whose…

By: Maura / November 29, 2007

Warner Music Group is really into the idea of the 360 deal, where record companies “music-based content companies” share in the profits of merchandise and touring with their artists, but I’m curious to the thinking behind its just-announced joint venture with the estate of Frank Sinatra, whose…

By: Maura / November 29, 2007