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Eric Clapton and Coldplay's Chris Martin have signed onto the massive 12.12.12 benefit at Madison Square Garden to benefit the Robin Hood Relief Fund's efforts to help victims of Hurricane Sandy.
Clapton and Martin join Paul McCartney, Billy Joel, Bruce Springsteen & The E Street Band, Bon Jovi, Alicia Keys, Kanye West and others for the benefit next Thursday. Tickets for the show, which...Read more »
The man, the legend, Mr. Las Vegas, a.k.a. Wayne Newton, is postponing his Dec. 12 show at the NYCB Theatre at Westbury. No reason for the postponement was given. Check with point of purchase for more information (and be polite and say “Danke Schoen”). We’re pretty sure he won’t be performing “Jingle Bell Rock” when the rescheduled show comes in April, according to the venue. On the bright side,...Read more »
What a difference a year makes. Last year, at this time, we were all ready for the Grammy coronation of Adele, who ended up sweeping all three top categories.
This year? The field is wide open. Adele is not eligible for many awards this time, even though her “21” seems set to repeat as the year's top-seller (a feat that has only happened once — 30 years ago when Michael Jackson's “Thriller”...Read more »
Taylor Swift leads Z100's Jingle Ball Friday night at Madison Square Garden, part of a huge week of shows that include the Rolling Stones and benefit shows from Lucinda Williams and Alicia Keys.
Intro brings you the week’s hottest videos and shows every Monday. To catch up on all the Intros and watch classic Long Island music scene videos, check out Newsday Music’s YouTube channel at http://www.youtube.com/newsdaymusic....Read more »
Michael Jackson's “Thriller,” the biggest-selling album in the world, turns 30 today, a bittersweet anniversary following the King of Pop's death in 2009.
“Thriller” originally spent 37 weeks at No. 1, a total of 80 consecutive weeks in the Top 10. It's also the only album in American history to be the bestselling album for two years (though Adele's “21” looks like it will duplicate that feat...Read more »