In the spirit of staying positive, below are ten examples of artistic risks that did pay off.
The film topped the box office charts the week of its release, grossing over $94 million in its first weekend as well.
The new museum would bring a bigger focus on African-American contributions to Music City.
These songs came firing back into our lives through some strange pathways: a fictional chemist, an overzealous Celtics fan, blurry courtroom controversies and a Toyota commercial.
On Michael Bolton’s latest Motown-infused record, he attempts to recreate Marvin Gaye and Tammi Terrell’s chemistry on his own version of “Ain’t No Mountain High Enough” with Kelly Rowland. But admitted to Radio.com it was no easy feat to reinvent their attraction. “You really believe these two […]
Michael Bolton’s latest album, Ain’t No Mountain High Enough: Tribute to Hitsville, features songs by Marvin Gaye, Smokey Robinson and Stevie Wonder. But don’t call it a covers album. “When people say well, ‘Why do a cover?’” Bolton told Radio.com, shaking his […]
Lenny Kravitz honed his musical chops during the ’90s by combining rock, soul, R&B and funk on songs like “Are You Gonna Go My Way,” “Fly Away,” “It Ain’t Over ‘Til It’s Over” and “Believe.” More recently, he earned his acting stripes with roles in diverse films including the Oscar-nominated Precious and the adaptation of The Hunger Games. Now, he’s combining both sides of his skill sets to play the role of Marvin Gaye in Julien Temple’s biopic on the iconic soul singer.
There are a lot more than 12 songs about moms but I’ve narrowed it down to a dozen hits that celebrate mother’s everywhere. See if you can match these artists with their hits about mama: The Rolling Stones, B.J. Thomas, The Shirelles, Paul Simon, Three Dog Night, The Jackson Five, Loggins and Messina, Queen, Marvin Gaye, Elton John, Ernie K. Doe, and Dr. Hook.
Few artists in rock history reinvented themselves as completely as [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Robert Palmer[/lastfm] did between the mid-’70s and the mid-’80s.
As we noted earlier this week, “Brown Sugar” by [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]the Rolling Stones[/lastfm] hit the Billboard Hot 100 forty years ago. It was the highest-debuting song of the week. A couple of the other new songs […]