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JJ Cale, musician behind Lynyrd Skynyrd and Eric Clapton hits, dies at age 74

JJ Cale, musician behind Lynyrd Skynyrd and Eric Clapton hits, dies at age 74

Tony Gutierrez/AP Guitarist J.J. Cale was the architect of what music scholars call ‘The Tulsa Sound.’ LA JOLLA, Calif. — Grammy-winning musician JJ Cale, whose best known songs became hits for Eric Clapton with “After Midnight” and Lynyrd Skynyrd with ...

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Gogol Bordello riven by bandmate’s lawsuit

Gogol Bordello riven by bandmate’s lawsuit

Photo by Antonino D’Ambrosio A lawsuit filed by longtime Gogol Bordello guitarist and songwriter Oren Kaplan alleges that band frontman Eugene Hutz (above) improperly diverted funds to himself. Internationally acclaimed New York City gypsy punk band Gogol Bordello has a ...

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Man charged with stalking singer Ashanti

Man charged with stalking singer Ashanti

Jeff Bachner/for New York Daily News Ashanti leaves Manhattan Criminal Court on Friday, the day after Devar Hurd, 35, of Chicago was jailed and charged with aggravated harrassment and stalking of the singer. A serial sexter obsessed with the singer ...

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Sinead O’Connor sings the gospel at Alice Tully Hall

Sinead O’Connor sings the gospel at Alice Tully Hall

Nick Wright Sinéad O’Connor will perform the Gospel Sessions July 26-27 in Alice Tully Hall as part of the Lincoln Center Festival 2013. To the casual observer, it could sound like hypocrisy, if not downright blasphemy: Sinead O’Connor — the ...

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From Van Halen to Rihanna: Top car moments in music video history

From Van Halen to Rihanna: Top car moments in music video history

Some of the top car moment in music video history include rapper M.I.A. riding on a BMW as it drives on two wheels and the Jaguars used as a seductive dance platform in Whitesnake’s “Here I Go Again.” There’s no ...

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Jackman to take B’way show to L.A.

Jackman to take B’way show to L.A.

Hugh Jackman will be bringing his “Back to Broadway” to Hollywood for one night in October. Hugh Jackman is getting his act together and taking it on the road — to Los Angeles and for one night only. “The Wolverine” ...

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Ted Nugent courts race-related controversy

Ted Nugent courts race-related controversy

Morry Gash/ASSOCIATED PRESS Rocker Ted Nugent is used to courting controversy with comments about gun rights and race. Rowdy rocker Ted Nugent has hit another sour note. After proudly proclaiming he’s “so anti-racist,” the conservative musician went on a provocative ...

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Barclays Center sells $46.9M in show tix

Barclays Center sells $46.9M in show tix

Anthony Behar/SIPA The Barclays Center in Brooklyn, N.Y., is the top venue in the U.S. for ticket numbers and gate revenue, and second in the world only to the O2 arena in London. It also sold three times more tickets ...

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Marooned art project returns to Inwood

Marooned art project returns to Inwood

From debris to sculpture, an uptown pair is building a spherical, environmentally-minded artwork out of discarded umbrellas. Few vessels get a second chance after an embarrassing shipwreck. But Harvest Dome — a 24-foot-by-18-foot contraption built from discarded umbrellas and plastic ...

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WATCH: Selena Gomez debuts ‘Birthday’ music video

WATCH: Selena Gomez debuts ‘Birthday’ music video

Selena Gomez via Youtube Selena Gomez released her new music video for her single, ‘Birthday.’ Selena Gomez turned 21 on Monday, and took the appropriate opportunity to unveil a new music video for her song “Birthday.” “I wanted to celebrate ...

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