A man posing as Stevie Wonder’s nephew and his accomplice have been charged with attempted extortion of the R&B superstar this week, the Los Angeles Times reports.
Forty years ago this October, Stevie Wonder released one of his most classic albums to date, “Talking Book,” which featured No. 1 hits like “Superstition” and “You Are the Sunshine of My Life.” Now raspy-voiced R&B singer Macy Gray is releasing her own take on it
The bill features a number of husband wife combos: Paul Simon and Edie Brickell, Tina Fey and her husband (and “30 Rock” music composer) Jeff Richmond, Sting and Trudie Styler, Amy Grant and Vince Gill and James and Caroline Taylor. Stevie Wonder is on the bill with his daughter Aisha Morris, and Steve Martin is going “stag,” appearing on the lineup solo.
Ring in 2013 with Anthony Keidis and the crew on the Las Vegas Strip. The good times won’t come cheap, though…
The takeaway from a recent career-spanning interview with Stevie Wonder in The Guardian has been anti-gay comments he made in regards to R&B newcomer Frank Ocean, whose music has drawn a number of comparisons to Wonder’s. Now Wonder has clarified and apologized for those comments.
Sookie, the main character from HBO’s True Blood, has plenty of problems on her hands these days. One of her vampire ex-boyfriends is a religious evangelist who now sees humans as little more than food. Another ex- is on the run from the first ex-. A werewolf who she was about to hop into bed with now finds her repulsive (and not only because she threw up on him in the heat of the moment). But on this week’s episode, she may have added to her problems by insulting a heartland rocker so ornery he named himself “Little Bastard.”
All-American rock and roll legends Metallica, Stevie Wonder and Neil Young & Crazy Horse topped the bill at this year’s Outside Lands music festival in San Francisco with lots of volume, scores of classic songs and even some good, old-fashioned love.
Rock’s reigning renaissance man Jack White talks to the former Guns N’ Roses and Velvet Revolver bassist about songwriting, Iggy Pop and recording with rockabilly legend Wanda Jackson.
If the American public had its way, Bruce Springsteen would write a new National Anthem that would be heard before every ball game and at the start of every school day across the country.
Some of music’s royalty came together to honor The Queen of England, but it was a British ska band that truly raised the roof… by literally playing on the roof of Buckingham Palace.