The Whitney Houston headlines last week sent a familiar shiver through me.
Shew. You finally have an offer on the table, and you're so excited you could just scream. But now that you've jumped through the hoops to get to this point, the real work is still ahead of you. It's time for negotiations. Typically I think there are two types of people -- those who love to intellectually spar and those who would rather play rock, paper, scissors instead.
When legendary hip-hop group A Tribe Called Quest broke up in 1998, founding member Ali Shaheed Muhammad says, he felt relieved.
In 1967, Reed Ghazala discovered something amazing just by sitting at his desk.
Motherboard.tv talks to the founder of circuit bending about the history and evolution of the art.
For the first time since the Rolling Stones formed nearly 50 years ago, Mick Jagger is part of a new band: Super Heavy -- featuring Dave Stewart, Joss Stone, Damian Marley and Indian film composer A.R. Rahman.
One afternoon a few months ago, my husband walked into the house carrying a cookbook and then stood in the kitchen for a long time, turning the pages, reading it. This was interesting. He looked deeply absorbed.
The daughter of Rolling Stones guitarist Keith Richards scored some sympathy with prosecutors with charges to be dismissed in six months if she stays out of trouble.
I once played golf with Jesse Ventura, who brandished a telescopic ball retriever throughout our round and probed the many ponds for other people's Titleists. "I'm lookin' for Pro V1s," explained The Body, who was the sitting governor of Minnesota at the time. "Those puppies are five dollars a ball."
The daughter of Rolling Stones guitarist Keith Richards was arrested after allegedly scrawling graffiti on a building in a Manhattan neighborhood Tuesday night, according to police.
Lovers of high-fidelity audio are about to get some satisfaction.
icon this month explores photography and meets some of the most iconic photographers of the last few decades.
America loves its outlaws, but few of us actually dare to live the lifestyle. Veteran LIFE photographer Bill Ray got about as close as anyone, riding along with a notorious biker gang.
One of the small sorrows of my adult life is being married to a man who won't eat tongue. "It's delicious," I tell him, but he won't budge. "If you tasted it and didn't know what it was, you'd love it," I say. "The problem is all in your head!"
The forthcoming Rolling Stone profile of Gen. Stanley McChrystal that was leaked to the press Monday has now taken on a life of its own. "The Runaway General," by former Newsweek correspondent Michael Hastings, offers a very close look at the four- star general who commands U.S. and NATO forces in Afghanistan.
Rolling Stones frontman Mick Jagger played down his status as an iconic rock 'n' roller during an interview to be broadcast Tuesday night, crediting his band's longevity to luck, hard work and loyal fans.
Mick Jagger talks about the continued success of The Rolling Stones. See more on Larry King Live, May 18th at 9pm ET.
In the new documentary "Stones in Exile," Rolling Stones guitarist Keith Richards defines the art form he's epitomized for almost 50 years.
Question: I want to max out my 401(k), but my company limits contributions to 20% of salary. Given what I earn, I would have to contribute more than 20% to reach the maximum contribution allowed by law. I know I can handle putting away more, but because of my employer's 20% cap, I can't. Can companies really limit my contributions like that? And, if so, what can I do to save more? -- Laura, Denver, Colorado
Britain releases stamps featuring classic album covers. ITN's Stephanie West has the story behind the covers.
After the gloom of December's postal strikes, Britain's Royal Mail has started the new year in the right tune with the launch of 10 stamps which feature iconic album covers.
"Pirate Radio," set during the swinging '60s of pop music when giants like the Kinks and the Who roamed the earth, was called "The Boat That Rocked" in its original UK release.
Madonna, the Stones, even the Monkees inspire the much-anticipated album
The One Day at a Time star details her shocking family secret in a new memoir
British police are reviewing the death of Rolling Stones founder Brian Jones, 40 years after the hard-living rocker was found dead in a swimming pool.
Two titans of showbusiness have come together in a perfect pairing: The Rolling Stones, the world's greatest band, play two nights at New York's intimate Beacon Theatre; capturing the night on camera is celebrated film director, Martin Scorsese.
Music manager Allen Klein, whose clients included the Rolling Stones and the Beatles, died Saturday after a lengthy battle with Alzheimer's disease, his publicist said. Klein was 77.
The Italian-Scottish singer talks Coachella and opening for the Stones
The rocker even cracks up the Benjamin Button star at London's BAFTA Awards
Of all the unique oddities of my career, I am perhaps proudest of the fact that I am forever linked with Buddy Holly.
Dylan and Springsteen can be heard in a White House once ruled by Pat Boone
With stories on hybrid convertibles and Brad Pitt rebuilding New Orleans, not to mention headlines like "There's a bear in my begonias," the Mother Nature Network aims to put some pizzazz into green news.
1. I owe my success to... my father and mother. My mother instilled a love of music and had all of her seven children taught a musical instrument. My father put family first but worked very, very hard.
Mike Smith, the lead singer of The Dave Clark Five, has died at age 64.
Artists fear shake-up of music group EMI will impact record sales. CNN's Jim Boulden reports.
The Rolling Stones announced Thursday they have signed a deal to release the soundtrack to their Martin Scorsese-directed concert film through Universal Music Group
The record company's response to dwindling CD sales is cutting up to 2,000 jobs worldwide in an attempt to save $400 million
The new owners of music label EMI Group -- home of the Rolling Stones, Coldplay and the Spice Girls -- said Tuesday that they plan to cut up to a third of the work force in a restructuring plan aimed at countering plummeting revenue from CD sales and the loss of several major artists from the company's stable.
They have been described by critics as the definitive heavy metal band, they released eight studio albums in just 10 years and have sold more than 300 million records worldwide. And now, one of the best rock acts of all time is back.
He has been the Rolling Stones' hard-living guitarist for more than three decades. Now he is telling it all in his autobiography, Ronnie. Ron Wood will now take your questions
Seahawks defensive tackle Craig Terrill plays guitar in a band called The Strangers and is in his fourth NFL season. The 27-year-old majored in journalism and has written pieces for Gold and Black Illustrated and The Spokesman Review.
Rolling Stones guitarist Keith Richards has demanded an apology from Swedish newspapers for their scathing reviews of the group's performance in the country earlier this month.
Bosses of the O2 arena were cautioned but escaped a fine on Wednesday after two members of the Rolling Stones defied England's new anti-smoking law and lit up on stage.
After canceling two opening gigs for the Rolling Stones originally scheduled for this week, "Rehab" pop star Amy Winehouse is pulling the plug on the remainder of her performances in August, her rep announced Thursday.
Rolling Stones guitarist Keith Richards has signed a deal reportedly worth more than $7 million to write his autobiography, a tome that will trace his trek from cherubic choirboy to rock 'n' roll survivor.
Publishers vying for the rights to rocker Keith Richards' autobiography have pushed up the Rolling Stones guitarist's advance to $7.3 million, according to a report.
Floods hit Britain
Christina Aguilera says she's reading scripts in search of the right role to launch an acting career.
As CEO of Live Nation, Michael Rapino is one of the few people in the music industry who has managed to grow revenue lately. He has done it the old-fashioned way, by domination; in this case, of th...
HOLLYWOOD, Calif. -- A story about models and rock stars needs to be written here. After all, long before Sports Illustrated brought the two groups together for this year's Swimsuit Issue, the Chateau Marmont helped facilitate their rendezvous inside the various suites, cottages and bungalows nestled alongside this hill overlooking Sunset Blvd.
Imagine if you could have invested in the Rolling Stones in 1964. Well, you can't always get what you want - but now you can buy the shares you need from SellaBand, a German company that lets music...
Someone wise once made the observation that in the entire history of humankind, nobody had ever washed a rental car. Likewise, do you think anyone has ever chosen to watch a game on television because of the announcers? Maybe now, maybe someone decides to watch -- or not to watch -- the Academy Awards because of who is hosting. But a ballgame -- because of the announcers. . . .?
A fire destroyed a Northern California lodge popular with celebrities, abruptly halting holiday vacations for Jake and Maggie Gyllenhaal and a dozen or so other guests.
James Brown, one of the pioneers of soul music, has died at 73.
James Brown, the legendary R&B belter, a singer and songwriter who created a foundation for funk and provided the roots of rap, a man of many nicknames but a talent that can only be described as one of a kind, is dead.
As with the original game, "Guitar Hero II" is played with a guitar-shaped controller that plugs into the console. You can buy one with the game as a bundle for $79.99 (which now includes a "classic red" Gibson SG controller) if you don't already own an older one. The stand-alone game costs $49.99.
The invitation to your annual work party has fluttered into your e-mail inbox -- and your stomach contracts as you read it's an evening of karaoke. But don't spend the night "washing your hair" -- our guide will help turn you from nul points nobody to karaoke king or queen!
Richard Quest takes a breather from life on the road to indulge in a trip down memory lane of highlights from the past year.
CBGB, the legendary rock club long associated with the bands that spawned the punk-rock music scene, closed its doors early Monday morning after a farewell performance featuring poet-musician Patti Smith.
As recently as the 1970s, you could reach 90% of the U.S. television audience just by buying ads on the three networks at 9 P.M. Today's marketers have it tougher. They must sell to a highly fragme...
Former President Bill Clinton has been celebrating his 60th birthday at breakneck speed and he will be continuing to do so for months to come, according to news reports. Given the many laughs he has afforded me over the years, I hope he will proceed at a more restrained pace. I could not bear to see him make another run to the emergency room. The sudden whitening of his hair since his retirement from the White House and shrinkage of his once fleshy physique should admonish voluptuaries everywhere of the potential health threats from recreational sex.
As recently as the 1970s, you could reach 90% of the U.S. television audience just by buying ads on the three networks at 9 P.M. Today's marketers have it tougher. They must sell to a highly fragmented audience of Internet empowered, channel-surfing, TiVo-happy consumers whose tastes change on a dime. Make a mistake, and capital markets hammer your company's stock.
Concert promoter Live Nation said Monday it is buying a controlling stake in fan club operator Musictoday, a move that could bring fans closer to their favorite musicians.
In her first TV interview since her recovery, Kylie Minogue fought back tears as she described the moment she discovered she had breast cancer.
In 1965 -- the year of "Satisfaction" -- the Rolling Stones were finally starting to make some rock-star money. The members of the group purchased houses, cars and started investing in their individual passions.
Keith Richards has returned to the United States after being treated for a head injury in New Zealand, his publicist said Monday.
The great bull market of 2006 is about to stall out. Why? Haven't you noticed? The price of a barrel of oil is nearly $70. Stocks cannot and will not climb in the face of that news I say.
Is musical talent something you're born with or something you acquire (like a skill or a rash)? And is it even important to succeed in the music business?
NEW YORK (CNNMoney.com) - The concert business, like the rest of the music industry, has fallen on tough times during the past few years.
The Rolling Stones call themselves "the world's greatest rock 'n' roll band." The Clash was "the only band that matters."
The pace of home sales are slowing and sellers are finding a harder time getting their asking price for homes, according to a published report.
Rolling Stones singer Mick Jagger has taken the highly unusual step of releasing a statement rejecting as "nonsense" reports that his girlfriend is causing a rift with the rest of the legendary rock band.
NEW YORK (CNN/Money) - The Rolling Stones have fully embraced the digital music bandwagon. Is it time for the Beatles to do the same?
I think it was Broadway impresario David Merrick who once advertised a show using blurbs from people who had the same names as New York theater critics.
Rock & roll is about horrifying your parents, and nothing sends Mom and Dad up a tree faster than devil worship. That partly explains the Satanic imagery in a lot of rock music. In 1967 the Rolling...
In 1966, perhaps the greatest year rock 'n' roll has ever known, the biggest-selling album artist of the year wasn't the Beatles or Beach Boys or the Rolling Stones.
The title of the new U2 album is "How to Dismantle an Atomic Bomb."
Rolling Stones drummer Charlie Watts has been given the green light to get back on stage and join Mick Jagger and other bandmates in a new world tour after winning a battle against throat cancer, according to a British newspaper report.
I was born in 1950 and when I was a little girl I had something called a "siren suit."
Ron Wood could have just as easily been a painter.
Mick Jagger is wearing a cool pink shirt, slim black trousers, and bright red socks. His hair is--well, there's a lot of it. But don't let the look fool you. Mick is all business. That's business w...
Say you're a piano player extraordinaire and your principal job is to wait for Mick Jagger to call you up every couple of years to tour with the Rolling Stones. Great, but what do you do with the r...
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