Rock 'n' roll's big night comes to Cleveland — in fall
FILE - In this Jan. 28, 2020, file photo, images of Kobe Bryant are displayed as fans enter Rocket Mortgage Fieldhouse for an NBA basketball game between the Cleveland Cavaliers and the New Orleans Pelicans in Cleveland. The Rock & Roll Hall of Fame announced Tuesday, March 2, 2021, that the 2021 induction ceremony will take place at Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse in Cleveland on October 30. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak, File)CLEVELAND – The Rock & Roll Hall of Fame announced Tuesday that the 2021 induction ceremony will take place at Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse in Cleveland on October 30. President and CEO Greg Harris said the ceremony's move to the fall will likely stick, going forward, news outlets reported. Last year’s ceremony was canceled because of the coronavirus pandemic, and eventually replaced with an HBO special honoring the inductees.
Jay-Z, Foo Fighters, Tina Turner and The Go-Go's nominated for Rock and Roll Hall of Fame
Jay-Z, Foo Fighters, Tina Turner and Iron Maiden lead this year's nominees to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, a female-heavy list of 16 acts that includes for the first time The Go-Go's, Mary J. Blige and Dionne Warwick. There are two newly eligible acts in Jay-Z and Foo Fighters while artists nominated for the first time include Blige, The Go-Go's, Iron Maiden, Warwick and Afrobeat pioneer Fela Kuti. Turner would be inducted for a second time, having gone to the hall as part of Ike & Tina Turner in 1991. Foo Fighters frontman Dave Grohl is already in the hall as a member of Nirvana. CBS News"This remarkable ballot reflects the diversity and depth of the artists and music the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame celebrates," said John Sykes, Chairman of Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Foundation, in a statement Wednesday.cbsnews.com
Jay-Z, Foo Fighters and The Go-Go's nominated for Rock Hall
FILE - In this Sept. 29, 2019, file photo, Dave Grohl of the band Foo Fighters performs at the Rock in Rio music festival in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The band made this years list of nominees to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. There are two newly eligible acts in Jay-Z and Foo Fighters while artists nominated for the first time include Blige, The Go-Go’s, Iron Maiden, Warwick and Afrobeat pioneer Fela Kuti. Foo Fighters frontman Dave Grohl is already in the hall as a member of Nirvana. “This remarkable ballot reflects the diversity and depth of the artists and music the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame celebrates,” said John Sykes, Chairman of Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Foundation, in a statement Wednesday.
One Good Thing: Girl goes viral for singing Chaka Khan’s ‘I’m Every Woman'
A young girl is going viral after a video of her and her dad blew up on social media, and it will surely brighten up your day. In the video that was recorded last year, 8-year-old Brooke Monroe is singing loud and proud to Chaka Khan’s “I’m Every Woman” while her father, Cornell C. Conaway, keeps the beat. Brooke said her favorite part of being an internet sensation is making people smile.
Houston Concert Watch 1/29: Celine Dion and More
Pick of the Week:Celine DionToyota Center 02.01Celine Dion became a household name in the '90s with heartfelt ballads. On tour in support of her 12th studio album, Courage, Dion will perform at Toyota Center on Saturday. The Best of the Rest:MortiisWhite Oak Music Hall 01.30When artists are asked to describe their music, dungeons are rarely mentioned. Hear his dark ambient tunes this Thursday at White Oak Music Hall. It makes for a unique listening experience, which the duo will bring to White Oak Music Hall on Friday night.houstonpress.com
Prince estate releases unheard track
(CNN) - The Prince estate decided to bless fans with unreleased music in honor of the 40th anniversary of the singer's self-titled second album. The recording was created in the winter of 1978-79 around the time Prince was preparing to make his solo debut at the Capri Theater in North Minneapolis, according to the singer's website. The fully produced studio recording for "I Feel For You" was on the album "Prince," which was released October 19, 1979, the singer's website said. Chaka Khan's version won two Grammys, including Best R&B song that honored Prince as a songwriter. The release of the new acoustic version of the record comes three years after Prince's death in April 2016 from an accidental overdose of the opioid fentanyl.
Live music calendar: Your guide to shows in The Woodlands area in July and August
The Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion2005 Lake Robbins Drive, The Woodlands281-364-3010www.woodlandscenter.orgJuly12: Michael McDonald and Chaka Khan with special guest Devon Gilfillian, 7 p.m.20: Korn and Alice in Chains with Underoath, 6 p.m.25: The United States Army Field Band and Soldiers Chorus, 7 p.m.27: Third Eye Blind with Jimmy Eat World and Ra Ra Riot, 7 p.m.28: Beck and Cage the Elephant with Spoon, 6 p.m.31: Blink-182 and Lil Wayne with Neck Deep, 7 p.m.August1: Alice Cooper and Halestorm with Motionless in White, 7 p.m.2: Mary J. Blige and Nas, 8 p.m.3: Hammers House Party featuring MC Hammer, Sir Mix-a-Lot, Dough E. Fresh, Kid N Play, Rob Base and Tone Loc, 6 p.m.communityimpact.com
Chaka Khan Slams Kanye West for Sampling Her Song in 'Through the Wire'
Chaka Khan was not pleased with Kanye West's take on her song. Though initially excited to have West sample her work, Khan was unhappy with the result. Khan said she thought the song was "a little insulting," before clarifying her remarks. Despite her dislike for West's song -- which, Khan confirmed, she did receive money from -- she has not expressed her feelings directly to the "I Love It" rapper. RELATED CONTENT:Kirk Franklin Shares His Thoughts on Kanye West's Sunday Service (Exclusive)Kim Kardashian Wishes 'Amazing Husband' Kanye West a Happy Birthday With Sweet PicSaint West Makes His Choir Debut at Kanye West's Sunday Service -- Watch!