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2010-03-31 13:12:00

LOS ANGELES, March 31 /PRNewswire/ -- The critically acclaimed JazzReggae Festival at UCLA is pleased to announce that the headliners for the 2010 festival are Raphael Saadiq on May 30th Jam Day, and Nas and Damian "Jr. Gong" Marley on May 31st Reggae Day. The combination of such prestigious and internationally renowned musicians at one festival is sure to provide everyone in attendance with an unforgettable experience. This year, JazzReggae Festival is offering Early Bird Tickets that...

2010-03-02 05:03:00

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla., March 2 /PRNewswire/ -- SunFest, Florida's largest music, art and waterfront festival, announces several national acts scheduled to appear at the 28th annual event being held April 28-May 2, along one of the most scenic sections of Flagler Drive in downtown West Palm Beach. National acts scheduled to perform include Weezer, ZZ Top, Shinedown, Ben Harper and Relentless7, Patti LaBelle, Maze featuring Frankie Beverly, Flaming Lips, Rise Against, B-52's, Damian Marley,...

2008-07-31 15:00:00

By RICK MASSIMO It's been three years since Damian Marley's third album, Welcome to Jamrock, put the youngest son of reggae legend Bob Marley on the musical map with dance-floor slammers such as the title track and "Move!". Since then, the 30-year-old has been working on new music, but as usual his career has been a family affair. Marley says he is working on a new record now and has been helping his brother Stephen on the recording and touring for his latest record, last year's Mind...

2005-10-17 21:24:25

By Jonathan Cohen NEW YORK (Billboard) - A never-before-released Bob Marley song believed to have been recorded in a Miami bedroom in 1979 will appear on the upcoming compilation "Africa Unite: The Singles Collection." Due November 8 via Island/Tuff Gong/UME, the set features "Slogans," the master tape of which was discovered in 2003 by Marley's sons Ziggy and Stephen. In addition to adding their own parts and producing, the Marleys drafted Eric Clapton to record a guitar part for...

2005-09-30 17:37:45

By Todd Martens LOS ANGELES (Billboard) - Damian "Jr. Gong" Marley took the U.S. pop charts by storm earlier this month, when "Welcome to Jamrock" bowed at No. 7 on Billboard 200, the highest debut for a reggae release since Nielsen SoundScan starting collating data in 1991. Marley already has a Grammy Award for best reggae album for his 2003 effort, "Halfway Tree," on Universal's Motown Records. Yet the album failed to produce a radio hit, and has sold only 92,000 copies in the...

2005-09-21 19:21:46

(In paragraph 3, corrects Walls label affiliation to Asylum Records from Atlantic Records) By Margo Whitmire LOS ANGELES (Billboard) - In a week that saw seven albums open in the top 10 of the U.S. pop charts, Houston rapper Paul Wall emerged triumphant with a No. 1 debut, ending the two-week reign of Kanye West. Wall sold 176,000 copies of "The Peoples Champ" in the week ended September 18, according to Nielsen SoundScan data issued Wednesday, ahead of new discs by Switchfoot,...

2005-09-21 11:31:53

By Margo Whitmire LOS ANGELES (Billboard) - In a week that saw seven albums open in the top 10 of the U.S. pop charts, Houston rapper Paul Wall emerged triumphant with a No. 1 debut, ending the two-week reign of Kanye West. Wall sold 176,000 copies of "The Peoples Champ" in the week ended September 18, according to Nielsen SoundScan data issued Wednesday, ahead of new discs by Switchfoot, Trisha Yearwood, the Pussycat Dolls, Paul McCartney, Damian "Jr. Gong" Marley and Charlie...

2005-08-04 13:29:43

By Barry A. Jeckell NEW YORK (Billboard) - Mariah Carey's "We Belong Together" racked up its 10th week at No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 singles chart Thursday, the longest reign so far this year. Rihanna's "Pon de Replay" was No. 2 for a third week. New to the Hot 100's top 10 were Lifehouse's "You and Me," which jumped five places to No. 8, and D.H.T.'s "Listen to Your Heart," up two to No. 10. Carey's "Shake It Off" surged 31 places to No. 19. Other notable Hot 100 moves included...


Word of the Day
glogg
  • Scandinavian punch made of claret and aquavit with spices and raisins and orange peel and sugar.
This word comes from the Swedish 'glogg,' which is an alteration of 'glodgat,' mulled (wine).
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