*******Cruise.comThe ***** Blues are wrapping up their latest U.S. tour leg in unique style -- the band will set sail today with a variety other veteran artists on their first-ever fan cruise. The ***** Blues: The Voyage embarks from Fort Lauderdale, Florida, and will visit Ocho Rios, Jamaica, and Georgetown, Grand Cayman, before returning to port on Monday. read more ≫
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MJ Kim/MPL Communications Ltd.Paul McCartney reportedly has lent his talents to the soundtrack of **** Indigo, the latest film by French director Michel Gondry. According to the RTL.fr website, the rock legend plays bass on at least two instrumental tracks featured in the movie, which is scheduled to premiere in France on April 24. read more ≫
ISO/Columbia RecordsDavid Bowie's new album, The Next Day, has made a big splash across the Atlantic. The disc has topped the U.K.'s Official Album Chart after selling more than 94,000 copies during its first week in stores. The Next Day becomes the Thin White Duke's first release to reach #1 on the British albums tally since Black Tie White Noise did so back in 1993. read more ≫
Photo: Kirsten ShultzCarole King and ex-Eurythmics frontwoman Annie Lennox are going back to school...but there are no tests involved.
The two legendary pop vocalists will each receive an honorary doctor of music degrees from Boston's Berklee College of Music during the school's commencement ceremony on May 11. Lennox also will serve as commencement speaker, addressing 900 Berklee graduates, parents and invited guests. read more ≫
BillyJoel.comBilly Joel once sang about his "Baby Grand." Now he's auctioning off one.
The Rock and Roll Hall of Famer has teamed with CharityBuzz.com to sell a Steinway and Sons Baby Grand piano, which Joel will personalize and autograph once the auction has concluded. When last we checked, the top bid was $20,500 but the reserve had not yet been met -- the piano's estimated value is 60 grand. The auction ends April 2. read more ≫