Cheap Trick, Sara Gilbert part of gala honoring Linda Perry

Entertainment 05/16/19, 08:19

A benefit gala honoring Linda Perry will include a performance by Rock and Roll Hall of Famers Cheap Trick and appearances from Oscar-nominated actress Juliette Lewis and Perry's wife, Sara Gilbert."Linda Perry & Friends: A Night at the Grammy Museum" will take place June 29 in Los Angeles at The ...

Janelle Monae celebrates jump in women Grammy nominees

Entertainment 02/08/19, 18:49

Music industry players and performers packed a pre-Grammy brunch Friday to hear Janelle Monae speak passionately about women being the backbone of the music industry and dominating in nominations at Sunday's show.And then there was a loud noise of glass shattering in the background.Monae improvised by saying, "That glass ceiling ...

Q&A: Producer Boi-1da talks Grammys nods, working with Drake

Entertainment 02/06/19, 18:27

Boi-1da considers himself a sidekick to some of the biggest music performers, from Drake to Rihanna, and he is now being thrust into the Grammy spotlight for his standout production work.The Jamaica-born, Toronto-raised producer is nominated for six Grammys, including three in the best rap song category, thanks to his ...

Outtakes: Linda Perry on Neil Portnow, Adele and ‘Beautiful’

Entertainment 01/30/19, 11:59

Linda Perry — who is the first woman nominated for non-classical producer of the year at the Grammys in 15 years — discusses Recording Academy CEO Neil Portnow's "step up" comments and producing for Adele and Christina Aguilera in outtakes from a recent interview with The Associated Press. Read the ...

Linda Perry, pioneering producer, smashing through history

Entertainment 01/30/19, 10:58

Linda Perry didn't originally set out to be a music producer, but the singer who was focused on writing lyrics would hear noises in her head.She couldn't describe it, but she knew what she wanted a song to sound like, and maybe more importantly, what she didn't want the song ...

Dolly Parton builds on film successes with ‘Dumplin”song

Entertainment 12/07/18, 13:42

Dolly Parton says she never really aspired to be "The Girl in the Movies," the title of her Golden Globe-nominated song from the new dramedy "Dumplin'."Co-written with hit machine Linda Perry, the song expresses the rebellious, plus-sized title character's secret longing to fit in, to have happy Hollywood endings — ...

Nelson, Henley to honor Parton at Grammy MusiCares concert

Entertainment 11/29/18, 09:33

Willie Nelson, Vince Gill, Don Henley and Mavis Staples will perform in tribute to Dolly Parton when she's honored as the 2019 MusiCares Person of the Year by the Recording Academy.The academy announced the latest additions to the lineup Thursday for the tribute concert and gala to be held in ...

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