Spielberg, Gaga, sign get-well card for Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Entertainment 02/14/19, 14:52

Steven Spielberg, Lady Gaga, Spike Lee and Glenn Close have a message for Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg: Get well soon.They and three dozen Hollywood A-listers, from Bradley Cooper to Quincy Jones, have signed a card that's being overnighted to Ginsburg on Thursday. The 85-year-old Ginsburg has missed a ...

Grammys launch initiative aiding women producers, engineers

Entertainment 02/01/19, 07:07

The Recording Academy's Task Force on Diversity and Inclusion is launching a new initiative to create and expand more opportunities to female music producers and engineers.The academy on Friday announced the Producer & Engineer Inclusion Initiative, which asks that musicians, record labels and others consider at least two female producers ...

James Ingram, Grammy-winning R&B singer, dead at 66

Entertainment 01/30/19, 14:20

James Ingram, the Grammy-winning singer who launched multiple hits on the R&B and pop charts and earned two Oscar nominations for his songwriting, has died. He was 66.Debbie Allen, an actress-choreographer and frequent collaborator with Ingram, announced his death on Twitter on Tuesday. Attempts by The Associated Press to confirm ...

Recording Academy to honor Willie Nelson

New York 10/30/18, 06:31

The Recording Academy's Producers & Engineers Wing will honor Willie Nelson days before the 2019 Grammy Awards.The academy announced Tuesday that Nelson's career and achievements will be celebrated on Feb. 6, 2019, at The Village Studios in Los Angeles.Neil Portnow, the academy's president and CEO, says in a statement that ...

Quincy Jones at 85: ‘I’m too old to be full of it’

Entertainment 09/20/18, 15:54

Quincy Jones holds out his hands.Like Jones, an easy raconteur, they tell stories. There's a small scar from when he, as a youngster in 1930s Chicago, accidently wandered into a gang's territory. "They nailed my hand to a fence with a switchblade, man," he says. Jones points to a ring ...

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