Ten years ago, Brandi Carlile vaulted into the music scene with her 2007 breakthrough album The Story. Now, a new tribute covers album is on the way called Cover Stories: Brandi Carlile Celebrates Ten Years of The Story – An Album to Benefit War Child. It features a bevy of well-known artists including Dolly Parton and her wonderful cover of Brandi’s “The Story.”
Nominations for the 59th annual Grammy Awards were announced this morning, ramping up excitement for the February 12th ceremony.
As expected Adele has received several nominations including Record of the Year and Song of the Year for “Hello,” while her third LP 25 is up for Album of the Year and Best Pop Vocal Album.
Chance the Rapper and Anderson.Paak will vie for Best New Artist, with the former appearing again on both the Best Rap Performance shortlist for “No Problem” and the Best Rap Album shortlist for Coloring Book, while the latter’s Malibu appears in the Best Urban Contemporary group against Firefly Music Festival stand out Gallant and his Ology.
1963 – The Beatles make their only two appearances ever in Ireland, playing at the Adelphi Cinema in Dublin. The group hooks up with screenwriter Alun Owen, who has been appointed to write the screenplay for their as-yet-untitled first motion picture. Owen spends three days with them, observing their hectic lifestyle.
Adele (we think you know her), is playing the Wells Fargo Center on Friday, September 9th, and Saturday, September 10th. Tickets go on sale on Thursday, December 17th at 10am. Need we say any more? Continue reading →