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Shirley Bassey

The Freshest Thing on the Oscars: A 76-Year-Old Singing a 50-Year-Old Song

Jim David | Posted 04.28.2013 | Entertainment
Jim David

The orchestra hit some of the most recognizable notes in film history, the opening theme from Goldfinger, shafts of gold light spread across the stage and a shadow rose from the floor that turned out to be Dame Shirley Bassey, the song's originator and, forever, its owner.

The Oscars: How the Women Saved the Show From Spiraling Downward

Greg Archer | Posted 02.25.2013 | Entertainment
Greg Archer

Sunday night's Oscars telecast proved one thing: perhaps women should be running the show -- figuratively and otherwise.

Who Won Oscars Night?

The Huffington Post | Erin Clements | Posted 02.25.2013 | Celebrity

The Oscar-night suspense is over; we finally know who took top honors at the 2013 Academy Awards. But now it's time to consider who really won the nig...

PHOTOS: Pop Music Power Belters

Posted 10.28.2012 | Black Voices

The art of singing involves various assets that are vital not only in the recording studio, but also during live performances. Not to mention the imp...

The HUGE Lineup For Queen's Jubilee Concert

AP | JILL LAWLESS | Posted 08.04.2012 | Entertainment

LONDON — Elton John sang "I'm Still Standing," Stevie Wonder crooned "Isn't She Lovely," and Paul McCartney sent "All My Loving" as musical roya...

A Triumphant Journey: Sir Billi Travels From Scotland to Sonoma

Ellen Sterling | Posted 04.23.2012 | Entertainment
Ellen Sterling

Finally completed, Tessa and Sascha Hartmann's movie, Sir Billi, made its international debut at the Sonoma International Film Festival this month.

Shirley Bassey Biopic In Development

indieWire | Posted 10.06.2011 | Black Voices

Dame Shirley Bassey, the songstress maybe best known for recording the theme songs to a number of early James Bond films like Goldfinger, Diamonds Are...

Dog Ears Music: Love and the Alternative

The Everlasting Phil Ramone and Danielle Evin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
The Everlasting Phil Ramone and Danielle Evin

This week, we feature music by Bobby Womack, The Rolling Stones, Wilco, Chet Baker and more.

Rainforest Foundation Celebrates 21st Anniversary With Carnegie Hall Benefit Concert

Michelle Edgar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Michelle Edgar

Sting and his wife Trudie Styler gathered together alongside other legendary music icons across generations Thursday night for the annual Rainforest F...

Rainforest Fund Benefit Concert (VIDEO): Journey's 'Don't Stop Belivin'' Sung By Sting, Lady Gaga, Bruce Springsteen, Elton John, Deborah Harry, Shirley Bassey

Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

It sounds more like a bizarre dream than reality, but concert-goers at Carnegie Hall can attest to the fact that it really happened. On Thursday, Bru...

Another '60s Anniversary: The Ur-Action Blockbuster Goldfinger

William Bradley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
William Bradley

Though Goldfinger looks almost sedate compared to today's jittery, mashed-up action pictures, editor Peter Hunt's work 45 years ago, emphasizing fast hard cuts, was an innovation.