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Great News For Beyonce And Jay Z

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 06.20.2014 | Entertainment

Just as quickly as the Internet can denounce Beyonce and Jay Z's On the Run Tour as an impending flop, Forbes uses some actual data to refute that cla...

Silver Rails and Circus Hero: Conversations With Jack Bruce and Andy Summers

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.26.2014 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

"Nobody's coming up with something that's never happened before, not even somebody like Jimi Hendrix. It's all music, it's all influenced by whatever is around you at the time, there's a feeling in the air, these kind of things happen by osmosis, it's a generational thing; that's also very important."

Bring On the Night: The Photography of Andy Summers

Bettina Gilois | Posted 04.10.2014 | Arts
Bettina Gilois

Art is inside the artist and finds its expression through the instrument. The guitar. The camera. For Andy Summers they were the instruments without words.

Cherrytree Records Extravaganza: Ivy Levan and Sting Set to Rock Beatles on Letterman; RAC Readies New Album; Much More

Gregory Weinkauf | Posted 04.06.2014 | Entertainment
Gregory Weinkauf

Remember when you first heard "Roxanne"? I do. I was a child in a record store without a clue about the song's theme. Not sure I could've identified reggae, let alone purloined reggae. But I well recall my impression.

Heloise Imagined Herself Naked: the Sexy Scholar at Christian College

Jesse James DeConto | Posted 03.31.2014 | Religion
Jesse James DeConto

My beautiful Christian intellectual girl had a capacity for lust -- and not toward me! -- that I thought was off-limits. It was the sort of sin I was constantly beating myself up over, and to voice it in mixed company!

21 Rock Song Titles That Would Make Terrible Bar Pickup Lines

John K. Herr | Posted 03.28.2014 | Comedy
John K. Herr

"I want you to want me." -- Cheap Trick "Don't stand so close to me." -- The Police "I wanna be sedated." -- The Ramones "I know what boys like." -...

What a Day for a Daydream... of Universal Human Rights

Martin Lewis | Posted 02.08.2014 | Politics
Martin Lewis

Over the years the struggle for human rights has had the benefit of some very captivating entertainers who have helped draw attention to the cause and raise funds for Amnesty's essential research and campaign work.

Kevin Jenkins: From Sideman to Center Stage

Marcel Hidalgo | Posted 11.09.2013 | Entertainment
Marcel Hidalgo

Kevin Jenkins has titled his debut solo album Step Inside, but he has literally stepped away from the background as a sideman and onto the foreground as lead singer/bassist of his own band.

Watch Robert Downey Jr. Sing A Police Song

Posted 01.23.2014 | Entertainment

Robert Downey Jr. isn't just Iron Man, he's also an incredibly charming singer with one hell of a Sting imitation. The actor sang The Police's "Driven...

A Police Woman Reveals What Made Her (Finally) Break Down

OWN | Posted 01.25.2013 | OWN

Yvette Gonzales works as a police officer in Dallas, where her daily challenges at work are recorded for the OWN Network's "Police Women of Dallas." A...

Could A Police Reunion Be In The Works?

The Huffington Post | Madeline Boardman | Posted 11.08.2012 | Entertainment

With hits like "Roxanne" and "Don't Stand So Close to Me," The Police is one of the most iconic British rock bands. The group, made up of rock legend ...

50 Years of A&M Records: An Interview With Herb Alpert

Mike Ragogna | Posted 11.13.2012 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

"If you're prepared for what you'd like to do with the rest of your life and you're putting in the time and are passionate about what you're doing, you have to just stay with it. There's no magic formula for how to get through the maze."

Stewart Copeland Of The Police Scores On 'Storage Wars'

Posted 03.11.2012 | TV

Barry Weiss is no dummy, and he certainly had a clever way to make a profit after a $1,500 investment on "Storage Wars" (Tue., 10 p.m. EST On A&E). Af...

Does Sting Really Have 24-Hour Tantric Sex Sessions?

Spinner | Posted 03.01.2012 | Home

21 years ago, songwriter Bob Geldof and Sting started a long-running belief that the Police frontman could last a whole day in the sack. During an eve...

At 60, Sting Can Still Rock a Packed House & a Muscle Tee

Elizabeth Thorp | Posted 12.31.2011 | Entertainment
Elizabeth Thorp

After opening with "All This Time" backed by a 5-piece band, Sting turned on the charm by demurring, "I'm so delighted you would come out on such a cold winter's night."

Happy 60th Birthday, Sting! Relive His Best Musical Moments

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 12.02.2011 | Fifty

Sting may be turning 60 on Oct. 2, but the self-professed "King of Pain" shows no signs of slowing down. The Police's former frontman is ringing in t...

Shepard Faireyâ„¢: On Street Art And Street Cred

Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington | Posted 09.02.2011 | Arts
Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington

Shepard Fairey has grown up before the eyes of fans, peers and would be competitors. Undaunted by criticism he gets from both sides of his chosen voca...

What's It All About: Chatting with Pat Metheny, Jonathan Elias, and Viva Voce

Mike Ragogna | Posted 08.16.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

Pat Metheny's new album is titled What's It All About, which is based off a line from the song "Alfie." Since this is an unusual approach for Pat Metheny, he tracked him down to talk about it.

Coachella 2011

Morris Ruskin | Posted 06.20.2011 | Entertainment
Morris Ruskin

Today's rock star is not on a pedestal but rather one of us. Although sixty thousand people were cheering and singing along the feeling was more like they were playing for us around a campfire at the beach.

Heady Nuggs, Gummyskulls and a Box O' Dylan: Conversations With The Flaming Lips' Wayne Coyne, Plus Jon Polk

Mike Ragogna | Posted 06.14.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

Wayne: Sometimes, people think, "Wayne, that's such a quirky song," but I don't think it is. To me, if you were around me, you would think, "Oh yeah, you guys are sort of like that."

The Top 10 Most Dysfunctional Love Songs (VIDEOS)

Greg Archer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Greg Archer

I was driving along the coast when I dipped into that sort of "observing" space. Instead of humming along to the songs on the stations, I actually started listening to them -- and what they were trying to tell me.

Some Kind of Trouble and More: Conversations With James Blunt and Edie Brickell

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

Best known for his monster hit "You're Beautiful," international superstar James Blunt is back with a new album, Some Kind Of Trouble, which he discussed with me recently.

"No Matter Who You Vote For The Government Always Get In": A Playlist For Election Day

David Wild | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
David Wild

My Fellow Americans, I simply wanted to take just a musical moment to encourage each and every one of you to vote this election day. Here are some tunes of encouragement.

Entering The Orchard with Ra Ra Riot

Jon Chattman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Jon Chattman

If you like Vampire Weekend, you'll love Ra Ra Riot. That's a tag line that's probably followed the latter indie rock band wherever they go, unrightfully so. I asked them about touring and the new record.

Sting Surprises Jones Beach

Salvatore Bono | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Salvatore Bono

I wonder if a punk from New Castle, England coming of age in the 70's would have ever thought that later in his life he would be on a world tour with the Royal Philharmonic?