Beach Boys Set for 50th Anniversary Reunion Tour, Grammys

NEW YORK (AP) — It’s almost winter, but get ready for some surf and sun: The Beach Boys are reuniting. The founding members of the classic rock group — Brian Wilson, Mike Love and Al Jardine — announced Friday they are getting back together to celebrate their 50th anniversary. They’re working on a new album […]

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Adele May Be Rolling Deep With Grammy Nominations

By NEKESA MUMBI MOODY She likely won’t get “21,” but Adele is poised to take the biggest bulk of nods when the Grammy nominations are announced Wednesday night. The British singer-songwriter has had a great year, thanks to her sophomore album, “21.” The mournful album about a failed relationship is the year’s best-selling disc with […]

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Grammy Ratings Sing a Winning Tune for CBS

NEW YORK — The Grammys hit a high note in the ratings Sunday night, drawing the show’s biggest TV audience in a decade. Preliminary Nielsen figures Monday show the CBS broadcast attracted 26.6 million viewers, improving on year’s robust audience by 680,000 viewers. “The 53rd Annual Grammy Awards” was also up by 3 percent in […]

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Eminem Looks to Win Elusive Album of Year Grammy

By NEKESA MUMBI MOODY LOS ANGELES — With his 10 nominations, Eminem has the potential to sweep Sunday night’s Grammy Awards – as well as win that elusive album of the year trophy, a category for which he’s had three nominations but never a win. His favored “Recovery” was 2010’s best-selling album of the year […]

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