Music http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/23092/all en CORRECTED-Taylor Swift's 'Red' holds down top spot on Billboard chart http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130103/corrected-taylor-swifts-red-holds-down-top-spot-billboard-chart <p>(Corrects Swift's total number of albums to four from three in 3rd paragraph) LOS ANGELES, Jan 3 (Reuters) - Country-pop star Taylor Swift's "Red" finished 2012 atop the Billboard 200 album chart on Thursday, claiming the No. 1 spot for the fourth consecutive week. It was the album's seventh non-consecutive week at No. 1 on the chart as post-holiday digital sales accounted for more than half of its 241,000 units sold, according to figures from Nielsen SoundScan.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130103/corrected-taylor-swifts-red-holds-down-top-spot-billboard-chart" target="_blank">read more</a></p> 1 Billboard 200 Billboard charts Christmas Mass media Music Music industry Nielsen SoundScan Person Attributes Person Career Taylor Swift Taylor Swift Thomson Reuters Fri, 04 Jan 2013 04:15:10 +0000 5731090 at http://www.globalpost.com Reuters Entertainment News Summary http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130107/reuters-entertainment-news-summary <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p><body></body></p> <p>Following is a summary of current entertainment news<br /> briefs.</p> <p>'Zero Dark Thirty,' 'Silver Linings' get box-office boost</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130107/reuters-entertainment-news-summary" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Calvin Harris CDATA EMI Employment Relation Entertainment Family Relation Michael Haneke Music Music industry Parlophone Person Attributes Person Career Person Relation Popular music Thomson Reuters Mon, 07 Jan 2013 14:09:21 +0000 5731336 at http://www.globalpost.com UPDATE 1-David Bowie breaks long silence with new music release http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130108/update-1-david-bowie-breaks-long-silence-new-music-release <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p><body></body></p> <p/> <p>By Mike Collett-White</p> <p>LONDON, Jan 8 (Reuters) - British singer David Bowie<br /> released his first new song in nearly a decade on Tuesday in a<br /> surprise launch coinciding with his 66th birthday.</p> <p>"Where Are We Now?", produced by long-term collaborator Tony<br /> Visconti, is a melancholic look back to the time Bowie spent in<br /> Berlin in the 1970s with an accompanying video featuring<br /> black-and-white footage of the city when it was still divided.</p> </p/><p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130108/update-1-david-bowie-breaks-long-silence-new-music-release" target="_blank">read more</a></p> All Saints Androgyny Bowie David Bowie David Bowie Entertainment Fame Glam rock Heroes Music Person Career Person Location Space Oddity Stage Technology The Jean Genie Vocal music Thomson Reuters Tue, 08 Jan 2013 13:53:06 +0000 5731495 at http://www.globalpost.com Reuters Entertainment News Summary http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130108/reuters-entertainment-news-summary <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p><body></body></p> <p>Following is a summary of current entertainment news<br /> briefs.</p> <p>David Bowie breaks long silence with new music release</p> <p>LONDON (Reuters) - British singer David Bowie released his<br /> first new song in nearly a decade on Tuesday in a surprise<br /> launch coinciding with his 66th birthday. "Where Are We Now?",<br /> produced by his long-term collaborator Tony Visconti, is a<br /> mournful look back to the time he spent in Berlin in the 1970s<br /> with an accompanying video featuring black-and-white footage of<br /> the city when it was still divided.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130108/reuters-entertainment-news-summary" target="_blank">read more</a></p> CDATA Entertainment Financial data vendors Lindsay Lohan Mariah Carey Montreux Jazz Festival Music Nationality Parlophone Person Attributes Person Career Prince Quotation Reuters Thomson Reuters Tue, 08 Jan 2013 14:01:10 +0000 5731535 at http://www.globalpost.com Reuters Entertainment News Summary http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130108/reuters-entertainment-news-summary-0 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p><body></body></p> <p>Following is a summary of current entertainment news<br /> briefs.</p> <p>NY prosecutors delay charging Lindsay Lohan in nightclub<br /> clash</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130108/reuters-entertainment-news-summary-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Arnold Schwarzenegger Bertelsmann Music Group CDATA Cinema of the United States EMI Entertainment Family Relation Financial data vendors Lindsay Lohan Mariah Carey Music Nationality Parlophone Person Attributes Person Career Person Relation Quotation Reuters Thomson Reuters Tue, 08 Jan 2013 14:02:07 +0000 5731540 at http://www.globalpost.com 'Idol' judges Mariah Carey, Nicki Minaj play nice after feud http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130108/idol-judges-mariah-carey-nicki-minaj-play-nice-after-feud <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>By Jill Serjeant</p> <p>LOS ANGELES, Jan 8 (Reuters) - New "American Idol" judges Mariah Carey and Nicki Minaj shrugged off their widely publicized feud on Tuesday as a "trumped-up thing" that was merely a passionate difference of opinion over the TV talent show's contestants.</p> <p>In their first big media appearance ahead of the hit show's return to Fox television on Jan. 16, the two pop stars showered each other with praise while barely looking at each other.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130108/idol-judges-mariah-carey-nicki-minaj-play-nice-after-feud" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Entertainment Music Singing Thomson Reuters Tue, 08 Jan 2013 23:45:24 +0000 5731908 at http://www.globalpost.com Britney Spears says quitting "X Factor" to focus on own music http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130111/britney-spears-says-quitting-x-factor-focus-own-music <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>LOS ANGELES, Jan 13 (Reuters) - Pop star Britney Spears confirmed on Friday she was leaving "The X Factor" talent show after just one year as a celebrity judge, saying it was time to get back to making music.</p> <p>Calling it a "very difficult decision," Spears said in a statement: "I had an incredible time doing the show and I love the other judges and I am so proud of my teens but it's time for me to get back in the studio.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130111/britney-spears-says-quitting-x-factor-focus-own-music" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Britney Spears Entertainment Human Interest Music Music industry Technology The X Factor Thomson Reuters Fri, 11 Jan 2013 22:00:42 +0000 5733426 at http://www.globalpost.com Alicia Keys, Katy Perry top bill at Obama inauguration parties http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130111/alicia-keys-katy-perry-top-bill-at-obama-inauguration-parties <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>WASHINGTON, Jan 11 (Reuters) - R&amp;B singer Alicia Keys, country guitar slinger Brad Paisley and pop star Katy Perry are some of the A-list performers who will entertain partygoers at President Barack Obama's inaugural celebration, organizers said on Friday.</p> <p>Smokey Robinson and Stevie Wonder, two prominent elder statesmen of American music, also will perform at one of the three official parties planned for the onset of Obama's second term in office, the inaugural committee said.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130111/alicia-keys-katy-perry-top-bill-at-obama-inauguration-parties" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Entertainment Inauguration of Barack Obama Music Thomson Reuters Fri, 11 Jan 2013 22:30:20 +0000 5733435 at http://www.globalpost.com Reuters People News Summary http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130112/reuters-people-news-summary <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Following is a summary of current people news briefs.</p> <p>Evan Rachel Wood expecting first child with actor Jamie Bell</p> <p>LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Actress Evan Rachel Wood said on Friday that she and her husband, British actor Jamie Bell, are expecting their first child. "Thanks for all your warm wishes," Wood, 25, wrote on her Twitter account. "We are very happy. I'm gonna be a mama!"</p> <p>Britney Spears calls off engagement, quits "X Factor"</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130112/reuters-people-news-summary" target="_blank">read more</a></p> English given names Entertainment Human Interest Music Singles Social Issues Technology Thomson Reuters Sat, 12 Jan 2013 06:00:34 +0000 5733508 at http://www.globalpost.com Reuters Entertainment News Summary http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130112/reuters-entertainment-news-summary <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Following is a summary of current entertainment news briefs.</p> <p>Sony Pictures executive: "Zero Dark Thirty" "does not advocate torture"</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130112/reuters-entertainment-news-summary" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Entertainment Human Interest Music Nationality Sony Music Entertainment Thomson Reuters Sat, 12 Jan 2013 06:00:37 +0000 5733509 at http://www.globalpost.com Reuters People News Summary http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130112/reuters-people-news-summary-0 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Following is a summary of current people news briefs.</p> <p>Evan Rachel Wood expecting first child with actor Jamie Bell</p> <p>LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Actress Evan Rachel Wood said on Friday that she and her husband, British actor Jamie Bell, are expecting their first child. "Thanks for all your warm wishes," Wood, 25, wrote on her Twitter account. "We are very happy. I'm gonna be a mama!"</p> <p>Britney Spears calls off engagement, quits "X Factor"</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130112/reuters-people-news-summary-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> English given names Entertainment Human Interest Music Singles Social Issues Technology Thomson Reuters Sat, 12 Jan 2013 13:45:22 +0000 5733559 at http://www.globalpost.com Reuters Entertainment News Summary http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130112/reuters-entertainment-news-summary-0 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Following is a summary of current entertainment news briefs.</p> <p>Sony Pictures executive: "Zero Dark Thirty" "does not advocate torture"</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130112/reuters-entertainment-news-summary-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Entertainment Human Interest Music Nationality Sony Music Entertainment Thomson Reuters Sat, 12 Jan 2013 13:45:29 +0000 5733561 at http://www.globalpost.com Reuters People News Summary http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130112/reuters-people-news-summary-1 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Following is a summary of current people news briefs.</p> <p>Evan Rachel Wood expecting first child with actor Jamie Bell</p> <p>LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Actress Evan Rachel Wood said on Friday that she and her husband, British actor Jamie Bell, are expecting their first child. "Thanks for all your warm wishes," Wood, 25, wrote on her Twitter account. "We are very happy. I'm gonna be a mama!"</p> <p>Britney Spears calls off engagement, quits "X Factor"</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130112/reuters-people-news-summary-1" target="_blank">read more</a></p> English given names Entertainment Human Interest Music Singles Social Issues Technology Thomson Reuters Sat, 12 Jan 2013 21:30:35 +0000 5733669 at http://www.globalpost.com Reuters Entertainment News Summary http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130112/reuters-entertainment-news-summary-1 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Following is a summary of current entertainment news briefs.</p> <p>Sony Pictures executive: "Zero Dark Thirty" "does not advocate torture"</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130112/reuters-entertainment-news-summary-1" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Entertainment Human Interest Music Nationality Sony Music Entertainment Thomson Reuters Sat, 12 Jan 2013 21:30:48 +0000 5733672 at http://www.globalpost.com Will.i.am on top as Bowie returns to UK charts http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130113/william-top-bowie-returns-uk-charts <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>LONDON, Jan 13 (Reuters) - U.S. producer will.i.am's collaboration with Britney Spears topped the British pop charts on Sunday as David Bowie notched up his first top 10 single in two decades with his surprise new release.</p> <p>Launched without warning on Bowie's 66th birthday, the single "Where Are We Now?" caused widespread media interest, and charted in sixth place despite only having been available for five days.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130113/william-top-bowie-returns-uk-charts" target="_blank">read more</a></p> British people Emeli Sandé Entertainment Human Interest Music Thomson Reuters Sun, 13 Jan 2013 19:15:23 +0000 5733892 at http://www.globalpost.com