Mail.com: David Bowie https://www.mail.com/people/73024-david-bowie.html Mail.com - the best personalized free web-based Email en en Mail.com: David Bowie https://s.uicdn.com/mailint/8.812.0/assets/mailcom_logo_rss.png https://www.mail.com/people/73024-david-bowie.html Not just 'Sgt. Pepper': Many 1967 musical firsts echo today https://www.mail.com/entertainment/music/5212748-sgt-pepper-1967-musical-firsts-echo-today.html NEW YORK (AP) — "Sgt. Pepper" was only the beginning. Half a century after the Beatles' psychedelic landmark, it stands as one of many musical astonishments of 1967 that shaped what we listen to now. It was a year of technical, lyrical and rhythmic innovation, of the highest craftsmanship and most inspired anti-craftsmanship. The rock album became an art form, and the tight,... Mon, 22 May 2017 18:29:00 GMT https://www.mail.com/entertainment/music/5212748-sgt-pepper-1967-musical-firsts-echo-today.html 2017-05-22T18:29:00Z Music Review: Harry Styles looks to past icons on solo debut https://www.mail.com/entertainment/music/5188972-music-review-harry-styles-to-icons-solo-debut.html Harry Styles, "Harry Styles" (Columbia) When listening to Harry Styles' solo debut, it will be hard to not think of David Bowie, Mick Jagger, Elton John and other rock icons who came decades before the former boy bander. The good thing for Styles, 23, is some of his fans might be too young to recognize the Rock and Roll Hall of Famers. ... Fri, 12 May 2017 21:11:00 GMT https://www.mail.com/entertainment/music/5188972-music-review-harry-styles-to-icons-solo-debut.html 2017-05-12T21:11:00Z Review: 'Guardians' returns and it's better than the first https://www.mail.com/entertainment/movie/5143552-review-guardians-returns-its-better-than.html In James Gunn's sequel to his swashbuckling space Western, the Guardians of the Galaxy do their version of "The Empire Strikes Back," complete with daddy issues but with a considerably more anarchic spirit and enough acerbic interplay among its interstellar gang to make Obi-Wan blush. The wild whiz-bang of the first "Guardians" and its gleeful upending of... Mon, 01 May 2017 11:53:00 GMT https://www.mail.com/entertainment/movie/5143552-review-guardians-returns-its-better-than.html 2017-05-01T11:53:00Z Lady Gaga, 'Pokemon Go,' Women's March snag Webby Awards https://www.mail.com/entertainment/music/5142238-lady-gaga-pokemon-go-womens-march-snag-webby-award.html NEW YORK (AP) — Lady Gaga, "Pokemon Go" and January's Women's March among the winners of this year's Webby Awards. Gaga won a pair of Webbys for her high-tech tribute to David Bowie at last year's Grammys, which was produced in partnership with Intel. "Pokemon Go" was picked as best game and won two other awards after becoming a smartphone sensation last summer. The Women's ... Tue, 25 Apr 2017 13:25:00 GMT https://www.mail.com/entertainment/music/5142238-lady-gaga-pokemon-go-womens-march-snag-webby-award.html 2017-04-25T13:25:00Z Ohio governor, ex-GOP presidential candidate, publishes book https://www.mail.com/entertainment/lifestyle/5139352-ohio-governor-ex-gop-presidential-candidate-publis.html COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Gov. John Kasich's new book, "Two Paths: America Divided or United," provides a rare, and sometimes raw, behind-the-scenes look at being a 2016 presidential candidate. The book, released Tuesday by Thomas Dunne Books, is roughly equal parts campaign-trail memoir, political biography and Kasich's own self-help therapy session for living in a post-Donald ... Tue, 25 Apr 2017 01:10:00 GMT https://www.mail.com/entertainment/lifestyle/5139352-ohio-governor-ex-gop-presidential-candidate-publis.html 2017-04-25T01:10:00Z Vinyl music gives record stores a boost in a digital world https://www.mail.com/entertainment/music/5127734-vinyl-music-record-stores-boost-digital-world.html PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Record stores have not only survived the onslaught of pirated music, digital downloads and online streaming services. They're now growing in numbers. Several hundred indie music retailers have opened in the past five years in the U.S. thanks largely to the resurgence of vinyl records, industry officials say. "Stor... Wed, 19 Apr 2017 16:20:00 GMT https://www.mail.com/entertainment/music/5127734-vinyl-music-record-stores-boost-digital-world.html 2017-04-19T16:20:00Z N.W.A., Vin Scully to be preserved by Library of Congress https://www.mail.com/entertainment/music/5073336-nwa-vin-scully-to-preserved-library-congress.html WASHINGTON (AP) — First it became the basis for an Oscar-nominated movie. Now, "Straight Outta Compton" — the groundbreaking album from rap group N.W.A. and a one-time flashpoint in the nation's culture wars — has been selected for the prestigious National Recording Registry. The album was one of 25 additions to the registry announced Wednesday by the Lib... Wed, 29 Mar 2017 16:19:00 GMT https://www.mail.com/entertainment/music/5073336-nwa-vin-scully-to-preserved-library-congress.html 2017-03-29T16:19:00Z Review: Paul Shaffer and his dangerous band show their chops https://www.mail.com/entertainment/music/5050814-review-paul-shaffer-dangerous-band-their-chops.html Paul Shaffer & The World's Most Dangerous Band, "Paul Shaffer & The World's Most Dangerous Band" (Rhino) Paul Shaffer, David Letterman's long-time nutty bandleader, recaptures some of the old TV magic on his new album with The World's Most Dangerous Band and help from Bill Murray, Shaggy, Jenny Lewis and Dion. Displaying the same versat... Mon, 20 Mar 2017 15:36:00 GMT https://www.mail.com/entertainment/music/5050814-review-paul-shaffer-dangerous-band-their-chops.html 2017-03-20T15:36:00Z The Latest: David Bowie awarded British album of the year https://www.mail.com/entertainment/music/4986934-latest-david-bowie-awarded-british-album-year.html LONDON (AP) — The Latest on the Brit Awards ceremony (all times local): 9:42 p.m. The Brit Award for album of the year has been awarded to David Bowie for "Blackstar." It is the latest posthumous honor for Bowie, and the second Brit Award he won Wednesday. His son, film director Duncan Jones, accept... Wed, 22 Feb 2017 21:50:00 GMT https://www.mail.com/entertainment/music/4986934-latest-david-bowie-awarded-british-album-year.html 2017-02-22T21:50:00Z Adele wins top Grammys, but pays tribute to Beyonce https://www.mail.com/entertainment/music/4966310-adele-wins-top-grammys-pays-tribute-to-beyonce.html In an extraordinary moment between the music industry's top female artists, Adele beat Beyonce for three of the top Grammy Awards — then said her competitor deserved at least one of them. The Grammys featured memorable performances by the likes of Bruno Mars and A Tribe Called Quest, big victories by Chance the Rapper and David Bowie, and some unusual flubs Sunday, but they ... Mon, 13 Feb 2017 20:10:00 GMT https://www.mail.com/entertainment/music/4966310-adele-wins-top-grammys-pays-tribute-to-beyonce.html 2017-02-13T20:10:00Z The Latest: Adele sweeps record, album of year Grammy honors https://www.mail.com/entertainment/music/4965558-latest-adele-sweeps-record-album-year-grammy-honor.html LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on the 59th annual Grammy Awards being presented Sunday at the Staples Center in Los Angeles (all times local): 8:55 p.m. Adele's "25" has won the album of the year Grammy Award, capping a huge night for the singer, who moments earlier had won for record of the year. ... Mon, 13 Feb 2017 13:57:00 GMT https://www.mail.com/entertainment/music/4965558-latest-adele-sweeps-record-album-year-grammy-honor.html 2017-02-13T13:57:00Z Select winners at the 2017 Grammy Awards https://www.mail.com/entertainment/movie/4811250-select-winners-2017-grammy-awards.html Select winners at the 2017 Grammy Awards: Album of the year: "25," Adele. Record of the year: "Hello," Adele. Best new artist: Chance the Rapper. Song of the year (songwriter's award): "Hello," Adele and Greg Kurstin. Best pop solo performance: "Hello," Adele. Best pop vocal album... Mon, 13 Feb 2017 05:13:00 GMT https://www.mail.com/entertainment/movie/4811250-select-winners-2017-grammy-awards.html 2017-02-13T05:13:00Z 'Blackstar' band mates accept 3 posthumous Grammys for Bowie https://www.mail.com/entertainment/music/4965966-blackstar-band-mates-accept-3-posthumous-grammys-b.html LOS ANGELES (AP) — Saxophonist Donny McCaslin was profoundly honored to accept a posthumous Grammy Award for David Bowie's final album, "Blackstar." And he got to repeat the move multiple times Sunday. Bowie received three Grammys for "Blackstar" during the ceremony's pre-telecast and a fourth during the live show — his first Grammy Awards for music. (His... Mon, 13 Feb 2017 02:08:00 GMT https://www.mail.com/entertainment/music/4965966-blackstar-band-mates-accept-3-posthumous-grammys-b.html 2017-02-13T02:08:00Z Calvin Klein show delivers political message at Fashion Week https://www.mail.com/entertainment/celebrity/4962026-calvin-klein-delivers-political-message-fashion-we.html NEW YORK (AP) — Crunchy snow and ice greeted designers, models and fans at New York Fashion Week on Friday, a day after a snowstorm pummeled the city. What visitors got was a high-profile debut and a political message at Calvin Klein, some psychedelic designs (and more politics) from Jeremy Scott, a focus on femininity from Jason Wu, and not one but two collections by Kate S... Sat, 11 Feb 2017 04:44:00 GMT https://www.mail.com/entertainment/celebrity/4962026-calvin-klein-delivers-political-message-fashion-we.html 2017-02-11T04:44:00Z Bowie's 'Blackstar' a life-changing experience for jazzman https://www.mail.com/entertainment/music/4959166-bowies-blackstar-life-changing-experience-jazzman.html NEW YORK (AP) — Saxophonist Donny McCaslin will never forget the last time he saw David Bowie. He got a hug from the rock legend as they listened to the finished version of his last album, "Blackstar." Bowie had unexpectedly chosen McCaslin's cutting-edge, New York-based jazz quartet to record "Blackstar." After mixing and mastering the album, Bowie invit... Thu, 09 Feb 2017 19:46:00 GMT https://www.mail.com/entertainment/music/4959166-bowies-blackstar-life-changing-experience-jazzman.html 2017-02-09T19:46:00Z Beyonce or Adele? The AP predicts this Grammy showdown https://www.mail.com/entertainment/music/4956776-beyonce-adele-ap-predicts-this-grammy-showdown.html NEW YORK (AP) — Though dozens are nominated at Sunday's Grammy Awards, we all know the real showdown is between Beyonce and Adele. Both are nominated for the top three prizes — album, song and record of the year. Adele won all three honors with "21" and "Rolling In the Deep" in 2012, while Beyonce earned song of the year in 2010 for "Single Ladies." (Bey has earned multiple ... Wed, 08 Feb 2017 19:10:00 GMT https://www.mail.com/entertainment/music/4956776-beyonce-adele-ap-predicts-this-grammy-showdown.html 2017-02-08T19:10:00Z Grammys to pay tribute to Prince, George Michael https://www.mail.com/entertainment/music/4956652-grammys-to-pay-tribute-to-prince-george-michael.html LOS ANGELES (AP) — Sunday's Grammy Awards will include special tributes to pop music icons Prince and George Michael. Organizers announced Wednesday that the program will include two performances in honor of the stars who died last year. The announcement didn't say who would perform the tributes. Previously announced performers for this... Wed, 08 Feb 2017 15:40:00 GMT https://www.mail.com/entertainment/music/4956652-grammys-to-pay-tribute-to-prince-george-michael.html 2017-02-08T15:40:00Z At Men's Fashion Week, a collection was out of this world https://www.mail.com/entertainment/celebrity/4940334-mens-fashion-week-collection-was-this-world.html NEW YORK (AP) — Inspiration for one elegant collection at Men's Fashion Week in New York came from heaven. Actually, further than that. Designer Nick Graham sent his models down a runway Tuesday in sharkskin suits, metallic rainwear and scarfs adorned with tiny spaceships in a whimsical bid to elegantly dress any gentlemen who manages to get to Mars. ... Wed, 01 Feb 2017 20:32:00 GMT https://www.mail.com/entertainment/celebrity/4940334-mens-fashion-week-collection-was-this-world.html 2017-02-01T20:32:00Z Review: The Flaming Lips deliver for anyone missing Bowie https://www.mail.com/entertainment/music/4906006-review-flaming-lips-deliver-missing-bowie.html The Flaming Lips, "Oczy Mlody" (Warner Bros. Records) On the anniversary of David Bowie's death, The Flaming Lips have done Ziggy Stardust proud. With the 12-track "Oczy Mlody," The Lips return with a moody, industrial and hypnotic CD that's probably what Major Tom would be listening to, sitting in his tin can. The Li... Wed, 18 Jan 2017 16:02:00 GMT https://www.mail.com/entertainment/music/4906006-review-flaming-lips-deliver-missing-bowie.html 2017-01-18T16:02:00Z Carey's New Year's show is latest mishap in the spotlight https://www.mail.com/entertainment/music/4868442-careys-years-latest-mishap-spotlight.html Few singers can match the career of the multi-octave superstar Mariah Carey, the winner of five Grammys who has sold more than 200 million records worldwide. But sometimes, life gets a little strange in the spotlight. . She cursed on television during a 2013 appearance in Central Park that aired on "Good Morning America," a performance ... Sun, 01 Jan 2017 21:59:00 GMT https://www.mail.com/entertainment/music/4868442-careys-years-latest-mishap-spotlight.html 2017-01-01T21:59:00Z Mariah Carey rep: Technical problems bungle New Year's show https://www.mail.com/entertainment/music/4867920-mariah-carey-rep-technical-problems-bungle-years.html NEW YORK (AP) — After a brief, flawless "Auld Lang Syne," it was all downhill for Mariah Carey on New Year's Eve. A representative for the million-selling superstar cited technical difficulties for a disastrous appearance on "Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve with Ryan Seacrest," which aired on ABC and was the subject of widespread mockery on social media. ... Sun, 01 Jan 2017 19:43:00 GMT https://www.mail.com/entertainment/music/4867920-mariah-carey-rep-technical-problems-bungle-years.html 2017-01-01T19:43:00Z AP Photos: People around the world ring in 2017 https://www.mail.com/entertainment/lifestyle/4867468-ap-photos-people-world-ring-2017.html Revelers around the world have been welcoming 2017 with crackling fireworks displays and loud cheering, saying goodbye to a year filled with political surprises, prolonged conflicts and the deaths of several beloved performers. The people of Sydney were treated to a glittering display over their famed harbor and bridge that honored the singer David Bowie ... Sun, 01 Jan 2017 09:09:00 GMT https://www.mail.com/entertainment/lifestyle/4867468-ap-photos-people-world-ring-2017.html 2017-01-01T09:09:00Z AP New Year's poll: Americans ready to bid farewell to 2016 https://www.mail.com/sports/baseball/4866820-ap-years-poll-americans-ready-to-bid-farewell-to-2.html NEW YORK (AP) — Emotionally wrenching politics, foreign conflicts and shootings at home took a toll on Americans in 2016, but they are entering 2017 on an optimistic note, according to a new poll that found that a majority believes things are going to get better for the country next year. A look at the key findings of the Associated Press-Times Square All... Sat, 31 Dec 2016 18:53:00 GMT https://www.mail.com/sports/baseball/4866820-ap-years-poll-americans-ready-to-bid-farewell-to-2.html 2016-12-31T18:53:00Z In 2016, a year of painful goodbyes and politics https://www.mail.com/entertainment/music/4863150-2016-year-painful-goodbyes-politics.html Our politics is often reflected in our popular culture, and vice versa — especially in an election year. That relationship seemed closer than ever in 2016, when a TV personality was elected president, reality shows and beauty contests were referenced in presidential debates, and even a Broadway show ignited partisan sparring. At times, it seemed like the ... Thu, 29 Dec 2016 21:09:00 GMT https://www.mail.com/entertainment/music/4863150-2016-year-painful-goodbyes-politics.html 2016-12-29T21:09:00Z With the loss of its celebrities, Gen X ponders mortality https://www.mail.com/entertainment/celebrity/4861454-with-loss-celebrities-gen-x-ponders-mortality.html Princess Leia was our first girl movie heroine, and we made our moms braid brunette yarn so we'd have earmuff buns for Halloween. Carol Brady of "The Brady Bunch" was the ideal mother we probably didn't have, because our moms had to work and left us latchkey kids home alone, with TV and processed food our only companions. Carrie Fisher and Florence Hender... Wed, 28 Dec 2016 18:46:00 GMT https://www.mail.com/entertainment/celebrity/4861454-with-loss-celebrities-gen-x-ponders-mortality.html 2016-12-28T18:46:00Z Review: Bening shines as a '70s mom, trying to figure it out https://www.mail.com/entertainment/movie/4861712-review-bening-shines-70s-mom-trying-to-figure.html Way too many films out there are heavy on plot and exposition, light on atmosphere and character development. It's safe to say "20th Century Women" isn't one of them. Indeed, this new film from Mike Mills, a loving nod to the director's own 1970s California youth, is precisely the opposite: a thoughtful and detailed evocation of an era and especially of one complicated chara... Wed, 28 Dec 2016 18:38:00 GMT https://www.mail.com/entertainment/movie/4861712-review-bening-shines-70s-mom-trying-to-figure.html 2016-12-28T18:38:00Z In 2016, politics dominated our pop culture _ and vice versa https://www.mail.com/entertainment/music/4859582-2016-politics-dominated-pop-culture-_-vice-versa.html Our politics is often reflected in our popular culture, and vice versa — especially in an election year. That relationship seemed closer than ever in 2016, when a TV personality was elected president, reality shows and beauty contests were referenced in presidential debates, and even a Broadway show ignited partisan sparring. At times, it seemed like the ... Tue, 27 Dec 2016 18:21:00 GMT https://www.mail.com/entertainment/music/4859582-2016-politics-dominated-pop-culture-_-vice-versa.html 2016-12-27T18:21:00Z AP New Year's poll: Americans hopeful for a better 2017 https://www.mail.com/news/us/4857904-ap-years-poll-americans-hopeful-better-2017.html NEW YORK (AP) — Emotionally wrenching politics, foreign conflicts and shootings at home took a toll on Americans in 2016, but they are entering 2017 on an optimistic note, according to a new poll that found that a majority believes things are going to get better for the country next year. A look at the key findings of the Associated Press-Times Square All... Tue, 27 Dec 2016 02:29:00 GMT https://www.mail.com/news/us/4857904-ap-years-poll-americans-hopeful-better-2017.html 2016-12-27T02:29:00Z Tupac Shakur, Pearl Jam, Yes to be inducted into Rock Hall https://www.mail.com/entertainment/music/4846484-tupac-shakur-pearl-jam-yes-to-inducted-rock-hall.html NEW YORK (AP) — The late rapper Tupac Shakur and Seattle-based rockers Pearl Jam lead a class of Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductees including folkie Joan Baez and 1970s favorites Journey, Yes and Electric Light Orchestra. The rock hall, in downtown Cleveland, also said Tuesday it would give a special award to Nile Rodgers, whose disco-era band Chic fail... Tue, 20 Dec 2016 22:22:00 GMT https://www.mail.com/entertainment/music/4846484-tupac-shakur-pearl-jam-yes-to-inducted-rock-hall.html 2016-12-20T22:22:00Z In 2016, politics dominated our pop culture _ and vice versa https://www.mail.com/entertainment/movie/4830578-2016-politics-dominated-pop-culture-_-vice-versa.html Our politics is often reflected in our popular culture, and vice versa — especially in an election year. That relationship seemed closer than ever in 2016, when a TV personality was elected president, reality shows and beauty contests were referenced in presidential debates, and even a Broadway show ignited partisan sparring. At times, it seemed like the ... Tue, 13 Dec 2016 19:59:00 GMT https://www.mail.com/entertainment/movie/4830578-2016-politics-dominated-pop-culture-_-vice-versa.html 2016-12-13T19:59:00Z