NEW YORK (AP) — Andra Day, Dave Stewart of the Eurythmics and Philip Bailey and Verdine White of Earth, Wind & Fire will perform during a fundraising gala honoring Prince to benefit the foundation...
‘Jagged Little Pill’ by Alanis Morissette heads to Broadway
NEW YORK (AP) — "You Oughta Know" Alanis Morissette is coming to Broadway.
The singer-songwriter has allowed songs from her 1995 breakthrough album "Jagged Little Pill" to be used in a new musical and producers plan to land it on Broadway this fall. "You Oughta Know" was a song on that Grammy-winning album.
"Jagged Little Pill" played the American Repertory Theater last summer. It's directed by Diane Paulus and has an original story by Diablo Cody, who wrote "Juno."
APNewsBreak: Elliott, Hynde and Gill up for Songwriters Hall
NEW YORK (AP) — Missy Elliott, one of rap's greatest voices and also a songwriter and producer who has crafted songs for Beyonce and Whitney Houston, is one of the nominees for the 2019 Songwriters Hall of Fame.
Elliott is the first female rapper nominated for the prestigious prize and could also become the third rapper to enter the organization following recent inductees Jay-Z and Jermaine Dupri.
NBC’s ‘Songland’ contest to search for hit tunesmiths
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Songwriters get the spotlight in a new NBC talent contest.
The network said Tuesday that its 11-episode series, "Songland," will give undiscovered songwriters the chance to create a hit.
In each episode, five contestants will work with music producers and a recording artist to perfect their tunes.