Celebrity birthdays for the week of Dec. 25-31December 19, 2022 GMT
Celebrity birthdays for the week of Dec. 25-31:
Dec. 25: Actor Hanna Schygulla (“Barnum,” ″Casanova”) is 79. Singer John Edwards of The Spinners is 78. Actor Gary Sandy (“WKRP In Cincinnati”) is 77.
Neptunes producer Chad Hugo lets his music do the talkingJune 16, 2022 GMT
NEW YORK (AP) — Chad Hugo is a man of very few words. But helping craft some of the biggest songs of the early 2000s, his music may have spoken louder than he ever could.
“It’s always just been gratifying to see people enjoy the music when it’s played out loud and you’re cultivating moments or opportunities for moments to share,” said the two-time Grammy winner.
Mariah Carey, the Neptunes in Songwriters Hall’s 2020 classJanuary 16, 2020 GMT
NEW YORK (AP) — It’s one sweet day for Mariah Carey: the pop diva, who has co-written 18 of her 19 No. 1 hit songs, will be inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame.
Joining Carey for the 2020 class are the Neptunes (the duo of Pharrell Williams and Chad Hugo), former Eurythmics members Annie Lennox and Dave Stewart, the Isley Brothers, Rick Nowels, William “Mickey” Stephenson and Steve Miller.
Actresses of color make equal-pay quest a group effortJuly 28, 2019 GMT
LOS ANGELES (AP) — When Aretha Franklin and Annie Lennox recorded "Sisters Are Doin' it For Themselves" in 1985, the Queen of Soul tried out a pointed ad lib for the empowerment anthem...
APNewsBreak: Elliott, Hynde and Gill up for Songwriters HallNovember 7, 2018 GMT
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...