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  • Daft Punk: Inside the helmets

    Daft Punk: Inside the helmets
    To the pop cognoscenti, the French dance-music duo Daft Punk exists as an ideal, modern musicdom's most consistent, influential, enigmatic trailblazer, in addition to being crowned the major winner of the 2014 Grammy Awards by scoring record of the year...
  • William and Mary vocal group professes love of Beatles in video clip

    William and Mary vocal group professes love of Beatles in video clip
    The music of The Beatles continues to beguile new generations of listeners. Here's a prime example. Reveille A Cappella, a vocal group from The College of William and Mary, has been performing an arrangement of the Paul McCartney-penned "Blackbird" for...
  • Review: 'Finding Fela'

    Prolific documentarian Alex Gibney turns his attention to Nigerian musician and political activist Fela Kuti in "Finding Fela" with occasionally rousing, largely formulaic results. In perhaps a side effect of Gibney's current assembly-line approach (he'...
  • Reporter's Notebook: 'Yes' to Katy Perry's 'Yesterday' in Beatles salute

    Reporter's Notebook: 'Yes' to Katy Perry's 'Yesterday' in Beatles salute
    Nearly 14 million viewers tuned into Sunday’s CBS tribute special “The Night That Changed America: A Grammy Salute to the Beatles,” which fell far far short of the audience of 73 million that watched the Beatles' first appearance on...
  • 'Walking Dead,' Olympics share ratings glory

    'Walking Dead,' Olympics share ratings glory
    UPDATED: The Winter Olympics continued to draw the biggest audience Sunday night in Central Florida, but the zombies had more fans among young adults. The Olympics averaged nearly 310,000 total viewers over four hours on NBC. "The Walking Dead"...
  • What you didn't see in CBS' Beatles salute

    Viewers who tuned in Sunday night to “The Night That Changed America: A Grammy Salute to the Beatles” on the 50th anniversary of the band's debut appearance on "The Ed Sullivan Show" got to see most of what transpired two weeks earlier when...
  • Beatles Special Solid for CBS But No Match for NBC's Olympics

    NBC rolled Sunday to another easy primetime ratings victory courtesy of the Winter Olympics, but CBS provided stronger-than-usual counter-programming with its Beatles salute special. And AMC's returning "The Walking Dead" was sure to be a factor, though...
  • Beatles still peerless in pop a half-century on

    This past week marked the 50th anniversary of the Beatles' first appearance on "The Ed Sullivan Show." There were TV specials and nostalgic articles. And if I were in my teens today, I might ask, "What's the big deal?" It's a fair question. To you, young...
  • David Lynch leads star-studded salute to Ringo Starr at the El Rey

    David Lynch leads star-studded salute to Ringo Starr at the El Rey
    Who better to inspire a little help from your friends than Ringo Starr? That appeared to be the thought process for filmmaker David Lynch in seeking an honoree to headline a benefit for his foundation, which was created to promote Transcendental...
  • The 56th Annual Grammys show what music industry is all about

    The 56th Annual Grammys show what music industry is all about
    Before the telecast of the 2014 Grammys began on Sunday night, stars walked down the coveted red carpet studded in their designer outfits and their flashing smiles. The carpet buzzed with excitement for the upcoming awards ceremony, and soon enough...
  • Grammys 2014: We still have questions

    Grammys 2014: We still have questions
    Mass marriage. Odd musical pairings. Pharrell's hat. The 56th Grammy Awards telecast Sunday left us with many indelible images -- and questions. Why have rap categories if Macklemore is just going to win them? Because the arc of justice is long, but...
  • Grammys, Lizzie Borden, 'Bachelor' wedding this weekend

    Grammys, Lizzie Borden, 'Bachelor' wedding this weekend
    The music industry stages its biggest night on CBS, but ABC will try to win over viewers with a "Bachelor" wedding. The weekend's highlights: The Grammy telecast starts at 8 p.m. Sunday and runs to 11:30. The Beatles, who wowed America 50 years ago,...