Bonnie Raitt, born on November 8, 1949, is an American blues singer, songwriter, and guitarist known for her distinctive voice, slide guitar playing, and a career spanning several decades. Born into a musical family in Burbank, California, Raitt developed a passion for blues and folk music at a young age. Raitt’s breakthrough came with her
Journey, formed in San Francisco in 1973, is an American rock band that achieved immense success and popularity with its melodic rock sound and powerful ballads. The band’s classic lineup included Steve Perry (vocals), Neal Schon (guitar), Ross Valory (bass), Jonathan Cain (keyboards), and Steve Smith (drums). Journey rose to prominence in the late 1970s
Metallica, formed in Los Angeles in 1981, is one of the most iconic and influential heavy metal bands in the world. The original lineup consisted of James Hetfield (vocals and rhythm guitar), Lars Ulrich (drums), Dave Mustaine (lead guitar), and Ron McGovney (bass). However, Mustaine was soon replaced by Kirk Hammett, and Cliff Burton took
R&B vocalists Tamia and Joe Thomas are teaming up for a joint tour. The upcoming trek kicks off Feb. 4, 2024, in Washington, D.C., at DAR Constitution Hall. They will make stops in major U.S. cities such as Cleveland, Ohio, and Detroit, Michigan. According to both artists, additional tour dates will be announced at a
Janelle Monáe will receive the Spirit of Soul Award at the 2023 Soul Train Awards. The ceremony airs this Sunday, Nov. 26, at 8 p.m. ET on BET and BET Her. Monáe is being honored for their outstanding contributions to music, film, fashion, and advocacy. “Janelle is one of the most talented forces in the
Grammy-nominated singer Raheem DeVaughn is back with his new EP, Fall in Love. The project arrives just in time for cuffing season, giving listeners heart-tugging tunes to enjoy with their partners. Fall in Love includes reimagined versions of select songs from DeVaughn’s The Summer of Love, released June 21. Fall in Love includes collaborations with rappers
T-Pain will be presented the Legend Award at the 2023 Soul Train Awards, set to air Sunday, Nov. 26, at 8 p.m. ET on BET and BET Her. “When it comes to his overall approach to music as a songwriter, the genius of T-Pain stands among the most memorable and enviable in the business. He
Grammy-winning singer Corinne Bailey Rae stopped by Later… with Jools Holland to perform two songs from her latest album, Black Rainbows. As part of her two-song set, Bailey Rae performed “New York Transit Queen.” The song was released as the lead single from Black Rainbows and paid tribute to Audrey Smaltz, who won the New
Families don’t yet know if their loved ones will be returned when the planned cease-fire takes effect.
A consummate man behind the scenes, he held top posts under Carter and Clinton, and in between ran the Council on Foreign Relations.