HMV faces the song in Christmas crunch test

Image copyright HMV Image caption Doug Putman believes in keeping HMV’s core customers happy Since Doug Putman rescued UK music retailer HMV in February, he has thrown himself wholeheartedly into running a transatlantic retail empire.The Canadian businessman has found himself jetting back and forth between his Ontario-based Sunrise Records chain and his newer acquisition.On average,…

George Michael: Upbeat fresh song premieres on Radio 2

Image copyright Universal Music Image caption Work on the song started in 2012 and was completed shortly before George Michael’s death A previously unheard George Michael song has premiered on BBC Radio 2.Called This Is How (We Want You To Get High), the supple, funky track was recorded during the star’s final studio sessions in…

Hollywood José José: Mexico’s ‚Prince of Song‘ dies old 71

Image copyright Reuters Image caption José José received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in 2004 Popular Mexican singer José José, known as the „Prince of Song“, has died at the age of 71.The culture ministry confirmed his death on Saturday, describing him as one of Mexico’s most-loved voices.Known for his heartfelt ballads,…