January 24, 2021 - Allbutforgottenoldies.net Music News Digest: Week Of January 17, 2021
During the week of January 17, 2021, "Barry Gibb & Friends - Greenfields - The Gibb Brothers Songbook, Vol. 1" debuted at No. 2 on Billboard's Top Album Sales chart and also entered the Americana Folk Albums, Top Country Albums, and Billboard 200 charts at Nos. 1, 3, and 15, respectively. In addition, this recording made its debut at No. 1 on the U.K.'s Official Albums Chart. This album features country remakes of several classic Bee Gees hits with such guest artists as Olivia Newton-John, Dolly Parton, and Keith Urban.
January 17, 2021 - Allbutforgottenoldies.net Music News Digest: Week Of January 10, 2021
During the week of January 10, 2021, it was announced that Bruce Springsteen will be joining the lineup of featured performers for "Celebrating America," an upcoming post-inauguration primetime TV special hosted by Tom Hanks to broadcast January 20 on ABC, CBS, NBC, CNN, and MSNBC, as well as on YouTube and other online platforms.
January 10, 2021 - Allbutforgottenoldies.net Music News Digest: Week Of January 3, 2021
During the week of January 3, 2021, the Recording Academy announced that this year's Grammy Awards, originally scheduled to air January 31 on CBS, will be postponed to March 14 due to COVID-19 concerns. Among those to receive honors are Paul McCartney and James Taylor.
January 3, 2021 - Allbutforgottenoldies.net Music News Digest: Week Of December 27, 2020
During the week of December 27, 2020, Paul McCartney's latest release, "McCartney III," topped Billboard's Top Album Sales Chart and landed at no. 2 on the Billboard 200 in the wake of its recent debut at no. 1 on the U.K. Official Albums Chart.