Paul McCartney Awarded Doctorate From Yale

Paul McCartney can now add one more honor to the numerous awards, accolades and the knighthood he has already received. The ex-Beatle yesterday (May 26) was awarded an honorary Doctor of Music degree from Yale University.

Manzarek Eyes Doors Documentary, Other Projects

Marking the 41st anniversary of the release of the Doors' classic self-titled album are several band-related projects already in shops and on the horizon. Tops on the list is an as-yet-untitled documentary that will chronicle the group's entire career.

New Sigur Ros Album Due In Late June

On the heels of their 2007 live release "Heima," Icelandic group Sigur R��s is preparing to release its next studio album, "Me�� su�� �� eyrum vi�� spilum endalaust."

Special Shows To Ring In Smashing Pumpkins’ 20th

The Smashing Pumpkins will celebrate their 20th anniversary with a handful of U.S. shows in August and September, according to the band's official Web site.

Doug Levitt

Singer/songwriter Doug Levitt specializes in war zones. Initially working as an overseas reporter for outlets like CNN and MSNBC, he'd gather firsthand accounts from people in Rwanda, Iran and Bosnia.

Ting Tings, Rihanna In Control On U.K. Charts

British punk-dance duo the Ting Tings conceded top spot on the U.K. singles chart yesterday with "That's Not My Name" (Columbia) to Rihanna's "Take a Bow" (Def Jam/Universal), but had the major consolation of debuting atop the album chart with "We Started Nothing."

Luke Temple

"I'm trying to take the guy with the guitar and put him in a new suit," the Brooklyn-based songwriter says.

Ibiza Plots 2008 Party Island Comeback

Coinciding with the 20th anniversary of the island's original house music explosion, dance music insiders are predicting a return to clubbing mecca Ibiza's glory days.

Bow Wow Turns Focus To Acting

Actor-rapper Shad Moss, aka Bow Wow, is focusing on acting full time. Moss has joined the upcoming fifth season of HBO's "Entourage" in a recurring role, playing Charlie, a new stand-up comic client of E (Kevin Connolly).

New York Governor Pardons Slick Rick

Veteran rapper Ricky "Slick Rick" Walters received a full and unconditional pardon from New York governor David Paterson today (May 23) for the attempted murders of two men in 1991, apparently ending a long legal sega.

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