Movie soundtracks

FILE - In this file photo dated Tuesday, March 6, 2018, Italian composer Ennio Morricone directs an ensemble during a concert of his "60 Year Of Music World Tour", in Milan, Italy. Morricone, who created the coyote-howl theme for the iconic Spaghetti Western “The Good, the Bad and the Ugly” and the soundtracks such classic Hollywood gangster movies as “The Untouchables,” died Monday, July 6, 2020 in a Rome hospital at the age of 91. (AP Photo/Luca Bruno, file)
July 06, 2020 - 10:01 pm
ROME (AP) — Ennio Morricone, the Oscar-winning Italian composer who created the coyote-howl theme for the iconic Spaghetti Western “The Good, the Bad and the Ugly” and often haunting soundtracks for such classic Hollywood gangster movies as “The Untouchables” and the epic “Once Upon A Time In...
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In this Oct. 21, 2019, photo, Nick Spezia works in the control room during the recording of a video game soundtrack in Nashville, Tenn. Music City is earning a new reputation as Soundtrack City. And more production companies, including Netflix, Showtime, Sony and Focus Features, have been lured to Nashville to record music for movies, TV and video games in the last year thanks to a new incentive program. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)
February 26, 2020 - 3:30 pm
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Nashville is already known as Music City, but a new wave of music being recorded there for video games, TV shows and movies could earn it a new title as Soundtrack City. The city has a reputation for high quality studio musicians that can play just about any genre, including...
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Eminem performs "Lose Yourself" at the Oscars on Sunday, Feb. 9, 2020, at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Chris Pizzello)
February 10, 2020 - 1:01 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Apparently, it's never too late to perform at the Oscars, particularly if you're an Oscar winner named Eminem. The rapper shocked the crowd at the Dolby Theatre and viewers at home on Sunday night with his performance of “Lose Yourself” — 17 years after it won best original song...
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January 16, 2020 - 3:55 pm
Various artists, “Bad Boys for Life Original Motion Picture Soundtrack" (Epic/We the Best Music) Some soundtracks are as important to their movies as the actors delivering lines on-screen. But the “Bad Boys for Life” soundtrack is less of an unseen character, and more of a mood. And that mood is...
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File - In this Dec. 16, 2019, file photo, Mark Hamill arrives at the world premiere of "Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker" in Los Angeles. The force was strong enough at an Arizona store to reunite Luke Skywalker with his long-lost vinyl record. Hamill is praising workers at Bookmans Entertainment Exchange in Flagstaff for returning the "Star Wars: A New Hope" soundtrack that had been a gift from film composer John Williams. Hamill said in a tweet Saturday, Jan. 11, 2020, that it felt "totally unexpected & positively surreal" to get back the record he had not seen since the early 1990s. He commended the store about 145 miles (233 kilometers) north of Phoenix for being honest and not selling it. (Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP, File)
January 13, 2020 - 2:44 pm
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — The force was strong enough at an Arizona store to reunite Luke Skywalker with his long-lost vinyl record. Actor Mark Hamill is praising workers at Bookmans Entertainment Exchange in Flagstaff for returning the “Star Wars: A New Hope” soundtrack that had been a gift from...
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FILE - In this Feb. 12, 2017 file photo, Beyonce poses in the press room at the 59th annual Grammy Awards in Los Angeles. Beyonce is dropping a new original song from Disney’s live-action “Lion King.” The song, “Spirit,” will be released later Tuesday, July 9, 2019, and should get a push for Academy Award consideration. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP, File)
July 10, 2019 - 12:16 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Beyoncé has dropped a new original song from Disney's live-action "Lion King." The song, "Spirit," was released Tuesday and should get an Academy-Award push for Academy Award consideration. The tune comes at a pivotal moment for Nala, the character voiced by Beyoncé, in the film...
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FILE - In this Dec. 7, 2018 file photo, hip-hop recording artist Cardi B performs at Z100's iHeartRadio Jingle Ball in New York. Cardi B, Kacey Musgraves, Janelle Monae and Post Malone will perform at next month’s Grammy Awards. The Recording Academy announced Thursday, Jan. 17, that Shawn Mendes, Camila Cabello and Dan + Shay will also hit the stage at the Feb. 10 event. The Grammys will air live on CBS from the Staples Center in Los Angeles.(Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, File)
January 17, 2019 - 11:42 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Album of the year nominees Cardi B, Kacey Musgraves, Janelle Monae and Post Malone will perform at next month's Grammy Awards. The Recording Academy announced Thursday that Shawn Mendes, Camila Cabello and Dan + Shay will also hit the stage at the Feb. 10 event. The Grammys will air...
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FILE - In this Aug. 28, 2016 file photo, Beyonce Knowles arrives at the MTV Video Music Awards at Madison Square Garden, in New York. There's no more juice in Beyonce's lemonade jar: The singer did not release new music though two albums featuring old Beyonce songs hit streaming services Thursday, Dec. 20, 2018. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, File)
December 21, 2018 - 2:30 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — There's no more juice in Beyonce's lemonade jar: The singer did not release new music though two albums featuring old Beyonce songs hit streaming services Thursday. Under the name Queen Carter, the albums "Have Your Way" and "Back Up, Rewind" appeared on Spotify and Apple Music,...
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FILE - In this Oct. 10, 2017, file photo, various Grammy Awards are displayed at the Grammy Museum Experience at Prudential Center in Newark, N.J. Nominations for the 61st annual Grammy Awards will be announced Friday morning, Dec. 7, 2018. The Recording Academy delayed unveiling the nominees by two days because former President George H.W. Bush's funeral and public viewing this week in Washington. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez, File)
December 07, 2018 - 8:46 am
NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on the announcement of nominees for the 61st annual Grammy Awards (all times local): 8:45 a.m. Kendrick Lamar is the king of the Grammys: He's the lead nominee with eight. Thanks to curating the soundtrack to "Black Panther," Lamar earned nominations that include album,...
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This image released by Netflix shows Neil Young in a scene from "Paradox," available on Netflix on March 23. (Netflix via AP)
March 15, 2018 - 3:40 pm
At 72, Neil Young feels a sense of urgency. The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame member has a new, and joyfully perplexing, pseudo-Western film "Paradox" written and directed by actress and girlfriend Daryl Hannah coming out on Netflix next week. He's releasing a movie soundtrack on the same day. And...
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