Ahmet Ertegun's Legacy Secured With Oxford University Fund

Robert Greenfield Captures Mogul in His Book 'The Last Sultan'

Ahmet ErdegunWhen those in the know talk about the major behind-the-scene players in the music business, three names always come up: Clive Davis, Mo Ostin and Ahmet Ertegun.


Etta James Retires With Final Album, The Dreamer

Etta James, the quintessential rhythm & blues vocalist, is set to release her final studio album, The Dreamer, before retiring from recording after an inconic 50-year career, the star announced today.

R & B

Nick Ashford, of Duo Ashford & Simpson, Dies at 70 (video)

Nick Ashford, who with wife Valerie Simpson,co-wrote and sang some of music’s best known R&B classics, has died in a New York City hospital after a bout with throat cancer. He was 70.