12:50 AM EDT 10/17/2013
Originally posted 10/06/2003 10:00AM
Ravi Shankar and Norah Jones are expressing displeasure over a film script in which a world-renowned sitar composer and his long-estranged daughter, an American jazz singer, are happily reunited after she sweeps the Grammys, the Associated Press reports.
Originally posted 03/06/2003 10:00AM
Norah Jones's Grammy sweep for her debut album, "Come Away With Me" has translated into sales of 621,000 copies -- a jump of nearly 500,000 (or 331 percent) over her previous week's sales and the biggest post-Grammy sales spike ever, her label, Blue Note Records, tells the Associated Press.
Originally posted 02/28/2003 10:30AM
NICOLE'S STREAK: Continuing on a roll that began with her Golden Globe win last month, Nicole Kidman was named best actress at the British Academy of Film and Television Awards in London for "The Hours." Kidman, 35, remains an odds-on favorite to win the Oscar. Other major winners at the BAFTAs included Roman Polanski's "The Pianist," which scored best picture and director, and Daniel Day-Lewis, named best actor for "Gangs of New York." British oddsmakers then put Day-Lewis ahead of Jack Nicholson ("About Schmidt") as the favorite to win the Oscar.
Originally posted 02/27/2003 11:00AM
Thrust into the news for her five Grammy wins Sunday night, singer Norah Jones is now making headlines in her personal life, regarding her father, Ravi Shankar, the 82-year-old classical Indian sitar player and composer who influenced musicians from George Harrison to Yehudi Menuhin.
Originally posted 02/25/2003 01:00PM
Winning five Grammys in one fell swoop -- as Norah Jones did Sunday night -- might be thought of as a life-altering experience.
Originally posted 02/23/2003 01:00PM
The 45th annual Grammy Awards went out with a mellow mix of jazz, blues and country -- and a sweet-voiced powerhouse named Norah Jones.
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