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Singer Sheila E. To Be Honored With ‘Latinovator Award’ At Hispanicize 2014

Singer, songwriter and producer Sheila E. stopped by KCAL9 Tuesday to tell viewers about Hispanicize 2014.

CBS2 / KCAL9–04/01/2014

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Singer, Song Writer Sevyn Streeter Visits KCAL9!

Award Winning Songwriter, Sevyn Streeter, stopped by the KCAL9 studios Thursday to talk about her debut album!

CBS2 / KCAL9–01/09/2014

Singer Jenni Rivera speaks during the "I Love Jenni" lunch session during the NBC Universal portion of the 2011 Winter TCA press tour held at the Langham Hotel on January 13, 2011 in Pasadena, California. (credit: Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images)

Nearly 1 Year After Superstar Jenni Rivera’s Death, Family Members Share Private Memories

Nearly one year after Jenni Rivera’s tragic death, her brother and daughter shared their private memories of the larger-than-life Mexican-American superstar.

CBS2 / KCAL9–11/04/2013

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Singer Steven Roth Slated To Perform In Laguna Beach

Singer and songwriter Steven Roth Saturday appeared on KCAL9 News to discuss his 16-state tour.

06/01/2013

Frank Ocean poses on arrival for the GQ Men of the Year Party at Chateau Marmont on Sunset Blvd., in Hollywood, California, on November 13, 2012.  (credit: FREDERIC J. BROWN/AFP/Getty Images)

Grammy Nominee Frank Ocean Performs At Levi Event

Frank Ocean is nominated for six awards and will perform at Sunday’s Grammys, and he warmed up at an event for a few hundred people Friday night.

02/09/2013

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Singer Janis Ian Discusses 9th Grammy Nomination

Singer Janis Ian stopped by the KCAL9 studios on Saturday morning to discuss her ninth Grammy nomination.

02/09/2013

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REWIND: It’s Carly Rae Jepsen’s World

The GRAMMYs’ Song of the Year category honors the very best in songwriting — and for the 55th Annual Awards, that includes the Canadian team who penned Carly Rae Jepsen’s“Call Me Maybe.” What you may […]

01/14/2013

Singer-songwriter Carole King

Songwriter Carole King Gets Star On Hollywood ‘Walk Of Fame’

Singer-songwriter Carole King cemented her legacy as one of the world’s most prolific songwriters with her own star on the Hollywood Walk Of Fame on Monday.

12/03/2012

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Jerry Leiber, ‘Hound Dog’ Songwriter, Dies At 78

Jerry Leiber, the rock ‘n’ roll songwriter who crafted lyrics for such hits as “Hound Dog” and “Jailhouse Rock,” has died.

CBS Los Angeles–08/23/2011

Joseph Brooks after his arrest in 2009. (credit: AP)

‘You Light Up My Life’ Songwriter Commits Suicide

The Academy Award-winning songwriter of “You Light Up My Life,” who was awaiting trial on rape charges and was found dead in his apartment, committed suicide, the medical examiner’s office ruled Monday, citing asphyxia by helium.

CBS2 / KCAL9–05/23/2011

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‘Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas’ Songwriter Dies At 96

Hugh Martin, the composer-songwriter whose works included “Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas” and “The Trolley Song,” died Friday. He was 96.

CBS2 / KCAL9–03/11/2011

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‘Teen Angel’ Songwriter Jean Dinning Dies At 86

Songwriter Jean Dinning, who wrote the teen tragedy hit “Teen Angel,” has died. She was 86.

03/10/2011