The Songbook Box Set, including Volume 3, is out

Nonesuch has released a vinyl-only, limited-edition The Randy Newman Songbook box set — a four-LP solo exploration of the award-winning singer-songwriter’s catalog. ★☆★ The four-LP, vinyl-only, limited-edition The Randy Newman Songbook box set is out now on Nonesuch Records. The Randy Newman Songbook series—comprising solo recordings of songs from throughout Randy Newman‘s five-decade career—previously included […]

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FAQ: Interviews, reviews, videos, and analyses

★ Paris Match (25 September 2016) published Randy Newman : “Mes chansons n’étaient pas comprises”. ★ PopMatters (September 23, 2016) wrote a nice Songbook review: “Four records. Fifty-six tracks. That’s an awful lot to take in. Needless to say, Newman deserves this lavish treatment.” ★ In the Thursday, September 22, 2016 online edition of the […]

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Signs with SESAC

— Pictured with Erin Collins, Vice President, Film, TV, and Developing Media, SESAC — Legendary songwriter and film composer Randy Newman, whose musical compositions have earned Oscars, Grammys and Emmys, has signed with SESAC, the nation’s most progressive PRO and the only Music Rights Organization in the country, for representation. “There is no question that […]

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Biography

With songs that run the gamut from heartbreaking to satirical and a host of unforgettable film scores, Randy Newman has used his many talents to create musical masterpieces widely recognized by generations of audiences. After starting his songwriting career as a teenager, Newman launched into recording as a singer and pianist in 1968 with his […]

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Chronology

1981 Oscar nomination in Music (Original Score) for “Ragtime” Oscar nomination in Music (Original Song) for “One More Hour” from “Ragtime” (Music and Lyric by Randy Newman) Golden Globe nomination (Best Original Song) for “One More Hour” from “Ragtime” 1984 Grammy Award — Best Instrumental Composition for “The Natural” Oscar nomination in Music (Original Score) […]

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Universal Music Publishing’s Storytellers performance and interview, Oct 2015

At Capitol Studios legendary Studios A&B in Hollywood, Universal Music Publishing Group hosted a private Storytellers event and an intimate performance with legendary artist/writer and composer Randy Newman, who was interviewed by Pulitzer Prize-winning author, lyricist and UMPG songwriter Michael Chabon (Mark Ronson’s Uptown Special), pictured w/UMPG Chairman/CEO Jody Gerson.

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“Randy Newman” (the album) is inducted into the GRAMMY Hall of Fame

“Continuing the tradition of preserving and celebrating timeless recordings, The Recording Academy® has announced the newest additions to its vaunted GRAMMY Hall Of Fame®. This latest round of inducted recordings continues to highlight diversity and recording excellence, and acknowledges both singles and album recordings of all genres at least 25 years old that exhibit qualitative […]

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