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John Legend Ensures UK Crowds ‘Get Lifted’ By ‘Glory’

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Nine time Grammy winner John Legend is currently on a European tour and has won rave reviews for a series of concerts in the United Kingdom. Legend has played shows up and down the UK, and the shows have all shared one thing: UK audiences have loved Legend’s blend of smooth, bluesy soul. UK audiences… Read more »

Ed Sheeran To Perform At Macy’s 4th Of July Fireworks Spectacular

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Ed Sheeran, the six-time Grammy-nominated singer-songwriter, is set to be the latest addition to the line-up for Macy’s 4th of July Fireworks Spectacular, NBC reported. And as People Magazine revealed recently, Ed Sheeran will perform alongside Dierks Bentley, Kelly Clarkson, Brad Paisley, Flo Rida, and Meghan Trainor. .@edsheeran joins our lineup of performers for the… Read more »

Sam Smith Faces Further Controversy After Awards Win

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British soul singer Sam Smith has inadvertently stumbled into yet another controversy after scooping the best newcomer gong at last weekend’s Black Entertainment Television (BET) awards. Smith may be a novice in the music business, but he has already won more than 20 industry awards in his short career. Smith didn’t show up at the… Read more »

Robin Thicke On ‘Blurred Lines’ Lawsuit: ‘I Would Never Steal’

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Singer Robin Thicke has finally broken his silence about the Blurred Lines lawsuit. In an interview with the New York Times, the Billboard Music Award-winning artist made it clear that stealing would never be an option for him or Grammy-winning producer Pharrell Williams. “I know the difference between inspiration and theft. I’m constantly inspired, but… Read more »

Prince Pulls His Music From Streaming Services: Is He Trying To Save Tidal?

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Global superstar Prince has pulled his music from a number of online streaming services including Spotify and Apple’s new service, Apple Music. The BBC reports that Prince has asked for his music to be removed from all subscription-based streaming services with the exception of Jay Z’s troubled Tidal platform. A message on Prince’s Spotify page… Read more »

Steven Tyler: ‘I Think Country Is The New Rock & Roll’ [Video]

Recording artist Steven Tyler of Aerosmith attends Rolling Stone LIVE Presented By Miller Lite at The Venue of Scottsdale on January 31, 2015 in Scottsdale, Arizona.

Aerosmith fans might be more than a little surprised to learn that Steven Tyler has always been a fan of country music. Tyler recalls with fondness that he spent many summer afternoons in New Hampshire rigging up his own homemade antenna, which consisted of a 50-foot wire and an old apple tree, just so Steven… Read more »

‘See You Again': Carrie Underwood Covers Wiz Khalifa Hit For Mash-Up

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Singer Carrie Underwood covered Wiz Khalifa’s hit song “See You Again” during an impressive mash-up performance Sunday. Just Jared reports that the performance took place during the third day of the 2o15 Big Barrel Country Music Festival in Dover, Delaware. The simple fact that the 32-year-old country singer would cover the hit song of a… Read more »

Janet Jackson’s ‘No Sleeep’ Debuts At No. 67: Success Or Flop?

Janet Jackson

Janet Jackson has something to celebrate this week. Billboard describes Ms. Jackson’s latest chart achievement. “Janet Jackson scores the week’s second-highest debut, as ‘No Sleeep’ enters at No. 67, marking her milestone 40th Hot 100 hit, and her first since 2008.” Given that Jackson’s song is the most hyped up single of the year, some… Read more »

Tim McGraw Gives Away 36 Mortgage-Free Homes To Veterans

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Tim McGraw is giving away 36 mortgage-free homes to veterans. The 48-year-old country singer partnered with Operation Homefront and Chase to give away the homes during McGraw’s Shotgun Rider Tour. McGraw has been working with Chase and Operation Homefront to aid veterans for more than three years. During that time, 114 mortgage-free homes have been… Read more »

What Does Kanye West’s Glastonbury Performance Teach Us?

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Kanye West is undoubtably one of the biggest stars on the planet. West has won no fewer than 21 Grammy’s and a total of 124 music industry awards. West has no fewer than 387 award nominations to his name, he has made a huge fortune from the music industry and is one of the best… Read more »

Patti Smith Brings Out Dalai Lama At Glastonbury

NEW YORK, NY - MARCH 31:  Patti Smith attends the CHANEL Paris-Salzburg 2014/15 Metiers d'Art Collection at Park Avenue Armory on March 31, 2015 in New York City.  (Photo by Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images)

The third day of the Glastonbury Music Festival featured Patti Smith bringing out the Dalai Lama for an early celebration of his birthday on July 6. She read him a poem and led the crowd in “Happy Birthday.” The punk rocker has had a long time interest in Buddhism. She has also performed at the… Read more »