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Sam Smith Pays Tom Petty For Plagiarism: Is Lady Gaga Next?

Sam Smith and Tom Petty

When listening to Sam Smith‘s song “Stay With Me,” a lot of people thought the song reminded them of Tom Petty’s “I Won’t Back Down.” Apparently, Sam Smith realized this and, according to the New York Daily News, has paid Tom Petty for basically copying the song almost note-for-note. “On Monday, news broke that Smith… Read more »

Maroon 5’s Adam Levine To Perform At Oscars 2015 Minus His Band

Maroon 5's Adam Levine To Perform At Oscars 2015 Minus His Band

Is Maroon 5’s Adam Levine trading in his band for actress Kiera Knightly? Not quite. But according to Entertainment Weekly, the 35-year-old Oscar-nominated Maroon 5 front man will perform “Lost Stars” solo at the show. The track, co-written by Danielle Brisebois, Nick Lashley, Nick Southwood, and the New Radicals’ Gregg Alexander, is nominated for Best… Read more »

Blink 182: Confusion Reigns, Is Tom DeLonge In Or Out?

Blink 182

Fans of pop punk band Blink 182 will be scratching their heads today as some news reports claim that guitarist Tom DeLonge has left the band whilst others have DeLonge denying the reports. What seems certain is that there is a sizable rift within Blink 182. The Mail claims that the confusion began when Blink… Read more »

Bob Dylan Does It His Way: Releasing An Album Of Sinatra Covers

Bob Dylan Frank Sinatra

During his first interview in three years legendary, rock poet Bob Dylan talked about his love of Frank Sinatra and his decision to release an album of covers of the crooner’s songs. Dylan, 73, is a true American legend. He has been in the public eye for over 50 years, and yet he remains an… Read more »

Kanye West Plays New Music As New Paul McCartney Duet Flops

West Kanye

First, the bad news: The hyped up Kanye West and Paul McCartney duet “Only One” has taken another horrific fall down Billboard’s Hot 100 this week. West falls from a sad No. 54 to a downright depressing No. 85. Even though “Only One” had a harsh fall last week, many had hopes it would climb… Read more »

Imagine Dragons Connect With Fans And Sick Children

Imagine Dragons

Unlike many rock bands, Imagine Dragons seem to appreciate their fans, and actually wish to connect with them. Maybe the involvement of their enthusiasts is a ploy to increase album sales, but the fun and creativity displayed in Imagine Dragons fan-connecting events suggest otherwise. In December of 2014, Imagine Dragons posted a mysterious message on… Read more »

Barbra Streisand Declared Best-Selling Female Artist: Sorry, Mariah Carey

Barbara

Barbra Streisand has gone platinum for the 31st time with her hot-selling Partners album. Billboard announced the milestone this morning, while talking more about Barbra Streisand‘s achievements. “With her latest album Partners reaching Platinum certification, Streisand extends her record for the most Platinum album certifications for a woman in RIAA history. Incredibly, Partners is her… Read more »

TLC Kickstarter Gives Group ‘Complete Control’ Of Final Album

TLC to fund final album through Kickstarter

TLC are using an unconventional method to fund their final album for a group with 65 million records sold worldwide. TLC is funding the album through the crowd-funding website, Kickstarter, to have full creative control and to allow fans to get involved in the process. Tionne “T-Boz” Watkins and Rozonda “Chilli” Thomas are headed back… Read more »

Watch Jessie J Sing ‘Bang Bang’ With Her Mouth Closed

Jessie J

Singer Jessie J has already proven that she has an amazing singing voice. However, she recently proved that her voice is still amazing even when her mouth is closed. That’s right, the 26-year-old English singer can still blow her fans away with her voice while keeping her mouth closed. The “Price Tag” singer was asked… Read more »

Black Eyed Peas Reunite, Working On New Album And Tour

Black Eyed Peas

2015 might end up becoming “The Year of the Black Eyed Peas.” Radar Online confirms that the popular rap group, featuring Will.i.am and Fergie, have reunited and are getting back to work. According to the report, an inside source claims that the Black Eyed Peas are already working on a new album together and making… Read more »