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Natalie Merchant To Receive 2019 John Lennon Real Love Award

Natalie Merchant To Receive 2019 John Lennon Real Love Award

Natalie Merchant will receive the 2019 John Lennon Real Love Award at Symphony Space in New York City on December 6. The alternative rock singer-songwriter is being honored in recognition of her luminous artistic achievements and lifelong commitment to social activism and charitable causes. Merchant will also lead a set of multi-artist performances at the…read more »

Mississippi Town To Honor Late Temptations Singer David Ruffin

Mississippi Town To Honor Late Temptations Singer David Ruffin

Meridian, Mississippi, will be honoring its native son and legendary Temptations singer David Ruffin with a star on The Max Walk of Fame and naming a street after him. The late Ruffin, who had hits such as “My Girl” and “Ain’t Too Proud to Beg,” was born in nearby rural Whynot and claimed Meridian as…read more »

Elton John Adds U.S. Dates To ‘Farewell Yellow Brick Road’ Tour

Elton John Adds U.S. Dates To ‘Farewell Yellow Brick Road’ Tour

Music legend Elton John has announced additional dates for his Farewell Yellow Brick Road tour. John is set to perform six more shows next year in Louisville, Kentucky; Detroit, Michigan; Jacksonville, Florida; Lexington, Kentucky; and Des Moines, Iowa. Tickets for the new shows go on sale to the general public starting Friday, October 18, at…read more »

Kacey Musgraves, Sia And More Design Care Bears For Charity

Kacey Musgraves, Sia And More Design Care Bears For Charity

Kacey Musgraves, Sia and several other celebrities, including Sophia Bush and Meghan Trainor, have designed vinyl Care Bears to mark the celebration of the International Day of the Girl. The vinyl bears were on display on Saturday at Showfields in New York City. The bears will be auctioned off on eBay and the proceeds will…read more »

‘Charlie’s Angels’ Soundtrack Features Five Ariana Grande Tracks

‘Charlie’s Angels’ Soundtrack Features Five Ariana Grande Tracks

The upcoming Charlie’s Angels soundtrack, due out on November 1 via Republic Records, will feature five Ariana Grande tracks. Ariana, who co-produced the LP, shared the tracklist on Instagram, writing, “excited and honored to have so many phenomenal, bad ass mf women involved in this incredibly special project. We’re all so excited for you to…read more »

Michael Jackson Musical To Hit Broadway In Summer Of 2020

Michael Jackson Musical To Hit Broadway In Summer Of 2020

A new musical about the life and work of Michael Jackson is set to hit Broadway in the summer of 2020 despite abuse allegations against the late King of Pop. Earlier this year, Jackson’s estate had called off pre-Broadway shows in Chicago of the new musical, originally titled “Don’t Stop ‘Til You Get Enough.” According…read more »

Sam Smith Says New Album Will Be More Pop-Driven

Sam Smith Says New Album Will Be More Pop-Driven

Singer-songwriter Sam Smith has shared that their next album will be “pure Pop.” Speaking on the “Zach Sang Show,” Smith revealed that although their past work has involved more R&B and Soul, they also “love pop music so much.” “I feel like I have recently shown people a side of me which I normally keep…read more »

Robert Smith Says The Cure Planning Three New Albums

Robert Smith Says The Cure Planning Three New Albums

The Cure’s Robert Smith has revealed that three new albums from the band are in works. In an interview with Mexican publication Zocalo, Smith confirmed plans to release a new album before the end of the year “Actually I have prepared three albums, two of them more advanced. The first will be the one that…read more »

Rihanna Talks New Album, Relationships, And More In Vogue Cover Story

Rihanna Talks New Album, Relationships, And More In Vogue Cover Story

Rihanna is featured on the cover of Vogue’s November issue and opens out about several things, such as her upcoming album, relationship status, and the reason for turning down the Super Bowl halftime show, over the course of an in-depth interview with the magazine. Speaking about her upcoming album, Rihanna said, “I like to look…read more »