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Bryan Adams Releasing New CD This Week

Bryan Adams Releasing New CD This Week

Bryan Adams’ new studio project is a covers collection.  And the singer is previewing “Tracks Of My Years” on Billboard.com.  The set opens with Adams’ rendition of the early Beatles song “Anytime At All.” Adams tells “Billboard” the album features songs that were popular when he decided to become a musician.  He adds that it’s…

Stevie Nicks Sharing Stories, Including Henley Pregnancy, Promoting New Album

Stevie Nicks Sharing Stories, Including Henley Pregnancy, Promoting New Album

Stevie Nicks is opening up about her past as she discusses her new album, “24 Karat Gold.”  The singer admits to “Billboard” that she became pregnant during her brief relationship with the Eagles’ Don Henley.  Henley has discussed his romance with Nicks before, and even said the Fleetwood Mac song “Sara” was for their unborn…

Aretha Franklin To Perform New Single On “Letterman” Monday

Aretha Franklin To Perform New Single On "Letterman" Monday

Aretha Franklin is making a late-night TV appearance.  The legendary Queen of Soul” is slated to be a featured Monday on CBS’ “The Late Show with David Letterman” to perform her new single, “Rolling in the Deep.” Aretha’s version of the Adele hit is available Monday.  It’s the lead-off single from her upcoming album, “Aretha…

Tina Turner Museum Opens Near Singer’s Hometown

Tina Turner Museum Opens Near Singer's Hometown

The Tina Turner Museum is now open.  Tennessee’s “Jackson Sun” newspaper says hundreds of fans turned out from as far away as Sweden for Friday’s ribbon-cutting event.  While Tina wasn’t there personally she sent a video to the event, calling it “an exciting day” and “truly a great honor.”  The museum has been two years…

Sting Signs On For This Weekend’s Global Citizen Festival

Sting Signs On For This Weekend's Global Citizen Festival

Sting is on board for this weekend’s Global Citizen Festival.  He’s slated to team up with No Doubt at the special event.  Producer Ken Ehrlich tells Billboard.com the rocker was “very excited about doing it” as soon as he was approached with the idea.  But he explains that Sting has been busy prepping for the…

Bob Seger Announces Tour Behind Upcoming Album

Bob Seger Announces Tour Behind Upcoming Album

Bob Seger is hitting the road.  The rocker and his Sliver Bullet Band will roll out on their “Ride Out Tour” later this fall, launching the trek in Saginaw, Michigan on November 19th.  They have nearly two dozen dates scheduled, with shows booked through February.  It’s Seger’s most extensive trek in seven years.  The run…

Cyndi Lauper, Sara Bareilles Record Mashup “Truly Brave” For Charity

Cyndi Lauper, Sara Bareilles Record Mashup "Truly Brave" For Charity

Cyndi Lauper and Sara Bareilles are joining forces for a good cause. The singers have come together to record a mash-up of their hits “True Colors” and “Brave,” in support of “Today” show host’s Hoda Kotb’s fundraising efforts for the American Cancer Society. Their new version is called “Truly Brave.” The song premiered on Thursday’s…

Rod Stewart Responds To Soccer Ball Lawsuit

Rod Stewart Responds To Soccer Ball Lawsuit

Rod Stewart doesn’t seem all that surprised to learn he injured a fan by kicking a soccer ball into the crowd at one of his shows.  When asked about a 2012 incident that has sparked a lawsuit, the rocker simply told TMZ “it’s a contact sport.”  Stewart is an avid soccer fan, and has been…

Springsteen’s First Seven Albums Compiled For New Box Set

Springsteen's First Seven Albums Compiled For New Box Set

Bruce Springsteen’s first seven albums are receiving a special reissue.  The new box set spans the first eleven years of the rocker’s recording career, up through “Born In The U.S.A.”   The collection marks the first time remastered versions of these discs will be available on vinyl, while “Born To Run” and “Darkness On The Edge…

Blondie Exhibit Opens For Short NYC Run

Blondie Exhibit Opens For Short NYC Run

Blondie guitarist Chris Stein’s photographic talents are on display in New York.  HollywoodReporter.com says pictures the rocker has snapped of singer Debbie Harry are part of “A Blondie Exhibition,” which opened this week at the Chelsea Hotel Storefront Gallery.  Images taken by other artists are on display as well, but Harry says she’s preferred to…

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