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Cher Again Pushes Back Start Of Fall Tour

Cher Again Pushes Back Start Of Fall Tour

Cher isn’t ready yet to return to the road.  The singer is battling a viral infection, which has forced her to postpone relaunching her “Dressed To Kill” tour for a third time.  Her rep says Cher has developed kidney problems as a result of the infection, which is requiring her to take additional recovery time. …

Ringo Starr Launching Fall All Starr Band Tour

Ringo Starr Launching Fall All Starr Band Tour

Ringo is taking his All Starrs back on the road.  The former Beatle is kicking off a 16-date fall tour in Tulsa, Oklahoma on Thursday.  The rock legend says he’s thrilled to be heading out for another run of shows this year.  He tells “NME” that while “a lot of the bands wanna do it…

Earth, Wind, And Fire Releasing First Holiday Album

Earth, Wind, And Fire Releasing First Holiday Album

Earth, Wind, and Fire are getting into the holiday spirit.  The veteran group is releasing their first Christmas album later this month.  Frontman Philip Bailey tells Billboard.com they “stretched the envelope a bit on several songs” for “Holiday.”  He compares their renditions of seasonal classics like “Winter Wonderland” and “Sleigh Ride” to the group’s cover…

Stevie Wonder Named Grand Marshal Of Hollywood Christmas Parade

Stevie Wonder Named Grand Marshal Of Hollywood Christmas Parade

A Motown legend will lead the 83rd Annual Hollywood Christmas Parade.  Stevie Wonder has been selected as grand marshal for the event.  He says he’s “deeply honored” to take part in the event in such a prominent role, especially this year — the 50th anniversary of the 1964 Civil Rights Act.  The singer explains that…

Sting’s Musical Begins Previews On Broadway

Sting's Musical Begins Previews On Broadway

Sting’s musical is now on the Broadway stage.  Previews began this week for “The Last Ship” at the Neil Simon Theater in New York.  The show tells the story of a man from a prominent British shipbuilding community who returns home after 14 years away, and finds the once thriving shipyard in decline and his…

Fleetwood Mac — With Christine McVie — Launching Fall Tour

Fleetwood Mac -- With Christine McVie -- Launching Fall Tour

Fleetwood Mac is returning to the road.  But this trek, which gets under way Tuesday in Minneapolis, Minnesota, is a little more significant than the band’s other treks in recent years.  Their “On With The Show” tour marks their first series of dates since bassist John McVie’s cancer battle, and it’s their first with keyboardist…

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…

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