2020 – Bob Dylan has sold his entire catalog of songs, which encompasses more than 600 songs over 60 years, in a “landmark agreement” with Universal Music Publishing Group. The agreement between Dylan and the company was announced Monday. It’s a major shift for the singer and songwriter, who has controlled much of his own […]
2020 – Post office officials in Malibu, California have turned down Cher’s offer to help amid cash cuts because she wasn’t qualified to be a volunteer. The pop superstar felt the need to perform a little community good and offered her services to her local United States Postal Service (USPS) branches, but hiring staff turned […]
2020 – Paul McCartney credits Jeff Lynne for getting him to ask Ringo Starr to appear on ‘Flaming Pie’
2020 – The Beatles legend collaborated with his former bandmate on his 1997 solo album after the Electric Light Orchestra musician – who performed on and produced the record after previously contributing to ‘Beatles Anthology’ – suggested he got in touch. As quoted by The Sun newspaper, Paul said: “I’d been saying to Ringo for […]
2020 – Stevie Nicks regrets never sharing a stage with Peter Green The Fleetwood Mac co-founder recently passed away age 73, and Stevie – who joined the band in 1975, after Peter had already left – has paid a glowing tribute to him. She said in a statement posted on her Twitter account: “I am […]
2018 – Pat Torpey, drummer and founding member of MR. BIG, passed away Wednesday, February 7 at the age of 58 from complications of Parkinson’s disease. His family, bandmates and management request privacy at this very difficult time. Services are pending. MR. BIG, formed in 1988, produced numerous hit songs that ranged across a wide […]
2017 – Quincy Jones: A jury awarded Quincy Jones $9.4 million in royalties for the use of Michael Jackson songs he produced in two Cirque du Soleil shows and the This Is It documentary. Jones filed suit in 2013, asking for $30 million.
2016 – Mariah Carey launches sexy shirtless circus at docu-series press conference The Fantasy singer visited the Television Critics Association summer press tour in Beverly Hills on Wednesday (03Aug16) to talk about her forthcoming E! series, and she made an impressive entrance with a bevy of hunky topless men, who performed a routine around her […]
2016 – A report, from the Midwest Medical Examiner’s Office in Minnesota said Prince died from an accidental overdose of the painkiller fentanyl. According to the autopsy report, Prince self-administered fentanyl, an opioid many times more powerful than heroin.
2016 – Robbie Williams will release his next album through Sony Music. Williams has sold over 70 million albums across his career. He has had nine number one albums out of 10 albums in the UK and can perform to stadium sized shows. In fact he holds the record for the most tickets sold by […]
2016 – Bruno Mars ends his business relationship with manager Brandon Creed. According to Billboard Magazine, Creed had successfully worked with Mars for nine years. The pair met when Creed, whose company The Creed Co. also represents Mark Ronson and Sara Bareilles, was an Artists and repertoire (A&R) executive at Epic Records. Initially, Creed tells […]
2016 – Keith Emerson died on 11 March 2016 in Santa Monica, California, of a self-inflicted gunshot wound
2016 – Keith Emerson died on 11 March 2016 in Santa Monica, California, of a self-inflicted gunshot wound to the head. His body was found at his Santa Monica home. Following an autopsy, the medical examiner ruled Emerson’s death a suicide, and concluded that he had also suffered from heart disease and from depression associated […]