Category: "Music"

JOSH GROBAN’S NEW VIDEO “ANTHEM” OUT NOW

Multi-platinum recording artist Josh Groban has released the music video for “Anthem” from his new album Stages, which debuted at No. 2 on the Billboard 200.   A week before it’s U.S. release, Stages shot to the top of the U.K. album chart, earning Groban his first No. 1 album there. Groban recently appeared on Good Morning America, Live! With […]

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Trisha Yearwood Puts Music Back on the Front Burner

By Deborah Evans Price © 2014 CMA Close Up® News Service / Country Music Association®, Inc. The music industry has been through some seismic shifts in the last few years — just like Trisha Yearwood. The Georgia native has reinvented and repositioned herself, becoming an Emmy-winning TV personality and New York Times best-selling author who is […]

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The Swon Brothers Take Nashville By Storm, After NBC’s The Voice Exposure

By Bob Doerschuk © 2014 CMA Close Up® News Service / Country Music Association®, Inc. Whatever Merle Haggard and his pals did or didn’t smoke long ago in Muskogee, Oklahoma, one couple there managed to raise Colton and Zach Swon on a diet of strong values and good music. As toddlers, the brothers debuted with […]

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John Mellencamp Announces Plain Spoken US Tour, Including Nashville and LA Stops

John Mellencamp announced dates for his upcoming Plain Spoken tour beginning in January 2015 throughout the summer. “The Voice of the Heartland” will play 80 shows including multiple dates in the artist’s hometown of Bloomington, Indiana; Nashville, Chicago, Minneapolis, New York, and more. The special guest is Carlene Carter. The tour, produced by AEG Live, will […]

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U2 Confirmed To Play Apple Event In California On Tuesday

The New York Times confirmed that Irish mega band U2 will perform in Cupertino, CA tomorrow, at the Apple release event. U2 has had a decade-long friendship with Apple, since the band teamed up with Steve Jobs to release a special edition iPod. Rumors have been circulating, for over a year that U2 would be […]

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Coachella 2014 Lineup Announced- Includes Reunited Outkast, Muse, Lorde and More

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Instagram! Staples Center Ranks As #6 Instagrammed Place On The Planet

Congratulations to Staples Center, on a record breaking 2013!!! Taylor Swift at Staples Center Pink at Staples Center STAPLES Center reached a major milestone in 2013 by hosting a total of 53 concerts, breaking the previous record of 38 concerts set in 2011.  This was the year of multiple shows by the same artist at STAPLES […]

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U2 To Release “Ordinary Love” Single On Vinyl For Record Store Day

From U2.com: Ordinary Love, a new song written for the upcoming movie Mandela: Long Walk To Freedom, will be released in a 10-inch vinyl pressing to mark Record Store Day on November 29th. The sleeve artwork features a striking painting of Nelson Mandela by Irish artist and illustrator Oliver Jeffers. Oliver, along with Mac Premo,  has also […]

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Former Guns N’ Roses Members (Slash, Duff, Matt Sorum) To Reunite For Kings Of Chaos Charity Show At Avalon

KINGS OF CHAOS–the new touring project featuring former Guns N’ Roses members Slash, Matt Sorum and Duff McKagan, along with Glenn Hughes (Black Country Communion/Deep Purple), Corey Taylor (Slipknot/Stone Sour) and Steve Stevens (Billy Idol)–will perform a special concert on Monday, November 18 at Avalon Hollywood in Los Angeles. They’ll play a two-hour set spanning the greatest hits from all of its superstar members […]

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Gary Clark Jr. To Open For Kings Of Leon On U.S. Arena Tour

Vocalist and guitarist extraordinaire Gary Clark Jr. has announced that he will hit the road with Kings of Leon for the first leg of their 2014 U.S. arena tour, which kicks off in Atlanta on February 5th and wraps up March 8th in Chicago. Pre-sales for select dates begin on October 29th, while tickets go on sale to the […]

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