Lionel Richie To Receive Library Of Congress Gershwin Prize

Lionel Richie To Receive Library Of Congress Gershwin Prize

Pop music icon Lionel Richie will be awarded with the Library of Congress Gershwin Prize for Popular Song. Librarian of Congress Carla Hayden announced that Richie will be honored with an all-star tribute concert in Washington, D.C., that will be broadcast nationally on PBS stations on May 17. A songwriting superstar of the first order,…more

Rush’s Alex Lifeson Shares First Single With New Band Envy Of None

Rush’s Alex Lifeson Shares First Single With New Band Envy Of None

Rush guitarist Alex Lifeson has shared the first single from his new band Envy Of None, titled “Liar.” “Liar” is the lead single from Envy of None’s upcoming self-titled debut album, which drops on April 8. The band also features singer Maiah Wynne, bassist Andy Curran and producer/engineer Alfio Annibalini. “Maiah became my muse,” Lifeson…more

Scorpions Share Title Track From Upcoming Album ‘Rock Believer’

Scorpions Share Title Track From Upcoming Album ‘Rock Believer’

Scorpions recently shared the title track from their upcoming album Rock Believer. The rock band’s 19th album is set for release on February 25, while the “Rock Believer” music video will come out on January 18. “Over the years, we’ve heard people say lots of times that rock is dead. But there are still millions…more

Tears For Fears Share New Single ‘Break The Man’

Tears For Fears Share New Single ‘Break The Man’

Tears for Fears recently unveiled the new song “Break the Man” from their upcoming album, The Tipping Point. The Tipping Point, the English pop rock band’s first new album in 17 years, will be released on February 25 via Concord Records. Co-written by Curt Smith and Charlton Pettus, and co-produced by Smith, Roland Orzabal and…more

Whitney Houston’s ‘I Will Always Love You’ Certified Diamond

Whitney Houston’s ‘I Will Always Love You’ Certified Diamond

Whitney Houston’s rendition of Dolly Parton ‘s “I Will Always Love You” has been certified Diamond by the Recording Industry Association of America, or RIAA. The RIAA certifies both albums and singles diamond once they have sold and streamed 10 million equivalent units in the United States. Houston’s The Bodyguard: Original Soundtrack Album was certified…more

Elvis Costello Asks Radio Stations To Stop Playing ‘Oliver’s Army’

Elvis Costello Asks Radio Stations To Stop Playing ‘Oliver’s Army’

Elvis Costello has asked radio stations to stop playing his controversial song “Oliver’s Army.” He also plans to stop playing the song live. “Oliver’s Army,” which dropped in 1979, was from Costello’s third studio album Armed Forces. The song’s lyrics were inspired by the Troubles in Northern Ireland. However, the song has created controversy due…more

Mammoth WVH, Dirty Honey Postpone Start Of ‘Young Guns’ Tour

Mammoth WVH, Dirty Honey Postpone Start Of ‘Young Guns’ Tour

Mammoth WVH and Dirty Honey have postponed the start of their co-headlining tour by a month due to the surge of Covid cases in the United States. The “Young Guns” tour, which was originally scheduled to launch on January 18, has now been delayed to February 20. “We take the health and safety of the…more

Rod Stewart Cancels Australian Tour Due To Covid Surge

Rod Stewart Cancels Australian Tour Due To Covid Surge

The rising number of cases of Covid-19 in Australia have prompted Rod Stewart to call off his tour of the country in March-April. The veteran British singer was scheduled to play nine shows during the tour, which included a mix of arenas and outdoor wineries, for Roundhouse Entertainment’s A Day on the Green series. “My…more

Jethro Tull Share Title Track From Upcoming Album ‘The Zealot Gene’

Jethro Tull Share Title Track From Upcoming Album ‘The Zealot Gene’

Jethro Tull recently shared a video for the title track of their upcoming album, The Zealot Gene. The British rock group’s first studio album in more than 18 years, The Zealot Gene is set to be released on January 28 on Inside Out Music. The video was directed by Iranian film-maker Sam Chegini, who previously…more

Rolling Stones To Be Honored With Royal Mail Stamps

Rolling Stones To Be Honored With Royal Mail Stamps

Rock legends Rolling Stones are set to be honored by the Royal Mail with 12 special stamps to be released in commemoration of the band’s 60th anniversary. The series main set of eight stamps depicts the band’s performances at various shows in their stellar career, including their famed Hyde Park show in London in July…more

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