Music

Paul McCartney sues to retake Beatles catalog

Paul McCartney sues to retake Beatles catalog

Paul McCartney has filed a lawsuit to secure the copyright to the Beatles back catalog in a case that could have wide ramifications for the music industry. The complicated dispute centers around the US Copyright Act of 1976 which aimed to address pop music’s checkered history with artists by ensuring long-term rights for songwriters and […]

Jennifer Holliday Drops Out of Inauguration Concert

Jennifer Holliday Drops Out of Inauguration Concert

Dreamgirls icon reverses decision to sing at Inauguration concert; apologizes to LGBT community. Jennifer Holliday has canceled her performance at Donald Trump’s presidential inauguration on January 20. The Grammy- and Tony-winning singer decided to pull out of the concert after reading a Daily Beast article on Friday (Jan. 13), titled, “Jennifer Holliday Will Perform at […]

Coachella 2017 Lineup Announced

Coachella 2017 Lineup Announced

  Coachella Music and Arts Festival has announced their 2017 lineup, with headliners Radiohead, Beyonce and Kendrick Lamar, with other acts including Lorde, Empire of the Sun, Future, New Order and many, many more. Coachella’s dual weekend festival takes place April 14-16 and April 21-23, 2017, at the Empire Polo  Club in Indio, California. Full […]

2017 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Inductees Announced

2017 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Inductees Announced

  The names of the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame’s 2017 Inductees have been released. They are: Performer Category: Joan Baez Electric Light Orchestra Journey Pearl Jam Tupac Shakur Yes Award for Musical Excellence: Nile Rodgers   The six performer inductees reflect a wide reach in time and style, ranging from Joan Baez, who […]

I Want a Hippopotamus For Christmas

I Want a Hippopotamus For Christmas

      It was 1953, and one of the hottest songs on the radio was “I Want a Hippopotamus For Christmas.” Now it’s Christmas 2016, and Peevey is still singing. She leaves that to schoolchildren, ringtones, iTunes downloads and TV commercials that, to the 73-year-old singer’s amazement, keep the song in everyone’s head every […]