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Taylor Swift Jammed with Oscar Winner Jeff Bridges on "The Giver" Movie Set

Courtesy The Weinstein CompanyTaylor Swift is one of the stars of the much-anticipated movie The Giver, in which she appears opposite such acting heavyweights as Jeff Bridges and Meryl Streep.  Not only did she bond with Bridges on set, but according to the Oscar-winning actor, they got to spend som […]

Jon Bon Jovi to Be Honored for Humanitarian Work in Philadelphia

AEG LivePhiladelphia isn't far from New Jersey, which is why Jon Bon Jovi has devoted a lot of his humanitarian efforts to the City of Brotherly Love.  Now, he'll be getting an award for it. This November 18, Jon will receive the 2014 Marian Anderson Award, named after the late singer and Philadelph […]

Katy Perry Unveils PSA for "Make Roar Happen" Charity Campaign, Debuts New Lyric Video

Matt Sayles/Invision for Staples/AP ImagesDuring the North American leg of her PRISMATIC U.S. tour, Katy Perry has teamed with Staples to help make teachers' lives easier.  Now, she's debuted a PSA explaining the initiative, which is called "Make Roar Happen." Staples, which is sponsoring Katy's tou […]

American Authors Reveal Details of Honda Civic Tour This Fall

Andrew Zaeh/Island Def JamAmerican Authors will take part in the Honda Civic Tour this fall.  Now we know the dates. The just-revealed leg begins October 1 in Reno, Nevada, and takes them through a November 11 appearance in New Haven, Connecticut. Supporting them on the tour will be The Mowglis, plu […]

Stevie Nicks to Release New Album "24 Karat Gold -- Songs from the Vault" in October

Kristin Burns/Warner Bros.Stevie Nicks hinted earlier this year that she might release some older songs that had never seen the light of day.  Now, she's making good on that tease: her new album 24 Karat Gold -- Songs from the Vault is due October 7. According to Stevie, the album features mostly so […]

Nico & Vinz Join Bruno Mars Tour, Promise Energetic, Fun-Filled Show

Stian Andersen/Warner Bros. RecordsThursday night, Bruno Mars welcomes a special guest to his tour: "Am I Wrong" hitmakers Nico & Vinz.  They'll be opening for Bruno for the rest of this month and into August, replacing Pharrell Williams, who bowed out of the tour due to scheduling conflicts.  The N […]

Sheryl Crow Featured in New Season of Ovation Series "Song by Song"

Interscope RecordsSheryl Crow is one of the music stars whose hits will be profiled in the upcoming third season of Ovation's Emmy-nominated documentary series Song by Song.  The Song by Song episodes focusing on Sheryl will premiere in October and feature her discussing the songs "Strong Enough," " […]

The Album Chart Is a "Happy" Place This Week

ABC/Adam TaylorPharrell Williams' hit "Happy" may not be #1 anymore, but that doesn't mean it's any less popular.  Here's the proof: according to Yahoo! Chart Watch, it's featured on not one but three albums in this week's top 10. "Tacky," the parody of "Happy" that appears on "Weird Al" Yankovic's […]

Adele's Son Wins Five-Figure Sum in Paparazzi Case

Lauren Dukoff/Columbia RecordsAdele's son is only two years old, but he's already well on his way to being rich like his mom. The BBC reports that lawyers for the boy, referred to as Angelo Adkins, despite Adele never publicly revealing his name, have accepted a five-figure sum in damages to settle […]

"Weird Al" Yankovic Scores First-Ever #1 Album; Jason Mraz in at #2

RCA RecordsIt just goes to show: comedy is not dead.  The King of Pop Music Parody, "Weird Al" Yankovic, has just scored the first #1 album of his career. Thanks to a clever viral video campaign that saw him release one video per day for eight days straight, Weird Al -- whose first album hit the cha […]