Taylor Swift dominates American Music Awards nominations

Ariana Grande, Bruno Mars, Luke Bryan, Maroon 5, Drake, Nicki Minaj, One Direction and Sam Smith are among the artists competing for an AMA trophy.


Steven Tyler threatens Donald Trump over ‘Dream On’

The real estate tycoon and reality TV star has been using the 1970s ballad on the campaign trail, but Tyler is reportedly not happy with the suggestion he endorses the Republican's run for the White House.

Open Hearts Foundation 4th Annual Gala - Arrivals

Featuring: Cheap Trick,Robin Zander,Rick Nielsen,Tom Petersson,Bun E. Carlos
Where: Malibu, California, United States
When: 10 May 2014
Credit: SIPA/

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2 Illinois Bands Nominated for Rock & Roll Hall of Fame

"Chicago" and Rockford's Cheap Trick are among eight first-time nominees.


Janet Jackson, Chicago, Steve Miller, and NIN among Rock Hall nominees

Cheap Trick, The Smiths, and Chaka Khan are also among those nominated.


Giant human peace sign celebrates Lennon’s 75th

More than 2,000 people joined Yoko Ono in New York's Central Park in an attempt to set a world record for the largest group of people forming a peace sign.


How does it feel … to own 20 versions of Dylan’s ‘Rolling Stone?’

This $599, 18-CD release gives new meaning to "box set."


Top 10: Concert tours

The Rolling Stones, Taylor Swift, and Luke Bryan are all bringing down the house and breaking the bank.


‘Black Simon & Garfunkel’ sing with a little help from the real Art Garfunkel

You've never heard The Weeknd's hit "I Can't Feel My Face" like this before.


WATCH: BeyoncĂ© and Pearl Jam’s Eddie Vedder cover Bob Marley

You've never heard "Redemption Song" like this before.


Garth Brooks, Taylor Swift carved into cornfields

The superstars have been honored in maize.


Justin Timberlake to raise hair as singing troll

The award-winning singer, actor, and heartthrob will star in an animated musical about the spiky-haired Danish dolls.


Janis Joplin’s psychedelic Porsche to hit the auction block

Janis Joplin may have famously pleaded for a Mercedes-Benz in her 1970 a cappella song but her car of choice was a psychedelic Porsche that now is going to be sold at auction.


Ringo Starr auction to feature 800 items

Over 800 items owned by Ringo Starr and his wife, Barbara Bach, including a three-piece drum kit he used in over 200 performances and recordings, will be auctioned later this year.

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