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Recording Academy President Shockingly Out Before GRAMMY Awards

With just a week to go before the 2020 GRAMMY Awards, the Recording Academy has made a shocking change at the top. Deborah Dugan has been removed as President and CEO of the organization after new concerns were brough to the attention of the board. Dugan ascended to the role of President in August...
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Hay-mazing: Virginia Woman Makes Hay Statue of Willie Nelson

You know Willie Nelson , but have you met Will-Hay Nelson? Beth Bays and friends on her farm in Huddleston, Virginia have created a towering statue of the iconic singer made primarily of hay. The 15-foot monument is part of an annual tradition of creating bale sculptures around the holidays, but...
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Pink, Metallica, Garth Brooks Among Top Grossing Tours of 2019

P!nk is the queen of the world when it comes to taking the show on the road. The pop star had the top-grossing global tour of 2019, according to Pollstar. P!nk hauled in $215.2 million by selling tickets to 1.8 million fans for 68 concerts during the year. The “What About Us” singer’s Beautiful...
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Willie Nelson Quits Smoking Pot for Health Reasons

Willie Nelson and weed have been perfect together for decades, but the 86-year-old shockingly admits he’s done smoking pot for good. Nelson wants to be able to continue doing the other thing he loves, music, so he had to make a choice. “Singing out there for hours is a good workout,” he told KSAT-...
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Study: 78 Minutes of Music a Day Improves Mental Health

There have been been plenty of studies that prove the health benefits of music, but just how much of a daily intake do you need to start reaping the benefites? 78 minutes. A study by the British Academy of Sound Therapy found that listening to music for that amount of time helps maintain good...
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Boom, Roasted: Lizzo, Green Day, Luke Combs, Alice Cooper Read Mean Tweets on 'Kimmel'

Twitter is not a safe place to be. The trolls will find you, especially if you’re a celebrity. But sometimes they get a chance to fight back, or just kill them with kindness, in the always fun “Mean Tweets” segment on “Jimmy Kimmel Live.” Billie Eilish kicked things off with a comment about her...
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R.E.M., Journey, Pharrell, Vince Gill Among Nominees for Songwriters Hall of Fame

The artists who penned some of the most beloved and influential songs in music history are taking their turn in the spotlight. R.E.M. , Journey , Pharrell and Vince Gill are among the two dozen 2020 nominees for the Songwriters Hall of Fame. There are two categories of nominees: those who are being...
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Joan Jett to Join Carrie Underwood for 'Sunday Night Football' Theme Song

Joan Jett started having a presence on “Sunday Night Football” in 2006 - at least to those who were familiar with her music - and now she’s going to be there in the flesh. The rock and roll hall of famer will join Carrie Underwood for a new version of “Waiting All Day for Sunday Night.” The...
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Elvis Presley Documentary Soundtrack Features Pearl Jam Score

The film will feature "Presley hits and alternate mixes," as well as an original score composed by Pearl Jam guitarist Mike McCready.
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John Mellencamp, Alan Jackson to Join Songwriters Hall of Fame

Kool & the Gang, Jermaine Dupri, Allee Willis, Bill Anderson and Steve Dorff will also be inducted.
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