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Elton John Hits the Road with James Corden’s Carpool Karaoke

Darren Michaels/CBSElton John was in the passenger seat for the latest installment of James Corden‘s popular feature “Carpool Karaoke” during a special edition of The Late Late Show following Super Bowl 50 on Sunday. After breaking into a chorus of Elton’s “Your Song,” the rock legend told Corden that the tune marked a big step in his long songwriting partnership …

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Roots Artist Dan Hicks Dies of Cancer at 74

Michael Ochs Archives/Getty ImagesDan Hicks, the leader of the Hot Licks, passed away at his home in Mill Valley, California, on Saturday at age 74 following a two-year battle with cancer. “My darling darling husband left this earth early this morning,” his wife, Clare Hicks, announced in a post on Hicks’ official website. “He was true blue, one of a …

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David Bowie’s Widow, Iman, Shares “Love and Gratitude” with Fans

STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty ImagesDavid Bowie‘s widow, Iman, has finally broken her public silence following her husband’s death in January. Saturday, the model tweeted a simple message: “Love & Gratitude.” The tweet was her first in nearly a month. Previously, Duncan Jones, Bowie’s son from his first marriage, tweeted, “Just wanted to thank you for the incredibly kind words & thoughts.” Bowie …

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Heart’s Ann Wilson Says Her Relationship with Her Husband Is “Totally Amazing”

Credit: Norman SeeffThis Sunday, Heart frontwoman Ann Wilson and her husband, Dean Wetter, will celebrate their first Valentine’s Day as a married couple. Wilson, who tied the knot with Wetter on April 25, 2015, certainly has hearts in her eyes for her spouse, describing their relationship as “totally amazing.” “It’s just a beautiful marriage of souls and spirits and bodies, …

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Alice Cooper Featured in Two AXS TV Programs that Premiere Sunday Night

Courtesy of AXS TVAlice Cooper will be featured on two rocking shows that will get their premiere on AXS TV on Sunday night. First up, the legendary shock rocker will be a guest on Sammy Hagar‘s new reality show, Sammy Hagar’s Rock and Roll Road Trip, which airs at 9 p.m. ET/8 p.m. CT. That will be followed at 10 …

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Super Bowl National Anthem Singers: A History

George Rose/Getty ImagesThis Sunday, Lady Gaga will take the stage to sing the national anthem at the Super Bowl. She’ll be the first bona fide pop superstar to sing the anthem since 2013, when Alicia Keys did it. The last two anthems were sung by Tony-winning Broadway star and actress Idina Menzel, and opera legend Renee Fleming. Prior to that, …

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The Monkees to Release New Album, “Good Times!,” in June; Will Head Out on 50th Anniversary Tour in May

RhinoHey, hey, The Monkees will be celebrating their 50th anniversary this summer, and the group will mark the milestone with a U.S. tour, as well as with a brand-new studio album called Good Times! that’s scheduled to be released on June 10. The record will feature original tunes written specifically for the band by such modern-rock songsmiths as Weezer‘s Rivers …

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“Michael Jackson’s Journey from Motown to Off the Wall” Premieres on Showtime Tonight

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Estate of Michael Jackson/Sony Music Legacy RecordingsSpike Lee‘s documentary Michael Jackson’s Journey from Motown to Off the Wall, chronicling the making of the King of Pop’s 1979 solo album, will debut on Showtime tonight at 9 p.m. ET/PT. Lee, who previously directed a similar documentary on Michael Jackson‘s 1986 album Bad, explains to ABC Radio how he was chosen to …

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