KIXI Music News

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Will Prince Make a Surprise Appearance at the Grammys?

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Warner Bros. RecordsPrince hasn’t been announced as a performer at the 57th Annual Grammy Awards, but he may just show up as a surprise guest, a source tells Us Weekly. The 56-year-old Purple Rain” singer “has something very, very special in the works,” according to the source. Prince popped up unannounced earlier this month at the Golden Globe Awards to ... Read More »

Diana Ross Announces Mini-Residency Dates in Vegas; Lionel Richie & Janet Jackson to Follow?

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RBP ConcertsDiana Ross has announced dates for her mini-residency at the Venetian in Las Vegas, and reports indicate that Lionel Richie, Janet Jackson and Ricky Martin may soon be following suit with residency deals of their own. According to The Las Vegas Sun, the Supremes singer will do nine shows in April. Her new show, titled The Essential Diana Ross: ... Read More »

Mark Knopfler Releasing New Album, “Tracker,” in March; Touring North America in September-October

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Verve/Universal MusicMark Knopfler has revealed that his latest solo album, Tracker, will be released on March 17, and the ex-Dire Straits frontman will support the record with a major tour that will include a lengthy North American leg taking place in September and October. The standard version of Tracker features 11 new tunes by Knopfler, including songs paying homage to ... Read More »

Tom Petty and Jeff Lynne Now Considered Co-Writers of UK Pop Star Sam Smith’s Hit, “Stay with Me”

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Sam Jones; Martyn Atkins; Image Group LA/ABCTom Petty and Electric Light Orchestra frontman Jeff Lynne are now listed on the songwriting credits of one of last year’s biggest pop hits: “Stay with Me,” the smash ballad by young U.K. singer Sam Smith. Smith’s rep confirmed the news to Rolling Stone, after a report was published recently in British tabloid The ... Read More »

Randy Bachman Unveils Cover Art, Track List for Upcoming Album, “Heavy Blues”

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True North RecordingsNew details have been revealed about Canadian rock legend Randy Bachman‘s upcoming solo album, Heavy Blues, including the cover art, the full track list and information about the guest guitarists who have contributed to the project. The album features 11 original songs written by the founding Guess Who and Bachman-Turner Overdrive member, including “Little Girl Lost” featuring Neil ... Read More »

Gregg Allman Announces Spring Tour

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Danny ClinchThe Allman Brothers Band may have retired, but Gregg Allman isn’t slowing down. He’s just announced a 21-date spring U.S. tour, kicking off in Ohio in March, and wrapping May 9 in Austin, Texas. Allman, who turned 67 last month, has rarely been more busy. He just wrapped up an outing that concluded with a show Sunday night at ... Read More »