LEON NEAL/AFP/Getty ImagesQueen guitarist Brian May has been acknowledged for his efforts as an animal-rights activist by the U.K. branch of People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA). According to NME.com, the organization has named the 65-year-old Rock and Roll Hall of Famer its U.K. Person of the Year in honor of his support of a campaign to stop the British government's planned culling of badgers in rural areas of the country. read more ≫
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Hot Schatz PRPop singer Patti Page, the biggest-selling female artist of the 1950s, has ****. The singer passed away on New Year's Day in Encinitas, California. She was 85.
Page, whose birth name was Clara Ann Fowler, scored an incredible 111 chart hits over her long career, including "(How Much Is That) Doggie in the Window" and "Tennessee Waltz." She released 50 albums, and scored 14 platinum singles. In addition, she was a popular TV performer, and appeared in movies like Elmer Gantry and Boys' Night Out. read more ≫
Grammy Foundation/MusiCares FoundationSome of music's top stars are lining up to pay tribute to The Boss next month. MusiCares, the Recording Academy's charity, has named Bruce Springsteen its Person of the Year. Stars including Elton John, Jackson Browne, Neil Young and Sting will be on hand to ****** Bruce by performing his songs at a gala Los Angeles event held February 8, two days before the Grammys. read more ≫
Image courtesy Allman Brothers BandThe Allman Brothers Band are kicking off the New Year by looking ahead to their annual residency at New York's Beacon Theatre. The band has announced that the residency will begin March 1 and end March 16, with a total of ten shows.
The residency usually includes special guests but so far, none have been announced for this year's shows. read more ≫