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Sting among artists performing on Steve Harvey’s Fox New Year’s Eve special

Credit: Kevin MazurSting is among the artists who will help close out 2018 with a performance on talk show host Steve Harvey‘s New Year’s Eve special, airing on Fox. Harvey will host the show live in New York City’s Times Square alongside TV personality Maria Menounos. Other performers on the bill include U.K. alt-rockers Florence + the Machine, “Blurred Lines” …

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Hollywood Vampires, Blue Oyster Cult members to perform at Alice Cooper’s Christmas Pudding charity concert

Credit: Ross HalfinThe 17th annual edition of Alice Cooper‘s Christmas Pudding charity concert takes place this Sunday, December 8, at the Celebrity Theatre in the shock rocker’s hometown of Phoenix, Arizona. The Cooper-fronted supergroup Hollywood Vampires, which also features Aerosmith‘s Joe Perry and Johnny Depp, are set to headline the show, but Perry’s presence isn’t confirmed. As previously reported, Perry …

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The legend lives on… Gordon Lightfoot lines up “80 Years Strong” US tour

Courtesy of Gordon LightfootNever mind that he celebrated his 80th birthday last month: Gordon Lightfoot is still going strong. In fact, the Canadian folk-rock legend just announced dates for a new 2019 tour, called the “80 Years Strong” trek, that will visit the U.S. in March and his native Ontario, Canada, in April. The U.S. portion of the tour, which …

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Paul McCartney adds concerts in Green Bay, Wisconsin, and three other US cities

MJ Kim/© MPL Communications Ltd.Paul McCartney keeps freshening up his 2019 Freshen Up Tour itinerary. The ex-Beatles star has added four concerts to the U.S. leg of his trek, including, as had been expected, a show in Green Bay, Wisconsin, at Lambeau Field, home of the NFL’s Green Bay Packers. McCartney also lined up performances in Arlington, Texas, on June …

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Bruce Springsteen won’t tour with E Street Band in 2019, says he’ll be busy with “various recording projects”

Credit: Rob DeMartin An article published in The Sunday Times of London this past weekend featuring a new interview with Bruce Springsteen suggested that The Boss planned to tour with his E Street Band next year, but the rock legend has issued a statement refuting that report. In the message, posted on his official website and social media outlets, Springsteen …

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What You Need: Statue of INXS’ Michael Hutchence to be erected in Melbourne

Michael Putland/Getty ImagesFollowing lobbying by fans and family, Michael Hutchence, the late singer of legendary Australian pop/rock band INXS, will have a statue erected in his honor. According to The Age, the statue will be erected in Melbourne, though Hutchence spent his life in Sydney, Brisbane, Perth and Hong Kong.  A local mayor told the paper that the city council …

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In a medical first, baby born from a deceased donor uterus transplant

XiXinXing/iStock(SAO PAULO) — In what could prove to be a major advancement for couples facing infertility, the first baby born from a deceased donor uterus transplant was successfully completed at the University Of Sao Paulo School of Medicine in Brazil, according to a report in the scientific journal Lancet. While babies born from live donor uterus transplants have been done …

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The case for giving more gifts to new moms and fewer gifts to newborns

AleMoraes244/iStock(NEW YORK) — When a friend or family member has a baby, the usual response is to buy a gift for the new baby — a rattle, blanket or even an outfit. But some women argue that the gifts should actually be for the woman who did the hard work of giving birth to a newborn. Meghan Walbert, a freelance …

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Man paralyzed by rare condition stands for first time during proposal

HCA Orange Park Medical Center(ORANGE PARK, Fla.) — A man recovering from paralysis has stood up for the first time to propose marriage in a heartwarming moment that was captured on video. Jacob Newbern, 27, popped the question to Mary Batar on Monday at HCA Healthcare’s Orange Park Medical Center Inpatient Rehabilitation Center in Florida — one day before returning …

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Todd Rundgren says he’s still processing Rock Hall nod; quips that he’s expecting posthumous induction

© 2018 Lynn GoldsmithTodd Rundgren just announced plans to launch what’s being billed as “the world’s first hybrid concert/book tour” in 2019 to promote his forthcoming memoir, The Individualist, but before that, the prolific artist will discover whether he’ll be honored with induction into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame. Rundgren’s been eligible for induction since 1995, but this …

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