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Kendrick Lamar Wins Pulitzer Prize For Rap

Kendrick Lamar has become the first rapper to ever win a Pulitzer Prize for music.The 30-year-old musician won the prestigious prize - awarded for achievements in literature, journalism and music - for his fourth album...

Kesha And Bob Dylan Re-record Love Songs For Same Sex Couples

Kesha released a re-imagined version of 'I Need a Man to Love' to make it relatable for same sex couples.The 31-year-old singer and outspoken LGBT activist - who has been open about her own sexuality...

Bettye Lavette Isn't A Cover Artist

Bettye LaVette doesn't think she covers songs.The 72-year-old singer is set to drop her newest album 'Things Have Changed', which marks the first time she has devoted an entire album to one songwriter, Bob Dylan,...

Will.i.am Claims Yes We Can Song Won Barack Obama His Presidency In 2008

Will.i.am claims his song 'Yes We Can' won Barack Obama the American presidency in 2008.The 43-year-old American musician-and-producer created the music video which entirely used quotations from the soon-to-be President of the United States, and...

Gene Simmons: Working With Bob Dylan Was Like Winning Lottery

Gene Simmons has compared collaborating with Bob Dylan to winning the lottery.The Kiss rocker and the legendary singer/songwriter penned the track 'Waiting For The Morning Light' in 1991, and it was later released on the...

Rod Stewart's Song For Joanna Lumley

Sir Rod Stewart dedicated a song to former girlfriend Joanna Lumley on his 1974 album 'Smiler'.The two stars had a brief relationship in 1973 at the same time as Rod was recording his fifth solo...

T-pain Was On Rockstar Original

T-Pain has claimed he was meant to feature on Post Malone's hit track 'Rockstar'.A version of the top-charting track featuring him and Joey Bada$$ leaked online this week - sparking speculation they'd done a remix...

Seth Macfarlane's 'Surreal' Grammy Nomination

Seth MacFarlane says it is ''surreal'' to be competing against Bob Dylan for a Grammy award.The Hollywood star and 'Family Guy' creator has been nominated for his 'In Full Swing' album and he is thrilled...

Bob Dylan Guitar Set To Fetch $300k

One of Bob Dylan's guitars is expected to sell for $300,000 when it goes up for auction next month.The legendary singer/songwriter's 1963 Martin D-28 acoustic guitar - which he used during notable concerts in the...

Bob Dylan Performs Tribute To Tom Petty

Bob Dylan paid tribute to his late friend Tom Petty with a cover of 'Learning to Fly' during a gig in Colorado.Dylan, 76, performed the Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers hit during the encore at...

Tom Petty's Home City Planning Unique Memorial Event

Residents of Tom Petty's home city are thinking up unique ways to honour the music legend. Lauren Poe, the mayor of Gainsville, Florida - the birthplace of the late star, who passed away last week...

Post Malone Receives Career Advice From Bob Dylan

Post Malone received career advice from Bob Dylan.The 22-year-old rapper is a huge fan of the 76-year-old music legend, who he has a tattoo of - along with his other idols Kurt Cobain, John Lennon...

Ezra Koenig Dedicates Show To Tom Petty

Ezra Koenig has dedicated a show to Tom Petty. The Vampire Weekend frontman paid tribute to the late music legend, who passed away last week aged 66, by doing his Beats 1 show 'Time Crisis'...

Taylor Swift 'Idolised' Tom Petty

Taylor Swift ''idolised'' the late Tom Petty.The 'Free Fallin' hitmaker passed away on Monday (10.02.17) at the age of 66 after suffering a cardiac arrest, and 27-year-old musician Taylor has taken a moment to praise...

Bruce Springsteen Feared Bob Dylan Comparisons

Bruce Springsteen feared being compared to Bob Dylan early in his career.The 68-year-old icon was widely compared to Dylan following the release of his 'Born to Run' album in 1975, and Bruce admits the parallels...

Bob Dylan Pays Tribute To Tom Petty

Bob Dylan has paid tribute to his former bandmate Tom Petty, praising him as a ''great performer''. The 76-year-old singer and his late friend - who passed away on Monday (02.10.17) aged 66 after having...

Liam Gallagher Has 'Loads Of Charm'

Liam Gallagher sees himself as a ''rock n roll singer with a dash of punk and loads of charm''.The 44-year-old rocker has revealed he primarily considers himself to be a singer, rather than a songwriter,...

Did Bob Dylan Plagiarise Part Of His Nobel Prize Lecture?

It took him the best of nine months to get round to doing it, but now it has been claimed that Bob Dylan plagiarised his Nobel Literature Prize lecture from SparkNotes, an online version of...

Shaun Ryder Wanted To Be A Rapper

Shaun Ryder always wanted to be a rapper.The Black Grape frontman felt it was ''effeminate'' to be a singer and admits the indie sound of his group Happy Mondays would have been very different if...

Bob Dylan's Nobel Literature Lecture Is Finally Here - And It's Epic

Bob Dylan is notoriously private, to such a point that he refused to attend the official Nobel Prize ceremony in Stockholm in favour of a private meeting during his tour stop. However, that hasn't stopped...

Liam Gallagher Teams Up With Adele Producer For Solo Lp

Liam Gallagher has teamed up with Adele's producer Greg Kurstin for his debut solo album.The former Oasis frontman has admitted he's ''limited'' when it comes to his flair for writing lyrics and has recruited the...

Bob Dylan Brings Tour To Wembley

Bob Dylan treated his loyal fans to a mixture of greatest hits and American songbook classics on the latest leg of his 'Never Ending Tour'.The 75-year-old singer has largely ditched playing the guitar these days,...

Bob Dylan Finally Receives His Nobel Prize For Literature

The American singer and songwriter was awarded the honour by the Swedish Academy in October (16), but he did not attend the subsequent prizegiving ceremony in December (16) due to pre-existing commitments, and he has...

Bob Dylan Picks Up Nobel Prize Medal - He Was In Town Anyway

The people at the Swedish Academy deserve a medal or two for their patience in regards to awarding Bob Dylan. No-one in modern history has been quite as difficult to impose a Nobel Prize on...

Bob Dylan Accepts Nobel Prize

Bob Dylan has accepted his Nobel Prize for Literature.The 'Blowin' In The Wind' hitmaker was announced as the 2016 recipient in October but failed to pick up the prestigious medal and diploma at a ceremony...

Bob Dylan Musical Archive Opens To Scholars

Archive organisers have announced that more than 1,000 pieces from the music icon's six-decade career, including film reels and unpublished lyrics, are now able to be viewed by scholars at the Gilcrease Museum’s Helmerich Center...

Bob Dylan Finally Agrees To Accept Nobel Prize For Literature

The American singer and songwriter was awarded the prize by the Swedish Academy in October (16), but failed to attend the prizegiving ceremony, or deliver the lecture that is required to receive the $910,000 (£730,000)...

Bob Dylan To Collect Nobel Prize

Bob Dylan is to collect his Nobel Prize for Literature this weekend - five months after he was awarded the accolade.The 'Blowin' In The Wind' hitmaker failed to pick up the prestigious medal and diploma...

Bob Dylan's Taste In Music Is Not As Predictable As You Might Have Thought

Bob Dylan is due to drop his 38th studio album 'Triplicate' next week and in anticipation for the release, he has opened up in a rare interview about some of his favourite artists. He's the...

Bob Dylan Feels 'Lonesome' After Deaths Of Greats

Bob Dylan has been feeling lonely after the deaths of many of his friends like Muhammad Ali and Leonard Cohen in the past year.The 75-year-old music legend was close to the heavyweight great Ali, fellow...

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