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Carly Simon To Release Memoir

The You're So Vain hitmaker initially secured an agreement with bosses at Random House to write an autobiography in 2012, but after a series of delays, she has finally finished her memoir, titled...

Rapper Meek Mill Celebrates First Billboard Chart Topping Album

Rapper Meek Mill has scored his first American Number One album, with his second effort Dreams Worth More Than Money entering at the top of the Billboard 200 in its first week with sales of...

At Last! James Taylor Has His First Ever Billboard Number 1 Album

Throughout his lengthy and prestigious career, singer-songwriter James Taylor has achieved many great things, but a US Number One album has always eluded him: until today! Taylor’s 47 year wait for a Billboard chart topping...

James Taylor Scores First Number One Album

The beloved star's Before This World, his first new studio album in 13 years, has debuted at the top of the Billboard 200 chart thanks to 97,000 opening week sales. The release...

James Taylor: 'Music Streaming Services Should Pay Artists Half Of All Profits'

The Fire and Rain hitmaker, 67, insists he has no problem with the booming digital industry, but he is adamant bosses behind services like Spotify and Pandora owe it to the artists to...

Prince Performs At White House

Prince performed with Stevie Wonder at the White House on Saturday (13.06.15).The 57-year-old singer made an appearance at an exclusive party over the weekend to perform for President Barack Obama and Michelle Obama, as well...

James Taylor Debuts Red Sox Song At Baseball Game

Taylor wrote new track Angels of Fenway as a tribute to his beloved club, and he unveiled the song by having it played over the public address system at the Red Sox's Fenway...

James Taylor And Paul Simon Honour Michael Brecker At Charity Concert

James Taylor and Paul Simon took to the stage in New York City on Tuesday night (20Jan15) to pay tribute to late jazz legend Michael Brecker.The music veterans led the line-up for The Nearness of...

James Taylor Assures French 'You've Got A Friend' In The U.s. In Paris

One of America's national treasures assured the French 'You've Got a Friend' in the U.S. when James Taylor performed his signature tune at a diplomatic get together in Paris on Friday (16Jan15).The singer/songwriter was U.S....

Sting Pulls Double Duty As He Juggles Shows In New York

Veteran musician Sting pulled double duty in New York on Monday night (29Dec14) by juggling an appearance at a James Taylor tribute event with a performance of his Broadway show The Last Ship.The British rocker...

Paul Simon And James Taylor To Honour Michael Brecker At Benefit Gig

Veteran singer/songwriters Paul Simon and James Taylor are set to take centre stage at an upcoming benefit concert to salute the memory of their late friend, saxophonist Michael Brecker.Brecker was diagnosed with blood-related disease Myelodisplastic...

James Taylor Set For High Seas Show On Transatlantic Crossing

Singer/songwriter James Taylor is set to hit the high seas for a gig in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean in August (14).The You've Got a Friend star will perform two shows onboard the Queen...

James Taylor Makes National Anthem Gaffe At World Series

Singer/songwriter James Taylor became the latest star to mess up America's National Anthem at a major sporting event when he sang the wrong lyrics to The Star Spangled Banner at the World Series on Thursday...

James Taylor Flubs 'The Star-spangled Banner', Recovers Like A Pro.

James Taylor turned out at Game 2 of the World Series in Boston on Thursday night (October 24, 2013) to sing The Star-Spangled Banner. Only, he didn't sing begin singing The Star-Spangled Banner at all...

Carly Simon Confides 'You're So Vain' Secret In Taylor Swift

Carly Simon's famous 'You're So Vain' continues to raise questions 41 years after its release. Taylor Swift has revealed Simon confided the identity of the song's subject. Swift, unfortunately, is sworn to secrecy.Taylor Swift at...

Musicians, Comedians And Boston Natives Rocked Td Garden During Boston Strong Benefit

Despite being put together in mere weeks, the Boston Strong concert, which took place last night at Boston’s TD Garden, was a complete success. Headlined by acts like Aerosmith (who flew in from Singapore for...

Billy Joel And Gloria Estefan To Salute Carole King At Gershwin Prize Concert

Billy Joel, Gloria Estefan and James Taylor will help to honour legendary singer/songwriter Carole King at the White House next week (begs20May13) when she is feted with the prestigious Gershwin Prize for Popular Song.The You've...

Benefit For Boston Victims Will Include Aerosmith And New Kids On The Block

A number of musicians and comedians – the list so far includes Aerosmith, New Kids On The Block, James Taylor, Dane Cook and a number of others - have signed on to perform in the...

George Jones Dies

George Jones has died age 81.The country music legend suffered a health scare on April 18, when he was hospitalised in Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville, Tennessee, for a severe fever and irregular blood...

James Taylor Performs At Slain Police Officer's Memorial

Singer/songwriter James Taylor joined mourners at slain police officer Sean Collier's memorial service in Cambridge, Massachusetts on Wednesday (24Apr13).Taylor performed Shower the People at the sombre ceremony, which was also attended by U.S. Vice President...

Nick Park Backs Head Over Heels For Oscar Success

'Wallace and Gromit' creator Nick Park is backing a group of film students to triumph over Disney and 'The Simpsons' at the Oscars.'Head Over Heels' was made by several students at the National Film and...

James Taylor To Take A Year Off

Veteran singer James Taylor is taking a year off to find inspiration for new music.The Fire and Rain hitmaker sang at U.S. President Barack Obama's inauguration ceremony in Washington, D.C. on Monday (21Jan13), which is...

No Comment: Is Beyonce's Lip-synced National Anthem Really Such A Scandal?

People love a good scandal in the world of music and celebrity. We love it when lies are uncovered and we can expose a celebrity for misleading us and conning the unsuspecting public out of...

Kelly Clarkson Stuns Crowd At Obama Inauguration

Kelly Clarkson delivered a stunning performance at Barack Obama's inauguration yesterday (21.01.13).Accompanied by the United States Marine Band, the 30-year-old singer overcame initial nerves to sing a rendition of 'My Country, 'Tis of Thee'.She tweeted:...

Beyonce & Kelly Clarkson Light Up The Crowd At Barack Obama's Inauguration

Beyonce, Kelly Clarkson and James Taylor saluted U.S. President Barack Obama in Washington, D.C. on Monday (21Jan13) by performing at his inauguration ceremony.Obama was sworn in for a second term with Vice President Joe Biden...

Austere Barack Obama Inauguration Ready For Beyonce, Kelly Clarkson And James Taylor

It may be a star-studded line-up performing at the Barack Obama inauguration today at the White House in Washington DC – featuring Beyonce, Kelly Clarkson and James Taylor - but the event as a whole...

Kids' Inaugural 2013: Katy Perry And Usher Provide Highlights With Aerobic Acts And A Star-spangled Onesie

Aware that children are, indeed, the future, the Kids of America got the best of the entertainment this weekend, at the Kids’ Inaugural – a repeat of the 2009 concert, but this time, with bigger...

Beyonce Performing For Obama

Beyonce Knowles is performing at US President Barack Obama's second inauguration.The 'Diva' singer - who performed at his first inauguration in 2009 and supported him throughout his campaign for a second term - is set...

Obama Inauguration To Feature Beyonce, Kelly Clarkson And James Taylor

You wouldn’t expect the Obama inauguration to have anything less than a line-up taken from the very top of the music industry, and the US President hasn’t let himself down, after getting Beyonce Knowles on...

James Taylor: 'Composer Wanted Me For Lincoln'

Beloved singer/songwriter James Taylor was briefly considered for the lead role in Steven Spielberg's Abraham Lincoln biopic after composer John Williams insisted he was a dead ringer for the late U.S. president.Taylor reveals he was...

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