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Stevie Nicks Joins Tom Petty For Duet At Bst Hyde Park

Stevie Nicks joined Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers on stage for a duet of 'Stop Draggin' My Heart Around' at Barclaycard presents British Summer Time on Sunday (09.07.17).The Fleetwood Mac legend and the US band...

Kings Of Leon Honoured To Perform With Pixies

Kings of Leon were ''honoured'' to perform on the same bill as Pixies at Barclaycard presents British Summer Time on Thursday (06.07.17).The Nashville rock band headlined the event in Hyde Park but lead singer Caleb...

Green Day's Fan Show

Green Day invited a number of lucky fans to perform with them as they headlined Barclaycard's British Summer Time on Saturday (01.07.17).The US rockers kicked off a blistering set in London's Hyde Park with 'Know...

Mick Fleetwood Says Malibu Guitar Festival Will Be 'Great'

Mick Fleetwood says the Malibu Guitar Festival is going to be ''great''.The 69-year-old former drummer of Fleetwood Mac is joining the band's former guitarist Rick Vito in his side project The Mick Fleetwood Blues Band...

Tom Petty And The Heartbreakers Bst Hyde Park Support Acts

Tom Petty and The Heartbreakers will be joined by a whole host of acts at British Summer Time Hyde Park.Country duo Ward Thomas, The Head and the Heart, Tyler Bryant And The Shakedown, The Shelters,...

Pink To Make Post-baby Festival Comeback In September

The Trouble singer will join the likes of the Red Hot Chili Peppers, Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers, and Muse as headline acts, while the line-up also includes Weezer, Andy Grammer, T-Pain, MAChine...

Stevie Wonder, Tom Petty & Lorde To Lead 500 Acts At New Orleans Festival

Maroon 5, Kings of Leon, Alabama Shakes, and Snoop Dogg are also on the bill, while Usher is planning something special with The Roots for the festival. The event will take place...

Tom Petty Loves Performing In England

Tom Petty loves nothing more than performing in England. The 66-year-old musician - who makes up Petty and The Heartbreakers - is set to headline at the Barclaycard British Summer Time in London's Hyde Park...

Tom Petty And The Heartbreakers To Headline Bst In Hyde Park 2017

Tom Petty and The Heartbreakers will be joined by special guest Stevie Nicks at British Summer Time Hyde Park in 2017.The 'I Won't Back Down' hitmaker will be joined by his band mates, the Fleetwood...

Carrie Underwood Enjoys Skydiving Down Under

The Blown Away singer took to Instagram on Saturday (10Dec16) to tease fans about the big adventure she and her crew were about to embark on by posting video clips of the group...

Stars Line Up To Pay Tribute To Tom Petty At 2017 Musicares Bash

Don Henley, Randy Newman, Jackson Browne and Petty's Traveling Wilburys bandmate Jeff Lynne will also be part of the star-studded celebration. Petty and his band The Heartbreakers will close the event at...

Tom Petty To Be Honoured With All-star Tribute Concert As 2017'S Musicares Person Of The Year

Tom Petty has been announced as 2017's MusiCares Person Of The Year and will be honoured with an award from the charity at a special gala and tribute concert held at the Los Angeles Convention...

Sean Penn & Anthony Hopkins Join Tom Petty For New Music Video

The Hannibal star makes an appearance in the promo for I Forgive it All, while Penn served as the film's co-director. Tom and the group use the video to reflect on...

Carrie Underwood Going Down Under With Keith Urban

The Aussie native is heading Down Under for six pre-Christmas shows in December (16), and he'll be taking an old pal with him. Carrie teamed up with Keith for the pair's Love...

Lionel Richie To Receive Songwriters Hall Of Fame Honour

The Dancing on the Ceiling singer will follow in the footsteps of songwriters including Carole King, Bruce Springsteen, Stevie Wonder and Stephen Sondheim when he receives the Johnny Mercer Award, the Hall of...

Nile Rodgers And Marvin Gaye Lead Songwriters Hall Of Fame Inductees

Chip Taylor and Rodgers' late Chic bandmate, Bernard Edwards, will also be honoured as part of the Class of 2016, which will take place in New York City on 9 June (16)....

Tom Petty To Curate His Own Satellite Radio Station

Bosses of SiriusXM have announced plans to launch Tom Petty Radio on 20 November (15) with the rocker as the station's first DJ, playing a two-hour show featuring his songs and commentary....

Stevie Nicks Refused To Record Tom Petty's Brilliant Song

The Fleetwood MAC star has opened up about the first time she heard the song, which became a massive hit for Petty and his band The Heartbreakers in 1985, in Warren Zaynes' new...

Tom Petty Will Never Forget His Dad's Belt Beating

The Free Fallin' singer has opened up about his troubled upbringing in pal Warren Zaynes' upcoming book, Petty: The Biography, and to give fans a taste of what his father was like, he...

Book Author Insists Tom Petty Is Ok With Heroin Use Reveal

The Del Fuegos star makes the big reveal in an unauthorised biography about the leader of the Heartbreakers, and he insists Petty is OK with the news going public. Haynes, who travelled...

Sam Smith Won't Listen To Tom Petty 'I Won't Back Down'

Sam Smith ''refuses'' to listen to Tom Petty's 'I Won't Back Down'.The 23-year-old singer was previously ordered to pay the songwriter royalties because of similarities between the track and his own song 'Stay With Me',...

Tom Petty Biographer Persuades Former Drummer To Break Silence About Split

Del Fuegos guitarist Warren Zanes, who has written Petty: The Biography about his longtime friend, persuaded Stan Lynch to go on the record about the Runnin' Down a Dream hitmaker. Zanes tells...

Tom Petty Regrets Using Confederate Flag Symbol

Fans of the Southern Cross ensign have been urged to stop flying the flag after racist gunman Dylann Roof used it as a symbol of his hatred for African-Americans, which led to him...

Natalie Imbruglia Releasing New Album

Natalie Imbruglia has announced a new album.The 40-year-old singer is returning with her first record in six years, titled 'Male', while will feature a selection of covers all originally performed and written by men including...

'Uptown Funk!'S Writing Credits Changed To Include The Gap Band

The biggest selling single of the year so far has seen a significant change to its writing credits. Mark Ronson’s record-breaking ‘Uptown Funk!’ now includes the writers of The Gap Band’s 1979 hit ‘Oops Up...

Jeff Lynne Unveils Star On The Walk Of Fame

The 67-year-old British rocker told fans at the ceremony he was humbled by the honour - the 2,548th star. He said, "I never expected to be on the Hollywood Walk of Fame......

Sam Smith Song In Legal Row

Sam Smith's 'Stay with Me' is at the centre of a new legal battle.The award-winning singer has already agreed to pay Tom Petty songwriting royalties over similarities between the track and the 1989 song 'I...

Tom Petty Plays Down Sam Smith Clash

Rocker Tom Petty has insisted he had no intention of launching legal action against Sam Smith after it emerged that they were locked in a financial dispute over similarities in their music.Smith has agreed to...

Sam Smith Confirms Tom Petty And Jeff Lynne Writing Credit

British singer Sam Smith has given Tom Petty and Jeff Lynne a co-writing credit on his single Stay With Me but insists similarities to their 1989 song I Won't Back Down are "a complete coincidence".The...

Stevie Nicks: 'I'd Consider Dropping Fleetwood Mac For The Heatbreakers'

Stevie Nicks would quit Fleetwood Mac in a heartbeat if Tom Petty offered her the chance to become a permanent member of his band The Heartbreakers.Nicks, who joined Petty and his cohorts on the 1981...

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