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Garth Brooks Launching Radio Channel

The new satellite channel will debut on 8 September (16) and will feature previously unheard music from the 54-year-old, as well as songs from many other artists, including George Strait, James Taylor, and...

Eagles And Al Pacino Named 2016 Kennedy Center Honourees

The stars will be feted alongside soul legend Mavis Staples and Argentine pianist Martha Argerich at a gala in Washington, D.C. on 3 December (16). The surviving members of the Eagles...

James Taylor Will Donate Concert Proceeds To Help Canada's Wildfire Victims

The 68-year-old singer is set to perform at Calgary and Edmonton in the Canadian province of Alberta on 7 and 8 June respectively. Following the wildfire that caused devastation in west-central Canada, and is still...

Carly Simon Showed Children Book Sections About Their Father While Writing Memoir

The stars were married for 11 but endured a turbulent split in 1983, due to infidelity on both sides as Taylor battled a serious drug addiction. Simon and Taylor have not spoken...

Bianca Jagger Accused Carly Simon Of Affair On Wedding Eve

The singer/songwriter was in bed with her groom-to-be James Taylor when the call came in from an upset Bianca Jagger. Recalling the odd telephone chat in her new memoir Boys in the...

Carly Simon: 'I Still Love James Taylor So Much'

The stars were married for 11 years from 1972, but they endured a turbulent split in 1983 due to infidelity on both sides as Taylor battled a serious drug addiction to heroin....

Steven Spielberg, Barbara Streisand Among Recipients Of Presidential Medal Of Freedom

Veteran director Steven Spielberg and multi-platinum selling singer Barbara Streisand are among the list of names to receive the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the highest civilian honour in the United States.President Barack Obama will present...

James Taylor & Jackson Browne Team Up For Baseball Stadium Gigs

The two stars will take over Chicago, Illinois' Wrigley Field in June (16) and Boston, Massachusetts' Fenway Park in August (16) for two special shows. The concert at Wrigley Field will mark...

Usher To Perform At White House Gala

The pop singer leads the star-studded line-up for the In Performance at the White House show, which marks 50 years since the introduction of legislation to safeguard the arts and offer state funding...

Sir Elton John: Lady Gaga's New Music Will Be 'Fantastic'

Sir Elton John has teased Lady Gaga's fans can expect ''fantastic'' new music.The 68-year-old musician - who named Gaga the godmother of his two sons Zachary and Elijah - has heard new tracks from the...

James Taylor's Wildest Show Was At A Bermuda Mental Institute

The Fire & Rain singer's family packed him and his recovery medication off on a plane to paradise as a 30th birthday gift, not realising that the methadone he was taking would be...

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...

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