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Clive Davis: John Mellencamp was 'biggest artist that I did not sign after auditioning'
Clive Davis is easily one of the most influential people in the music industry. Famously called the “Man With the Golden Ears,” his track record for recognizing talent and signing legendary musicians like Janis Joplin’s Big Brother and The Holding Company, Billy Joel, Bruce Springsteen and
Lorde clarifies she and Taylor Swift are still friends, says Swift's squad is misunderstood
Lorde is pushing back on reports that she's no longer friends with Taylor Swift . The singer's interview with an Australian morning show, "Sunrise," sparked headlines after some apparently misinterpreted her response to a question about what it was like to befriend her idols, such as Swift. Lorde,
Jennifer Hudson dances with legendary producer Clive Davis at documentary premiere
Jennifer Hudson paid tribute to the late Whitney Houston and legendary producer Clive Davis at Radio City Music Hall Wednesday night for the Tribeca Film Festival premiere of a new Clive Davis documentary , "The Soundtrack of Our Lives." The star-studded tribute to Davis featured some of the
President Trump still under audit by IRS: Spicer, Senator Cotton
"The View" co-hosts discuss claims that the president won't release his tax returns because he is under audit.
Bob Dylan to collect his Nobel Prize in Stockholm
Bob Dylan will accept his Nobel Prize in Literature this weekend, according to Sara Danius, permanent secretary of the Swedish Academy . Danius announced in a blog post that Dylan will meet with academy officials when he visits Stockholm "in a few days" to play two previously announced concerts on
Depeche Mode, Spoon, Drake and Conor Oberst music reviews
This week Depeche Mode drops a vibrant and commanding new record, indie-rock veterans Spoon make another bid for the big time with an electronically infused offering, Drake drops another sprawling set and Conor Oberst continues to channel his inner Bob Dylan . Depeche Mode’s “Spirit” (Deluxe
Read Bob Dylan's Entire Nobel Prize Acceptance Speech
Although he wasn't present at the ceremony, Bob Dylan was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature. Instead, the singer and songwriter sent a heartfelt speech, which was read Saturday inside the Stockholm Concert Hall in Sweden. He was also honored by Patti Smith during the ceremony, as she sang a
Bob Dylan Sends Speech to Be Read at Nobel Prize Banquet
Bob Dylan will not be attending the Nobel Prize banquet this weekend, but he has sent a speech to be read in his absence. The Swedish Academy, which hands out the awards, tweeted earlier today that Dylan "has provided a speech which will be read at the Nobel banquet in Stockholm December 10." Bob
The Weeknd's 'Starboy' Is Good, but Misses 'the Mysterious Intrigue of His Earlier Work'
You would think Black Friday would have been a monster of a release day for music. No. It wasn’t. That says a lot about the changing model of the music industry as the physical has been more frequently replaced by the download and the download has been effectively hijacked by the streaming
The Cure's Lol Tolhurst Discusses His New Memoir and the Band’s Beginnings
Last week Lol Tolhurst, the founding drummer of the Cure, released his memoir, "Cured: The Tale Of Two Imaginary Boys." The book chronicles his lifelong friendship with Cure frontman Robert Smith and the iconic band's beginnings. Although Tolhurst began as the group's drummer, as they expanded from