Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame News
Celebrities Remember Leon Russell After His Death
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame singer Leon Russell passed away in Nashville Sunday. In a statement on his website , his wife, Janet Lee Constantine, said the singer-songwriter passed away in his sleep. After news of his passing, many celebrities and musicians took to social media to remember Russell.
Rock and Roll Hall of Famer Leon Russell Passes Away at 74
Notable singer and songwriter Leon Russell passed away Sunday in Nashville. He was 74. Russell's wife, Janet Lee Constantine, said that he died in his sleep, according to a statement on his website . Earlier this year, Russell had to postpone 28 concerts between July and September after suffering a
Leonard Cohen, Legendary Singer-Songwriter, Has Died
Leonard Cohen , the Canadian poet, novelist and musician best known for writing the song "Hallelujah," has died. He was 82. News of Cohen’s death was posted on his Facebook page. "It is with profound sorrow we report that legendary poet, songwriter and artist, Leonard Cohen has passed away," read
Couple Takes Engagement Photos Inside College Classroom Where They Met
When two students at the University of South Carolina got engaged, they returned to the place where they met to document their romance in an engagement photo shoot. Stephanie Simpson told ABC News it was the idea of her photographer, Trevor Mercer , to take photos in the classroom where the couple
Pearl Jam, Tupac Among 2017 Rock & Roll Hall Nominees
The nominees for the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame's Class of 2017 have been announced. Among next year's potential inductees are classic rock acts Journey, Yes, The Cars, Electric Light Orchestra, Pearl Jam , J. Geils Band, Steppenwolf and The Zombies. Journey, Electric Light Orchestra, Pearl Jam and
Paul Simon Turns 75 Today
Paul Simon , one of the most iconic singer/songwriters of the rock music era, celebrates his 75th birthday today. Simon came to fame in the mid-1960s as half of the legendary folk-rock duo Simon & Garfunkel, and then launched a successful solo career in the early 1970s that has seen him incorporate
Why Paul McCartney Probably Won't Tour With Ringo Starr
Paul McCartney has a logical reason for why he doesn't foresee himself touring with former Beatles bandmate Ringo Starr . "It's never come up,” he told Rolling Stone . “We come together for things like the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame . But to actually tour together; leave well enough alone."
Caitlyn Jenner Says It's Hard to Be a Trans Republican as Ben Carson Slams Community as 'Absurd'
Caitlyn Jenner talked about the difficulties of being a trans woman in the Republican Party today, a day after Ben Carson referred to "this whole transgender thing" as "absurd." "It was easy to come out as trans, it was harder to come out as Republican," the Olympic gold medalist said at an
For Trump's Convention, Quiet Parties and Sluggish Fundraising
For the Washington insiders and well-healed donors who have long fueled the Republican political machine, the Republican National Convention was off to a muted start Monday, with many parties half empty and several of the most powerful political figures, including more than one-third of the
Lionel Richie, Chic's Nile Rodgers and More Enter Songwriters Hall of Fame
Lionel Richie , Nile Rodgers and the late Bernard Edwards of the band Chic, and the late Marvin Gaye were among the honorees Thursday night in New York City at the Songwriters Hall of Fame’s annual induction gala. "Ooh, I feel good," Richie said. He received the Hall's highest honor, the Johnny