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9/13/21-Belinda Carlisle: Why Thailand?

Source: music-news.com Belinda Carlisle left America because she didn't want to live out her final years at a "country club". The 63-year-old singer/songwriter lived in France for 25 years before moving to Thailand with husband Morgan Mason and has revealed the reason they decided to up sticks and leave Los Angeles behind. Speaking to the Metro newspaper, she said: "We went to a big gala dinner in a country club […]

todaySeptember 13, 2021

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9/10/21-Les McKeown’s autopsy

Source: music-news.com Les McKeown died of a "heavy heart". The Bay City Rollers frontman passed away suddenly in April, aged 65, and a coroner's report has revealed the music legend died of a "combination of natural causes", including heart disease, and the long-term effects of excessive drug and alcohol use. Madam Hassell ruled at Poplar Coroner's Court this week: "It was partly natural, it was long-term high blood pressure, and […]

todaySeptember 10, 2021

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9/9/21-Phil Collins Health

(CNN) Phil Collins says he is no longer able to play the drums due to health issues. The musician, who is 70, appeared on BBC Breakfast with his Genesis band members to promote the group's reunion tour, and Collins said his son, Nic Collins, will be drumming with the band going forward. As for not drumming, Collins said, "I'd love to but you know, I mean, I can barely hold […]

todaySeptember 9, 2021

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9/9/21-Stevie Wonder headliner

Source: music-news.com Stevie Wonder is set to headline Global Citizen Live in Los Angeles. The 'I Just Called to Say I Love You' hitmaker has joined the star-studded bill for the 24-hour fundraiser, which will take place across six continents, and will perform from The Greek Theatre on September 25, alongside H.E.R., Adam Lambert and Demi Lovato. The artists will help to rally citizens in demanding that governments, major organisations […]

todaySeptember 9, 2021

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9/8/21-Roger Daltrey Tour

Source: music-news.com Roger Daltrey is set to embark on his 'Who Was I?' solo tour later this year. The Who frontman - who has released 10 solo albums since 1973 - has announced an intimate run of concerts this November and December, which will see the 'Baba O'Riley' rocker perform the iconic band's classics, rareties and answer audience members' questions. Roger, 77, admitted he has missed not being able to […]

todaySeptember 8, 2021

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9/1/21-Gene Simmons has Covid

Source: music-news.com KISS rocker Gene Simmons has tested positive for Covid-19. The 72-year-old is reportedly experiencing mild symptoms. He is the second member of KISS to test positive this week after Paul Stanley announced that he is recovering from the virus. "I had been sick with flu-like symptoms and was tested repeatedly and was negative. As of late this afternoon I tested positive. The crew, staff and band have all […]

todaySeptember 1, 2021

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8/28/21-New MJ & Jacksons song?

Source: music-news.com Michael Jackson's family are planning to bring him back to life in song. The King of Pop died in 2009 aged 50 but his brother Tito has revealed that The Jacksons are hopeful of recording a new track that features previously unheard work from Michael. Tito told The Sun newspaper's Bizarre column: “It would be so pleasing to be on a record with Michael once again. Anything that […]

todayAugust 28, 2021

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8/26/21-New ABBA music!

Source: music-new.com BBA are set to release new music next week with a new hologram comeback tour on the way. The 'Dancing Queen' hitmakers - made up Bjorn Ulvaeus, Benny Andersson, Agnetha Faltskog and Anni-Frid Lyngstad - will drop their first new material in 39 years as they make a long-awaited comeback including a special show called 'ABBA Voyage'. An insider told The Sun newspaper: "ABBA are finally making their […]

todayAugust 26, 2021

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8/24/21-Charlie Watts dies

(CNN) Charlie Watts, the unassuming son of a truck driver who gained global fame as the drummer for the Rolling Stones, has died. He was 80. ''It is with immense sadness that we announce the death of our beloved Charlie Watts. He passed away peacefully in a London hospital earlier today surrounded by his family," his spokesperson said Tuesday in an emailed statement to CNN. "Charlie was a cherished husband, […]

todayAugust 24, 2021

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8/23/21-UB40’s Travers dead

UB40 saxophonist and founding member Brian Travers died Sunday, August 22nd, after a lengthy battle with cancer, according to a statement from the band. He was 62. “It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of our comrade, brother, founding UB40 member and musical legend, Brian David Travers,” the band wrote on social media. “Brian passed away yesterday evening with his family by his side, after a long […]

todayAugust 23, 2021

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8/22/21-Tom T. Hall dies

Hear Tom T. Hall on "The Lost 45s!" NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Tom T. Hall, the singer-songwriter who composed "Harper Valley P.T.A." and sang about life's simple joys as country music's consummate blue-collar bard, has died. He was 85. His son, Dean Hall, confirmed the musician's death on Friday at his home in Franklin, Tenn. Known as "The Storyteller" for his unadorned yet incisive lyrics, Hall composed hundreds of songs. Along […]

todayAugust 22, 2021

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8/22/2021-Don Everly passes

(CNN) Don Everly, the last of the silken-voiced Everly Brothers music duo known for their harmonies, has died, according to an announcement on the group's official Instagram. He was 84 years old. Everly died Saturday. Don and his younger brother, Phil Everly, became pop idols in the early days of rock 'n' roll, starting in the late 1950s, with chart-topping hits like "Bye Bye Love," "All I Have to Do […]

todayAugust 22, 2021

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8/11/21-Stevie Nicks Cancels

Source: music-news.com Stevie Nicks has cancelled all her gigs for this year. The 73-year-old Fleetwood Mac frontwoman was only scheduled to do five performances throughout 2021, but she has decided to scrap all of them because she’s concerned about the rising cases of coronavirus across the globe and is particularly worried that it may end her career if she catches it. She said in a statement: “These are challenging times […]

todayAugust 11, 2021

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8/8/21-Kool & Gang founder dies

Source: NPR NEW YORK — Dennis "Dee Tee" Thomas, a founding member of the long-running soul-funk band Kool & the Gang known for such hits as "Celebration" and "Get Down On It," has died. He was 70. He died peacefully in his sleep Saturday in New Jersey, where he was a resident of Montclair, according to a statement from his representative. Thomas was the alto sax player, flutist and percussionist. […]

todayAugust 8, 2021

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8/3/21-Poco’s Paul Cotton dies

  Paul Cotton, former guitarist and singer of country-rock band Poco, has died at age 78. The late musician’s facebook broke the news yesterday, writing that he “passed away unexpectedly, peacefully.” Poco cofounder Jim Messina — whom Cotton replaced upon joining in 1970 — reacted to the “very sad news," calling Cotton a “special musical kindred brother.” “We spent time together before he joined Poco and indeed gave me a […]

todayAugust 3, 2021

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7/29/21-Barbra’s insecurity

  Source: music-news.com Barbra Streisand always "doubts" people will turn up to her shows. The 79-year-old icon has been performing to packed out crowds for almost six decades, but every time she books a concert, the 'Woman in Love' hitmaker worries tickets won't sell. The 'Funny Girl' star recalled being overwhelmed when she played to 70,000 fans at London's Hyde Park in 2019, which she hailed as a "treasured moment". […]

todayJuly 29, 2021

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7/28/21-ZZ Top’s Dusty Hill dies

(CNN) Dusty Hill, the bearded bassist with American blues-rock band ZZ Top, has died, according to the band's official website. He was 72. "We are saddened by the news today that our Compadre, Dusty Hill, has passed away in his sleep at home in Houston, TX," the statement, from surviving members Frank Beard and Billy Gibbons, said. "We, along with legions of ZZ Top fans around the world, will miss […]

todayJuly 28, 2021

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7/21/21-Playboy Dolly!

source: music-news.com Dolly Parton recreates Playboy cover for husband's birthday Dolly Parton wowed her husband, Carl Dean, on his birthday by donning her Playboy bunny outfit as a special treat. The country queen, who has been married to Dean for 57 years, shared photos of her all dressed up for fun - complete with bunny ears - on social media. "It's always #HotGirlSummer for my husband, Carl," she wrote in […]

todayJuly 21, 2021

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7/16/21-Biz Markie Dies

(CNN) Biz Markie, who infused his music with so much fun and humor that he became known as "The Clown Prince of Hip Hop," has died, his manager, Jenni Izumi, confirmed to CNN. He was 57. "Biz created a legacy of artistry that will forever be celebrated by his industry peers and his beloved fans whose lives he was able to touch through music, spanning over 35 years," Izumi said […]

todayJuly 17, 2021

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7/7/21-Sir Cliff Richard’s 80th

Sir Cliff Richard is inviting fans to celebrate his 80th birthday by attending a screening of his 'The Great 80 Tour' performance. The hitmaker celebrated the milestone birthday last year and the tour was scheduled for 2020, but due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the run had to be postponed. However, on October 27, fans can enjoy the music legend's special performance of his greatest hits live from London's legendary Royal […]

todayJuly 7, 2021

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