Archives: March 2014

Stevie Nicks to Receive BMI Icon Award in May

Photo: Kristin BurnsStevie Nicks will receive a special honor at the 62nd Annual BMI Pop Awards, which will be held May 13 at the Beverly Wilshire Hotel in Beverly Hills, California.

The Fleetwood Mac singer will be this year’s recipient of the BMI Icon Award, presented annually by the music-rights organization Broadcast Music, Inc. The award recognizes artists for their “unique and indelible influence on generations of music makers.”

BMI’s Barbara Cane says in a statement, “Stevie Nicks is an extraordinary songwriter and pedigree artist of stunning genius and unwavering grace, on and off the …read more

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Rolling Stones Confirm Itinerary for European Tour Leg

Eagle Rock EntertainmentAfter postponing their March-April tour of Australia and New Zealand following the suicide of Mick Jagger‘s girlfriend, L’Wren Scott, The Rolling Stones have now confirmed the complete itinerary of the upcoming European leg of their 14 on Fire trek. The 14-date outing will get under way May 26 in Oslo, Norway, and is plotted out through a July 3 appearance at Denmark’s popular Roskilde Festival.

Several of the shows on The Stones’ schedule were previously announced, including a June 7 performance at the Netherlands’ Pinkpop Festival, June 10 and June 19 …read more

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Jon Bon Jovi’s Son, a Notre Dame Football Player, Suffers Knee Injury & Will Miss 2014 Season

Courtesy of University of Notre DameTough break for Jon Bon Jovi‘s son, who plays football for Notre Dame. Twenty-year-old Jesse Bongiovi will miss all of next season after suffering a torn ACL, a major ligament in the knee.

ESPN.com’s Matt Fortuna, who covers Notre Dame football, reported the news on Twitter, citing comments made to him by Fighting Irish head coach Brian Kelly.

Bongiovi, who plays the cornerback position, walked on to the team last year as a freshman.

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Elton John Says He and David Furnish Will Marry “Very Quietly”

David Becker/WireImageElton John and David Furnish are both in agreement: They want to have a small wedding.

In a two-part interview with NBC’s Today show, John vows that he and his longtime partner will marry “very quietly.” He adds, “But we will do it and it will be a joyous occasion and we will have our children,” three-year-old Zachary and one-year-old Elijah, in attendance.

Elton tells Today host Matt Lauer that he’s “very proud” that England has just legalized same-sex marriage. He says, “For this legislation to come through is joyous, and we should …read more

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Black Sabbath, Soundgarden, Faith No More to Headline London Fest

Vertigo/RepublicMaybe Black Sabbath‘s feeling guilty for having been inactive for so long. The band continues making up for lost time by headlining a show at the British Summer Time festival this July.

Sabbath will play their first-ever performance at London’s Hyde Park on July 4. Perhaps in a nod to America’s Independence Day, Ozzy Osbourne, Tommy Iommi and Geezer Butler will be joined on the Great Oak Stage by Soundgarden and Faith No More. Other acts performing that day include Motörhead, Soulfly and more.

“The first time I came to London I didn’t have …read more

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