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Taylor Swift Receives NSAI’s Songwriter-Artist Of The Decade Award

Taylor Swift Receives NSAI’s Songwriter-Artist Of The Decade Award

Taylor Swift recently received the Nashville Songwriters Association International’s Songwriter-Artist of the Decade award. Swift received the award on Tuesday, September 20, at Nashville’s Ryman Auditorium during the annual Nashville Songwriter Awards. Swift gave a 13-minute acceptance speech in which she discussed her approach to songwriting, re-recording her first six studio albums after dispute with…

R.E.M.’s ‘Losing My Religion’ Video Joins YouTube’s 1 Billion Views Club

R.E.M.’s ‘Losing My Religion’ Video Joins YouTube’s 1 Billion Views Club

R.E.M.’s “Losing My Religion” video has joined the YouTube’s 1 billion views club. According to the video sharing platform, the clip has averaged over 300,000 views globally per day across YouTube so far this year. “Losing My Religion” was released as the first single from the alternative rock band’s 1991 album Out of Time. “Losing…

Rihanna’s ‘Diamonds’ Video Reaches 2 Billion Views On YouTube

Rihanna’s ‘Diamonds’ Video Reaches 2 Billion Views On YouTube

Rihanna’s music video for her 2012 single “Diamonds” has officially surpassed 2 billion views on the YouTube. “Diamonds” is Rihanna’s third song to reach the 2-billion views after Calvin Harris’ “This Is What You Came For,” in which she featured, and her feature on Eminem’s “Love The Way You Lie.” “Diamonds” officially becomes Rihanna’s first…

Sinéad O’Connor Reflects On Infamous ‘SNL’ Appearance In Trailer For New Documentary

Sinéad O’Connor Reflects On Infamous ‘SNL’ Appearance In Trailer For New Documentary

A recently released trailer for Showtime’s forthcoming documentary “Nothing Compares” sees Sinéad O’Connor reflecting on her controversial performance on “Saturday Night Live” almost three decades ago. During her appearance on “SNL” on October 3, 1992, O’Connor protested the sexual abuse of children in the Catholic Church by tearing up a photo of Pope John Paul…

Joe Walsh Partners With Veeps For VetsAid 2022 Livestream

Joe Walsh Partners With Veeps For VetsAid 2022 Livestream

Joe Walsh has partnered with Veeps to livestream VetsAid 2022, the sixth edition of the annual festival. VetsAid 2022 will feature performances by the newly reunited James Gang, (Walsh, Jimmy Fox and Dale Peters) for a final performance, with special guest Dave Grohl, as well as Nine Inch Nails, the Black Keys and the Breeders.…

Doobie Brothers Co-Founder, Drummer John Hartman Dead At 72

Doobie Brothers Co-Founder, Drummer John Hartman Dead At 72

Former drummer and co-founding member of the Doobie Brothers, John Hartman died at the age of 72. The news was confirmed by the Doobie Brothers on their official social media accounts on Thursday. “Today we are thinking of John Hartman, or Little John to us. John was a wild spirit, great drummer, and showman during…

Naomi Ackie Stars In First Trailer For Whitney Houston Biopic

Naomi Ackie Stars In First Trailer For Whitney Houston Biopic

The newly released first trailer for Whitney Houston biopic I Wanna Dance With Somebody features Naomi Ackie as Houston. The cast also includes Ashton Sanders as Bobby Brown and Stanley Tucci as Clive Davis. Clarke Peters plays John Houston, Whitney’s father, and Tamara Tunie portrays Cissy Houston, Whitney’s mother. “I Wanna Dance With Somebody is…