Jewel Announces New Folk Album


Jewel has announced that she will release Picking Up The Pieces this fall, her first new non-holiday album since 2010, an album she says returns her to her roots. “My focus for this CD was to forget everything I have learned about the music business the last 20 years and get back to what my bones have to say about songs and words and feeling and meaning,” she says.More »


Neal Schon Tells Steve Perry He’s ‘Welcome Anytime’ To Sing With Journey


Neal Schon says that Steve Perry is always welcome to come back to Journey for a song, or more if the mood strikes, according to Ultimate Classic Rock. “The door has always been open, like I’ve said a zillion times,” Schon pointed out during an interview. “People ask me every day, ‘Are you reuniting?’ Steve says, ‘No,’ and I say, ‘You never know.'”More »


Michael Jackson’s Father Joe Jackson Hospitalized After Suffering Stroke


Joe Jackson, the father of the late Michael Jackson, has been hospitalized in Brazil after suffering a stroke on his 87th birthday on Saturday. Jackson is currently under observation in the intensive care unit of a Sao Paulo hospital. He posted a statement of thanks to his supporters to his website. “To my family, friends, acquaintances and fans all over the world.”More »


Taylor Swift Dances With Left Shark Briefly During ‘Bad Blood’ Perforamnce


Taylor Swift danced with Left Shark, the oddball costumed dancer popularized during Katy Perry’s Super Bowl performance earlier this year, at a show in Massachusetts over the weekend. The apparent diss, which came during Swift’s rumored Perry diss track “Bad Blood,” is rumored to have come in response to Perry’s remark that Swift “capitalizes on the take down of women.”More »


Madonna Insists Tidal Set Out To Create Something ‘Unique And Amazing’


Madonna, co-owner of the pay streaming service Tidal along with Jay Z, says that, despite the slow start, she has faith in the project. She excoriated those who don’t pay for music and expressed confidence that the model would prove viable. She adds that the backers are currently working out the “kinks” and plan on “building something unique.”More »