1. John Mellencamp Unhappy With Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker Over Song Use

    April 16, 2014 11:44 PM EDT 0 0 0 Liberal rocker John Mellencamp wants conservative Republican Gov. Scott Walker to know he supports union rights and says Walker should think about that before using his songs on the campaign trail. Politicians for years have been using rock songs at ...

  2. PTC Blasts Ke$ha For Drinking Pee on MTV Series

    May 22, 2013 3:29 AM EDT Footage of pop provocateur Ke$ha drinking her own urine was set to air Tuesday on her MTV reality show, and that’s not sitting well with the Parent Television Council. In a letter to supporters Tuesday, the PTC warned against watching Ke$ha: My Cr ...

  3. John McCain

    John McCain

    0 Albums, 0 Songs

  4. Bruce Springsteen, Bill Clinton Rally for Obama in Ohio

    October 18, 2012 9:41 PM EDT 0 0 0 Lest anyone forget the importance of Ohio's white, working-class voters, President Barack Obama sent a clear reminder on Thursday. Make that two reminders: Bill (Clinton) and The Boss ( Bruce Springsteen ), two aging baby boomers still at the t ...

  5. Dee Snider Blasts Romney Camp's Use of Twisted Sister Hit

    August 22, 2012 10:20 AM EDT 0 0 0 UPDATE: Twisted Sister founding guitarist Jay Jay French announces that he, too, shall not take it; delivers a blistering rebuke of Paul Ryan to Roll Call. Read It Are there any recording stars not named "Kid" or "Jr." willing to ...

  6. Silversun Pickups Issue Cease and Desist to Romney Campaign

    August 15, 2012 8:34 PM EDT 0 0 0 Silversun Pickups don't want Mitt Romney hitting the "Panic Switch." The Los Angeles band's attorney issued a cease-and-desist on Wednesday over the Republican presidential candidate's use of the 2009 hit in recent campaign ...

  7. Silversun Pickups Issue Cease and Desist to Romney Campaign

    August 15, 2012 8:15 PM EDT Silversun Pickups don't want Mitt Romney hitting the "Panic Switch." The Los Angeles band's attorney issued a cease-and-desist on Wednesday over the Republican presidential candidate's use of the 2009 hit in recent campaig ...

  8. Congress Moves Ahead With Cybersecurity Bill Despite White House Objections

    April 26, 2012 7:15 AM EDT WASHINGTON (AP) -- House Republicans are pushing ahead with legislation to protect the nation's critical infrastructure and corporations from electronic attacks despite Obama administration objections that the legislation fails to protect Ame ...

  9. Rush Orders Rush Limbaugh to Stop Using Their Music on His Show

    March 07, 2012 6:43 PM EST Radio show host and political provocateur Rush Limbaugh is now facing an attack on a new front over his "slut" comment about Georgetown student Sandra Fluke. As if the increasing number of advertisers pulling out from his show isn't ...

  10. Jack White Makes Solo Debut on 'SNL': Watch

    March 04, 2012 1:45 PM EST 0 0 0 Last night's "Saturday Night Live" may have been all about comeback kid Lindsay Lohan, but Jack White was also having his own moment in the sun, making his first TV performance behind his solo project. But White's used to this so ...

  11. Newt Gingrich Sued for Having 'Eye of the Tiger' at Rallys

    January 31, 2012 1:05 AM EST 0 0 0 In the past few years, there's been growing animosity over the way that Republican candidates for public office use music in campaigns. Today comes word of a new lawsuit filed against Newt Gingrich's campaign for using "Eye of the Tig ...

  12. Music & Politics: 5 Moments When They Didn't Mix

    January 24, 2012 11:25 AM EST 0 0 0 From the protest songs of Woodie Guthrie to the streetside concerts of Occupy Wall Street, music and politics have long gone hand in hand. But the two haven't always seen eye-to-eye. Here are five moments where music and politics didn't mi ...

  13. John Mellencamp Impressed by Sarah Palin

    October 22, 2010 11:43 AM EDT 0 0 0 Former vice-presidential candidate Sarah Palin has found an admirer in John Mellencamp . The legendary rocker says that while he doesn't support her positions, he is impressed by the mark she's made on the country since the 2008 election. ...

  14. Lady Gaga Releases Anti-'Don't Ask Don't Tell' Video

    September 17, 2010 11:20 AM EDT 0 0 0 Lady Gaga posted a seven-and-a-half minute video on her website this morning (Sept. 17) to express her opposition against the U.S. Armed Forces' "Don't Ask Don't Tell" policy and to encourage politicians and fans alike to vo ...

  15. David Byrne Sues Florida Gov. Charlie Crist For $1 Million

    May 24, 2010 2:31 PM EDT 0 0 0 D avid Byrne is suing the governor of Florida, alleging that he used the Talking Heads ' 1985 single "Road to Nowhere" without permission or proper licenses. Byrne is seeking $1 million in damages from Gov. Charlie Crist, who's a ...

  16. Rocker Joe Walsh Takes On Namesake Politician

    January 28, 2010 5:25 AM EST 0 0 0 Another musician is claiming that a political candidate is tone deaf to the nation's intellectual property laws. And this one has an amusing twist. Joe Walsh of the Eagles isn't happy that a Republican congressional candidate in Illinois h ...

  17. Jackson Browne, Republicans Settle Copyright Case

    July 21, 2009 11:13 AM EDT 0 0 0 Jackson Browne is hopeful that the protection of music copyrights will be bolstered by the settlement of his lawsuit against U.S. Sen. John McCain and the Republican Party over unauthorized use of one of his songs in the 2008 U.S. presidential campa ...

  18. Jackson Browne, Republicans Settle Copyright Case

    July 21, 2009 10:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Jackson Browne is hopeful that the protection of music copyrights will be bolstered by the settlement of his lawsuit against U.S. Sen. John McCain and the Republican Party over unauthorized use of one of his songs in the 2008 U.S. presidential campa ...

  19. Jackson Browne, Republicans Settle Copyright Case

    July 21, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Jackson Browne is hopeful that the protection of music copyrights will be bolstered by the settlement of his lawsuit against U.S. Sen. John McCain and the Republican Party over unauthorized use of one of his songs in the 2008 U.S. presidential cam ...

  20. McCain Fights Back Against Jackson Browne

    November 20, 2008 2:21 PM EST 0 0 0 John McCain may have lost the presidential election to Barack Obama, but his campaign seems absolutely determined not to lose to Jackson Browne. The singer/songwriter sued McCain in August after the Republican candidate used his song, "Running ...

  21. McCain Fights Back Against Jackson Browne

    November 20, 2008 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 John McCain may have lost the presidential election to Barack Obama, but his campaign seems absolutely determined not to lose to Jackson Browne. The candidate has filed two motions as part of Browne's John McCain may have lost the presidential ...

  22. John McCain Fights Back Against Jackson Browne

    November 20, 2008 12:00 AM EST John McCain may have lost the presidential election to Barack Obama, but his campaign seems absolutely determined not to lose to Jackson Browne. The singer/songwriter sued McCain in August after the Republican candidate for the highest office in t ...

  23. Foo Fighters Blast McCain Use Of 'My Hero'

    October 08, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 The Foo Fighters have blasted the campaign of Republican presidential candidate John McCain for using the band's song "My Hero" at rallies without its permission. The Foo Fighters have blasted the campaign of Republican presidential c ...

  24. Springsteen Wraps Obama Tour In Michigan

    October 06, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Bruce Springsteen concluded his three-day barnstorming tour in support of Democratic presidential nominee Barack Obama today (Oct. 6) with an eight-song, 50-minute acoustic set at Oestrike Stadium on Bruce Springsteen concluded his three-day barnsto ...

  25. Against Me!, Ted Leo / Oct. 2, 2008 / Hilton Head, S.C. (Stages Music and More)

    October 03, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 To say that local music fans were surprised to see Against Me! and Ted Leo booked on Hilton Head is to substantially repurpose the definition of the word. If they'd have woken up tomorrow with their h To say that local music fans were surprised ...

  26. Springsteen, Joel Team Up For Obama

    September 30, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Rock stars Bruce Springsteen and Billy Joel are teaming up for their first joint concert to benefit Democratic presidential nominee Barack Obama. Obama plans to attend the concert at the Hammerstein Ballroom in New York City on Oct. 16, the day af ...

  27. Heart Lashes Out Over 'Barracuda' Usage

    September 05, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Rck group Heart, angry that its 70's hit "Barracuda" is being used as the unofficial theme song for Republican Vice Presidential nominee Sarah Palin, is biting back at the Alaska governor. Rck group Heart, angry that its 70's hit ...

  28. Jackson Browne Calls 'Time' On New Album

    August 26, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 It's been six years since Jackson Browne released an album of new material, but the veteran singer/songwriter hardly feels like he's been scarce during that interim. It's been six years since Jackson Browne released an album of new ma ...

  29. Madonna Starts 'Sticky And Sweet' Tour In Wales

    August 25, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Even at 50, the queen of pop just can't stop courting controversy. As Madonna kicked off her international "Sticky and Sweet" tour Saturday night in Cardiff, Wales, she took a none-too subtle swipe at the presumptive Republican nomi ...

  30. Madonna Starts 'Sticky And Sweet' Tour In Wales

    August 24, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Even at 50, the queen of pop just can't stop courting controversy. As Madonna kicked off her international "Sticky and Sweet" tour Saturday night in Cardiff, Wales, she took a none-too subtle swipe at Even at 50, the queen of pop just ...

  31. Cash To Rich: Use Of Father's Name Is 'Appalling'

    August 19, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Rosanne Cash is tired of people using her late father's name to further their own political agenda. Rosanne Cash is tired of people using her late father's name to further their own political agenda. "It is appalling to me that people ...

  32. Cash To Rich: Use Of Father's Name Is 'Appalling'

    August 19, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Rosanne Cash is tired of people using her late father's name to further their own political agenda. "It is appalling to me that people still want to invoke my father's name, five years after his death, to ascribe beliefs, ideals, va ...

  33. Jackson Browne Sues McCain Over Song Usage

    August 14, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Singer/songwriter Jackson Browne is suing Republican presidential nominee John McCain and the Republican party for using his song "Running on Empty" in a recent TV commercial. Singer/songwriter Jackson Browne is suing Republican presidenti ...

  34. Jackson Browne Sues McCain Over Song Usage

    August 14, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Singer/songwriter Jackson Browne is suing Republican presidential nominee John McCain and the Republican party for using his song "Running on Empty" in a recent TV commercial. In the suit, filed in U.S. District Court in Los Angeles, Bro ...

  35. John Rich Pens McCain-Themed Song

    July 31, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Country music star John Rich wants like-minded voters to join him in "Raising McCain." Country music star John Rich wants like-minded voters to join him in "Raising McCain." The other half of the Nashville duo Big and Rich, the s ...

  36. Obama Campaign Slams 'Offensive' Ludacris Rap

    July 31, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Barack Obama's presidential campaign says a new rhyme by supporter and rapper Ludacris is "outrageously offensive" to Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton, Republican Sen. John McCain and President Bush. Barack Obama's presidential campai ...

  37. 'Idol Gives Back' Raises $22 Million For Charity

    April 10, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Fox's "Idol Gives Back" charity telethon raised $22 million for charity last night (April 9), thanks to a combination of corporate sponsorship and donations from viewers who called in to the show and Fox's "Idol Gives Back&q ...

  38. Music On TV Aug. 27-Sept. 2.

    August 27, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Music on television listings from Aug. 27-Sept. 2. MONDAY, Aug. 27 "Good Morning America," ABC Featured Artist(s): Ringo Starr, Katie Brown, Tory Johnson. "106 & Park," BET Featured Artist(s): Yung Joc. "The Late Show Wi ...

  39. 32OnTV

    August 07, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Music-related TV listings for Aug. 7-14, 2006. MONDAY, AUG. 7 "Live with Regis and Kelly," Syndicated Featured artist(s): Jody Watley. "Djangomania!" Sundance Channel Featured artist(s): Django Reinhardt, Quintet of the Hot Club ...

  40. ON TV

    April 17, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Music-related TV listings for April 17-23, 2006. MONDAY, APRIL 17 “The Ellen DeGeneres Show,” Syndicated Featured artist(s): Jamie Foxx (also scheduled: Jeff Bridges). “My Music Mix,” Great American Country Featured artist(s): Sara Evans “VH1 News P ...

  41. LPFM-Friendly Bill Gets House Intro

    September 13, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Companion to 'Local Community Radio Act of 2005.' Rep. Louise Slaughter, D., N.Y., announced the introduction of the "Enhance and Protect Local Community Radio Act of 2005" on Sept. 13 in a speech to the Future of Music Coaliti ...

  42. Bill Seeks To Promote Local News

    February 22, 2005 12:00 AM EST Lawmakers' pique over the networks' incredible shrinking news hole is prompting legislation that will shorten the time broadcasters have between license renewals and require full commission review of WASHINGTON, D.C. (The Hollywood Repor ...

  43. Content Groups Voice Support For Giant IP Bill

    November 16, 2004 12:00 AM EST A coalition of 20 content-industry groups sent a letter to the U.S. Senate Nov. 11 calling for the passage of an omnibus intellectual property bill when members return for a lame-duck session next wee WASHINGTON, D.C. -- A coalition of 20 content- ...

  44. Content Groups Voice Support For Giant IP Bill

    November 11, 2004 12:00 AM EST A coalition of 20 content-industry groups today (Nov. 11) sent a letter to the U.S. Senate calling for the passage of an omnibus intellectual property bill when members return for a lame-duck session A coalition of 20 content-industry groups today ...

  45. Broadcasters Win Approval of DTV Proposal

    September 28, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Broadcasters have beat back a proposal that would have required them to give up their analog channels and switch entirely to digital transmissions by 2009. Their allies on the Senate Commerce Committe WASHINGTON, D.C. (The Hollywood Reporter) -- B ...

  46. TunesOnTV

    July 19, 2004 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Music-related TV listings for July 19-25, 2004. Mon / Tues / Wed / Thurs / Fri / Sat / Sun MONDAY, JULY 19 "Good Morning America," ABC Featured Artist: Ashlee Simpson. "Live With Regis & Kelly," Syndicated Featured Artist: Jo ...

  47. Tuned In: Radio

    June 15, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Sens. John McCain and Patrick Leahy present the bipartisan Low Power Radio Act. Read Marc Schiffman's column. Sens. John McCain and Patrick Leahy present the bipartisan Low Power Radio Act. Read Marc Schiffman's column. News Marc Schiffm ...

  48. McCain Urges FCC 'Proactivity' On Indecency Issues

    March 01, 2004 12:00 AM EST Republican Sen. John McCain urged the Federal Communications Commission to be "far more proactive" in addressing indecency issues and warned against media industry consolidation at a recent press even NEW YORK (The Hollywood Reporter)--R ...

  49. Clear Channel Yanks Howard Stern Off Six Channels

    March 01, 2004 12:00 AM EST <ul><li> Victims' Relief Aid Fund Proposed In Wake Of R.I. Nightclub Deaths</li> <li> Calif. Sen. Backs Proposed New Internet Piracy Bill</li> <li> South By Southwest Conference Panels Offer CLE Credi Clear ...

  50. U.S. Government Mulls Radio Probe

    January 31, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Testifying yesterday (Jan. 30) before the Senate Commerce Committee, two federal lawmakers said they believe Congress, the Department of Justice, and the Federal Communications Commission should inves Testifying yesterday (Jan. 30) before the Senate ...

Pages