1. Sam Elliott Turns Taylor Swift's 'Bad Blood' Into Spoken-Word Drama

    August 26, 2015 10:50 PM EDT 0 0 0 Sam Elliott is such a pro.  The veteran actor and star of such films as The Big Lebowski  and  We Were Soldiers  stopped by RedEye Chicago to discuss his new movie Grandma . What he didn’t expect was to be roped into delivering a spoken-word renditi ...

  2. Ryan Adams Says Taylor Swift '1989' Cover Album Will Be Finished This Week

    August 25, 2015 6:35 PM EDT For all those looking forward to Ryan Adams ' cover album of Taylor Swift 's entire 1989 , the wait may be over soon enough.  Adams posted an update to his Twitter Monday, saying the album will get its final mix and master this week.  ...

  3. Ryan Adams Teases Taylor Swift 'Shake It Off' Cover, Recording Strings on 'Blank Space'

    August 19, 2015 9:26 PM EDT Ryan Adams is really going for it with his album covering Taylor Swift' s entire 1989 and recently released new teases of songs from the collection.  Ryan Adams Shares Taylor Swift 'Style' & 'Blank Space' Covers, Com ...

  4. Ryan Adams Shares Taylor Swift 'Style' & 'Blank Space' Covers, Completes 'Rough Mix' of '1989' Covers Album

    August 18, 2015 9:41 AM EDT 0 0 0 Can Ryan Adams ' Taylor Swift 1989 cover album just get here already? Adams teased a few more songs from his forthcoming album of 1989 covers (he's taking on the whole thing), and the results let us know we're going to need to hear mo ...

  5. Ryan Adams Shares Taylor Swift 'Wildest Dreams' Snippet, Makes His Own '1989' Cover Art

    August 13, 2015 7:53 AM EDT 0 0 0 Since Ryan Adams announced he'd be covering Taylor Swift 's 1989 in its entirety -- and Swift totally fangirled over the idea -- he's been actively sharing snippets of the songs on social media. The singer-songwriter took on Swift ...

  6. Ryan Adams Teases Another Taylor Swift Cover: Hear Somber 'Bad Blood' Take

    August 10, 2015 10:24 AM EDT 1.365 k 258 22 Ryan Adams is covering 1989 in its entirety and Taylor Swift just loves it. These are Smiths -inspired covers, mind you, so get ready for a lot of melancholy jangle; it's Adams' take on Taylor's "Bad Blood."   Bad B ...

  7. Beastie Boys, Katy Perry, Don Henley Among Stars, Plans and Priorities Presented at Capitol Congress

    August 06, 2015 11:20 PM EDT The annual confab showcasing Capitol Music Group's roster and business arms took place in Hollywood on Aug. 5. Taking a cue from television networks, who’ve hosted elaborate “Upfronts” to potential advertisers for decades, and Apple, whose ...

  8. Taylor Swift's '1989' to Be Covered in Its Entirety By Ryan Adams: Hear a Snippet

    August 06, 2015 12:19 PM EDT 0 0 0 Adams shared a little bit of one of the covers over Instagram. Taylor Swift has spoken about her love of Ryan Adams before, and Mr. Adams has returned the favor . This morning (Aug. 6) on Twitter, the mutual admiration got approximately 500 percent ...

  9. Baby Animals' Suze DeMarchi Covers Adele, The Clash on New Solo Album 'Home'

    July 24, 2015 2:13 AM EDT 0 0 0 In the natural course of events, all baby animals grow up and go out on their own. With a new solo album in the bank, Suze DeMarchi is simply doing what nature intended. The Australian rock goddess has released  Home , a project created outside the ...

  10. Deadmau5 Overcomes Technical Difficulties to Debut New Dome at Governors Ball 2015

    June 07, 2015 12:05 PM EDT 0 0 0 Deadmau5 's closing set at Governors Ball 2015 on Saturday, June 6, had promised to be a primetime unveiling of the new geodesic dome setup that was years in the making for the mercurial electronic musician. Governors Ball 2015: Most Memorable ...

  11. Ryan Adams Goes On Anti-Deadmau5 Rant at Governors Ball (Live Review)

    June 07, 2015 2:13 AM EDT “Try to make this song on your f---ing iPhone.” At this point in his career, Ryan Adams has free reign to do just about whatever his denim-clad, bad boy rocker heart desires. Self-releasing on his own Pax AM imprint, he turned out a sturdy rock & ...

  12. Governors Ball Preview: Organizers Talk 2015 Lineup, Selfie Sticks, Future Plans & More

    June 02, 2015 3:00 PM EDT 0 0 0 In five short years, Governors Ball has not only overcome the odds of launching a successful music festival in New York City, but it's also emerged as one of the highest-profile festivals in the United States.   But for Gov Ball booker Jordan W ...

  13. Late Night Music Roundup: Ryan Adams, Earl Sweatshirt

    May 14, 2015 6:12 AM EDT 0 0 0 David Letterman is nearing the finishing line of his farewell lap, though some fine musicians have yet to say their goodbyes. Last night, it was Ryan Adams ’ turn to pay homage to the retiring talk show legend. Adams, who first played The Late Show ...

  14. Bryan Adams Wants to Cover Ryan Adams Now

    May 06, 2015 9:28 PM EDT Now that Ryan Adams has covered "Summer of '69," he and Bryan Adams are officially eternally entwined and it seems really okay. Bryan Adams is even looking to repay the favor.  He told SFGate that he heard the cover and might cover o ...

  15. Ryan Adams Caves In, Finally Covers Bryan Adams' 'Summer of '69'

    April 29, 2015 3:40 PM EDT 1.44 k 86 24 Forget the "Summer of '69" -- today is the best day of your life. Thirteen long years after Ryan Adams ejected a heckler from Nashville's Ryman Auditorium for requesting Bryan Adams' hokey classic rock staple at his s ...

  16. Blur to Play Australia's Splendour in the Grass Fest

    April 15, 2015 2:21 AM EDT 0 0 0 Blur’s comeback to the live circuit will now include a concert in Australia.  The Britpop legends were today (April 15) announced at the top of the bill for the mid-year Splendour in the Grass festival, which will be held July 24-26 at North Byron P ...

  17. Ryan Adams' New Romance, Bob Dylan's DVD Release and More Insider Scoop

    March 30, 2015 6:10 PM EDT 0 0 0 He Likey Lykke Li Grammy-winning producer  Jeff Bhasker  ( Jay Z ,   Kanye West ) is dating Swedish singer  Lykke Li ,   sources tell  Billboard . The two kindled their relationship in Sweden, where Bhasker was working on  Fun   singer  Nate Ruess & ...

  18. Billboard 200 Chart Moves: Jerry Lee Lewis Returns

    November 07, 2014 5:45 PM EST Also: Ryan Adams' four-song 7-inch vinyl EP debuts. On the latest Billboard 200 albums chart, Taylor Swift dominated the tally, as her new 1989 album crashed in at No. 1. It sold 1.287 million copies in the week ending Nov. 2, according t ...

  19. Happy Birthday, Bryan Adams & Ryan Adams! Celebrate With Our 'Which Adams?' quiz

    November 05, 2014 3:25 PM EST Today, we celebrate the birthdays of Canadian rock icon  Bryan Adams  (55) and American rocker  Ryan Adams  (40), two singer-songwriters who are not related, but happen to share the same last name, the same birthday -- oh, and their first names rh ...

  20. Jenny Lewis Talks Insomnia, Being Force-Fed Creed for New Album 'Voyager'

    October 26, 2014 12:52 PM EDT The singer credits rocker Ryan Adams as a "really important figure" in her life. Jenny Lewis played an intimate show at KCRW’s Apogee Sessions in Santa Monica on Oct. 24, performing songs from The Voyager , her third solo album released ...

  21. Watch Ryan Adams Cover Bryan Adams' 'Run to You,' Channel an Unmistakable Bond

    October 02, 2014 10:10 PM EDT For years Ryan Adams has suffered through patronizing comparisons to Bryan Adams  all because of the two rockers' remarkably similar names. In 2002, Ryan even threw a fan out of his show for requesting Bryan's classic "Summer Of � ...

  22. Ryan Adams Drops Bizarre Promos for Parakeet-Killing Album: Watch

    September 10, 2014 12:03 AM EDT 0 0 0 Ryan Adams has released his new self-titled album today, and to get everyone excited about it, he has created two of the weirdest promotional videos known to man. Garry Shandling, Jeff Garlin, Don Was and Bob Mould join in on the bizarre videos with ...

  23. Chart Highlights: Sam Smith's 'Stay With Me' Crowns Pop Songs, Adult Pop Songs, AC

    August 25, 2014 3:35 PM EDT 12.906 k 359 17 The ballad becomes one of only three songs ever to lead the three lists simultaneously. Plus, new No. 1s for Jeremih, ScHoolboy Q, Demi Lovato & more Chart Highlights offers a sneak peek at a select group of Billboard charts every Mond ...

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  25. Lenny Kravitz to Play iTunes Festival in London

    August 20, 2014 11:43 PM EDT 0 0 0 Apple's iTunes Festival in London has added Lenny Kravitz , Rudimental , Elbow and Paolo Nutini to its lineup of headliners. The eighth annual event will once again take place throughout September at The Roundhouse in the Camden neighborhood of ...

  26. 2014 Newport Folk Festival: 10 Best Performances

    July 28, 2014 11:59 AM EDT 0 0 0 Not even the threat of thunderstorms, torrential downpours, and Friday afternoon bumper-to-bumper traffic on I-95 could get in the way of Newport Folk Festival ringing in its 55th year -- or soul icon Mavis Staples  her 75th. "Thank you to [fes ...

  27. Trent Reznor Signs With New Management

    December 10, 2013 12:56 AM EST 0 0 0 Barely 24 hours after news broke that Trent Reznor was splitting from longtime manager Jim Guerinot of Rebel Waltz, the Nine Inch Nails mastermind landed new management with Silva Artist Management, which counts Foo Fighters, Queens of the Stone Age ...

  28. Sean Hannity Slams 'Coward' Ryan Adams

    August 07, 2013 5:00 PM EDT For three and a half minutes Tuesday night, Sean Hannity did his best to bash alt-country rocker Ryan Adams, whose music, according to Hannity, "isn't that popular," after Ryan posted a derogatory tweet about the conservative Fox Ne ...

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  30. Graham Parker and the Rumour, Lindsey Buckingham Perform at 'This is 40' Soundtrack Party

    December 12, 2012 9:57 PM EST 0 0 0 While Ryan Adams was taking a seat onstage to start the "This is 40" soundtrack record release concert, the scene at the box office outside Los Angeles' Roxy Theatre may as well have been a scene from another Judd Apatow film. Lindsay ...

  31. Graham Parker and the Rumour Debut 'Long Emotional Ride' Video: Premiere

    December 11, 2012 10:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Graham Parker and the Rumour are on the road again. The rock group, reunited after over three decades, have returned with "Long Emotional Ride," a lyric video from their new album, "Three Chords Good." The lyric video pictures a ...

  32. It's Official: Universal Names Steve Barnett Chairman/CEO of Capitol Music Group

    November 26, 2012 12:05 PM EST Universal Music Group this morning made official a move that's been common knowledge in the music business for many weeks: The company "has begun the revitalization of EMI Recorded Music" with the appointment of former Columbia Reco ...

  33. Presidential Debate 2012: Musicians React on Twitter

    October 04, 2012 12:00 PM EDT 0 0 0 During the 2012 Presidential Debate Wednesday night (Oct. 4), hundreds of celebrities tuned in and turned on their computers -- ready to share their thoughts with millions of social media followers. Many of the normally-outspoken Republican musician ...

  34. Chris Robinson's Fresh Jams

    September 07, 2012 8:00 AM EDT Black Crowes frontman marches on with Chris Robinson Brotherhood. In 2011, Chris Robinson Brotherhood played 118 shows before ever releasing an album, which meant concert-goers only knew one thing when they bought tickets: This was the new band of ...

  35. Exclusive: The Orchard Names Colleen Theis Chief Operating Officer; Announces Lonestar Signing

    August 06, 2012 3:00 PM EDT The Orchard, an independent music and video distribution company operating in more than 20 global markets, has announced the appointment of Colleen Theis as Chief Operating Officer. Theis, who previously worked as Managing Director of UK & Eur ...

  36. Mike Smith Named Mercury UK President of Music

    July 12, 2012 9:25 AM EDT Mike Smith, the former managing director of Columbia Records U.K., has been appointed president of music at Mercury Records U.K. Reporting to Mercury Records U.K. President Jason ILey, Smith takes up his new role September 10, having stepped down ...

  37. Laura Marling Recording Fourth Album

    June 28, 2012 2:40 PM EDT 0 0 0 Laura Marling will be back with a new album in 2013, the UK singer-songwriter told the Owl . "I finished writing a new album about a month ago," she told the site. "At the moment I'm in and out of the studio working with [produce ...

  38. Backbeat: Ultra Music Hosts Happy Hour With the Crystal Method, Dim Mak Records, Red Light Execs

    June 25, 2012 3:54 PM EDT Ken Jordan, The Crystal Method hanging with his manager, Richard Bishop of Red Light Management. (Photo: Nicole Pajer) Hollywood was buzzing with EDM chatter Friday night as Ultra Music hosted an official kickstart to summer happy hour. The courty ...

  39. Business Matters: Spotify Does Many Things Well, But Radio Isn't One of Them

    June 19, 2012 5:32 PM EDT Spotify's Radio Problem -- Since June 2011 it has been quite easy to gauge what people think of the latest digital music service: see how much the market punished Pandora's stock. When Spotify launched on July 14, shares of Pandora fells ...

  40. Ryan Adams Announces Mysterious 'Live After Deaf' Box Set

    June 12, 2012 10:10 PM EDT 0 0 0 Fans of Ryan Adams have waited years for an alleged, much-delayed box set gathering his numerous sets of unreleased material -- now, it appears they'll be gifted with a different collection. The rocker posted an image on his Facebook page on Tu ...

  41. Mike Smith Steps Down As Managing Director Columbia Records U.K.

    April 24, 2012 9:36 AM EDT Mike Smith has stepped down as managing director of Columbia Records U.K. with immediate effect. No reason has been given for his departure from the label, which was announced by Nick Gatfield, Chairman and CEO Sony Music this morning (April. 24). ...

  42. Artists Are the 'CEOs of their Own Brand,' SXSW Music Panel Says

    March 15, 2012 8:00 PM EDT SXSW Music's "Taking The Throne: Branding is the New King" panel tackled the concept of the artist as a brand, and how fans buy into that brand is quickly becoming the most important way to be successful in the music industry going ...

  43. Bob Mould Talks 'Copper Blue' Shows and His Possibly 'Loud Guitar' Next Album

    February 27, 2012 8:38 PM EST 0 0 0 On Friday night at San Francisco's Noise Pop festival, Bob Mould played Sugar's 1993 album "Copper Blue" from front to back for the first time in his career. The post-punk icon plans to take the album on the road, the latest look ...

  44. Q&A With The Fray: New Album 'Scars & Stories,' 10 Years of Hits

    February 07, 2012 2:45 PM EST 0 0 0 On Jan. 20, Chart Beat sat down with the Fray 's Isaac Slade and Joe King before the band's performance at the iHeartRadio Theater presented by P.C. Richard & Son in New York. The Denver-based quartet, rounded out by Dave Welsh and Dan ...

  45. Norah Jones Teams Up with Danger Mouse for 'Broken Hearts' Album

    January 24, 2012 10:30 AM EST 0 0 0 Norah Jones has teamed up with super-producer Danger Mouse for the official follow-up to 2009's "The Fall." "Little Broken Hearts," the singer-songwriter's fifth full-length, will be released this spring on Blue Note/EM ...

  46. Adele, Coldplay Score BRIT Award Nominations

    January 12, 2012 3:35 PM EST 0 0 0 Adele, Coldplay, Florence & The Machine and Jessie J were among the British artists to earn multiple 2012 BRIT Award nominations, which were announced on Thursday (Jan. 12). The 32nd annual BRIT Awards, which honor the best popular music coming ...

  47. Ed Sheeran, Jessie J, Adele Lead 2012 Brit Award Nominations

    January 12, 2012 3:35 PM EST As anticipated, female solo artists dominate the front runners for this year's Brit Awards with Adele and "Price Tag" singer Jessie J both picking up multiple nominations. It is, however, fast-rising male singer-songwriter Ed Sheera ...

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