Dave Hogan/Getty Images Michael Jackson’s huge catalog of music is reportedly the next one to be sold. Sources tell Variety that the late singer’s estate is working on a deal to sell half of its interests in Jackson’s catalog, possibly to Sony and a financial partner. The deal is reportedly worth betweenRead More →

Brian Rasic/Getty Images Producer Steve Albini is not a fan of Steely Dan and he let everyone know about it. Albini, who has worked with artists like Nirvana, PJ Harvey and The Pixies, went off on a Twitter rant about the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame band, writing, “I will always be the kind of punk that sh*ts on Steely Dan.” He added,Read More →

Mark Sagliocco/WireImage Bette Midler has worn some outrageous costumes over the years, and now she’s being honored for it. Variety reports the singer/actress will receive the Distinguished Collaborator Award at this month’s 25th annual Costume Designers Guild Awards. The award honors “individuals who demonstrate unwavering support of costume design and creative partnerships with costumeRead More →

AND CUT We won’t have to wait much longer to hear Dolly Parton and Dionne Warwick sing together. The pair’s previously announced gospel collaboration, “Peace Like A River,” is set to drop February 24, along with a video the singing icons are shooting in Nashville on Tuesday. “I was honored to get to sing with oneRead More →

Mark Von Holden/Variety via Getty Images) The Beach Boys and Sheryl Crow are just a few of the artists set to play the Sea.Hear.Now festival in Asbury Park, New Jersey.  The two-day fest, which takes place September 16 and 17 at North Beach and Bradley Park, will be headlined by The Killers on Saturday and FooRead More →

Chris Jackson – WPA Pool /Getty Images King Charles III’s coronation is happening May 6, and now the government is offering up some suggestions for songs to play at street parties celebrating the occasion. The United Kingdom’s Department for Culture, Media and Sport has released a coronation playlist of 27 songs, including tracks from TheRead More →

Bobby Bank/WireImage Charlie Thomas, a member of the legendary group The Drifters, passed away January 31 at the age of 85. His friend Peter Lemongello Jr. tells The New York Times Thomas passed away from liver cancer at his home in Maryland. “He was aging, but he was active almost every weekend,” Lemongello said. “Unfortunately, heRead More →

Viking We’re about to learn a whole lot more about Barbra Streisand. The 80-year-old icon is set to release her memoir, My Name is Barbra, on November 7. According to the book’s publisher, Babs “tells her own story about her life and extraordinary career,” including growing up in Brooklyn, her early struggles, her breakoutRead More →

Victoria Jones/PA Images via Getty Images Pink Floyd’s David Gilmour and Roger Waters have been on the outs for years, and based on a recent tweet by Gilmour’s wife, we won’t be seeing a reunion happening anytime soon. Polly Samson, who’s responsible for writing several post-Waters Floyd songs, took to social media to respond toRead More →

On This Day – February 7, 1976 Paul Simon’s “50 Ways to Leave Your Lover” hit number one on the U.S. singles chart, his first and only number one as a solo artist. It spent three weeks at the top of the chart and also topped the Adult Contemporary charts for twoRead More →