Jonas Mohr/Warner Records Twenty years ago, Rod Stewart topped the U.S. charts with Stardust: The Great American Songbook, Volume III, a collection of standards. Now he’s topped the U.K. charts with another collection of standards — this time done in an upbeat, big-band style. Swing Fever, Rod’s new album with SqueezeRead More →

Disney/Michael J. Le Brecht II The first day of Elton John‘s much-hyped Goodbye Peachtree Road Christie’s auction, which featured items from his home in Atlanta, Georgia, brought in $8 million. But that was only the first day; it turns out the entire event pulled in more than $20 million. According toRead More →

Bernie Taupin and Elton John, the Library of Congress Gershwin Prize for Popular Song 2024 honorees; Photo Credit: Gavin Bond Elton John and Bernie Taupin are being honored with the Library of Congress’ Gershwin Prize for Popular Song this year, and now, we know who’ll be on hand to help them celebrate. PerformersRead More →

David Delgado 146187/Getty Images Eagles frontman Don Henley took the stand on Monday, February 26, to testify in the trial over stolen handwritten notes and lyrics to the band’s classic album Hotel California. Glen Horowitz, Craig Inciardi and Edward Kosinki are accused of trying to sell the handwritten notes, despite knowing they were stolen. Ed Sanders, an authorRead More →

left to right: Sting, daughter Mickey Sumner/Photo credit: Dia Dipasupil/FilmMagic Back in 1984, Sting appeared in the original Dune film, directed by David Lynch, and now, he’s showing his support for the new installment of the sci-fi epic. The rocker attended the New York premiere of Dune: Part Two this past weekend, accompaniedRead More →

Disney/Jennifer Pottheiser If the first day is any indication, Elton John stands to make a bundle from the Christie’s auction of the contents of his Atlanta, Georgia, home. The first day of the sale, February 21, brought in $8 million, according to ArtsandCollections.com. All 49 lots were sold, with theRead More →

Elektra/Asylum/Warner Music Group Opening statements are expected Wednesday in the trial of three men charged in a conspiracy involving nearly 100 pages of Don Henley’s handwritten notes and lyrics for the Eagles album Hotel California. According to the indictment, Glen Horowitz, Craig Inciardi and Edward Kosinki possessed notes that included lyrics to the songs “HotelRead More →