Columbia Records There’s no doubt that artificial intelligence is changing the music industry. For one example, watch the video for Billy Joel‘s new song, “Turn the Lights Back On.” It uses what’s described as “groundbreaking technology” from a company called Deep Voodoo to transform Billy from the 74-year-old man heRead More →

Todd Owyoung/NBC Rod Stewart is joining artists like The Beach Boys, Cher, Linda Ronstadt, Stephen Stills and The Beach Boys on the roster of Iconic Artists Group, which acquires and manages the rights to artists’ music and brands. Iconic’s CEO is music industry veteran and manager Irving Azoff. Rod has sold the rights to his recordings to Iconic, as wellRead More →

Columbia Records/Legacy Recordings Billy Joel is once again revisiting the albums from the first half of his career. After releasing the box set The Vinyl Collection, Vol. 1. in 2021, Joel is now giving fans a chance to purchase those vinyl albums individually. They include 1971’s Cold Spring Harbor, 1974’s Streetlife Serenade, 1976’s Turnstiles, 1977’s The Stranger and 1978’s 52nd Street, plusRead More →

Jonas Mohr/Warner Records Rod Stewart has released a new song and video from his upcoming album, Swing Fever, a collaboration with former Squeeze keyboard player Jools Holland. The song is “Pennies from Heaven,” a standard first introduced by Bing Crosby in the 1936 movie of the same name. In the video, Rod, wearing sparkly shoes and a shinyRead More →

Sonja Flemming/CBS Billy Joel is hitting late night TV. The Rock & Roll Hall of Famer just announced he’s going to be a guest on CBS’ The Late Show with Stephen Colbert on Thursday, February 15. Joel recently released the song “Turn the Lights Back On,” which is his first new single in 17 years. He performed it atRead More →

John Nacion/Getty Images Bon Jovi is giving fans a first look at their upcoming Hulu docuseries, Thank You Good Night – The Bon Jovi Story. The New Jersey rockers shared a short 30-second teaser of the four-part series, featuring archival photos and video of the band throughout their career. At one point in the clip,Read More →

Emma McIntyre/Getty Images for The Recording Academy Jon Bon Jovi is getting real about some of the vocal issues he’s been dealing with over the past few years. The rocker, who was criticized for the sound of his voice during Bon Jovi‘s 2022 tour, appeared at the Pollstar Live conference in LosRead More →

Disney/Michael J. Le Brecht II Elton John has announced the talent for his annual Academy Awards viewing party, which raises money for his Elton John AIDS Foundation. Entertaining the crowd will be the R&B/Soul trio Gabriels, whose frontman, former American Idol season 10 contestant Jacob Lusk, joined Elton onstage when he performed at the U.K.’s GlastonburyRead More →