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Taylor Swift gets another #1 song

BY LINELLE SCHULTZ Taylor Swift just released a new song entitled “Today was a Fairytale,” which will be in the end credits for her upcoming movie “Valentine’s Day.” In less than a day premiering on iTunes it has already soared to number 1, and there is no surprise to that fact.[...]

Grammys to tribute Michael Jackson

BY LINELLE SCHULTZ The Grammys have planned to make Michael Jackson a focal point of the show. Last year, there were talks with Jackson to do a major event for his 25th anniversary of “Thriller,” but he wasn’t ready to make the big move. This year they are going to recreate[...]

Coachella unveils 2010 lineup

BY LINELLE SCHULTZ Coachella has officially unveiled the lineup for the 2010 arts and music festival in Indio, California. Due to its criticism the past two years for a rather un-satisfying lineup (especially compared to years previous), many have hoped that this year would break the chain of bad lineups. I’m[...]

Lady Gaga cancels show due to exhaustion

BY LINELLE SCHULTZ Lady Gaga had to reschedule a concert in Indiana after she “passed out” and had trouble breathing an hour before the show. MTV reports that she stated, “[I] can’t apologize enough for how sorry I am. I could hear my fans cheering from my dressing room, I begged[...]

Glee’s Matthew Morrison signs to
Mercury Records

BY LINELLE SCHULTZ M&C has reported that Glee’s choir leader Will Schuester (played by Matthew Morrison) is going to be putting out his own album following signing with Mercury Records. He will be heading into the studio soon and hopes to release the album in the fall, when season 2 of[...]

Johnny Cash cd to release in Feb.

BY LINELLE SCHULTZ Johnny Cash’s “American VI: Ain’t No Grave” cd will be released on February 26, on what would be his 78th birthday. This album comes from the American Recordings series and was produced by Rick Rubin. It will feature the previously unreleased song “I Corinthians: 15:55.” Below is the[...]

Has Variety been listed for sale?

The Wrap is reporting that according to many sources in the industry, Variety has been posted for sale. Owner Reed Business Information who owns the company has denied putting it up for sale since July. RBI planned on putting magazines up for sale one at a time, with Variety being[...]

Beyonce taking break for 1/2 year

BY LINELLE SCHULTZ Beyonce is taking a break from the music business for a half a year. The singer told USA Today. [...]

“Alice in Wonderland” becomes compilation album

The new album accompanying the movie “Alice in Wonderland” boasts more of a rock compilation cd than a movie soundtrack. The cd doesn’t actually reflect the soundtrack that is laid down in the movie, but more of another source to make some money. Many top bands have contributed new tracks[...]

M.I.A. and Dixie Chicks get ready for new albums

BY LINELLE SCHULTZ CMT reports that the Dixie Chicks and M.I.A. are all gearing up to release albums later this year. With a surprise move, Martie Maguire and Emily Robison are working on a new project without Dixie Chick lead singer Natalie Maines. But, Maines’ father says that the Dixie Chicks[...]