John Lennon’s long lost Gibson guitar up for sale

A rare, once-lost 1962 guitar belonging to former Beatles member John Lennon will go up for auction this year and could break a record, Julien’s Auctions said on Thursday. The jumbo J-160E Gibson Acoustic guitar, purchased by Lennon in Liverpool, is expected to fetch between $600,000 and $800,000 when it goes on sale on Nov. […]

Sony Music CEO blabs on Apple’s streaming music service: ‘It’s happening tomorrow’

In case you haven’t been following 9to5Mac’s comprehensive coverage of Apple’s imminent streaming music service, you can now take the word of one of the people involved in the negotiations. Sony Music CEO was quizzed about the Beats-based service at a conference this weekend and openly said ‘It’s happening tomorrow’, as reported by VentureBeat. Recently, […]

U2 tour manager dies in hotel room

Longtime U2 tour manager Dennis Sheehan died Wednesday, the band said on its website. “With profound sadness we confirm that Dennis Sheehan, U2’s longstanding tour manager and dear friend to us all, has passed away overnight,” said Arthur Fogel, an executive with entertainment company Live Nation, in a statement. “Our heartfelt sympathy is with his […]

B.B. King’s Daughters Believe He Was Poisoned

We’re following new information in the death of blues legend B.B. King. The singer’s daughters are now coming forward — alleging their father was poisoned. Our sister station in Memphis spoke with the attorney for King’s daughters. They have requested an investigation into his death, and an autopsy has been performed. An affidavit states they […]

Jennifer Lopez Announces Las Vegas Residency

Move over, Mariah Carey. Watch out, Britney Spears. Jennifer Lopez is heading to Las Vegas for a residency at Planet Hollywood Resort and Casino. Shortly after the announcement that American Idol would be ending after next season, J-Lo shared the news with fans. “So excited!!!” Lopez posted on Instagram Tuesday night. “This is going to […]

B.B. King to be buried in Mississippi hometown next week

Legendary blues man B.B. King will be buried on Saturday, May 30 on the grounds of a museum dedicated to his life in Indianola, a small Mississippi Delta town where his career began. A funeral procession will take King’s body from the airport in Memphis, Tennessee next Wednesday to Handy Park in Memphis, where King […]

Iron Maiden’s Bruce Dickinson gets cancer all-clear

Iron Maiden frontman Bruce Dickinson has been given the all clear from cancer. Diagnosed during a routine check-up just before Christmas in 2014, the seven-week course of chemotherapy and radiotherapy for a cancerous tumour on his tongue has been successful: “We are very happy to announce that following his recent MRI scan, Bruce was today […]

B. B. King Has Passed Away 89

B.B. King spread joy to millions by giving them the blues. The iconic musician, along with his ever-present guitar Lucille, spent nearly 70 years thrilling audiences and spreading the music he learned as a poverty-stricken youth in the Mississippi Delta all over the world. King, 89, died in Las Vegas, his attorney announced late Thursday, […]