George Michael quit cannabis after he started talking in a West Country accent when he woke from a coma, according to the Daily Mirror.
The singer’s representative confirmed Friday that Ke$ha had checked out of the facility. She had entered treatment in January. Ke$ha posted on Twitter that’s she’s “happy to be back!” She writes: “Feeling healthy & working on tons of new music.”
Singer Courtney Love hadn't been born and tweeting was reserved for birds when The New York Times won a landmark libel case at the Supreme Court in 1964.
Singer John Denver never called West Virginia home, but his 1970s hit “Take Me Home, Country Roads” is one of the state’s official songs. Forty-three years after it first hit the airwaves with the words “Almost Heaven, West Virginia,” the Legislature approved a resolution Friday designating it as one of four state songs.
Federal prosecutors had charged James Rosemond and Rodney Johnson in the 2009 shooting death of Lowell Fletcher, an associate of rapper G-Unit.
Actor Vince Vaughn is bringing a new comedy festival to Nashville this spring with live tapings and stand-up acts to be held at the city's music venues. aughn's Wild West Comedy Festival on May 15-18 will include comedians Aziz Ansari, Rodney Carrington and Dennis Miller among others.
Pollstar recently phoned up Nina Persson to talk to The Cardigans frontwoman about her debut solo album, Animal Heart. We chatted with the Swedish singer/songwriter in between tour stops as she chilled out in a “strange suburb.”
Depending on who’s talking, Mexico’s “Hell & Heaven Metal Fest” scheduled for next weekend and featuring Guns N’ Roses, KISS, Korn, Rob Zombie and others has been canceled or going on as planned.
Irish promoter MCD is set to appeal the euro 75,000 the Dublin High Court awarded a young woman whose arm became impaled on a spike when she climbed a gate at Slane Park following an Oasis concert in 2009.
Boston’s “Heaven On Earth” tour is shaping up to be a summer road trip with select dates including The Doobie Brothers, 38 Special and Cheap Trick. More after the jump.
Mysteryland wasn’t the only New York-area EDM festival that announced its Memorial Day weekend lineup this week. Electric Daisy Carnival’s 2014 New York roster is here, featuring Bassnectar, Tiësto, Swedish House Mafia’s Steve Angello, Calvin Harris and more.
Global Citizen Tickets, rolled out in North America last year by Pearl Jam manager Kelly Curtis and The Global Poverty Project CEO Hugh Evans, has arrived in Australia.
There’s no stopping Dave Mason as the Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame inductee / Traffic co-founder announces an upcoming album filled with new recordings of his classic songs and a tour to go with it.
The self-proclaimed “world’s longest-running electronic music festival” unveils the lineup for its U.S. debut, announcing headliner Kaskade along with Steve Aoki, Nicky Romero, Moby, Dimitri Vegas & Like Mike and more at the site of the original Woodstock on Memorial weekend.