Rod Stewart Reportedly Takes Fill-In Gig on ‘The X Factor’
We’re not quite sure how it happened, but all of a sudden, accepting a judges’ position on a reality competition series is the hippest thing to do — and with everyone from Steven Tyler to Britney Spears getting in on the action, Rod Stewart has decided to join the fun by filling in for Kelly Rowland on the U.K. version of ‘The X Factor.’
New Book Offers a Look at Vintage Beatles Tour Photos
The Beatles have been the subject of countless books and films, but that doesn’t mean we’ve seen everything there is to see about the Fab Four. Case in point: ‘The Beatles: On the Road 1964-1966,’ a lavish new collection of photos taken by legendary photographer Harry Benson during the band’s early years.
Steven Tyler Visits the Playboy Mansion for the First Time
We know, we know. We didn’t believe it either when we read the headline. But it’s apparently true — unless a previous trip to the building is one of the things he doesn’t remember about the ’70s and ’80s, Steven Tyler recently made his very first visit to the Playboy Mansion.
Courtney Love Loses Rights to Kurt Cobain’s Image
Courtney Love has been notoriously prickly — especially in the recent past — regarding the way her late husband’s music is used. But thanks to a recent agreement between Love and her daughter Frances Bean Cobain, she’ll have less control than ever over Kurt Cobain‘s image.
Paul Simon Teams Up With Wynton Marsalis for New York Concert
Build yourself a musical career as lengthy as Paul Simon‘s and chances are, you’ll eventually lose track of how many shows you’ve played, and the performances of your greatest hits will start to blur together. But every so often, a special show comes along — as Simon demonstrated last week when he delved into his songbook with the aid of some very special guests.