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Elton John says new Stevie Wonder collab is “one of the greatest records I've ever made”

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Elton John‘s upcoming album The Lockdown Sessions features the song “Finish Line,” a collaboration with the equally legendary Stevie Wonder.  In a preview clip from the upcoming episode of his Apple Music show Elton John’s Rocket Hour, Elton calls the track “one of the greatest records I’ve ever made.”... [Read Full Story]

Nick Jonas and wife Priyanka are producing new Broadway comedy 'Chicken & Biscuits'

L-R: E. Clayton Cornelious, Nick Jonas and Michael Urie; John Lamparski/Getty Images for Chicken & Biscuits

Nick Jonas is currently on tour with the Jonas Brothers, but apparently, he still has time to dabble in theater. He and his wife, Priyanka Chopra Jonas, have just joined the producing team of a new Broadway show called Chicken & Biscuits, which is currently in previews at New York City’s Circle in the Square Theater. ... [Read Full Story]

Wave Brenda & Eddie hello: Video for Billy Joel's “Scenes from an Italian Restaurant” premieres Thursday

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It was never a single, but Billy Joel‘s “Scenes from an Italian Restaurant,” from his 1977 album The Stranger, is one of his most beloved tracks.  Billy’s lyrics paint such a vivid picture  — a bottle of red, a bottle of white and those sweet romantic teenage nights with Brenda and Eddie — that it’s no wonder it’s finally inspired a music video after all these years.... [Read Full Story]

Christina Aguilera on her new music & mentoring young talent for SweeTARTS competition

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In July, Christina Aguilera teamed with SweeTARTS to invite fans to create original beats using the candy’s online “music mixer.” The winner, hand-picked by Christina, got one-on-one advice from the singer as he turned his beat into a finished track in a real recording studio.  Christina says being able to mentor unknown talent put “a big smile” on her face.... [Read Full Story]

40 years ago, Olivia Newton-John invited us all to get “Physical”: “At the time, I was horrified”

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Forty years ago today, Olivia Newton-John released the song that made her a pop superstar: “Physical.” Olivia was given “Physical” after Tina Turner rejected it, and it became her all-time biggest hit, no doubt in part due to the lyrics, which were considered super-provocative for the time. Just last year, songs by two pop superstars, Dua Lipa and Miley Cyrus, offered nods to “Physical” lyrically and melodically — something which amazed Olivia.... [Read Full Story]