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After Elton John's farewell tour, there will “definitely be a 2.0 in some shape or form,” says manager

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Elton John‘s final U.S. concert will take place this Sunday night at L.A.’s Dodger Stadium, and will be livestreamed on Disney+.  But when the Rocket Man’s Farewell Yellow Brick Road finally wraps up for good some time, don’t worry — Elton will still continue to play live, though what that might look like is still up in the air.... [Read Full Story]

Bryan Adams is “ever so grateful” to Taylor Swift for inspiring him to rerecord his past hits

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Bryan Adams recently released Classic and Classic Part 2, featuring rerecordings of his biggest hits, like “Cuts Like a Knife” and “Everything I Do (I Do It For You).” He did it for the same reason as Taylor Swift — to gain control over his older songs — and says he wouldn’t have done it if it weren’t for her.... [Read Full Story]

Director Ryan Coogler reveals Rihanna's real reason for jumping on the 'Wakanda Forever' soundtrack

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Ryan Coogler, the director of Black Panther: Wakanda Forever, also had a pivotal role in the production of the movie’s soundtrack. When working on the lead single, “Lift Me Up,” Coogler said he was in search of “a great artist who could tell the story of a film, embrace the themes of the film and present them to the audience” — much like Kendrick Lamar did in the first movie.... [Read Full Story]