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Drake-052311.jpg Toronto mayor John Tory will give the key to the city to Drake on Friday, February 12. In a statement, Tory praised Drizzy as great booster to the city. "Drake is Toronto's biggest champion: in his music, his mentorship of local talent, and his presence on the world stage," he began. "He makes people feel good about themselves and their city . . ."

Aerosmith-01192010.jpg The attorney for Steven Tyler and his former management firm have reached an undisclosed settlement in their legal dispute over his American Idol contract. Kovac Media Group, which served as Tyler's personal manager, originally filed a lawsuit against Dina LaPolt, who allegedly cost Tyler a $6 to $8 million pay raise in 2011 in his contract for another season on Idol.

img2-090215.jpg Panic! at the Disco's Brendon Urie has opened up on the single "Victorious" from the band's latest album Death of a Bachelor. He told Radio.com that the song came from a "revelatory" and "celebratory" place. "This was a rare moment," he began. "Halfway through writing the album I hit a moment where I hadn't felt that excited in a long time . . ."

Rodstewart-100209.jpg Rod Stewart has added some dates to his upcoming From Gasoline Alley to Another Country tour. The new dates include stops at Belfast's SSE Arena on November 14 and Dublin's 3Arena on November 18. The new tour will see Stewart performing a selection of hits from 1970 to 2016 for his fans.

Brandy.jpg Brandy says that her next studio album "is in the works." She said that the wheels are in motion in the wake of the release of "Beggin & Pleadin," the first song off Brandy's next album, due out sometime this year.

beyonce-102212.jpg Some protesters have announced their plan to stand up against Beyoncé with a demonstration at NFL headquarters. The pop megastar has drawn criticism from some football fans who felt that her Super Bowl halftime performance was an homage to the Black Panther party.

Springsteen-093009.jpg Bruce Springsteen has taken a $10 million advance from Simon & Schuster for a memoir, an insider tells Page Six. The book, according to Rolling Stone, will be called Born to Run, and be released on September 27. "Writing about yourself is a funny business," the singer writes in a snippet of the book. "But in a project like this, the writer has made one promise."

DamonAlbarn-080511.jpg Blur's Damon Albarn teamed up with students at the University of Gloucestershire recently to help make some music and give advice to those interested in a career in the biz. The kids brought their own compositions which Albarn and his engineer Steve Sedgwick helped shape; after, he spoke in with students in a Q&A.

MirandaLambert-102209.jpg Miranda Lambert's MuttNation Foundation has donated $175,000 to animal shelters through its Mutts Across America fundraising initiative. The foundation donated an average of $3,000 to shelters in all 50 states. "When an animal finds a forever home, it's not just life-changing for the animal, but for the family that gets to receive the unconditional love that animals give," Lambert says.

GewnStefani-112309.jpg Gwen Stefani has released "Make Me Like You," the first single from her upcoming new solo album, This Is What The Truth Feels Like, which is expected to be released later this year. "Make Me Like You" is the second single off of Stefani's new solo venture, following "Used To Love You," which was written and recorded following Stefani's split from husband Gavin Rossdale.

katyperry-020713.jpg Katy Perry has recently opened up on the progress of her upcoming album, and says she's taking a little time before diving in head first. Speaking with the New York Times, Perry dished on her artistic process. "I'm in the research and development phase," she began. "I've been going at it for eight or nine years in the spotlight . . ."

Coldplay-100209.jpg Coldplay's latest album, A Head Full of Dreams, has reached number one on the official U.K. chart, marking the seventh time the band has reached the milestone in its career. The news came just one week after the band played with Beyoncé and Bruno Mars at the Super Bowl halftime show. According to The Official U.K. Charts Company, the album's sales spiked by 8,000.

BackTracks-09292009.jpg AC/DC have released a new alcoholic mixed and canned drink called AC/DC Bourbon & Cola. The package riffs on the artwork from the band's latest album Rock or Bust, and a portion of proceeds from the sales of the drink will go to the band's Let There Be Rock Fund. As the band releases new batches of the product throughout 2016, the cans will feature different AC/DC album covers.

Metallica-102709.jpg Metallica have offered a preview of Back to the Front, a visual history of their classic album Master of Puppets. The book, announced in 2014, features fan-submitted pics and stories from the band's early days. "The book is chock full of exclusive intensive interviews with all of us as we spent countless hours with [co-author] Matt [Taylor] digging deep . . ."

manilow-041015.jpg Barry Manilow has been hospitalized following complications stemming from oral surgery. After the surgery, Manilow performed in Memphis, Tennessee, but had to be rushed back to the hospital. "Following a triumphant sold out concert in Memphis, Barry Manilow was rushed back to Los Angeles due to complications from emergency oral surgery that Manilow had on Monday," Manilow's team wrote.

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