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Springsteen-093009.jpg Brad Pitt has been outspoken about his wish to play the role of Bruce Springsteen in an upcoming biopic. The 50-year-old actor desperately wants the chance to portray the rocker in a movie, aptly titled The Boss, according to Radar Online. "Bruce has had offers before and has always turned them down, but Brad's interest has caught his attention," a source said.

FlamingLips-080211.jpg The Flaming Lips And Yoko Ono have recorded their own version of John Lennon's holiday classic, "Merry Xmas (War Is Over)." The two parties teamed up to record the song for Amazon's new playlist, "All is Bright." In the original song, which features Lennon and Ono, there is a children's choir heard in the background.

img1-070214.jpg Beach Boys singer Mike Love is planning to release his memoir in 2016. The book, tentatively called Good Vibrations: My Life as a Beach Boy, is being released to coincide with the 50th anniversary of the band's Good Vibrations album. "I've had an incredible life with a lot of triumphs, my share of heartbreak and some pretty amazing experiences," the singer said.

Coldplay-100209.jpg Coldplay's Chris Martin has revealed that Katy Perry, Nirvana and EDM inspired the track "A Sky Full Of Stars," which is featured on their latest release Ghost Stories. "I'll tell you the truth — I was listening to a lot of Katy Perry. A lot of her songs have the same chord sequence the whole time," Martin, 37, said in a new video for Beats by Dre.

carrieunderwood-051111.jpg Carrie Underwood, who announced her pregnancy at the recent CMA Awards, says that she and hockey player husband Mike Fisher found out the fetus' gender at a restaurant. Speaking with ABC, Carrie said that they didn't want to find out at the doctor's office. "It's kind of a sterile place. We got to see all the pictures and everything. It was really cool to see that . . ."

beyonce-102212.jpg "7/11" and "Ring Off," the two new bonus cuts to be featured on the platinum box version of Beyonce's self-titled album, have leaked to the internet. "7/11," writes the Huffington Post "is meant for your next party," while "Ring Off," was "seemingly" written about the divorce of Bey's mom. "Then you'd smile through your tears / In the mirror you would stare and say a prayer," Bey sings.

image1.jpg Toby Keith has been announced as the third and final headliner for the 2015 Taste of Country Music Festival in Hunter Mountain, New York from June 12 to 14. Previously announced for the fest were Tim McGraw and Keith Urban. "We are thrilled to add Toby Keith to our superstar lineup," says Dhruv Prasad, Executive Vice President, Live Events, Townsquare Media Inc.

img2-101714.jpg Fantasia hooked up with R. Kelly in the studio for an unknown track. Fantasia is currently working on the follow up to her 2013 record, Side of Effects of You, and posted photographic evidence of the Kelly session to Instagram. "Still Going . . . Rock Soul LIVES . . . This Man Is Teaching Me So Much About Music."

Jerrod-072210.jpg Jerrod Niemann is helping his fans celebrate the holidays with the release of "Holly Jolly Christmas." The country singer says that Christmas is a big deal for him and his family. Christmas with my family has always been a special part of my life. I have so many amazing memories that I'm so thankful for," Niemann says.

U2-100209.jpg U2 fronter Bono had a bicycle accident earlier in the week necessitating surgery. According to ABC, the Irish rocker was under the knife for five hours, having his elbow washed out and an arm bone repaired with three metal plates and 18 screws. The following day he had surgery the next day on his left hand.

iggyazalea-072414.jpg Iggy Azalea took a shot at Eminem, who dissed her in a track called "Vegas." In the lyrics, Em spits "Iggy, you are going to blow that rape whistle on me." The full verse is, "You're lucky just to follow my ride / If I let you run alongside the Humvee, unless you're Nicki / Grab you by the wrist, let's ski / So, what's it gon' be? / Put that sh-t away, Iggy."

kiss-110209.jpg KISS have shot a commercial promoting Google's Android operating system. The band are rendered in animation, playing their hit "Rock and Roll All Nite." In the clip a pedestrian drops his phone in the road and it's smashed by passing cars. When KISS arrive on the scene in a limo, Gene Simmons gets out and steps on it with his platform boots.

jameyjohnson-070814.jpg Jamey Johnson has announced the release of a five song holiday EP, The Christmas Song, due December 9. The record features guest spots from Lily Meola ("Baby It's Cold Outside") and the Secret Sisters ("Mele Kalikimaka"). The three other tracks are "South Alabam Christmas," "Pretty Paper" and "The Christmas Song."

MaryBlige-060711.jpg Mary J. Blige has released "Follow," the Disclosure assisted single from her upcoming album, The London Sessions. On the cut, Mary warns a prospective lover not to try to play her for the fool. "Don't waste your time, play with my mind, or you'll regret it," she belts out. According to Radio.com, the cut is a "breezy house song with a wobbly beat . . ."

RollingStones-110409.jpg Mick Jagger of the Rolling Stones says that James Brown was an early inspiration, albeit one whom he didn't emulate very well. Speaking with The Sun, he said that he couldn't pull off the Godfather of Soul's moves. "I tried some of his moves," he began. "I did very bad imitations but they were fun."