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DaveGrohl-060211.jpg Foo Fighters frontman Dave Grohl made one of his dying fan's wishes come true after giving him VIP tickets to one of their shows. The singer invited fan Ken Powell out to Los Angeles to come see the band perform. Fourteen years ago Powell was diagnosed with melanoma and in 2009 his illness was classified as terminal.

Drake-052311.jpg Drake has announced a physical release date for his latest mixtape, If You're Reading This Its Too Late. His newest mixtape, which was released as a surprise on February 12, will now be released to retail stores on April 21, according to HITS Daily Double. This physical version of the mixtape will not only include the original 17 tracks, but also two bonus tracks.

Eltonjohn-071511.jpg Elton John recently celebrated his 68th birthday with his husband David Furnish at the Mr. Chow Chinese restaurant in Los Angeles on Wednesday, March 25, according to the Daily Mail. The singer took a break from his Las Vegas residency at Caesars Palace to enjoy some downtime with his hubby on his birthday. He's reportedly making over $500,000 a show on the residency.

Florence-022311.jpg Florence & The Machine have released their music video for their latest single, "St. Jude," which is featured on their upcoming album, How Big, How Blue, How Beautiful. The video shows frontwoman Florence Welch walking through the streets in the early morning while she's singing in the rain. How Big, How Blue, How Beautiful, the follow-up to the group's second album.

mariahcarey-072312.jpg Mariah Carey made a recent appearance on The Late Late Show hosted by James Corden, in which she sang carpool karaoke. The British talk show host jumped in his Range Rover and cruised around Los Angeles with the pop diva in the passenger's seat. During their ride they sang some of Carey's biggest hits, including "Always Be My Baby," "Vision of Love," "Fantasy" and "Thirsty."

KennyChesney-101909.jpg Kenny Chesney says that his Big Revival Tour will be not only one of the biggest tours of the year, but it will also be one for the ages. "Every time, I want people to have the best night of their lives," Chesney explains. "I take that very seriously. I've heard enough stories about people planning their summer around coming to see us . . ."

BillyCorgan-031411.jpg Smashing Pumpkins frontman Billy Corgan says that the future of the band is "murky." "The future of the Smashing Pumpkins is kinda murky. I've only committed to the idea of The Smashing Pumpkins through, pretty much, to the end of this year. After that I'm gonna see how it goes," Corgan told Peru's Radio Oasis.

willienelson-121211.jpg Willie Nelson and Merle Haggard have announced Django & Jimmie, their latest collaborative album. Nelson confirmed the album during an appearance on Jimmy Kimmel Live from SXSW, and said that the first single off of the record will be "It's All Gone To Pot," which will be released on April 20. "It's really good; I think it's the best one we've done," he says.

AxlRose-102009.jpg Adam Horowitz, better known as Ad-Rock of the Beastie Boys, recalls a time when Axl Rose hit him with a wild accusation. "You know, we're drinkin,' it's this huge house up in the hills somewhere - and everybody's there and I'm gettin' drunk, and it's like, next thing I know, I turn, I'm on the dance floor, and George Michael's just standing next to me," Horovitz said.

DowntonAbbey-032715.jpg Producers of "Downton Abbey" have confirmed that the upcoming sixth season of the popular British costume drama will be its last. "It's the right time," said series creator and executive producer Julian Fellowes in a telephone interview. "I think you mustn't linger until you're stale." The series follows the aristocratic Crawley family and its servants.

Reba-103009.jpg Reba McEntire has planned a large TV concert, "Reba and Friends Outnumber Hunger," with the proceeds benefiting Outnumber Hunger, which seeks to raise awareness of the 49 million people who struggle with hunger in the United States. Tim McGraw, Rascal Flatts, Florida Georgia Line, the Eli Young Band and Maddie & Tae are among the artists who will perform.

craignelson-032715.jpg Craig T. Nelson is set to reprise his role as Hayden Fox in an upcoming sequel to the 1990s sitcom "Coach." USA Today reports that NBC has greenlit 13 episodes of the new series. According to the report, the latest version of the show "picks up in the present day, 18 years after the original ended. A retired Hayden becomes an assistant coach to his own grown son."

madonna-051110.jpg Madonna's most recent album Rebel Heart is her worst selling release in 20 years. The singer sold 116,000 copies of her newest album in its first week on the market compared to 2012's MDNA, which sold 359,000 copies in its first week. Rebel Heart is also the first album from Madonna not to debut at number one since 1998's Ray Of Light.

rihanna-021113.jpg Rihanna has revealed her new single "B***h Better Have My Money." She tweeted the black-and-white cover art, along with the hashtags #R8, #BBHMM, and #March26. The title is written in braille on the cover, which features Rihanna sporting thick eyebrows and a motorcycle jacket with nothing underneath. "B***h Better Have My Money" is the next single off of her upcoming eighth album.

DamonAlbarn-080511.jpg Blur's Graham Coxon has opened up about the band's new album, The Magic Whip, saying that it helped him "make amends" with his bandmate Damon Albarn. Despite the fact that the two artists have known each other for a long time, they hit a rough patch when Coxon left the band during the making of their last album, which was 2003's Think Tank.

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