Tom Petty

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Tom Petty Addresses ‘That Sam Smith Thing,’ Laments That News Picked Up the Story

“How it got out to the press is beyond Sam or myself.”

01/30/2015

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Sam Smith Must Pay Tom Petty Songwriting Royalties for ‘Stay With Me’

Smith was ordered to pay Petty royalties for his hit single “Stay With Me,” which sounded a lot like Petty’s 1989 track “I Won’t Back Down.”

01/26/2015

Blake Shelton

Blake Shelton: GRAMMY® Winners Playlist

With the GRAMMY Awards only weeks away, we asked some of our favorite artists to make playlists of their favorite GRAMMY-winning songs from years past. Country star, Voice coach, and social media funnyguy Blake Shelton created a list that does a […]

01/14/2013

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Happy Fourth of July! 10 Patriotic Pop Songs To Get Your BBQ Started

Whether you’re poolside, at the beach or just firing up that grill for a BBQ before the fireworks get started, here are 10 songs to bring out the red, white and blue in all of us.

07/03/2012

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Top Ten Songs Banned From Use In Political Campaigns

Over the years, many politicians have been guilty of using popular songs during campaign runs without first getting consent from the artist who sang it, which eventually ends in a cease and desist or in […]

01/17/2012