Her already great year just got even better.
Better luck next year Nine Inch Nails, N.W.A. and the Smiths.
While songs like “Shake It Off,” “All About That Bass” and more rose to the top of the charts, these are the stories we were reading to accompany them.
Foo Fighters want you to celebrate their 20th anniversary this Independence Day.
She is Joan Jett and she approves that message, which flashes some frightening statistics across the screen including that in 2013 there were more laws passed to limit women’s reproductive rights than the entire previous decade.
She also talks about her new film role, the Germs, the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and feminism.
Cheap Trick, Darlene Love, Brody Dalle and Kathleen Hanna with Adam Horovitz were among the other performers paying tribute to Jett last night in New York City.
Also nominated: Stevie Ray Vaughan, War, the Marvelettes and the Smiths.
If you’ve ever wanted to see Alice Cooper, Billie Joe Armstrong and Darlene Love under one roof, you’re in luck.
PJ Harvey was on their A-list of performers.
The rockers ran through a set of 19 songs with a plethora of special guests.
The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony used to be a drunken, freewheeling event that would stretch to all hours of the night. Today it’s an arena-rock spectacle with stunning moments that won’t soon be forgotten.
“They spoke the truth, and people listened,” Michael Stipe said about Nirvana, during the band’s induction ceremony into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. “This was not just pop music.”
In recent weeks, artists such as Martina McBride, Trisha Yearwood, Willie Nelson, Joan Jett and Heart have cancelled upcoming concerts at SeaWorld. Now the animal park has responded.
“I’ve decided that given all the issues that have been aired recently, the time isn’t right for me to play at Seaworld. I have cancelled my scheduled performance at the Bands, Blues & BBQ event in March 2014,” McBride said.
As you ready for a feast this Thanksgiving, some of music’s most notable stars will be gearing up for some big performances. Put the turkey in the oven and take a spot on the couch for these performances and specials.