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Justin Timberlake and Jimmy Fallon drop super relatable “Quarantine Remix”

Justin Timberlake and Jimmy Fallon drop super relatable “Quarantine Remix”

NBC/Christopher Polk/Getty ImagesAs Americans mark nearly a month of self-quarantine due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, Jimmy Fallon and Justin Timberlake were inspired by their collective boredom to put a remix on one of their previous conversations. Dubbed the “Quarantine Remix,” Fallon dropped the earworm on his Tuesday edition of The Tonight Show: At Home Edition.  The two didn’t rely on…read more »

Katy Perry: Dua Lipa’s new songs will last beyond the quarantine

Katy Perry: Dua Lipa’s new songs will last beyond the quarantine

Hugo Comte/Warner RecordsDua Lipa wasn’t sure about releasing her upbeat, banger-filled, ballad-free new album Future Nostalgia amid the COVID-19 pandemic, but it turns out it’s exactly what her fans were craving: a non-stop dance party to help them forget their troubles.  But Katy Perry feels Future Nostalgia isn’t just a coronavirus distraction, it’s here to stay.…read more »

After 40 years, Stevie Nicks finally hears what a white-winged dove sounds like

After 40 years, Stevie Nicks finally hears what a white-winged dove sounds like

Clayton Call/RedfernsOne of Stevie Nicks’ signature songs is “Edge of Seventeen,” with its memorable chorus: “Just like the white-winged dove sings a song/ Sounds like she’s singing/ Ooh ooh ooh.”  But believe it or not, Stevie had never actually heard that sound in real life…until now. On Tuesday, Stevie posted a video on her Twitter…read more »

Look at this (moving) photograph: New Nickelback documentary coming soon

Look at this (moving) photograph: New Nickelback documentary coming soon

Ethan Miller/Getty ImagesA new Nickelback documentary is in the works. Not only that, but we’ll get to watch it pretty soon. According to an update from guitarist Ryan Peake, the film is “very close to being released.” “I would say in the next month or two, we may have something for everybody that wants to see everything about Nickelback,” Peake says. “Even if…read more »

What a “Catch”: How the video for Brett Young’s next #1 foretold his future

What a “Catch”: How the video for Brett Young’s next #1 foretold his future

ABC/Image Group LAThe video for Brett Young’s latest hit, “Catch,” retells his love story with his wife, Taylor, recapturing the part of his life when the California native played baseball for Ole Miss.  While it’s basically true-to-life, Brett warns it’s not necessarily 100% accurate. “We crack up about it all the time,” he tells ABC Audio, “because with songwriting and…read more »

Nashville notes

Nashville notes

Burke/Triolo Productions/ThinkstockSeveral Nashville artists are virtually coming together for a special telethon on Saturday. Rosanne Cash, John Oates, Molly Tuttle, Keb Mo, Soccer Mommy and more will gather online for the People Supporting Artists Telethon to raise money for MusicCares’ COVID-19 Relief Fund. It will be broadcast live on the official telethon website at 7 p.m. ET. The Grand Ole Opry is hosting an Easter celebration…read more »

John Prine, influential singer-songwriter, dead at 73 due to COVID-19 complications

John Prine, influential singer-songwriter, dead at 73 due to COVID-19 complications

Paul Natkin/Getty ImagesInfluential Grammy-winning singer/songerwriter John Prine has died at 73, ABC Audio has confirmed.  Known for folk/country songs that often featured humor and social commentary, Prine influenced giants like Bob Dylan, Johnny Cash and Kris Kristofferson.  His rep confirmed on behalf of Prine’s family that his death was due to complications due to COVID-19.…read more »