John Mayer

John Mayer No Longer Looking for Accolades, New Music 'More About Me' 2

John Mayer No Longer Looking for Accolades, New Music ‘More About Me’

John Mayer has played the chart game for most of his career, but now he’s playing music for himself, he tells Rolling Stone in a new interview. “For all the moves I’ve made on the musical chessboard, I am now me. I’m no dummy,” he says. Mayer has been touring recently with Dead & Company, featuring Bob Weir, Mickey Hart and Bill Kreutzmann, members of the Grateful Dead, one of the most famous jam bands in music history. ...
Ed Sheeran Leaps From Taylor Swift Opener to Major Star (watch!) 4

Ed Sheeran Leaps From Taylor Swift Opener to Major Star (watch!)

Before last night, Ed Sheeran was mostly known as Taylor Swift’s opening act, but his moving acoustic performance of The Beatles’ “In My Life,” on last night’s (Feb. 9) CBS’s tribute show, was nothing less than magical. The show included Stevie Wonder, a reunited Annie Lennox and Dave Stewart of the Eurythmics, E.L.O.’s Jeff Lynne with Dave Grohl, Eagles guitarist Joe Walsh, Katy Perry, John Legend, Alicia Keys, John Mayer and Keith Urban. Pharrell Williams, Brad Paisley, Imagine Dragons and Maroon 5 also covered classic Beatles songs....
Eric Clapton's Crossroads Fest Hails 2013  as Year of the Comeback   6

Eric Clapton’s Crossroads Fest Hails 2013 as Year of the Comeback

After 2013′s great musical comebacks from the likes of David Bowie, Elton John and Paul McCartney, I’ve been listening pretty much non-stop to an album that came out in 2013′s last quarter under the auspices of Eric Clapton’s Crossroads Festival 2013. It was recorded in April of last year and features among others, John Mayer, Jeff Beck, the Allman Brothers, Buddy Guy, Keith Richards, Los Lobos, Robert Cray, Sonny Landreth, Steve Cropper and Vince Gill....
Taylor Swift May Never Ever, End Up Getting Married; Here's Why! 8

Taylor Swift May Never Ever, End Up Getting Married; Here’s Why!

Taylor Swift is all about relationships, but it’s possible she may never end up being married because she’s set her standards too high even for a successful songstress. The 23-year-old singer has had serious and not-so-serious relationships with musician Joe Jonas, actor Taylor Lautner, singer-songwriter John Mayer, actor Jake Gyllenhaal, Kennedy scion Conor Kennedy and One Direction band member Harry Styles. Whew!...
Taylor Swift Covers Rolling Stone's Hot List Issue (photo) 12

Taylor Swift Covers Rolling Stone's Hot List Issue (photo)

Taylor Swift, has landed on the cover of Rolling Stone magazine’s yearly “hot issue.” Already the queen of country music, she’s fast becoming the queen of heartbreak. Swift spins her own special brand of teen angst over makeups, breakups and finding true love. Her music has catapulted her to the top of the charts and made her today’s biggest cross over artists. Despite the histrionics, fashion flamboyance and cooked up melodrama of other singers like Rihanna and Lady Gaga, Swift’s down-home sexuality and girly girl persona is proving to be just as captivating....
Taylor Swift Full Version of 'I Knew You Were Trouble' Out (Listen!) 14

Taylor Swift Full Version of 'I Knew You Were Trouble' Out (Listen!)

Taylor Swift’s full-version of her new single “I Knew You Were Trouble,” has gone viral on the Internet after it was released on iTunes at midnight. It looks like ex-boyfriend Jake Gyllenhaal takes another shot in the kisser for doing her wrong. She might as well dedicate her entire upcoming album “Red” to him, or at least give him a co-writing credit. Swift previewed the third single from the album yesterday on ABC’s “Good Morning America.” It’s another broken heart song like her two previous releases from the album. ...
Taylor Swift's 'Begin Again' Laments Another Love Lost (listen!) 16

Taylor Swift's 'Begin Again' Laments Another Love Lost (listen!)

Taylor Swift has released the second single “Begin Again,” from her upcoming album. It’s another haunting ballad about love gone bad that has been spawned by one of her soured relationships. The question is, which one? Swift, whose music is often inspired by her real-life relationships, is known for her songs that sting her ex-boyfriends for doing her wrong. Her first single off the album, “We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together,” touched off speculation, once again, over the target of her venomous putdown, with ex-flame Jake Gyllenhaal emerging as the odds on favorite....
John Mayer Wants Fresh Start in Shadow Days Video (watch!) 20

John Mayer Wants Fresh Start in Shadow Days Video (watch!)

John Mayer steps out of the shadows with the release of his new video “Shadow Days.” Hopefully, he’s put his throat problems and his days of being a jerk behind him with his new album. Mayer, 34, has been sidelined since last September with a granuloma in his throat which had to be operated on. He was forced to cancel several shows and step out of the limelight to recover....
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