Mick Jagger

Rob Thomas New Solo Album Recalls Matchbox 20’s, Rock’s Golden Era

Rob Thomas and his work with Matchbox 20 has been consistently exemplary. But as a songwriter, he’s beyond compare. His new solo album The Great Unknown is a superlative work in every way. “Hold On Forever,” “Pieces” and the title track are simply terrific. His work with Carlos Santana, Mick Jagger, Tom Petty, Willie Nelson, Marc Anthony, Taylor Hicks, Travis Tritt and Daughtry are superlative. His Smooth triple platinum album with Carlos, is perhaps his zenith....

Rolling Stones Gear Up for New Tour With Surprise LA Show (video)

The Rolling Stones played one of the smallest venues since their 2003 Four Flicks concert series, with a show at the Fonda Theatre in Los Angeles. It was a tune up for this summer’s Zip Code Tour that will be anything but small, hitting only stadiums in 15 cities. There was plenty of room at last night's show for celebrities like Jack Nicholson, One Direction’s Harry Styles, Leonard Cohen, Bruce Willis, Patricia Arquette, Eric Idle, Don Was and Joe Pesci. ...

Mick Jagger, Rolling Stones Show Off Swagger in Abu Dhabi (photos)

Mick Jagger and The Rolling Stones still showed lots of swagger at a huge concert on Yas Island in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. They literally set the stage on fire as the iconic band tore through 19 songs, from classics to their latest tunes. The concert was the opening act of their On Fire tour as the band celebrates its 50th Anniversary making music....

Justin Bieber Pitches In on Will.i.am's '#That Power' (listen!)

Justin Bieber boosts his street cred with another featured performance with Will.i.am. He contributes to the Black Eyed Peas band member’s new song “#That Power.” Will.i.am also recorded tracks with Britney Spears, Jennifer Lopez, Cheryl Cole, Nicole Scherzinger, David Guetta, Alicia Keys, Rihanna, LMFAO, Eva Simons, Chris Brown, Mick Jagger, Busta Rhymes, Demi Lovato, Ne-Yo, Avril Lavigne and even Kanye West. ...

Mick Jagger Cranks It Up as Rolling Stones Open 50th Anniversary Tour

Mick Jagger put most 69-year-olds to shame as he strutted his stuff on stage at London’s O2 Arena to celebrate the band’s 50th anniversary. Keith Richards, 68, Charlie Watts, 71, and Ronnie Wood, 65, did their best to keep up. Bill Wyman and Mick Taylor also joined the celebration. Wyman, 76, retired from the band in the 1990s, while Taylor hasn’t played on stage in more than 30 years. R&B singer Mary J Blige and British guitar god Jeff Beck also joined the Stones, who ran through the repertoire of their most popular songs,...

Shemekia Copeland Gives Her Gritty Blues a Spin on ’33 1/3′

Shemekia Copeland has released 33 1/3, a new album I’ve not been able to take off my player. She has already opened for The Rolling Stones, headlined the Chicago Blues Festival; and shared the stage with the likes of Eric Clapton and even performed at the White House. Take one-shot each of Ruth Brown, Etta James and Koko Taylor and mix it up with the bluest-best of Bonnie Raitt, and you have Shemekia Copeland....