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Grammys 2016: Taylor Swift '1989' Wins First Award, Thanks James Taylor in Acceptance Speech

The 2016 Grammys kicked off the awards in a major way on Monday (Feb. 15), with a big win for Taylor Swift. At the very beginning of the Grammys pre-telecast ceremony, Swift's 1989 beat out the competition for Best Pop Vocal Album -- and in the ...

Grammys 2016 Best Pop Vocal Album Nominees, Who Should/Will Win: Taylor Swift, James Taylor

Mark Ronson, Taylor Swift, Florence + The Machine, Kelly Clarkson and James Taylor are the 2016 nominees for the 58th annual Grammy Awards "Best Pop Vocal Album" category - but only one artist can take home the prize. We'll get to see which of these ...

James Taylor Adds 'Star Wars' to "Fire and Rain" in 'Late Show' Colbert Duet [WATCH]

Americana legend James Taylor paid a visit to The Late Show With Stephen Colbert Wednesday night (November 18) to perform a hilarious rendition of his classic song "Fire and Rain" alongside the late night television host, adding calzones, Star Wars, ...

James Taylor Talks Heroin and Meeting The Beatles on 'WTF Podcast' with Marc Maron

Ever since Marc Maron landed a brief phone interview with Rolling Stones frontman Mick Jagger earlier this year, he's enjoyed a steady stream of high profile musicians on his 'WTF Podcast,' including Jagger's writing partner Keith Richards, Motorhead ...

No 'Shame' as Tyrese Tops Albums Chart, Kidz Bop and R5 Debut New Albums

Tyrese may not have actually contributed to the soundtrack for 'Furious 7' (which spent multiple weeks atop the Billboard 200) but the R&B vocalist did benefit from his role in the film, as 'Black Rose' topped the albums chart by selling 65,000 ...

Meek Mill Sells 5x as Many Records as Miguel, James Taylor on Albums Chart

Yesterday we showed during our summary of the Billboard 200 that Meek Mill and 'Dreams Worth More Than Money' sold nearly five-times as much as any other new title on the list. The same trend applies to actual album sales, where the album moved ...

5 First No. 1s: 2001 vs 2015; Destiny's Child, Meek Mill and Blink-182 Face Off

This week marked an unusual accomplishment on the Billboard 200: For the first time in 14 years, the last five no. 1 albums on the chart have been from performers who had never been to the top before. We went back to check out what five albums were ...

Meek Mill Dominates Billboard 200; Miguel, Taylor Swift Try to Keep Up

Things started off big on the Billboard 200, with Meek Mill's 'Dreams Worth More Than Money', but then quickly dropped off. Mill might argue that his ideals have more philosophical value, but he can't argue with the financial results: Dreams opened ...

Breaking Benjamin, Tori Kelly, and Kacey Musgraves Top Albums Chart

This week's albums chart wasn't too much of a shakeup from the Billboard 200, except that all of the records that dropped in the Top 10 of the latter managed to move up a few places on the former. Breaking Benjamin, Tori Kelly and Kacey Musgraves ...

Breaking Benjamin Breaks Sales Mark with New Album; Tori Kelly + Kacey Musgraves Follow

Apparently the waiting only makes desire stronger, or at least that's what Breaking Benjamin learned with its most recent release, 'Dark Before Dawn.' The band had gone more than six years without a new album but the new release debuted with 141,000 ...

70 Years of Carly Simon: Her Biggest Charting Singles, 'You're So Vain' and More

This year has been full of iconic musicians celebrating seven decades on Earth: Eric Clapton, John Fogerty, Bob Seger and more. Today marks the 70th birthday of one more classic performer, as Carole King celebrates the big day on June 25. Music Times ...

James Taylor, Adam Lambert and Hillary Duff Lead New Album Charge on Charts

The Billboard 200 allows pop stars such as Taylor Swift and Ed Sheeran to camp out near the top for months thanks to singles and streams, but new albums took to the top of the Albums Chart this week, as James Taylor, Adam Lambert and Hillary Duff ...

James Taylor, Tony Bennett and Tom Petty: Longest Streaks Before A No. 1 Album

James Taylor is a legend. The dude's been around for nearly 50 years. He's seen fire and he's seen rain. But there was one thing that the songwriter never saw during his lengthy career in music: A no. 1 record. That finally changed this week when ...

James Taylor Finally Hits No. 1, Beating Namesake Taylor Swift

It's been a long-time-coming for James Taylor as his newest album, Before The World, took the no. 1 spot on the Billboard 200, making it the first record in the songwriter's 45-year career to do so (that span, measuring from the release of Taylor's ...

James Taylor Pens Ode To Red Sox In New Song "Angels Of Fenway" Ahead Of New Album 'Before This World' [LISTEN]

Boston-native James Taylor gave Red Sox fans quite the treat yesterday for his hometown team's game against the New York Yankees at Fenway Park. He performed a taste of his upcoming first album in 13 years with the song "Angels of Fenway," an ode to ...

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