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Ed Sheeran and Beyonce

Beyoncé, Ed Sheeran & Gary Clark Jr. Join Forces For Epic Stevie Wonder Medley At Grammy Tribute Show [WATCH]

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A slew of famous names came out in full force recently to pay tribute to the one and only Stevie Wonder. Songs in the Key of Life: An All-Star Grammy Salute aired last night (Feb. 16) and admirers like Lady Gaga, Ariana Grande and Usher all performed. The highlight of the show came when Beyoncé performed a medley of tunes including "Fingertips," "Master Blaster (Jammin')" and "Higher Ground." The pop superstar brought out Ed Sheeran and Gary Clark Jr. for the performance.READ MORE

Stevie Wonder

Stevie Wonder Extends 'Songs in the Key of Life' Tour [FULL SCHEDULE]

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Last year, music legend Stevie Wonder set out on a tour to commemorate his classic album "Songs in the Key of Life," but just in case you missed him, Wonder has announced a new string of tour dates for March and April, which you can check out below. According to "radio.com," Wonder's newly announced tour dates kick off March 17 in Denver, and finish up April 12 with a performance at Brooklyn's Barclays Center, with dates in Houston, Dallas, New Orleans, Louisville, Minneapolis, Austin, Nashville and Baltimore in between. For each concert on his "Songs in the Key of Life" tour, Wonder will perform all 21 songs from his classic 1976 album, along with other songs from throughout his career — it was not the only great album he made, after all. In other Stevie Wonder news, the 64-year-old singer will be the subject of a special Grammy tribute, which will air on CBS Feb. 16 at 9 p.m. Among the artists slated to perform at the event are Coldplay frontman Chris Martin, Ed Sheeran, Janelle Monae, Usher and Willie Nelson.READ MORE

Stevie Wonder

Ed Sheeran, Chris Martin, Usher & More Billed for Stevie Wonder Grammys Tribute 'Songs in the Key of Life'

Buzz 14:23PM EDT

Each year, the Grammys pay tribute to one of music's big icons. After giving the special treatment to The Beatles last year, 2015 is going to be all about the legendary Stevie Wonder. Today (Jan. 14), the first round of performers for CBS's special Stevie Wonder: Songs in the Key of Life were unveiled, and the program is set to feature some of the biggest names in pop and R&B.READ MORE

Neil Young

Neil Young Recording New Album with Willie Nelson's Sons: Singer Also Talks About Pono Service [WATCH]

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Neil Young's new Pono music player debuted at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas recently. The guitarist sat down with "Rolling Stone" to discuss the new service, which launched this week, but naturally the conversation covered other areas. He revealed that his next album will be a collaboration with Willie Nelson's sons Lukas and Micah. Young and the Nelson boys have performed together previously at the Harvest the Hope and Bridge School benefits as well as Farm Aid. "I'm working on another album now that I'm going to do be doing with Willie Nelson's sons," the singer said, adding that the record may have something to do with the Monsanto agriculture company — Young has been critical of the organization in the past. Past that album, Young does not have anything else lined up.READ MORE

Stephen Colbert

WATCH: 'The Colbert Report' Finale Song "We'll Meet Again" with Willie Nelson, Cyndi Lauper, Michael Stipe & More [VIDEO]

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Last night, the world bid adieu to Stephen Colbert, The Colbert Report and the faux-conservative pundit we've all grown to know and love on Comedy Central over the last eight years. In one of the funny news show's final segments, celebrities of all sorts, including Michael Stipe, Willie Nelson, Cyndi Lauper and Randy Newman sang goodbye to Colbert with an emotional performance of "We'll Meet Again."READ MORE

Diplo & Skrillex Jack U oN Triple J

Sirius XM Broadcasting New Year's Eve Sets Live from Skrillex, Diplo, Willie Nelson, Meghan Trainor and More

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Not heading out to one of the great New Years' Eve gigs we mentioned in our list last week? No worries. SiriusXM has a full roster of live performances that will be airing throughout the day and night to keep you entertained from the comfort of your home. Willie Nelson, Meghan Trainor, Skrillex and Diplo will be among the acts playing live on December 31.READ MORE

Dave Grohl

Dave Grohl Talks 'Sonic Highways' Finale That Airs Tonight, Foo Fighters Will Play Concert in New York After Screening

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Dave Grohl's HBO series 'Sonic Highways' comes to a close tonight (Dec. 5) as the band makes its final stop in New York City. It is the eighth stop the band made while recording its eighth studio effort of the same name. Grohl and co. were joined by record producer Tony Visconti and singer Kristeen Young for the last track "I Am a River," which was recorded at The Magic Shop. The band will play a show tonight in NYC following a screening of the final episode at Irving PlazaREAD MORE


Cloverton Turned Leonard Cohen's 'Hallelujah' Into an Epic Christmas Story [LISTEN]

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Christian rockers Cloverton gave Leonard Cohen's timeless classic "Hallelujah" a Christmas makeover last year and the result is a truly moving cover. The boys take Cohen's iconic melody and infuse it with lyrics chronicling the birth of Jesus Christ. Regardless of your religious orientation, this song hits an emotional chord as vocalist Lance Stafford gives it his all.READ MORE

Kris Kristofferson (left) and Willie Nelson appear at the Grand Ole Opry.

Celebrating 50 Years of Willie Nelson at the Grand Ole Opry: When Did Johnny Cash, Hank Williams, Patsy Cline and More Debut?

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We found a list of the best country music performers of all time (from About.com...but no more specialized music site dared make such a list) and found when everyone in the Top 10 made their respective debuts to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Willie Nelson's first performance at the historic venue.READ MORE

President Obama

President Obama Joins Willie Nelson and John Fogerty Onstage for 'On the Road Again' [WATCH]

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President Barrack Obama joined Willie Nelson, John Fogerty, Common and Mary J. Blige onstage at a tribute concert to honor American troops Thursday (Nov. 6). The group collaborated on an amped-up version of Nelson's "On the Road Again" with the president struggling to sing along.READ MORE

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Willie Nelson Thinks President Obama Wants Weed Legalized: 'He May Be Happy To See It Happening'

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Nelson was in D.C. this week to play a 'Salute to the Troop's benefit at the White House.READ MORE

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Willie Nelson To Host "Inside Arlyn" - a New TV Show Featuring Merle Haggard, Gary Clark, Jr. And Others

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The upcoming new Willie Nelson TV series sounds more like an excuse to hang out with old friends more than anything else.READ MORE

Dolly Parton

Dolly Parton Talks Giving Songs To Whitney Houston, Emmylou Harris In 'Sonic Highways' Clip [WATCH]

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On the most recent episode of HBO's Foo Fighters Sonic Highways, Dave Grohl interviewed country music legend Dolly Parton about the decision to give away hit songs to other artists and her beginnings in the Nashville music scene. She said she moved to Nashville to write songs for both herself and other artists to perform.READ MORE

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Willie Nelson's Braids Go For $37K at the Waylon Jennings Music Memorabilia Auction

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How much would you pay for a lock of your favorite singer's hair? How about a set of braids? For one Willie Nelson fan, the answer was $37,000 at the Waylon Jennings music memorabilia auction.READ MORE

Willie Nelson

Willie Nelson Won't Be Kicking the Habit While Playing Shows in Texas

Genres 17:54PM EDT

In Texas, the marijuana laws are strict. Possession of 2 ounces or less is a misdemeanor that can get you up to 180 days in jail and/or a fine not to exceed $2000. This is the state that Willie Nelson, who doesn't hide the fact that he smokes, lives in. In the next few months, he'll also be playing seven shows in the state.READ MORE

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