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Dave Matthews sings trap music on ‘The Tonight Show’

Dave Matthews sings trap music on ‘The Tonight Show’

Andrew Lipovsky/NBCDave Matthews was Jimmy Fallon’s musical guest on Thursday’s Tonight Show and also put his spin on some popular rap tunes, in a sketch called “Dave Matthews Sings Trap Music.” “Do you enjoy the ominous, bass-heavy bouts of trap music, but wish it had a more jammin’, earthy sound?” asked Fallon, seated in a…

Foo Fighters’ Dave Grohl talks Taylor Swift, Paul McCartney on ‘The Late Late Show’

Foo Fighters’ Dave Grohl talks Taylor Swift, Paul McCartney on ‘The Late Late Show’

Gina Wetzler/RedfernsDave Grohl of the Foo Fighters helped James Corden close out The Late Late Show’s week in London with a performance of “Best of You.”  Before the musical number, Grohl sat down with Corden and Game of Thrones’ Sophie Turner. Earlier in the show, Corden premiered “Carpool Karaoke” with Paul McCartney, with whom Grohl said he’s collaborated…

Nashville notes

Nashville notes

Burke/Triolo Productions/Thinkstock Country Music Hall of Famer Charlie Daniels will both speak and perform at the first-ever Veteran Impact Celebration next Thursday at The Grove at Williamson Place in Murfreesboro, Tennessee. The sold-out benefit will raise money for the Charlie and Hazel Daniels Veterans and Military Family Center on the campus of nearby Middle Tennessee State University.…

Ella Mai remembers growing up wanting to play like — and look like — Alicia Keys

Ella Mai remembers growing up wanting to play like — and look like — Alicia Keys

Interscope recordsElla Mai is one of the breakthrough artists of the year, thanks to her number one hit, “Boo’d Up.”  She says growing up, her musical and style inspiration was another young artist who topped the chart with her debut single: Alicia Keys. The British singer tells Billboard that after seeing Keys in the 1990s, “I learned to braid…

Here’s what was “taunting” Trent Reznor when he recorded “Bad Witch”

Here’s what was “taunting” Trent Reznor when he recorded “Bad Witch”

The Null CorporationTrent Reznor clearly had a lot on his mind when he recorded Nine Inch Nails’ new album Bad Witch — the six-track collection tackles everything from politics to depression. But as he tells Entertainment Weekly, there was one thing that was “taunting” him during the recording process: the saxophone. Reznor plays the sax…

Dave Matthews sings trap music on ‘The Tonight Show’

Dave Matthews sings trap music on ‘The Tonight Show’

Andrew Lipovsky/NBCDave Matthews was Jimmy Fallon’s musical guest on Thursday’s Tonight Show and also put his spin on some popular rap tunes, in a sketch called “Dave Matthews Sings Trap Music.” “Do you enjoy the ominous, bass-heavy bouts of trap music, but wish it had a more jammin’, earthy sound?” asked Fallon, seated in a…

Foo Fighters’ Dave Grohl talks Taylor Swift, Paul McCartney on ‘The Late Late Show’

Foo Fighters’ Dave Grohl talks Taylor Swift, Paul McCartney on ‘The Late Late Show’

Gina Wetzler/RedfernsDave Grohl of the Foo Fighters helped James Corden close out The Late Late Show’s week in London with a performance of “Best of You.”  Before the musical number, Grohl sat down with Corden and Game of Thrones’ Sophie Turner. Earlier in the show, Corden premiered “Carpool Karaoke” with Paul McCartney, with whom Grohl said he’s collaborated…

Nashville notes

Nashville notes

Burke/Triolo Productions/Thinkstock Country Music Hall of Famer Charlie Daniels will both speak and perform at the first-ever Veteran Impact Celebration next Thursday at The Grove at Williamson Place in Murfreesboro, Tennessee. The sold-out benefit will raise money for the Charlie and Hazel Daniels Veterans and Military Family Center on the campus of nearby Middle Tennessee State University.…