20 Best Things We Saw at Made in America

September 1, 2014

After two years in Philadelphia, the Made in America fest crossed the country, with two days remaining in the City of Brotherly Love and two days taking root in L.A.'s Grand Park. United by a giant video obelisk and twin Kanye West performances,...


Eric Clapton Taps John Mayer, Mark Knopfler for JJ Cale Covers

July 22, 2014

UPDATE: iTunes is now streaming Clapton's album on First Play.  Eric Clapton is at the helm of two new collaborative tracks from The Breeze, his upcoming tribute to the late blues legend, JJ Cale, "Train to Nowhere" and "Don't Wait," both...


John Mayer Covers Beyoncé's 'XO'

May 23, 2014

John Mayer has released a warm, acoustic cover of Beyoncé's "XO," with his stripped-down version featuring the gentle strumming of an acoustic guitar accentuated by piano and harmonica in the background. He originally performed a live version of...


Eric Clapton Honors JJ Cale With New Tribute LP

April 30, 2014

JJ Cale is one of rock's unsung heroes, and Eric Clapton wants to change that with a new Cale tribute album called The Breeze, An Appreciation of JJ Cale, out July 29th on Clapton's Bushbranch Records/Surfdog Records. The LP, credited to "Eric...


John Mayer Teams With Lady Gaga's Ex-Manager

January 10, 2014

Lady Gaga's ex-manager Troy Carter has just signed up a new client, Rolling Stone has learned: John Mayer. A source says the team-up is brand new and they knew each other through mutual friends. "It's just getting started but great new things will be...


Eurythmics to Reunite for Beatles Special

January 6, 2014

The Eurythmics will reunite to honor the Beatles for a televised special commemorating the Fab Four's legendary U.S. debut on The Ed Sullivan Show, the Recording Academy announced today. The synth-pop duo will be performing a Beatles song later this month...


John Mayer, Imagine Dragons to Headline L.A. Made in America

May 22, 2014

John Mayer and Imagine Dragons will headline Los Angeles' inaugural Budweiser Made in America Festival, set to take place Labor Day Weekend (August 30th and 31st) at Grand Park. The festival will also feature sets from Kendrick Lamar, Weezer,...


See Seth Meyers' First 'Late Night' Guests

February 12, 2014

Two days after recruiting Fred Armisen as bandleader for his house band, Seth Meyers announced that Kanye West will appear during the first week of Late Night With Seth Meyers, according to The Hollywood Reporter. Seth Meyers and More of the 50 Funniest...


Stevie Nicks on John McVie's Cancer: 'He's Gonna Be Fine'

January 8, 2014

Fleetwood Mac bassist John McVie was diagnosed with cancer back in October, but in a new interview with Us Weekly, Stevie Nicks says her longtime bandmate is "gonna be fine." Find Out Where Fleetwood Mac's 'Rumours' Lands in Our List of the 500...



Stevie Wonder Recreates 'Songs in the Key of Life' for Holiday Benefit

December 22, 2013

"Truly, I wanted to do this for years," Stevie Wonder told the capacity crowd at the Nokia Theater in Los Angeles at his annual House Full of Toys benefit concert last night, "but it felt like it was meant to be right now." "This" was a performance of...


John Mayer to Kick Off Tumblr Q&A Series

November 21, 2013

John Mayer will help inaugurate Tumblr's new interview series, Dashboard Confessions, on November 22nd at 7 p.m. Starting today, users can submit questions that Mayer will answer via his own Tumblr; answers will also be reposted on the site's official...


Song Premiere: Clay Cook Looks to Heavens on 'North Star'

October 22, 2013

Clay Cook's new solo album, North Star, is a personal snapshot of his life spanning from college to his Grammy-winning days as a member of Zac Brown Band. The 35-year-old Georgia native was just 18 when the project’s title track was conceived out...


Stevie Wonder Brings Positive Vibes to Global Citizen Festival

September 29, 2013

Stevie Wonder was feeling michievious during his headlining set at Saturday's Global Citizen Festival in New York's Central Park. After future-soul singer Janelle Monáe belted one of the verses from "Higher Ground," he made a panicked face behind...


John Mayer Swears He's Done With the Fame Game

August 30, 2013

On the 35th floor of a New York skyscraper, John Mayer is talking a mile a minute, as usual. "You know who really blows me away?" asks the singer-guitarist, who's here to promote his sixth solo album, Paradise Valley. "Jack Johnson. This motherfucker...


CBS Blackout Frustrates Acts Aiming for TV Exposure

August 26, 2013

For months, John Mayer's marketing people worked on scheduling a slot on CBS' Late Show With David Letterman timed to the release of his new album, Paradise Valley. And Mayer's August 19th version of the countryish "Wildfire" was one of those rare performances...


John Mayer Wonders 'Who You Love'

December 17, 2013

John Mayer has a new video for "Who You Love," his duet with on-again-off-again (but right now definitely on-again) girlfriend Katy Perry; and the only word that can describe it is "Yee-haw." Off Mayer's latest release, Paradise Valley, the clip finds...


Eric Clapton Packs Guitar Fest Fireworks Into DVD

October 3, 2013

Eric Clapton's 2013 Crossroads Festival is set to be released as a video and audio collection this fall on Rhino Records. The festival has been held every three years since 2004, and this year took place indoors for the first time in the festival's history...


Elvis Costello Joins Global Citizen Lineup

September 24, 2013

Elvis Costello will perform a short acoustic set at the second annual Global Citizen Festival, Rolling Stone has learned. The free concert will be held Saturday, September 28th, in New York's Central Park. Costello will share the bill with headliners...


On the Charts: Luke Bryan Edges Out John Mayer

August 28, 2013

The giant "buy" buttons tied into Apple's iTunes Radio, which is supposed to arrive with iOS 7 software this month, may come just in time for the record industry – album sales are down six percent and track sales are down three percent so far this...