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42 min ago | Market Wire

Tom Petty, fun. and Other Top Names in Music Honored at 31st Annual ASCAP Pop Music Awards

The American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers hosted its 31st annual Pop Music Awards tonight at the Loews Hollywood Hotel in Los Angeles, CA.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Dance, Robin Thicke, Hip-Hop, Ashford & Simpson, R-N-B, Burt Bacharach, Love, Drama Movies, Celebrities, Paul McCartney

Mon Apr 21, 2014

Myrtle Beach Online

Tom Petty reflects on 40 years of songwriting

"As life goes by, you get a little more carefree or distracted by other things and you have to really police yourself - I do - into sitting down and doing something that pleases me," the 63-year-old rocker said.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers, Entertainment


Tom Petty reflects on 40 years of songwriting

In this June 16, 2013 file photo, Tom Petty performs on Day 4 of the 2013 Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival in Manchester, Tenn.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Manchester, TN

The Miami Herald

Tom Petty reflects on 40 years of songwriting

Myles Chefetz does a tasting in the kitchen at Prime Fish with chef Todd Zimmer, April 14, 2014.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Restaurant Management

Fri Apr 18, 2014


Fest announcements span USA, Canada, England

Although it doesn't take place until Aug. 8-10 at San Francisco's Golden Gate Park, Outside Lands has already announced its daily schedule.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers, The Heartbreakers, Hudson, NY, Croton-on-Hudson, NY

Great Falls Tribune

Life on the road came early for Leffler

Jamie Leffler spent most of her childhood seeing the country from a tour bus and side stage, and it's clear her life as a performing artist was established when she was little.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers, The Heartbreakers, June Carter Cash, Carlene Carter, Country

Wed Apr 16, 2014

SF Weekly

Outside Lands 2014 Announces Daily Lineups, Single-Day Ticket Sales

Only a week after the lineup for Outside Lands 2014 was released, we've got the daily lineups.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Something Else! Reviews

Into the Great Divide: Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers, "Mystery Man"

Tom Petty sets the record straight with Paul Zollo in Conversations With Tom Petty , concerning a very particular label that is often cast upon the Heartbreakers: "We're always referred to as a Southern band," he says.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers, Country, Los Angeles, CA, The Allman Brothers

Sat Apr 12, 2014


Fallon Becomes Petty

Jimmy Fallon, dressed as Tom Petty, joined Stevie Nicks for a live re-creation of her classic 1981 video for 'Stop Draggin' My Heart Around' earlier this week on 'The Tonight Show.'


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Nirvana, Grunge

Fri Apr 11, 2014


Outside Lands Brings You The 2014 Line-Up! Tom Petty And The...

Possibly the only major festival where you can enjoy fine gourmet cuisine while rocking out to an eclectic variety of international artists, Outside Lands has now unveiled the 2014 line-up as it prepares to return to San Francisco this August.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, San Francisco, CA, Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers, The Heartbreakers

Thu Apr 10, 2014


Jimmy Fallon, Stevie Nicks Recreate Classic 'Stop Draggin' My Heart Around' Video

Jimmy Fallon is of course equally qualified as a musician as he is a talk show host, but the man of many talents has outdone himself this time.


Related Topix: Comedy, Entertainment, Television, Saturday Night Live, Stevie Nicks, Jimmy Fallon, Belladonna, House

Alabama Live

Alabama's C.J. Harris on 'American Idol': Top 8 Redux performance recap, with video and...

His job: to help the top eight finalists navigate a 1980s theme week. Harris, 23, needed guidance with his arrangement for Tom Petty's "Free Fallin'."


Related Topix: Game Show, American Idol, Reality TV, Entertainment, Television, Alabama, Alabama Government, Pop/Rock

Wed Apr 09, 2014

CBS News

Outside Lands Festival 2014 lineup announced

Tom Petty performs at the Firefly Music Festival at The Woodlands of Dover International Speedway on June 22, 2013 in Dover, Del.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Dover, DE, Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers

Tue Apr 08, 2014

The Huffington Post

Petty Fest

There's something special about your first time. That memory stays with you forever, and it's often the basis for a lot of comparison the rest of your life.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers


Outside Lands 2014: Kanye West, Tom Petty, The Killers Top Lineup

Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, Arctic Monkeys, Tiesto and Death Cab For Cutie are also going to San Francisco, Aug. 8-10 Hip-hop superstar Kanye West, who rented out San Fancisco's ballpark last fall so he could propose to Kim Kardashian, will return to "The City By the Bay" in August to headline the seventh annual Outside Lands Festival.


Related Topix: Celebrities, Black Entertainment, Pop/Rock, Kanye West, Hip-Hop, Death Cab for Cutie, Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers

Sat Apr 05, 2014

CBC News

Ridley Bent releases fourth album Wildcard in Winnipeg

Bent says he's happy with the new recording. "I'm very excited with how everything turned out," he said with a smile.


Thu Apr 03, 2014

Seattle Times

Tom Petty Fest features Strokes' Albert Hammond Jr. | Concert preview

A blog for Seattle music lovers of all stripes, from hip-hop and indie rock to jazz and world music.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Bob Dylan, Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers, The Band

Wed Apr 02, 2014

Hollywood Reporter

'American Idol' Recap: The Top 8 Revisit Their Audition Songs

Sometimes life is one big audition, and on American Idol' s Wednesday night performance show the Top 8 remaining vocalists were reminded that they aren't done currying favor with viewers.


Related Topix: Keith Urban, Country

Tue Apr 01, 2014

Something Else! Reviews

Into the Great Wide Open: Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers,...

Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers is, ultimately, an uneven record. Taking their official lineup into account, only eight of the ten tracks can really be considered Heartbreakers songs.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers

Mon Mar 31, 2014


Quick Hits: Juno Awards, Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers, Mayhem Festival, The Cure

Canada's 43rd annual Juno Awards were handed out in Winnipeg on Sunday night, and Tegan and Sara won three trophies while Arcade Fire and Serena Ryder each won two.


Related Topix: Gothic, Pop/Rock, The Cure, Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers, Dance, Tegan and Sara, Music!, Billboard Music Awards, Celebrities, Justin Bieber