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Sir Paul McCartney performs with his band during the "Out There" Tour at the Times Union Center on Saturday, July 5, 2014, in Albany, N.Y.

Paul McCartney recorded video game music for grandkids

The Beatles star agreed to record music for "Destiny" to get his gamer grandchildren to listen to his songs.

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ABBA Monopoly comes out next week

If you play the game right, you can own Benny, Bjorn, Agnetha and Anni-Frid from ABBA.

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Taylor Swift retains top spot on Billboard chart

The singer continued her reign at the top, with AC/DC and Mary J. Blige among the top 10 records this week.

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Billy Corgan calls Pearl Jam, Foo Fighters music sub-par

The frontman is convinced Pearl Jam were nowhere near as influential or important as his group.

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Ann Wilson says she’d take on Robert Plant’s role in Led Zep

The Heart star says she'd gladly step in for the rock icon.

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Dylan tackles lost Sinatra songs on ‘Uncovers’

The folk rock icon's 36th studio album, "Shadows in the Night," will feature 10 "uncovers."

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U2 top the 2014 albums list

Miranda Lambert, Beyoncé, and Bruce Springsteen are also ranked among the year's best.

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Rare Bob Dylan collection planned for release

Reports suggest that just 1,000 copies of the collection will be available.

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Phil Collins cancels first solo performance in 4 years

The ex-Genesis drummer was slated to play his first solo gig years but was forced to cancel after becoming ill.

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Tom Hanks, Al Green bask at Kennedy Center Honors

Hollywood stars celebrated the Kennedy Center honorees during Washington's high-profile tribute to excellence in the arts.

A Grammy Award statuette is photographed, Tuesday, Dec. 9, 2008 in Chicago.

Sam Smith, Beyoncé lead Grammy nominees

It took 12 hours to announce all the Grammy nominees. Find out if your favorite artist made the cut.

Singer Madonna attends the world premiere of "Madonna: The MDNA Tour" hosted by The Cinema Society and Dolce & Gabbana at the Paris Theatre on Tuesday, June 18, 2013 in New York.

Madonna fronts new fashion campaign

Madonna replaces Lady Gaga as the frontwoman for fashion label Versace's latest campaign.

A security guard and an unidentified man look at an area where several people were killed as they were caught in a surging crowd entering Cincinnati's Riverfront Coliseum for a Who concert on Monday. Shoes and clothes were strewn around the area where the people were killed and injured, shown Dec. 4, 1979.

The Who concert disaster to be commemorated with tribute statue

The mayor of Cincinnati, Ohio has announced plans to remember those who died in a crush outside The Who's 1979 concert in the city.

Singer Barry Manilow attends the 2nd Annual "Rebels With a Cause" Gala benefiting the USC Center for Applied Molecular Medicine at Paramount Pictures Studios on Thursday, March 20, 2014 in Los Angeles.

Barry Manilow announces tour retirement

Barry Manilow is tired of packing and plans to retire from touring at the end of his next run of concerts.

Musician Courtney Love attends a screening of "Rush" hosted by Ferrari & The Cinema Society on Wednesday, Sept. 18, 2013 in New York.

Courtney Love not given editorial control over Cobain biopic

Courtney Love has been frozen out of a planned new Kurt Cobain biopic after director Brett Morgen refused to give her editorial control of the project.

Former Faces keyboardist Ian McLagan speaks at a memorial service for his wife, Kim, in Austin, Texas on Tuesday, Aug. 8, 2006. Kim McLagan, a 1960s British fashion model, died in an auto accident outside Austin on Aug. 2, 2006.

Rocker Ian McLagan dies, aged 69

The legendary keyboard player, who was a member of the Small Faces and the Faces, was hospitalized after suffering a stroke.

Axl Rose of Guns N' Roses receives the Ronnie James Dio Lifetime Achievement Award at the 6th Annual Revolver Golden Gods Award Show at Club Nokia on April 23, 2014 in Los Angeles, California.

Axl Rose victim of death hoax

The report suggesting Axl Rose was found dead on Tuesday afternoon in his West Hollywood home is a fake.

Troubled AC/DC drummer Phil Rudd leaves District Court after he was detained by police Thursday, Dec. 4, 2014, in Tauranga, New Zealand, after getting into a scuffle with a witness in his pending court case. Last month, police charged the 60-year-old drummer with threatening to kill, which comes with a maximum prison sentence of seven years, as well as possessing methamphetamine and marijuana.

AC/DC drummer told stay off drugs after confronting witness

AC/DC drummer Phil Rudd was handcuffed and detained by police two days after he pleaded not guilty to threatening to kill and drugs charges.

FILE - This Oct. 17, 2013 file photo shows U.S. pop star Madonna at the "Hard Candy Fitness" center in Berlin, Germany. Julien’s Auctions announced Tuesday that items from the pop icon’s personal and professional life will be auctioned on Nov. 7 and 8, 2014. Pieces from Madonna’s “Material Girl,” “Music” and “American Pie” music videos will be offered during the Icons & Idols: Rock n’ Roll auction in Beverly Hills. More than 30 items from 1996’s “Evita” will also be available.

Madonna tops Paul McCartney as wealthiest recording artist

Wealth-X has released a countdown of the top ten wealthiest recording artists.

FILE - In this Feb. 7, 2010 file photo, Roger Daltrey, left, and Pete Townshend acknowledge the crowd after performing during the second half of the NFL Super Bowl XLIV football game in Miami. Daltrey and Townshend are taking "Quadrophenia" and other Who classics on the road for a U.S. tour in fall 2012, but first plan what Daltrey calls a great finale for the Olympic Games in London. The Who tour kicks off in Sunrise, Fla., on November 1.

The Who gets classical for 50th anniversary

The Who will celebrate their 50th anniversary next year by releasing a classical version of their Quadrophenia concept album.

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Army refers Bergdahl case to commander, punishment possible

This undated image provided by the U.S. Army shows Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl. U.S. officials say the only American soldier held prisoner in Afghanistan has been freed and is in U.S. custody. The officials say Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl's (boh BURG'-dahl) release was part of a negotiation that includes the release of five Afghan detainees held in the U.S. prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.

An investigation into Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl's 2009 disappearance from his base in Afghanistan has been completed.

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PHOTOS: Joe Cocker through the years

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A look back on the legendary career of the "Up Where We Belong" hitmaker.