Former Yes keyboardist Rick Wakeman and veteran producer, composer and multi-instrumentalist Alan Parsons are among the celebs who have been acknowledged in the 2021 edition of Queen Elizabeth II's annual Birthday Honours list, which recognizes "outstanding achievements" and service of people across the U.K. Wakeman... Read More.
Elton John is continuing his fight to help musicians in the U.K. after the British government failed to secure visa-free travel for artists touring Europe post-Brexit. In a statement made to a Select Committee hearing in Parliament on Thursday, and posted to his
The latest edition of U.K. newspaper The Sunday Times' annual Rich List was published over the weekend, and as usual, Sir Paul McCartney is ranked among the wealthiest musicians in his homeland and Ireland. In 2020, McCartney was tied for #1 on the tally with... Read More.
(LONDON) -- President Harry Truman installed the first White House bowling alley. As first lady, Hillary Clinton built a music room. The Obamas introduced a basketball court, later converted by the Trumps into a tennis pavilion. Presidents through the years have put their own extravagant... Read More.
(LONDON) -- Jihyun Park had something of a political awakening at the start of the pandemic last year. Moved by stories of care homes struggling with PPE, and the elderly isolated from their loved ones in her town of Bury, England, she organized in... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- President Joe Biden will make his first overseas trip as president in June, traveling to the United Kingdom and Belgium to participate in the G-7 summit and the NATO summit, the White House announced Friday. Biden will attend the G-7 Summit in Cornwall,... Read More.
Led Zeppelin's Robert Plant and Black Sabbath's Ozzy Osbourne and Tony Iommi are among the many rock musicians interviewed in a new documentary called Rockfield: The Studio on the Farm, which focuses on a famous recording facility located on a farm in the Welsh... Read More.