Bruce Springsteen, Bonnie Raitt, Don Henley Highlight Jackson Browne Tribute AlbumSome of Browne's peers (Bruce Springsteen, Bonnie Raitt and Don Henley) contribute to the album, as do "younger" artists (Ben Harper, the Indigo Girls, Joan Osborne, Sara Watkins of Nickel Creek).
Love Hurts AND Stinks: A Classic Valentine's Day PlaylistFor the single folks in the room, Valentine's Day is just cruel. An entire day that rubs in the fact that you're alone? No thank you. Take the mushy stuff elsewhere, this is not a playlist celebrating the wonder of love, of two people connecting on the most intimate level. More often than not, all that goes horribly wrong. Luckily, it's inspired some enduring songs to help us commiserate the fact that love both hurts and sucks. Behold.
Led Zeppelin, David Letterman, Buddy Guy Celebrated At 35th Annual Kennedy Center HonorsClearly, it was a departure for the Kennedy Center Honors. Now in it's 35th year, the ceremony started out by paying tribute to cultural icons like Fred Astaire, Ella Fitzgerald and Tennessee Williams. In recent years, rock has been represented more and more at this prestigious event, with Paul McCartney, Pete Townshend, Roger Daltrey, Elton John and Bruce Springsteen all collecting the Kennedy Center medallion. But past ceremonies probably never got as loud as this year's.
Santana, Willie Nelson Debut In Top 20 On Album ChartAmerican Idol runner-up Adam Lambert makes a chart feat this week as the first openly gay artist to score a No. 1 album with his Trespassing, with fellow Idol alum Carrie Underwood, Adele, Tenacious D and Norah Jones rounding out the top five. But further down the line, a few classic artists make high debuts this week on the Billboard 200 album chart.