ABC Music News

MTV Takes a Nostalgic Look Back at the 1990s With 'Flashback Friday: Made in New York'

’Flashback Friday: Made in New Yor’k kicks off at 6AM ET/PT with back-to-back music videos, and continue throughout the day with episode marathons of some of our favorite shows.
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How to Watch the Queen + Adam Lambert 'Tour Watch Party' Concert Special This Sunday

The program, dubbed the “Tour Watch Party,” will premiere at 3PM ET and will be available for viewing for 24 hours. The special will feature highlights from previous Queen + Lambert concert tours.
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Elton John Invites British Students to His Gig After They Cover 'I'm Still Standing'

After saying that he hopes that music plays a big part in their future careers, Elton then extended an invitation. “I promise you, when I come to England, after all this is over and actually play a gig, you can all be my guests at my show!”
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Film Version of 'David Byrne's American Utopia,' Directed by Spike Lee, to Premiere on HBO in 2020

Warner Media reports that the movie will premiere on the cable network later this year. The news follows a report by Deadline in January that the Oscar winner had signed on to direct the project.
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When He's 78… It's Paul McCartney's Birthday Today!

McCartney announced last week on animal-rights organization PETA’s website that his birthday wish would be for people to consider becoming vegan for their own health, for the well-being of the Earth and to lessen the suffering of animals.
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Roger Daltrey Promoting 'Teen Cancer America' for Young Cancer Patients During COVID Crisis

June is National Cancer Survivors Month, and while much media attention and financial resources are focused on the COVID-19 pandemic, The Who’s Roger Daltrey is urging people also to keep supporting charities like Teen Cancer America.
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Paula Abdul Claims She Almost Quit 'American Idol' Over David Cook

David’s debut album went platinum and produced two top 20 singles, and his coronation single, “Time of Your Life,” was the best-selling Idol coronation single until Phillip Phillips’ “Home” overtook it in 2012.
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Wang Chung Reimagines Hit for COVID-19, 'Everybody Stay Safe Tonight'

Wang Chung is planning to perform “Everybody Stay Safe Tonight” during the ‘Back to the Basement’ concert, which will stream on the Abducted by the 80s Facebook page twice on Saturday.
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Hello, Disney! Lionel Richie's Songs to Be Turned Into a Movie Musical

Variety reports that Walt Disney Studios is developing an original movie musical based on Lionel’s vast catalog of hits. The musical is tentatively titled ‘All Night Long,’ and it’ll be live action, rather than animated.
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Nancy Sinatra Celebrates Her 80th Birthday Today

The oldest child of Ol’ Blue Eyes himself, Frank Sinatra, Nancy became a successful pop singer in her own right during the 1960s, and is best known for her signature tune “These Boots Are Made for Walkin’,” which topped the Billboard Hot 100 in 1966.
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