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Recording Academy Says Tom Petty and Jeff Lynne Won't Receive a Grammy if Sam Smith's "Stay with Me" Wins
Updated: January 27, 2015 - 6:10 pm

Sam Jones; Martyn AtkinsAs reported Monday, a rep for U.K. pop star Sam Smith confirmed that Tom Petty and Electric Light Orchestra frontman Jeff Lynne had been added to the songwriting credits of Smith's 2014 hit, "Stay with Me," as part of the amicable settlement of a copyright dispute.  The agreement was reached after Smith acknowledged that his song's melody bears similarities to Petty's 1989 hit, "I Won't Back Down," which he co-wrote with Lynne.

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Bob Seger and the Silver Bullet to Wrap Up "Ride Out" Tour with Nashville Show
Updated: January 27, 2015 - 6:10 pm

Credit: William RummelBob Seger and the Silver Bullet have announced a final date for their 2014-2015 tour in support of Seger's latest studio album, Ride Out -- a March 28 concert at the Bridgestone Arena in Nashville.  The show will be the 40th of the trek, which launched on November 19 in Saginaw, Michigan, and will bring the 69-year-old Rock and Roll Hall of Famer back to the city where he recorded Ride Out.

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Alice Cooper on Touring with Motley Crue in 2015: "Let's Not Break Up a Great Combination"
Updated: January 27, 2015 - 6:10 pm

Live Nation EntertainmentAfter serving as the opening act for the 2014 installment of Motley Crue's Final Tour, Alice Cooper will be heading out on the road again with the glam-metal mavens in 2015 for what will be their last-ever North American trek.  The shock rocker tells ABC News Radio that when the Crue asked him to join them on this year's tour, he gladly accepted, telling them, "Sure, let's not break up a great combination."

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Dave Grohl Does Not Appear in First Cut of "Kurt Cobain: Montage of Heck"
Updated: January 27, 2015 - 3:10 pm

Image Courtesy of The End of Music, LLC/HBOThe first fully authorized Kurt Cobain documentary, Kurt Cobain: Montage of Heck, made its premiere this past weekend at the Sundance Film Festival, but one notable person was absent from the film -- Dave Grohl.

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Mark Knopfler Releasing New Album, "Tracker," in March; Touring North America in September-October
Updated: January 27, 2015 - 3:10 pm

Verve/Universal MusicMark Knopfler has revealed that his latest solo album, Tracker, will be released on March 17, and the ex-Dire Straits frontman will support the record with a major tour that will include a lengthy North American leg taking place in September and October. 

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Entertainment

Kristen Wiig, Melissa McCarthy Among Actresses Possibly Cast for All-Female 'Ghostbusters'
Updated: January 27, 2015 - 6:10 pm

Universal(NEW YORK) -- Now you know who to call.

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Taylor Swift's Twitter and Instagram Accounts Hacked
Updated: January 27, 2015 - 6:10 pm

Lisette Azar/CBS(LOS ANGELES) -- Taylor Swift's Twitter and Instagram accounts were breached earlier Tuesday by an unknown hacker who linked back to an account that claimed to have a connection with the infamous hackers the Lizard Squad. A lewd photo was also posted.

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"Frozen" Songwriters Join Oscars Creative Team
Updated: January 27, 2015 - 5:08 pm

ABC/Rick Rowell(LOS ANGELES) -- Oscar host Neil Patrick Harris revealed via Twitter Tuesday that he'll be getting some help during the upcoming broadcast from Kristen and Robert Lopez, the Oscar-winning wife-and-husband duo who penned Frozen's hit song, "Let It Go."

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Tiger Woods' Missing Tooth Reappears
Updated: January 27, 2015 - 4:20 pm

Scott Halleran/Getty Images(PHOENIX) — Golf star Tiger Woods has scored a hole in one -- at least when it comes to his mouth. A week after he was sporting a missing front tooth, he was photographed Tuesday in Phoenix -- with his chompers back to normal.

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Ousted "Bachelor" Contestant Juelia Kinney Speaks Out
Updated: January 27, 2015 - 4:20 pm

ABC/Rick Rowell(NEW YORK) -- The latest contestant to be denied a rose from The Bachelor Chris Soules says she is still hopeful about finding love.

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