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Tom Petty on Sam Smith Settlement: 'I Have Never Had Any Hard Feelings'

Tom Petty on Sam Smith Settlement: 'I Have Never Had Any Hard Feelings'

Originally posted 01/29/2015 03:05PM

Tom Petty is now speaking out about the recent settlement with Sam Smith that scored him credits on the breakout Brit's 2014 hit "Stay with Me."

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Tim McGraw to Perform on Glen Campbell's Behalf at the Oscars | Glen Campbell, Tim McGraw

UpdatePosted 01/29/2015 12:50PM

Tim McGraw to Perform on Glen Campbell's Behalf at the Oscars

Originally posted 01/29/2015 11:30AM

Country fans have a new reason to watch the Oscars this year: Tim McGraw is performing!

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Kanye West: 'I'm A Better Human' Because of Kim Kardashian

Originally posted 01/29/2015 12:30PM



Marriage and fatherhood have made Kanye West think about more than himself and his art – and that's made him a better person, he says.

"I've definitely learned how to compromise more," the rapper, 37, told Ellen DeGeneres about being married to Kim Kardashian, 34. "And I've learned how to shut up more. And yeah, I think I'm a better human being because of her and because of my daughter [North]."

West still has lofty visions for his work, of course, and wants to be "brave for what I want to do for humanity, but also to be more protective of myself for my family, too."

He also said he sees a lot of himself in his daughter – particularly when she gets frustrated.

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Sam Smith: 'I'm Very Paranoid and Insecure All the Time'

Sam Smith: 'I'm Very Paranoid and Insecure All the Time, Which Really Helps Me Not Be an Absolute Bitch'

Originally posted 01/27/2015 06:50PM

Sam Smith makes music to avoid going to "therapy or rehab."

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Lance Armstrong Makes Cameo in New Drug-Related Music Video

Lance Armstrong Makes Cameo in New Drug-Related Music Video

Originally posted 01/27/2015 03:15PM

Lance Armstrong has been connected to doping again, but this time with a cameo in a controversial new music video.

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Could Tom Petty Win a Grammy for Sam Smith's 'Stay With Me'?

Could Tom Petty Win a Grammy for Sam Smith's 'Stay With Me'?

Originally posted 01/27/2015 11:40AM

Though Sam Smith inadvertently emulated Tom Petty's 1989 single "I Won't Back Down" with last year's hit "Stay With Me," the similarities won't lead to a change at the Grammys.

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The Couple Behind 'Let It Go' Are Writing an Oscar Song for Neil Patrick Harris

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The Couple Behind 'Let It Go' Are Writing an Oscar Song for Neil Patrick Harris

Originally posted 01/27/2015 11:00AM

Still hot from their Frozen success at the 2014 Academy Awards, EGOT-winner Robert Lopez and his wife-collaborator Kristen Anderson-Lopez are writing an original number for first-time Oscar host Neil Patrick Harris to perform during the 2015 telecast.

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Kelly Clarkson's New Album Piece By Piece Will Be Released in March

Originally posted 01/26/2015 09:00PM

[BRIGHTCOVE "4014016297001" "" "" "auto"] Start counting the days: Kelly Clarkson's forthcoming album has an official release date!

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Phillip Phillips Wants Out of His American Idol Contract

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Phillip Phillips Wants Out of His American Idol Contract

Originally posted 01/26/2015 05:15PM

Phillip Phillips is suing to get out of his American Idol contract.

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Sam Smith Will Now Pay Tom Petty Royalties Over 'Stay With Me'

Sam Smith Will Now Pay Tom Petty Royalties Over 'Stay With Me'

Originally posted 01/26/2015 01:45PM

Tom Petty's a popular guy with the younger crowd of musicians.

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