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Not much is left to chance in an Ed Sheeran campaign these days, but his label deal actually sprang from a random encounter.  Call it a tale of two Eds: Ed Howard, then head of A&R for Atlantic imprint Asylum Records, first met the superstar singer-songwriter at a 2010 Bruno…

It was taken as a given, early this year, that the “Top Gun: Maverick” soundtrack would deliver a worldwide hit. That belief came true, only instead of Lady Gaga’s emotional end-credits track, the global smash ended up being “I Ain’t Worried,” the whimsical OneRepublic tune that comes during a light-hearted…

Artists Den brings “Live From My Den” back for another season, highlighting today’s most extraordinary artists as they perform from the creative spaces of their homes, studios and cities most significant to their creative processes. New episodes of “Live From My Den” will premiere each week exclusively via Variety.com, beginning…

Ed Sheeran is playing 24 huge stadium concerts on his 2023 “Mathematics Tour.” We found the best ticket prices on all shows.

Variety is pleased to announce the honorees for its sixth annual Hitmakers celebration. The Nov. 30 issue and accompanying event looks back at the year in music and recognizes the writers, producers, publishers, managers and executives who helped make — and break — the 25 most-consumed songs of the year,…

Taylor Swift has hit another major milestone: The pop superstar now has more than 50 million subscribers on her official YouTube channel, becoming only the eighth artist to reach the mark. Swift’s surpassing 50 million subscribers on YouTube comes on the heels of last month’s release of her 10th studio…

Taylor Swift announced Friday morning that she has added 17 additional dates to her ‘Eras Tour’ of U.S. stadiums, bringing the total number of gigs to 52. That amended number makes it her biggest tour to date, and one that could easily break her own record for a gross in…

The show must always go on. A medley of music icons including Eminem, Dolly Parton, Judas Priest, Lionel Richie and Pat Benatar were inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame on Saturday, and while the night was full of memorable moments, the evening was racked with technical difficulties. Duran Duran was one of the…

Each of the 37 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame ceremonies have had classic, once-in-a-lifetime moments, far too many to list. But they also often stretch well past the five-hour mark, and even with a fair number of those classic, once-in-a-lifetime moments, let’s be honest, the only thing that any…

It’s been an “Unholy” Halloween month for Sam Smith, with the British singer-songwriter celebrating his and collaborator Kim Petras’ first-ever U.S. Hot 100 No. 1, and also spending most of the month on top of the U.K. singles chart. The huge success of the duet is also a big win…

Dolly Parton, who set the stage for many country music stars after her, is closing the curtain on touring for good.

Various celebs, including Brad Pitt, Ed Sheeran and Serena Williams, turned up for the beginning of the US Grand Prix In Austin, Texas.