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Krist Novoselic praises Nirvana Rock and Roll Hall of Fame performances

Krist Novoselic praises Nirvana Rock and Roll Hall of Fame performances

WAHKIAKUM COUNTY, Wash., April 15 (UPI) -- Nirvana bassist Krist Nosovelic has nothing but praise for Joan Jett, Kim Gordon, St. Vincent and Lorde's performances at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.
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Joan Jett, Lorde perform with living Nirvana members at Rock Hall induction

Joan Jett, Lorde perform with living Nirvana members at Rock Hall induction

NEW YORK, April 11 (UPI) -- Joan Jett, Lorde, St. Vincent and Kim Gordon perform with remaining members of Nirvana at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.
Danielle Haynes
Will Joan Jett front Nirvana at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction?

Will Joan Jett front Nirvana at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction?

NEW YORK, April 9 (UPI) -- Dave Grohl's Foo Fighters have prompted speculation that Joan Jett will perform alongside Nirvana's surviving members when the legendary rock band is inducted into Rock and Roll Hall of Fame on Thursday.
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Trisha Yearwood cancels SeaWorld appearance

Trisha Yearwood cancels SeaWorld appearance

ORLANDO, Fla., Dec. 12 (UPI) -- Trisha Yearwood is the latest musical act to pull out of the Bands, Brew and BBQ event to take place at SeaWorld in Orlando, Fla., in February, TMZ reported.
SeaWorld responds to Joan Jett's request not to use her music

SeaWorld responds to Joan Jett's request not to use her music

ORLANDO, Fla., Dec. 10 (UPI) -- SeaWorld spokesman Nick Gollattscheck says the Florida theme park has no plans to use Joan Jett's music in future shows.
Giant balloons fly high at Macy's parade

Giant balloons fly high at Macy's parade

NEW YORK, Nov. 28 (UPI) -- The Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York managed to include 15 giant balloons Thursday, but the balloons were flying low because of high winds.
Akon, Dave Grohl, 2 Chainz to be presenters at the AMAs

Akon, Dave Grohl, 2 Chainz to be presenters at the AMAs

LOS ANGELES, Nov. 21 (UPI) -- Jennifer Hudson, Marc Anthony, Fall Out Boy and Michael Bolton are to be presenters at Sunday's American Music Awards ceremony in Los Angeles, ABC said.
Joan Jett switches Macy's Parade float after ranchers protest

Joan Jett switches Macy's Parade float after ranchers protest

Nov. 17 (UPI) -- South Dakota ranchers objected to Joan Jett's presence because she's a vegetarian who's critical of their business.
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Joan Jett switches parade float after South Dakota protest

NEW YORK, Nov. 17 (UPI) -- Joan Jett said she won't ride on the South Dakota float in the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade because ranchers in the state protested her vegetarian lifestyle.
Joan Jett pick for SD Macy's float upsets the state's ranchers

Joan Jett pick for SD Macy's float upsets the state's ranchers

Nov. 14 (UPI) -- Joan Jett, PETA supporter, was selected for South Dakota's Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade float, and the state's ranchers and farmers thinks her vegetarianism will give the state a bad reputation.
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'Duck Dynasty' stars to march in Macy's Thanksgiving Parade

'Duck Dynasty' stars to march in Macy's Thanksgiving Parade

NEW YORK, Nov. 4 (UPI) -- Kellie Pickler, Kristin Chenoweth and the stars of "Duck Dynasty" are to take part in Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York, NBC announced.

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Donna Summer up for Rock Hall honor

Donna Summer up for Rock Hall honor

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 4 (UPI) -- The late U.S. disco queen Donna Summer has been nominated for induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, organizers said Thursday.

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Cruise, Baldwin sing on 'Rock of Ages' soundtrack

Cruise, Baldwin sing on 'Rock of Ages' soundtrack

LOS ANGELES, May 22 (UPI) -- The soundtrack to the Hollywood movie musical "Rock of Ages," featuring Tom Cruise and Alec Baldwin singing 1980s anthems, is set for release next month.

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Beastie Boys, The Cure get Rock and Roll Hall of Fame nods

Beastie Boys, The Cure get Rock and Roll Hall of Fame nods

NEW YORK, Sept. 27 (UPI) -- The Beastie Boys, The Cure and Donovan were nominated Tuesday for induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in Cleveland next year.

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Jett hopeful regarding 'Runaways' film

Jett hopeful regarding 'Runaways' film

NEW YORK, March 21 (UPI) -- U.S. singer-guitarist Joan Jett said she is hopeful viewers of the new film "The Runaways" leave with a new appreciation for her former band of the same name.
'Runaways' gets a release date

'Runaways' gets a release date

NEW YORK, Jan. 13 (UPI) -- "The Runaways," a 1970s-set film about an all-girl, teenage rock band, is to premiere at Utah's Sundance film festival, the movie's distributors announced.
Jett sues Runaways member blocking film

Jett sues Runaways member blocking film

NEW YORK, Aug. 23 (UPI) -- Joan Jett is suing a member of her first band for attempting to block a movie about her hard rock girl band, a complaint filed in New York said.
Shannon up for 'Runaways' role

Shannon up for 'Runaways' role

LOS ANGELES, June 1 (UPI) -- Actor Michael Shannon is in talks to join the cast of the Joan Jett movie "The Runaways," The Hollywood Reporter said.
'Twilight' star to play rocker Joan Jett

'Twilight' star to play rocker Joan Jett

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 3 (UPI) -- U.S. teen actress Kristen Stewart has been cast as rocker Joan Jett in "The Runaways," a film Jett is executive producing, The Hollywood Reporter said.
HP yanks commercial with Gary Glitter song

HP yanks commercial with Gary Glitter song

ORLANDO, Fla., Nov. 11 (UPI) -- Hewlett-Packard has yanked a U.S. ad campaign because the song it uses "Do You Wanna Touch Me" was penned by British sex offender Gary Glitter.
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