Archive - May 2014

TV ALERT: 2014 RRHoF Induction Ceremony concert premieres Saturday

The 29th Annual Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony, featuring Stevie’s musical tribute to Linda Ronstadt, will premiere Saturday, May 31 on HBO at 8pm. Inductees include: Peter Gabriel, Hall and Oates, KISS, Nirvana, Linda Ronstadt...

Crossroads’ greatest hits

The CMT show’s best pairings are also its most unexpected Alison Krauss & Robert Plant Feb. 11, 2008 “When I first arrived at CMT, Crossroads had just started and Alison was the channel darling,” says CMT president Brian Philips. “We thought...

The essential Stevie Nicks: Ranking her 66 greatest songs

The web is abuzz with many wonderful tributes to Stevie Nicks, who celebrates her 66th birthday today. For the special occasion, The Backlot appropriately ranks 66 songs from Stevie’s illustrious and prolific recording career, The Essential...

Happy Birthday Stevie!

Today is Stevie’s 66th birthday. Wish her a happy birthday by sending her a birthday greeting at The Nicks Fix.


Christine McVie receives lifetime achievement award at The Ivors

So far, Christine McVie is having a pretty good year.  First, the former Fleetwood Mac member announced she was rejoining the band for a major fall tour, and now, she’s been honored with a prestigious award in the U.K. According to the BBC...

Fleetwood Mac’s new music will override 40 years of gossip

The most interesting narrative of Fleetwood Mac — one every music writer hopes to chronicle and every fan dreams about when reading between the lines of Rumours — involves romance and adultery. The stories behind lyrics of heartbreak and...

Bid on Stevie Nicks-autographed tambourine for animal rescue fund

Bidding is currently underway on eBay for a Stevie Nicks autographed tambourine, which Stevie donated to benefit the Tazzy Animal Rescue Fund. The tambourine is the same one that Stevie uses on stage. The autograph reads “Much Love Stevie...

Vote for Stevie Nicks, Lady Antebellum’s ‘Rhiannon’

Voting is currently underway for the 2014 CMT Music Awards. Stevie and Lady Antebellum are in the running for Performance of the Year for their harmony-laden CMT Crossroads performance of “Rhiannon.” The Performance of the Year category...

VIDEO: Stevie Nicks accepts BMI Icon Award

BMI has posted an excerpt of Stevie’s BMI Icon Award acceptance speech. In the short clip, Stevie talks about her early days in Salt Lake City and Arcadia (California) and writing her first songs.


Christine McVie joins Facebook

Christine McVie has joined Facebook, according to Fleetwood Mac’s official Facebook page. Fleetwood Mac announced McVie’s foray into social media on the legendary keyboard’s official Facebook page Thursday evening. The announcement...

VIDEO: Stevie records 17 ‘fan favorite’ demos in Nashville

Stevie revealed last night at the BMI Pop Awards that she has recorded 17 new songs. While browsing YouTube, she found at least 25 of her old demos dating back to the late 1960s, choosing 18 “fan favorites” to record during her recent...

Stevie shares poem, guitar that inspired her songwriting

Stevie shared an old poem by Lord Byron, “When We Two Parted,” when she accepted her Pop Icon last night at BMI Pop Awards ceremony. Stevie also shared a photo of herself from her early years, which can been seen at the bottom of the...

VIDEO: Stars pay tribute to Stevie Nicks at BMI Pop Awards

Shakira, Adam Levine, Sheryl Crow and Lady Antebellum were among the stars who paid tribute to singer/songwriter Stevie Nicks at the BMI Pop Awards ceremony in Beverly Hills, California on Tuesday night (May 13, 2014). The Fleetwood Mac star was...

PHOTOS: BMI honors Stevie Nicks with Icon Award

Broadcast Music, Inc. was proud to honor the songwriters and music publishers behind the year’s most-performed pop songs at the 62nd Annual BMI Pop Awards, held at the Beverly Wilshire Hotel in Beverly Hills, California, on May 13, 2014. Legendary...

Night of 1,000 Stevies: Originality reigns supreme

Stevie Nicks remains the key inspiration of her largest fan event, but the diversity of its talent and turnout proves you can be her disciple and still go your own way. Photography by Ricardo Nelson Tambourines were tossed from the stage into a...

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TONIGHT: BMI honors Stevie Nicks with prestigious Icon Award

Broadcast Music, Inc. will present the BMI Icon Award to legendary songstress Stevie Nicks at its 62nd Annual BMI Pop Awards tonight at the Beverly Wilshire Hotel in Beverly Hills. The invitation-only ceremony will also recognize the songwriters and...

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