News Ticker: Taylor Swift, Garth Brooks, Album Stamps, A-ha

October 16th, 2009 by Rolling Stone Leave a reply »

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  • Fire up the Kanye jokes! Taylor Swift will host Saturday Night Live November 7th. “There are definitely some hilarious things that have happened to me over the past couple of months that I think will be pretty substantial skits,” the singer told the AP.

  • Garth Brooks is ending his hiatus for a residency at Las Vegas’ Wynn hotel. “I am naturally nervous, but it feels good to be out from under the low ceiling of ‘retirement’ I put on myself,” the country star said in a statement.
  • NME picked up a story from stamp collecting Website Norvic Philatelics that reports starting January 7th, 2010, a set of 10 stamps depicting famous British album covers will be released in the U.K. The list includes David Bowie’s Ziggy Stardust, the Clash’s London Calling and Led Zeppelin IV.
  • After one final spin around the globe, A-ha have announced they’ll call it quits on December 4th, 2010, the BBC reports. “We are retiring as a band, not as individuals,” the “Take On Me” band said in a statement.

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