Randy Newman joined by the eclectic group of rockers Rush and Heart, rap group Public Enemy, "Queen of Disco" Donna Summer and bluesman Albert King.
Grammy winner will collaborate with soft drink company on several projects. Meanwhile, talk show host says songstress "sounds like she has a fifth-grade education"
Luke Bryan cleaned up during the fan-voted show, earning nine awards, including artist and album of the year.
Host Carson Daly took a moment to acknowledge the tragic death of Latin singer Jenni Rivera, who was a coach on the show's Mexican spinoff.
Four decades after The Concert for Bangladesh forever tied popular music and causes, Wednesday's 12/12/12 concert for the victims of Hurricane Sandy is poised to become the biggest benefit yet.
Through revelations of her own tragic life, Rivera became an icon for Latina women and was finally on the verge of crossing over into mainstream American pop culture.
Stars tweet their condolences and sympathy to the family of the star, who is believed to have died following a plane crash in Mexico.
Special guests announced for the final concert marking the band's 50th anniversary.
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"Party in the USA" singer hits the stage at Borgore's concert in Los Angeles Saturday
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