Elton John, Madonna Among Entertainment Industry's "Top 25 Art Collectors"

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2013-11_5e2a8e8c91.jpgFacebook.com/EltonJohn; Stephen Lovekin/Getty Images -- Global pop superstars makes tons of cash, and since there are only so many mansions and cars you can buy, it's no wonder that some of them sink their fortunes into art. The Hollywood Reporter has created a list of the entertainment industry's "Top 25 Art Collectors," and Elton John and Madonna are both on the list.

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Aretha Franklin Schedules Detroit Concert in December

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2013-11_0e054bb0ff.jpgAretha's Records -- After being sidelined for several months by unspecified health problems, Aretha Franklin is ready to return to the stage.  The Queen of Soul has scheduled a December 21 concert in Detroit at the MotorCity Casino Hotel's intimate Sound Board venue, which has a capacity of 2,400.

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T Bone Burnett Overseeing All-Star Project Inspired by Bob Dylan's "Basement Tapes"

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2013-11_c924de8be9.jpgLegacy Recordings; Jesse Dylan -- Producer T Bone Burnett is spearheading an interesting music project inspired by Bob Dylan's The Basement Tapes, the album featuring informal recordings the folk-rock legend made with members of The Band during the late 1960s.  A collection of lyrics Dylan wrote during that period recently was rediscovered by his publishing company and have been handed over to Burnett for use in an upcoming album titled The Basement Tapes…Continued.

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History of the Eagles Tour Gets Extended into March

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2013-11_85adc0ef4c.jpgPhoto: James Glader -- The Eagles will be taking their History of the Eagles show on the road for a bit longer. After recently announcing a six-date stand in January at The Forum in Inglewood, California, which will mark the reopening that famous venue, the band has scheduled a series of additional 2014 concerts that are mapped out through a March 5 show in Columbus, Ohio.

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Lou Reed's Wife, Laurie Anderson, Pays Homage to the Late Rock Legend

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2013-11_80ae1bd075.jpgPhoto: Timothy Greenfield-Sanders -- In the wake of Lou Reed's death this past Sunday, stars from across the musical spectrum came forward with a variety of heartfelt tributes to the influential and acclaimed rocker.  Now, Reed's wife, avant-garde musician Laurie Anderson, has published a letter in the obituary section of New York newspaper The East Hampton Star that reveals some details about Lou's last days.

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