Taylor Swift Credits Tom Petty For Making Her Want To Play The Guitar

'He represented a kind of songwriting I idolized'

Miley Cyrus Beautifully Pays Tribute To Tom Petty With ‘Wildflowers’ Cover

'It’s hopeful rather than mourning'

Coldplay Honor Tom Petty With A Moving Cover Of ‘Free Fallin’’

See their fitting musical tribute to the late rock legend

Tom Petty's Daughter Remembers 'Surreal' Feeling Of Seeing Her Father's Face On MTV

'As a child, MTV was my news,' AnnaKim Violette wrote in a series of touching tributes

Tom Petty, Rock Icon And Hitmaker, Dead At 66

The legendary Heartbreakers singer and songwriter had reportedly been on life support after going into cardiac arrest

Tom Petty, Legendary Heartbreakers Singer, Reportedly On Life Support

The 66-year-old suffered cardiac arrest over the weekend

While His Guitar Gently Wept

Prince's work and his power are unquestionable. I am writing this about a specific two minutes and fifty seconds of his life.

Sam Smith Had To Pay Royalties To Tom Petty For 'Stay With Me'

Sam Smith gives up partial credit for "Stay With Me," since it sounds like Tom Petty's "I Won't Back Down."

21 Photos That Prove The 1994 VMAs Were The Nineties-est Thing Ever

The VMAs looked very different the year Harry Styles and Justin Bieber were born. Here's what the VMAs looked like 20 years ago in 1994. We guarantee the 2014 VMAs on Sunday, August 24 will look a lot better.

Bonnaroo 2013 Lineup Revealed

Paul McCartney, Mumford & Sons and Tom Petty top the lineup for Bonnaroo 2013.

Alec Baldwin Ties 'SNL' Hosting Record; Tom Petty And The Heartbreakers Perform

'30 Rock' star joked that his 15th hosting gig put him '14 shows ahead of Ms. Betty White.'

Justin Timberlake, Jordin Sparks Triumph At Super Bowl; Paula Abdul, Michael Jackson Drop The Ball

There were plenty of great performances but also some real duds.

'American Idol' Recap, Super Bowl Edition: Paula Abdul Defies Expectations With Pregame Show

Sure, she lip-synced the pretaped performance, but her dancing skills and infectious smile won over this writer.

Kanye West Pops Up In Kid Sister Clip; Plus R. Kelly, Akon, Hillary Clinton, Chamillionaire, Ashley Tisdale & More, In For The Record

Kelly DVD has even more 'Closet' goods; Akon pleads not guilty; man who took hostages at Clinton office is arraigned.

Pharrell Loses Billboard Battle To LeToya And Now 22

Former Destiny's Child member tops albums chart; rapper/producer comes in at #3.

New Releases: Pharrell, LeToya, Beastie Boys, Gym Class Heroes, Jurassic 5, Tom Petty & More

Also due Tuesday: Flogging Molly, Adam Green, New York Dolls, Long Winters, Tapes 'n Tapes.

Raconteurs, Flaming Lips, Gnarls Barkley Line Up For Austin City Limits Fest

Tom Petty, John Mayer, Van Morrison, Willie Nelson, Massive Attack, Ben Harper also make the cut.

For The Record: Quick News On Madonna, Cam'ron, Good Charlotte, Fabolous, Kelly Rowland And Tom Petty & More

Former Tom Petty Bassist Howie Epstein Dies At 47

Officials in New Mexico believe he died from heroin overdose.

Bon Jovi Can't Bounce King From Billboard Throne

Last week's sales total of more than 205,000 copies pushes Presley's best-of collection past 1 million mark.

Keys, Vedder, Chili Peppers To Usher Idols Into Rock Hall

This year's class includes Ramones, Talking Heads, Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers.

Ramones, Tom Petty, Talking Heads To Join Rock Hall

Isaac Hayes, Chet Atkins, Brenda Lee, Gene Pitney also in class of 2002.

Wyclef, Macy Gray, Bon Jovi, Dido Make Xmas Special

Stevie Wonder, Stevie Nicks, Tom Petty also appear on latest in series.

Mariah, Celine Join Lineup For Michael Jackson Charity Single

Ricky Martin, Tom Petty, Carlos Santana also added to 'What More Can I Give' project.