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Tom Petty’s Final Concert: Watch Him Close With “You Wreck Me” and “American Girl”

The performance came as the third and final show of a mini-residency at L.A.'s famed Hollywood Bowl.

Coldplay Joined by R.E.M.’s Peter Buck for Tom Petty Tribute

After a moment of silence in honor of the victims of the Las Vegas shooting, they played Petty's classic 1988 hit "Free Fallin'."

Hollywood, Music World Pay Tribute to Tom Petty

The Heartbreakers frontman was found in his Malibu home in full cardiac arrest.

Tom Petty Dies at 66 From Cardiac Arrest, Manager Confirms

The Heartbreakers frontman was rushed to the hospital in full cardiac arrest.

LAPD Backtracks on Tom Petty Death Report, Now “Clinging to Life”

CBS News reported that the singer had died, but "initial information was inadvertantly [sic] provided to some media sources," the police said.

Tom Petty To Be Honored as MusiCares Person of the Year

Petty will be honored in Los Angeles on Feb. 10, 2017 ahead of the Grammy Awards.

Grammys 2015: Jack White, Paramore and Beck Win in Rock Categories

Three rock artists were feted at the 57th annual Grammy Awards, which took place at Staples Center in Los Angeles on Sunday night.

Tom Petty Addresses Sam Smith’s Songwriting Snafu: “The Word ‘Lawsuit’ Was Never Even Said”

"A musical accident — no more, no less. In these times we live in, this is hardly news."

Tom Petty Won’t Win a Grammy for Sam Smith’s ‘Stay With Me’

The Recording Academy says "I Won't Back Down" writers Petty and Jeff Lynne aren't considered nominees since they didn't do any "new writing" on the song.

Sam Smith Will Pay Tom Petty Royalties for “Stay With Me”

The "Stay With Me" songwriters say the similarity with Petty's "I Won't Back Down" was a "complete coincidence."

Ryan Adams, Conor Oberst, Sarah McLachlan to Headline KCSN Benefit Concerts

David Gray and Laura Marling will also help celebrate Los Angeles' "smart rock" station

Tom Petty Scores First No. 1 Album On Billboard 200

The soundtrack to the blockbuster movie "Guardians of the Galaxy," debuts at No. 3.