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John Mellencamp

John Mellencamp


Famous as :

Rock singer

Birth Name :

John Mellencamp

Birth Date :

October 07, 1951

Birth Place :

Seymour, Indiana, USA

Spouse :

Priscilla Esterline (1969 - 1981), Vicky Granucci (May 1981 - 1989), Elaine Irwin (supermodel, 6-Sep-92 - 12-Aug-11)

Claim to fame :

Single "Jack and Diane" (1982)

Latest News

John Mellencamp Breaks Silence on Meg Ryan Split

September 25, 2014 06:46:40 GMT

has broken his silence on his split from . In an interview on SiriusXM's "The Show", the "Paper in Fire" singer said of his ex, "Meg is an angel. She was just an angel sent to me at the right time."

Meg Ryan Reportedly Splits From John Mellencamp

August 21, 2014 06:17:15 GMT

and her musician boyfriend reportedly have decided to go separate ways after three years of dating. A source close to Mellencamp told Closer Weekly that the break-up took place "a couple of weeks ago."

Aerosmith Play Free Concert in Front of Old Boston Apartment

November 06, 2012 02:15:15 GMT

Thousands of excited fans jammed 1325 Commonwealth Avenue in Boston when rock band put out a free concert on Monday, November 5. The band cheered the crowds in front of their former apartment building where their career started back in 1972.

Brad Pitt Collaborates With Frank Pollaro to Design a Furniture Line

November 06, 2012 01:45:03 GMT

is going to add furniture designer to his already-long resume as an actor and a model among other things. The fiance of teams up with Frank Pollaro, whose firm in New Jersey is well known for its impeccable reproductions of Art Deco furnishings, to create a collection of home furnishings.

Matthew Vaughn Reportedly in Talks to Direct 'Star Wars Episode 7'

November 06, 2012 01:44:09 GMT

The plan to make "Star Wars Episode 7" has been grabbing the headline for these past few days and people have been wildly speculating on who's going to replace George Lucas as the new director. Adding fuel to the swirling speculations, Collider shares a possible big scoop that Lucasfilm is apparently already approaching a filmmaker to helm the much-talked-about big movie project.

'Jersey Shore' Cast Reunites for MTV Hurricane Sandy Fundraiser

November 06, 2012 01:32:19 GMT

"" has been canceled, but the cast members have signed up to support an MTV telethon. The live one-hour special called "Restore the Shore" will benefit relief efforts in New Jersey, which was recently damaged by Hurricane Sandy.

'The Bachelor' Crew Hits Back at Chuck Lorre for Calling the Dating Show 'Idiotic'

November 05, 2012 08:59:07 GMT

"" crew is not staying quiet after Chuck Lorre slammed the dating show via his vanity card on Thursday, November 1. The reality show's producer Elan Gale recently tweeted, "Someone has been freebasing crushed up copies of Dharma & Greg DVDs" and ". Zero salient points," dissing the sitcom created by Lorre.

Beyonce Knowles Shows Off New Bangs

November 05, 2012 08:39:19 GMT

gets new bangs. The R&B singer was seen with the new haircut when she attended the Brooklyn Nets home opener at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York, on Saturday, November 3. Her hubby, rapper , is the NBA team's part owner.

Katy Perry, Dave Matthews and John Mellencamp Rally for Obama

November 05, 2012 08:16:56 GMT

Music's big names appeared at different locations last week all in support of President Barack Obama's campaign for 2012. Artists , and delivered their performances at free shows in different cities where thousands of people attended the rally.

John Mellencamp Files for Divorce From His Wife

January 20, 2011 02:51:27 GMT

has made his marriage split official by filing for divorce from his wife of 18 years. The veteran musician announced last month that he had separated from his supermodel partner Elaine, who he married in 1992.

Meg Ryan Secretly Dating John Mellencamp After His Divorce

January 05, 2011 06:30:16 GMT

has secretly dated actor/singer following his separation from his wife of 18 years. The couple allegedly has been spotted together in various locations on Martha's Vineyard and in New York City, including enjoying coffee at Espresso Love and grocery shopping at Gourmet Garage.

John Mellencamp Ends 18-Year Marriage

December 31, 2010 04:37:35 GMT

Rocker has split from his wife of 18 years. The veteran songwriter's spokesperson announced on Thursday, December 30 that the star and his supermodel wife Elaine had parted ways.

Eminem Unchallenged on Hot 200, Continuing His Reign to Another Week

August 26, 2010 05:09:16 GMT

still stays strong atop Billboard Hot 200. With additional 116,000 copies (down 12%), his latest studio album "" which has gone double platinum last week secures the first position on the U.S. albums chart for seven non-consecutive weeks out of the nine weeks since its release.

John Mellencamp: Internet Destroyed Music Business

August 19, 2010 03:17:19 GMT

is convinced the Internet has "destroyed" the music business, branding the web the "most dangerous thing invented since the atomic bomb". The veteran rocker is adamant the rise in online music sales and the decline of CDs, combined with a sharp increase in Internet piracy, will be detrimental to the industry in the long term, and he's even convinced digital tracks don't sound the same as hard copies.

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