Morning Express with Robin Meade

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Folk singer Pete Seeger dead at 94

Folk legend Pete Seeger dead at 94

Fans are remembering folk music legend Pete Seeger this morning.

He died Monday of natural causes at the age of 94 in New York.

Bruce Springsteen and Jimmy Fallon parody New Jersey Governor Chris Christie and 'bridgegate.'

Springsteen & Fallon rock out on 'Bridgegate' duet

Who better to parody Bruce Springsteen than the Boss himself?

How about TWO bosses?

Robin Meade sings the National Anthem in the Georgia Dome ahead of the Falcons/Patriots game

Oh say did you see Robin sing the Anthem?

"Tom Brady is going to hear you sing!" one of our morning show producers exclaimed when I announced that the Atlanta Falcons had invited me to do the anthem for their game Sunday against the Patriots. 

My first thought upon being asked to sing the anthem was "I'd Would LOVE to sing it!" 

Colt Ford sits down with Robin Meade on HLN's Morning Express with Robin Meade

Colt Ford: Country's best rapper?

Colt Ford is a game changer in the music biz. He's a little bit country and a little bit rap (or 'spoken word' if you prefer).

HLN’s Robin Meade sat down with him to talk about his unique sound, his new album and his charity golf tournament for St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital.

Colt Ford live on Morning Express wtih Robin Meade Thursday

Country star Colt Ford joins us live!

Colt Ford is known for helping bring a little bit of rap to the country world! 

He joins Robin Meade live in the studio to talk about his new album and the ‘Colt Ford and Friends Celebrity Golf Classic’ Sunday, September 22nd near Atlanta. It’s a benefit to help out St. Jude’s Children's Hospital.

Miley takes naked ride on 'Wrecking Ball'

Miley takes naked ride on 'Wrecking Ball'

Miley Cyrus is at it again.

If you thought her foam-fingered performance at the VMAs was out of control, wait until you see the music video for her new single, "Wrecking Ball."

File photo: Singer/songwriter Tracy Lawrence

Mysterious visitors inspire tornado tribute

Country singer/songwriter Tracy Lawrence is just out with his first new studio album in years. It features an emotional tribute to the survivors of the Joplin, Missouri tornado. The song is called 'Butterfly' and Lawrence says the song was inspired victims' reports of being comforted by 'butterfly people' while they waited to be rescued from under the rubble after the storm. 

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Barry Manilow on Morning Express with Robin Meade, Thursday, August 29

Barry Manilow live on Morning Express

Calling all Fanilows! Morning Express with Robin Meade is transforming into the hottest spot north of Havana. 

Yes, THE Barry Manilow is joining us live in the studio today -- August 29 -- to give us the scoop on a new musical he wrote with his longtime collaborator Bruce Sussman.

Actor Morgan Freeman and Clarksdale, Mississippi Mayor Bill Luckett are working to bring the 'birthplace of the blues' back to life

Morgan Freeman revives 'Birthplace of Blues'

Morgan Freeman is used to being in the limelight -- but now he's trying to shine the spotlight on his hometown of Clarksdale, Mississippi. 

Known as the "Birthplace of the Blues," Clarksdale is the home of icons such as Muddy Waters and Robert Johnson.  Decades ago, the town thrived, but today many parts of it sit deserted and empty. 

Zayn Malik attends a press conference for 'One Direction This Is Us' at Big Sky Studios on August 19, 2013 in London, England.

One Direction's Zayn Malik put a ring on it

A band member from "One Direction" is off the market.

Singer Zayn Malik got engaged to girlfriend Perrie Edwards. We're not sure exactly when he popped the question, but Edwards was seen walking the red carpet at the premiere of the new One Direction movie, "This Is Us" wearing a diamond engagement ring.