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John Mayer releases new single, 'Love on the Weekend'

John Mayer dropped his newest single “Love on the Weekend,” on Thursday, his first new release since a 2014 cover of “XO.” The song will be included on his forthcoming album, out next year.

The single is a guitar-based return to pop music for the singer-songwriter, who went in a more folksy direction for his last two albums, 2012’s Born and Raised, and 2013’s Paradise Valley.

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Flashback to EW's October 2013 cover: Inside the wild world of Katy Perry

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What does it means to be the biggest pop star on the planet in 2013?

In this week’s cover story, Katy Perry gave EW an all-access pass to her crazy world (spoiler alert: we saw her boobs), as we spent a week criss-crossing the globe with her from L.A. to London, Berlin, and New York.

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The Roots Picnic enlists D'Angelo, John Mayer, Wu-Tang Clan for NYC edition

For years The Roots have curated The Roots Picnic, an annual music festival in their hometown Philadelphia. This year’s festival just wrapped this weekend (including a surprise appearance from Will Smith), but for the first time there will also be a second edition of the festival in New York this October.

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Dead & Company at Madison Square Garden: EW Review

Deadheads in 2015 spend a lot of time holding their breath. The long, strange trip (allegedly) ended in July, when the Core Four — surviving original members Bob Weir, Phil Lesh, Bill Kreutzmann, and Mickey Hart — played a string of farewell shows at Chicago’s Soldier Field, resurrecting the Grateful Dead moniker for the first time since Jerry Garcia’s 1995 death.

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Inside John Mayer and Andy Cohen's bromantic road trip to see the Grateful Dead's last live shows

John Mayer and I have what some would consider an unlikely friendship. He’s one of our greatest living guitarists, and I’m regarded as the dude that stirs the s— on late-night TV. We do have one thing that bonds us: our love of the Grateful Dead. So when the band did five shows this summer—their last ever—we used their Santa Clara, Calif., gigs as an excuse to take a road trip and bro it up.

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John Mayer may hit the road with the Grateful Dead

The Grateful Dead’s farewell continues to grow. After initially announcing three July shows in Chicago, the band responded to high demand by adding two June concerts in the Bay Area—and then tacked on special movie theater streaming of the gigs, as well as pay-per-vew broadcasting of the events.

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John Mayer explains why Zombeavers is better than Sharknado

Why should you go and see Zombeavers, the new horror-comedy which chews its way into theatres March 20? Well, personally, I think the fact that director Jordan Rubin’s film concerns zombiefied beavers would be enough to have all right-thinking people rushing to their local cinema (also, it’s pretty darned amusing). But those still on the fence—or dam—might care to note that the film boasts a cameo from John Mayer.

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