Music News Digest: Week Of December 13, 2020

December 20, 2020 by Amy Gold

During the week of December 13, 2020, Jose Feliciano's Christmas classic, "Feliz Navidad," originally released in 1970, made the Top 10 on the Billboard Hot 100 for the very first time.

Also that week, it was announced that Nancy Wilson of Heart will be honored at the upcoming 2021 She Rocks Awards. This event will be livestreamed on January 22 at and

Paul McCartney appeared in a new episode of the YouTube series, "Released," in which he discusses with Chris Rock his upcoming album, "McCartney III," and plays a sample of one of the songs from that recording. Former Beatles bandmate Ringo Starr released a video for his new single, "Here's To The Nights," that captures him performing in his home studio with cameos by Paul McCartney, Joe Walsh, and other guest artists who contributed to the song.

ZZ Top frontman Billy Gibbons' annual "Jungle Show" holiday concert, which has been held in Austin, TX for the past several years, will be going virtual this year due to COVID-19 concerns. This pre-recorded event will be streamed on December 31, 2020 at four different times. For more info and tickets, visit

Foreigner announced its first 2021 concerts to take place March 23 and 24 at Dr. Phillips Center in Orlando, FL. These upcoming shows are part of this venue's Frontyard Festival billed as the first socially distant music festival in the U.S. since the onset of the pandemic.

Finally, "Ringo Rocks: 30 Years Of The All Starrs" is available now at This newly-released limited-edition photo book captures highlights from this band's many tours over the years. Proceeds will go to the Lotus Foundation which was founded by Starr to support a number of charitable projects.

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