Queens of the Stone Age's Josh Homme and Iggy Pop are featured in the trailer of the upcoming silent film Gutterdamerung (translated is The Loudest Silent Movie On Earth), directed by Bjorn Tagemose, and described as "part rock show part immersive cinema experience." Pop stars as a fallen angel, while Homme will bring "death to life."
Steven Tyler of Aerosmith has demanded that Donald Trump stop using his song "Dream On" during his campaign appearances. According to the Hollywood Reporter, Trump's staff have received two cease-and-desist letters from Aerosmith.
Taylor Swift and Rosanne Cash are among the latest artists to be honored at the Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame. The singer, who is currently on the road for her 1989 tour, recorded a video message which was shown during the ceremony. "There's really no community that I respect or admire more than the songwriting community," she said.
Jake Owen has released a new music video for "Real Life" featuring pop-up captions detailing the making of the visual. "Real Life" is the lead single from Owen's upcoming album, which will be a departure for him artistically, he says. "I'm not shying away from my heritage and being from Florida, but I think I played that card a lot on the last couple records."
Mariah Carey has announced a five-date run of shows set for NYC's Beacon Theatre in December. The second annual "All I Want For Christmas Is You" series will see Mimi performing cuts from her holiday catalog on December 8, 9, 14, 15 and 17. "All I Want for Christmas Is You" is Carey's biggest selling song ever, moving over 14 million copies.
Drake and Future have celebrated the success of their new mixtape, What a Time to Be Alive, by purchasing custom made, diamond encrusted pinky rings, featuring the OVO logo and owl. The words "World Champions" are written on both rings. Drizzy showed off his loot on Instagram, writing, "Big rings from my brother @future."
Queen will release A Night at the Odeon - Hammersmith 1975 on multiple formats November 20. The show marked the first live performance of "Bohemian Rhapsody." "This concert was very special because it was the first time we ever played a whole show completely live on TV … the Christmas Show," guitarist Brian May wrote in a press release.
T.I. has released a remix of Chris Brown's "Liquor" featuring production by DJ MLK and DJ Whoo Kid. "Swear it's something in the liquor, girl," he raps on the jam, adding, "It turn you up and make you want to lick a girl." According to HotNewHipHop, the remix has a fresh beat that'll make fans fall in love with the Grand Hustle Boss all over again.
Chrissy Teigen and John Legend have announced that they are expecting their first child via Instagram. Teigen writes that the pair has been trying for awhile and has finally succeeded. "As many of you know, we've been trying to have a baby for a while now," Teigen wrote, captioning a black and white photo of her and her husband.
Leonardo DiCaprio will produce a movie based on the emissions scandal at carmaker Volkswagen. The actor's production company Appian Way obtained the rights to a book proposal by Jack Ewing, an economics writer who has covered the story for the New York Times. Last week, the CEO of the disgraced company's U.S. arm, Michael Horn, apologized during an appearance in congress.
Emilia Clarke ("Game of Thrones") has been named the Sexiest Woman of 2015 by Esquire magazine. The publication interviewed Clarke and printed several saucy pictures of the actress in its latest issue. "She manages to bring together a number of opposites, to make them natural: sweetness and toughness, emotionalism with a kind of cold-blooded determination," the mag writes in its profile.
TMZ has reportedly released the tour rider of the Rolling Stones. "The Rolling Stones are not only legends on the stage, they go super hard offstage too . . . and we've got the rider that proves it," TMZ says. "The Stones recently wrapped up another world tour and one thing they insist on at each stop . . . the hotel bar doesn't close."
Gorillaz collaborator Jamie Hewlett has confirmed that he and Damon Albarn are working on the group's next album, with the release scheduled for 2016. "That's [due]next year," Hewlett told DIY. "I'm working on it at the moment, and it's going very well. "I'm very excited. I don't want to say too much about it, but I'm at that phase of experimentation."
David Bowie is reportedly retired from touring, according to U.K. concert promoter John Giddings. Giddings is quoted as saying that Bowie told him personally he's retired from the road. "David is one of the best artists I've ever worked with," he explained. "But every time I see him now, before I even speak to him, he goes, 'I'm not touring' and I say, 'I'm not asking.'"
Charles Kelley has released The Driver tour dates. This will be his first run as a solo artist since Lady Antebellum went on hiatus. The Driver tour kicks off November 28 in Cleveland and runs for 22 dates until it wraps up on January 28 in Las Vegas. The tour is named after his debut solo single "The Driver."