Kelly Clarkson says that she is for legalizing marijuana, telling Rolling Stone that, while she doesn't use the drug, she doesn't see why others shouldn't. "I'm not even a pothead, I just think it's funny that we legalize something as destructive as alcohol or pills and not that," she began. "Don't get me wrong, I love me some alcohol . . ."
Paul McCartney was joined by Foo Fighters fronter Dave Grohl for a rendition of "I Saw Her Standing There," during a gig at London's O2 Arena over the weekend. The cut came at the end of Macca's first encore and featured Grohl playing rhythm guitar and sharing a mic with the Beatles legend. The pair have also previously hooked up on the collab "Cut Me Some Slack."
Trent Reznor has landed the role of music consultant for the Batman: Arkham Knight video game. "Please join us in thanking @trent_reznor for his vision on the Batman #ArkhamKnight #BeTheBatman trailer," the game's maker's wrote of the collab on Twitter. Batman: Arkham Knight will be released for PlayStation 4 and Xbox One on June 23.
Neil Young has released "Rock Starbucks," a take down of the popular coffee chain. The rocker previewed the video for the track during an episode of Democracy Now!. It's not the first time Young has lashed out against Starbucks, previously slamming the café after it joined a lawsuit with Monsanto to overturn a Vermont law.
Paul McCartney was joined by Foo Fighters fronter Dave Grohl for a rendition of "I Saw Her Standing There," during a gig at London's O2 Arena over the weekend. The cut came at the end of Macca's first encore and featured Grohl playing rhythm guitar and sharing a mic with the Beatles legend.
Jana Kramer has wed football player Michael Caussin at a vineyard in Charlottesville, Virginia. Kramer, who wore a custom Galia Lahav gown, told Us Weekly that she felt "blessed" to have found Caussin. "We feel extremely blessed to have found each other and are so fortunate to have shared our day with close friends and family. We look forward to sharing our lives."
Nicki Minaj has released the music video for "The Night Is Still Young," the latest cut from her album The PinkPrint. In the vid, Nicki wears a sheer pink dress while dancing around the streets of Japantown. At the end, she hops on the back of a motorcycle driven by her fiancée Meek Mill and rides off.
Led Zeppelin's lawyers have offered a boasting response to a lawsuit filed on behalf of the late Randy California, claiming that Zep filched elements of his Spirit song, "Taurus." California's estate claims that the two toured together in the late 1960s, during which time Zeppelin heard "Taurus" and appropriated parts of it for "Stairway to Heaven."
Sara Evans has donated the outfit she wore on the cover of her seventh studio LP Slow Me Down to the Hard Rock Hotel in Palm Springs, California. "We couldn't be more thrilled to add this piece to the Hard Rock Memorabilia Collection and want to thank Sara Evans for her generous donation," says Stan Kantowski, the Palm Springs Hard Rock Hotel's general manager.
Katy Perry says that she told the Daily Telegraph in 2011 that she hadn't spoken to ex Russell Brand since he "texted me saying he was filing for a divorce." Now the paper has released the interview, which Katy claims is a cheap shot. "It's really inappropriate when journalists repurpose interviews done 3 yrs ago in context of promoting a film & then stamp a new date on it."
Kendrick Lamar was spotted in Treasure Island in the San Francisco Bay area over the weekend where he shot the music video for "Alright," a cut from his latest album, To Pimp a Butterfly. Photos from the shoot show K-Dot levitating above a crowd with a pulley mechanism and crowdsurfing. Kendrick reportedly told the crowd to "go dumb in place."
The costumes that Taylor Swift wears in the music video for "Bad Blood" came from a sex shop in L.A. According to the New York Post, Swift was loaned $13,000 worth of clothes from The Stockroom to fill out the wardrobe for the video. The items include the flesh colored latex dress worn by Swift, as well as the black latex blouse worn by Selena Gomez.
During his Jungle Tour kick off show in Houston, Drake switched up the lyrics to his song "Madonna" by replacing her name with that of Rihanna. "You could be big as Rihanna," he rapped on the updated version of the song. Drake also told the crowd that the best destinations on his Jungle tour would get consideration as he plans locations for his OVO fest.
The Bellamy Brothers will release Bellamy Brothers: 40 Years, a two-disc set of new and old stuff in celebration of their 40th anniversary. "This thing has been a wild ride, but it's never been boring. Over the course of four decades, we've done some amazing things and have traveled the world over," Howard Bellamy says. "Until the Lord calls us home, we'll continue this."
John Legend gave a rendition of the Toys 'R' Us theme song during an appearance on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon. The singer was responding to a performance by Jamie Foxx which came during a segment called Wheel of Musical Impressions last week. In the segment, random artist/song combinations are generated by the Musical Impressions Generator.