Mary J. Blige had the honor of revealing the headliners for this year's upcoming Essence Festival. The announcement includes a power-packed list of female headliners this year including Chaka Khan, Jill Scott, Jazmine Sullivan, Monica and Lalah Hathaway.
Sinead O'Connor has issued a long overdue apology to Arsenio Hall for famously accusing the late night talk show host of being the one to supply Prince with drugs.
Nelly has confirmed a new string of tour dates supporting country act Florida Georgia Line. The run is set to kick off on June 2 in Austin, Texas and will wrap with two shows in Alpharetta, Ga., on Oct. 20 and 21.
Florida Georgia Line has confirmed a new string of tour dates with support from Chris Lane and Nelly. The run is set to kick off on June 2 in Austin, Texas and will wrap with two shows in Alpharetta, Ga., on Oct. 20 and 21.
David Bowie was a posthumous big winner at the recent BRIT Awards. The event took place in London and the rock legend won Best Male Solo Artist and Album of the Year for Blackstar.
Drake scored the Best Male Solo Artist prize at the recent BRIT Awards. Drizzy was in good company as A Tribe Called Quest also took home an award in the hip-hop genre. The event has taken some social media heat, however, as no UK-based rappers won.
Shinedown, Korn, Halestorm, Skillet and Pop Evil will all take part in this year's Rise Above Fest.
The festival, which is presented by Seether and raises awareness for suicide prevention, will also feature Stone Sour. The fifth annual Rise Above Fest will take place July 22 and 23 at Darling's Waterfront Pavilion in Bangor, Maine.
Coldplay have reportedly teamed up with the Chainsmokers on a new track. News of the new track, titled "Something Just Like This," appeared earlier this week in the form of a banner image posted to Spotify. The banner notes that the track is "the new single."
Maddie & Tae cannot seem to contain their excitement for their upcoming sophomore album, an album they say will hopefully correctly capture their emotions.
KISS offered up a rare makeup-free performance during a recent fundraiser for a military charity. The appearance came earlier this week at the "All-Star Salute To The Oregon Military" which helped raise money for a $20 million new Oregon Military Museum.
Kendrick Lamar has made an appearance on a track from producer and bassist Thundercat. The track is titled "Walk On By" and appears on the latter's forthcoming new release Drunk. It marks the second connection for the pair, who previously worked together on K.Dot's To Pimp A Butterfly.
Avenged Sevenfold and Disturbed have paid tribute to a 19-year-old stagehand who died while breaking down their set after a gig in Stuttgart, Germany. A second 26-year-old man was also injured in the incident.
Carrie Underwood has added a new duet partner to her long list of collaborators—her son. In a new video posted to Instagram the country star and her toddler son belt out the hymnal "Jesus Loves Me" while riding in the car together.
Band mates of the late Allman Brothers drummer Butch Trucks paid tribute to the icon during a private memorial concert earlier this week. The event took place at the Cox Capitol Theatre in Macon, Georgia and featured a host family members and collaborators from throughout Trucks' career.
Rihanna has shared a sneak peak of her new cosmetics line with fans. The new line will come in collaboration with cosmetics manufacturer LVMH and is set to premier next fall. News of the new products came via Riri's official cosmetics Instagram @FentyBeauyCosmetics.