Beyoncé paid tribute to Shawty Lo at a recent concert. The singer played in Lo's hometown, Atlanta on September 26. During her performance, Queen Bey played one of Lo's songs, "Dey Know," while dancing before his hometown crowd. After the tribute she resumed her own set. Shawty Lo died in a car crash earlier this month.
The Rolling Stones will be releasing a new concert film. The new release is titled Havana Moon and it documents the band's performance in Havana, Cuba. The historic occasion was a first for the band and the Cuban crowd. Mick Jagger told the crowd, "Finally the times are changing." He went on to say, "Cuba, we are so happy to be here."
At a recent Kanye West concert in Nashville, the fans broke into a "F**k Taylor Swift" chant. Nashville is the adopted home of Swift and a city where she has a large fan base. During West's performance of "Famous," he encouraged the crowd to sing the line, "I made that b***h famous." West told the crowd, "So many people told me, 'You've gotta take that line out of the song.'"
Bob Dylan is set to release his massive box set The 1966 Live Recordings, according to Rolling Stone. The set includes 36 discs and includes performances that have never been released aside from a concert in Manchester and a few others. One of the highlights on the album is "Tell Me, Momma," which Dylan performed numerous times.
Blake Shelton has released his new single "A Guy With a Girl," according to TheBoot.com. The country singer has selected this track as the next single from his latest album, If I'm Honest. "I'm just a guy with a girl everybody wants to know / Wishin' you were there alone / Wonderin' how I ever got your little hand in mine / Lookin' over at ya, like 'Ain't she beautiful?'"
Katy Perry just teamed up with Funny or Die and Rock the Vote to release a new video in which she's encouraging people to go to polls and vote, according to Huffington Post. In the comical video, Perry slides out of bed and goes to her local polling place with messy hair that appears to have multiple things stuck in it, such as a lollipop and gum.
U2's Bono recently posed with his band and Drake for a photo taken by his daughter Eve Hewson, who jokingly called the rapper her "daddy," according to NME. Hewson posted the photo of her real dad and Drake on Instagram after the band and rapper both played sets at a festival in Las Vegas over the weekend.
Brett Eldredge has revealed the details for his upcoming Christmas album, according TheBoot.com. The country singer is set to release his first holiday album titled Glow. "I've been inspired for this record from a very young age," Eldredge says in a press release. "I dreamt of the day I could record all these classic songs that I've loved since I was a little kid."
Mary J Blige recently sang about police brutality during an interview with Hillary Clinton, according to Rap-Up.com. The 45-year-old R&B singer invited the Democratic presidential candidate on her Beats 1 show, "The 411" and released a preview of the episode, which will air on September 30. During their interview Blige sang a cover of of Springsteen's "American Skin (41 Shots)."
Van Morrison says there are so many songs he has yet to release, according to Rolling Stone. The 71-year-old singer is set to release his 36th album, Keep Me Singing, on Friday, September 30. And even though he is getting older, Morrison says he has no intention of throwing in the towel, especially since he has a plethora of unreleased music.
Jake Owen and Chris Stapleton have released their duet track "If He Ain't Gonna Love You," according to TheBoot.com. Owen has selected the duet as the second single off of his new album American Love. "Girl, I need to talk to you / 'Cause I've got a question / See, it's more like a suggestion," Owen sings in the song's chorus.
Green Day has premiered a few of their new song at their world tour kick off, according to NME. The band played their first show at the Newport Music Hall in Columbus, Ohio for their tour in support of their new album Revolution Radio on Monday, September 26. They started off the show with the title track of their new album and the single "Bang Bang."
Alicia Keys won over her first artist on The Voice, according to the Daily Mail. The 35-year-old R&B singer swiped her first artist on the reality singing competition program on Monday, beating out Blake Shelton and Miley Cyrus, both of whom turned around to try to snag 31-year-old Josh Halverson.
Coldplay's Chris Martin and Pearl Jam's Eddie Vedder teamed up for a trio of covers at the 2016 Global Citizen Festival in New York City. The pair came together to perform three songs; Pearl Jam's "Nothingman," Crowded House's "Don't Dream It's Over" and Patti Smith's "People Have The Power."
The man who appeared on the cover of Nirvana's classic album Nevermind has recreated the image as an adult 25 years later. The man, named Spencer Elden, recreated the photo at a pool in Pasadena, California in a new photo taken by John Chapple. "I said to the photographer, 'Let's do it naked.' But he thought that would be weird, so I wore my swim shorts," Elden said.