Neil Young has announced the release of his high definition music player, Pono, and the accompanying PonoMusic service in his native Canada. He announced the Canadian release early this week at a conference in Vancouver.
Fall Out Boy have issued their view of the future of rock and roll. During a recent interview with Yahoo Music, the band says that the genre can move forward into the future as long as it shakes its rep as music for old people. "I don't know if we can save rock 'n' roll. I don't know if that's even the point," says frontman Patrick Stump.
Morrissey claims to have uncovered proof that Universal Music has prevented the release of his charity single to benefit victims of the Paris terror attacks. The Smiths singer initially leveled the accusations against Universal shortly after the attack and is now firing back after the label denied his claims.
Jennifer Hudson and Cynthia Erivo took to the stage of Good Morning America to perform a powerful rendition of "The Color Purple." Hudson will make her Broadway debut in The Color Purple alongside Erivo (Menier Chocolate Factory) and Danielle Brooks (Orange Is the New Black), both of whom are also making their Broadway debuts.
Lenny Kravitz has shared his reflection on the recent terror attacks in Paris. The rock legend shared his thoughts in an opinion piece for Rolling Stone, saying what it means to be a Paris resident following the attacks.
"Paris is my only city home. In the Bahamas, I live a very bush, low-key life in the middle of nature. But in Paris, I have my house," he began.
Monica has released "Hustler's Ambition," featuring Akon, taken off of her upcoming eighth studio album Code Red. On "Hustler's Ambition," Akon sings about being away from home while he provides for his family, while Monica prays for his safe return. "When you wake, I'm by your side / You'll be home in the morning," she sings on the new cut.
Elton John has been announced as the headlining act for this year's Henley Festival. The pop star will perform on the festival's Floating Stage on July 6, 2016, event organizers said. The five-day festival, which started in 1983, features music, comedy and dance, and is expected to attract about 35,000 people.
With 17 tracks on the Billboard Hot 100 chart, Justin Bieber has broken a record previously held by the Beatles and Drake. The record was long held by the Beatles, who had 14 songs in the US chart at the same time during April 1964. It was later matched by Drake in March and October of this year.
Waka Flocka Flame has released his latest mixtape, Flockaveli 1.5. Executive produced by Southside, the 15-song mixtape features production from hitmakers including Metro Boomin, Tarentino, TM88, YK, Black Metaphor, Fuse, B Wheezy, and DJ Spinz.
LeAnn Rimes has opened up about the upcoming holiday season and says it's really been the Christmas season for her all year. During a recent interview with Taste of Country, Rimes talks about her new holiday album, Today is Christmas, remarking that the album promo push has put her in the holiday mood.
Laura Bell Bundy has opened up to her friends about all that she is thankful for on this Thanksgiving holiday. She shared her holiday wishes in a video posted to YouTube and noted that she's happy for her favorite cab service, Uber.
Steven Tyler has opened up with his response to the recent terror attacks in Paris. The Aerosmith rocker chatted about the incident with TMZ, saying that he'll certainly perform in Paris again soon, but it will take some time.
Thom Yorke has long been an outspoken activist on the topic of climate change and is once again raising his voice. During a recent interview with 360.org the Radiohead frontman said he'll continue to support the cause, but not through his songwriting.
Alice Cooper is known to hit the stage with his beloved pet boa constrictor Christopher and has, more recently, opened up about the pet. In an interview with telegraph.co.uk, Cooper reveals that the snake is named after the late actor Christopher Lee and that the reptile may be gay.
Former Red Hot Chili Peppers guitarist John Frusciante has released 18 new tracks on his Bandcamp and Soundcloud pages. There are 18 tracks available in total including 8 electronic tracks recorded between 2009-2011, including a collaboration with Omar Rodríguez-López of At The Drive-In/The Mars Volta.