Cream's 1966 debut album Fresh Cream will be reissued as a new four-disc deluxe edition in honor of its 50th anniversary. The Fresh Cream: Deluxe Edition reissue will include three CDs made up of mono and stereo mixes of the original LP, singles from the period, alternate takes, early EPs and outtakes and BBC sessions recorded around the time of the album's original release.
Selfie sticks are just one of many items that have been banned from Coldplay's upcoming New Zealand concert, according to reports. The Daily Mail has published a lengthy list of banned items for the December 3 concert, which sees the band performing at the MT Smart Stadium in Auckland.
Beyoncé has released a new video for "All Night," which appears on her highly acclaimed album Lemonade. The clip, which had previously only been available on TIDAL and Apple Music, features cameos from Jay Z, Blue Ivy, Tina Lawson, Zendaya, Chloe x Halle, and more. "My love was stronger than your pride / Beyond your darkness I'm your light . . ."
SiriusXM has reportedly agreed to pay upwards of $99 million to settle a royalty lawsuit led by former Turtles members Mark Volman and Howard Kaylan, aka Flo and Eddie. The suit sought to settle nonpayment of royalties for the broadcast of recordings made before 1972. The New York Times reports that SiriusXM will pay out at least $25 million.
Rolling Stone has revealed their Best Songs of 2016 list and the top spot was taken by Beyoncé's "Formation." Queen Bey also took the top spot on the magazine's 50 Best Albums of 2016 list, with Lemonade. Frank Ocean's "Ivy" came in at number two on the Best Songs list, followed by Drake's "One Dance," which featured Wizkid and Kyla.
Noel Gallagher helped to name former Jet member Chris Cester's new band Mystic Knights Of Amnesia. "When Mark [Wilson] left the band, Louis and I decided to keep going but we renamed it because the music had changed a lot as well," Cester told Australia's The Music.
Drake was the top streamed artist on Spotify for the second year in a row in 2016. The rapper was streamed over 4.7 billion times this year, compared to nearly two billion a year ago. Drake's fourth studio album, Views, was also the most streamed album of the year, coming in at 2.45 billion streams.
Dolly Parton has created a new fund through her Dollywood Companies in order to help families affected by the recent Tennessee wildfires.
A total of 25 songs have been chosen as inductees to the Grammy Hall Of Fame. David Bowie's "Changes," Nirvana's "Smells Like Teen Spirit" and R.E.M.'s "Losing My Religion" are among the new inductees for 2017. Elvis Presley's "Jailhouse Rock," Prince's "Sign 'O' The Times" and N.W.A.'s "Straight Outta Compton" are also on the list.
Kacey Musgraves stopped by the set of Good Morning America in New York City on November 30 to perform some holiday songs. The singer performed a rendition of "Rudolph The Red Nosed Reindeer" live on the set with the assistance of six young children. The singer also performed the song "Christmas Make Me Cry" from her new holiday album A Very Kacey Christmas.
A trio of headlining acts have been announced for the upcoming 2017 Headwaters Country Jam Festival. Chris Young, Randy Houser and Frankie Ballard will all share top billing for the festival. More performers are expected to be added at a later date.
Demi Lovato is opening up about her battle with bipolar disorder, hoping to use her battle as a platform to spread awareness. "If you know someone or if you're dealing with it yourself, just know that it is possible to live well. I'm living proof of that," she told People. "They're there for me at any moment of the day and will be there to support me throughout my recovery."
According to Forbes Magazine, Taylor Swift was the highest-paid musician of the year. A combination of touring and endorsement deals with the likes of Apple, Diet Coke and Keds helped the singer to rake in $170 million between June 1, 2015 and June 1, 2016. The highest paid boy band of all-time, One Direction, came in at number two on the list, with $110 million.
Luke Bryan has an altercation with heckling fan while performing at Charlie Daniels' All-Star Volunteer Jam concert in Nashville.
Rihanna won the award for Shoe Of The Year at the 30th Footwear News Achievement Awards for her Fenty Puma Creeper sneakers. She received the award on November 29 at the IAC Headquarters in New York City. "I didn't really expect people to love it the way I do," Rihanna stated in her acceptance speech. "It means so much to me to be receiving this award tonight."