Footage of Beyoncé and Jay Z's last show in the French capital on September 13 aired this past weekend on HBO's On The Run tour special. During this clip the couple performed a mash-up of "Young Forever" and "Halo," while personal never-before-seen home videos played behind them. These videos were taken of Bey and Jay in the span of their decade-long relationship.
Members of Arcade Fire, the Strokes and Bon Iver formed a super group to cover the Phil Collins cut "In the Air Tonight" during the Pop Montreal festival on Saturday, September 20. The performance took place at half time during the Pop vs. Jock charity basketball game at the McGill Sports Complex.
Tim McGraw says he shared a wild night with Kid Rock about ten years ago. Speaking with Taste of Country, the singer called it one of "the most fun nights I'll never remember." "[Rock] came to the show and after the show my band and I and Billy Gibbons was there, from ZZ Top . . . we went back to his place, in his studio and all plugged in and played."
Gerard Way of My Chemical Romance has announced a five-date U.K. tour for November. The short jaunt comes in support of his debut solo record, Hesitant Alien. The trek begins at Manchester Ritz on November 5 and continues at the Oxford O2 Academy (6), Glasgow O2 ABC (7), Cardiff Y Plas (9), and London Koko (10). Tickets for the tour go on sale on Friday, September 26.
T.I. has released the track list for his upcoming album, Paperwork: The Motion Picture. The 18-cut deluxe version of the album features a host of guests including Jeezy & WatchTheDuck ("G Sh*t"), Iggy Azalea ("No Mediocre) and Usher ("At Ya Own Risk"). Other guests include Young Thug, Skylar Grey, Pharrell and Chris Brown.
Producer Tony Visconti says that, contrary to reports, a new David Bowie album is not on its way. Visconti hit Twitter to note that he'd been misquoted by CNN. "There's gonna be another album, definitely . . . soon," the cable news station reported. Visconti responds, "CNN, I didn't say new Bowie album 'soon'. I quoted THE MAN who said 'More Music Soon' on Bowienet."
Last month, Hunter Hayes announced his upcoming Tattoo (Your Name) Tour, set to kick off October 30 in University Park, Pennsylvania, and now Hayes has dished on a unique marketing venture. Each fan to purchase a ticket gets a custom LED wristband to include them in the show. Hayes shared details of the program.
Pink Floyd have released the album art to their upcoming album Endless River. The cover of the 18-track effort features an oarsman standing in his skiff and rowing over top of clouds. The music for the album was recorded during the sessions to the band's 1993 album, The Division Bell, says David Gilmour.
Brad Paisley and Florida Georgia Line have been named headliners for the upcoming Blue Ridge Music Festival on May 30 and 31 in Salem, Virginia. Other acts announced for the fest include Charlie Daniels Band, Jerrod Niemann, Dustin Lynch, Colt Ford, the Swon Brothers, Clare Dunn and Chris Lane.
Pitbull has dropped the video for his latest single, "Fireball" featuring singer-songwriter John Ryan. The video features a classic movie feel, with Pitbull arriving at a Cuban dance club in a retro car. As he enters the club, a woman descends a staircase and mesmerizes the men in the club. The video, which is directed by David Rousseau.
The early 1980s duet, "There Must Be More Than This," between Queen and Michael Jackson, has been released. The cut is featured on Queen's two-CD set, Queen Forever, due November 11. "More Than This" was recorded in 1983 in L.A. where Freddie Mercury and Jackson sang the tune that was later revived during sessions for 1984's The Works.
Keyshia Cole was arrested after she assaulted a woman who spent the night in her boyfriend Birdman's apartment. The R&B singer allegedly arrived at Bird's condo at 5 a.m. on Friday. She is said to have found the Cash Money CEO with another woman in his home before proceeding to beat and scratch her. Cole was arrested for battery and was released on $46,000 bail after spending a few hours in jail.
2 Chainz has released the track "Dresser" featuring Young Thug. The song, which features similar production to that on 2 Chainz's Freebase EP, sees the rapper collaborating with London On Da Track, FKi and J-Gramm on a bass-heavy track with a distinct street feel. 2 Chainz raps, "I'm 'bout to give these ni**** what they asked for."
Alicia Keys admits that she is pretty excited for the future, while stopping by Angie Martinez's Power 105.1 show. In the studio, she discussed her pregnancy and her upcoming LP, which she's calling the "best" music of her career. She also talked about her ever-growing family with husband Swizz Beatz. "I think the thing about love is that you have to really understand each other for real."
Gwen Stefani and Blake Shelton were featured in a "Lip Sync Battle" on The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon on Wednesday, September 17. Shelton fake sang Taco's "Puttin' on the Ritz," adding a cowboy boot tap dance, before tackling Starship's classic hit "Nothing's Gonna Stop Us Now."