Hunter Hayes has announced his upcoming "Tattoo (Your Name) Tour," set to kick off October 30 in University Park, PA, and continue through December 13 in London, Ontario. "This tour is definitely going to be different than anything we've ever done before . . . and maybe anyone has ever done. It's a lot of firsts not only for us, but even for the fans who have seen our show before," he said.
Miley Cyrus has put members of the media on blast after news leaked that there is an arrest warrant for the homeless man who accompanied her to the MTV VMAs last weekend. Cyrus took to Twitter to condemn the media for picking up the story and running with it. "People who are homeless have lived very hard lives," she began.
Stevie Wonder will receive the first ASCAP Centennial Award in celebration of the American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers' 100th anniversary. The event goes down at the Waldorf Astoria in NYC on Nov. 17. "Each of our ASCAP Centennial Award recipients is in a class of his or her own, as the creator and performer of songs that have touched the lives of people across the globe."
After Brad Paisley leaked his new music without the permission of his record label, his record label hit back, leaking Paisley's email address online. Paisley hit Twitter, noting he suddenly had 200 unread messages from unknown senders in his inbox. The leak came via Gary Overton, chair and CEO of Sony Nashville, who says he had his reasons.
Jennifer Lopez has released a remix to "Booty," featuring a guest spot from Iggy Azalea. The original version, available on her latest studio LP, A.K.A., featured an assist from Pitbull. "See everybody wanna get a taste / You know we got enough to share," rhymes Ig on the cut. J-Lo also released artwork for the single that sees her and Iggy, butt to butt.
Justin Bieber uploaded a video to Instagram of himself singing and playing guitar to the Johnny Cash classic "Ring of Fire." In the vid he's joined by his pal Khalil Amir Sharieff. "We wake up singin good ol johny cash @khalil came with with the crazy tone lol," the Bieb captioned the pic. According to MTV, the pair does a nice approximation of the 1969 cut.
Kings of Leon have canceled all their live shows for the rest of the month as a result of their drummer's rib injury. The band made the announcement following drummer Nathan Followill's bus accident earlier this month.
Trey Songz has revealed that he will be discovering and nurturing new talent with a new business venture. Songz has partnered with Artisan Publishing Group to launch Tucker Songz Publishing, which will enable Songz to sign new artists, writers and producers.
Brian Kelley of Florida Georgia Line and his wife Brittney Marie Cole Kelley, are prepping the launch of their new clothing line Tribe Kelley. On their Facebook page, the pair call the line "a way of life," adding that "being a part of 'the tribe' encourages uniqueness and individuality in a world of conformity."
Drake didn't let being on tour stop him from accepting a VMA Award.
The OVO rapper was in Boston for his "Drake Vs. Lil Wayne" tour on Monday night when he gave his acceptance speech for the award, which was given to him for Best Hip Hop Video for "Hold On, We're Going Home." The award was collected by Common on his behalf.
Talking Head fronter David Byrne joined the Arcade Fire on stage at Brooklyn's Barclays Center as the band covered the Suicide cut "Dream Baby Dream," marking the latest instance of the band covering home town acts on their Reflektor tour. Byrne dressed up in vampire make up for "rattling version" of the 1979 single, according to Rolling Stone magazine.
Stephen Barker Liles of Love and Theft wed Jenna Michelle Kennedy on Sunday in Nashville. The pair became engaged last May and welcomed a baby boy, Jett Barker Liles, in December 2013. "I loved her for a long time and would have asked her sooner, but wanted to wait until I could get her a nice ring," Liles told People.
Young Jeezy was arrested for possession of an assault rifle in Irvine, California on Sunday. The weapon turned up, according to TMZ, in the investigation into the shooting at Wiz Khalifa's concert in Mountain View, CA, where a man was shot to death. Eric Johnson, 38, was shot five times while backstage at the Shoreline Amphitheater on Aug. 22.
Yeah Yeah Yeahs frontwoman Karen O has announced a handful of tour dates to support her debut solo album Crush Songs, which will be released this fall. K.O. performs three gigs at McKittrick Hotel's Manderley Bar in New York City from Sept. 9-11, followed by a show Sept. 12 at Le Poisson Rouge, also in NYC.
Stevie Nicks has released a lyric music video for "Lady," a cut from her upcoming album 24 Karat Gold - Songs from the Vault. The songs in the solo effort were written by Nicks between 1969 and 1995, and produced by Nicks, Dave Stewart (the Eurhythmics) and Waddy Wachtel.