David Bowie left behind a hidden surprise in the vinyl version of his final studio album Blackstar. A Reddit user recently discovered that if the Blackstar vinyl gatefold is left out in the sun, it changes from the standard black star design to a full starfield. The effect is seen when a bright light is shined through the back of the cover.
Pearl Jam have revealed plans to release a single with an unexpected collaborator, Beyoncé. The release will come as part of the band's fan club-only series Ten Club and this year's offering will be their cover of "Redemption Song" with Beyoncé at 2015's Global Citizen Festival. The track will come as the B-side to a cover of Free's "Wishing Well."
Justin Timberlake has announced that his new, "Can't Stop The Feeling," will be released this week. The new track features production from Max Martin. When asked for the title, he responded on Twitter using the hashtag #CantStopTheFeeling, and revealed that it would arrive in two days. "Can't Stop the Feeling" is reportedly slated to appear on the Trolls soundtrack.
Many artists have been coming out of the woodwork to work with Sam Hunt, including Snoop Dogg, who Hunt admits pitched him music for his sophomore album. "He came on the bus and played me a few songs before we played the show," Hunt tells Rolling Stone Country. "I was just flattered that he was interested enough to offer those opportunities and contribute."
AC/DC have announced that they are now offering refunds for their upcoming European shows with Axl Rose in order to "do right by" their fans. The band hired the Guns N' Roses frontman as a guest vocalist after normal frontman Brian Johnson stopped touring on doctors' orders because of concerns about his hearing.
Beyoncé has revealed plans to release a single with an unexpected collaborator, Pearl Jam. The release will come as part of the band's fan club-only series Ten Club and this year's offering will be their cover of "Redemption Song" with Beyoncé at 2015's Global Citizen Festival. The track will come as the B-side to a cover of Free's "Wishing Well."
Adele is a big fan of Beyoncé's latest release, Lemonade, saying that watching Bey's HBO special left her "speechless." "I'm not late on this," Adele wrote a week after the album debuted. "I've just been speechless. Beyonce is the most inspiring person I've ever had the pleasure of worshipping. Her talent, beauty, grace and work ethic are all in a league of their own."
Paul McCartney joined the ever-growing list of artists to pay tribute to the late Prince with a performance of "Let's Go Crazy" during the Minneapolis stop of his One on One Tour. McCartney and his band worked the cover, which came complete with Prince's logo beamed against the backdrop on the stage, into their set segueing out of "Hi Hi Hi."
Dan + Shay have released "Already Ready," which is taken off of their upcoming record Obsessed. "Finally walk in / I'm already thinkin' 'bout leavin' / Gotta get you back in my shirt / Get you out that dress / Get you out them shoes that you like so much … I know it's only 7:32, but lookin' at you / I'm already ready to go," Shay Mooney sings during the song's chorus.
Alicia Keys has returned with her new single, "In Common." "We got way too much in common since I'm being honest with you," she sings on the new Illangelo-produced track. "Who wants to love somebody like me? / You wanna love somebody like me? / If you could love somebody like me, you must be messed up too."
With fellow Republican candidates Ted Cruz and John Kasich dropping out of the 2016 presidential race, not everything is coming up aces for Donald Trump as the Rolling Stones have asked the frontrunner to stop using their music at his rallies. Trump has been known to play the Stones' "Start Me Up" at his rallies when he leaves the stage.
Catfish and the Bottlemen have released the music video for "7," a track from their upcoming second studio album, The Ride. The vid follows the band from the studio, where they record the track, to the stage, where they perform it. "I feel like everybody started thinking too outside the box trying to be arty and different. We wanted to stay inside the box."
50 Cent has apologized for mocking Andrew Farrell, who suffers from autism and Asperger's syndrome, a 19-year-old man the rapper thought was drunk. In a video posted on social media, 50 Cent accused the teen, who works as a janitor at Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport, of being inebriated, not realizing he suffered from the disability.
If you've ever wondered what Carrie Underwood does after she walks off the stage, the country star has answered that question. Underwood answered the question by posting a photo on Instagram shrugging and showing off her laundry basket filled to the brim behind her, using the hashtags "#lame" and "#somebodysgottadoit" in her caption.
"Today" host Natalie Morales will take on the hosting roles at "Access Hollywood" and "Access Hollywood Live," according to Deadline. "I'm writing with excited news - this summer, Natalie Morales will move to LA to become "Today's" West Coast Anchor . . . She'll continue to play a prominent role on "Dateline,"" the show's SVP Noah Oppenheim wrote, also including her other two gigs.