Kid Rock has become the most recent celebrity to share his thoughts on the controversial new Bradley Cooper film American Sniper. The film has drawn public statement by both supporters of U.S. military vets and those who think the film glamorizes questionable military tactics. Rock has specifically hit out at director Michael Moore and actor Seth Rogen.
The first official image from Cobain: Montage of Heck, the first completely authorized documentary about late Nirvana frontman Kurt Cobain, has been released. A press release for the movie states, "This first ever, fully-authorised doc feature blends Cobain's personal archive of art, music, written word, and never-before-seen home movies and more.
Lady Gaga has posted a photo of her hanging out with Adele to her Instagram. "Nothing like a Wednesday night bro-down with the beautiful Adele," she captioned the selfie, which features a makeup free, fresh-faced Adele alongside a dressed-to-the-nines, glammed up Gaga. The new photo has led to rumors of the two collaborating on new music in the future.
Fall Out Boy and Wiz Khalifa have teamed up for a remix of "Uma Thurman," taken off of the band's latest studio album American Beauty/American Psycho. In the new mix, Wiz declares his bachelor status ("I just canceled that old, so I'm about to get a new girl") and dubs himself "Brad Pitt in a Cool World." The North American trek is dubbed the Boys Of Zummer tour.
If the Black Eyed Peas are in fact going to release new music in honor of their 20th anniversary, it may be without Fergie, who has been a member of the group for 12 years. Fergie says that she is focused on her own solo material currently and doesn't really know what the Peas are up to when it comes to new music.
A number of musicians, including Joan Jett, Lita Ford and Cherie Currie, paid tribute to Kim Fowley following his death earlier this month. Fowley died on January 15 at the age of 75 after a long battle with bladder cancer. The funeral took place at the Hollywood Forever Cemetery in Los Angeles.
TLC has reached their $150,000 Kickstarter goal in just three days. The band launched the crowdfunding campaign to help record their fifth and final studio album. To date, the group has raised over $184,000 with 27 days left to go in the campaign. T-Boz and Chilli received a number of celebrity contributions as well, including $5,000 from Katy Perry.
The Decemberists turned the hate on the haters by singing comments on their YouTube videos during a recent appearance on Jimmy Kimmel Live. "They write interesting, very intelligent songs about uncommon subjects," Kimmel said of the band to open the clip. "It's not the usual, 'I wanna get busy with your bottom' kinda thing."
When it comes to Bruce Springsteen's future, no one knows for sure, not even E Street Band member Roy Bittan. "You know, there's always some plans in the mix," he told Rolling Stone. But until he says, 'The album is done, let's go,' I don't ever really know. It's kind of been that way for 40 years.
Carrie Underwood and Brad Paisley will headline the upcoming Faster Horses Festival, which takes place at the Michigan International Speedway from July 17 to 19. Others set to appear include Frankie Ballard, Kristian Bush, Mark Chesnutt, Craig Wayne Boyd, Lee Brice, Clare Dunn, Mickey Guyton and Tracy Lawrence.
Beyoncé has put a stop to the sale of coffee mugs on Etsy bearing the name "Feyonce." The mugs are no longer on sale after Bey's lawyers threatened to sue. The mugs, a play on Beyoncé's name, feature an engagement ring as the letter "O" of the name.
Blake Shelton says that his wife Miranda Lambert is nervous about his upcoming appearance on Saturday Night Live. The country star hosts and acts as musical guest on the program, which airs Saturday, January 24 at 11:35 EST PM on NBC. "I'm not really nervous," Blake says in a promotional clip. "I'm a natural at making an ass out of myself."
Lil Wayne and Christina Milian have remixed Beyoncé and Jay Z's track "Drunk On Love." Billboard reports that in the remix, which appears on Wayne's recently released mixtape Sorry 4 the Wait 2, Milian chooses Weezy's skateboard over Beyoncé's surfboard ("Riding in the skate park/ Riding on your skateboard") while the rapper praises Milian.
Elton John will reportedly earn over $500,000 per show on his Million Dollar Piano residency at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas. According to TMZ.com, the legendary musician has surpassed Britney Spears for Vegas' top earner as he is getting 88 percent of the fees for every show. By comparison, Spears reportedly makes $475,000 per show on her Britney: Piece of Me residency.
Ne-Yo, Trey Songz and Mary J. Blige will take to the stage at the BET Honors 2015. They will join Charlie Wilson, Jill Scott, K. Michelle and Patti Labelle in honoring Usher and Kanye West, who will be receiving the Musical Arts Award and the visionary Award respectively.