Following the wrap of her first Vegas run, Mariah Carey has scheduled nine additional shows at the Colosseum at Caesars Palace. The gigs land in February of next year and are highlighted by a Valentine's Day show. The show, titled Mariah #1 to Infinity, features a six-piece live band, three back-up vocals, two DJ's and ten dancers, according to a presser.
Rod Stewart has announced that his 30th solo studio album, Another Country, will be released sometime this fall. According to comments made by Stewart at a recent upfront hosted by his label, Capitol Records, Another Country could end up being one of the most topical sets of Stewart's storied career.
Taylor Swift has opened up about her views on feminism and misogyny in a new interview with Maxim. Speaking with the men's mag, the pop superstar said it's time that women are accepted as appropriate advocates for their own gender.
A new Kurt Cobain album will be released this summer, according to Brett Morgen, director of the new Cobain documentary Kurt Cobain: Montage of Heck. During an interview with Bedford + Bowery, Morgen was asked if any of that audio that was found during his research will be released as an album, and Morgen said that an album is being put together.
Lady Gaga and Paul McCartney have shared a few details regarding their collaboration. Deadline reports that the song is one of "seven or eight" new that McCartney recordings slated for inclusion in the soundtrack to High in the Clouds, a 3D animated movie based on his 2005 children's book of the same name.
Killers frontman Brandon Flowers has announced a signing event in London to commemorate the release of his latest solo album The Desired Effect. Flowers will be appearing at HMV's 363 Oxford Street store at 1:30 p.m. on May 22. Wristbands are currently available at the store when fans buy a copy of the album, limited to 300 on a first-come-first-served basis.
Hunter Hayes has debuted a new song called "21," in which he celebrates a milestone common to young people. Speaking with Bobby Bones, Hayes said the cut is all about the freedom of growing up. "It's about the spirit of a feeling, of freedom," he began. "It's all about that feeling of excitement and anticipation of whatever's next, and just happiness."
Foo Fighters returned to the The Late Show stage one last time to celebrate the final installment of David Letterman's career. The band even dressed up for the occasion, performing "Everlong" while dressed in black tuxedos.
The Rolling Stones played a surprise set at a Los Angeles club on Wednesday night. The band played their entire 1971 album Sticky Fingers at the sold out gig at which tickets were priced at $5. Plenty of celebs were in attendance including Jack Nicholson, Bruce Willis, Harry Styles, Kesha, Leonard Cohen and Patricia Arquette.
Original Foreigner vocalist Lou Gramm has expanded his tour of North America. The trek starts May 21 in Washington, with shows scheduled into mid-September and more dates to be added. Gramm will be joined by his touring band, which includes brother Ben Grammatico on drums, Michael Staertow on guitar, AD Zimmer on bass and Andy Knoll on keyboards.
Lynyrd Skynyrd have announced plans for the release of a guest-packed concert project, One More for the Fans, which was recorded last November at the Fox Theatre in Atlanta.
Monica has released a new track, "Just Right for Me," featuring Lil Wayne. The new cut was produced by Polow Da Don and could be featured on her forthcoming album Code Red, which she is currently in the studio working on.
Boosie Badazz enlists the help of J. Cole and Keyshia Cole on his new song "Black Heaven." On the new track, Badazz pays tribute to late black icons including Martin Luther King, Michael Jackson, Whitney Houston, Tupac, Biggie Smalls and Rosa Parks.
Country singer Clay Walker has slammed rock musicians for "going country," stating that he is really "pissed off" over it. "We've seen the sound of country music go through a radical change," he told the Modesto Bee. "I can't stand to see outdated rock 'n' rollers coming in to play country music. That really pissed me off. We have great singers, great country musicians."
A new study suggests that Nickelback's lyrics are more intelligent than those of Foo Fighters and Linkin Park. The study, conducted by Andrew Powell-Morse of Seatsmart, analyzed lyrics in 225 songs that had spent at least three weeks at Number One on Billboard's pop, rock, country and hip-hop charts.