Paul McCartney responded to a recent story Phil Collins told of them meeting. Collins revealed in an interview with the U.K.'s Sunday Times last week how his opinion of McCartney went from one of admiration to one of revulsion after he had the opportunity to meet the former Beatle over a decade ago.
Ellie Goulding will perform at London's Royal Albert Hall to benefit the charity Streets Of London to help fight homelessness in the capital. This year marks the third consecutive year Goulding has worked with the charity. "I am so thrilled to put on my third show for Streets of London," Goulding said. "My passion to tackle homelessness continues to drive me . . ."
Roger Waters, Neil Young and My Morning Jacket all shared the stage for a cover of Bob Dylan's "Forever Young" at this year's Bridge School Benefit concert. Waters' seven-song set also featured three cuts off Pink Floyd's The Wall, including "Mother," "Vera" and "Bring the Boys Back Home" and more.
Common has released "Red Wine" another new track from his upcoming album Black America Again. The rapper is joined on the song by The Internet's Syd, who handles the intro, and by Elena Pinderhughes. "Red Wine" joins previously released tracks "Home," "Joy and Peace" and the album's title track "Black America Again."
Bring Me the Horizon hope that their upcoming sixth studio album will be "dancier" and "darker" than anything they've released to date. "It's something we do that comes across really well live you know when the song to us has a breakdown or like a heavy dance kind of vibe to it," frontman Oli Sykes told NME. "You know there's not many acts like that."
Ticket sales for British singer Adele's current tour, Adele Live 2016, have crossed the $150 million mark and are still going strong. The tour launched back in February in support of her new album 25. Through the first week of October, the tally from sales has put Adele's tour in the number one spot in Billboard's Hot Tour list.
Coy Bowles, a member of the Zac Brown Band, and his wife Kylie have announced the birth of their baby girl, Hattie Bowles. The baby was born on her due date of October 21. Bowles wrote in an Instagram post, "Mother and baby are happy and healthy. Life is good. And the journey begins."
Mary J. Blige and Kendrick Lamar teamed up for a cover of Bruce Springsteen's "American Skin (41 Shots)." The new version featuring Lamar is a studio version of the cover Blige recently sang acapella while holding hands with Hillary Clinton. "Gun admitted, he bear arm / The entity, arm and leg and head made to destroy / 80 percent of the victim was yours . . ."
Phil Collins will embark on a series of comeback shows next year, and while he'll be performing those shows solo, he says that touring with Genesis down the line might be a possibility. "We're still great pals. Tony [Banks], Mike [Rutherford] and I went out on my birthday in London," he told Rolling Stone. "Anything can happen, really."
Taylor Swift delivered her only live performance of 2016 at the Formula One U.S. Grand Prix in Austin, Texas. Swift played a 15-song set that was largely comprised of her most well known material. Swift also debuted a piano version of "This Is What You Came For" during the show, a song she co-wrote with ex-boyfriend Calvin Harris.
Beck, Red Hot Chili Peppers drummer Chad Smith and Coldplay's Chris Martin joined forces on a supergroup cover band at a benefit concert for the Boys & Girls Club in Malibu, California. Along with E Street Band keyboardist Roy Bittan and Jakob Dylan of the Wallflowers, the group performed a bunch of covers.
R. Kelly has announced a schedule of tour dates for his 12 Nights Of Christmas tour, which is in support of his newly released album of the same name. The 12 Nights Of Christmas is R. Kelly's first holiday album and is his fourteenth studio album. The tour will kick off with a show in Nashville, Tennessee on December 5 and will wrap up in Brooklyn, New York on December 17.
Country singer Carrie Underwood recently shared that she hopes to have more children in the future. Underwood pointed to her busy schedule, coupled with that of her husband, as the main challenge in the near term. Underwood is married to Mike Fisher, an NHL hockey player for the Nashville Predators. They were married back in July of 2010 and have one son.
Red Hot Chili Peppers guitarist Josh Klinghoffer recently covered Morrisey's "Jack The Ripper" at the band's performance in Zurich, Switzerland, according to Consequence Of Sound. Klinghoffer, who replaced the band's former guitarist John Frusciante, is a massive Morrissey and Smiths fan.
Bill Murray had a fantastic weekend. The comedic actor was awarded the Mark Twain Prize for American Humor and his favorite team; the Chicago Cubs won the National League division. There was concern that Murray wouldn't even show up to accept the prize, given the awards event was scheduled the same night as a potential MLB playoffs game.