Jonny Greenwood, guitarist for Radiohead, says that the band is currently in the studio, recording the follow up to their 2012 album, King of Limbs. Greenwood said the group is hard at work on new music. "We're currently playing and recording and it's fun to see everyone again, it's been a long time coming, we've been waiting all of us for a long time," he told the BBC.
Ariana Grande performed with her boyfriend Big Sean during CBS' A Very Grammy Christmas special at the Shrine Auditorium in LA on Tuesday, November 18. Grande donned a slinky red mini dress, while Sean wore a sleek black tux. The pair dueted on "Best Mistake," while engaging in some major PDA. "It's gone from 0 to 60 fast," a source told Us Weekly.
Mary McCartney, the daughter of Paul McCartney, has released a book of photographs called Monochrome & Colour. The pair were seen in London on Thursday celebrating the book's launch at a private party. The book shows off snazzy pics from the personal collection of Mary. Celeb guests at the soirée included Paul's son James, model Kate Moss and Tom Ford.
Marilyn Manson says he's had no part in the Eli Roth (Hostel) directed video that depicts the rape of Lana Del Rey. A rep for the shock rocker told Pitchfork that, despite Roth's assertion, he was not involved. "Manson did not direct this, shoot it, nor was it for a Marilyn Manson video or outtake footage made by him or to be used by him with his music."
Rihanna says that she's got new music coming "very soon," telling Entertainment Tonight that she's been hard at work on the follow up to 2012's Unapologetic. "That's my hope . . . I'm really excited about the music that we've been working on, so I can't wait for everybody to hear it." She added that she's thinking about doing a surprise release.
Chris Brown hooked up with Pitbull and Wisin for a performance of "Control" at the Latin Grammys at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas on November 20. The trio brought down the house with the cut, which is featured on Wisin's album El Regreso del Sobreviviente. The performance comes ahead of the release of Pitbull's album Globalization.
Garth Brooks recently joined up on the social media sites Facebook and Twitter, but he's not a fan of all of them. He tells Access Hollywood that YouTube in particular has been a thorn in his side. "I'm telling you, the devil — nice people, but YouTube, oh my gosh," he says. "They claim they pay people. They're not paying anything either . . ."
Cher has canceled the remaining dates of her Dressed to Kill tour on advice from her docs. Medical advisers told the singer that she has a viral infection and that she needs plenty of rest to make it better. Cher is "totally devastated" by the news she told E! "Nothing like this has ever happened to me. I cannot apologize enough to all the fans who bought tickets."
Faith Evans, the widow of Notorious B.I.G., says she's in the midst of making duet record with her late husband. "Think Natalie Cole and Nat King Cole," told Hip Hollywood, referring to the record from Natalie and her late father Nat, Unforgettable. "It's gonna be really, really dope. It's something I've been thinking about doing for many, many years . . ."
Faith No More have released "Motherf****r," the band's first new music since 1997. The cut is available via SoundCloud now. "It feels apt that the first track we're releasing is 'Motherf—er,' a song about accountability," said Roddy Bottum in a press release. "Basically we've created, recorded and mixed a new body of work by ourselves and we're releasing it on our own label."
Patti Smith and David Lynch sat down with the BBC for a wide ranging interview that, among other topics, covered the Russian punk rock group Pussy Riot, who were jailed after protesting against the country's president Vladimir Putin. "This kind of oppression and misunderstanding goes back to biblical times . . ."
Bob Seger launched his North American Ride Out tour on Wednesday in Saginaw, Michigan. Video from the event found its way onto the web, and sees the legendary rocker opening with 1983's "Roll Me Away." Bob and the Silver Bullet Band go on to play a 23 song set lasting over two hours, including two encores.
Danica McKellar ("The Wonder Years," "Dancing with the Stars") wed attorney Scott Sveslosky in a beachfront ceremony. McKellar told People that the event was "absolutely magical." "We were married at 6:30 a.m. in a sunrise ceremony. The forecast predicted rain, but there was not a drop of water in the clear sky. The sun came peaking up over the mountains just as I was walking down the aisle."
Prince has released the lyric video for his recent cut, "FunkNRoll." The Purple One debuted the song in March on The Arsenio Hall Show.
The retro 1970s looking background of the video plays well against the tune's throwback vibe. According to Vintage Vinyl News, the cut is a clever mix of several genres.
Miley Cyrus, no stranger to shock value, agreed to star topless in a new advertisement for Golden Lady tights. The singer, who is featured in the new ad for the brand of tights, was shot by controversial photographer Terry Richardson. In the 30-second spot, she rips apart a giant teddy bear while wearing tights and no top.