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LilyAllen-121317.jpg Lily Allen has dropped a new single titled "Trigger Bang," the first single off of her follow-up to 2014's Sheezus, which is rumored to be entitled The Fourth Wall. Made in collaboration with fellow U.K. artists Fryars and Giggs, "Trigger Bang" marks Allen's first single since 2014. The song was rush-released to digital platforms at the top of the week.

NiallHoran-121417.jpg Niall Horan has confirmed plans to release a second solo album following the smash success of his debut Flicker. The album made the One Direction member the third from that group to score a solo number one album following Zayn Malik and Harry Styles.

SZA-101617.jpg SZA is the new face of Rihanna's latest Fenty Beauty campaign. In a new ad, SZA sports a green lipstick dubbed "Midnight Wasabi" and brown eyeshadow while her hair is slicked back into a low side ponytail. The new Pro Filt'r Soft Matte Foundation is available in 40 shades and all products are 100% paraben, sulfate, phthalates, and cruelty-free.

EricChurch-071916.jpg Kobalt Music has signed a worldwide creative and publishing deal with Eric Church's Little Louder, covering all future works and back catalog. Kobalt will be pitching Little Louder's writers' songs for placement on records and sync projects, as well as offering co-writing and collaboration opportunities. Little Louder was formed by Church and Arturo Buenahora in 2013.

eminem-092316.jpg Eminem has released Revival, his eighth studio album and first release in four years. The album features a number of guest appearances, including Beyoncé ("Walk On Water"), Ed Sheeran ("River"), Alicia Keys ("Like Home"), X Ambassadors ("Bad Husband"), Skylar Grey ("Tragic Endings"), Kehlani ("Nowhere Fast"), and more.

NeilYoung-110917.jpg Neil Young has connected with Virginia rapper DRAM for a new track called "Campfire." The track will be part of the soundtrack to Will Smith's new Netflix film Bright, which features the actor starring as an LAPD cop in an era where the force includes mythic creatures like Orcs. The rock legend also made recent headlines when his model train set sold for $300,000.

Linkin-Park-071916.jpg Linkin Park has released a new live video for "Sharp Edges," which will appear on the band's upcoming live album, One More Light Live. "Sharp edges have consequences, now / Every scar is a story I can tell," late frontman Chester Bennington croons over a delicate acoustic guitar. One More Light Live will be released December 15.

daviddbyrne-100616.jpg Former Talking Heads frontman David Byrne is hitting the road for a short North American tour in support of his upcoming new solo album. Starting March 3 at the Count Basie Theatre in Red Bank, New Jersey and wrapping March 10 at the Ulster Performing Arts Center in Kingston, New York, the trek marks Byrne's first solo tour since 2009.

FGL-062716.jpg Florida Georgia Line have announced plans to open a new "creative compound" in Nashville. The venue will be known as Meet + Greet and will feature retail spaces, music business offices and a headquarters for the duo's fashion brand.

Beyonce-110217.jpg Ed Sheeran and Beyoncé have hit the top of the Billboard Hot 100 chart with their "Perfect" duet. The track is Sheeran's second recent number one hit following the mega-smash "Shape of You." Sheeran hit Instagram to thank fans for their support.

JohnOates-121317.jpg John Oates has announced a string of US tour dates in support of his Americana album Arkansas. The run kicks off on January 14 at Mountain Stage in Morgantown, West Virginia and will continue through February 16 in St. Louis at the Old Rock House.

kacey-070616.jpg Kacey Musgraves has signed on for a performance at the upcoming Ally Coalition Talent Show. The event is set to take place on January 24 at New York's Town Hall and will raise money and awareness for LGBTQ rights group the Ally Coalition. This year's event will also have performances by Jack Antonoff as well as Lorde, Bleachers, Shamir, and more.

JenniferHudson-111717.jpg Jennifer Hudson has released her video for the single "Burden Down." The single follows her most recent effort "Remember Me" and will be included on her upcoming fourth album, set for release in 2018. "Can I lay this burden down? / Can you take it up for me? / When you run me in the ground that's the day you will see," Hudson sings on the track.

alicecooper-061316.jpg Alice Cooper has released a new video for "The Sound of A," the closing track from his latest LP, Paranormal. The new clip features close up shots of various people, including Cooper himself, decked out in his trademark black goth makeup. Cooper originally wrote the song back in 1967.

ellayelich-101013.jpg Lorde has signed on for a performance at the upcoming Ally Coalition Talent Show. The event is set to take place on January 24 at New York's Town Hall and will raise money and awareness for LGBTQ rights group the Ally Coalition.

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