Tom Petty is offering fans a free stream of his latest album, Hypnotic Eye, one week before its official release date of July 29. The LP is available at the NPR website. "I knew I wanted to do a rock & roll record," Petty recently told Rolling Stone. "We hadn't made a straight hard-rockin' record, from beginning to end, in a long time."
Robin Thicke and Paula Patton have listed their Hollywood Hills home for sale, perhaps the latest indication that Thicke's public courting of his estranged wife has been for naught. The 3,158 square foot home is listed for $2,985,000. The home was purchased by Robin's dad, Alan Thicke, in 1990 for $910,000, and includes panoramic views of Sunset Blvd., private pool and spa.
Craig Morgan raised $60,000 for foster children throughout middle Tennessee with his 8th annual charity event. The day long event features a trail ride with several stars of motocross, along with a concert later in the evening. The $60,000 goes to the Dickson County Craig Morgan Foundation, which helps foster kids in Dickson County and across middle Tennessee.
Tim McGraw is on the defensive after he slapped a bothersome fan during an Atlanta show last weekend. The woman tore at McGraw's jeans, prompting a violent response from him. Tim spoke to ET Canada, saying he didn't have time to react in a more appropriate way: "I reacted in an instinctive, defensive way from my perspective of what was going on. I think it was an unfortunate situation."
Kendrick Lamar says that he has between 30-40 songs written for his new album, the follow-up to his 2012 album Good Kid, MAAD City. He also said that he should be releasing a new album before the end of the year. As for a title for the new work, Lamar says that he has been "flirting with ideas." He did however announce that he's been working primarily with TDE's in-house producers.
Estelle has released a new music video for "Conqueror," the lead single off her upcoming album True Romance. "I'd rather stand tall than live on my knees / 'Cause I am conqueror and I won't accept defeat," Estelle sings in the new video, a black-and-white clip in which a male dancer turns his body into a canvas.
Katy Perry posted a video of what appears to be herself wearing a pizza costume to Instagram. The vid features Perry writhing on the ground while yelling in a head-to-toe pizza suit. She captioned the visual "killer pizza bruh," followed by a number of emoticons of slices of pizza and sharp knives.
Slash and Joan Jett hooked up at the Alternative Press Music Awards for a performance of the Rolling Stones classic, "Star Star." Jett gave a four-song set during the event, bringing Against Me!'s Laura Jane Grace onstage to help with "Soulmates to Strangers." Both rock legends were honored at the event, as Jett took home the AP Icon Award.
Miley Cyrus posted a picture of her kissing director Brett Ratner on the cheek. She captioned the pic "movie night w my favorite directorzzz." Ratner, 45, is best known for dating tennis pro Serena Williams, in addition to his work on the films "Tower Heist," "X-Men: the Last Stand," "Hercules," and the music video for Miley's cut "7 Things."
Brad Paisley is hosting a pool party at the Cosmopolitan in Las Vegas to celebrate the release of his upcoming album Moonshine in the Trunk. He announced the news to California's KFRG radio station: "We're going to have the best time. There's something about that city." The party goes down Wednesday, August 27 and features a headlining set from Paisley.
Newsday held a "That's So Long Island" competition to determine the area's most iconic person, place or thing. There were 520,000 readers of the magazine that participated in making Billy Joel the winner. Winning by almost 900 votes, Joel beat out competition from bagels, Jones Beach, Billy Crystal, The Long Island Medium and more.
Jason Aldean has released "Burnin' It Down," a new single from his upcoming sixth studio album. In a presser, he says he played it live for the first time during a show in Cleveland over the weekend. "Sonically, this track definitely feels like something different for me and what I have typically put out as the lead single off my previous albums," he began.
ZZ Top were forced to delay the start of their U.S. tour so that bassist Dusty Hill can undergo surgery to have kidney stones removed. The band subsequently canceled the first six days of the trek to give Hill time to recuperate. The affected dates are July 25 in Morton, Minnesota, July 26 in West Bend, Wisconsin, July 27 in Cincinnati, Ohio and others.
Shania Twain was honored with the Best Resident Performer award by Las Vegas Weekly. The award goes to the performer who gives their fans the best show over a period of residency. Twain's Still the One show has been running since 2012. Shania beat out competition from Celine Dion, Britney Spears, Elton John and Olivia Newton-John to earn the prize.
Chris Brown and August Alsina are among a host of guest appearances in DJ Khaled's new music video for his latest single off his forthcoming new album I Changed A Lot. "Squad gettin money together!" August said as he posed alongside Brown against an orange Lamborghini. Future and Jeremih also appear in the new clip directed by Gil Green.