Kanye West has brought in Paul McCartney to work on his new album. West (who has previously referred to himself as "the dark Beatle") and McCartney are collaborating already on the tune "Piss On Your Grave," which will appear in West's upcoming album. Though the collaboration is only being reported on "Page Six" thus far and representatives for West have yet to confirm it.
Josh Gracin has been released from the hospital after a suicide scare. The American Idol season two contestant had been taken to a Nashville hospital and placed on a psychiatric hold last week after he posted cryptic messages on his Facebook page, including one in which he mentioned having marital difficulties and alluded to ending his life.
Jack White posted pics to Instagram of a brand new hairdo - a slicked back pompadour and matching sideburns, recalling the look of a 1950s era rocker. "Jack White getting ready to play Kansas City #jackwhite #thirdmanrecords #kansascity #midlandtheatre #august18," the post is captioned. "sooo look who is getting pretty hot these days," said one commenter.
Jennifer Hudson has released "Dangerous," a cut from her upcoming third studio album, JHUD. The song, currently avail via SoundCloud, was written and produced by 1985. "I do it for the thrill, even if it kills / Dangerous, you make me feel dangerous," she sings. J Hud stopped by the Today show to perform the song, and also chatted with the hosts.
Erykah Badu, Ledisi and Maxwell are among the R&B stars to feature on the upcoming "Maxwell + the Seven Seas Caribbean Cruise," which sets sail from Florida's Port Canaveral on May 3. The trek, which lasts through May 10, stops in St. Thomas, St. Maarten and the private island of Cococay.
Rick Parasher, who produced Pearl Jam's debut Ten and Alice and Chains' Sap, has died at the age of 50. According to Northwest Music Scene, Parashar died after a blood clot moved from his leg to his heart. In addition to his production credits, Parasher was also an accomplished musician, playing on the PJ tracks "Jeremy" and "Black."
Kanye West has reportedly brought in Paul McCartney to work on his new album. West, who has previously referred to himself as "the dark Beatle," and McCartney have hooked up on the tune "Piss On Your Grave," which will appear on West's upcoming album, according to rumors.
Scotty McCreery has extended his See You Tonight Tour, which kicked off earlier this year. Danielle Bradbery joins him on the new dates that begin October 17 in Fayetteville, NC and wrap December 4 in Wallingford, Connecticut. "The fans have really been incredible at all of our shows so far," says Scotty. "I'm excited to keep all the momentum going with Danielle."
Paul McCartney is lending a helping hand to Kanye West for the latter's upcoming album. McCartney is reportedly collaborating with West on a track entitled "Piss On Your Grave." The story leaked in the New York Post's Page Six column; however, representatives for West and McCartney have not confirmed the collab.
Stevie Nicks has partnered with Talenthouse to reach out to her fans asking them to design a shawl for her. The winner of the competition will win $2,000 and the honor of Stevie wearing the garment during a modeling session. "In 1968, a very handsome boy brought me a poncho from South America," the vocalist said in a statement.
Taylor Swift has released "Shake It Off," the lead single from her upcoming album 1989, which she calls her "first documented, official pop album." "Cause the players gonna play, play, play/ And the haters gonna hate, hate, hate/ Baby I'm just gonna shake, shake, shake/ Shake it off, shake it off," she sings on "Shake It Off."
A new, comprehensive photo book chronicling over three decades of the career of the Cure, entitled Obscure, will be released this fall.
Obscure features rare and previously unseen photos from the band's official photographer, Andy Vella.
Aerosmith drummer Joey Kramer is denying that a heart condition forced the band to cancel a concert in Concord, California on August 13. Rumors suggested at the time that that Kramer's condition would require him to undergo surgery.
Everyone from Oprah to LeBron James are taking part in the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge to raise money and awareness for amyotrophic lateral sclerosism, and now a number music's top names are getting in on the action.
T.I. has confirmed that Pharrell Williams will feature on the next single from his upcoming album, Paperwork. The Grand Hustle boss dished on the project to MTV: "We have definitely decided on Paperwork featuring Pharrell [because it] pretty much kinda sums up the tone of the album," Tip told MTV News.