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Florence-022311.jpg Florence & The Machine, Alt-J, Major Lazer, Flying Lotus and Future Islands are among the first artists to be confirmed for Flow Festival 2015. They will join previously announced acts Todd Terje, Run The Jewels and Foxygen at the festival. Florence & The Machine, who are working on a new album, the follow-up to their 2011 release.

justintimberlake-101909.jpg Jimmy Fallon and Justin Timberlake teamed up for the comedy sketch "Camp Winnipesaukee" sketch on The Tonight Show earlier this week. In the sketch, Fallon and Timberlake portray roomies who play an awkward game of Truth or Dare, sing a glorious duet of Third Eye Blind's "Jumper" and annoy their counselor, Mr. Fletcher (played by head writer A.D. Miles).

Styx-040811.jpg Styx rocker Dennis DeYoung has opened up about the band's recent omission from the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. In a recent post to Facebook, DeYoung notes that Styx is unfortunately one of a class of bands that have never been popular with certain types of music industry tastemakers.

KendrickLamar-022513.jpg Kendrick Lamar premiered a new untitled track on The Colbert Report, becoming the final musical guest on the show. Lamar also sat down with show host Stephen Colbert. "No pressure, but you are the last Colbert Report musical guest," Colbert said. "We're honored to have you on but keep in mind that that means that R.E.M, Paul McCartney . . ."

brianmay-071012.jpg Brian May has opened up about his experience of performing live with Adam Lambert, saying that the young singer reaches vocal high notes never even attempted by Freddie Mercury. During a recent interview with Ultimate Classic Rock, May said that Lambert fell into the role with ease.

jordinsparks-093014.jpg Jordin Sparks has announced her new partnership with Louder Than Life, a subsidiary label of Sony Music. The label was founded by veteran music executive and producer Salaam Remi. Jordin said in a statement that she's thrilled to start the next part of her career alongside Remi. "I am very excited to be working alongside Salaam Remi on my next album," said Sparks.

dangelomichael-050713.jpg D'Angelo's tour manager Alan Leeds has spoken up about the release of the singer's newest album Black Messiah. He says it was released in correspondence with the recent protests in Ferguson following the death of Michael Brown. Speaking with the New York Times, Leeds admitted that the album was originally planned for a 2015 release.

bobbi-brown-121914.jpg Swimsuit model and actress Kate Upton has been named the Sexiest Woman Alive by People magazine. Upton, 22, is best known for her revealing Sports Illustrated covers and her role in the romantic comedy "The Other Woman." "This is such an honor to me because sexy to me means someone who's confident and happy, and that's the person I always strive to be," Upton exclaimed.

trace-082710.jpg Trace Adkins took time out of his busy schedule earlier this month to pay an impromptu holiday visit to a group of veterans staying at Nashville's Country Inn & Suites hotel. The country star lent a hand to the staff at the hotel, checking guests in from behind the desk before giving a concert.

camerondiaz-101414.jpg Cameron Diaz and boyfriend Benji Madden are engaged, according to a report from Us Weekly. The pair have been dating for seven months. "Everyone thinks it's wild but are so happy for them," a source told Us Weekly. "Benji always tends to fall in love easily, but this time it's for real and he landed a great girl." "They obviously both make each other incredibly happy . . ."

rihanna-021113.jpg Rihanna has signed on to work as the newest creative director for Puma. Both the singer and sneaker brand broke news of the partnership this week, sharing photos of a contract signing event via social media. According to a statement from Puma, Riri's mutli-year contract with the firm will find her working "with Puma to design and customize classic Puma styles . . ."

KeithUrban-101409.jpg Keith Urban has announced plans for a new 2015 calendar to support St. Jude's Cancer Research Hospital. The singer has produced a calendar for the hospital every year since 2002, and, according to theboot.com, has raised over $850,000 for the cause so far.

JenniferLopez-010412.jpg Jennifer Lopez is hard at work on a new album, the eleventh of her career. According to new reports, Lopez has re-teamed with Rodney "Darkchild" Jerkins on the as yet untitled project. The two preciously collaborated on a number of songs with most notable being "If You Had My Love." J-Lo released her eighth studio album, A.K.A.., this past June.

muse-101609.jpg Muse has shared a clip from the studio as they continue to make their forthcoming new album. In the new clip, which was uploaded to the official Muse Instagram page, an orchestra is seen recording before the camera pans around to show frontman Matt Bellamy watching on. The caption accompanying the image says simply: "Milan strings."

img3-090513.jpg Imagine Dragons have announced the release of their new album Smoke + Mirrors. Smoke + Mirrors will be released on February 17 on Interscope Records and KIDinaKORNER. It was written and produced by Imagine Dragons with help from Alex Da Kid in their self-built home studio. "I Bet My Life," which serves as the album's lead single, will be released on February 8.