Florence Welch recently made a surprise visit to an ill fan at a Texas hospice on Friday, May 20. The Florence And The Machine frontwoman stopped by Hospice Austin's Christopher House, with guitarist Rob Ackroyd to sing "Shake It Out" and "Dog Days Are Over" while holding the 15-year-old female fan's hand.
Dave Davies has reiterated that it wasn't an argument between Ray Davies and him that led to the guitar tone on "You Really Got Me."
The Kinks member mentioned a passage in Rich Cohen's new book, The Sun & the Moon & the Rolling Stones, which hinted at Keith Richards' guitar tone on "(I Can't Get No) Satisfaction" sounding like the Kinks' song.
Tamar Braxton has exited her gig as co-host on The Real. The singer and reality TV personality has been a host on the daytime talk show program since its start in 2013, but has now decided to step away. "She will be leaving in order to concentrate on her solo career. Everyone associated with 'The Real' appreciates Tamar's efforts and the contributions she has made . . ."
Anthony Kiedis has finally spoken out about his recent health scare, which landed him in the hospital last week in an interview with ET Canada. The Red Hot Chili Peppers frontman became ill right before the band was scheduled to take the stage at KROQ's WeenieRoast on Saturday, May 14 at the Irvine Meadows Amphitheatre in California.
Adele has released her the video for her new song "Send My Love (To Your New Lover)." The video, directed by Patrick Daughters, made its debut at the 2016 Billboard Music Awards on Sunday, May 22. Previously the 28-year-old singer teased the video by posting a preview of it on Instagram May 16.
Kendrick Lamar recently sang his own renditions of Rihanna's "Work" and Drake's "Controlla" after driving his label boss TDE CEO Anthony "Top Dawg" Tiffith to pick up a new Rolls-Royce. Top Dawg shared two videos of Lamar singing the tracks. "Top went to work, work, work," sang Lamar while driving through the gated Calabasas community in his Benz.
Madonna and Stevie Wonder joined forces to perform a Prince tribute at the 2016 Billboard on Sunday, May 22. Before Wonder and Madonna took to the stage, Roots drummer Questlove shared some heartfelt words about the singer. "I want to take a moment to remember the great Prince Rogers Nelson," said Questlove before asking for a moment of silence.
Joe Walsh was recently joined by Ringo Starr to perform a rendition of the former's "Rocky Mountain Way." The Eagles member invited the Beatle, who also happens to be his brother-in-law, on stage during his concert at the Forum in Inglewood, California on Friday, May 20. Starr is married to Barbara Bach, who is the sister of Walsh's wife, Marjorie.
Gwen Stefani and Blake Shelton took to the stage to perform a duet at the 2016 Billboard Awards on Sunday, May 24. The country singer and pop star teamed up to sing their duet "Go Ahead and Break My Heart" after being introduced by Thomas Rhett and Fall Out Boy's Pete Wentz.
The Ramones debut album is set to get a 40th anniversary reissue. Their self-titled album's reissue, titled Ramones: 40th Anniversary Deluxe Edition, will come with 3CD/1LP deluxe edition packed with unreleased demos, a pair of concerts and a new mono mix. "The earliest mixes of the album were virtually mono," said the album's original producer Craig Leon in a statement.
Rihanna performed her track "Love On The Brain" at the 2016 Billboard Awards on Sunday, May 22. The 28-year-old singer wore an off the shoulder pantsuit with a green feather boa collar during the performance. She took the stage a second time to receive the Billboard chart achievement award.
Rodney Atkins is set to host the sixth annual Music City Gives Back benefit concert. The country singer will be performing at the event along with Dustin Lynch, Craig Campbell, Lanco and Canaan Smith. "This is hands-down one of my favorite events to do every year," Atkins says in a press release.
Stevie Wonder and Madonna joined forces to perform a Prince tribute at the 2016 Billboard on Sunday, May 22. Before Wonder and Madonna took to the stage, Roots drummer Questlove shared some heartfelt words about the singer. "I want to take a moment to remember the great Prince Rogers Nelson," said Questlove before asking for a moment of silence.
Blake Shelton and Gwen Stefani took to the stage to perform a duet at the 2016 Billboard Awards on Sunday, May 24. The country singer and pop star teamed up to sing their duet "Go Ahead and Break My Heart" after being introduced by Thomas Rhett and Fall Out Boy's Pete Wentz.
Former Megadeth drummer Nick Menza has died at the age of 51 after collapsing on stage during a show. Officials haven't released a cause of death. Menza was into the third song with his new band Ohm when he collapsed, said Ohm's manager Steve Bauer. Paramedics couldn't revive him. The band was playing at The Baked Potato, in Studio City, California.