Madonna has shelved the first five dates of her upcoming Rebel Heart tour to allow for more pre-production. She broke the news in an official statement apologizing to fans and explaining that her intricate live show will take more prep than she anticipated. "As my fans already know, the show has to be perfect," Madonna said in a statement.
Colt Ford is opening up about his dramatic weight loss, crediting the change in his lifestyle and appearance to his discipline. "I just got to a point where I'd like to lose some weight, so I've been working on it," he tells Taste of Country. "I'm not at the point where I'd ideally like to be yet, but I'm down to about 260 now from 315. I'm still big and sexy, but I'm working on it."
Drake's new track "Can I," featuring none other than Beyoncé has surfaced online. Several different versions of the leaked song are now circulating the internet. The duo previously collaborated last year on the track "Mine," which appeared on Bey's self-titled fifth studio album. This new track from the pair is due to appear on Drake's upcoming album, Views From The Six.
Jack White is defending Tidal in a new Q&A posted to his Third Man Records website. "Don't devalue musicians, man; support them," he wrote in response to a fan complaining about Tidal charging a premium for music.
Dave Grohl presented Pat Quinn, the founder of the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge, with a Webby Award for Special Achievement. "Trends happen quickly on the Internet and it's easy to get distracted by a really awesome video of a monkey washing a cat," Grohl said while introducing Quinn. "But we can't unlearn what we've learned. One, we need to continue the fight until we defeat ALS."
Trey Songz has released a new remix of Future's "Real Sisters," produced by Zaytoven. The track appears on Future's new mixtape Beast Mode. On the new cut, Songz raps about a variety of racy themes, including lovemaking with two women, girl-on-girl action and strippers.
Tyler Farr has admitted that Blake Shelton wanted to record "A Guy Walks Into A Bar," which, as it turns out, is a number one hit song for Farr. "We were on [Jason Aldean's] Burn It Down Tour last year, and Blake [Shelton]'s wife Miranda Lambert joined us for a few shows," Farr recalls.
Pink Floyd's Roger Waters has announced his first live appearance in two years, as he is scheduled to perform at this year's Newport Folk Festival. The Pink Floyd co-founder will headline the event, which is his first performance at the festival. Waters' last live show was in September 2013.
Former Blink-182 member Tom Delonge has discussed plans for his new record label, To The Stars. With To The Stars, DeLonge plans to work with "concept artists, writers, illustrators and animators" and intends to open a flagship store in southern California.
Roger Daltrey of the Who recently asked a fan at a Nassau Colliseum show in New York to stop smoking pot. "The show will be over," he tells the individual in a vid posted online. "It's your choice, I can't do anything about it. I'm doing my best." Other audience members shout out "Eat it" to the offender.
Gloriana have revealed the official track list for their upcoming album Three, which will be released on June 2. Three features 12 songs, all produced by Grammy-winning producer Matt Serletic (Collective Soul, Matchbox Twenty, Cher).
Beyoncé hit Instagram to post a video of herself dancing to the D.R.A.M. cut "Cha Cha." "This song makes me happy," she notes in a caption. D.R.A.M. dropped his EP #1EpicEP in March - in addition to "Cha Cha" it includes the cut "I Luv It," featuring Sunny & Gabe.
Paramore's Hayley Williams admits that her menstrual cycles are the catalyst behind her appearance in Taylor Swift's "Bad Blood" music video. The new clip sees Williams make a cameo as a superhero alter-ego called The Crimson Curse, a name that Williams clearly didn't pluck out of thin air.
Jennifer Lopez is featured on the cover of the Best Bodies issue of Us Weekly, posing in a black cut out bathing suit. The latest edition of Us Weekly features "J-Lo and 78 Sexy Stars." "I think a healthy body image comes from being the best you, not competing with anybody else," she told the mag of her self-image. "I embrace who I am," she adds, "I feel sexy, I feel youthful."
The Rolling Stones have announced a slew of opening acts for their highly anticipated upcoming summer tour. The Stones made a multitude of announcements regarding opening acts on their Twitter page. Brad Paisley will open for the band June 17 at Nashville's LP Field, Gary Clark Jr. will join the band May 24 at San Diego's PETCO Park, Kid Rock plays May 30 in Columbus.