Cher has canceled the remaining dates of her Dressed to Kill tour on advice from her docs. Medical advisers told the singer that she has a viral infection and that she needs plenty of rest to make it better. Cher is "totally devastated" by the news she told E! "Nothing like this has ever happened to me. I cannot apologize enough to all the fans who bought tickets."
Faith Evans, the widow of Notorious B.I.G., says she's in the midst of making duet record with her late husband. "Think Natalie Cole and Nat King Cole," told Hip Hollywood, referring to the record from Natalie and her late father Nat, Unforgettable. "It's gonna be really, really dope. It's something I've been thinking about doing for many, many years . . ."
Faith No More have released "Motherf****r," the band's first new music since 1997. The cut is available via SoundCloud now. "It feels apt that the first track we're releasing is 'Motherf—er,' a song about accountability," said Roddy Bottum in a press release. "Basically we've created, recorded and mixed a new body of work by ourselves and we're releasing it on our own label."
Patti Smith and David Lynch sat down with the BBC for a wide ranging interview that, among other topics, covered the Russian punk rock group Pussy Riot, who were jailed after protesting against the country's president Vladimir Putin. "This kind of oppression and misunderstanding goes back to biblical times . . ."
Bob Seger launched his North American Ride Out tour on Wednesday in Saginaw, Michigan. Video from the event found its way onto the web, and sees the legendary rocker opening with 1983's "Roll Me Away." Bob and the Silver Bullet Band go on to play a 23 song set lasting over two hours, including two encores.
Danica McKellar ("The Wonder Years," "Dancing with the Stars") wed attorney Scott Sveslosky in a beachfront ceremony. McKellar told People that the event was "absolutely magical." "We were married at 6:30 a.m. in a sunrise ceremony. The forecast predicted rain, but there was not a drop of water in the clear sky. The sun came peaking up over the mountains just as I was walking down the aisle."
Prince has released the lyric video for his recent cut, "FunkNRoll." The Purple One debuted the song in March on The Arsenio Hall Show.
The retro 1970s looking background of the video plays well against the tune's throwback vibe. According to Vintage Vinyl News, the cut is a clever mix of several genres.
Miley Cyrus, no stranger to shock value, agreed to star topless in a new advertisement for Golden Lady tights. The singer, who is featured in the new ad for the brand of tights, was shot by controversial photographer Terry Richardson. In the 30-second spot, she rips apart a giant teddy bear while wearing tights and no top.
Kelsey Grammer's daughter Greer Grammer has been named the Hollywood Foreign Press Association's 2015 Miss Golden Globe. The 22-year-old actress has starred in the role of Lissa on MTV's "Award" since 2011 and recently hit the big screen in "Life Partners." "I screamed and I jumped up and down. I was just so happy when the Hollywood Foreign Press Association reached out to me this year."
She & Him have released the music video for "Stay Awhile," a cover of the Dusty Springfield classic. In the video, Zooey Deschanel dances with an invisible partner while M. Ward plays on an invisible guitar on an invisible stool. Stereogum says that the two pull off the solo routines well.
Flinging itself into darker territory than the previous entries, "The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1" is another impressive chapter in a series that has proven to be much more complex and thoughtful than the genre typically allows. Though it's certainly much lighter on the action than previous entries, "Mockingjay" still brings a compelling story that wisely limits the melodrama.
Country star Ty Herndon has come out of the closet, telling the Hollywood Reporter that he's not sure how it will go over in Nashville. "It feels weird. I've got butterflies in my stomach. I feel like I did when I first got my first recording contract. The unknown makes everyone nervous. I can't speculate what the future will hold. But I can speculate that my fans love me."
Justin Timberlake, who, in addition to being a musician and actor, is also a part owner of the NBA's Memphis Grizzlies, had it out with a Grizz fan who called him out on Twitter. The fan accused J-Tim of hopping on the Memphis bandwagon after the team's tremendous start to the 2014-15 season. Timberlake hit back, listing his cred, saying, "Uh . . . I'm from Memphis and I'm an owner."
Soundgarden have released a previously unreleased cut "Kristi," recorded during the band's sessions for 1996's Down on the Upside. According to Consequence of Sound, the "morose and monstrous rock anthem has only ever been played live once, during the band's set at Reading Festival 1995."
"Glee" has moved to Friday night for its final season. FOX will air 13 episodes of the program, which will air on Fridays at 9 PM EST. Season six of "Glee" centers on Rachel (Lea Michele), who returns to Lima to find that Sue (Jane Lynch) has banished the arts at McKinley High. "You have to have obstacles to have a happy ending," co-creator Ryan Murphy hinted.