Coldplay will release Ghost Stories Live 2014 a CD/DVD set that features tour highlights along with a full album performance at Sony Studios. "The Ghost Stories show at Sony Studios was a very special moment for our band," Chris Martin said in a statement. "The magic theatre built by our incredible crew with the 360 screens was literally a dream come true."
Tori Spelling was hospitalized over the weekend with a host of flu like symptoms, which included fever, cough, wheezing, that got her quarantined. Health workers at Cedars Sinai Hospital isolated her because of the Ebola scare and her Ebola-like symptoms. TMZ reports that Spelling does not have Ebola but rather a severe case of bronchitis with a sinus infection.
Billy Joel says that he has been working on a series of instrumental pieces over the past ten years. Speaking with The New Yorker, Billy calls the series "The Scrimshaw Pieces," noting that they tell the story of Long Island, albeit a story without words. "Some could be songs. Some could be ideas for a soundtrack or something. Some are more like hymns," he began.
During a performance at MulletFest in Niceville, Florida on Friday night, Dustin Lynch got pegged with a can of beer by a fan. Speaking with People, Dustin said the projectile took him by surprise. "I was walking down the catwalk and wham, out of nowhere this beer can just nailed me in the face. It was a completely full can and it felt like a baseball had hit me."
"Saturday Night Live" write Leslie Jones has made the jump over into the regular cast. Jones was added to the "SNL" writing roster last January, becoming one of only a handful of black women to ever grace the show's cast or writing lineup. Jones' addition to the writing lineup came after "SNL" chief Lorne Michaels came under fire for the conspicuous lack of any black females in the cast.
Gwen Stefani has released "Baby Don't Lie," her first solo material in eight years. She has shot a video for the single, which is expected to drop on Tuesday, October 21. "Though the beat lends itself to Stefani showing off her flailing stage moves . . . the lyrics and slower approach [resemble] her more sexual lead single 'Wind It Up'," writes Mashable of the cut.
KISS guitarist Paul Stanley says that, despite changes to the band's lineup, their trademark characters will stay the same. Speaking on the Joe Rogan Experience, Stanley says previous experiments have not fared well. "I think where we went astray is when we first replaced Peter [Criss] and we decided we needed a new character."
Nicki Minaj is featured in a photo shoot in the November issue of GQ magazine. Sexy pics of the rap Queen include her posing with two poodles - one dyed blue, the other dyed pink. She also sat for an interview, during which she discussed the massive success of the music video for "Anaconda." "I think the video is about what girls do. Girls love being with other girls," she said.
With a diverse set of new titles hitting stores on Blu-ray and DVD this week, R-rated comedy "Sex Tape" will be looking outperform its mediocre box office run, while horror hit "The Purge: Anarchy" hopes to continue its commercial success after being one of the biggest low-budget hits of the summer.
Fashion icon Oscar de la Renta has passed away at the age of 82. The Dominican design magnate was diagnosed with cancer in 2006 and his health had been in steady decline over recent months. His brand named a successor to its founder last week. De la Renta was revered as a top choice in formal wear for celebrities and elites worldwide, most recently creating the wedding dress for Amal Alamuddin.
Irish actor Gerard Parkes, best known for his roles on "Fraggle Rock" and "The Boondock Saints" has died at the age of 90. Parkes passed away at a retirement home in Toronto, Ontario and news of his passing was confirmed by his agent. Parkes was born in Dublin but moved to Canada to pursue an acting career in the 1950s. His signature role as the inventor on "Fraggle Rock."
Little Big Town were formally inducted into the Grand Ole Opry after getting invited to join while on stage last week. Vince Gill and Little Jimmy Dickens handled the induction ceremony, with the former talking about what the honor means. "The word 'family' really means something out here. It really does," Gill began.
Chris Brown, Trey Songz, J. Cole and T.I. have joined the lineup for a Los Angeles radio station concert, Cali Christmas, sponsored by Foot Action. The show goes down on December 5. HotNewHipHop writes that fans can expect a hook up between Breezy and Trigga. "Expect longtime chums Chris Brown and Trey Songz to perform together, as they've been pairing up."
Jill Duggar Dillard of "19 Kids and Counting" and her husband Derick have revealed that their new baby will be a boy. The pair revealed the news to People Magazine and the pair say they are thrilled to start a family of their own. "I was really excited," says Derick, 25 to People. "As a new dad, to have a firstborn son to be our first child and be the leader of his siblings . . ."
Foo Fighters have released the music video for "Something from Nothing," the first from their upcoming album, Sonic Highways. The vid was debuted on Friday, October 17, following the premiere episode of the band's eight episode HBO doc, also called Sonic Highways.