Bob Dylan looks to be releasing a follow-up to his covers album, Shadows in the Night, after recording enough tracks for a second volume, according to producer Daniel Lanois. In an interview, Lanois said that Dylan played him a number of tracks which could make their way onto a second release.
Taylor Swift has donated $50,000 to the New York City music education program. The singer has donated the proceeds from her track "Welcome to New York" to fund "Sing!," a musical completion for city high school students. She first announced that she would be donating the royalties from the track to the city back in October during an appearance on "The View."
Jennifer Lawrence has been cast as war photographer Lynsey Addario in the upcoming film "It's What You Do." Lawrence beat out reported competition from actresses including Natalie Portman, Margot Robbie and Reese Witherspoon for the role of the award-winning international photojournalist, on whose memoir the film will be based. The book covers the Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist's life.
A Led Zeppelin concert film is slated to hit U.S. theaters on March 30. The two-hour film features a compilation of live band performances including those in January 1970 at Royal Albert Hall in London, July 1973 at Madison Square Garden in New York City, May 1975 at Earl's Court in London and August 1979 at England's Knebworth Festival.
Jon Stewart made a special guest appearance on WWE's Raw earlier this week and squared off against Seth Rollins. The "Daily Show" host turned up in the Raw arena to confront Rollins about his claim of being "the most talented performer in the world." Stewart and Rollins have squared off in a comedic war of words through the media in recent weeks, with Rollins dropping by the "Daily Show."
Kanye West has announced that the title of his new studio album will be So Help Me God. Kanye made the announcement on Twitter, and also tweeted out a very Illuminati-esque album cover. While no release date has been announced, the album is "80 percent done" and will feature "bars, songs, cookout—music that just feels good," according to the rapper.
Kid Rock is facing backlash from Beyoncé fans over comments he made about the hitmaker in a recent interview. In the latest issue of Rolling Stone, Kid Rock said, "Beyoncé, to me, doesn't have a f***ing "Purple Rain," but she's the biggest thing on Earth. How can you be that big without at least one "Sweet Home Alabama" or "Old Time Rock & Roll"?"
Faith No More has returned with "Superhero," a new track taken off of Sol Invictus, the band's first studio album since 1997. "Superhero" actually just started from the sound of the song, where it has these pounding drums and . . . throbbing kind of pulse, and we just called it the "Superhero" song. Because, a lot of the ways we write we visualize things."
A trio of Colt Ford tracks are getting the remix treatment on Mud in the Club, Vol. 1, an upcoming remix album from Average Joe's Entertainment. In addition to Ford's track "Back," which features Jake Owen, his tracks "Cricket On a Line" and "This Is Our Song" also appear on Mud in the Club, Vol. 1.
Steven Tyler has recorded a solo version of the Aerosmith hit "Janie's Got a Gun" for the upcoming film Jane Got a Gun, starring Natalie Portman. Tyler told Rolling Stone that his solo version of the Aerosmith classic, which originally appeared on the band's 1989 album Pump, is a "dark, smoky backroom rendition."
Iggy Azalea and Jennifer Hudson get into "Trouble" in the new music video for their latest track off of Azalea's Reclassified album. After unwittingly assisting in a bank robbery, Azalea finds her boyfriend placed behind bars, which doesn't last too long once Azalea devises a plan for his escape. Hudson plays a sassy cop in the new clip.
Carly Rae Jepsen is seeking to prove that she is not a one-hit wonder with the release of her new single "I Really Like You." In a new press release, Jepsen said of the new single, "Lyrically, it's about that time in a relationship when it's too soon to say 'I love you,' but you're well past, 'I like you' and you're at the 'I really, really like you' stage."
Miranda Lambert has revealed a new tattoo she got with her friends Gwen Sebastian and RaeLynn. The country star hit Instagram on February 28 to show off her new ink, which features the phrase "perfect harmony." Along with the new ink, Lambert shared a note reading, "I love @raelynnofficial and @gwensebastian! Inked in perfect harmony. Thank you Brookside Tattoo!"
Lady Gaga took a very cold dip in Chicago earlier this week to show her support for the Special Olympics. The Monster Mother was one of several celebrities that joined in the polar bear swim in Lake Michigan on Sunday, which included appearances from Vince Vaughn, Chicago Mayor candidate Jesus Garcia and Gaga's fiancé Taylor Kinney.
Garth Brooks has a long standing tickets sales record in Sacramento, California, moving a whopping 84,000 tickets for his upcoming shows at the Sleep Train Arena. The shows will mark Brooks' first in Sacramento in 17 years. He will play two shows each on March 27, 28, 29 and 31 as well as on April 1.