Martina McBride, Lorrie Morgan, and Darryl Worley have confirmed that they will be performing on the 2015 Country Music Cruise. They are joining a lineup that includes already-announced guests Charley Pride, Larry Gatlin and the Gatlin Brothers, John Anderson, Aaron Tippin, Asleep at the Wheel, and Restless Heart.
Louis C.K. has signed up to make his second appearance as the host of "Saturday Night Live" on March 29. It will mark his first appearance on the show since 2012 and thus far no musical guest has been named for the episode. His last appearance on the show came immediately following Hurricane Sandy and featured a sketch in which Louis played Abraham Lincoln.
Deana Carter has released her latest album, Southern Way of Life, via her own label, Little Nugget Records. Speaking with Billboard, Deana says that much of the album was inspired by the passing of her father and some health problems of her own: "I lost my dad, and also went through some major surgeries on my spine and on my knee," she began.
Stacy Keibler and her boyfriend Jared Pobre tied the knot in a small private ceremony on the beach in Mexico over the weekend, according to a report from Us Magazine. The pair linked up shortly after Keibler parted ways with George Clooney. Keibler and Clooney dated for over two years and she remained amicable about her ex in interviews after their split.
Heart singer Ann Wilson has opened about the band's long, successful career and about their recent live shows. Those shows have come in support of their latest album Red Velvet Car, which Ann says inspired them to keep touring. "We never stopped writing. We just were diligent; we just kept it up and kept it up and just kept piling them up," Ann tells Ultimate Classic Rock.
Both Jude Law and Tom Hiddleston have been nominated in the Best Actor category for this year's upcoming Olivier Awards. The stage actors awards ceremony is set to take place in London at the Royal Opera House in Covent Garden, on Sunday April 13. Both Law and Hiddleston earned their nods for appearing in the works of Shakespeare. Jude's nomination comes for his appearance in "Henry V."
With $45 million in the U.S. and another $87 million in foreign revenue, "300: Rise of an Empire" already looks like a sizable commercial success, putting it in position to easily top $100 million domestically and setup further entries in the franchise. Also opening over the weekend was "Mr. Peabody & Sherman," though a $32.5 million opening is fairly light for a $145 million production.
Florida Georgia Line have released the video for their track "This Is How We Roll." The clip features band members Tyler Hubbard and Brian Kelley with guest Luke Bryan partying in the trailer of an 18-wheel truck.
U2 have opened up about their plans for the immediate future and say there will be no new album or tour until at least 2015. The group have been at work on a new album on and off for over a year, but now Billboard reports that they have replaced producer Danger Mouse. A source close to the band says they've brought in Ryan Tedder and Paul Epworth.
The "Veronica Mars" movie officially made its debut at the ongoing South By Southwest conference in Austin, Texas. The film was over seven years in the making and eventually secured its funding through a Kickstarter campaign. "This is such an extra special experience because it's so humbling to know that the reason we're here is because of you guys and because of all of our Kickstarter friends."
Marsha Ambrosius is treating her fans to the free EP Fvck & Love. The EP dropped via Audiosmack on Sunday and is available for streaming or download. It features six tracks (including "So Good," "Take It," and "Friends and Lovers") with production from Da Internz, Eric Hudson, and Oak, among others.
Fox has renewed two of their most popular series "The Mindy Project" and "New Girl." The news comes amidst a slate of other renewals for the network including "Bones," "Sleepy Hollow" and "Glee." "These shows are some of the best and acclaimed series on television, with influential, culture-driving stars, and some of the best, most creative talent behind the camera."
Frank Ocean is being sued by Chipotle over an ad campaign disagreement.
Ocean was commissioned to record a track for the restaurant chain's "Scarecrow" marketing campaign (which promotes local and sustainably-sourced food), and was paid the first of two $212,500 installments, with the second installment to be paid on delivery of the track.
Super Duper Alice Cooper, a new documentary about the legendary shock rocker, is set to premiere at the TriBeCa Film Festival this April. The project was produced by Eagle Rock Entertainment and Banger Productions and directed by renowned rock doc directors Scot McFadyen and Sam Dunn.
Lena Dunham has apologized publically after making a joke about molestation via Twitter. The joke came after her recent appearance on "Saturday Night Live" in which she poked fun at her own tendency of getting naked during her show "Girls." In the sketch Dunham strips down and pokes fun at the biblical tale of Adam and Eve.