Elton John has been announced as the headlining act for this year's Henley Festival. The pop star will perform on the festival's Floating Stage on July 6, 2016, event organizers said. The five-day festival, which started in 1983, features music, comedy and dance, and is expected to attract about 35,000 people.
With 17 tracks on the Billboard Hot 100 chart, Justin Bieber has broken a record previously held by the Beatles and Drake. The record was long held by the Beatles, who had 14 songs in the US chart at the same time during April 1964. It was later matched by Drake in March and October of this year.
Waka Flocka Flame has released his latest mixtape, Flockaveli 1.5. Executive produced by Southside, the 15-song mixtape features production from hitmakers including Metro Boomin, Tarentino, TM88, YK, Black Metaphor, Fuse, B Wheezy, and DJ Spinz.
LeAnn Rimes has opened up about the upcoming holiday season and says it's really been the Christmas season for her all year. During a recent interview with Taste of Country, Rimes talks about her new holiday album, Today is Christmas, remarking that the album promo push has put her in the holiday mood.
Laura Bell Bundy has opened up to her friends about all that she is thankful for on this Thanksgiving holiday. She shared her holiday wishes in a video posted to YouTube and noted that she's happy for her favorite cab service, Uber.
Steven Tyler has opened up with his response to the recent terror attacks in Paris. The Aerosmith rocker chatted about the incident with TMZ, saying that he'll certainly perform in Paris again soon, but it will take some time.
Thom Yorke has long been an outspoken activist on the topic of climate change and is once again raising his voice. During a recent interview with 360.org the Radiohead frontman said he'll continue to support the cause, but not through his songwriting.
Alice Cooper is known to hit the stage with his beloved pet boa constrictor Christopher and has, more recently, opened up about the pet. In an interview with telegraph.co.uk, Cooper reveals that the snake is named after the late actor Christopher Lee and that the reptile may be gay.
Former Red Hot Chili Peppers guitarist John Frusciante has released 18 new tracks on his Bandcamp and Soundcloud pages. There are 18 tracks available in total including 8 electronic tracks recorded between 2009-2011, including a collaboration with Omar Rodríguez-López of At The Drive-In/The Mars Volta.
Journey rocker Neil Schon has offered up a teaser of the band's upcoming tour with Carlos Santana. The guitarist hit the comment section of the Journey Facebook page to confirm with the band's plans for a handful of dates with Santana later this year.
Garth Brooks has confirmed that he will now play in Charleston, South Carolina as part of his upcoming world tour. The newly added dates will take place on February 23 and see Garth hitting the stage at the Charleston Coliseum at 7pm.
Carrie Underwood has opened up on one detail from her strenuous workout routine. On a recent post to Instagram the Nashville diva revealed that she's fond of doing squats while holding her nine-month-old baby close. Carrie shared a photo in which she is standing in the gym holding the passed out baby.
Ed Sheeran will soon expand his acting career after landing a role in the forthcoming new Bridget Jones movie. The singer broke news of his new acting role by sharing a photo on Instagram from the set with the franchises star Renee Zellweger. In the photo Sheeran is seen in a backstage area of the set with Zellweger smiling behind him.
Little Big Town's Kimberly Schlapman recently worked a shift at the Cracker Barrel in Boise, Idaho. Schlapman donned a personalized apron completed with her name and four stars, and worked a few tables, signing some autographs, snapping some photos with fans and telling all of her customers about Oh Gussie!, her new line of kitchen products exclusive to Cracker Barrel.
Adele has returned to record setting form, this time breaking a record set by boy-band legends NSYNC. The soul singer's new release 25 broke NSYNC's standing record for the biggest first-week album sales with 2.433 million in the first three days after her release. The new release edged out NSYNC's No Strings Attached, which has held the record since the 1990s.