Last month, Hunter Hayes announced his upcoming Tattoo (Your Name) Tour, set to kick off October 30 in University Park, Pennsylvania, and now Hayes has dished on a unique marketing venture. Each fan to purchase a ticket gets a custom LED wristband to include them in the show. Hayes shared details of the program.
Bow Wow has gotten engaged to Erica Mena ("Love and Hip Hop New York") after six months of dating. He shared a pic of Mena's ring and his matching Rolex on social media, while Mena let the news slip at the BET Awards in Atlanta on Saturday, September 20. "Uh . . . he's actually my fiance!" she responded when asked about her "boyfriend" by E!
Pink Floyd have released the album art to their upcoming album Endless River. The cover of the 18-track effort features an oarsman standing in his skiff and rowing over top of clouds. The music for the album was recorded during the sessions to the band's 1993 album, The Division Bell, says David Gilmour.
Colin Farrell has been confirmed as the lead actor in the upcoming second season of "True Detective." Speaking with the Sunday World, Farrell affirmed that the long-standing rumors were true. "I'm doing the second series. I'm so excited . . . I know it will be eight episodes and take around four or five months to shoot."
Brad Paisley and Florida Georgia Line have been named headliners for the upcoming Blue Ridge Music Festival on May 30 and 31 in Salem, Virginia. Other acts announced for the fest include Charlie Daniels Band, Jerrod Niemann, Dustin Lynch, Colt Ford, the Swon Brothers, Clare Dunn and Chris Lane.
Pitbull has dropped the video for his latest single, "Fireball" featuring singer-songwriter John Ryan. The video features a classic movie feel, with Pitbull arriving at a Cuban dance club in a retro car. As he enters the club, a woman descends a staircase and mesmerizes the men in the club. The video, which is directed by David Rousseau.
The early 1980s duet, "There Must Be More Than This," between Queen and Michael Jackson, has been released. The cut is featured on Queen's two-CD set, Queen Forever, due November 11. "More Than This" was recorded in 1983 in L.A. where Freddie Mercury and Jackson sang the tune that was later revived during sessions for 1984's The Works.
Jennifer Lawrence and Chris Martin have gone public with their new relationship. The actress and the Coldplay frontman were seen together in Los Angeles over the weekend. Sources reported that they were seen dining together at the Chateau Marmont hotel and at La Dolce Vita Restaurant, where they were "very comfortable in each other's company," according to the source.
Melissa Rivers, daughter of the late Joan Rivers, has given her blessing for "Fashion Police" to continue without her mother on the E! network. The network did not, however, note whether the show would replace her as host. "We are deeply saddened by the loss of Joan Rivers and, for the last two weeks, have turned our attention to honoring her memory on all of our platforms."
With more than $9,000 per site, sci-fi thriller "The Maze Runner" had no problem reaching its target audience over the weekend, easily moving to the top of the box office with a very strong overall weekend of $32 million. Also making an impact in its first weekend in theaters was "A Walk Among the Tombstones," as the Liam Neeson-starring thriller managed a so-so $13.1 million.
Keyshia Cole was arrested after she assaulted a woman who spent the night in her boyfriend Birdman's apartment. The R&B singer allegedly arrived at Bird's condo at 5 a.m. on Friday. She is said to have found the Cash Money CEO with another woman in his home before proceeding to beat and scratch her. Cole was arrested for battery and was released on $46,000 bail after spending a few hours in jail.
2 Chainz has released the track "Dresser" featuring Young Thug. The song, which features similar production to that on 2 Chainz's Freebase EP, sees the rapper collaborating with London On Da Track, FKi and J-Gramm on a bass-heavy track with a distinct street feel. 2 Chainz raps, "I'm 'bout to give these ni**** what they asked for."
Emma Watson, Goodwill Ambassador for U.N. Women, delivered a speech at the U.N. to promote a new campaign called HeForShe. The program is designed to get men involved in the fight against domestic violence. "How can we affect change in the world when only half of it is invited or feel welcome to participate in the conversation?" said Watson from the lectern.
Alicia Keys admits that she is pretty excited for the future, while stopping by Angie Martinez's Power 105.1 show. In the studio, she discussed her pregnancy and her upcoming LP, which she's calling the "best" music of her career. She also talked about her ever-growing family with husband Swizz Beatz. "I think the thing about love is that you have to really understand each other for real."
Gwen Stefani and Blake Shelton were featured in a "Lip Sync Battle" on The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon on Wednesday, September 17. Shelton fake sang Taco's "Puttin' on the Ritz," adding a cowboy boot tap dance, before tackling Starship's classic hit "Nothing's Gonna Stop Us Now."