Keith Urban and Miranda Lambert have been announced as performers at this year's Academy of Country Music Awards. Lambert and Urban will join previously announced performers Jason Aldean, Luke Bryan, the Band Perry, Blake Shelton and George Strait.
Slash will join Ozzy Osbourne on stage at the tenth anny of MusiCares MAP Fund benefit concert at Club Nokia in L.A. on May 12. At the event Ozzy will e presented with the Stevie Ray Vaughan Award in recognition of his efforts to support the cause. "I know firsthand about the ravages of addiction and I also know that the MusiCares MAP Fund is a vital safety," said Ozzy.
It's hard to imagine anyone who liked the first "300" scoffing at follow-up "Rise of an Empire," a well-made but equally cartoonish action epic that takes an intriguing historical setup and reduces it to as much machismo as can be crammed into 102 minutes.
Last week Josh Thompson performed for Musicians on Call, a charity that brings music to the bedsides of the hospitalized. Thompson hit up the Nashville campus of the VA Tennessee Valley Healthcare System to bring some joy the ill.
The first trailer for "Sin City 2: a Dame to Kill For" has been released, featuring a star studded cast including Josh Brolin, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Eva Green, Juno Temple and Jeremy Piven. The film is from comic book artist Frank Miller, although according to Gordon-Levitt, the story line is brand new. Director Robert Rodriguez says that he and Miller expect the film to hit theaters in August.
Claudia Lennear, back up singer to David Bowie, says that the star has promised to write original songs for her. Lennear is one of the vocalists featured in the Oscar winning documentary 20 Feet from Stardom. "I got a call from David Bowie out of the blue two days ago," Lennear told the New York Post earlier this week.
"Smash" star Krysta Rodriguez has reportedly signed on to appear in the forthcoming new CBS series "How I Met Your Dad." According to ETonline.com she will appear in the role of Juliet, the best friend of Greta Gerwig's character Sally. Producers from the show broke news of the new addition and describe her character as "a sexy, flamboyant force of nature . . ."
Prince and his band 3RDEYEGIRL took to the stage of the Arsenio Hall Show to perform their new track "Funknroll." The Purple One also took some questions from the audience, including what his pet peeve is ("strangers touching my hair"), and what household chores he does ("cooking omlettes").
Flea, bass player for the Red Hot Chili Peppers, will voice a character on the Friday episode of Sheriff Callie's Wild West. Flea will play a milk bandit called Milk Bandit on the Disney production featuring Mandy Moore in the lead role. In the episode, Priscilla (Cree Summer) ruins a bake off by eating all of the pies.
Tony Goldwyn ("Scandal") is set to play Warren Jeffs in an upcoming Lifetime movie. The film, "Outlaw Prophet," is based on the book from Stephen Singular, "When Men Become Gods." "For the past six months we've been talking with producer Judith Verno about locations, details of the story. Our first choice for the book's title was 'Outlaw Prophet' which they're now using for the TV movie."
Brandy and Ryan Press have called off their engagement - at least for now. A source in the couple's close knit circle revealed to TheYBF.com that after moving in together, the two decided that marriage may not be in the cards just yet.
Boston have confirmed a complete slate of US tour dates this summer in support of their newest release Life, Love and Hope. The tour commences in Hollywood, Fla. on June 5, and wraps on August 12 in Springfield, Ill. The run will mark the band's first tour since 2012.
Isaiah Washington is set to return to "Grey's Anatomy" seven years after he was fired from the program. He'll return to help say farewell to Sandra Oh's character, Cristina. Washington returns in the role of Dr. Preston Burke. "It's important to me that Cristina's journey unfolds exactly as it should," showrunner Shonda Rhimes said in a statement.
Miley Cyrus has fired back at Katy Perry for comments the latter made on an Australian morning television show. The comments came in regards to the kiss the two shared at one of Cyrus's recent concerts. "I went to her show, which was amazing," Perry said on the Sunrise morning program.
New details have come to light about the deadly accident on the set of the forthcoming Gregg Allman biopic Midnight Rider. One crew member was killed while filming in rural Georgia and several others, including the director, were injured. The death took place while the crew was shooting near a railway bridge in Doctortown, Georgia.