Jamie Foxx has come under fire after performing the Star-Spangled Banner prior to the boxing match between Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao. Users on Twitter mocked the Oscar winner for his rendition which was not considered up to snuff. "If there's anything we all learned from this, it's that Jamie Foxx can't sing," comedian Kathleen Madigan tweeted on Sunday.
Jennifer Lopez paid tribute to the late Selena Quintanilla-Pérez, who was killed twenty years ago, at the 2015 Billboard Latin Music Awards on Thursday. Lopez took to the stage in a light pink ruffled top and pants combo, as well as other outfits inspired by the style of the Tejano music legend, to sing a medley of Selena's hits, including "Bidi Bidi Bom Bom" and more.
Little Big Town will be joined by Faith Hill at the 2015 Billboard Music Awards for a performance of "Girl Crush," the latest single from LBT. The track has reached the Gold marker after moving 500,000 units, but not without controversy. Some radio stations have, however, decided against playing the song, because of its lesbian theme.
Foo Fighters fronter Dave Grohl honored KISS at the ASCAP Pop Music Awards on Wednesday night. In his speech, the rocker recalled the first time he listened to the band's 1976 album, Destroyer. "With nuclear anticipation, I let the needle drop on that legendary intro to 'Detroit Rock City,' perhaps the greatest introduction to any rock 'n' roll album ever recorded."
Grace Lee Whitney, the actress most well known for her role as Yeoman Janice Rand on the original "Star Trek" series, has died at the age of 85. Whitney featured on the first eight episodes of the program before getting dropped. She then turned to drugs and alcohol before recovering with some help from Leonard Nimoy.
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge - Prince William and Kate Middleton - have welcomed their second child, Charlotte Elizabeth Diana. The little princess was named after her great grandmother, the current queen, and her paternal grandmother, Princess Diana. "The baby weighs 8 lbs 3 oz," the palace announced in a statement over the weekend. "The Duke of Cambridge was present for the birth."
Prince has reportedly recorded a brand new song as a tribute to the people of Baltimore, at least according to an official statement. A publicist for the singer has confirmed that the new track was written in response to the civil unrest throughout Baltimore over the death Freddie Gray and also addresses political and social issues throughout the country as a whole.
Gregg Allman has enlisted the help of both the Doobie Brothers and Bruce Hornsby to help kick off his first ever Laid Back Festival. The event, promoted by Live Nation, will take place at the Nikon Jones Beach Theater in New York on August 29.
Keith Urban recently laid a big kiss on a Louisiana teacher during an interview prior to his New Orleans Jazz Fest set. The kiss came prior to Urban's rain-shortened set at the annual festival. Billboard reports that the singer performed impromptu versions of "Somebody Like You" and "Raise 'Em Up" before the Q&A portion of the show.
There's a hidden braille message within Kendrick Lamar's To Pimp a Butterfly CD release's booklet that the rapper claims reveals the full title of the album. To find out what the message said, Complex recruited a teacher of the visually impaired who translated the message to, "A Kendrick By Letter Blank Lamar." Presumably, this should read "A Blank Letter by Kendrick Lamar."
Paramore will again raise anchor and hit the open sea for the 2016 Parahoy! Festival At Sea. Paramore will perform twice during the fest, which has yet to announce the rest of its lineup. The group will hand-pick the artists who perform along with them on the sea-bound fest.
Janet Jackson and her new husband Wissam Al Mana were recently spotted out and about together during a trip to Milan, Italy. The pair have kept a relatively low profile since tying the knot in a secret wedding. The pair were spotted at a 40th anniversary dinner for iconic fashion brand Armani at Nobu in Milan.
The Black Keys frontman Dan Auerbach will appear in an upcoming episode of the History Channel's American Pickers. In the new clip, Auerbach examines and fawns over a rare guitar brought to him by the show's stars, Mike Wolfe and Frank Fritz. "The Chet Atkins model is probably the most desirable Gretsch," Auerbach says as he holds up a model.
Def Leppard rocker Phil Collen is reportedly teaming up for a new band with Stone Temple Pilots bassist Robert DeLeo. The new band, named Delta Deep, is planning to release their debut album later this summer. In addition to DeLeo, Collen also enlisted a handful of other rock veterans for the group including vocalist Debbi Blackwell-Cook.
Journey's Neal Schon has revealed that his new solo album Vortex will be released on June 23. "I feel more aware and alive now than I've ever been," he says in pre-release materials. "Part of that is the sobriety I've had for the last seven years. I've also evolved as a person and a player though understanding the value of being in the moment - letting things happen."