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eltonjohn-061616.jpg Taron Egerton is set to play Elton John in Rocketman, to be financed and distributed worldwide by Paramount Pictures. The biopic captures Elton's life from his days at the Royal Academy of Music to his rise on the rock 'n' roll scene of the 1970s and '80s and his recovery from drug and alcohol addiction in the '90s to international superstardom.

nicki-minaj-041318.jpg Nicki Minaj will be the musical guest on the May 19 episode of Saturday Night Live. She is returning for the SNL season finale after a gap of four years. It will be her third appearance on the show.

dariusrucker-061016.jpg Darius Rucker will host the eighth annual "Darius and Friends" concert to benefit St. Jude Children's Research Hospital on June 5 at the Ryman Auditorium. The show takes place leading into the 2018 CMA Fest. The lineup for this year's show will be announced in the coming weeks.

jeff-ament-061016.jpg Pearl Jam will promote a national youth movement to register new voters when they perform at Missoula, Montana's Washington-Grizzly Stadium on August 13. Pearl Jam announced earlier this week that its sold-out show will be an official Rock2Vote event.

lindseybuckingham-christinemcvie-042717.jpg Fleetwood Mac founding member Lindsey Buckingham has sold his home in the city of Brentwood, California for $19 million. He reportedly bought the property five years ago for $5.8 million.

prince-022718.jpg Prince's official memoir will be released later this year, ICM Partners' Esther Newberg has announced. Three editors met with Prince at his Paisley Park home in Minneapolis, and a deal was made weeks before he died in April 2016.

tobykeith-063016.jpg Toby Keith will headline Los Angeles' inaugural Tailgate Fest on the Forum's grounds over Labor Day Weekend. According to a press release, the festival is intended to fill a hole in the $60 billion growing tailgating culture.

band-soundgarden-041818.jpg Soundgarden drummer Matt Cameron and guitarist Kim Thayil will reunite on June 8 at Northside Festival in Denmark. It will be their first performance together since Chris Cornell's death.

ladygaga-120417.jpg A Boys Noize-Lady Gaga collaboration is in the works for the star's new studio album. The German producer and Gaga took to Twitter to reveal Gaga had an in-studio mishap and confirmed a collaboration is underway.

bandlynyrdskynyrd-012518.jpg Lynyrd Skynyrd will be joined by special guests Kid Rock and Jason Alden for a concert in Jacksonville over the Labor Day weekend. The show, to be held at EverBank Field on September 2, is part of Skynyrd's Last of the Street Survivors Farewell Tour.

liz-phair-041918.jpg Liz Phair has unveiled a revamped version of the song "Stratford on Guy," as well as an early demo version of the track, which was titled "Bomb." Both will be featured on the 25th anniversary edition of her album Exile in Guyville, which will be released on May 4 via Matador.

kidrock-092717.jpg Kid Rock and Jason Alden are set to join Lynyrd Skynyrd for a concert in Jacksonville over the Labor Day weekend. The show, to be held at EverBank Field on September 2, is part of Skynyrd's Last of the Street Survivors Farewell Tour.

imge4-062716.jpg Maxwell will headline the inaugural Black Summer Night For Social Justice event this August in New York City. A portion of profits from the concert will benefit the Me Too movement as well as the Southern Poverty Law Center. The purpose of the concert is to spark action regarding civil rights issues, both locally and nationally.

jennifer-lopez-070616.jpg Jennifer Lopez will perform at the 2018 Billboard Latin Music Awards, Telemundo announced earlier this week. The superstar will give her global premiere performance of "All I Have" at the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas, Nevada.

steviewonder-112017.jpg The final episode of ABC's Scandal featured a brand new track from Stevie Wonder. The new song played during the final few minutes of the show, which aired Thursday evening.

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