Elvis Presley has a Graceland exhibit set to open in Las Vegas to commemorate what would have been his 80th birthday. The Westgate Resort & Casino will open the show, titled Graceland Presents ELVIS: The Exhibition - The Show - The Experience, on April 23. "The first-ever permanent Graceland exhibition outside of Memphis will encompass over 28,000 square feet.
Shania Twain has opened up about her long history in the music business and revealed that she was part of two different bands before breaking out as a solo sensation. In a new short biography for The Boot, Shania reveals that she was a member of a rock band called Longshot before going country.
Faith Hill's reps have confirmed that the star is recuperating comfortably after having had neck surgery last month. Her publicist broke the news earlier this week, saying the country singer underwent a routine procedure called anterior cervical discectomy and fusion to relieve pain, numbness and tingling.
Florence + the Machine have announced that they will play a small London gig at the city's Tufnell Park Dome on March 4. The announcement comes on the heels of the band's revelation that they will soon be releasing their third album, How Big, How Blue, How Beautiful. "What Kind of Man," the LP's first single, dropped last month.
Mumford and Sons have confirmed the details for their forthcoming album, Wilder Mind, which marks their third full-length effort and is set for release on May 4. The first single, titled "Release," is set to drop on April 27.
T.I. and Jeezy hosted a Charlotte, North Carolina concert that ended when two people were injured by gun fire. The injured parties, one man and one woman, had to be hospitalized with non-life-threatening injuries. The shooting happened at Charlotte's Label nightclub. After the scene cleared the club re-opened and hosted a concert from Diddy.
Willie Nelson has announced the lineup for the South By Southwest Heartbreaker Banquet. The one-day music festival at Nelson's private ranch in Luck, Texas, which will be headlined by Nelson, will feature performances from over 20 Americana and indie-folk acts.
Bob Dylan looks to be releasing a follow-up to his covers album, Shadows in the Night, after recording enough tracks for a second volume, according to producer Daniel Lanois. In an interview, Lanois said that Dylan played him a number of tracks which could make their way onto a second release.
Taylor Swift has donated $50,000 to the New York City music education program. The singer has donated the proceeds from her track "Welcome to New York" to fund "Sing!," a musical completion for city high school students. She first announced that she would be donating the royalties from the track to the city back in October during an appearance on "The View."
Jennifer Lawrence has been cast as war photographer Lynsey Addario in the upcoming film "It's What You Do." Lawrence beat out reported competition from actresses including Natalie Portman, Margot Robbie and Reese Witherspoon for the role of the award-winning international photojournalist, on whose memoir the film will be based. The book covers the Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist's life.
A Led Zeppelin concert film is slated to hit U.S. theaters on March 30. The two-hour film features a compilation of live band performances including those in January 1970 at Royal Albert Hall in London, July 1973 at Madison Square Garden in New York City, May 1975 at Earl's Court in London and August 1979 at England's Knebworth Festival.
Jon Stewart made a special guest appearance on WWE's Raw earlier this week and squared off against Seth Rollins. The "Daily Show" host turned up in the Raw arena to confront Rollins about his claim of being "the most talented performer in the world." Stewart and Rollins have squared off in a comedic war of words through the media in recent weeks, with Rollins dropping by the "Daily Show."
Kanye West has announced that the title of his new studio album will be So Help Me God. Kanye made the announcement on Twitter, and also tweeted out a very Illuminati-esque album cover. While no release date has been announced, the album is "80 percent done" and will feature "bars, songs, cookout—music that just feels good," according to the rapper.
Kid Rock is facing backlash from Beyoncé fans over comments he made about the hitmaker in a recent interview. In the latest issue of Rolling Stone, Kid Rock said, "Beyoncé, to me, doesn't have a f***ing "Purple Rain," but she's the biggest thing on Earth. How can you be that big without at least one "Sweet Home Alabama" or "Old Time Rock & Roll"?"
Faith No More has returned with "Superhero," a new track taken off of Sol Invictus, the band's first studio album since 1997. "Superhero" actually just started from the sound of the song, where it has these pounding drums and . . . throbbing kind of pulse, and we just called it the "Superhero" song. Because, a lot of the ways we write we visualize things."