Cheap Trick's Robin Zander and Brad Paisley recently teamed up for a cover of the former's "I Want You To Want Me" while aboard a boat named the General Jackson. Zander appeared onstage midway through Paisley's take on the classic rock tune before the full ensemble of Cheap Trick took to the stage to perform a few of their hits, including "Surrender" and "Ain't That A Shame."
If you ever wanted to know how Beyoncé keeps her body intact, the singer is giving you the opportunity after posting a sped-up video of her workout routine. Bey posted the video to her Instagram with the caption "Celebrating the 5th anniversary of Let's Move! #Gimmefive @michaelleobama." Set to the styling of Survivor's "Eye of the Tiger," the singer gets her sweat on.
Rod Stewart will perform on Prince Edward Island this summer. Whitecap Entertainment, the parent company of the Cavendish Beach Music Festival, has announced Stewart will play the Cavendish Beach concert site July 9. Stewart's concert is the Thursday night leading into the CBMF, which runs July 10-12 this year.
The debut episode of Keyshia Cole's new BET reality series Keyshia Cole: All In drew an audience of 1.2 million viewers. While the episode failed to draw the 2.92 million viewers her previous reality series, Keyshia & Daniel: Family First, drew, it still managed to top viewership of shows such as Family Guy, Modern Family and Cougar Town.
AWOLNATION is back with a new song, "Windows," taken off their upcoming sophomore album Run. "Windows" is the second single to be released from the record, following "Hollow Moon (Bad Wolf)." "I think the next record will be a little more raw, and a little more aggro, and a little stranger, but still have the nursery-rhyme feel of melody . . ."
Jennifer Lopez has released a new track, "Feel The Light," which will appear on the soundtrack to the new Dreamworks animated film Home. JLO also released a lyric video for the track. In addition to appearing on the soundtrack, Lopez voices the mother of character Tip, voiced by Rihanna.
D'Angelo, A$AP Rocky and Father John Misty have all been added to the Open'er Festival line-up. Mumford and Sons, Kasabian, Modest Mouse, Django Django, Faithless, Of Monsters and Men, Refused and Major Lazer are also set to perform at the festival.
Tim McGraw has announced his first solo Nashville concert in six years. He will perform at the Bridgestone Arena on August 15 as part of his 2015 Shotgun Rider Tour. Chase Bryant and Billy Currington will provide support for the show.
Rascal Flatts have partnered with the CMA Foundation to donate $150,000 to Little Kids Rock. The trio visited Miramonte Elementary School in Los Angeles, California, one of 1,300 public schools that are supported by Little Kids Rock--a foundation that works to increase musical education though teacher training, instrument donations and other resources.
Wynonna Judd survived a scary moment this week when her tour bus generator caught on fire en route to a show in Lancaster, Pennsylvania. "So grateful that my Mamaw taught me how to be thankful IN all things (I'm certainly not thankful for the WHAT has just happened," the singer wrote, before going on to explain that the bus generator caught on fire.
Billy Joel has purchased three Manalapan properties--including a $22 million estate that was featured on Curbed's 25 Most Expensive South Florida Listings map--to create an eight-acre stretch which cost him about $40 million total.
Billy Corgan has once again shared his views on the current state of music, saying that rock stars should take an "aggressive stance" against pop music. He spoke on the big difference between rock and pop with Channel 7's The Morning Show. "Rock 'n' roll will be fine. I just think it needs to be more aggressive in taking on pop music," he began.
Kid Rock thinks that Axl Rose is the "nicest guy on Earth," making his feelings for the Guns N Roses frontman known in a recent interview with Rolling Stone. "I was like, 'Why does everyone think this guy's a d—? He's the nicest guy on Earth!'" Rock said.
Hinder have confirmed plans for a new album and a full slate of tour dates. The new release will be titled When the Smoke Clears and is set for release on May 12. Hinder will support the new album with a U.S. tour set to kick off in Traverse City, Michigan on March 13.
Arcade Fire's Win and Will Butler will join Nobel prize-winning economist Paul Krugman at this year's South By Southwest Festival to discuss music economy. The panel discussion will be about "the celebrity economy in music" and will question how artists are to make a living in the future. It will also include Berger Management's Nicky Berger.