Billy Corgan and Cyndi Lauper teamed up for a cover of the Crystals' "There's No Other (Like My Baby)" at Lauper's annual Home for the Holidays benefit. Corgan also performed a rendition of "Silver Bells" at the benefit, as well as his cover of Skeeter Davis' "The End of the World."
Mariah Carey held hands with reported new boyfriend, and choreographer, Bryan Tanaka, onstage during the VH1 Divas Holiday: Unsilent Night concert in Brooklyn. Carey and Tanaka could be seen holding hands during Carey's holiday classic tune "All I Want for Christmas Is You." A source told Us Weekly, "Mariah and the backup dancer were very energetic."
Eddie Vedder made a surprise appearance at the NASCAR Sprint Series Awards Banquet in Las Vegas to pay tribute to the recently retired Tony Stewart. "I'm Tony's surprise," Vedder said. "When I first met Tony, I was humbled to hear him say how much our music meant to him and it got him through some rough, tough and difficult times, and I can relate."
Jennifer Hudson and Ariana Grande are just some of the stars that appear on the Hairspray Live! soundtrack, which is available for streaming online a week ahead of its release. Hairspray Live! features 19 tracks, including "Come So Far (Got So Far to Go)," a duet with Grande, who plays Penny Pingleton, and Hudson (Motormouth Maybelle).
Stone Temple Pilots are remembering former lead singer, the late Scott Weiland, one year after his death. Weiland died of an accidental drug overdose on December 3 of last year, onboard a tour bus. "Here we are. A year has passed since you've been gone. We often think of you and are reminded of you daily with many memories," the band said in a statement on their Facebook page.
Miranda Lambert and Blake Shelton are among the headlining acts for the 2017 Bayou Country Superfest.
Mark Gray, a former member of the country band Exile, passed away on December 2 in Lebanon, Tennessee at the age of 64. Gray was a member of Exile between 1979 and 1982.
Marvin Gaye's family has given the green light to Jamie Foxx to chronicle the life of the late singer in a new biopic.
John Mayer and members of the Grateful Dead are set to resurrect Dead & Company for a new tour next summer.
Eli Young Band bassist Jon Jones and wife Sarah have welcomed a new member of their family, a new baby girl.
The Rolling Stones have released Blue & Lonesome, their first new studio album in over a decade. It also marks the veteran bands first ever blues album.
Granger Smith suffered serious injuries after falling from the stage during a recent performance. The singer managed to finish his set, but was taken to the emergency room after the show.
Neil Young has announced the cancellation of his 2017 Bluesfest appearance. The event is scheduled to take place in Australia next year and news of the cancellation comes shortly after Young's agent announced the cancellation of his entire tour in the region. "Although I have been aware of this as a possibility for a couple of weeks now, I have been appealing to Neil's management . . ."
Alicia Keys and Maren Morris hit the stage together on a recent edition of the show CMT Crossroads. The show brings together artists from within the country genre along with those from other genres and often finds them covering one another's material. "It's cool to see an artist that is so iconic in her own right — in every right really — singing words that I wrote . . ."
Jack White and his Third Man Records label have announced a partnership with a school at the protestor encampment in Standing Rock, South Dakota. The rock icon and his label will offer support to the school, which works with the children of those protesting the planned oil pipeline in the area. The label shared news of the support for the cause in an open letter.