Lauryn Hill took the stage on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon to perform the Nina Simone classic, "Feeling Good," a cut from the covers album, Nina Revisited: A Tribute to Nina Simone. The covers record, which features six songs by Hill, was released along with the Netflix original documentary, What Happened Miss Simone?.
Paul McCartney is set to reissue Tug Of War and Pipes Of Peace, the first two studio albums he recorded after the breakup of Wings. Both reissues will be available on October 2. There is a deluxe edition of Tug of War, which also includes the original 1982 mix of the album, as well as a super deluxe edition, which is limited to 1,000 sets.
An exhibit of Bruce Springsteen pictures will show at Edinburgh's Off Beat Lounge gallery, beginning October 8. The pics come courtesy of Jo Lopez, who's been snapping photos of the Boss for 16 years. The exhibition, titled The Man Behind the Man, will also give the chance for fans to buy prints signed by Lopez.
Jennifer Nettles has released "Sugar," the newest track off her forthcoming sophomore album, as her latest single. Nettles co-wrote the track with Brandy Clark and Jessie Jo Dillon, while Dann Huff produced it. "Mama always told me that it takes a little bit of honey / If you wanna attract yourself a bee," she sings.
Art Garfunkel has not given up hope for a Simon & Garfunkel reunion, saying that he would love to make another album if the opportunity presents itself. "I love Paul Simon," he told Mojo.
Jake Owen and Miranda Lambert are set to take part in this year's ACM Honors, with Owen set to host and Lambert set to perform. "I'm really excited about being the host of the ACM Honors again," Owen says.
Alicia Keys has released her latest single "28 Thousand Days," an uplifting new track that challenges listeners to live every day to its fullest. The title of the new cut is a direct reference to the average life span of a human (76 years). "There's only 28,000 days / Who would you love, where would you go, what would you celebrate / I'm tellin' you that life's too short . . ."
Imagine Dragons is among the performers announced for Farm Aid 2015. The benefit concert, celebrating its 30th anniversary this year, goes down at the First Merit Bank Pavilion at Northerly Island outside of Chicago. The bill features a host of top talent including Willie Nelson, John Mellencamp, Neil Young, Kacey Musgraves and Dave Matthews.
Corey Taylor has confirmed that he wrote about "9 or 10" songs with Velvet Revolver, adding that he'd like have another crack at them.
"There was a handful that we wrote, and there was a handful that I kind of rearranged a little bit based on music that they already had," he says during the latest edition of Loudwire's "Wikipedia: Fact or Fiction" series.
Willie Nelson is among the performers announced for Farm Aid 2015. The benefit concert, celebrating its 30th anniversary this year, goes down at the First Merit Bank Pavilion at Northerly Island outside of Chicago. The bill features a host of top talent including John Mellencamp, Imagine Dragons, Neil Young, Kacey Musgraves and Dave Matthews.
Mariah Carey will make her directorial debut on the Hallmark Channel's Mariah Carey's Christmas Project, which begins shooting in October, and is set to air in December as part of the network's Countdown to Christmas. "Can't wait to share my directorial debut with my #lambs #lambily on the @hallmarkchannel!" Carey wrote via Twitter.
Gregg Allman says that he wants to make amends with former guitarist Dickey Betts and get back to making music with the exiled musician, who was fired from the Allman Brothers back in 2000. "Time heals," Allman told the Wall Street Journal.
Wiz Khalifa has debuted a Fall Out Boy-assisted remix of his song "Stayin Out All Night," taken off last year's Blacc Hollywood. The new mix features Fall Out Boy vocalist Patrick Stump and the rest of the band interjecting a bit of rock into the mix before Wiz takes hold of the second verse. The hook sees Stump singing over the song's beat with Wiz chiming in.
The estate of the late Frank Zappa has made a deal with Universal Music to reissue his 1974 LP One Size Fits All, due August 14. The 1974 LP is just the first in what promises to be a flood of "new product releases, film and theatrical productions and trademark licensing" between the estate and Universal.
Jimmy Page says that he might release music he recorded with members of Yes over three decades ago. Page made the revelation to Radio.com in a recent interview, saying he was pondering releasing the tapes before the death of Yes bassist Chris Squire in June and had been meaning to reach out to Squire and his other partner in the project, Yes drummer Alan White.