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lynyrd-062716.jpg Lynyrd Skynyrd's Garry Rossington underwent heart surgery recently, which is why the band was forced to cancel the next few weeks of their current tour. "The Lynyrd Skynyrd band is canceling or rescheduling the next 2 weeks of touring, while Gary Rossington recovers at home from heart surgery to repair blockage in his arteries," the group announced on its Facebook page.

drake-070916.jpg On the second night of his 'Summer Sixteen Tour,' Drake took aim at Joe Budden. "We got that good energy going on," he said at one point in the show. "I should've brought Joe Budden up here to let him do 'Pump It Up' one time… F**k them ni**as, man." Budden responded on Twitter in a tweet that has since been deleted. He said "He want attention lol."

david-bowie-060816.jpg A new David Bowie boxset Who Can I Be Now? (1974-1976) will include Bowie's complete unreleased album The Gouster. Pitchfork reports that Bowie collaborator Tony Visconti wrote the liner notes for the upcoming set. While the set is due out Parlophone, there is no official track listing or release date.

maxresdefault-070916.jpg Willie Nelson's new premium line of cannabis, Willie's Reserve, will be available in select marijuana vendors in Washington and Colorado by August, with plans to expand to future legal states as herb advocates seek to end marijuana prohibition in the U.S. "I've smoked enough, and I want to give back," Nelson said in a press release. "Now that legalization is spreading across the country."

FGL-062716.jpg Florida Georgia Line's Tyler Hubbard is giving up on all social media so that he can get back to focusing on real life. "I've done a lot of thinking and praying about this for the last few days and I think it's time for me to take a break from social media indefinitely," he writes Instagram. "I spend way to much of my valuable time worrying about my next post."

shynature-041615.jpg Catfish and the Bottlemen have been busy promoting their most recent album, The Ride, released this past May. In support of the new album, the group just unveiled a new music video for the track "Twice." The video, which was directed by Jim Canty, is shot entirely in black and white footage.

lady-gaga-070916.jpg Lady Gaga has voiced her support for the Black Lives Matter Movement. "I pray for the black community who suffer fear of prejudice, violence & injustice. We need lawfulness, fairness, unity," she tweeted, followed by the hashtag #BlackLivesMatters. Gaga is speaking out after a pair of shooting deaths, Alton Sterling and Philando Castile.

mariahcarey-061616.jpg Mariah Carey cozied up to Leonardo DiCaprio at a fundraising gala for the Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation in St. Tropez. Carey stunned in a black gown that featured a daring plunging neckline and thigh-high slit, complete with fishnet stockings. Though they arrived separately, Carey attended the event with billionaire fiancé James Packer.

billy-joel-070616.jpg Billy Joel helped to ring in Tony Bennett's 90th birthday with a rousing sing-a-long of "New York State of Mind" at Madison Square Garden. Bennett sent the crowd into a frenzy when he joined Joel on stage. After the two performed the iconic track, they embraced in a hug. "When Billy announced it was his 90th birthday there was an audible gasp . . ."

Rihanna-061616.jpg Rihanna paid tribute to the victims of the recent terror attack in Nice, France by dedicating a song to them at her concert in Lyon. Before performing her hit song "Diamonds," she said that she wanted to dedicate the song "to the people of Nice who suffered. People who have been traumatized, victims and their families."

Seal-072216.jpg Seal dedicated his song "Kiss From A Rose" to tennis star Novak Djokovic at a concert in Spain. "Do you know what I heard?" the singer asked the eager crowd. "I heard there's a rumor that Novak Djokovic is in the house . . . Where are you, brother? There you are!" Seal then told the audience with a story about seeing Djokovic training at the hotel.

noelgallagher-061316.jpg If you were to ask Noel Gallagher, he was the one responsible for Ewan McGregor becoming a Jedi, because he was the one that trained him. "Ewan McGregor was my neighbour, right, and he came round my house the night he got the part of Obi-Wan Kenobi," Gallagher said on Facebook. "I just happened to have two of those lightsaber toys, so I said, "Come on — in the back garden."

imge2-062916.jpg Jennifer Hudson has inked a new deal with Netflix to appear in Adam Sandler's upcoming new film Sandy Wexler. Hudson will reportedly play the role of the romantic lead. "The film follows Sandy Wexler (Adam Sandler), a talent manager working in Los Angeles in the 1990s, who diligently represents a group of eccentric clients on the fringes of show business."

ladyant-061316.jpg Charles Kelley says that if it wasn't for his brother Josh Kelley, he would have never ended up moving to Nashville. Charles Kelley explains that he was working for his brother John, doing construction in North Carolina, while his older brother Josh was "[living] out there, doing music, chasing down this dream."

slipknot-ipad-061016.jpg Slipknot's Iowa has been voted the greatest album of the 21st century by a panel of Metal Hammer critics. Readers and bands cast their vote in the huge poll, with the results laid out in full in the magazine alongside analysis from the artists themselves. System Of A Down, Lamb Of God, Behemoth, Deftones are on the list as well.

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