Stevie Nicks and the Pretenders have added new dates to their current tour. The run kicked off in the fall in support of Nicks' collection 24 Karat Gold - Songs From the Vault and will now include an additional 20 dates.
Lauren Alaina will release her long-awaited new album Road Less Traveled, next month.
John Mayer and members of the Grateful Dead are set to resurrect Dead & Company for a new tour next summer.
The Nobel Prize Committee announced that Bob Dylan has composed a speech that will be read at the Nobel banquet on December 10. It is unknown at this time who will read the speech, since Dylan previously announced that he would be unable to attend the ceremony due to other commitments.
Dolly Parton is planning to hold a telethon on December 13 in Nashville, Tennessee to help the victims of the wildfires that have ravaged the Great Smoky Mountains. All of the proceeds from the telethon will go to the My People Fund that Parton announced last week.
Madonna marked Britney Spears' 35th birthday with a special cover of her song "Toxic." While hosting a charity benefit event raising money for Malawi on December 2, Madonna performed the 2003 single, which she took some liberties with. She was dressed in a tiny top hat, a pink top with an oversized tulle collar and sleeves and black-and-white striped leggings.
Lil Wayne's former bus driver has filed a lawsuit against Young Thug, Birdman, Peewee Roscoe (aka Jimmy Carlton Winfrey), Cash Money Records and Young Money Records over a 2015 incident that saw Winfrey fire shots at Lil Wayne's tour buses after an Atlanta concert. The suit was filed in Georgia's Cobb County State Court by Alvin Lewis.
Taylor Swift is denying allegations that she helped to pull the first interview from former radio DJ David Mueller, whom she accused of inappropriately touching her during a meet and greet in 2013. Mueller was set to speak with Mojo In The Morning, though the interview was quickly removed from the station's website and neither the station nor Swift's team are taking responsibility.
John Legend took to the stage of The Tonight Show for a performance of "Penthouse Floor," a single off his fifth studio album Darkness and Light. While rocking a black, studded leather jacket, black shirt, and black pants, Legend was joined by The Roots and backup singers. Chance The Rapper, who appears on the track, could not make it for the performance.
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.