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Florence-022311.jpg Florence and the Machine have released a new two-part video that features a pair of their tracks, "Queen of Peace" and "Long & Lost." The new ten-minute clip was produced by Vincent Haycock and filmed on the tiny island of Easdale in the Inner Hebrides, which has a population of less than 100 and an area of just 62 acres.

RascalFlatts-062911.jpg Even though they have become one of country music's most successful and popular acts, Rascal Flatts admits there was a time when they were pretty sure they were going to end up as one-hit wonders. "Prayin' for Daylight" was . . . actually on hold for somebody else," singer Gary LeVox reveals in a recent interview with Dan Rather on The Big Interview.

passionpit-010215.jpg Passion Pit fronter Michael Angelakos says he's been forced to rest after a diagnosis of bronchitis and pneumonia. The rest days will cause PP to miss fest dates at Way Home Festival in Canada, as well as Detroit's Mo Pop Festival. "I am so sorry to let you know that I will not be able to perform this weekend."

JenniferLopez-010412.jpg Jennifer Lopez showed off her impressive body on Saturday night, celebrating her 46th birthday, wearing a cutout Boa Tranchi dress. "Damn!!!!! How hot does @jlo look!!!!! She will forever be my idol!!!! #BodyGoals," wrote an admiring Kim Kardashian on Twitter. Lopez was spotted out with Casper Smart at a Southampton, New York club.

image8.jpg The Fender Stratocaster that Bob Dylan used at the Newport Folk Festival 50 years ago returned to the fest on its first day over the weekend. In 2013, the guitar was bought at auction for $913,000 by Jim Irsay, owner of the NFL's Indianapolis Colts. "[Dylan's guitar] is such an important part of musical history, and Dylan was our generation's Shakespeare, so it's our way to give back."

ellie-goulding-031615.jpg Major Lazer has released the music video for "Powerful," featuring guest spots from Ellie Goulding and Tarrus Riley. The vid, directed by James Slater, sees Riley and Goulding at a diner using magic powers to levitate objects, including, at one point, a waitress. "Powerful" features on the new group album from Diplo, Peace Is the Mission.

Mjackson-072712.jpg According to Ahmed Best, even though the role of Jar Jar Binks in the 1999 movie Star Wars: Episode 1: The Phantom Menace was given to him, it possibly could have been handed over to Michael Jackson; however, the film's director, George Lucas, wouldn't give the King of Pop the part.

weezer-032014.jpg Weezer have released the music video for "Go Away," the latest single from their 2014 release Everything Will Be Alright in the End. The vid, which spoofs on the dating app Tinder, sees Rivers Cuomo trying to woo guest singer Bethany Cosentino of Best Coast with a series of goofy profile pics.

JoshThompson-072611.jpg Josh Thompson has signed a deal with ole Digital to release a "lost" record, Change: the Lost Record, Volumes 1 and 2, as two EPs. The record was left by the wayside after Thompson left RCA for Show Dog-Universal, but now he's planning again to put it out. The first volume lands in September while the second half's release date is undecided.

PinkFloyd.jpg Roger Waters performed an acoustic set at the Newport Folk Festival with My Morning Jacket as his backing band over the weekend. The boys played a set of Pink Floyd classics ("Wish You Were Here," "Mother," "Brain Damage," "Eclipse"), a couple of Waters' solo cuts ("Amused to Death," "The Bravery of Being out of Range") and even a couple covers.

BlakeShelton.jpg Blake Shelton had to cut short his Friday night concert in Eau Claire, Wisconsin due to inclement weather. The appearance, at the Country Jam USA fest, was Blake's first since his divorce from Miranda Lambert was made public. "Sorry we got cut short Eau Claire," Shelton wrote on Twitter, along with a pic of a stormy sky. "Next time we'll make up for it!!!"

Drake-052311.jpg Drake released two new cuts - "Hotline Bling" and "Right Hand" - during his Beats 1 OVO Sound Radio show over the weekend. "Hotline Bling" sees Drizzy rapping over a sample of the D.R.A.M. hit "Cha Cha," while the Vinylz-produced "Right Hand" sees him serenading his "go-to" chick. In addition to "Hotline Bling" and "Right Hand," Drake also dropped "Charged Up."

BillyCorgan-031411.jpg Billy Corgan has once again shared his thoughts on the state of rock and roll, saying that Radiohead were the last band that have broken new ground with the guitar. Speaking with Entertainment Weekly, the Smashing Pumpkins rocker said it's an uphill battle for guitar-based bands.

BillyJoel-10032009.jpg Billy Joel and Elton John have reportedly smoothed things over after several years of bitter media feuding. Billy opened up about the dust up to Entertainment Weekly and says they actually patched things up ages ago. "We made up a long time ago," he told Entertainment Weekly.

brandonandleah-072715.jpg Leah and Brandon Jenner have welcomed their first child into the world. The couple broke news of the new family addition over the weekend and Leah says her early journey into motherhood has been life changing. "On Wednesday, July 22nd I became a Mom. It has without a doubt been the most profoundly beautiful time in my life but also emotionally, spiritually and physically challenging too . . ."

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