Alt-J covered the Disclosure song "Latch," during an appearance on BBC Radio 1. The cover came during the band's gig on Live Lounge on Monday, September 29. During the show, it was announced that the group's sophomore album, This Is All Yours, had debuted at number one. "We're over the moon to see our album at number one. It was never something we thought we'd achieve."
Taylor Swift has joined the growing list of acts for the upcoming Rock in Rio USA fest, scheduled to take place next year in Las Vegas. The two weekend fest goes down May 8 to 9 and 15 to 16. Other acts to perform include Metallica, Linkin Park, No Doubt, John Legend and Deftones. Rumors abound that Bruce Springsteen will be added to the bill.
Brian Wilson and an all-star cast tributed George Harrison in Los Angeles on Sunday, September 28, playing a number of the former Beatles' cuts at the city's Fonda Theater. Wilson, along with Beach Boys bandmate Al Jardine, led an all-star performance of "My Sweet Lord."
Ariana Grande's debut on the season opener of Saturday Night Live was a rousing success as she sang "Love Me Harder" with The Weeknd, and even joined host Chris Pratt (Guardians of the Galaxy) for a comedic sketch. In the skit, Ariana starred as She Ra to Pratt's He Man.
Rod Stewart has assured his fans that a look-a-like caught sleeping on a New York City subway train was not him. One passenger on the train posted a pic of the snoozing man and posted it to Instagram, asking, "Wait, is that Rod Stewart?" Speaking with the New York Post, Rod's manager said that the man spotted was not Stewart.
Jennifer Lopez and Leah Remini (King of Queens) were rear-ended at a red light on the Pacific Coast Highway in Malibu on Saturday night. J-Lo hit Instagram to post a picture of the pair, adding the caption, "Riding high right before some drunk fool rear ended us in my new whip." Lopez and Remini were on the way to a Demi Lovato concert and had their kids with them.
Metallica has joined the growing list of acts for the upcoming Rock in Rio USA fest, scheduled to take place next year in Las Vegas. The two weekend fest goes down May 8 to 9 and 15 to 16. Other acts to perform include Taylor Swift, Linkin Park, No Doubt, John Legend and Deftones. Rumors abound that Bruce Springsteen will be added to the bill.
Dave Davies has revealed that a Kinks reunion could take place next year. The rocker, who last year said the chances of reuniting with his brother for a Kinks reunion were "50/50," says he is planning to bring the band back together in 2015.
Lady Antebellum have released "Freestyle," the second single from their upcoming album 747. The cut was dropped exclusively through Spotify. "We could tell our fans — and I believe country radio — were just wanting uptempo from us, and wanting energy," Hillary Scott tells Radio.com. "Not wanting another mid-tempo [song] or ballad."
Speaking with a group of donors and activists at the Rape Foundation's annual fundraiser on Sunday, Jane Fonda revealed that her mother had been sexually abused at the age of eight. Frances Ford Seymour committed suicide when Fonda was 12. Jane said that she came across the info while reviewing her mom's medical records.
Jay Z and Beyoncé took to the stage together once again at the third annual Global Citizen Festival over the weekend. Jay Z performed a series of his hits as the scheduled headliner for the concert. He then brought his wife onstage to perform "Holy Grail" and "Young Forever" as a crowd of 60,000 fans put their lighters up in the air.
Eric Church has hinted that he and his wife Katherine are expecting their second child together. The clue came during a recent concert in Louisville, Kentucky, during which he altered the lyrics to his song "Sinners Like Me" to include a line about an addition to his family.
Black Sabbath have announced that they are prepping for the band's final album and tour. Fronter Ozzy Osbourne dished to Classic Rock magazine, "The whole Sabbath experience this time around was great." "We all made friends . . . we all knew that we had a job to do, and we did it. It was a lot of fun. So we're going to do one more album, and a final tour."
Debbie Gibson sat down for a recent interview to discuss her ongoing battle with Lyme disease. Speaking with People, Gibson said that the disorder has led to several further health problems. "My back kept going out. I couldn't lift my head sometimes," she began. "My boyfriend said I was mixing up words in my texts. It really got into my cognitive skills."
Fergie has released her single "L.A. Love (La La)." In the DJ Mustard produced cut, the Black Eyed Peas frontwoman raps about representing her town as she travels to cities around the world. She raps, "Tell 'em where I'm from / Finger on the pump, make the sixth straight jump from SoCal / Hollywood to the slums / Chronic smoke get burnt by the California sun."