Jessie J has released a new lyric video for her new song "Ain't Been Done," taken off of her latest studio album Sweet Talker. In the new video, the words to the new single flash across the screen, changing direction with each passing line, on top of a white background that occasionally sees some black liquid injected into the mix.
Common has publicly responded to reports that his former girlfriend, tennis star Serena Williams, is now currently in a relationship with Drake. TMZ recently caught Williams and Drake kissing at a Cleveland restaurant. "As long as she's happy, I'm good," Common told TMZ.
Carrie Underwood is showing off her six-month-old son Isaiah to the world with a new adorable photo of him playing a little piano. Accompanied by the caption "Oh, just playing my piano in my blazer in the yard . . . ," Isaiah is sporting a plum colored blazer over his diaper while playing the miniature instrument.
Clint Black has announced plans to release On Purpose, his first new studio album in a decade. "It represents my attitude towards life, in that it's never easy to go your own way, but the rewards are greater when you follow your heart," Black says in a press release. "I know that's what my fans expect from me, and I hope that they hear that in the songs on this album."
"Gangsta Way," a new track featuring both Chris Brown and French Montana, has leaked online. On the new track, Brown delivers a country music-esque part as he croons over subdued drums and plucky guitars, while French comes in with Auto-tuned vocals, singing about "European whips" and Facetiming with his girl.
Macklemore and Ryan Lewis have released the music video for "Downtown," a cut expected to feature on their upcoming album, the long awaited follow-up to 2013's The Heist. The video, shot in Spokane, Washington, sees Macklemore roaming the streets with some beautiful women.
The massive inflatable pig that Pink Floyd featured on the cover of their 1977 album Animals is being auctioned off by Air Artists, a rock memorabilia collector. The pig, named Algie, infamously broke loose from its moorings at Beattersea Power Station in 1976, interrupting air traffic.
Willie Nelson and Merle Haggard have announced a brief tour in support of their recent joint album Django and Jimmie. The trek begins at Florence, South Carolina's Florence Civic Center on October 15. Django and Jimmie is the follow-up to the two legends' 1983 album Pancho & Lefty.
Katy Perry stole the show when she attended a Broadway performance of Finding Neverland in New York City. The singer wore a stunning cleavage-bearing black and gray low-cut maxi dress outfitted with tassels and her hair in tousled ombre waves to the performance at the Lunt-Fontanne Theater, which starred Matthew Morrison.
Black Keys fronter Dan Auerbach has unveiled the title track of his upcoming side project the Arcs. "Yours Dreamily," the latest single from the LP of the same name, is streaming now at NPR. Auerbach says that the 14 song LP was recorded in "roughly two weeks through spontaneous, informal sessions across the country."
Taylor Swift closed out her five night run at Los Angeles' Staples Center by inviting Justin Timberlake on stage for a joint performance of Timberlake's 2013 hit "Mirrors." "This has been so hard to keep a secret," Swift announced. "Anyone that knows me knows this is my favorite artist." "So Justin hasn't performed since he became a dad . . ."
Bruce Springsteen is among the many guest appearances in Darlene Love's new music video for "Forbidden Nights," the lead single off her long awaited new album Introducing Darlene Love. In addition to the Boss, Elvis Costello, Steven Van Zandt, Joan Jett, David Letterman, Bill Murray and Paul Shaffer also appear in the new clip, which follows Love rolling down the open road in a cherry red convertible with some friends.
Justin Bieber has been announced as a performer on the upcoming MTV Video Music Awards. He'll debut for the first time live his new single "What Do You Mean." "It's true. I'm performing on the #vmas," the Bieb announced via Twitter. "What Do You Mean" will be available for purchase on Friday, August 28, two days ahead of the performance, while his upcoming album is due November 13.
Sugarland's Jennifer Nettles has signed with Big Machine Label Group, following her departure from Universal Music Group, on which she released her 2014 solo debut, That Girl. "This change is the first step on a path I've been wanting to take," Nettles told Billboard after leaving UMG three weeks ago. "I am so excited about the next part of my journey . . ."
Jay Rock has released "Easy Bake," a cut from his upcoming album, 90059, featuring a guest spot from Kendrick Lamar. Rock is a member of Lamar's Black Hippy collective. "This s**t's fresh out the oven," Jay boasts over the beat. "Easy Bake" is the third single from the album, following "Money Trees Deuce," and the title track.