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JustinBieber-040611.jpg Justin Bieber will perform alongside Jack Ü, which consists of Diplo and Skrillex, at the 2016 Grammy Music Awards. Bieber collaborated with the pair for "Where Are Ü Now" in 2015, which is nominated for Best Dance Recording at the awards show.

Image13-020416.jpg Even though it's more widely known as Super Bowl Sunday, Seattle has declared Sunday, February 7 "International Clash Day" in the city, joining King County, Washington and Bridgewater, U.K. in that recognition, in honor of The Clash. "Legendary UK band the Clash formed in 1976, establishing their unique sound combining punk with reggae, dub, funk and ska, behind socially conscious lyrics."

Drake-052311.jpg Drake has accepted a ping pong challenge from NBA legend Reggie Miller. The match is scheduled to go down during this year's NBA All-Star weekend, which will take place in Drake's hometown of Toronto.

jackwhite-112009.jpg Dead Weather have released the music video for "Impossible Winner," a cut from their latest album Dodge and Burn. In the video, directed by Sophie Muller, bandmembers Jack White and Alison Mosshart are imprisoned on a terrifying train, where they must navigate freaky inmates and horrifying guards.

monae-102513.jpg Janelle Monae is set to star in her first Pepsi commercial, which will air during Super Bowl 50. In the new clip, entitled "The Joy of Dance," Monae dances along to hits from different eras, breaking it down to The Contours' 1962 single "Do You Love Me" and Madonna's 1989 hit "Express Yourself." Plus, she puts her own twist on the famous Pepsi "Joy of Cola" jingle.

rodneyatkins-082310.jpg Rodney Atkins has revealed that he is currently writing music for a new third album. The new release will follow his 2011 effort Take A Backroad, and speaking with theboot.com, he said he's currently "writing like crazy." "We've been writing a whole bunch, working on outside tunes as well. I do a lot of the stuff at home," Atkins tells The Boot.

AliceCoopers.jpg With help from his supergroup, Hollywood Vampires, Alice Cooper will lead a tribute to the late Lemmy Kilmister of Motorhead at the upcoming Grammy Awards. The Vampires - featuring Johnny Depp, Aerosmith's Joe Perry and Guns N' Roses' Duff McKagan - will perform "Ace of Spades" as well as a new cut of their own "As Bad as I Am."

Rihanna-011416.jpg Rihanna has confirmed that she will perform at the 2016 Grammy Awards. "See y'all at the #GRAMMYs February 15 on @CBS at 8e/5p!!" she tweeted. Rihanna, who is not nominated for any awards this year, will join the previously announced performers Skrillex and Diplo's Jack Ü, Justin Bieber, Chris Stapleton, and many more . . .

LadyAntebellum.jpg Charles Kelley continues to tease the release of his upcoming solo album The Driver with the release of the music video for "Southern Accents." The video sees the Lady Antebellum member performing the cut with his band atop the Capitol Records tower in Los Angeles. "Southern Accents" is a cover of the title track to the 1985 album by Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers.

imge1-061515.jpg Maurice White, a co-founding member of Earth, Wind & Fire, has passed away at the age of 74. White died in Los Angeles after a long battle with Parkinson's. He was diagnosed in 1992 and his condition deteriorated in recent months. The disease had progressed to the point where he was forced to stop touring with the band in 1994.

KanyeWest-09292009.jpg A previously unreleased video of Kanye West freestyling has been released by U.K. DJ Tim Westwood. The 2004 video, shot around the time of the release of Ye's The College Dropout, sees him rhyming alongside ex Roc-A-Fella execs Dame Dash and Kareem "Biggs" Burke. "I'ma take a little intermission," West says at one point.

Metallica-102709.jpg Metallica's James Hetfield makes a guest appearance on FOX's American Dad in the role of a water polo coach. Hetfield appears in an episode called "The Life Aquatic with Steve Smith," which is viewable via the TBS website. The appearance isn't the first time Hetfield's been animated, as he's previously appeared on The Simpsons and Metalocalypse.

Image14-020516.jpg Seal and Sam Hunt will headline the Super Bowl 50 NFL Tailgate Party at Levi's Stadium in the San Francisco Bay Area on Sunday, February 7. The concert comes ahead of the big match up between the Denver Broncos and the Carolina Panthers. Hunt himself is a former athlete, who played quarterback for Middle Tennessee State University and the University of Alabama at Birmingham.

Eltonjohn-071511.jpg Elton John gave an impromptu performance of "Tiny Dancer" for a train station of London commuters at the city's St. Pancras International depot. One surprised onlooker told the Guardian that passersby were intrigued by the scene. "A colleague and I were just walking through the station and there was a bit of a crowd, then everyone started clapping and cheering."

NoelGallagher-050511.jpg Noel Gallagher says the upcoming Oasis documentary film will not feature any "monstrous drug taking," because that footage has been cut out. The same team that helmed the recently successful Amy Winehouse biopic are working on the Oasis doc, and are said to have been given "unprecedented" access to the band and unseen archive footage, with both Noel and Liam Gallagher.

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