Those roving eyes may now have to be contend with beauty under wraps. In a major breakaway from tradition, Playboy is set to stop publishing images of naked women as part of its redesign.
Miguel calls upon the help of Chris Brown and Future for the remix, or 'Re-Lit' version, to his latest single "Simplethings." As Miguel proclaims "I just want you, Smoke with me baby, lay me with me baby, lie for me baby, I just want the simple things, I just want you," Brown sings about finding "someone real and someone true" over a bed of guitars.
Longtime Alice Cooper producer Bob Ezrin recalls the concert that changed his life - seeing Cooper at Max's Kansas City in New York City. Ezrin tells Consequence of Sound that upon entering a scene filled with "people who looked stranger than any group of people I'd ever seen in my life," he witnessed a performance and atmosphere he knew he wanted to be a part of.
Katy Perry discusses her natural hair color as well as her constantly evolving hairstyles in a new interview with Glamour. "I'm naturally the most boring dishwater squirrel brown," she said. "So I've been playing with colors since I was 15. I loved the grunge green, and shocking blue was fun. Colored hair is such a huge accessory that you don't even need to add extra stuff."
Janelle Monae has traded her traditional men's-inspired fashion for something a bit more feminine at this year's Paris Fashion Week. As she tells Vogue, her style is all about evolution. "Style is all about evolution. When I pick clothes I see no gender. Of course as I grow as an artist, as a woman, as a record label owner, and fashion enthusiast . . ."
Keith Richards says that he cracked a rib during the Rolling Stones tour this past summer. Richards tells Rolling Stone that the incident took place at the Stones' July 4 show in Indianapolis. He explained that he was running down the runway that extends out to the floor during the saxophone solo on "Miss You," and "somebody tossed a red straw boater hat," he recalled.
Ariana Grande recently announced at her Tulsa, Oklahoma, concert that she will be sponsoring the adoption fees for 20 puppies at the Animal Rescue Foundation of Tulsa. Halfway through her performance, she made a callout to ARFTulsa, and shared an adorable Instagram post of herself with shelter volunteers and a handful of tiny dogs.
Justin Bieber is threatening to sue the New York Daily News following the publication of photos of him nude while on vacation in Bora Bora. The Hollywood Reporter obtained the document sent by Bieb's legal team. "We recently became informed that your company has obtained and is distributing unauthorized photographs of our Client . . ."
Jessie J surprised Tom Bleasby, her 19-year old viral video counterpart, on a recent episode of The Ellen DeGeneres Show. Bleasby, a former contestant on The X-Factor, created a video with himself and pop star Jessie J belting out the song "Flashlight" from Pitch Perfect 2, via the app Sing! Karaoke by Smule.
Scotty McCreery will release his first book, Go Big or Go Home: The Journey Toward the Dream, a biography, next year. Go Big or Go Home follows the former American Idol winner from his childhood to his appearance on the TV singing competition to what things are like now in his country music career.
Blake Shelton has announced a new set of dates for the early part of 2016. "Alright, time to let the cat outta the bag … I'm going back out on tour next year!" he writes on Facebook. "We kick off Feb. 18 in Cincinnati. And for the first time ever, we're offering some really cool VIP packages that are gonna make hangin' with y'all a lot of fun!"
The estate of the late Michael Jackson is in talks with Sony to buy the King of Pop's catalog. A source tells Rolling Stone that Sony ATV will "either become 100 percent owner or divest." Sony, worth an estimated $2 billion and owning the rights to some 750,000 songs, has maintained a 50-50 venture between Jackson since 1995.
Pearl Jam fronter Eddie Vedder, a longtime Chicago Cubs fan, was on hand in Chicago when the Cubs beat the Pittsburgh Pirates to win the National League wild-card game on Wednesday, October 7. Vedder was in the locker room celebrating with champagne and the winning team. The Cubs now face the St. Louis Cardinals and Vedder, in a tweet, said he'd be on hand for the home games.
Luke Bryan has released a new video for "Strip It Down," the second single from his newest album, Kill the Lights, which was released in August. Bryan's "Strip It Down" video tells the tale of two couples, one in a big city and the other living on a farm, trading places for an evening.
A new Jimi Hendrix documentary, Jimi Hendrix: Electric Church, is coming to DVD and Blu-ray on October 30. The doc, which chronicles Hendrix's July 4, 1970, show at the second Atlanta International Pop Festival, debuted on Showtime this fall. The footage sees Hendrix playing to his largest U.S. crowd in his career, which was estimated at between 300,000 and 400,000 people.