Kurt Cobain's family, Courtney Love and Frances Bean Cobain, are urging a Seattle judge to not authorize the release of his death photos. Seattle Superior Court judge Theresa Doyle will hear arguments from both Love and daughter Frances Bean, as well as from Richard Lee, who runs a local public access television show.
Eric Church will be honored with a new exhibit at the Country Music Hall of Fame entitled Eric Church: Inside the Outsider. The new exhibit, which opens September 18 and runs through February, will include Church's stage outfits, guitars, song manuscripts, photos and more.
In the face of recent criticisms, Roger Waters, a frequent critic Israeli policies, is clarifying his position, saying that he "hates apartheid, not Israel." Waters, an advocate of the BDS (Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions) movement, has been calling on fellow musicians to boycott Israel over its policies in the West Bank and the continued occupation.
Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds are set to release a new remix album, Where The City Meets The Sky: Chasing Yesterday: The Remixes, featuring new takes on tracks from their most recent LP, Chasing Yesterday.
Beyoncé has been blasted by talk show host Bill O'Reilly for backing the Black Lives Matter movement. It was reported that the singer and her husband Jay Z anonymously wired donations to protesters in Ferguson, Missouri who had been jailed for protesting against police brutality.
Keri Hilson found herself on the defensive after making comments on Twitter which some people thought were aimed at Drake, who is currently waging a battle with Meek Mill over the latter's comments that Drizzy uses ghostwriters.
Blur guitarist Graham Coxon is not a fan of Kanye West, calling him a "f*****g idiot" in a new interview. "He's a f*****g idiot, isn't he?" Coxon told the Guardian. "Does he even make his own albums? All I hear is a loop starting, some bloke starts to sing or rap, and the loop finishes. There's no shape to this stuff. And the lyrics just seem to be idiotic."
Garth Brooks tops Forbes' 2015 list of the highest-paid country acts. Brooks topped the list thanks to over $90 million in revenue last year, while also earning the highest single-year revenue that Forbes has ever recorded for a country artist.
Lauryn Hill took the stage on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon to perform the Nina Simone classic, "Feeling Good," a cut from the covers album, Nina Revisited: A Tribute to Nina Simone. The covers record, which features six songs by Hill, was released along with the Netflix original documentary, What Happened Miss Simone?.
Paul McCartney is set to reissue Tug Of War and Pipes Of Peace, the first two studio albums he recorded after the breakup of Wings. Both reissues will be available on October 2. There is a deluxe edition of Tug of War, which also includes the original 1982 mix of the album, as well as a super deluxe edition, which is limited to 1,000 sets.
An exhibit of Bruce Springsteen pictures will show at Edinburgh's Off Beat Lounge gallery, beginning October 8. The pics come courtesy of Jo Lopez, who's been snapping photos of the Boss for 16 years. The exhibition, titled The Man Behind the Man, will also give the chance for fans to buy prints signed by Lopez.
Jennifer Nettles has released "Sugar," the newest track off her forthcoming sophomore album, as her latest single. Nettles co-wrote the track with Brandy Clark and Jessie Jo Dillon, while Dann Huff produced it. "Mama always told me that it takes a little bit of honey / If you wanna attract yourself a bee," she sings.
Art Garfunkel has not given up hope for a Simon & Garfunkel reunion, saying that he would love to make another album if the opportunity presents itself. "I love Paul Simon," he told Mojo.
Jake Owen and Miranda Lambert are set to take part in this year's ACM Honors, with Owen set to host and Lambert set to perform. "I'm really excited about being the host of the ACM Honors again," Owen says.
Alicia Keys has released her latest single "28 Thousand Days," an uplifting new track that challenges listeners to live every day to its fullest. The title of the new cut is a direct reference to the average life span of a human (76 years). "There's only 28,000 days / Who would you love, where would you go, what would you celebrate / I'm tellin' you that life's too short . . ."