Miranda Lambert has been announced as a headliner for the upcoming 2017 Taste Of Country Festival. She joins previously announced headliners Jason Aldean and Sam Hunt.
Breaking Benjamin has announced a slate of concert dates for a U.S. tour this winter. The band will kick off the tour at the Fillmore in Silver Spring, Maryland on January 10 and will conclude the tour at the House of Blues in Cleveland, Ohio on January 28.
Yoko Ono Lennon paid tribute to her late husband John Lennon on December 8 by making an appeal for gun control in the United States. She made the plea in a Facebook post on the anniversary of his death.
Green Day announced that it has added a new outdoor show to its 2017 tour of Ireland and the U.K. The band will now be playing at Bellahouston Park in Glasgow on July 4. The venue has a capacity of 35,000.
Garth Brooks added Albany, New York to the list of dates on his world tour. This will mark the first time in 20 years the country star has performed in the state capital.
James Taylor, Mavis Staples and the surviving members of The Eagles were among the honorees at the Kennedy Center Honors gala on December 5 in Washington DC.
The INmusic Festival is starting to release details about the 2017 lineup. Recently it was announced that Arcade Fire will be headlining the event and now Alt-J has been added as a second headliner.
Alice Cooper revealed in a recent interview with the Arizona Republic that he is working on a new album with bassist Dennis Dunaway, guitarist Michael Bruce and drummer Neal Smith, the surviving members of the Alice Cooper Band. Cooper also revealed that his longtime producer Bob Ezrin is onboard for the project.
Alan Jackson announced that he will be embarking on his Honky Tonk Highway Tour of the United States in 2017. The country music star will be joined on the bill by Lee Ann Womack at select shows.
Rihanna has once again laid rumors of a feud between her and Beyoncé to rest. The singer is calling for unity, not division among black women. The incident took place over Instagram, with one fan posting the comment, "Congrats and all to @badgalriri and all for her 8 Grammy nods but tbh f**k them because they snubbed her for Song of the Year and Album of the Year."
Kanye West and Kim Kardashian are reportedly not getting a divorce. Rumors have been circulating that the two were indeed splitting. The detailed facts on the couple's relationship are hard to confirm either way. People reported that West did not return home after a recent hospitalization. The magazine stated, "Kanye isn't at home with Kim and the kids," a source said.
Drake is set to open an OVO flagship store in New York City. An opening date has yet to be announced, however, the store will be located in Manhattan's Bowery district. Drake currently has flagship stores in Los Angeles and his hometown city, Toronto. The New York location will mark a major expansion for Drake's OVO brand.
John Legend has been making the rounds on the television circuit in support of his new album Darkness and Light. The R&B crooner recently appeared on The Late Late Show with James Corden where he performed his latest single, "Love Me Now." Legend performed his new single as the title was spelled out in marquee letters behind him on the stage.
LeToya Luckett has released a brand new track, "Back 2 Life." The former Destiny's Child member has been on a hiatus from the spotlight, but now she is back and busier than ever. "Back 2 Life" samples Soul II Soul classic hit, "Back to Life (However Do You Want Me)." In the tune Luckett sings, "Maybe we'll survive / Maybe it's a lie / To keep our love alive . . ."
The Monster Energy Carolina Rebellion has announced its 2017 lineup. Headliners include Soundgarden and Def Leppard.