Trisha Yearwood has released "End of the World," a single from her latest album, PrizeFighter: Hit after Hit. The album features ten of Trish's biggest hits, along with six new tracks. According to The Boot, "End of the World" will tug at the listener's heart strings. "It's a track that should be listened to in the middle of a torrential downpour or a record-breaking hailstorm."
Keith Urban has been nominated for for Single and Video Clip of the Year for his current single, "Somewhere in My Car," at the 2015 Country Music Awards Australia. The cut is from his latest album Fuse. In the Single of the Year category Keith goes up against Adam Harvey ("She Don't Know She's Beautiful"), and Kasey Chambers ("Bittersweet").
Paul McCartney has shared 3D footage of his historic concert at San Fran's Candlestick Park, which took place over the summer. Jaunt VR has developed an app that will put viewers in the audience of the August show. The footage sees Macca and his band playing the classic hit "Live and Let Die," and was filmed with 360-degree, stereoscopic 3-D cameras and 3-D sound-field microphone.
Megadeth is teaming up with Backstage Auctions to unload years worth of touring equipment and memorabilia. The auction includes flight and wardrobe cases, amps, cabinets, gear, guitars, picks and strings, apparel, set lists, lyrics, tour programs, autographed items and a pair of tour-used Vic Rattlehead combat boots.
Chrisette Michele has unveiled the cover and track list for her upcoming studio album, The Lyricists Opus. The new LP follows 2013's Better, and is the first on her indie label, Rich Hipster. The cover art features a close up of Chrisette, sporting a new set of lengthy braids. The R&B artist has also released a snippet of the first single, "Together."
After 50 hours of sitting stuck on their tour bus in the snow, Interpol is free. The band got stuck on the thruway in Buffalo, the city which was recently hit with several feet of snow on Tuesday, November 18. The band was on their way to Toronto to play a show, which was later canceled. "Finally just started making a move. 50+ hours later. Hoping for some luck today," the band wrote.
Jimmy Ruffin, the soul singer most well known for his hit "What Becomes Brokenhearted," died in Las Vegas on Monday, November 17. He was 78. His kids, Philicia and Jimmy Lee confirmed his passing but did not give the cause. "Jimmy Ruffin was a phenomenal singer," said Motown founder Berry Gordy in a statement. He called "Brokenhearted" "one of the greatest songs put out."
Imagine Dragons gave a surprise performance at the Bellagio Resort & Casino in Las Vegas, recorded for the Crackle series, Playing It Forward. The internet video streaming service is currently airing the concert. The band played three tunes, their new single "Bet My Life," along with the hits "Radioactive" and "It's Time."
A woman claiming to have dated Olympic swimmer Michael Phelps has revealed that she was born a man. Taylor Lianne Chandler, 41, was born David Roy Fitch and says that she and the gold medal winner met on Tinder and had sex at a Baltimore Ravens game. She spoke on her gender identity and relationship with Phelps on Facebook.
Jessie J stopped by the set of The View to chat with the hosts on the couch and give a performance of her latest single "Burnin' Up." During the interview portion, Whoopi Goldberg brought up Taylor Swift's controversial decision to remove her music from Spotify. Jess said artists got to do what they got to do. "It's so hard to not contradict yourself as an artist."
Mike Nichols, longtime Hollywood director who helmed such pictures as "Who's Afraid of Virginia Wolfe," "The Graduate," and "Wolf," has died at the age of 83. ABC News prez James Goldston confirmed that Nichols died Wednesday evening. "No one was more passionate than Mike," Goldston wrote in an email statement.
Vince Gill and Lyle Lovett have teamed up for a four date tour beginning January 27 in Glenside, Pennsylvania. During the Songs and Stories run, the pair will play solo sets, share stories, and hook up for a few duets. Further dates include January 28 at Englewood, New Jersey's Bergen Performing Arts Center and January 30 at the North Charleston Performing Arts Center.
The Library of Congress has honored Billy Joel with the Gershwin Prize for Popular Song lifetime achievement honor. The LoC celebrated with a Washington, DC concert attended by Democratic and Republican lawmakers. Performances came from Tony Bennett, Gavin DeGraw, LeAnn Rimes, John Mellencamp, Natalie Maines, Boyz II Men and more.
Though many of the biggest releases of the year have underwhelmed over opening weekend, "The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1" is in great position to post far and away the top domestic opening of 2014, with more than $150 million looking very possible as it launches at roughly 4,000 theaters.
Hugh Laurie ("House") will guest star on the HBO political comedy "Veep." The show, now in its fourth season, recently saw the title character Selina Meyer (Julia Louis-Dreyfus) take over for the president, who resigned to take care of his wife. So far, there's been no word on Laurie's role. Previous guest stars have been Jessica St. Clair, Kate Burton, Christopher Meloni and Kathy Najimy.