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JessieJ-061311.jpg Following an unnamed surgery, Jessie J tells her fans that she's not doing so hot. On Instagram she posted a pic of herself on an IV, along with the caption, "I have seen a lot of 'How are you today' comments . . . How am I . . . *Looks up sighs and has to be honest.*" She added, "We all have our moments and one of mine is now."

nene-063015.jpg NeNe Leakes has confirmed that she will leave "Real Housewives of Atlanta" at the end of the upcoming season. Speaking with people.com, the Bravo reality star says that she is relieved to move on from the show but it was a tough choice for her and her family. "This was definitely a hard decision for me," Leakes tells PEOPLE.

kiss-110209.jpg Nick Simmons says his dad, KISS fronter Gene Simmons, is "full of s**t." Writing an essay for Vice, Nick notes it's one of life's important lessons for him to learn. "It's important to kill your heroes. And, sometimes, you have to kill your father," he opines. "Kill him so you can love him, and his flaws, better than one can love a hollow archetype."

willienelson-121211.jpg Willie Nelson and Merle Haggard have released a new video for their collaborative track "Alice in Hulaland." The track appears on their album Django and Jimmie, which was named after their musical heroes Django Reinhardt and Jimmie Rodgers.

JackCarter-063015.jpg Comedian and film star Jack Carter has died at the age of 93. Carter, who appeared alongside Elvis Presley on the silver screen, also appeared in television series including "Baywatch," "Murder She Wrote" and "Family Guy." Throughout his career he was a popular guest host on various shows, but never scored his own series. "Maybe I come on too strong," he admitted in 1963.

selenagomez-020714.jpg Selena Gomez has offered up a new video for her track "Good for You." The video was directed by Sophie Muller, who previously directed videos for Beyoncé and Rihanna. In the video Selena gets sexy in nothing but a white t-shirt while posing suggestively on a couch.

beyonce-102212.jpg Beyoncé took home the awards for Best Female R&B/Pop Artist, Video of the Year, and Video Director of the Year at Sunday's BET Awards. The singer was not on hand at the event to accept the honors. Janet Jackson was the night's most visible honoree, getting a song and dance tribute, along with the Ultimate Icon award.

monae-102513.jpg Janelle Monae and Jidenna were among the performers at the BET Awards on Sunday night. The pair teamed up for the Jidenna single, "Classic Man," bringing the audience to the edge of their seats with the rendition. Monae also performed "Yoga" alongside a bunch of dancers. Both "Yoga" and "Classic Man" are featured on the upcoming compilation from Wondaland.

katyperry-020713.jpg Katy Perry has been named the highest-paid female celeb in the world after hauling in $135 million in 2015, according to Forbes. The finance magazine reports that Perry's income came largely from her Prismatic tour, which grossed roughly $2 million per show for 126 shows. According to Forbes, "Perry is part of the burgeoning batch of stars cashing in . . ."

RollingStones-110409.jpg Ed Sheeran took the stage alongside rock legends the Rolling Stones earlier this week for a performance of the latter's classic "Beast of Burden." The show took place at Kansas City's Arrowhead Stadium and Sheeran helped out on the track after offering up an opening set of his own. Ed and Mick Jagger had previously confirmed plans to connect for a live performance.

Florence-022311.jpg Florence and the Machine paid tribute to Foo Fighters, the band they replaced at the 2015 Glastonbury Festival, with a cover of their song "Times Like These." The English rock band were placed into the headlining slot after the Foos were forced to drop off the bill due to frontman Dave Grohl's broken leg.

Ladygaga2-060111.jpg Lady Gaga posted a photo to social media of herself with an unbuttoned shirt, wearing a bra, with the words "Gay Pride" written across her chest and belly. The pic, snapped on a balcony of her Chicago apartment, was ostensibly promoting the city's pride parade. However, as the Chicago Tribune notes, the picture was taken above Millennium Park.

thewho-103009.jpg The Who closed out the 2015 Glastonbury Festival in grand fashion, taking a pot shot at Kanye West, who performed earlier in the festival, along the way. Referring to West's claim that he was "the greatest living rock star on the planet" during his set, Who guitarist Pete Townshend described the band's set-closer "Won't Get Fooled Again" as "big and rebellious."

Laurynhill-012610.jpg Both Lauryn Hill and Timbaland scored honors at the recent ASCAP Rhythm and Soul Awards. The exclusive event took place at the Beverly Wilshire Hotel in Beverly Hills and Hill was presented with the ASCAP Golden Note Award, which tributes artists that have hit special career milestones. Hill thanked her friends and colleagues at ASCAP for the award.

Tool-band-011615.jpg Tool has announced that they will headline the Monster Mash Music Festival in Tempe, Arizona on Halloween night. Primus and Coheed and Cambria are also slated to play the Monster Mash. Over the course of the festival's three days, the event will also feature performances from Deftones, Linkin Park, Halestorm and Rob Zombie.

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