Blake Shelton will serve as the headliner for this year's Stars for Second Harvest benefit concert. The Stars for Second Harvest concert benefits the Second Harvest Food Bank of Middle Tennessee; in the past 11 years, the annual event has helped raise nearly $900,000. The 12th annual concert is set to take place on June 7 at the Ryman Auditorium in Nashville.
Radiohead have performed their beloved track "2+2=5" for the first time since 2009. The performance came during the band's recent show in Paris and the Hail to the Thief track was joined by the OK Computer classics "Airbag" and "Climbing Up the Walls." The band made headlines earlier this spring when they made their return to the stage for the first time since 2012.
Paul McCartney will not be appearing on U.K version of the The Voice anytime soon. The former Beatle turned down an offer to be a coach on the upcoming season of the reality singing series. The Voice is moving to ITV from BBC1 for its next series, which will start in 2017.
Rihanna is expanding her fashion empire by teaming with Dior for a new line of sunglasses. RiRi and Dior are collaborating on a collection of futuristic sunglasses simply called "Rihanna." According to WWD, the frames will be sold exclusively at Dior retail stores starting in early June. The one style is available in silver, pink, blue, green, and red, and will retail for $840.
Khloe Kardashian has once again filed for divorce from Lamar Odom. E! News reports that Kardashian has filed for divorce with the help of attorney Laura Wasser. She cited "irreconcilable differences," once again, as the reason for the split. A source tells E! News, "Khloe is looking forward to moving on."
Pink recently performed a cover of Jefferson Airplane's 1967 song "White Rabbit" on Jimmy Kimmel Live!. During her stop by the late night show she also performed her new pop single "Just Like Fire," which was produced by Max Martin and Shellback. Both songs are featured in the forthcoming movie Alice Through the Looking Glass.
Chris Brown has won a legal battle with Nia Guzman over visitation rights to his daughter Royalty. Guzman claimed that Brown is an unfit parent in need of a monitor because of his alleged smoking and gang links, but the judge has ruled in favor of Brown, TMZ reports. As a result of the ruling, Brown and Guzman will continue to have joint legal and physical custody.
Lzzy Hale of Halestorm says that it was a Christian rock festival she attended when she was 11 years old that inspired her to pursue a career in music. "I've been in the same band since I was 13, so I've been gigging for a long time. My parents used to take me to local festivals and it would just be a mish-mash of things," she tells iRockRadio.
David Bowie's son Duncan Jones says that he feels fortunate to have had the chance to say his goodbyes before his father passed away. "I'm OK, I'm good. I was very fortunate, we got a chance to say our goodbyes. It's a weird one for me, I don't really know how to talk about it or what to say about it - other than the fact that we got a chance to say our goodbyes," he said.
Alice In Chains' Jerry Cantrell once brought the Deftones to tears, according to drummer Abe Cunningham. Cantrell makes a guest appearance on Deftones track "Phantom Bride," which is featured on their latest album Gore. Cunningham admits that when Cantrell laid down his guitar part, the band was incredibly moved.
Elton John will not meet with Russian President Vladimir Putin before he performs in Moscow, according to reports. Reuters reports that the meeting will not take place due to scheduling conflicts. The invitation for the meeting came after John fell victim to a hoax that saw Russian TV hosts prank call John posing as Putin.
While Miranda Lambert's Pink Pistol store in Tishomingo, Oklahoma has closed its doors for good, the Lindale, Texas, location is set for expansion. Plans call for the Lindale locale to have a larger inventory, including more "Miranda'ize" merchandise and unique shopping opportunities for fans, according to a press release.
Nine Allman Brothers Band albums will be remastered and released on vinyl in a new set this summer. The 15-LP collection will include an expanded two-record edition of The Allman Brothers Band, Idlewild South, the double At Fillmore East and Eat a Peach, Brothers and Sisters, Win, Lose or Draw and more.
Switchfoot have announced a massive fall tour in support of their forthcoming new album Where the Light Shines Through. The Looking for America Tour will kick off on September 19 in Denver, will travel through more than 40 stops before wrapping up November 26 in San Francisco. The tour is making stops in Chicago, where the band will perform a two-night stand at the House of Blues.
Rush's Alex Lifeson has "hours" of material for a potential new solo album. Lifeson says that while he isn't sure he wants to record a new solo album, since he released his solo debut Victor back in 1996, he does have "hours" of material "that inspires him." "What I enjoyed most about making that album was the variety of the material," Lifeson said.