Sorry Queen fans, guitarist Brian May says that the band are not working on a new album because singer Adam Lambert "doesn't want to be with us all the time." "[A new album] is not coming along, no we're not doing that," May told Gigwise. "Not at the moment anyway, we might do. At the moment we're watching with interest while Adam pursues his solo career . . ."
Kelly Clarkson is denying claims that she plagiarized Jimmy Eat World on her new track "Heartbeat Song." She has been accused that her hit song is very similar to the band's song "The Middle," from their fourth album Bleed American released in 2001. "I didn't write the song, I just sang it," she told Rolling Stone. "But I didn't catch that."
Fall Out Boy's Pete Wentz says that everything was different after Nirvana came along, while Patrick Stump wasn't a fan of the band at first. "Kurt and Nirvana was one of those few moments in music that we got to witness where everything was different after Nirvana," Wentz told MTV News. "They literally stopped hair metal, that's crazy."
Dierks Bentley is offering a word of advice to any and all aspiring songwriters out there. "You want to be a songwriter? Write every day," Bentley says. "Five hundred songs is a lot, but I got what he was saying. Don't type them up on a nice sheet of paper and put 'em in a three-ring binder. Just write 'em up, then go on to the next one. Keep writing."
T.I. has issued a new remix of Jidenna's single "Classic Man." The track can be found on DJ MLK's mixtape GoodNight Don't Exist in ATL 7. The new mix is just the latest track T.I. has lent his vocals to. Recently he was also featured on 50 Cent's "Get Low" alongside Jeremih and 2 Chainz as well as Evan Ross' ballad "How to Live Alone."
Thom Yorke has recorded a new 18-day soundtrack that coincides with an art exhibition by Radiohead visual artist Stanley Donwood. Yorke's soundtrack, entitled Subterranea, features 18 days worth of original material, according to a press release quoted by Triple J. There are no plans for an official release.
Gregg Allman has announced plans to release a new album and DVD, Live: Back to Macon, GA this summer, which was recorded during a January 14, 2014 performance at the Grand Opera House. The two-disc album and DVD include much of the same material; the video also features some interviews with Allman, who recorded the shows with his eight-piece solo band in front of an intimate crowd.
Reba McEntire has shared some good news about her brother Pake, who recently suffered a stroke after back surgery. "This week we have seen small steps of improvement each day," McEntire writes on Instagram, under a photo of her brother. "This morning he opened his eyes and even watched a little bit of the news before going back to sleep."
Tamar Braxton has teased a new single with an acapella performance video shared via Instagram. The Braxton Family Values star recently dropped a new single titled "Let Me Know" and released the new teaser vid just as the show's new season is set to kick off. The show resumed earlier this week and Tamar posted the video to her official Instagram account.
Sting and James Corden have both lent their voices to the legions of celebrities paying tribute to David Letterman. The Late Show host signed off this week and the pair teamed up for their tribute song together on Corden's Late Late Show, immediately following Dave's final episode earlier this week.
Vampire Weekend's Ezra Koenig says that the band is getting ready to begin work on a new album. "Right now we're definitely gearing up to start working on another album but, we're not in a zone of like getting in there everyday or anything. There have been discussions, of course there's . . . in some ways, you know, we're always working," he said in a new interview.
John Rich has announced that he will headline St. Jude Presents John Rich and Friends, a special event set for June 9 at the Cannon Center for the Performing Arts in Memphis. Lee Greenwood, Lorrie Morgan, T.G. Sheppard, John Conlee, Frankie Ballard and comedians Williams & Ree will join Rich for the evening.
Christina Milian has revealed a daring new hair-do featuring a heart shaved into her upper neck. In new images shared by People, Milian was seen cruising around Los Angeles earlier this week with the new heart and line design. It's just the most recent of Milian's new style choices, as the 33-year-old singer also recently acquired a Lil Wayne-inspired tattoo.
A man convicted of burgling Miley Cyrus' Los Angeles home last December has been sentenced to two years in prison. Rusty Sellner, who stole what the prosecution described as "a large amount of personal property" from the singer's Toluca Lake home, was sentenced in Los Angeles.
Pat Benatar and Neil Giraldo teamed up earlier this month for a special cover tribute to Johnny Cash. The pair, who are married and have two daughters together, took the stage together at Nashville's Ryman Auditorium for the show to sing a mash-up of their signature hit "Heartbreaker" with Cash's classic "Ring of Fire."