Paramore fronter Hayley Williams says that One Direction have ripped off punk rock act New Found Glory with their latest single, "Steal My Girl." "Beginning of that new 1D song couldn't sound any more like the beginning of @newfoundglory's 'its not your fault' but I realize that I'm gonna get hate from a very large fanbase for that," she said.
Brantly Gilbert will perform a wedding on October 5 at Bayfest in Alabama. The stunt comes as a contest by local radio station 95 KSJ. "Want to get married or renew your vows at Bayfest? Well now here is your chance! Register below to have an official wedding the last day of Bayfest, Sunday, at 5 PM. Brantley Gilbert is not only a country star, but an ordained minister."
Actress Sophia Bush posted a picture of Lady Gaga's boyfriend Taylor Kinney to Instagram, showing the actor wearing a ring. Bush told her followers that the silver band was "his personal ring." "I'm REALLY excited to be on @nbcchicagofire tonight! Just about as excited as I was to see my buddy #TaylorKinney at our press day yesterday," she wrote.
Dierks Bentley's 9th annual Miles and Music for Kids benefit broke its own record for funds raised on Sunday, September 28. According to Bentley, the event brought in nearly $350,000 for Nashville's Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt. "I don't know if the big man is on Twitter, but I'm gonna say, 'Thank you for the weather,'" Dierks wrote on the micro blogging site.
Menahem Asher Silva Vargas of Mexico City has set the Guinness World Record for the largest Harry Potter collection, after amassing 3,097 items. The previous record was set by a collector with 807 items. "Menahem - the 37-year-old superfan of the series - has just been ratified this week as having broken the record for the largest collection of Harry Potter memorabilia . . ."
Kendrick Lamar is among the acts scheduled to play at the Bacardi Triangle festival on a private island in the Bermuda Triangle from October 31 to November 2. Just 1,862 guests will be able to attend, along with contest winners from more than 25 countries who will be flown out on three private jets. The show goes down on Palomino Island.
FOX has scooped up an adaptation of the 1988 Tom Hanks film "Big." The network acquired the property from Kevin Biegel and Mike Royce, executive producers of that network's "Enlisted," which was canceled after one season. The plot of the show will explore "what it means to be an adult and what it means to be a kid, and how in today's world those two things are more confused than ever."
Queen have unveiled a ballad version of the Freddie Mercury single "Love Kills" to promote their upcoming album Queen Forever. The compilation features three previously unreleased tracks including the Michael Jackson collaboration "There Must Be More Than This." "More Than This" was recorded in 1983 in L.A. where Freddie Mercury and Jackson sang the tune.
Trixter guitarist Steve Brown has played his first show as a stand-in with Def Leppard. Brown, who has previously played with Def Leppard's Phil Collen, is filling the shoes of Vivian Campbell, who is currently undergoing stem-cell treatment for Hodgkin's lymphoma.
Chris Brown has unleashed on TMZ head Harvey Levin after the gossip site went after him yet again. TMZ reported that Breezy shoved a girl in a nightclub, setting off the R&B singer. Brown posted a pic of Levin to his Instagram account, along with a blistering take down. "What the devil looks like in person. Lol. You sad little man," he began.
R.E.M. have announced the release of a new box set called REMTV. The six-CD set chronicles the band's appearances on MTV. The first disc combines both of the group's performances on MTV Unplugged (1991 and 2001) and features the outtakes that debuted earlier this year on the audio release Unplugged: The Complete 1991 And 2001 Sessions.
Phil Collins recently opened up on his struggle with alcohol after his career ended and his ex-wife took his kids. Speaking with the Daily Mail, Phil said that there was a void in his life he tried to fill with booze. "And, really, retiring — well, not working — and not having the kids, I guess left a big void," he began.
"Tetris," the classic Nintendo video game, will be adapted to film by Threshold Entertainment, the same company that adapted the video game "Mortal Kombat" for theaters in 1995. "Everyone knows that Tetris is one of the best known, most beloved brands in the world," said Threshold's chairman Larry Kasanoff. "What everyone doesn't know yet is this epic sci-fi story that we're going to tell."
Honeysuckle Hill Farm in Springfield, Tennessee has honored Luke Bryan with its 12th annual corn maze. Seen from the sky, the seven-acre plot has been carved out to depict Bryan's face, along with the text "Nashville Loves Luke Bryan." "During autumn, we feature haunted attractions at night and plenty of activities involving pumpkins during the day!" says Honeysuckle Farms on its website.
Nicki Minaj will host the 20th annual MTV European Music Awards in Glasgow, Scotland this November. The "Anaconda" singer hit Twitter to announce the news, saying, "So excited to announce that I will not only perform, but I have the honorable task of HOSTING this year's #MTVEMA!" She's also been nominated in four categories at the awards.