Toby Keith will appear on the September 10 episode of The Late Show with Stephen Colbert. The former Colbert Report funnyman takes over the program on September 8, making Keith one of his first musical guests. In June, Colbert inducted Keith into the Songwriters Hall of Fame, even donning a cowboy hat and giving a rendition of Keith's 2005 hit "As I Once Was."
Kelly Clarkson gave a soulful rendition of Dolly Parton's classic "Jolene" during a stop on her tour in Albuquerque, New Mexico. The stripped down version featured Kelly accompanied only on piano. During her current tour, Clarkson has been encouraging fans to suggest cover songs for her to perform. Previous covers have included Taylor Swift, N Sync and Rihanna.
Drake's manager, Future the Prince, says that he - not Apple - was the one responsible for the black-out in Tidal's live stream of a Lil Wayne show. He says he was the one who pulled Drake's performance from the stream.
Keith Urban has released the music video for "John Cougar, John Deere, John 3:16," featuring clips of small town America interspersed with clips of Urban playing guitar. "It was a blast. I had a great time doing it with Shane Drake," said Keith.
Fans can catch the Who on the big screen this fall as their 2015 Hyde Park show arrives in theaters on October 7. The sold out 50th anniversary concert saw the band play before a massive crowd of 65,000. "It's a good gig. You draw from all over the country but a London crowd is always a good crowd," said Pete Townshend of the show.
The Foo Fighters are getting into a habit of wishing "happy birthday" during their concerts. During a recent show at Chicago's Wrigley Field, Dave Grohl wished his mom and his cousin Tracy happy birthdays.
Katy Perry has announced the impending release of The Prismatic World Tour Live DVD/CD, due October 30. The concert features footage shot during Perry's Sydney, Australia stop in December 2014. The set features 20 of Perry's biggest hits including "Roar," "I Kissed a Girl," "By the Grace of God," "Teenage Dream" and "Firework."
Mumford & Sons are heading to South Africa for the first time ever in their career. The band announced plans for three shows in the country for next year. The band will perform in Cape Town on January 29 at the Grand Parade, Durban on February 3 at the Durban Botanic Gardens, and in Pretoria on February 6 at the Monument Amphitheatre.
Joe Walsh has revealed that he is currently working on his memoir. "I've been working on it for about a year," Walsh told Billboard. "Some of it's really funny. Some of it is what happened. Some of it is other people telling me what I did and some of it is just plain my humor. When it's done it will come out. It's kind of a big undertaking."
Justin Bieber has released the music video for "What Do You Mean," a new cut he debuted live during the MTV VMAs on Sunday night. The, directed by Brad Furman, features John Leguizamo and Xenia Deli, as the Bieb's love interest. Deli has been rumored as Justin's latest love interest, and in the visual, the pair make out in a motel room.
Kristian Bush will be subject of a new television documentary, Walk Tall: The Journey of Sugarland's Kristian Bush. Walk Tall: The Journey of Sugarland's Kristian Bush follows Bush in the aftermath of the deadly Sugarland stage collapse, which occurred August 13, 2011 at the Indiana State Fair. The collapse killed seven people and caused many injuries to fans.
Ne Yo hit Twitter this week to set the record straight regarding rumors about him and his fiancée Crystal Renay: the R&B superstar says the pair are not married, but still engaged, and that Renay is pregnant. Before Ne-Yo made the announcement, several news sites reported that he and Renay had already gotten married.
Justin Timberlake has publically responded to comments made by Kanye West that JT cried after not winning the Grammy Award for Album of the Year in 2007. West made the comments during his MTV VMA acceptance speech. Back in 2007, Timberlake lost the Album Of The Year award to Dixie Chicks.
Bring Me the Horizon have announced a new European run for later this fall in support of their latest studio album That's The Spirit. The band has released two singles from the album, which include "Drown" and "Throne." Neck Deep, PVRIS and Beartooth are playing on selected dates, which kick off November 2 in Germany.
Ozzy Osbourne is reportedly working on a new studio album, his first since 2010's Scream. While it did not come directly from Osbourne himself, the news is courtesy of Sylvia Rhone, the president of Epic Records, who told Billboard at the label's Epic Fest in Los Angeles, "It's going to be a really special album.