The piano that Paul McCartney and John Lennon playing during the filming of Help! is set to hit the auction block. The pair used the 1907 Bechstein Concert Grand to compose the title track to the 1965 film, according to the film's director Richard Lester, who is selling it, the BBC reports.
Imagine Dragons took time out of their schedule this week to visit some children at the Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt University in Nashville. The visit was put together by the group Musicians on Call, which pairs musicians with hospital patients in need.
Reba McEntire's Reba McEntire Center for Rehabilitation in Denison, Texas recently suffered serious water damage after it was flooded with hundreds of gallons of water after a frozen pipe burst. Denison Assistant Fire Chief Bill Ray tells KXII that the water was ankle-deep by the time the firefighters arrived. The pipe was in the ceiling over the swimming and recreational area.
Singer Brandon Howard allegedly has DNA which is a 99.9% match to Michael Jackson, according to Dr. Joseph Goodman, who claims that he obtained a sample of Jackson's DNA from a dental device that had belonged to the late King of Pop at auction. If the claims are true, it could mean that the 31 year old crooner is the son of Jacko.
The Georgia man convicted of killing Usher's 11-year-old stepson has been sentenced to four years in prison. Jeffrey Simon Hubbard was convicted on charges of homicide by vessel after killing the boy and seriously injuring a 15-year-old girl. Hubbard struck the boy, Kile Glover, and girl with a jet ski on Georgia's Lake Lanier in 2012.
Keith Urban has confirmed plans to release his very own line of t-shirts this year. The Nashville star has partnered with the company Industrial Revolution II as well as visual artist Raphael Mazzucco for the shirts, which he describes as "socially responsible garments." "I've always loved cool, interesting t-shirts and wanted to share that passion," Keith explained on the new line.
Zach Adams has been charged with the murder of Holly Bobo, the cousin of country singer Whitney Duncan. The Holladay, Tennessee native has been charged with first degree murder and aggravated assault.
According to local news source WKRN, the 29-year-old Adams was already in custody on unrelated assault charges at the time of the indictment.
Swizz Beatz previewed the Monster X chanel headphones during Paris fashion week. Swizzy was caught on film wearing the cans with fashion icon Karl Lagerfeld. Beatz has a co-ownership stake in the San Fran based audio company Monster. "So proud of my fam @TheRealSwizzz for making #Chanel headphones a reality through a collaboration with @monsterproducts and Karl #Lagerfeld . . ."
Ke$ha has completed a two month stint in rehab where she got treatment for an eating disorder. She hit Twitter to announce to her followers her return to making music: "Happy to be back! Feeling healthy & working on tons of new music." She later added: "I can't thank my fans enough for all the love & support u have given me???. Life is beautiful. I'm so blessed to have u all."
Linkin Park are hitting the road alongside 30 Seconds To Mars and AFI for the 'Carnivores' tour this summer. The 25-date tour is schedule to set off Aug. 8 in West Palm Beach, Fla., and wrap up Sept. 19 in Concord, Calif. LP could be touring in support of a new album, one that jack of all trades Mike Shinoda hinted out could be out sometime this summer.
The Rolling Stones did something this week that they have not done in the previous four decades plus - they performed the track "Silver Train." The band performed the seldom heard track, which appeared on the album Goats Head Soup and was released as the B-side to "Angie," at Tokyo Dome in Tokyo, Japan this past Tuesday as part of the bands Asia Pacific leg of their tour.
Tool have revealed that Failure will provide opening support for their upcoming North American tour. Failure was already slated to perform at Tool frontman Maynard James Keenan's upcoming 50th birthday party.
"I was already excited to play with Failure at my 50th birthday party in May, with Puscifer and A Perfect Circle," said Keenan said in a statement.
A new Bruce Springsteen documentary is set to air on HBO. Directed by Thom Zimny, who also helmed the Boss doc, The Promise: The Making of Darkness on the Edge of Town, Bruce Springsteen's High Hopes will chronicle the process that went into making his last record.
Shakira appears on the cover of the latest edition of Billboard magazine. Wearing a white t-shirt she covers the March 15 edition. "The Shakira Drive," reads the cover copy, "The Voice coach reveals her best and worst trait - 'perseverance' - along with the strategy behind her 4 year hiatus." Shakira's upcoming self titled album is due for release on March 25.
Jennifer Hudson is in the U.K. promoting her latest album. She stopped by BBC Radio 1Xtra for an interview with Trevor Nelson in which she talked about her recent purchase of a home for her long time assistant and friend Walter. "I was going to buy myself another house," she began. "But then I thought Walter needs a house. That's why I came up with the idea."