Neil Young debuted the new song "Who's Gonna Stand Up (And Save the Earth)" to support the worldwide People's Climate March, an effort to raise public awareness of climate change. Over 300,000 concerned citizens marched in NYC and other cities across the globe to show their support for the cause. "Who's Gonna Stand Up" features Young and a 92-piece orchestra pleading for climate activism.
Alan Jackson will re-release his 2002 holiday album, Let It Be Christmas, on October 27. According to Alan, the release comes on his 25th anniversary of making music. "You know, I used to think if you could have a hit or two and your career lasts three or four years, you're very lucky," he says. "I never thought I'd have a career that lasts 25 years."
Charlie Daniels is 77-years-old and is still going strong, telling Southern Maryland News that he's "got a lot of music left to play." "I've got a lot of ideas that I would really like to record one of these days. It's just a matter of finding the time to finish writing and bring the recording to fruition." "It's just that we stay pretty busy . . ."
Iggy Pop will deliver the 2014 John Peel lecture - "Free Music in a Capitalist Society" - for broadcast on BBC Radio 6 Music on Monday, October 13. The radio airing will be followed by a video airing on BBC Four on October 19. "I get the feeling that John was the kind of guy who would have done his job for nothing, as long as he felt great about it," said Pop in a statement.
Kris Jenner has filed for divorce from her husband Bruce Jenner, after separating from him 11 months ago. Bruce is expected to file soon, ending the pair's 22-year marriage. In her filing, Kris cited irreconcilable differences. She requested joint custody of their 17-year-old daughter Kylie Jenner. According to TMZ, the pair have come to an agreement regarding a division of assets.
Coming off an excellent box office run, R-rated comedy "Neighbors" is in great position to continue finding adult audiences this week as it makes its way into the home market, setting it up to be one of the most rented and purchased comedies of 2014.
Footage of Beyoncé and Jay Z's last show in the French capital on September 13 aired this past weekend on HBO's On The Run tour special. During this clip the couple performed a mash-up of "Young Forever" and "Halo," while personal never-before-seen home videos played behind them. These videos were taken of Bey and Jay in the span of their decade-long relationship.
Members of Arcade Fire, the Strokes and Bon Iver formed a super group to cover the Phil Collins cut "In the Air Tonight" during the Pop Montreal festival on Saturday, September 20. The performance took place at half time during the Pop vs. Jock charity basketball game at the McGill Sports Complex.
Tim McGraw says he shared a wild night with Kid Rock about ten years ago. Speaking with Taste of Country, the singer called it one of "the most fun nights I'll never remember." "[Rock] came to the show and after the show my band and I and Billy Gibbons was there, from ZZ Top . . . we went back to his place, in his studio and all plugged in and played."
Gerard Way of My Chemical Romance has announced a five-date U.K. tour for November. The short jaunt comes in support of his debut solo record, Hesitant Alien. The trek begins at Manchester Ritz on November 5 and continues at the Oxford O2 Academy (6), Glasgow O2 ABC (7), Cardiff Y Plas (9), and London Koko (10). Tickets for the tour go on sale on Friday, September 26.
T.I. has released the track list for his upcoming album, Paperwork: The Motion Picture. The 18-cut deluxe version of the album features a host of guests including Jeezy & WatchTheDuck ("G Sh*t"), Iggy Azalea ("No Mediocre) and Usher ("At Ya Own Risk"). Other guests include Young Thug, Skylar Grey, Pharrell and Chris Brown.
Producer Tony Visconti says that, contrary to reports, a new David Bowie album is not on its way. Visconti hit Twitter to note that he'd been misquoted by CNN. "There's gonna be another album, definitely . . . soon," the cable news station reported. Visconti responds, "CNN, I didn't say new Bowie album 'soon'. I quoted THE MAN who said 'More Music Soon' on Bowienet."
Polly Bergen, the actress and singer best known for her role in "Cape Fear," has died at the age of 84. She passed away in her Connecticut home on Saturday, suffering from a variety of ailments, among them emphysema. In "Cape Fear," she played the wife of a lawyer (Gregory Peck) who is stalked by a psychopath (Robert Mitchum). Bergen made her debut in "At War with the Army."
Last month, Hunter Hayes announced his upcoming Tattoo (Your Name) Tour, set to kick off October 30 in University Park, Pennsylvania, and now Hayes has dished on a unique marketing venture. Each fan to purchase a ticket gets a custom LED wristband to include them in the show. Hayes shared details of the program.
Bow Wow has gotten engaged to Erica Mena ("Love and Hip Hop New York") after six months of dating. He shared a pic of Mena's ring and his matching Rolex on social media, while Mena let the news slip at the BET Awards in Atlanta on Saturday, September 20. "Uh . . . he's actually my fiance!" she responded when asked about her "boyfriend" by E!