Marvin Gaye is commemorated in a new track that also features vocals from the legendary crooner. Rapper BJ the Chicago Kid has released a new single called "Uncle Marvin." In the track, BJ is talking to a romantic interest, with Gaye's vocals providing the mood.
Nicki Minaj celebrated her birthday in style. The rapper turned 34 years old last week, and took the party to the beaches of the popular island getaway of Turks and Caicos. She was joined by boyfriend Meek Mill.
Noel Gallagher revealed in an interview during Steve Lamacq's show on BBC Radio 6 that he was presented with some television opportunities after Oasis broke up. He received offers to appear on both Top Gear and Strictly Come Dancing.
Missy Elliott and TLC appeared on Taraji P. Henson's holiday variety show last week. The acts teamed up for a remix of "Sleigh Ride" as part of the special Taraji's White Hot Holidays. The TLC version of "Sleigh Ride" appeared on the 1992 soundtrack for the movie Home Alone 2: Lost in New York.
Jennifer Lopez has extended her Las Vegas dates. The new dates will run through September and October of 2017. Planet Hollywood in Las Vegas premiered Lopez's All I Have show back in January. Since then the show has brought in over $1 million in ticket sales.
Elvis Presley and Merle Haggard are among the leading artists being inducted into the Grammy Hall of Fame in 2017. Presley's "Jailhouse Rock" and Haggard's "Okie From Muskogee" will both be among the legendary recordings honored in the Hall of Fame.
A Randy Trivis tribute concert is set to take place in early 2017. The concert will raise money for the Randy Travis Foundation, a non-profit organization that raises money for stroke research and rehabilitation. The event is being billed as 1 Night. 1 Place. 1 Time: A Heroes & Friends Tribute to Randy Travis.
Black Sabbath guitarist Tony Iommi revealed that he will soon undergo surgery to remove a lump from his throat. Iommi was diagnosed with lymphoma back in 2012, but he revealed in August that his cancer was in remission.
A series of concerts is being planned by former collaborators of David Bowie to honor the late music icon and raise money for charity. The Celebrating David Bowie concert series will kick off at the O2 Arena in London on January 8, which would have been Bowie's 70th birthday.
Dolly Parton has recruited some big acts for her upcoming benefit concert. The Smoky Mountains Rise: A Benefit for the My People Fund event will raise money for victims of the wildfires in and around Gatlinburg, Tennessee.
Fiona Apple recently put her own spin on the holiday classic "The Christmas Song," turning it into an anti-Trump protest tune. She transformed the lyrics of the "Chestnuts Roasting on an Open Fire" song into "Trump's Nuts Roasting on an Open Fire."
Pete Townshend says that it is reinvigorating for the Who to be able to perform to a younger audience on their "Back to the Who Tour 51!" tour.
Reba McEntire says that she is hoping to fall in love again after her divorce from her former husband of 26 years, Narvel Blackstock.
Beyoncé may have the most nominations of any artist this year. But that does not mean that she is immune to being rejected. The Grammy Country Committee rejected her single "Daddy Lessons." There is speculation that the rejection may be related to Beyoncé's recent CMA performance of "Daddy Lessons" with the Dixie Chicks, who have drawn criticism for their political stands.
New Year's Day might still be a few weeks away, but Chris Brown seems ready for 2017, promising his fans passion and "actual talent." The singer posted an image on Instagram last week showing him passionately singing into a mic. Underneath, he included a caption that read in part "No GAMES.... Passion/HARDWORK AND Actual TALENT!"