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deep-set-eyes-071916.jpg Cher accepted the Billboard Icon Award at the 2017 Billboard Music Awards on Sunday, telling the audience that "I've wanted to do what I do since I was four years old. And I've been doing it for 53 years." Cher was introduced and handed the award by Gwen Stefani. She also recalled some advice that her mother gave her at a young age.

KatyPerry-New-042717.jpg Katy Perry, acting as musical guest on the season finale of Saturday Night Live, performed her hits "Swish Swish" and "Bon Appetit," both cuts from her latest album, Witness. "Swish Swish" featured guest spots from Vivacious of RuPaul's Drag Race fame, Instagram star Russell Got Barzz, as well as a handful of dancers and drag queens.

drake-070916.jpg Drake racked up 13 awards at the Billboard Music Awards over the weekend, making him the winningest artist ever at the event. Drizzy took the stage repeatedly throughout the event and thanked his many big name friends and collaborators in the industry.

luke-bryan-070916.jpg Luke Bryan has announced the fourth annual Crash My Playa event in Riviera Maya, Mexico. The event will feature multiple performers with Bryan headlining one of the nights. Other performers will be announced soon.

U21-080416.jpg During their sold out Joshua Tree 2017 Tour stop in Pasadena, California, U2 dedicated one of their songs to the late Chris Cornell. Bono dedicated Joshua Tree's "Running to Stand Still" to Cornell, who he called "a lion." He also mentioned the late singer's wife and children, calling them, "beautiful sweet souls."

jack-whites-070916.jpg Jack White has announced a new children's book, We're Going To Be Friends, which will be out later this year. The title of the book is inspired by a White Stripes song. We're Going To Be Friends will be available from November 7 via Third Man Books.

monae-081116.jpg Janelle Monae is set to star alongside Leslie Mann and Steve Carell in an upcoming drama from director Robert Zemeckis. Zemeckis co-wrote the screenplay with Caroline Thompson. The untitled feature is based on Jeff Malmberg's 2010 doc Marwencol, which follows a man who builds a miniature WWII-era village as a way to recover from an assault.

beatles69-063016.jpg A new Beatles pop-up shop will open in Liverpool, England on May 25. It will stay open until June 11. The shop will celebrate the 50th anniversary re-release of the band's Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band album. A tweet promised "lots of exclusive products," encouraging fans to arrive at midnight on the first evening to be the first to buy the anniversary edition of the album

nicki-081816.jpg After starting a foundation to help her fans pay for their college tuition, Nicki Minaj has revealed that she has donated funds to help build an Indian village. She made the announcement via a video showing fresh water being provided to an area of need. "This is the kind of thing that makes me feel the most proud," she captioned the clip.

chriscornell-070116.jpg Chris Cornell will finally be laid to rest on May 26, according to CNN. His family is considering a public memorial, but for now only the private funeral service is planned. Cornell's body will be flown from Michigan to Los Angeles and will be buried at the Hollywood Forever Cemetery, the sources said.

tobykeith-063016.jpg Toby Keith performed in the Saudi Arabian capital of Riyadh during President Donald Trump's first overseas visit over the weekend. The concert was free and open to men only. Those in attendance posted videos and photos of the concert online showing Keith playing guitar in a duet with Saudi singer Rabeh Saqer.

OneDirection-032917.jpg Stevie Nicks made a surprise appearance at Harry Styles' secret show at Los Angeles' The Troubadour on May 19. "I'm pretty sure that this was going to be up there with one of the best nights of my life," he said, introducing Nicks.

StevieNicks-041717.jpg Stevie Nicks made a surprise appearance at Harry Styles' secret show at Los Angeles' The Troubadour on May 19. "I'm pretty sure that this was going to be up there with one of the best nights of my life," he said, introducing Nicks.

WyclefJean-032117.jpg Wyclef Jean is rallying for support of Haitian immigrants in light of the Trump administration's decision to extend the Temporary Protected Status (TPS) program or terminate it.

mileycyrus-063016.jpg Miley Cyrus says that she is the inspiration behind Katy Perry's hit song "I Kissed A Girl." Cyrus and Perry first became friends around the time "I Kissed A Girl" was released, when Cyrus was the star of Disney's Hannah Montana.

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