Jennifer Lopez might be the next diva to set up shop in Las Vegas, as she is reportedly nearing a multi-million-dollar deal for her first residency.
According to TMZ, which obtained details of the contract, Lopez is being offered $350,000 per show to perform at The Axis at Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino, the same venue Britney Spears and her "Piece of Me" residency calls home.
Brantley Gilbert has announced that he has gotten engaged. The country singer broke the news on the Bobby Bones Show on Tuesday morning. He says he's known the girl for a long time now. "I met this little girl 10 years ago. You'll hear her in most of my songs . . . She was the one who got away for about five years. I can honestly say I've never been happier."
The Red Hot Chili Peppers look to be heading in a new direction, saying that their next album will be "super danceable." Bassist Flea spoke with Rolling Stone, noting that the group is currently in the writing stage. "We've been writing and rehearsing, rolling up our sleeves, getting in the studio and doing it. We're nearly finished writing . . ."
Reba McEntire has signed with Nash Icon Music, making her the first artist to join the new venture from Big Machine Label Group and Cumulus Media. Reba says she's already cut 11 tracks for her first LP with NIM. "I've got three more to record that I have found. I'm always trying to beat out what I have already, so we just keep looking."
The Beatles and Judas Priest are among the classic rock acts to announce releases for the upcoming Black Friday Record Store Day event on November 28. The Fab Four will re-release on seven-inch vinyl the 1964 four-song collection Long Tall Sally, while Priest has planned to issue five bonus songs from the expanded edition of 2014's Redeemer of Souls on ten-inch vinyl.
Annie Little ("Dexter," "Southland") has been added to the cast of the Showtime drama "Shameless" for season five. She'll pop up in at least two episodes, according to Entertainment Weekly, playing the uptight sister of Bianca (Bojana Novakovic). The Hollywood Reporter writes that Little plays Elizabeth, "who is a bit of a square."
Drake and iLoveMakonnen have released the music video for "Tuesday," the latest single from the latter artist. In the vid, ILM and Drizzy hit the club for a night of dancing with the ladies. The club footage is interspersed with clips of ordinary folks doing ordinary deeds like making breakfast, folding laundry, playing basketball, and relaxing with the fam.
Natalie Dormer ("Game of Thrones") has signed on to "The Forest," the upcoming supernatural thriller from first time feature length director Jason Zada. The plot is set in the Aokigahara forest at the base of Mt. Fuji, where a young American woman goes in search of her missing twin sister. When she wanders off the path, she is met by the undead.
Aerosmith fronter Steven Tyler says that without AA he would have been just another victim of substance abuse. Speaking with Billboard, Tyler shined a light on some of his darker moments. "I'm telling you all my truth. I am a drug addict and alcoholic, and fighting it every day. I had it all; I didn't care. I hurt my family and my children and my friends," he said.
Lorde is joined by Miguel and The Chemical Brothers for "This Is Not a Game," a cut from The Hunger Games: Mockingjay, Pt. 1 soundtrack. "Electric and dark, the tune seems perfectly posed to set the mood for the particularly angsty third installment of the hit franchise," writes Billboard of the latest release from the Lorde curated OST.
Bob Seger says that fans are too eager to infer that his upcoming Ride Out tour is a farewell trek. He tells Billboard that his future on the stage and in the studio is currently uncertain. "People have said, 'Ride Out' — that sounds a little final there,' and I'm like, 'No, that's not really what I meant.' It's to ride out, clear your head . . ."
FX has canceled "The Bridge" after two seasons. The show starred Demián Bichir and Diane Kruger as detectives working along the U.S./Mexico border. Several fans of the show hit Twitter to voice their discontent with the network's decision. "FX has cancelled The Bridge because life isn't fair and God hates me," wrote one user, while another added, "The Bridge had its problems as a show . . ."
Miguel is joined by Lorde and The Chemical Brothers for "This Is Not a Game," a cut from The Hunger Games: Mockingjay, Pt. 1 soundtrack. "Electric and dark, the tune seems perfectly posed to set the mood for the particularly angsty third installment of the hit franchise," writes Billboard of the latest release from the Lorde curated OST.
Jason Aldean has confirmed the second leg of his Burn It Down tour, beginning on February 12 in Greenville, South Carolina. The trek features 23 dates in total, and support from Cole Swindell and Tyler Farr. "We are coming off a big album release week, and we wanted to keep the momentum rolling and get this next leg of the tour announced," Aldean says in a press release.
Cobie Smulders ("How I Met Your Mother") and her hubby Taran Killam ("Saturday Night Live") are expecting their second child together. A rep for the pair confirmed the news to People magazine. Cobie and Taran, who wed in 2012, have a five-year-old daughter named Shaelyn Cado. "I think I sleep an average of four hours a night now, so it's just like functioning on fumes sometimes," she said.