Blake Shelton may have just written one of the most personal songs of his career. Although there aren't many details to go off of on the new track, it's clear that it means a lot to Shelton. While it may purely be coincidental the tweet in which Blake announced the song, comes exactly one month after his divorce from Miranda Lambert.
A grand piano that has been featured on many of ABBA's biggest hits, including "Dancing Queen," is set to hit the auction block at Sotheby's. Billboard reports that the London auction house expects to sell the instrument, which is owned by the Stockholm music studio where the group often recorded, for between $900,000 and $1.2 million.
Chvrches frontwoman Lauren Mayberry is speaking out against the misogynistic abuse she has recently received online after wearing a short dress in the band's music video for "Leave a Trace." The new clip was met with numerous comments from internet trolls, prompting Mayberry to respond via Twitter: "Dear anyone who thinks misogyny isn't real. It is and this is what it looks like."
The Faces have released a previously unreleased track "Whole Lotta Woman," which is set to appear on their upcoming new box set 1970-1975: You Can Make Me Dance, Sing or Anything . . .. Billboard officially premiered the song, and sat down with drummer Kenney Jones, who said there's even more to come from the new set.
Sam Hunt and Chris Janson, the Peach Pickers, Chancie Neal and DJ Rock will join Luke Bryan on his upcoming Farm Tour. The dates will kick off at the M&J Farm in Ft. Wayne, Indiana and will run through October 10 when he'll wrap things up at the MJ Taylor farm in Valdosta, Georgia.
Two Canadian colleges - the University of Victoria and the University of Waterloo - are offering courses that study the arc of Beyoncé's career. "I just thought she would be an artist that a lot of the students - especially in this young 20s age range - would be able to identify with. They've pretty much had Beyonce in their lives their entire lives," said University of Victoria lecturer.
Keith Richards has released a new single, "Substantial Damage," from his forthcoming LP Crosseyed Heart.
Richards previously unveiled a viral campaign for fans looking to get an early taste of his upcoming album. Richards is placing four temporary plaques in London, each "celebrating a site of significance to the Rolling Stones guitarist's life."
Metallica's James Hetfield and Avenged Sevenfold's M. Shadows are among the celebrities auditioning to play zombies in the upcoming installment of Call Of Duty. Professional basketball player Roy Hibbert, actors Steve Blum and Nolan North and Internet celebrity Justine Ezarik also took part in the celeb "auditions."
Imagine Dragons have premiered a new single, "Roots," taken off of their album Smoke & Mirrors released this past February. "Another day / Another door / Another high / Another low / Rock bottom / Rock Bottom / Rock Bottom / I'm going back to my roots," singer Dan Reynolds belts out during the song's chorus.
Eric Clapton and Joe Bonamassa are paying tribute to the late Stevie Ray Vaughn who died in a helicopter crash 25 years ago. Clapton recalled the first time he heard SRV: "I was so bowled over, so in love with this guy that was playing on stage from the heart completely. I started to feel ashamed of what I was going to do."
Jessie J has released a new lyric video for her new song "Ain't Been Done," taken off of her latest studio album Sweet Talker. In the new video, the words to the new single flash across the screen, changing direction with each passing line, on top of a white background that occasionally sees some black liquid injected into the mix.
Common has publicly responded to reports that his former girlfriend, tennis star Serena Williams, is now currently in a relationship with Drake. TMZ recently caught Williams and Drake kissing at a Cleveland restaurant. "As long as she's happy, I'm good," Common told TMZ.
Carrie Underwood is showing off her six-month-old son Isaiah to the world with a new adorable photo of him playing a little piano. Accompanied by the caption "Oh, just playing my piano in my blazer in the yard . . . ," Isaiah is sporting a plum colored blazer over his diaper while playing the miniature instrument.
Clint Black has announced plans to release On Purpose, his first new studio album in a decade. "It represents my attitude towards life, in that it's never easy to go your own way, but the rewards are greater when you follow your heart," Black says in a press release. "I know that's what my fans expect from me, and I hope that they hear that in the songs on this album."
"Gangsta Way," a new track featuring both Chris Brown and French Montana, has leaked online. On the new track, Brown delivers a country music-esque part as he croons over subdued drums and plucky guitars, while French comes in with Auto-tuned vocals, singing about "European whips" and Facetiming with his girl.