Icona Pop have released the new single "Emergency," which is available now via Spotify, or for purchase at iTunes, Amazon, and Google Play. "I put a little twist in my hips / Kiss on my lips / Ice on my wrist / Cause I'm hot and I'm dancing / Caught that romancing," sings Icona on the upbeat tune. According to Time, the "song moves with a sense of urgency."
Iggy Pop is among the headliners for the upcoming Riot Fest, scheduled to arrive in three major cities - Chicago, Denver and Toronto - this summer. Pop will perform at the Chicago event, which takes place at the city's Douglas Park from September 11-13. Other artists announced for Chicago Riot Fest include No Doubt, Snoop Dogg, Faith No More and Modest Mouse.
Paul McCartney's Lollapalooza set time has been announced, as organizers say that the former Beatle will take over the Samsung stage of the festival on Friday, July 31 at 7:45 p.m. Organizers also announced that Metallica will light up the same stage on the following day, Saturday, August 1 at 8 p.m. Other acts destined for Lollapalooza include Florence + the Machine.
Miranda Lambert has released the music video for "Roots and Wings" which is meant to accompany a recent commercial she recorded for Ram Trucks. "I've seen so many positive reactions to the song and the partnership with Ram," Lambert said in a press release. "The song is just so special and personal to me, and it is so amazing what the Ram team did to bring it to life."
The set time for Metallica has been announced at Lollapalooza, as organizers say that the group will take over the Samsung stage of the festival on Saturday, August 1 at 8 p.m. Organizers also announced that Paul McCartney would light up the same stage on Friday, July 31 at 7:45 p.m. Other acts destined for Lollapalooza include Florence + the Machine and Sam Smith.
The Rolling Stones have released a new video from the opening show in San Diego of their ongoing Zip Code tour. Mick Jagger opens the vid by talking about hitting the road during the warmer months. "I think outdoors is always really great in the summer, you know?" says Jagger.
Disclosure have released a new song called "Holding On," featuring vocals from jazz singer Gregory Porter. The tune premiered earlier this week on Annie Mac's BBC radio show. According to Time, the tune is a "sophisticated romp with '90s-throwback vibes and a welcome thwarting of tradition by Porter . . ."
Blink-182 bassist Mark Hoppus has announced that the band are "divorcing" their guitarist Tom DeLonge. Though DeLonge denied he had left the band when Hoppus and drummer Travis Barker cancelled studio sessions, Hoppus said that "while the love is still there," the break is permanent.
Madonna has announced that she will complete the opening North American portion of her Rebel Heart tour this October in San Diego. This will mark her first area appearance since November 5, 2008, when she performed at Petco Park on the same night that Barack Obama was first elected President of the United States.
Billy Corgan is selling mail-order boxes of paleo and vegan treats.
The Smashing Pumpkins frontman has teamed up with food subscription service Farm To People for the limited edition baskets, which feature sprouted hazelnut butter, bourbon smoked sea salt, and chunky coconut raw chocolate bars.
Ariana Grande took to the stage of The Voice: Italy to perform her new single "One Last Time." Clad in an all-white playsuit and matching sky-high white stilettos, Grande wore her hair half-up half-down 'do, and showed off her tan and glam make-up as she danced and pranced around the pink smoke-filled stage. The singer accessorized her stunning outfit with a number of bangles.
A man was charged with homicide after he hit a fan with an SUV at a Trace Adkins concert. The incident occurred in Huntsville, Tennessee on Saturday night, where Billy Jason Carson (a vendor at the event) got into an argument with another person, after which he took his SUV to a field where people were congregating after the concert.
The Weeknd has dropped his video for "The Hills." In the video for the track, which features thumping basslines and production by Million $ Mano and Illangelo, The Weeknd leaves a car crash and fights with his female passenger, after which the car explodes. He then wanders around the neighborhood and enters a house with several women in an area near the explosion.
DJ Ashba was reportedly involved in a fight over Memorial Day weekend caused by his smoking an e-cigarette. TMZ has video of the incident, which purports to show Ashba getting into it with a fellow audience member during Romeo Santos' May 24 performance at the Axis at Planet Hollywood Resort and Casino.
Chris Brown puts in an appearance on Kevin McCall's track "Waterbed." Breezy brings in some slow lyrics for the track, crooning, "Hope you don't get seasick, girl / Aquafina under your body / Strokin', are you wet?" McCall adds some rapping to the track afterwards, with the song ending in a series of romantically-charged lines.