Steely Dan rocker Donald Fagan has revealed plans for a solo tour this year. The run kicks off with a two-night stand on August 3 and 4 in Port Chester, New York at the Capitol Theatre and will continue through September when he'll travel to Yokohama, Japan for the Yokohama Blue Note Jazz Fest.
Common debuted an extended video for his 2016 single "Letter to the Free" during a recent appearance the Tribeca Film Festival. The track is pulled from his most recent release Black America Again and centers on prison life for many black Americans.
Tori Amos has confirmed plans for a new release slated for later this year. The album will be titled Native Invader and she revealed that it has been largely inspired by nature. The album is set for release on September 8 via Decca Records.
Lee Brice has suffered an injury at the jaws of Brett Young's dog. The incident occurred during a recent tour stop when Young's Pomeranian got a hold of Brice's hand and snapped down hard. Speaking of the incident Brice says he was forewarned.
Lynyrd Skynyrd has revealed that filming has begun on their new biopic. The film will be titled Street Survivors: The True Story of the Lynyrd Skynyrd Plane Crash and the cast will include Taylor Clift as Ronnie Van Zant, Samuel Kay Forrest as guitarist Steve Gaines and Rich Dally III as guitarist Allen Collins.
Will.i.am has been named as a strategic adviser to the board of directors of the new branchless bank Atom. The bank is run primarily off of a smartphone app and Will says that the new banking option will give consumers the choice they need.
Will Smith and DJ Jazzy Jeff have confirmed plans to reconnect for a run of European tour dates. The pair scored mega hits in the 1980s with tracks like "Parents Just Don't Understand," "Summertime" and "Boom! Shake The Room."
Elton John has canceled a total of 8 concert dates, including his upcoming run of shows at the Colosseum at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas, in order to recover from a "harmful and unusual bacterial infection." The cancellations will affect the April and May dates of his "The Million Dollar Piano" shows, as well as his May 6 concert in Bakersfield, California.
Kane Brown has revealed his engagement to his longtime girlfriend. The lucky lady is singer Katelyn Jae, and Brown shared news of their coming nuptials on April 18 at a show in Philadelphia. Brown first opened up about his relationship last year and at the time he said it could be the real thing.
Jennifer Lopez has opened up about her budding romance with retired baseball star Alex Rodriguez during her recent appearance on Ellen. During the interview, J-Lo revealed that despite their collective star power the pair met in a very ordinary way. "It's very simple. I was having lunch somewhere and I saw him. He passed by," she explained.
If anyone could get Metallica's James Hetfield to take his shirt off, it's Iggy Pop. Hetfield went bare chested in honor of the rock icon's 70th birthday. Hetfield made his comments in a video message that was posted on Iggy's Facebook page: "Hey, Iggy. Happy 70th birthday. You don't look a day over 30. I've enjoyed immensely getting to know you over this year . . ."
David Nail has opened up about his ongoing battle with depression. During a series of tweets over the weekend, Nail revealed that despite all the positives in his life, including his twins with his wife Catherine, he stills struggles with the illness. "It doesn't hang around for months at a time like it used to, but it still pops up now and then."
Kendrick Lamar has revealed that he will embark on a North American tour this summer in support of his highly successful new album, DAMN. He will be supported on the new tour by Travis Scott and D.R.A.M.
The newly announced tour will kick off on July 12 in Phoenix, Arizona and will wrap up on August 6 in Los Angeles.
While Neil Young's Pono Music has been offline since last summer, Young is starting over with a new streaming service called Xstream. For Xstream, he partnered with Singapore firm Orastream to create "an adaptive streaming service that changes with available bandwidth" for "complete high-resolution playback."
John Mayer welcomed special guest Ryan Adams to the stage during his recent performance at the Forum in Los Angeles. The pair took on a cover of Adams' classic "Come Pick Me Up" off of his breakout solo release Heartbreaker.