Music News - Pop


beyonce-jay-z-070618.jpg Beyoncé and Jay-Z dedicated the Detroit stop of their On The Run II Tour at Ford Field to ailing songstress Aretha Franklin.

samsmith-112917.jpg Sam Smith is facing some backlash after he made some recent comments about Michael Jackson. The comments were made while Smith was celebrating with some of his friends, including fellow singers Adam Lambert and Beyonce, on a boat recently.

rihanna-012318.jpg The lineup of artists set to perform at Rihanna's fourth annual Diamond Ball next month has been revealed. "Issa Rae and Childish Gambino were the dream duo for the fourth Annual Diamond Ball and they're coming!!! We are honored and grateful to have them help us celebrate the Clara Lionel Foundation this year," Rihanna said in a statement.

justin-timberlake-61016.jpg Justin Timberlake will release his first ever book, Hindsight & All the Things I Can't See in Front of Me, a collection of "anecdotes, reflections and observations on his life and work," in October.

arethafranklin-081318.jpg Legendary singer Aretha Franklin, who has endured a lengthy battle with cancer, is reportedly in serious medical condition and surrounded by her friends and family in Detroit.

drake-092017.jpg Drake and Migos postponed their "Aubrey and the Three Amigos Tour" on August 10, citing production issues.

michael-jackson-062216.jpg Michael Jackson's estate and Sony Music plan to celebrate King of Pop's 60th birthday on August 29 by hosting The Michael Jackson Diamond Birthday Celebration program in Las Vegas.

robin-thicke-082616.jpg The 37th Malibu Chili Cook-off, which will take place on August 31, will be hosted by singer Robin Thicke. According to Billboard, the four-time Grammy nominee will kick-off the Malibu Chili Cook-off. The event will also feature performances by Cody Simpson & The Tide, Cisco Adler and Scott Russo.

drake-092017.jpg Drake is looking to develop his song "God's Plan" into a game show, according to TMZ. In the viral music video for the track, which currently has over 760 million views on YouTube, Drake gives away nearly $1 million in donations, cars and shopping sprees to complete strangers.

rihanna-012318.jpg Rihanna is set receive an honorary degree from the University of the West Indies. Rihanna will accept her degree "for eminence in the arts," her second such honor since receiving The Harvard Foundation award for Humanitarian of the Year in 2017.

ciara-042718.jpg Ciara has delivered her latest single "Freak Me" featuring Nigerian artist Tekno. She announced the release of her new song on Instagram: "'FreakMe' Ft @TeknoOfficial out this Friday! Been dying to share this with you! Can't wait! #AfroBeats #AfroWave#FreakMeFriday."

beyonce-jay-z-070618.jpg Six schools in South Carolina have decided to close early on August 21 to escape from the traffic chaos that is expected to be created by Jay-Z and Beyoncé's On the Run II Tour stop.

group-sister-sledge-081018.jpg The story of disco band Sister Sledge is headed to the big screen. The news was disclosed by band leader Kim Sledge to Variety.

pharrellwilliams-060717.jpg Pharrell Williams will host the inaugural Yellow Ball, which will benefit the Young Audiences Arts for Learning, the nation's largest arts-in-education network.

drake-092017.jpg Drake has become the first artist to surpass fifty billion streams across all platforms. The news was confirmed in a press release from Republic Records Media earlier this week.

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