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Rihanna on Potential New Album: “My Brain is Working Backward Right Now”

Fans of Rihanna’s music should not hold their breath for a ninth record anytime soon, it seems, according to a conversation with the singer-turned-mogul in the latest issue of Interview magazine.  The pop sensation, who hasn’t released an album since 2016’s Anti, recently spoke with Interview editor Mel Ottenberg on a wide range of topics, […]

Louis Tomlinson Says Harry Styles Romance Rumors “Irritate Me a Little”

Louis Tomlinson is opening up about his frustrations with years-long romance conspiracies surrounding his One Direction bandmate Harry Styles. The singer has previously shut down rumors that fans have started regarding Tomlinson and Styles being more than just close friends. However, the theories have continued even during the boy band’s indefinite hiatus. “What I realized […]

Luke Combs, Tracy Chapman, Morgan Wallen Score ACM Award Nominations

“Fast Car” continues to drive Luke Combs and Tracy Chapman to the top — this time, at the 2024 Academy of Country Music Awards. Combs is the top contender this year with eight nominations, competing for entertainer of the year as well as single and song of the year with “Fast Car.” He shares the […]

Bruce Springsteen’s Lewd ‘Curb Your Enthusiasm’ Line Debuts at His Concert

Festivus. Anti-dentite. Bad-breaker-upper. Pretty, pretty, pretty good. From Seinfeld to Curb Your Enthusiasm, for 35 years, Larry David has helped to contribute dozens of phrases to the pop culture lexicon. And in the penultimate episode of the final season, Curb may have offered up his career piece de resistance with returning guest star Bruce Springsteen’s […]

Billie Eilish Reveals New Album Won’t Have Singles

A new Billie Eilish era is underway, as she has announced the title and release date of her third album. For her upcoming LP Hit Me Hard and Soft, which arrives on May 17, Eilish is taking a different approach than for her previous records. This time, there will be no singles. Instead, the Grammy-winning […]

Morgan Wallen Arrested on Suspicion of Reckless Endangerment in Nashville

Morgan Wallen was arrested and jailed Sunday night in Nashville, according to multiple reports. The Hollywood Reporter confirmed the arrest (first reported by Billboard) on Monday via a statement from Wallen’s attorney, Worrick G. Robinson of Worrick Robinson Law. “At 10:53 p.m. Sunday evening, Morgan Wallen was arrested in downtown Nashville for reckless endangerment and […]

Missy Elliott to Launch First-Ever Headlining Tour This Summer

Missy Elliott is ready to get her freak on her first-ever headlining tour. The 52-year-old Rock and Roll Hall of Famer will launch OUT OF THIS WORLD — The Missy Elliott Experience on July 4. The 24-city trek will visit cities like Los Angeles, Atlanta and Brooklyn, and will wrap on Aug. 22.  Her longtime […]

CMT Music Awards: Jelly Roll Tops Country Music Honors With Three Wins

Jelly Roll topped the 2024 CMT Music Awards on Sunday night, taking home three trophies. The country singer won video of the year and male video of the year for “Need a Favor” as well as CMT performance of the year. He won the latter award for his performance of “Need a Favor” at the […]

Sammy Hagar, Brooks & Dunn, Lainey Wilson Pay Tribute to Toby Keith at CMT Music Awards

When Toby Keith died of cancer on Feb. 5 at age 62, the country world mourned the loss of one of its biggest stars. Notching 20 No. 1 songs on the Billboard Hot Country Songs chart and the Country Airplay chart, Keith was an uncompromising, often controversial figure who followed his own arrow and remained […]

Jason Aldean Performs at CMT Music Awards Less Than a Year After “Try That in a Small Town” Ban

Less than a year after CMT pulled his music video for “Try That in a Small Town” from its rotation, Jason Aldean hit the CMT Music Awards, where he performed his song “Let Your Boys Be Country.” While the ceremony was broadcast live from the Moody Center in Austin, Aldean’s performance took place on an […]

FireHouse Frontman C.J. Snare, Who Had Hits in the ’90s Including “Love of a Lifetime,” Dies at 64

C.J. Snare, the lead vocalist and a founding member of Firehouse, has died. He was 64. The band shared the news of Snare’s death on Sunday in a statement on the official Firehouse Facebook page. “Today is a sad day for Rock N Roll,” the message began. “It is with great sorrow we are letting the world know we have […]

Beyoncé Lands at No. 1 With ‘Cowboy Carter’ Album Debut

Beyoncé has landed another No. 1 album with Cowboy Carter. Her country music album bowed at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 albums chart, according to Billboard and Luminate. Cowboy Carter, which dropped March 29, debuted with 407,000 equivalent album units earned in the United States for the week ending April 4.  This marks Beyoncé’s […]

#MeToo’s Tarana Burke on Diddy Allegations: “The Zeitgeist Has Changed and People Are Ready to Believe the Survivors”

For years, people have “heard grumblings and whispers” — as #MeToo founder Tarana Burke puts it — about the questionable behavior of Sean “Diddy” Combs. “But I think the question,” Burke adds, “was there ever going to be any level of accountability?” Five months ago, Combs’ life dramatically changed. Singer Cassie, the music mogul’s former […]

Bruno Mars Announced as L.A.’s Intuit Dome Grand Opening Performer

Bruno Mars is helping mark the grand opening of the Intuit Dome. The singer was announced as the performer for the special grand opening of Intuit Dome in Inglewood, California, it was announced Friday. The Dome is the new home to the Los Angeles Clippers. The performance will mark Bruno Mars’ return to Los Angeles […]

Shakira Feels She “Used to Overdo” Her Vocal Yodel When Singing

While opening up about her past vocal technique, Shakira said she feels like she used to “overdo” her signature yodel on her older songs. The Colombian superstar appeared on a recent episode of Hot Ones, where host Sean Evans asked what makes her “cringe or wince” when listening to her music from early in her […]

Paul McCartney Praises Beyoncé’s “Blackbird” Cover: “Makes Me Very Proud”

Paul McCartney has nothing but praise for Beyoncé’s cover of “Blackbird.” In an Instagram post shared Thursday, McCartney said he gave the superstar his blessing to include her rendition of The Beatles’ classic on Cowboy Carter. “I spoke to her on FaceTime and she thanked me for writing it and letting her do it. I […]