• Lady Gaga producer contacts her as ‘ARTPOP Act II’ petition grows

    Lady Gaga producer contacts her as ‘ARTPOP Act II’ petition grows
    The producer of Lady Gaga‘s 2013 album ‘ARTPOP‘ has said he’s messaged her following the launch of a petition calling for the release of its planned sequel, ‘ARTPOP Act II’.READ MORE: Pop is Not A Dirty Word – A Star Is Born puts Gaga back on top, but why is pop music the film’s villain?DJ White Shadow revealed on Instagram yesterday (April 4) that he texted Lady Gaga in response to the petition, which currently has nearly 29,000 signatures, and ha
  • Neumos in Seattle, in a Pandemic: ‘We’re Promoters. We Expect Sh– to Go Wrong’

    Neumos in Seattle, in a Pandemic: ‘We’re Promoters. We Expect Sh– to Go Wrong’
    As co-owner of Seattle’s popular independent venue Neumos in Capitol Hill, Steven Severin has been a staple in the Seattle music industry for more than 20 years. Roughly 10 years ago, he helped create the Seattle Nightlife and Music Association to bring together the area’s live event insiders, and for the past 16 years has helped run Neumos with its sister club Barboza and the accompanying Runaway bar.
    As part of Billboard’s efforts to best cover the coronavirus
  • Guess on Teaming Up With FriendsWithYou & J Balvin for Capsule: ‘He’s Really Our Guy’

    Guess on Teaming Up With FriendsWithYou & J Balvin for Capsule: ‘He’s Really Our Guy’
    J Balvin, Guess and FriendsWithYou have joined forces for a vibrant capsule that “aims to remind people that happiness is found in everyday life.”
    For Guess, the new collection, which will be available in stores and online Thursday, comes “full circle” thanks to Balvin, who introduced artists Samuel Borkson and Arturo Sandoval III to the brand. After collaborating on merch and other small projects, Guess and FriendsWithYou presents a bigger capsule collection with 75 piec
  • Watch Lamb Of God cover Bad Brains with Fever 333’s Jason Aalon Butler

    Watch Lamb Of God cover Bad Brains with Fever 333’s Jason Aalon Butler
    Bad Brains classic ‘I Against I’ has been covered by Lamb Of God with special guest Jason Aalon Butler from Fever 333.
    The quarantine performance was recorded from the artists’ respective homes – check it out below.READ MORE: Fever 333: “When people say ‘I don’t see colour’, that’s ignorance”“The idea to cover I Against I goes back at least 20 years to a camping trip the band was on,” Randy Blythe of Lamb Of G
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  • Phoebe Bridgers Auctions Her Smashed SNL Guitar for $101,500

    Phoebe Bridgers Auctions Her Smashed SNL Guitar for $101,500
    Phoebe Bridgers auctioned her smashed SNL guitar for charity, bringing in $101,500. Bridgers caused a stink online after some musicians commented on the smashed instrument in February. The smashed guitar was recently put up for auction by GLAAD and sold for over $100k at the auction’s close. The supervising producer of the GLAAD Media Awards […]
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  • AJR Announce 2022 ‘OK Orchestra’ Tour

    AJR Announce 2022 ‘OK Orchestra’ Tour
    AJR has announced a 27-date U.S. tour set to kick off in April 2022. Produced by Live Nation, the OK Orchestra Tour will be in support of their latest album of the same name.
    The tour will launch April 28, 2022, at Toyota Music Factory in Dallas and move throughout Orlando, Philadelphia, New York, Nashville, Chicago, Denver, Seattle and San Francisco. The trek is currently scheduled to close out on June 21, 2022, at Ak-Chin Pavilion in Phoenix.AJR recently released their fourth-fu
  • Dua Lipa Is ‘Free’ in New YSL Libre Fragrance Ad

    Dua Lipa Is ‘Free’ in New YSL Libre Fragrance Ad
    If you purchase an independently reviewed product or service through a link on our website, we may receive an affiliate commission.
    Dua Lipa is fittingly free in the new campaign advertisement on Monday (April 12) for YSL Beauty’s Libre Eau de Parfum and Eau de Toilette.
    “Don’t be afraid of your freedom,” she says in the clip as she climbs up a set of stairs to the top of a building, where she removes her top and bares all to the city below.
    “‘Cause I’m
  • Olivia Rodrigo Is ‘Screaming & Crying’ After Doubling Up in the Hot 100 Top 10

    Olivia Rodrigo Is ‘Screaming & Crying’ After Doubling Up in the Hot 100 Top 10
    Olivia Rodrigo is experiencing déjà vu this Monday (April 12), when her latest single “Deja Vu” debuted in the top 10 of the  Billboard Hot 100.
    The High School Musical: The Musical: The Series breakout star had her debut single “Drivers License” ride to the top slot of the all-genre tally in January, making it the first single to debut at No. 1 in 2021. Her former eight-week Hot 100 No. 1 hit drops to No. 5, while its follow-up
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  • Nessa Barrett & jxdn Enlist Travis Barker for ‘la di die’ on ‘Ellen’

    Nessa Barrett & jxdn Enlist Travis Barker for ‘la di die’ on ‘Ellen’
    With help from Travis Barker, Nessa Barrett and jxdn performed their single “la di die” Monday (April 12) on Ellen.
    The Blink-182 drummer assisted the two for their hazy performance from inside an open cage. All three wore all-white outfits, coordinating with each other and complementing the pink and blue fog surrounding them. This marks the second time the three have performed the song together on television, the first being April 7 on Jimmy Kimmel Live!
    Barrett first released &ldqu
  • Cher Can’t Contain Her Appreciation for Christopher Meloni Either

    Cher Can’t Contain Her Appreciation for Christopher Meloni Either
    Cher gets it too! The iconic performer took a break from promoting her upcoming documentary, Cher & The Loneliest Elephant, to — like many people in recent days — share her appreciation of Christopher Meloni. But in her case, it’s his acting skills she’s praising.
    “CHRISTOPHER MELONI IS EXCELLENT, CHARISMATIC ACTOR,” Cher tweeted in the early morning hours of Monday (April 12).
    The Emmy-nominated actor responded, “A lovely way to start the day.&
  • Yeehaw! Someone’s made a country cover of Fall Out Boy’s ‘Sugar, We’re Goin Down’

    Yeehaw! Someone’s made a country cover of Fall Out Boy’s ‘Sugar, We’re Goin Down’
    A YouTuber has reworked Fall Out Boy‘s ‘Sugar, We’re Goin Down’ into a country song – listen to it below.READ MORE: Green Day vs ‪Weezer vs Fall Out Boy – which band sits on the Hella Mega Tour’s iron throne?Alex Melton’s new version of the ‘From Under The Cork Tree’ single follows his cover of Paramore’s ‘Misery Business’ last month.
    Recorded in his ​”unfinished upstairs bathroom,” Melton&
  • South Korean Lawmakers Face Criticism Over ‘Unrealistic and Unfair’ BTS Military-Deferment Terms

    South Korean Lawmakers Face Criticism Over ‘Unrealistic and Unfair’ BTS Military-Deferment Terms
    The Korea Music Content Association (KMCA) has filed a formal complaint over the “unfair” military-service deferment that K-pop sensation BTS received in 2020’s final month. To recap, lawmakers in December of 2020 passed a measure that allowed BTS members to delay completing their mandatory military service – effectively enabling the Seoul-based act to remain together […]
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  • Ariana Grande, Olivia Rodrigo & More Seek Justice for Daunte Wright After Minnesota Police Fatal Shooting

    Ariana Grande, Olivia Rodrigo & More Seek Justice for Daunte Wright After Minnesota Police Fatal Shooting
    Daunte Wright, a 20-year-old Black man, was shot and killed by Minnesota police during a traffic stop on Sunday, and artists are seeking justice in his name.
    Around 2 p.m. local time on Sunday, Brooklyn Center Police Department officers pulled over Wright for a traffic violation and tried taking him into custody upon discovering he had an outstanding arrest warrant. Police said Wright instead went back inside his vehicle, where his girlfriend was in the passenger seat, and an unidentified o
  • Olly Alexander Is ‘Starstruck’ In Solo Years & Years Music Video

    Olly Alexander Is ‘Starstruck’ In Solo Years & Years Music Video
    On Monday (April 12), Olly Alexander unveiled the music video for "Starstruck," his first single as a solo artist after transforming the band Years & Years into his own personal project.
  • Swizz Beatz celebrates DMX's 'different type of spirit' in emotional tribute

    Swizz Beatz celebrates DMX's 'different type of spirit' in emotional tribute
    Rapper DMX died at the age of 50 on Friday.
  • Watch Bruce Springsteen and Barack Obama’s podcast parodied on ‘SNL’

    Watch Bruce Springsteen and Barack Obama’s podcast parodied on ‘SNL’
    Bruce Springsteen and Barack Obama‘s Spotify podcast has been parodied on the latest episode of Saturday Night Live – watch it below.READ MORE: Bruce Springsteen – ‘Letter To You’ review: a powerful synthesis of past and presentLaunched back in February, Renegades: Born In USA hears the pair discuss their lives, music, and enduring love of America — despite all its challenges. It was recorded in one session last year.
    During the Weekend Update p
  • Macklemore to become father of three

    Macklemore to become father of three
    Macklemore and his wife Tricia Davis already share two daughters - Colette, three, and five-year-old Sloane.
  • Macklemore & Wife Tricia Davis Are Expecting Baby No. 3

    Macklemore & Wife Tricia Davis Are Expecting Baby No. 3
    It’s going to be an exciting summer for Macklemore! Tricia Davis, the rapper’s wife, announced via her Instagram Story on Monday (April 12) that the couple are expecting their third child together.
    “Summer baby,” she wrote on top of a photo of her baby bump.
    The couple quietly married in June 2015, after “the Supreme Court ruled same sex couples could too,” Davis shared on Instagram at the time. The “Thrift Shop” rapper — born Ben Haggerty &m
  • Check out Brockhampton’s rescheduled UK tour dates for 2022

    Check out Brockhampton’s rescheduled UK tour dates for 2022
    Brockhampton have rescheduled their UK tour dates for the second time – check out the new schedule below.READ MORE: Brockhampton – ‘Roadrunner: New Light, New Machine’ review: pain and resolutionThe shows, announced behind the band’s 2019 album ‘Ginger’, were originally set to take place in summer 2020, but were cancelled due to COVID-19 restrictions.
    Rescheduled dates were then set for May 2021, but continued restrictions on large gatherings mean the sh
  • Lil Nas X’s ‘Montero’ & Justin Bieber’s ‘Peaches’ Top Billboard Global Charts, BTS’ ‘Film Out’ Hits Top 5

    Lil Nas X’s ‘Montero’ & Justin Bieber’s ‘Peaches’ Top Billboard Global Charts, BTS’ ‘Film Out’ Hits Top 5
    Lil Nas X’s “Montero (Call Me by Your Name)” ascends from No. 2 to No. 1 for its first week atop the Billboard Global 200, while Justin Bieber’s “Peaches,” featuring Daniel Caesar and Giveon, spends a third week at No. 1 on the Billboard Global Excl. U.S. chart.
    Plus, BTS’ “Film Out” enters the Global 200 at No. 5 and bounds 185-3 on the Global Excl. U.S. chart and Olivia Rodrigo’s “Deja Vu” debuts at No. 8 on the Global 200
  • Kirk Hammett’s signed guitar from Metallica’s ‘One’ video sells for £82,000 at auction

    Kirk Hammett’s signed guitar from Metallica’s ‘One’ video sells for £82,000 at auction
    The guitar used by Kirk Hammett in the video for Metallica‘s classic single ‘One’ has sold for $112,500 (£82,000) at auction.READ MORE: What makes Metallica? The ultimate metal band, unpickedThe ESP 400 series instrument, which was described as being ​in “excellent” condition, was purchased yesterday (April 11) by an anonymous buyer via Heritage Auctions.
    Hammett’s signature appears in silver ink at the bottom of the natural solid body, with t
  • AEG Hosting Summer Concerts in Wyoming With Fewer Pandemic Restrictions

    AEG Hosting Summer Concerts in Wyoming With Fewer Pandemic Restrictions
    As live music looks to mount a post-pandemic comeback, AEG Presents has announced it will book a new outdoor music venue this spring.
    Chinook at Terry Bison Ranch is a 5,000 capacity venue set on a dude ranch on the outskirts of Cheyenne, Wyoming.
    “We liked it a lot because we saw it as a place in the short and long term opportunity,” said Don Strasburg, co-president of AEG presents Rocky Mountains and Pacific Northwest. “We’re looking for cool new ways to present music,
  • Alejandro Fernandez Announces ‘Epic’ ‘Hecho en Mexico’ Tour: Exclusive

    Alejandro Fernandez Announces ‘Epic’ ‘Hecho en Mexico’ Tour: Exclusive
    After a more than 12-month hiatus that saw him interrupt his tour mid-start, Mexican superstar Alejandro Fernandez has announced a 19-date U.S. tour. It will see him performing with 25 people onstage, including his full band, his Mexican mariachi, special guests Christian Nodal and his son, Alex Fernández, as well as a handful of guests in different cities.
    The “Hecho en México [Made In Mexico]” tour, so named after Fernández’s Grammy-nominated album (out o
  • Grey Daze working on new album featuring previously unreleased Chester Bennington vocals

    Grey Daze working on new album featuring previously unreleased Chester Bennington vocals
    Grey Daze, the band fronted by Chester Bennington before he went on to form Linkin Park, are working on a new album to honour the late singer.READ MORE: Grey Daze – ‘Amends’ review: lost album from Chester Bennington’s former band is a reminder of his singular talentBennington left the band in 1998, but had reunited with them and was in the middle of re-recording music for a new album when he died in 2017.
    Last year, Grey Daze released ‘Amends’, an album of re
  • Trampolene announce details of third album ‘Love No Less Than A Queen’

    Trampolene announce details of third album ‘Love No Less Than A Queen’
    Indie trio Trampolene have announced details of their third album, ‘Love No Less Than A Queen’.READ MORE: Watch Pete Doherty and Trampolene play and talk us through ‘Paradise Is Under Your Nose’The record, which has been previewed over recent months via a series of singles, will come out on July 16 via Pete Doherty‘s Strap Originals label. Today (April 12), the band have also shared a new single called ‘Gotta Do More Gotta Be More’.
    ‘Love No Less T
  • 10 Cool New Pop Songs To Get You Through The Week: Tierra Whack, Rei Ami, Darren Criss & More

    10 Cool New Pop Songs To Get You Through The Week: Tierra Whack, Rei Ami, Darren Criss & More
    Looking for some Monday motivation to help power you through the start of another week? We’re right there with you, and with some stellar new pop tunes, we’ve got you covered.
    These 10 tracks from artists like Tierra Whack, Rei Ami, Darren Criss and more will get you energized to take on the week. Pop any of these gems into your personal playlists — or scroll to the end of the post for a custom playlist of all 10.Tierra Whack, “Link”Tierra Whack and the LEGO Group h
  • Bruno Mars & Anderson .Paak, as Silk Sonic, Top Billboard Hot 100 With ‘Leave the Door Open’

    Bruno Mars & Anderson .Paak, as Silk Sonic, Top Billboard Hot 100 With ‘Leave the Door Open’
    “Leave the Door Open” by Silk Sonic, the duo of Bruno Mars and Anderson .Paak, rises from No. 3 to No. 1 for its first week atop the Billboard Hot 100 songs chart.
    Mars unlocks his eighth Hot 100 No. 1 and Anderson. Paak earns his first.
    Plus, Olivia Rodrigo’s “Deja Vu” enters the Hot 100 at No. 8 and Masked Wolf notches his first top 10 as his breakthrough hit “Astronaut in the Ocean” ascends 12-10.
    The Hot 100 blends all-genre U.S. streaming (official
  • Janet Jackson Shows Off Her Perfect ‘Banana’ Splits in a Mirror Selfie

    Janet Jackson Shows Off Her Perfect ‘Banana’ Splits in a Mirror Selfie
    Janet Jackson hit the splits in heeled boots and casually captured the moment in a mirror picture over the weekend.
    Jokingly calling it a “banana split” by using the fruit’s emoji, the 54-year-old pop superstar showed Miss Jackson’s still got it by sharing the pic on her socials Saturday (April 10).Splitpic.twitter.com/fir0Yb2O0J
    — Janet Jackson (@JanetJackson) April 10, 2021And fans think her flexibility isn’t the only thing she’s flexing. She anno
  • Moby discusses Natalie Portman dating controversy, says it became hard to ignore

    Moby discusses Natalie Portman dating controversy, says it became hard to ignore
    Moby has discussed the controversy behind his claims that he once dated Natalie Portman  in a new interview.READ MORE: 12 batshit brilliant things Moby actually, genuinely saidBack in 2019, an excerpt from Moby’s book, Then It Fell Apart, heard the musician recount taking the actor for a drink and, later, kissing her while visiting her at Harvard.
    Soon after, Portman refuted the musician’s claims that she was involved in a romantic relationship with him, saying she fou
  • Olly Alexander sees double in Years & Years’ new ‘Starstruck’ video

    Olly Alexander sees double in Years & Years’ new ‘Starstruck’ video
    Years & Years have shared a new video for recent comeback single ‘Starstruck’, which features two Olly Alexanders – watch it below.READ MORE: Olly Alexander on ‘It’s A Sin’: “There’s not been a British Aids drama on this scale ever”The new single, which is the first new material since the recent news that Years & Years will now operate as an Olly Alexander solo project, came out last week.
    Speaking of the new song, Alexander

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