Drake sidelined by serious illness

Rap superstar Drake has personally apologized to fans in Miami, Florida after having to cancel two weekend shows due to a serious illness. The God's Plan hitmaker had been booked to perform with hip-hop trio Migos at the American Airlines Arena on Friday and Saturday night (22Sep18), but the gigs were pulled just hours before showtime. […]

Sam Smith cancels iHeartRadio gig due to ‘vocal emergency’

Sam Smith has been forced to cancel his latest set due to a "vocal emergency". The British singer was scheduled to perform a 25-minute concert on Friday at the iHeartRadio Music Festival at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, when host Ryan Seacrest made the announcement. "Due to unforeseen circumstances which transpired after his rehearsal, it […]

Avril Lavigne releases first single after Lyme disease battle

Avril Lavigne has released her first song in three years after taking time out to battle Lyme disease. The Canadian singer, 33, has been teasing her music comeback for months, and revealed earlier this month that her long-awaited single, Head Above Water, would be released on 19 September. The Sk8er Boi hitmaker hasn't released any new […]

Beatles’ Let It Be film set for 2020 revamp

The Beatles’ Let It Be movie is to be remastered and re-released for its 50th anniversary in 2020, according to Paul McCartney. Director Michael Lindsay-Hogg’s film, which documented the making of the Fab Four’s final studio album Let It Be, was released in 1970. It featured the iconic footage from the group’s 1969 concert on […]

Kanye West planning to release new album YANDHI next week

Kanye West is hoping for a third hit album in 2018 after hinting he’s ready to release his follow-up to ye, which topped charts in June. The rapper followed that success by dropping his Kid Cudi collaboration, Kids See Ghosts, and now it appears his third release of the year will be titled YANDHI. West […]

Drake and Meek Mill reunite onstage in Philadelphia

Drake surprised fans in Meek Mill's hometown of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania on Saturday by bringing the rapper onstage for an impromptu performance. The two ended their long-running feud earlier this month when Meek joined the Hotline Bling hitmaker at his show at the TD Garden in Boston and on Saturday they reunited during the Philadelphia stop of […]

Lady Gaga desperate to record a duet with Stevie Wonder

Lady Gaga still has big dreams to record a duet with Stevie Wonder and a new version of Dinah Washington standard What a Difference a Day Makes. The Poker Face star opened up her Los Angeles home to Vogue cameras for the magazine's 73 Questions online segment, and revealed all about her future music plans […]

Florence Welch falls into a trance before shows

Florence & the Machine leader Florence Welch likes to fall into a trance-like state before gigs, insisting she needs to be open to the spirit of performance by the time she hits the stage. The British singer has opened up about her pre-gig ritual in a new Rolling Stone magazine interview, revealing she likes to […]

Shania Twain leads haul at Canadian Country Music Association Awards

Shania Twain led the winners at the Canadian Country Music Association Awards (CCMA) on Sunday night (09Sep18), taking home four gongs. The 53-year-old star, who also presented the ceremony at the FirstOntario Centre in Ontario, Canada, was presented with the Top Selling Album of the Year and Top Selling Canadian Album of the Year for […]

Drake and Meek Mill end feud

Drake and Meek Mill have put an end to their feud. On the latest stop of his Aubrey and The Three Amigos Tour with Migos, the In My Feelings rapper brought out his former nemesis during a show at the TD Garden in Boston on Saturday. The pair were all smiles as they exchanged a […]