Beyonce scraps 2021 tour plans in favor of virtual concerts – report

Beyonce will reportedly put her focus on livestream concerts after pulling the plug on a planned 2021 tour. According to The Sun, the Diva hitmaker planned a global trek for next year but, as the pandemic continues, she’s decided to scrap her plans and join the ranks of artists that will perform through livestreams. “Beyonce […]

Dan + Shay and Justin Bieber join Keith Urban as latest CMAs performers

Dan + Shay and Justin Bieber will hit the stage at the Country Music Association (CMA) Awards next week. The stars will give the first-ever performance of their country-pop collaboration 10,000 Hours, which is up for three awards: Single of the Year, Musical Event of the Year and Music Video of the Year. Also confirmed […]

Eddie Vedder ‘in denial’ over Chris Cornell’s death

Pearl Jam frontman Eddie Vedder is "in denial" over the passing of his pal Chris Cornell. Cornell was in the middle of a tour with Soundgarden in May, 2017 when he was found dead in his Detroit, Michigan hotel room. His death was ruled a suicide by hanging which, for Vedder, is still tough to […]

Shaggy releasing reggae Christmas album

Shaggy is joining the stars releasing 2020 holiday albums after unveiling plans to release Christmas In The Islands later this month. The collection of reggae-themed festive tunes will feature collaborations with Ne-Yo, Joss Stone, Junior Reid, and Beenie Man. “Since I was a child, I can remember seeing tourists flock to Jamaica during Christmastime for […]

Paris Jackson announces debut solo album Wilted

Paris Jackson will release her debut solo album Wilted next month. The star announced the project, due to drop on 17 November via Republic Records, while releasing her latest single, Let Down, which was released this week. "F**king stoked to announce that my first single as a solo artist, "Let Down,' will be released this […]

Dolly Parton: ‘I’ve always respected my husband’s wish for privacy’

Dolly Parton has never pushed her husband of 54 years to join her in the limelight. While the 74-year-old singer enjoys the celebrity side of her job, her spouse Carl Dean steers clear of fame – something that has led to a conspiracy theory suggesting that he doesn’t actually exist. Reflecting on the rumors during […]

Taylor Swift: ‘Red is my only true breakup album’

Taylor Swift only has one "true breakup album" – 2013's Red. Since her 2006 debut album, Swift has built a reputation for penning songs directed at her famous exes, which include Harry Styles and Calvin Harris, but she insists not all of her albums are centered on heartbreak. In a trailer for Rolling Stone's 500 […]

Whitney Houston classic hits a billion views on YouTube

The video for Whitney Houston's classic I Will Always Love You cover has become the first 1990s track from a solo artist to hit one billion views on YouTube. The power ballad was originally written and recorded by country queen Dolly Parton in 1973, but became Houston's signature song in 1992 after she released her […]

Brian Johnson hopes new AC/DC album attracts kids back to rock

AC/DC frontman Brian Johnson wants the group's new album Power Up to rekindle young people's love of rock music. The Thunderstruck hitmaker is worried that teens may have given up on rock'n'roll in favor of pop and dance music – but has found it heartening to see youngsters sharing social media videos of themselves playing […]

Paul McCartney: ‘New album is just me having fun during lockdown’

Paul McCartney's new album is the result of the former The Beatles star taking the time to polish up old recordings that he just couldn't get right. McCartney III, slated for release on 11 December, comes 50 years after the debut of his self-titled first solo venture, and 40 years after the follow-up. In an […]