Kendrick Lamar narrates Kobe Bryant birthday ad for Nike

Nike bosses have tapped rapper Kendrick Lamar to front a new TV ad celebrating Kobe Bryant’s 42nd birthday. The Just Be Better ad debuted on Sunday¬†and featured footage of Kobe and other diversity figures in sport as Kendrick offered narration. The rap star also briefly appeared, playing the piano. The ad begins with Lamar stating: […]

Dierks Bentley: ‘I can’t imagine playing a drive-in concert’

Dierks Bentley "can't imagine" playing a drive-in concert, and would rather wait until touring restrictions are lifted after the coronavirus pandemic. Amid the global Covid-19 crisis, musicians such as Blake Shelton, Keith Urban, Brad Paisley and Garth Brooks are among those who have performed drive-in gigs, which allow their fans to maintain social distance while […]

Ed Sheeran’s first-ever album expected to fetch $13,000 at auction

Ed Sheeran's first-ever album is expected to fetch more than $13,000 when it hits the auction block next month. The Shape of You hitmaker made just 20 copies of his album of love songs, called Spinning Man, which the star recorded when he was just 13 years old. After releasing three international hit albums – […]

Adele ‘honestly has no idea’ when her new music will be released

Adele has told fans she “honestly has no idea” when her new album will be released. The Grammy award winning singer took to Instagram to wax lyrical about self-help book Untamed: Stop Pleasing, Start Living, written by Glennon Doyle. “If you’re ready – this book will shake your brain and make your soul scream,” she […]

Taylor Swift ‘didn’t tell’ You Need To Calm Down video stars it was an LGBTQ+ anthem

Taylor Swift apparently didn’t let the stars of her You Need To Calm Down music video know the track is an LGBTQ+ anthem. According to Olympian Adam Rippon, who features in the visual alongside stars including Katy Perry, Adam Lambert, Laverne Cox, RuPaul, Billy Porter, and Ellen DeGeneres, he had no clue about the pop […]

Selena Gomez teams up with Blackpink on new single

Selena Gomez has joined forces with K-pop stars Blackpink on a brand new single. Following their international hit How You Like That, the four-piece girl group has teamed up with the Rare star for new music, which is set to drop later this month. "So SO excited to announce @BlackPinkOfficial and I have a new […]

Mya wants to reunite Moulin Rouge! quintet

Mya wants to reunite with Pink, Christina Aguilera, Lil Kim, and Missy Elliott to celebrate the 20th anniversary of their hit version of Lady Marmalade. Next year will mark 20 years since the pop stars joined forces as a supergroup to cover Labelle's 1974 hit for the soundtrack to Baz Luhrmann's movie Moulin Rouge! – a […]

Harry Styles becomes second One Direction member to score solo number one in U.S.

Harry Styles has landed his first U.S. number one single as summer anthem Watermelon Sugar takes over at the top of the Billboard Hot 100. The singer becomes the second member of One Direction to hit the top of the countdown after Zayn Malik reached number one with Pillowtalk in 2016. Ironically, he topples ex-girlfriend […]

Keke Palmer to host MTV Video Music Awards

Actress Keke Palmer will host the 2020 MTV Video Music Awards. The TV favorite will join BTS, Doja Cat, and J Balvin onstage at the prizegiving in New York City, the first to air live and in person since the COVID-19 pandemic shut down all awards shows and music events. K-pop superstars BTS will make […]

Dua Lipa roping in Madonna and Missy Elliot for remix album

Dua Lipa has enlisted Madonna, Missy Elliot, and Gwen Stefani to remix her latest album Future Nostalgia. The British pop star's latest record topped the U.K. charts in April, and made the top five in the U.S. – but she is set to give it a revamp and has roped in some of the biggest […]