Travis Barker so relieved he didn’t have to spend a week traveling to doomed Fyre Festival

Blink-182 star Travis Barker was thrilled to hear his band had pulled out of the doomed Fyre Festival, because it would have taken him over a week to get there. The punk trio became the first act to abandon rapper Ja Rule’s Bahamas event in 2017 when it started to become clear it would be […]

Beyonce and JAY-Z offer vegan fans the chance to win concert tickets for life

Beyonce and JAY-Z have offered fans who adopt at least a partially vegan diet the chance to win gig tickets for life. The pop power couple previously urged people to give up meat by penning the introduction to her personal trainer, Marco Borges’ book The Greenprint: Plant-Based Diet, Best Body, Better World. On Wednesday they announced […]

Lupita Nyong’o wrote to Taylor Swift to gain movie song permission

Lupita Nyong'o personally reached out to Taylor Swift to win her permission to use hit song Shake It Off in her new zombie comedy Little Monsters. The Oscar winner became hooked on the 2014 tune after it helped to lift her spirits while working away from home, and so she convinced writer/director Abe Forsythe to […]

Maroon 5 teaming up with NFL officials for $500,000 donation

Super Bowl Halftime Show headliners Maroon 5 are helping to donate $500,000 to charity in partnership with bosses at America's National Football League. The rockers have faced a barrage of criticism for signing on for the high-profile gig instead of passing on the opportunity to protest NFL chiefs' treatment of quarterback Colin Kaepernick, whose career […]

Sam Smith couldn’t look at his Oscar for years

Sam Smith used to keep his Oscar statuette hidden because it made him "uncomfortable". The British singer won the Best Original Song category at the 2016 Academy Awards for his James Bond theme Writing's On The Wall, from the movie Spectre. But on the night he was criticized for giving an "off-pitch" performance and for […]

Lady Gaga stuns audience with surprise Bradley Cooper duet

Lady Gaga stunned the audience in Las Vegas by performing a surprise duet with Bradley Cooper. The singer, 32, brought out her A Star is Born co-star and director onstage on Saturday to sing their Oscar-nominated song Shallow, as the crowd went wild. Gaga, who was also nominated for her role in the romantic drama, has […]

Post Malone teaming up with Red Hot Chili Peppers for the Grammys

Rapper Post Malone is set to rock out with the Red Hot Chili Peppers at the 2019 Grammy Awards. The two artists have been paired up to deliver a unique set at the Los Angeles ceremony, where Malone will compete for four prizes, including Record of the Year for Rockstar and Album of the Year […]

Ed Sheeran’s Shape of You certified diamond

Ed Sheeran has made pop history in America after his hit song Shape of You was certified diamond. The British superstar released the track in January, 2017, and it has dominated airwaves and streaming playlists ever since, topping charts around the world and earning Ed the Grammy Award for Best Pop Solo Performance last year. […]

Backstreet Boys: ‘Our chemistry is coming back’

The Backstreet Boys are tighter than ever as the band prepare to embark on their first headline tour in four years. The group, AJ McLean, Howie Dorough, Nick Carter, Kevin Richardson, and Brian Littrell, enjoyed huge success in the '90s, before they reformed in 2012, and are set to drop their 10th album DNA on […]

Victoria Beckham: ‘Turning down Spice Girls tour wasn’t a hard decision’

Declining the opportunity to take part in the Spice Girls reunion tour wasn’t a hard decision for Victoria Beckham to make. For years, the singer-turned-fashion designer has made it clear her pop days are firmly behind her, so it didn’t come as too much of a surprise to fans in November when the Wannabe hitmakers officially […]