The Weeknd contemplating retiring his public persona

R&B star The Weeknd is considering ditching his stage name. The Starboy hitmaker, born Abel Tesfaye, has found huge success in the music industry as his alter ego, but the 27-year-old admits he may make a change for future releases. "Kind of like pulling a Ziggy Stardust," he tells Harper's Bazaar magazine of his future […]

Mark Ronson kicked tipsy Dave Grohl out of recording session

Mark Ronson kicked a tipsy Dave Grohl out of a recording session for Queens of the Stone Age’s new album. Mark produced the band’s new record Villains, which was recorded at United Recording Studios in Los Angeles, just down the road from where Dave and the Foo Fighters were working on their new album. Frontman […]

Carrie Underwood honors husband Mike Fisher following ice hockey retirement

Carrie Underwood has paid a sweet tribute to her hockey star husband Mike Fisher following the news of his retirement from the sport. The Canadian sportsman is stepping down as the captain of the Nashville Predators, after leading the franchise to the 2017 Stanley Cup Finals series, when they lost to the Pittsburgh Penguins in […]

Gwen Stefani releasing Christmas album – report

Gwen Stefani is reportedly working on her first Christmas album. The former No Doubt singer has co-written four songs with festive titles which have been reportedly registered on the websites for performing rights organisation Broadcast Music Inc. (BMI) and GEMA in Germany. Gwen has co-written the tracks Christmas Eve, My Gift Is You, Under The […]

Demi Lovato hates bipolar ‘label’

Demi Lovato hates it when people label her as being bipolar. The 24-year-old singer was diagnosed with bipolar disorder in 2011, when she entered rehab with a history of substance abuse, eating disorders and self-harm. Since going public with the condition, Demi has found herself being placed into a specific "bipolar" box – something she […]

Sia releasing her first Christmas album

Pop star Sia is celebrating her move to a new record label by releasing her first Christmas album later this year. The singer/songwriter recently signed a new contract with Atlantic Records and her first project on the label will be an album of original festive tunes. "Sia is a once-in-a-generation artist. Her extraordinary gifts as […]

Mariah Carey’s daughter sings onstage with mom

Mariah Carey’s daughter Monroe made her performance debut at Los Angeles’ famed Hollywood Bowl on Monday when she sang with her mom onstage. The Hero hitmaker brought out her six-year-old fraternal twins Monroe and Moroccan during her joint concert with Lionel Richie, and encouraged her little girl to belt out a few lines as she […]

JAY-Z: ‘My perspective about my absentee father has changed as I’ve aged’

JAY-Z's anger towards his father has dissipated now he can look back on their relationship with a different perspective. The 47-year-old rapper is a father of three, after wife Beyonce gave birth to twins Rumi and Sir Carter in June. Jay has been doing some soul searching in the videos accompanying the release of his […]

R. Kelly slams ‘sex cult’ allegations

R. Kelly is slamming reports he is brainwashing a group of women into sexual servitude. Earlier this month, editors at BuzzFeed News published a report quoting two sets of parents and three former members of his inner circle accusing Kelly, 50, of manipulating six women living in properties he rents in Atlanta, Georgia and Chicago, […]

Rick Ross apologizes for sexist comments

Rapper Rick Ross has apologized for suggesting any woman he signs to his label would be a sexual plaything. The hip-hop heavyweight told New York radio show The Breakfast Club earlier this week he refuses to sign women rappers to his Maybach Music Group label out of fear he would not be able to keep […]