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Justin Timberlake Sells Rights To Song Catalog To Hipgnosis

Justin Timberlake Sells Rights To Song Catalog To Hipgnosis

Pop icon Justin Timberlake has sold his song catalog rights to Hipgnosis Songs Capital, a fund backed by private equity firm Blackstone. Hipgnosis announced on Friday that it has bought 100 percent "of all of Justin Timberlake's copyright, ownership and financial interests of the writer and publisher's share of public performance income, and the catalog… ... Continue Reading
Lorde Praises Kendrick Lamar As 'Most Popular And Influential Artist In Modern Music'

Lorde Praises Kendrick Lamar As 'Most Popular And Influential Artist In Modern Music'

Kendrick Lamar is the "most popular and influential artist in modern music," according to Lorde. "I'm loving Kendrick," the singer-songwriter wrote in her email newsletter to fans. "I cannot get over the most popular and influential artist in modern music displaying a working nervous system, admitting mistakes, trying to process intergenerational trauma and prejudice." "I… ... Continue Reading
Atlantis Concert For Earth To Feature Black Eyed Peas, Pitbull, Sting & More

Atlantis Concert For Earth To Feature Black Eyed Peas, Pitbull, Sting & More

The inaugural Atlantis Concert for Earth it set to feature performances from Black Eyed Peas, Pitbull and Sting, among others. Atlantis Entertainment announced the first-ever edition of the Atlantis Concert for Earth, a two-day nonprofit concert to promote global conservation efforts. The event is set to take place from July 22 to July 23 in… ... Continue Reading
Kehlani Seems To Confirm Relationship With 070 Shake With 'Melt' Video

Kehlani Seems To Confirm Relationship With 070 Shake With 'Melt' Video

Kehlani has seemingly confirmed her relationship with 070 Shake through the music video for "Melt." Sharing the video on Instagram, Kehlani wrote, "A true story. @070shake iLoveyou." Kelhani and Shake co-directed the video. The song is off Kehlani's recently released 13-track album, Blue Water Road. The clip shows Kehlani and Shake (born Danielle Balbuena) in… ... Continue Reading
Megan Thee Stallion To Headline Australia's Festival X

Megan Thee Stallion To Headline Australia's Festival X

Megan Thee Stallion is set to headline Australia's Festival X, marking her first-ever performances in that part of the world. The hip-hop superstar will headline the five-date touring summer fest along with Scottish EDM star Calvin Harris and rapper/singer Don Toliver. The festival lineup also features MaRLo, Green Velvet, Nina Kraviz, Boys Noize, Nora En… ... Continue Reading
Adele, Mary J. Blige & Miranda Lambert Among Time's 100 Most Influential People Of 2022

Adele, Mary J. Blige & Miranda Lambert Among Time's 100 Most Influential People Of 2022

Adele, Mary J. Blige and Miranda Lambert are on TIME's 100 Most Influential People for 2022 list. The list, now in its 19th year, recognizes the impact, innovation and achievement of the world's most influential individuals. The three musicians have made it to the esteemed list of achievers under categories such as artists, innovators, icons… ... Continue Reading
Eminem Reissues 'The Eminem Show' For 20th Anniversary

Eminem Reissues 'The Eminem Show' For 20th Anniversary

Eminem has released a new deluxe edition of The Eminem Show in celebration of the album's 20th anniversary. The deluxe edition includes previously unreleased songs, "Stimulate," "The Conspiracy Freestyle," "Bump Heads," and "Jimmy, Brian and Mike," as well as instrumental tracks and live songs. "'Well, if you want Shady, this is what I'll give ya.#TheEminemShow… ... Continue Reading
Kanye West Shares Redesigned McDonald's Packaging In Return To Instagram

Kanye West Shares Redesigned McDonald's Packaging In Return To Instagram

Kanye West, returning to Instagram after a brief break from the platform due to a suspension, shared a photo of his upcoming McDonald's packaging redesign on Monday (May 23). The redesign looks like a burger in the shape of a box with the famous golden arches on the top. "Ye teams up with legendary Muji… ... Continue Reading
Star-Studded Lineup Of Artists Revealed For 'Elvis' Soundtrack

Star-Studded Lineup Of Artists Revealed For 'Elvis' Soundtrack

The star-studded lineup for the soundtrack to Baz Luhrmann's Elvis Presley biopic, Elvis, has been revealed. The soundtrack will feature Eminem & CeeLo Green, Stevie Nicks, Jack White, Tame Impala, Jazmine Sullivan, Gary Clark Jr., Kacey Musgraves and many more. While the lineup announces all the artists set to appear on the soundtrack, it doesn't… ... Continue Reading
Kendrick Lamar Jumps To Top Spot On Billboard Artist 100

Kendrick Lamar Jumps To Top Spot On Billboard Artist 100

Kendrick Lamar has topped Billboard's Artist 100 chart thanks to the strong debut of his new album, Mr. Morale & The Big Steppers. Lamar jumped from No. 9 to No. 1 on the Artist 100 chart dated May 28, becoming the top musical act in the U.S. for a sixth total week. This is the… ... Continue Reading
New Theme Song By Post Malone Featured In 'Chip 'n Dale: Rescue Rangers' Reboot

New Theme Song By Post Malone Featured In 'Chip 'n Dale: Rescue Rangers' Reboot

The Chip 'n Dale: Rescue Rangers reboot, which debuted on Disney+ on May 20, features a new theme song from Post Malone. Along with the movie, the soundtrack also arrived last Wednesday. Brian Tyler composed most of the music for the film's soundtrack. The lyrics of the theme song by Malone are in the style… ... Continue Reading
Billie Eilish, Coldplay & Many Others Sign Open Letter Urging World Leaders To End Extreme Poverty

Billie Eilish, Coldplay & Many Others Sign Open Letter Urging World Leaders To End Extreme Poverty

Billie Eilish and Coldplay were among a number of musicians, artists, and entertainers around the world that have signed an open letter demanding world leaders take measures to end extreme poverty. Focusing on the ongoing impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on efforts to eliminate the causes and consequences of extreme poverty, the letter calls on… ... Continue Reading
New Lawsuit Blames Travis Scott For Stampede At Rolling Loud 2019

New Lawsuit Blames Travis Scott For Stampede At Rolling Loud 2019

Travis Scott has been named as a defendant in a lawsuit filed by a woman who claims she was hurt during a 2019 stampede at Rolling Loud in Miami. Marchelle Love alleges that Scott ignored warnings from police to stop his concert due to concerns about the behavior of the crowd and continued to perform.… ... Continue Reading
Jack Harlow's 'First Class' Remains Atop Billboard Hot 100

Jack Harlow's 'First Class' Remains Atop Billboard Hot 100

Jack Harlow's "First Class" has topped the Billboard Hot 100 songs chart for a third total week. The track had returned to No. 1 on the May 21-dated chart, four weeks after debuting on top. "First Class" was released on Generation Now/Atlantic Records as the second single from Harlow's second album Come Home the Kids… ... Continue Reading
John Legend Announces Special Show At London's Royal Albert Hall

John Legend Announces Special Show At London's Royal Albert Hall

EGOT winner John Legend has announced a very special show at London's Royal Albert Hall, on April 5, 2023. Legend is currently working on his eighth album, which is set to drop this fall. Fans can pre-order the album to get access to ticket pre-sale for The Royal Albert Hall show beginning May 25. General… ... Continue Reading
Kendrick Lamar's 'Mr. Morale & The Big Steppers' Debuts Atop Billboard 200

Kendrick Lamar's 'Mr. Morale & The Big Steppers' Debuts Atop Billboard 200

Kendrick Lamar's new album Mr. Morale & The Big Steppers has debuted atop the Billboard 200 chart dated May 28. The fifth studio album by Lamar toped the list with 295,500 equivalent album units earned in the U.S. in the week ending May 19, as per Luminate data. Mr. Morale & The Big Steppers, released… ... Continue Reading
Doja Cat Shares Details Of Tonsil Infection, Cancels Upcoming Shows

Doja Cat Shares Details Of Tonsil Infection, Cancels Upcoming Shows

Doja Cat has cancelled her upcoming festival concerts and dropped out of The Weeknd's Stadium Tour due to tonsil surgery. "I wanted you to hear it from me first. Unfortunately I have to have surgery on my tonsils ASAP. The surgery is routine but the recovery is going to take awhile due to swelling. That… ... Continue Reading
Disclosure, Jessie Ware Join Lineup For Portugal's Meo Kalorama Festival

Disclosure, Jessie Ware Join Lineup For Portugal's Meo Kalorama Festival

Disclosure and Jessie Ware are the latest acts to join the lineup for the inaugural Meo Kalorama Festival in Portugal. Meo Kalorama is scheduled to take place from September 1-3 at Bela Vista Park in Lisbon. "There is a new era coming. One that knows how to enjoy every moment as it truly is -… ... Continue Reading
Lil Nas X To Receive Hal David Starlight Award At 2022 Songwriters Hall Of Fame Gala

Lil Nas X To Receive Hal David Starlight Award At 2022 Songwriters Hall Of Fame Gala

Lil Nas X will receive the Hal David Starlight Award at the 2022 Songwriters Hall Of Fame Gala. The rapper will be honored at the 51st Annual Induction and Awards Dinner slated for June 16 at the Marriott Marquis Hotel in New York City. The Hal David Starlight Award is presented to gifted young songwriters… ... Continue Reading
Rihanna Welcomes First Child With A$AP Rocky

Rihanna Welcomes First Child With A$AP Rocky

Superstar singer and fashion icon Rihanna and her boyfriend A$AP Rocky welcomed their first child. The baby boy was born on Friday, May 13, in Los Angeles, according to TMZ. Rihanna and Rocky have not commented on the reports or revealed their son's name. Rihanna and A$AP Rocky have been friends for years and went… ... Continue Reading
Lizzo Documentary Coming To HBO Max

Lizzo Documentary Coming To HBO Max

Lizzo has revealed that HBO Max is producing a documentary about her to be released this Fall. The Grammy award-winning rapper announced the news at the Warner Bros. Discovery upfront on Wednesday, while unveiling the first teaser for the untitled docufilm. "The documentary shares the inspirational story behind her humble beginnings to her meteoric rise… ... Continue Reading
Justin Bieber & Nicki Minaj's 'Beauty And A Beat' Surpasses A Billion Views On YouTube

Justin Bieber & Nicki Minaj's 'Beauty And A Beat' Surpasses A Billion Views On YouTube

Justin Bieber and Nicki Minaj's video for "Beauty And A Beat" has surpassed one billion views on YouTube. The song by the Canadian singer from his third studio album Believe, featuring the Trinidadian rapper, was released in 2012. "Beauty And A Beat" was co-written by Minaj, Savan Kotecha, Max Martin and Zedd. It is the… ... Continue Reading
Star-Studded Lineup Revealed For Queen's Platinum Jubilee Concert

Star-Studded Lineup Revealed For Queen's Platinum Jubilee Concert

A star-studded lineup has been revealed for Queen Elizabeth II's Platinum Jubilee music concert. A mix of rock and pop stars, including Queen with Adam Lambert, Diana Ross, Rod Stewart, Elton John, Duran Duran, Craig David, Alicia Keys, Elbow, Hans Zimmer, Mabel, Andrea Bocelli, Nile Rodgers and Eurovision singer Sam Ryder will take the stage… ... Continue Reading
Lizzo Drops 'About Damn Time' (Purple Disco Machine Remix)

Lizzo Drops 'About Damn Time' (Purple Disco Machine Remix)

Grammy award-winner Lizzo recently dropped "About Damn Time" (Purple Disco Machine Remix). Just a few days after "About Damn Time" ascended to the No. 1 spot on Billboard's Hot R&B Songs chart, Lizzo has dropped a remix version of the song after collaborating with German DJ Purple Disco Machine. "As soon as I heard 'About… ... Continue Reading
Kehlani Announces 2022 'Blue Water Road Trip'

Kehlani Announces 2022 'Blue Water Road Trip'

Kehlani has announced an expansive U.S.-European tour in support of her new album Blue Water Road. Blue Water Road, featuring Justin Bieber, Syd and Jessie Reyez, ranked at No. 3 on Billboard's Top R&B Albums chart. The 43-date "Blue Water Road Trip," which includes 28 North American shows and 15 European concerts, will kick off… ... Continue Reading
Megan Thee Stallion Say New Album Is '95 Percent Done'

Megan Thee Stallion Say New Album Is '95 Percent Done'

Megan Thee Stallion recently revealed that work on her upcoming album is almost complete. The Houston rapper broke the news backstage at the 2022 Webby Awards, where she won Artist Of The Year award. "I'm probably like 95 percent done with my new album," Megan said during an interview at the show. "I wanna tease… ... Continue Reading
Kendrick Lamar Drops Video For New Single 'N95'

Kendrick Lamar Drops Video For New Single 'N95'

Kendrick Lamar recently released a music video for "N95," a cut from his critically acclaimed new album Mr. Morale & The Big Steppers. Lamar co-directed the "N95" video with Dave Free. The visual shows Lamar hovering in a Jesus-like crucifix pose over crashing ocean waves while a young child looks on from the beach. The… ... Continue Reading
Jack Harlow's 'First Class' Reclaims No. 1 Spot On Billboard Hot 100

Jack Harlow's 'First Class' Reclaims No. 1 Spot On Billboard Hot 100

Jack Harlow 's "First Class" has reclaimed the No. 1 spot on the Billboard Hot 100 songs chart dated May 21. The song returns to the first position four weeks after debuting on top. "First Class" is a song from the rapper's second studio album Come Home the Kids Miss You, which was released on… ... Continue Reading
Dolly Parton, Doja Cat To Star In TikTok Musical About Taco Bell's Mexican Pizza

Dolly Parton, Doja Cat To Star In TikTok Musical About Taco Bell's Mexican Pizza

Dolly Parton and Doja Cat are set to star in Mexican Pizza: The Musical, a TikTok musical for Taco Bell to celebrate the return of Mexican Pizza to the fast food chain's menu on May 19. Written by Hannah Friedman, with a score by Grammy Award-winning duo Abigail Barlow and Emily Bear, Mexican Pizza: The… ... Continue Reading
Kendrick Lamar Announces 2022 'The Big Steppers' World Tour

Kendrick Lamar Announces 2022 'The Big Steppers' World Tour

Kendrick Lamar recently announced that he would be embarking on a world tour in support of his fifth full-length album, Mr. Morale & The Big Steppers, which arrived on Friday. The trek, named "The Big Steppers World Tour," will kick off on July 19 with a show at Paycom Center in Oklahoma. After performing in… ... Continue Reading
Chloe Bailey Shares Cover Of Capella Grey's 'Gyalis'

Chloe Bailey Shares Cover Of Capella Grey's 'Gyalis'

Chloe Bailey has shared a cover of Capella Grey's "Gyalis," putting her unique twist on the track. Chloe sings the track from a female's point of view and adding lyrics of her own to the track. "He told me he out with his n****s/ Mmm yeah there it goes, another lie I know/ I could… ... Continue Reading
Rihanna Confirms Fenty Beauty & Skin Finally Coming To Africa

Rihanna Confirms Fenty Beauty & Skin Finally Coming To Africa

Rihanna recently took to social media to confirm that her Fenty Beauty cosmetics line will officially arrive in Africa from May 27th. "I've been waiting for this moment!" Rihanna wrote on Twitter, captioning a quartet of photos. "@fentybeauty & @fentyskin are finally dropping in AFRICA!!! Botswana, Ghana, Kenya, Namibia, Nigeria, South Africa, Zambia, Zimbabwe.we comin… ... Continue Reading
Post Malone Drops New Roddy Ricch Collab 'Cooped Up'

Post Malone Drops New Roddy Ricch Collab 'Cooped Up'

Post Malone recently dropped "Cooped Up," his collaborative new single with Roddy Ricch, and an accompanying music video. "Cooped Up" is from the hip-hop superstar's upcoming album, Twelve Carat Toothache. Featuring artists such as Doja Cat, Robin Pecknold, and The Kid LAROI, Twelve Carat Toothache is scheduled for release on June 3. Speaking about his… ... Continue Reading
'Minions: The Rise Of Gru' Soundtrack To Feature Diana Ross, Tame Impala, St. Vincent & More

'Minions: The Rise Of Gru' Soundtrack To Feature Diana Ross, Tame Impala, St. Vincent & More

The original motion picture soundtrack for Illumination's Minions: The Rise of Gru, set to arrive on 1 July 2022 via Decca Records, will feature Diana Ross, Tame Impala, St. Vincent and several other acts. The movie, set in the 1970s, tells the story of how the world's greatest supervillain Gru (played by Steve Carell) first… ... Continue Reading
Doja Cat's 'Freaky Deaky' Reaches No. 1 On Billboard's Rhythmic Airplay Chart

Doja Cat's 'Freaky Deaky' Reaches No. 1 On Billboard's Rhythmic Airplay Chart

Doja Cat and Tyga's "Freaky Deaky" has topped Billboard's Rhythmic Airplay chart. "Freaky Deaky" topped the chart in its 10th week after gaining 16% in week-over-week plays, according to Luminate. The track marks Doja Cat's seventh leader and Tyga's fourth No. 1 on Rhythmic Airplay. "Freaky Deaky" was recorded by Tyga and Doja for the… ... Continue Reading
The Weeknd's 'Dawn FM' Re-Enters Billboard's Top Album Sales Chart At No. 1

The Weeknd's 'Dawn FM' Re-Enters Billboard's Top Album Sales Chart At No. 1

The Weeknd's Dawn FM has re-entered Billboard's Top Album Sales chart at No. 1, driven by the album's release on vinyl, cassette and in boxed set configurations on April 29. Dawn FM earned its second non-consecutive week atop the tally after first topping the February 12-dated chart. Dawn FM sold 44,000 copies in the U.S.… ... Continue Reading
Austin City Limits Music Festival 2022 Reveals Star-Studded Lineup

Austin City Limits Music Festival 2022 Reveals Star-Studded Lineup

Austin City Limits Music Festival 2022 has revealed its star-studded lineup, which includes headliners Paramore, Lil Nas X, P!nk, Red Hot Chili Peppers, The Chicks, SZA, Kacey Musgraves and Flume. This year's event is scheduled to take place over two weekends at Austin's Zilker Park, with bands playing across 9 stages on October 7-9 and… ... Continue Reading
Lil Baby Debuts 'Dark Mode' With Ja Morant In New Beats By Dre Ad

Lil Baby Debuts 'Dark Mode' With Ja Morant In New Beats By Dre Ad

Lil Baby debuted a new track, "Dark Mode," featuring NBA All-Star Ja Morant, in a new ad for Beats By Dre that aired during a NBA playoff game that featured Morant last Sunday (May 8). Both Lil Baby and Morant appear solely in monochromatic black and white throughout the 90-second video that is centered around… ... Continue Reading
Elton John, Katy Perry, Lizzo & Many More Join P&G And IHeartMedia's 'Can't Cancel Pride 2022'

Elton John, Katy Perry, Lizzo & Many More Join P&G And IHeartMedia's 'Can't Cancel Pride 2022'

"Can't Cancel Pride - Proud AND Together," a fundraiser event for the LGBTQ+ community organized by Procter & Gamble and iHeartMedia, will feature performances and appearances from some of the most influential voices in the community as well as the biggest names in culture and entertainment. Elton John, Katy Perry, Sam Smith, Lizzo, Anitta, Dove… ... Continue Reading
Future's 'Wait For U' With Drake, Tems Debuts Atop Billboard Hot 100

Future's 'Wait For U' With Drake, Tems Debuts Atop Billboard Hot 100

Future's "Wait For U," featuring Drake and Tems, has debuted atop Billboard's all-genre Hot 100 songs chart. With "Wait For U," Future scored his second Hot 100 No. 1 and his first in a lead role. Drake earned his 10th No. 1, while Tems welcomed his first chart-topper. "Wait For U" is from Future's new… ... Continue Reading