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Queen Bey Reveals Plans For Summer Tour

2/8/2016 9:05am EST
Beyonce
Beyonce surprised fans twice over the weekend -- by dropping a single and video for her new song "Formation" and revealing she's launching a summer tour.

Queen Bey released the new track on Saturday without prior promotion. Then she performed with Coldplay and Bruno Mars during the half time show of Super Bowl 50 on Sunday in Santa Clara, Calif.

Following the half-time show, a commercial aired promoting the pop star's "The Formation World Tour," causing fans to crash her official website. She is scheduled to kick off the North American leg of her tour on April 27 in Miami, Fla., and head ...
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Coldplay And Company Bring Energy To Super Bowl 50

2/8/2016 8:15am EST
Super Bowl 50 By The Music: Gaga Slays, Coldplay And Friends Ent
Ah the Super Bowl – one of the most anticipated sporting events of the year! The main attraction is the football game that determines the champions of a grueling NFL season, but there’s more in play as well. For those who could care less about touchdowns, field goals, or interceptions, there’s always an assortment of new commercials to enjoy. And if the commercials don’t do it, there’s always the music. Honoring America with “America The Beautiful” and the National Anthem. And the crème de la crème – the halftime show.

So with the game done and the champions crowned, let’s focus on the m...
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David Bowie's Wife Shares Personal Message On Instagram

2/7/2016 11:14am EST
Iman Shares Update With Fans One Month After Husband David Bowie
Iman, the widow of rocker David Bowie, shared an Instagram message to fans who have wondered how the former supermodel has been holding up since her husband's untimely death.

The 60-year-old former model took to her official Instagram to offer her appreciation and thanks for all the support she has received from the legendary singer and songwriters millions of fans.

The poignant message was short and direct but spoke volumes.

A photo posted by IMAN (@the_real_iman) on Feb 6, 2016 at 9:03am PST

"'Love & Gratitude,' Iman," the photo read.

David Bowie died on Jan. 10 at age 69.

The...
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Beyonce Drops New Single 'Formation'

2/7/2016 7:56am EST
Beyonce Drops New Tune 'Formation' On Heels Of Super Bowl Appear
Beyonce surprised fans yet again by dropping a new single and a politically-inspired music video without giving them any warning on her social media accounts until the tune was released.

On Feb. 6, Queen Bey released "Formation," a new single which is available as a free download on Tidal.

She also released a new music video in support of the song.

"Formation" www.Beyonce.com

A photo posted by Beyoncé (@beyonce) on Feb 6, 2016 at 12:50pm PST

Beyonce and husband Jay-Z's daughter Blue Ivy is featured in the video.

Once the track was out, Beyoncé posted several images from the much...
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Judge Sentences Meek Mill To Wear Ankle Bracelet

2/6/2016 10:54am EST
Meek Mill Given 90-Day House Arrest For Violating Probation
A judge has sentenced Meek Mill to three months of house arrest for violating his probation. The rapper, real name Robert Rihmeek Williams, was busted for repeatedly changing his court-approved travel schedule and going to the American Music Awards in Los Angeles with girlfriend Nicki Minaj without his probation officer's permission.

On Friday, Meek was sentenced during a hearing in his native Philadelphia, Penn. He will not be allowed to work during the three-month sentence and will only be allowed to leave his property for charity work and community service.

Meek must turn himself in to...
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Bruno Mars To Perform At Super Bowl

2/6/2016 10:11am EST
Bruno Mars Confirms He's Playing Super Bowl 50 Halftime Show
Bruno Mars will be joining Coldplay and Beyonce during tomorrow's Super Bowl 50 halftime show. After much speculation about whether or not he'd participate, the "Grenade" singer posted the official announcement to his Instagram account on Friday.

It ain't a party if Mr $how Up & $how out doesn't show up. #Confirmed #SB50 #Halftime #Coldplay #Beyonce #TheBrunz #Shwaaaggg

A photo posted by Bruno Mars (@brunomars) on Feb 5, 2016 at 1:29pm PST

It's not clear what Mars will be performing in San Francisco, but it does feel like a serious case of deja vu. The singer was the headline a...
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Earth, Wind & Fire Co-Founder Maurice White Dies

2/5/2016 9:31am EST
RIP Maurice White: Celebs Pay Tribute To Earth, Wind & Fire Star
Earth, Wind & Fire co-founder Maurice White, 74, died in his sleep Thursday morning just a week before his band was to be honored at the Grammy's with a Lifetime Achievement Award.

He and his brother Verdine created the band in 1969, producing hits such as "September," "Boogie Wonderland," and "After the Love Has Gone." White was diagnosed with Parkinson's in 1992 and was forced to quit the funk band two years later.

White also wrote music for movies including "Coming To America" and "Undercover Brother." He was inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame in 2010. He collaborated with sta...
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Celine Dion Says Goodbye To Late Husband At Memorial Service

2/4/2016 10:13am EST
Celine Dion Gives Heartfelt Tribute To Late Husband Rene Angelil
Celine Dion took the stage in Las Vegas on Wednesday to pay tribute to her late husband, Rene Angelil. The singer didn't perform at the memorial event, but she thanked everyone for their support during such a difficult time.

She told the crowd: "This is my home away from home. At the same time I'm supposed to feel extremely comfortable being home and right now I'm not sure how comfortable I feel.

"I feel his love in this room. I feel his strength and his warmth being reflected in all of you. Rene always surrounded me with the best people who believed in us and always worked so hard on ou...
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Charlie Puth Shows Potential On 'Nine Track Mind'

2/4/2016 9:09am EST
Charlie Puth Shows Potential, Lacks Oomph On 'Nine Track Mind'
It must be good to be Charlie Puth right now. WHO is Charlie Puth you ask? Oh, he’s just the piano-playing, pop dude who delivered one of 2015’s biggest hits, “See You Again” alongside Wiz Khalifa. After earning Grammy nominations for his breakthrough pop hit, the 23-year old newcomer drops his debut album Nine Track Mind. Listening to the album, Puth’s potential is apparent; so are the flaws.

“One Call Away” is a respectable start but don’t call it a spirited salvo; it lacks a bit of the killer instinct an opener should possess. For all of Puth’s efforts to rise to “soaring heights,” “...
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How Does Sia's Latest Album 'This Is Acting' Stack Up?

2/3/2016 2:45pm EST
Sia Showcases Moments Of Greatness And Flaws On 'This Is Acting'
2014 was a fantastic year for Australian singer/songwriter Sia. She released a number one album (1000 Forms of Fear) and scored two hit singles, most notably the Grammy-nominated “Chandelier.” Less than two years later, Sia returns with another new album, This Is Acting. There’s a catch though – most of the songs written by the songwriter were intended for other artists, not Sia herself. That said, sometimes Sia sounds superb and other times song and singer isn’t a perfect match.

“Bird Set Free” kicks the album off respectably. A soaring pop ballad, “Bird Set Free” shows off Sia’s powerh...
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