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Reneé Rapp Sings Openly About Assault, Anxiety and Sexuality. She’s Even More Candid in Person.

Reneé Rapp is running late. Blame it on Beyoncé. “I’ve had the greatest morning of my life. I’m gassed. Beyoncé sent me flowers today,” says Rapp, her mouth wide open, still in shock. The gift arrived at her hotel room in Amsterdam, the fourth stop of her first European tour, four days after the 24-year-old […]

Adele Postpones Las Vegas Residency Due to Illness: “It’s All Taken a Toll on My Voice”

Adele has revealed that she had to postpone several dates of her Las Vegas residency due to an illness that has taken a toll on her voice. The Grammy-winning singer shared the news on her Instagram Tuesday, writing, “Sadly I have to take a beat and pause by Vegas residency. I was sick at the […]

Two Men Convicted in 2002 Killing of Run-DMC’s Jam Master Jay

Two men were convicted of murder Tuesday in the death of Run-DMC star Jam Master Jay, a brazen 2002 shooting in the rap legend’s studio. An anonymous Brooklyn federal jury found Karl Jordan Jr. and Ronald Washington guilty on charges of murder while engaged in a narcotics trafficking conspiracy and firearm-related murder for killing the […]

Taylor Swift’s Father Accused by Paparazzo of Attack; Star’s Team Rebuffs Claim

Taylor Swift’s father is being accused of attacking a paparazzo on Tuesday morning in Sydney after exiting a boat with the pop superstar just hours after her final performance of her Eras Tour in Australia.  Scott Swift has been a fixture as his daughter’s sold-out shows have moved from city to city. On Tuesday, the […]

Kelsea Ballerini Set to Host and Perform at 2024 CMT Music Awards (Exclusive)

Kelsea Ballerini is set to return as host of the 2024 CMT Music Awards, which will air live April 7 on CBS. The four-time Grammy nominee also will perform during the show, taking place at Austin’s Moody Center. This will mark the fourth consecutive year Ballerini has hosted the show. In 2021 and 2023, Ballerini […]

Latto Set to Headline Women’s Final Four Free Concert (Exclusive)

Latto is set to headline the Super Saturday Concert presented by AT&T, the night before the NCAA Women’s Final Four Division I Championship Game. The Grammy-nominated rapper will take the stage at the Cleveland Public Auditorium on April 6 in Cleveland, Ohio. The concert is free to the public. “I am excited to bring the […]

Issa Rae’s Raedio Signs Grammy-Nominated Producer ThankGod4Cody, Jae Stephens, GAWD (Exclusive)

Issa Rae’s Raedio record label has signed Grammy-nominated producer ThankGod4Cody as well as emerging acts Jae Stephens and GAWD. ThankGod4Cody worked on seven tracks from SZA’s SOS, including “I Hate U,” “Love Language” and “Seek & Destroy.” This month he was nominated for album of the year at the Grammys alongside the best-selling singer, who […]

Ariana Grande Reflects on Tabloid Attention: “We Selectively Leave Space for Humanness”

Ariana Grande reflected on how tabloid attention affects audience’s perception of celebrities, saying that a story’s believability often depends on preconceived approval of public figures. “We selectively remember that this is what the tabloids do to people, especially women, based on whether or not we like the person,” Grande said during an appearance on the […]

Sean “Diddy” Combs Hit With New Sexual Assault Lawsuit by Producer

Sean “Diddy” Combs has been hit with a new sexual assault lawsuit, this time by a producer who accuses the music mogul of harassing and trafficking him. Rodney “Lil Rod” Jones, in a lawsuit filed Monday in New York federal court, alleges he was forced to engage in sex acts by Combs and solicit sex workers […]

Taylor Swift Makes “22” Hat Dream Come True for Australian Girl Battling Cancer

A 9-year-old Taylor Swift megafan battling cancer had her dream come true when she was chosen to be given the highly coveted “22” hat from the megastar during her concert in Sydney this weekend.  Scarlett Oliver, from Perth, is battling an aggressive form of incurable brain cancer, according to the girl’s stepmother, Natalie. She had […]

Calvin Harris Says He Plans to Quit DJing “Once I Get Past 50”

Calvin Harris revealed that his time DJing live is eventually going to come to an end. The music producer-songwriter, who turned 40 in January, shared in a recent interview with U.K. radio station Capital Dance that he will likely stop DJing in approximately 10 years. “I always said that once I get past 50, I can’t […]

Dolly Parton Celebrates Beyoncé’s History-Making Billboard Hot Country Hit

Beyoncé’s history-making No. 1 spot on Billboard’s Hot Country Songs chart was celebrated by a country icon: Dolly Parton.  After Beyoncé’s single “Texas Hold ‘Em” became a hit, turning the superstar into the first Black woman to have a chart-topping track on the Billboard Hot Country chart, Parton released a statement on social media, applauding […]

Taylor Swift Unveils Another ‘The Tortured Poets Department’ Bonus Track

Taylor Swift has announced yet another special edition of the Tortured Poets Department, this one featuring the bonus track “The Albatross.” The superstar singer-songwriter made the announcement on her social media early Friday morning, just a week after she announced a separate special edition of the new album, set for release April 19, with the […]

Sexual Assault Case Against Steven Tyler Dismissed

A federal judge in New York has dismissed a case stemming from an alleged 1975 incident in which Aerosmith singer Steven Tyler is accused of sexual assault against a teenage girl.  Jeanne Bellino filed the suit against Tyler under the Victims of Gender-Motivated Violence Protection Act, a New York City law that extends the statute […]

Cynthia Strother, One-Half of the Singing Bell Sisters, Dies at 88

Cynthia Strother, the singer and songwriter who teamed with her younger sister Kay as The Bell Sisters, a popular teenage act that found overnight success in the 1950s with their very first song, “Bermuda,” has died. She was 88. Strother died Friday of heart failure at a hospice facility in Las Vegas, her nephew Rex […]

Ben Lanzarone, Pianist and Composer for ‘Dynasty’ and ‘Happy Days,’ Dies at 85

Ben Lanzarone, the composer, arranger, musical director and pianist who wrote music for such shows as Dynasty, Happy Days, Mr. Belvedere and The Tracey Ullman Show, has died. He was 85. Lanzarone died Friday in his Los Angeles home of lung cancer, his family announced. The Brooklyn native toured with the likes of Frank Sinatra, […]