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Michelle Branch & Patrick Carney marry in New Orleans

C Flanigan/Getty ImagesPatrick Carney of The Black Keys married his longtime girlfriend, singer/songwriter Michelle Branch, Saturday night at the Marigny Opera House in New Orleans, People magazine confirms. Additionally, Michelle posted a headline announcing the wedding on Instagram, and wrote, “Can confirm.” In attendance were Michelle’s 13-year-old daughter Owen from her first marriage, and her […]

Sometimes it lasts in love but sometimes it hurts instead: Adele and husband have split

Lester Cohen/WireImageAfter seven years together, Adele and her husband Simon Konecki have split.  The two share a six-year-old son, Angelo. “Adele and her partner have separated. They are committed to raising their son together lovingly,” Adele’s rep told ABC Radio in a statement. “As always they ask for privacy. There will be no further comment.” […]

Ariana Grande and Beyonce were reportedly paid the same for Coachella performances

Kevin Mazur/Getty Images for AGDon’t believe those rumors that Ariana Grande was paid twice as much as Beyonce for headlining Coachella — in reality, the two women cashed the same paycheck. According to The Blast, the contracts for both superstars were “structured exactly the same way,” and both women earned four million dollars per weekend.  […]

"Dance, horses, hot Latin men": Behind the scenes of Madonna's new video

Andy Lecompte @andylecompteMadonna will premiere the video for her new single “Medellín” on MTV April 24, but ahead of that, she’s posted a little behind-the-scenes video that gives us a look at the making of the clip. The video starts with a voiceover from Madonna, in which she apparently tells us the plot of the […]

Adam Lambert to mentor "American Idol" contestants during Queen week

ABC/Craig SjodinIn a super-meta full-circle moment, Adam Lambert will help mentor this season’s American Idol contestants when they tackle the music of Queen later this month, Billboard reports. Adam, of course, auditioned for American Idol back on season 8 with Queen’s “Bohemian Rhapsody.”  Then, during that season’s star-studded finale, he actually got to sing with […]

Camila Cabello says she "missed out" as a kid because of her "crippling" shyness

Getty Images North America via ABC/John Shearer/AMA2018Watching Camila Cabello command the stage on tour or at award shows, it’s hard to believe that as a kid, she was so shy, she wasn’t able to enjoy life as much as she wanted to. Speaking to People magazine, the 22-year-old star says, “I used to be cripplingly […]

Ariana Grande admits to fans that making music "is healing" but performing it "is hell"

Kevin Mazur/Getty Images for AGAs Ariana Grande gears up for this weekend’s Coachella performance, she opened up to fans on Twitter about why performing her new songs isn’t always easy. On Thursday, one fan tweeted, “Music is your therapy and I love seeing it heal you.” In a since-deleted tweet, Ariana responded honestly, “Making it […]

CBS' "Motown 60: A Grammy Celebration" salutes iconic record label with Stevie, Smokey, Diana, Meghan, John, J-Lo and more

Courtesy CBS/The Recording Academy/AEG Ehrlich VenturesSunday night at 8 p.m., CBS airs Motown 60: A Grammy Celebration, saluting six decades of the iconic record label.  It features performances and appearances by current acts like John Legend, Meghan Trainor, Jennifer Lopez, Fantasia, Boyz II Men and Pentatonix, and Motown legends like Diana Ross, Stevie Wonder, Thelma […]

Carly Rae Jepsen releases new track "Julien," reveals "Dedicated" track list

School Boy/Interscope RecordsCarly Rae Jepsen has released a pivotal song off her upcoming album, Dedicated: a disco-inspired track called “Julien.” “’Julien’ is the song that taught me the heart and direction of this album,” Carly tweeted. “Couldn’t keep him for myself any longer.” On the track, she’s haunted by the time she spent with a […]

Watch now: Sheryl Crow & the late Johnny Cash pray for "Redemption Day"

Kharen HillIn 1996, Sheryl Crow wrote the song “Redemption Day” after visiting Bonsia with then-first lady Hillary Clinton, and recorded it on her second album.  In 2003, Johnny Cash recorded it. He died that same year; his version was eventually released in 2010. Now, with the permission of the late country legend’s family, Sheryl has […]

Madonna and Maluma to perform new song, "Medellín," at "Billboard" Music Awards

NBC/dick clark productionsJust two days after Madonna released her new song “Medellín” with Colombian reggaeton singer Maluma, the two have made plans to perform it live. They’ll be taking the stage at the 2019 Billboard Music Awards to perform the song for the first time on television. It’ll mark Madonna’s first performance of new music […]

Lil Dicky loves the Earth and hopes you do too

ABCAt the stroke of midnight, Lil Dicky dropped a new song and music video in support of the environment. The new single “Earth” is a star-packed affair that features 32 big name artists, including Halsey, Shawn Mendes, Miley Cyrus, Sia, Ed Sheeran, Katy Perry and dozens more. Before the song was released, the rapper appeared on Jimmy Kimmel […]

Is a new mural in Nashville, TN connected to new Taylor Swift release?

ABC/Image Group LATaylor Swift fans have proven time and time again that they’ll stop at nothing in their quest to discover any tiny shred of evidence that might shed light on their queen’s plans — including spinning wild theories that may or may not have any basis in reality.  Well, here’s the latest. There’s a […]

Here's which Disney songs "American Idol's" top 10 will be performing Sunday night

(Pictured: Laci Kaye Booth) ABC/Eric McCandlessThis Sunday’s American Idol will feature the top 10 contestants putting their own spin on some Disney classics. Now, we have the scoop on exactly which songs they’ll be performing. Here’s who is singing what: Alejandro Aranda — “Remember Me” from CocoAlyssa Raghu — “Colors of the Wind” from PocahontasDimitrius […]

Shawn Mendes gets rejected from Dublin bar, goes to McDonald’s instead

ABC/Image Group LASorry, Shawn Mendes — no Guinness for you. The 20-year-old singer was turned away from a bar in Dublin, Ireland earlier this week, even though the legal drinking age there is 18. In a fan-captured video of the incident, one of the bouncers at Bruxelles [brew-ZELLE] pub explains to a dejected Shawn that […]

Lil Dicky unveils clip of animated star-studded "Earth" video; each celeb voices an animal

Axelle/Bauer-Griffin/FilmMagicTonight, Lil Dicky will release his new song and video, “Earth,” which features stars ranging from Justin Bieber and Ariana Grande, to Shawn Mendes, Katy Perry, Ed Sheeran, Halsey, Miley Cyrus and more than a dozen others.  The rapper appeared on The Ellen DeGeneres Show on Thursday to explain the concept for the project, including […]

Janet Jackson is taking "Control" of your turntable with new vinyl release

A&M/UMe Newly minted Rock & Roll Hall of Famer Janet Jackson is giving fans another way to listen to her breakthrough album. On June 7, you’ll be able to buy her 1986 classic Control on vinyl, in your choice of either black or translucent red.  It marks the first time that the album has been […]

Jonas Brothers to perform "Sucker" at "Billboard" Music Awards

NBC/dick clark productionsThe Jonas Brothers‘ comeback continues to go from strength to strength. The sibling trio – Nick, Joe and Kevin – will be taking the stage at the 2019 Billboard Music Awards, marking their first televised awards show performance in 10 years. They’ll be performing their number one smash “Sucker.” They’ll join previously announced […]

Thanks to the late Johnny Cash, Sheryl Crow says "Redemption Day" has finally arrived

Big Machine Label Group Thursday afternoon at Cash Cabin just outside Nashville, Sheryl Crow premiered her new video for “Redemption Day” for a small group of music industry insiders. The new recording is a duet with Johnny Cash, and is the lead single from Sheryl’s new album that features collaborations with rockers like Keith Richards, Stevie Nicks, and Don Henley, as […]

Is Bebe Rexha's plan for a curvy girls clothing line "Meant to Be?"

Steve Granitz/WireImageEarlier this year, Bebe Rexha revealed that some designers refused to dress her for the Grammys because they considered the singer, who’s a sixe 6-8, to be “too big.”  But now, after the outpouring of support she received — not to mention the gorgeous red Monsoori ballgown she ended up wearing — Bebe thinks she’d […]

Jon Bon Jovi to sail with fans in the Mediterranean this summer

David BergmanJon Bon Jovi will be cruising into the summer with a few thousand of his closest pals. Following his recently completed Runaway to Paradise Caribbean fan cruise, which sailed from Miami to the Bahamas last weekend, Jon has announced another edition of the cruise for this summer, this time in the Mediterranean.  The cruise […]

Jonas Brothers to perform on "SNL" next month for first time over 10 years

Peggy SirotaThe Jonas Brothers are heading to Saturday Night Live. The reunited sibling band – Nick, Joe and Kevin – will be the musical guest on the May 11 episode, hosted by Emma Thompson. This marks the JoBros return to SNL just over 10 years after their last appearance on Valentine’s Day 2009. The May […]

Ellie Goulding reminisces about her rebellious youth in "Sixteen" video

PolydorEllie Goulding flashes back to her teenage years in the new music video for “Sixteen.” In the clip, Ellie sits in a car with her best friend, reminiscing about their rebellious younger days. We see younger versions of the two of them ditching school, stealing alcohol and getting tattoos. In the end, the younger versions […]

Madonna's new album "Madame X" arrives June 14, video to world-premiere April 24 on MTV

Live Nation/Interscope Records/MaverickMadonna‘s new album Madame X now has a release date: June 14. The first single, “Medellín,” a collaboration with Colombia reggaeton singer Maluma, is out now.  If you pre-order the album, you’ll get a free download of the track. The video for “Medellín” will premiere April 24 during a globally-televised MTV special on […]

Louis Tomlinson thanks fans for their "lovely words" following sister's unexpected death

Joe Maher/Getty ImagesLouis Tomlinson is speaking out for the first time since his younger sister’s sudden death last month. The singer returned to Twitter Wednesday with a message of gratitude for the outpouring of support he’s received. “Just wanted to thank everyone for their lovely words over the past couple of weeks,” he writes. “Back […]