Donald Trump is likely to name Indiana Gov. Mike Pence, a former Congressman, as his running mate Friday, according to the Indianapolis Star (though Trump could still surprise us and go with Newt Gingrich or Chris Christie).
Warren Beatty's long-in-the-works movie about Howard Hughes, Rules Don't Apply, has been given its first star-studded trailer.
The upbeat clip blends historical fiction and rom-com (à la Woody Allen's recent films) and finds Beatty playing the obsessive-compulsive mogul as an eccentric billionaire goofball — a far cry from Leonardo DiCaprio's portrayal of Hughes in Martin Scorsese's...
Kacey Musgraves joined Weezer on stage Wednesday night at Nashville’s Ascend Amphitheater for an acoustic rendition of the band's classic "Island in the Sun." Musgraves added harmony vocals and sang lead on the second verse of the song, giving it what Weezer later tweeted was "the proper Nashville rendition" of their...
Chris Young has released a fittingly gut-wrenching video for his current single "Sober Saturday Night." The ballad appears as a vocal collaboration with Vince Gill on Young's fifth album I'm Comin' Over.
Lana Del Rey performed her Honeymoon cut "Salvatore" live for the first time upon fan request at the Montreux Jazz Festival in Montreux, Switzerland Wednesday.
During her set, Del Rey opened the show up to requests and seemed seemed surprised by the various shouts for "Salvatore." "Really?
Charles Kelley has always been a huge Tom Petty fan and holds a special love for the 1985 song "Southern Accents," part of an album of the same name. He says he thought the homesick ballad would make a great country song and had long wanted to cut it with...
It's only logical that a landmark of musical cut-and-paste would have gotten its start thanks to MTV. In the spring of 1987, the music video network was about to launch in Europe and hired London dance DJ Dave Dorrell to compose music for commercial bursts.
David Bowie's private art collection will be put on display around the world before heading to auction at Sotheby's in London in November, Reuters reports.
The "Bowie/Collector" three-part sale will feature approximately 400 items from the late musician's collection, which, in all, is expected to sell for over $13 million.
DJ-producer Kaskade unites with NYC subway-music heroes and self-described "brasshouse" trio Too Many Zooz on the frenetic "Jorts FTW." Kaskade's electronic pulses are given an organic flair via Matt Doe's trumpet blasts, Leo P.'s grunting baritone sax and David Parks' clanging percussion.
Chris Stapleton has had his songs cut by everyone from Adele to George Strait, though it's not everyday that he lends another artist his priceless pipes, too. Jake Owen is one of the lucky ones on his new hard-rocking track "If He Ain't Gonna Love You," which features Stapleton on...
M.I.A. has teamed with Skrillex and Blaqstarr for a sinister new club cut, "Go Off," which will appear on her upcoming album, AIM, out September 9th.
The lithe cut premiered on Annie Mac's BBC Radio 1 show and finds M.I.A.
After Welsh singer-songwriter Rod Thomas, who goes by the moniker Bright Light Bright Light, burst onto the U.K. music scene in 2012 with his debut solo album, he signed with Rocket Music Management, a company co-founded by one of his heroes, Elton John.
Paul Feig's new version of Ghostbusters has been getting critical praise from U.S. critics, but will it be given the chance to find an audience in China?
Variety reports that the new sci-fi comedy may be unable to secure distribution in the key Chinese market due to the conservative nation's sanctions against pop culture that...
Tom Petty and Mudcrutch have teamed with Sean Penn and Anthony Hopkins for a stark new video for "I Forgive It All" that contemplates poverty, wealth, aging and absolution.
Penn and Samuel Bayer co-directed the clip, which opens with archival footage from the Great Depression and audio of hungry children clamoring for...
Cory Hughes marched in Florida after Trayvon Martin was shot, in Ferguson for Michael Brown and in Baltimore for Freddie Gray. Last Thursday, the Black Lives Matter activist stood in a park in downtown Dallas giving a speech about Alton Sterling and Philando Castile, and his frustration with deaths like theirs, at the hands of...
In spring 1956, former Sun Records artist Elvis Presley released his debut for the RCA label. "Heartbreak Hotel" was a monster hit, having reached the top of the Billboard pop, R&B and country charts, and starting a run of more than two-and-a-half years where at least one Presley record was...
At Wednesday Night's ESPY Awards, four of the NBA's biggest stars teamed up to call for an end to gun violence.
"The racial profiling has to stop," Dwyane Wade said at the annual awards show.
On October 28, 1986, an estimated 2.2 million people jammed downtown Manhattan for the New York Mets' World Series victory parade. One person was notably absent from the celebration: Mets pitcher Dwight "Doc" Gooden.
Ariana Grande and Jimmy Fallon teamed up for a Snapchat duet of Grande's single "Into You." Previously, Grande made a Snapchat horror film for Jimmy Kimmel Live!
Grande and Fallon individually recorded various lip-sync versions of the electro-pop track.
Kelsea Ballerini was the inaugural performer on CMT's newly launched digital series Next Women of Country Live, which debuted Tuesday, June 12th. Ballerini gave an acoustic performance of her current single "Peter Pan" in CMT's Nashville studio that brought focus to her incisive songwriting and the light sandpaper-rough texture of...
The Academy of Television Arts and Sciences rolled out their picks for this year's Emmy nominations this morning, provoking the usual hubbub over surprise inclusions and snub-outrage. As TV devotees pored over the list and flipped out over the conspicuous absence of their favorites, we look at the big picture...
Steven Tyler said he is "really concerned" about Joe Perry's health and has been unable to contact his Aerosmith bandmate, who collapsed during a show with the Hollywood Vampires Sunday.
"It's starting to scare me a little bit," Tyler told Billboard.
Game of Thrones, The People Vs. OJ Simpson: American Crime Story and Fargo received multiple nominations in major categories for the 68th Primetime Emmy Awards. Other notable nods include Mr.
How to Become the Most Celebrated Satirist in the Middle East, a Step-by-Step Guide:Step One: Become a heart surgeon. Live to middle age. Step Two: Witness the Arab Spring first-hand.
With a sales bump from the Fourth of July holiday, Lee Greenwood's signature song "God Bless the U.S.A." re-entered the country digital songs chart. The boost in downloads resulted in the granddaddy of all patriotic country anthems being certified platinum — selling one million downloads.
Young Thug celebrates the breadth of his accomplishments in the clip for "Memo," which appeared earlier this year on his Slime Season 3 mixtape.
The visual flashes between energetic scenes of celebration. Thug dances on a small stage and hammers away at an upright piano.
"Country is the new rock & roll," Steven Tyler told Rolling Stone Country last summer, and that has since become his motto. The Aerosmith legend has planted new roots in Nashville, crafting his first solo album in Music City and immersing himself in the country music scene.
Meek Mill and Pusha T deliver tightly coiled verses about climbing out of poverty on DJ Drama's latest offering, "Boyz in the Hood."
Meek opens the song rapping breathlessly about a cycle of drug dealing, violence and prison.
Chance the Rapper paid tribute to Muhammad Ali with the performance of a new song at the ESPY Awards Wednesday.
The Chicago MC delivered the poignant song backed by a full choir and alongside regular collaborators Donnie Trumpet, Jamila Woods, Peter Cottontale, and Teddy Jackson.
David Crosby has released a delicate new song "Things We Do for Love," the first from his new album, Lighthouse, out October 21st.
Written for his wife, Jan, "Things We Do for Love" finds Crosby's ever-delicate voice gliding over a soft acoustic progression, then swelling into a stunning wall of harmony.