Alicia Keys Samples Kanye West on Birthday Release 'That's What's Up'

On her birthday (Jan. 25), Alicia Keys gifted fans with the emotional track "That's What's Up." The liberating number samples Kanye West's The Life of Pablo cut "Low Lights." (Keys' husband, producer Swizz Beatz, also contributed to some of the tracks on West's album.) Opening with the Bible verse that begins "You want me to give you a testimony about my life," the singer/songwriter delivers high notes about her gratitude: "Time and time you've lifted me up, Read more…

Zayn & Taylor Swift Tease Haunting 'I Don't Wanna Live Forever' Video: Watch

There may still be a few weeks before Fifty Shades of Grey fans get to see the much-anticipated sequel Fifty Shades Darker, but Zayn Malik and Taylor Swift are making the wait a little easier to bear: The "I Don't Wanna Live Forever" video arrives first thing Friday, at midnight sharp. The pair of superstars each teased the video with a 20-second clip Wednesday (Jan. 25), which features both Malik and Swift. Considering the short clip shows Malik Read more…

Fleetwood Mac Unearth Rare Tracks for 'Tango in the Night' Reissue

Fleetwood Mac will release an expansive, 30th anniversary edition of their 14th studio album, 1987's Tango in the Night, on March 10th via Warner Bros. Records. The reissue is packaged in three formats: a one-CD set featuring This article originally appeared on www.rollingstone.com: Fleetwood Mac Unearth Rare Tracks for ‘Tango in the Night’ Reissue Source: Rolling Stone Music Fleetwood Mac Unearth Rare Tracks for 'Tango in the Night' Reissue

Hear Billy Bragg Reimagine Bob Dylan Anthem as Trump Protest

Billy Bragg blasts President Trump in his mournful new protest song, "The Times They Are A-Changing Back," which transforms the optimism of Bob Dylan's 1964 anthem into a bleak survey of This article originally appeared on www.rollingstone.com: Hear Billy Bragg Reimagine Bob Dylan Anthem as Trump Protest Source: Rolling Stone Music Hear Billy Bragg Reimagine Bob Dylan Anthem as Trump Protest

Paul McCartney Sues Sony to Regain Rights to Beatles Songs

Paul McCartney, the iconic songwriter, has filed suit in New York against Sony/ATV and is looking to get a declaratory judgment that states he will soon regain his copyright ownership share to a treasured catalog of songs created as a member of The Beatles. In what could become one of the most important legal battles in the music industry this decade, he is looking to leverage the termination provisions of the Copyright Act. In 1976, Read more…

Beyonce on Anti-Trump Women's March: 'We Can Make Our Voices Heard'

Beyoncé showed her support for the post-inauguration, anti-Trump Women's March in a Facebook post. "Together with Chime for Change, we raise our voices as mothers, artists, and as This article originally appeared on www.rollingstone.com: Beyonce on Anti-Trump Women’s March: ‘We Can Make Our Voices Heard’ Source: Rolling Stone Music Beyonce on Anti-Trump Women's March: 'We Can Make Our Voices Heard'

Univision Announces Forthcoming Luis Miguel TV Series

MGM TV and Gato Grande Productions won't be the only ones developing a series based on Luis Miguel's life.  Univision announced its forthcoming Luis Miguel television series with Mexican producer Diego Torres attached to the project along with his production company Curiosity Media. The announcement was made at the NATPE conference in Miami on Wednesday (Jan. 18).  "This is going to be an unforgettable series about one of the biggest artists of our time," Lourdes Diaz, president of entertainment, Univision Communications Inc., said in a Read more…

Paris – The Chainsmokers

Paris Paris – Single The Chainsmokers Genre: Dance Price: $1.29 Release Date: January 13, 2017 © ℗ 2017 Disruptor Records/Columbia Records Source: iTunes Top Songs Paris – The Chainsmokers

Watch Thirty Seconds to Mars Preview Summer Camp Weekend in New Trailer

Thirty Seconds to Mars have detailed their third annual Summer Camp event, scheduled from August 12th to 14th in Malibu, California. The weekend-long Camp Mars features activities like yoga, hiking, archery, meditation, professional speakers and two performances from the Jared Leto-fronted alt-rock This article originally appeared on www.rollingstone.com: Watch Thirty Seconds to Mars Preview Summer Camp Weekend in New Trailer Source: Rolling Stone Music Watch Thirty Seconds to Mars Preview Summer Camp Weekend in New Trailer

Hear Sampha's Reflective Ballad '(No One Knows Me) Like the Piano'

On Sampha's raw, stripped-down new ballad, "(No One Knows Me) Like the Piano," the London singer-songwriter reflects on the titular instrument that defines his entire life. "You dropped out the sky/ You arrived when I was three years old," he croons, speaking directly to the piano that resides in in family home – and on which he wrote the majority of his This article originally appeared on www.rollingstone.com: Hear Sampha’s Reflective Ballad ‘(No One Knows Me) Read more…

Castle on the Hill – Ed Sheeran

Castle on the Hill Castle on the Hill – Single Ed Sheeran Genre: Pop Price: $1.29 Release Date: January 6, 2017 © ℗ 2017 Asylum Records UK, a division of Atlantic Records UK, a Warner Music Group company. Source: iTunes Top Songs Castle on the Hill – Ed Sheeran

How Justin Bieber's Bad Behavior Won in 2016

He began the year by calling his work a "movement." And despite bitter missives, scandals and behavior that would be career suicide for almost anyone else in his position – his movement was a success in 2016 thanks to millions of loyal supporters. We're talking about Justin This article originally appeared on www.rollingstone.com: How Justin Bieber’s Bad Behavior Won in 2016 Source: Rolling Stone Music How Justin Bieber's Bad Behavior Won in 2016

MTV, Comedy Central Head Doug Herzog Exits Viacom

Doug Herzog is Viacom’s latest casualty. The news of his departure comes roughly a week after Bob Bakish was formally named CEO of the challenged media company. In the latter role, Bakish is posied to restructure a group that's already seen significant executive turnover and ailing ratings of late. Herzog is not expected to be replaced; instead, his reports will now report directly to Bakish. Herzog, who has overseen the company's vast cable portfolio, has been Read more…

Post Malone Talks JFK Assassination & Trump Inauguration on 'The Breakfast Club'

Post Malone has some people scratching their heads, following his Dec. 19 interview with Charlamagne Tha God on The Breakfast Club. His brief chat about music was overshadowed by the various other, non-recording industry topics: John F. Kennedy’s assassination, why voting doesn’t matter, and why he’d play at President-elect Donald Trump’s inauguration. After stating too many people in today’s society are critical and speak too freely about situations they don’t understand, Malone discussed the tattoo Read more…

See Ariana Grande, Stevie Wonder Celebrate With Animated 'Sing' Characters

In Stevie Wonder's joyous "Faith" video, the singer's soulful music helps the characters from Sing go from living in black-and-white to color. Guest vocalist This article originally appeared on www.rollingstone.com: See Ariana Grande, Stevie Wonder Celebrate With Animated ‘Sing’ Characters Source: Rolling Stone Music See Ariana Grande, Stevie Wonder Celebrate With Animated 'Sing' Characters

Maroon 5, Diplo, Willie Nelson NYE Concerts Air on SiriusXM

SiriusXM will broadcast exclusive New Year's Eve concerts from Maroon 5, the Countdown Festival (featuring Diplo and Steve Aoki), This article originally appeared on www.rollingstone.com: Maroon 5, Diplo, Willie Nelson NYE Concerts Air on SiriusXM Source: Rolling Stone Music Maroon 5, Diplo, Willie Nelson NYE Concerts Air on SiriusXM

Disney Folds Maker Studios Into Media Arm

A little more than two years after Disney acquired Maker Studios, the digital video producer is being folded into the content and media business under Disney Consumer Products and Interactive Media, The Hollywood Reporter has confirmed. As part of the change, Maker Studios' top executive is stepping down from his post.  Courtney Holt, who has run Maker since last December and has been with the company since 2011, will move to a new role as Read more…

Watch Ryan Adams Cut Acoustic 'Do You Still Love Me' Straight to Vinyl

Late Monday night at New York's Electric Lady Studios, Ryan Adams stepped into a telephone booth-styled recording studio (called a Voice-O-Graph) and cut an acoustic rendition of his new single "Do You Still Love Me?" straight to vinyl. Today, he's back in the booth, cutting two more songs from his This article originally appeared on www.rollingstone.com: Watch Ryan Adams Cut Acoustic ‘Do You Still Love Me’ Straight to Vinyl Source: Rolling Stone Music Watch Ryan Adams Cut Read more…

Listen to MIX5 New Version of 'A Puro Dolor'

Following their big win on La Banda's second season, MIX5 dropped their debut single "A puro dolor," a new version of Son by Four's 2000 chart-topping hit.  The boy and girl group performed the track during the season finale on Dec. 11, where the quintet was crowned as the new banda by judges Laura Pausini, Wisin and Mario Domm.  Just days after winning La Banda, members Christian, Garmandy, Taishmara, Brian and Danelly premiered their version of "A puro dolor," Read more…

Sleigh Bells Announce Massive U.S.-European Tour

Sleigh Bells announced a slew of 2017 tour dates to promote latest album, Jessica Rabbit. The tour kicks off February 13th in Hamburg, Germany. After a brief run Europe and the U.K., the duo touches down stateside for a gig in Charlottesville, GA on March 1st. They'll play across the U.S. and wrap up in Anaheim, This article originally appeared on www.rollingstone.com: Sleigh Bells Announce Massive U.S.-European Tour Source: Rolling Stone Music Sleigh Bells Announce Read more…

Watch Rae Sremmurd's Sleek, Somber 'Now That I Know' Video

Rae Sremmurd's Swae Lee confronts a former lover in the duo's "Now That I Know" video. Wearing a sharp, white blazer, the rapper croons auto-tuned pleas in a glamorous mansion. "Something went wrong, terribly wrong," he sings. Meanwhile, Slim Jxmmi shows another side of breaking up, reclining in This article originally appeared on www.rollingstone.com: Watch Rae Sremmurd’s Sleek, Somber ‘Now That I Know’ Video Source: Rolling Stone Music Watch Rae Sremmurd's Sleek, Somber 'Now That Read more…

Nile Rodgers on Chic's New Album, Playing 'Big Dance Parties' in 2017

Nile Rodgers was deep into the production It's About Time – the first Chic album in two decades – when he learned that Prince died. "We were really buddies," says Rodgers, adding with a laugh, "as buddy as This article originally appeared on www.rollingstone.com: Nile Rodgers on Chic’s New Album, Playing ‘Big Dance Parties’ in 2017 Source: Rolling Stone Music Nile Rodgers on Chic's New Album, Playing 'Big Dance Parties' in 2017

Bruce Springsteen Reveals Eight 'Desert Island' Songs

Bruce Springsteen revealed his eight "desert island" song choices – including tracks by the Beatles, the Rolling Stones, This article originally appeared on www.rollingstone.com: Bruce Springsteen Reveals Eight ‘Desert Island’ Songs Source: Rolling Stone Music Bruce Springsteen Reveals Eight 'Desert Island' Songs

Marc Anthony and Wife Shannon de Lima Officially Split

After weeks of uncorroborated rumors, Marc Anthony has officially announced that he’s splitting up with Shannon de Lima, his wife of two years. “After much consideration, we have mutually and amicably decided to end our two year marriage,”  Anthony in a statement released Sunday (Dec. 18). “We ask for privacy during this difficult process, and no further comments will be made from either one of us about this personal matter.” Rumors about Anthony separating from Read more…

Here's a Reminder That Christina Aguilera Has a Christmas Album (and It's Amazing)

At a time when original Christmas songs are becoming more and more abundant (we see you, Cruz Beckham), it's easy to forget about all of the artists who have made their own holiday contributions in the past. If you're a pop music fan, the '90s were a gold mine for Christmas albums: Mariah Carey, *NSYNC, Cyndi Lauper, 98 Degrees — the list goes on. But once 2000 came along, Christina Aguilera graced us with My Kind of Christmas. Yes, the Read more…

See Chance the Rapper Celebrate Christmas Run-D.M.C.-Style on 'SNL'

Chance the Rapper celebrated the last Christmas under Barack Obama – and, possibly, the last Christmas ever – in a Saturday Night Live sketch inspired by Run This article originally appeared on www.rollingstone.com: See Chance the Rapper Celebrate Christmas Run-D.M.C.-Style on ‘SNL’ Source: Rolling Stone Music See Chance the Rapper Celebrate Christmas Run-D.M.C.-Style on 'SNL'

Michael Ball and Alfie Boe 'Together' at No. 1 on U.K. Album Chart

In the last sales charts before the race for the prestigious Christmas No. 1 slots, Michael Ball and Alfie Boe's Together (Decca/Universal) completes its climb to the top of the album bestsellers. Clean Bandit's “Rockabye” (Atlantic/Warner), featuring Sean Paul and Anne-Marie, moves into a fifth week atop the singles chart. Ball & Boe's first album collaboration had spent five consecutive weeks in the top five before moving 2-1 in the Official Charts Company's new data. Read more…