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  • Luis Fonsi, Daddy Yankee and Justin Bieber crown Hot 100 for seventh week while moving up on radio

    Luis Fonsi, Daddy Yankee and Justin Bieber crown Hot 100 for seventh week while moving up on radio

    Luis Fonsi, Daddy Yankee and Justin Bieber continue to hold strong on their No. 1 position on the Billboard Hot 100 songs chart with the mostly Spanish track "Despacito."  As it spends a seventh week atop the chart, the song has the most activity on two of the three formula tallies as seen on the...
  • TIME includes BTS on its most influential people on the internet list

    TIME includes BTS on its most influential people on the internet list

    Today, TIME announced its third annual most influential people on the internet list, which included people from all different industries. According to the list, "TIME sized up contenders by looking at their global impact on social media and their overall ability to drive news." Making that list for...
  • Bradley Cooper on stage before Kris Kristofferson's set at Glastonbury. Johnny Depp would later join Kristofferson.

    Bradley Cooper and Johnny Depp join Kris Kristofferson at Glastonbury 2017

    Three generations of America’s best actors appeared on stage at England’s gigantic Glastonbury music festival on Friday afternoon (June 23). Just before legendary musician and actor Kris Kristofferson's set, a clamor arose in the huge crowd gathered at the Pyramid Stage, according to NME, as fans...
  • Future launches his own collection of emojis, 'Futuremoji'

    Future launches his own collection of emojis, 'Futuremoji'

    Future, who is wrapping up his Nobody Safe tour and just yesterday announced a second leg of his 2017 tour, called The Future Hndrxx tour, also just launched his own collection of emojis, called Futuremojis. Starting today, Futuremojis are available in the Apple app store for just $1.99, and Future...
  • Legoland UK creates Lego Glastonbury featuring Ed Sheeran

    Legoland UK creates Lego Glastonbury featuring Ed Sheeran

    Ed Sheeran has now been immortalized in Lego after the model makers at Legoland Windsor have created an entire brick-based model of the upcoming Glastonbury Music Festival. NME reports that Legoland staff built the tiny Glastonbury as part of Miniland, the Legoland attraction that features Lego...
  • Radiohead's Thom Yorke and Jonny Greenwood set for Italian earthquake benefit show

    Radiohead's Thom Yorke and Jonny Greenwood set for Italian earthquake benefit show

    Last summer, fall and into 2017, a series of earthquakes devastated Central Italy. To help with the restoration efforts, a benefit concert has been announced for Aug. 20, almost a year to the day from when the first and most deadly earthquake struck, at the picturesque Sferisterio di Macerata open...
  • Chris, Toni and baby Chris in 2009

    Chris Cornell's daughter writes touching Father's Day letter to her dad

    The tragic passing of Soundgarden frontman Chris Cornell earlier this year sent shockwaves through the music community and beyond. When our musical idols pass away, we feel it deeply even though we may have never met them. But because of what musicians do, which is connect with us on a deeply...
  • Haim debut new song 'Night So Long' at Los Angeles pop-up

    Haim debut new song 'Night So Long' at Los Angeles pop-up

    On Sunday (June 18), sister pop rockers Haim invited 100 or so lucky fans to a Los Angeles pop-up show where they live-debuted the brand new number "Night So Long." Singer Danielle Haim told Rolling Stone that the trio wrote the song while on tour, which, as any musician will tell you, is filled...
  • Prodigy of Mobb Deep dies at age 42

    Prodigy of Mobb Deep dies at age 42

    Today is a sad day in the hip-hop world, as it was just confirmed that Prodigy, one half of the rap duo Mobb Deep has died at age 42. According to Pitchfork, Prodigy was hospitalized a few days ago in Las Vegas after a performance and passed away a few days later. Born Albert Johnson, the "Shook...
  • Luis Fonsi, Daddy Yankee and Justin Bieber control Hot 100 lead for a sixth consecutive week

    Luis Fonsi, Daddy Yankee and Justin Bieber control Hot 100 lead for a sixth consecutive week

    After remixing the original version of "Despacito" with Justin Bieber, Luis Fonsi and Daddy Yankee are enjoying another week of taking the crown for the hottest song in the United States. The mostly Spanish song is topping the Billboard Hot 100 songs chart a sixth consecutive week while continuing...
  • Vic Mensa, Kap G and Vince Staples

    Lyrics by Vince Staples, Lil Yachty, D.R.A.M. and more to be featured on Sprite Cans

    Sprite has turned to some of hip-hop’s hottest rising stars for their latest ad campaign. Dubbed the “Summer Sprite Cold Lyrics Series,” the campaign will feature Sprite cans and bottles with lyrics from Vince Staples, Vic Mensa, Lil Yachty, D.R.A.M., Kamaiyah and Kap G. As Pitchfork pointed out...
  • After years of setbacks, Jimi Hendrix Park finally opens in Seattle

    After years of setbacks, Jimi Hendrix Park finally opens in Seattle

    Within walking distance of his childhood home, a park is now open to honor the late Jimi Hendrix in Seattle. Just opening on Saturday, the 2.5-acre park is now available to the public. According to Rolling Stone, "For over a decade, Seattle and the Jimi Hendrix estate attempted to construct Jimi...
  • Katy Perry's 'Witness' debuts at No. 1 on Top 200 Albums chart

    Katy Perry's 'Witness' debuts at No. 1 on Top 200 Albums chart

    As predicted, Katy Perry's latest studio effort, Witness, is now the latest No. 1 on the Billboard Top 200 Albums chart which will update on Tuesday, June 20. The set was expected to debut with around 200,000 overall units and 175,000 being in actual album sales. That number is not too far off. For...
  • Chance The Rapper to bring sign language interpreters on tour

    Chance The Rapper to bring sign language interpreters on tour

    Chance the Rapper has teamed up with DEAFinitely Dope in what will be a first-time collaboration of its kind in the world of hip-hop. While other rappers have certainly included venue-provided sign-language interpreters for those who are deaf or hard-of-hearing, this is the first time a rapper has...
  • Beyoncé and Jay Z finally welcome their twins

    Beyoncé and Jay Z finally welcome their twins

    It feels like it's been years since  Beyoncé announced that she would be having twins. According to Rolling Stone, the time has finally come, and Queen Bey and Jay Z welcomed two new additions to their family earlier this week. Rumors have been flying around all week that Beyoncé was in labor...
  • I-o Interactive was dropped by Square Enix earlier this year, today they announced their plans for the future. 

    I-o Interactive announce buyout and future plans

    The day after the largest event in gaming (E3), I-o interactive made an announcement reminding people of their predicament and letting everyone know that they are OK. On May 11, Square Enix had made an announcement of their own that they would be dropping the developer responsible for series like...
  • Jamie Foxx battles James Corden on 'The Late Late Show,' talks meeting Kanye West for the first time

    Jamie Foxx battles James Corden on 'The Late Late Show,' talks meeting Kanye West for the first time

    Jamie Foxx, along with his “Baby Driver” co-star Ansel Elgot, stopped into “The Late Late Show with James Corden” to promote the new film but also to have a little fun. Corden and Foxx kicked off the show with the popular bit “Riff Off.” With the help of Riff Off veterans, the acapella group...
  • Dr. Dre donates $10 million to fund new performing arts complex at Compton High School

    Dr. Dre donates $10 million to fund new performing arts complex at Compton High School

    Dr. Dre has announced that he will pledge $10 million to help build a state-of-the-art performing arts complex on the grounds of the new Compton High School, according to the Los Angeles Times. Students, along with Compton community members, will have access to cutting-edge technology and equipment...
  • K-pop group BTS release their own cosmetics line

    K-pop group BTS release their own cosmetics line

    These days, musicians dabble in any industry that is not their own. Kanye West has his Yeezy clothing line, Diddy has his vodka, so it is only fitting that the international k-pop sensation, BTS join in on the action. It was recently reported that BTS will be collaborating with VT Cosmetics to...
  • New Metallica Funko Pop! vinyl figures coming soon

    New Metallica Funko Pop! vinyl figures coming soon

    Metalheads and collectors rejoice: you can now host heavy metal masters Metallica in your own home! Thanks to the wonderful worlds of technology and fandom, renown vinyl figurine creators Funko have created 3 ¾ inch figurines of the band for their Pop! Rocks series. Metallica is joining several...
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