Country icon George Strait is heading for a No. 2 debut on the Billboard 200 chart next week with his new album, Love Is Everything. Meanwhile, Demi Lovato's fourth studio effort, Demi, is aiming for a No. 3 bow. According to industry sources, the albums are projected to sell about 120,000 and 110,000, respectively, by the end of the tracking week on Sunday, May 19.
"Ooh La La," Britney Spears' bubblegum contribution to the upcoming soundtrack for The Smurfs 2, wiggled its way online Friday, May 17, exactly one month after the song was announced. Click here to listen to the track.
Daft Punk's new album, Random Access Memories, is heading for a big sales week and the act's first No. 1 on the Billboard 200 chart.
Industry sources suggest the album, due out on May 21, may sell between 250,000 and 300,000 copies in its first week. That whopping figure is more than twice the total sales of its last studio album, 2005's Human After All, to date (125,000 according to Nielsen SoundScan).
Will.i.am received an Honorary Clio Award Wednesday night for his work with brands like Coca-Cola, Intel and Beats by Dre. But he's also hard at work shaping another blockbuster brand -- Britney Spears, whose upcoming eighth studio album he's executive producing.
There weren’t many oldsters at Sara Bareilles’ solo show Tuesday at Los Angeles’ El Rey Theatre, where the instant-sellout audience was predominantly collegiate and female. But if the graying set ever got a chance to hear how she comes off in a bandless setting, they’d be adopting her as a poster child for the “occasionally they do make ‘em like they used to” cause.
Kanye West will grace Saturday Night Live with his presence, but don’t expect him to have fun with it.
The rapper unleashed a profanity-laced tirade on Wednesday night while performing at the Roseland Ballroom for the Adult Swim upfronts, where he slammed the concept of celebrity, the paparazzi and even SNL. Complex magazine posted video clips from the event.
Bruce Springsteen and the Dropkick Murphys are releasing a re-recording of the band's song, "Rose Tattoo" on a special charity EP -- Rose Tattoo: For Boston -- benefiting the victims of the Boston Marathon bombings on iTunes May 15, the band announced. The three-song EP, including live acoustic versions of the songs "Jimmy Collins's Wake" and "Don't Tear Us Apart," will be available in a $1.29 bundle.
Kelly Rowland is getting brutally honest in her latest track, unveiled Wednesday on the singer’s official SoundCloud page.
The former Destiny’s Child member collaborates with The-Dream on the smooth R&B track titled “Dirty Laundry” -- and air it out, she does.
Rowland’s candid lyrics reveal prior resentments towards her former group-mate Beyonce, whose success as a solo artist skyrocketed following Destiny’s Child, as well as her involvement in an abusive relationship.
A year after going full-frontal to star in an experimental Sigur Ros music video, Shia LaBeouf has gone behind the scenes to direct a brooding, dark and sometimes gory clip for the Nashville group Future Unlimited.
The Hollywood Reporter exclusively debuts a clip from Sunday's episode from docu-series I Love Jenni, which focuses on Rivera's final concert in Monterrey, Mexico, and the moments leading up to the early morning Dec. 9 plane crash that killed the beloved singer.