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OCT
5
3 WKS

B.B. King Cancels Remaining Tour Dates Due to Illness

B.B. King Cancels Remaining Tour Dates Due to Illness

Blues guitarist B.B. King has canceled the remaining eight performances of his current tour after being diagnosed with dehydration and exhaustion.

King's official website says he fell ill Friday evening during a performance at the House of Blues in Chicago and was evaluated by a doctor.

The end of his tour was to include stops next week at his own B.B. King Blues Club and Grill in New York.

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OCT
5
3 WKS

Elton John Headlines Staples Center But Lets the Songs Take Center Stage: Concert Review

Elton John Headlines Staples Center But Lets the Songs Take Center Stage: Concert Review

It was a relatively subdued Elton John production that pulled into Staples Center for the first of two shows Saturday night.

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OCT
5
3 WKS

Kings of Leon's Hollywood Bowl Bow Comes with Coldplay Surprise: Concert Review

Kings of Leon's Hollywood Bowl Bow Comes with Coldplay Surprise: Concert Review

There is a fine line between showmanship and posturing, and Kings of Leon sometimes find themselves slipping too far towards the latter. The Tennessee band, currently finishing a headlining run in support of 2013's tepid effort Mechanical Bull, has evolved from a homegrown Southern rock outfit to a radio-ready act, aiming for different sorts of accolades than when they first started.

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OCT
4
3 WKS

Watch Katy Perry Hit on College QB in Awkward ESPN Appearance

Watch Katy Perry Hit on College QB in Awkward ESPN Appearance

Despite her fame, Katy Perry apparently still needs a little assistance with getting a date. 

The pop star was a guest on Saturday's College GameDay, where she offered an usual explanation for why she thought the Oklahoma Sooners would prevail over TCU in that day's matchup of two top-25 teams. 

Read more Katy Perry to Staples Center Crowd: "Thank You For Still Liking Me"

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OCT
3
3 WKS

Courtney Love Is Going to Be in an Opera

Courtney Love Is Going to Be in an Opera

Courtney Love is going to be an opera star — an offbeat, non-traditional opera star, but an opera star nonetheless.

Love has been cast in the upcoming pop opera Kansas City Choir Boy, which will present 10 shows during New York’s Prototype: Opera/Theater/Now Festival from Jan. 8 to 17.

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OCT
3
3 WKS

It's Official: Taylor Swift Joins 'The Voice' as Season 7 Adviser

It's Official: Taylor Swift Joins 'The Voice' as Season 7 Adviser

Taylor Swift is the key adviser for the current season of The Voice, NBC confirmed Friday, a little over a month after reports of her involvement surfaced.

Swift will serve as the sole mentor for all of the artists on each of the four teams.

See more 'The Voice': Meet the Season 7 Singers

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OCT
3
3 WKS

James Dolan Donates $100K to ALS Association

James Dolan Donates $100K to ALS Association

Jim Dolan, founder and frontman of JD & The Straight Shot, CEO of Cablevision and executive chairman of the Madison Square Garden Company, presented a donation of $100,000 to Dorine Gordon, president and CEO of the ALS Association, Greater New York chapter, at Madison Square Garden.

The gift comes after 7,422 fans accepted Dolan's challenge to break the record for simultaneous kazoo playing — a record set during a concert by Dolan's band, which opened for The Eagles at Madison Square Garden on Sept. 18.

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OCT
3
3 WKS

Aaliyah Biopic's First Full Trailer Shows Her Mom's Stern Warning

Aaliyah Biopic's First Full Trailer Shows Her Mom's Stern Warning

Lifetime's controversial biopic of singer-actress Aaliyah now has a full trailer. 

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OCT
2
3 WKS

Paul McCartney Recites Shakespeare, Delivers 'A Show for the Ages' in San Antonio: Concert Review

Paul McCartney Recites Shakespeare, Delivers 'A Show for the Ages' in San Antonio: Concert Review

Given that Sir Paul McCartney regularly sells out arenas that seat 50,000 people, it was anyone’s guess what his production — usually filled out by giant graphics screens, pyrotechnics and plenty of moving parts — would look like in San Antonio’s 1,750-capacity H-E-B Performance Hall at the Tobin Center for the Performing Arts, where he played a gig to benefit the newly renovated venue Wednesday night.
 

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OCT
2
3 WKS

'The Affair': Watch Haunting Opening Titles Featuring New Fiona Apple Song

'The Affair': Watch Haunting Opening Titles Featuring New Fiona Apple Song

Fiona Apple is back with new music.

The Grammy-winning singer-songwriter composed an original song, "Container," for Showtime's new drama The Affair that is the centerpiece for the opening titles.

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OCT
2
3 WKS

HBO, Tom Hanks Team for All-Star Veterans Day Concert

HBO, Tom Hanks Team for All-Star Veterans Day Concert

HBO is going all out to support veterans.

The premium cable network is teaming with executive producer Tom Hanks and Starbucks to present The Concert for Valor, a live all-star event to be broadcast live from the National Mall in Washington, D.C.

The event will be broadcast live on both coasts on Veterans Day, Nov. 11. HBO will offer its affiliates the opportunity to open the signal — meaning cable providers can broadcast the live event to nonsubscribers free of charge.

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OCT
2
3 WKS

Maroon 5's "Animals" Video Blasted by Sexual Assault Group

Maroon 5's "Animals" Video Blasted by Sexual Assault Group

Maroon 5's music video for "Animals" is a bloody affair that may be strictly fiction to some, but RAINN (Rape, Abuse, Incest National Network) has released a statement expressing disappointment in the video, which it says glorifies troubling stalking behavior.

"Maroon 5's video for 'Animals' is a dangerous depiction of a stalker's fantasy — and no one should ever confuse the criminal act of stalking with romance," said the sexual assault organization.

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OCT
2
3 WKS

Ed Sheeran, Ariana Grande to Perform at MTV Europe Music Awards

Ed Sheeran, Ariana Grande to Perform at MTV Europe Music Awards

Ed Sheeran and Ariana Grande are taking the stage at the 2014 MTV Europe Music Awards, the network announced Thursday.

The award show will broadcast live from the SSE Hydro in Glasgow on Sunday, Nov. 9, at 9 p.m. CET. Grande's "Bang Bang" collaborator Nicki Minaj is hosting the event.

The MTV EMA celebration will first begin stateside, with a live broadcast from Miami at 7 p.m. EST. 

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SEP
30
3 WKS

Glen Campbell Sued Over Upcoming 'I'll Be Me' Tour Documentary

Glen Campbell Sued Over Upcoming 'I'll Be Me' Tour Documentary

Glen Campbell battled Alzheimer's Disease throughout the tour filmed in the upcoming documentary Glen Campbell: I'll Be Me. Now he's facing a legal battle over its production and his relationship with director-producer James Keach.

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