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Ariana Grande Partners With ‘Fortnite’ for ‘Rift Tour’ Virtual Event

The Rift Tour, featuring Ariana Grande, is coming to Fortnite next weekend. On Sunday (Aug. 1), it was announced that Grande will be the latest superstar to perform within the Fortnite realm, headlining an in-game event — or a “musical journey into magical new realities” — that’s scheduled for Aug. 6-8. “Ariana & the Rift Tour” will […]

Sinead O’Connor Announces Retirement From Touring and Recording

In a series of tweets over the weekend, Sinéad O’Connor stated that she is retiring from her career in touring and recording music. The Irish singer-songwriter, known for her ethereal take on the Prince-penned “Nothing Compares 2 U” that peaked at No. 1 on the Hot 100 in 1990, announced her retirement plans on Friday […]

The Weeknd Donates $1M for Hunger Relief in Ethiopia

 The money will provide two million meals to those in need of food aid amid the ongoing conflict between the government and the Tigray region.

Jeremih Transferred Out of ICU Amid COVID-19 Battle

Jeremih, who was hospitalized due to complications of COVID-19, has been moved from the ICU as he recovers.

The 1975, Niall Horan, Little Mix and More U.K. Artists and Music Industry Figures Unite Against Racism, Anti-Semitism

Hundreds of key players in the U.K.'s music industry, including artists, managers, producers and record labels, are co-signing an urgent call to speak out against racism and intolerance.

Duran Duran’s John Taylor Tests Positive for Coronavirus

Duran Duran bassist John Taylor tested positive for COVID-19 but has recovered, the band revealed in a statement posted on social media.

Jan Howard, Country Singer and Longtime Grand Ole Opry Member, Dies at 91

Jan Howard, country singer and songwriter and longtime member of the Grand Ole Opry, died Saturday in Gallatin, Tennessee. She was 91.

Beyonce’s ‘Making the Gift’ TV Special to Air on ABC

Beyoncé will give fans an inside look at the making of her 'Lion King' companion album 'The Gift' in a special that is set to air Monday night on ABC.

Carrie Underwood Gets More Than 40 Facial Stitches Following Fall, Says She “Might Look a Bit Different”

“I am grateful that it wasn’t much, much worse," the country singer writes.

Billy Joel Welcomes Third Child

The singer-songwriter's wife, Alexis, gave birth to their second daughter together over the weekend.

Jimmy Fallon Shares “One Man Tribute” to Shawn Mendes’ “There’s Nothing Holdin’ Me Back”

Mendes and Fallon will be chatting about music and the singer's world tour on Wednesday night's episode.

Linkin Park’s Mike Shinoda Writes to Fans One Week After Chester Bennington’s Death

In an Instagram post, Shinoda alerted fans about an update on the band's official site that now provides resources for those in crisis or with suicidal thoughts.