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Mandy Moore Cancels Remaining Tour Dates to Focus on Pregnancy

Mandy Moore is pregnant with her second child, which has made it difficult for her to continue her live touring schedule. The star announced Tuesday that she is canceling her remaining show dates this year to focus on her health during her pregnancy. “When we booked these shows, I wasn’t pregnant and although I truly […]

Lizzo Pledges $1M to Planned Parenthood and Abortion Funds After Roe v. Wade Ruling

Lizzo is taking action after the U.S. Supreme Court ruled on Friday to overturn Roe v. Wade, the 1973 case that protected a woman’s federal right to have an abortion. The “Grrrls” singer is set to embark on her tour in support of her upcoming album Special this fall, and she pledged to donate $500,000 to Planned […]

John Hinckley Jr.’s ‘Redemption Tour’ Dates Canceled in Connecticut, Chicago and Brooklyn

John Hinckley Jr., the singer-songrwriter who attempted to assassinate President Ronald Reagan in 1981, revealed on Thursday (June 16) that three dates of his Redemption Tour have been canceled. “I’ve had 3 concerts cancelled – Chicago, Connecticut and now Brooklyn,” he tweeted. “The promoter is looking for another venue.” I’ve had 3 concerts cancelled-Chicago, Connecticut […]

Britney Spears Gets Restraining Order Against Ex-Husband After He Broke Into Her Home

Britney Spears has gotten an emergency restraining order against her first husband, Jason Allen Alexander, after he broke into her home on her wedding day on Thursday (June 9) and was subsequently arrested. The pop star’s attorney Mathew Rosengart confirmed the news to Billboard on Friday (June 10), noting that there is an “Emergency Protective Order” […]

Harry Styles Partners With Everytown for Gun Safety on Upcoming Tour in Effort to “End Gun Violence”

Harry Styles has joined the fight to end gun violence after two devastating mass shootings in the United States over the past two weeks, announcing on Instagram on Friday that his upcoming North American tour will partner with nonprofit organization Everytown for Gun Safety. “Along with all of you, I have been absolutely devastated by […]

Bruce Springsteen and The E Street Band Announce 2023 International Tour

Bruce Springsteen & The E Street Band are getting back on the road. The group announced first thing Tuesday that they will embark on their first tour together since the 14-month global River Tour that kicked off in 2016. Bruce Springsteen & The E Street Band last reconnected to perform on Saturday Night Live in December 2020, […]

Ed Sheeran Welcomes Baby Girl With Wife Cherry Seaborn: “We Are Both So in Love With Her”

Ed Sheeran is a father of two! The “Shivers” singer took to Instagram on Thursday (May 19) to reveal that he and his wife Cherry Seaborn welcomed a baby girl, through an adorable Instagram photo of a pair of baby-sized socks. “We are both so in love with her, and over the moon to be […]

Harry Styles Announces North American Tour With 10 Dates in New York City and Los Angeles

Harry Styles‘ Love on Tour continues! The singer revealed the 2022 dates on Thursday for his North American tour in support of his upcoming album, Harry’s House, and unlike his past tours, the 2022 edition looks more like extended residencies in fewer cities, turning iconic venues into Harry’s House for the run of shows. Styles […]

Dolly Parton Among Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 2022 Inductees

On Wednesday morning, the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame announced which of this year’s nominees will be inducted at the 2022 ceremony on Nov. 5  in Los Angeles. Rock hitmaker Pat Benatar, new wave chart-toppers Duran Duran, hip-hop heavyweight Eminem, synth-pop duo Eurythmics, country legend Dolly Parton, R&B hitmaker Lionel Richie and pop singer-songwriter Carly Simon make up the Class of 2022. Additionally, […]

Adele’s ‘An Audience With Adele’ Special Coming to NBC

If you were unable to watch Adele‘s An Audience With Adele special on the U.K.’s  ITV channel and its on-demand ITV Hub platform, worry not. The star’s 30 sendoff party is crossing the pond to the United States this month. The two-hour NBC special, An Audience With Adele, is set for Sunday (March 20) at 9 p.m. ET/PT. The special will stream the […]

Prince Markie Dee, The Fat Boys Rapper, Dies at 52

Dee teamed up with fellow Brooklyn natives Darren Robinson and Damon Wimbley to form the Fat Boys in the early 1980s, and the group went on to release seven studio albums.

Leslie West, Frontman and Guitarist for Rock Band Mountain, Dies at 75

Leslie West, known best as the frontman and guitarist for rock band Mountain, died on Tuesday. He was 75 years old.