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Beyonce Removes Kelis Interpolation From “Energy” After Theft Claim

Beyoncé has removed the interpolation of Kelis‘ 2003 hit “Milkshake” from her Renaissance track “Energy” on Tidal and Apple, after the latter called out the music superstar and The Neptunes for allegedly failing to seek permission for usage. On Tuesday, Kelis did not appear in the song’s credits, as seen by Billboard. While Kelis sang “Milkshake,” written by The Neptunes’ Pharrell Williams and Chad […]

Lil Durk Says He’s Taking Break to “Focus on My Health” After Onstage Mishap at Lollapalooza

Lil Durk is taking some time off to recover following an onstage mishap at this year’s Lollapalooza in Chicago. The 29-year-old drill rapper took to social media on Sunday to share an update about his health after being hit in the face by a pyrotechnic during his early-evening set on Saturday at the music festival. “Due to the […]

Shawn Mendes Cancels Remaining ‘Wonder’ Tour Dates to Focus on Mental Health

Shawn Mendes is canceling the rest of his Wonder world tour dates, the singer announced on Wednesday. In a statement posted to his Instagram, Mendes shared that he would “unfortunately” have to cancel all the North American, U.K. and European dates of the tour, which was set to kick off in June. “After speaking with […]

Travis Scott’s Surprise Appearance at Rolling Loud Marks His First Festival Since Astroworld Tragedy

Travis Scott surprised the crowd at Rolling Loud Miami when he took the stage with Future on Saturday night. Though Scott has performed at a few one-off shows recently, this weekend’s cameo marked the rapper’s first music festival appearance since last year’s Astroworld tragedy in Houston, where 10 people died and many more were injured during his set. […]

Steve Martin’s ‘Only Murders in the Building’ Song “Angel in Flip-Flops” Gets a Colorfully Trippy Music Video

Steve Martin and Only Murders in the Building’s (’90s) summer anthem officially has its own music video. “Angel in Flip-Flops,” performed by Martin and featured in the Emmy-nominated series, dropped across all digital streaming music platforms Friday. But now Hulu’s released a rather animated music video for the tune, which has its own cover art […]

Kanye West Pulls Out of Rolling Loud Miami 2022 Headlining Set

Kanye West will no longer be performing at Rolling Loud Miami 2022. The festival’s organizers took to social media on Sunday (July 17) to announce that the 45-year-old rapper and fashion mogul, who now goes by Ye, will not be headlining the event’s opening night on July 22. “Due to circumstances outside of our control, Ye will no […]

Soprano Angel Blue Drops Out of Opera in Italy Over Use of Blackface

Soprano Angel Blue says she won’t perform in an opera in Italy this month because blackface was used in the staging of a different work this summer on the same stage. The U.S. singer posted a note on her angeljoyblue Instagram page saying she will be bowing out of “La Traviata” at Verona’s Arena this […]

Rapper Kodak Black Arrested on Drug Charges in Florida

Rapper Kodak Black was arrested in South Florida on charges of trafficking in oxycodone and possession of a controlled substance. The rapper, whose legal name is Bill Kapri, was booked Friday into jail in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, where he awaits a bond hearing. The Florida Highway Patrol said in a release that troopers pulled Black […]

Carlos Santana Postpones Concerts After Collapsing Onstage

Out of an “abundance of caution for the artist’s health,” Carlos Santana’s management company announced late Friday that the 74-year-old guitar legend will postpone his next six concerts. “I regret to inform you that the Santana band has postponed tonight’s show at Ruoff Music Center in Noblesville, Ind.,” the statement from Michael Vrionis, president of […]

Carlos Santana Collapses During Michigan Concert

Carlos Santana experienced heat exhaustion and dehydration during a concert Tuesday evening in Michigan and has since recuperated, the musician’s manager, Michael Vrionis, confirmed to The Hollywood Reporter in a statement. Officials told NBC’s Detroit-based news affiliate WDIV-TV that the 74-year-old guitar great collapsed onstage at Pine Knob Music Theatre (formerly DTE Energy Music Theatre), […]

Randy Bachman Reunited With Cherished Guitar 45 Years After It Was Stolen

Canadian rock legend Randy Bachman’s long search came to an end Friday when he was reunited in Tokyo with a cherished guitar 45 years after it was stolen from a Toronto hotel. “My girlfriend is right there,” said Bachman, 78, a former member of The Guess Who and Bachman-Turner Overdrive, as the Gretsch guitar on […]

Bret Michaels Hospitalized, Leading Poison to Pull Out of Nashville Show

Poison was set to perform alongside Def Leppard, Motley Crüe and Joan Jett at the Nashville stop of their joint stadium tour on Thursday night, but the band pulled out after frontman Bret Michaels was taken to the hospital. The Nashville Tennessean reported that members from Poison stepped onstage to let the Nissan Stadium audience know that Michaels was hospitalized and would […]