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‘Little Mermaid’ Composer Alan Menken Explains Why One Original Film Song Isn’t in the Live-Action Remake 

The Little Mermaid composer Alan Menken is offering an explanation for why one song from the original 1989 animated classic is not part of the new live-action film’s world. During an interview with Comicbook.com that published Saturday, the Oscar-winning songwriter said that the team behind Disney’s forthcoming feature that hits theaters May 26 opted against […]

Keke Palmer Says the #MeToo Movement Should Happen in the Music Industry: “Everybody’s a Crooked Cop”

Keke Palmer is opening up about her experience in the music industry and the change she wants to see. While talking with People magazine, in an interview published online Friday, about her new album Big Boss and its self-written accompanying film, which follows her journey within the music industry, the Nope actress said the #MeToo Movement […]

Diane Keaton Says She “Didn’t Even Know” Justin Bieber Before Starring in His “Ghost” Music Video

Diane Keaton may not have been a “Belieber” before she starred in Justin Bieber’s music video for his hit “Ghost,” but it’s probably fair to say she is now — at least to some degree. The Book Club: The Next Chapter star sat down with United Kingdom publication, Metro, to promote the sequel from Bil […]

Jimmie Allen Suspended by Label, Booking Agency, Manager; Removed From CMA Fest Following Sexual Abuse Allegations

Country singer Jimmie Allen has been suspended by his record label, booking agency and management company, and removed from the lineup for CMA Fest following allegations that he raped and sexually abused his former manager. “In light of [the] allegations against Jimmie Allen, BBR Music Group has decided to suspend all activity with him, effective […]

ACM Awards: Dolly Parton, Chris Stapleton, Lainey Wilson Own the Night

Garth Brooks named Dolly Parton the GOAT of country music, Chris Stapleton won his first-ever entertainer of the year title and Lainey Wilson continued her rise to stardom at the 2023 Academy of Country Music Awards. Parton closed the two-hour awards show Thursday with a performance of her rock anthem “World on Fire,” taken from […]

MTV EMAs to Return to Paris

After Düsseldorf last year and Budapest in 2021, the MTV EMAs will take place in Paris this year, with Paramount Global bringing the music awards show to the French capital for the first time since 1995. “The event will take place in Paris, France, and broadcast live on MTV in over 150 countries on Sunday, Nov. 5,” the company said […]

Imagine Dragons Perform at Netflix Picket Line in Support of the Writers Strike

Imagine Dragons supports the writers strike. The Grammy-winning band took to the Netflix picket line on Tuesday to show its support for the writers striking in Los Angeles and New York City. Piano player Dan Reynolds and electric guitarist Daniel Wayne Sermon, new L.A. transplants from Las Vegas, performed “Radioactive” and “Whatever It Takes.” The […]

Taylor Swift Reveals ‘Speak Now’ as Next Re-Recorded Album

Taylor Swift has revealed her next re-recorded studio album will be Speak Now (Taylor’s Version). The Grammy-winning singer initially shared the news Friday night at her first of three Eras Tour shows in her hometown of Nashville before announcing it on social media. Fans can expect to listen to the re-recorded 2010 studio album on […]

Tribeca Festival to Open With Sarajevo Doc ‘Kiss the Future,’ Close With ‘A Bronx Tale’ Anniversary

The 2023 Tribeca Festival has revealed its opening and closing night and centerpiece selections, as well as more gala events. The festival will kick off on Wednesday, June 7, with the North American premiere of the documentary Kiss the Future, which follows underground musicians and creatives through the siege of Sarajevo and the 1997 U2 […]

Rapper Pras Found Guilty in Campaign-Finance Scheme

A Fugees rapper accused in multimillion-dollar political conspiracies spanning two presidencies was convicted Wednesday after a trial that included testimony ranging from actor Leonardo DiCaprio to former U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions. Prakazrel “Pras” Michel was accused of funneling money from a now-fugitive Malaysian financer through straw donors to Barack Obama’s 2012 reelection campaign, then […]

Spotify Hits 210M Paying Subs and 515M Users in Record First Quarter, But Revenue Falls Short Amid Ad Headwinds

Audio streaming giant Spotify ended March with 210 million paying premium subscribers, up from 205 million as of the end of 2022 and above its forecast of 207 million. Stockholm-headquartered Spotify, led by CEO Daniel Ek, also reported that it hit 515 million monthly active users (MAUs) as of the end of March, up from 489 million at the […]

How to Watch Bad Bunny, Blink-182 and Blackpink Perform at Coachella 2023

Those who weren’t able to make it out to the Coachella Valley last weekend for the annual music and arts festival or just want to witness the star-studded lineup again can still do so. The festival said it is livestreaming performances from all its stages at the Empire Polo Club in Indio, California, from April […]