Maroon 5 are gearing up to release their fifth studio album, simply titled V, and just dropped the album's first single for the world to hear. And man, is it a contender for Song Of The Summer: "Maps" has a memorable guitar lick and those signature falsetto croons from lead singer Adam Levine.
In an interview with Zane Lowe on BBC's Radio 1, longtime rap/rock/country producer Rick Rubin confirmed he will be working with Kanye West yet again for part II of West's 2013 release Yeezus. The "Black Skinhead" rapper is planning on sending out the follow-up to his highly-praised sixth album by the end of the year, and, naturally, Rubin is on board as producer once again.
British singer/songwriter Ed Sheeran is gearing up to release his second studio album, X, and he just dropped an earth-shattering audio track off the forthcoming LP, simply entitled "Don't". Rumours are flying that the biting kiss-off song is all about fellow UK pop star Ellie Goulding, who he apparently wooed during the summer of 2013.
Get your tickets before they sell out: Young Money label-mates Drake and Lil Wayne are going on tour together! Spanning a whole month, from the middle of August to the near-end of September of this year, the "Motto" rapper and the "Lollipop" hit-maker will go from city to city across North America. Is it in support of new music from the two of them?
For the third week in a row, Australian rapper Iggy Azalea is on top of the Billboard Hot 100 chart with her hit single "Fancy" featuring British singer/songwriter Charli XCX. The cheeky music video stars the pair as the main characters from the classic 90s film Clueless, which made the song an even bigger hit, and now Iggy's sure to be celebrating her success.
With a new album in the works entitled The Pink Print, Nicki Minaj's debut single off the upcoming third record from the rapper, "Pills N Potions", finally has a music video to its name. Starring Minaj, naturally, the video picks up on the lyrical play on pill-popping being compared to falling in love, and it has Nicki looking her most understated yet.
This year, the 68th Annual Tony Awards will take place on June 8, 2014. The ceremony will be held at Radio City Music Hall in New York City, and it will be nationally televised on CBS. Hugh Jackman will be hosting the award ceremony and interestingly, this will be his fourth time hosting the Tony Awards. Broadway shows that took place during the 2013-14 season before April 24, 2014 are eligible for awards. Here are the current nominees for this year’s award show:
It's been forever since we heard from British rock outfit Florence + The Machine, but on Wednedsay, June 4th, the redheaded leader of the epyonomus band confirmed with publication NME that a third album from F+TM is on the way. Looks like the "Dog Days Are Over"! With Lungs and Ceremonials under the group's belt, it's about time they sent out album no.3.
Coldplay fans unite! The UK-based rock band has taken the top spot on the Billboard 200 album chart this week, once again, with their latest LP Ghost Stories. The record, spawning hits like "Magic" and "A Sky Full Of Stars", has been a great success for the ever-popular group, with nearly 500,000 copies sold since its early May release.
It's a big day for some of pop music's leading ladies, as the annual Forbes '100 Most Powerful Women In The World' list just came out for the world to see. Making the cut is Beyonce at number 14, Shakira at 58, and Lady Gaga at 67, respectively. Makes sense — all three of these pop queens are currently on top of their game!