The group was famous for their many hits including "Shining Star", "That's the Way of the World," "Devotion," "Reasons," "Sing a Song," "Can't Hide Love," and "September."
White was diagnosed with Parkinson's Disease in the early '90s, and stopped touring with the band in 1994. Earth, Wind & Fire was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and are set to be honored with a lifetime achievement award at the GRAMMY Awards. Read more here.
The trio have a new EP out, Rawther. Part of the EP seem very influenced by White Stripes-era Jack White, and even sounds like they borrow a bit of "The Hardest Button to Button" in the first track, "Intro."
The last song, "Blow Yr Head," on the other hand, sounds like Public Enemy's 1987 classic "Public Enemy No. 1." The EP's "Temptation" features a guest appearance by Eminem collaborator Royce da 5'9″. Listen to the Rawther EP here.
Adele is also set to perform at the 58th annual Grammy Awards which will be taking place in Los Angeles on February 15th to be broadcast live on CBS and in her native UK she will be performing live at the 2016 BRIT Awards in London on February 24th live on ITV1.
With a calm almost cool tone, Nicki's aggression comes across in the emotion she doesn't display. With every line, though, she tells it like she sees it: "F- your little memes/ Even Queen Bee had to tell them I'm the queen."
The track also contains a diss aimed at Miley Cyrus. The two beefed back in October at the 2015 VMAs, when Nicki took issue with Miley's appropriation of black culture. "If you want to enjoy our culture and our lifestyle, bond with us, dance with us, have fun with us, twerk with us, rap with us, then you should also want to know what affects us," she said in an interview about her problem with the singer.
In "Down in the DM" Nicki raps, 'I said, 'Miley, what's good?' / I said, 'Could you pay my bills like O'Reilly? Wuss good?' / I just sit back and observe / All these n-- that I done curved." Listen here.
Unfortunately, Rihanna squashed everyone's hope when she told Ellen she was single. "I'm single right now and it's not that I'm like, 'Oh, pro-single, yes, I hate men!'" she explained. "I just think I have so much on my plate that I can't even find the time to entertain a steady relationship or anything serious. Or even a text."
She has, however, texted nude photos in the past. Rihanna played a game of "Never Have I Ever" with George Clooney on the show, and she revealed-thanks to her paddle board labeled "I Have"-that she'd sent a nude selfie. Clooney, on the other hand, had not. Read more here.
'He is still feeling weak from his recent struggle with double pneumonia and has decided to seek further treatment for it," Haggard's publicist said in a statement, referring to the count December hospitalization.
"Merle is hopeful he will be back on the road later in the spring." 'A couple weeks ago I came in the hospital here, and I guess I was nearly dead," Haggard told Sirius XM in mid-December. Read more here.
His wife Kim Kardashian tried to help by polling Twitter with three options: "Swish," "Waves" and "So Help Me God." It turns out, Kanye was behind the poll.
Speaking with Big Boy on his radio show Thursday (Feb. 4), Kanye said he still hadn't figured out what the album would be called, which is why he and Kim put up the poll (via Complex). Read more here.
Glu gained attention for creating Katy Perry Pop, a venture that gained lackluster commercial and critical recognition when it debuted in 2015. The storied rivalry between Swift and Perry now has a new platform to play out before our eyes.
"We realize that Taylor and her global fan base expect a new and highly differentiated mobile gaming experience," explained a press release about the app. Read more here.
Wearing Louis Vuitton boxing gloves in a picture he posted to Instagram, The Game captioned it with a long angry message: "Let's get one thing very CLEAR: that thirsty Gatorade mascot of a transvestite WILL NEVER see $10,000,000 or anything close 2 a penny of my money."
Claiming that the story has been blown out of proportion, he promised, "Soon as I'm home, me & my lawyers will EAT THIS CASE like a box of Minion Twinkies on sale at Walmart !" The Game is currently touring in Europe. Read more here.
The new album, titled Full Circle, features a mix of reworked Lynn classics like 'Fist City' and 'Whispering Sea' as well as new songs written specifically for the album, produced by Lynn's daughter Pasty Lynn Russell and John Carter Cash. Full Circle releases on March 4. Listen to the track 'Who's Gonna Miss Me' here.
Recorded in Hendersonville, Tennessee, Full Circle "takes listeners on a journey through Loretta's musical story, from the Appalachian folk songs and gospel music she learned as a child, to new interpretations of her classic hits and country standards". Full Circle also features duets with Willie Nelson and Elvis Costello. Read more here.
Kelley showed off his sense of humor with a new video that attempts to answer that very question. Kelley posted the video to his YouTube account on Feb. 2. It begins with a news anchor reporting on Kelley, who's gone missing.
Once the news segment has ended, the anchor turns to his right, removes his ear piece and asks, "Who the f- is Charles Kelley?" From there a curious detective begins putting the pieces of Kelley's disappearance together. Karen Fairchild and Darius Rucker both make cameos being questioned police. Read more here.
The previously unreleased song from 2011 is named after the British girl group. Ferg's catchy track talks about how he wants to achieve a level of fame very few ever do. He even shouts out a couple members of the group including Victoria Beckham and Mel B.
A$AP Ferg is currently putting the finishing touches on his second album Always Strive and Prosper which is the follow up to his 2013 debut Trap Lord. Check out "Spice Girls" here.
Elton breezed into the roped off area and immediately got down to business. He thrilled the crowd as he ran through instrumentals of hits including "Benny and the Jets," "Tiny Dancer," and "Rocket Man."
The performance didn't last long. It was over in a little under four minutes. After the piano performance, he signed an autograph or two and was gone as fast as he entered. Check it out here.
"This guy needs to eff off or I will hunt him down," the singer tweeted at the end of January. Yesterday, the businessman (who currently faces securities fraud charges) returned fire, tweeting "chill bae."
Shkreli drew global attention and ire for his manipulation of life-saving drug costs, but his infamy has frequently intersected with the music industry. He paid $2 million for the latest Wu-Tang Clan album and has leveraged his love of rap into a bizarre social media presence.
After his first engagement with Goulding, Shkreli wrote "yeah listening to this garbage now @elliegoulding one hit wonder." Read more here.
She was joined by producer David Foster for the Vegas memorial, before a crowd of 4,000 fans who came to support her. During the memorial, Dion took the stage to deliver a heartfelt tribute to her late partner in life and music.
"I feel his love in this room. I feel his strength and his warmth being reflected in all of you," she said. "Rene always surrounded me with the best people who believed in us and always worked so hard on our behalf." Watch it here.
Later, Britney Spears interpreted the song for a 2001 campaign which also featured jumps through the decades. "One of the things I love is that I had major input in the creative," Monae told Billboard.
"I consider myself a time traveler, so I was excited when they told me we'd be time traveling. It's about the joy of dance and has some nostalgic moments." Read more here.
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