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Sometimes it lasts in love but sometimes it hurts instead: Adele and husband have split

Lester Cohen/WireImageAfter seven years together, Adele and her husband Simon Konecki have split.  The two share a six-year-old son, Angelo. “Adele and her partner have separated. They are committed to raising their son together lovingly,” Adele’s rep told ABC Radio in a statement. “As always they ask for privacy. There will be no further comment.” […]

"Dance, horses, hot Latin men": Behind the scenes of Madonna's new video

Andy Lecompte @andylecompteMadonna will premiere the video for her new single “Medellín” on MTV April 24, but ahead of that, she’s posted a little behind-the-scenes video that gives us a look at the making of the clip. The video starts with a voiceover from Madonna, in which she apparently tells us the plot of the […]

Adam Lambert to mentor "American Idol" contestants during Queen week

ABC/Craig SjodinIn a super-meta full-circle moment, Adam Lambert will help mentor this season’s American Idol contestants when they tackle the music of Queen later this month, Billboard reports. Adam, of course, auditioned for American Idol back on season 8 with Queen’s “Bohemian Rhapsody.”  Then, during that season’s star-studded finale, he actually got to sing with […]

Camila Cabello says she "missed out" as a kid because of her "crippling" shyness

Getty Images North America via ABC/John Shearer/AMA2018Watching Camila Cabello command the stage on tour or at award shows, it’s hard to believe that as a kid, she was so shy, she wasn’t able to enjoy life as much as she wanted to. Speaking to People magazine, the 22-year-old star says, “I used to be cripplingly […]

Lionel Richie says he's seen a "calmer" side to Katy Perry since her engagement

ABC/Craig SjodinIf you’ve been watching American Idol this season, you’ll know that Katy Perry is still her wacky self. But fellow judge Lionel Richie says he’s seen a different side to her since she got engaged to Orlando Bloom in February. “I think she’s gotten a tad bit more comfortable and a little calmer because […]

CBS' "Motown 60: A Grammy Celebration" salutes iconic record label with Stevie, Smokey, Diana, Meghan, John, J-Lo and more

Courtesy CBS/The Recording Academy/AEG Ehrlich VenturesSunday night at 8 p.m., CBS airs Motown 60: A Grammy Celebration, saluting six decades of the iconic record label.  It features performances and appearances by current acts like John Legend, Meghan Trainor, Jennifer Lopez, Fantasia, Boyz II Men and Pentatonix, and Motown legends like Diana Ross, Stevie Wonder, Thelma […]

Watch now: Sheryl Crow & the late Johnny Cash pray for "Redemption Day"

Kharen HillIn 1996, Sheryl Crow wrote the song “Redemption Day” after visiting Bonsia with then-first lady Hillary Clinton, and recorded it on her second album.  In 2003, Johnny Cash recorded it. He died that same year; his version was eventually released in 2010. Now, with the permission of the late country legend’s family, Sheryl has […]

Madonna and Maluma to perform new song, "Medellín," at "Billboard" Music Awards

NBC/dick clark productionsJust two days after Madonna released her new song “Medellín” with Colombian reggaeton singer Maluma, the two have made plans to perform it live. They’ll be taking the stage at the 2019 Billboard Music Awards to perform the song for the first time on television. It’ll mark Madonna’s first performance of new music […]

Josh Groban explains why new live CD/DVD includes Paul Simon and Billy Joel classics

The final stop on Josh Groban‘s 2018 Bridges tour has already been shown in theaters, but today, a live CD/DVD package documenting that show, called Bridges Live: Madison Square Garden, hits stores.  It features performances of two songs that are near and dear to Josh’s heart. Both the CD and the DVD include Josh’s live […]

Is a new mural in Nashville connected to new Taylor Swift release?

ABC/Image Group LATaylor Swift fans have proven time and time again that they’ll stop at nothing in their quest to discover any tiny shred of evidence that might shed light on their queen’s plans — including spinning wild theories that may or may not have any basis in reality.  Well, here’s the latest. There’s a […]

Here's which Disney songs "American Idol's" top 10 will be performing Sunday night

(Pictured: Laci Kaye Booth) ABC/Eric McCandlessThis Sunday’s American Idol will feature the top 10 contestants putting their own spin on some Disney classics. Now, we have the scoop on exactly which songs they’ll be performing. Here’s who is singing what: Alejandro Aranda — “Remember Me” from CocoAlyssa Raghu — “Colors of the Wind” from PocahontasDimitrius […]

In new Rocketman featurette, Elton John says the movie "had to be as honest as possible"

Taron Egerton as Elton John in “Rocketman” from Paramount PicturesElton John‘s upcoming biopic Rocketman is a “magical retelling” of the legendary singer’s life, according to its director, Dexter Fletcher.  But according to Elton himself, while the movie has some fantastical elements, it doesn’t gloss over any of the real-life bad stuff. In a new featurette, […]

Shawn Mendes gets rejected from Dublin bar, goes to McDonald’s instead

ABC/Image Group LASorry, Shawn Mendes — no Guinness for you. The 20-year-old singer was turned away from a bar in Dublin, Ireland earlier this week, even though the legal drinking age there is 18. In a fan-captured video of the incident, one of the bouncers at Bruxelles [brew-ZELLE] pub explains to a dejected Shawn that […]

Janet Jackson is taking "Control" of your turntable with new vinyl release

A&M/UMe Newly minted Rock & Roll Hall of Famer Janet Jackson is giving fans another way to listen to her breakthrough album. On June 7, you’ll be able to buy her 1986 classic Control on vinyl, in your choice of either black or translucent red.  It marks the first time that the album has been […]

Fleetwood Mac announces rescheduled tour dates

Randee St. NicholasFleetwood Mac have announced rescheduled dates for the North American shows they were forced to cancel due to Stevie Nicks‘ recent bout with the flu. The rescheduled shows start October 28 in Boston and run through November 12 in Edmonton, Alberta. That show will serve as the official end of the group’s current […]

Thanks to the late Johnny Cash, Sheryl Crow says "Redemption Day" has finally arrived

Big Machine Label Group Thursday afternoon at Cash Cabin just outside Nashville, Sheryl Crow premiered her new video for “Redemption Day” for a small group of music industry insiders. The new recording is a duet with Johnny Cash, and is the lead single from Sheryl’s new album that features collaborations with rockers like Keith Richards, Stevie Nicks, and Don Henley, as […]

Is Bebe Rexha's plan for a curvy girls clothing line "Meant to Be?"

Steve Granitz/WireImageEarlier this year, Bebe Rexha revealed that some designers refused to dress her for the Grammys because they considered the singer, who’s a sixe 6-8, to be “too big.”  But now, after the outpouring of support she received — not to mention the gorgeous red Monsoori ballgown she ended up wearing — Bebe thinks she’d […]

Jon Bon Jovi to sail with fans in the Mediterranean this summer

David BergmanJon Bon Jovi will be cruising into the summer with a few thousand of his closest pals. Following his recently completed Runaway to Paradise Caribbean fan cruise, which sailed from Miami to the Bahamas last weekend, Jon has announced another edition of the cruise for this summer, this time in the Mediterranean.  The cruise […]

Lionel Richie may say "Hello" to marriage again: "I am a hopeless romantic"

ABC/Craig SjodinLionel Richie has been married and divorced twice, and both splits, from ex-wives Brenda and Diane, were painful.  But the American Idol judge says he’s not ruling out another trip down the aisle with his current girlfriend, Lisa Parigi. In the new issue of People magazine, Lionel says, “I am a hopeless romantic. At […]

Madonna's new album "Madame X" arrives June 14, video to world-premiere April 24 on MTV

Live Nation/Interscope Records/MaverickMadonna‘s new album Madame X now has a release date: June 14. The first single, “Medellín,” a collaboration with Colombia reggaeton singer Maluma, is out now.  If you pre-order the album, you’ll get a free download of the track. The video for “Medellín” will premiere April 24 during a globally-televised MTV special on […]

Color me Pink: Singer teams up with Color Therapy app

RCA RecordsNow you can relax with some help from Pink…and all the other colors in the rainbow. The singer has teamed up with Color Therapy, an app that promotes relaxation and mindfulness through coloring. A coloring book inspired by her new album Hurts 2B Human is available now on the app. “Excited to announce my […]

Elton John and husband have gallery named after them at iconic British museum

David M. Benett/Dave Benett/Getty Images for The V&ALast week, Elton John was photographed touring Florence, Italy’s famed Uffizi Gallery in a wheelchair, after a sprained ankle left him unable to walk around and see the paintings. Now, the art-loving superstar has gotten an entire gallery named after him at yet another famous museum. According to […]

Billy Joel: from rocking the Garden to picking up garbage

Mike ColucciIt’s not every superstar singer who can headline New York’s Madison Square Garden one day, and then help clean up his town the next. Page Six reports that last Friday, Billy Joel did his usual monthly residency show at the Garden, where he welcomed his pal Tony Bennett as a special guest. Then, the […]