Category: MUSIC NEWS

Quick Hits: MuchMusic Awards, Guns N’ Roses / Lenny Kravitz / Alice in Chains, Rage Against The Machine, Riot Fest

Drake Drake and Alessia Cara lead the pack in this year’s MuchMusic Video Award nominees. The nods for the Canadian music channel were announced today, with Drake and Cara earning seven each. The Weeknd and Shawn Mendes are right behind them with six nominations each. The awards show will air on June 19.The opening acts for Guns N’ Roses’ upcoming summer stadium tour have been revealed. Alice In Chains will open the first five dates of the tour, including GNR’s two-night stand at Soldier Field in Chicago on July 1 and 3. Lenny Kravitz will open four shows in...

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Puff Daddy Takes Bad Boy Reunion on the Road

DiddyJust days before the massive Bad Boy Reunion show at Brooklyn’s Barclays Center takes place this weekend, Sean “Diddy” Combs, a.k.a. Puff Daddy, announced that he will take the Bad Boy Family Reunion on the road. Artists such as Lil’ Kim, Mase, French Montana, Faith Evans, Mario Winans, 112, Total, Carl Thomas and The Lox will come together for the experience, marking the first time they’ve ever gone on tour as a group. The North American trek kicks off on August 25 in Columbus, OH and runs through October 8 in Oakland. All tickets go on sale Friday, May...

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Quick Hits: Justin Timberlake, Houston Open Air, The Temper Trap, High Elevation Rock Festival, Pilgrimage Music & Cultural Festival, Lou Reed

Justin Timberlake has unleashed the danceable new video for his latest hit, “Can’t Stop The Feeling.” The video was directed by Mark Romanek. Check it out below:Avenged Sevenfold and Alice In Chains will top the lineup for the first-ever Houston Open Air festival, held on September 24 and 25 at NRG Park in Houston. The lineup also will feature performances from Deftones, Slayer, Chevelle, The Cult, Ministry, Alter Bridge, Ghost, Anthrax, Pierce The Veil, Of Mice & Men, Sevendust, Baroness, Hellyeah, Chevy Metal, Buckcherry, and many more on three stages.The Temper Trap‘s third studio album, Thick As Thieves, is...

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Drake Stays Atop Billboard 200, Radiohead Debut at #3

Radiohead Drake‘s new album Views spends its second week at #1 on the Billboard 200, with 219,000 equivalent album units, 175,000 of which were pure album sales. Views has already crossed 1 million copies sold, according to Nielsen Music, making it the first 2016 release to sell 1 million. The only other record to sell 1 million or more this year is Adele‘s 25, which came out in 2015. Radiohead‘s ninth record A Moon Shaped Pool debuts at #3, giving the veteran band their sixth Top 10 record. Their last album, 2011’s The King of Limbs, also debuted at...

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Quick Hits: Adele, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Sia, Oasis

Adele The music video for Adele‘s new single “Send My Love (To Your New Lover)” will be unveiled during the 2016 Billboard Music Awards this Sunday, May 22. The awards show has also added a laundry list of presenters, including Wiz Khalifa, Steven Tyler, Pete Wentz, Idina Menzel and many, many more. Red Hot Chili Peppers singer Anthony Kiedis fell ill over the weekend, forcing the band to cancel their set at KROQ‘s Weenie Roast festival on Saturday night. Flea appeared on stage at the concert to make the announcement and apologize to the crowd. It was reported that...

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