A release date has been confirmed for Eminem‘s new album Revival. Previously rumored to arrive in November, the rapper’s newest album will land on December 15. The announcement came via his mentor Dr. Dre‘s Instagram account. The only new song released so far from Revival is the Beyoncé team-up “Walk on Water.”
Solange Knowles will be presented with the inaugural American Express Impact Award during Billboard‘s annual Women in Music ceremonies taking place in Los Angeles tomorrow (November 30). The Women in Music awards ceremony and red-carpet, pre-show will stream live for the first time ever on Twitter (6pm-9pm PST/9pm-midnight EST). Other honorees include Woman of the Year recipient Selena Gomez, Powerhouse Award winner Kelly Clarkson, Icon Award winner Mary J. Blige, Camila Cabello as this year’s Breakthrough Artist, Kehlani as Billboard’s Rule Breaker, as well as this year’s Rising Star Grace VanderWaal. The event will be hosted by Ciara.
The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame class of 2018 is almost certain to include Radiohead, but if the band makes the cut, they won’t be in attendance. Radiohead announced a tour of South America in April of next year which coincides with the Rock Hall induction ceremony. A spokesperson for the group confirmed today that simply “they’re not attending” the event. In recent interviews, band members Jonny Greenwood and Ed O’Brien voiced their ambivalence at being inducted into the Rock Hall.