BLACKPINK announce Kill This Love EP

Ahead of their historic performance at Coachella next month, K-pop girl group BLACKPINK have announced the impending release of a new EP called Kill This Love. Due out April 5th, Kill This Love serves as the follow-up to BLACKPINK’s debut EP, 2018’s Square Up, and marks the group’s first release in partnership with Interscope Records and […]

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Lionel Richie announces new album, Live from Las Vegas, and 2019 US tour

Lionel Richie has a busy summer in the works, with plans for a new album and extensive North American tour. Richie’s forthcoming effort is titled Live from Las Vegas and sees him celebrating his recent residency in Sin City. His first release for Capitol Records is due out August 23rd and was recorded live during […]

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Disturbed announce new run of 2019 North American tour dates

After a successful winter trek in support of their latest album, Evolution, Disturbed have announced a new run of North American tour dates set to take place this summer and fall. The new leg is divided into two parts — a brief set of summer dates that runs from July 21st through August 6th, and […]

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Conan O’Brien archive launches with 350 remote segments

Since the start of the year, there’s been less Conan O’Brien on TV. His TBS late night show, Conan, was chopped to a half-hour format, a major reduction in red-headed comic fare. Fans were promised satiation with a long-in-the-works online archive of O’Brien’s entire 25-year talkshow career, from his time on Late Night through the present […]

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R.I.P. Scott Walker, avant-garde troubadour has died at 76

Scott Walker, avant-garde troubadour, songwriter, and co-founder of The Walker Brothers, has died at the age of 76. 4AD, the label on which Walker released his most recent records, confirmed the musician’s passing in a statement. A cause of death is not immediately known. “For half a century, the genius of the man born Noel […]

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Apple Music Redesigns Its Browse Tab for Quicker Access to Music

Apple Music has pushed an update that redesigns the Browse tab in the app for both iPhone and iPad. The new look appears to be server-side and is rolling out slowly, with some people receiving the update on Friday. The Browse tab used to be laid out with a carousel of featured content and a […]

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Barbra Streisand sympathizes with Michael Jackson: “His sexual needs were his sexual needs”

Michael Jackson’s legacy has taken a hit since the airing of Leaving Neverland, which has brought renewed scrutiny to the singer’s past relationships with underage boys and allegations of sexual misconduct. Radio stations stopped playing his music, Drake ceased performing their collaboration, and The Simpsons pulled an episode featuring the former King of Pop. However, […]

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Elton John biopic will be rated R for sex and drug scenes

The Freddie Mercury biopic Bohemian Rhapsody depicted a sanitized version of the singer’s life, largely omitting his homosexuality and battle with AIDS from its storyline. The same won’t be the case for the upcoming Elton John biopic Rocketman. The film, which is expected to receive an “R” rating, will include an “intimate love scene” between Taron Egerton, […]

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Cardi B Files a U.S. Trademark Application for ‘Okurrr’

Cardi B has filed a trademark application to protect her distinctive “Okurr.” The documents were filed by Cardi B’s company, Washpoppin, Inc., with the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office. A series of trademarks were filed for the phrase, with the first intended for use on “paper goods, namely paper cups and posters.” A second trademark […]

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