Some critics view rapper Gunplay as a caricature: braids in a ball, pills in a pile, guns on the floor. And sure, the Miami native has called himself the “human L.A. riot,” but he also has articulated a street survivor’s remorse in compelling ways.
In 1997, Natalie Imbruglia sprinkled fairy dust all over “Torn,” her hit Ednaswap cover. On Male, her first album since 2009, the Aussie singer-actress works more remake magic on tunes originally performed by such male acts as Neil Young, Death Cab for Cutie and Tom Petty.
As part of her ongoing series of covers (the vast majority of which give the originals a run for their money), Kelly Clarkson took on one of this century's biggest power ballads at her Thursday night concert in Indianapolis -- Miley Cyrus' "Wrecking Ball."
The hits keep coming for Ed Sheeran: the U.K. singer-songwriter has earned his fourth top 20 title on the Billboard Hot 100 from his X album as “Photograph” steps 21-20. It follows “Sing” (No. 13), “Don’t” (No. 9) and “Thinking Out Loud” (No. 2).
A panel of three judges for the U.S. District Court of Central California has decided to allow the Ray Charles Foundation -- the sole heir to Charles' estate following his death in 2004 -- to move forward with its appeal over a series of "terminations" served to Warner/Chappell Music.
Jennifer Lawrence and Amy Schumer are both belles of the Hollywood ball right now, so they're probably pretty busy, but if they find a free moment when they get back from VACATIONING TOGETHER they need to re-make a Mary Kate & Ashley Olsen adventure movie, stat.
The Chemical Brothers have landed their sixth U.K. chart-topping album. Born in the Echoes (Virgin EMI/Universal) went straight to No. 1 in Friday's new sales data from the Official Charts Company, while Little Mix started a third week atop the singles chart with "Black Magic" (Syco Music/Sony).
It's been a tough week for Demi Lovato and boyfriend Wilmer Valderrama, who lost their dog Buddy this past Sunday to a coyote attack. On Friday, Lovato shared a sweet message to her supportive fans over Instagram. During what she calls "the most painful week of [her] life", Lovato expresses gratitude to those whose wishes have helped the couple cope.
Lynn Anderson -- one of country's most dominant female vocalists of the 1970s -- died Friday morning (July 31) in Nashville at the age of 67. According to her publicist Pam Lewis, the singer had recently been suffering from pneumonia.