August 20, 2014 6:07 AM EDT
In case you’ve been living on a space station for the past month, the social media phenomenon is driving money and awareness toward Lou Gehrig's disease by confronting celebrities and everyone else to either pour a bucket of freezing water over their head or donate $100 to support the cause.
Rock journalist Charles M. Young, who joined Rolling Stone magazine in 1976 and championed New York's CBGB punk scene at its inception, died of cancer on Monday, Aug. 18. Young's passing follows a year-and-a-half battle with with a stage four brain tumor, he was 63.
Trisha Yearwood is back and gearing up for a very busy fall. On Tuesday evening (Aug. 19) at a press event in Nashville, the Grammy-winning vocalist will announce she's signing with Sony Music Nashville, launching her own imprint, Gwendolyn Records, and releasing her 12th studio album, PrizeFighter.