After a planned Aug. 4 concert at Idaho's Coueur D'Alene Casino was canceled over his "racist views," Ted Nugent is firing back at his "haters." The conservative rocker says his vehement support of the Second Amendment is behind the cancellation, not his alleged racism.
Facebook posted sharply higher earnings on Wednesday as revenue from increased mobile advertising and usage. The company said Wednesday that it earned $788 million in the April-June period, up from $331 million in the same quarter a year ago.
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame singer, songwriter and film composer Randy Newman has signed an administration agreement for North America with Downtown Music Publishing, it was announced by president Justin Kalifowitz.
Australian pop/rock band 5 Seconds of Summer is on course for a No. 1 debut on the Billboard 200 chart next week. Industry sources forecast the quartet's self-titled debut full-length album to sell perhaps 250,000 copies in the week ending July 27. The set was released on July 22, and follows the group's EP, the No. 2-peaking "She Looks So Perfect."
Check out this clip from the upcoming film "Very Good Girls," which features Elizabeth Olsen covering Rilo Kiley's "Go Ahead." It's no musical coincidence: Rilo Kiley frontwoman Jenny Lewis scored the film, which is directed by Lewis' friend, Naomi Foner.
Popular 1980s band Duran Duran is suing its own fan club. The group known for hits like "Notorious" and "Hungry Like the Wolf" accuses the suburban Chicago-based club of breaching contract by not paying the band promised revenue.
Not to be rude … but enough introduction. Let's get right into our weekly rundown of the Hot 100's top 10 and more. "Rude" logs a third week at No. 1 on the Digital Songs chart with 195,000 downloads sold (up 6 percent) in the week ending July 20, according to Nielsen SoundScan.
Yesterday, a photo popped up online of Jack White at a Chicago Cubs game at Wrigley Field. As a lover of most old-timey things, one would think White would have a blast at the 100-year-old national landmark. But at least when this photo was taken, he certainly didn't look it.