1. Kid Rock's Personal Assistant Michael Sacha Dies in ATV Accident

    April 25, 2016 10:58 PM EDT Kid Rock has paid tribute to his personal assistant Mike Sacha, who has died in an ATV accident at the age of 30.  In a letter  published on his official website , the Detroit rocker (real name Robert Ritchie) said he was “beyond devastated” to learn of Sacha’s death in Nashville. Kid Rock…

  2. Cheap Trick Drummer Bun E. Carlos to Release Solo Album in June

    April 08, 2016 3:30 PM EDT Cheap Trick drummer Bun E. Carlos -- whose band will be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame on Friday night (April 8) by Kid Rock -- will be releasing a solo album, Greetings From Bunezuela! , on June 24. The 13-song album, arriving on eOne Music, includes 10 cover tracks, such as…

  3. Meet Music's Top Throat Doctors Who've Saved the Voices of Adele, Sam Smith and More

    October 22, 2015 1:35 PM EDT It’s a singer’s worst nightmare: losing the use of his or her voice. Fortunately for Adele ,  Sam Smith and many others, the celebrated physicians on our list of leading laryngologists are there with advice, innovative procedures and yes, scalpels, when needed.  EAST COAST THE MAESTRO: DR.…

  4. Machine Gun Kelly on Why He 'Doesn't Want to Be a Celebrity,' Haters and Returning to the Spotlight

    July 14, 2015 3:41 PM EDT It’s been three years since Cleveland rapper Machine Gun Kelly (real name Colson Baker) released his debut album, Lace Up , which hit the top five of the Billboard 200 . In the ensuing years between Lace Up and his upcoming General Admission (due out later this summer),   the musician/actor…

  5. Chart Fireworks: 2015's Best-Selling July 4th Songs

    July 09, 2015 2:15 PM EDT Patriotic music sales spiked in the week ending July 5. Among notable gainers: Lee Greenwood, Toby Keith, Katy Perry, Kid Rock & Bruce Springsteen. Americans didn't just celebrate the Fourth of July with food and fireworks. Like any good celebration, music was a big part of the mix.…

  6. Ed Sheeran, Kid Rock, Brad Paisley & More to Open Rolling Stones' U.S. Summer Tour

    May 20, 2015 12:00 PM EDT Brad Paisley, Buddy Guy, Avett Brothers, Walk the Moon, and others join an eclectic mix of opening acts. On May 24, The Rolling Stones kick off the Zip Code Tour, which takes the band to 15 North American cities. News of the concert openers has begun to trickle out, revealing an eclectic mix…

  7. Yelawolf on the 'Calculated Risk' of His New Album, Respect for Eminem and Jail Inspiring Him

    April 20, 2015 3:02 PM EDT In the three years since Yelawolf released his 2011 debut album, Radioactive , the Alabama-born rapper has released a handful of mixtapes as well as a collaborative side project with Blink-182 drummer Travis Barker , Psycho White . And while his sophomore studio album has been long-rumored,…

  8. Taylor Swift Back Atop Billboard Artist 100, Big Sean Blasts to No. 2

    March 05, 2015 1:45 PM EST Swift returns for a record-extending 17th week at No. 1, while Big Sean surges 32-2 thanks to the start of his album 'Dark Sky Paradise.' Taylor Swift returns to her familiar perch atop the Billboard Artist 100 chart, rebounding 3-1 for a record-extending 17th week at the…

  9. Kid Rock Aiming for Eighth Top 10 Album on Billboard 200 Chart

    February 27, 2015 8:55 PM EST Kid Rock is on track for his eighth top 10 album on the Billboard 200 chart, as his latest album, First Kiss , should open at No. 2 on next week's list. The set, which is his first for Warner Bros. Records after a long tenure with Atlantic Records, was released on Feb. 24. Industry…

  10. Kid Rock on Beyonce Worship: 'I Like Skinny White Chicks'

    February 27, 2015 10:20 AM EST "People are like, 'Beyoncé's hot. Got a nice fucking ass.' I'm like, 'Cool, I like skinny white chicks with big tits.'" Someone call the Beygency -- there's an unconverted rock star on the run. Actually, it's not too big a surprise. Kid Rock…

  11. Kid Rock Talks Hanging Out With Eminem & Bob Seger: 'They're Both a Little Kooky'

    February 26, 2015 8:04 PM EST Kid Rock's got an eclectic group of friends these days, spanning from his Alabama neighbor Hank Williams Jr. to Axl Rose to Mitt Romney to Eminem to Lionel Richie .  In a new cover story for Rolling Stone , the rocker talks about how he gets along with some of his more celebrity…

  12. Kid Rock, Phillip Phillips Headline Daytona Entertainment

    February 22, 2015 1:53 PM EST Here are some things to know about all the pre-race entertainment going on at Daytona International Speedway before NASCAR's season-opening Daytona 500: Kid Rock on His Upcoming $20 Concert Tour: 'I Feel Like I'll Be Able to Ride This Into the Sunset' KID ROCK : Kid Rock…

  13. Kid Rock Says 'F--- You' to Seth Rogen & Michael Moore Over 'American Sniper' Comments

    January 22, 2015 6:49 PM EST After Blake Shelton and Craig Morgan jumped on Seth Rogen and Michael Moore over the movie stars' recent comments concerning the film American Sniper , now Kid Rock 's jumping onboard with the trash talking too.  'American Sniper' Has Country Stars & Movie Stars…

  14. Chart Highlights: Maroon 5, Kelly Clarkson Debut; Cage the Elephant Tops Alternative Songs

    January 19, 2015 3:15 PM EST Maroon 5 and Clarkson soar onto multiple charts, while Cage the Elephant stomps to its fifth No. 1 on Alternative Songs. Chart Highlights offers a sneak peek at a select group of Billboard charts every Monday. (All charts below are based on radio airplay except for Dance Club Songs, which…

  15. Kid Rock Aims for '80s Arenas With Nostalgic 'First Kiss' & Video

    January 06, 2015 3:32 PM EST Kid Rock released the video for "First Kiss" on Tuesday (Jan. 6), the lead single and title track from his upcoming album. The song mixes southern rock with the powerful guitars and determined chug of '80s acts like the Outfield . "First Kiss" is nostalgic for a…

  16. 15 Musician Sex-Tape Scandals, From Tommy Lee to Usher

    November 13, 2014 2:54 PM EST News got out Wednesday that a sex tape featuring Usher and ex-wife Tameka Raymond was stolen and being shopped around, and the  singer's legal team is hot on the case .  Usher Hunting Down Stolen Sex Tape Like the rumors of an Iggy Azalea sex tape that surfaced in September , this…

  17. Lionel Richie Gets 65th Birthday Tribute From Kid Rock at Concert Near Detroit

    June 21, 2014 10:47 AM EDT Lionel Richie turned 65 in style on Friday night (June 20), with Kid Rock in the flesh and a bunch of his other friends via video. The veteran pop icon had just finished the main portion of his set at the DTE Energy Music Theatre in the Detroit suburb of Independence Township when crew and…

  18. Monster Truck, 'The Lion': Exclusive Video Premiere

    March 05, 2014 10:00 AM EST Rising hard rockers Monster Truck roll on with a string of North American tour dates and a crunching new track, "The Lion." The Canadian newcomers are coming off a thundering start in their homeland, where they won breakthrough group of the year at the 2013 Juno Awards. They’ve…

  19. George Jones Gets Epic Tribute With Garth Brooks, Miranda Lambert, Megadeth

    November 23, 2013 8:40 AM EST Music City's biggest stars show up for "Playin' Possum! The Final No Show Tribute To George Jones" During the latter years of George Jones' touring career, the legend would typically try to open a package date rather than close the show. Watching "Matlock…

  20. Eminem Debuts Official 'Berzerk' Video: Watch

    September 09, 2013 12:49 PM EDT Cameos by Kid Rock, Rick Rubin, Kendrick Lamar, Slaughterhouse and The Alchemist. Eminem "takes it back to that vintage Em" in the video for "Berzerk." In the video, as like the Rick-Rubin-produced song itself, Eminem pays homage to old school rap. Em', in an array…

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