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Nipsey Hussle’s Neighborhood Nip Foundation to Join L.A. Marathon as Charity Partner (Exclusive)

Nipsey Hussle’s marathon continues: The late rapper’s Neighborhood Nip Foundation will join the 2024 Los Angeles Marathon as an official charity partner. Hussle, who died in 2019 at age 33, was known as a skilled lyricist and activist who worked to build and unite his South Los Angeles community. The 39th running of the L.A. […]

Usher to Headline Apple Music Super Bowl LVIII Halftime Show

Grammy-winning superstar Usher is set to headline the 2024 Apple Music Super Bowl LVIII halftime show. The NFL, Roc Nation and Apple Music made the announcement on Sunday. The big game will take place on Feb. 11, 2024, at Allegiant Stadium in Paradise, Nevada, just outside of Las Vegas. It will air live on CBS. […]

Lizzo Accepts Humanitarian Honor After Being Hit With Second Lawsuit: “I Really Needed This Right Now”

Just hours after Lizzo was hit with a second lawsuit with claims of creating a hostile work environment, the star accepted the Quincy Jones Humanitarian Award at the Black Music Action Coalition (BMAC) gala in Los Angeles. After skipping the red carpet portion of the evening, Lizzo took the stage at the Beverly Hilton hotel […]

‘N Sync on Scrapped ‘Star Wars’ Cameo and “It’s Gonna Be Me” Meme

‘N Sync, who recently reunited for a new song, is reflecting on their time as a group, including a scrapped movie cameo, band memes and their favorite songs. The boy band, which consists of Chris Kirkpatrick, JC Chasez, Justin Timberlake, Lance Bass and Joey Fatone, recently appeared on a Hot Ones episode to kick off […]

Will Smith to Host ‘Class of ’88’ Podcast Celebrating One of Hip-Hop’s Most Prolific Years

Will Smith is set to host Wondery and Audible’s new limited series podcast, Class of ’88. The podcast collaboration takes a look back at the year that helped launch the global cultural phenomenon of hip-hop. During each episode, Smith will sit down with some of the era’s most influential artists, including Queen Latifah, Salt-N-Pepa, Darryl […]

Taylor Swift Reveals ‘1989 (Taylor’s Version)’ Complete Tracklist, Including Vault Songs

While fans were having the wildest dreams trying to solve puzzles to reveal the vault tracks on Taylor Swift’s upcoming 1989 (Taylor’s Version) album, the pop star has finally uncovered the titles of the bonus songs as well as the album’s complete tracklist. Swift took to social media Wednesday to share photos of the album’s […]

THR’s Platinum Players on Their Favorite Films, TV Shows, Albums and More

The Hollywood Reporter named its top 25 Platinum Players in music, and below some of the top-performing acts — from Kim Petras to Coco Jones — share their favorite films of the year, top album of the year and say how they hope the music industry will change for the better. WHAT IS YOUR FAVORITE […]

The Hollywood Reporter’s 25 Platinum Players in Music

The Hollywood Reporter’s inaugural Platinum Players power list honors 25 acts in music who are on top of the charts and at the top of the game. They move the needle on culture. They own their narratives. They create songs and albums that define a generation and connect with listeners all over the world. They […]

Lana Del Rey Forgives You

Lana Del Rey never intended to punch in for a quickie Waffle House shift. But after seven days of seeing the same faces during a visit to Florence, Alabama, and a July morning’s worth of shooting the shit with her brother and sister in the same plastic booth, the singer-songwriter found herself wearing the Southern […]

Erykah Badu and Herbie Hancock to Headline Penske Media’s Second Annual LA3C Festival

Erykah Badu and Herbie Hancock are set to headline Penske Media’s second annual LA3C festival, which will return to downtown Los Angeles in November. The three-day event, featuring a curated mix of entertainment, music and food, will take place Nov. 10-12 across four iconic L.A. venues — Theatre at the Ace Hotel, Los Angeles Theatre, […]

Latin Grammy Nominations: Songwriter-Producer ?dgar Barrera Leads Nods, Followed by Karol G, Shakira, Camilo

?dgar Barrera — the producer and songwriter known for his work with such artists as Madonna, Karol G, Peso Pluma, Shakira, Grupo Frontera and beyond — leads the 2023 Latin Grammy nominations with 13. The Latin Recording Academy announced this year’s nominees in a livestream Tuesday. Barerra is nominated for best pop song, record, album, […]

BTS’ Suga Reveals Military Enlistment Date; Reps Ask Fans to “Refrain From Visiting His Workplace”

BTS’ Suga is set to enlist for mandatory military service this week, reps said Sunday. “We have further information regarding Suga’s military service,” BIGHIT Music posted on the South Korean app Weverse. “Suga will be beginning his required service on September 22.” South Korea requires men between the ages of 18 and 35 to enlist […]

Halle Berry Says She Told Drake “No” When He Asked Her for Permission to Use Her Getting Slimed for His Song Cover

Halle Berry is speaking out about Drake’s new single cover for “Slime You Out.” The rapper released his new song, which marks his first collaboration with SZA and is the first from his upcoming album For All the Dogs, on Friday. The cover of the single features an image of Berry getting slimed at the […]

Singer Irish Grinstead of the Girl Group 702 Dies at 43

Irish Grinstead, a member of the girl group 702, known for hit songs like “Where My Girls At,” has died. She was 43. Grinstead’s sister and fellow group member, LeMisha Grinstead, announced the news in an Instagram post Saturday. “It is with great sadness that I have to let you know that my beautiful sister […]

Jann Wenner Apologizes for Saying Black and Female Musicians Aren’t “Articulate” Enough for His New Book

Rolling Stone co-founder Jann Wenner has issued an apology following controversial comments he made about Black and female musicians being not “articulate” enough to be included in his new book. The apology came Saturday night, a few hours after the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Foundation announced he was being removed from his position […]

Maren Morris on Why Coming Up in Country Music Is “Like Indoctrination” and Feeling “Safe” Performing Live With Taylor Swift

Maren Morris says somewhat reluctantly leaving country music as she grapples with how the industry she grew up in can not only feel “like indoctrination” but has evolved following Donald Trump’s presidency. Morris’ last year has seen her calling out conservative elements of the country music genre, garnering her a few headlines amid high-profile clashes. […]