Here are the latest reports from The Hollywood Reporters ‘Earshot’.
Britney Spears Releases Upbeat “Do You Wanna Come Over” Song
The singer shares the track ahead of the Aug. 26 release of her ninth studio album.
‘Stranger Things’ Score Live Debut Set for Krakow’s Unsound Festival
The men behind the show’s vintage synth-heavy soundtrack, S U R V I V E’s Kyle Dixon and Michael Stein, will perform the music live for the first time at the underground, experimental music festival.
Britney Spears Releases New Single “Clumsy”
It is the third track lifted from her upcoming ninth studio album ‘Glory,’ following “Make Me” and “Private Show.”
Rihanna Tells Fans Not to Play Pokemon Go During Her Concert
Meanwhile, a Beyonce fan lashed out at a woman who was Poke-hunting in the front row of the Formation concert.
Ariana Grande, Jimmy Fallon Perform Snapchat Duet of “Into You”
She tries out the viking (with beard), bee, toast face and does a super-strange face-swap with the ‘Tonight Show’ host, all the while lip-syncing their way through the ‘Dangerous Woman’ single.
Britney Spears Teases New Song “Private Show”
The song will appear on Spears’ upcoming ninth studio album.
Lin-Manuel Miranda, Jennifer Lopez Perform “Love Makes the World Go Round” for Orlando Victims’ Families
“The world needs this right now. The world really needs the message of love being the answer. That’s what really matters.”
Jay Z, Solange, Swizz Beatz Share New Music Inspired by Police Violence
“A little boy got shot down today/ I hope his family is okay/ Is it our race that pay/ I hope the whole world be okay.”
Spice Girls’ ‘Wannabe’ Cheers on United Nations Campaign in Lip Sync Video
“20 years on – Girl Power being used to empower a new generation,” said Victoria Beckham. “I’m so proud of The Global Goals.”
Lin-Manuel Miranda, Jennifer Lopez Collaborate on Song to Benefit Orlando Victims
“Love Make the World Go Round” will benefit the Hispanic Federation’s Proyecto Somos Orlando initiative.
Fergie Drops New Single “M.I.L.F. $”
She has teased her new music with the words “Double Dutchess,” presumably the title of her forthcoming album, her first since 2006.
Stephen Colbert, Jimmy Kimmel Spoof Kanye West’s Star-Studded “Famous” Video
“How did Bill Cosby put all those people to sleep?”
Artist Who Inspired Kanye West’s “Famous” Video Calls It a “Feat of Magic”
“What was demonstrated was the power of the artistic imagination to transcend categorical expectations, and the fluidity of the transfer of codes deeply embedded within the apparatus of our preferred mediums.”
Rihanna Debuts Ballad “Sledgehammer” in New ‘Star Trek Beyond’ Trailer
The singer unleashed the song that she has seemingly been working on since tweeting “you’re just another brick and I’m a sledgehammer” back in 2014.
‘Ghostbusters’: Fall Out Boy, Missy Elliott Rework Theme Song for New Film
Ray Parker’s bright horns and teasing take on the “I ain’t afraid of no ghosts” hook is replaced by ominous beats, squealing guitars and Patrick Stump’s straining, urgent vocals.
‘Ghostbusters’ Soundtrack: Fall Out Boy with Missy Elliott, Elle King and 5 Seconds of Summer
Pentatonix, G-Eazy ft. Jeremih, WALK THE MOON and Wolf Alice are also featured on the Sony reboot’s soundtrack.
PETA Offers Prince Song “Animal Kingdom” as Free Download
The late musician’s ex-wife Mayte Garcia is working with PETA to encourage Prince fans to celebrate his birthday by “go(ing) vegan to see how much better they feel and to honor his kind legacy.”
Watch Adele Scold a Fan for Filming Her Concert
“You can enjoy it in real life, rather than through your camera.”
Bruce Springsteen and Bono Perform Patti Smith’s “Because the Night”
The Boss and the U2 frontman sang the cover in Dublin.
Beyonce Cuddles up with “Proud Dad” Mathew Knowles for Family Photo
Many Beyonce fans had assumed she’d had a falling out with her father after “Daddy Lessons” came to light, the ‘Lemonade’ track in which we hear a dad warning his daughter to avoid men like him.
Beyonce Adds L.A., NY Dates to Formation World Tour
The singer will also stop in Houston, Philadelphia, New Orleans, Atlanta and Nashville after the European leg of the tour.
Paul McCartney Covers Prince’s “Let’s Go Crazy” in Minneapolis
“He played a little show in a little club, and I happened to be there, so we saw the new year in together. It was beautiful. God bless you, Prince!”
‘American Idol’ Alum Haley Reinhart is “Sexy, Playful and Real” in ‘Better’ Video: Watch
The singer placed third on season 10 of the Fox show.
The Night Prince Played a Free Secret Gig in London to Just 50 People
One fan recalls how a rain-sodden night in February 2014 turned into an unexpected and intimate experience with The Purple One.
Nick Jonas Reveals New Album Title, Song Names, Collaborators and Drops Single ‘Close’
“When I first started making I thought I knew what it would be about… Then I had a breakup.”
Jay Z, Andy Samberg Join Santigold for ‘Can’t Get Enough of Myself’ Video
Pharrell Williams and Olivia Wilde also appear in the music video.
Kiefer Sutherland to Release Debut Album, Sets U.S. Tour
The actor who famously played Jack Bauer on ’24’ will release ‘Down in a Hole’ this summer.
Ariana Grande Drops New Single ‘Dangerous Woman’
The sultry single is the title track from her forthcoming third album.
Hillary Clinton Praises Adele: “That Is My Go-To Voice”
“I have such a huge admiration for her skills, her abilities and her personality.”
Adele Kicks Off World Tour in Belfast
Appearing in a custom Burberry gown, she performed “Set Fire to the Rain” with what looked like actual rain falling on her head.
Zayn Malik’s ‘It’s You’ Music Video Arrives as Apple Exclusive
The moody, stripped-down video is the second lifted from his forthcoming debut album ‘Mind of Mine.’
Where to Watch U2’s Paris Concerts
The band has returned to Paris for back-to-back concerts at AccorHotels Arena.
Selena Gomez Plays a Sexy Stalker in Her “Hands to Myself” Video
It’s not your standard love story, by far, and it’s probably the sexiest we’ve seen Gomez get yet.
Green Day Shares First New Song in 3 Years: “Xmas Time of the Year”
Could a 2016 album be in the works? Who knows?! For now, just enjoy what ya got: a new Green Day song.
10 Brilliantly Bizarre David Bowie Music Videos
From his ’70s heyday as a gender-ambiguous iconoclast to his icy Berlin period to his time as the Goblin King to his recent career comeback with ‘Blackstar.’
Paul McCartney Mourns David Bowie: “His Star Will Shine in The Sky Forever”
“His music played a very strong part in British musical history and I’m proud to think of the huge influence he has had on people all around the world.”
Adele’s Carpool Karaoke Session with James Corden: Watch the Teaser
The clip shows the pair blasting “Hello” and “Rolling in the Deep” on the road while brainstorming hairstyles.
Watch Tori Kelly Sing For Her Supper on James Corden’s ‘Late Late Show’
“We were wondering if we were to sing to you, would you give us free food? We’ll give you the gift of song.”
Watch Madonna Perform ‘Rebel Rebel’ Tribute to David Bowie
“He showed me that it was OK to be different. And he’s the first ‘rebel heart’ that I laid eyes on.”
David Bowie’s U.S. Music Sales Increase More Than 5,000 Percent in Wake of Death
Naturally, ‘Blackstar’ amounted to significant portion of Bowie’s sales for the week — however, even without the set, his catalog of earlier albums still saw a huge lift.
Stephen Colbert Thanks Eagles’ Glenn Frey for Helping Him Become a Man
“It was one of the sweetest, most beautiful experiences of my life.”
Kanye West Says ‘Swish’ Is Finished, and It’ll be the “Best Album of All Time”
It’s set for a Feb. 11 release.
Gwen Stefani Shares New Song ‘Make Me Like You’
The No Doubt singer’s music video will be acted out, filmed and broadcast live during a four-minute Grammys commercial break on CBS.
David Bowie’s Son Responds to Lady Gaga’s Grammys Tribute
Duncan Jones shared a cryptic tweet after the awards ceremony which has been widely interpreted as a diss.
Read Taylor Swift’s Heartfelt Birthday Message to Ed Sheeran
“I don’t think he ever knew how inspired I was by his drive and passion to constantly create new art.”
Zayn Malik Premieres New Song ‘It’s You’ on ‘Tonight Show’
The song is the One Direction alum’s follow-up to “Pillow Talk.”