Thom Yorke and Nigel Godrich announced they are pulling their Atoms For Peace collaboration from Spotify. Thom Yorke, who is the frontman for Radiohead, wrote, 'New artists you discover on #Spotify will no[t] get paid. meanwhile shareholders will shortly being rolling in it.'
The Rolling Stones recently played Hyde Park for the first time in decades. The Rolling Stones' last concert there was free, while the most recent performance had some audience members shelling out the equivalent of $300 for a ticket.
Taylor Swift says she still has no trouble feeling close with her fans even when she's performing in arenas. Taylor Swift recently guest-starred on the Fox sitcom 'New Girl' and says she only participates in film or TV projects that really impress her.
Britney Spears and producer L.A. Reid will not be returning as judges for Simon Cowell's show 'The X Factor,' so singer Kelly Rowland and Latin artist Paulina Rubio will be next to Cowell at the judges' table for the new season.
Tim McGraw performed hosting duties for the annual Academy of Country Music special which aired Sunday. Tim McGraw suggested the idea of making the program a summer tour preview rather than a tribute show to the special's producers.
Eminem, Adele, and other artists will have their singles anointed with gold and platinum labels now that the Recording Industry Association of America has expanded its certification program to include digital downloads and streams.
Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, Lil Wayne, Chris Brown, and other artists will perform during the Billboard Music Awards. Taylor Swift, Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, and others will perform at the ceremony on May 19 in Las Vegas.
Natalie Maines's album 'Mother' is her first recording since the Dixie Chicks' 2006 album 'Take the Long Way Home.' Maines sets aside the playfulness that often marked her country music work in 'Mother.'
Brad Paisley's new album, 'Wheelhouse,' includes a song titled 'Accidental Racist.' 'Accidental Racist' follows a man with a Lynyrd Skynyrd shirt with a Confederate flag who is confronted by a Starbucks clerk about his choice in attire.