More artists have been added to the group performing at the Grammy Awards. The list includes Justin Bieber, Lady Antebellum and Muse.
This round of performers includes many collaborations and group performances, including B.o.B with Bruno Mars.
Bieber will be performing with Usher - a 5-time Grammy winner and Bieber's mentor - along with Jaden Smith, son of rapper and movie star Will Smith.
The lineup for Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival 2011, taking place April 15-17 at the Empire Polo Club in Indio, Calif., has been announced, and it's a good one.
The headliners are Arcade Fire, Kanye West and Kings of Leon, but there are so many big-name artists at this festival, you'll have to grab a time machine to catch them all.
So, Friday will see Kings of Leon capping a day that includes The Black Keys, Inter
David Murphy, bassist for STS9, has announced that he has been diagnosed with cancer. STS9 has decided to cancel the majority of its upcoming tour.
Murphy said the tumor was found in his sinus cavity that will require surgery and treatment.
But, before that surgery, STS9 and Murphy will perform in Mexico for Mayan Holidaze. The event takes place Jan.
Robert Plant and the Band of Joy have announced new dates that aim to fill up their April 2011.
Plant and the Band of Joy released Robert Plant: Band of Joy in September of 2010.
Performing with musicians who played on the Band Of Joy album, namely Patty Griffin (vocals), Darrell Scott (multi-instrumentalist, vocals), Byron House (bass, vocals), Marco Giovino (drums, percussion, vocals) and co-producer Buddy
Coheed and Cambria will be performing their debut album, The Second Stage Turbine Blade, in its entirety for 23 days starting this Spring.
The “Neverender: Second Stage Turbine Blade – An Evening With Coheed And Cambria” Tour will feature the band performing its debut album, as well as a 30-40 minute acoustic set and other songs from their albums.
The band played four shows at Terminal 5 called “Neverender: Children of the Fence E
New Zealand and Australia will not be seeing the Black Keys in 2011.
The rock duo has announced that they will cancel their New Zealand and Australia legs of their 2011 tour and the majority of their European jaunt.
The band released a statement on their website Friday.
“An arduous year of touring and promotion has drained the band and necessitated time off,” the statement said.
Usher is a little ill.
He rescheduled a show in Berlin on Wednesday to Thursday, but Thursday wasn't good either, as he walked off stage during that show.
After Thursdays show, he postponed the next three European shows.
People.com reported that Usher was two songs into his set at Berlin's O2 Arena before he stood silently on the stage for about four minutes and walking off stage.
Kenny Chesney isn't messing around with his "Goin' Coastal" tour. In addition to the stadium dates he's already announced, he's added 41 new shows to the tour, making it one of the largest of 2011 so far.
The tour has a new start date in West Palm Beach, Fla., at Cruzan Amphitheatre March 17.
There are six artists that have been announced to perform at the 53rd Annual Grammy Awards. They are artists you like.
It's like watching your favorite music videos, except live-ish, and in front of a whole mess of celebrities.
And, they will all most likely be holding one of the little statues at some point in the night.
If you want tickets to see Tim McGraw this year, you might want to clear your computer, get it de-bugged and keep your browser open just to have a chance.
This is not because there are a limited number of tickets or special requirements; rather, Tim McGraw is that good.
McGraw's "Emotional Traffic" tour is a long one, extending from April to mid-August, and tickets to the tour go on sale Jan.
After a week-long preliminary hearing on whether Michael Jackson's personal physician, Dr. Conrad Murray, was to stand trial for involuntary manslaughter, a judge decided that it was necessary.
The damning testimony was that Murray administered a dose of powerful anesthetics and other sedatives then left the popstar alone.
This testimony was given by two doctors that said Dr.
Kylie Minogue is bringing her "Aphrodite -- Live 2011 World Tour" to North America this Spring.
Minogue's gained international stardom for her electrifying concerts and stage presence, so the tour will certainly please her fans, especially since she hasn't been here since 2009 - a long time for her fan base's generation.
But, these concerts will be of a little more intimate nature.
With the absence of a new U2 or Coldplay album this year, many have said Civil Twilight's self-titled debut album is a wonderful replacement. Many are looking for them to take their game to that level in the future. The band includes Richard Wouters and brothers Steven McKellar and Andrew McKellar.
They've added new dates to their North American tour. The new dates start Feb.
Hundreds of fans, including rescued Chilean miner Edison Pena gathered at Graceland, Elvis' home, to sing "Happy Birthday" on the King's 76th birthday.
Pena, the guest of honor at Elvis' birthday party, cut into a 4-foot high cake fashioned to look like stacked television sets as fans cheered both the singer and the miner outside Elvis' longtime Memphis home.
An avid Elvis fan, Pena has been on a whirlwind tour of Memphis, g
Deftones has announced that they will begin touring in support of their sixth studio album, Diamond Eyes, which was released in May.
The Queen of Soul has made an update on her health.
The undisclosed health issue that Franklin has been battling, that the singer underwent surgery for in Detroit, is resolved. Aretha is completely fine, according to an interview with Jet magazine.
There were rumors that the undisclosed ailment was actually pancreatic cancer. She would not discuss those rumors in the interview.
It's that time of year again. Billboard.com announced their Top 25 Concert Tours Of 2010. Some results are surprising. Like AC/DC - who knew they were still that relevant? And some results are eye-rolling and vomit inducing. Like the good 'ole Biebster.
Steve Martin (yes, the 65-year-old actor and author) is set to release his second bluegrass album in March.
After the re-formation of two supergroups (using the term "supergroup" in its loosest possible definition) Backstreet Boys and New Kids on the Block, there is a possibility that N'Sync will get together with 98 Degrees for an even bigger, crazier tour!!!!!!
There's actually no news of that, and I wouldn't expect it either.
But, for those of you looking forward to the NKOTBSB tour, there are
Justin Bieber told an Vanity Fair for an upcoming issue that the sometimes suffers from insomnia.
Of course, many young girls adorn themselves in Mrs. Bieber clothes and put his poster up on their walls, dreaming of what life would be like with a little Bieber on their arm. And as it turns out, this particular little Bieber can't sleep at all. His money pillows probably just aren't comfortable enough.
With four Grammy nominations and an invitation to perform at those same Grammy Awards show, singer Cee-Lo has quite a bit on his plate.
So much that he has canceled the beginning of his upcoming tour, which was set to begin in Australia.
He was supposed to be a part of the Good Vibrations traveling electro-festival, but canceled his Australia leg of the tour after being asked to perform at the Grammys.
He'll be your hero on this round of North American tour dates.
The tour starts in the U.S. Commonwealth of Puerto Rico. Jan. 29 Enrique Iglesias will be in San Juan to play Coliseo de Puerto Rico.
Feb. 3, Iglesias makes his way to Mashantucket, Conn., at MGM Grand At Foxwoods. After MGM, Enrique will make his way to NYC to play Madison Square Garden Feb. 5.
Maroon 5 has added four dates to their extensive world tour. The new dates extend from February through June 2011.
While most of the new dates occur in either Russia or Taiwan, there are two dates that take place right here in the good ol' US of A.
The first is coming up Feb. 5 in Dallas, Texas at Victory Park.
There's only one more night left in 2010, but Lewis Black has announced that his remaining tour dates are canceled.
On his website, Black cited his health as the reason for the cancelations.
Black was also scheduled to play The Improv in West Palm Beach Dec. 31-Jan. 2 but a message Black's website says those dates are canceled as well. So far there’s been no word on who will replace Black on those dates.
"Baaaang Baaaang! POP POP! When does the searchin' stop?"
Considering the energy crisis in our country, a little free energy sounds nice.
And that is just what Free Energy actually provides, just as their name would suggest. Their indie-pop beats and driving drum beats provide plenty of energy for anyone at their show.
AP had their Top 10 albums list; one that included super pop music pretty exclusively.
Pitchfork has also released their Top 50 albums of 2010, of which I will bring you the Top 10.
Of course, most of you probably forgot, but last month, I put out my own Top 5 albums list. It included Vampire Weekend, Arcade Fire, Mumford & Sons, B.o.B and Broken Bells.
So, here's another Top 10 list.
Dispatch is active once again.
The band that is not afraid of any genre has announced six shows during the new year.
Active from '96 to 2002, Dispatch has gotten back together three other times for reunion concerts.
Wayne Coyne, in a recent interview with Rolling Stone, revealed that The Flaming Lips will start working on new music in the New Year.
Some have coined The Flaming Lips as the Pink Floyd of the new generations, with their psychedelic tendencies and supreme song-writing abilities.
Of course, once a band announces that they will begin a new album at some point, it really means that we will wai
Aimee Mann's drummer, John "Huggy Bear" Sands, suffered a heart attack on Nov. 15 of this year. He is still recovering in the hospital.
Sidney Crosby extended his point-scoring streak to 22 games on Wednesday against the Florida Panthers.
His first-period goal tied him for the second-longest points streak in the past 18 years with Dany Heatley's '05-'06 streak, and the fourth-longest in the past 20 years.
George Thorogood & The Destroyers are set to run amok in 2011.
Good 'ol George & Co. are taking a dip Down Under in the beginning of the year, starting Jan. 21. New Zealand comes first, followed by Australia.
The boys start their U.S. stint in April, appearing in Napa, Calif., on Apr. 7 at Uptown Theatre Napa.
Coarsegold, Calif., is next on the list Apr.
Recently announced, the Farro brothers have left Paramore to pursue their own project, which will be named Tunnels.
We all love a little gossip. Paramore released a statement about the Farro's exit from the band. The Farro brothers have now released their own statement.
Pop-punk/alternative band Paramore played House of Blues in Lake Buena Vista, Fla., and with that, the once five-part band has turned to three.
Guitarist and drummer Josh and Zac Farro let the remaining members (singer Hayley Williams, guitarist Taylor York and bassist Jeremy Davis) know that after the show in Florida, they would be leaving the band.
This past weekend, Paramore officially announced the departures of the Farro brothe
It's universally known that a good song will not necessarily translate into a great album, but one song is really all you need. (see: "Come On Eileen" or "Ice, Ice Baby").
Some of these songs were also on the top albums of the year, but others were not. And for that reason, we have the AP's Top 10 Songs of 2010.
1. "When a Woman Loves," R.
It's the holiday season, and no matter which holiday you celebrate, there are gifts to give and receive. Associated Press released their 10 favorite albums (plus a few honorable mentions) of 2010 that just might spark your gift-giving fancy.
The record is 88-straight wins.
The record holder is the 1971-74 UCLA Men's basketball team.
The UConn women's basketball team has been the most dominant collegiate team in recent memory. They have not lost a game since their stunning defeat in the 2008 NCAA tournament semifinals.
And oh will it be big.
According to Jackson's website, the tour will cover 35 cities around the world, making it her biggest tour ever.
She has announced the first city and date on the tour. For a family that loves their fans, it is fitting that Jackson would pick Feb.
A new music festival is upon us.
Staged in Omaha, Neb., Red Sky Music Festival will cover six days on three stages.
Drive-By Truckers have added a whole slew of dates to their 2011 tour.
Previous dates include a few dates in 2010 before they begin their three-month tour through March 19. The dates include Brooklyn Bowl Dec. 30, Terminal 5 in New York City Dec. 31, and Philadelphia's Theatre of the Living Arts Jan.
As of a few days ago, Bright Eyes had scheduled a tour that only took place in London and New York City in support of their new album.
But, now Bright Eyes has set their ocular positioning systems on a larger national tour.
Bright Eyes is made up of Mike Mogis and Nathaniel Walcott permanently, and the two are backed by various musicians to for a seven-person ensemble.
The year of the snake.
Well, maybe not, but you can count on Whitesnake showing the pearly-white fangs in 2011. Though, the last time they toured, their fangs were trimmed by David Coverdale's ailing voice.
Whitesnake last toured in 2009, but Coverdale came down with a case of laryngitis and they were forced to cancel the tour with Judas Priest. The tour was canceled in the middle of a performance at Red Rocks Amphitheatre on Aug. 11, 2009.
Piano-playing, singer/songwriters Matt White and Brendan James are hitting the road together on what is being called "The Troubadour Tour."
The tour is extensive, covering more than 40 cities over a few months next year.
Miranda Cosgrove is the former star of the hit Nickelodeon show "iCarley," movie actress, and now, burgeoning music star embarking on her first headlining tour.
Ah yes, and she's only 17.
Her debut album, Sparks Fly, was released in April, and she's scheduled to release a new single, "Dancing Crazy", on iTunes Dec.
Andrew Bird has been described as the "musician's musician," as he plays any assortment of instruments - it seems - that he sees fit to play on any given night. The Chicago-based musician has mastered violin, guitar, mandolin, whistling (yes, whistling) and the glockenspiel.
For those keep tabs on the range these instruments cover, the glockenspiel is a xylophone-like instrument with metal bars instead of wooden bars.
They once backed Bob Marley. Most of the original members have since died, but new members have kept the band alive... and touring.
In fact, they're coming to America. So get ready for some Rasta-man good times and slow reggae jams.
The North American tour begins Jan. 19 of next year at Moe's Alley in Santa Cruz, Calif., with dates scheduled through Apr.
No, you didn't read that headline incorrectly.
Yes, Pearl Jam is planning to host their own music festival.
Their long-time manager Kelly Curtis made the announcement via the band's Sirius/XM Radio station that the festival would be held sometime during the summer of 2011, and according to music blog GuerillaCandy.com, it would take place "somewhere in the middle of the country." This information was noted because it
Singer/songwriter Sarah McLachlan has added a whole mess of new dates to her Sarah & Friends tour, which is set to start in January.
The new dates include an extra night at New York City's Beacon Theatre Jan. 13 and a night at the Murat Theatre in Indianapolis Feb. 17. There are also many, many new dates on the west coast including Paramount Theatre in Seattle Feb.