Music

On The Teen Beat: Shawn Mendes Releases Video For “There’s Nothing Holdin’ Me Back”—WATCH

  Shop Avon Online 24/7 Follow @TheMacWire  and  M.A. Cassata on Facebook   Shawn Mendes releases the video for his new hit single “There’s Nothing Holdin’ Me Back,” directed by Jay Martin. The video features Shawn alongside a love interest played by Ellie Bamber of the critically-acclaimed and award-winning film Nocturnal Animals, and was shot on location in Paris, […]

Ariana Grande To Become An Honorary Citizen Of Manchester

Shop Avon Online 24/7 Follow @TheMacWire  and  M.A. Cassata on Facebook   The 23-year-old singer will officially become an honorary citizen of Manchester next month after she staged a benefit concert in the city to raise funds for those affected by the Manchester terror attack which took place after her concert on May 22 and left 22 people dead […]

Porter Bock’s “Primer” Out July 14

Porter Block is a duo who make music that’s melodic, hooky as hell, smart, well-crafted, sometimes sad, always thoughtful; in a nutshell, what many would call “power pop.” Songs that are built to last. Said keyboardist Larry Goldings (James Taylor, John Mayer, John Legend) of a recent Porter Block session: “They brought back a sensibility […]

On The Teen Beat: Watch Internet Sensation Cameron Dallas Shares His Beauty Regimen—(Video)

    Social media star turned model, actor Cameron Dallas just broke down his beauty regime—and it’s way simpler than you imagined. Kind of. The 22-year-old social media star was the latest to be shot in famed photographer Mario Testino’s Towel Series, a collection of photos in which celebrities and influencers are one-step away from baring it all.  […]

Ed Sheehan and Comedian Billy Connolly Lead Queen’s Birthday Honors

  Ed Sheeran has been awarded an MBE in Queen Elizabeth II’s Birthday Honors list. The chart-topping singer/songwriter can add Member of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire to his name thanks to his services to music and charity. Ironically, he was left with a scar on his cheek when the Queen’s granddaughter […]

50 Years Later, Neil Diamond is Still the Ultimate Entertainer

Displayed with permission from NJ.com Neil Diamond performs at his 50th anniversary tour at Madison Square Garden in New York City June 15, 2017. (Matt Smith | For NJ Advance Media) NEW YORK — There was a knock at Neil Diamond’s door. It was Richard Bennett, his faithful guitarist — on this night 40 years ago, […]

2017 Songwriters Hall Of Fame 48th Annual Induction And Awards

The 2017 Songwriters Hall of Fame 48th Annual Induction and Awards Dinner was a sparkling success, as SHOF President/CEO Linda Moran and co-chairs, Kenneth Gamble and Leon Huff recognized and celebrated some of the best songwriting legends of our time. Last night, musical titans Kenneth “Babyface” Edmonds, Berry Gordy, Jimmy Jam & Terry Lewis, Robert […]

Katy Perry Become the First Twitter User to Reach 100 Million Followers

Shop Avon Online 24/7 Follow @TheMacWire  and  M.A. Cassata on Facebook Katy Perry has become the first Twitter user to reach 100 million followers. The ‘Chained To The Rhythm’ hitmaker has reached the milestone amount of fans on the social media site, followed by Justin Bieber, who has 96.7 million followers whilst Barack Obama (90.8 million), Taylor Swift (85.1 […]

Katy Perry Went Through “Horrible Scrutiny” Following the Release of “Teenage Dream”

      Shop Avon Online 24/7 Follow @TheMacWire  and  M.A. Cassata on Facebook     Katy Perry went through a “horrible” and “intense” period after the release of ‘Teenage Dream’. The ‘Chained to the Rhythm’ singer enjoyed great success with her third LP – which became only the second album after Michael Jackson’s ‘Bad’ to feature five number […]

Bob Dylan Accused of Lifting Parts of His Nobel Lecture From a Study-Guide Website

  Displayed with permission from Tribune Content Agency Bob Dylan has been accused of stealing a number of sentences about the novel “Moby-Dick” from an online study guide and dropping them into his recent Nobel Prize lecture. Inspired by commentary by writer Ben Greenman, who noted that Dylan appeared to have invented a quote from […]

The Glorious Corner: Bobby Whitlock at B.B. Kings, Chicago in Times Square, RIP Anita Pallenberg, Robert Miller’s Project Grand Slam , The PGS Experience and More!

  G.H. Harding  WHITLOCK REIGNS — I knew Bobby Whitlock was going to be good at B.B. King’s last night, but I couldn’t have predicated just how joyous a ride it would be. Playing almost the entire Lalya album (the holy grail of rock albums for sure) Whitlock, fired up and with an almost eerie […]

Four Celebrities Who Threatened Violence Against the President

Many critics of the current administration seem to have put aside all reasonable standards of decency and respect these days. It’s sad. Liberals have not only reached new lows in their attempts to delegitimize President Donald Trump, but some have outright threatened violence against him — something just not done against a president before this […]

Summer of Love Tour Gears Up With Micky Dolenz and Mark Lindsay

  Love specialty chocolate? Discover new ways cocoa enhances other flavors. SHOP NOW!   New York — The Summer of Love tour with MICKY DOLENZ and MARK LINDSAY officially kicks off on Friday, July 14 in San Diego. Dolenz described the tour recently on Rolling Stone Stone Radio on SiriusXM (where he relayed his Sgt. […]

On The Teen Beat: Ariana Grande to Get Honorary Citizenship of Manchester

Ariana Grande is in line to get honorary citizenship of Manchester. The council want to hand the ‘Dangerous Woman’ singer the honour after she arranged the One Love Manchester benefit concert to raise money for the victims of a terror attack, after an explosion at Manchester Arena following the singer’s performance there last month left […]

Sheryl Crow Announces New Tour Dates Supporting Latest Album Be Myself

Sheryl Crow has announced additional dates on her tour in support of her latest album Be Myself. She is performing a series of headlining shows and appearing at several festivals, as well as taking part in Willie Nelson’s Outlaw Tour. Crow will also perform at this year’s Farm Aid. Tickets for Farm Aid go on […]

Lady Gaga To Have Her Own Starbucks Drinks For Charity

Lady Gaga is to have her own Starbucks drinks to raise money for charity.   The coffee chain has unveiled four new “Cups of Kindness” beverages, which have just launched at select stores in the United States and Canada, where 25 cents from each sold through the next week will be donated to the singer’s […]

Elvis Presley’s Complete 1953-1955 Recordings Coming July 28

      The most comprehensive collection yet of Elvis Presley‘s earliest recordings will be released July 28 in a three-CD and digital set comprising 85 tracks, representing everything Presley is known to have recorded from 1953 to 1955. “Elvis Presley — A Boy From Tupelo: The Complete 1953-1955 Recordings” will be dominated by songs […]

Project Grand Slam Releases The PGS Experience on June 30

  By Dan Ouellette On the eve of jazz rock fusion ensemble Project Grand Slam’s fifth recording, ‘The PGS Experience’, founder and leader Robert Miller says “I decided to follow my passion to play a heavier sound of rock ‘n’ roll and jazz—to drive things right down the line.” (The official release date of ‘The […]

Phil Collins Hospitalized After Fall, Postpones Tour

    Los Angeles Times Displayed with permission from Tribune Content Agency Pop music legend Phil Collins was hospitalized Thursday after a late-night fall left him with a “severe gash” near his eye and required stitches. A statement posted on the artist’s official Facebook page Thursday detailed Collins’ injury and also announced the postponement of […]

On The Teen Beat: Harry Styles Live On Tour Expands Dates To 2018

  Tickets for Harry Styles‘ upcoming solo tour sold out so fast that most fans weren’t able to snag a ticket, so we have amazing news for everyone! The 23-year-old “Sign of the Times” singer will be expanding his tour into 2018 and he will perform at arenas around the world to ensure even more […]

Monkees’ Micky Dolenz Celebrates The Beatles’ Sgt. Pepper at Sirius

Monkee Micky Dolenz, in New York Friday, celebrated The Beatles’ re-release of their watershed album Sgt. Pepper with a mammoth interview on Rolling Stone Radio via SiriusXM. Interviewed by three of the magazine’s stalwart writers, Brian Hiatt, Andy Greene and Rob Sheffield, they peppered Dolenz with questions about his visits to Abbey Road Studios when […]

Cher Musical Headed For Broadway

    Cher says that a musical based on her life will hit Broadway next year.  She tweeted out the news on Tuesday night. “Just got off phone w/Writer & Director of musical. There Will [be] performance in THEATRE WITH ACTORS,DANCERS,SINGERS!! IT’ll [be] ON BROADWAY 2018.” The show will be called Cher:  The Musical. Shop […]

On The Teen Beat: Selena Gomez Has Praised Ariana Grande’s One Love Manchester Benefit Concert as “Beautiful”.

  Selena Gomez has praised Ariana Grande’s One Love Manchester benefit concert as “beautiful”. The 23-year-old singer hosted the concert on Sunday (06.04.17) at the Emirates Old Trafford cricket ground in the English city to raise funds for those affected by the terrorist atrocity which killed 22 people and left more than 50 injured after […]

Ariana Grande Joined the Black Eyed Peas On Stage At Her One Love Manchester

Ariana Grande joined the Black Eyed Peas on stage at her One Love Manchester benefit concert on Sunday (06.04.17). The 23-year-old singer hosted the concert at the Emirates Old Trafford cricket ground in the English city to raise funds for those affected by the terrorist atrocity which killed 22 people and left more than 50 […]