Maroon 5 adds pop star Ava Max to their North American stadium tour

Maroon 5 will launch their North American headlining tour on August 10 in Auburn, WA at White River Amphitheater, and they are teaming up with pop star Ava Max as support on tour. The band announced that Ava Max will join them as their opening act on four stadium shows, including Wrigley Field in Chicago, IL on August 30, Hersheypark Stadium in Hershey, PA on September 5, Fenway Park in Boston, MA on September 12, and Banc of California Stadium in Los Angeles, CA on October 2. Read full article >>

Blackpink to release ‘Blackpink the Movie’ in theaters this August

Blackpink are set to release Blackpink the Movie, marking the K-pop quartet’s fifth anniversary of their Square One project debut.  The film will hit theaters worldwide on August 4th and 8th, and will be offered in a variety of formats, including via an expanded three-screen system that utilizes the side walls of a theater called ScreenX, a multi-sensory experience meant to mimic a live experience called 4DX, and a combination of the two. Tickets are on sale at the link here. Read full article >>

Imagine Dragons announce new album ‘Mercury – Act 1’

Imagine Dragons have announced their new album, titled ‘Mercury – Act 1,’ which will officially arrive on September 3rd. The band confirmed the news in an Instagram post, which features the album cover. On Friday July 2nd, Imagine Dragons will release their new track “Wrecked.”  In addition to “Wrecked,” the album will feature recent singles “Follow You” and “Cutthroat.” Read full article >>

Polo G earns his 1st No. 1 album on Billboard 200 chart with ‘Hall of Fame’

Polo G has earned his first No. 1 album on the Billboard 200 with Hall of Fame in the U.S. for the week ending June 17. The 20-track Hall of Fame was released on June 11, and features the artist’s first No. 1 single on the Billboard Hot 100, “Rapstar,” which spent two weeks at No. 1.  The album features collaborations with The Kid LAROI, Lil Durk, Lil Wayne, Nicki Minaj, Roddy Ricch, Pop Smoke, Rod Wave and Young Thug. Read full article >>

BLACKPINK to release ‘Blackpink The Movie’ documentary as part of 5th anniversary celebrations

BLACKPINK is celebrating their fifth-anniversary with a celebration project titled ‘4+1 PROJECT.’
YG Entertainment shared on Wednesday that the first part of BLACKPINK’s 5th-anniversary project will be the release of ‘BLACKPINK THE MOVIE’ that will be released in August, coinciding with the debut of BLACKPINK on August 8. The film will be released in over 100 countries worldwide. Read full article >>

“Made in America” festival 10th Anniversary line-up to feature Justin Bieber, Lil Baby, Megan Thee Stallion and more

 JAY-Z’s Made In America Festival is returning to Philadelphia’s Benjamin Franklin Highway on September 4th and 5th.  Roc Nation in conjunction with Live Nation revealed the star-studded lineup, with Lil Baby and Justin Bieber serving as headliners. The rest of the lineup includes Megan Thee Stallion, Lil Durk, Moneybagg Yo, Roddy Ricch, Bobby Shmurda, Baby Keem, A$AP Ferg, Freddie Gibbs, Tinashe, and more. Read full article >>

Listen to Dua Lipa’s new song “Can They Hear Us”

Dua Lipa has returned with a new song, a collaboration with electro producer Dillon Francis called “Can They Hear Us.” The tune appears on the just-released soundtrack for Gully, the feature film debut from Nabil, the director behind some of the century’s best music videos.  The Gully soundtrack also features 21 Savage, Ty Dolla Sign, Schoolboy Q, B-Real, Don Toliver, Miguel, Buddy, Snoh Aalegra, Gary Clark Jr., 2 Chainz, Sleepy Rose, and Mike Will Made-It. Read full article >>

Olivia Rodrigo continues to dominate the charts as Dixie D’Amelio reaches a milestone on Triller

Olivia Rodrigo topped the charts in Australia this week, as Dixie D’Amelio tied Megan Thee Stallion for the most No. 1’s on Billboard’s Top Triller U.S chart.

Rodrigo’s “Sour” debuted at number one on the National Albums chart, with “Good For You” hitting the top of the singles charts. “Good for You” has now become Rodrigo’s second No. 1 single following “Driver’s License.” Read full article >>

Demi Lovato comes out as non-binary, announces pronoun change to they/them

28-year-old Demi Lovato has come out as non-binary and is changing their pronouns to they/them. Lovato wrote in an Instagram post on Wednesday that they identify as non-binary, or a person whose gender identity does not fit into the binary of male or female. Wrote Lovato: “I am proud to let you know that I identify as non-binary and will officially be changing my pronouns to they/them moving forward. This has come after a lot of healing and self-reflective work. I’m still learning and coming into myself, and I don’t claim to be an expert or a spokesperson. Sharing this with you now opens another level of vulnerability for me. I’m doing this for those out there that haven’t been able to share who they truly are with their loved ones.” Lovato also posted a video, saying in part: “I feel this best represents the fluidity I feel in my gender expression and allows me to feel most authentic and true to the person I both know I am and am still discovering.” Read full article >>

Travis Scott to headline his sold-out, two-day ‘Astroworld” festival in Houston

After Travis Scott confirmed that he will be headlining his two-day “Astroworld” festival in Houston, the event fully sold out in under an hour with over 100,000 total guests scheduled to attend the weekend event. The music festival is slated to return for a third year to NRG Park in Houston, Texas with an expanded two-day format on Friday, November 5 and Saturday, November 6. Read full article >>

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