Sam Smith experiences all of the feels all of the time. So it’s no surprise that Smith was moved to tears by You Oughta Know artist Tori Kelly‘s show-stopping voice when she opened for him on his In the Lonely Hour Tour.
Miley Cyrus‘ world got even more wild last week when photos of boyfriend Patrick Schwarzenegger partying with his ex-girlfriend surfaced. The photos set into motion a storm of cheating rumors, and as The Gossip Table reports, Miley found her own way to deal with them.
Metallica‘s classic 1986 album …And Justice For All has long been criticized for having a thin subpar bass sound, and now mixer Steve Thompson is pointing the finger at drummer Lars Ulrich. According to the engineer, Ulrich has very specific plans for how he wanted his drums to sound in the mix, and he didn’t care if other instruments suffered. In fact, he brought in a photograph of a mixing board set up to his standards!
A simple South Beach night turned into a scene out of Bad Boys II for Atlanta rapper Rich Homie Quan. Allegedly Quan and his folks roughed up a security guard at a Miami hot spot, then fled the scene — in a speedboat.
One ballsy fan took one for the team when Nicki Minaj invited her on stage during The Pinkprint Tour: She grabbed Nicki’s ass.
The Beyhive reacts to a website claiming that Beyonce copied Kylie Jenner’s lips, Russell Simmons is making a Broadway hip-hop musical, David Crosby was in a car crash involving a jogger, and more on First Dibs.
Concert opening acts tend to be a hit or miss. Sometimes, they’re awesome and succeed admirably in pumping up the crowd. Other times, they’re ear-screeching filler for the band you shelled out $200 to see. More often than not, opening acts — good or bad — never reach the fame of their headliners. (Remember Britney Spears’ 2004 tour opener Skye Sweetnam? Neither do we.) But sometimes they do, and that’s when it gets interesting.
T.I. defends himself against new allegations in “Blurred Lines” case, Major Lazer announce Peace is the Mission, Big Sean describes the Kanye West experience with Big Morning Buzz’s Nick Lachey, and more on Last Lap.
Roc-A-Fella Records co-founder Dame Dash may not be as visible as he once was back in the Roc days. But when the man does makes an appearance, it’s sure to have folks talking for days. Twitter erupted with jokes galore today when a hashtag titled #TweetLikeDameDash commandeered timelines everywhere.
Today marks the YouTube Music Awards, which are back after a yearlong hiatus to honor the best music videos. Artists are releasing new visuals to their songs in honor of the day, and among those participating in the festivities are FKA twigs and Charli XCX. Pop punk Charli and indie abstract FKA hardly have much in common — that is, until you watch their new music videos. Both are bizarre, though for very different reasons.