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Last Licks: Final installment of Rolling Stones’ YouTube concert-footage series debuts Sunday

Last Licks: Final installment of Rolling Stones’ YouTube concert-footage series debuts Sunday

Eagle Rock EntertainmentThe sixth and final installment of The Rolling Stones’ Extra Licks weekly archival online series, which offers bonus footage from some of their concert films, will premiere this Sunday, June 7, at 3 p.m. ET on the band’s YouTube channel. This week’s feature offers rare performances from an August 1994 concert that The…

In her interracial marriage, Eve admits to having “difficult conversations” about racism

In her interracial marriage, Eve admits to having “difficult conversations” about racism

Ollie Millington/RedfernsRapper Eve admits that, amid nationwide protests against police brutality and racial injustice, she and her husband, who’s white, have been having “difficult” conversations. During a recent episode of The Talk, Eve revealed that she’s been having “some of the most difficult and uncomfortable conversations” she’s ever had with her husband Maximillion Cooper.  “But, at the same time, it’s a beautiful thing,” she added.…

Listen to Switchfoot’s cover of Vampire Weekend’s “Harmony Hall”

Listen to Switchfoot’s cover of Vampire Weekend’s “Harmony Hall”

Fantasy RecordsSwitchfoot has premiered a cover of the Vampire Weekend song “Harmony Hall.” The recording will appear on the “Meant to Live” rockers’ upcoming EP, Covers, which also features performances of songs by Frank Ocean, Harry Styles, The Chainsmokers, The Verve, and Jon Bellion.  In a Twitter thread, frontman Jon Foreman explains that he and his band mates were unsure whether to release new music…

“Outlaws & Outsiders” rocker Cory Marks announces debut album, ‘Who I Am’

“Outlaws & Outsiders” rocker Cory Marks announces debut album, ‘Who I Am’

Better Noise RecordsCory Marks, who’s been climbing the rock charts with his countrified tune “Outlaws & Outsiders,” has announced the details of his debut album. The record is titled Who I Am, and will arrive on August 7. Along with “Outlaws & Outsiders,” Who I Amincludes the just-released song “Drive,” as well as a collaboration with Halestorm called “Out…

John Legend, Megan Thee Stallion, and Gabrielle Union commemorate Breonna Taylor’s 27th birthday

John Legend, Megan Thee Stallion, and Gabrielle Union commemorate Breonna Taylor’s 27th birthday

ABC/Paula LoboJohn Legend, Megan Thee Stallion, Gabrielle Union and more are celebrating Breonna Taylor on what would have been her 27th birthday today. In an Entertainment Weekly op-ed, Legend pays tribute to Taylor, a black woman who was shot to death March 13 in Louisville, Kentucky during a police raid at her home fueled by a so-called no-knock search warrant.  “Today, I use…

Paul McCartney pens message regarding killing of George Floyd: “We need change”

Paul McCartney pens message regarding killing of George Floyd: “We need change”

Mary McCartney/MPL CommunicationsPaul McCartney has joined the many artists expressing outrage and sadness over the May 25 killing of George Floyd while in custody of Minneapolis police: He’s posted a lengthy message regarding the incident on his official website. “As we continue to see the protests and demonstrations across the world, I know many of…

Mitchell Tenpenny shares successes with his fans as “Alcohol You Later” goes gold

Mitchell Tenpenny shares successes with his fans as “Alcohol You Later” goes gold

Courtesy of Mitchell Tenpenny Mitchell Tenpenny got a huge surprise while hosting a live-streamed fan Q&A on social media recently: Chris, a founding member of his fan club, virtually presented him with an RIAA gold certification plaque for his 2019 single, “Alcohol You Later.” It was especially appropriate that a fan surprised Mitchell with the new accolade, given…

Bug me do: The Beatles get species of beetle named after them

Bug me do: The Beatles get species of beetle named after them

© Hulton-Deutsch Collection/CORBIS/ Corbis via Getty ImagesQuite a few famous music artists have had animal, plant or insect species named after them, but believe it or not, no one has never named a beetle after The Beatles — until now. According to a scientific paper published this week and posted on Brill.com, a species of…

In her interracial marriage, Eve admits to having “difficult conversations” about racism

In her interracial marriage, Eve admits to having “difficult conversations” about racism

Ollie Millington/RedfernsRapper Eve admits that, amid nationwide protests against police brutality and racial injustice, she and her husband, who’s white, have been having “difficult” conversations. During a recent episode of The Talk, Eve revealed that she’s been having “some of the most difficult and uncomfortable conversations” she’s ever had with her husband Maximillion Cooper.  “But, at the same time, it’s a beautiful thing,” she added.…

Listen to Switchfoot’s cover of Vampire Weekend’s “Harmony Hall”

Listen to Switchfoot’s cover of Vampire Weekend’s “Harmony Hall”

Fantasy RecordsSwitchfoot has premiered a cover of the Vampire Weekend song “Harmony Hall.” The recording will appear on the “Meant to Live” rockers’ upcoming EP, Covers, which also features performances of songs by Frank Ocean, Harry Styles, The Chainsmokers, The Verve, and Jon Bellion.  In a Twitter thread, frontman Jon Foreman explains that he and his band mates were unsure whether to release new music…

“Outlaws & Outsiders” rocker Cory Marks announces debut album, ‘Who I Am’

“Outlaws & Outsiders” rocker Cory Marks announces debut album, ‘Who I Am’

Better Noise RecordsCory Marks, who’s been climbing the rock charts with his countrified tune “Outlaws & Outsiders,” has announced the details of his debut album. The record is titled Who I Am, and will arrive on August 7. Along with “Outlaws & Outsiders,” Who I Amincludes the just-released song “Drive,” as well as a collaboration with Halestorm called “Out…

John Legend, Megan Thee Stallion, and Gabrielle Union commemorate Breonna Taylor’s 27th birthday

John Legend, Megan Thee Stallion, and Gabrielle Union commemorate Breonna Taylor’s 27th birthday

ABC/Paula LoboJohn Legend, Megan Thee Stallion, Gabrielle Union and more are celebrating Breonna Taylor on what would have been her 27th birthday today. In an Entertainment Weekly op-ed, Legend pays tribute to Taylor, a black woman who was shot to death March 13 in Louisville, Kentucky during a police raid at her home fueled by a so-called no-knock search warrant.  “Today, I use…