Canadian singer-songwriter Ruth B was discovered via the social media platform Vine, which she used to post her original song "Lost Boy." Now, that very same song is climbing the chart, and she's hearing from fans all over the world how the song, inspired by the story of Peter Pan, is helping them feel less lonely.
"I think people have just been so kind in how they’ve been receiving it," Ruth tells ABC Radio. "And I think the best part is just people saying that they feel understood when they listen to it. And that was my main goal: that…
Kesha was among the big names toasting the Humane Society's Humanitarian of the Year Award winner, songwriter Diane Warren, at its Los Angeles gala Saturday, giving an emotional performance of Warren's "Til It Happens to You."
"I want to dedicate this song to every man, woman, child and animal that has ever been abused," Kesha announced before launching into the song, accompanied by Warren on the piano and a collage of animals packed into corporate farms playing on a video screen behind them.
The following day, Lady Gaga, who co-wrote the Oscar-nominated tune with Warren and recorded it, expressed her…
Sunday is Mother's Day. Rob Thomas' mom, who passed away in 2006, inspired the Matchbox Twenty hit "3AM," but Rob says she did something even more important: when he was a kid, she gave him a much-needed lesson about the history of the U.S. South.
"I grew up in the South, in the deep, deep South, and I had a giant Confederate flag on my wall because I was a giant Dukes of Hazzard fan," Rob tells ABC Radio. As you may recall, in that TV show, the main characters drove a car called the General Lee that had the…
Kesha is hitting the road for Diplo’s Mad Decent Block Party this year. She’ll play three dates of the touring festival, which will make 15 stops across the North America beginning July 30.
Kesha will be performing at the Brooklyn stop on August 7, the Chicago date on August 21 and the final show in Los Angeles on October 1. The rest of the lineup -- which includes Diplo and AlunaGeorge -- varies by city.
Last month, Kesha performed at Coachella with Zedd, where they debuted their new version of “True Colors.” Later this month, Kesha will play a festival…
Rihanna has definitely been putting in the "work." The singer can now celebrate the fact her new album, ANTI, has just been certified double platinum.
After acquiring more than one million downloads in just 14 hours and topping the Billboard 200 chart back in February, Rih-Rih has hit another major milestone by being the first album in 2016 to go double platinum.
The singer shared the good news by tweeting, "#ANTI is the 1st album from 2016 to go @RIAA double platinum!!! Blown away by your support every day. thank you."
The RIAA confirmed the news and also made mention…
Consider it another British Invasion. Thanks to the success of Adele, Ed Sheeran and Sam Smith, British artists achieved their highest-recorded share of artist album sales in North America last year.
According to the British Phonographic Industry, Brits accounted for more than one in six of the artist albums purchased in the U.S. in 2015. That’s a 17.6 percent share of the U.S. artist albums market, up from 12.2 percent in 2014. British artists also accounted for one in five albums bought in Canada.
“The drumbeat of British music success in North America just keeps getting louder,” says Geoff Taylor,…
The legacy of the late, great music icon Prince was heard on Thursday night’s Shondaland programming lineup on ABC.
On the hit medical drama Grey’s Anatomy, “Nothing Compares 2 U” by Prince & The New Power Generation was on the episode titled “Mama Tried.” On the politically charged Scandal, “Delirious” was played throughout scenes on the episode titled “Trump Card.”
On her official Twitter account, Shonda Rhimes -- who produces the entire prime-time block -- tweeted about the usage of the much treasured catalog for the shows.
“Last night, #Prince's estate allowed us to honor #Prince by using his music…
American Idol season 2 finalist Rickey E. Smith Jr., known for his memorable "Hercules! Hercules!" chant, has died in a car crash in Oklahoma.
According to Variety, the 36-year-old was killed in a multi-car, wrong-way collision just outside of Oklahoma City early Friday morning. Smith was riding in a car that was hit head-on by a pickup truck, and died on the scene. The truck driver is now facing DUI charges.
Rickey came in eighth on season two of American Idol, which was won by Ruben Studdard. On Instagram, Ruben paid tribute to Smith, writing, "As I sit here in…
Jennifer Lopez takes us through decades of female oppression in her latest video, for “Ain’t Your Mama.”
In the five-minute clip, she plays a ‘50s housewife, a Mad Men-inspired secretary from the 1960s, a disillusioned factory worker in the ‘70s and a big-haired ‘80s businesswoman. All the characters decide to stand up to the men in their lives who are holding them back.
The video ends with present-day J-Lo performing a triumphant group dance routine, as she proclaims, “I ain’t gonna be cooking all day/I ain’t your mama/I ain’t gonna do your laundry/I ain’t your mama.”
The empowering track was…
Wondering how Taylor Swift and Tom Hiddleston became unlikely dance partners at the Met Gala on Monday? Apparently, it was Taylor’s idea.
Tom, who happened to be sitting at Taylor’s table during the event, explained everything to BBC Radio 1 Friday morning. "The Weeknd played a set after dinner as people were having [dessert] and coffee," the British actor said. "And Taylor turned and said, 'That's why these gigs are hard to play, because if you're a musician you want people to dance, but everyone is sitting around eating.'”
So she suggested they get up and bust some moves, and…
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