Ringo Starr on 'Good Friend' Tom Petty's Death: 'It Was a Shock'

Ringo Starr remembered his "good friend" Tom Petty in a new interview following the rock icon's death at the age of 66. ...

Chance the Rapper, the National to Play Obama Foundation Concert

Chance the Rapper, the National and Gloria Estefan are among the artists that will perform at Barack Obama's inaugural Obama Foundation Summit. The "immersive" event will take place October 31st and November 1st in Chicago. ...

Hear Pink, Eminem Get 'Revenge' on Cheater on Bubbly New Song

Pink recruited Eminem for "Revenge," a new song off the singer's newly issued seventh LP, Beautiful Trauma. ...

Tom DeLonge Announces Stars Academy for 'Outer Edges of Science' Research

Former Blink-182 member Tom DeLonge has launched To the Stars Academy of Arts & Science. The organization comprises scientists, aerospace engineers and other creatives who will collaborate and enable researchers to explore the "outer edges of science" and technologies. ...

Watch Eminem Demolish Donald Trump in BET Awards Freestyle

Eminem tore into President Donald Trump during a ferocious a capella freestyle at the BET Hip Hop Awards Tuesday. The rapper opened the four-minute deluge with a reference to Trump's disconcerting "calm before the storm" quip before proceeding to skewer the president over immigration, corruption,...

Hear Noel Gallagher's Joyous New Rocker 'Holy Mountain'

Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds have offered up their joyous new single "Holy Mountain," the first single off the former Oasis guitarist's upcoming new LP Who Built the Moon? The track features the Jam's Paul Weller on organ."It was one of the first things...

On the Charts: Shania Twain Returns to Number One, Tom Petty Soars

Shania Twain's return from a 15-year hiatus went straight to Number One on the Billboard 200 as the country singer's comeback LP Now sold 137,000 total copies in its first week of release. ...

Bunny Sigler, 'Philly Sound' Singer and Songwriter, Dead at 76

Walter "Bunny" Sigler, the singer and songwriter who aided the legendary production duo Gamble and Huff in crafting the "Philly Sound" of Seventies soul music, died Friday at the age of 76. ...

Austin's Sound on Sound Festival Canceled Due to 'Roadblocks'

Austin, Texas' Sound on Sound Festival, which was set to host artists like Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Iggy Pop, Grizzly Bear and more in November, canceled the three-day fest Friday due to "recent roadblocks." Ticket buyers were promised 100-percent refunds. ...

Lin-Manuel Miranda Talks Puerto Rico Benefit Song 'Almost Like Praying'

It's been two weeks since Hurricane Maria first raged across the island of Puerto Rico, and the crisis has only grown more complex. What first seemed like a natural disaster has also proven to be a long-standing infrastructural one; most of the island remains...

Ghostface Killah to Launch Cryptocurrency Company

Ghostface Killah has cofounded a cryptocurrency company called Cream Capital, CNBC reports. The company is looking to raise $ 30 million during its initial coin offering (ICO). ...

'Blade Runner 2049' Soundtrack Features Hans Zimmer, Elvis Presley

The Blade Runner 2049 soundtrack, which features new music from Hans Zimmer and Benjamin Wallfisch, be released October 5th via Alcon Sleeping Giant Records, Pitchfork reports. ...

Steven Tyler Offers Health Update After Aerosmith Tour Cancellation

Steven Tyler has offered a health update days after Aerosmith canceled the four remaining shows on their South American tour. ...

Marilyn Manson Cancels Nine Shows After NYC Stage Injury

Marilyn Manson has canceled the next nine dates of his Heaven Upside Down Tour following an onstage incident Saturday in New York in which the singer was crushed by a stage prop. ...

Marilyn Manson Crushed by Stage Prop, Cuts New York Show Short

Marilyn Manson cut his Saturday night show at New York's Hammerstein Ballroom short after a stage prop collapsed atop the shock rocker. The severity of Manson's injuries was unclear at press time, but the concert was canceled after a brief delay. ...

Watch Sam Smith Perform George Michael Medley on BBC Radio 1

Sam Smith delivered a medley of George Michael covers when the singer visited the BBC Radio 1 Live Lounge Friday. ...

Hear Beyonce in J Balvin, Willy William's 'Mi Gente' Remix

Beyoncé teams with Columbian singer J Balvin and French singer-producer Willy William in the remix of the duo's song "Mi Gente." ...

Just Blaze, Jadakiss Highlight Non-Music Jobs in New 'Side Hustle' Series

Tidal has launched a new video series called Side Hustle, which will air bi-weekly. Hosted by Tidal's culture and content editor Adelle Platon, the first three episodes feature Just Blaze, Jadakiss and Holy Ghost. ...

Bob Dylan's 'Like a Rolling Stone' Handwritten, Signed Lyrics Up for Auction

A recent draft of Bob Dylan's handwritten lyrics for his iconic 1965 song "Like a Rolling Stone" is headed to auction via Nate D. Sanders Auctions in Los Angeles. The new draft was handwritten in 2017 and has been authenticated by Bob Dylan's manager,...

Listen to 'Rolling Stone Music Now' Podcast: The Case for Taylor Swift

The latest episode of the Rolling Stone Music Now podcast is now available. Listen and subscribe to the podcast on iTunes, Spotify or check it out below.Contributing editor Rob Sheffield and Brittany Spanos join host Brian Hiatt to break down Rob's ranked list of...