"I have waited years for this. I love Simon, but I'm getting really used to this chair, buddy,” Kelly Clarkson joked Tuesday.
"Put me on a ventilator and I will be hoarse for the rest of my life," the Fleetwood Mac frontwoman wrote
"A lot of it that was unconscious, like, 'I'm going to set fire to this as much as I can, so I can rebuild for the place that I want to rebuild from.'"
Selah Marley is speaking out about painful childhood trauma.
Trini Lopez, the pop singer and guitarist who also acted in Robert Aldrich's "The Dirty Dozen," died Tuesday of complications from COVID-19. Palm Springs Life magazine first reported his death; he was a longtime resident of the desert enclave. Filmmakers P. David Ebersole and Todd Hughes had recently completed a documentary about his life, which […]
During the coronavirus pandemic, when most of us are staying at home, we’re going to spotlight products that you can enjoy from your couch, whether solo or in small groups, and leave out the rest. With that in mind, here are our picks for Aug. 10-16, including the best deals we could find for each.
Phil Collins' "In the Air Tonight" is officially a hit single again 39 years after its release, thanks to a pair of twins from Gary, Indiana whose spontaneous reaction to the unexpected drum break in Collins' ballad has caused it to be possibly the most meme-d song of August 2020. "In the Air Tonight" currently […]
Carole Baskin isn't happy to see wild cats appearing in Cardi B and Megan Thee Stallion's new music video 'WAP.'
As part of Variety's ongoing tribute to Jerry Garcia, who died 25 years ago today at age 53, musicians, industry veterans and basketball legend Bill Walton, share their thoughts on the Grateful Dead frontman and how they honored his memory on August 9, 1995. Bill Walton The accomplished basketball player, who held positions with the […]
Wayne Fontana, a pop singer best known for the 1965 hit "The Game of Love," died on Thursday, according to his family. He was 74. "The family of Wayne Fontana regret to announce he passed away this afternoon at Steppinghill Hospital, Stockport. His long term partner was by his side," a spokesperson for Fontana's family […]
No one really knew which record store bin to put Collective Soul in when the Atlanta band broke onto the scene — they were labeled everything from “bubblegum grunge” to southern blues-rock to neo-’60s rock. Their breakout occurred in 1993 with the sudden success of “Shine,” a fuzzy, quasi-spiritual anthem that pinged from college radio […]
The 2020 MTV Video Music Awards have decided against holding an indoors event at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, N.Y. Instead, it will stage a series of outdoor performances in various NYC boroughs. The show will still be held on Aug. 30. The outdoors shows will take place in front of limited or no audiences. […]
“Feel the Beat,” a track from the Black Eyed Peas’ recent bilingual English-Spanish album, “Translation,” features the group’s first collaboration with Latin music star Maluma. In an interview this week for Variety’s Power of Young Hollywood issue, frontman Will.i.am. reveals that it was the third song that the group tried to pull off with the […]
Cardi B took over Apple Music's "New Music Daily" to discuss the state of women in the music industry and her latest single, "WAP," featuring Megan Thee Stallion. The conversation also included Rubi Rose, Sukihana and Mulatto, who were all in the song's new music video, and moderator Nadeska. Cardi touched on the negative perception […]
A pair of twins listening to Phil Collins for the first time have gone viral for their hilarious reactions.The latest in the “First Time Hearing” video series from 21-year-old YouTube stars Tim and Fred Williams, known by viewers as “TwinsthenewTend”, sees the brothers listening to ”In the Air Tonight”.
Call it a match made in internet heaven. Some six years after JoJo Siwa, 17, first started tinkering with music on her computer and happened upon her pop predecessor JoJo, who, at age 13, had a No. 1 hit with the 2004 song “Leave (Get Out),” the two met IRL at the Variety offices — […]
The dramatic, orchestral 'Dangerous Minds' theme remains a bona fide hip-hop classic, and it has held up better than the film itself.
Incredibly, the Tubes didn't know until they showed up on the set that they'd signed on to be part of a big-band/disco mashup.
A source with knowledge of the situation previously told PEOPLE that "Betty" was named in part for Lively and Reynolds' third daughter