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Jason Mraz signs new three-album deal; ‘Look for the Good’ due this summer

Jen RosensteinDuring this time of uncertainty, the world needs the uplifting kind of music that Jason Mraz loves to make. The “I’m Yours” star has just signed a new three-album deal with BMG, and the first release under that deal, called Look for the Good, will be out this summer.  The title track is available…read more »

Dolly Parton donates $1 million to Vanderbilt for COVID-19 research

ABC/Image Group LADolly Parton announced on Twitter that she’s donating $1 million to Nashville-based Vanderbilt University Medical Center to fund research that will help find a cure to COVID-19. The music icon’s donation also comes with a personal connection: she mentions that her longtime friend, Dr. Naji Abumrad, is one of the doctors spearheading the important research. He informed the…read more »

The Airborne Toxic Event premieres video for new single, “Come on Out”

Rounder RecordsIt may not be the best time in history to be called The Airborne Toxic Event, but the band has a new video, anyway. The “Sometime Around Midnight” rockers have premiered the visual for “Come on Out,” the lead single from the upcoming new Airborne album, Hollywood Park. The clip stars Jacob Sandler, who played the child version…read more »

Reba McEntire and family have private memorial service for mom Jacqueline

ABC/Image Group LAReba McEntire and family gathered to honor her late mother, Jacqueline McEntire, at a private memorial service.  Reba posted a gallery of photos from the special occasion on Instagram. The first photo is a throwback of Reba and her mother standing back-to-back, both giving each other a thumbs up as Reba smiles proudly. The rest of the gallery shows…read more »

Dave Mustaine working on new Megadeth record while in quarantine

Credit: Jeremy SafferDave Mustaine is using his time in quarantine to record new Megadeth music. In a video update from his home, Mustaine says he’s currently “working on the new Megadeth album,” the follow-up to 2016’s Dystopia. He adds that he’s also “putting the final touches” on an upcoming book. You can watch Mustaine’s video message…read more »

Taylor Swift helps Nashville record store stay afloat during COVID-19 crisis

ABC/Image Group LATaylor Swift may be a massive pop star, but she’s not above helping small businesses.According to Rolling Stone, the singer is giving financial support to a legendary Nashville record store called Grimey’s New & Preloved Music. She’s reportedly donating money to each employee and paying three months’ worth of their health care.“We were…read more »

KISS’ Gene Simmons and Paul Stanley send out new video messages to fans while sheltering at home

Adrián Monroy/Medios y Media/Getty ImagesKISS founders Gene Simmons and Paul Stanley have both posted recent video messages to fans on the band’s official YouTube channel as they sequester themselves at home during the COVID-19 pandemic. In his clip, posted Tuesday, Simmons personally thanks “all the folks in healthcare, the doctors, the nurses, all the people…read more »

Watch SHAED perform on MTV’s #AloneTogether live stream series

Credit: Andrew LeeIf you’ve been having dreams of seeing SHAED live in concert, then perhaps you might be interested in watching them live online. The “Trampoline” trio is playing MTV’s #AloneTogether live stream series, which features live performances from artists amid the COVID-19 pandemic. You can watch SHAED’s set via MTV’s Instagram tonight, April 1, starting at 7 p.m. ET.…read more »