With the Internet going crazy over the disappointed face Jack White made during last night's Cubs-Padres game, we thought we'd look into the rocker's relationship with the sport. Over the past few weeks, his Third Man Records Instagram account has posted photos of him attending baseball games in cities where his tour stops (scroll through the images below), but White has a connection to baseball that extends beyond the 2014 season. Here's what we know...
Three years ago today, the world lost the legendary singer Amy Winehouse. She was found dead on July 23, 2011 in her London home from accidental alcohol poisoning -- a "death by misadventure" as the coroner ruled. In the years since her untimely passing at age 27, artists and industry leaders have examined the influence she had on music and her legacy as an artist. Below are quotes from artists who were either influenced by Winehouse or touched by her work.
Music Times writers share an office area of roughly 45 sq. ft, which makes having face-to-face conversations totally impossible. Junk Mail is these millenials' attempt to discuss and review the week's hottest album releases... without needing to look at each other. This week: Carolyn Menyes, Kyle Dowling, and Caitlin Carter email back and forth about 5 Seconds of Summer's self-titled debut album.
English pop group Duran Duran, best known for its '80s hits "Girls On Film," "Rio," and "Hungry Like The Wolf," is suing one of its own fan clubs based out of Chicago, reports Chicago Sun-Times. The fan club has allegedly failed to follow through with its contractually obligated revenue payments to Duran Duran. The band is seeking $40,000 in damages as a result of this alleged breach of contract. Read this
Robin Thicke and Paula Patton are selling the home they once shared. Read this
As fewer people acquire the music of MAGIC! by buying the band's debut album (which was released three weeks ago), the purchase of its hit single "Rude" has continued to add up. Read this
Lana Del Rey is undoubtedly one of the most controversial pop stars in the business, so any interview she gives is almost guaranteed to become headline news. She recently gave an interview to Complex, and after reading it, here are seven things we learned about her. Read this
Weird Al Yankovic might have just taken the first comedy album to the top of the Billboard 200 in more than 50 years, but it wasn't just because it was a weak sales week. Read this
'Evil Dead: The Musical' refuses to die. Its misbegotten life started in Toronto 10 years ago, where it was an instant hit. And now it's coming to Chicago, preparing to wreak three weeks of musical mayhem at the Broadway Playhouse from September 23 to October 12.Read more »
One of the foremost performers of Korean ballads, Baek Ji-young, will be coming to the United States for a very brief tour later this summer, so K-Pop fans should be ready to travel.Read more »
If you have a wedding dress in the closet, you may as well use it... Just three months after calling off her wedding with rapper Big Sean, Glee star Naya Rivera is a married woman. Today (July 23) the singer/actress announced that she wed actor Ryan Dorsey on July 19 in a secret, intimate ceremony.Read more »
Clear Channel's massive iHeartRadio Music Festival is once again packing top-tier acts across genres for its 2014 installment, the LA Times reports.Read more »