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Ariana Grande Sings ‘No Tears Left To Cry’ On ‘Fallon’ With Nintendo Labo Instruments

Buzz 07:13AM EDT

Ariana Grande performed a unique rendition of 'No Tears Left to Cry' with Jimmy Fallon and The Roots. Her newest single was released last month, and it will be featured in her upcoming album.READ MORE

The Roots

Police Arrest Man For Bomb Threat That Canceled The Roots’ SXSW Show

Festivals 06:51AM EDT

Bud Light canceled a performance by The Roots at the 2018 SXSW on Saturday after Live Nation received a bomb threat from an anonymous tipster. The police found no explosives, but a 26-year-old suspect was arrested.READ MORE

Questlove

Former ‘Tonight Show’ Employees Sue NBC, Questlove Over Alleged Racial Discrimination

Buzz 20:49PM EDT

NBC and Questlove are being sued for allegedly discriminating against two 'Tonight Show' employees because they are white. The plaintiffs allege they were wrongfully terminated over a racist text.READ MORE

Matthew Followill and Caleb Followill of Kings of Leon perform on stage at the MTV Europe Music Awards 2016 on November 6, 2016 in Rotterdam, Netherlands

Okeechobee Festival 2017 Lineup: Kings of Leon, Usher & The Roots, Flume, Wiz Khalifa Headline

Buzz 15:52PM EDT

While many are still trying to figure out how to get through the rest of 2016, Okeechobee Music & Arts Festival has given some hope for 2017 with the first phase of lineup.READ MORE

Chuck D (L) and Flavor Flav of Public Enemy perform onstage at Samsung Galaxy Life Fest at SXSW 2016 on March 12, 2016

The Roots & Public Enemy Perform for NMAAHC Grand Opening Freedom Sounds Festival

Buzz 17:28PM EDT

History was made in Washington D.C. over the weekend with the opening of the Smithsonian's National Museum of African American History and Culture. The Freedom Sounds Festival was just as historic, adding performances from many different groups like The Roots and Public Enemy, who gave a special tribute performance of "Fight The Power" in honor of the late "Radio Raheem," Bill Nunn.READ MORE

Bud Light Factory At SXSW In Austin, TX - SPIN Showcase And Bud Light Music Showcase

The Roots Picnic in Bryant Park to feat. Sets by Questlove & John Mayer; Cheap Passes Here

Buzz 02:34AM EDT

The weekend of October 1 will feature two major music festivals in New York City -- The Roots Picnic in Bryant Park, and the newly announced Meadows Music Festival at Citi Field. Luckily for festival goers based in the Big Apple, the lineups are diverse enough.READ MORE

36th NAACP Image Awards - Show

BET's Prince Tribute Done Right with D'Angelo, Sheila E, Janelle Monae & The Roots

Buzz 14:22PM EDT

With so much backlash thrown at the 2016 Billboard Music Awards tribute to the late music legend Prince, BET has vowed to theirs the right way with this year's BET Awards. The network has called on some of R&B's, Soul and Hip Hop's greatest; like D'Angelo, Sheila E, Janelle Monae, The Roots and others, to ensure his music and legacy are iconically remembered.READ MORE

Bud Light Factory At SXSW In Austin, TX - SPIN Showcase And Bud Light Music Showcase

Kid Rock, Bastille & The Roots Headline SweetWater 420 Fest; Tickets on Sale Now

Buzz 16:11PM EDT

There's a music festival for everybody these days, and SweetWater 420 Fest in Atlanta is making a name for itself as one of the best destinations for those who love not just a wide variety of music, but a wide variety of beer. 420 Fest, which is held annually at Centennial Olympic Park in AtlantaREAD MORE

Tom Petty on January 9, 2016 in Beverly Hills, California

Summer Camp Music Festival 2016 Festival Lineup: Mudcrutch, Big Grizmatiz, More Added

Buzz 14:58PM EDT

Summer Camp Music Festival has announced the second phase to its 2016 lineup. Among those included in the lineup are Mudcrutch, the forerunners to Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers which is making a comeback and preparing a new album, Big Grizmatik, the super trio of Big Gigantic, Griz and Gramatik, The Roots, Excision and Ani DiFranco.READ MORE

 The Roots attend the Samsung Hope for Children Gala 2015 at Hammerstein Ballroom on Sept. 17, 2015, in New York City.

Roots Picnic Lineup 2016: Future, Usher, Leon Bridges and More Announced by 'Broad City'

Buzz 14:36PM EDT

The Roots are once again ready to take over their hometown of Philadelphia during the first week of June. On Tuesday (Feb. 2), the Tonight Show band announced its ninth annual Roots Picnic date as well as the stacked lineup, featuring Future, Usher, Leon Bridges and, of course, The Roots.READ MORE

An Evening With Women Benefitting The Los Angeles LGBT Center

Sia's New Album 'This is Acting' is Now Available to Stream [LISTEN]

Buzz 15:47PM EDT

After having a hit performance this past Wednesday on The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon, Sia has released her newest album, This is Acting, and it is now available to stream. You can listen to these new songs below.READ MORE

Foo Fighters' Sonic Highway World Tour Featuring Gary Clark Jr. At The Forum

Top 5 Late Night TV Music Performances of 2015: Adele, Foo Fighters, Beach House and More

Buzz 08:00AM EDT

Late night TV talk shows have always been fertile ground for great musical performances, and this year proved no different. From the Foo Fighters' touching farewell for David Letterman to Adele's Roots accompanied kiddie instrument cover of "Hello" on The Tonight Show, 2015 was filled with its fair share of great gigs. Here are some of our standout picks featuring Kendrick Lamar, Tracy Chapman and Beach House.READ MORE

The 2015 MusiCares Person Of The Year Gala Honoring Bob Dylan - Show

The Roots, Sheryl Crow, Aloe Blacc & Steve Tyler Lead John Lennon 75th Birthday Concert at MSG

Buzz 15:30PM EDT

In honor of what would have been John Lennon's 75th birthday, a handful of influential artists including Willie Nelson, Steven Tyler, Sheryl Crow, Aloe Blacc, Pat Monahan of Train, Brandon Flowers of the Killers, Chris Stapleton, the Roots and Eric Church will come together for a tribute concert at Madison Square Garden.READ MORE

Bambi Awards 2014 - Show

U2’s ‘iNNOCENCE + eXPERIENCE’ 2015 World Tour: Dublin Shows See Huge Resale Ticket Prices

Buzz 11:29AM EDT

After six months on the road, U2 is approaching the final weeks of their massive world tour 'iNNOCENCE + eXPERIENCE', and the band is slated to go out with a bang. The European leg of the tour, which kicked off on September 4, has been packing arenas overseas just as consistently as it had in the U.S. and will officially wrap up on November 28 after four sold out shows in the band's home city of Dublin, Ireland. Tickets to see U2 in Dublin have skyrocketed to huge numbers on the resale market, as the cheapest ticket available for all four shows is currently a whopping $897.READ MORE

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