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'Boycott Target' beats Taylor Swift on iTunes
The song topped the iTunes charts, but streaming metrics more indicative of overall modern consumer behaviors showed the song making a negligible impact.
Village People's legal warning to Trump revives music in politics questions
Legal experts predict Americans will see plenty more musicians contesting politicians' use of their songs during the 2024 election cycle.
Disturbing EP cover appearing to feature kids sparks outrage—"Grooming"
"Disgusting!" said one TikToker of the EP cover. "The people who signed this off should be ashamed and probably investigated."
Gloria Trevi's lawyer shuts down Ghislaine Maxwell comparisons amid lawsuit
"Even though...some people will want to paint [Trevi] using the same brush, this is a very different case," Trevi's attorney, Camille Vasquez, told Newsweek.
How to watch the National Memorial Day Concert 2023: Full list of singers
The emotionally moving concert attracts millions of views each year.
Tina Turner, 'Queen of Rock'n Roll', dies aged 83
"Today we say goodbye to a dear friend who leaves us all her greatest work: her music," a post on her Instagram account read.
Taylor Swift's piano playing by itself at concert sparks conspiracy theory
While the singer offered an explanation for the unprompted moment at her concert in Massachusetts, a faction of fans shared their own theory.
Travis Tritt hints he no longer watches Fox after Tucker Carlson exit
Broadcaster Carlson made a sudden departure from Fox News in April, leading to the network hemorrhaging viewers.
Britney Spears accused of photoshopping image—"She was not in this photo"
Social media sleuths think they've spotted an usual picture posted to Britney Spears' Instagram account.
Beyoncé fan's awkward interaction with her mom goes viral
Tina Knowles made a surprise cameo in a Beyoncé fan's TikTok video during a live performance.
"Jeopardy!" contestants' lack of Black history knowledge called out
A post mocking the moments when contestants on the quiz show have been stumped has gone viral on Twitter.
Travis Tritt supports fan who says they "refuse to drink Bud Light"
The country music star has publicly distanced himself from Bud Light after the brand's recent collaboration with transgender influencer Dylan Mulvaney.
Eurovision banning Zelensky from speaking sparks outrage: "Wrong decision"
The European Broadcasting Union has denied the Ukrainian president's request to make an appearance at the event, stating that it would go "against the rules."
Morgan Wallen fans beg for refunds after singer cancels tour dates
The country singer was forced to pull out of his upcoming gigs on doctor's orders to rest his voice.
Video of Ben Affleck looking "stressed" with Jennifer Lopez goes viral
Footage of the couple simply walking to their car has gone viral in large part due to Affleck's demeanor.
Imagine Dragons video tells "heartbreaking" story from Ukraine front lines
The video was made in an effort to gather support and donations for war-ravaged Ukraine.
Video of people looking bored during Christina Aguilera show goes viral
The "Beautiful" singer was among a host of stars on the bill for the recent Lovers & Friends music festival in Las Vegas.
Adam Lambert's comments about children in drag debate sparks outrage
"If they cared about children, they would care about all children," the singer said in a video before a telethon that raised over $500,000 for LGBTQ+ charities.
Steven Seagal headlines pro-war festival in Russia
The U.S.-born actor, martial artist and musician signed an "old, old Soviet guitar" for President Vladimir Putin before performing a medley of blues tracks.
Cane corso puppy gets his own "mic check" during owner's band practice
Summah Auvae told Newsweek that Hades is usually very shy, so she wasn't sure what to expect when he was given the microphone.
King Charles' coronation music: From Handel to Andrew Lloyd Webber
King Charles is a well-known lover of classical music and will have 12 newly commissioned pieces played during his coronation on May 6.
Ed Sheeran frustrated despite winning court case
"I'm obviously very happy with the outcome of the case," Sheeran said, adding he's also dismayed that claims of this type even advance to a courtroom.
Nick Cannon's pregnancy joke tanks—"Unfollow"
The television host and father-of-12 left a number of Twitter users unimpressed when he cracked a joke about his pregnancy desires.
Internet asks if border collie is on "Spawtify" due to musical talents
TikTokers were impressed by the musical abilities of the dog in the latest viral video, who was recently rejected by Simon Cowell on "Britain's Got Talent."
Woman reveals what A$AP Rocky said before jumping gate ahead of Met Gala
Hours before he walked the Met Gala red carpet with partner Rihanna, the rapper left fans confused as he leapt over a hotel barricade.
Lil Nas X in underwear and cat outfits lead Met Gala's boldest looks
Doja Cat and Jared Leto both paid tribute to Karl Lagerfeld's cat.
Clip of model recreating Kid Rock's violent Bud Light video goes viral
"Go woke, go broke!" Bri Teresi said in her video, before opening fire on a range of products that included the beleaguered beer brand.
Video of Morgan Wallen "straining" voice goes viral after concert backlash
The country star has faced backlash from fans following the last-minute cancellation of a concert in Mississippi.
Grimes speaks out after backlash over AI song
The Canadian singer promised to give 50 percent of royalties to anyone who cloned her voice using AI to make a song.
'Jeopardy!' category avoided "like the plague" surprises fans
Contestants' apparent aversion to a particular category on a recent episode left fans scratching their heads.