Lee Ann Womack will be featured on an upcoming episode of CMT Crossroads - the musical performance program that sees artists from separate genres tackle one another's songs. Womack hooked up with R&B star John Legend for the show's 51st episode. "CMT asked me do Crossroads with John Legend . . . a singer's singer, a man who blurs boundaries," Lee Ann said.
Things weren't always so easy for Aerosmith, according to guitarist Joe Perry, who says that it has been difficult to keep the band together over the years. "There are families out there who don't talk to each other for 10 years," Perry told Vanyaland.
Ariana Grande performed a number of songs off of her new album My Everything as part of NBC's Today Summer Concert Series. Grande capped off a week of promotion for the record by taking to the stage in New York's Rockefeller Plaza to play the singles "Problem" and "Break Free," as well as "Bang Bang," and "Break Your Heart Right Back."
Sting has opened his Italian estate to tourists, who may pay $300 for the privilege of picking grapes and olives from it. Tourists will be able to work with laborers on the 900-acre estate where Sting grows produce. Tourists are given the opportunity to enjoy "succulent grapes and luscious wines, tart olives, green rolling hills, warm autumn sunshine, Cypress trees . . ."
Tim McGraw has released his latest single "Shotgun Rider," off of his upcoming album, Sundown Heaven Town, which is set for release on September 16. If you ask McGraw, "Shotgun Rider" was the perfect choice for his next single, because of its "warmth." "This is one of those songs that really paints a picture and sets a mood," the singer tells Rolling Stone Country.
Taylor Swift has released the outtake video for "Shake It Off," the lead single from her upcoming album, 1989. The clip comes from the part of the video featuring cheerleaders, and features Tay Tay giving her thoughts about popularity. "A lot of people who I think will relate to this song are people who are dealing with not ever really feeling cool with themselves . . ."