Mark Ronson has released "Uptown Funk," a cut from his upcoming album, Uptown Special, featuring a guest spot from Bruno Mars. Mars plays drums throughout the LP and wrote the single. "It was six or seven months of chasing Bruno around on tour," Ronson tells Billboard of the song, adding, "It's definitely one of the best things I've ever done."
A new Kings Of Leon album is on the horizon, and it might not be too long before its release, according to drummer Nathan Followill. Followill made the announcement on Twitter after the band finished up their world tour for 2013's Mechanical Bull.
Fleetwood Mac have announced a seven-date U.K. tour beginning at London's O2 Arena on May 27. The band still say that they have no plans to play Glastonbury, but the schedule leaves the dates open. "One of the things that I'd like to clear up is that we're not playing Glastonbury," Mick Fleetwood said during a BBC Radio 2 interview.
Beyoncé joined forces with Jay Z and Pharrell to wish publishing executive "Big" Jon Platt a happy birthday. The power couple and Pharrell attended the 50th birthday bash for Jay Z's longtime friend - who signed him to EMI Publishing in 1996 - at Mastro's Steakhouse in Beverly Hills on Sunday.
Aerosmith fronter Steven Tyler has teamed up with country actress and singer Jana Kramer for a duet on her upcoming album. "Bullet," was co-written by longtime Aerosmith producer Marti Frederiksen, and will be the LP's first single. "I heard the song and went, 'Send me the track!'" Tyler said. "So she sent me the files, and I went, 'Can I sing on that?'"
The wedding dress that Madonna wore during her wedding to Sean Penn has sold at auction for $81,250 - just one of many of the Material Girl's wares on the block over the weekend at at Icons & Idols: Rock n' Roll charity auction in Beverly Hills. Her gown from the "Material Girl" video brought in over $73,000.