Ariana Grande has joined the cast of the upcoming animated film, Underdogs. The pop starlet will voice the character of Laura, the love object of a shy but talented football player played by Matthew Morrison. Morrison must compete with "the nefarious soccer player Ace (Hoult), but he's aided by the figures on his foosball table, who magically come to life."
Alicia Keys helped organize a NYC protest to mark the six month anniversary of the kidnapping of 219 schoolgirls in Nigeria. The R&B singer was joined by a bevy of protesters who held signs reading "Bring Back Our Girls" and "Bring Back #219." The crowd also chanted "When do we want them? Now! Now! Alive!" outside the Nigerian consulate.
Prince will be performing as a musical guest on the November 1 episode of Saturday Night Live. He will appear with his band, 3rdEyeGirl, on the episode hosted by Chris Rock. This marks Prince's third appearance on the show and his first appearance on the show since 2006, when he played 3121's "Fury" and "Beautiful, Loved and Blessed."
Former Eagles fronter Don Henley has sued the Duluth Trading Company, a trading company who sent out an e-mail advertising its line of Henley shirts with the copy "Don a Henley and Take It Easy." "This kind of thing happens with some degree of frequency and the members of the Eagles always defend their rights, often at great expense," Henley's spokesperson said.
Styx and Journey have confirmed that they will be playing the second annual Carnival Cruise concert series. Journey will be performing on March 18 and 19, 2015 in St. Thomas in the U.S. Virgin Islands. Styx will play on July 16-18 and July 20 in Nassau, in the Bahamas.
Christina Aguilera will return to The Voice for the eighth season of the program, according to NBC. X-Tina will replace her replacement Gwen Stefani, making the season eight line up Aguilera, Adam Levine, Blake Shelton and Pharrell. "We are excited to welcome Christina back to her red chair and can't wait to see how she mixes things up among Adam."