Miley Cyrus' MTV Video Music Awards date was sentenced to six months in jail on Tuesday, October 7. Cyrus attended the 2014 VMAs with Jesse Helt, 22, whom she met through My Friend's Place, a shelter for homeless young people in Los Angeles, where Helt was living at the time. He has been sentenced to six months (with credit received for 57 days served) for breaking probation.
Tim McGraw, Miranda Lambert and Blake Shelton have been confirmed for the 2015 Stagecoach Country Music Festival held in Indio, California from April 24-26. McGraw headlines the first night, Friday, while Lambert assumes closing duties the following night. Blake shuts down the festival on Sunday night.
NBC has announced that Taylor Swift is an official member of its cast for The Voice. The network said that T-Swift will be a "key adviser" during the show's Knockout Rounds. Swift joins regular members Pharrell Williams, Gwen Stefani, Blake Shelton and Adam Levine in the role that was filled by Coldplay's Chris Martin last season.
Will.i.am and Jimmy Fallon dressed up like teenage girls for the music video for "Ew!," which premiered on The Tonight Show on Monday, October 7. Will plays the character of Mir.i.am, while Jimmy plays Sarah, and they both rap about things that gross them out. "I am not hating, I am merely conversating with my BFF Sarah," raps mir.
A guitar owned by John Lennon that was used to write The Beatles' 1966 hit "Paperback Writer" is expected to fetch around £600,000 ($964,361) at auction later this month. The Gretsch 6120 guitar, which was given to Lennon's cousin David Birch as a gift in 1967, is set to hit the auction block at Le Meridien Hotel, Piccadilly, London on November 23.
Steven Tyler says he's working on a new solo album and heading down to Nashville to do so. He dished on the news during a video Q&A with Twitter Music at Twitter's headquarters in San Francisco. "I'm going down to Nashville [in] January, February, March, April to write and see what we get," he began. "You know, doing an album is kind of like panning for gold."