Taylor Swift has been named New York City's Ambassador for Tourism. The singer, who expressed her love for the city in the song "New York" on her new album 1989, revealed her new role on Monday morning, when she explained to host Robin Roberts on Good Morning America, "You learn a lot when you get here . . ."
Beyonce has teamed up with Topshop to design a line of sportswear set to launch Winter 2015. "The brand will encompass clothing, footwear and accessories across dance, fitness and sports categories ensuring a dynamic fusion of fashion with the highest levels of technical performance," reads a presser for the currently unnamed project.
Jessie J burned up the The Queen Latifah Show with a performance of her new hit single "Burnin' Up." The track is the latest to be taken off of her recently released third studio album Sweet Talker, which dropped earlier this month. It follows her previously released single "Bang Bang." The studio version of the track features 2 Chainz.
Eric Clapton has shared a new acoustic instrumental track, "For Jack," in memory of former Cream bandmate Jack Bruce, who recently passed away at the age of 71 after a battle with liver disease. Clapton posted a brief Facebook note that read in part, "He was a great musician and composer, and a tremendous inspiration to me."
Kelly Clarkson showed off her cover of the Taylor Swift tune "Shake It Off" during a performance in Buffalo, New York on Saturday, October 25. Prior to the performance, Kelly called the cut one of her "favorite songs out right now . . . and you think you know it but you don't. It's not Sam Smith."
Lady Gaga made a cardinal mistake during a recent performance in London - she shouted out the wrong city name. During a stop at London's O2 Arena on her ARTPOP Tour, she said, "Hello Manchester," to the crowd as she walked out on stage. Despite the onstage blunder, Gaga ironically tweeted "#artRAVELondon its time I've been excited for these shows for so long."