The Doobie Brothers will team up with the String Cheese Incident to form the Doobie Brothers Incident at next year's Lockn' Music Festival in Arlington, Virginia. The fest takes place from September 10 to 13. "Music is so damn fun, and then along comes something to ramp the fun factor up 150%! I can hardly wait to see what happens with this chemistry experiment."
The Lifetime network has released the first trailer for the upcoming Whitney Houston biopic, Whitney. The flick is the directorial debut from Angela Bassett, following the life of Houston, focusing on her rough-and-tumble times with husband Bobby Brown. The movie's not been without controversy.
Phil Collins' first performance in four years was canceled because he is suffering from vocal issues. The concert was scheduled for Miami Beach on Saturday, December 6 to benefit Collins' charity the Little Dreams Foundation. "Trust me, you wouldn't enjoy it [if I sang]," Collins told the Miami Herald. He added that he did a soundcheck that didn't go over very well.
Taylor Swift has once again landed at the top of the list of Grammy nominees. The country-pop singer is nominated for Record of the Year, Best Pop Solo Performance, for her hit single "Shake It Off," which comes off her new album 1989.
Prince surprised jazz fans at the W Hollywood Hotel recently by taking to the stage unannounced for a quick performance. Prince hopped up on stage and wowed onlookers with a rendition of the Beatles "With A Little Help From My Friends." In other Prince news, journalist Alan Light, just wrote the new book Let's Go Crazy: Prince and the Making of Purple Rain.
Chris Martin has revealed that Coldplay's forthcoming seventh record, A Head Full of Dreams, will likely be their last. He broke the news during an interview with the BBC's Zane Lowe, likening the album to the last installment of the Harry Potter novel series.