Beyoncé has released a snippet of "Rise Up," the new track she recorded for the soundtrack to the animated Disney film, Epic. The 25-second clip was taken from a trailer to the movie and is now available on YouTube. "Fight for you and me / Look into my eyes and believe / We're the ones who will fight / We will fight and together; we'll rise," sings Lady Bey.
Carrie Underwood is celebrating her fifth anniversary as a member of the Grand Ole Opry with a performance at the famed venue on June 7. She'll close out the special concert with a performance. At the Opry's website, fans can pick up special ticket packages for the event, including a fan zone seating and an exclusive Underwood five-year anniversary t-shirt.
Carlos Santana was inducted into the House of Blues Las Vegas' Blues God Ceiling last week. The ceiling, which features clay busts of several blues greats, will now include the bust of Santana. Santana paid tribute to those who influenced him and who had already gotten the same honor, including Eric Clapton, Jimi Hendrix, Jeff Beck and Jimmy Page.
Sheryl Crow released the video for her new single "Easy" last week. In the vid, Crow sings about forgoing a vacation in Mexico for the cozy comforts of home, and is shown lounging on her couch, writing songs and then later snuggling up with her boyfriend (played by Sex and the City actor Jason Lewis).
Fleetwood Mac fans might not have to wait too much longer for new music, as guitarist Lindsey Buckingham says the legendary band has around eight new tracks recorded. Buckingham shared the good news with Billboard, adding that the eight new songs are four more than were included on the band's recently released Extended Play EP.