Carrie Underwood and Kelly Clarkson are suing Sony Music Entertainment. The singers - two of the top former American Idol earners of all time - are claiming that Sony Music Entertainment has failed to turn over royalties of at least $10 million in value.
Green Day plans on putting out an 18 track demo for Record Store Day on April 18. Included in the bevy of material is "State of Shock" a previously unreleased track recorded during the band's ¡Uno!, ¡Dos! and ¡Tré! sessions. "We are releasing 18 demos, including an unreleased track, from the Uno, Dos and Tres sessions, exclusively for @recordstoreday."
Both John Lennon and Janis Joplin will be featured on a new series of stamps form the U.S. Postal Service. News of the new stamps came after the Washington Post published a leaked document from the Citizens' Stamp Advisory Committee. The document detailed the special edition stamps that have been approved for printing by the Postal Service for the upcoming year.
Tom Petty, Billy Joel and Bruce Springsteen are all amongst the top sellers in specific states across the U.S. The stats were collected in a new state-by-state infographic published by users on Reddit. The graphic finds Joel at number one in his home state of New York, while Petty is on top in Florida and The Boss is number one in New Jersey.
Beyoncé has unveiled the fully revamped version of her Mrs. Carter World tour in Glasgow, Scotland. For the show Queen Bey rolled out an entirely new stable of costumes and set designs. Photos of the February 20 show are currently circulating the web. In one image, the diva is seen strutting the stage in a black one-piece suit with large silver sequins throughout.