Adult Contemporary

Courtesy IGT Whitney Houston fans will want to be saving all their coins for this: a new Whitney-themed slot machine is hitting casino floors nationwide. Whitney Houston Slots, created with the cooperation of Whitney’s estate, features the late superstar’s hits, including “I Wanna Dance with Somebody,” “So Emotional” and “How Will I Know.” Whitney concert footage […]

George Holz Mariah Carey has released a deluxe edition of her album Rainbow in honor of its 25th anniversary. Just in time to celebrate Pride Month, Rainbow: 25th Anniversary Expanded Edition, is available now digitally. It’s filled with unreleased bonus tracks, as well as fan-favorite songs and live performances. This version of the album contains […]

Costner and Houston at ‘The Bodyguard’ premiere; Kypros/Getty Images Kevin Costner was one of only eight speakers at Whitney Houston‘s 2012 funeral, and he recently revealed that he refused to cut his eulogy short, despite being asked to do so. Appearing on Dax Shepard‘s podcast Armchair Expert, Costner says he was the one who decided […]

ABC/Lou Rocco Most music fans know Mariah Carey has a ton of #1 hits, but one particular statistic is mind-blowing to her.  Mariah has scored 19 #1 hits on the Billboard Hot 100. That’s the most of any solo artist and just one fewer than the all-time record holders, The Beatles, who had 20. Asked what […]

Samir Hussein/WireImage The Weeknd is once again pitching in with his XO Humanitarian Fund. The artist, born Abel Tesfaye, is donating $2 million from the charitable fund to the United Nations World Food Programme’s humanitarian response efforts in Gaza. That money will buy over 1,500 metric tons of wheat flour — enough for more than […]

Angela Weiss/AFP via Getty Images Fantasia Barrino says she’d love to replace Katy Perry as a judge on American Idol. In an interview with Entertainment Tonight released Thursday, April 25, Fantasia said she wasn’t aware Katy was exiting the singing competition show at the end of this season, but she would be up to replace […]

Disney/Randy Holmes Jennifer Hudson is sharing a reminder to “never give up on your dreams” on the 20th anniversary of her American Idol elimination. The 42-year-old singer, who has gone on to be one of the most celebrated voices of her generation, came in seventh on season 3 of the singing competition series, which Fantasia Barrino […]

Singer Mandisa, who reached the top 10 on American Idol season 5 and later became a Grammy-winning Christian artist, has died, ABC Audio has confirmed. She was 47. “We can confirm that yesterday [April 18] Mandisa was found in her home deceased,” her rep said in a statement to ABC Audio. “At this time we […]

Blair Caldwell Anyone who thinks Paul McCartney isn’t happy that Beyoncé has covered The Beatles classic “Blackbird” on her album Cowboy Carter would be very wrong. “I am so happy with @beyonce’s version of my song ‘Blackbird,’” McCartney shares on Instagram. “I think she does a magnificent version of it and it reinforces the civil rights message that inspired me […]

Kevin Mazur/Getty Images for The Recording Academy Beyoncé’s upcoming album has a name, and it’s Act II: Cowboy Carter. The singer revealed the name of her new country record, which arrives on March 29, via her website on Tuesday. The website’s homepage now features a horse saddle with a patriotic sash draped across it that […]

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