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See Bruce Springsteen Whip, Nae Nae and Dab at Oakland Concert

Rocker shows off viral dance moves at River Tour stop<p>Bruce Springsteen's recently wrapped <i>The River</i> Tour provided fans with plenty of memorable moments, from tributes to Prince, David Bowie and Glenn Frey and an Eddie Vedder cameo to a 10-year-old guest vocalist and the rocker dancing with his …

Bruce Springsteen

Billy Corgan on D'arcy Wretzky: 'Encouraged to Hear That She Is Playing Music'

"It's crazy to think that it was nearly 30 years ago that I began this wild and wooly journey, and that meeting James, then D'arcy, then Jimmy would alter all of our lives forever," singer writes<p>Smashing Pumpkins wrapped up their In Plainsong tour Sunday, a jaunt that saw frontman Billy Corgan and …

Billy Corgan

Watch Bono, Lupita Nyong'o Dedicate 'Eclipsed' Performance to Abducted Girls

"It goes without saying if they were American girls or Irish girls we'd get a daily report on how they are doing," singer says of abducted Nigerian girls<p>U2's Bono made a surprise appearance during the curtain call of the Broadway show <i>Eclipsed</i> Saturday to help the cast, including actress Lupita …

Nile Rodgers

Hulk Hogan Files Second Lawsuit Against Gawker Over Leaked Sex Tape

Former professional wrestler seeks unspecified damages for allegedly leaked court documents<p>On Monday, Terry Bollea, the former professional wrestler known as Hulk Hogan, brought a new lawsuit against Gawker Media for allegedly leaking sealed court documents to tabloid magazine the National …

Hulk Hogan

'Space Jam' Sequel: 13 LeBron-Worthy Titles

Twenty years after Michael Jordan and Bugs Bunny joined forces, LeBron James and Justin Lin team up for the inevitable sequel<p>LeBron James is taking his talents to outer space.<p>According to <i>The Hollywood Reporter</i>, LBJ is set to star in the long-rumored sequel to <i>Space Jam</i>, the 1996 animated hit that …

Lebron James

Music and Activism

Tune in to the latest episode of our weekly podcast<p>The latest episode of <i>Rolling Stone Music Now</i>, our first-ever podcast, is now available. Listen and subscribe to the podcast on iTunes, or check it out below.<p>For this episode, we discuss the fact that many pop stars and rockers have causes – but …

Podcasting

Hear Big Grams' Playlist of Songs They Vibe To

Big Boi and Phantogram members pick tunes by Puff Daddy, Wiz Khalifa and Migos, among others<p>Big Grams, the unlikely alliance of Outkast's Big Boi and indie-rock duo Phantogram, announced themselves last year with a funky, laid-back EP of experimental hip-hop, also titled <i>Big Grams</i>. The trio produced …

Entertainment

See Kris Kristofferson Play a Sage Bartender in New Western

Country legend stars alongside Trace Adkins in the upcoming film 'Traded'<p>Kris Kristofferson serves up liquor, advice and plenty of gunfire in the new trailer for <i>Traded</i>, a Western film starring Trace Adkins as a sneering villain and Kristofferson as a drink-slinging, Wild West wiseman. Due out June …

Val Kilmer

Garbage Plan Summer Tour in Support of New Album

Band to showcase 'Strange Little Birds' at 20 U.S. dates<p>Garbage will support their new album <i>Strange Little Birds</i>, their first LP in four years, this summer with a month-long U.S. headlining tour. Shirley Manson, Butch Vig and company kick off their 20-date trek July 6th at Milwaukee's …

New Music

The Los Angeles Clippers' Sad, Spectacular End

After another early exit from the NBA Playoffs, is it time to break up the Clippers' talented core?<p>Lob City is dead. Long live Lob City.<p>On December 14, 2011, the Los Angeles Clippers traded for Chris Paul, the preeminent point guard of this – or any – generation. He was paired with Blake Griffin, a …

Los Angeles Clippers

Movies News

Thriller about whistleblower's life before 'Citizenfour' focus of Joseph Gordon-Levitt-starring film<p>Jon Hamm, Kate Moss and Rebel Wilson pop up in big-screen revival of cult BBC comedy series<p>Director Peter Atencio explains how the action star's sister convinced him to appear in the upcoming …

Movies

Deadmau5 Talks Video Game Obsession, Lazy DJs

EDM superstar on how 'Castlevania' influenced his music, why he'll never retire from touring<p>"I'm no coach and I'm no pro myself," Deadmau5 says of his relationship with video games. "I love watching professionals play more than I love sitting there 20 hours a day trying be a pro myself." On Sunday …

Entertainment

12 Best Things We Saw at MerleFest 2016

From Jason Isbell's triumphant headlining set to Old Crow Medicine Show's super-charged strings<p>Politics looked to fill every quiet moment at this weekend's Merlefest in Wilkesboro, North Carolina. With heavy names such as Bruce Springsteen and Pearl Jam pulling out of concerts in nearby cities over …

Entertainment

Kacey Musgraves Leads G Fest Lineup

"Dimestore Cowgirl" singer will in honor of Merle Haggard at Muskogee, Oklahoma-based festival<p>Kacey Musgraves has been announced as one of the performers at the inaugural G Fest in honor of late country legend Merle Haggard. Set for June 16th through the 18th in the Haggard-immortalized town …

Merle Haggard

What Jon Snow's Return Means for 'Game of Thrones'

The show's moral conscience comes back from the dead — and may be a major 'Game'-changer<p>Spoiler alert: Jon Snow lives!<p>The question is what, exactly, this spoils. For a vocal contingent of <i>Game of Thrones</i>' viewership, the Lord Commander of the Night's Watch resurrection by the sorceress Melisandre, …

Jon Snow

Stagecoach 2016

Luke Bryan

Keith Urban Plans Special Shows for 'Ripcord' Release

Whirlwind promotional tour includes a free hometown show in downtown Nashville<p>Keith Urban's summer tour doesn't officially kick off until June 2nd, nearly a month after his new album <i>Ripcord</i> hits stores. To celebrate the release in a timelier fashion, though, the singer will hit the road this week …

Keith Urban

Cyndi Lauper on Her Country Album, Donald Trump, Hanging With Lady Gaga

With release of 'Detour,' pop legend gets back to her Americana roots after spending years "being famous"<p>Before Cyndi Lauper was a solo artist – before the blue eyeliner, Captain Lou and those "whoa-whoa-whoas" on "We Are the World" – she fronted- the rockabilly-tinged band Blue Angel. Lauper …

Cyndi Lauper

Fate of Prince's Estate Begins in Court

Carver County District Court hearing confirms special administrator over singer's estate as legal battle could take years<p>The onset of what could be a years-long legal battle over Prince's estate began Monday as lawyers for Prince's six siblings and half-siblings, along with representation of others …

Judiciary

Watch John Oliver Explain Beyonce, YouTube, Jeb to Cicadas

'Last Week Tonight' host informs emerging insects on last 17 years of culture, technology, politics<p>Scores of cicadas are predicted to emerge this summer in parts of five U.S. States, according to the <i>New York Times</i>. <i>Last Week Tonight</i> host John Oliver riffed on the influx of bugs by explaining nearly …

YouTube

See Dixie Chicks' Stripped-Down Cover of Beyonce's 'Daddy Lessons'

Trio adds nine dates to North American DCX MMXVI tour, which kicks off June 1st<p>The Dixie Chicks' North American tour just got an upgrade, with nine shows added to what is now a 50-city run. Kicking off June 1st in Cincinnati, the DCX MMXVI Tour will stretch a wide arc across North America before …

Beyoncé

Watch Highlight Reel of Obama's Most Embarrassing Moments

Video showcases eight years of stumbles, gaffes and hot mic moments at president's final White House Correspondents' Dinner<p>President Obama attended the final White House Correspondents' Dinner of his presidency on Saturday night. To send him off, the press corps compiled a highlight reel of the …

Matt Lauer

Views

Drake tours his hometown and continues weighing the burden of being awesome on an occasionally brilliant album that feels like a missed opportunity.<p>The best thing you can say about Drake on <i>Views</i> is the worst thing, too: He's a lightweight. That description suits his breathtaking nimbleness in …

Entertainment

American Country Countdown Awards 2016: 10 Best and Worst Moments

From classy speeches to soft-rock bros<p>The American Country Countdown Awards, held last night in Los Angeles, will forever be faced with the challenge of validating its existence. After all, there is no shortage of country-music awards shows and these carry the least weight in the genre's trophy …

Awards

Festival

Bob Dylan and Roger Waters also release videos hinting at classic rock mega-festival this October<p>The Rolling Stones, Bob Dylan, Paul McCartney, the Who and Roger Waters have all released teasers surrounding their involvement in a rumored mega-festival set to take place at the Coachella festival …

John Lennon

A Final Visit With Prince

Scenes from an intimate 2014 interview at Paisley Park<p>It is, in theory, a mundane sight, nothing 2 get excited about: just a 55-year-old man in his suburban Minneapolis workplace, scrolling through a Windows Media Player library on a clunky Dell computer. An equally ordinary multi-line phone sits …

Music

WWE 'Payback' Breakdown: All the Numbers From the 'New Era'

Adding up a wild night in Chicago, from Enzo's frightening injury to an epic main event between A.J. Styles and Roman Reigns<p>The <i>Raw</i> Breakdown Project is an examination of WWE's Monday night show from a designer's perspective. Each week, I track appearances, matches, segments and whatever else I find …

WWE

10 Best Movies and TV Shows to Stream in May

From the ultimate alt-comedy sketch show to a Heartbreaker of a classic-rocker doc, here's what you'll be watching this month<p>Summer's hottest days are still a month or two away, but streaming services are stockpiling material to keep us entertained indoors when it's scorching and sticky outside. …

Hulu

See Carrie Underwood Channel Freddie Mercury and C-3PO at ACC Awards

Singer's "Church Bells" performance was a golden-toned standout of the show<p>Carrie Underwood's current single goes by the name "Church Bells," and at the May 1st American Country Countdown Awards she seemed to be paying tribute to two saints from the house of pop.<p>The newly-crowned ACC Awards Female …

Carrie Underwood

16 Young Americans Shaping the 2016 Election

Millennials are working to overhaul America's rotten political structure<p>This election cycle has aroused the usual grumbling and finger-wagging at young Americans. Will they vote? Will they vote <i>correctly</i>? When Debbie Wasserman Shultz, chair of the Democratic National Committee, surveyed the …

Elections