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Russian punk star arrested for anti-Putin protest involvement – Music News

[ad_1] Punk rocker and activist Maria Alekhina is facing new criminal charges for participating in a massive protest condemning Russian President Vladimir Putin.The Pussy Riot star, also known as Masha Alekhina, was among the tens of thousands who hit the streets nationwide on 23 January to put Putin on blast and voice their support for jailed opposition leader Alexei Navalny. The politician had spent five months in Germany recovering from
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Sean ‘Diddy’ Combs using COVID lockdown to make up time with family – Music News

[ad_1] The COVID-19 crisis has been a "blessing" in disguise for rap mogul Sean 'Diddy' Combs because it's allowed him to spend much-needed quality time with his family.The hip-hop star has admitted he wasn't always been as present as he needed to be for his children over the years, but when the coronavirus shutdown occurred last March, he realised what an opportunity he had been given to try and make
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Marilyn Manson dropped by record label – Music News

[ad_1] Marilyn Manson has been dropped by his record label following accusations of abuse from ex-fiancee Evan Rachel Wood. Manson has yet to respond to the move, but it appears executives at Loma Vista Recordings don't need an explanation to have dumped him. "Loma Vista will cease to further promote (Manson's) current album, effective immediately," a statement from the label read. "Due to these concerning developments, we have also decided
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New mum Joss Stone feels Super Duper Love for baby daughter – Music News

[ad_1] Singer Joss Stone is a new mum. The Super Duper Love hitmaker and her boyfriend, Cody DaLuz, welcomed baby daughter Violet Melissa on Friday via caesarean section. The couple shared the baby news during a surprise edition of their Cooking With Joss series on Facebook Live on Sunday evening, calling little Violet "the prettiest thing in the world". Joss first revealed she was pregnant in October on her A
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Coachella 2021 cancelled – Music News

[ad_1] The 2021 Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival in California has officially been scrapped due to ongoing Covid-19 concerns.Officials had originally hoped to bring back the two-weekend event this April, after having to cancel 2020's spring spectacular, which was set to feature headliners Travis Scott, Frank Ocean, and Rage Against the Machine. However, the local Riverside County's public health officer, Dr. Cameron Kaiser, reveals there will be no Coachella
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Sam Smith and Christine and the Queens honour SOPHIE – Music News

[ad_1] Sam Smith, Christine and the Queens, and Halsey are among the friends and fans saluting experimental pop musician and producer SOPHIE following the Scottish star's sudden death.The Grammy-nominated artist, also known as Sophie Xeon, died in a tragic fall at her home in Athens, Greece on Saturday, aged 34. A flood of tributes poured in following the sad news, with Smith among those marking the transgender star's loss on
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Lenny Kravitz honours godmother and ‘Black queen’ Cicely Tyson – Music News

[ad_1] Lenny Kravitz has shared a moving tribute to his late godmother Cicely Tyson, saluting the acting icon as a "Black queen".The multi-Emmy winner passed away on Thursday, aged 96, and on Friday, Lenny posted an emotional tribute to the woman who became a key mother figure in his life following the 1995 death of his mum, actress Roxie Roker. Alongside a series of photos of Lenny and Cicely embracing