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Courtesy HBO The Weeknd’s controversial new HBO series, The Idol, premiered at the Cannes Film Festival Monday night. According to The Hollywood Reporter, the show received a five-minute standing ovation and co-creator and director Sam Levinson got choked up while addressing the audience. Despite a scathing exposé by Rolling Stone criticizing the show as “torture porn,” Levinson […]

Francis Specker/CBS Miguel‘s “Sure Thing” is continuing to enjoy success stemming from its resurgence on TikTok. The song, released as a single from his debut, All I Want Is You, is now the top song on Top 40 radio, marking the singer’s first #1 on the Top 40 radio list.  “‘Sure Thing’ is a reflection of […]

Uptown Records/Republic Records Coi Leray‘s talk about her upcoming album can finally be matched with a release date: June 23. Titled COI, the project will feature 15 tracks that showcase her flow and vocals across a variety of genres, including rap, rock, pop, reggae and dance. It will also boast appearances from all-star peers including Saucy Santana, Lola Brooke, Skillibeng, David Guetta and Giggs. […]

ABC Lizzo is being recognized for her social justice work with a new award. The singer is the recipient of this year’s Elevate Prize Catalyst Award, which honors individuals who use their platform to inspire social action and positivity. “I’m so honored to be receiving the Elevate Prize Catalyst Award,” Lizzo said in her acceptance […]

Theo Wargo/Getty Image Lizzo sent a powerful message to her TikTok followers about embracing their bodies and prioritizing mental well-being.  Stitching a video from a fellow user discussing her fitness journey earlier this week, the “Good As Hell” singer expressed her support for those seeking to embrace their size rather than “escape fatness.” “I’ve always loved moving my […]

Courtesy HBO As the debut of his HBO series The Idol approaches, The Weeknd is opening up about the notorious article Rolling Stone ran about the show,  which called it “twisted torture porn” that has gone “wildly, disgustingly off the rails.” When the article first ran, he responded to it by posting a clip from The Idol in which his character, Tedros, dismisses the […]

ABC After a long wait, the world may now finally know the name of Rihanna and A$AP Rocky‘s baby boy. The little one is reportedly named RZA Athelston Mayers, according to The Daily Mail, who obtained a copy of the official birth certificate. It seems the couple found inspiration in music producer and Wu-Tang leader RZA for their son’s first name, while his middle […]

Courtesy Live Nation Toosii, whose hit “Favorite Song” is climbing the chart, will kick off a U.S. headlining tour on July 26 in San Francisco. The Naujour Tour, which comes in support of Toosii’s debut album, NAUJOUR, is currently scheduled to wrap up August 27 at New York City’s Palladium Times Square. Both the album and the […]

Courtesy Sony Music/Netflix Alicia Keys‘ reimagined version of 2003’s “If I Ain’t Got You” features a global orchestra comprised of women of color appearing alongside her in the new music video. The singer tapped original director Diane Martel to recreate the new clip, which sees a slew of international musicians, including South Africa’s first Black female conductor, Ofentse Pitse; Amel Bent from France; and […]

Photographed by Tyler Mitchell; Styled by Sara Moonves While The Weeknd has “died” in his videos multiple times, the artist, born Abel Tesfaye, says he’s getting ready to kill off his alter ego once and for all. Speaking to W magazine, Tesfaye says he’s currently experiencing an identity crisis, and not just because he’s playing a character on his upcoming HBO series The Idol.  […]

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