Filed under: Exclusive , Country News Essential Broadcast Media This week, Rodney Atkins is getting in some bonding time with his son Elijah, and enjoying America's favorite pastime. The pair are in Kansas City for the 2012 Major League Baseball All-Star Game, which takes place tonight (July 10). They started the week off right, though, with Elijah shagging fly balls during yesterday's (July 9) Home Run Derby
Riding high on the success of 2011's " Planet Pit ," Pitbull is not showing any signs of slowing down. In fact, he's only just getting started and his triumphant new single " Get It Started " is solid proof of that. Featuring none other than Shakira, it's a massive global pop romp that delivers an empowering message about going big, going worldwide and never giving up because you "don't start what you can't finish." Rising Dutch DJ/producer Sidney Samson adds some of his signature spit and shine to "Get It Started" by combining pop-heavy hooks with saucy club sounds that is right on the pulse of what's hot and happening in pop music right now. Together with co-producers DJ Buddha, Marc Kinchen and Develop, Samson expertly wraps Pitbull's punchy rhymes and Shakira's melancholic delivery in a potent arrangement of rip-roaring riffs and soaring synth chords that has global superhit written all over it
Men typically aren't the type to give second chances, especially after they've been cheated on, and particularly when it comes to dating a woman who's run through quite a few of our nation's major league athletes
Filed under: Humor , TV WireImage/jpistudios.com Nathan Fillion has gone from little-known soap actor to the lead star in a hit primetime TV show, ' Castle .' Still, the handsome Canadian is used to going unrecognized when he walks down the street ... or even when he presents an award at a major music awards show.
Our girl Jessie J gives all the haters, fakers and doubters a big piece of her mind in the video for her new single "Who's Laughing Now." Set in a classroom of bullies, a young Jessica Cornish is bullied and made fun of while her teacher has a few words of advise. That teacher is, of course, Jessie J who provides comfort and confidence by being living proof that it's so totally okay to chase your dreams and be who you are. In the second act, the young Jessica takes a stroll down memory lane reliving Jessie J's first trip out to Hollywood when she met music executives and business pros who wanted to change everything about her to turn her in to a star
Loney Dear aka Emil Svanängen behöver numera ingen närmare presentation. Han är en av landets allra främsta och egensinniga låtskrivare som ända sedan det självutgivna debutalbumet (2003) har gått sin egen väg, rört sig i en alldeles egen musikalisk sfär över den svenska popscenen och hyllats internationellt för sitt musikskapande. I dag släpper han sina alster på skivbolaget Dear John och bär omkring på en låtskatt som med nya albumet Hall Music blir allt tyngre.
Filed under: Concert News , Country News Frederick Breedon, Getty Images Montomgery Gentry 's Eddie Montgomery and Troy Gentry want to encourage men to have regular screenings for prostate cancer, a cause that hit painfully close to them when Eddie was diagnosed with the disease last year. The duo will take their message to thousands of men at once, when they perform a free concert at the Atlanta Braves ' Turner Field on Father's Day (June 19).
Filed under: News , Tours Adam Bettcher, Getty Images Following a show in Des Moines, Iowa last week, Stone Sour drummer Roy Mayorga suffered a minor stroke. On Tuesday (May 17) the band announced that they would be forced to cancel all the remaining dates of their current headlining tour, effective immediately. A statement on the band's official website reassures fans that Mayorga is "doing great and is expected to make a 100% recovery." But, in the meantime, all shows are off.
Filed under: News , R.I.P. David Mason, the man who performed the famous piccolo trumpet solo on the Beatles ' 'Penny Lane,' died on April 29.
Filed under: Concert News , Country News Rick Diamond, Getty Images Bucky Covington may "hope heaven's a lot like" his hometown, but he's also go high hopes for yours. The North Carolina native kicked off his Hometown tour in March and is scheduled to play more than 30 shows across the country before October. While most artists are vying for the big venues in major cities, growing up in Rockingham made Bucky appreciate those who played smaller towns. "You'd have to go out of town to experience anything like a live concert," he recalls to the Augusta Chronicle about growing up in a rural area.