Playlist: Celebrate Pete Seeger's 100th birthday with the folk legend's enduring music

To honor Seeger, Smithsonian Folkways’ curator and senior archivist Jeff Place compiled a playlist of his legendary songs for USA TODAY.


Grace VanderWaal returns with new song 'Ur So Beautiful' and headlining tour

VanderWaal will be hitting the road this summer headlining her tour titled “Ur So Beautiful.”


Madonna's bloody 'God Control' music video draws mixed reactions

The video for Madonna's new track “God Control” opens with a violent sequence of partiers dying after a shooting in a club.


Carrie Underwood reflects on feeling 'alone,' explains why she stays away from politics

The singer opened up about feeling isolated on tour in a new interview.


Bluegrass musician Jeff Austin, co-founder of Yonder Mountain String Band, dies at 45

Bluegrass musician Jeff Austin, who co-founded the Yonder Mountain String Band, died Monday at 45 after cancelling shows for a “medical emergency.”


Thom Yorke's mesmerizing new Netflix film 'Anima' is a must-watch for Radiohead fans

Radiohead frontman Thom Yorke is back with Netflix short film “Anima,” streaming Thursday, a companion to his upcoming solo album of the same name.


Dixie Chicks tease first album in 13 years

The Dixie Chicks took the long way around, but they’re returning with new music soon after a 13-year hiatus, the group announced on Instagram.


R. Kelly in court as prosecutors turn over video of alleged sexual encounter with teen

R. Kelly and his lawyers were back in court in Chicago on Wednesday on the 18 felony sexual-assault charges pending against him.


Demi Lovato's next album will tell her story 'regardless of who might not like it'

Almost a year after her drug overdose, Demi Lovato said her new album will tell her side of the story “regardless of who might not like it.”


'Queer Eye' star Karamo Brown defends Taylor Swift's new music video after backlash

Brown is coming to Taylor Swift's defense following criticism of her new LGBTQ-centric video “You Need to Calm Down.”


Kid Rock talks golfing with President Trump, calls him 'down-to-earth and cool'

The musician was on the course for the 313 Area Celebrity Challenge, a three-team scramble, ahead of the Rocket Mortgage Classic PGA tour event.


Happy 26th birthday, Ariana Grande: The pop star's life in pictures

Grammy-winning artist Ariana Grande turns 26 on June 26.