At the Billboard awards show over the weekend, Michael Jackson performed as a hologram. That is a sentence we now say and it is true. Jackson's hologram sang along to a newly-released song, "Slave to the Rhythm," the latest off his posthumous album Xscape. The spectacle was all anyone could talk about that night, the next day, and probably for a while to come.
So maybe holograms are ushering in a new form of live entertainment?
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Fleetwood Mac has announced the band will embark on a 2014 North American tour, kicking off Sept. 30 in Minneapolis, MN. What's more: original band member Christina McVie is back!
Singer and keyboardist McVie left Fleetwood Mac back in 1998, but she's returned for this upcoming tour. Bandmate Lindsey Buckingham told USA Today, "It's like she never left."
The U.S. tour, which thus far goes through December, will later be turned into a world tour; Fleetwood Mac (including McVie) has also been working on a new album, which will be the first including all five members since their 1987 album "Tango in the Night."
See below for the tour dates and visit the Fleetwood Mac page for more information on tickets.
The lineup for 2014's Lollapalooza has been announced, and it includes more than 100 different acts. Headlining the festival are Eminem, Outkast and Kings of Leon. Other notable acts include Lorde, Arctic Monkeys, Skrillex, and Calvin Harris.
The weekend-long festival takes place Aug. 1-3 in Grant Park, Chicago, IL. The festival has been hosted at Grant Park for the last 10 years; the acts will perform across eight different stages.
Check out the full list of 2014 Bonnaroo performers after the cut. To stay up-to-date on the latest this festival season, be sure to check out our 2014 Festivals Guide!
With news that Eminem and Rihanna will be teaming up for a very brief, three-city tour in August, I'm daydreaming about other artists I'd like to see together. It seems to be becoming a bit of a trend for popular artists to co-headline tours — Jay Z and Justin Timberlake; Paul Simon and Sting; Kelly Clarkson and Maroon 5; Lionel Richie and CeeLo Green; and Fall Out Boy and Paramore have all recently taken part.
These are a few other artists I'd like to see co-headline a tour together.
Christina Aguilera and Lady Gaga
After the release of their version of "Do What U Want," they could easily justify a co-headlined tour. Both women have big voices and likely share some overlap in fans; they both release radio-friendly pop hits that tend to top the charts. It's been a while since Aguilera went out on tour (her last was in 2010 for her album "Bionic") so a co-headlined tour with one of music's biggest superstars could be just what she needs.