Rolling Stones

Celine Dion's exclusion from Rolling Stone's 'Greatest Singers List' sparks outrage

Published on New Year's Day, the list ranges from Aretha Franklin to Rosalía and other artists known for standout singing.

But some on social media are calling out what they consider to be a Titanic mistake - Dion's absence on the list.

"Respectfully, not including Celine Dion, arguably the best vocal technician of all time, in this list is borderline treasonous," producer, promoter and recording artist Jamie Lambert tweeted.

Rolling Stones postpone North America tour over Mick Jagger illness

In a statement, the band said that doctors had advised Jagger not to tour because he needs to receive medical treatment.

The 17-concert tour was due to kick off in Miami on 20 April, before travelling across North America until a finale in Oro-Medonte, Canada on 29 June.

Jagger, 75, apologised directly to fans on Instagram and Twitter.

"I really hate letting you down like this," he wrote. "I'm devastated for having to postpone the tour but I will be working very hard to be back on stage as soon as I can."

Rolling Stones: Police raid officials in Hamburg over free tickets

A hundred officials were given tickets after the district office approved the September concert, local reports said.

Staff at the Hamburg North district office told Der Spiegel it was "standard practice".

German officials are banned from accepting gifts.

The large number of officials at the concert had led to widespread criticism, Der Spiegel said.

More than 80,000 people attended the concert in September, with some reportedly paying €800 for a ticket on the black market.

Rolling Stones top UK album chart with Blue & Lonesome

It notched up 106,000 combined sales across all platforms - the second highest opening week sales so far this year behind David Bowie's Blackstar.

Blue & Lonesome is the 12th album by The Rolling Stones to reach number one.

The Official Charts Company said 95,000 of the album's sales were physical - the rest were downloads and streams.

It was also the only new entry in this week's top 40.

Rolling Stones to release first new album in over a decade

The band on Thursday confirmed the upcoming release of their first studio album in over a decade, titled "Blue & Lonesome."

The record is being touted as the band's "return to the blues," which a press release announcing the album called "the heart and soul of The Rolling Stones."

"Blue & Lonesome" will be released December 2.

It's only rock'n'roll - Stones in Cuba

The Stones kicked off their first-ever show in Cuba with "Jumpin' Jack Flash".

The hit song was first recorded in 1968, when Cuban rock fans were secretly sharing pirated vinyl records and risked being sent to rural work brigades to cure "ideological deviation".

Kenny Rogers will retire after next tour

The country music legend used the platform of his appearance on the Today show to announce his next world trek would be his last. Details on that tour, however, haven’t been announced just yet.