Elton John has cancelled a number of upcoming concerts while he recovers from a potentially deadly bacterial infection he picked up in South America. You can read the details here.
Billboard has been working hard during Chorus Week (which is apparently a thing). The objective is to find a song from this century that “will have the power to get a bar full of strangers singing in unison at the top of their lungs decades from now.” Well, its goal has been accomplished with none other than Canada’s own Carly Rae Jepsen being awarded top honours for her 2012 song, “Call Me Maybe”. You can read more here.