June 15, 2012


News Notes: R. Kelly Owes $5 M in Taxes

Bennett Raglin
Bennett Raglin

R. Kelly Owes the IRS Nearly $5 Million

Documents held by the Cook County Recorder of Deeds show the recording artist owes the IRS nearly $5 million in unpaid taxes. [Billboard]

B.o.B and Taylor Swift Film New Video in Nashville

The Jake Nava-directed clip (Beyoncé's "Single Ladies," Kanye West's "Monster") for "Both of Us" shows the unlikely duo lounging in wooden chairs on the lawn. Other shots show Swift in a field of flowers and B.o.B sitting in a bar. [MTV]

Mumford & Sons Are "Finishing Up" New Album

"There's no pressure. We're just a band from London. The fact that the first record did well was great, but it didn't make our lives. It's just a by-product of what we do, which is record music and play gigs," said  multi-instrumentalist Ben Lovett. [NME]

Cocteau Twins' Elizabeth Fraser to Play First Show in 14 Years

The singer will debut new material and reinterpretations of Cocteau Twins classics. [NME]