Taylor Swift said it’s a “dream come true” to have Paramore touring with her. Apparently she and Paramore’s Hayley Williams have been friends for years, and Taylor Swift said “We came up alongside each other as Nashville teenagers writing our own music, so it feels insanely special to kick off the tour together nearly two decades later.”

On the same day that Fall Out Boy announced their upcoming album, their guitarist Joe Trohman announced that he was taking a break from the band. He posted saying that his “mental health has rapidly deteriorated over the past several years,” so he has to step away from the band for a spell.

Elle King’s music crosses multiple genres; she’s the first female artist in history to have scored Number One singles in four different formats: Adult Pop Songs, Adult Alternative Songs, Alternative Songs and Country Airplay charts. However, she is putting her cowboy boots on and is choosing to invest in the Country format. Her first full-length country album, Come Get Your Wife, will be released on January 27th. 

Members of NSYNC, the Backstreet Boys, and more came together this week to hold a benefit concert, and ended up raising more than $150,000 in a single night! All of the proceeds from the event went to On Our Sleeves, a national movement to break stigmas around children’s mental health, in honor of the late Aaron Carter.