Related Artists

Uncle Kracker


John Mellencamp


Darius Rucker


Zac Brown Band


Black Stone Cherry


38 Special


ZZ Top


Puddle Of Mudd


Sheryl Crow


Theory Of A Deadman

Kid Rock News


Home > Music > K > Kid Rock > News


Kid_Rock news RSS feedSubscribe to Kid Rock RSS news feed!

10 Big Celebrity Baseball Fans (2014 MLB Playoffs Edition)

October 4th, 2014 11:00am EDT
10 Big Celebrity Baseball Fans (2014 MLB Playoffs Edition)
The 162 game grind is over and the best time of year for baseball fans is here. Soon, we'll all be staring at shots of big time celebrities in the stands at Yankee Stadium...

What's that? The Yankees didn't make the playoffs? Again? Oh, my bad. I just thought with the media talking up Derek Jeter so much that he must have won the Triple Crown and led the Yankees to the division title. Really? He batted .256? You know what, let's move on.

My snark aside, if you want to spot some big time celebrities during the 2014 MLB playoffs this October, you're still in luck even without the Big Apple ...
READ MORE

25 Celebrity Republicans - Some May Shock You

September 25th, 2014 11:44am EDT
25 Celebrity Republicans - Some May Shock You
Let's face it - Hollywood attracts a lot of Democrats. Many stars champion gay rights, environmental causes and other issues that are important for that political party.

But there are plenty of Republicans in Tinseltown. Some are less vocal about their political views, while others are conservative and proud.

Former Disney star Hilary Duff performed at George W. Bush's 2005 inauguration and is a registered Republican. The singer/actress is dropping a new pop album in October and recently told the press she's open to a "Lizzie McGuire" reunion.

Former "Beverly Hills, 90210...
READ MORE

12 Greatest Opening Lines in Rock Music Ever!

March 27th, 2014 2:00pm EDT
12 Greatest Opening Lines in Rock Music Ever!
Even if you are not a big fan of rock and roll music, there are some opening lines to songs that grab your attention and keep it. Some of the greatest rock bands in the world have crafted masterpieces, but their opening lines leave a little something to be desired. The following list is purely subjective, but it bears the question, what do you think is the best opening line in rock and roll?

1. "It was 1989 my thoughts were short my hair was long, caught somewhere between a boy and man. She was seventeen but she was far from in-between, it was summertime iin Northern Michigan."

Kid Rock...
READ MORE

Kid Rock Compares Justin Bieber To Vanilla Ice

June 20th, 2013 8:00pm EDT
Justin Bieber
So many stars that catapult to fame are just as quickly extinguished. Is Justin Bieber going to be one of those cases? Kid Rock thinks so.

Howard Stern asked the rocker about the Biebs during a radio interview on Wednesday, and Kid Rock said the 19-year-old's fame is certain to be short lived.

"Tell me if this is wrong. Justin Bieber...is 100 percent like watching Vanilla Ice all over again. It's exactly the same. Well, as soon as Bieber has a hit, he'll be like Vanilla Ice," Kid Rock explained.

"The kid's young. He's got some money. He's got the world in his hands. It's just kind of sad...
READ MORE

Taylor Swift Reigns Over 2013 Billboard Music Awards - Full Winners List

May 20th, 2013 12:07pm EDT
Taylor Swift
Taylor Swift earned eight trophies at the 2013 Billboard Music Awards last night, but she's sharing the spotlight with a trio of stories from the show.

Swift was against fun. and Maroon 5 for most of the night, each earning 11 nominations. However, as Swift began to win one award after the other, it was clear she would almost sweep the competition.

Swift had already won six awards before the telecast - Billboard gives out accolades beforehand to shorten the show. She then went on to take Artist of the Year and Top Female Artist.

Justin Bieber won Top Male Artists, as well as awards for T...
READ MORE

A Who's Who Of Country Music Stars Perform At George Jones' Funeral

May 2nd, 2013 2:30pm EDT
Brad Paisley
A cadre of country rock stars performed at George Jones' funeral in Nashville, Tennessee, today. Kid Rock, Brad Paisley and Alan Jackson were among those who headed to The Grand Ole Opry House to pay their respects to Jones, who died on Friday at age 81.

The funeral began with the opening hymn "Old Rugged Cross" by Tanya Tucker and the Imperials. Kenny Chesney, Charlie Daniels, Vince Gill, Wynonna Judd and Randy Travis also performed or spoke at the ceremony. Travis Tritt, Ronnie Milsap, and Patty Loveless also turned up. Former First Lady Laura Bush and Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam also...
READ MORE

Kid Rock Slams Jay-Z And Justin Timberlake Over $225 Tickets

April 16th, 2013 8:08pm EDT
Kid Rock
Kid Rock has a problem with the ticket prices for Jay-Z and Justin Timberlake's highly-anticipated tour.

The rocker recently announced a budget-friendly tour across the United States over the summer, with tickets costing only $20. He has since replied to rumors that his fellow musicians are considering a $225 price point to attend their concerts.

He tells Piers Morgan, "It's garbage. It's highway robbery. I don't care who you are... I would consider both of them in a circle of friends in the business but I don't agree with it." 

To keep his ticket prices down, Kid Rock will be losing bet...
READ MORE

Kid Rock Has A Change Of Heart About iTunes

November 8th, 2012 10:14pm EST
Kid Rock
Kid Rock has ended his ongoing stand-off with Apple bosses so fans can download music from his new album "Rebel Soul" on iTunes.

The rocker previously withheld his music from digital retailer and urged fans to "steal everything" instead, but his manager Lee Trink tells Rolling Stone magazine times have changed.

He says, "We have landed... Times are different than they were on the last release. There are fewer record stores available, and there are fans who don't necessarily want to get in the car and drive to the store.

"They've been accustomed to buying it digitally. He's proven his poi...
READ MORE

Who The Celebrities Are Voting For In The 2012 Presidential Election

September 5th, 2012 12:07pm EDT
Ted Nugent
Some celebrities are more outspoken than others, especially when it comes to politics. However, that doesn't mean that a majority of them aren't active in supporting who they think should win the 2012 presidential election. Here's a selection of celebrities that have made their choice clear:

Ted Nugent: Mitt Romney. The outspoken Republican supporter told his Twitter followers while Romney was running for the GOP nomination, "after a long heart&soul conversation with MittRomney today I concluded this goodman will properly represent we the people & I endorsed him."

Bill Maher: Barack O...
READ MORE

10 Stars Besides Adam Lambert Who'd Be Great Judges On 'American Idol'

July 10th, 2012 11:04am EDT
Taylor Swift
"The X Factor" is starting its second season this fall with two brand new judges: Britney Spears and Demi Lovato. And it appears that "American Idol" is looking for some fresh blood too. Jennifer Lopez has hinted she might not return for a second season, and execs may be looking to completely shake up the judging line up.

Rumors suggested Adam Lambert was in talks to return to the show for the upcoming 12th sesason, and he is thrilled by the possibility. But would he be a good fit?

What about Taylor Swift? She released her first album at age 16. Her sophomore album "Fearless" went gold i...
READ MORE

Kid Rock Apologizes For Smoking At Concert

January 16th, 2012 8:45pm EST
Kid Rock
Kid Rock has apologized to fans for lighting up at a smoke-free concert venue in Michigan last week.

The "Born Free" hitmaker was attending a Travis Tritt show in Detroit on Friday when he illegally fired up a cigar.

The rocker's behavior angered fellow fans in the audience and the singer has now taken responsibility for his actions, blaming his negligence on his alcohol-induced state.

He tells TMZ.com, "My most sincere apologies to the patrons I may have offended, and a big middle finger in advance to all the haters and attorneys who will somehow try to find an easy paycheck in all this...
READ MORE

Kid Rock Raises $375,000 For Charity

November 25th, 2011 6:00pm EST
Kid Rock
Kid Rock has raised more than $375,000 for charity while on the road.

The rocker began his Care tour earlier this month and announced plans to donate proceeds from the live shows to needy organisations through his Kid Rock Foundation.

He's halfway through the 12-date trek and Rock is already preparing to hand over the six-figure sum to local charities, thanks to a little extra help from business moguls in his native Detroit, Michigan.

The Cowboy singer is due to wrap up the Care gigs in Boise, Idaho on December 4, before paying tribute to outstanding individuals across the world by pe...
READ MORE

Short-Lived Celebrity Marriages

November 12th, 2011 3:00pm EST
Kim and Kris
A couple of weeks ago Kim Kardashian filed for divorce from her NBA husband Kris Humphries after 72 days of marriage, more days than what some critics first predicted. Kardashian and Humphries had their wedding televised on the E! Channel and shared their wedding pictures with all the major tabloids. But after all of the TV specials and magazine spreads, their marriage is now over and will be long forgotten as soon as Kardashian marries another athlete or rapper. Like Kim and Kris' short-lived marriage, there have been other Hollywood marriages that were destined for divorce from the day of...
READ MORE

Kid Rock Concert Postponed Due To Tropical Storm Lee

September 3rd, 2011 6:00pm EDT
Kid Rock
A Kid Rock concert in Alabama has been called off as U.S. residents brace themselves for Tropical Storm Lee.

The Cowboy rocker was due to perform for fans at The Wharf in Orange Beach on Monday but promoters have decided to postpone the gig due to severe thunderstorms.

Tickets will be honored when the show is rescheduled for a future date.

Officials have issued flash flood warnings in Alabama as Lee threatens to bring heavy rains across the Gulf of Mexico coast of the U.S - less than a week after Hurricane Irene wreaked havoc on the East Coast.
READ MORE

Kid Rock Is Often Disappointed By His Concert Strippers

July 25th, 2011 9:01am EDT
Kid Rock
Kid Rock is considering vetting the strippers promoters hire to join him onstage at shows because some of them are a little "shaky" close-up.

The rap-rocker invites venue bosses to find the best local talent in strip bars and ask them to perform alongside him - but he's often shocked by the ladies gyrating and dancing around him.

He tells Rolling Stone magazine, "We actually need to devise a better system, because night to night it's pretty f**king shaky.

"There are certain nights when I'm like, 'Wow, what the f**k?'"
READ MORE

Kid Rock Proud Of College-Bound Son

July 12th, 2011 10:28pm EDT
Kid Rock
Singer Kid Rock laughed off his son's recent speeding ticket fine - because it's the only time the college-bound teen has broken the law.

While dad has become known for raising hell and getting arrested for brawling is fast food restaurants, Kid Rock's son has managed to stay out of trouble - something that makes his father extremely proud.

Rock says, "I couldn't be more proud of him, he's so well mannered, he's such a great kid. He got a speeding ticket and I was like, 'Phew.' Evidence!

"He's actually going to attend college in Nashville. The fact that he's going to college, I'm like, '...
READ MORE

Justin Bieber And Selena Gomez Thrill Karaoke Crowd With Romantic Duet

July 12th, 2011 10:23am EDT
Selena Gomez
Teenage lovers Justin Bieber and Selena Gomez serenaded each other at a karaoke bar in Los Angeles on Sunday, sealing their performance with a passionate kiss.

The singers went public with their romance earlier this year and they're no longer shy about showing off their love for each other.

Gomez and Bieber headed to Lucky Strike in L.A. on Sunday night and thrilled locals with a rendition of the Kid Rock and Sheryl Crow duet Picture.

The stars shared a microphone for the impromptu sing-along, and video footage of the performance, posted on TMZ.com, shows the Baby hit-maker taking Gom...
READ MORE

Sheryl Crow To Donate Concert Proceeds To Help Wild Horses

July 9th, 2011 9:30am EDT
Sheryl Crow
Sheryl Crow is to donate a portion of the profits from her upcoming concert in Wyoming to help a wild horse protection group.

The singer, who is an avid animal rights campaigner, is due to perform alongside Kid Rock at the Cheyenne Frontier Days event on July 22nd and she will hand over some of the money raised to bosses at horse advocacy group Cloud Foundation.

Members of the organization are currently suing the U.S. government in a bid to halt plans to round up a large herd of wild mustangs in Nevada later this month.
READ MORE

Sheryl Crow's CMT Music Awards Wardrobe Malfunction! (Video)

June 9th, 2011 4:00pm EDT
Sheryl Crow
Singer Sheryl Crow accidentally flashed her underwear during a performance at the CMT Music Awards on Wednesday. 

The hitmaker took to the stage in Nashville, Tennessee in a short white skirt to perform a tune with host Kid Rock, and when she stood, Crow briefly gave the crowd - and TV viewers - a quick peak of her undergarments. 

However the Grammy Award-winning star took the mishap in her stride and later laughed off the wardrobe malfunction, saying, "People all over America are tweeting that I was wearing a really short skirt when I sang with Kid Rock and that when I got up off the s...
READ MORE

Blake Shelton And Miranda Lambert Dominate The 2011 CMT Awards (See List Of Winners)

June 9th, 2011 8:05am EDT
Blake Shelton
Newlyweds Blake Shelton and Miranda Lambert had an amazing night at the CMT Awards in Nashville, Tennessee on Wednesday, picking up three of the nine top honors between them.

Shelton won Male Video and Web Video of the Year prizes for his hits Who Are You When I'm Not Looking and Kiss My Country A**, while his new bride landed the Female Video of the Year award for ballad The House That Built Me.

The night's biggest winner was Taylor Swift, who walked away with Video of The Year honors for her promo Mine.

Justin Bieber also picked up his first ever CMT award for his That Should Be Me ...
READ MORE

Spotlight on Summer Concerts

May 13th, 2011 3:00pm EDT
Bonnaroo Music Festival
During the summer of 2011, plenty of music will be playing across this great land of ours. While by no means an exhaustive list of summer tours, we're shining our spotlight on some of the hottest tickets of the hottest season. Whatever your musical taste or monetary budget, there's bound to be something for everyone.

POP

U2 - One of this summer's most highly-anticipated events is U2's 360º Tour, especially considering that many fans have been waiting with tickets in hand since last summer, when the North American leg of the tour was postponed due to Bono's back injury. The tour begins wit...
READ MORE

Kid Rock Accepts NAACP Award In Detroit

May 2nd, 2011 8:55am EDT
Kid Rock
Kid Rock faced the wrath of angry protesters outside the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) gala in his native Detroit, Michigan as he picked up a special prize on Sunday night.

Organizers' decision to honor the star sparked outrage among civil rights leaders because of his affiliation with the American Civil War-era Confederate Army flag, which has been adopted by white supremacists.

When the tribute was announced, leading Detroit activist Adolph Mongo said, "It's a slap in the face for anyone who fought for civil rights in this country. It's (Confederat...
READ MORE

Stars Line Up For Concert Honoring George W. Bush

March 11th, 2011 2:30pm EST
George W Bush
Stars including Sheryl Crow, Cee Lo Green and Kid Rock have signed up to perform at an upcoming concert to honor former President George H. W. Bush.

The former leader will be feted for his humanitarian work promoting volunteer schemes at a gala in Washington, D.C. on March 21.

The event will feature an all-star concert, with performances from other artists including Brad Paisley and Carrie Underwood.

The show will be taped to air in on March 28.
READ MORE

NAACP Causes Controversy With Kid Rock Honor

March 7th, 2011 10:19pm EST
Kid Rock
Kid Rock has caused controversy among African-American civil rights leaders after National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) officials chose to honor the rocker at an upcoming Detroit, Michigan gala.

The rocker is a local boy done good and organization bosses are keen to honor him at their annual May 1 event for all the work he does for African-Americans and the city of Detroit.

But his ties to the once-racist deep south and his affiliation with the American Civil War-era Confederate Army flag, which has been adopted by white supremacists, have irked many civil rig...
READ MORE

This Week's Shining & Falling Stars: Steven Tyler And Holly Madison

January 21st, 2011 11:00am EST
Steven Tyler
Shining Star - Steven Tyler: Perhaps taking a cue from one of his band's most famous songs, Steven Tyler is showing some "Sweet Emotion" on "American Idol" - and proving those nasty naysayers wrong.

The Aerosmith frontman made his judging debut this week on FOX's aging singing competition (full disclosure: I work for a FOX station). And the results, maybe surprisingly, were rock-star worthy.

A headline on ABCnews.com read: "Steven Tyler Clearly the Star as 'American Idol' Premieres". The Palm Beach Post asked, "Steven Tyler, where ya been all my life?" And MTV.com declared: "Steven Tyler ...
READ MORE

'Top Gear' (US) 1.04 'HALO Vs. Velociraptor' Review

December 13th, 2010 2:04am EST
Top Gear US
In this episode of Top Gear US, Tanner drives a Ford Velociraptor truck against a HALO (High Altitude, Low Opening) jumper. It evokes memories of when Richard Hammond raced a Porsche Turbo against a Red Devil; not exactly the same thing, but close enough that hardcore fans may feel some deja vu. I really wish the show would stop semi-cribbing segments from the British version, and come up with some of their own; I know the UK series had some fabulous ideas, but the similarities make it seem like the US team can't come up with original ideas, and they don't need to be giving ammunition ...
READ MORE

Ne-Yo To Guest Star On 'CSI: NY'

December 1st, 2010 12:39pm EST
Ne-Yo
R&B star Ne-Yo is set to play an "elegant hit man" in an upcoming episode of hit crime drama CSI: NY.

The singer has already enjoyed a number of small movie roles, including appearances in 2006's Save the Last Dance 2 and Stomp the Yard in 2007. And now he's set to put his acting skills to the test on the small screen with a stylish role in the popular show.

A representative for the series tells People.com, "Ne-Yo will be playing a professional hit man who doesn't fit the usual image of a hired killer. This guy carries himself with elegant style but a violent efficiency."

Previous gue...
READ MORE

Kid Rock Attacks Ticket Scalpers

November 30th, 2010 3:51pm EST
Kid Rock
Kid Rock has launched a bitter attack against ticket scalpers trying to profit from his upcoming 40th birthday party show in his native Detroit, Michigan after the concert sold out within 19 minutes of going on sale.

The All Summer Long hit-maker announced plans to celebrate the milestone age with fans at a special January 15th gig at Ford Field, which is to be renamed 40 Field for the night.

The show, which takes place two days before his actual birthday, will kick off his 2011 Born Free Tour, but it's already gotten off to a bad start - more than 45,000 tickets were snapped up last wee...
READ MORE

Miranda Lambert Triumphs At Country Music Awards; See Full List Of Winners

November 11th, 2010 8:13am EST
Miranda Lambert
Miranda Lambert had a very special 27th birthday at the 44th annual Country Music Association Awards in Nashville, Tennessee on Wednesday - she took home Song, Video and Album of the Year honors and was named Female Vocalist of the Year.

Her fiance Blake Shelton was also a big winner, claiming the Male Vocalist and Musical Event of the Year awards.

Lady Antebellum were the only other multiple winners, picking up accolades for Vocal Group and Single of the Year, and it was a huge night for event co-host Brad Paisley, who claimed the Entertainer of the Year prize.

Lambert, who was nominate...
READ MORE

Katy Perry & Lady Gaga Are Big Winners At MTV Europe Music Awards

November 8th, 2010 8:36am EST
Lady Gaga
Newlywed Katy Perry extended her October wedding celebrations at the MTV Europe Music Awards on Sunday after winning the night's top prize.

With new husband Russell Brand cheering her on, Perry turned the air blue thanking the "best f**king crowd in Europe" while picking up the Best Video trophy for "California Gurls," beating the likes of Lady Gaga, 30 Seconds to Mars and Eminem.

The singer, who joined her new husband for their first public appearance since becoming man and wife, shared her joy with pal Rihanna, who was forced to miss the pop star's wedding in India last month.

The "Umb...
READ MORE