Sheeran actually wrote the tune about three years ago, but he has not yet been approached to contribute. "With Bond, I've had a theme tune written for about three years, just in case," he said during an interview on Ireland's Late Late Show. He then added that he hasn't revealed the song title "'cause someone might steal it."
The yet-untitled 25th James Bond movie is scheduled for release November 8, 2019. If Sheeran's song winds up in the film, he will join a long list of musicians who have contributed themes including Sam Smith, Adele, Chris Cornell, Jack White & Alicia Keys, Madonna and Paul McCartney. Read morehere.
Her now-deleted comment drew mixed responses from her followers and others on social media. Some felt her observation was innocuous, others felt she was "singling out" white rappers. In addition to her question, Nicki added: "These are the top 10 rap songs on US iTunes. S/O to Em & Post. Two of my faves. Congrats to Em on his new album. #Motorsport put dat thing in sport."
After the controversy, Nicki shared another since-deleted update calling out her "sensitive" critics. "It IS a great time to be a white rapper in America," she wrote. "I wanna sign one for my new label. U know anyone?"
"Whenever a black woman speaks on ANYTHING she's labeled as 'mad' 'angry' 'bitter,'" Nicki wrote. "I'm on 4 songs on the Billboard Hot 100. I'm blessed & highly favored thx to my amazing fans." See the screenshotshere.
In the brief clip, Rihanna is seen alongside fellow stars including Sandra Bullock, Mindy Kaling, Cate Blanchett, Anne Hathaway and Awkwafina for the all-female edition of the long-running heist franchise.
Watch Rihanna in action in the first visuals from Ocean's 8 (the full trailer arrives later todayhere.
Timberlake also secured a trademark for "Fresh Leaves," which per those same docs can be utilized for "hats, robes, shorts, jerseys, long-sleeved t-shirts, and more."
While there is no evidence that these new trademarks are to secure the titles of Timberlake's new album and/or single, the earthy, naturist tone of the terms could indicate the singer is making a pivot to a more rustic sound. Since producers Pharrell Williams and Timbaland are working on the highly anticipated new project, a country album seems unlikely. Read morehere.
On Monday morning (Dec. 18), the first four performers were announced for the awards show. Some of the biggest acts in UK music are set to take the stage to perform at the BRITs 2018 including Ed Sheeran, Sam Smith, Dua Lipa and Stormzy.
Earlier this year, Sheeran also served as a performer at the BRITs 2017 awards show. The singer wowed the audience during a surprise collaboration with Stormzy on his massive hit "Shape of You." See the announcementhere.
In the video, a young girl is seen playing dress up with her dolls and imagining her wedding day. The boy next door peaks through the window and watches it all unfold before heading out to play football. As the song progresses, their friendship develops and the girl becomes his biggest fan at a high school football game. Later, he almost kisses her.
"'Marry Me' is one of my favorite tracks on the record," Rhett said in a press release. "It's my big 'what if' song. I wrote it from the perspective of if I had never told my wife how I felt about her all those years ago. I probably would have been sitting at her wedding watching her marry someone else. Heartbreaking thought and thankfully I DID tell her how I felt but it makes for a great song concept that so many people can relate to."
Rhett wrote the heart-rending ballad with longtime collaborators Jesse Frasure, Ashley Gorley and Shane McAnally. Check out the videohere.
The country music star revealed this week that his brand new studio effort will be entitled "Seasons Change" and is set to hit stores on March 16th. He had the following to say:
"In the last five years, I have grown from a teenager to a man, moved out on my own, lost my grandfather, proposed to the love of my life, and learned more about myself than I could have imagined.
"This all shows up in the 11 songs on Seasons Change, and I cannot wait to share this music with my fans after such a long time between releases." See the tracklistinghere.
"I absolutely love that CMT champions female artists with the Next Women of Country Tour and am so honored to be headlining it in 2018," Evans said in a release. "I can't wait to hit the road with RaeLynn and Kalie. They are both incredible singers, songwriters, and overall artists and we're going to have a blast!"
Tickets for the CMT Next Women of Country presents Sara Evans All The Love Tour featuring RaeLynn and Kalie Shorr go on sale December 22 at 10 a.m. local time. See the dateshere.
In a new video, Bryan shares the story of his wife and father getting together to track down the pickup truck once owned by his older brother, Chris, who died in a car accident at the age of 26 when Luke was just 19.
"The best Christmas present I have ever gotten, and will ever get, was when my wife Caroline went and found my brother's old pickup truck from 1996," Bryan revealed in the Instagram clip.
"It was down in Louisiana, and it was still on the road. And her and my dad went down, they picked it up, brought it to Nashville, and Christmas Eve night pulled into the driveway with it. And let's just say that, yes, the tears were flowing. It will never be topped. I don't know how you'll ever top it. What an amazing moment for me and my family. It was pretty special." Watch the emotional videohere.
In the clip, the country star shows Edgar some of the tastier aspects of Christmas, including TV dinners and gingerbread cookies. The pup is clearly a big fan of the cookies.
The video ends with Eldredge heading off to a red carpet event, leaving Edgar and his buddy Doug to fend for themselves. Watch the hilarity ensuehere.
"Just because of his tenacity nobody has the killer instinct like Kobe," Cube said. "I don't think we've seen that since Michael Jordan. He's a true assassin on the court."
When asked about his favorite Kobe moment, Ice Cube didn't hesitate: "Beating Bosto, Game 7, in the Staples Center. What more could you want? His last championship, his fifth one, and against the hated Boston Celtics," he said of the 2010 NBA Finals. Read morehere.
Cresta took the mic from Lynch to propose to his girlfriend, Taylor Hill, who was clearly surprised and delighted by the moment. "Will you make me the happiest man in the world and ask me 'what are you doing the rest of your life?,'" the firefighter asked while getting down on one knee and producing a ring.
The crowd went wild as Hill accepted Cresta's proposal, with the firefighter sweeping his new fiancee off her feet for a dramatic kiss. Watch the romantic momenthere.
The rapper read the sign aloud and announced he needed to give her a hug. He invited the fan, Christina Cruz, to the stage and spoke with her for a moment before posing for several photos and giving her a big hug. "Just know, if you can beat cancer twice you can do anything," he told her.
"I thought if anything Jay-Z would acknowledge my sign and that in itself would have made me happy," Cruz told Radio.com. "But the fact he brought me on stage and the love I received from the crowd is just unreal."
Christina has beaten colon cancer twice and has been cancer free since October of 2016. Watch the touching momenthere.
The dynamic duo performed "BURNITUP!" from Janet's 2015 album Unbreakable. Missy tweeted her gratitude after the show. "Thank you @JanetJackson for bringing me out on your last show for this tour!
"You still AMAZE ME with your performances! YOU are 4ever LEGENDARY" Check out fan footage of the performance and Missy's thank you posthere.
The Bleachers' principal shared a series of photos and videos from the legendary children's show, including a personal message from Oscar the Grouch for his godson, Alfie.
Sesame Street also posted a photo from Antonoff's appearance, thanking him for visiting the set. Antonoff will appear on the upcoming 49th season of Sesame Street, which will premiere next year. See the imageshere.
Diddy, who had been mulling the prospect of buying a stake in the NFL, quickly expressed his interest. "I would like to buy the @Panthers. Spread the word. Retweet!" he tweeted.
The hip-hop mogul noted that the NFL's current roster of owners lacks diversity: Despite the high percentage of black players in the league, he'd be the first black owner. Read more and see his full posthere.
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