Page Too Report for 12/24/2017
Fans will be getting more new music from Wayne soon. Weezy is set to release his Dedication 6 mixtape this coming Monday, Dec. 25 for Christmas. Tha Carter V, which remains in limbo due to disputes with Cash Money, could also be coming at any time.
"Of course you're going to see Tha Carter V," he said in August. "I just don't want to put it out the wrong way. Honestly, I can do what I want at any time. The fans deserve it to be right and that's how it's gonna be. I'ma make sure it's right." Listen to Wayne's new remixeshere.
The clip starts with shots of a couple at a dining room table exhibiting a gamut of expression ranging from sweetness to anger. Another scene depicts the rapper sitting in the middle of a crowd of women, but his eyes are fixed on just one of them.
In a particularly striking shot, Lamar's love interest is covered in glitter and jewels, and not much else. Watch Kendrick's new clip, which contains some nudity,here.
"Is anyone else obsessed with this record? The whole thing?," Lambert posted with a screengrab of the song "Snowflake." "I mean it's up there with Mariah "All I Want For Christmas," which has been my #1 since '94!," the singer added, referencing Mariah Carey's timeless holiday favorite.
Now all we want for Christmas is a Miranda Lambert/Sia collaboration. Ladies? See Miranda Lambert's enthusiastic tweethere.
The group hopped on a New York City tour bus to sing for unsuspecting fans with the help of TripAdvisor. The guys regaled the tourists with holiday favorites like "Jingle Bells" and "We Wish You a Merry Christmas."
"We've been doing a lot of traveling in our very own tour bus, so this is one of our few days off and it's great to be here in New York," the group said of the holiday surprise. Watch ithere.
"The holiday season is supposed to be the most festive and fun time of the year but sometimes it can quickly become a stressful and emotional time. All those plans and expectations of joy can turn tougher than they sound," the singer shared at the start of a length Twitter thread.
"This is especially true for those of us who struggle with mental illness -- be it depression, anxiety, addiction or any other challenges. The holidays break your routine. Sometimes, you're forced to spend time with family you rarely see and don't always get along with," Kesha continued. "Or maybe you're alone when everyone else is with family. Or you are off from work, with more time to think troubling thoughts. Or you are at work and can't be with those you love. Or you are thrust into party situations that tempt your demons."
"It was during the holidays when I hit a low moment and with the help of my mother decided to seek help for my eating disorder," the singer revealed. "Around the holidays, I often feel like I'm supposed to be everywhere, with everyone -- all with the added guilt that it's the season of giving. To fight this, I've developed a mantra: It's not selfish to take time for yourself."
Kesha goes on to suggest ways to cope, including taking a walk in nature and talking to a trusted friend or therapist. She also recommends a pair of meditation apps.
"It's not your responsibility to try to make the whole world happy," the singer implored. "And most importantly just remember to give yourself a break!" Click Kesha's tweet to see the full message threadhere.
As with everything Bieber-related, the spot earned euphoric praise from fans and some skepticism from Justin's haters. A Twitter handle for the Wyoming, Minnesota police department tweeted a warning to drunk drivers: "If you drive drunk tonight we're going to subject you to that Justin Bieber @TMobile Super Bowl Commercial the entire way to jail."
For some, that surely constitutes cruel and unusual punishment. The small-town law enforcement operation earned more than 8,000 retweets and a nation of new fans: They even had to clarify that Wyoming, MN is a city in Minnesota--not the state of Wyoming. Read morehere.
Thieves broke into Minaj's Los Angeles residence in early February and took $200,000 worth of goods, including jewelry. But more than that, they destroyed the place, flipping over furniture and vandalizing her home (via TMZ).
Meek denied being involved at the time, but The Game is calling foul. "Instead of being a REAL N-- & leaving the situation with ya head up standing tall, you in ya feelings so you get her house robbed & do f- n-- s- -fronting for the followers she gave you… liking pictures & leaving comments on posts that disrespect the woman who gave you life, actually loved yo dusty a-, bought you s- you couldn't ever afford on yo own & even stood by your side when Drizzy bodied you.." he wrote. Read morehere.
Here's the logic behind the NFL's assertion. If you pool together how many people watched the halftime show on all the platforms, that makes for a lot of people. Around 118 million viewers watched Gaga on TV.
But there were also plenty of people watching on the NFL's digital platforms, such as YouTube, Twitter, NFL.com and NFL Mobile. More than 150 million unique people watched the Gaga performance, according to the NFL. Read morehere.
Now, a judge has ruled that Brown must remain 100 yards from Karreuche and not attempt to contact her, reports the Associated Press. According to the judge's order, the R&B singer must surrender his firearms until a March 9 hearing on the restraining order case.
In the past, Tran has accused Brown of punching her in the stomach and pushing her down a flight of stairs. Details of her latest allegations were not available. Read morehere.
"It's hard right now," she said. "I can't stand social media, I can't stand what they're looking at. I can't stand what they think is reality and the show is real as it could possibly get."
She says she hopes Thirteen Reasons will shake viewers from their current habits online and in their real-life social networks. The show unfolds as a mystery, as teens peel back the layers of a classmate's suicide. Read morehere.
Bots make money by scooping up tickets as soon as they go on sale and then selling them to fans for an inflated amount. "All of this is fraud," he said about scalping bots (via Billboard).
In the past, Church has tried things like paperless ticketing and better screening his fan club purchases since high-end seats are often available there first. "We're getting better at identifying who the scalpers are," Church added about this new method of canceling suspicious bulk purchases. Read morehere.
The rapper was in Queens, New York last Friday (February 17) when a man allegedly attempted to punch him. A video posted to Twitter shows this man being arrested.
Big Sean says the man tried to hit him off guard. He added that the assailant had been released from a mental hospital and was off his medication. Big Sean says he hopes the man is 'getting the proper treatment he needs." Read morehere.
His top five most streamed songs on February 12 and 13 were: 'Purple Rain" (333,000 streams), 'Let's Go Crazy" (328,000), 'When Doves Cry" (320,000), 'Little Red Corvette" (237,000) and 'Kiss" (214,000).
Previously, Prince's catalog was only available to stream through Tidal. His Warner-era music is now available through streaming services like Spotify and Apple Music, while his non-Warner work is still exclusive to Tidal. Read morehere.
Even in death, Jackson's album sales continue to run up the score: The Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) just certified Thriller 33-times platinum, a first.
The new plaque was presented at the home of Epic Records chairman L.A. Reid, where executives from Sony and Columbia Records celebrated the milestone, reports Billboard. Read morehere.
"I've done all of them and the only thing left to do is shave my head, which I'm really saving for a public breakdown," she said. "I'm down for that. I'm almost moments away from that, obviously' not to stir controversy."
On Twitter, Spears seemed to weigh in on the fracas while remaining on the high road: She shared a photo of a sunset captioned with a biblical passage: "Her mouth speaks from that which fills her heart, Luke 6:45." Read morehere.
Migos hosted a Black Tie Grammys party which boasted over 1,500 attendees. Police were reportedly called early Sunday morning (Feb. 12) to help break up the party. One of the party-goers included Chris Brown.
That wasn't where the trouble began for the rap group, though. Earlier Saturday, Migos rapper Offset was kicked off an American Airlines flight after he refused to stop talking on the phone when a flight attendant approached him. Angered about the incident, the rapper uploaded a video about the situation. Read morehere.
Nicki had been tied with Taylor Swift at 70 until the latest chart bumped her ahead. As she celebrated the achievement on Instagram, she gave Taylor a classy shout-out.
"Oh hey, Taylor," Nicki wrote. "Taylor and I were tied but thanks to you guys, #RunUp debuted on the Hot 100 this week, so I was able to inch past her a bit. Did u know she's a [Sagittarius] like ya girl? Her, Britney, Christina Aguilera. Yup! Love them all." Read morehere.
Adele stopped the performance after the first minute to start over because she was having trouble hearing herself. "I'm sorry, I can't mess this up for him," she said, before insisting they start over and apologizing for cursing on live TV.
The moment echoed the issue she had while performing at the 2016 Grammys. Adele swore afterward that she would stop singing and start over if she ever had major sound issues again. After a rocky second start, Adele regained her footing and nailed the tribute, performing a melancholy version of his 1996 song "Fastlove" backed by an orchestra.
As Adele sang, video of Michael from music videos, performances and appearances flashed behind her. At the end, the audience gave her a standing ovation and, in tears, she mouthed, "Thank you." Watch ithere.
The Game (real name Jayceon Taylor), was playing a pick-up basketball game in Hollywood when the officer stole the ball from him and made a basket. Taylor then threatened, fouled and punched the officer, reports Billboard.
This is far from his only skirmish with the law. The rapper pled no contest after stealing a paparazzi's camera who filmed him being served legal papers from the officer, and he pled no contest to felony grand theft and misdemeanor counts of criminal threats and battery. Read morehere.
Alex and Drew made big news earlier this week with the announcement that they will soon be releasing their debut full length album and are launching a major tour.
But not everyone is excited. A men's fashion magazine wrote a critical op-ed about the duo and compared them to the much derided Canadian rock group Nickelback, according to Radio.com.
The mag's tweet read "The Chainsmokers Are the Nickelback of EDM." The Chainsmokers responded to their article in much the same way that Nickelback often reacts to criticism: with humor.
The duo posted a video message online that featured them performing a sober rendition of their current single "Paris" followed by a portion of Nickelback's breakout mega hit "How You Remind Me".
The tweeted "@esquire @Official_MattM It's not like you to say sorry so.. https://t.co/7zS38kauWI- THE CHAINSMOKERS (@TheChainsmokers) January 31, 2017 " Check out the videohere.
"I'm doing this s- for free tonight," Drake said after the accident. 'I don't give a f-." For those who were skeptical of his claim, he reiterated the promise at the end of the concert: "London England, I love you, I hope you enjoyed your free show," reports the BBC.
The rapper was performing "Goosebumps" and everyone was jumping when Scott tripped and fell into a hole in the middle of the stage. He was gone for a few seconds before Drake helped him back up and the concert continued. Scott seemed uninjured, but he damaged part of the set when he fell; a huge globe was broken and couldn't be brought onto the stage. Read more and see footage of the Travis Scott accidenthere.
Nelson's publicist, Elaine Schock, says the singer plans to re-schedule his shows this week on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday (February 6-8) at Buck Owens' Crystal Palace in Bakersfield.
While she wouldn't give additional details on his health, Schock says he plans to make his February 16 show at a San Antonio rodeo. This marks the second time this year that Nelson has had to cancel shows because of an illness. Read morehere.
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