The pop star broke the news to fans with the following statement, "I am honored and thrilled to be the first judge bringing back the American Idol tradition of making dreams come true for incredible talents with authentic personalities and real stories.
"I'm always listening to new music, and love discovering diamonds in the rough – from mentoring young artists on my label, or highlighting new artists on my tours, I want to bring it back to the music."
Lamar's North American tour will include performances by YG and D.R.A.M. who serve as support acts on the new dates, starting August 11 in Anaheim, Calif. through September 2 in Miami, Florida.
Meanwhile, Travis Scott ad D.R.A.M. are openers throughout the previously announced tour dates that run through early August. Lamar's complete 2017 tour dates are below. Tickets for the new tour stops go on sale May 20 at 10 a.m. local time via Live Nation. See the dateshere.
To solve the dilemma, Styles uses his 1D mind trick and the formerly irascible guard becomes an impressionable teenage girl. Later, Corden tries the same trick when he is also stopped and fails miserably. Watch the sketchhere.
Hours later, three songs were uploaded and then posted to his Soundcloud account. The three tracks feature the rapper spitting rhymes with three different producers at the helm.
"Purple & Green" features Playboi Carti and was produced by Sevn Thomas while 'Butterfly Effect" was produced by Murda Beatz. Meanwhile, the smooth beats of 'A Man" was assisted by Southside. Listen to all three trackshere.
"We get to pick a mentor," Miley explains to Shoboy and Nina of 92.3 AMP Radio . "Last year I had Joan Jett who I picked because she's just awesome, and I had a large group of females -- there were only like two dudes on my team so it was really good to have that -- and this year I'm coming for Blake Shelton! I'm bringing out the big guns, I'm bringing out dad and having him give all the Country advice."
"I know my dad's been the best mentor for me, so I'm excited for him to be able to mentor others because he's got the best advice," she continued. Read morehere.
Now, fellow rapper Blac Youngsta and two other men surrendered to the police on Tuesday (May 16) in Charlotte, North Carolina, according to WSCO TV.
Each individual is charged with discharging a weapon into an occupied property and felony conspiracy. XXL obtained a statement from Youngsta's camp. Read ithere.
The new EP is highlighted the a capella group's mash-up of the classic Eurythmics hit "Sweet Dreams (Are Made Of This)" and Fitz and the Tantrums' "HandClap" and a medley of Beyonce songs.
The Speakeasy Tour is scheduled to kick off on October 28th at the Performing Arts Center in Providence, RI's and will conclude on January 2nd at Blaisdell Hall in Honolulu. See the dates and tracklistinghere.
Jay had this to say about the theme of the new clip"This video is very different from all of my others. I wanted to create a conversation about our growing obsession with social media and how it takes over everything in our lives.
"This story is about a girl who can't get past her own phone even in the middle of a lit party. The love affair is with herself...reflected by the phone and all the social media platforms she uses every day" Watch the videohere.
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