"Spread all of your emotions on the table/ And let me see your heart upon your sleeve/ I wanna know exactly what you need/ Say all you want for Christmas is me."
Jonas and Twain's voices harmonize beautifully throughout the love song, especially on the chorus: "I'm gonna love you like/ like it's always Christmas Eve/ And I'm gonna sacrifice the selfish part of me/ And when we're all alone and I hold you close/ Everything I need/ Say all you want for Christmas is me." Read more and check out the new trackhere.
In the letter, Swift talks about dealing with modern life, where a deluge of curated information shapes our perceptions of ourselves and each other. "We think we know someone, but the truth is that we only know the version of them they have chosen to show us," Swift's letter begins. "We know our friend in a certain light, but we don't know them the way their lover does. Just the way their lover will never know them the same way that you do as their friend. Their mother knows them differently than their roommate, who knows them differently than their colleague. Their secret admirer looks at them and sees an elaborate sunset of brilliant color and dimension and spirit and pricelessness."
"And yet, a stranger will pass that same person and see a faceless member of the crowd, nothing more. We may hear rumors about a person and believe those things to be true. We may one day meet that person and feel foolish for believing baseless gossip. This is the first generation that will be able to look back on their entire life story documented in pictures on the internet, and together we will all discover the after-effects of that."
Swift continues the letter by addressing social media directly, and looks ahead at how it's proliferation will affect people in the future: "This is the first generation that will be able to look back on their entire life story documented in pictures on the internet, and together we will all discover the after-effects of that," she shared. "Ultimately, we post photos online to curate what strangers think of us. But then we wake up, look in the mirror at our faces and see the cracks and scars and blemishes, and cringe. We hope someday we'll meet someone who will see that same morning face and instead see their future, their partner, their forever. Someone who will still choose us even when they see all of the sides of the story, all the angles of the kaleidoscope that is you." See the full letterhere.
"We're in the middle of 12 shows in 10 days. Not 10 shows in 12 days, 12 shows in 10 days," he revealed. "We made a game-time call on whether to sing to a track or lip-sync," Brooks said in the press room after the show (via People). "And we decided to lip-sync it. My voice just isn't going anywhere, and we wanted to represent country music the best we can."
Last week, singer-songwriter (and Miranda Lambert's boyfriend) Anderson East expressed strong feelings about Brooks' augmented performance, going so far as to say that he's offended by it.
"I keep a lot of my opinions to myself and respect anyone making music but as a person who tries to put on the best and most honest show I can night after night this truly offends me," East tweeted. "I was told country music is three chords and the truth."
East's comment has generated a slew of responses from both supporters and critics of his comments. Read somehere.
The album will be his first since The Marshall Mathers LP 2, which dropped back in 2013.The rapper rages through surprisingly introspective verses examining his life and career, reflecting on the stumbles and missteps throughout while Beyonce provides the melodic hook.
In true Eminem fashion, he adds a surprising twist at the end of the track. Eminem is set to perform on Saturday Night Live on Nov. 18. Check out "Walk On Water," which contains explicit language,here.
The black and white clip takes place entirely in a back alley, over what is seemingly one long camera shot. However, it's a clever trick as multiple versions of both Gucci and The Weeknd stalk the scene.
Check out "Curve," which contains explicit lyrics,here.
Jenny From The Block recently discussed Por Primera Vez (which means "For the First Time"). "It's about how we are always kind of reinventing ourselves, experiencing things for the first time, no matter how old you are. There's always a new beginning," Lopez told HOLA! USA.
"Whether I'm singing or acting or whatever, it's like 'Did I do that better than I did before? Is there some growth here? Am I moving forward right now?'" she added. "Nobody wants to do the same thing over and over, and stay stuck."
"I really love singing in Spanish," she continued. "There's just something about it that is more romantic and passionate to me." There is currently no release date for Por Primera Vez. Watch the music video for "Amor, Amor, Amor"here.
Standing on an oriental rug, amidst a stage full of living room lamps, the pop star and a trio of backup singers performed to an audience sitting in easy chairs and couches.
Smith's second album The Thrill Of It All came out November 3. Check out his performance on The Late Late Showhere.
The song, Urban's first new music since the release of his 2016 album Ripcord, addresses about the way society perceives women and is especially relevant in an era of sexual harassment and rape reports being leveled against celebrities and corporate executives.
"The reason I Love country music is because we have songwriters like @nicatnitemusic @shanemcanally and @rosscopperman who write lyrical and brilliant truth and artists like @keithurban who are bold enough to put it out into the world," Ballerini wrote. "Bowing down to this one. #female" Check out Kelsea's coverhere.
Bryan's "O Holy Night" starts with just his emotional vocals and piano accompaniment before building with a string section at the 1:30 mark.Bryan isn't new to Christmas music.
In 2008, he released Country For Christmas, which included "Run Run Rudolph." The rollicking track climbed to #42 on the Billboard singles chart, which is the second highest ranking; he was topped only by Chuck Berry's debut recording, reports People. Check out Bryan's latesthere.
"She's on there, with Nicolle Galyon who also wrote the song," Urban told AP. "I thought it was nice and very personal to blend these girls into the song, because it just felt very right, that's what the song means to me."
Urban goes on to describes the track as a "soul-gospel spiritual-manta." Check out "Female"here.
The album announcement comes with a brand new single, "Something 'Bout You," which is co-produced by Timbaland. The new song follows the band's Pharrell Williams-co-produced debut single, "Sunday Finest," from earlier in the year.
Sir Rosevelt will celebrate the release of the album with a performance at CBS Radio's An Epic New Year's Eve Weekend, slated for Friday, December 29th at The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas. The show - on sale now via Ticketmaster - marks Sir Rosevelt's first-ever U.S. live date following two shows earlier this year at London's Scala and Australia's Byron Bay Bluesfest. Additional North American live dates will be unveiled soon for 2018.
See the full tracklist of the group's new album and check out "Something 'Bout You"here.
Why as the artist been hitting up his ex? The answer is simple: "Textin' my ex (oh no), Umm, I look good, I'm just talkin' 'bout sex (yeah) Ooh, that's why I'm textin' my ex (oh no)."
The track is our latest listen to the Pain's 5th studio album, OBLiViON, which a press release promises is coming soon. Check out "Textin My Ex" latesthere.
"It was fun to play with the premise of a music video that hijacks your social feed," said director Fourclops in a prepared statement. "Instagram is a major destination for consuming media these days, and it made for an exciting setting for our video.
"We asked ourselves, what would it look like if all of the accounts within Instagram become transformed by a song?" Check out the new visual, which contains some NSFW images,here.
"The fans have shown up ready for a good time every single date this fall and with spring just around the corner, we decided hell, this is too damn fun to stop," said Combs.
"We added 25 dates in 2018 and found the one and only Ashley McBryde and her outlaw attitude and asked her to come out on the road with us. I've had the time of my life out here with the fans this fall and can't wait to take this show on into the new year."
The run kicks off on February 1 in Toledo, OH and runs through the end of April. Pre-sale begins Nov. 15 and public on-sale starts Nov. 17. See the dateshere.
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