Page Too Report for 10/11/2017
Niall's debut album Flicker drops October 20, the same day On the Record will debut on the streaming platform. The doc takes fans behind the scenes as Horan works to bring his solo vision to life.
"I always knew that if I ever made a solo album what it would sound like," Horan says in a trailer. "I spent the last year and a half between the four walls of a studio and I'm ready to go and show how proud of the album I am."
Niall says Flicker traces the journey of a teenager from Ireland, from an adult perspective. Filmmakers recruited one of Horan's biggest influences to appear in the movie: Don Henley. In a brief clip, Henley says of Niall: "I'm looking forward to watching him grow." Watch a preview of On the Record: Flickerhere.
The induction ceremony will take place one day in advance of the all-star "All In For The Gambler: Kenny Rogers' Farewell Concert Celebration" taking place at Bridgestone Arena.
"Kenny Rogers is one of the best storytellers in country music history, with one of the sweetest and most soulful voices," Mayor Megan Barry said. "I'm so glad he'll be able to join all the other amazing artists on the Music City Walk of Fame before he retires after nearly 60 years of making beautiful music." Read morehere.
In a 30-second preview clip for this week's sketch, Corden makes a perceptive comment about Cyrus. "Your tongue makes less of an appearance today than it used to," he jokes. Of course, Cyrus reacts by sticking out her tongue and Corden puts it to good use.
"That is a long tongue. Keep it there," he says as he finds some stamps for Cyrus to lick. Then, the two launch into song, belting Cyrus' 2009 hit "Party in the USA." Watch the entertaining previewhere.
On Monday (Oct. 9), the country singer visited the Las Vegas-based hospital to meet with first responders, pose for photos, offer hugs and play some music. He wrote in one photo caption, "I needed that," a sign that he also needs closure from the trauma of the worst mass shooting in modern American history, one that killed 59 and injured more than 500.
"Thank you @umcsn for letting me stop by and hang with y'all for a little bit. Thank you for sharing your stories and your time. I needed that. #vegas #vegasstrong #firstresponders," he captions a series of photos after his visit.
In another post, Bentley poses with members of the local first responders. "Everyday heroes among us," he wrote. See the postshere.
The trailer also acknowledges Lovato's more than fives years of being sober. Lovato has gone on record saying that the new documentary will address her sexuality, which is subject fans have speculated on in the past.
"Just because I'm refuse to label myself for the sake of a headline doesn't mean I'm not going to stand up for what I believe in," she wrote in a Twitter post last month. "If you're that curious about my sexuality, watch my documentary." Watch the trailer below. Read morehere.
No stranger to Yuletide musical offerings over their career - this being their seventh, the disc features many timeless holiday classics such as "Away In A Manger" and "Joy To The World," with a few new songs thrown in for good measure. New songs include the breathtaking "Come To The Manger" and the endearing "Rest In You Tonight."
Longtime tenor singer Joe Bonsall says that finding the right mix of the past and the present is a must. "First of all, we have to find songs we've never recorded before and that's always challenging. Because we've done so many Christmas albums over the years, there aren't a lot of classics left. Duane (Allen) works hard to find songs, whether it's for a regular project, a Gospel project or a Christmas project. We try to mix it up, and that's always been our goal." Read morehere.
The stripped-down performance featured Mars and two of his band members making the beat by pounding on a folding table with a guitarist, bassist and piano player providing the melodies.
The five-time GRAMMY-winning singer followed the song by sitting with Rose for a rare in-depth interview about his life and music.Watch the full segment here.
Mars is set to debut his first prime-time television special, Bruno Mars: 24K Magic Live at the Apollo, Wednesday, Nov. 29 at 10 pm ET/PT on CBS. Read morehere.
"Kindness Matters: Youth with high mental health inventory scores are significantly more likely to describe their environments as kind. 79% of 'mentally healthy' high schoolers say their schools are kind places," she wrote.
"However, 61% of youth describe themselves as stressed and 1 in 4 say they are nervous all or most of the time," she continued. "90% of youth think mental health is an important priority but less than half talk about it with anyone. These statistics are highlights from a 'Kind Communities Survey' done by @btwfoundation [Gaga's Born This Way Foundation] with Benenson Strategy Group. It focused on youth (15-24) and parents to explore the factors that impact youth mental wellness including their relationship and environment."
"So simply, #BeKind," she concluded. See both postshere.
The album features guests spots from Nicki Minaj, who is featured on the album's lead single "Rake It Up," as well as Chris Brown, Meek Mill, French Montana, 21 Savage, and YFN Lucci.
I Still Am serves as the sequel to Gotti's seminal 2013 release I Am, which included the hit singles "I Know" featuring Rich Homie Quan and "Act Right" featuring Jeezy & YG. Check out the full tracklisting for I Still Am and "Juice," which contains explicit language,here.
The album has already debuted at #3 on the iTunes Top 5 Holiday Albums, and currently sits at the #5 position, alongside Frank Sinatra, Gwen Stefani, Blake Shelton, and Fantasia.
From "Santa Claus Is Coming To Town" to "White Christmas" to "O Holy Night", Charles Billingsley evokes the stylized sound of traditional jazz and the American Songbook, delivering a dose of classic holiday cheer to a modern audience. Recorded at the iconic EastWest Studios in Los Angeles, these treasured tunes were captured LIVE with a full band in one studio. Billingsley deftly swings with the sound of the band, reminiscent of Frank Sinatra and Bing Crosby, presenting these vintage holiday tunes with a big band flair.
"I hope you will love these nostalgic and beautiful arrangements, and that they compliment your Christmas season," enthuses Billingsley. Watch the trailerhere.
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