Timberlake's performance will mark his third time on the Super Bowl stage. The first time was as part of *NSYNC during the legendary 2001 medley show that also included Aerosmith and Britney Spears.
Timberlake's second Super Bowl appearance was the infamous 2004 halftime show with Janet Jackson and her "wardrobe malfunction." Check out Timberlake's humorous announcement posthere.
"You have to learn -- women have to learn how to support each other," she said. "It's not taught to each other on the playground. Actually, she swung at me in a club. Hilarious! I was like, 'What's happening right now? What's happening?'"
Pink stressed that everything's fine between the two singers. now. On the show, she expressed her respect for Christina's voice and described how they reconciled. "She's so talented and deep down I've had bad days too," P!nk said. "She's a really sweet person. We made up on The Voice. I mean, it was funny, I laughed. I hadn't seen her in years and years and years."
The singer said their personalities as young and hungry divas made a combustible combination. "We were super young and super new at the whole thing, and I think I'm an alpha, and she's an alpha," she said. "I'm used to taking my altercations physical and she's used to having them verbal. We're just very different, we're very different. And we were very young and new."
The Beautiful Trauma singer shared her theory about why things are better now. "We became moms," Pink said. "We grew up. We hugged it out. It's that simple. I feel so good about that." Watch the full interviewhere.
It was a situation that contributed to the singer's decision to take a year off from music in December of 2015. "I think you need to, when you get into the industry, adjust to it -- and I didn't adjust because I was constantly working on tour," he said. "And all the pitfalls that people read about, I just found myself slipping into all of them. Mostly, like, substance abuse. I never touched anything. I started slipping into it, and that's why I took a year off and buggered off."
Sheeran says working on new music helped keep him on the straight and narrow. "I focused on work, and I can't work under the influence, I can't write songs under the influence, I can't perform under the influence -- so the more I worked the less [that happened]. I've worked my whole life to get to where I am and you can't lose that over something that you do in your spare time," he said. Read morehere.
"Baby heard you've been talking about me lately, telling all your friends how much you hate me," Payne sings in the first lines of the song. By the chorus, however, the girl he's been with seems to be singing a different tune:
"You said it was over, you said it was over/ but your clothes say different on my bedroom floor," Payne sings in the chorus. "I'm so excited to finally release this song." Liam said in a prepared statement, "I've been working on it for a while and am really happy with how it sounds. It's a bit different from what you've heard from me before, but helps to show where I'm going with my album. It's very important to me to keep challenging myself, to keep pushing into new areas."
"Bedroom Floor" is the third post-One Direction song from Payne, following the release of "Strip That Down," which features Migos' Quavo, and "Get Low," which features Zedd. Listen to the songhere.
Now, Selena has confirmed that the next single in the docket is a collaboration with EDM star Marshmello titled "Wolves." Selena announced the collaboration on Twitter with two silly photos:
In the shoot, she and Marshmello are eating popcorn on a couch, then chilling on a rug. Marshmello is wearing his signature white jumpsuit and helmet, while Selena accessorized with pink pumps and her own pink version of the headpiece.
"Selenators, meet the mellogang," she wrote her fans. "Wolves" is set to debut October 25. See the imageshere.
The stripped-down take on the song finds the former One Direction star performing the bittersweet track accompanied by a pianist and violinist in a studio setting.
"Flicker (Acoustic)" is one of two bonus tracks that come with the exclusive Target edition of Flicker, which also boasts a poster and alternative cover. Stream the unplugged trackhere.
"Break First" is the latest song that Hill and McGraw have revealed from their upcoming duets album, The Rest of Our Life, which is due for release on Nov. 17.
Check out the online stream of the new duet "Break First" from the country music superstars and husband and wifehere.
The poppy new tune addresses what happened after the singer ended a relationship and rediscovered her independence and self-empowerment. In the chorus, Ballerini lets loose and expresses just how she feels when she finds realizes she can once again do all the things she couldn't do when she had a significant other.
"I thought I'd miss you (but I didn't)/ I thought it hurt me (but it didn't)/ I thought I'd miss you/ I thought I'd miss you/ But I miss me more/ I miss my own beat to my own snare drum/ I miss my own sheets in the bed I'm made of/ I forgot I had dreams, I forgot I had wings, forgot who was before I ever kissed you/ Yeah, I thought I'd miss you, but I miss me more." Stream the new songhere.
"After Ferdinand, a bull with a big heart, is mistaken for a dangerous beast, he is captured and torn from his home," reads an official synopsis of the film. "Determined to return to his family, he rallies a misfit team on the ultimate adventure."
Jonas says "Home" encompasses the film's theme of acceptance. "I wrote this song with good friends of mine Justin Tranter and Nick Monson," said Jonas in a prepared statement. "And we wrote about feeling accepted and feeling loved, wherever that place is for you. For me it's home, it's my family, people I have closest to me; and the experiences we've shared."
The film hits theaters on December 15 and features the vocal talents of Jon Cena, Kate McKinnon and Bobby Cannavale. Check out Jonas' latesthere.
The incident in question involved RZA escorting Banks to a Hollywood party hosted by Crowe back in October of 2016. An altercation broke out between Banks and Crowe. Banks claimed, among other things, that the actor had spit on her.
RZA recently said that Crowe did spit on Banks, in contradiction to a lengthy statement he posted in the immediate aftermath of the incident. Banks responded to the Wu-Tang rapper with the publicly shared wish that he "drop dead."
"The derogatory posts against my client RZA by Azealia Banks is unwarranted and beyond that -- unbecoming. RZA, from the moment he met Ms. Banks, bet on her to win," the publicist explained (via XXL). "So much so that when others felt she would be too much trouble to work with on the film Love Beats Rhyme, he disregarded what had been said and looked beyond her well documented controversies moving forward with securing her as his lead."
"Her introduction to Russell Crowe at his private party resulted in Banks going on a salacious mission to disparage him and RZA," the publicist added. "Playing the race card and anything else she could."
"I represent RZA and found it necessary to state he would never have done what he has in support of Ms. Banks to put her in a position to be harmed, ridiculed, demeaned, or treated in an inhumane way. And still, he continues to support her. As Ms. Banks reputation precedes her, RZA hasn't and does not want to further embarrass Banks and stands by not revealing all of the details at this time. In fact, after the incident, concerned about her welfare, RZA made sure she made it back to her hotel safely." Read morehere.
Stapleton's soulful, slow-burning cover of the Kevin Welch 2001 song is heavy with emotion, and the new track also features vocals from the Chris's wife, Morgane.
"Millionaire" is one of two cover songs expected on From A Room: Vol. 2, with the other being Stapleton's take on "Friendship," written by Homer Banks and Lester Snell and made famous by Pops Staples. Check it outhere.
Now, Carey is adding to her Christmas canon with a new track entitled "The Star," a new holiday tune that serves as the title track for an upcoming animated movie.
Carey shared news of "The Star" to her fans via social media, announcing the release on Twitter: "Surprise! My new Christmas song THE STAR is out now!" she posted.
Carey followed up with another tweet featuring a trailer for the movie featuring her song. Check out all the mediahere.
The new mix tape features Migos' Offset on the Southside produced track called "Patek Water" and London On Da Track for the ominous track "Killed Before."
The new releases also features production from Mike WiLL Made-It, Richie Souf, DY and more. Listen to the full tape, which contains explicit lyrics,here.
Pink headlined the show with a high-energy celebratory set, setting the upbeat mood by opening with her 2001 hit, "Get the Party Started." The multiple GRAMMY winner dove into the recently released Beautiful Trauma album, channeling the introspective emotions of her new music with the title track, "What About Us" and "Barbies." Working every inch of the stage and catwalk that extended out into the capacity crowd with her troupe of dancers, P!nk closed the triumphant set with 2010 fan favorite, "Raise Your Glass," before saying goodnight.
One Direction alumni Harry Styles took the stage to a deafening wall of shrieks from fans amped to see the star showcase his solo sound. Resplendent in a bright red suit and black ascot, Styles recalled Johnny Cash with a rootsy rendition of "Carolina," followed by the warm country tones of "Two Ghosts." A raucous take on "Only Angle" invoked classic Rolling Stones, with an insistent cowbell clanking inside the driving beat. Styles paused to announce that it was his mom Anne's 50th birthday, coaxing the crowd to sing "Happy Birthday" to her. "What Makes You Beautiful" galvanized the smitten crowd, which eagerly sang along. Styles ended his successful set with a lovely rendition of "Sign of the Times" before throwing it back to the retro rock sounds of "Kiwi." Read morehere.
The jolly and upbeat track has elements of the classic Motown sound in its joyful holiday melodies. "Christmas Eve" accompanies Clarkson's upcoming children's book, River Rose and the Magical Christmas, set for release on Oct. 24.
It's the follow-up to the singer's first book for kids, River Rose and the Magical Lullaby. Check out an online stream of Kelly's new song "Christmas Eve"here.
"I think having a new producer doing things a little differently is really the story of this album," Rucker says. "Even with the Hootie and the Blowfish records, we worked with Don Gehman on almost every record, so I'm used to having that comfort of working with the same producer. And I loved working with Frank Rogers on my previous (solo) records; he's my brother, and I'm sure we'll work together again. But we did such a change-up with this. I knew I liked Ross's sound from the records he'd done with Dierks and some other people and when I met him, I instantly took to him and thought, 'I want some of this kid's energy.' That kid is never not laughing. He's also a friggin' genius with the equipment and coming up with things that really make the record."
Rucker says this time around the album's vocals were done in a new way thanks to Copperman, who suggested he sing each song a couple times and if it felt good the track was done.
"This was as far as you could get from any kind of tedious thing," Rucker confesses. "It was really three days, altogether, of recording music. One time, Ross came into Charleston to work, and we had planned five days to do six songs' and we did all six in one day. I was like, 'Wow, okay!'"
The singer describes the album as being more upbeat and current radio single "For the First Time" is just one example. The song asks, "When was the last time you did something for the first time? Let yourself go, baby, follow that feeling -- maybe something new is what you're needing."
"You say you never danced to a dashboard singing R.E.M. under summer stars / Never leaned back on a jet black Chevy blowing smoke rings in the dark," Rucker sings.
"Derrick George brought me part of a chorus that already had that line about R.E.M. We played so much R.E.M. in the day, so when I heard that, I said, 'Dude, I love it -- let's write this,'" he recalls. Read morehere.
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