While the band doesn't yet have a name, sources told Billboard that they're ahead of the curve in many respects. Not only do they already have a manager (Green Day's Pat Magnarella), but they've also completed a full album and are in the process of shopping around for a label.
No Doubt last toured with lead singer Gwen Stefani in 2015, but following those dates Stefani separated herself from the group by finding new management and focusing on her solo career. Read more here.
The track comes from Derulo's mixtape Experimental. "[This mixtape] is very different than what anybody is used to me doing, which I'm excited about," Derulo said in a prepared statement.
"I think we all have different faces. We're somebody different when we're with our best friend. We're somebody different when we're with our mom. We're somebody different when we're with our siblings. This is just one of my many faces on my mixtape and I'm just excited to share it with everybody, because people have no idea that I have that side." Watch the video here.
Swift is up for seven awards this year, but she already has seven GRAMMYs at home on her shelf. She will perform an unspecified song from her critical and commercial triumph 1989.
The Alabama Shakes snagged impressive nominations for Album of the Year and Best Alternative Music Album for Sound & Color. Miguel is nominated twice in R&B and Urban Contemporary categories. Read more here.
Perry takes a more traditional approach to cultivating an album. She follows a three-year cycle when working on an album, which means it may take until 2018 before fans hear anything new.
"I'm in the research and development phase," she said. "I've been going at it for eight or nine years in the spotlight, and then before that there's that decade of hustle that never gets recognized but still shows up in your wrinkles. So right now I'm taking a little time. I don't want to jump on any trends. I just need to evolve." Read more here.
In typical fashion, it's not your average performance clip. The band rose to popularity in 2006 when their music video for "Here It Goes Again," which featured the band dancing on treadmills, went viral. The group continues to be to known for their elaborately staged visuals, often utilizing one long shot/a single well rehearsed take.
The group has been teasing the new clip for weeks, offering small clips and stills involving an airplane and colored smoke, but now all is revealed. Check out the wild zero gravity clip here.
Kanye tweeted a photo of the song's lyrics. In the post, he also admitted he cried when writing it, and professed his love for his father. "I love my Dad," he wrote.
"Up in the morning/ Miss you so bad/ Sorry that I ain't call you back/ The same problems my father had/ All his time/ All he had/ All he had/ In what what he dreamed," the lyrics read in part.
Check out more of the lyrics here.
The popular food chain has decided to recruit Snoop to help sell its latest menu item, Grilled Hot Dogs. As such, a video was "leaked" of the iconic rapper speaking to BK employees about how the hot dogs are prepared.
Peep Snoop in the grill area, interacting with the BK employees. "One love from the LBC to the BK, baby!" Fans can watch the "leaked" training video online here.
The too-indie-for-words moment happened onstage at the Wiltern theater in Los Angeles, and began innocently enough. "I had so much fun making this video inspired by his acid trip that he took in Topanga," said Del Rey. Father John Misty was quick to clarify where the trip in question actually took place.
"I took acid at a Taylor Swift concert," he said. "I thought this was the best time to tell you." Misty and Del Rey appear together in the 10-minute music video, released Wednesday. Watch the funny premiere exchange here.
"It's a change for us, it's definitely a step up. Fifth Harmony is a different Fifth Harmony today and our music has definitely evolved as just like we have as people. And we're so excited to share this the world! I mean, I already know the game plan for everything, but I can't say it. But I know our fans are going to just flip, I'm flipping as I just think about it right now! It's going to be awesome and I hope everybody loves it and we've worked hard."
She notes that a lot of hit makers have contributed to the new album. "We didn't write on this album but we worked with so many amazing writers like Julia Michaels and Justin Tranter, Stargate, MXM; we worked with a lot of pretty phenomenal people." She adds that there will be collaborations on the album, but declines to say who they will be with. She did say, however, of the collabs: "It's so dope'the adjective I want to use is 'dope.'"
"The sound is different," she says of the record. "Sonically it's a step up. [What] I love about this album is that it does have a pretty consistent lane but it also has variety which is awesome. And we are more vulnerable on this album as far as what we speak about, and we talk about. And we've matured a lot on this album as well. And I think that's going to really shine through it and I hope people will like it. That's my goal and my hope." Read more and listen to the entire Top Talk with Pace Webb podcast here.
Cassie posted the update to her website Womanista, announcing that Ward Charles Kelley was born at 9:20 a.m. CST. "We can't stop staring at him and he hasn't stopped chitchatting with us since he arrived," they shared. "He's got momma's nose and daddy's eyes and vocal chords and a head full of blonde hair."
Posting the announcement on Instagram, Kelley shared a picture of a blue baby carriage and the words "Welcome Baby Kelley" with the date listed below. He captioned the post "Baby Kelley is here!" Read more here.
The new batch of songs on Death of Bachelor are far from the lyrically dark tracks fans are familiar with. In fact, the album launched with "Hallelujah" followed by "Victorious," two positive and upbeat sing-alongs that have audiences on their feet from start to finish.
But what sparked a song like "Victorious" with its upbeat underdog-to-winner-the-world-is-one-big-party message? Is it his career's skyward trajectory or his relationship with wife Sarah?
Urie admits he's normally inspired by much weightier feelings from his past. "This was a rare moment, Urie tells Radio.com. "Halfway through writing the album I hit a moment where I hadn't felt that excited in a long time and it sparked the idea of wanting to write this invincible, indestructible, confident song that portrayed exactly how I felt about the whole process up to that point." Urie explains that it was an eye-opening moment.
The 28 year old frontman recalls the exact moment the song was written and describes it as "revelatory" and "celebratory." "I wanted to showcase the party in me," Urie admits with a smile. The song has awaken a demon in him. "The monster's out of the cage," he says. "All I wanna do is party." Read more here.
Vanity Fair assembled an impressive lineup of celebs to give "Sorry" their best theater-kid treatment. Musicians John Legend and Nick Jonas joined actors Allison Janney, Jon Hamm and Don Cheadle to breathe feeling into poetry.
"Is it too late now to say sorry?" Orange is the New Black's Natasha Lyonne kvetches to the camera. It's as if she stared deep into the void, saw that there was nothing, and knew she'd never be the same.
Watch the stirring interpretation of the Justin Bieber hit here.
The disturbing creature combined three great things, like Dew's new product Kickstart, which combines Dew, juice and caffeine. Now the commercial and its titular character are getting the remix you never knew you needed in your life.
Relm, a turntablist and VJ, who rose to internet fame creating remixes of blockbuster films, used the Puppy Monkey Baby audio remix created by KROQ morning show co-host Kevin Ryder to soundtrack his latest 51 second masterpiece. Read more here.
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