Day in Pop: Adele Postpones Show, Drake N' Eminem, Blake Shelton, Suicide Squad, more


British pop singer Adele postponed her concert in Phoenix on Wednesday night after coming down with a cold. She said, "I'm really, really sorry. I've had a cold for a couple of days and I've been pushing through it." She promised fans, "I will come back and I will smash it for you."

It looks like The Suicide Squad soundtrack is headed to a second week at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 chart, with projections that it will sell around 50,000 actual copies for the week (85,000 when you include the streaming metric), according to the trade magazine.

Blake Shelton posted a video on Twitter announcing that he will be taking part in the 2017's Crash My Playa on the beach of Riviera Maya, Mexico. He will play one night of the event and the host Luke Bryan will perform for two nights. "I'm going to be joining my friend Luke Bryan at the Crash My Playa festival that he does down there in the Cancun, Mexico, area," Shelton said in the video. "And I hope you guys are going to be there to tell me what happens, because there's a good chance I'm not going to remember this night." Watch the video here

Nick Jonas and Ty Dolla $ign will perform their collaboration "Bacon" at the 2016 MTV VMAs which will air on the former music turned reality TV channel on August 28th at 9P.M. EST.

Eminem joined Drake for a performance of the song "Forever" at Drake's concert at Joe Louis Arena in Detroit earlier this week. Check out video here.

LeBron James is putting that new $100 million contract to good use, 'cause the Cavs superstar brought 5,000 kids and their families to an amusement park on Tuesday. Read more here

Lady Gaga used 12 brightly colored posts on Instagram to create a single message that announced that her new single "Perfect Illusion" will be released in September.

PJ Harvey will now play an additional Los Angeles show at The Fonda Theatre on Friday, August 19th. This follows tonight's concert at the Shrine Expo Hall.

Taylor Swift will donate $1 million to Louisiana flood relief in response to the deadly flooding there that has killed at least 11 people, reports Billboard via Radio. "We began the 1989 World Tour in Louisiana, and the wonderful fans there made us feel completely at home," she said in a statement. "The fact that so many people in Louisiana have been forced out of their own homes this week is heartbreaking."

Roy Clark, Kelsea Ballerini, Eric Church, Billboard's Greatest of All-Time Country Albums rankings are featured in the latest episode of 'The Pickup' which fans can check out here.

Bonnie Whitmore and Her Band have released a stream of their new track, "She's a Hurricane," from their upcoming album, F--- with Sad Girls, due out October 28th. Listen here.

Ellie Goulding's new song called "Still Falling for You" will be featured on the Bridget Jones's Baby soundtrack. The single reportedly comes out this Friday. more

Tove Lo has announced that her new album will be called Lady Wood, and is set to be released on October 28th. She tweeted "Babes my second album is coming and I'm so proud, excited & terrified. Full on LADY WOOD. Out Oct 28th. #LADYWOOD".

Dawes will release their new record, We're All Gonna Die, on September 16. The album features contributions from Brittany Howard of Alabama Shakes and more.

Bruce Springsteen has unveiled the foreword to his autobiography, "Born To Run", which will be published on September 27 via Simon & Schuster. Read it here.


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