In a message on their Facebook, page, they said, "its a christmas f—ing miracle. for our jewel runners worldwide, f— it. we couldn't help ourselves. it just feels right. after a crazy f—ing year and with a full tour about to set off we asked ourselves what we were waiting for' and we just couldn't come up with a great answer. you've been with us since we started this thing and its made such a huge difference in our lives to have your energy and love. thank you.
"so as a gift to all of you who have allowed us to continue to do what we love: RTJ3. we busted our a–es on this one and we think we made something special this round. grab it for free, buy it on any of the digital platforms you like or stream it." Read morehere.
Rather than making a dramatic aerial ascent across the main stage, Spears had to climb down a set of stairs to join her dancers front and center. A helpful stage hand climbed to inform her that the harness moment was a no-go. Members of the audience seemed aware that something wasn't quite right.
Spears, ever the professional, quickstepped down the stairs to finish the number and give her fans what they paid top dollar to see in Sin City. Watch video of the incidenthere.
"We had laundry on stage!" Chris told media outlets. "You know what was funny, at that show one girl asked for it back. We left them all up on stage and one girl comes and goes, 'Can I get that one?' And my stage hands are like, 'Are you sure? It's been onstage.' And she was like, 'It was really expensive.' [laughs] "
The 30-year-old was actually impressed by the girl's honestly. "I was like, you are equally brave for coming back to get it and go, 'no, no, I don't want to repurchase that,'" he said.
Speaking of ladies on tour, odds are he won't have the same conversation with his upcoming tourmate and duet partner Cassadee Pope. The pair's "Think of You" is Young's followup to "I'm Comin' Over."
"I had gone out of my way to grab her on the tour, we knew that was going to be the next single," he explained at the No. 1 party. "It's one of those things where I was so lucky to get someone with a voice like that on the track. It such a vocally powerful song. It's range-y. I don't know if you guys have ever heard her sing live and in person, it sounds like her record. It's incredible. She's doing a high c sharp on the record. It's nuts. I'm pumped. That's something we'll be able to give people when the single's fresh, when it's new, when they don't know it yet, as well as - hopefully - six months from now where it won't be a big deal."
Watch the lyric video for "Think of You"here.
"The Oklahoma Highway Patrol Marine Enforcement Division made recovery of the body of Craig M. Strickland this morning Jan. 4, 2016," a spokesperson confirms to People Magazine in a statement.
Before Strickland and his friend continued their quest, Morland posted a tweet, which became the last message from either of them. 'In case we don't come back," Morland tweeted, '@BackroadCRAIG and I are going right through Winter Storm Goliath to kill ducks in Oklahoma. #IntoTheStorm." Read the original reporthere.
"I'm going to be hella rich after all the lawsuits I file from these crazy individuals who keep lying on my name. Happy NEW YEAR! Time for some of us to grow the f— up," the singer wrote in an Instagram post. TMZ reports that a defamation suit may be filed as early as today.
The charges pertain to an alleged incident that occurred on Saturday, December 2 at the Palms Casino Resort. Liziane Gutierrez claims that when she attempted to take photos with Brown, he punched her in the face and took her phone.
"Her claim that she had her phone in her possession inside the after party and was able to take a photo causing an altercation with Chris Brown is a complete fabrication," read a statement by Brown's team. "This seems like a clear case of retaliation for her bruised ego." See Brown's posthere.
According to a statement, Cole suffered from idiopathic pulmonary arterial hypertension, which led to heart failure. Her family released the statement on Thursday (Jan. 7) that explains following receiving a kidney transplant in 2009, Cole was diagnosed with pulmonary arterial hypertension, a rare lung disease that causes shortness of breath, dizziness and sometimes chest pain.
The statement also stated that she "responded well to pulmonary arterial hypertension-specific agents over many years, during which she performed many concerts world-wide, but eventually succumbed to intractable right heart failure, an outcome that unfortunately commonly occurs in this progressive disorder." Read morehere.
The Telegraph reports that while there, Bieber attempted to climb an ancient buildings and received multiple warnings from security guards to stop. As the confrontation escalated, officials called police though "tempers had cooled" by the time the authorities arrived.
A representative of Mexico's National Institute of Anthropology and History told the newspaper that the police intervention was unnecessary--though Bieber was ultimately escorted from the premises. Read morehere.
'This is the last thing I would've ever expected," Farr said in a statement. 'I sing hard, and I give it everything I have every night, but I really believed I was putting my training to work.
"After a #1 song, an awesome tour with Jason and getting engaged, this is not how I thought I was going to be winding up 2015." As a result, Farr is canceling his appearances with Lee Brice to focus on his work with the Vanderbilt Voice Clinic in Nashville. Read the original reporthere.
The incident happened at the Hogs Breath Saloon and a police report indicates that Carter was intoxicated. It explains that when a bartender refused to serve the singer, Carter and Michael Rae Papayans became aggressive.
Papayans allegedly head-butted an employee of the saloon while Carter allegedly grabbed a bouncer by the throat. Both were arrested and charged. The pop star later apologized for the incident. Read about thathere.
According to Billboard, the video for "Lean On" by Major Lazer and DJ Snake hit one billion views last week. It marks the 14th clip to have been viewed over one billion times, joining the likes of Taylor Swift's "Blank Space" and "Shake It Off," Katy Perry's "Roar," Wiz Khalifa and Charlie Puth's "See You Again," and the number one viewed video on YouTube: Psy's "Gangnam Style."
Billboard also reports that only two clips had passed one billion views a year ago and now a dozen more have joined the most-viewed clips within the past 12 months. It looks like the number could easily double over the next year.
The next clip in line is "Love the Way You Lie." Eminem and Rihanna's 2010 hit needs just under three hundred thousand views to hit one billion. Meanwhile Shakira's "Waka Waka (This Time for Africa)," Maroon 5's "Sugar," Ed Sheeran's "Thinking Out Loud," Psy's "Gentleman," and Ellie Goulding's "Love Me Like You Do" are all less than one million views from the coveted spot. Read morehere.
The Tennessean newspaper reports that the suspect has been arrested after trying to return the merchandise. The police report filed by Musgraves details that two pairs of boots, valued at $900, and their receipts, were stolen.
The following day, Darnell Cunningham went to Lucchese Boots and with boots and receipts in hand. The store's general manager recognized the footwear and noticed the country singer's name on the receipt. Read morehere.
Also, he wants her to take him to the Cheesecake Factory. This is not the first time Nicasio has crashed a stage. The 20 year old, who goes by the name ZacZeta, crashed Kris Jenner's 60th birthday party as well.
After spending the night in jail, Nicasion told HipHopDX that he doesn't intend on suing Osbourne for literally licking him off the stage. "What's her name, Sharon Osbourne? She kicked me in my a-, dude.
"When she kicked me in my a-, my brain did my a backflip. I guess it was coo[l]. But I'm going to need that apology from her, though. If she can take me on a date to Cheesecake Factory. That's about it." said Nicasio. Read morehere.
Urban dips into Biggie's music again to make a mash-up paying homage to the late David Bowie. Terry Urban's new amalgamation is called "Biggie Stardust."
The track, which was released on Soundcloud, lays a Biggie verse lifted from "Dead Wrong" over Bowie's "Moonage Daydream." While the two songs don't seem like they would pair well together, the mash-up is well executed. Check out Terry Urban's "Biggie Stardust"here.
"Thom Yorke?" a confused Smith offered his collaborator Jimmy Napes, who provided a lifeline with the word Radiohead. "Yes, I was a little bit surprised," continued Smith. "Not going to lie, but I haven't listened to it personally because I did the Spectre theme song."
Around the holidays, Radiohead released their shot at a Bond theme, simply titled "Spectre." The band graciously explained that the partnership with studio decision-makers didn't go anywhere. Read morehere.
After a couple of swift kicks from Sharon Osbourne, security removed Zacari Nicasio from the stage. According to NME, Nicasio shouted "Yeezy just jumped over Jumpman," a lyric from West's song "FACTS," alluding to his friendly rivalry with Drake.
"I had to shout out who I look up to: Kanye West and Kevin Gates," Nicasio told the Hollywood Reporter. "I came here to do this tonight. I could honestly care less about what was going to happen." Check out an imagehere.
"My first reaction was to be like man that's a bummer, this isn't fun for me," says Swift. "But then my second reaction ended up being, hey that's actually kindof a really interesting character they're writing about, she jet sets around the world collecting men, and she can get any of them, but she's so clingy that they leave and she cries, and then she gets another one in her web and she traps them and locks them in her mansion and then she's crying in her marble bathtub surrounded by pearls."
"I was like, I can use this," Swift jokes. The performance comes from Taylor's stripped down set at the GRAMMY Museum on September 30th. Check out the unplugged version of "Blank Space"here.
Love performed a cover of the Radiohead classic "Creep" oozing with the pensive, tortured, carnal intensity we know and respect. Yahoo News reports that her daughter Frances Bean Cobain looked on from the audience.
The event specifically celebrated the Linda Perry/Miley Cyrus collaboration that some have tipped for Best Original Song prospects at this year's Oscars. Check it outhere.
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