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Demi Lovato Hopeful For Ariana Grande Collaboration

(Radio.com) Demi Lovato has been talking about this for quite some time now' wanting to do a song with Ariana Grande. And it makes sense. The two of them are arguably the best female pop vocalists of our generation. Plus, they were both child stars' Demi coming from Disney, and Ari coming from Nickelodeon.

When the singer recently sat down with Fresh 102.7 in New York City, Demi said she really wanted to get Ariana Grande on her as-yet-untitled upcoming album, but they just couldn't find the right song to duet on.

With deadlines looming, the dream collab had to get put on pause for a bit longer. "I really wanted to collaborate with Ariana," Demi admits. "There wasn't really a song, unfortunately, that would be right for us to do together -- so we have yet to work together but I would love to work with her someday."

But fear not Arianators, Demi is "confident" that the team up WILL happen, "We've talked about it before. We'd love to sing together." Read more here.

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Taylor Swift New Music Speculation Sparked By Social Media Move

(Radio.com) Taylor Swift has shocked fans by suddenly clearing most of her social media accounts. The singer's official website was presenting web surfers with an error message early Monday morning (8/21).

Her devoted followers are reacting to the unexpected social media scrubbing, with some thinking it's a sign that the pop superstar is about to release new music.

The deletion comes on the three-year anniversary of the release of Swift's "Shake it Off" single, which is being celebrated on Twitter with the hashtag #3YearsOfShakeItOff. Read more here.

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Miley Cyrus Releases 'Younger Now' Video

(Radio.com) Miley Cyrus is presenting a more adult image with her new music, but in the new music video for the track "Younger Now" she's still as playful, if not as provocative, as ever.

The clip begins with Cyrus lying in bed under the sheets reflecting: "Feels like now I just woke up/ Like all this time I've been asleep." Maybe she's ruminating about the more mature direction she's displayed with "Malibu" and "Inspired."

Then things get a little more surreal. First Cyrus is swaying back and forth playing an acoustic guitar, then she's dressed up like a cowgirl cozying up to a puppet. There's also a scene of Miley riding with backup dancers on a float, strumming an acoustic and wearing a flowing pink dress like she's in the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade. "Change is a thing you can count on," she sings.

During the video, Miley pays homage to Elvis by wearing a blue sequined outfit while mime children run circles around her. In another scene, she's dressed in an equally flashy red ensemble, curling her lip while she shakes and shimmies like the King. Watch the video for "Younger Now" here.

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Gucci Mane Announces New Album 'Mr. Davis,' Drops New Single with Migos

(Radio.com) To introduce his new album, "Mr. Davis," Gucci Mane has released a brand new track featuring Migos, "I Get the Bag" several weeks ahead of the new record's release.

Gucci's new LP is scheduled for released on September 15. It includes his previous collaboration with Nicki Minaj, "Make Love," plus features from the Weeknd, Big Sean, A$AP Rocky, Schoolboy Q, Monica and more.

His most recent album, Droptopwop, came out earlier this year. The rapper's autobiography, The Autobiography of Gucci Mane, will be available shortly after the album, on September 19. Check out "I Get Bag," and the full Mr. Davis tracklist here.

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Singled Out: Brian Dunne's Taxi

Americana singer-songwriter Brian Dunne is on the road promoting his new album "Bug Fixes & Performance Improvements" and we asked him to share the story behind the track "Taxi". Here is the story:

Taxi is a song I emptied the tank on. It was the last song I wrote for "Bug Fixes & Performance Improvements," and I had a lot of things I still wanted to say. It is also the song I'm proudest of.

I grew up an hour outside of New York City, in a town where nothing really happened. It was mainly populated by chain restaurants and strip malls, and had that strange paradox of overpopulation and small town (read: small-minded) sensibilities. Call it the worst of both worlds. It's not a bad place or anything; it just wasn't for me. Growing up kind of sucks anywhere, I think.

I spent those years waiting for my life to begin, with a singular vision of how things would be once I was out of there. Of course, nothing ever quite works out as we've planned, and I've had to do a lot of reckoning with the reality of it all.

Taxi is my story. Deconstructing it makes it a little less universal, but it's the truth. The song is set in the middle of the night, heading through the Holland Tunnel in a cab. If you've ever taken a New York City cab to the airport or the bus or whatever, you know that it's a whole thing -- shuffling your bags, waving down the driver. But there's a brief moment of peace before you get to where you're going when you're sitting there and there's nowhere else you can be. And this story is set in that half hour of time, reflecting on all the things that brought you here. Enjoy.

Hearing is believing. Now that you know the story behind the song, listen for yourself and learn more about the album right here!

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Chance the Rapper Youngest Person On Fortune's '40 Under 40- List

(Radio.com) Chicago champion and all-around good guy Chance the Rapper has yet another accolade to tuck under his belt with the announcement that he is the youngest person on Fortune's "40 Under 40" list.

The annual ranking of the most influential young people in business puts Chance on the list (#29) at the tender age of 24, with his net worth a reported $9 million.

He's done it without the help of a major label recording contract, due to merchandising, ticket sales and endorsement deals. Read more about where that cash is going here.

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Lady Antebellum Baby Boom With 2 Members Both Expecting

(Radio.com) Superstar country act Lady Antebellum is experiencing its very own baby boom, with two of the band's three members both expecting to welcome a second child into their respective families soon.

Singer Hillary Scott is pregnant with husband Chris Tyrell (who serves as the band's drummer), as is singer/guitarist Dave Haywood's wife Kelli, according to a joyful Instagram post from the band's official account featuring the band's children.

"Well, #BabyBellum round 2 is on the way!," the band shared. "We're thrilled to announce the Haywoods are welcoming a girl this December, AND the Tyrrells are expecting in February 2018!" Update: Hillary is having twins! See the announcement here.

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Jana Kramer Releases New Single 'I've Done Love'

(Radio.com) Michigan-born country star Jana Kramer has released an emotional new single, "I've Done Love." Comparing love as a drug, Kramer says the track came together after a lunch with one of the songwriters, Nicolle Galyon.

'I told her my story and touched on relationships and my journey, and she told me hers. And the next day, she said, 'I have this song,'" Kramer told CMT. 'This is the song. This is so me," Kramer said after hearing the tune.

"I've been tipsy but never drunk. And I don't have the sting of needle, and I haven't woken up with a bottle, but I've done love." Listen to "I've Done Love" here.

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Rachel Platten Releases New Single 'Broken Glass'

(Radio.com) Pop singer Rachel Platten has released a cathartic new single, "Broken Glass." The song's music video was shot in the Los Angeles' Chinatown, and features female bikers from around the globe, including a pair of German world champions.

"'Broken Glass' is my rallying cry of release, healing, excitement, hope, and joy," Platten told Refinery29. "It's a celebration of the power of women--of our unity, strength, and fierceness, and of just how freaking awesome we are.

"We are badass on our own, but we're unstoppable when we come together." The singer is scheduled to perform "Broken Glass" for the first time on Good Morning America on August 21. Check out the song here.

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Anderson East Releases 'All On My Mind' Video

(Radio.com) Country singer Anderson East has released a new single, "All On My Mind," which features none other than Ed Sheeran among its songwriters. The song comes with an official music video.

East will likely perform the new single when he makes his first appearance on Jimmy Kimmel Live! next month on September 5th and possible at upcoming live shows.

Following an appearance at Denmark's Tondor Festival (Aug. 26-27), East will hit the road with Chris Stapleton for a handful of dates as part of Stapleton's "All-American Road Show" tour. See East's upcoming tour itinerary and listen to the song here.

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Jaden Smith Releases New Track 'Diamonds V1'

(Radio.com) Jaden Smith has released a new track 'Diamonds V1." The low-key, vibey song has a coming-of-age theme and contains personal and political references.

"I ain't really with the violence/ You'll probably see me at Tyga's house playing violins," he raps at one point. In another line he spits, "Don't forget I wrap a verse around you like a circle," Clearly, the son of Will Smith is a chip off the old block. Check out Jaden's latest here.

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Cole Swindell Begins Work on New Album

(Radio.com) Cole Swindell has revealed via a social media post that he is back in the recording studio and hard at work on the new music that will be on his third studio album.

The "Ain't Worth the Whiskey" singer shared a photo of himself at an audio console with the caption: "Hard to believe we are starting album 3 today.. So fired up!"

Swindell's sophomore album You Should Be Here was released in May of 2016. Check out the post here.

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Fergie Reveals Track Details For 'Double Dutchess' Album

(Radio.com) Pop star Fergie late last week (August 18) revealed the track listing for her long-awaited new album, Double Dutchess, via a GIF that was shared on Twitter.

Among the songs slated for Double Dutchess include previously released singles "MILF $," "Life Goes On" and even the 2014 track, "L.A. Love," featuring YG.

While the album will be available to pre-order starting on August 25, the singer has yet to reveal an actual release date. Check out the full track and guest listing here.

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Fetty Wap Releases New Song 'There She Go'

(Radio.com) Rap star Fetty Wap has returned with a new song, "There She Go," which features Monty, and was produced by longtime collaborators Peoples and Shy Boogs.

"Hey, there she go, you've been lookin' so fine, baby," goes the hook. "Won't you be mine, baby? (God Damn) please don't say no, ay, I made this time to spend with you and show you how I'm perfect too."

Check out the new track here.

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