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Page Too Report for 02/02/2017


Beyonce Reveals She Is Pregnant With Twins

Beyonce and Jay Z's daughter Blue Ivy will soon have not one, but two new siblings. The celebrity couple revealed the news that the former Destiny's Child star is pregnant with twins.

She broke the news via Instagram on Wednesday (Feb 1st) with a photo of a very pregnant Beyonce with the following caption: "We would like to share our love and happiness. We have been blessed two times over.

"We are incredibly grateful that our family will be growing by two, and we thank you for your well wishes. – The Carters". See Beyonce's posting here.

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Drake Performs Another New Song From 'More Life'

(Radio.com) As Drake makes his way through his Boy Meets World tour, his fans are getting previews of his next project, More Life. The rapper played a new song Tuesday (Jan. 31) in London, and a fan caught the moment.

You can hear lines like, 'And I still got love for the West End" and 'We don't need to hear about a next man." Earlier this week, Drake gave another sneak peek of his upcoming project, playing a song that features London rapper Giggs during a show in Amsterdam. A few days later, Giggs was his special guest at one of the London shows.

During the Amsterdam performance, Drizzy hinted at when fans can expect his next release. 'I know we got three more shows in Amsterdam right? But the best part about that is if you coming back to any more shows, 'More Life' is going to be out, we can just do some whole new s—, you know what I'm saying. I love y'all for being patient with me and holding me down this week. It meant a lot," he said. Read more and check out the clip here.

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Lauryn Hill Three Hours Late To Concert

(Radio.com) Lauryn Hill upset fans when she arrived for a show in Pittsburgh more than three hours late. It's not unprecedented behavior for the hip-hop icon, but fans nevertheless expressed their disappointment on social media.

The rapper arrived at the venue around 11:20 p.m. and reportedly played until about 1 a.m. but for many, the damage was done. One fan tweeted "Dog. #laurynhill had a packed house and full band setup and didn't show. https://t.co/MYMDeHlP23— Wells P (@Wells_P) February 01, 2017"

Another added, "Lauryn Hill was over 3 hours late for her show last night in Pittsburgh. WHY do people even continue to waste their money?— keithan (@iamKeithan) February 01, 2017." Read more here.

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Bruno Mars To Lead Prince Tribute At Grammys?

(Radio.com) Bruno Mars is among the list of pop stars set to perform at the 59th Annual Grammy Awards on February 12th, but is he also going to be involved in the show's big Prince tribute?

Sources close to the awards ceremony told Billboard that Mars is in talks to pay homage to Prince through a live music medley that would involve his close associates The Time.

Since Mars' involvement has not yet been confirmed, it's unclear whether he would perform one or two of his own big singles from 2016 along with an array of Prince's biggest numbers, or if his performance at the GRAMMYs would focus exclusively on Prince. Read more here.

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Willie Nelson Announces New Album 'God's Problem Child'

(Radio.com) Willie Nelson announced a new studio album featuring all new recordings. Titled God's Problem Child, the album will add 13 new songs to his repertoire, along with seven that Nelson co-wrote with longtime songwriting partner Buddy Cannon.

God's Problem Child finds Nelson investigating mortality all while transfixed with life's beauty. It arrives one day before his 84th birthday on April 29th, and will be available for purchase as a CD, vinyl and digital download.

The album marks Nelson's ninth for Legacy Recordings. His seventh album with the record label, Summertime: Willie Nelson Sings Gershwin, was nominated for a Grammy this year in the Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album category. Read more here.

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Sam Hunt Streams New Single 'Body Like a Back Road'

(Radio.com) Sam Hunt released an online stream of his new single, "Body Like a Back Road," on Wednesday (February 1st). The song appears on his forthcoming sophomore album.

"Body Like a Back Road" revolves around a woman who took Hunt's breath away with her beauty. The two get to know each other so well that he equates her body with driving familiar roads. "Body like a back road, driving with my eyes closed/ I know every curve like the back of my hand/Doing 15 in a 30, I ain't in no hurry/ Imma take it slow just as fast as I can," he sings on the chorus. The "15 in a 30" reference winks at Hunt's upcoming 2017 tour by the same name.

Hunt's latest has a relaxed feel to it with affected guitar synths and even an organ popping up throughout the track. There's no word yet on what the title or release date of his next album will be. He last released his debut studio album Montevallo in 2014. Take a listen to the new track here.

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Taylor Swift Shares Exciting First Time Experience With Fans

(Radio.com) Artists still get excited when they hear their latest song on the radio for the first time and Taylor Swift is no exception. Swift shared a video she recorded when she heard "I Don't Wanna Live Forever," her new collaboration with Zayn Malik, for the first time on the radio.

"I've never heard it before," she tells the camera as she jams out to the song in the backseat of an SUV. Swift just so happens to be driving around with her BFF and Malik's girlfriend Gigi Hadid, who is equally into the song during Swift's behind-the-scenes look.

She and Swift lip sync to the song, reenacting some of the more pained expressions seen in the track's music video. "I Don't Wanna Live Forever" appears on the Fifty Shades Darker soundtrack. See Swift's post here.

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Art Garfunkel Releasing His Official Autobiography

(Radio.com) Art Garfunkel's memoir, What is it All but Luminous: Notes From an Underground Man, is scheduled for release September 26. The book, published by Alfred A. Knopf, finds the musician recounting his boyhood in Queens, meeting Paul Simon in school and recording their first hit together, "Hey Schoolgirl," at age 16 under the name Tom and Jerry, reports Rolling Stone.

What Is It All… addresses Garfunkel's tumultuous friendship with long-time musical partner Paul Simon and their massive success together. But it also focuses on his solo career, acting work, his desire to get a masters in mathematics, how he nearly lost his voice and how he got it back.

Garfunkel will continue his In Close-Up world tour today (Feb. 2) at the Sunrise Theatre in Ft. Pierce, Florida. The trek wraps May 14 at the Graton Resort and Casino in Rohnert Park, California. Read more including the dates here.

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Yelawolf Selling Bullet-Grazed Hoodies For Valentine's Day

(Radio.com) Rapper Yelawolf has a bad idea for Valentine's Day: To show your loved one you care, buy a hoodie with a bullet hole through the center. He's calling the charming garments "Shot Through the Heart" and he's shooting the bullets with some friends' help.

Yelawolf posted an Instagram video of his pal prepping the hoodies for sale and it doesn't strike a very romantic tone. "'shot through the heart' Jovi black heart hoodies for 12 select people just in time for Valentines Day .. thanks @ilovelb4l for the hands on help bud," he wrote.

It seems the hoodies will be available in a limited run. Yela was sure to tag the fashions "trailerparkcouture," "slumerican" and "ghetto cowboy." See Yelawolf's creative process here.

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Sting Does Singing Battle With James Corden

(Radio.com) When Sting was invited to The Late Late Show with James Corden, he probably didn't know it would be a battle of epic proportions. In a hilarious bit, the talk show host becomes a competitive singing waiter who becomes territorial about his 'zone."

Corden performs Extreme's 'More than Words," for his unsuspecting table. When the Police frontman shows up singing 'Fields of Gold," the host directs him back to his own 'zone." Corden starts in on a cover of Bryan Adams' Robinhood soundtrack hit, '(Everything I Do) I Do it For You," to which Sting's character, Al, responds with a powerful rendition of "Roxanne."

The competition escalates, ending with a one-man band complete with accordion, losing to a full band and gospel choir delivering 'Every Breath You Take." Watch it here.

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Courtney Love Lands Big Role In Menendez Brothers Murders Film

(Radio.com) Courtney Love just got a new job. The Hole frontwoman has landed a starring role in a Lifetime movie about the 1989 murders of Jose and Kitty Menendez by their sons, Lyle and Erik.

Love, who plays Kitty Menendez, previously starred in the 1996 movie The People vs. Larry Flint, winning many critics circle awards and even receiving a Golden Globe nomination for Best Actress - Motion Picture Drama.

The filmmaker's goal for the Menendez movie is to reveal the 'extreme abuse the brothers endured at their father's hands, while their mother looked the other way." Read more here.

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Nicki Minaj 'Literally' Calls Out People On Social Media

(Radio.com) Nicki Minaj has a public service announcement for anyone messing around with the word "literally." Stop it. Minaj tweeted a screenshot explaining how the word has been co-opted in recent years.

It used to mean "in a literal or strict sense" and was considered to be the opposite of "figuratively," which described something metaphorically taking place.

But it has since been used more and more colloquially to describe something actually happening. "Literally" in many ways has become the new "figuratively." And Minaj is over it. She tweeted, "U guys, pls stop saying u were 'literally' dying laughing. B+++ if u were 'literally' dying laughing you'd be dead right now." Read more here.

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