Word first broke about Kiiara's potential involvement when Linkin Park discussed incorporating a female vocalist on "Heavy" in a video they posted to their website.
"It could be interesting to maybe experiment with the vocals on the chorus," Joe Hahn said. "Like bringing in a female vocalist to add harmony could be cool. I don't know if those are good directions, but just something that feels out of the box for us could give that dynamic it needs." The rest of the band agreed. Although they didn't specify working with Kiiara at the time, rumors began circulating with her name attached.
"I'm holding on," begins the chorus. "Why is everything so heavy. Holding on, so much more than I can carry, I keep dragging around what's bringing me down, if I just let go, I'd be set free. Holding on, why is everything so heavy." Read morehere.
Migos hosted a Black Tie Grammys party which boasted over 1,500 attendees. Police were reportedly called early Sunday morning (Feb. 12) to help break up the party. One of the party-goers included Chris Brown.
That wasn't where the trouble began for the rap group, though. Earlier Saturday, Migos rapper Offset was kicked off an American Airlines flight after he refused to stop talking on the phone when a flight attendant approached him. Angered about the incident, the rapper uploaded a video about the situation. Read morehere.
Over the weekend, a very good cut of the song leaked on social media, and fans can't get enough of their new Selena track. "Feel Me" reportedly comes from Selena's next studio album, which doesn't yet have a title or a release date.
It's recorded in the mid-tempo dance pop style she's inhabited on "Good For You" and "Same Old Love," so her millions of followers should be pleased. Check out the trackhere.
The video focuses, in part, on Urban and Underwood in a warehouse-like space reminiscent of a boxing ring. Surrounded by overhead lights that flash and shimmer as they "battle" back and forth between verse and chorus, the pair jump, twirl and energetically engage one another.
Elsewhere, a young woman dressed in workout clothes walks through an industrial district at night but stops under an overpass to dance. The choreography incorporates boxing moves so her dancing exhibits equal parts grace and strength. Watch the videohere.
Although he doesn't name drop Drake, Jay Z's reference to "numbers" (aka age), "summers" and talking big seems to be a response to Drake's single "Sneakin." Drake rapped on that track, "You ain't own it right away, you had to wait on n—as/ Man, I'm only 29, have some patience with us/ Plus I never met nobody from my label, n—a/ I just pop up with the music then they pay a n—-."
It's not the first time they've traded subtle jabs. After Drake rapped, "I used to wanna be on Roc-a-Fella then I turned into Jay" on his single "Summer Sixteen," Jay Z responded when he appeared on another DJ Khaled track, "I Got the Keys." Read morehere.
In a lengthy post, Cannon explained how NBC executives weren't happy about an upcoming comedy special he'd shot. "After days of deliberating over some extremely disappointing news that I was being threatened with termination by Executives because of a comedy special that was only intended to bring communities closer together, I was to be punished for a joke," Cannon wrote.
According to Cannon, the executives thought he was in breach of contract because the comedy special portrayed their brand in a negative light. But he sees things differently. "Or is this just another way to silence and control an outspoken voice who often battles the establishment," he wrote. "Recently many of my mentors have cautioned me that soon 'The System' would come down on me because I was speaking too many truths and being to loud about it." Read morehere.
The group sang the Elton John classic "Tiny Dancer" in the dimly lit bar, just as the traveling band of musicians and groupies did in the Cameron Crowe film.
The brief clip is mysterious in origin, but it looks like everyone had fun! Maybe a four-way collaboration is in the pipeline--see the video Lana's fun night outhere.
Now "Sandcastles" and "Love Drought," both of which Queen Bey performed during her Grammy medley, can be enjoyed with cinematic visuals through Bey's official account.
Beyonce may have lost the night's biggest prizes, but she earned plenty of respect in Adele's gracious acceptance speech for Album of the Year. Watch the videoshere.
The county music stars hosted together last year and will return for the 52nd annual ACM Awards which is scheduled to be broadcast live from the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas Sunday, April 2nd at 8pm ET on CBS.
This will mark Bryan's fifth time hosting the event and Bentley's second. Luke tweeted the news to fans on Monday (Feb 13) "Back for round 5 at the @ACMawards. @DierksBentley, let's do this." See the tweeted linkhere.
Produced by Fred Foster, Hello, I'm Dolly caught the attention of Porter Wagoner, who ultimately invited Parton to become a member of his band and appear on his popular weekly television show. These appearances led to Parton's rise to superstardom and she became a bonafide household name.
"I can't believe it's been 50 years since I did my first album," Parton recalls. "What a wonderful 50 years it has been. Thanks to my Uncle Bill Owens and Fred Foster for believing in me early on. And thanks to all the fans out there...I hope to have at least another 50 years!" Read morehere.
Carly Rae Jepsen and Lil Yachty star in the three-minute clip where the two acts remake the 1988 classic 'It Takes Two" by Rob Base and DJ E-Z Rock. Throughout Lil Yachty and Jepsen's new spin on the track, they are shown navigating the store.
The commercial was choreographed by La La Land's Mandy Moore and showcases some fancy footwork from both Jepsen and Yachty alongside many dancers who recreate the Target logo with perfectly arranged shopping carts.
"It was a great experience," Lil Yachty previously said in a behind-the-scenes clip from the set. 'I got to bring my whole team out for filming so we had so much fun! It was fire." Watch the new Target commercial in its entiretyhere.
In the slow-motion video, Timberlake stands at the driving range and prepares to hit the ball. His brave caddy stands in front of him a few feet away.
Timberlake's swing launches the ball directly at his caddy, but the trajectory eventually takes it up and over his head. "Driving range goofball. #ATTProAm" Timberlake wrote in the caption.
Timberlake's out on the links as part of AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am (via PGA Tour). Hopefully, his time on the golf course goes much better than last time. A man was arrested after slapping Timberlake in the face while he was playing at the American Century Celebrity Pro-Am in Lake Tahoe in July. Watch the cliphere.
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