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Page Too Report for 02/27/2017

Ed Sheeran Releases Special Remixes Of 'Shape of You'

Pop star Ed Sheeran has just released two new remixes of his hit single "Shape Of You" one from Major Lazer remix (featuring Nyla & Kranium) and another from Stormzy.

Sheeran and Stormzy premiered this special remix of the chart topping single during their appearance at the BRIT Awards last week. A stream of the remix can be heard here.

The original track is feature on Sheeran's forthcoming album 'divide', which will be hitting stores on Friday (March 3rd). The special Major Lazer remix of the track has also been released, check it out here.

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Deadmau5 Offering Free Album Download

(Radio.com) Deadmau5 has teamed with WeTransfer, an online company that specializes in ad-supported large data transfer, to deliver his new album, to fans as a free download.

The new album is entitled "stuff i used to do" and is a collection of 13 previously unreleased songs which he will be offering for a free download until this Friday (March 3rd) here.

The retail version of the album will be released that same day at digital music services and will include 3 additional tracks. Check out the tracklisting for "stuff i used to do" here.

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Future On Track To Make Chart History

(Radio.com) Future released his new album HNDRXX on Friday as planned. If the record debuts at number 1, he could become the first-ever artist to hit the top spot with two different albums in two consecutive weeks.

His self-titled studio album, released February 17, is likely to debut at number one, with about 150,000 units shifted. If that's the case, history could be his for the taking, reports Billboard. We'll have to see what the future has in store.

As previously reported, HNDRXX features guest performances by The Weeknd ('Coming Out Strong" ) and Rihanna ("Selfish"). The 17-track record was released through a-1/Freebanz/Epic Records. Stream HNDRXX here.

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Chief Keef Falls Off Stage During Detroit Concert

(Radio.com) Chief Keef is currently touring to promote his Two Zero One Seven mixtape, but things took a turn when he performed in Detroit last week. During his set, the rapper lost his balance and fell off the stage.

In the video, Keef tries to steady himself and ends up turning in circles as he falls into the crowd…it was a near-save. Despite the minor embarrassment and (potential) bruising, Keef maintained a sunny outlook when he shared the video to Instagram. In the caption, the rapper wrote "Funniest sh– in Years."

The year two one zero seven got off to a rocky start for Chief Keef: Last month, he was reportedly arrested and charged with assault and robbery for an attack on former producer Ramsay the Great. Watch Keef's video here.

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Gorillaz Have Reportedly 'Finished' New Album

(Radio.com) Damon Albarn reportedly shared with a fan that the new Gorillaz album is 'finished' and that the band are currently rehearsing for a live tour, according to the UK outlet NME.

Derek Winstanley allegedly chatted with the Gorillaz frontman and then posted the details of their conversation online next to a picture of him posing with Albarn. "He says they've just finished the album and they're rehearsing right now!! :)" Winstanley wrote.

The cartoon band are preparing to release their first full-length record since 2011's The Fall. There is no official word on when the new Gorillaz album will be released, but the cartoon band released the new single "Hallelujah Money" featuring Benjamin Clementine on January 19. Watch "Hallelujah Money" here.

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John Mayer Goes Behind The Scenes Of 'Search for Everything' Wave 2

(Radio.com) John Mayer is releasing his latest album The Search for Everything in four-song waves, and now that wave 2 is available for download, he's back with behind-the-scenes info on the writing and recording of the material.

Mayer sat down with Rolling Stone's Jenny Eliscu to explore the themes and process behind the next four songs on The Search for Everything. "It's beyond a break-up record," he said. "It's about my impression of loss. It's about the ghost in the room. Proudly, it is, as my therapist says, a study into the metaphysics of absent love."

Here's Mayer on the new songs, track-by-track. "Still Feel Like Your Man": "This is my little engine that could…The title itself had lyrics blowing out of it from every corner…[I wrote it] almost like a treatment for a movie." Read the rest here.

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John Mellencamp Announces New Album 'Sad Clowns and Hillbillies'

(Radio.com) John Mellencamp returns in 2017 with his 23rd full-length album, Sad Clowns and Hillbillies. Although the project won't be available until April 28th, he shared the second single, "Grandview" featuring Martina McBride.

McBride's powerhouse country vocals combine with slick guitar riffs to produce a strong, toe-tapping collaboration. "Just an old country boy, wearing my OshKosh boots/ Walk by the trailer factory, every day on my way to school/ Early on in life the only thing I want to do/ Is buy me a trailer and move it down to Grandview," he sings in the opening verse.

Sad Clowns and Hillbillies also features Carlene Carter, daughter of June Carter Cash and stepdaughter of Johnny Cash. Check out the full tracklist and listen to "Grandview" here.

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Brett Eldredge Releases New Song 'Somethin' I'm Good At'

(Radio.com) Brett Eldredge is back and ready to get a little crazy. The country singer shared his brand new single, "Somethin' I'm Good At," which appears on his forthcoming album due out this summer.

In the song, Eldredge details all the things he's terrible at doing. "I'm a real bad liar/ I'm a burnt toast kind of guy 'er/ If I try to build a fire, I'll burn the woods/ I ain't a mover or a shaker/ Can't keep up with the pacer/ Never met a dance floor that ever did me any good," he sings in the opening verse. But he is good at putting a smile on people's faces.

"It's exciting to write and record a song that captures this side of me and this song is full of life and excitement," Eldredge said about the song in a statement. "I hope everyone feels the way I do about it and I hope it puts a smile on your face when you hear it as you're driving down the road or unloading the dishwasher or whatever you're doing, I just hope it makes you happy." Check out the song here.

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Robin Thicke Accused Of 'Tampering' With Court Order By Ex

(Radio.com) Robin Thicke and ex-wife Paula Patton's bitter custody dispute continues to play out publicly: Last week, media obtained a court filing in which Patton makes new allegations against Thicke.

Her attorneys claim the 'Blurred Lines" singer 'tampered" with a court order and tried to get her arrested in front of their 6-year-old son. "Mr. Thicke's egregious, premeditated and unlawful domestic violence has terrorized [Patton and their son]" claim the documents, according to Billboard.

The filing also alleges Thicke took the couple's designated CPS case worker to an expensive sushi dinner while the case was in progress. Patton gained sole custody of their son as of January 26, when she filed for a temporary restraining order and brought allegations of abuse during their marriage to light. Read more here.

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Gucci Mane Announces His Very First Headlining Tour

(Radio.com) Gucci Mane had a busy 2016 and he's aiming to ensure 2017 surpasses what he accomplished last year. The rapper announced that he'll be heading out on the road for his very first headlining tour later this spring.

The TrapGod Tour kicks off in Boston, Massachusetts on April 5th and wraps up just over a month later in Austin, Texas on May 6th. More details about tickets can be found at Gucci Mane's Facebook page.

Shortly after the tour, Gucci plans on releasing his next album Drop Top Wop. No release date has yet been set, but he promised fans it would arrive this summer. See the tour dates here.

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Sean Kingston Speaks Out About Migos Fight

(Radio.com) Sean Kingston is standing by his assertion that Migos didn't put a scratch on him, but he's changing his story about the trio not jumping him during an altercation in Las Vegas last Tuesday (February 21st).

"You see my face, there was no beat down, it was none of that," Kingston told CBS Las Vegas affiliate 8 News NOW. "It was a jump, but it wasn't a JUMP. You get what I'm saying."

Kingston explained how Migos Facetimed him to meet outside of the Sands Expo & Convention Center where he was attending a fashion show. But according to him, they didn't have anything to say. "And as soon as I went outside it was no talking," he said. "They just started jumping on me throwing punches. I didn't have a chance to put up my set up or do nothing."

He added, "It was very shocking because no matter what goes on it is kind of like I've been to their house they've been to my house. My mom has cooked for them. We don't do industry friends. It's either you're rocking with us or you ain't rocking with us -- period." Find out why Kingston thinks Migos wanted to throw down here.

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Jason Derulo Releases New Track 'Swalla' Featuring Nicki Minaj

(Radio.com) Jason Derulo combines dancehall rhythms with a Vegas club feel on his brand new single "Swalla" which features guest appearances from Nicki Minaj and Ty Dolla $ign.

The rhythmic synths that pepper the opening sound straight out of the Caribbean. "Love in a thousand different flavors/ I wish that I could taste 'em all tonight," Derulo sings in the opening verse. But things take a turn on the chorus, where he briefly shifts into an EDM build before getting back to his island vibes.

Derulo plays with the song's title, suggesting all the women who have shown up for a party at his place take a drink while winking at the word's other meaning. "Swal-la-la-la," he sings.

Minaj doesn't pull punches and makes sure her men know exactly what she's not going to do. "Bad gal, nuh swalla nuttin'," she raps in the opening line of her verse, before moving on to focus her impeccable style. "Word to the Dalai Lama/ He know I'm a fashion killer/ Word to John Galliano/ He cuppin that Valentino/ Ain't no tellin' me no," she raps. Listen to "Swalla" here.

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Gwen Stefani, Blake Shelton And Alicia Keys Cover 'Waterfalls'

(Radio.com) Gwen Stefani and Alicia Keys will be returning to The Voice as Season 12 coaches, and ahead of the show's debut they teamed up with their fellow coaches to cover TLC's hit "Waterfalls."

Shelton plays guitar while Keys plays, what else, keys. Each singer, known for a different style, puts their individual stamp on the verses, but they come together on the chorus for a harmony-infused collaboration.

The acoustic cover shows that even while the four coaches may be playing against each other on the show, they can put their competitive side to rest for a song. Check it out here.

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Eminem Announced As Reading and Leeds Festivals Headliner

(Radio.com) Eminem will be headlining the Reading festival on August 26 and Leeds on August 27. Kasabian and Muse are co-headliners of the festivals, whose lineup also includes Bastille, Major Lazer, Korn, Haim, Halsey and Fatboy Slim.

Event organizers expressed their excitement about Em's return appearance to the festival, fondly remembering his previous appearances. 'Eminem returning to Reading and Leeds is beyond exciting," said R&L boss Melvin Benn. 'His 2013 headline performance was incredible and I can't want to have him back.

"In addition to our third and final headliner--joining Kasabian and Muse--we've announced over 70 additional acts to this year's line-up--it's looking stronger than ever." See the announcement tweet and lineup here.

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