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Page Too Report for 01/31/2017

Ed Sheeran Releases 'Shape Of You' Video, Announces SNL Return

Pop star Ed Sheeran has released a new music video for his chart topping single "Shape Of You", and announced that he will be performing on SNL next month.

The new visual was directed by Jason Koenig and filmed in Seattle. "Shape of You" was one of two singles that Sheeran released earlier this year from his forthcoming album divide, which will be released on March 3rd.

Sheeran has announced that he will be returning to the stage of Saturday Night Live on February 11th where he will be performing both singles. Watch the new video here.

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The Chainsmokers Announce Debut Album and New Arena Tour

The Chainsmokers fans have spoken and the hit making music duo have answered. Alex and Drew have announced that they will be releasing their debut album this year.

Last year, The Chainsmokers asked their fans if they wanted them to record a full album and they were answered with a resounding yes. A release date for the effort has not yet been revealed but Columbia Records said in the announcement that tickets for their upcoming North American spring tour will include a copy of the album.

The 'Memories: Do Not Open' arena tour is scheduled to kick off on April 13th in Miami at American Airlines Arena and will be finishing on June 10th in Queens at the Forest Hills Stadium. See the dates here.

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John Mayer Announces Search for Everything World Tour

John Mayer has announced that he will be hitting the road for his first solo outing since 2014 when he launches his Search for Everything World Tour this spring.

The new arena trek will include legs in North America and Europe with the U.S. and Canadian portion set to kick off on March 31st in Albany, NY at the Times Union Center and wrap up on April 22nd in Las Vegas at the T-Mobile Arena.

The European tour will be launched on May 3rd in Amsterdam at the Ziggo Dome and will include stops in Herning, Stockholm, Oslo and Copenhagen before finishing on May 12th in London at The O2. Read more including the dates here.

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Why Nicole Kidman Is Missing Keith Urban's Grammy Performance

When country music star Keith Urban performs at this year's Grammy Awards his wife Nicole Kidman will not be in the audience and the celebrity couple have explained the reason for her absence.

Urban has been nominated for Best Country Album for Ripcord and Best Country Solo Performance for "Blue Ain't Your Color" but he will have to thanks Nicole from afar if he wins.

They spoke with Entertainment Tonight and explained that she will be in the audience of another awards show hoping to walk away with a trophy of her own.

The Grammy Awards will be falling on the same night as the British Academy of Film and Television Arts Awards (a.k.a. BAFTAs) where Nichole has been nominated for Best Actress in a Supporting Role for the film "Lion". Read their comments here.

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Drake Debuts New Track 'More Life' At Tour Stop

(Radio.com) During his Boy Meets World Tour stop in Amsterdam over the weekend, rap star Drake treated fans to a new song from his upcoming playlist project More Life.

Performing on a stage in the round, Drake played the audience a new song from that forthcoming album. It features an edgier sound with Drake repeating, "Ok, ok, ok" in the intro. Elsewhere on the track, he's nothing but big boasts. "Studio right in my yacht," he raps.

More Life is set to be released in early 2017, although no release date has yet been set. Still, Drake promised it would be soon. "I know we got three more shows in Amsterdam, but the best part of that is if you coming back to any more shows, More Life is gonna be out and we can do some whole new só," he said.

He'll be back in Amsterdam on February 26th, so it seems as though fans won't have to wait longer than a month before they hear what he's been working on. Listen to Drake's new track here.

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Nelly Furtado Announces New Album 'The Ride'

Nelly Furtado has announced that she will be releasing her new studio album, which will be entitled "The Ride", on March 31st and includes her single "Cold Hard Truth."

Furtoda premiered the new track during a performance on Late Night With Seth Meyers last Thursday night and video of the appearance on the NBC program can be streamed here.

Nelly's sixth studio album, was produced by John Congleton (St. Vincent, Explosions in the Sky, Blondie, Erykah Badu, Franz Ferdinand) and she had this to say about working with him, "It was kind of cool, because I'm super pop - I really gravitate toward pop melodies when I write - but John is really interesting and might rearrange my pop song into more of a punk arrangement, nothing like what I would do." here.

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Chris Stapleton and Kelsea Ballerini Lead ACM Party For A Cause

(Radio.com) Chris Stapleton, Kelsea Ballerini and many more country music stars are slated to perform at this year's ACM Party for a Cause which will be taking over Las Vegas the week of the ACM Awards.

Party for a Cause will benefit ACM Lifting Lives, which gives money to multiple music-related charities and will feature multiple events in the days leading up to the Awards show which will be taking place on April 2nd.

Lady Antebellum, Billy Currington, Ryan Follese, LoCash, Kip Moore, Jake Owen, Michael Tyler, Clay Walker and Brett Young are all scheduled to perform. Read more here.

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Justin Bieber Takes Part In NHL All-Star Celebrity Shootout

(Radio.com) Justin Bieber showed off his hockey skills at the NHL All-Star Celebrity Shootout on Saturday (January 28th). He may have taken a few licks, courtesy of Arizona Coyotes' defenceman Chris Pronger, but Bieber also managed to score a goal and stay on his feet throughout the game.

Of course, he's no stranger to the ice. Before he became a pop star sensation, Bieber grew up playing hockey. But all in all, Bieber seems to have enjoyed his time at the event.

The NHL shared a picture of Bieber donning the All-Star Celebrity Shootout jersey, and quoted him as saying, "This is one of the highlights of my life. For real." Check it out here.

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Selena Gomez and the Weeknd Confirm Relationship

(Radio.com) Selena Gomez and the Weeknd have captured the public imagination with their budding relationship -- and she's finally taken the match-up public on Instagram.

The most-followed woman in the world shared a video of her new beau chilling on a boat in Italy. The black-and-white clip doesn't reveal much about their vacation, but it's unmistakably Abel Tesfaye.

News outlets have recently published photos of Seleeknd in Florence, seeing the sights and enjoying some quality time. It's Gomez' own post that seals the deal: We'll take the heart-eye emoji as a resounding new-love announcement. See the post here.

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Brandy Clark Making Debut Performance On The Today Show

Country Music star Brandy Clark has announced that she will be making her debut on NBC's TODAY this morning, January 31st, where she will be performing her GRAMMY-nominated hit "Love Can Go To Hell".

The song comes from Clark's sophomore album "Big Day in a Small Town", which was released in June of last year. She had this to say about her debut performance on the morning television program during the Kathie Lee Gifford and Hoda Kotb hosted fourth hour:

"Performing on the Kathy Lee and Hoda hour of the TODAY show is a big one for me. I am truly a fan of both of them and watch their segment any morning I can." .

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Lady Gaga Talks Super Bowl Halftime Show

(Radio.com) It's one week from showtime at Super Bowl LI in Houston, where the New England Patriots and the Atlanta Falcons will battle for the NFL championship at NRG Stadium, and where Lady Gaga will perform what is rumored to be the most expensive halftime show in history.

The Mother Monster joined Radio.com affiliate Mix 104.1 morning hosts Karson & Kennedy Monday morning [January 30] to chat about her upcoming performance at the Pepsi Zero Sugar Super Bowl LI Halftime Show in the first place.

"There's a lengthy process to go through, meeting with the NFL and sort of applying and discussing what you would do in the first place. I think that part of how they decide who is going to come and do the halftime show is based on our ideas and what we want to do," Gaga said to the show's hosts, Karson, Kennedy, and Salt.

"They were really excited about the show we wanted to put on. They've been super supportive. They've been there every day at the rehearsal space with us, cheering me on as we rehearse." Read more here.

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