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Page Too Report for 07/13/2017


Adam Lambert To Tribute George Michael At Gala

Adam Lambert is riding high right now touring with Queen in the place of legendary frontman Freddie Mercury, but he will be changing gear to celebrate the music of another late music icon, George Michael, at an upcoming benefit event.

Lambert will be performing a special tribute to Michael during the 27th annual Angel Awards Gala for Project Angel Food on Saturday, August 19, 2017 in Los Angeles. It is a charity that had a long history with George Michael and they will be posthumously honoring him at the even with the Elizabeth Taylor Humanitarian Award.

We were sent the following details about his history with the charity: "George Michael was a special guardian presence for Project Angel Food, when the organization was going through its most trying times. In 1993 Project Angel Food persevered to feed the influx of AIDS patients who turned to them during the height of the epidemic.

"Struggling to make payroll while sacrificing internally for the good of the community, Project Angel Food received an unsolicited donation, placed on the organization's doorstep. Contained in an envelope was a check and note from George Michael, for the amount of $25,000. He would donate that same amount every year until his tragic passing in 2016."

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Loretta Lynn Postponed Album Release Due To Stroke

Country music legend Loretta Lynn has postponed the release of her new album "Wouldn't It Be Great" so she can focus on recovering from a stroke that she suffered in May.

Lynn originally canceled her remaining 2017 tour dates and has now moved back the release of the new album until next year. It was originally scheduled to hit stores on August 18th.

"My main focus now is making a full recovery so that I can get back to putting all of me into what I love, sharing my music with all of you," Lynn told Rolling Stone (via Radio.com). "I now want to wait to release [Wouldn't It Be Great] next year because this record is so special for me.

"It deserves me at my best and I can't wait to share it. I want to thank everyone for hanging in there with me. I am getting stronger every day and can't wait to get back out there with all of you. I'm just letting everybody know that Willie ain't dead yet and neither am I, and I can't wait to see all of you on the road!"

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Keith Urban TV Special Preview Released

The AUDIENCE Network have released a preview trailer for their "Keith Urban: Live From Phoenix" concert special which will be airing this Friday, July 14,at 9:00 p.m. ET/PT.

The special was filmed live during this AT&T Block Party at the 2017 NCAA March Madness Music Festival in Phoenix, which was one of the shows that Urban played in support of his latest hit album "Ripcord".

The AUDIENCE Network is available via DIRECTV Ch 239, AT&T U-verse Ch 1114 and on-demand through DIRECTV NOW. Watch the preview for the special here.

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Dr. Dre Apologizes For Assaulting Dee Barnes

(Radio.com) "Any man that puts his hands on a female is a **** idiot," Dre said in Monday night's (July 10) episode of The Defiant Ones. The rapper was referring to his 1991 assault on reporter Dee Barnes.

According to police records and personal accounts, Dre ran into Fox TV's Pump It Up! host Barnes at a record-release party in Los Angeles. Barnes statement reveals the rapper picked her up and "began slamming her face and the right side of her body repeatedly against a wall near the stairway" and later beat her as she tried to escape.

"I have this dark cloud that follows me," Dre remarked, "it's attached to me forever. It's a major blemish on who I am as a man." While his career remained unaltered, his reputation took a serious hit. At the time of the assault, Dre did not apologize for the incident. Read more here.

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Michael Jackson's Halloween Animated TV Special Coming

(Radio.com) Michael Jackson's 1982 hit "Thriller" is the perfect theme music for any Halloween party, but CBS took this holiday appeal to the next level by announcing a new one-hour animated special, Michael Jackson's Halloween, will air this fall.

The special will showcase songs from Jackson's extensive musical catalog. Created and produced by Optimum Productions, the episode will also feature voice actors Christine Baranski, Kiersey Clemons, Alan Cumming, George Eads, Brad Garrett, Lucy Liu, Jim Parsons and Lucas Till.

The storyline follows Vincent, Victoria and Ichabod the dog, as they are sent on a surprise, magical adventure at the This Place Hotel on 777 Jackson Street. Read more here.

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Jennifer Lopez Releases 'Ni Tu Ni Yo' Music Video

(Radio.com) Jennifer Lopez has released a brand new music video for her latest hit track "Ni Tu Ni Yo" earlier this week, her new single which features a collaboration with Gente de Zona.

The song comes from Jennifer's forthcoming album "Por Primera Vez" (translated For The First Time), which is set to be released in September and will be her first Spanish language album in a decade.

In the video, Lopez poses for high-fashion photo shoots and videos on a tropical beach. Clips of Zona and the singer partying are interspersed with the glamor shots of Lopez. Watch the new music video here.

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Niall Horan Says Upcoming Tour Dates Are Just The Beginning

(Radio.com) Niall Horan announced his first batch of concert dates on the heels of new material earlier this week. The former One Direction star will play shows in five continents--no slouch for the first headlining tour of his fledgling solo career.

Nevertheless, some Niall fans on social media felt the list of 21 appearances wasn't full enough. The singer shared a handwritten note easing fans' disappointment that he won't (yet) appear in cities near them. In short, they may have to wait until 2018.

"It's been incredible to see such an amazing reaction to the Flicker Sessions," Horan wrote. "That you so much as per usual for your love and support. For those of you wondering why I'm not stopping nearer you this time please bear with me a little longer while I plan 2018. This is just the beginning and an opportunity for me to re-learn the craft of doing shows and touring in general." See the full note here here.

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Vance Joy Recruits Westworld Star For 'Lay It On Me' Video

Vance Joy has released a music video for his brand new single "Lay It On Me" and the new visual features Angela Sarafyan, one of the stars of the hit HBO series "Westworld."

The new video was directed by Mimi Cave (Sylvan Esso, tUnE-yArDs, Jim James) and Vance shared a little background about the new song, "I had this guitar riff I had been playing for ages but had never found a home for. When it was glued together with a lyric I had in my phone, 'everything starts at your skin,' the song started to make sense."

Fans can also catch him performance live at a number of music festivals this year including Panorama, Lollapalooza, Outside Lands, and Austin City Limits Music Festival. Watch the new video. here.

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Louis Tomlinson Previews New Single 'Back To You'

(Radio.com) In just over a week there's a good chance you'll be able to hear solo tracks by every One Direction member on the radio. Louis Tomlinson, the singer who previously dubbed himself the "forgettable" 1D member, will be the last of the group to release a solo single (he previously dropped "Just Hold On" with Steve Aoki).

On Tuesday (July 11), Tomlinson shared a short video teaser announcing that his new music will be available on July 21. The 12-second clip features a snippet of his first single "Back To You" and shows Tomlinson gearing up for a game of soccer as he sings, "I just keep on coming back to you."

The words "Back to You" are written on a chalkboard at the end of the clip and Tomlinson used the hashtag #BackToYou to announce the new music to fans. Read more and watch the clip here.

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Tyler, the Creator Releases New Track 'Boredom'

(Radio.com) Tyler, the Creator is a week away from releasing his new album "Scum F Flower Boy" and continues to share some of the tracks with fans ahead of the project's release date on July 21.

The latest track is called "Boredom" and features vocals from Rex Orange County, Anna of the North and Corinne Bailey Rae with guitar playing from Austin Feinstein.

This isn't the first track that Tyler, the Creator has shared with fans ahead of the album's release. Previously, he dropped 'Who Dat Boy" with A$AP Rocky and '911 / Mr. Lonely" with Steve Lacy and Frank Ocean. Scum F Flower Boy is the rapper's first full-length record since 2015. Stream the new song here.

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