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Page Too Report for 07/25/2017


Justin Bieber Cancels The Final Leg Of His World Tour

(Radio.com) Justin Bieber has canceled the final leg of his Purpose world tour. After a few more stateside dates this summer, the tour was set to head overseas and end October 7 in Singapore.

The world tour began March 9, 2016 in Seattle, WA. A statement on Bieber's official site reads: "Due to unforeseen circumstances, Justin Bieber will cancel the remainder of the Purpose World Tour concerts.

Justin loves his fans and hates to disappoint them. He thanks his fans for the incredible experience of the Purpose World Tour over last 18 months. He is grateful and honored to have shared that experience with his cast and crew for over 150 successful shows across 6 continents during this run. However, after careful consideration he has decided he will not be performing any further dates." Read more here.

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'Stranger Things' Trailer Features Michael Jackson's 'Thriller'

(Radio.com) The latest trailer for season two of the hit Netflix series "Stranger Things" debuted this week and it features a familiar soundtrack. Michael Jackson's "Thriller" scores our latest look at the new season of the hit Netflix series.

"It's 1984 and the citizens of Hawkins, Indiana are still reeling from the horrors of the demogorgon and the secrets of Hawkins Lab," reads the official synopsis.

"Will Byers has been rescued from the Upside Down but a bigger, sinister entity still threatens those who survived." Season two of Stranger Things premieres October 27; check out the new trailer here.

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Katy Perry Hit In The Face With Basketball

(Radio.com) Pop star Katy Perry is not afraid to poke fun at herself, as she demonstrated in a recent Instagram post that she shared to tease her upcoming "Swish Swish" music video.

In the ridiculous photo, Perry is seen reacting to getting hit in the cheek with a basketball. She hilariously captioned the image, writing, "Be the ball they said, become one they said."

There is currently no release date that has been revealed for the upcoming video but you can view Perry's fun photo along with the full social media post here.

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Kendrick Lamar Joined Onstage By 2 Chainz And Travis Scott

(Radio.com) Kendrick Lamar's DAMN. tour touched down in Brooklyn on Sunday night (July 23) and the rapper had two special guests in tow; 2 Chainz and Travis Scott took the stage to support their pal.

They performed "4 AM" from 2 Chainz' Pretty Girls Like Trap Music album and the crowd went wild. 2 Chainz shared an Instagram video that mixes behind-the-scenes footage from the concert with video from the set.

Barclays Center, where the show took place, shared a video with the caption: 2 CHAINZ x KENDRICK LAMAR x TRAVIS SCOTT. That just happened." Watch videos from the live collaboration here.

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Singled Out: Yes You Are's HGX

Yes You Are have been gaining attention with their single "HGX" which fuels a recent Pepsi MAX commercial. Jared White (co-writer with Kianna Alarid in the band) tells us about the track. Here is the story:

Very early on in our songwriting efforts together, Kianna was talking about how much she loved Timbaland's production and work. We had just met so I was definitely trying to impress her, and I went to work with the intention of writing something inspired by Timbaland. I came up with that main keyboard riff, somehow imagining that would be something Timbaland might do.. so that was my interpretation of a hip hop hook and beat.

Lyrically I was thinking a lot about "Like A Rolling Stone" by Bob Dylan. He famously sings "How does it feel?" I was thinking that whoever Dylan was singing to in that song probably got into their sorry state by doing things that felt right, at the time. Its from that perspective.. from the perspective of a person who has made big mistakes. Its also got something to do with the song 'Just Like Starting Over' by John Lennon which was the #1 song on the day I was born. It got me thinking about the idea of starting over again, after having made mistakes, and the possibility that you can have a new, better kind of life if you want it bad enough.

The verses are about the journey toward realizing who you are and why you're here and what an explosive, life altering experience it is when you are finally allowed to figure that out. In the chorus the part that says "Song oh song, just stop playing if I'm wrong". That was inspired by and in reference to this book of The Bible called "Song of Songs". Its a strange read, and is referred to, by many, as the "X-rated book of the Bible." It's just verse after verse of a man and a woman telling each other how hot they are for each other. Seemed like such a dirty book to tuck into the middle such a sacred, spiritual tome… I wanted to just point at that mystery a little bit.

Hearing is believing. Now that you know the story behind the song, listen and watch for yourself here and learn more about the group right here!

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Glen Campbell Releases 'Adios' Music Video

(Radio.com) The music video for Glen Campbell's bitter-sweet track "Adios" premiered on Monday (July 24) via CMT. The cut is the title track to Campbell's farewell album. The iconic country singer, who turned 81 in April, is in the final stages of Alzheimer's disease.

Directed by Peter Zavadil, the video features old videos and photos of the country legend interspersed between the story of his guitar from its first to last note.

Campbell's daughter Ashley Campbell hands off the guitar in Nashville, while his grandson Jeremy Olson gives the guitar an emotional send off in the end. "In my view, 'Adios' is Glen's farewell to the spotlight. I wanted the music video to reflect those sentiments," Zavadil explained. "The guitar is a symbol of Glen's legacy … a 'spiritual baton' as it were, carried on by all those influenced by his music, beginning with one of his daughters and ending with one of his grandsons. The fact that no one will ever hold a match to Glen's skill on the guitar is memorialized by giving his guitar a proper 'Viking Funeral' on the California coast. The project truly was an honor and an adventure."

Ashley sings backing vocals and plays the banjo throughout the album. She remarked that her father's music has "touched so many people's lives" and hopes that the video will "resonate with a lot of people."

"Music moves through us all in different ways, lighting a fire in each of us," she continued. "That fire will always be burning as music keeps moving and as each of us continues to pass the torch." Watch the video here.

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Pink Teases Her New Single 'What About Us'

(Radio.com) Pink is setting her sights on a city landscape and new music, as she took to social media on Sunday (July 23) to tease a new single "What About Us," which will arrive Aug. 10.

In the online photo, Pink stares at a distant city landscape with a flashing cop car and woman nearby. The singer included the caption, "WHAT ABOUT US 8/10/17."

This will be the musician's first project since her "Just Like Fire" from the Alice Through the Looking Glass soundtrack, or her "Waterfall" collaboration with Sia and Stargate. She has not released a full-length album since her 2012 The Truth About Love. Check out Pink's post here.

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Lil Uzi Vert Shares 5 New Tracks

(Radio.com) Although Lil Uzi Vert's much-anticipated album, Luv Is Rage 2 has not yet be released, the rapper has still released new music this summer. Over the weekend, he delivered five new songs.

In the tweeted announcement of the share on SoundCloud Vert wrote "Y'all thought them songs was on luv is rage 🙄 we coming way harder den dat" :

The new tracks are called "Walking Around With a Band," "Bag" (which features Young Thug), "Let You Know," "Loaded," and "Pet."Fans may have thought the songs were from his upcoming album, but the rapper let everyone know that is not the case when he tweeted: "Y'all thought them songs was on luv is rage we coming way harder den dat." Listen to the songs here.

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The Weeknd Travels Far To Celebrate Selena Gomez's Birthday

(Radio.com) The Weeknd made it back from Paris to Los Angeles on Sunday (July 24) in time to celebrate Selena Gomez's birthday. The singer (real name Abel Tesfaye) performed in Lollapalooza Paris the day before he flew home for his lunch date with Gomez.

On Saturday (July 23), the 'Bad Liar" singer spent time with her friends, ringing in her 25th birthday with a cake and balloons, which she revealed via Twitter.

"Thank you for all of my bday love. I couldn't be more blessed. A lot of you don't realize how much you mean to me. I. Love. You. –think 25 is going to be epic. Xo," Gomez captioned one shot. See the full post including photo here.

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Zedd Shares His Excitement About Kesha's Return To Music

(Radio.com) Zedd has been a big supporter of Kesha over the years, he made her the featured vocalist on his track 'True Colors," as she struggled to get her career back on track.

Zedd dropped by 92.3 AMP Radio where he expressed his pleasure to at his friend's proper return to music. "I've heard the single ["Praying"], which I think is amazing," he said.

"She's obviously been through the roughest time," he continued. "I can't imagine what that feels like to be an artist and not be allowed to release music."

"So now she's finally able to release new music on her own, so yeah, I'm super happy for her. She's so great, so she deserves it." Read more here.

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J-Lo And A-Rod Go All Out For Joint Birthday Celebration

(Radio.com) Jennifer Lopez and Alex Rodriguez (A-Lo? J-Rod?) comprise one of the world's most photographed couples and it just so happens that their birthdays fall close together.

On Monday, J-Lo turned 48 and on Thursday, Rodriguez turns 42. Back in March, we observed that their late-August birthdays make them both Leos, a fire sign that makes them both "creative, passionate, generous, warm-hearted, cheerful [and] humorous."

The couple shared some creative, passionate, generous, warm-hearted, cheerful and humorous Instagram posts from a joint celebration in Miami. J-Lo hit the town in a black mesh dress and A-Rod looked dapper in jeans and a blazer. Rodriguez recently spoke to Entertainment Tonight about why he admires his girlfriend:

"Jennifer is one of the most brilliant business minds that I've ever met," he said. "She's the hardest working lady and, you know, I grew up with a single mother. I have two daughters. I am a big, big promoter of women equality." See some images from the birthday celebration here.

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