Liam is the final member of 1D to release solo material. Louis Tomlinson, Niall Horan, Harry Styles, and Zayn Malik have all embarked upon their individual careers and have found nearly instant fan acceptance.
Malik, of course, had a head start after he quit the boyband back in 2015. Check out a stream of Liam Payne's addition to the boy's post-One Direction cataloghere.
The 19-song set mixed classic tracks and hits from the Seattle band's six albums, opening with "Ugly Truth" from 1989's "Louder Than Love", and closing with a two-song finale from 1991's "Badmotorfinger" - "Rusty Cage" and "Slaves And Bulldozers" - which also included a snippet of Led Zeppelin's "In My Time Of Dying" from 1975's "Physical Grafitti."
The Detroit stop was the twelfth date of Soundgarden's month-long spring tour of North America, which was set to wrap up with a festival appearance at Rocklahoma in Pryor, OK on May 27.
Cornell's death has been ruled a suicide by hanging following an autopsy by The Wayne County Medical Examiner's Office. The singer's body was discovered on the floor of the bathroom in his room at the MGM Grand Detroit with a band around his neck.
"The Medical Examiner has completed the autopsy on 52-year-old Chris Cornell, the Soundgarden musician who died last night in Detroit," the office said in a statement Thursday afternoon. "The cause of death has been determined as hanging by suicide. A full autopsy report has not yet been completed. There is no additional information at this time." Watch the videohere.
Abdul, who was an Idol judge when the country singer won, was thrilled to run into Underwood backstage. "So happy to reunite with the amazingly talented and equally beautiful @carrieunderwood tonight," Abdul captioned a photo on Instagram of herself hugging country star. "So proud of your journey."
Underwood shared the same pic, saying, "Well, look who I ran into backstage at #TheTotalPackage Tour! So cool to watch her do her thing!" See the postshere.
Speaking in an exaggerated Toronto-slang dialect, Drizzy first shares a few laughs with Canadian comedians Jae and Trey Richards. Subtitles are required.
The scene goes quickly south, however, when the "Hotline Bling" star rates the brothers' DVD a low 3 out of 10. This rating leads to the brothers and Drake getting into a silly shouting match over the incident. Check out the full cliphere.
"Soooooo damn we got the Number 1 album in the country!!!!" he began his online message to fans. "I ain't one to flex but god damn fam I've waited my whole life for this."
"Be yourself!" he continued. "As the world tells you that you aren't good enough, or tries to label you or your art. Just remember you're awesome! Also my fellow artists out there, whether people love or hate what you put into the world remember that's what art is, it's loved or hated. And also remember that it doesn't matter how much love or hate you get. All that matter is that you're happy. Because that's what matters!"
"This is bigger than music!" he concluded. "This whole movement is about identity, and happiness. So be you and love yourself because you're special!!!!" Check out the full messagehere.
"Somebody Will" embodies the familiar melancholy, country-western style vibe Maddie & Tae have put out since their debut album Start Here in 2015.
Despite a couple hiccups in the beginning of the performance, the two delivered the beautiful ballad. Watch fan footage of their performance of the new songhere.
The Cars 3 Original Motion Picture Soundtrack features an original song, "Run That Race," from Dan Auerbach, two instrumental tracks from Brad Paisley and an end credit single, "Ride," from ZZ Ward featuring Gary Clark Jr.
The soundtrack also features four cover songs: Tom Petty's "Kings Highway," covered by James Bay, Bruce Springsteen's "Glory Days" by Andra Day, The Beatles' "Drive My Car" by Jorge Blanco and actress Lean DeLaria's take on "Freeway of Love," which Aretha Franklin popularized. Read morehere.
The film is expected to be similar to Charlie Kaufman's Anomalisa (2015), utilizing stop-animation technology, which combines 3D printing and puppetry. Read morehere.
Directed by Jake Schreier, the video features Chance dancing alone in an empty room, rocking an outfit that nods to Napoleon Dynamite, then Francis joins him on the dance floor.
Chance uses his verse as a heartwarming dedication to his daughter Kensli, rapping, "You've got your mother's eyes… You must have been born with two right feet. I love you more than your mother/More than you love yourself."
Watch "May I Have This Dance (Remix)" and listen to the original trackhere.
"I am heartbroken to share the news that our father, Robert, passed away last night…While we learn more about the cause of death, and begin the grieving process, we ask that our privacy be respected at this difficult time," the Backstreet Boys singer wrote in two separate tweets.
In an Instagram post, Aaron wrote, "My heart is broken, We are so hurt we lost you poppa way too soon. You were never human to me, you were always my real life superhero #BobCarter #RIP #MyDaddy" Check out the brothers' postshere.
According to the post, the two got secretly married after only dating for three weeks. Regarding her feelings on the separation, King wrote, "My heart is broken. My soul aches. I am lost. He is the greatest love of my life. He is my best friend."
While the precise reason for the breakup is unknown, TMZ recently reported law enforcement was called to the couple's home April 23. Sources say the two were arguing when Ferguson grabbed her by the throat and threatened her life.
Her husband was arrested and booked for felony domestic violence, but King did not seek to press charges. She later told the police the fight was the result of things getting out of control while partying. Read the full posthere.
Tiona Cordova of Pueblo, Colorado won the annual District Congressional Art Competition for high school students with a portrait of the Compton rapper, titled "Utmost Appreciation."
The painting will be on display for one year. Colorado Congressman Scott Tipton announced the winner and shared the artwork via his social media accounts. Check out the winning paintinghere.
In an interview with People, Rhett explained the first few days were a "whirlwind" of discovery for his 18-month-old, saying, "She constantly wants to see something new."
One of these discoveries was introducing Willa used the couple's two dogs. "Willa has never seen dogs before and we have two big ones," Rhett said. "They are so sweet, but it's been hilarious watching her try to pet them." Read morehere.
Reading strangers' cruel words online fed her insecurities and contributed to her eating disorder problem. "It became a vicious cycle: When I compared myself to others, I would read more mean comments, which only fed my anxiety and depression," the singer wrote. "Seeing paparazzi photos of myself and the accompanying catty commentary fueled my eating disorder. The sick irony was that when I was at some of the lowest points in my life, I kept hearing how much better I looked. I knew I was destroying my body with my eating disorder, but the message I was getting was that I was doing great."
She wrote that taking a step back from social media and the damaging comments has helped her overcome her body image struggles. Read morehere.
The pop singer has, at last, revealed that the record is titled The Hurting, the Healing, the Loving and it focuses on her arc of self-discovery through this past tumultuous year.
"The first song from my forthcoming album 'the hurting the healing the loving' will come out on 5.19.17," Cabello wrote in a lengthy social media post. "'the hurting the healing the loving' is the story of my journey from darkness into light, from a time when i was lost to a time when i found myself again." Read morehere.
He goes through a series of different options, each time dropping into a scene that would go with the garment. A white fur coat, an astronaut uniform and a preppy sweater transport the rapper to alternate universes.
The track comes from Boomiverse, Big Boi's first solo LP since 2012's Vicious Lies and Dangerous Rumors. The album is scheduled for release June 16. Watch the videohere.
When the pair stood up to simulate game play with an invisible basketball, Corden got cute with some imaginary finger spins and dribble action. That's when things got heated.
The legendary MC hand-checked Corden, who fell to the ground, stood up, and pushed his opponent twice. "What you wanna do!" Cube shouted as they acted out some basketball aggression. They pair were in each other's faces when Jason DeRulo stood up to break the fight apart--"It's just basketball!"
"This is bulls—, Cube!" Corden shouted. "You floppin' already," he replied. Watch the tense Late Late Show momenthere.
The half-hour program will feature a casino set with classic over-sized dice and playing cards featured in the original show. Contestants will answer street-smart questions to win.
Snoop will executive produce the show with Michael Strahan, Constance Schwartz-Moriniof SMAC, Ted Chung of Snoopadelic Films, and Vincent Rubino. Read morehere.
The original American Idol champ added, 'My backup singers who've worked with me for years said 'It's the first time you've done a record that's, like, full-on your personality.'"
Clarkson credited her upbringing and her current family status as sources of her strength. 'I've always been a confident person, I think that's just being Texan," Clarkson said. 'But I think being a mom has brought another level of confidence, because basically the things a mom does daily, without adding a job, is pretty insane. We're gladiators, basically." Read morehere.
The song features a guest appearance from Brazilian pop star Anitta, is the latest release from Azale's long delayed sophomore album, "Digital Distortion."
"Kick in the door, wave in the four fizzy, they already know they can't f– with Iggy," Azalea spits. "Truce got smart and the rent due, you know that, all black when I come through, it's Kodak." Stream the new trackhere.
Later, he gave away bling, designed t-shirts for the Houston Rockets. Earlier this week he released three new songs, and now, a video has surfaced of Scott playing his single "Goosebumps" 14 times in a row during a show at the Criterion in Oklahoma City.
The concert took place on May 12 and Scott's reps are touting the achievement as a record for the most times an artist has played a song during a single show. That may be the case, but for it's unclear if it was a tremendous or tedious experience for fans. If you really like "Goosebumps," you can check out Scott's performancehere.
Wearing a dramatic Dior Haute Couture's off-white silk taffeta coat and bustier dress, she looked like an elegant, fashionable bride ready to walk down the aisle.
The superstar completed her look with pieces from her newly debuted jewelry collection with Chopard. RiRi even kept her shades on while posing for the cameras. See the photoshere.
"That's not weird in Malibu," says Cyrus. 'I give the pig spa treatments and then I just, like, don't change." Cyrus isn't being hyperbolic. In an interview with Karen and Jeffrey from Fresh 102.7, Cyrus detailed a recent night out with her mother.
"I fell the other day in pig poop ' and I went to dinner with my mom right after and then told her the story as we were sitting at dinner,: says Cyrus. The press, who routinely follow her around, never notice the mess and even believe it to be a fashion choice. "When they're like, 'Miley in her bow at Nobu'' and then it's like, 'Okay, yeah that's pig poop on my leg.' No one actually gets the real drama."
Cyrus released the single "Malibu" on May 11 and her sixth studio album is scheduled for release in July. Check out the full interviewhere.
While Shepherd spends her days looking after one of the world's most recognizable celebrities, she revealed a secret about Kim's husband Kanye West: He's hilarious.
"I think people would be surprised to know how funny Kanye is," she said. "Do people know that he's funny? I know everyone thinks he's so deep and serious, but he's also so funny, like he has me rolling laughing, and sometimes I'm like, Is this inappropriate that I'm laughing so hard?" Read morehere.
Immediately following the performance she sat down to speak with afternoon drive host, Booker, about her new album, where she finds confidence, and her trust of her fans.
As fans eagerly await the release Halsey's new album, she gave us some insight into what they'll be hearing. "There are 16 songs on the album, every song has its own identity in a way. The first real song on the record, the second track is called A Hundred Letters, and it's alternative, pop, kind of 90s vibe, very much in Halsey fashion--sad, sad lyrics."
While she is known for her emotional lyrics, she has a very clear and very normal answer as to why the lyrics are so rarely happy. "I think I write a lot of sad music or I tend to write more about negative things than positive things. Doing that helps me be a happier person in my real life…when nice things happen to me I want to keep them to myself. When bad things happen I want to complain about them to you guys." Read more and watch the full interivewhere.
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