Gentry's passing was confirmed with an official statement on the band's social media. The accident happened near the Flying W airport in Medford, New Jersey, where the band was scheduled to perform this past Friday (Sept. 8).
According to NJ.com, Medford Township Police Chief Richard said police got a call about a "helicopter that was distressed" around 1 p.m. ET. "Shortly after our arrival the helicopter did go down. It went into a field south of the airport," Meder said. Read morehere.
Kahn quickly defended himself by insisting that the imagery in Taylor's new video are "not in [Beyonce's] art space." Now, Kahn has poked a stick into the Beyhive by saying Beyonce is the one guilty of theft, not Swift — that Bey actually nabbed the look of "Formation" from Swift's "Bad Blood."
"['Look What You Made Me Do' is] not 'Formation' at all," he told the Los Angeles Times. "They try to say she's wearing a black crop top and Beyonce wore a black crop top. But they don't realize in 2015 in 'Bad Blood,' Taylor Swift was wearing a black crop top. I really do think, by the way, that Beyonce copied 'Bad Blood.'" Read morehere.
Late last week, Demi released a new track called "You Don't Do It For Me Anymore" as the next promotional single. The slinky breakup song puts an old love to rest.
"You Don't Do It For Me Anymore" takes notes from the throwback vibe of Rihanna's "Love on the Brain." A dramatic string and percussion arrangement highlight the song's very direct lyrics to a former flame.
"I see the future without you," she sings "The hell was I doing in the past? Now that I've learnt all about you, a love just like ours wouldn't last." Listen to "You Don't Do It For Me Anymore"here.
They all got recognition, but so did Selena Gomez — the first woman to achieve 100 million followers on Instagram. The "Bad Liar" singer appears on one of several covers honoring the women-focused feature. TIME calls Gomez "The Tastemaker" and in the interview, Selena says she's glad she grew up before social media crept into every area of American life.
"I am glad I grew up in the time that I did," she said. "I think it's really hard to be a kid now, especially with social media. I can't imagine what it would be like to grow up with that. It's already difficult to get up every day and just feel good about yourself without seeing the highlights of everyone else's life. That's why I like being vulnerable with my fans on social media. I like that they've seen my mistakes." Read morehere.
Now, it appears Wayne is back in the studio, cutting tracks with producer Scott Storch. Storch shared a photo from their session and assured his followers that Wayne is "healthy."
"My boy from back in Miami @liltunechi now he's healthy and we making some #hits in Los Angeles," he wrote. NBA point guard Damian Lillard also caught up with Wayne this week. The Portland Trail Blazers player and part-time rapper shared a photo of the pair hanging out at a recording studio. See photos of Wayne back in actionhere.
The film is about veterans adapting to civilian life after a tour of duty. The film, which debuts October 27, features Miles Teller, Amy Schumer and others. It follows the stories of armed services members who reintegrate into their homes and communities after serving in Iraq.
"I'm so proud that my song 'Soldier' from #ShaniaNOW is part of @TYFYSMovie!" she wrote. "Soldier" will appear on Twain's new album Now, which will be released September 29. Watch a preview for Thank You For Your Servicehere.
Instead, the video follows Reyez as she romps across Europe, with scenes shot in Amsterdam at the "I Amsterdam" installation and Paris beside the Eiffel Tower.
"I love Calvin Harris and Philip Harris," she said in a statement. "They are not brothers…but I love them both the same, music producer and video director. â ¤ď¸Ź"
"Hard to Love" is from Harris' most recent album, Funk Wav Bounce Vol. 1. Check out the clip, which contains explicit language,here.
"I've been hoping somebody loves you in the ways I couldn't," Steinfeld sings on the hook. "Somebody's taking care of all of the mess I've made, someone you don't have to change. I've been hoping, someone will love you, let me go."
Florida Georgia Line jump in on the second verse singing "It's been some time, but this time ain't even, I can leave it in the past but you're holding on to what you never had. It's good on paper, picture perfect, chased the high too far, too fast, picket white fence, but we paint it black." Check out the new collaborative track below. Read morehere.
In the latest installment of Carpool Karaoke (the show), Daily Show host Trevor Noah and Shakira hit Barcelona for a meandering drive through her biggest songs.
In the minute-long teaser, we hear Trevor and Shakira singing "Hips Don't Lie," "Waka Waka" and her breakout hit "Wherever, Whenever." Noah gets into the Catalan spirit with a red and gold scarf, and the drive takes a tour through some of Barcelona's biggest tourist destinations like Gaudi's Sagrada Familia cathedral. At one point, he and Shakira get out of the car and are swarmed by selfie-seeking fans.
The latest installment debuts Tuesday. Watch a teaser for the new episode of Carpool Karaokehere.
The song, "Melo Ball 1," was first heard in a commercial for little brother LaMelo's Baller Brand shoes. Appropriate, as the song (which features Kenneth Paige) is an extended shout-out to his sibling's basketball prowess.
The NBA's No. 2 overall draft pick performed the song earlier this week at LaMelo's 16th birthday party. Lonzo Ball makes his official rap debut just a week after he made headlines for slamming hip-hop legend Nas as "outdated" on the first episode of reality show, Ball in the Family. He went on to praise Migos and Future as "real hip-hop."
The hip-hop community at large didn't take too kindly to Ball's dismissal of Nas, with Lil B tweeting that the rookie was "seconds away" from being receiving the dreaded Lil B curse. Check out Lonzo's new trackhere.
"To celebrate the show's fifth anniversary we've assembled our biggest ever line-up at the legendary Hollywood Bowl," said Chris Oliviero, Executive Vice President of Programming, CBS Radio.
"We Can Survive is an especially unique show which brings together today's most popular artists and their fans to raise awareness for a worthy cause and celebrate survivors." Read morehere.
"The video looks so good," she said. "[The director] got so incredibly ill that he had to direct it from the hospital'but it's the most exciting thing I've ever been a part of, video-wise."
Clarkson teased a live fan event last night at New York City's Rainbow Room and promised that Meaning of Life will spawn some live dates later this year. She also discussed the making of Meaning of Life and revealed that some of her close friends make appearances on the record, and in upcoming videos.
'My girls are in it--my girls are all over this album, and they're amazing," she said. During the stream, Kelly accepted a YouTube Award celebrating her 1 million channel subscribers, and also performed an a cappella snippet of the Meaning of Life track "Move You" and previewed "Love So Soft" with her backup singers. Watch the full livestreamhere.
'I'm a little nervous," Lynch admits. 'But the last thing I want for chapter three is 'Oh, this is just a new take on what we've heard for the last few years.' I hope people see a side of me they haven't seen yet."
Lynch has already seen success with his seductive lead single "Seein' Red" and its follow-up — the sentimental "Small Town Boy," a song the singer says is about the type of love we're all chasing down and trying to hang onto. "I connected to this song because it speaks of a true love and a feeling you have with someone and an emotional connection that's very intimate."
'There's a song for every emotion I'm feeling right now," he explains. 'All these songs are a behind-the-curtain-look at my heart and soul, and it's so diverse because I listen to all kinds of music. Depending on what mood I was in, I would start the session out with 'Hey, I was listening to Sugar Ray last weekend in San Diego, I want to feel like that today.' Or 'I just saw Imagine Dragons, let's try something like that.'"
One of the album's highlights includes 'Love Me or Leave Me Alone," a stripped down ballad that features Little Big Town's Karen Fairchild, who first heard the song during a post-show jam session and immediately claimed as her own.
"It came about in a simple guitar vocal form. I played that demo for Luke Bryan and Little Big Town on Luke Bryan's bus. And they flipped out. And it's so cool to have artists that I look up to really kind of stand up and give me a thumbs up and say, 'This is a special song.'"
Lynch goes on to say, "I don't deserve to have Karen on my album at all it's just a dream come true to have her lend her voice, her talent, her emotion to the lyric. It's got to be hands down one of my favorite moments of my musical career." Read morehere.
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