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2017-04-24

Watch now: Charlie Puth deals with an "Attention"-seeking lover in new video

Does Charlie Puth have your attention yet? After dropping his new single, “Attention,” last week, the singer has now released its accompanying music video.The video features Charlie dealing with a drama-filled relationship. His love interest is fighting with him and smashing things one minute, and making out with him the next. But for some reason, he can’t quite let her go.“You just want attention/You don’t want my heart/Maybe you just hate the thought if me with someone new/Yeah, you just want attention/I knew from the start/You’re just making sure I’m never getting over you,” he sings.The song is the first…

posted 2017/04/24 by Music News From ABC News Radio - CHR

Is Katy Perry about to take a fresh new single out of the oven?

Katy Perry has come up with a unique way to hype her new single: she's apparently buried the lyrics in a recipe for cherry pie. As People magazine reports, Katy sent fans a newsletter that included a recipe for the "World's Best Cherry Pie." Scattered within the recipe are a few unnecessary phrases that fans speculate are actually the lyrics of Katy's next single, which is reportedly titled "Bon Appétit." Among those phrases: "Please just take your time," "Calm those hungry eyes" and "This pie is gonna hit that sweet tooth, boy.”  The recipe also ends with the words "Bon…

posted 2017/04/24 by Music News From ABC News Radio - CHR

Ed Sheeran breaks Australian chart record with "Shape of You"

The Australian charts are in great "Shape" thanks to Ed Sheeran. The singer's latest hit, "Shape of You," has now broken the record for most weeks at #1 Down Under, according to Billboard.  The record was 13 weeks, set way back in 1995 by Coolio's "Gangsta's Paradise."  Ed's "Shape of You" spent 13 weeks at #1, got knocked out for a week, but has now returned to #1 for a record-setting 14 weeks.  In addition, his latest album Divide is #1 for a seventh straight week. As huge a star as Ed is in the U.S. and the U.K., he's…

posted 2017/04/24 by Music News From ABC News Radio - CHR

God save Rihanna: "Diamonds" singer dissed by fans after posting Photoshopped pics of Queen Elizabeth II

In the eyes of some of her fans, Rihanna's latest Instagram photos are a royal mess.  RiRi posted several pictures on her Instagram account -- in honor of Queen Elizabeth II's 91st birthday -- of the Queen's head Photoshopped onto the singer's body.  All of the photos, including a particularly saucy image featuring Ri's semi-exposed underboob tattoo from her Paper magazine March issue photoshoot, attracted various degrees of criticism from the entertainer's followers. In the caption for her superimposed Paper photo, Rih wrote, "it's not that deep," but one fan believed that it was and wrote, "yes it is you just offending the queen and she has more power than you she…

posted 2017/04/24 by Music News From ABC News Radio - CHR

Machine Gun Kelly finishes Florida concert after collapsing from severe chest pains

Not even chest pains could keep Machine Gun Kelly down. The rapper reportedly collapsed backstage at his Florida concert Saturday night, but then went back out and finished the show. After experiencing severe chest pains, MGK left the stage in the middle of his hit song with Camila Cabello, “Bad Things.” A video posted on TMZ showed him clutching his chest before walking off.He later explained the incident on Instagram, writing that he “took some serious damage” to his chest plate and ribs this week while filming the movie Captive State. “During our 6th song last night I collapsed backstage…

posted 2017/04/24 by Music News From ABC News Radio - CHR

Justin Bieber acknowledges troubled past: "Thank God I'm not where I used to be"

A few years ago, it seemed as though Justin Bieber was making headlines daily -- not for his music, but for his bad behavior and his run-ins with the law.  But things have now turned around for the Bieb, and he's making critically-acclaimed chart-topping music and keeping his nose clean.  He paused to reflect on how far he'd come on Sunday with an Instagram message to fans. Justin posted a mug shot of himself from his 2014 Miami arrest for D.U.I. -- labeled "Then" -- next to a selfie of himself today, labeled "now."   "I LOVE THIS because it reminds…

posted 2017/04/24 by Music News From ABC News Radio - CHR

ustin Bieber acknowledges troubled past: "Thank God I'm not where I used to be"

A few years ago, it seemed as though Justin Bieber was making headlines daily -- not for his music, but for his bad behavior and his run-ins with the law.  But things have now turned around for the Bieb, and he's making critically-acclaimed chart-topping music and keeping his nose clean.  He paused to reflect on how far he'd come on Sunday with an Instagram message to fans. Justin posted a mug shot of himself from his 2014 Miami arrest for D.U.I. -- labeled "Then" -- next to a selfie of himself today, labeled "now."   "I LOVE THIS because it reminds…

posted 2017/04/24 by Music News From ABC News Radio - CHR

John Mayer debuts at #2 with "The Search for Everything"

John Mayer's still got it. After telling USA Today earlier this month that he was ready to pass the torch to younger singer-songwriters, John's latest album, The Search for Everything, debuted this week at #2 on the Billboard 200 album chart. John's eighth top-10 album did 132,00 in sales and equivalent streams, most of those numbers coming from traditional sales, reports Billboard. It was kept out of the top slot by the big debut of rapper Kendrick Lamar's latest, DAMN., which had the best sales week of any debut album so far this year. Earlier this month John said he…

posted 2017/04/24 by Music News From ABC News Radio - CHR

Rob Thomas to perform at the Library of Congress

Rob Thomas is heading to Washington, D.C. tomorrow to take part in a prestigious gig at an unusual location: the Library of Congress. The Matchbox Twenty frontman is one of the performers at the ninth annual We Write the Songs Event, which is presented by the Library of Congress and The ASCAP Foundation.  It celebrates the fact that the Foundation, a division of the performers' rights organization ASCAP, is gifting the Library of Congress with manuscripts, lyric sheets, letters and photos from some of the country's greatest songwriters. In addition to Rob, performers at the event include rock legend Peter…

posted 2017/04/24 by Music News From ABC News Radio - CHR

Fifth Harmony's Normani says their new album is the "best body of work that we've put together"

Fifth Harmony's Normani Kordei has been tearing up the ballroom on ABC's Dancing with the Stars, consistently earning high scores with her partner Val Chmerkovskiy.  But Normani's also been working on Fifth Harmony's next album, their first as a quartet, and she says it surpasses all their previous releases. "It's the best album that we've created," she tells ABC Radio.  "[The] best body of work that we've put together."  "It's awesome," her partner Val adds. "I like it. I was not always a fan, I'll be honest, but now I'm the biggest fan!" Normani says she doesn't know when the…

posted 2017/04/24 by Music News From ABC News Radio - CHR

Make Miley Marvel: Singer makes uncredited appearance in "Guardians of the Galaxy"

She's cosmic and she's already familiar with having a secret identity after playing both Miley Cyrus and Hannah Montana for years, so it makes sense that Miley Cyrus is joining the Marvel Cinematic Universe. It turns out that Miley has a uncredited appearance in Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 as the voice of the evolved technology Mainframe. The news was first reported by blogger Sarah Ruhlman on Friday, after director James Gunn made the revelation during a press junket. “I was watching The Voice and I [thought] she’s so likable and her voice is awesome, she’s got the best…

posted 2017/04/24 by Music News From ABC News Radio - CHR

Fall Out Boy teases mysterious project, "Purple"

Fall Out Boy has something coming, and apparently it's called Purple. Over the weekend the band Instragrammed a message directing people to movie theaters in Chicago for something coming from "Mania Entertainment Group." The band then reposted a fan-made video of a trailer that apparently ran at the movie theaters.  The video opens with the Mania Entertainment Group logo over a shot of an ocean and palm trees.  We see images of what appears to be a marriage proposal on the beach, people running down a pier, storm clouds and then crashing waves that take on a purple hue. The…

posted 2017/04/24 by Music News From ABC News Radio - CHR