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2017-04-11

DNCE teases new collaboration with Nicki Minaj, coming Friday

It's only been five months since DNCE released its debut full-length album, but it looks like Joe Jonas' group is ready with some new music and a superstar feature. On Monday, DNCE's official Instagram account posted a picture of the group with Nicki Minaj on the set of a video with the caption "KISSING STRANGERS FT @nickiminaj" The band also posted a teaser video with artwork announcing the record and a phone number that fans could call for a fuller length teaser of the funk-pop groove.  Fans who call are also invited to leave DNCE a message.Joe also posted a…

posted 2017/04/11 by Music News From ABC News Radio - CHR

American Authors sing for baby pandas in new video for Disney's "Born in China"

American Authors have discovered the one thing that will make their new music video irresistible to everyone: baby pandas. The group has recorded a new song called "Everything Everything" for the soundtrack of the upcoming Disney movie Born in China.  The documentary, narrated by John Krasinksi, explores the wilds of China through the eyes of three different animals: a baby panda, a baby snub-nosed monkey and two baby snow leopard cubs.  The video features footage of the band in the studio recording the song intercut with images from the movie of the baby animals frolicking and generally being adorable.  In…

posted 2017/04/11 by Music News From ABC News Radio - CHR

Fifth Harmony backs up Normani Kordei on "Dancing with the Stars"

On week four of Dancing with the Stars, Normani Kordei danced an enchanting rumba with her partner Val Chmerkovskiy, and was backed up by live her girls from Fifth Harmony -- Ally Brooke, Dinah Jane and Lauren Jauregui performing a cover of “Impossible” by Barbadian singer Shontelle. Before her dance, she shared a heartwarming story about the generous support of her parents, who never stopped believing in her. Judge Bruno Tonioli called her a "rumba dominatrix” and gave her a 9 out of 10, netting Kordei a combined score of 32.   Dancing with the Stars returns next Monday on ABC.…

posted 2017/04/11 by Music News From ABC News Radio - CHR

2017-04-10

Kelly Clarkson to discuss being a woman in music at Nashville conference next month

Kelly Clarkson will open up about her career "in a male-dominated music business" at a conference taking place in her hometown of Nashville next month. Billboard reports that Kelly will be among the guests at Music's Leading Ladies Speak Out, a session that's part of the upcoming Music Biz 2017 conference scheduled to take place May 16 in Music City.  Joining Kelly will be Julie Greenwald, the chairman and CEO of Kelly's new record company home, Atlantic Records. James Donio, the president of Music Biz, tells Billboard that Kelly will talk about moving to Atlantic for her eighth album, due…

posted 2017/04/10 by Music News From ABC News Radio - CHR

Mayte Garcia says Prince "would approve" of her memoir about her life with him

Prince's first wife, Mayte Garcia, is sharing intimate details about her marriage and life with the music icon in her newly released memoir, The Most Beautiful: My Life with Prince.   Garcia, who admits Prince was a private person, says her ex would have approved of her book. "He was a private person, but he also liked to share," Mayte tells ABC Radio. "If you ever walked into Paisley [Park,] he gave you everything that he could." According to the former dancer, Prince's private nature stemmed from his desire to protect those he loved. Mayte explains that her memoir helps to…

posted 2017/04/10 by Music News From ABC News Radio - CHR

The Chainsmokers spend a record 49 weeks in the top 10

Fresh off their Saturday Night Live debut and their 22 Billboard Music Award nominations, The Chainsmokers have sent another chart record. The group's collaboration with Coldplay, "Something Just Like This," is currently #5 on the chart, while their single "Paris" is #9.  As a result, they've spent 49 straight weeks in the top 10 on the Billboard Hot 100.  That's a new record for longest top-10 streak by a duo or group. The previous record-holders, the Swedish group Ace of Base, spent 48 weeks in the top 10, but that was back in the early '90s. If The Chainsmokers can…

posted 2017/04/10 by Music News From ABC News Radio - CHR

Report: Ed Sheeran settles lawsuit over "Photograph"

Ed Sheeran apparently avoided a lawsuit by adding the writers of the TLC hit "No Scrubs" to his current #1 hit "Shape of You."  Now he's settled another one over his hit song "Photograph." Billboard reports the case has been dismissed with prejudice, which means the plaintiffs are prohibited from bringing their suit again.  However, Billboard reports the settlement also stipulates that a federal court in California retains their jurisdiction over the suit in order to enforce the terms of any agreement.  Billboard speculates that it's likely there was some kind of settlement agreed to in order to get the…

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Paparazzi-beseiged Ryan Phillippe: "I AM NOT DATING KATY PERRY"

Last month, Katy Perry and Ryan Phillippe were reportedly interacting with one another at Elton John's 70th birthday party...so of course that means that they're dating one another, right?  After a flurry of press reports linking the two romantically, Phillippe was forced to shut the rumors down on Twitter. "I AM NOT DATING KATY PERRY," he tweeted. "BARELY KNOW HER. PLEASE STOP FLYING HELICOPTERS OVER MY HOUSE. SHE IS NOT HERE." When a fan responded, "I wish people thought I was dating Katy Perry," the actor replied, "don't mind 'people' thinking that. don't want low flying pervs hovering periodically." Katy…

posted 2017/04/10 by Music News From ABC News Radio - CHR

Sam Smith making new music with Timbaland

Remember Sam Smith?  The Oscar and Grammy-winning singer's been out of the spotlight for quite some time, but now there's proof that new music's coming. Super-producer Timbaland posted a photo of himself posing with Sam, along with the caption, "It was a pleasure working [with] this man @samsmithworld #puretalent #goodvibes #makingmemories and #timeless #music." Just some of the artists Tim has worked with over the years include Justin Timberlake and Missy Elliott -- of course -- but also OneRepublic, Madonna, Nelly Furtado, Usher, Destiny's Child, No Doubt, TLC, Jennifer Lopez, Rihanna and dozens more. There's no word on when we…

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Britney Spears announces final Las Vegas residency dates

Get a piece of her while you still can!  As previously reported, Britney Spears will be ending her Las Vegas residency at the end of this year.  Now her final show dates have been revealed.The last 18 performances of Britney: Piece of Me will take place at The AXIS at Planet Hollywood beginning September 3 and ending December 31."As I prepare to say goodbye to Piece of Me, I had no idea how magical this experience would be,” Britney says in a statement. “Having my fans from around the world come see my show has been amazing. I love Las…

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Pentatonix take on Queen with "Bohemian Rhapsody" cover

It had to happen: Pentatonix has finally recorded their version of that most classic of classic rock songs -- Queen's "Bohemian Rhapsody." The song begins with an entire a cappella section, which of course is perfect for the Grammy-winning group.  The video shows the group sitting on a couch, which then moves to a variety of different locations as the group acts out the song's dramatic lyrics, and "sings" the guitar solo. You can find the song on the group's new EP PTX Vol. IV - Classics.  The other songs on the album include their Grammy-winning version of Dolly Parton's…

posted 2017/04/10 by Music News From ABC News Radio - CHR

Mariah Carey re-ups with record company, new album coming this year

Ending speculation that Mariah Carey was on the outs with her record company and had no plans to make a new album, the diva has inked a new partnership with the label, with a new album coming "later this year. Epic Records boss L.A. Reid, who signed Mariah to the label in 2015, said in a statement, "To continue working with [her]...has been another rewarding chapter of my career. Mariah’s incomparable talents as a singer, with her vocal range that is nothing short of legendary, are matched by her brilliance as a songwriter, producer, and performer par excellence." The statement…

posted 2017/04/10 by Music News From ABC News Radio - CHR