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2015-03-02

Kelly Clarkson: "I Don't Have a Filter or a Fake Face"

Kelly Clarkson's music is emotional and passionate, and so is she.  She's outspoken about everything, and wants all her songs to be just as honest as she is in real life.  As she tells Entertainment Weekly, "I don't have a filter.  Or a fake face." Speaking about the fact that many of her songs are autobiographical, Kelly tells the publication, "I have to have experienced it...Basically, what I'm feeling comes through my eyes. And my mouth. And also, there's nothing worse than seeing some singer sing a torturous love song and you can obviously tell they've never had their heart…

posted 2015/03/02 by Music News From ABC News Radio - CHR

Carly Rae Jepsen Releases "I Really Like You" Online

Carly Rae Jepsen's new single is really, really, really, really here. The Canadian singer dropped her brand-new song, "I Really Like You," on iTunes and Amazon Sunday night. It has an '80s pop sound to it, and it features Carly Rae saying the word "really" dozens and dozens of times over the course of three and a half minutes. It has an '80s pop sound to it, and it features Carly Rae saying the word "really" dozens and dozens of times over the course of three and a half minutes. We're still awaiting the release of the video for "I…

posted 2015/03/02 by Music News From ABC News Radio - CHR

Lady Gaga Takes Polar Plunge in Icy Lake Michigan for Charity

After getting engaged, slaying the world with her Academy Awards performance, and landing a role in the next series of American Horror Story, what's Lady Gaga's next move?  Believe it or not, jumping into the icy waters of Chicago's Lake Michigan. ABC 7 Chicago reports that Gaga was one of several thousand people who all jumped into the lake Sunday morning for charity.  The event, called the 15th annual Polar Plunge, raises funds for the Special Olympics.  Actor Vince Vaughn, who grew up in Illinois, also participated.  As for Gaga's connection to the Windy City, she spends a lot of…

posted 2015/03/02 by Music News From ABC News Radio - CHR

Justin Bieber Celebrates 21st Birthday with Private Bash and Classic Car

Justin Bieber is officially legal. He reportedly celebrated his 21st birthday this past weekend by popping bottles of champagne with friends on a private island. Sources close to the pop star tell TMZ he rented a Caribbean isle near Grenada for what was dubbed his "I'm Finally Legal" bash, and if a video obtained by the entertainment website is any indication, a wild time was had by all.  The singer's actually birthday is March 1. The Bieb posted pictures from the party on Shots, including one that shows him getting a kiss from model Yovanna Ventura, whom he's rumored to…

posted 2015/03/02 by Music News From ABC News Radio - CHR

Echosmith's Loving Their First-Ever Headlining Tour

The California sibling band Echosmith broke out big last year with "Cool Kids," and spent 2014 appearing at festivals and opening for other acts.  The group is now out on their first-ever headlining tour, and lead singer Sydney Sierota [suh ROE tuh] says finally being able to perform for their fans without any restrictions makes it easier for them to deal with the pressure of being the main attraction. "Naturally, when you’re doing your first big headline tour, there is that excitement, but nervousness, to see how it goes and to see if people show up and simple things like…

posted 2015/03/02 by Music News From ABC News Radio - CHR

Tom Cruise Not Prepping Sam Smith for a Movie Career

Tom Cruise and Sam Smith are reportedly not teaming up to help the "Stay with Me" singer launch an acting career. According to the website Gossip Cop, a story published in the Sunday edition of the U.K. tabloid Daily Star that claimed Smith had “caught the eye” of Cruise, who supposedly wanted to "groom him for a big-screen role,” is not true. The tabloid quoted a “top executive” who has supposedly worked with the Mission: Impossible star as saying, “Tom’s offered to take Sam under his wing." The newspaper quoted the exec as saying that Cruise was "intrigued to learn…

posted 2015/03/02 by Music News From ABC News Radio - CHR

Taylor Swift on Katy Perry: "I'm Never Going to Talk About Her"

If there really is tension between Taylor Swift and Katy Perry, as has been rumored for months, Taylor isn't going to address it with the media. The "Blank Space" singer briefly touched upon her purported feud with Katy in an interview with Britain's The Telegraph. The newspaper reports she was "smiling steelily" when she said, "I’m not giving them anything to write about." She continued, "I’m not walking up the street with boys, I’m not stumbling out of clubs drunk. But I’m never going to talk about her in my interview. It’s not going to happen."   Speculation has it…

posted 2015/03/02 by Music News From ABC News Radio - CHR

Madonna Announces 35-City Rebel Heart Tour

Madonna has announced she'll be bringing her Rebel Heart tour to 35 cities, beginning August 29 at Miami, Florida's American Airlines Arena. Following stops in New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, and other cities, the UK/European leg will kick off on November 4th in Koln, Germany, and will stop in Spain, Sweden, Italy, and elsewhere. Ticket details are available on Madonna's official website. Here are the scheduled dates for Madonna's Rebel Heart tour: North America/Puerto Rico: 8/29 -- Miami, FL, American Airlines Arena9/2 -- Atlanta, GA, Philips Arena 9/5 -- San Juan, PR, Coliseo de Puerto Rico9/9 -- Montreal, QC, Bell Centre9/12 --…

posted 2015/03/02 by Music News From ABC News Radio - CHR

2015-03-01

Kanye Announces Title of New Album

Kanye West announced the title of his next album Saturday night on Twitter. The rapper revealed that he's titled the album So Help Me God. Kanye's tweet was accompanied by a photo of a diamond shape with lower case m's at each corner, which is said to be a 13th-century monastic symbol for the Virgin Mary. So Help Me God could feature some of Kanye's recently-debuted songs, like "Only One" and "All Day." A release date has not yet been announced. So Help Me God will be the follow-up to Kanye's 2013 album, Yeezus. Follow @ABCNewsRadio !function(d,s,id){var js,fjs=d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0];if(!d.getElementById(id)){js=d.createElement(s);js.id=id;js.src="http://platform.twitter.com/widgets.js";fjs.parentNode.insertBefore(js,fjs);}}(document,"script","twitter-wjs");Copyright © 2015,…

posted 2015/03/01 by Music News From ABC News Radio - CHR

Sara Bareilles & Jack Antonoff Approve of "SNL"s "Brave" Parody Video

This past weekend, Saturday Night Live aired a humorous video set to "Brave," the Sara Bareilles hit she co-wrote with Jack Antonoff of fun.  Both artists then took to Twitter to announce their approval of the skit. Going along with the song's lyrics, which declare "Say what you wanna say/and let the words fall out/Honestly, I wanna see you be brave," the video features a variety of women in different social situations, all saying what they really feel like saying -- no matter how rude or ignorant -- instead of trying to be polite.  All the women are then shown…

posted 2015/03/01 by Music News From ABC News Radio - CHR

Why Taylor Swift Gives Her Fans Surprise Gifts: "It's Fun for Me"

You may wish that every day could be Christmas, but Taylor Swift is trying to make sure that, at least for her fans, every week is like "Swiftmas." For quite some time now, the singer has been surprising her devoted fans by sending them surprise gifts that she's hand-selected based on their interests.  And how does she know their interests?  By trolling their Tumblr accounts, Twitter feeds and more.  As she tells the British paper The Telegraph, "When I pick people to send packages to, I go on their social media sites for the last six months and figure out…

posted 2015/03/01 by Music News From ABC News Radio - CHR

2015-02-28

Hozier Releases Teaser for "Someone New" Video

Hozier’s got something -- and someone -- new. The Irish singer released a teaser for the video for his new single “Someone New” on Friday, starring Game of Thrones actress Natalie Dormer. The 30-second snippet posted to Twitter features shots of Natalie, who also co-starred in The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1, and ends with a brief glimpse of Hozier singing on stage. The full video is set to premiere Monday. “Someone New” is the follow-up to his Grammy-nominated hit, “Take Me to Church.” Hozier also announced on Facebook Friday that he will be performing on The Tonight Show…

posted 2015/02/28 by Music News From ABC News Radio - CHR