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Demi Lovato and Nick Jonas Announce "Future Now: The Tour" Joint Outing

Demi Lovato and Nick Jonas fans, rejoice: the pair announced Monday they're heading out together next year on a joint tour dubbed Future Now: The Tour.  It starts June 24 in Sunrise, Fl and is scheduled to wrap up September 17 in Los Angeles, CA.“Nick and I have decided, and we are announcing, that we are going on tour next year,” Demi said today on ABC's Good Morning America.The friends, who first appeared together in Disney’s Camp Rock in 2008, said they're joining forces mainly for their fans. “Demi and I were business partners and, obviously, have a long history…

posted 2015/10/26 by Music News From ABC News Radio - CHR

Justin Bieber the Top Winner at MTV EMAs

Justin Bieber had a great night at the MTV Europe Awards in Milan, Italy, Sunday night. He was the top winner, collecting five awards: best male; best collaboration, for the Skrillex and Diplo tune "Where Are Ü Now"; best worldwide act: North America; best look; and biggest fans. Taylor Swift had a leading nine nominations but won just one award. She took the prize for best song for "Bad Blood," featuring Kendrick Lamar. Performers included Justin, Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, and Pharrell Williams, whose rendition of his song "Freedom" served to raise awareness about Europe's refugee crisis. Ed Sheeran hosted…

posted 2015/10/26 by Music News From ABC News Radio - CHR

Why 5 Seconds of Summer's New Album Is More "Serious": "We've Been Through Some Stuff"

5 Seconds of Summer don't exactly have a reputation as a serious band, but on their brand-new album Sounds Good Feels Good, the Aussie quartet has turned their attention to some weighty topics.  It's all a reflection of what they've experienced over the past couple of years. "We've kind of dealt with a few things," says lead singer Luke Hemmings. "You know the first album...I loved the first album but we didn’t have that much life experience at that point,"  Luke tells ABC Radio. "So I think this one...you know, we’ve been through some stuff and I think we’ve kind…

posted 2015/10/26 by Music News From ABC News Radio - CHR

Rachel Platten on Following Up "Fight Song," Her Debut Album and Pal Andy Grammer's "DWTS" Chances

Rachel Platten has followed up her smash debut single "Fight Song" with another hit, "Stand By You."  She says she didn't feel any pressure to come up with a hit -- but her manager did, and was secretly freaking out about it. "You know, it’s funny, I didn’t know to be nervous about it. My manager kind of like didn’t put any pressure on," she tells ABC Radio. "He was like, 'You know, you’re already golden. You have "Fight Song," it’s amazing, and you have wonderful songs on the album.' And he’s like, 'So anything from here is just icing.'”…

posted 2015/10/26 by Music News From ABC News Radio - CHR

Gwen Stefani and Gavin Rossdale Reportedly Settle Their Divorce

Gwen Stefani and Gavin Rossdale have reportedly reached a divorce settlement. Sources tell TMZ Stefani, 46, and Rossdale, 49, will share custody of their three children, with a 50-50 split in physical custody. However, Gavin will actually have the kids for a majority of the time, due to Stefani's touring schedule. The estranged couple didn't have a prenup, but Rossdale has reportedly agreed to take far less than the 50 percent he's entitled to under California law, presumably to reach a quick settlement, TMZ notes. The Voice coach Stefani filed for divorce from the Bush frontman this past August after…

posted 2015/10/26 by Music News From ABC News Radio - CHR

Phillip Phillips and Fiancée Tie the Knot

Phillip Phillips is officially off the market. The 25-year-old American Idol season-11 winner and his longtime partner, Hannah Blackwell, tied the knot on Saturday at the Resora Plantation in Albany, Georgia, in front of 250 of their closest friends and family, his rep tells People magazine. The celebration was expected to continue on Sunday with a Southern-style reception, before the couple departs for their honeymoon, according to the entertainment magazine. Phillips, who met Blackwell at a charity event nearly seven years ago, tells People, "I'm so excited. What I love most about her is she's my best friend and I…

posted 2015/10/26 by Music News From ABC News Radio - CHR

Tove Lo Joins Taylor Swift Onstage in Atlanta

Taylor Swift's latest guest on her 1989 tour: Tove Lo. The singer  made an appearance at Taylor's concert in Atlanta Saturday night, duetting with her on her hit "Talking Body." Taylor posted a series of photos and video clips of the moment on Instagram. "'Talking Body' with @tovelo in Atlanta!!! Everyone knew every word, and she KILLED IT!!" Taylor wrote. Taylor’s previous guests on her tour have included Ellie Goulding, rapper Wiz Khalifa, Nelly, OMI, Avril Lavigne, Selena Gomez, and Justin Timberlake. "Now if we're talkin body, you got a perfect one" A video posted by Taylor Swift (@taylorswift) on…

posted 2015/10/26 by Music News From ABC News Radio - CHR

Beyoncé Dresses Up as Storm for Ciara's Birthday Party

You could say Beyoncé created a perfect Storm at Ciara's superhero-themed 30th birthday bash on Saturday. Bey attended the party dressed as Storm from X-Men, right down to the smallest detail, including the white hair and creepy contact lenses. Ciara went as Catwoman, and her boyfriend, pro football player Russell Wilson, was Batman. Pictures from the event have been showing up on social media, including a group shot by Beyoncé's former Destiny's Child bandmate, Kelly Rowland, on her Instagram page. Last Comic Standing finalist Jeff Dye shared a photo of himself with Bey and captioned it, "I met Beyoncé tonight…

posted 2015/10/26 by Music News From ABC News Radio - CHR


Andy Grammer's Mad Dance Skills Are Interfering with His Music Career

He went into the competition feeling like an underdog, but Andy Grammer is turning into a force to be reckoned with on ABC's Dancing with the Stars: he and his partner Allison Holker got a perfect score this past week.  But ironically, Andy says the better he does on the show, the more difficult it is for him to return to his day job of being a pop star. "You don't know how far you're gonna make it on the show, so it's tough to, like, book stuff," he tells ABC Radio. "Y'know, we're getting offers for shows and stuff…

posted 2015/10/25 by Music News From ABC News Radio - CHR


Janet Jackson Postpones Tour Dates, Goes on Vocal Rest

Janet Jackson has hit pause on her well-received Unbreakable tour.  The singer tweeted on Friday that she's having voice problems and is postponing a couple of dates. "Hey you guys, I must rest my vocal chords [sic]. Doctor's orders...," she wrote. "Will be rescheduling Salt Lake and Denver. Keep your tickets! Back to Burn Up Kansas City. Gon B Alright." The Salt Lake City and Denver shows were scheduled for today and tomorrow.  The Kansas City show is scheduled for Tuesday. The tour, the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame nominee's first since 2011, comes in support of her #1…

posted 2015/10/24 by Music News From ABC News Radio - CHR

New Christmas Album Features Christina Perri, Natasha Bedingfield, Andrew McMahon, Owl City & More

A new Christmas album in stores now features an extremely eclectic group of musicians. Called Welcome to Our Christmas Party, the album is credited to Band of Merrymakers.  Among those merrymakers: Christina Perri, Natasha Bedingfield, Andrew McMahon, Owl City, Jason Wade of Lifehouse, Tyler Glenn from Neon Trees, Mark McGrath of Sugar Ray, Alex & Sierra, Charles Kelley from Lady Antebellum and many more.  A donation to MusiCares, the charitable arm of the Recording Academy, will be made for each album sold. The project was organized by Kevin Griffin of Better than Ezra and Sam Hollander, who have written, co-written…

posted 2015/10/24 by Music News From ABC News Radio - CHR


Sam Smith Says He Still Feels “Pressured to Look a Certain Way”

Sam Smith may have lost around 50 pounds this year, but that doesn’t mean his body image issues have disappeared. In fact, he tells NME he’s written a song about the unfair music industry standards for what a pop star should look like. “I still feel pressured to look a certain way,” he admits. “For women, the pressure in this industry is horrendous and it’s got to stop. But it’s the same for guys, even though they won’t speak about it. I want to be a voice for that: just because I’ve lost weight doesn’t mean that I’m happy and…

posted 2015/10/23 by Music News From ABC News Radio - CHR