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2014-12-13

Taylor Swift Turns 25 with Epic Party, Her BFF Lorde Says, "She's Magic"

What happens when one of the world's biggest pop stars turns 25?  She hosts one of the most epic, star-studded parties on record, and attracts birthday tributes from seemingly the entire world. Taylor Swift kicked off her birthday celebration Friday night onstage in New York City's Madison Square Garden, and then -- as the calendar turned to December 13, her actual birthday -- proceeded to party with the likes of Sam Smith, Beyonce, Jay Z, Justin Timberlake, Lena Dunham and her boyfriend, fun.'s Jack Antonoff, Nick Jonas, Karlie Kloss, Selena Gomez, Charli XCX and -- according to E! Online -- …

posted 2014/12/13 by Music News From ABC News Radio - CHR

John Legend and Shakira Record PSAs for Obama Education Campaign

John Legend and Shakira are among the well-known names helping President Barack Obama launch a new national education campaign. The campaign, called Invest in U.S., promotes better programs for early childhood development and learning. Shakira and Legend have lent their voices to a series of public service announcements that highlight the programs goals and accomplishments. Legend's PSA focuses on the programs in Chicago and how nurturing children early on can pave the way for greatness later in life. Shakira's PSA, which she also recorded in Spanish, centers on an early development educator in Utah named Max. The campaign was launched…

posted 2014/12/13 by Music News From ABC News Radio - CHR

2014-12-12

Bruno Mars, Ed Sheeran, Hozier and Jennifer Hudson to Perform on "The Voice" Finale

Bruno Mars, Ed Sheeran, Hozier and Jennifer Hudson are among the artists performing on the jam-packed season seven finale of NBC's The Voice on Tuesday. Bruno will perform his chart-climbing hit "Uptown Funk" with Grammy-winning producer Mark Ronson. The single was released on November 10 and is in the top 5 of Billboard's Hot 100. The song will appear on Mark's upcoming album, Uptown Special. Grammy nominee Ed is set to perform his latest single, "Thinking Out Loud," from his sophomore album X [Multiply].  Irish singer-songwriter Hozier will take the stage to belt out his gospel-tinged hit "Take Me to…

posted 2014/12/12 by Music News From ABC News Radio - CHR

One Direction Confirms There Will Be a Fifth Album

Given the success of their latest album, Four, it's no real surprise the guys of One Direction have confirmed there will indeed be a fifth album. In an interview with SugarScape at the BBC Music Awards Thursday, the band was asked about the possibly of a new, full-length record. The question, which was captured in an Instagram video, got a resounding "yes" from band members. 1D also discussed plans for their next single. Specifically, they were asked if "Where Do Broken Hearts Go" will be released after their current U.S./U.K. single "Night Changes," since the boys are scheduled to perform…

posted 2014/12/12 by Music News From ABC News Radio - CHR

Jessie J Debuts Video for "Masterpiece"

Jessie J has debuted the video for her latest single, "Masterpiece." In the video, the 26-year-old singer takes us through a day in her hectic life, from photo shoots to meeting with fans. "Masterpiece" is the third single off Jessie J's latest album, Sweet Talker. 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 2014 ABC News Radio

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Justin Bieber Mourns Death of Dog

Justin Bieber is mourning the death of his dog. The 20-year-old singer revealed the sad loss in an Instagram post Thursday. He posted a photo of his younger self holding the brown-and-white pooch named Sammy. "[Rest in peace] Sammy you were the best puppy ever," he captioned it. The dog was his childhood pet and had been living with his grandparents, according to In Touch Weekly. 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 2014 ABC News Radio   R.i.p Sammy ???????????? you were the best puppy ever Una foto publicada por Justin Bieber (@justinbieber) el Dic 12, 2014 at 4:56 PST  

posted 2014/12/12 by Music News From ABC News Radio - CHR

Sam Smith Dons Formal Wear for New Video

Sam Smith goes black-tie in his new music video, released Friday. The video for his latest single "Like I Can" features Sam and a bunch of well-dressed pals taking New York City by storm. The tuxedo-clad gentlemen walk the Brooklyn Bridge, dance in alleyways and do shots at a bar during the course of the black-and-white clip. "Like I Can" is the third single from Sam's debut album, In the Lonely Hour, which is up for Album of the Year at the upcoming Grammys. It follows up Sam's first two hits, "Stay with Me" and "I'm Not the Only One."…

posted 2014/12/12 by Music News From ABC News Radio - CHR

Taylor Swift Serenaded by Aretha Franklin, Other Top Female Artists Honored at "Billboard" Women in Music Awards in NYC

"Thank you so much. Billboard Woman of the Year for the second time is kind of an early birthday present."  That's what Taylor Swift told the crowd in New York City Friday afternoon at the publication's annual Women in Music gala, which took place the day before her 25th birthday.  And she got a pretty amazing extra present as well: fellow honoree Aretha Franklin sang "Happy Birthday" to her.  Her reaction? She tweeted, "It will take me decades to recover." Taylor also spoke about the importance of encouraging and supporting girls' interests in the arts, noting, "Somewhere right now, your…

posted 2014/12/12 by Music News From ABC News Radio - CHR

Beyonce Releases Yours and Mine Retrospective Film

Beyonce released an emotionally-charged retrospective film Friday in honor of the one-year anniversary of her self-titled, Grammy-nominated album. The 11-minute video, entitled "Yours and Mine," features the singer reflecting on feminism, fame, marriage and pursuing her passions. “I sometimes wish I could just be anonymous and walk down a street, just like everyone else," she says in a voiceover that opens the film. "Now that I’m famous, it's really, really difficult to do very simple things. I think it’s the hardest thing to give up, but my mother always taught me to be strong and to never be a victim,…

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Imagine Dragons Unveil Video for "I Bet My Life"

Imagine Dragons have released the video for their new single, "I Bet My Life." While it's not as bizarre as the stuffed-animal fighting ring featured in the "Radioactive" video,  the clip for "I Bet My Life" does feature Dane DeHaan, the Green Goblin himself, getting into a fist fight on the shores above the Theodore Roosevelt Dam. Things get stranger from there. You can view the new video, directed by Canadian filmmaker Jodeb, on Vevo. "As the first video on our new album, it was especially important that we capture the emotion of the song," says frontman Dan Reynolds in…

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OneRepublic Performs on "GMA," Discusses New Single

OneRepublic appeared on Good Morning America Thursday to perform their new hit song "I Lived." Frontman Ryan Tedder spoke to Robin Roberts about the influences behind the inspirational tune. "The lyrics of 'I Lived' I wrote for my son, but once I finished writing I was like, 'Wait this works for everybody,'" he said. He added that the song speaks to the universal notion of living life to the fullest. "This song is about carpe diem," he said. "Squeeze every drop out of every day, 'cause you're not promised another day." "I Lived" is the sixth single from the band's…

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Rihanna Performs with Live Orchestra at Diamond Ball

Rihanna's inaugural Diamond Ball proved to be a star-studded affair Thursday night. The black-tie charity event in Beverly Hills, which benefited Rihanna's The Clara Lionel Foundation, featured a performance by the singer backed by an orchestra. Jimmy Kimmel hosted the festivities and Brad Pitt provided a memorable introduction for the 26-year-old pop star, E! Online reports. Pitt said Rihanna landed in New York City at just 16 years old and jokingly added that she "soon fell in with a bad crowd led by the dubious and nefarious character known as The Jay Z." After some more ribbing from Pitt, Rihanna…

posted 2014/12/12 by Music News From ABC News Radio - CHR