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2017-03-24

Zayn's back with "Still Got Time," announces forthcoming album

It's here, Zayn Malik's new single with Candian rapper PARTYNEXTDOOR, "Still Got Time." The bouncy track features the hook, "Just stop looking for love, girl you still got time," repeated by the Auto-Tuned rapper against a rhythm track that's a little bit dancehall, a little bit afro-pop.The single is the first from Zayn's forthcoming sophomore solo album. No further album details were announced, other than the fact that the set is due this summer. Copyright © 2017, ABC Radio. All rights reserved.

posted 2017/03/24 by Music News From ABC News Radio - CHR

2017-03-23

Pink, Andy Grammer, Jason Derulo among artists performing at KAABOO Del Mar Festival

Pink has added another festival performance to her dance card this summer, but at this event, there'll be plenty of other pop acts joining her. Pink will perform at the third annual KAABOO Del Mar festival, set for September 15-17 at the Del Mar fairgrounds north of San Diego.  Joining her on the bill will be Andy Grammer, Jason Derulo, David Guetta, Kesha, Alanis Morissette, X Ambassadors, Machine Gun Kelly, Smash Mouth and many more. If you want to rock out a bit more, the festival has also booked Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers, the Red Hot Chili Peppers, Weezer,…

posted 2017/03/23 by Music News From ABC News Radio - CHR

Sia, unmasked! Singer gives us rare glimpse of her face at LAX

If you really try, it’s not hard to find pictures online of Sia without her trademark wig covering her face. But the singer made it really easy for us all Wednesday when she strutted through LAX without any disguise.Paparazzi got come clear snaps of the star’s face as she went to catch her flight. According to E! News, the singer was headed to Dubai, where she’s scheduled to perform this weekend. The singer, seen smiling with her real blonde hair flowing, sported comfy loungewear for her long flight. She was wearing a beige cropped sweatshirt and beige Kenzo sweatpants with…

posted 2017/03/23 by Music News From ABC News Radio - CHR

John Mayer says new song "Still Feel Like Your Man" is about Katy Perry

Wondering which song on John Mayer’s new album is about his ex, Katy Perry? He’s not keeping it a secret. The musician confirms to The New York Times that “Still Feel Like Your Man” is about Katy.“Who else would I be thinking about?” he says. “And by the way, it’s a testament to the fact that I have not dated a lot of people in the last five, six years. That was my only relationship. So it’s like, give me this, people.”The lyrics detail missing an ex. "I still keep your shampoo in my shower/In case you wanna wash your…

posted 2017/03/23 by Music News From ABC News Radio - CHR

In New Zealand, Adele pays tribute to victims of London terror attacks

Adele is a London girl, so she was of course very affected by the terrorist attack in the British capital  Wednesday.  Even though she was halfway around the world in New Zealand, she sent her love to the victims with a special onstage song dedication. "I feel very far away and very strange not being at home," she told the audience at Auckland's Mt. Smart Stadium. "All I want to do today is just be at home and be with my friends and family. Everyone [I know] is fine, but there are four people that aren’t fine." "So let’s dedicate…

posted 2017/03/23 by Music News From ABC News Radio - CHR

Demi Lovato honored with "Artistic Award of Courage"

Demi Lovato was honored Wednesday night for her work raising awareness about mental health issues. Demi received the Artistic Award of Courage at the Open Mind Gala, a biannual charity event hosted by UCLA's Jane and Terry Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior.  Demi was presented with the honor by the CEO of CAST, a wellness and recovery center that personally helped her so much, she became an owner. Demi has had her own struggles with bipolar disorder and substance abuse.  Accepting the award, she said, "When I started to raise awareness around mental health, my goal was to…

posted 2017/03/23 by Music News From ABC News Radio - CHR

Selena Gomez says of dramatic roles: "I don't think it's going to happen anytime soon"

Selena Gomez is the most-followed woman on Instagram and can act as well as sing.  But she says one reason her current project is behind-the-scenes as an executive producer is because, believe it or not, she doesn't think anyone will cast her in a good role in the near future. Speaking to the New York Times, Selena says, "I want to be a part of projects that have value, that really matter. And it’s really hard to do that. Sometimes I feel defeated. I’ll audition for a part that I feel very passionate about, meet with people, tell them I’m…

posted 2017/03/23 by Music News From ABC News Radio - CHR

Zara Larsson's eclectic new album, "So Good," is "a little bit of this and that"

A massive star in her native Sweden, Zara Larsson broke through in the U.S. last year with her hit "Never Forget You."  That hit is included on her new album, So Good, her first to be released internationally.  The album features an eclectic mix of sounds, but Zara says that was pretty much accidental. "I think I’m just influenced by a lot of things," she tells ABC Radio. "Pop is so broad and what I love about it is that you’re allowed to be inspired by different genres." "I think it just happened because I enjoy different types of music…

posted 2017/03/23 by Music News From ABC News Radio - CHR

2017-03-22

In hilarious video, Harry Potter star claims "Ed Sheeran" is a character he created

Harry Potter star Rupert Grint says he regularly gets mistaken for his friend Ed Sheeran, and now he's turned his association with the chart-topping singer into a hilarious video in which he claims "Ed" doesn't exist -- he's just a character he's been playing for the last few years. In the MTV-produced video, which you can watch on YouTube, MTV's Josh Horowitz welcomes "Ed Sheeran" onto a TRL-type show, but it's really Rupert in disguise, complete with glasses, fake tattoo sleeves and flannel shirt.  Just as he's about to sing, he stops, and pulls open his flannel shirt to reveal…

posted 2017/03/22 by Music News From ABC News Radio - CHR

On Ebay, fan selling bag of air from Adele's record-breaking Australian tour

If you weren't able to attend Adele's record-breaking run of concerts in Australia, you can still experience a small part of it, thanks to one extremely enterprising fan. The fan is auctioning of a bag of air -- yes, air -- supposedly captured at Adele's March 13 show in Adelaide, Australia. "Grab a piece of history for your Adele collection. A true fan must have this air," reads the caption. The item is a clear plastic sandwich bag labeled with the concert location and date, and the words "legit bag of air."  The auction ends March 26, and when we…

posted 2017/03/22 by Music News From ABC News Radio - CHR

Justin Bieber accuses Australian fans of "acting like animals"

When you’re as famous as Justin Bieber, eating lunch in peace isn’t really an option. The Bieb was bombarded by fans recently as he dined at Chargrill Charlie’s restaurant in Sydney, Australia. As seen in photos and video captured on social media, fans crowded the singer and snapped photos as he ate, then chased him to his car. In one video, Justin is heard telling the crowd, “The more you guys scream and act like animals, the less we can have a conversation.”Over the past year, Justin has tried to distance himself from fans to a certain extent. He stopped…

posted 2017/03/22 by Music News From ABC News Radio - CHR

Credits list for Ed Sheeran's "Shape of You" now includes "No Scrubs" songwriters

If you listened to Ed Sheeran's smash #1 hit "Shape of You" and were reminded of TLC's classic hit "No Scrubs" when you heard the line "Boy let's not talk too much/grab on my waist and put that body on me"....well, you weren't the only one. Billboard reports that the people who wrote "No Scrubs" have now been added to the credits of Ed's hit, because rhythmically, the line is so reminiscent of the "No Scrubs" chorus.  The song was co-written by Kandi Burruss and Tameka "Tiny" Cottle from the girl group Xscape, as well as Kevin "She'kspere" Briggs. Kandi,…

posted 2017/03/22 by Music News From ABC News Radio - CHR