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2016-12-06

"The Voice" Recap: The Top 10 Artists Each Perform Twice

On Monday’s edition of The Voice, the eight remaining artists for Teams Adam Levine, Blake Shelton, Miley Cyrus and Alicia Keys each performed twice for a chance to earn America’s vote: a solo performance and duet with another artist. Only four of the artists ultimately will advance --  the others will be sent home. Christian Cuevas, representing Team Alicia, got things going, He went back to his roots to perform the gospel song “To Worship You I Live (Away),” by Israel & New Breed. Adam praised Cuevas for being able to wear his heart on his sleeve. Alicia was proud of…

posted 2016/12/06 by Music News From ABC News Radio - CHR

Madonna's Carpool Karaoke Appearance Airs Wednesday

We already knew Madonna was James Corden's next guest on Carpool Karaoke.  Now The Late Late Show has posted a preview clip of her appearance, and she uses all of the real estate the passenger seat provides. The 58-year-old material girl, dressed in a black leather jacket and black denim jeans, cruises the streets of New York City with Corden, at one point turning around to kneel in her seat and twerk.  The clip also teases whether or not Madonna once kissed Michael Jackson."So you want me to kiss and tell, then, don't you?" Madonna asks. Some of Corden's past…

posted 2016/12/06 by Music News From ABC News Radio - CHR

2016-12-05

Jennifer Lopez Adds 15 New Dates to "All I Have" Vegas Residency

Jennifer Lopez has extended her Las Vegas residency show again. The singer has announced 15 additional performances for her All I Have show at The AXIS at Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino.The new dates include 12 in September 2017 and three in October. They’ll go on sale beginning Friday, December 9 at 10 a.m. PT.J.Lo's extravaganza recently won the Best of Vegas Award for "Best Production Show" by readers of the Las Vegas Review-Journal.Here's the list of new residency dates:September 2017: 6, 8, 9, 13, 15, 16, 20, 22, 23, 27, 29, 30October 2017: 4, 6, 7 Copyright © 2016,…

posted 2016/12/05 by Music News From ABC News Radio - CHR

Taylor Swift Is Most Popular Solo Artist on Tumblr

Selena Gomez may dominate Instagram, but Taylor Swift still reigns supreme on Tumblr. The micro-blogging site revealed its Year in Review lists, and Taylor tops the ranking for Tumblr’s most popular solo artist of 2016. Beyonce, Justin Bieber, Rihanna and Selena Gomez round out the top five. 5 Seconds of Summer, meanwhile, tops the list for most popular band.  They beat out Twenty One Pilots, One Direction and Fifth Harmony for the number-one spot. As for most popular album on Tumblr, that honor goes to Beyonce’s Lemonade. That album is followed by Blurryface by Twenty One Pilots, Blue Neighbourhood by…

posted 2016/12/05 by Music News From ABC News Radio - CHR

Madonna: Donald Trump Won, in Part, Because "Women Hate Women"

In a new cover story, Billboard's Woman of the Year, Madonna, expresses her sadness about the presidential election, especially in light of the fact that so many women voted for Donald Trump. "It felt like someone died," she says of her post-election emotions. "It felt like a ­combination of the heartbreak and betrayal you feel when someone you love more than anything leaves you," adding, "Women betrayed us." Asked why women supported Trump, Madonna says, "Women hate women...Women’s nature is not to support other women. It’s really sad. Men protect each other, and women protect their men and children. She…

posted 2016/12/05 by Music News From ABC News Radio - CHR

Justin Bieber Is Single and “Not Really Looking Either”

Justin Bieber may have just announced his first-ever North American stadium tour, but we know at least one thing he won’t be doing while on the road: online dating.  During his 26th appearance on The Ellen DeGeneres Show Monday, Ellen grilled the Bieb on his dating life. Turns out, he’s single, but not exactly ready to mingle. “I’m not dating anybody. I'm single,” he told Ellen. “I’m not really looking, either.”Ellen then asked him whether he’s ever tried Tinder while on the road. He said he hasn’t been on Tinder, or any dating app for that matter. “Would you be…

posted 2016/12/05 by Music News From ABC News Radio - CHR

Meghan Trainor Is “In Love” with Boyfriend of Five Months, Daryl Sabara

The secret to a successful relationship? Puzzles, according to Meghan Trainor. The singer gushes to Entertainment Tonight about her boyfriend Daryl Sabara and his sweet five-month anniversary gift. "We went out to dinner and we did puzzles because I love doing puzzles lately,” she says of how they celebrated the milestone. “He bought me three special cool puzzles that are, like, 3D and we spent the day just chilling. It was awesome." She admits she’s “in love” with the Spy Kids actor, and says she knew it almost immediately. "It was pretty right away," she says. "I've never been treated…

posted 2016/12/05 by Music News From ABC News Radio - CHR

The Weeknd's "Starboy" Charts at Number One on "Billboard" 200, Scores Third Largest First-Week Sales of 2016

The Weeknd has earned it -- the third-largest first-week sales of the year, that is -- with his latest album, Starboy. Billboard reports that the album, which racked up 348,000 sales units its first week in stores, follows Drake's Views and Beyoncé's Lemonade, which scored the #1 and #2 biggest debuts of 2016, respectively.   Since its November 25 release, Starboy, the follow up to his breakthrough album Beauty Behind the Madness, has become The Weeknd's second number one Billboard 200 and is the only second album to exceed over 100,000 streaming equivalent album units one week.  Copyright © 2016, ABC Radio. All rights reserved.

posted 2016/12/05 by Music News From ABC News Radio - CHR

Victoria's Secret Angels Lip-Sync to Bruno Mars’ “24K Magic” in Fashion Show Teaser

Ready for the Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show tonight? This should get you into the spirit. A teaser video has been released featuring the Victoria’s Secret Angels lip-syncing to Bruno Mars’ “24K Magic.”Bruno is one of the performers at this year’s annual fashion show. While he doesn’t appear in the clip, the Angels take turns mouthing the lyrics as they dance around in lingerie and active wear. The Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show, which was taped last Wednesday in Paris, airs tonight at 10 p.m. ET on CBS. Lady Gaga and The Weeknd also will be performing. Copyright © 2016, ABC Radio.…

posted 2016/12/05 by Music News From ABC News Radio - CHR

Did Michael Jackson Have a Secret Romance?

An alleged secret romance between Michael Jackson and a young woman named Shana Mangatal will be revealed in a tell-all book written by Mangatal, reports Electronic Urban Report.   Titled Michael and Me: The Untold Story of Michael Jackson's Secret Romance, Mangatal claims that her love affair with the late pop icon began the first time she saw him at his 1988 Madison Square Garden concert in New York City, and lasted until 2009.   She states that Jackson pointed at her while performing his hit song, "Human Nature," while singing the lyrics "See that girl -- she knows I'm watching. She likes the way I…

posted 2016/12/05 by Music News From ABC News Radio - CHR

Hailee Steinfeld Says Success of "Starving" Is "Rewarding"

Hailee Steinfeld has released a number of singles since she branched out from acting into music, but she's now got a bona fide smash on her hands with "Starving," her collaboration with Zedd and the EDM duo Grey.  "It’s so crazy that they are [connecting with it], period, to begin with," Hailee tells ABC Radio. "The thought of that is just insane. Whenever you put something out that means something to you and you find that it means something to other people...there’s nothing more rewarding." As for why she thinks "Starving" -- the chorus of which goes, "I didn't know…

posted 2016/12/05 by Music News From ABC News Radio - CHR

Mariah Carey Shares a Revealing Look at Her Life in "Mariah's World"

Mariah Carey's eight-part docu-series, Mariah's World, premiered Sundy night on E!, delivering what the pop diva promised would be a side of her fame that not many people get to see. The fast-paced hour showcased Mariah as she tackled the overwhelming demands of her time leading up to the launch of her Sweet Fantasy World Tour -- during which she was also planning a wedding with her now ex-fiancé, Australian billionaire James Packer, and also being a mommy to her five-year-old twins with ex-husband Nick Cannon, Monroe and Moroccan. Packer, with whom Carey broke up while recording Mariah's World, was mentioned frequently during the show, but never appeared on…

posted 2016/12/05 by Music News From ABC News Radio - CHR