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2015-08-31

Miley Drops Surprise New Album, Kanye Says He’s Running for President During Outrageous MTV Video Music Awards

As host of this year’s MTV Video Music Awards, Miley Cyrus promised us a wild ride -- and that's exactly what we got. During last night’s jam-packed ceremony, Taylor Swift put feuds to rest, Miley announced a surprise new album, and Kanye West declared he’s running for president in the year 2020. And as predicted, Miley gave the censors a run for their money as she donned outrageously racy outfits, cursed frequently and openly discussed her well-known pot smoking habit.The night’s first major moment happened right off the bat. Taylor, who’s used to bringing out surprise guests during her concerts,…

posted 2015/08/31 by Music News From ABC News Radio - CHR

Janet Jackson's Unbreakable World Tour Kicks Off Tonight; Producers Offer Insight into Forthcoming Album

Janet Jackson is back.  Her Unbreakable World Tour begins tonight in Vancouver, Canada, supporting her forthcoming album of the same name, Janet's first since 2009.  The massive, 69-show tour, which will see Janet hit North America, Hawaii and Japan, will wrap up March 9 in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida.  Although no release date has been announced for the album, it's expected this fall.  Now her long time producers, Jimmy Jam & Terry Lewis, are revealing inside details about the making of the much-anticipated album. For one thing, the pair tell Entertainment Weekly, the album and tour were conceived simultaneously. In fact,…

posted 2015/08/31 by Music News From ABC News Radio - CHR

2015-08-30

MTV VMA Preview: WALK THE MOON, Hozier & 5 Seconds of Summer Talk Nominations

WALK THE MOON is nominated for Best Rock Video for "Shut Up and Dance" at tonight's MTV Video Music Awards, and they'll be performing their smash single during the VMA Pre-Show.  Lead singer Nick Petricca thinks the band has a chance of taking home the trophy, even though they're mostly up against more established acts. "I think we do have a chance," he tells ABC Radio. "You know, we kind of see ourselves as the underdogs just kind of in every situation. That’s the attitude we take going on stage and I guess this is no different." The "Shut Up…

posted 2015/08/30 by Music News From ABC News Radio - CHR

2015-08-29

Twitter Predicts Taylor Swift Will Win MTV VMA's Top Trophy

Taylor Swift is the leading nominee for this year's MTV VMAs -- her epic, star-studded "Bad Blood" clip, as well as her tongue-in-cheek clip for "Blank Space," have earned her nine nominations at this Sunday night's ceremony.  But if the winners were determined by Twitter, Taylor would already be clearing space on her trophy shelf. According to the social media platform, an analysis of tweets about the nominees for Video of the Year, alongside words related to the concept of "winning," shows Taylor's "Bad Blood" will take home the top prize.  The runner-up?  Beyonce's clip of "7/11." In the category…

posted 2015/08/29 by Music News From ABC News Radio - CHR

Rachel Platten Tops UK Chart with "Fight Song"

While Rachel Platten's hit "Fight Song" has yet to climb higher than #6 on the Billboard Hot 100, across the pond it's another story.  The self-empowerment anthem has now topped the U.K. singles chart. The song managed to climb to the top in just three weeks.  Rachel tells Britain's Official Charts Company, "I feel so excited and so proud that 'Fight Song' has hit Number 1...I can’t really believe it."  She adds, "It’s amazing to me that this song that I wrote when I was going through one of the hardest times in my life is also the thing that…

posted 2015/08/29 by Music News From ABC News Radio - CHR

2015-08-28

Justin Bieber's "What Do You Mean" Video to Premiere After the VMAs

After watching Justin Bieber perform on the MTV Video Music Awards on Sunday, make sure you head to Vevo to catch the premiere of his new music video. The visual for his just-released single “What Do You Mean” will be debuting right after the awards ceremony at 11 p.m. ET. Justin posted a 14-second teaser clip on Twitter Friday. The video -- which looks more like a short film -- co-stars actor John Leguizamo and features Justin in some steamy make-out scenes with a pretty girl. Justin also is seen throwing punches while being attacked by a group of masked…

posted 2015/08/28 by Music News From ABC News Radio - CHR

Courteney Cox: "I Can't Imagine" Ed Sheeran Won't Perform at My Wedding

Ed Sheeran is the one who introduced actress Courteney Cox to her fiance, Johnny McDaid of the band Snow Patrol.  So it's no wonder that the Friends star fully expects Ed to entertain guests at their upcoming wedding. Speaking to the British tabloid The Sun, Courtney says, "We are certainly grateful to Ed for introducing us. I can’t imagine him not playing something at the wedding. It’ll be a musical night.” So how did Ed hook Courtney up with Johnny?  Well, he lived in Courteney's pool house while he was making his album, X, and Johnny was one of his…

posted 2015/08/28 by Music News From ABC News Radio - CHR

OMI Announces Debut Album's October Release Date; Premieres New Single, "Hula Hoop"

If you’ve been cheering for an OMI album, the wait is almost over. The Jamaican pop sensation has announced his debut album, ME 4 U, will be released  October 16. The album will of course include OMI's smash hit, “Cheerleader,” as well as his new single, “Hula Hoop,” which he premiered Friday. If you pre-order ME 4 U, you’ll receive instant downloads of both tracks. Additional tracks will become available for instant download in the weeks leading up to the release. Similar to "Cheerleader," “Hula Hoop” is another feel-good tropical jam about female admiration. “Round and round, your love it…

posted 2015/08/28 by Music News From ABC News Radio - CHR

Kelly Clarkson Sings Powerful Rendition of Dolly Parton's "Jolene"

Kelly Clarkson went a little bit country for her latest fan-requested cover song. The singer performed her own rendition of Dolly Parton’s 1973 classic, “Jolene,” for fans in Albuquerque, New Mexico Thursday night. Kelly belted the tune -- which was requested by a fan in the front row -- with just the simple backing of a piano. This has been quite an eventful tour for Kelly. Per her tradition, she’s performed a number of amazing fan-requested covers of artists from Taylor Swift to Nick Jonas to ‘NSYNC. She also announced her second pregnancy on stage at her Los Angeles concert…

posted 2015/08/28 by Music News From ABC News Radio - CHR

Miley Cyrus Says She’s Pansexual, but Not in a Relationship

Ever since Miley Cyrus started opening up about her fluid sexuality, there’s been a lot of talk about whom she’s dating. In particular, people have been speculating that she’s in a relationship with Victoria’s Secret model Stella Maxwell.  But in a new cover story with Elle U.K., Miley says she’s not tied down to anyone at the moment. “I’m very open about it -- I’m pansexual,” she says. “But I’m not in a relationship. I’m 22, I’m going on dates, but I change my style every two weeks, let alone who I’m with.” We'll save you the trouble of Googling…

posted 2015/08/28 by Music News From ABC News Radio - CHR

Justin Bieber's New Single "What Do You Mean" Is Finally Here, Album Coming November 13

Justin Bieber enlisted dozens of stars to help him count down to his new song "What Do You Mean," from Ariana Grande, Tori Kelly and Miley Cyrus, to Britney Spears, Will Ferrell and Martha Stewart.  Now, the song has finally arrived. Justin will perform the song this Sunday at the MTV VMAs for the first time.  It's slightly similar to "Where Are U Now," his collaboration with Jack U, but not as electronic sounding.  It's somewhat mellow and hypnotic, with Justin singing, "What do you mean? / When you nod your head yes / But you wanna say no /…

posted 2015/08/28 by Music News From ABC News Radio - CHR

Justin Bieber's New Single "What Do You Mean" Is Finally Here

Justin Bieber enlisted dozens of stars to help him count down to his new song "What Do You Mean," from Ariana Grande, Tori Kelly and Miley Cyrus, to Britney Spears, Will Ferrell and Martha Stewart.  Now, the song has finally arrived. Justin will perform the song this Sunday at the MTV VMAs for the first time.  It's slightly similar to "Where Are U Now," his collaboration with Jack U, but not as electronic sounding.  It's somewhat mellow and hypnotic, with Justin singing, "What do you mean? / When you nod your head yes / But you wanna say no /…

posted 2015/08/28 by Music News From ABC News Radio - CHR