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Wish you joy: Andy Grammer and wife expecting another baby

Robin SharpAndy Grammer‘s current single is “Wish You Pain,” but right now, we wish him nothing but joy: He and his wife Aijia [Asia] are expecting their second child. The new baby is another girl, People reports, and she’ll join big sister Louisiana “Louie” K, who turned two in July. “I am so excited. There’s […]

Lauren Daigle dominates Dove Awards in Nashville Tuesday night

ABC/Eric McCandlessLauren Daigle was the leading nominee heading into the Dove Awards on Tuesday in Nashville, so it was no surprise that she was also the big winner. As the Nashville Tennessean reports, the Grammy-winner was named Artist of the Year at the 50th annual ceremony, while her smash hit, “You Say,” was named Song of […]

Elton John talks playing charades with Bob Dylan and snowmobiling with Stevie Wonder on 'Jimmy Kimmel Live!'

Courtesy Henry Holt.Elton John‘s promotional tour in support of his new memoir ME, out now, included a pit stop on ABC’s Jimmy Kimmel Live! where he and Jimmy discussed his storied past, including snowmobiling with Stevie Wonder and a game of charades with Bob Dylan that didn’t end so well. As Elton tells it, he was invited to dinner at Neil Diamond‘s house, along with Dylan, […]

Echosmith to release new album 'Lonely Generation' in January

Ariana VelazquezOnce, they were “Cool Kids.” Now, Echosmith is part of a Lonely Generation. That’s the name of the family group’s new album, due out January 10. The album’s ’80s-flavored title track, along with a video, are both available now.  The video, which shows the trio — Sydney, Noah and Graham — dressed in a […]

Did Lady Gaga cut R. Kelly duet from new CD & vinyl versions of ARTPOP?

Streamline/Interscope RecordsEarlier this year, Lady Gaga removed her R. Kelly duet “Do What U Want” from streaming platforms, in response to the controversial Lifetime docuseries that detailed the years of sexual misconduct allegations against the R&B singer. Now it seems she might have also removed the song from physical copies of the album it originally […]

New Richard Marx album will be right here waiting for you on February 7

BMGRichard Marx‘s new album, Limitless, is a family affair. Due out February 7, the collection includes a song Richard co-wrote with his son, Lucas, and another co-written by his wife, Daisy Fuentes.   Also of note: The album includes a song Richard co-wrote with Sara Bareilles. The song Richard wrote did with Lucas is his […]

Report: Justin Bieber's received serious offers to buy his house after Instagram post

iStock/vittavat-aLast week, Justin Bieber posted numerous photos of his Beverly Hills mansion on his Instagram, and wrote, “Whoever wants to buy my home reach out…I’ll sell it with all the furniture. MAKE AN OFFER.”  Well, according to TMZ, quite a few people did. Justin’s reportedly been contacted by at least five prospective buyers, including one […]

Whitney Houston, Pat Benatar nominated for Rock Hall of Fame induction

Courtesy The Rock and Roll Hall of FameTwo powerhouse female pop performers are first-time nominees for induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 2020: Pat Benatar and Whitney Houston. Fans have been clamoring for Pat Benatar to be put on the ballot for years, because she’s been eligible since 2004.  A four-time Grammy-winner […]

Albums by Adele, Ed Sheeran among best-sellers of the 21st century

XL Recordings/Columbia RecordsYou probably know that Adele and Ed Sheeran‘s albums have sold millions worldwide, but now the U.K.’s Official Charts Company has officially declared them among the best-selling releases of the entire 21st century. The Official Charts Company compiled a list of the U.K.’s 40 biggest studio albums released since January 1, 2000, based […]

Celine Dion reveals 'Courage' track list: 20 songs in all

Columbia RecordsCeline Dion hasn’t released a new English-language album since 2013’s Loved Me Back to Life, so it’s no wonder that her upcoming project, Courage, is packed full of songs. Celine revealed the track list for Courage on Instagram and it includes 16 songs in all, plus four additional songs on the Deluxe edition.  Four […]

Elton John calls the new 'Lion King' movie "a huge disappointment"

DisneyElton John co-wrote all the songs for the original animated version of The Lion King, and even won an Oscar for one of them, “Can You Feel the Love Tonight.”  But Elton says he really wasn’t a fan of the new CGI version of The Lion King that came out earlier this year, because he […]

Justin Bieber is now number one on the country chart, thanks to Dan + Shay

Catherine PowellJustin Bieber has two people to thank for his first number-one country hit. Justin teamed up with crossover country duo Dan + Shay for the romantic track “10,000 Hours,” and now the track has blasted from number 40 to number one on Billboard’s Hot Country Songs chart, which measures airplay, streaming and sales.  Hot […]

New Katy Perry song "Harleys in Hawaii" is coming this week

ABC NewsEver since she mentioned its existence in an interview, Katy Perry fans have been clamoring for her to release a new song called “Harleys in Hawaii.”  Now we finally know when we’ll be able to hear it. Katy tweeted that the song is arriving Wednesday, and included a picture of herself in a retro […]

Taylor Swift's "jinx" banner at Staples Center to be covered for LA Kings games

Getty Images For dcp via ABC/Emma McIntyre/AMA2018Being connected to Taylor Swift in any way is usually a big plus, but fans of the L.A. Kings hockey team don’t see it that way. The Los Angeles Times reports that the team has covered a banner that hangs from the rafters of the Staples Center celebrating Taylor’s […]

Elton John: "I don't have a clue" what I'll do after farewell tour ends

Ben Gibson/Rocket EntertainmentElton John has made it quite clear that his current Farewell Yellow Brick Road tour will be his last ever large-scale tour.   So, what will the 72-year-old legend do with all his free time once he finally comes off the road?  He says he has no idea. In an article in the U.K. paper […]

"Let It Go" to the ball: Idina Menzel may play Camila Cabello's stepmom in 'Cinderella'

ABC/Adam TaylorFollowing the news that Camila Cabello will star in a new movie musical version of Cinderella, Deadline reports that Queen Elsa herself may play her stepmom. Idina Menzel is in talks to star as Evelyn, Cinderella’s evil stepmother, in the film, which is set to open February 5, 2021.  The retelling of the classic fairytale […]

Elton John says his "sociopath" mother told him she loved him, but didn't like him

CBS Sunday MorningElton John‘s autobiography ME is coming out on Tuesday, and this weekend, you can watch him discuss it in an interview on CBS Sunday Morning.  One topic he discusses his difficult relationship with his late mother, Sheila. In his book, Elton refers to his mom as “the Cecil B. DeMille of bad moods,” […]

Lionel Richie, Bonnie Tyler, Susan Boyle to sing in the Vatican in support of the Amazon

ABC/Craig SjodinA concert taking place in December has the blessing of the Pope himself. Lionel Richie, Bonnie “Total Eclipse of the Heart” Tyler and Susan Boyle are among the stars performing in the Vatican on December 14 as part of a Christmas concert organized by the Congregation for Catholic Education.  Italian singers will also take […]

Katy Perry appealing "Dark Horse" decision

Capitol RecordsFollowing a court case that resulted in Katy Perry, her collaborators and her record company being ordered to pay nearly $3 million to a rapper in a copyright dispute over her hit “Dark Horse,” Katy and her team have now asked to appeal the verdict. As you may recall, Christian rapper Marcus Gray won […]

Taylor Swift: Cat lady and 'Game of Thrones' nerd

Walt Disney Television/Paula LoboTaylor Swift has once again proven that not only is she pop’s leading cat lady, she’s also a die-hard Game of Thrones nerd to boot. Queer Eye star Jonathan Van Ness posted a few photos of Taylor with one of his new cats, Genivieve, and captioned them, “Aunt Taylor came to meet […]

Elton John recalls telling Tina Turner to "stick her song up her a**"

Courtesy Henry HoltEven after Elton John got sober, he was stil prone to bad behavior, as he demonstrates in another excerpt from his juicy memoir ME, published in the U.K.’s Daily Mail. Elton recalls that in 1997, he and Tina Turner were planning a joint tour, but things started badly.  Elton claims Tina called him […]