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2014-08-28

Shakira Confirms She's Expecting Again

Shakira is going to be a mom again. First came a report that the singer and former Voice coach had granted an interview to Mexican Cosmopolitan, in which she was quoted as says she was pregnant.  Now, the singer has confirmed it herself, tweeting, "Yes, we are expecting our second baby!! Thank you all for your well wishes!" Shakira and her boyfriend, soccer star Gerard Pique, welcomed son Milan on January 22, 2013.  The new baby will be the second child for both of them. While Shakira has said she and Gerard have no immediate plans to wed, she told…

posted 2014/08/28 by Music News From ABC News Radio - CHR

Maroon 5 Releases New Album Teaser, Book "America's Got Talent"

Maroon 5 is hitting the ground running next week with major TV appearances lined up to promote their new album, V. The group will appear on NBC's Today show on Monday, September 1, Labor Day.  On September 2, the album arrives in stores, and on September 3, they'll appear on the semi-finals results show of America's Got Talent, performing their latest hit "Maps." The band also has been teasing a tour announcement on Twitter, revealing a number of states in which they'll be performing, but the full details have not been announced yet.  So far, the only scheduled date is…

posted 2014/08/28 by Music News From ABC News Radio - CHR

Simon Cowell: One Direction's New Album Is "Fantastic"

One Direction is currently out on their Where We Are Tour, but they're also working on their fourth album.  How's it coming along?  Well, according to someone who should know -- their label boss, Simon Cowell -- it's pretty awesome. "The album's fantastic," Simon told London's Capital FM radio. "There's probably five or six tracks I've already heard that could be singles. There's some very different kinds of songs than what we've done before, they've taken a few more risks." "Most importantly, the boys love writing, they love recording, they're enjoying what they're doing," he adds.  Cowell then referred to…

posted 2014/08/28 by Music News From ABC News Radio - CHR

Ariana Grande Thanks "Angel Pie" Miley Cyrus for Flowers

Miley Cyrus and Ariana Grande are friends!  How do we know?  Because Miley sent Ariana flowers, and Ariana's showing them off on Twitter. Miley and Ariana were both winners at the MTV VMA Awards this past weekend, and there's a photo of them kissing each other.  Now, Ari has posted on Twitter a photo of a flower arrangement of hydrangeas and roses, writing, "a special baby love sent me flowers... @mileycyrus u are the cutest angel pie in da world." The day after the VMAs, Ariana posted the photo of her and Miley together, and wrote, "I heart u @mileycyrus…

posted 2014/08/28 by Music News From ABC News Radio - CHR

Nickelback Reveals Album Release Date; Debuts Lyric Video

Nickelback will release their new record, No Fixed Address, on November 4, the band has revealed. Nickelback has also released a lyric video to the new song, "Edge of a Revolution," on YouTube. In the video, the silhouette of a figure wearing a hoodie spray paints the ocassionally profane lyrics on a variety of walls.  The politically-charged rocker, which is now available for download, features lyrics like, "Hey! Hey! Just obey/Your secret's safe with the NSA." As previously reported, here is the track list for No Fixed Address: "Million Miles an Hour”“Edge of a Revolution”“What Are You Waiting For?”“She Keeps…

posted 2014/08/28 by Music News From ABC News Radio - CHR

Florida Georgia Line Calls Jason Derulo Remix "A Huge Honor"

After scoring a massive hit by teaming up with Nelly on "Cruise," country duo Florida Georgia Line have returned to the pop charts again, thanks to a collaboration with Jason Derulo on a remix of their song "This Is How We Roll."  But the guys say they weren't put together with Jason; the whole thing happened organically. "I think it just kinda came up and he said he was a fan of that song and wanted to do a remix with us," says Florida Georgia Line's Tyler Hubbard. "And we've been big fans of him for a long time. So…

posted 2014/08/28 by Music News From ABC News Radio - CHR

Taylor Swift: "Selling Millions of Records Doesn't Make Me Feel Cool"

Taylor Swift's new #1 hit "Shake It Off" is an invitation to do your own thing and not worry about fitting in or looking cool. Easier said then done, right?  Well, as Taylor explains in a newly released outtake from the song's video, even she doesn't feel cool, and she's a massive superstar. "A lot of people who I think will relate to the song are people who are dealing with not ever really feeling cool with themselves because other people make them feel like they don't fit in," Taylor says.  "When, one thing I've learned in this whole process…

posted 2014/08/28 by Music News From ABC News Radio - CHR

"Crude" & "Raunchy" Ariana Grande Wishes She Could Stop Cursing

Ariana Grande certainly looks sweet and demure, but things aren't always as they appear.  The 21-year-old singer says she "absolutely" curses a lot, claiming, "I wish I could less!...I have the sense of humor of a 14-year-old boy." Speaking with Time magazine, Ariana says, "I...think that people have a misrepresentation of me as a person because I’m friendly and I like to meet people and I like to talk to people and make people laugh. Sometimes people can confuse my niceness for weakness in a way -- or ditziness or stupidity. But it doesn’t go hand-in-hand in that way." "When…

posted 2014/08/28 by Music News From ABC News Radio - CHR

LMFAO's Redfoo's Suffers Gash to Face in Bar Attack

LMFAO's Redfoo suffered a gash on his forehead Wednesday after an unidentified man allegedly threw a glass bottle at the singer in a suburban hotel bar outside Sydney, Australia, according to The Daily Telegraph. The 38-year-old Redfoo, who was born Stefan Gordy, was partying at the Golden Sheaf Hotel in Double Bay when the incident happened. “We were sitting in the back area with my mates, surrounded by some thangs. We are dancing, having a good time, we’re taking some pictures, taking the snapchats,” Redfoo said, according to the Telegraph. “All of a sudden out of nowhere a glass hits…

posted 2014/08/28 by Music News From ABC News Radio - CHR

2014-08-27

Colbie Caillat Unveils Track List for "Gypsy Heart"

Colbie Caillat has revealed the full track list for her new album Gypsy Heart, but it's a bit anticlimactic, since we already knew about five of the 12 songs. The list shows that the first five tracks on the album are the songs included on her EP Gypsy Heart -- Side A, which she released in early June.  In addition to her current single "Try," there's "Live It Up," "Blaze," "If You Love Me Let Me Go" and "Never Gonna Let You Down." The rest of the album's songs are as follows: "Land Called Far Away""Nice Guys""Floodgates""Just Like That""Break Free""Never…

posted 2014/08/27 by Music News From ABC News Radio - CHR

Bruno Mars & Beyonce In, Lady Gaga & U2 Out in Poll of America's Top-10 Favorite Musicians

When it comes to music, Americans apparently prefer an English accent.  A new unscientific Harris poll reveals The Beatles are America's favorite musician or band. The online poll of over 2300 Americans found that the Fab Four are #1 on the list, followed by the late King of Rock and Roll, Elvis Presley.  Beyonce,who wasn't even on the list the last time the poll was conducted back in 2010, places third this time around.  Legendary rockers Led Zeppelin are also new to the list, debuting at #4, while country icon George Strait is #5. Yet another newcomer to the list:…

posted 2014/08/27 by Music News From ABC News Radio - CHR

Taylor Scores Biggest Sales Week of the Year with "Shake It Off," Debuts at #1; Nicki Jumps to #2

Taylor Swift's "Shake It Off" has shaken up the Billboard Digital Songs chart with a massive debut. The song, the first single from Taylor's upcoming album, 1989, has not only debuted at #1 on the Billboard Hot 100, but it tops the digital songs chart with first-week sales of 544,000 downloads, according to Nielsen Soundscan.  That's the biggest sales week for any song this year, and the fourth-biggest debut sales week in history.  The only songs that started with more downloads in their first weeks are Flo Rida's "Right Round," with 636,000; Katy Perry's "Roar," with 557,000; and Taylor's own…

posted 2014/08/27 by Music News From ABC News Radio - CHR