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2015-07-31

Gigi Hadid & Martha Hunt Defend Taylor Swift After Indie Singer's Twitter Diss

Sorry, haters. There’s no “Bad Blood” between Taylor Swift and her besties. Taylor’s model pals Gigi Hadid and Martha Hunt came to the singer’s defense recently after indie singer Edward Droste tweeted a less-than-flattering tabloid article about the star. The article claims Taylor is a controlling friend and has a list of demands before any of her pals join her on stage. It even says that Gigi was “talking trash behind Taylor’s back.” Edward, a member of the band Grizzly Bear, posted a picture of the tabloid item and wrote, “Obsessed that people are catching on.” Gigi and Martha quickly…

posted 2015/07/31 by Music News From ABC News Radio - CHR

David Cook Returns with New Single, Album and Tour

American Idol season 7 winner David Cook's been out of the spotlight for a while, but now he's back with a new album, new single and a newly announced headlining tour. The album, Digital Vein, will be released September 18 on his own Analog Heart label.  Analog Heart was the title of David's pre-Idol debut solo album, which came out in 2006.  The disc's first single, "Criminals," is now streaming on USA Today, and you can get it as an instant download when you pre-order Digital Vein on iTunes.  A deluxe version of the album with three bonus tracks is…

posted 2015/07/31 by Music News From ABC News Radio - CHR

Disclosure Reveals "Caracal" Track List Featuring Lorde & The Weeknd

A few days after releasing their new Sam Smith collaboration “Omen,” Disclosure revealed the star-studded track list for their sophomore album, Caracal. The British electronic duo teams up with Lorde on a song called “Magnets.” The Weeknd is featured on a song called “Nocturnal,” which is the first track on the album. The 14-song follow-up to their 2013 debut, Settle, is due out September 25. “Omen” was released on Monday as the second single from the new album. Disclosure and Sam worked together on last year’s breakout hit, “Latch.” Here is the full track list: "Nocturnal" ft. The Weeknd"Omen" ft.…

posted 2015/07/31 by Music News From ABC News Radio - CHR

Carly Rae Jepsen Releases Electro-Pop Tune, "Warm Blood"

Carly Rae Jepsen wasn’t lying when she said her new album would be heavily ‘80s influenced. She debuted the latest track from the upcoming Emotion, and it’s pure ‘80s-style synthpop. The song, called “Warm Blood,” features Carly’s breathy vocals over a danceable electronic beat. She sings, “Warm blood feels good, I can’t control it anymore/ Sweet one, you should stop me there but I keep on talking/ I would throw in the towel for you, boy/ Cause you lift me up and catch me when I’m falling for you.” So far, Carly’s released five songs from her second album, including…

posted 2015/07/31 by Music News From ABC News Radio - CHR

Mariah Carey and Billionaire Beau Move into $10K-a-Day Airbnb Rental

It seems Mariah Carey and her billionaire beau James Packer are inseparable these days. According to E! News, the couple, along with Mariah’s children, will be staying in a $30 million home in Malibu for the next several weeks on an Airbnb rental. The four-bedroom, four-bathroom beachfront property is costing them about $10,000 a day to rent. The home reportedly includes a private master suite with a fireplace, a master bath with steam room facing the ocean, a gourmet open kitchen, an indoor/outdoor Jacuzzi and a two-bedroom guest cottage. A source tells E! that Mariah arrived earlier this week and…

posted 2015/07/31 by Music News From ABC News Radio - CHR

Report: Selena Gomez Will Be a Mentor on "The Voice" Season Nine

Selena Gomez is coming to The Voice. The singer will reportedly appear on season nine of the NBC singing competition series as a mentor to Gwen Stefani’s team. A source tells Us Weekly Selena has already impressed the cast and crew. “She was surprisingly amazing as a mentor even though she’s so young,” the source says. “She exceeded everyone’s expectations.”Rapper Missy Elliott will serve as Pharrell Williams’ mentor, rock legend John Fogerty will help out Adam Levine’s team, and country star Brad Paisley will be the mentor for Blake Shelton’s contestants. The mentors appear on the show during the battle…

posted 2015/07/31 by Music News From ABC News Radio - CHR

One Direction Releases First Post-Zayn Single, "Drag Me Down," Will Appear on ABC's "GMA" Tuesday

One Direction has officially moved on since March's departure of Zayn Malik with the group's latest single, "Drag Me Down."  The track will be the lead single from the boy band's fifth studio album, which is expected to come out later this year. Via the band's Twitter feed, the Harry Styles, Niall Horan, Liam Payne and Louis Tomlinson appeared on a short video to plug the song, though Liam was the only one who spoke. "We hope you like it, it's the first song from the new album we've been working very, very, very hard on," Liam said. "We can't wait for you to hear it. See you soon, lots of love." The…

posted 2015/07/31 by Music News From ABC News Radio - CHR

American Authors Excited to Tour with Andy Grammer, the "Nicest Dude in the World"

American Authors recently released "Go Big or Go Home," the lead single from their upcoming sophomore album, and this weekend, they're launching a brief tour with their buddy Andy Grammer.  Authors frontman Zac Barnett says they're thrilled to be touring with Andy because, he says, he's "one of the good guys." "We did some touring with Andy in Australia at the end of last summer and he is, no joke, the nicest dude in the world," Zac tells ABC Radio. He laughs, "It’s almost a little scary how nice he is. It’s like, 'You’re not part of a cult or…

posted 2015/07/31 by Music News From ABC News Radio - CHR

Demi Lovato to Play a "Badass" in Boyfriend's TV Show "From Dusk Till Dawn"

What role will Demi Lovato be playing when she guest stars on her boyfriend Wilmer Valderrama's TV show From Dusk Till Dawn: the Series?  A "badass," says the show's creator, director Robert Rodriguez. The show, based on the 1996 cult horror-action film of the same name, is about to start its second season; it airs on Rodriguez's channel, El Rey. Rodriguez says Demi ended up with a guest role because he and Demi go way back, and because she'd often drop by the set to visit Wilmer, who plays a vampire on the series. At the Television Critics Association gathering…

posted 2015/07/31 by Music News From ABC News Radio - CHR

2015-07-30

Justin Bieber, Taylor Swift and Miley Cyrus Score Teen Choice Nods for Social Media Skills

The third and final wave of Teen Choice Award nominations has been revealed. In a slew of categories honoring the most social media savvy celebs, nominees include Justin Bieber, Taylor Swift and Miley Cyrus. The Biebs is up against fellow musicians Bruno Mars, Justin Timberlake and Pitbull in the Social Media King category. He’s also competing in the Choice Instagrammer category, against ex Selena Gomez, pal Ariana Grande and Beyonce. Taylor and Miley are both going head-to-head for the title of Social Media Queen. That category also has Taylor facing off against her bestie Selena, her rumored nemesis Katy Perry…

posted 2015/07/30 by Music News From ABC News Radio - CHR

Mariah Carey to Direct TV Movie for Hallmark Channel

Mariah Carey soon will be making her directorial debut. The singer is set to direct and co-star in Mariah Carey’s Christmas Project for the Hallmark Channel. The TV movie reportedly will start production this fall and air on the network in December as part of Hallmark Channel’s annual “Countdown to Christmas” programming.   Also in December, according to The Hollywood Reporter, Mariah will perform a series of Christmas concerts in New York City. She’s set to complete the third leg of her Las Vegas residency, #1 to Infinity, in February, before embarking on a European tour in the spring. It…

posted 2015/07/30 by Music News From ABC News Radio - CHR

Your Eyelashes Could Win You a Spot in a Katy Perry Commercial

Want to star in a CoverGirl commercial with Katy Perry? All you need is a good pair of eyelashes. To enter the CoverGirl “Lash Fame” sweepstakes, first upload a picture of yourself that shows off your natural, super-sized lashes. Your photo will then be loaded into an online CoverGirl Super Sizer Mascara video. Submit that video at CoverGirlSuperSizerContest.com by August 2 for a chance to win. The winner will have her photo appear in a Katy Perry CoverGirl Super Sizer Mascara commercial scheduled to air during the MTV Video Music Awards on August 30. Copyright © 2015, ABC Radio. All rights reserved.

posted 2015/07/30 by Music News From ABC News Radio - CHR