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2017-10-17

Kelly Clarkson's "best compliment ever" has nothing to do with her voice or music

As a Grammy-winning, multi-platinum superstar, Kelly Clarkson doesn't need anyone to tell her that she's an amazing singer and songwriter.  That's why she says the best compliment she gets from fans is one that doesn't involve her music at all -- instead, she says, it involves how she makes her fans feel about themselves. Speaking to the British paper The Daily Mail, Kelly explains why she's been so open about the fact that the media has been obsessed with her weight ever since she arrived on the scene.  "I have felt conflicted over the years. Do you address it? Do…

posted 2017/10/17 by Music News From ABC News Radio - CHR

Demi Lovato's YouTube documentary premieres today: "People think they know a lot about me"

Demi Lovato's YouTube documentary, Simply Complicated, arrives today, and the singer promises that even though you may believe you know all there is to know about her, the film will still teach you a thing or two. "People think they know a lot about me, and they do," she tells ABC Radio. "But for the most part they don't know where I'm at in my life today, and they don't know what it's like being a single adult, navigating my life on my own." Demi's spent most of her life in the spotlight, and has been very open and candid…

posted 2017/10/17 by Music News From ABC News Radio - CHR

Jennifer Lopez-headed disaster relief efforts raise $36 million

The disaster relief efforts being spearheaded by Jennifer Lopez, Marc Anthony and former New York Yankees slugger Alex Rodriguez to help Puerto Rico, Mexico and the Caribbean have raised more than $35 million to date, the group announced Monday. Lopez and Rodriguez have secured commitments of more than $26 million from corporations.  In addition, the One Voice: Somos Live Concert and Telethon on Saturday raised more than $9 million.“With the disasters and tragedies befalling us almost weekly, and the swirling negativity dividing our country, it was gratifying to see people of all ages, races, and backgrounds come together to support…

posted 2017/10/17 by Music News From ABC News Radio - CHR

"The Voice" recap: Battles begin with Miley Cyrus winning a two-way battle to steal one of Adam Levine’s artists

It was the first night of the battle rounds on The Voice Monday night, as teammates went head-to-head for the right to advance to the next stage in the competition. The evening culminated in Miley Cyrus winning a two-way battle with Blake Shelton to steal one of Adam Levine’s artists. Blake and Jennifer Hudson also stole artists. Each coach enlisted the help of a guest adviser during rehearsals: DNCE’s Joe Jonas for Team Adam, Rascal Flatts for Team Blake, ex-Destiny’s Child member Kelly Rowland for Team Jennifer and Billy Ray Cyrus for Team Miley. Here are some of Monday's highlights:…

posted 2017/10/17 by Music News From ABC News Radio - CHR

2017-10-16

John Mayer celebrates turning 40 with some custom "Big Lebowski" bling

John Mayer is celebrating his big birthday with a Big Lebowski-themed gift to himself. The singer, who turns 40 Monday, got himself a diamond-encrusted necklace with a pendant in the likeness of The Dude, Jeff Bridges’ character in The Big Lebowski. He posted a photo of his new bling on Instagram. “If you’re asking me if I had [jeweler Ben Baller] make me a diamond encrusted chain bearing a likeness of The Dude for my 40th birthday, then I guess my answer would have to be you’re damn right I did,” he writes. “Anxiety and worry is canceled this week.”…

posted 2017/10/16 by Music News From ABC News Radio - CHR

The Weeknd recognized by RIAA for multi-platinum success

The Weeknd is being recognized by the Recording Industry Association of American for his multi-platinum achievements. The singer has received two huge plaques commemorating his success. One recognizes The Weeknd for being the only artist to earn a 2X multi-platinum album in the last year that also includes four platinum or higher songs. The album, of course, is Starboy.  The title track went platinum five times, “I Feel It Coming” went double platinum, and “Party Monster” and “Reminder” both went platinum. The Weeknd also received a plaque for scoring 11 platinum or multi-platinum certified songs during the past five years.…

posted 2017/10/16 by Music News From ABC News Radio - CHR

Sia announces holiday album, "Everyday Is Christmas," coming next month

Tired of the same old Christmas tunes? Sia is ready to jazz up your Christmas playlist with a collection of 10 original holiday songs. Her first-ever holiday album, Everyday Is Christmas, will be released November 17. The album’s cover features Sia’s frequent music video collaborator, Maddie Ziegler, making a silly face while sporting a curly red and green wig topped with a big Christmas bow. The lead track is titled “Santa’s Coming for Us.” The album also includes the festive tunes “Candy Cane Lane,” “Ho Ho Ho,” and “Puppies Are Forever,” and ballads like “Underneath the Christmas Lights,” “Snowman,” and…

posted 2017/10/16 by Music News From ABC News Radio - CHR

Rihanna to be honored with her very own street in Barbados

Rihanna is getting a street named after her, right in her childhood neighborhood of Bridgetown, Barbados.  Local Barbadian newspaper Nation News reports the singer and Fenty Beauty cosmetics mogul will be honored on Barbados' Independence Day, Thursday, November 30, when Westbury New Road will be changed to Rihanna Drive.  RiRi grew up on Westbury New Road in the St. Michael parish of Bridgetown.   The new street name will be revealed by Prime Minister Freundel Stuart and Rihanna at a two-hour event.  Copyright © 2017, ABC Radio. All rights reserved.

posted 2017/10/16 by Music News From ABC News Radio - CHR

Pink's "Beautiful Trauma": "There's joy to be had, and I have to hold on to that"

Appearing Monday on ABC's Good Morning America, Pink said that her latest hit, "What About Us," is about "how government has failed us" -- but that doesn't mean she's given up hope. Pink's new album is called Beautiful Trauma.  "Honestly, life is really traumatic no matter who you are -- for some more than others," she explained.  "But I try to hold onto the idea that there's a lot of beautiful people in the world that want great things for others." "There's joy to be had, still, and I have to hold on to that," she added. According to Pink,…

posted 2017/10/16 by Music News From ABC News Radio - CHR

Is Taylor Swift's new video a document of her and her boyfriend's fave hangouts?

Taylor Swift was seen in London over the weekend filming a new music video, and according to one British paper, the entire thing is a travelogue of her relationship with her boyfriend, British actor Joe Alwyn. The Telegraph reports that Taylor filmed scenes for the clip in a North London kebab shop, in a black taxi, on an iconic red London bus driving around Piccadilly Circus and Trafalgar Square, and in Joe's local pub.  Taylor also rod a bicycle across the British capital's Millennium Bridge. "The video shows Taylor on a night out. All of the locations are places she…

posted 2017/10/16 by Music News From ABC News Radio - CHR

Miley Cyrus returning to "SNL" November 4

Miley Cyrus is heading back to Saturday Night Live. The singer will be the musical guest on November 4, while Larry David will host. It will mark her fourth appearance on the show. Miley first hosted SNL in 2011, then pulled double-duty as both host and musical guest in 2013 and 2015. So far, this season of SNL has included performances by Jay-Z, Sam Smith and Pink. Copyright © 2017, ABC Radio. All rights reserved. performing on @nbcsnl November 4th!! pic.twitter.com/mg63ZdjaBM— Miley Ray Cyrus (@MileyCyrus) October 15, 2017

posted 2017/10/16 by Music News From ABC News Radio - CHR

Joe Jonas advises Team Adam on tonight’s episode of "The Voice"

On tonight’s episode of The Voice, Adam Levine enlists Joe Jonas -- who got engaged over the weekend to Game of Thrones star Sophie Turner -- as his team’s adviser. He says working with the DNCE frontman was “a blast.” “He’s awesome, man, and I love his new band,” Adam says of Joe. “He’s just a cool dude. I’ve just kind of known him kind of an acquaintance, but I’ve always known I have a lot in common with him.” Joe says his admiration of Adam made him want to be an adviser on The Voice. “I have a lot…

posted 2017/10/16 by Music News From ABC News Radio - CHR