Monday , 10 December 2018

Music News

American Authors to release new album “Seasons” on February 1

Island RecordsAmerican Authors, the band who brought you “Best Day of My Life,” will return with their third album, Seasons, on February 1. The band recorded the new album in a studio in Tennessee surrounded by woods; the title was inspired by the fact that during the recording sessions, they experienced all four seasons of weather.  As for the album’s …

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Kelly Clarkson begs music fans not to fight over the Grammys: “Let's lift each other up”

Carter SmithThe Best Pop Vocal Album category at this year’s Grammys is stacked with talent: Albums by Kelly Clarkson, Shawn Mendes, Camila Cabello, Taylor Swift, Pink and Ariana Grande are all nominated in that category.  All those artists also happen to have extremely vocal fan armies, which could lead to some arguments online — but not if Kelly has anything …

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Ariana Grande, Camila Cabello among “Entertainment Weekly”'s Best of 2018

Dave Meyers/Republic RecordsTwo powerhouse female stars earned Entertainment Weekly‘s nod for two of the best albums of 2018: Ariana Grande and Camila Cabello. On EW’s list of the Top 20 Albums of 2018, Ariana’s Sweetener comes in at #3.  Calling it “her most complex project to date,” EW says Sweetener — in part thanks to Ari’s “inimitable voice” and co-producer …

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Ella Mai says Grammy nominations are like the cherry on top” of an “amazing year

ABC/Image Group LAElla Mai has always dreamed of winning a Grammy, and that dream may now come true.  She was nominated for two awards today: Song of the Year, and Best R&B Song, for “Boo’d Up.” The 24-year-old singer heard the news announced by Michael Strahan as she appeared on Good Morning America in New York City. “I really didn’t know before I got on …

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Stars react to Grammy nominations: “Speechless”

Shawn, nominated for Song of the Year for “In My Blood” and Best Pop Vocal Album for his current self-titled release, tweeted, “Unbelievable, speechless right now. I LOVE YOU.” Dua snagged a Best New Artist nod, and a nom for Best Dance Recording for “Electricity.” She tweeted, “I’m so happy but I can’t stop crying, I can’t believe it!!!” Maren …

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Sara Bareilles returning to Broadway's “Waitress” on January 7

Josh LehrerHot on the heels of her Grammy nomination for Best Musical Theater Album for Jesus Christ Superstar Live in Concert, Sara Bareilles has announced that she’s heading back to Broadway. Sara will return to Waitress, the show for which she wrote the music, on January.  She’ll again play the lead role of Jenna, the pregnant, pie-baking waitress who wants …

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Joe Alwyn talks private relationship with Taylor Swift: “I know what I feel about it”

Christian Anwander/EsquireHe may be dating one of the biggest music stars on the planet, but Joe Alwyn is secure in his relationship with Taylor Swift. The British actor — who appears in two critically-acclaimed films this fall, Boy Erased and The Favourite — tells Esquire that he didn’t need advice on how to navigate dating such a public figure. “I …

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Kendrick Lamar scores the most Grammy nods; Drake, Brandi Carlile are on his heels

Image Group LA/ABCKendrick Lamar is this year’s leading Grammy nominee with eight nods, thanks to his work on the Black Panther soundtrack.  Among those eight nods, K.Dot scored Record, Song and Album of the Year nominations for the soundtrack, and the song “All the Stars.” Drake received seven nods, including Album of the Year for Scorpion, and Record and Song …

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61st annual Grammy Awards: The nominees

GABRIEL BOUYS/AFP/Getty ImagesHere’s the complete list of nominees in key categories for the 61st annual Grammy Awards.  Winners will be revealed on music’s biggest night Sunday, February 10, live from the Staples Center in Los Angeles on CBS. Album of the YearInvasion of Privacy — Cardi BBy the Way I Forgive You — Brandi CarlileScorpion — Drakebeerbongs & bentleys — …

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Cardi B, Brandi Carlile, H.E.R and Drake lead first round of Grammy nominees

Image credit: Jorda FrantzisCardi B, Brandi Carlile, Childish Gambino, Bradley Cooper and Lady Gaga, Kendrick Lamar, Post Malone, Drake, and Zedd with Maren Morris will all compete for Record of the Year honors at the 61st annual Grammy Awards.  Alessia Cara, Shawn Mendes and Janelle Monae announced the nominees in the top General Field categories this morning on CBS This …

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