Category: MUSIC NEWS

Quick Hits: Adele, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Sia, Oasis

Adele The music video for Adele‘s new single “Send My Love (To Your New Lover)” will be unveiled during the 2016 Billboard Music Awards this Sunday, May 22. The awards show has also added a laundry list of presenters, including Wiz Khalifa, Steven Tyler, Pete Wentz, Idina Menzel and many, many more. Red Hot Chili Peppers singer Anthony Kiedis fell ill over the weekend, forcing the band to cancel their set at KROQ‘s Weenie Roast festival on Saturday night. Flea appeared on stage at the concert to make the announcement and apologize to the crowd. It was reported that...

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AC/DC’s Brian Johnson Releases Statement

After the news broke over the weekend that Axl Rose will be filling in for AC/DC singer Brian Johnson on the band’s remaining tour dates, Johnson released a statement explaining the story from his perspective. Johnson started off by saying he did not believe the earlier press releases from the band sufficiently outlined what he wanted to express about his personal feelings or about his medical diagnosis. Johnson explained: “On March 7th, after a series of examinations by leading physicians in the field of hearing loss, I was advised that if I continue to perform at large venues, I...

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Zayn Debuts at #1 With First Solo Album

Former One Direction member Zayn sees his first solo release Mind of Mine debut at #1 on this week’s Billboard 200 chart. According to Nielsen, Mind of Mine earned 157,000 equivalent album units, 112,000 of which was in pure album sales. Zayn is the first UK-born solo male artist to debut at #1 on the Billboard 200 with their first record. Just last week, Gwen Stefani joined an exclusive club of artists to hit #1 both solo and as part of a group, and Zayn joins her just a week later. R&B singer K. Michelle debuts at #2 with...

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Gwen Stefani Earns First #1 Solo Album

Gwen Stefani‘s third solo record, This Is What the Truth Feels Like, debuts at #1 on this week’s Billboard 200 chart. The album earned 84,000 equivalent album units, 76,000 were pure album sales, according to Nielsen Music‘s latest data. Her #1 debut makes Stefani a member of select group of artists who have hit #1 both as a solo artist and with a group, reports Billboard. No Doubt‘s breakthrough smash album Tragic Kingdom spent time at #1 in 1996 and 1997. Jordan Smith, the latest winner of The Voice (of which Stefani has been a judge), debuts at #2...

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