It was a short week, so we start on Tuesday:
There’s no news of a full-fledged tour yet, although it seems likely there will be one in 2018. [… source…]
— 997NOW (@997now) October 7, 2017
— B96 (@B96Chicago) October 6, 2017
*There’s also a rumor going around that she will play live at the College Football Playoff National Championship game on January 8th.
Carly Rae Jepsen’s Call Me Maybe (2012) joined the 1-Billion YouTube Views Club!
Justin Bieber and Katy Perry each have four videos exceeding one billion views.
Taylor Swift, Calvin Harris, Shakira and Ariana Grande each have three
Fifth Harmony, Psy, Adele, Ellie Goulding, The Weeknd, Ed Sheeran and Eminem have two.
Carly Rae has one billion!
**Taylor Swift and Katy Perry are the only artists to have two videos exceeding two billion views.
Here’s the track list for NOW THAT’S WHAT I CALL MERRY CHRISTMAS (released on the weekend)…
Here is the complete track list:
Justin Bieber — “Mistletoe”
Ariana Grande — “Winter Things”
Pentatonix — “Mary, Did You Know?”
Nat King Cole — “The Christmas Song”
Bing Crosby — “White Christmas”
Frank Sinatra — “Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas”
Johnny Mathis — “It’s Beginning To Look A Lot Like Christmas”
Andy Williams — “It’s The Most Wonderful Time Of The Year”
Burl Ives — “Jolly Christmas”
Dean Martin — “Let It Snow! Let It Snow! Let It Snow!”
Elvis Presley — “Blue Christmas” (with The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra)
The Beach Boys — “Little Saint Nick”
Gene Autry — “Rudolph The Red-Nosed Reindeer”
José Feliciano — “Feliz Navidad”
Bing Crosby/David Bowie — “Little Drummer Boy/Peace On Earth”
The Temptations — “Silent Night”
Donny Hathaway — “This Christmas”
Trans-Siberian Orchestra — “Christmas Canon”
Jackson 5 — “Santa Claus Is Coming To Town”
Wham! — “Last Christmas”
Oh, and have you seen Ellen’s version of Look What You Made Me Do?
— Ellen DeGeneres (@TheEllenShow) September 22, 2017
Then on Wednesday:
We found out …
THE ILLUSIONISTS – LIVE FROM BROADWAY
PRINCE GEORGE FOR ONE NIGHT ONLY – APRIL 17, 2018
Tickets on‐sale Friday October 13th 10:00 am
Blockbuster Theatrical Show Dazzles Sold‐Out Audiences Worldwide
Bruno Mars sat down for an interview with Charlie Rose and then this happened…
Scott Helman just Tweeted a clip from PDA, his new single that you will start hearing 4 times a day on The River starting tomorrow…
— Scott Helman (@ScottHelman) October 5, 2017
Oh… and don’t tell Vilma about this…
— Universal Music CA (@umusic) October 11, 2017
Here’s Sia all animated up for “My Little Pony: The Movie” which hit theaters Friday.
Miley on Carpool Karaokee with James Corden.
Demi Lovato shared the trailer for her up coming YouTube movie-documentary “Demi Lovato: Simply Complicated” which premiers October 17th.
Taylor Swift is launching her own Social Media platform called “The Swift Life”. The Swift Life will… “provide a creative, inclusive and community-driven place for users to better connect with each other… and Taylor!”
No date for release yet, but likely a beta version will be out before the end of the year.
Kelly Clarkson –> talking about her new album “Meaning of Life”, says it’s the first album she’s made that didn’t make her want to give up on the music business.
“It’s just the first record I’ve made that I didn’t call my mother, wanting to quit,”
“And I’m not a baby, y’all. I’m strong…I’m a very powerful, confident woman, but at the same time, you just feel beaten down.”
“The only victory I see from the last 15 years is honestly just the fact that, even in such an incredibly not-healthy environment, we were very successful.”
Here’s Sam Smith with an exclusive look at the making of his forthcoming album “The Thrill Of It All” which will be released November 3rd.
Jingle Ball 2017 launches November 28th in Dallas and hits 12 cities before wrapping up December 17th. The December 1st LA show will be streamed live and will feature Taylor Swift, Ed Sheeran, The Chainsmokers, Sam Smith, Demi Lovato, Logic, Kesha, Niall Horan, Halsey, Charlie Puth, and Liam Payne.
- Nov. 28: Dallas, Tx., American Airlines Center: The Chainsmokers, Kesha, Charlie Puth, Niall Horan, Liam Payne, Camila Cabello, Julia Michaels, and Why Don’t We
- Nov. 30: San Jose, Ca., SAP Center: Demi Lovato, Nick Jonas, Charlie Puth, Camila Cabello, Niall Horan, Liam Payne, Julia Michaels, and Why Don’t We
- Dec. 1: Los Angeles, Ca., The Forum: Taylor Swift, Ed Sheeran, The Chainsmokers, Sam Smith, Demi Lovato, Logic, Kesha, Niall Horan, Halsey, Charlie Puth, and Liam Payne
- Dec. 4: St. Paul, Minn., Xcel Energy Center: Fall Out Boy, Kesha, Charlie Puth, Niall Horan, Camila Cabello, Liam Payne, Julia Michaels, and Why Don’t We
- Dec. 6: Philadelphia, Pa., Wells Fargo Center: The Chainsmokers, Fall Out Boy, Kesha, Halsey, Logic, Niall Horan, Charlie Puth, Liam Payne, Julia Michaels, and Why Don’t We
- Dec. 8: New York, N.Y., Madison Square Garden: Taylor Swift, Ed Sheeran, The Chainsmokers, Sam Smith, Halsey, Fall Out Boy, Demi Lovato, Logic, Charlie Puth, Niall Horan, Camila Cabello, Liam Payne, Julia Michaels, and Why Don’t We
- Dec. 10: Boston, Mass., TD Garden: Fall Out Boy, Kelly Clarkson, Fifth Harmony, Halsey, Charlie Puth, Camila Cabello, and Why Don’t We
- Dec. 11: Washington, D.C., Capital One Arena: Fall Out Boy, Kesha, Logic, Zedd, Charlie Puth, Camila Cabello, Liam Payne, Julia Michaels, and Why Don’t We
- Dec. 13: Chicago, Ill., Allstate Arena: The Chainsmokers, Demi Lovato, Charlie Puth, Kesha, Camila Cabello, Liam Payne, Julia Michaels, and Why Don’t We
- Dec. 15: Atlanta, Ga., Philips Arena: Demi Lovato, Logic, Zedd, Fifth Harmony, Nick Jonas, Charlie Puth, Camila Cabello, Liam Payne, Julia Michaels, and Why Don’t We
- Dec. 16: Tampa Bay, Fla., Amalie Arena: Zedd, Nick Jonas, Charlie Puth, Camila Cabello, Liam Payne, and Why Don’t We
- Dec. 17: Fort Lauderdale, Fla., BB&T Center: Demi Lovato, Logic, Fifth Harmony, Nick Jonas, Charlie Puth, Camila Cabello, Liam Payne, Julia Michaels, and Why Don’t We