Getty Images via ABCRihanna debuted a new promo video today for her Savage x Fenty lingerie line, and it features sisters Gigi and Bella Hadid, and model Slick Woods.
The video opens with several models standing in a lush rain forest and a waterfall, as a narrator comments, “This is the Savage rain forest, full of mysteries and a savage sisterhood. If one of these species is the rarest creature of them all, that we are looking for...” Then RiRi appears in a white, two-piece lingerie set, with matching veil.
Rihanna debuted her new lingerie line in September during New York Fashion Week. Woods appeared in the fashion show, then immediately went into labor. She gave birth to a son named Saphir.
As previously reported, Rihanna reportedly turned down an offer to headline the 2019 Super Bowl halftime show in solidarity with Colin Kaepernick.
Republic RecordsDrake is making history again: He’s broken The Beatles’ record for most Billboard Hot 100 top ten hits in a year.
Drizzy was tied with the Fab Four with 11 top ten hits. This week, he moves ahead of them with his twelfth top ten in 2018: He's a featured artist on Bad Bunny’s “MIA,” which debuts at number five. The Beatles set their record in 1964.
The Canadian artist now has a career total of 32 top ten hits, the most of any male performer. Only Madonna with 38, and The Beatles with 34, have more.
The “In My Feelings” rapper performs many of those songs on his Aubrey and the Three Migos tour, which continues next weekend with three shows in Oakland, The tour wraps up November 17 in Atlanta.
Here's a rundown of Drake’s 12 Hot 100 top 10 hits in 2018:
"God's Plan" (number one for 11 weeks) "Diplomatic Immunity" (number seven) "Look Alive" by BlocBoy JB feat. Drake (number 5) "Walk It Talk It" by Migos feat. Drake (number 10) "Nice for What" (number one for eight weeks) "Yes Indeed" by Lil Baby & Drake (number six) "Nonstop" (number two) "I'm Upset" (number seven) "Emotionless" (number eight) "Don't Matter to Me" feat. Michael Jackson (number nine) "In My Feelings" (number one for 10 weeks) "MIA" by Bad Bunny feat. Drake (number five)
"Girls Like You" is now the second-longest-running number one hit for Adam Levine and the guys, following their nine-week 2012 #1 "One More Night." It passes "Moves Like Jagger," which ruled for four weeks in 2011.
In addition, "Girls Like You" has been #1 on Billboard's airplay-based Radio Songs chart for 13 weeks. That means it just passed Ed Sheeran's "Shape of You" to score the title of longest-running #1 this decade. You'd have to go all the way back to 2007 to find a song that held the top spot longer: Alicia Keys' "No One," which ruled for 14 weeks.
If it "Girls Like You" can hang on at #1 for five more weeks, it'll tie The Goo Goo Dolls "Iris" for the longest-running #1 hit of all time on the Radio Songs chart, which has been around since 1990.
In other Maroon 5 news, comedian Amy Schumerhas called for the band to decline to perform at the Super Bowl to protest the NFL's policy on players taking a knee in response to racial injustice.
Schumer's suggestion followed a report that Rihanna had declined the Super Bowl gig for that reason. But at this point, Maroon 5 hasn't actually been confirmed as the Super Bowl headliner.
Beluga Heights/Warner Bros./What a MusicJason Derulo has a "lost and found" romance with a beautiful woman in the new video for "Goodbye," his collaboration with Nicki Minaj and David Guetta.
In the clip, Jason wakes up next to a woman, but then leaves to continue his busy life as a global pop star. She waits for him to show up for a romantic dinner, but he doesn't appear. She calls him, but he doesn't answer.
Meanwhile, Nicki Minaj appears in a variety of revealing outfits, both rapping and singing the hook, which is an interpolation of the Andrea Boccelli classic "Time to Say Goodbye." There's also a segment where Willy William -- who you may know from the song "Mi Gente" -- sings in Spanish and French while surrounded by scantily-clad dancers.
Finally, we see Jason onstage, with David Guetta manning the turntables -- and he spots the girl in the audience. He pulls her onstage and they embrace as the clip ends.
"Goodbye" is featured on David Guetta's new album 7.
KIDinaKORNER/Interscope RecordsImagine Dragons has revealed the track list to their upcoming new album, Origins.
The 12-track collection -- or 15, if you grab the deluxe edition -- features the previously released tracks "Natural" and "Zero," plus songs with titles such as "Boomerang," "Bullet in a Gun" and "Love."
Origins will arrive on November 9, just over 16 months after ID released their smash hit album Evolve. That collection has spawned the singles "Believer," "Thunder" and "Whatever It Takes." The new record is described as a "sister album" to Evolve.
Keep Cool/ RCA RecordsNormani has doubled her fans' pleasure by releasing not one but two collaborations with Calvin Harris.
The first one, "Checklist," also features Nigerian singer WizKid, who you may remember from Drake's smash "One Dance." The reggae-flavored track finds Normani complaining about a guy who's trying to keep her "like a checklist."
The second track, "Slow Down," features Normani asking her lover to, well, slow down. "Could you just be real?/Don't be scared to feel this," she sings. "We can make the world go spin/Could you let me feel this?"
These two tracks are the latest releases from Normani, who scored a huge hit with her Khalid duet "Love Lies." She's also released tracks with Quavo, Jessie Reyez and Kehlani.
Normani is one of the performers at Tuesday night's Tidal X concert in Brooklyn, NY, along with Lil Wayne, Ms. Lauryn Hill and others. All proceeds will go to non-profit organizations focused on criminal justice reform.
Jonathan MannionElla Mai wraps up her concert dates with Bruno Mars this week, but that won't be the end of live performances for the "Boo'd Up" singer: Monday, she announced The Debut Tour, starting in 2019.
The 23-year-old singer will kick off the European leg of the trek January 8 in Birmingham, England. She’ll perform 11 shows in Europe, and will begin the North American leg February 12 in Vancouver, Canada, followed by her first show in the United States on February 14 in Seattle. The tour wraps up March 28 in San Antonio, TX.
Mai’s self-titled album debuted this week at number five on the Billboard 200. Her breakthrough single, “Boo’d Up,” has been certified four times platinum, and her follow-up single, “Trip,” is certified gold.
The singer from London performs her final show with Mars Friday in Los Angeles, the same day tickets go on sale for her tour at 10 a.m. local time via Ticketmaster.com
Here are Ella Mai's The Debut Tour North American dates:
2/12 -- Vancouver, BC, Commodore Ballroom 2/14 -- Seattle, WA, Showbox SoDo 2/15 -- Portland, OR, Crystal Ballroom 2/17 -- Sacramento, CA, Ace of Spades 2/19 -- Oakland, CA, Fox Theater 2/20 -- Santa Cruz, CA, The Catalyst 2/22 -- Phoenix, AZ, The Marquee 2/23 -- Las Vegas, NV, House of Blues 2/25 -- Denver, CO, Ogden Theatre 2/27 -- Lawrence, KS, The Granada 2/28 -- Minneapolis, MN, Varsity Theater 3/ 2 -- Detroit, MI, St. Andrew’s Hall 3/3 -- Chicago, IL, Concord Music Hall 3/5 -- Cleveland, OH, House of Blues 3/6 -- Toronto, ON, The Danforth 3/7 -- Montreal, QC, Club Soda 3/9 -- Boston, MA , Royale 3/11 -- Brooklyn, NY, Brooklyn Steel 3/13 -- Philadelphia, PA, Theatre of Living Arts 3/15 -- Silver Spring, MD, The Fillmore Silver Spring 3/16 -- Baltimore, MD, Baltimore Sound Stage 3/19 -- Atlanta, GA, Tabernacle 3/20 -- Orlando, FL, The Plaza Live 3/21 -- Fort Lauderdale, FL, Revolution Live 3/24 -- Houston, TX, House of Blues 3/26 -- Dallas, TX, House of Blues 3/27 -- Austin, TX, Emo’s 3/28 -- San Antonio, TX, The Aztec Theatre
Courtesy Live Nation EntertainmentMariah Carey fans will want to exercise Caution next year: The diva is hitting the road in support of her new album.
Mariah's new album Caution comes out November 16, and the Caution World Tour will get underway February 27 in Dallas, TX. The North American leg of the tour, billed as her "most intimate" one yet, is currently set to wrap up April 6 in Bethlehem, PA.
Tickets go on sale to the general public this Friday via LiveNation.com. Citi card members can buy tickets tomorrow starting at 10 a.m. local time. Anyone who buys tickets online will also get a digital or physical copy of the new album.
Members of Mariah's fan community, Honey B. Fly, will also get access to tickets tomorrow at 10 a.m. local time. If you buy a "Honey B. Fly Live Pass" today via MariahCarey.com, you'll get access to the pre-sale, as well as a free membership.
Caution is now available for pre-order, and if you do so, you'll get instant downloads of the previously released tracks "The Distance," "With You" and "GTFO."
Here are Mariah's tour dates:
2/27 -- Dallas, TX, The Pavilion at Toyota Music Factory 3/1 -- Houston, TX, Smart Financial Centre at Sugar Land 3/2 -- Biloxi, MS, Beau Rivage Theatre 3/5 -- Atlanta, GA, Fox Theatre 3/6 -- Louisville, KY, The Louisville Palace presented by Cricket Wireless 3/8 -- Detroit, MI, Fox Theatre 3/9 -- Indianapolis, IN, Murat Theatre at Old National Centre 3/11 -- Chicago, IL, The Chicago Theatre 3/13 -- Minneapolis, MN, State Theatre 3/15 -- Milwaukee, WI, Miller High Life Theatre 3/16 -- St Louis, MO, Stifel Theatre 3/18 -- Pittsburgh, PA, Benedum Center 3/20 -- Toronto, ON, Sony Centre for the Performing Arts 3/21 -- Orillia, ON, Casino Rama Resort 3/23 -- Buffalo, NY, Shea's Performing Arts Center 3/25 -- New York, NY, Radio City Music Hall 3/28 -- Boston, MA, Boch Center Wang Theatre 3/30 -- Atlantic City, NJ, Hard Rock Live at Etess Arena 3/31 -- Washington, DC, The Theater at MGM National Harbor 4/3 -- Philadelphia, PA, Metropolitan Opera House 4/5 -- Wallingford, CT, Toyota Presents Oakdale Theatre 4/6 -- Bethlehem, PA, Sands Bethlehem Event Center
Interscope RecordsLady Gaga's new movie A Star Is Born hasn't topped the box office -- yet -- but its soundtrack has now topped the Billboard album chart...twice.
The soundtrack, featuring Lady Gaga and Bradley Cooper singing songs as their characters, Ally and Jackson, is spending a second week on top of the chart, with sales of 143,000 units, according to Nielsen Music. This is Gaga's second album to spend more than one week at #1; the other was 2011's Born This Way.
Meanwhile, Gaga and Cooper's duet from the album, "Shallow," is #5 on the Billboard Hot 100 and #1 on the Digital Song Sales chart.
Rising R&B star Ella Mai lands a top 10 debut with her self-titled debut studio album, which enters the chart at #5 with sales of 69,000 units. The album features her top five hit, "Boo'd Up."
Migos member Quavo sees his solo album Quavo Huncho jump from #66 to #2 on the album chart after being on sale for a full week. The album initially premiered last week at #66 after being released on Thursday, October 11, which meant it only had one day of sales before that week's cutoff for chart data.
Kevin Mazur/Getty Images for American ExpressWhile Ariana Grande has taken a social media break following her split with fiancé Pete Davidson, Davidson has now spoken about their breakup publicly...in one of his stand-up sets.
As The Hollywood Reporter recounts, Pete performed at a benefit show in Los Angeles Saturday night that also featured Judd Apatow, comedian Tig Notaro and Benmont Tench, co-founder of Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers. Following Tench's rendition of the Tom Petty classic "American Girl," Pete took the stage and immediately commented on his personal situation.
According to the Hollywood Reporter, Pete referred to Tench's performance by saying, "Who the f*** wants to follow that? Am I not going through enough that I have to f***ing follow that?"
He then continued, "Well, as you can tell, I don’t want to be here. There’s a lot going on. Anybody have any open rooms? Anybody looking for a roommate?
The SNL star then referred to the fact that both he and Ariana had gotten numerous tattoos dedicated to each other.
“I’ve been covering a bunch of tattoos, that’s fun. I’m f***ing 0-for-2 in the tattoo department," he added. "Yeah, I’m afraid to get my mom tattooed on me because she’d leave.”
As previously reported, Ariana was seen wearing a Band-Aid on her finger to cover up the word "Pete" when she taped the upcoming NBC special A Very Wicked Halloween.
Ariana and Pete split last weekend; they got engaged in June after dating for just a few weeks.
Prior to her social media break, Ariana wrote to her fans on her Instagram Story last week, "It’s very sad and we’re all tryin very hard to keep going. love u. and thank u for bein here always."
FilmMagic for dcp via ABC/Jeff Kravitz/AMA2018If the fact that Taylor Swift told you to go out and vote isn't enough to make you fill out that absentee ballot or drag yourself down to your local polling place, maybe this is: You could be featured in her Instagram Story.
Taylor posted a photo of herself with an "I voted" sticker on her cheek, and captioned it, "If you just voted, take a pic and tag me with #justvoted. It may end up on my story."
As previously reported, Taylor urged people to take advantage of early voting, writing, "It makes it so quick and easy to go and cast your vote before November 6."
Taylor presumably had to vote early herself because she's currently in Australia, performing on her Reputation tour. She'll be there, as well as in New Zealand and Japan, through November 21. That's also the reason she couldn't attend her bestie Karlie Kloss' wedding.
Olaf HeineJames Arthur is having a tough time letting go of an old love in his new song, “Empty Space.”
The emotionally raw song starts off with James in denial over the pain he’s in, before the confessional chorus kicks in. “I’m alone in my head/Looking for love in a stranger’s bed/But I don’t think I’ll find it/’Cause only you could fill this empty space,” he sings.
“This song is for anyone who has ever deeply loved and lost someone dear to them, and is then faced with the struggle of trying to fill that void," James says in a statement to Billboard. "It is about coming to terms with the fact that only that special person can truly fill the empty space.”
James is currently working on his upcoming album with Ryan Tedder and hitmaking songwriters Justin Tranter and Max Martin. A release date has yet to be announced.
Jive/Legacy RecordingsThis news might "drive you crazy" : October 23 marks the 20th anniversary of the release of Britney Spears' debut single "...Baby One More Time." To celebrate that milestone, there's a bunch of new stuff to buy.
Britney's debut album, also called ...Baby One More Time, is being released on picture vinyl for the first time. One side of the disc features the album cover, while the other has an image of Britney from an early photo shoot. You can pre-order that now; it'll be released on November 23.
While you're waiting for that, a limited-edition "...Baby One More Time" line of merchandise is now available online now. Among the goodies up for grabs: mugs, weekender bags, keychains, lithographs, t-shirts, hoodies and more.
Peter LindberghThe music video for Lady Gaga’s emotional A Star Is Born ballad, “I’ll Never Love Again,” has arrived.
The clip, available on Apple Music, features scenes from Gaga’s climactic performance of the song in the film, as well as scenes from the love story between her character, Ally, and Bradley Cooper’s Jackson.
Gaga previously told Entertainment Weeklythat she filmed the “I’ll Never Love Again” scene at the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles the same day her best friend, Sonja Durham, died of cancer.
“When I came back [to set], Bradley was so gentle with me and we got through it,” she said. “I performed the song. He was like, ‘You don’t have to do it again. It’s okay.’ All I wanted to do was sing. I’ll never forget that day. It was really a special scene, and I’ll always remember that moment.”
Gaga co-wrote the song with her "Million Reasons" collaborator Hillary Lindsey.
Brendan ForbesNormani has been teasing that she has something new coming soon, and she wasn't lying: Monday will see the release of a collaboration with Calvin Harris.
She announced the news by tweeting a video of herself putting a piece of red tape on a shiny surface, and then writing "Oct. 22" with a Sharpie. You can then hear someone telling her, "Drop the pen," which she promptly does. In the caption, she tagged @CalvinHarris, but didn't reveal the song's title.
Calvin Harris has recently released collaborations with Sam Smith and Dua Lipa. Meanwhile, Normani's duet with Khalid, "Love Lies," has become a massive smash, and she's currently working on her debut album.
Rich Fury/Getty Images for amfARKaty Perry was honored for her charity work Thursday night in Beverly Hills at a gala thrown by amfAR, the organization that supports research to find a cure for HIV and AIDS. But Katy also helped raise thousands for the cause by offering herself up for auction.
According to USA Today, Katy and her boyfriend Orlando Bloom each personally donated $5,000 to amfAR, and then she told the crowd, "I would like to offer an experience for anyone who is really, really rich, to go to Disneyland with me because it’s my favorite place in the whole entire world."
Katy offered "six tickets, and lunch at the very exclusive [Disney] Club 33, because of course I’m a member.” The winning bid was $160,000.
During the gala, Katy told the crowd, "Today I understand that a courageous life is the only one worth living."
She was also serenaded by former Glee star Darren Criss, who played a medley of her own hits for her.
Among the songs Darren performed were "I Kissed a Girl, "Last Friday Night," "Hot 'N Cold," "Roar" and, of course, "Teenage Dream" -- fitting because the first look most of us ever got of the actor was on the 2010 episode of Glee where, as Blaine, he sang "Teenage Dream" with the Dalton Academy Warblers.
Nicholas Hunt/Getty Images for NARASOn Thursday, US Weekly reported that Rihanna had nixed an offer to perform at the Super Bowl this coming February because she disagrees with the NFL's stance on players kneeling during the national anthem to protest racial injustice. Now, Entertainment Tonight reports that another pop superstar said no to the offer too: Pink.
As US Weekly also reported, a source tells ET that Rihanna was asked first, but said no because "she stands with the players and Colin Kaepernick."
"The offer and exposure would have been great for Rihanna as she’s planning a new album and tour but she stuck to what’s right in her eyes," the source adds.
But a second source tells ET that the NFL approached both Rihanna and Pink -- who, as you may recall, sang the national anthem at Super Bowl LII earlier this year.
According to that source, both women ended up passing, but it was because negotiations were taking too long; the source said Kaepernick's name didn't come up in those discussions.
Rumor now has it that Maroon 5 will be playing the show on February 3, 2019 in Atlanta, but that hasn't been confirmed.
Mert & MarcusActor Joe Alwyn is British, so he can't vote in the upcoming U.S. midterm elections, but that doesn't mean he isn't happy that his girlfriend Taylor Swift is encouraging people to do so.
Billboard reports that on Thursday at the 2018 BFI London Film Festival, Joe was walking the red carpet to promote his upcoming historical drama The Favourite, when a reporter buttonholed him and asked about Taylor's recent political posts.
"What did you make of Taylor Swift, all of her tweets and everything that have been going out, in terms of her political stance, we haven't really seen that before?" asked the reporter.
"I think it’s great. I think it’s important and....yeah," Alwyn replied before his publicist dragged him away.
Taylor's former nemesis, Katy Perry, also spoke out in support of Taylor's newfound political outspokenness. At the amfAR gala in Beverly Hills Thursday night, Katy was asked by Variety why she "liked" Taylor's recent Instagram post about voting.
"Because she’s setting such a great example," Katy said.
Via Instagram, Taylor has encouraged her fans to vote early for the elections, and has also endorsed two Democratic candidates in her adopted home state of Tennessee.
ABC/Image Group LAOn the coldest night of the fall in New York City so far, Cardi B brought warmth to the Marlboro Houses in the Gravesend community in Brooklyn, NY
The “I Like It” rapper gave out free coats and shoes to hundreds of parents and children Thursday night. They received tickets and lined up hours in advance, chanting “Where is Cardi B?” When she arrived, the crowd cheered, screaming her name.
"I didn’t know it was going to so big and everything,” Cardi told New York ABC affiliate WABC-TV. My homeboy, Chuck, he told me, 'Hey, let’s give out coats to our community. I know somebody that wants to give out coasts to my community in Marlboro.' And I said, 'I’m pulling out. What’s up?'"
The three-time American Music Awards winner, who was born in New York City's borough of The Bronx, was overwhelmed with love from the crowd. She was excited to return to the neighborhood where she shot videos for two songs last year: “Red Barz” and "Pull Up On Me.”
Cardi posed an Instagram video of herself in the crowd. She commented, "IT WAS LIT IN MARLBORO TODAY! @astonmartinchuck hit me up a couple of days ago about a coat giveaway. we couldn’t believe how big this was and how many people pulled up, i wasn’t ready! Thanks Marlboro!"
She added that she'd back at Marlboro "before the year end," and added, "I can’t wait to do this in my borough next BX."
Brooke NiparThe first performers for the MTV European Music Awards have been announced.
Nicki Minaj and Halsey will both perform at the event, which will air live on MTV from Bilbao, Spain on November 4 at 9 p.m. Central European Time, which is 4 p.m. ET. A two-hour version of the event will then air at 7 p.m. ET/PT that same day.
Nicki previously hosted the 2014 MTV EMAs from Glasgow, Scotland. This will be the first time Halsey has performed at the event; it's likely she'll do her new single, "Without Me."
The first presenters announced for the show are actors Michael Peña and Diego Luna from the upcoming Netflix crime drama Narcos: Mexico.
More performers and presenters will be announced in the coming weeks.