Category Archive: Adult Contemporary

Auto Added by WPeMatico

Nov 06

ABC’s “American Idol” to premiere on March 11

ABC/FremantleMedia/19 EntertainmentAmerican Idol finally has a premiere date. ABC’s reboot of the iconic singing competition will premiere Sunday, March 11 at 8 p.m. ET.  Auditions for the show began in August, covering 23 cities from Portland, OR to Orlando, FL, encompassing on-site tryouts, online submissions and live-streaming auditions. No word on how many nights per …

Continue reading »

Oct 25

Rock and roll pioneer Fats Domino, dead at 89

Clive Limpkin/Daily Express/Hulton Archive/Getty ImagesFats Domino, whose piano-driven R&B hits more than 60 years ago helped define rock and roll, has died in New Orleans.  He was 89. Domino died Wednesday morning, surrounded by family and friends, according to his daughter. Born Antoine Domino, Jr. in New Orleans, he was nicknamed “Fats” early on in …

Continue reading »

Oct 17

“Dance with the One That Brought You”: Shania Twain set to guest judge, perform on “Dancing with the Stars”

Mercury NashvilleShania Twain’s already demonstrated she knows a thing or two about fancy footwork in a handful of her iconic music videos.  Next week, she’ll share her knowledge as a guest judge on Dancing with the Stars. The pop/country superstar will take her place at the judge’s table during movie night, as the celebrity contestants pay …

Continue reading »

Oct 12

Bruno Mars, Ed Sheeran, Drake, Chainsmokers, Kendrick Lamar, The Weeknd lead 2017 American Music Awards nominees

Dick Clark ProductionsBruno Mars has a lot to like this morning.  The “That’s What I Like” singer’s earned a leading eight American Music Awards nominations, including Artist of the Year, Favorite Male Pop/Rock and Soul R&B Artist and more.  It’s all on the strength of his 24K Magic album, which also earned nods for favorite …

Continue reading »

Sep 29

Lionel Richie and Luke Bryan confirmed as new “American Idol” judges

ABCAfter weeks — nay, months — of speculation, it’s finally official: Lionel Richie and Luke Bryan will be joining Katy Perry at the judges’ table on ABC’s reboot of American Idol. Lionel’s name had been in the mix almost from the very beginning, while Luke’s name has been thrown around for the past couple of …

Continue reading »

Sep 20

From Comedy Central to a new singing show, Shania Twain is “NOW” ready to take over your TV

Mercury NashvilleGet ready to see a whole lot more of Shania Twain, as she amps up her TV appearances to promote her new album, NOW, which comes out next week.  First, Shania guest stars as a fictionalized version of herself on the Comedy Central series, Broad City. The show centers around two twenty-something Jewish women trying to make it …

Continue reading »

Aug 25

Shania Twain's reaction to seeing Brad Pitt naked? “That don't impress me much”

Mercury NashvilleSo what’s Shania Twain’s beef with Brad Pitt? That’s been the question for two decades, since the Canadian country/pop superstar famously name-checked the actor in her 1997 smash, “That Don’t Impress Me Much.” Shania’s never opened up about the inspiration for dropping the heartthrob’s name, until now. “OK, so you’re Brad Pitt?” she says on her Come …

Continue reading »

Aug 08

Singer, guitarist, actor & Country Music Hall-of-Famer Glen Campbell Dead at Age 81

Bettmann / Getty ImagesGlen Campbell, one of music’s most successful and versatile entertainers, has died at age 81. A statement on his Facebook page reads, “It is with the heaviest of hearts that we announce the passing of our beloved husband, father, grandfather, and legendary singer and guitarist, Glen Travis Campbell, at the age of …

Continue reading »

Aug 08

“American Idol” who? Fox to launch new singing competition, “The Four”

Frank Micelotta/FOXFox clearly isn’t taking its loss of American Idol to ABC lying down: the network is launching a brand-new singing competition. The show, called The Four, starts with four finalists who’ve been chosen by the show’s yet-to-be-named panel of music industry experts.  Each singer will then defend his or her spot by trying to …

Continue reading »

Jul 26

Coming soon: Shania Twain's first music video in five years

Mercury NashvilleShania Twain’s first music video in more than five years is coming on Thursday. On Wednesday, the country/pop superstar shared a short, music-less clip of her walking along the beach in a brightly-colored dress, adding simply “Tomorrow #LifesAboutToGetGood,” along with a camera emoji. Shania’s most recent music video came early in 2012, when she re-recorded “Endless …

Continue reading »

Older posts «