Category Archive: Adult Contemporary

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Jan 12

Carrie Underwood spikes the ball with “The Champion” for Super Bowl LII open

NBC Universal(NASHVILLE) — Move over “Fight Song” — Carrie Underwood has just unleashed “The Champion,” her anthemic new track that will heard at the opening of NBC’s Super Bowl LII on February 4.  Carrie is no stranger to the gridiron: he has been the face and voice of NBC’s Sunday Night Football show open for the last five seasons.  Carrie’s …

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Dec 08

Gwen Stefani defends Blake Shelton’s title as “People”‘s Sexiest Man Alive

John Shearer/Getty Images via ABCFor all the haters who didn’t think Blake Shelton deserved People’s Sexiest Man Alive title, Gwen Stefani is here to defend why he did. During an appearance on The Ellen DeGeneres Show Friday, Gwen confirmed she was the one who convinced her country singer beau to accept the magazine’s honor. “I …

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Nov 28

JAY-Z, Kendrick Lamar, Bruno Mars lead 60th Annual Grammy nominations

Courtesy of the Recording AcademyJAY-Z, Kendrick Lamar and Bruno Mars have reason to celebrate this morning.  They’re all among the leading nominees for the 60th annual Grammy Awards, announced this morning on CBS This Morning with help from singer Andra Day. JAY-Z leads with eight nominations, including Album of the Year for 4:44 and Record …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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