Watch: Ellie Goulding's 'How Long Will I Love You' video from 'About Time'

Watch: Ellie Goulding's 'How Long Will I Love You' video from 'About Time'

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Rachel McAdams and Domhnall Gleeson travel through time in new film

Ellie Goulding’s sweet cover of the Waterboys’ “How Long Will I Love You,” serves as the perfect backdrop for a video that promotes both the song and “About Time,” a British romantic comedy starring Rachel McAdams.

The clip veers between Goulding, who just wrapped up opening for Bruno Mars on his North American tour,  looking sincerely into the camera, her blonde hair gently blowing, and footage of McAdams looking, as always, beautifully adorable. The film clips move through McAdams’ character’s life with love interest Domhnall Gleeson. “About Time,” which opens Nov. 8, is from that new genre rom com sci fi... seriously. It’s about a young man who tries to change his past to alter his future for the better. Better yet, it’s from “Love Actually’s”  Richard Curtis.

Goulding’s version of “How Long Will I Love You” appears on the deluxe version of “Halcyon Days,” which was released Aug. 27. The set includes her 2012 album, “Halcyon,” as well as 10 new tracks, including “How Long Will I Love You.”  Additionally, the song will be on the soundtrack for “About Time.”

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Watch: Lady Gaga channels 'Wizard of Oz' on 'Good Morning America'

Watch: Lady Gaga channels 'Wizard of Oz' on 'Good Morning America'

Even Toto is along for the ride

Lady Gaga channeled Dorothy from “Wizard Of Oz” on “Good Morning America” today, as she unveiled a new rendition of “Applause” that opened with a sedate Dorothy singing “Over the Rainbow” (complete with Toto) before an adoring Lion, Tin Man and Scarecrow.

With their urging, she launched into “Applause,” morphing into Glinda the Good Witch as they traveled down the Yellow Brick Road, complete with poppy fields. She then transformed into the evil witch (or seemingly attempted to after ripping a green wig off of a witch (we wonder if there was a slight wardrobe malfunction there).  She then disappeared behind a curtain before coming back as Dorothy complete with a huge gingham bow.

“Applause” is the first single from “ARTPOP,” which comes out Nov. 11.

We liked it much better than the VMA performance. What do you think?

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<p>Taylor Swift as seen at the VMAs</p>

Taylor Swift as seen at the VMAs

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Taylor Swift and Jennifer Lopez headed into the studio together: Reports

Pair hit it off after performing at Staples Center together

When Jennifer Lopez joined Taylor Swift on stage during Swift’s four-show sold-out run at Los Angeles’ Staples Center last month, that may have been the opening salvo in a new partnership.

Us Weekly first reported that the pair are working on a new song for Lopez’s next album, and E News! has since confirmed it. Swift certainly embraced all genres of music on her current album, “Red,” so we could certainly see JLo and TSwift coming up with a great club thumper. Or maybe they should just remake Donna Summer/Barbra Streisand’s “Enough Is Enough.” However, giving the rumor a little less credence is the fact that neither Swift's nor Lopez's representatives have commented on the rumor.

The returning "American Idol" judge and Swift started their own mutual appreciation society after the Staples show, during which they performed “Jenny From The Block” together. Both tweeted how much they loved working together.

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<p>Katy Perry at the VMAs</p>

Katy Perry at the VMAs

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Music Power Rankings: Katy Perry, Michael Jackson, and Fred Stobaugh?

Robin Thicke and Carrie Underwood also make the list

1. Katy Perry: She roars into the top spot on the Billboard Hot 100, finally toppling Robin Thicke’s “Blurred Lines” after 12 weeks. She is queen of the jungle and queen of the chart.

2. Harry Connick Jr.: After causing a stir by speaking the truth when he mentored on “American Idol,” the crooner joins Keith Urban and Jennifer Lopez as a judge for the upcoming season. Will he be the new Simon Cowell?

3. Adam Levine: The Maroon 5 lead singer launches his clothing line for K-Mart. Maybe they can rename the Blue Light Special the Maroon Light Special....

4. Fred Stobaugh: At 96, he becomes the oldest artist to appear on Billboard’s Hot 100 with “Oh Sweet Lorraine,” breaking the former record set by the young whippersnapper, Tony Bennett.

5. Michael Jackson:  The singer’s estate launches an Instagram account asking fans to upload videos to celebrate the anniversary of his birthday. What’s next? Bubbles’ own Pinterest account?

6. Janis Joplin: Speaking of dead celebrities, more than 40 years after her death, the Joplin estate is rolling out Made For Pearl,  a line of clothes, jewelry and other accessories. Don’t get down on me, but doesn’t that idea feel about 30 years too late?

7. Irving Azoff: The incomparable music manager announces a $300 million deal with Madison Square Garden that will include music management, music publishing, live event branding and a talent-scouting TV show. It’s Azoff’s world, the rest of us just live in it.

8. Alabama: The legendary country group bows at No. 8 on the Billboard 200 with “Alabama & Friends,” marking its best ranking ever on the all-format album chart. Imagine if the album had included a duet with Fred Stobaugh?

9. Robin Thicke: “Blurred Lines’” reign atop the Billboard Hot 100 may have ended, but he snags the song of the summer title from Billboard. As if there were even any doubt?

10. Carrie Underwood: She bows her version of Sunday Night Football’s theme, “Waiting All Day For Sunday Night” this weekend because nothing says football like an “American Idol” winner married to a hockey player.




 

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<p>Ariana Grande</p>

Ariana Grande

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Ariana Grande set to top next week's Billboard 200 if she holds off Tamar Braxton

Where do Nine Inch Nails come in?

There will be a bunch of new faces on the Billboard 200 next week as up to five acts debut in the Top 10.

Pop singer Ariana Grande’s “Yours Truly” is in the lead for the top spot going into the weekend, but only by a slim margin over Tamar Braxton’s “Love and War.”

Hits Daily Double projects that “Truly” will sell up to 115,000 for No. 1, while “Love” will post numbers around 110,000, for No. 2, but it’s still too close to call.

Debuting at No. 3 will be Nine Inch Nail’s “Hesitation Marks” with sales of up to 95,000.

The other bows in the Top 10 are likely to be John Legend’s “Love In The Future” at No. 6 (55,000-60,000) and Jaheim’s “Appreciation Day” at No. 7 (45,000-50,000).

Filling in the rest of the top 10 will be Luke Bryan’s “Crash My Party” at No. 4 (70,000-75,000), Robin Thicke’s “Blurred Lines” at No. 5 (65,000-70,000), this week’s No. 1 title, Avenged Sevenfold’s “Hail To The King” at No. 8 (40,000-45,000), Justin Timberlake’s “The 20/20 Experience” at No. 9 (35,000-40,000) and Imagine Dragons’ “Night Visions” at No. 10 (35,000-40,000).

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Listen: Coldplay's 'Atlas' from 'The Hunger Games: Catching Fire'
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Listen: Coldplay's 'Atlas' from 'The Hunger Games: Catching Fire'

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Classic Coldplay meets Katniss Everdeen

Atlas,”  Coldplay’s new song for “The Hunger Games: Catching Fire,” finally surfaced today after a two-week delay. 

While instantly recognizably Coldplay, with Chris Martin’s  delicate piano playing at the forefront, it’s also much less bombastic than some typical Coldplay fare. Instead, it’s quietly dramatic, as Martin vows “I’ll carry your world” with a growing intensity. There’s something lovely and haunting about it, though it doesn’t immediately grab hold like “Safe & Sound” from Taylor Swift & The Civil Wars from the first “Hunger Games” installment did.

Coldplay  wrote the track, the band’s first new song in nearly two years, specifically for the movie. Coldplay recorded the song, produced by the band, Daniel Green and Rik Sampson, in its London studio, Beehive between April and July.

“The Hunger Games: Catching Fire” opens Nov. 22 and stars Jennifer Lawrence, Josh Hutcherson, Liam Hemsworth and Woody Harrelson.
 

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<p>The gentleman of One Direction as seen at the VMAs</p>

The gentleman of One Direction as seen at the VMAs

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One Direction's new album, 'Midnight Memories,' comes out Nov. 25

Set includes 'Best Song Ever'

One Direction’s new album, “Midnight Memories,” will be released Nov. 25. The  British boy band spilled the news this morning with a 6-second video that shows band member Harry Styles rearranging pieces of paper with letters on them to spell out “Midnight,” and then you can kind of guess the rest... or another forthcoming video will do that for you, undoubtedly.

“Midnight Memories” follows “Up All Night” and “Take Me Home." Fans can pre-order the album starting Monday, Sept. 9. First single from the album was “Best Song Ever,” which set a Vevo record for the most views in a 24-hour period: 12.3 million.

The news comes while One Direction’s Morgan Spurlock-directed concert film, “One Direction: This Is Us,” continues to do well in theaters. The 3D movie opened in second place in the U.S., grossing $18.4 million in its opening weekend last week.

Next year already looks to be a big year for One Direction, as the five lads will kick off their Where We Are stadium tour in South America. The worldwide tour already includes eight sold out nights in the U.K. and Ireland.

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<p>Artwork for Kanye's Yeezus tour.</p>

Artwork for Kanye's Yeezus tour.

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Kanye West kicks off first solo tour in five years on Oct. 19

Kendrick Lamar will open The Yeezus Tour

Kanye West will kick off his first solo tour in five years Oct. 19 at Seattle’s Key Arena.

The Yeezus Tour, presented by AEG Live, will hit 23 cities before closing Dec. 7 in Houston at the Toyota Center. Kendrick Lamar will be the opening act.

The Yeezus Tour, in support of West’s current album, “Yeezus,” marks West’s first return to the road since the Watch The Throne tour with Jay Z in 2011. His last solo tour was 2008’s “Glow In the Dark” tour.

West released "Yeezus" on June 18, 2013. The album debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard 200, with sales of 327,000.

Date   City  Venue    
October

19 Seattle, WA  KeyArena
20  Vancouver, B.C.  Pepsi Live at Rogers Arena
22  San Jose, CA  SAP Center
23  Oakland, CA  Oracle Arena
25  Las Vegas, NV  MGM Grand Garden Arena
26  Los Angeles, CA  Staples Center
 
November

1  Salt Lake City, UT  EnergySolutions Arena
3  Denver, CO  Pepsi Center
5  Minneapolis, MN  Target Center
7  Chicago, IL  United Center
10  Detroit, MI  Palace of Auburn Hills
12  Toronto, Ont. Air Canada Centre
14  Montreal, Que. Bell Centre
16  Philadelphia, PA  Wells Fargo Center
17  Boston, MA  TD Garden
19  Brooklyn, NY  Barclays Center
21  Washington, DC  Verizon Center
23  New York, NY  Madison Square Garden
29  Miami, FL  AmericanAirlines Arena
30  Tampa, FL  Tampa Bay Times Forum
 
December

1  Atlanta, GA  Philips Arena
6 Dallas, TX  American Airlines Center
7  Houston, TX  Toyota Center

 


 

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Kelly Clarkson reveals track listing for holiday set, 'Wrapped In Red'
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Kelly Clarkson reveals track listing for holiday set, 'Wrapped In Red'

Trisha Yearwood, Reba McEntire and Ronnie Dunn guest on Christmas album

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas for Kelly Clarkson. The “American Idol” winner’s first holiday-themed set, the previously announced “Wrapped In Red,” will come out Oct. 29 and today she announced the track listing.

Wrapped In Red” will include two new holiday-themed tracks, “Underneath the Tree” and “Wrapped In Red,” as well as Clarkson’s covers of such standards as “Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas,” “Blue Christmas,” “Run Run Rudolph,” and “Please Come Home For Christmas.”

Plus, it turns out that photo that she posted awhile ago of a studio console with tracks marked for her, Reba McEntire and Trisha Yearwood is a recording of “Silent Night.” Ronnie Dunn, formerly of Brooks & Dunn, also appears on a remake of “Baby, It’s Cold Outside.”  It would also appear she is dedicating a song, "Winter's Song,"  to her fiance, Brandon Blackstock.
 
“Underneath The Tree,” written by Clarkson and Greg Kurstin, who also produced the track, will be the first single. The cover for "Wrapped In Red" features an elegant profile shot of Clarkson, wrapped, appropriately enough, in red.

"Wrapped In Red" track listing


Underneath The Tree
Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas
Run Run Rudolph
Please Come Home For Christmas (Bells Will Be Ringing)
Every Christmas
Blue Christmas
Baby, It's Cold Outside featuring Ronnie Dunn
Winter Dreams (Brandon's Song)
White Christmas
My Favorite Things
4 Carats
Just For Now
Silent Night featuring Reba McEntire and Trisha Yearwood
 

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Katy Perry is queen of the jungle in new video for 'Roar': Watch

Katy Perry is queen of the jungle in new video for 'Roar': Watch

She creates a colorful, peaceable kingdom

Katy Perry is definitely queen of the jungle in the new video for “Roar.”

The adorable clip follows Perry after a “Lost”-like plane crash leaves her and one other survivor, a self-obsessed bozo who quickly becomes a tiger’s dinner.

She makes friends with elephants, a monkey and even crocodiles as they all create a peaceable kingdom as she discovers her inner power and smarts (hey, creating a spear from your high heel is pretty clever, KP!)

Even though she seems to be alone in the jungle, without so much as a two coconuts to form a radio, she keeps coming up with one adorable outfit after the next.

She swings from vines, climbs waterfalls, and even tames tigers.

It’s a cute, very colorful, playful romp.

“Roar,” which dethroned Robin Thicke's “Blurred Lines” from the top of the Billboard Hot 100 this week, is the first single from “Prism,” Perry’s third studio album, out Oct. 22.

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