Heather Wines/CBS Adam Levine is a car enthusiast, so it's only natural that he'd eventually find his way to James Corden's front seat for Carpool Karaoke. Except this time around, it's Adam who takes the wheel, and they'll be driving a Porsche.
The Late Late Show with James Cordenhas announced that Adam will be the special guest Thursday night on Carpool Karaoke, and a promo shows Adam behind the wheel, pulling crazy skids, while Corden yells at him to stop. The two also sing, of course: The promo shows them duetting on "Moves Like Jagger" and "Sugar."
Adam's appearance is no doubt designed to promote Maroon 5's Red Pill Blues tour, which kicks off next Wednesday, May 30.
Brian Friedman/NBCEven stars who didn't win trophies at this past Sunday's Billboard Music Awards still reaped the rewards of appearing on the show...via huge sales bumps for their songs.
Billboard reports that according to Nielsen Music, all the songs that were performed on the three-hour telecast collectively experienced a 108% sales gain. The biggest benefactor of the BBMA bump, though, was Janet Jackson: She saw a whopping 939% sales increase for the three songs she performed: "Nasty," "If" and "Throb."
Legendary hip-hop group Salt-N-Pepa also made out pretty well thanks to their show-closing performance, which featured En Vogue. Combined sales for the songs they performed as part of a medley -- "Shoop," "Let's Talk About Sex," "Push It" and "Whatta Man" -- increased by 518%.
Shawn Mendes debuted his collaboration with Khalid, "Youth," on the show, and saw sales for the track rise 274%. His friend Camila Cabello scored a 101% boost for her smash "Havana." And Ariana Grande opened the show with her latest single "No Tears Left to Cry," and then enjoyed a 27% sales bump for the track.
Republic RecordsAriana Grande wants you to know that her former boyfriend's personal issues aren't her fault.
The singer was quick to respond to a Twitter user who implied that she was to blame for the fact that her ex Mac Miller got in a car crash last week while driving under the influence.
"Mac Miller totalling his G wagon and getting a DUI after Ariana Grande dumped him for another dude after he poured his heart out on a ten song album to her called the divine feminine is just the most heartbreaking thing happening in Hollywood," wrote the Twitter user.
"How absurd that you minimize female self-respect and self-worth by saying someone should stay in a toxic relationship because he wrote an album about them, which btw isn’t the case (just 'Cinderella' is ab me),” Ariana wrote.
"I am not a babysitter or a mother and no woman should feel that they need to be," she continued. "I have cared for him and tried to support his sobriety and prayed for his balance for years (and always will of course) but shaming/blaming women for a man’s inability to keep his s*** together is a very major problem. Let’s please stop doing that.”
She added, "Of course i didn't share about how hard or scary it was while it was happening but it was. i will continue to pray...that he figures it all out and that any other woman in this position does as well."
The chastened user replied by apologizing and adding a lengthy note saying he didn't mean to assign blame. To which Ari replied, "thank you for hearing me, i appreciate your response v much. sending u love."
Courtesy of HBOThe first trailer has been released for the HBO documentary Believer, from Imagine Dragons frontman Dan Reynolds.
The film follows Dan’s journey to bridge the gap between his Mormon faith and the LGBTQ community. It shows him becoming an ally for gay Mormon youth and establishing Love Loud, a pro-LGBTQ music festival in Salt Lake City, Utah.
In the trailer, Dan is seen reading leading a letter from a gay fan. “I know there are so many people like this,” he says. “If I’m passive, I feel like I am standing for bigotry.”
Neon Trees’ Tyler Glenn, a former Mormon who's openly gay, also appears in the documentary.
Believer, named for Imagine Dragons’ 2017 hit song, will premiere June 25 on HBO. This year’s Love Loud festival will kick off on July 28.
Paul Drinkwater/NBCTurns out Christina Aguilera and Demi Lovato’s Billboard Music Awards performance of “Fall in Line” was a taste of what their music video would be like.
The video for the feminist empowerment anthem begins with two little girls -- one blonde and one brunette -- running carefree through a field when they're suddenly snatched by two armed men wearing black helmets.
We then see Christina and Demi as the two young girls grown up, being held in captivity by more of these oppressive masked men. The two take turns singing in a stark room with multiple cameras pointing at them.
After delivering their message that will surely “burn them at the stake,” a shackled Christina is taken to a jail cell where a man tries to take advantage of her. But she overpowers him, knocks him out and steals his keys. She then finds Demi and together they overpower another guard and break free.
The video ends with them climbing out of the bunker where they were held captive and heading back into the sunny field they played in as children.
The visual is, of course, a representation of women taking down the patriarchy and reclaiming their power.
RCA RecordsIt's time for another single -- and another elaborate video -- from ZAYN.
The new single, "Entertainer," is now available at all the usual digital outlets. The video continues the storyline that ZAYN first introduced in the song "Dusk Till Dawn" and continued in "Let Me." Actor Steven Bauer reprises his recurring role as a bad guy in the clip.
The video features fewer twists and turns than the two previous clips: This one shows ZAYN, who still has that mysterious briefcase, in a strip club, being given a lap dance by a girl with a blonde bob wig. It appears she's been told to do so by someone who's watching her from a camera in the ceiling.
While that's happening, ZAYN keeps flashing back -- or is it forward? -- to himself in a hotel room with the girl from the "Let Me" video, who appears to be same the girl in the strip club, but it's not clear. In the flashback, the girl in the hotel room ultimately leaves him, and the blonde girl in the strip club does as well.
While it appears as though the singer is being set up in some way -- we see Bauer's character enter the strip club, possibly up to no good -- at the end of the clip, we see ZAYN standing on a dock looking out over the water, with the briefcase next to him.
Consequence of Sound suggests that this video is actually a prequel to "Let Me," and shows how ZAYN first encounters the girl he runs off with in that clip.
All three singles will presumably appear on ZAYN's sophomore album, which currently has no title or release date.
Paul Drinkwater/NBCCamila Cabello is feeling better -- but missing her girls.
The singer -- who tweeted on Monday that following Sunday's Billboard Music Awards she had to be hospitalized for dehydration and a low-grade fever -- was forced to sit out the Seattle tour stop of Taylor Swift's Reputation tour Tuesday.
Last last night, Camila tweeted to her tourmates, "i miss you guys @taylorswift13 and @charli_xcx gonna eat this soup and feel better and see you guys soon."
Prior to the show, Charli XCX had tweeted, "get better soooon @camila_cabello!!gonna miss u tonight! drink loads of chicken soup and watch non stop gossip girl in bed till u feel better love youuuuuu."
According to Just Jared, while onstage in Seattle, Taylor said, "My tour mate and friend Camila Cabello meant to be here tonight. She wanted to be here for you but she got sick. It happens to everybody. I was thinking it might cheer her up if I were to get all 56,000 of you to scream ‘Get well soon, Camila.’”
ABC/Randy HolmesNick Jonas is a nominee at this year's MTV Movie & TV Awards, and now he's a performer as well.
Nick will take the stage during the show with Mustard to perform his new single, "Anywhere," during the telecast, which airs June 18 at 9 p.m. ET/PT from the Barker Hangar in L.A. R&B duo Chloe X Halle will also perform.
In addition, Nick is nominated in the category of Best On-Screen Team, along with his Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle co-stars Dwayne Johnson, Kevin Hart, Jack Black and Karen Gillan.
Other stars who'll appear on the show include Michael B. Jordan, Zendaya, Mila Kunis, Seth Rogen, Kristen Bell and Common.
Tiffany Haddish, also a nominee, hosts this year's MTV Movie & TV Awards. Chris Pratt will receive the Generation Award, while Lena Waithe will be honored with the Trailblazer Award.
Vincent PetersKelly Clarkson has signed on to perform at next month’s CMT Music Awards, country music's fan-voted awards show.
The singer will deliver a performance of her remake of the rock classic "American Woman," which is the theme of the new Paramount Network series of the same name, developed by Real Housewives of Beverly Hills star Kyle Richards.
Performers will also include Kelly's The Voice co-star Blake Shelton and American Idol judge Luke Bryan, as well as Kelsea Ballerini, Sam Hunt and Chris Stapleton.
Little Big Town will host the show, as it airs live from Nashville's Bridgestone Arena on Wednesday, June 6 at 8 p.m. ET. Voting is underway now at CMT.com.
Sophie Muller / Courtesy of Warner Bros. Records"Meant to Be," Bebe Rexha's collaboration with Florida Georgia Line, isn't just a catchy pop hit: It's also the second-longest-running #1 hit in the history of the Billboard Hot Country Songs chart. Bebe thinks the unexpected duet has become so popular because it's "honest."
"I think Florida Georgia Line was honest with their sound and I was just honest with who I was," Bebe tells ABC Radio. "I wasn't trying to sing in a country accent...we're just, like, doing what we do, and we were real, and I think it just happened so naturally. And I think people can really sense that."
As for the song's success on the country chart, Bebe says, "It's just unexpected and incredible...that's just life. [I'm] just learning that life is just full of surprises and you just never know what's gonna happen!"
While Bebe had never actually heard of Florida Georgia Line before they wrote "Meant to Be," she's now become very familiar with the rest of the biggest names in country music.
"I went to the [Academy of Country Music Awards], and it was so incredible, the love, and they accepted me," she gushes. "I thought it was so awesome, and met so many cool artists."
So does that mean she plans to continue working in the country field?
"Definitely, for sure," for sure. "Not country music as my genre, but [I] will for sure collaborate with some more country artists."
Bebe's debut album Expectations, which features "Meant to Be," comes out next month.
On Monday night, Maddie Poppewon the American Idol crown, but even before Ryan Seacrest announced it, she knew she'd won...because she literally saw her name written on the card in Ryan's hand.
"Every week...I [could] see the card, but I [didn't] ever look," she tells ABC Radio. "But this week...I knew I was gonna be able to see whose name it was. And I looked over at Caleb [Lee Hutchinson] and I couldn't help but look down at the card, and I was like, 'Ohmigosh! It's my name!'"
Maddie says if you watch the moment back, "you can see, Caleb winks at me, and he kinda looks at me and in that moment, I knew that we both had seen the card."
Caleb didn't mind losing to Maddie, though, because as we now know, they've been a couple since January. While Caleb says it was love at first sight for him, it took a bit longer for Maddie to come around.
"I was not looking for a relationship...I've just been burned a lot," she tells ABC Radio. "But he captured my heart pretty quickly. I mean, his personality just shines, and he makes me laugh more than anybody else in the whole world, so it didn't take long!"
So how did Maddie, who described herself as an "underdog," end up winning? Well, in classic Idol fashion, she stayed true to herself. In fact, she was surprised that the show's producers "truly let me be exactly who I wanted to be."
Maddie believes having judge Katy Perry on her side didn't hurt either.
"Early on, she was saying, 'Oh, this girl reminds me of myself,' and was tweeting super-nice things," Maddie recalls. "To have her support...to have her say that to the world...was pretty awesome."
Tyler Golden/NBCKelly Clarkson notched a victory in her very first season as a coach on The Voice, as her artist Brynn Cartelli was crowned the season 14 winner -- the youngest in Voice history. She receives a recording contract as her grand prize.
Cartelli, a 15-year-old pop singer from Longmeadow, Massachusetts, finished ahead of runner-up, 18-year-old Britton Buchanan of Team Alicia Keys -- who just missed winning her second straight title.
R&B powerhouse Kyla Jade and country/soul singer Spensha Baker, from Blake Shelton’s team, finished in third place and fourth place, respectively.
All of Team Adam Levine's members were eliminated prior to the finale.
During the two-hour results show, each finalist performed with a special guest. Cartelli joined Julia Michaels to perform a medley of the latter's singles "Issues" and "Jump"; Baker teamed up with Kane Brown for Brown's “What If”; Buchanan joined Ryan Adams for a rendition of Adams' “To Be Without You”; and Jade reunited with season 13 coach Jennifer Hudson -- for whom Kyla was once a backup singer -- for "I Know Where I've Been," from Hairspray.
The musical lineup also included Dua Lipa performing her latest single, “IDGAF”; James Bay teaming up with Alicia Keys on “Us”; Florence the Machine performing their latest single "Hunger"; Halseyand Big Sean teaming up for their single “Alone”; and Jason Aldean performing “Drowns the Whiskey.”
The Voice will be back with a new season in the fall on NBC, with coaches Adam Levine, Blake Shelton, Kelly Clarkson and returning coach Jennifer Hudson.
Markus PritziDua Lipa's a big sensation here in the U.S., but back home in the U.K., she's a newly-minted superstar. In fact, British bookies have reportedly named her as one of the favorites to record the theme song to the next James Bond movie. But Dua herself claims to have no knowledge of whether or not she's actually going to do it.
Asked by Billboard if there's any truth to the rumors that she's got the inside track to do the Bond theme, Dua said, "I don't know....I would love to do it but I'm not recording it so far. I don't know. I don't wanna jinx it!"
The last two Bond themes -- for 2012's Skyfall and 2015's Spectre -- were sung by Adele and Sam Smith, respectively, and both won Oscars for their work. Both also continually denied that they had been tapped for the job, even after they'd landed the gig...so stay tuned.
The next James Bond movie, which is being referred to as Bond 25, will arrive in November of 2019. Daniel Craig will again portray 007, while Danny Boyle will direct the film.
ABCIf your favorite didn't win American Idol, you can still see him or her perform on national TV.
On Tuesday's Live with Kelly and Ryan, Kelly Ripa and Ryan Seacrest announced a new initiative called Live’s American Idol Encore, which will allow viewers to choose which top seven American Idol contestant will get to perform on the show.
You have until today until Friday, May 25 at 10 a.m. ET to log onto KellyandRyan.com and choose Gabby Barrett, Cade Foehner, Jurnee, Catie Turner or Michael J. Woodard.
The contestant who garners the most support in the poll will get to travel to New York City on Tuesday, May 29 and sing live on Live with Kelly and Ryan.
ABC/Randy Holmes“Anywhere” is here. Nick Jonas and Mustard have released the video for their new collab.
The clip features a couple going through various stages of their relationship, from good times to bad. Ultimately, it shows them parting way despite all the love they shared. Between shots of the couple, Nick and Mustard stand in a field in front of a screen on which a colorful light show plays.
Nick tells Billboard that collaborating with Mustard was “amazing.”
"I think it’s exciting to step into this EDM side of things, and to have this collaboration as a first step out this year,” he says. “I want to make music that people want to have a good time to.”
Nick adds that he’s not in any rush to release a whole album, but will continue to release singles for the time being.
"I’m not really in a spot where I’m feeling pressured to release something," Nick says. "The amazing part about 2018 is that you can be more creative with your releases. When you’re inspired, you can release something, and there’s new and exciting ways to get the music out there.”
He continues, “My priority is going to be just trying to stay creative, and when the time is right, release that music."
ABC/Image Group LATime to get nosy with Kelly Clarkson. In honor of the upcoming Red Nose Day, she participated in a Q&A all about -- noses.
In the two-minute clip, the singer reveals her favorite nose is Barbra Streisand’s, her favorite smell is vanilla because “I love desserts,” and her least favorite smell is dog poop.
Kelly also tells the story of the worst thing that’s ever happened to her schnozz. The day before her first school picture, she fell off a trampoline into a pile of fire ants and bruised and scratched her nose.
As for whom she’d least want to touch noses with, that would be her frenemy on The Voice, Blake Shelton. The reason? “Because he’s a giant! And I would need a ladder or he would need to be on his knees.”
Kelly will participate in NBC’s fourth annual Red Nose Day broadcast Thursday, May 24 at 10 p.m. ET. Red noses will be on sale at Walgreens for $1 leading up to the day, to raise money to end child poverty.
Sean ErikssonWhile many of Avicii's friends and colleagues publicly shouted out the late EDM superstar at the Billboard Awards on Monday, his official goodbye will not take place in front of cameras.
In a statement to ABC News, Avicii's family says that the DJ, born Tim Bergling, will be laid to rest in a private funeral. A statement from the family reads, "The Bergling family has now confirmed that the funeral will be private, in the presence of the people who were closest to Tim. They kindly ask media to respect this. There is no additional information forthcoming."
Avicii was found dead in a hotel room in the Middle Eastern country of Oman on April 20. In a statement, his family seemed to suggest that he took his own life, though they never explicitly confirmed that. Authorities also ruled out foul play.
"Our beloved Tim was a seeker, a fragile artistic soul searching for answers to existential questions," the family said in their statement at the time. "When he stopped touring, he wanted to find a balance in life to be happy and be able to do what he loved most -- music... He could not go on any longer. He wanted to find peace."
Avicii stopped touring in 2016 due to his poor health, including pancreatitis and gall bladder and pancreas surgery.
Raymond Hall/GC ImagesIf your kids appeared in the movie that was currently #1 at the box office, you'd be proud, right? That's why Taylor Swift is pretty excited right now.
In the movie Deadpool 2, star Ryan Reynolds, a good friend of Taylor's, sports a shirt featuring a picture of Taylor's two cats, Meredith and Olivia. The t-shirt says "Olivia & Meredith...best friends purrrr-ever."
Taylor posted a still from the movie on her Instagram story and wrote, "I'm so proud of my fuzzy daughters! Thanks @VanCityReynolds!"
Taylor also posted a video captioned "Telling Mer the news," in which she tells her cat, "In Deadpool 2, they put you and your sister on a shirt in the movie." Meredith purrs loudly, which Taylor says means "she's really happy." She captioned the video, "The purring is really next level. MEREDITH LOVES A CAMEO."
Then we see Olivia and hear Taylor saying, "How do you feel about the shirt? The world is dying to know!" When Olivia gives no response, Taylor asks, "No comment?" The cat then walks out of the frame. Taylor captioned that video "She's very private."
The nod to Taylor's cats may be a thank-you from Reynolds, after Taylor featured James, his baby daughter with wife Blake Lively, on her album Reputation. You can hear her in the intro to the song "Gorgeous."
ABC/Randy HolmesIt looks like Ariana Grande has moved on after ending her two-year relationship with rapper Mac Miller earlier this month.
The "No More Tears" singer is "casually dating" Saturday Night Live castmember Pete Davidson, a source tells Us Weekly.
The insider seems to confirm a story first reported by Bossip on Friday, telling Us that Ariana was spotted at the SNL after-party a week ago "hanging out with Pete and his mom."
"Ariana is very happy," the source continued.
Grande, 24, shared the news of her breakup with Miller -- who was born Malcom McCormick -- on her Instagram Story earlier this month, according to the entertainment magazine, writing, "I respect and adore him endlessly and am grateful to have him in my life in any form, at all times regardless of how our relationship changes or what the universe holds for each of us!"
She added, "Unconditional love is not selfish. It is wanting the best for that person even if at the moment, it’s not you."
Meanwhile, Davidson, also 24, recently ended his two-year relationship with Larry David's daughter Cazzie.