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Taylor Swift makes history: 'Midnights' leads 'Billboard' 200 for fifth week

Beth Garrabrant/TAS Rights Management Taylor Swift continues to make history on the Billboard charts as her Midnights album claimed its fifth week at #1. This pushes her total number of weeks spent in the top spot to 60, making her the first female artist to ever achieve that number. Taylor retains her third-place lead in the race for the most cumulative weeks atop the chart. She is quickly…


Imagine Dragons reflects on "incredible" success of "Enemy": "We're excited"

ABC Imagine Dragons' "Enemy," a collaboration with hip-hop artist JID, was one of the biggest songs of 2022, landing on YouTube's Top U.S. Songs year-end charts. Speaking with ABC Audio, frontman Dan Reynolds calls the success of the single "incredible." "Especially after 10 years as a band," Reynolds says. "We have the best fans in the world, I've felt that from the very beginning, I still feel…


Taylor Swift fans officially file lawsuit against Ticketmaster

TAS Rights Management Taylor Swift fans are mad as heck and they're not gonna take it anymore.  After a disastrous ticket presale for Taylor's Eras tour left many fans empty-handed, some of them have now banded together to sue Ticketmaster. The Hill reports that the fans brought the class-action lawsuit against Live Nation Entertainment, which owns Ticketmaster. The suit, filed in the Superior…


Lewis Capaldi says Elton John picked his latest hit

Capitol Records "Forget Me," the first single from Lewis Capaldi's upcoming sophomore album, is a success -- it topped the charts in his native U.K. -- and Lewis says he's got none other than Elton John to thank for that. Lewis first met Elton three years ago, and at the time, he told Lewis that his song "Someone You Loved" would be a number one hit in America. "And a couple of months later, I…


Music notes: Ariana Grande, Charlie Puth, Halsey, Justin Bieber, Selena Gomez, Harry Styles and more

Ariana Grande released the first two perfumes from her new MOD fragrance portfolio, MOD Vanilla and Mod Blush, which are now at Ulta. "I really wanted to do something different and exciting for my fans by launching two new fragrances at once," she said in a statement. It's Charlie Puth's 31st birthday and he celebrated by showing off his girlfriend, Brooke Sansone. He captioned the sweet photo…


Mariah Carey to launch "Mariah Carey’s Winter Wonderland" experience on Roblox

Business Wire/Roblox/Relentlo Mariah Carey is the latest singer to get a Roblox makeover for her own in-game show. Mariah will launch the "Mariah Carey’s Winter Wonderland" experience, a four-night extravaganza, beginning December 21. The singer will help gamers get into the holiday spirit by putting on one show per night until Christmas Eve. "Christmas is my absolute favorite time of the year!…


Pink's husband, Carey Hart, on the mend after neck surgery

ABC Pink's husband, Carey Hart, informed fans that surgery on his neck went smoothly. The motocross professional underwent surgery to fuse vertebrae and shared an Instagram video message to fans a day after the procedure to tell them he's "feeling great." "Well, 24 hours after I checked in, I'm ready to cruise outta here," he began, celebrating being "on my own two feet." The athlete added he's…


Harry Styles pays tribute to Fleetwood Mac's Christine McVie in concert

Axelle/Bauer-Griffin/FilmMagic Harry Styles is a massive Fleetwood Mac fan, so it's no surprise that he paid tribute to the late Christine McVie during his Thursday concert in Chile. The Fleetwood Mac singer and keyboardist died November 30 at age 79. Fan-recorded footage posted online shows Harry performing McVie's song "Songbird" on acoustic guitar, backed by a piano. Though the song is a bit…


Zedd teams up with GarageBand to teach fans how to remix "Clarity"

Courtesy Interscope It's been 10 years since Zedd's album Clarity burst onto the scene, and the DJ is not slowing down the celebrations. The hitmaker announced on Friday that he's teaming up with Apple Music for several fun new ventures: the first is the entire Clarity album being bathed in Spatial Audio for a new fan experience. Starting now, fans can listen to the Dolby Atmos-rejuvenated…


Kim Petras hopes success of "Unholy" paves the way for more trans artists

ABC Kim Petras is still reeling after her and Sam Smith's "Unholy" topped the Billboard charts and earned a Grammy nod. "There was a lot of crying," Petras told Variety of how they reacted to the good news. The singer, who is a trans woman, explained why the song's success was vindicating to her. Prior to partnering with Sam, Petras recalled, "Executives would say, 'You make gay club music,…