Billie Eilish’s Tour Kick-Off in Miami Involved Hugs With Jennifer Lopez, A Moving Anti-Body Shaming Video

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The clip debuted during the singer’s show in Miami on Monday night (March 9).

Billie Eilish kicked off her North American Where Do We Go? tour on Monday night (March 9) at AmericanAirlines Arena with a very important message about body shaming. Fan-shot clips of the video show Eilish, 18, wearing a vest before she takes it off to expose her bra and slips into a pool of black water.

«The body I was born with… is it not what you wanted?» asks the singer who has said in the past that she chose to purposely wear baggy clothes to avoid being sexualized. «You have opinions about my opinions, about my music, about my clothes, about my body… Some people hate what I wear, some people praise it, some people use it to shame others, some people use it to shame me — but I feel you watching.»

Eilish then talks about feeling constantly on display, feeling the stares of others, their disapproval and sighs of relief, secure that if she lived through other people’s view of her she’d never be able to do anything. «Would you like me to be smaller? Weaker? Softer? Taller? Would you like me to be quiet? Do my shoulders provoke you? Does my chest? Am I my stomach? My hips?» she asks.

«The body I was born with – is it not what you wanted? If I wear what is comfortable, I am not a woman. If I shed the layers, I’m a slut. Though you’ve never seen my body, you still judge it and judge me for it. Why?… We decide who they are. We decide what they’re worth. If I wear more; if I wear less, who decides what that makes me? What that means? Is my value based only on your perception? Or is your opinion of me not my responsibility?”

According to reports, the two-minute video was played near the end of Eilish’s 22-song set, just before «All the Good Girls Go To Hell.»

The show was also special for another reason: it featured a superstar summit meeting between Eilish and Jennifer Lopez. The Super Bowl halftime star posted pics of the moment when she and daughter Emme, 12, hung out with Billie backstage.

Check out the sweet snaps, and Eilish’s moving message, below.

 

Fuente: Bilboard

Nick Jonas & Priyanka Chopra Spent Their Sunday Riding Horses on the Beach, What Dreams Are Made Of

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Nick Jonas took to social media on Sunday (March 1) to show off his adorable weekend date with Priyanka Chopra involving horses, cowboy hats and a picturesque view.

«Sunday,» the JoBro captioned a series of snaps of him and his wife riding a pair of horses beachside in Carpinteria, Calif. The pair of lovebirds are all smiles in the pictures, with Chopra gazing adoringly at her husband as he glances back with a grin.

Coincidentally, the sweet snaps arrive on the one-year anniversary of the release of the Jonas Brothers’ comeback single «Sucker,» which rocketed to No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 upon its surprise release in March 2019 and eventually became the year’s top song on U.S. radio. The Jonas Brothers each celebrated the anniversary on social media, with Nick writing in his post (which featured pics with Chopra from the «Sucker» video set), «we can’t help but realize how lucky we are.»

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Nick recently teased that the band’s follow-up to 2019’s Happiness Begins is set to be announced in the coming weeks, and has already been preceded by lead single «What a Man Gotta Do.» Up next, Nick, Kevin and Joe are set to head to Las Vegas for a month-long residency at the Park Theater at Park MGM, which kicks off April 1.

Halsey & Tayla Parx Joining Taylor Swift for All-Female Final Four Weekend Concert

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Taylor Swift, Halsey and Tayla Parx will make history during the 2020 NCAA March Madness Championship weekend: With Halsey and Parx joining previously announced headliner Swift, the trio will mark Capital One JamFest’s first-ever all-female lineup on Sunday, April 5, as part of the March Madness Music Festival in Atlanta.

The powerhouse trifecta of singer-songwriters will take the stage at Centennial Olympic Park a day before the National Championship game on April 6, but fans stoked to see the megawatt stars at the free concert are required to register ahead of time due to limited capacity and public safety concerns. Capital One cardholders will have early exclusive access starting next Wednesday, March 4, at 9 a.m. ET through 11:59 p.m. or before tickets are sold out. The general public will have access starting March 5 at 9 a.m. ET. Ticket sales and additional information will be available here.

The NCAA March Madness Music Festival is a three-day free concert series, beginning with the AT&T Block Party on Friday, April 3, followed by Coca-Cola Music on Saturday, April 4, and concluding with Capital One JamFest Sunday, April 5. Stay tuned for who’s performing at AT&T Block Party and Coca-Cola Music.

The date (so far) is Swift’s one-and-only non-Lover Fest headlining show in the U.S. this year. Her two sets of Lover Fest dates are July 25-26 in Los Angeles and July 31-Aug. 1 in Foxborough, Mass.

 

Roddy Ricch’s ‘The Box’ Rules Billboard Hot 100 For Fifth Week, Tones and I’s ‘Dance Monkey’ Swings Into Top Five

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«Dance Monkey» is also the first top five hit written solely by a woman in over eight years.

Roddy Ricch‘s «The Box» spends a fifth week at No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100.

Plus, Tones and I‘s «Dance Monkey» ascends to the Hot 100’s top five, rising from No. 7 to No. 5, adding its latest chart honor after ruling multiple surveys worldwide. The song is additionally the first top five Hot 100 hit solely written by a woman in over eight years.

«The Box,» released on Bird Vision/Atlantic Records, notches a sixth week at No. 1 on the Streaming Songs chart, despite a 6% drop to 63.2 million U.S. streams in the week ending Feb. 6, according to Nielsen Music/MRC Data.

The track rebounds 16-9 on Digital Song Sales, up 7% to 12,000 sold in the week ending Feb. 6, and surges 25-15 on Radio Songs, gaining by 34% to 46.1 million all-format airplay audience impressions in the week ending Feb. 9, as it wins the Hot 100’s top Airplay Gainer award for a third consecutive week.

Notably, «The Box» is the 14th song released on Atlantic to lead the Hot 100 for at least five weeks in the chart’s six-decade history, a figure that has swelled by four since just the start of 2017. The label’s other such leaders in that recent stretch: Lizzo’s «Truth Hurts» (seven weeks, 2019) and Ed Sheeran’s «Perfect,» with Beyoncé (six weeks, 2017-18), and «Shape of You» (12 weeks, 2017).

«The Box» concurrently crowns the Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs and Hot Rap Songs charts, which employ the same multi-metric methodology as the Hot 100, for a sixth week each.

Future’s «Life Is Good,» featuring Drake, spends its fourth consecutive week at No. 2 on the Hot 100, encompassing its entire run on the chart so far. It also keeps at No. 2 on Streaming Songs (37.6 million, down 13%).

The song is the second ever to log its first four weeks on the Hot 100 at No. 2, after Mariah Carey’s «Always Be My Baby» became the first entry (of 32 to-date) to launch in the runner-up spot, on the chart dated April 6, 1996. «Baby» waited patiently for four frames as Celine Dion’s «Because You Loved Me» ran up its No. 1 run to six weeks before ascending for a two-week reign of its own.

Post Malone’s «Circles» is steady at No. 3 on the Hot 100, after three nonconsecutive weeks at No. 1, and returns to No. 1 on Radio Songs, from No. 2, for a seventh week at the summit (103.6 million, up 2%).

Maroon 5’s «Memories» holds at No. 4 on the Hot 100, after reaching No. 2. It dips to No. 2 on Radio Songs (although with a less than 1% increase to 102.3 million), after it interrupted the reign of «Circles» on the ranking a week earlier, when it became the band’s seventh leader, the most among groups.

Tones and I’s «Dance Monkey» climbs 7-5 on the Hot 100, reaching the top five for the first time, as it rises 5-3 on Digital Song Sales (16,000, down 2%), 5-4 on Streaming Songs (22.8 million, up 2%) and 12-11 on Radio Songs (54.6 million, up 2%).

The song by the Australian singer-songwriter, real name Toni Watson, previously became the longest-leading No. 1 in her homeland, while topping multiple other global surveys, including the Official UK Singles chart, where it broke the record for the most time at No. 1 by a female soloist.

Meanwhile, Watson solely wrote «Dance Monkey,» and longtime chart fan Mark Blankenship recently tweeted about the rarity of a song written by one woman rising to the Hot 100’s upper reaches. Research reveals that the track is the first top five Hot 100 hit penned solely by a woman in nearly eight years, since Whitney Houston’s version of Dolly Parton’s «I Will Always Love You,» which Parton wrote by herself, reached No. 3 in March 2012 after Houston’s passing; the cover originally ruled for 14 weeks in 1992-93. Before that, Taylor Swift sent two songs that she solely wrote into the top five in 2010: «Mine» (No. 3 that August) and «Today Was a Fairytale» (No. 2 that February).

Solo-written top five Hot 100 hits in recent years by men are uncommon, too. The late Johnny Marks boasted two over the holidays (classics «Rockin’ Around the Christmas Tree» by Brenda Lee and «A Holly Jolly Christmas» by Burl Ives), while, before that, J. Cole notched one in 2019, «Middle Child.»

The last Hot 100 No. 1 written by just one person? Sheeran’s «Perfect.» And, the last such leader by a woman? Alicia Keys’ self-authored «Fallin’,» back in 2001. (Of the 247 songs to spend time at No. 1 since the start of 2000, only 11, or 4%, have been penned by a single writer.)

More «Monkey» business: «Dance Monkey» is the second top five Hot 100 hit with the word «monkey» in its title, after George Michael’s «Monkey,» which ruled for two weeks in 1988. (Hey, hey, an honorable mention: The Monkees earned six top five hits, in 1966-68; all reached the top three, with three hitting No. 1.)

Lewis Capaldi’s «Someone You Loved» slips 5-6 on the Hot 100, after it spent three weeks at No. 1; Arizona Zervas’ «Roxanne» rises 8-7, after reaching No. 4; and Dan + Shay and Justin Bieber’s No. 4-peaking «10,000 Hours» drops 6-8, as it tops the multi-metric Hot Country Songs chart for an 18th week.

Calvin Harris Is Dropping Two New New Love Regenerator Tracks on Valentine’s Day

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Calvin Harris is using his Love Regenerator alias to full effect, announcing today that his next tracks under the name will drop on Valentine’s Day. Out this Friday, the two song EP, Love Regenerator 2, will features tracks called «The Power of Love II» and «Regenerate Love.» Consider us swooning.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

It’s been a busy month for the producer, with this music following January’s Love Regenerator 1 EP, which featured two new tracks, along with edits of said tracks. With a decidedly ravey acid house sound, this music marked a departure for Harris, who helped pioneer the EDM sound and the EDM pop crossover before moving into a more R&B direction with his 2017 LP, Funk Wav Bounces Vol. 1.

 

2020 Oscars Winners

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Best Picture
Ford v Ferrari
The Irishman
Jojo Rabbit
Joker
Little Women
Marriage Story
1917
Once Upon a Time in Hollywood
Parasite

Best Actress
Cynthia Erivo, Harriet

Scarlett Johansson, Marriage Story
Saoirse Ronan, Little Women
Charlize Theron, Bombshell
Renée Zellweger, Judy

Best Actor
Antonio Banderas, Pain and Glory
Leonardo DiCaprio, O

nce Upon a Time in Hollywood
Adam Driver, Marriage Story
Joaquin Phoenix, Joker
Jonathan Pryce, The Two Popes

Best Director
Martin Scorsese, The Irishman
Todd Phillips, JokerSam Mendes, 1917
Quentin Tarantino, Once Upon a Time in Hollywood
Bong Joon Ho, Parasite

Best Supporting Actress
Kathy Bates, Richard Jewell
Laura Dern, Marriag

 

e Story
Scarlett Johansson, Jojo Rabbit
Florence Pugh, Little Women
Margot Robbie, Bombshell

Best Supporting Actor
Tom Hanks, A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood
Anthony Hopkins, The Two Popes
Al Pacino, The Irishman
Joe Pesci, The Irishman
Brad Pitt, Once Upon a Time in Hollywood

Best Animated Feature
How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World
I Lost My Body
Klaus
Missing Link
Toy Story 4

Best Animated Short
Dcera (Daughter)
Hair Love
Kitbull
Memorable
Sister

Best Original Screenplay
Knives Out
Marriage Story
1917
Once Upon a Time in Hollywood
Parasite

Best Adapted Screenplay
The Irishman
Jojo Rabbit
Joker
Little Women
The Two Popes

Best Live Action Short
Brotherhood
Nefta Football Club
The Neighbors’ Window
Saria
A Sister

Best Production Design
The Irishman
Jojo Rabbit
1917
Once Upon a Time in Hollywood
Parasite

Best Costume Design
The Irishman
Jojo Rabbit
Joker
Little Women
Once Upon a Time in Hollywood

Documentary Feature
American Factory
The Cave
The Edge of Democracy
For Sama
Honeyland

Documentary Short
In the Absence
Learning to Skateboard in a Warzone (If You’re a Girl)
Life Overtakes Me
St. Louis Superman
Walk, Run, Cha-Cha

Sound Editing
Ford v Ferrari
Joker
1917
Once Upon a Time in Hollywood
Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker

Sound Mixing
Ad Astra
Ford v. Ferrari
Joker
1917
Once Upon a Time in Hollywood

Best Cinematography
The Irishman
Joker
The Lighthouse
1917
Once Upon a Time in Hollywood

Best Film Editing
Ford v Ferrari
The Irishman
Jojo Rabbit
Joker
Parasite

Best Visual Effects
Avengers: Endgame
The Irishman
The Lion King
1917
Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker

Best Makeup and Hairstyling
Bombshell
Joker
Judy
Maleficent: Mistress of Evil
1917

Best International Feature Film
Corpus Christi
Honeyland
Les Misérables
Pain and Glory
Parasite

Best Original Score
Joker
Little Women
Marriage Story
1917
Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker

Best Original Song
“I Can’t Let You Throw Yourself Away,” Toy Story 4
“(I’m Gonna) Love Me Again,” Rocketman
“I’m Standing With You,” Breakthrough
“Into the Unknown,” Frozen II
“Stand Up,” Harriet

Green Day Unleashes ‘Father of All’: Stream it Now!

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All you need is half an hour to listen to Green Day’s 13th studio album, Father of All Motherf—ers, which dropped on Friday (Feb. 7).

Clocking in at just 26 minutes, the record includes previously-released singles «Oh Yeah!,» «Fire, Ready, Aim» and the title track, which became the band’s sixth No. 1 on Billboard‘s Mainstream Rock Songs chart, rising 2-1 on the list dated Nov. 9.

 

Listen to Father of All… below.

Kobe Bryant Public Memorial Event Has a Date & Location

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A public memorial service for Kobe Bryant, his daughter, and seven others killed in a helicopter crash is planned for Feb. 24 at Staples Center, a person with knowledge of the details told The Associated Press on Thursday.

The arena is where Bryant starred for the Los Angeles Lakers for two decades and the date 2/24 corresponds with the No. 24 jersey he wore and the No. 2 worn by his 13-year-old daughter, Gianna.

No official announcement about the memorial has been made. The person who provided the information to the AP is knowledgeable about the planning and spoke only on condition of anonymity. The Los Angeles Times was first to report the event, citing two anonymous sources with knowledge of the planning.

Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti has said a memorial would be held but his office had no immediate comment, nor did the Lakers or Staples Center.

Staples has played host to other memorials, including for Michael Jackson and, last year, for rapper Nipsey Hussle.

Bryant was killed Jan. 26 when the helicopter carrying him, his daughter and the others crashed into a mountainside in Calabasas while flying to a girls basketball tournament at his Mamba Sports Academy. Gianna’s team was coached by Bryant and was playing in the tournament.

No cause for the crash has been determined, though a preliminary report by the National Transportation Safety Board is expected soon.

A basketball game between the Los Angeles Clippers and the Memphis Grizzlies is scheduled for Feb. 24 at 7:30 p.m. at the Staples Center, according to the arena’s website.

A public memorial for Orange Coast College baseball coach John Altobelli, his wife, Keri, and daughter Alyssa will be held Feb. 10 at Angel Stadium of Anaheim. Also killed in the crash were Bryant friends Christina Mauser, Sarah Chester and her daughter Payton.

Nicky Romero Embraces a Softer Side On His Latest Single ‘Stay’: Exclusive

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Nicky Romero is two-for-two in 2020, following his January single «I See» with February’s «Stay.»

Premiering exclusively on Billboard Dance, «Stay» is a decidedly more low-key affair than last month’s mainstage banger, instead showcasing the producer’s softer, more pop-influenced side, with wistful synths and a sing-along melody primed for radio play. This weekend, the Dutch producer will perform at esports’ Call of Duty League inaugural event in London, with additional global club and festival tour dates extending into the spring.

«Stay» is out everywhere Friday via Romero’s Protocol Recordings. Hear the song below.

Justin Bieber Is the First Artist to Reach This YouTube Subscriber Milestone

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Justin Bieber has reached a new milestone: He’s the first artist to rack up 50 million subscribers on YouTube, the very platform he was discovered on back in 2007 by his current longstanding manager Scooter Braun.

And Justin Bieber: Seasons, his 10-part YouTube docuseries, proves that Bieber can make hits that aren’t even songs. The YouTube Original series has the most-watched debut episode on the entire video-streaming platform in its first week to date, reaching more than 97 countries across the globe. The premiere episode, titled «Leaving the Spotlight,» earns him a spot back in the spotlight after reaching 32 millions views in the first seven days.

In January 2007, the then-13-year-old singer posted cover videos of himself under the currently defunct account name «kidrauhl,» showing off his fresh takes on classics by Usher (who became one of the first people to take him under his wing), Stevie WonderJustin TimberlakeChris Brown and Ne-Yo, a memory the now-25-year-old sensation remembers fondly after reaching this new peak 13 years later.

 

«Started as #kidrauhl and now this. Thank you,» he tweeted Wednesday (Feb. 5) with a screenshot of the news.

In the past year alone, Bieber has earned more than 3 billion YouTube views on all his videos. The official music video for «Yummy» takes the cake, debuting at No. 1 on the YouTube Global Top Videos chart last month and reaching the Top Songs charts in more than 50 countries and territories since its release. It’s been viewed over 150 million times already.

 

Title, Release Year, Number of Views

1. «Justin Bieber – Sorry (PURPOSE : The Movement)», 2015, 3.2 billion views
2. «Justin Bieber – Baby ft. Ludacris (Official Music Video)», 2010, 2.2 billion views
3. «Justin Bieber – What Do You Mean? (Official Music Video)», 2015, 2 billion views
4. «Justin Bieber – Love Yourself (Official Music Video)», 2015, 1.5 billion views
5. «DJ Khaled – I’m The One ft. Justin Bieber, Quavo, Chance the Rapper & Lil Wayne (Official Video)», 2017, 1.4 billion views
6. «Skrillex and Diplo – ‘Where Are Ü Now’ with Justin Bieber (Official Video)», 2015, 1.1 billion views