Lizzo found herself in the hot seat earlier this week, after the breakout star blasted a Postmates delivery driver for allegedly failing to drop off her order.
Monday night, the Texas-bred chart topper shared an accusatory post on Twitter claiming her food delivery had been stolen.
"Hey @Postmates this girl Tiffany W. stole my food she lucky I don’t fight no more,” Lizzo wrote in a since-deleted tweet.
While the feisty comment seemed harmless at first, the Internet quickly erupted over Lizzo's handling of the situation. Many social media users criticized the multi-talent for potentially putting the delivery driver in danger by revealing her her name and photo. Others were afraid that Lizzo's complaint might lead to the driver's firing.
Tuesday, in the aftermath of the uproar, Lizzo issued a formal apology.
“I apologize for putting that girl on blast,” she tweeted. “I understand I have a large following and that there were so many variables that could’ve put her in danger."
She added: "Imma really be more responsible with my use of social media and check my petty and my pride at the door."
Getty Images for Savage X Fenty Show Presented by Amazon Prime Video Rihanna's Savage X Fenty fashion show at Barclays Center in Brooklyn, NY last week was a massive, star-studded spectacle, and now you can get a little glimpse of what went down, thanks to a new teaser trailer for Amazon's presentation of the event.
In the teaser, we see Rihanna backstage, declaring, "I'm ready." That's followed by a lot of frantic preparation, as scantily clad dancers run to take their places as the crowd cheers. When the countdown to the start of the show ends, the screen fades to black -- we'll just have to tune in to see what happens next.
Savage X Fenty Show will stream exclusivelyon Amazon Prime Video starting this Friday.
As previously reported, the Savage X Fenty Show featured performances by Halsey, Migos, DJ Khaled, Big Sean, A$AP Ferg, Fat Joe, Fabolous and Tierra Whack, as well as appearances by 21 Savage, Normani, Laverne Cox, Gigi and Bella Hadid, Cara Delevigne and Alex Wek, among others.
The new Savage X Fenty Fall/Winter 2019 lingerie collection hits Amazon on Friday as well.
Joseph CulticeAfter making his festival debut at last weekend’s KAABOO Del Mar in California, American Idol winner Laine Hardy is ready to take his show on the road.
The singer has announced a fall headlining tour, set to kick off November 14 in Milwaukee. He’ll hit cities including Chicago, Sacramento and Denver, before wrapping December 7 in Minneapolis. Tickets go on sale this Friday, September 20.
“This is the moment I’ve been working toward…going out on my own tour!” Laine says in a statement. “I can’t wait to share the new songs I’ve been working on.”
In addition to the tour dates, he also has a homecoming show on September 28 at North Park in Denham Springs, Louisiana, as well as a show supporting country star Toby Keith in Charleston, SC on October 5 and one with country star Jimmie Allen in Nashville, TN on October 24.
Here is the list of fall headlining dates:
11/14 -- Milwaukee, WI - The Rave II 11/15 -- pringfield, IL - Boondocks 11/16 -- Indianapolis, IN - 8 Seconds Saloon 11/17 -- Lexington, KY - Manchester Music Hall 11/20 -- Chicago, IL - Joe’s Live 11/22 -- Warrendale (Pittsburgh), PA - Jergels 11/23 -- Rootstown (Akron), OH - Dusty Armadillo 11/24 -- Annapolis, MD - Rams Head On Stage 11/30 -- Big Bear Lake, CA - The Cave Big Bear 12/1 -- Sacramento, CA - Ace of Spades 12/5 -- Denver, CO - Summit 12/6 -- Lincoln, NE - Bourbon Theatre 12/7 -- Minneapolis, MN - The Barn at Cowboy Jacks
Last month, Ellie Goulding married her longtime boyfriend Caspar Jopling in England, in front of famous pals including Katy Perry and Orlando Bloom. Now, Katy's shared a photo of the festivities, giving fans a look at one of the three reception dresses Ellie wore on her big day.
"Love looks so good on you Elena Jopling," Katy captioned the black-and-white photo, using Ellie's legal name; apparently, she's taken her husband's surname.
In the photo, Katy poses with Ellie, who's wearing a white gown with beaded bodice and embellished draped sleeves and a tiara, and is clutching a bouquet. According to People, she wore two other outfits during the reception at a stately home in Yorkshire, England.
After a honeymoon in a tropical paradise, Ellie is now back at work. On Tuesday, she posted a series of Instagram videos of herself playing piano and guitar in the studio, which she called her "favorite place."
Kevin Mazur/WireImageBefore the official release of her Haus Laboratories line of cosmetics, Lady Gaga offered pre-sales of makeup kits that included several items, including lip gloss, lip liner and shimmer. But now that the full line is officially available, fans have discovered that there are three additional items that we didn't know about.
As Refinery29 reports, Haus Laboratories is also selling "Liquid Eye-Lie-Ner," a matte black waterproof eyeliner with a felt tip that the star's makeup artist Sarah Tanno says is also "Gaga-proof." That means it actually lasted through one of her concerts, so you know it'll stay on.
There's also the Eye Armor Kit, which helps you create the perfect eyeliner look thanks to the Liquid Eye-Lie-Ner plus 10 pairs of stickers, which you stick on the outer corner of your eye and use to mimic a flawless cat-eye or wing.
But the most unusual product is definitely the Armor Masque No. 1, a mask-shaped eye decal that looks just like the one Gaga wore during the 2017 Super Bowl Halftime Show, except without the crystal beads.
"It was important to Gaga to not only bring [that look] to the consumer but make it something that could be done quickly," says Tanno. It comes in four pieces so you can customize it to your eye and face shape, or wear the top and bottom separately. You can also reuse it multiple times -- and if the sticky wears off, just use eyelash glue.
All the products are now available via Amazon, where you'll also find videos explaining how to use all this stuff.
Rockabye BabyIt’s “Teenage Dream” for your newborn’s bedtime: Katy Perry’s catalog of hits is getting the lullaby treatment.
Rockabye Baby!’s Lullaby Renditions of Katy Perry features soothing instrumental renditions of songs including “California Gurls,” “Firework,” “I Kissed a Girl,” “Roar” and “Part of Me.”
“For all of Katy Perry’s whimsy, humor, talent, and colorfulness, she also has a grit and a knowing that only comes with being a woman and making it to the top in the music industry,” Rockabye founder Lisa Roth tells Billboard. “It’s rarified air where female artists of her stature live. I have the utmost respect and regard. Just wow.”
The album will be released on October 25, which just so happens to be Katy's 35th birthday.
Here is the track list:
"California Gurls" "Roar" "I Kissed a Girl" "Hot N Cold" "Dark Horse" "Swish Swish" "Waking up in Vegas" "Part of Me" "Chained to the Rhythm" "Firework" "Teenage Dream" "Unconditionally"
iStock/FabioBalbiAdele may be moving on from her soon-to-be-ex-husband Simon Konecki, but she’s not moving that far.
According to U.K.’s The Sun, the singer’s new Beverly Hills pad is located just across the street from where Simon is currently living. It’s a convenient location, considering the two are sharing custody of their six-year-old son, Angelo.
Adele reportedly bought the mansion for around $13 million. It has five bedrooms, six bathrooms, a large office, an art studio, a crafts room, a library and a gym. The house is also in the same neighborhood as Adele's pals Jennifer Lawrence and Mila Kunis, as well as fellow pop star Katy Perry.
Adele and Simon announced their split in April. They had been together for eight years, but married since 2016. Adele officially filed for divorce last Thursday.
Steve Cohn/InvisionSelena Gomez has lined up another producing credit at Netflix.
After producing 13 Reasons Why for the streaming service, the singer has announced she will be executive producing the new Netflix documentary series Living Undocumented.
The project tackles the complex U.S. immigration system and follows eight undocumented families as they face potential deportation.
"I chose to produce this series, Living Undocumented, because over the past few years, the word 'immigrant' has seemingly become a negative word,” Selena says in a statement.
“My hope is that the series can shed light on what it's like to live in this country as an undocumented immigrant firsthand, from the courageous people who have chosen to share their stories.”
On Instagram, Selena wrote, "The immigration issue is more complex than one administration, one law or the story you hear about on the news. These are real people in your community, your neighbors, your friends – they are all part of the country we call home. I can’t wait for you guys to see this and hope it impacts you like it impacted me."
Valheria Rocha/TAS Rights ManagementHere's the good news: Taylor Swift is going to perform live in support of her new album Lover. Now, here's the bad news: It's not exactly a tour.
Taylor has announced Lover Fest West and Lover Fest West, her only U.S. concert dates of 2020. Each event will take place over two days at two different stadiums: Gillette Stadium in Foxborough, MA on July 31 and August 1, and L.A.'s SoFi Stadium on July 25 and 26. In fact, Taylor will be the first woman ever to officially open an NFL stadium when she kicks off the latter venue's inaugural year of events.
Additional artists will be joining Taylor at the two festival events; they'll be announced later.
On Twitter, Taylor wrote, "The Lover album is open fields, sunsets, SUMMER. I want to perform it in a way that feels authentic. I want to go to some places I haven’t been and play festivals. Where we didn’t have festivals, we made some. Introducing, Lover Fest East West!"
If you're already a Taylor Swift Tix Verified Fan, you can RSVP today for Preferred Presale Access at VerifiedFan.Ticketmaster.com/TaylorSwiftTix. Registration for new Verified Fans starts September 19 at 4 p.m. ET and the general on-sale date is October 14.
Capital One cardholders will get priority access to tickets on October 15 and 16. More information is available at TaylorSwift.com.
As for Taylor's international fans, they'll be getting a series of concerts and festival dates, which will begin June 20 in Belgium and run through July 18 in Brazil.
Here are all of Taylor's confirmed dates:
6/20 -- Werchter Boutique, Werchter, Belgium 6/24 -– The Waldbühne Berlin, Germany 6/26 -- Oslo Sommertid, Oslo, Norway 7/1 -- Roskilde Festival, Roskilde, Denmark 7/3 -- Open'er Festival, Gdynia, Poland 7/5 -- Festival de Nîmes, Nîmes, France 7/9 -- NOS Alive, Oeiras, Portugal 7/18 -- Allianz Parque Sao Paulo, Brazil 7/25 -- SoFi Stadium, Los Angeles, California 7/26 -- SoFi Stadium, Los Angeles, California 7/31-- Gillette Stadium, Foxborough, Massachusetts 8/1-- Gillette Stadium, Foxborough, Massachusetts
Lauren DukoffIf you were missing her music like candy, good news! Mandy Moore is finally getting back to her singing roots.
The Emmy-nominated This Is Us actress has released her first new music in 10 years: the self-reflective single “When I Wasn’t Watching.” The song is set to appear on Mandy’s forthcoming album, due out early next year.
"The idea of diving back into music after so much time and personal change was really intimidating to me for a while," Mandy says in a statement. "But then I finally realized: I'm the only person who can make this move. It all has to start with me."
As for what the song is about, Mandy says it’s about the universal experience of “feeling lost and not quite understanding how you’ve found yourself at a certain point in your life.”
“I'm a big believer in the idea that what you've journeyed through is ultimately going to factor into the person you become, and how you'll greet whatever big challenge you face next,” she adds.
Mandy began working on her new album, the follow-up to 2009’s Amanda Leigh, earlier this year, with her husband, musician Taylor Goldsmith, among the collaborators. She recorded each song live with a full band and says she aimed to make a “very California-sounding record – something that feels sunshiny and airy and natural.”
"I very much feel like I'm at the helm of the ship now, where I'm stepping back into music completely on my own terms," she says. "Everything that's happened up until this point has gotten me to where I am today, and I'm so excited to just keep moving forward.
Talk about good timing: Lewis Capaldi's song "Someone You Loved" has just become his first U.S. top 10 hit, and tonight, he kicks off a U.S. headlining tour in Dallas, TX.
As for what fans can expect from his live shows, the self-deprecating Scottish singer/songwriter says it's all about music, laughs -- and not grossing people out.
"It's just me up there, shouting down a microphone for an hour and a half, trying not to sweat so much that people are disgusted," Lewis jokes to ABC Radio. "We play the songs and they're, like, quite emotional, and a lot of them are kind of mid-tempo ballady-type vibes. But in between songs, I try to keep it as lighthearted as possible and have a laugh with people."
According to Lewis, just because his songs are emotionally heavy doesn't mean the entire night has to be a downer. In fact, he hates it when bands get too serious onstage.
"I've been to see so many bands where they've got a song coming up and the songs are quite emotional as is, and they start talking about, you know, 'I wrote this song about the lady who broke my heart...,'" Lewis complains. "You're like, "Shut up! We know what it's about. Just give us the music and in between, I dunno, make a toilet humor joke!'"
He laughs, "And that's exactly what you get. You get music and toilet humor. That's what you get when you come and see a Lewis Capaldi show!"
The U.S. leg of Lewis' tour wraps up October 12 in Washington, D.C.
RCA RecordsYou know the summer is really and truly over now that Pentatonix has announced their Christmas tour.
The a cappella group's annual holiday outing gets underway November 30 in New York City and is set to wrap up December 23 in Grand Prairie, TX. And to get you in the mood for the Yuletide season, Pentatonix is also releasing a holiday compilation called The Best Of Pentatonix Christmas.
The album will include four new songs, as well as the quintet's biggest songs from their past four Christmas albums. It's coming out October 25.
Tickets for the Pentatonix Christmas tour go on sale this Friday, September 20 at 10 a.m. local time. Visit PTXOfficial.com for more information.
Here are the tour dates:
11/30 -- New York City, NY, HULU Theater at Madison Square Garden 12/1 -- New York City, NY, HULU Theater at Madison Square Garden 12/5 -- Fairfax, VA, EagleBank Arena 12/7 -- Uncasville, CT, Mohegan Sun Arena 12/8 -- Uncasville, CT, Mohegan Sun Arena 12/10 -- Boston, MA, Agganis Arena 12/11 -- Boston, MA, Agganis Arena 12/12 -- Hershey, PA, GIANT Center 12/14 -- Verona, NY, Turning Stone Resort Casino 12/15 -- Philadelphia, PA, The Met Philadelphia 12/16 -- Philadelphia, PA, The Met Philadelphia 12/18 -- Rosemont, IL, Rosemont Theatre 12/19 -- Rosemont, IL, Rosemont Theatre 12/21 -- Sugar Land, TX, Smart Financial Centre 12/22 -- Grand Prairie, TX, The Theatre at Grand Prairie 12/23 -- Grand Prairie, TX, The Theatre at Grand Prairie
Alexandra GavilletAfter topping the charts in his native U.K. for seven weeks, Lewis Capaldi's "Someone You Loved" has finally made it into the upper reaches of the chart in the U.S.
The song rises from number 11 to number nine on the Billboard Hot 100, becoming Lewis' first U.S. top-10 hit. The song is also top five on the Digital Song Sales and Radio Songs charts.
The timing couldn't be better; Lewis kicks off a U.S. headlining tour tomorrow night in Dallas, Texas.
It took 18 weeks for "Someone You Loved" to reach the top 10 -- it first debuted back on May 25. It was #1 in the U.K. in March and April. The track is from Lewis' debut album Divinely Uninspired to a Hellish Extent, which debuted at #1 on the U.K. chart in June. So far, it's peaked at #32 on the U.S. album chart.
Meanwhile, Lizzo remains at #1 on the Hot 100 for a third week with her hit "Truth Hurts."
A month after announcing a hiatus to enjoy "rest and relaxation," the K-Pop superstars' label, Big Hit Entertainment, confirmed to ABC News that the boys are back at work.
There were no other details as of now on what they'll be doing next, but local Korean news outlet Yonhap reports the group will travel abroad for an "engagement."
In mid-August, the prolific band announced its first break in six years.
"BTS will be going on an official and extended period of rest and relaxation," Big Hit Entertainment said at the time. "This [break] will provide them with a chance to enjoy the ordinary lives of young people in their 20s, albeit briefly."
Next month, the group's Love Yourself: Speak Yourself tour will visit Riyadh, Saudi Arabia and Seoul, South Korea.
The award-winning seven-man group has released a slew of albums, EPs and movies in the past six years, and have sold some 15 million records. Their last three albums debuted at #1 on the Billboard 200, making them the first band since the Beatles to score three chart-topping albums in less than year.
Their most successful U.S. single so far has been "Boy with Luv," a collaboration with Halsey that was released earlier this year.
Meghan Trainor's job is definitely not a joke: She's been tapped to record a new version of "I'll Be There for You," the theme song from Friends.
Meghan cut the new version to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the beloved NBC sitcom. On Sunday, September 22 at 8:30 p.m. ET -- the exact day and time that Friends debuted back in 1994 -- Meghan's version of the song will debut as the soundtrack to a music-to-light show at New York's Empire State Building.
Specifically, the building will be lit up in the red, yellow and blue colors of the Friends logo.
“I can’t believe Warner Bros. asked me to do this,” Meghan says in a statement. “I’m so honored! I’m so excited that I get to be a part of celebrating such a legendary and iconic show like Friends!”
Following the premiere, her version of the song will be available at all digital retailers at midnight.
And the Empire State Building isn't the only famous structure participating. Among the landmarks around the world that will light up at 8:30 p.m. local time are The London Eye Ferris wheel; the Burj Khalifa in Dubai, which is the world's tallest building; Chicago's Willis Tower; New Orleans' Superdome; Dallas' Reunion Tower and AT&T Headquarters and L.A.'s U.S. Bank Tower.
The original Friends theme was recorded by the duo The Rembrandts. It was released as a single in 1995, and reached the top 20 of the Billboard Hot 100. In Canada, it was number one for five weeks and was the highest-selling single of 1995.
The 25th anniversary of Friends is being celebrated with everything from a pop-up New York City exhibit, to a custom Lego set, to a line of Pottery Barn furniture, to a special app.
Trae Patton/NBCTaylor Swift has performed on The Voice and has also been a mentor to all the judges' teams. But now, she's taking on a new role on the NBC singing competition: Mega Mentor.
The news was revealed on Instagram by coaches John Legend and Blake Shelton. In reality, Taylor's role as Mega Mentor is just a rebranding of what she's done previously on the show. During the Knockout Rounds, she'll advise the contestants on all four teams as they face off against each other.
Taylor last filled this role during season seven of The Voice. She also performed on the finale of season 16.
As previously reported, the individual team mentors for this new season are Normani for Team Kelly Clarkson, Will.i.am for Team Gwen Stefani, Usher for Team John Legend and Darius Rucker for Team Blake Shelton.
The Voice season 17, the first without original coach Adam Levine, premieres September 23 on NBC.
XL/ColumbiaThe words "upbeat" and "optimistic" don't usually apply when you're talking about Adele's music, but the British tabloid The Sun says that's the mood of a new single the Grammy-winning superstar is planning to release this fall.
A music industry insider told The Sun that the first single from Adele's highly anticipated new album will be released in the coming months.
"The song is upbeat and is all about Adele’s relationship with her [soon-to-be-ex-husband] Simon [Konecki]," dishes the insider. "But it’s optimistic, reflective of the good times and about learning to move on from them and make new memories by yourself."
Last week, Adele officially filed from divorce from Konecki; the two had announced their separation in April. Adele and Simon had been dating since 2011 and were secretly married at some point around late 2016 or early 2017. They have a son, Angelo, together.
“It has been cathartic for her to put her feelings into her music. Fans can expect to hear personal details on her album," the insider told The Sun. "All being well, the song should be out in November, but she is still working on everything.”
When asked by ABC Radio, a rep for the singer had no comment on a report that Adele's new album would be out in December.
Adele's been out of the spotlight since she wrapped up her massive world tour in June of 2017. Her most recent album, 25, came out in 2015.
ABC/Lou RoccoThat Rihanna reign just won't let up: The singer has now joined the Sony/ATV Music Publishing family, Billboard reports.
Monday, it was announced that the Fenty mogul had inked a global deal with the publishing company, which oversees more than three million copyrights of songs penned by some of today's most iconic artists.
The agreement reportedly encompasses Rih's entire music catalog, including her hits “Love on the Brain," “Rude Boy," "We Found Love," "Diamonds" and “Work" featuring Drake, as well as future offerings.
“I’m proud to have known Rihanna since the beginning of her career,” Sony/ATV head John Platt told Billboard while sharing the news. “Music, fashion, philanthropy and a heart of gold have solidified Rihanna’s position as one of the biggest icons in the world."
The new publishing deal has fans convinced that Rih is on the verge of delivering her hotly anticipated new album. There are recent reports that her follow-up to 2016's Anti could possibly arrive at the end of this year in December.
Denise TruscelloChristina Aguilera is offering her fans even more of her Xperience.
The singer's Las Vegas residency, Christina Aguilera: The Xperience at Zappos Theater at Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino, has been extended through March 2020 with the addition of ten dates.
Tickets for the new dates go on sale starting Friday, September 20 at 10 a.m. PT; fan pre sales start Tuesday at 10 a.m. PT. Tickets are available via Ticketmaster or in-person at the Planet Hollywood box office.
The ten performances begin December 27 and wrap up March 6. One dollar of every ticket purchased is donated to The Shade Tree, a 24-hour accessible emergency shelter for women and children in crisis in Southern Nevada.
Here are Christina's new dates: Dec. 2019: 27, 28, 30, 31 Feb. 2020: 26, 28, 29 March 2020: 4, 5, 6
And here are the previously announced dates: Sept. 2019: 20, 21, 24, 27, 28 Oct. 2019: 2, 4, 5