The 10th week of Justin Bieber's 'Music Mondays' series included the announcement that the pop superstar would be packaging all 10 songs, as well as five new tracks, into a temporary collection titled "Journals." As exciting as the news may be to Beliebers, it shouldn't completely overshadow the release of "Confident," a new song featuring Chicago up-and-comer Chance The Rapper, and one of the strongest 'Music Mondays' releases.
One Direction sold a further 124,000 copies of "Midnight Memories" to top the U.K. album chart for a second week, with a two-week total of 361,000 units. Lily Allen's "Somewhere Only We Know," which fell three places to No. 4 on last week's singles survey, promptly climbed three to regain the top spot.
The touring radio festival, which hit Staples Center on Dec. 6, featured mini-sets by such stars as Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, Robin Thicke, Selena Gomez and Ariana Grande and its share of technical problems.
The "Piano Man" who became one of the world's best-selling artists of all time with such hits as "Just the Way You Are," "Uptown Girl" and "Allentown" was awarded the nation's highest honor Sunday for influencing American culture through the arts.
The boys of One Direction got the chance to test out their acting abilities, appearing alongside the stars of "Anchorman" on "Saturday Night Live" last night (Dec. 7). The band appeared in two sketches in addition to performing two cuts from new No. 1 album "Midnight Memories."
Following in the footsteps of predecessors Barenaked Ladies and Willie Nelson, Heart has canceled an upcoming performance at SeaWorld Orlando in light of a petition created following the release of documentary film "Blackfish."