It’s Friday and we’ve got some new music for you to jam to! Keke Palmer, Bailey Zimmerman, Jonas Brothers, and YoungBoy Never Broke Again all released albums, with Janelle Monáe releasing a new track titled ‘Lipstick Lover’. We spent a day with the guys of ENHYPEN at We Bridge Festival 2023 in Vegas! Jimmie Allen has been suspended by his label following a sexual assault lawsuit from an ex-manager, and more.
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We go on tour with ENHYPEN, relationship updates on Tay, Riri, and Shakira. It’s new music Friday, Jimmy Allen is suspended from his label. And what is everyone up to on Mother’s Day? Welcome back. For Billboard News, it’s Friday, May 12th. And it may almost be the weekend, but first we have your Friday music guide.
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She’s a singer, she’s an actress. She’s mother, baby. This is Keke Palmer. Keke not only dropped an album called ‘Big Boss,’ she gave us an entire film to accompany it
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I take you to Vegas where I got to hang out with ENHYPEN and learn how they prepare for putting on a show, and boy did they put on a show. This is Tour Stop
Vegas is amazing
Appreciate you, let’s get it!
Hello we are ENHYPEN! Thanks for tuning in to our Tour Stop.
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What’s some of the things you guys do before you go on stage like how do you get ready
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Well who do you think takes the longest to get ready?
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The high touch I’ve never seen that before. So tell me how that is to meet your ENGENEs and stuff and do the high touch.
Right now I just met them. I blacked out. I love ENHYPEN so much because they really helped me. I love ENHYPEN so much because they’re so hardworking and talented.
Thank you Billboard for hanging out with us
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Bailey Zimmerman drops his much anticipated debut album and it’s a religious experience.
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We’ll have more new releases throughout the show, but let’s get to our lead story. Country star Jimmy Allen is facing sexual assault allegations and has been suspended from his label in a civil lawsuit filed Thursday in Tennessee federal court. An anonymous accuser says that Allen manipulated and used his power over her job to sexually harass and abuse her over a period of 18 months from 2020 to 2022. Hours after news broke of the allegations, Allen’s record label suspended the artist, saying in a statement in light of today’s allegations against Jimmy Allen, BBR Music Group has decided to suspend all activity with him effective immediately. This suspension includes ceasing radio promotion on his current single ‘Be All Right,’ which climbs 59 and 57 on the Billboard Country Airplay chart dated May 13. Additionally, Allen has also been removed from the performer lineup for this year’s CMA Fest. In a statement to Billboard the country singer admitted to a sexual relationship with this accuser, but denied all allegations of wrongdoing, saying in part, I’ve worked incredibly hard to build my career, and I intend to mount a vigorous defense to her claims and take all other legal action necessary to protect my reputation.
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The Jonas Brothers are officially back with ‘The Album.’ It’s their first album in four years and they’re ready to take on the world when they go on tour in August.
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Taylor and 1989 — I mean 1975 — Shakira and Lewis Hamilton, Rihanna and A$AP’s baby’s name — relationships are relationshipping and we’re catching you up. After Taylor has been slaying on her Eras Tour, she’s also been rumored to be dating 1975 frontman Matt Healy. After splitting from boyfriend Joe Alwyn, a Swiftie’s dad photographed the two holding hands in a restaurant, which sent the fandom into a heated debate about whether he’s right for Miss Americana. Meanwhile, after splitting from Gerard Pique, Shakira was spotted hanging out with British race car driver Louis Hamilton. And almost exactly a year after Rihanna and A$AP Rocky son was born. His name has reportedly been revealed to be RZA a possible tribute to the legendary rapper producer and Wu Tang Clan frontman
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Young Boy Never Broke Again dropped a project and it’s his richest opp.
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Sunday is Mother’s Day and if you are wondering what some of your faves have planned, we’ve got you covered
A song that reminds me of my motherhood would have to be ‘Indigo,’ the song that I sing with my husband because that was obviously the song that we dedicated to her and it’s kind of like the song that we played for her during my whole pregnancy and then when she was born, and so it’s a special one. And with my mom, I’d have to say Shania Twain, ‘looks like we made it’ — what’s that? What’s the name of it? ‘Look how far we’ve come my baby.’ ‘Still the One’!
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A song that reminds me of my mom is any Cheyenne song big fan anytime on song is like Oh, my mom
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That’s today’s show but before we go let me leave you with one last entry for your Friday music guide. Janelle Monae has given us Lipstick Lover with a sensual music video to go with it