This week was a big one for new music releases, as Justin Bieber, Demi Lovato and Taylor Swift all unveiled new tunes. Awards season also continued with the 2021 ASCAP Latin Music Awards and 2021 NAACP Image Awards announcing their winners, and the 2021 Libera Awards revealing their nominations. Continue reading to know reveal everything that happened this week!
Lana Del Rey has already announced her next record
Mark your calendars! Just one day after dropping her new album 'Chemtrails Over the Country Club', Lana Del Rey shared that another one is on the way. According to the singer, the album will be called 'Rock Candy Sweet', and it's set to arrive June 1st.
The Weeknd's full House of Balloons mixtape landed on streaming services
In honor of the project’s 10th anniversary, The Weeknd has put 'House of Balloons' up for streaming.
"On Sunday for its 10-year anniversary I'm releasing House of Balloons on all streaming platforms for the first time in it's [sic] original incarnation. With the original mixes and samples," the superstar previously said in an announcement.
Bella Thorne got engaged
The singer and actress revealed on March 21st via her Instagram that she's engaged to Italian singer Benjamin Mascolo. "She said YES," Mascolo said in a tweet. The couple (and co-stars) have been dating for about two years, and will both appear in the upcoming film Time Is Up. Learn all about Bella's future husband here.
Taylor Swift sent a tween fan an awesome swag box
One lucky grade school Swiftie sent the singer a list of questions she wanted answered, and got a gift box of swag in return! While Swift was unable to do an interview for the "7 Questions with Emmy" challenge, she did send the fan a coloring book, a journal, hairbands and scrunchies, a beanie, water bottle and a sweatshirt. Not too shabby. Check out the details here.
Cardi B’s “Up” hit No. 1 on the Hot 100
Following the rapper's epic performance at the 2021 Grammy Awards, "Up" soared to the top spot on the Billboard Hot 100 chart. The song is Cardi B's fifth Hot 100 leader, as Billboard's Gary Trust reports, surging from No. 6 to No. 1.
Selena Gomez's Spanish-language EP debuted at No. 1 on Top Latin Albums
The pop superstar made a splashy entrance on Billboard’s Top Latin Albums chart as her new 'Revelación' EP debuted at No. 1 (chart dated March 27th). “I never go into anything expecting a No. 1 so I do not take it for granted,” Gomez told Billboard in an exclusive statement.
Hannah Montana celebrated its 15th anniversary
Fifteen years ago, on March 24, 2006, Disney Channel premiered its newest TV series: Hannah Montana. To celebrate 15 years of Hannah Montana, fans raised a glass to her this week (the popstar also sent notes and flowers to friends), and Cyrus penned a note to her alter ego, while Hannah sent letters to a lot of the serie's cast members. Check it out here.
Taylor Swift dropped another new song from Fearless (Taylor's Version)
During a busy day for new music, Swift released "You All Over Me (From the Vault)," a collaboration with Maren Morris, on Friday (March 26). The song is one of "6 never-before-released songs from the vault" that will appear on Fearless (Taylor's Version), due April 9. Learn the details here.
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