Adult Contemporary News

Katy Perry Accuses Australian Paper of Recycling Old Quotes About Her Ex

ABC/Paul TrantowA few days ago, the Australian paper The Daily Telegraph published an interview with Katy Perry in which she discussed a variety topics, including her ex-husband, Russell Brand.  Katy's quoted in the interview as saying, "He hasn’t spoken to me since he texted me saying he was filing […]

Ed Sheeran Wants to Take a Year Off from Music to "Live a Bit"

Cliff Lipson/CBSWhat good is all the millions of dollars, cars and houses in the world if you can't stop working long enough to enjoy them?  Maybe that's why Ed Sheeran says that after several years of non-stop work, he's ready to get off the treadmill for a bit. Speaking to the British paper The Da […]

Rob Thomas Debuts New Single, "Trust You," Co-Written by Ryan Tedder

Ben WattsRob Thomas is ready for a comeback. The Matchbox Twenty frontman just released his first solo single in five years: “Trust You.”Rob debuted the up-tempo song on Entertainment Weekly Monday, and he talks to the mag about co-writing the tune with OneRepublic’s Ryan Tedder. OneRepublic opened […]

It's Your Fault that Taylor Swift's Not Playing Lots of Old Favorites in Concert

ABC/Lou RoccoThe setlist for Taylor Swift's newly launched 1989 World Tour features every single song from her 1989 album, and just three older hits.  Why so much focus on the new music?  She says her fans pretty much voted for her to do it -- by buying so many darn copies of the album. Speaking to […]

Pink on Body-Shaming Bullies: "I Don't Care...I Like Food a Lot"

ABC/Adam TaylorLast month on Twitter, Pink slapped down online body-shamers who commented that she'd gained some weight lately, and then added in an interview that she didn't "take well to bullying."   Now, speaking to E!, the singer says the problem with Internet trolls is that they actually think […]

"American Idol" Nick Fradiani to Sing Tonight at PBS' National Memorial Day Concert

Frank Micelotta/FOXSure, you can be a success by just appearing on American Idol and not winning -- just ask Chris Daughtry and Jennifer Hudson.  But winning the title gives you the chance to do some pretty cool stuff.  For example, newly minted American Idol Nick Fradiani is going to sing the natio […]

Kelly Clarkson, Taylor Swift, Pink & More Featured in "People" Mag's New "Body Issue"

ABC/ Ida Mae AstutePeople magazine's current issue is all about the "Most-Talked About Bodies," and naturally, pop stars -- who are among the most scrutinized individuals in the world -- appear on the list. In the section called Hollywood's 10 Hottest Bodies, we find Taylor Swift and Beyonce.  Taylo […]

Katy Perry Says She Has “Blind Ambition,” but Keeps Her “Moral Compass”

Christie Goodwin/Capitol RecordsYou know those stars who say they never expected to be famous? Katy Perry isn’t one of them. She freely admits that she always knew she’d be successful. “Yes, I always knew it, it was blind ambition,” she tells Australia’s The Daily Telegraph. “This is what I am doing […]