Adult Contemporary News

ABC's "Boy Band" premieres tonight with a Backstreet Boy, a Spice Girl & 30 contestants

ABC/Eric McCandlessNow that One Direction is on permanent hiatus and the Backstreet Boys are no longer boys, fans need a hot new boy band, and ABC's going to give it to them.  The network's new reality singing competition, called -- you guessed it -- Boy Band, premieres tonight, with a super-produce […]

Madame Tussauds Orlando unveils new Bieber wax figure, complete with his latest tattoo

Courtesy Madame Tussauds OrlandoHow lifelike is the new Justin Bieber wax figure that was just unveiled at Madame Tussauds location in Orlando, Florida?  It even includes the tattoo that Biebs got less than a week ago. The Orlando Sentinel reports that the reveal of the new figure was postponed beca […]

Get your pie on with Sara Bareilles at a "Waitress" party

Josh LehrerSara Bareilles is no longer starring in the hit Broadway musical Waitress, for which she wrote the music, but she's still supporting the show and its fans. If you buy a ticket to see Waitress for performances from now through July 9, you could win an opportunity to attend a pie-eating par […]

Taylor Swift scores $400,000 payday with streaming service return

ABC/Lou RoccoTaylor Swift made a quick $400 thousand grand this month -- just by returning her back catalog to all the streaming services. Taylor's music was already on the subscription-only Apple Music, but on June 8, she made her five albums available on Spotify, Pandora, Tidal and Amazon, among o […]

Bruno Mars to headline Atlanta's Music Midtown Festival

Image Group LA/ABCIf you couldn't get tickets to Bruno Mars' 24K Magic tour, you have another opportunity to see him this September, when he headlines Atlanta's Music Midtown Festival. Tickets for the event, scheduled for September 16 and 17 in Atlanta's Piedmont Park, go on sale this Friday, June 1 […]

"Bridge Over Troubled Water" all-star charity single for London fire victims is here

Artists for GrenfellTo raise funds for the relief effort following the deadly fire last week that destroyed Grenfell Tower in West London, Simon Cowell has gathered together more than 50 artists to record an all-star charity version of Simon and Garfunkel's classic "Bridge Over Troubled Water." The […]

Train "Play" their way to platinum

Columbia RecordsPlenty of people have played Train's hit single "Play that Song"...and plenty of people have downloaded it, too: it's become the band's first platinum track since 2012's "50 Ways to Say Goodbye."  Train's ability to continue scoring hits after more than 20 years, and more than a few […]