Eddie Money reveals he has stage four esophageal cancer: "I want to be honest with everybody"

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Eddie Money has decided to go public with the fact that he's been diagnosed with stage four esophageal cancer.

He reveals the bad news in an advance clip from his AXS TV series Real Money.  He received the diagnosis last fall.  The remaining six episodes of season two will deal with the effects that Money's diagnosis has on his wife and their five children.

Money's diagnosis seems dire: Not only is the cancer in his esophagus, but it's also in his liver, his lymph nodes and, to a lesser extent, in his stomach.  But he explains that he had no intention of trying to keep the news a secret, despite the fact that the diagnosis, he says, "hit me hard."

"I don't want to keep the fact that I had cancer from everybody," says Money. "It's not honest. I want to be honest with everybody. I want people to know that cancer's come a long way and not everybody dies from cancer like they did in the '50s and the '60s."

"Am I gonna live a long time? Who knows? It's in God's hands," he continues. "But you know what, I'll take every day I can get. Every day above ground is a good day.

The "Two Tickets to Paradise" rocker is also recuperating from health issues following his heart valve procedure in June.

The full episode of Real Money in which Money discusses his diagnosis will air on AXS TV Thursday, September 12 at 9:30 p.m ET.

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Summer Walker salutes Destiny's Child in new sultry ballad "Playing Games"

Interscope RecordsSummer Walker is making it clear that she isn't “Playing Games.”

Friday, the Atlanta songstress delivered the London on da Track-produced ballad, which finds her challenging her lover to prove his loyalty. 

“Did I ever ask you to take me to go shopping in Paris/Or go sailing overseas and just drape me in Gucci?” she croons over the sultry melody. “All I ever asked was for you to pick up the phone when you alone/All I ever asked was you to show me some love, kisses and hugs.”

The chorus of the song interpolates Destiny's Child's "Say My Name," with Summer singing, "So won't you say my name say my name/If you claim you want me/It ain't no thang/You acting kinda shady/You ain't been calling me baby oh/Boy you can go and stop playing games/Playing games."

The fresh single arrives on the heels of Summer announcing her The First and Last Tour, slated to kick off this fall at the Mala Luna Festival in San Antonio, Texas.

The 35-city trek is set to make its way across North America, and includes stops in Houston, Los Angeles, Chicago, New York, Toronto and more.

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A Day to Remember confirms title of next album

Credit: Jimmy FontaineOn Wednesday, A Day to Remember played a tiny gig at London's House of Vans to celebrate the release of their new single, "Degenerates." Reports from the show stated that the Florida rockers revealed the title of their next album during the concert, and that name has now been confirmed.

In a recap video of the night, frontman Jeremy McKinnon reveals that the seventh A Day to Remember album will be titled You're Welcome.

You're Welcome will be the follow-up to 2016's Bad Vibrations, which features the singles "Paranoia," "Naivety" and "Bullfight."

A Day to Remember will be on tour in support of their forthcoming new music throughout the fall, including dates with I Prevail and Beartooth.

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X Ambassadors protest gun violence with new song, "Optimistic"

ABC/Paula LoboX Ambassadors have released a new song called "Optimistic," written in response to the recent mass shootings in Gilroy, California, Dayton, Ohio and El Paso, Texas.

"We need to keep these conversations going," says frontman Sam Harris. "About gun violence prevention. About keeping families together. About protecting women's reproductive rights. The 24-hour news cycle is unrelenting, but it's important we stay vigilant and don't forget these injustices."

In addition to the new track, X Ambassadors are making a donation to the gun control organization Everytown for Gun Safety. You can download "Optimistic" now via digital outlets.

"Optimistic" follows the new X Ambassadors album Orion, which was released in June.

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The Garden State: VMAs to close with a New Jersey rap tribute featuring Queen Latifah, Wyclef Jean, Naughty by Nature and more

Courtesy of MTVThe 2019 VMAs are set to close with an epic tribute to the Garden State.

Friday, MTV announced that the closing act of the night will feature a collaborative performance from Queen LatifahNaughty by Nature, RedmanFetty Wap and Wyclef Jean---all of whom are proud New Jersey natives.

The must-see performance joins a handful of other big moments for the night, including Missy Elliott being honored as this year's recipient of the Michael Jackson Video Vanguard Award. 

Hosted by comedian Sebastian Maniscalco, the VMAs will air live from the Prudential Center in Newark, NJ on Monday, August 26 at 8:00 p.m. ET/PT.

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Hey now, there's a remix: Listen to new version of Smash Mouth's "All Star"

Interscope/UMeThis year marks the 20th anniversary of Smash Mouth's inescapable hit "All Star," and in honor of the occasion, the band has decided to get their game on and get paid...by releasing a remix.

The reworked version of the hit was created by DJ duo Breathe Carolina, who have turned the pop/rock classic into a dance tune with tropical house beats.

"Over the years, it seems like hundreds of remixes of 'All Star' have emerged, and we as a band are flattered and grateful for the love and attention," says Smash Mouth in a statement. "We have not commissioned an 'official' remix to celebrate the 20th anniversary of our hit 'All Star'…until now."

The band adds, "We are very excited to have such a great artist like Breathe Carolina create this very fresh and inspiring official remix for us. We are big fans of this duo and absolutely love their take on our biggest hit. Please take a listen as we know you will love it, too."

For their part, Breathe Carolina notes, "'All Star' was a huge part of our early lives; it was such a big song when we were growing up. To think that we got to take it and give it a modern twist is so crazy!"

When it was first released in May of 1999, "All Star" peaked at #4 on the Billboard Hot 100, but it became even more famous in 2001, after it was featured in the first Shrek movie.

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#NewMusicFriday: Raphael Saadiq drops off 'Jimmy Lee,' Rapsody celebrates Black women on 'Eve,' and Jeezy delivers his final album 'TM104: The Legend of the Snowman'

Columbia RecordsThis week's new music releases are loaded with star-studded contributions as Raphael Saadiq makes an epic return, Rapsody offers a concept album and Jeezy gifts fans his swan song. 

Serving as a follow up to her Grammy-nominated album, Laila's Wisdom, Rapsody continues delivering  conceptual wit on her new record, Eve. At 16 tracks, each of the songs is inspired by and named after a culturally significant black woman. The project boasts guest features from D'AngeloGZAJ.Cole, Queen LatifahLeikeli47Elle VarnerSiR and more. Eve is less a lesson in black history, and more of Rapsody channeling the spirits of her elders into the skill set she has already harnessed so well. 

It's been nearly 15 years since Jeezy's timeless debut, Let's Get It: Thug Motivation 101, and now the snowman is closing the curtain on his rap career. TM104: Legend of the Snowman is the fourth installment of the Thug Motivation series, and the eighth and final album for the Atlanta phenom. Among the track list is a top-tier roster of collaborations from CeeLo Green, Rick Ross, Queen Naija, Ty Dolla $ign, John Legend and Meek Mill, who appears on the single "MLK Blvd."Time will tell if Jeezy actually sticks to his retirement plans.

As one veteran artist hangs up his hat another is making a long-awaited return to music. A decade has nearly come and gone since Raphael Saadiq last dropped a solo album, but with Jimmy Lee the R&B crooner has arrived just on time. The effort finds Saadiq being extremely candid and conscious with fans as he addresses his brother's drug addiction, which ultimately took his life, as well as social injustice. The compelling subject matter is paired with guest spots from Ernest Turner and Daniel J. Watts.

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Sammy Hagar says because he's "made gazillions of dollars," he's "spoiled rotten...it's just art for me"

Leah SteigerSammy Hagar and his latest band, The Circle -- which includes ex-Van Halen bassist Michael Anthony and drummer Jason Bonham --  recently released a new album called Space Between. He tells Forbes the album is "a concept record about money, greed, enlightenment and truth" -- and when it comes to the money part, Sammy is certainly speaking from experience.

Hagar tells Forbes that because he's so rich, he's completely free, creatively, and that's the way he likes it. 

"For the people that have made it and are in a position like myself and my band mates in the Circle...We're so lucky to have been from that era where we sold tens of millions of records and made gazillions of dollars and get yourself in a position where now it's just art for me," he says.

" I love being able to do whatever I want whenever I want. I gotta tell you, I'm spoiled rotten," he admits. "Man, I don't know what I would do if I had to what I do for a living and they said, 'You gotta go out and do 130 shows this year cause you're gonna go broke, you're gonna lose your band.' I'm lucky and my band mates are lucky."

Case in point: Hagar says he actually financed an entire film based on the album called Space Between: The Affirmation -- even though he doesn't plan to make any money from it.

"It was expensive and I paid for everything. This is a concept record and I wanted to make sure people understand what I'm really trying to say and I wanted to drive it home visually," he explains.

But he admits, "There's no market for it. I don't know what to do with it."

You can watch the band's new video, "No Worries," now on YouTube.

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Prepare to be Omazed: Dolly offers a chance to see her sold-out 50th anniversary Opry show

Courtesy Grand Ole Opry LLC/Chris HolloDolly Parton will celebrate fifty years as a member of the Grand Ole Opry on Saturday, October 12, by appearing on both the 7 p.m and 9:30 p.m. editions of the world’s most famous radio show that night.

Both performances are sold out, but there’s still one way to get in: Dolly’s partnered with the website Omaze to give away a VIP trip.

The winner and a friend will get airfare to Nashville, accommodations at the Gaylord Opryland Resort, plus two VIP tickets to the show. On top of that, they’ll also get their own dressing room backstage at the Opry for a meet-and-greet with Dolly.

The sweepstakes benefits MusiCares, the charitable arm of the organization that hands out the Grammys. Money raised goes to help members of the music community in times of need.

You can find out more at Omaze.com/Dolly.

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Billie Eilish thought number-one single "bad guy" would be a "flop"

ABC/Randy HolmesBillie Eilish's "bad guy" is the number-one song in the country after finally ending the record-breaking 19-week reign of Lil Nas X's "Old Town Road" atop the Billboard Hot 100. No one's more surprised than Eilish herself, especially since she thought "bad guy" would "flop."

Speaking to Billboard, Eilish recalls writing the song and thinking that the chorus didn't "have a hook."

"My brother and I actually sat in his room trying to write something else over [the song's synth riff] but we couldn't do it because nothing else worked," Eilish remembers. "[We didn't] want it to be empty there, but we were just like, 'I don't know if anyone's going to like this, because there's no lyrics here.'"

"For some reason people do like it and it's huge now," she says. "It's one of my favorite songs I've ever made. It's my favorite to perform, it's so fun. I'm so proud of that song."

After "bad guy" hit number one, Lil Nas X congratulated Billie, and Eilish says there's no hard feelings between the two.

"I think Lil Nas is so sweet," Eilish says. "I met him a couple weeks ago. It's so not a competition, it's just funny...I don't really care [about numbers]. It's just a fun thing that happens in careers."

"Bad guy" is a single off Eilish's debut album, WHEN WE ALL FALL ASLEEP, WHERE DO WE GO?

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A closer look at "The Owl": Zac Brown Band unveils track list for new album

BBR Music Group The new album from Zac Brown Band won’t arrive for almost another month, but you can check out the track listing for The Owl now.

The eleven-song project features a cameo by hot commodity Brandi Carlile on “Finish What We Started.” In addition to being a member of the all-female supergroup The Highwomen, Brandi’s recently collaborated with Dierks BentleyMaren Morris, and Tanya Tucker.

OneRepublic’s Ryan Tedder is one of the producers on the cut, “Need This.” It’s available to stream or download now, along with “Warrior,” “Leaving Love Behind,” and the top-thirty lead single, “Someone I Used to Know.”

Here’s the complete song rundown for Zac Brown Band’s The Owl, which comes out September 20:

“The Woods”
“Need This”
“Someone I Used to Know”
“Me and the Boys in the Band”
“Finish What We Started” (with Brandi Carlile)
“God Given”
“Shoofly Pie”
“Already on Fire”
“Leaving Love Behind”

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Tune in: OWN launches new talk show 'Black Women OWN the Conversation' this weekend

ABC/Randy HolmesOn Saturday, the Oprah Winfrey Network will debut a new talk show, OWN Spotlight: Black Women Own The Conversation, hosted and produced by Emmy-Award winning journalist Carlos Watson.

The new series, which will focus on the concerns and issues facing black women will feature an array of panelists, celebrities and thought leaders including Stacey Abrams, model and activist Winnie Harlow, actress April Parker-Jones, singer Monica among others.

Described as a love letter to black women, the four-week series will be taped before a live studio audience of 100 black women that represent "a cross-section of age, class, and sexual orientations." Together the guests and audience will discuss key issues including love and relationships, motherhood, beauty, faith and politics. 

Black Women OWN the Conversation airs Saturday night at 10 p.m. ET on OWN.

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Christina Aguilera performs "Reflection" and becomes a Disney Legend

ABC/ Pawel KaminskiChristina Aguilera was honored as a Disney Legend at the D23 Expo in Anaheim, CA, and she surprised the audience by performing “Reflection” from 1998’s Mulan.

After belting out the song, she later returned to the stage to give an acceptance speech.

“This is way cooler than a Grammy, I just have to say!” she told the cheering crowd. “Thank you, [Disney CEO] Bob Iger. This is tremendous. You don’t understand. I may be the ultimate Disney fan.”

She added, “Thank you so much for this amazing honor. I love this. This is so special, I’m like shaking… I’ve been holding back tears all day.”

Christina talked about how she started her career on the Mickey Mouse Club with the likes of Britney Spears and Justin Timberlake and discussed recording “Reflection,” which coincided with her first record deal. Now, she says she shares the world of Disney with her children.

“To snuggle with my kids on the couch and just be under blankets and be captivated by these amazing worlds that Disney creates is so incredible,” Christina said. “The world of Disney has made me feel like anything was possible at that young of an age. If I could imagine it, I could do it.”

Also inducted as Disney Legends today were Robert Downey Jr., Jon Favreau, James Earl Jones, Bette Midler, Robin Roberts, Diane Sawyer and Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D star Ming-Na Wen.

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Santana & Journey keyboardist Gregg Rolie releases first new studio album in 18 years

Megaforce RecordsKeyboardist Gregg Rolie, founding member and original lead singer of both Santana and Journey, has finally gotten around to making a new solo album.  It only took him 18 years.

The project, Sonic Ranch, is now available at Amazon and iTunes, and as you might imagine, it features plenty of guest appearances, including his former Santana band mate Michael Shrieve on drums, Journey's Neal Schon and Toto's Steve Lukather on guitar.  Rolie's son Sean also plays guitar on the album, and he produced most of it as well.

As for why the album took so long, Rolie explains that being a member of Ringo Starr's All-Starr Band, and participating in the Santana reunion album cut into his schedule.

"I’ve been writing songs over the years, and we recorded half of them by 2013," he says. "Then I got busy touring with Ringo, and I took part in the Santana reunion, Santana IV. Everything took time. Finally, when Santana IV was done, I could get back to finishing the record.”

Ringo's influence can be found on the album's first single, "What About Love." 

"The song is inspired by Ringo Starr and his message of peace and love,” Rolie explains. “I had started writing it, and I would play around with it at soundchecks with Ringo. It sounded really good, so I took it home, found the bass line, and Sean produced and engineered it."

Sonic Ranch also includes a gospel reworking of Elvis Presley's "Don't Be Cruel," as well as a remake of the 1976 Journey song "Look Into the Future.

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Taylor Swift speaks out against Donald Trump: "I really think that he thinks this is an autocracy”

Getty Images For dcp via ABC/Emma McIntyre/AMA2018.jpgWhile Taylor Swift remained silent during the 2016 election, she has no such qualms about speaking her mind about politics now.  In fact, in an interview with the British paper The Guardian, she expresses her dismay over President Donald Trump and declares herself to be pro-choice.

In the interview, Taylor says she's dismayed that the current political atmosphere in the U.S. involves "gaslighting the American public into being, like, ‘If you hate the president, you hate America.’” 

Speaking about Trump, she adds, "We’re a democracy – at least, we’re supposed to be – where you’re allowed to disagree, dissent, debate. I really think that he thinks this is an autocracy.”

Taylor recently explained to Vogue magazine that she stayed silent during the 2016 election because -- given her negative public perception at the time -- she felt she would be "a hindrance." But she also tells The Guardian that she felt she simply couldn't handle getting involved, because she was dealing with the emotional repercussions stemming from the reoccurence of her mother's cancer, and her feud with Kim Kardashian.

“I was just trying to protect my mental health – not read the news very much, go cast my vote, tell people to vote. I just knew what I could handle and I knew what I couldn’t," she explains. "I was literally about to break.”

Now, she tells The Guardian that she feels "really remorseful for not saying anything," and promises to "do everything I can for 2020."  She also says she would have endorsed Hillary Clinton.

The Guardian notes that its interview took place as Tennessee lawmakers were voting on a near-total abortion ban -- which is why Taylor stated to the publication, "Obviously, I’m pro-choice. I just can’t believe this is happening.”

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Jon Pardi wants you to buckle up and take your "Heartache Medication"

Capitol NashvilleJon Pardi wants to help you hold up your pants -- well, sort of.

Starting today, members of Jon’s Pardianimals fan club can pre-order a special “Heartache Medication” belt buckle. Of course, Heartache Medication is the title of both Jon’s new album, which comes out September 27, and his current hit single.

The buckle was created by Jon’s designer, Rusty Badillo, and will be crafted by Benchmark Buckles, who make both western jewelry and trophy buckles. You'll need to hurry though: the pre-order closes on September 6.

Right now, Jon’s wrapping up his last few shows on Dierks Bentley’s Burning Man Tour, before launching his Heartache Medication headlining trek with two sold-out shows at Nashville’s Ryman Auditorium in October.

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Travis Scott soars high in new trailer for Netflix documentary, 'Look Mom I Can Fly'

Courtesy of NetflixTravis Scott has shared the first official trailer for his forthcoming Netflix documentary, Look Mom I Can Fly

The exclusive first-hand look traces the Houston-bred rapper's seemingly overnight success as it features footage from one of his very first live shows as well as a collection of moments from his childhood. Under the direction of White Trash Tyler, fans will also be given a glimpse into the months leading up to the release of Scott's Grammy-nominated album Astroworld and his highly-criticized performance at the Super Bowl. 

Next month, La Flame is set to hit the road for a slew of tour dates including headlining performances at Made in America in Philadelphia and Lil WeezyAna Fest in New Orleans.

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Watch David Spade interview Mumford & Sons to be house band on new "Lights Out" show

Credit: Kevin MazurDavid Spade has a new late night show called Lights Out, and he's considering Mumford & Sons to be its house band. Or, at least, that's the premise of a new skit for the show.

The sketch is essentially three minutes of Spade trying out his best Mumford & Sons roast material, including, "I'm looking for a house band, not a vacuum cleaner repair store in the Valley that's going out of business" and "You're like Aerosmith for people with allergies."

The band members stay quiet through most of Spade's comments, but they do get in a shot or two at him. When Spade asks if they can do anything other than play music, guitarist/banjo player Winston Marshall pipes up with "At least we know how to play someone other than Adam Sandler's little buddy."

Needless to say, Mumford & Sons did not get the job.

Lights Out with David Spade airs weeknights at 11:35 p.m. ET on Comedy Central.

Meanwhile, Mumford & Sons have been on tour in support of their new album, Delta. The trek will pick back up in September, starting at the KAABOO Del Mar festival in San Diego.

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Hear Gregg Allman's solo acoustic version of "Melissa" from "Laid Back" deluxe edition

Mercury/UMeGregg Allman's debut solo album Laid Back is being reissued in a deluxe edition next Friday, and a rare live track included in the package is available for streaming now.

The track is a solo acoustic version of the Allman Brothers Band's "Melissa," which Allman performed in 1974 during an encore of his solo show at the Capitol Theatre in Passaic, New Jersey.  Gregg dedicated the song to his late bandmates, brother Duane Allman and Berry Oakley, and mentioned that it was Duane's favorrite song.

If you pre-order the album now, you'll get "Melissa" as an instant free download.

Laid Back is the first archival release since Allman's death in 2017.  It'll be available in a number of different formats, including a two-CD set, 180-gram black vinyl and limited-edition purple-and-white marble vinyl. 

Released in October '73, Laid Back also includes a solo version of The Allman Brothers' "Midnight Rider," a cover of Jackson Browne's "These Days" and a rendition of the traditional tune "Will the Circle Be Unbroken."

Also on Friday, Gregg Allman's live album The Gregg Allman Tour is being re-released for the first time since 1987, in both regular and limited-edition colored vinyl.  It was recorded in 1974 over three nights at New York's famed Carnegie Hall and the Capitol Theatre show.

During that tour, Gregg was backed by a 24-piece orchestra and a band called Cowboy, whose members included founding Allman Brothers drummer Jaimoe and then-Allmans keyboardist Chuck Leavell.

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Blanco Brown is "super-stoked" to "Git Up" and perform at this weekend's Arthur Ashe Kids' Day

J. KaviarBlanco Brown, whose self-described "trailer trap" song "The Git Up" is rising up the charts, is one of the stars who'll be performing in Queens, NY this weekend at Arthur Ashe Kids' Day, part of U.S. Open Fan Week.  Blanco says he couldn't be happier about performing for all those kids who've been sharing videos of themselves doing the "Git Up" dance.

"I'm super-stoked," he tells ABC Radio about the event. "I mean, like, every time I see somebody doing a dance, however they do it, it just brings me so much joy."

Blanco, who got his first record deal at the tender age of seven, says he likes the fact that the event gives kids the chance to learn about tennis at an early age.

"That's amazing. I mean, like, it starts out in the youth and then it grows," he gushes.

Like Blanco, who's having success in country music, late, great tennis legend Arthur Ashe broke barriers in a field that didn't have a lot of African-American stars.  Says Blanco, "He's somewhere looking down right now, smiling. He see everything that's going on. And to still have a name that's pivotal to a sport....I mean, you can't really put a, you know, 'African-American' whatever on that -- it's just greatness."

Arthur Ashe Kids' Day, which also features Ava Max, Austin Mahone, MAX and tennis stars like Rafael Nadal, will air Sunday on ABC at 2 p.m. ET.  Meanwhile, Blanco's trying to get used to his success - this week, he topped the Billboard Hot 100 Songwriters chart.

"That's one of those things that was very shocking," he says. "I've been writing my whole life and then to be the number one Hot 100 songwriter, it's just like...mind. Blown."

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Ed Sheeran supports Taylor Swift's "Lover"; tops UK album chart again

Mark SurridgeEd Sheeran is supporting his pal Taylor Swift on the release day of her new album, Lover.

He shared a throwback photo of the two on his Instagram Story Friday and wrote, “[Taylor Swift] released Lover the album today, so many great tunes, on my 2nd listen now, go and check it out on all platforms and have a lil dance.”

Ed has some things of his own to celebrate today as well. His album, No. 6 Collaborations Project, has reclaimed the top spot on U.K.’s Official Albums Chart. It marks his fifth non-consecutive week at number one, taking over from last week’s chart-topper, Slipknot’s We Are Not Your Kind.

Ed also released a new video for a remix of one of the tracks off the collaboration album, “Take Me Back to London,” featuring British rappers Stormzy, Jaykae and Aitch.

The clip features Ed and Stormzy driving donuts around the English countryside in a luxury SUV. He later joins Jaykae and Aitch to watch some motorcycles pop wheelies.

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'The Good Place''s William Jackson Harper joins Barry Jenkins' 'Underground Railroad' series

David Livingston/Getty ImagesBarry Jenkins has tapped a good guy for his upcoming Amazon series The Underground Railroad.

According to DeadlineThe Good Place's William Jackson Harper has signed on to play a recurring role in Jenkins' upcoming adaption. He joins Joel Edgerton and previously announced Thuso Mbedu, newcomer Chase W. Dillon and Krypton star Aaron Pierre

The film is an adaptation of Colson Whitehead's Pulitzer Prize-winning book of the same name, which depicts the historic "Underground Railroad" as a literal train that brings a slave named Cora from her plantation to freedom.

Harper will play Royal, a freeborn black man who meets Cora during her journey.

As previously reported, Jenkins is set to direct all 11 episodes of the one-hour series. This will be the Moonlight director's first time directing a TV series in its entirety.

This is the latest project for Harper, who will return this fall as ethics professor Chidi on NBC’s afterlife comedy The Good Place.

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Watch The Black Keys rehearse "Lonely Boy" for upcoming tour

Credit: Alysse GafkjenThe Black Keys will launch a U.S. headlining tour this fall in support of their new album "Let's Rock," and they're giving you a sneak peek at what they will sound like on the road.

The duo has shared a new video from a recent rehearsal session, capturing a performance of the El Camino single "Lonely Boy." You can watch the clip now on YouTube.

The rehearsal was filmed in Nashville during an intimate performance for a select few members of The Black Keys' Lonely Boys and Girls fan club.

The Black Keys' headlining tour kicks off September 23 in Denver. They're also playing the Life Is Beautiful festival in Las Vegas.

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Bro Country shout-out: Parting is such sweet sorrow for HARDY and Morgan Wallen

Big LoudIn case you missed it, Morgan Wallen and HARDY are in the middle of an epic bromance.

On Thursday, HARDY played his last night on Florida Georgia Line’s Can’t Say I Ain’t Country Tour, which he commemorated with a major shout-out to Morgan on Instagram.

“Me and this dude have played 60+ shows together,” HARDY shared, along with a picture of the two hugging onstage. “We’ve seen almost all 50 states. We’ve shotgunned a million beers. We’ve seen each other’s careers grow. We’ve laughed, cried, celebrated, thrown glass bottles into empty parking lots, fished, punched each other in the arm until it left a bruise, plus a bunch of other things I either can’t remember or barely remember. All in less than a year.”

“Last night we played our last show of the year together,” HARDY continued. “It was bittersweet but it was a good one to end on.”

“Love you like a brother. Keep kicking a** ya crazy mf’er,” he closed.

Morgan responded right back with his own emo post: “Man. We sure did give em hell. If it were up to me we’d play every show together. You’re a natural. And you inspire me every day.”

“With all the glitz and glamour that this life can bring, it also requires sacrifice and heartache,” Morgan continued. “Your friendship makes that sacrifice and heartache a whole lot easier. Thankful for that and for you. Love you like my own family.”

HARDY co-wrote Morgan’s first number one, “Up Down” -- which featured FGL -- as well as Blake Shelton’s recent chart-topper, “God’s Country.”

HARDY’s current single, “Rednecker,” has just become his first top-25 hit as an artist.

Meanwhile, Morgan continues on the duration of the FGL trek with Dan + Shay and Canaan Smith.

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Milky Chance announces new album, "Mind the Moon"; listen to single "Daydreaming" now

BMGMilky Chance has announced a new album called Mind the Moon. The third studio effort from the "Stolen Dance" duo will arrive November 15.

Lead single "Daydreaming," which features Australian musician Tash Sultana, is available now for digital download. You can watch its psychedelic video streaming now on YouTube.

"It's not just a daydream, it's more like a vision of how things could be, and where you could go," vocalist Clemens Rehbein says of "Daydreaming." "It's about those mechanisms that start working when you don't know how to deal with reality."

Mind the Moon is the follow-up to 2017's Blossom, which features the single "Cocoon."

Here's the Mind the Moon track list:

"Oh Mama"
"The Game"
"Rush" feat. Témé Tan
"Long Run"
"Daydreaming" feat. Tash Sultana
"We Didn’t Make It to the Moon"
"Eden’s House" feat. Ladysmith Black Mambazo
"Scarlet Paintings"
"Right from Here"

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Save the date: Justin and Hailey's wedding party to take place Sept. 30 in South Carolina

iStock/bubaoneIt's been rumored that Justin Bieber and Hailey Baldwin were planning a religious wedding ceremony and reception for September and now it appears to be true -- so rent your tux and be prepared to travel south.

People magazine says a source has confirmed that the two -- who secretly married in New York City last September -- will indeed say their vows again next month. 

"Justin and Hailey are having a wedding ceremony and party in September. Since they only had a civil ceremony, it’s very important to them to have a religious ceremony as well,” the source dishes. "They always planned to have one. They want to wed properly in front of family and friends.”

As for the details, TMZ claims that Justin and Hailey's "Save the Date" notices have gone out, and they call for the event to take place September 30 in South Carolina.

People's source confirms this, and adds that the wedding will take place at the Montage Palmetto Bluff resort in Bluffton, South Carolina.  According to the source, Justin likes staying at another Montage location in Laguna Beach, California.

“The Montage has long been like a second home to Justin,” the source claims. “He [has] many times escaped to the Montage when he needed some quiet time. They both love the Palmetto Bluff Montage.”

The source adds, “Hailey’s wedding planner is working with local vendors to create the most special ceremony and celebration.”

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Blink-182 and Lil Wayne share studio recording of "What's My Age Again?/A Milli" mash-up

Walt Disney Television/Paula Lobo; Ethan Miller/Getty Images via ABCWhen they announced their joint tour earlier this year, Blink-182 and Lil Wayne shared a video of them performing a mash-up of their respective singles "What's My Age Again?" and "A Milli." Now, they've released a studio version of the collaboration.

The mash-up features Wayne rapping "A Milli" over the "What's My Age Again?" verses, while Blink's Mark Hoppus jumps in to sing the original Blink track's chorus. You can download the new recording now via digital outlets.

To further celebrate the collab, Blink is selling a new t-shirt featuring the band's smiley face logo modeled after Wayne.

Blink and Wayne's tour continues next Tuesday, August 27 in Irvine, California, and will stretch into September. During the run, Blink is performing 1999's Enema of the State in full to celebrate its 20th anniversary.

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Lizzo shares "Truth Hurts" remix featuring DaBaby

Atlantic RecordsLizzo has enlisted the help of fellow southern lyricist DaBaby for an official remix of her smash hit "Truth Hurts."

The revisited track finds two of 2019's dark horse hit-makers exchanging cheeky one-liners over the bouncy production. Upon its release, Lizzo shared a quirky dance video on Instagram celebrating the song's arrival. 

While "Truth Hurts" was initially released in 2017, it remains a mainstay in the top five of the Billboard Hot 100

Next month, Lizzo is set to hit the road for her sold out Cuz I Love You Too tour, the second leg of her international Cuz I Love You tour. Slated to kick off on September 7 in New Orleans, the extensive run will hit several major cities including Miami, Atlanta, New York and Chicago before wrapping in San Francisco on October 28.

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Kane Brown, Morgan Wallen and the CMA noms coming to "GMA" next week

ABC/Mitch HaasethIt’s just a matter of days before we find out the nominees for this year’s CMA Awards.

The first noms for the 53rd CMAs will be revealed during ABC’s Good Morning America on Wednesday, with the rest continuing afterwards via livestream. “Chasin’ You” hitmaker Morgan Wallen’s set to perform that day as well.  

Then on Friday, Kane Brown stops by GMA to play the Summer Concert Series with DJ/producer Marshmello. Expect the pair to do their new “One Thing Right” collaboration, among other hits.

You can tune in to watch GMA weekdays starting at 7 a.m. on ABC.

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WALK THE MOON premieres new single, "Lose You Again"

ABC/Randy HolmesWALK THE MOON has premiered a new single called "Lose You Again." The track, which features alternative trio BRÅVES, is available now for digital download.

"'Lose You Again' came from somewhere between our dreams & our nightmares," the band says.

The new tune is accompanied by a self-made video starring frontman Nicholas Petricca sitting in a dark room as he deals with some unexpected visitors. You can watch it now streaming on YouTube.

"Lose You Again" is the third standalone single from WALK THE MOON in 2019, following "Timebomb" and "Eat Your Heart Out."

You can catch WALK THE MOON live at a number of festivals this fall, including Music Midtown and Life Is Beautiful.

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