Category archive: THE DAILY PLANET

Ed Sheeran Announces 48-Date North American Arena Tour

Ed Sheeran Announces 48-Date North American Arena Tour

Ed Sheeran is planning to spend most of his summer performing in arenas across North America. Yesterday, the “Shape of You” singer announced he’ll kick off a 48-date tour in Kansas City on June 29th and will end the run on October 6th in Nashville. Pre-sales for the trek in support of Sheeran’s third album…

Ed Sheeran’s ‘Divide’ Surpasses 1B YouTube Views Mark

Ed Sheeran's 'Divide' Surpasses 1B YouTube Views Mark

Ed Sheeran’s album “Divide” is adding to its massive popularity after being out for just five days.  Adding to the British singer-songwriter’s barrage of breaking records, his third album surpassed the one-billion YouTube views mark just two days after it was released.  Along with the massive number of views, Sheeran’s YouTube channel has added over…

Zayn Tweets Snippet Of New Song

Zayn Tweets Snippet Of New Song

Zayn is currently enjoying massive chart success with his Taylor Swift collaboration “I Don’t Wanna Live Forever (Fifty Shades Darker).” Yesterday, the former One Direction singer tweeted a “Lil Taster” of new music, followed by another tweet that teased, “More to come.”  The just under 30-second snippet is mainly instrumental, overlaid with what appears to…

Ed Sheeran Admits Hooking Up With Taylor Swift’s Friends

Ed Sheeran Admits Hooking Up With Taylor Swift's Friends

Ed Sheeran is always denying he ever dated Taylor Swift but in a new interview admits he hooked up with some of her friends.  The pop star told “Rolling Stone” it was “very easy” to hang out with “all these famous” friends of Swift while opening for her “Red Tour” because “Taylor’s world is celebrity.” …

Adele Named Music Business Association Artist Of The Year

Adele Named Music Business Association Artist Of The Year

Adele is continuing to pile up awards on a seemingly weekly basis. The Music Business Association yesterday announced the British singer will be named Artist of the Year at the upcoming Music Biz 2017 conference. The association’s president called the “Hello” singer “a once-in-a-lifetime talent” and said her “accomplishments are unprecedented.” Past recipients of the…

Justin Timberlake, Bruno Mars Shine At iHeartRadio Music Awards

Justin Timberlake, Bruno Mars Shine At iHeartRadio Music Awards

Justin Timberlake and Bruno Mars are among the big winners at the 2017 iHeartRadio Music Awards.  Timberlake took home the trophy for Song of the Year for “Can’t Stop the Feeling!” and Mars earned the Innovator Award at last night’s event in Los Angeles.  Other winners included Ed Sheeran for Best Lyrics for co-writing Justin…

Adele Finally Confirms She’s Married

Adele Finally Confirms She's Married

Adele is finally confirming that she is married to long-time partner Simon Konecki.  The British singer made the announcement onstage during her concert in Brisbane, Australia over the weekend.  Adele confirmed her relationship status while talking to the audience about her song “Someone Like You.”  She said that “as bad a breakup can be” and…

Katy Perry Speaks Out About Breakup With Orlando Bloom

Katy Perry Speaks Out About Breakup With Orlando Bloom

Katy Perry is speaking out about her recent breakup with Orlando Bloom. A day after both celebrity’s representatives confirmed the split, the “Chained to the Rhythm” singer tweeted, “U can still b friends & love ur former partners!”  Though Perry’s tweet didn’t mention Bloom by name, she ended her tweet by saying, “No one’s a…

Lorde Is Back With New Song ‘Green Light’

Lorde Is Back With New Song 'Green Light'

The wait is over for brand new music from “Royals” singer Lorde.  The 21-year-old pop queen released her highly-anticipated new single yesterday after a nearly four-year span since the release of her huge album “Pure Heroine.”  Yesterday’s release was greeted with praise from fellow pop stars, including Katy Perry and Camila Cabello, who tweeted “im…

The Chainsmokers, Coldplay Break YouTube Video Lyric Views Record

The Chainsmokers, Coldplay Break YouTube Video Lyric Views Record

The Chainsmokers and Coldplay are the proud owners of YouTube’s record for most single day views of a lyric video.  The “Something Just Like This” clip was viewed more than nine-million times in the 24 hours following its release last week.  The previous record was held by Justin Bieber, whose “What Do You Mean” lyric…

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