Music News for Tuesday

December 19, 2017 - 6:15am

ARIANA GRANDE CELEBRATES THE HOLIDAYS WITH MICKEY MOUSE & BARACK OBAMA: Ariana Grande wants to wish you happy holidays, and she's got a couple of famous friends in tow. Grande jumped on Instagram to share her Christmas spirit, posing with a Mickey Mouse wearing a holiday hat in front of a portrait of former president Barack Obama. "Happy holidays from my family to urs," Grande captioned the photo, in which she's sporting sparkly mouse ears and blowing a kiss to the camera.

IS JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE HEADING TO THE 'WOODS' FOR NEW ALBUM?: Justin Timberlake is busy trademarking new terms, leading some to believe that he's securing the title of his upcoming album. Timberlake has reportedly locked down the trademark for the phrase "Man of the Woods," which according to documents, can be used for "CDs, DVDs, downloadable music, clothes, concert posters, programs ... and live performances and tours." Timberlake also secured a trademark for "Fresh Leaves," which per those same docs can be utilized for "hats, robes, shorts, jerseys, long-sleeved t-shirts, and more." Producers Pharrell Williams and Timbaland are working on the highly anticipated new project.

'THE VOICE' WINNER ALISAN PORTER ANNOUNCES SPLIT FROM HUSBAND: Alisan Porter has announced that she and her husband Brian Autenrieth split earlier this year. The 36-year-old won the 10th season of The Voice and she will soon appear in the Las Vegas production of The Voice: Neon Dreams alongside other former contestants. Alisan and Brian, who knew each other for over a decade before getting married, tied the knot in March 2012. They are the parents of two children, a boy named Mason and a girl named Aria. Alisan is also known for her role as Curly Sue in the 1991 John Hughes movie.

ENRIQUE IGLESIAS & ANNA KOURNIKOVA WELCOME TWINS: Former Russian tennis star Anna Kournikova reportedly gave birth to twins with her longtime boyfriend (or possibly husband), musician Enrique Iglesias, this weekend - and no one even knew she was pregnant. The children, reportedly named Lucy and Nicholas, are the first for the famously private couple. Anna, 36, and Enrique, 42, have been together for 16 years and are very good at keeping their relationship very private. TMZ notes "the last photo we can find of the 36-year-old in public is ... on a boat in Miami … from November 2016." The couple met in 2001 when Anna appeared in Enrique's "Escape" music video.

DJ EARWORM RELEASES 'UNITED STATE OF POP 2017': DJ Earworm is back at it again with his 11th annual mashup of the year's hottest hits - titled "United State of Pop 2017 (How We Do It)." This year's mashup features songs like Bruno Mars "That's What I Like," Camila Cabello's "Havana," Cardi B's "Bodak Yellow", Ed Sheeran's "Shape of You," Kendrick Lamar's "Humble.," Shawn Mendes' "There's Nothing Holdin' Me Back" and Taylor Swift's "Look What You Made Me Do."


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