Music News for Your Weekend

February 9, 2018 - 6:15am
ALICIA KEYS 'ACTIVELY SHOPPING' FOR NEW RECORD DEAL: Alicia Keys is reportedly in the market for a brand new record label. Sources tells Variety that the singer and her management "are actively shopping for a prospective new deal that could be outside of Sony Music." Keys' manager Johnny Wright is supposedly leading the negotiations and is said to be "fielding offers which include a bid from Warner Bros. Records." Alicia's latest studio album, Here, came out in 2016

MICHELLE BRANCH & FIANC PATRICK CARNEY EXPECTING FIRST CHILD TOGETHER: Michelle Branch and Patrick Carney are gearing up for parenthood. The 34-year-old musician took to Instagram on Thursday to announce that she and her 37-year-old Black Keys drummer fianc are expecting a baby. "Well, we were just about to send out Save The Dates for our wedding in May when we got this little surprise Baby Carney is happening this summer and Patrick and I couldn't be more excited! xx," Michelle captioned the below video of her ultrasound. Michelle is already mom to 12-year-old daughter Owen with ex husband Teddy Landau. Michelle and Patrick have been dating since February 2018 and he popped the question on Michelle's 34th birthday back in July.

DEMI LOVATO HIT TOPS AMAZON'S LIST OF MOST-REQUESTED 'LOVE-RELATED' SONGS: Demi Lovato's "Sorry Not Sorry" tops Amazon's list of the most-requested "love-related" songs in the U.S. this year. Just in time for Valentine's Day, Amazon Music has tallied the most popular voice requests and streams on its service between January 1st and January 23rd of this year. While some of the songs, like Demi's, aren't exactly happy, there are a number of romantic tunes on the list, such as Ed Sheeran's "Thinking Out Loud," John Legend's "All Of Me," Khalid's "Location" and country star Thomas Rhett's "Die a Happy Man." Here's Amazon's list:

  1. "Sorry Not Sorry," Demi Lovato
  2. "Thinking Out Loud," Ed Sheeran
  3. "Die a Happy Man," Thomas Rhett
  4. "Something Just Like This," The Chainsmokers & Coldplay
  5. "Redbone," Childish Gambino
  6. "Ask Me How I Know," Garth Brooks
  7. "LOVE.," Kendrick Lamar (feat. Zacari)
  8. "All Of Me," John Legend
  9. "When I Was Your Man," Bruno Mars
  10. "Location," Khalid


Michelle Branch's Announcement: