Music News for Tuesday

March 13, 2018 - 6:15am

ADAM LEVINE BUYS $35.5 MILLION BEVERLY HILLS MANSION: After selling one of his L.A. mansions last month, Adam Levine has reportedly bought a new one. According to TMZ, the Maroon 5 frontman just purchased a $35.5 million Beverly Hills estate from Will and Grace creator Max Mutchnick. The house boasts seven bedrooms, eight bathrooms, a screening room, a guest house and a tennis court. Prior to Mutchnick, it was once owned by tennis pro Pete Sampras. Adam sold his Holmby Hills home last month for $18 million. He has another house in Beverly Hills that is now in the process of being sold for $15.9 million.

BTS STARS IN NEW PUMA CAMPAIGN: The guys of K-Pop band BTS are starring in a new campaign for Puma to promote their new collaboration with the brand. The band partnered up with the brand in South Korea since 2015 and now they are taking the partnership worldwide with the PUMAxBTS collaboration. The new products will be available first in Korea this spring and then other regions around the world in the summer. A follow up capsule to be released later this fall.

ED SHEERAN AND LUIS FONSI LEAD NOMINATIONS FOR GERMANY'S ECHO AWARDS: Ed Sheeran and Luis Fonsi clearly have worldwide appeal. The two are up for multiple ECHO Awards, Germany's version of the Grammys. Ed scored the most nominations with four, including Album of the Year, while Luis nabbed three. Camila Cabello got two nods for International Female and International Newcomer. Other nominees include Taylor Swift, Rita Ora, P!nk, Dua Lipa, Imagine Dragons, Jason Derulo and Eminem. The ceremony will take place on April 12th in Berlin and feature performances from Rita Ora, Liam Payne and Jason Derulo.

SELENA GOMEZ ANNOUNCES NEW COACH COLLECTION TO LAUNCH FALL 2018: Selena Gomez is working on a new collaboration with Coach. The 25-year-old singer's Coach x Selena Gomez lifestyle collection will launch this Fall 2018. Following the global success of the Selena Grace handbag and accessories in Fall 2017, the new collection will include Selena's first ready-to-wear collaboration with the brand, designed by Selena alongside Coach Creative Director Stuart Vevers. It will feature a range of outerwear, handbags, small leather goods, and accessories that reflect Selena's personal style as well as her unapologetically confident and powerful feminine spirit.

TOVE LO TO HEADLINE LA PRIDE FESTIVAL: Tove Lo and Demi Lovato's tourmate Kehlani will headline this year’s L.A. Pride Festival in June. Kehlani will perform at the festival's Park Stage on June 9th, while Tove will perform June 10th. "Kehlani and Tove Lo are two of the most daring women in music today," the festival's programming lead, Gregory Alexander, said. "We're excited to see how they lead the raw and authentic voice of this year's festival." This year theme for the festival is #JustBe. Tickets are on sale now on L.A. Pride's website. Tove will also be performing at NYC Pride on June 23rd.