Music News for Your Weekend

December 7, 2018 - 6:30am

POST MALONE TO JOIN AEROSMITH FOR BUD LIGHT SUPER BOWL MUSIC FEST: Post Malone will officially be part of the Super Bowl LIII festivities in Atlanta this February. The 23-year-old joins the lineup for the first-ever Bud Light Super Bowl Music Fest as special guest for the second night of the three-night festival alongside rock legends Aerosmith, Billboard reports. The festival is scheduled from January 31st through February 2nd in Atlanta's State Farm Arena. Posty performed with Aerosmith back in August on the MTV VMAs. Posty is a "key influencer" for Bud Light, and in April, he performed a show in Nashville as part of the brand's Dive Bar Tour. Bruno Mars and Cardi B will perform February 2nd at the festival, the night before the Super Bowl. Other acts include rappers Ludacris, Lil Yachty and Migos.

ZAYN MALIK RELEASES 'GOOD YEARS': Zayn Malik is prepping the release his upcoming album Icarus Falls. The 25-year-old singer has dropped another new song called "Good Years" from the album, which is set to come packed with 27 songs and will be available on December 14th. The new album also includes the previously released songs such as "Rainberry," "Sour Diesel," "Let Me," "Entertainer," "No Candle No Light" with Nicki Minaj, "Fingers" and "Too Much" with Timbaland.

CHARLIE PUTH'S 'FURIOUS 7' HIT 'SEE YOU AGAIN' CERTIFIED DIAMOND: More than three years after its release, "See You Again," the smash hit song by Charlie Puth featuring Wiz Khalifa, has been certified diamond by the Recording Industry Association of America. Diamond certification signifies sales of 10 million units, and "See You Again" has sold 10.3 million. It's one of only 25 songs to reach that sales milestone. "See You Again" was featured on the soundtrack for the Fast & Furious movie Furious 7. It also soundtracked the film's touching closing tribute to the franchise's late star, Paul Walker. "See You Again" spent 12 weeks at No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100, while the song's video has racked up nearly four billion views. It was also nominated for several Grammys, as well as a Golden Globe.

ALESSIA CARA AND SHAWN MENDES TO ANNOUNCE GRAMMY NOMINATIONS: Two singer/songwriters are teaming up to reveal the 61st Annual Grammy nominations today. Alessia Cara and Shawn Mendes - as well as DJ Zane Lowe and actress/singer Janelle Mone - will reveal the nominees in select categories live on CBS This Morning, and on Apple Music, at 8:30 a.m. [ET]. Right after that, at 8:45 a.m., the Recording Academy will announce the nominees in all 84 categories across its social media platforms and on The Grammy Awards are set to air live from the Staples Center in Los Angeles on February 10th, on CBS. It marks the show’s return to the West Coast.