Justin Timberlake has been teasing fans about new music over the past few months, but hasn’t revealed many details. In a recent interview with Variety magazine, the singer described his forthcoming record to be “all-encompassing.” He explained, “I wouldn’t say [my new material] is the antithesis of ‘20/20,’ but it does sound more singular. If ‘20/20’ sounded like it literally surrounds your entire head, this stuff feels more like it just punches you between the eyes.” JT went on to reveal that he has worked with Timbaland and Pharrell Williams on just about every record, saying, “Tim is a sound junkie, the same way Pharrell is a song junkie. And then Max is like music’s Morpheus.”
Taylor Swift has tapped back into her country roots and penned Little Big Town’s new record, “Better Man.” The band revealed the news via Facebook Live. Karen Fairchild told fans, “She sent us this song, and it was one that was really special to her. And she thought of us because of the harmonies, and she’s never pitched a song to anyone before and the moment that we heard it we were like, ‘Man, that is a song that we’re gonna cut.'”
TMZ is reporting that Mariah Carey and Nick Cannon’s divorce has been finalized. According to the site, MiMi has been trying to get Nick to sign the papers for over a year. It is now being reported that Nick signed the divorce paperwork just before Mariah and rumored ex-fiance, James Packer, went on their yacht trip in Greece. As previously reported, Mariah and Packer got into a heated fight on the yacht, which involved the singer’s assistant, and resulted in the couple allegedly splitting. Meanwhile, Mariah was spotted on Halloween with her twins, and choreographer/dancer, Bryan Tanaka, whom she was accused of cheating with.
Janet Jackson hasn’t confirmed whether she’s having a boy or a girl, RadarOnline has revealed that she has some boy names that she’s picked out. The pop icon will name her child Michael Brandon after her late brother, Michael Jackson and her brother Marlon’s twin Brandon who died at birth. A family source said, “Janet will honor both Michael and Brandon. It’s something that her husband, Wissam Al Mana, agreed to when she got pregnant.” The source said that Michael Brandon will be the baby’s middle name, but the baby will have a Muslim first and last name.
Check out this rumour, apparently Rihanna is looking to “comfort” Brad Pitt during his divorce from Angelina Jolie. According to Star magazine, Rih allegedly told friends back in Barbados, “You look at Brad Pitt and it’s like, ‘D*mn!’” Insiders have also said, “Now that Angelina Jolie’s kicked Brad to the curb and filed for divorce, RiRi’s romantic fantasies can finally become a reality. She’s wanted to get it on with him for years.” Another source said, “Rihanna’s been a thorn in Angie’s side for years. She’ll explode if she finds out Brad rebounded into Rihanna’s arms!”
Adele graces the cover of Vanity Fair and she has revealed that Beyonce is her Michael Jackson. The singer said that she’s been following Bey since she heard Destiny’s Child’s “No, No, No” when she was 11-years-old. Adele added, “She’s my Michael Jackson.” Meanwhile, according to the Twitter page “ChartData,” Adele’s next single will be “Water Under the Bridge,” from her album 25. The record will hit radio on November 14th.
According to Rap-Up, Bruno Mars, The Weeknd and Lady Gaga will perform at the Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show next month. It will air live on CBS on December 5th.
U2 frontman and human-rights activist Bono was named to Glamour’s annual Women Of The Year list, joining a group that includes Gwen Stefani, model Ashley Graham, Simone Biles and Zendaya. Bono marks the first male honoree in the list’s 27-year history. The magazine cited Bono’s Poverty Is Sexist campaign, which is “specifically aimed at helping the world’s poorest women — those who survive on less than $2 a day.”
We may not see much of them together, as Bradley Cooper and Irina Shayk appear to be enjoying a very private romance, but E! News reports that they are doing very well. A source tells the pub: “They are in an extremely happy place between the two of them. They have discussed marriage and kids.” Bradley is currently working with Lady Gaga on a remake of A Star Is Born, in what will be the actor’s directorial debut.