Coldplay to Present Ghost Stories Album in NBC Special
Coldplay will perform songs from its Ghost Stories album in an upcoming NBC special. The hour-long special will air on NBC on Sunday, May 18, a day before the new album is released.
The special is directed by Paul Dugdale and was recorded in front an 800-person audience in Los Angeles in March. The special features 360-degree imagery. The setlist for the special includes "Magic, Viva La Vida, Paradise" and "Clocks."
Here is a trailer for the special:
Pharrell Williams Performs Happy on Saturday Night Live
Pharrell Williams was the musical guest on Saturday Night Live. He performed two songs. Here he performs his Oscar nominated song "Happy" with back up singers and lots of teen dancers. He wore his famous green hat. Pharrell's hit song hit No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 in late February and it is still ranked number today. Take a look:
The Saturdays Dance With Light Sticks in Not Giving Up Music Video
The Saturdays have released the music video for their song, "Not Giving Up." The song is from the girl groups' new album, Living For The Weekend. The girls wield laser rods in the music video for the dance single. They wear similar dresses as they dance with the light sticks. The video was directed by Chris Sweeney. Take a look:
Stephen Colbert, Jimmy Fallon and the Roots Perform Friday on Late Night
Jimmy Fallon moves on to The Tonight Show on February 17th and as his tenure on Late Night winds down, he is revisiting some of his greatest moments on the show. Jimmy and Stephen Colbert had a long running feud, then they were BFFs and finally the collaboration ends with this hilarious and energetic rendition of the Rebecca Black hit "Friday." The Roots and Taylor Hicks give it a special energy. We love that Colbert wore a tuxedo to give the performance a special gravitas. Take a look:
Kacey Musgraves Wins Best Country Album at 2014 Grammy Awards
Here is a video of Kacey Musgraves accepting the award for Best Country Album at the 2014 Grammy Awards. Kacey also won Best Country Song for "Merry Go' Round," which is on her winning album, Same Trailer Different Park. You can see a complete list of the winners here.
An astonished Kacey thanked her co-producers and the musicians that performed on the record. She also thanked her family, fans, record label and more. Take a look:
Colbie Caillat has released the music video for "Hold On," the first song from her upcoming album. The song was co-written by Ryan Tedder. Colbie can be seen lying and dancing on the beach. There are spectacular astronomical effects taking place behind her. At one point there is an enormous moon behind Colbie as she dances in the water with her companions. Take a look:
U2 Wins Golden Globe for Best Song at 2014 Golden Globes
U2 won the Golden Globe for Best Song for "Ordinary Love." The song is on the soundtrack for the film, Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom. Coldplay and Taylor Swift were among the other nominees for the coveted Globe award.
Bono talked about Nelson Mandela in his acceptance speech. He said that Mandela was a "man who refused to hate but he thought love would do a better job." Bono also said the song was "very, very personal."