The latest single from Darius Rucker is "Wagon Wheel." The song was originally
written by Bob Dylan and finished by Ketch Secor. It's a good song. It is currently number on CMT.com and also hit number one on the Billboard Country Songs chart. Take a look:
Selena Gomez performed her new single, "Come & Get It" on the Late Show with David Letterman. Selena's new song has been as high as number six on Billboard's Hot 100. The song premiered on the MTV Movie Awards. Selena wore a red outfit for the MTV Movie Awards performance. She's in all black here including some black knee-high boots. Take a look:
Bridgit Mendler Performs Ready or Not Live on SiriusXM
Bridgit Mendler performed her hit song, "Ready or Not," live on SiriusXM Hit1. She sounds really great live. The music video for "Ready or Not" has over 36 million views making it one of biggest in the past couple years. It contains cute lyrics like, "You'll be my William, I'll be your Kate. Living like a fairy tale." Take a look:
Kacey Musgraves Performs Blowin Smoke on The Ellen Show
Rising country star Kacey Musgraves performed her single, "Blowin' Smoke," on The Ellen Show. The single is from Kacey's album, Same Trailer Different Park. Kacey sounds good live. She currently has two songs on Billboard's Hot Country Songs chart and "Blowin' Smoke" is one of them. Take a look:
Selena Gomez Performs Come and Get It on The Ellen Show
Selena Gomez performed her new single, "Come and Get It," live on The Ellen Show. Selena first performed her new single at the 2013 MTV Movie Awards. Selena wore a large flowing dress for the ELlen Show performance. She also wore Bindi jewelry like she did at the MTV Movie Awards. Take a look:
Lisa Loeb Sings Stay at Billboard's New York Offices
Lisa Loeb performed her song, "Stay (I Missed You)," at Billboard's New York headquarters. She performed the song on her guitar as she walked around the cubicles. Eventually she was followed by Billboard employees carrying cameras. The 1994 song hit number on the Billboard Hot 100. It was include in her Tails album as well as on the Reality Bites soundtrack. Take a look:
A pop-up version of the "Stay" music video, direct by Ethan Hawke, can be found here.
Singer Lana Del Rey has released a suprise cover of "Chelsea Hotel No. 2," a ballad by Leonard Cohen. Cohen revealed Janis Joplin as his lover in the 1970s song. Lana is most comfortable singing songs like this classic in her slow, soulful manner. The music video was directed by Ant Shurmer. Take a look:
Ariana Grande has released a new single, "The Way." The single premiered on Ryan Seacrest's radio show. The song, "The Way" featured Mac Miller. It is a good pop tune. We hope they came up with a music video as fun as Put Your Hearts Up.
Avril Lavigne Sings Girlfriend Live on A&E Private Sessions
Avril Lavigne performed her hit single, "Girlfriend," live on A&E's Private Sessions. The single from The Best Damn Thing was a 2007 hit for Avril and was the best selling song in the world in 2007. The music video for "Girlfriend" currently has nearly 200 million YouTube views. It was the first video to reach the 100 million view mark. Here is Avril's life performance:
Selena Gomez released this video of her and her girls dancing to "Everybody Knows" by Dustin Tavella. The lyrics say that "everbody knows your boyfriend is a douche bag." This has fueled many articles, posts and tweets suggesting Selena is directing the song at her ex-boyfriend, Justin Bieber. The fun dance routine Selena and her pals perform is choreography from Chae Lynne. Take a look:
Jennifer Hudson Performs You're Gonna Love Me at 2013 Oscars
Jennifer Hudson performed "You're Gonna Love Me" live at the 2013 Oscars. She sounded great as she belted out the song. The song is from the movie Dreamgirls. Jennifer won Best Supporting Actress in 2006 for her role in the film as Effie White.
The theme of this year's Oscars was music in film, which is why they had Jennifer singing the 2006 song. You can watch Jennifer's performance here on ABC's Oscars website.
Norah Jones performed "Everybody Needs a Friend" at the live ABC Television broadcast of The Oscars. The song is from the movie Ted. Seth MacFarlane, this year's Oscar host, wrote the lyrics. The music is by Walter Murphy. Norah gave a great performance. You can watch a video of Norah's performance on Oscar.go.com.
Adele Wins Brit Award for Best British Single for James Bond Theme, Skyfall
Adele won the award for Best British Single at the 2013 Brit Awards. She picked up the award for "Skyfall," the ballad she wrote and performed for the James Bond film. Adele appeared via satellite to accept the award. She explained that she's in Los Angeles rehearsing for her live performance at the Oscars Sunday night, where she is up for Best Song. Take a look:
Adele won the Golden Globe for Original Song, Motion Picture at the 2013 Golden Globes. She beat Taylor Swift and T-Bone, Keith Urban, Jon Bon Jovi and Claude-Michel Schonberg to win the award.
The award was announced by Parker stars Jason Statham and Jennifer Lopez. Adele was very excited to win. She said "Oh my God" several times. She thanked Daniel Craig for being a wonderful Bond. Take a look:
You can find a complete list of the 2013 Golden Globe winners here.
Sky Ferreira Performs Everything is Embarrassing on Late Night With Jimmy Fallon
Sky Ferreira performed her song, "Everything is Embarrassing" live on the Late Night with Jimmy Fallon. The song was named the song of the year by New York Magazine. You can watch the music video here. Sky went with a goth look for her live performance. Take a look: