Taylor Swift Has A New Number One
As we suspected, Taylor Swift has a new number one song. Taylor took to social media to thank her fans for making “Delicate” number one on the Pop Songs chart before the chart was officially out, but now it’s official.
“Delicate” jumps from three to one on the Pop Songs radio airplay chart, her ninth Pop Songs number one, and her second from her album “Reputation.”
Taylor now ties Maroon 5, Bruno Mars and Pink for the second most Pop Songs chart number ones, with only Katy Perry having more, with 11.
Lady Gaga’s “A Star Is Born” Getting Venice Film Festival Premiere
Lady Gaga’s “A Star Is Born” is set to make its world premiere at the 75th Venice Film Festival on August 31st. The film is the directorial debut of actor Bradley Cooper, who also stars alongside Gaga in the flick.
The film will play out of competition, but the Venice Film Festival has been the launching pad for several successful flicks including “La La Land,” “Spotlight” and more.
The movie, which will feature original songs performed by Gaga and Cooper, will officially hit theaters October 5th.
Meghan Trainor Announces New Album
Meghan Trainor fans have been anxiously awaiting word of a new album and in case you missed it, she finally spilled the beans. The singer just released the title track from the album, “Treat Myself,” which is set to drop August 31st.
And fans will likely be hearing that song a lot, since it will be featured in Target’s new back to school ads.
One Direction Marks Eighth Anniversary
When couples break up they usually stop celebrating their anniversary, but the same can’t be said for groups, or at least one group, One Direction. The group, who are currently on indefinite hiatus, reactivated their social media account yesterday to celebrate the eighth anniversary of their creation.
“A whole lotta history... this Monday is an important anniversary for the guys, it’s been #8YearsofOneDirection,” they tweeted. "To celebrate, it's time to relive all the hits this weekend by streaming the official playlist and tweeting which tracks you are listening to."
Individual band members also took to social media to mark the occasion. “Wow! 8 years of amazing memories with the lads. Thank you so much for standing by us for all this time,” Niall Horan tweeted, while Liam Payne added, “what an incredible 8 years it’s been with my brothers! Thank you to all the fans that are still supporting and following our journeys.” Finally Louis Tomlinson noted, “Where has the time gone!? Thank you so much to every single person who’s ever supported us. Big love!”