John Legend Announces Christmas Album & Tour
John Legend is the latest artist getting into the holiday spirit. The singer just announced his first-ever Christmas album, “A Legendary Christmas,” dropping October 26th.
The album will have Legend covering eight classic holiday tunes, like “Silver Bells,” “The Christmas Song (Chestnuts Roasting On An Open Fire),” and “Please Come Home For Christmas,” as well as six brand new songs. The record will also will feature guest appearances by Stevie Wonder, who’ll play harmonica on “What Christmas Means to Me,” and Esperanza Spaulding on “Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas.”
Legend will also hit the road on a holiday tour, which kicks off November 15th in Clearwater, Florida and wraps December 30th in San Diego, California. Tickets go on sale Friday.
Ed Sheeran Stops By Connecticut Bar For A Pint
Ed Sheeran likes a good pint just like the rest of us, and apparently he doesn’t need to go to a fancy bar to get one. The singer was spotted at a local bar in Branford, Connecticut, where he enjoyed a pint of Guinness.
Sheeran and his fiancée popped into Tommy Sullivan’s Café at around 11:30 Friday, following a wedding. They were soon joined by other guests from the affair.
“He was very nice and polite. People here respected his space,” owner Maeve Sullivan shared. “But wen he left, he took pictures with anyone who wanted them. He was very gracious.” Sullivan added that the singer had “a good time hanging out.”
Mariah Carey’s new song coming this week: Mariah Carey fans only have to wait a few days for her next single. The singer just announced “With You” is set to drop Thursday. The tune is the first official single from her upcoming album, although she did recently release the NSFW track “GTFO.” Check out the announcement here.
Charli XCX and Troye Sivan to release collaboration: Charli XCX and Troye Sivan are set to drop the new collaboration “1999” on Friday. The pair announced the news with matching photos on Instagram, sharing it will be a release, “BY UR FAV POP LEGENDS.” Check out the announcement here.
Madonna's album coming next year: Madonna is working on a new album, which she just revealed will be out in 2019. “I’m finishing my record, which I’m going to release next year,” Madonna tells WWD. “Yep, in between rose mist spray and serums, I’m actually making music. Can’t quit my day job.”