Mariah Carey’s Holiday Hit Returns To The Chart
The holiday season is upon us, which means a lot of folks will be listening to Mariah Carey’s “All I Want For Christmas Is You” over and over again, and that’s pretty evident when you see this week’s “Billboard” Hot 100 chart.
Mariah’s classic holiday song returns to the Top 40 this week, re-entering the Hot 100 at 29. The song also lands at 23 on the Digital Song Sales chart, and at 30 on the Radio Songs chart, thanks to stations who have started playing all holiday songs.
Lady Gaga Earns First Award For “A Star Is Born”
Lady Gaga received such good reviews for “A Star Is Born” that many think she is a shoe-in for award season, and while it’s too early to tell if she’ll get an Oscar or Golden Globe, she’s already nabbed her first honor of the year.
The singer was named Best Actress by the National Board of Review. “A Star Is Born” actually won four honors overall, including Best Director for Bradley Cooper and Best Supporting Actor for Sam Elliott. It also made the group’s Top Films of 2018 list.
Adam Levine Talks About Manager’s Death, The Importance of “Girls Like You” And More
Adam Levine is featured on the cover of this week’s “Variety,” where he opens up about the loss of his long-time manager Jordan Feldstein, brother of Jonah Hill, who died last December.
Adam calls Feldstein's death "the saddest moments of our lives, and personally of mine," noting, "This is a kid I’ve known since we were in diapers. He was one of the most important people in my life from a very early age." He adds, "It will always be something that’s missing in my life. I break down; I cry. We built this together, and it will never be complete without him. But at the same time, we know he wants us to keep trucking."
Adam also talks about Maroon 5’s number one song “Girls Like You,” noting that he had to beg to get it put on their latest album. He also stresses the importance of the video, which celebrates all sorts of women, particularly in the current climate. "I have two young daughters, and to think about them being mistreated at all -- ever -- made my blood boil," he explains. "So we went for it because I felt that as long as I stayed close to my heart with this concept, I could never go wrong.” He adds, “In the video, I was doing it for my kids and my wife.
Justin Timberlake postpones more shows: Justin Timberlake continues to deal with vocal issues. The singer just postponed three more shows as he recovers from bruised vocal cords. The latest shows affected include tomorrow’s concert in Phoenix, Saturday’s concert in Las Vegas and Monday’s Fresno show. He also postponed last night’s show at the Staples Center in Los Angeles.