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Sara Bareilles says new album will express “the way it feels to be alive right now”

Epic RecordsSara Bareilles announced last week that her new album, Amidst the Chaos, will be coming in April. She tells ABC Radio that fans can expect the album to explore some large cultural themes in an intimate way. “I’m not quiet about my feelings about sort of contextualizing my art against the political environment and…read more »

Bette Midler to perform nominated “Mary Poppins Returns” song at Oscars

Steve Granitz/WireImageThe “special surprise guest” who will be performing the nominated song from Mary Poppins Returns at the Academy Awards is none other than Bette Midler. The entertainment legend tweeted the news on Saturday, writing, “So, (drum roll) Ladies and Gentlemen, I will be chanteusing (that’s singing) on the Oscars on Feb 24…the nominated song…read more »

John Legend addresses police brutality, mass shootings and immigration in new “Preach” video

Trae Patton/NBC John Legend has delivered on his promise and officially premiered the stirring video for his newest single, “Preach.” In the Dominique DeLeon-directed clip, Legend is seen sleeping alongside wife Chrissy Teigen until he  suddenly awakes. Opening the door of his bedroom, the newly anointed EGOT winner enters a high school gymnasium as students flee from an apparent…read more »

Sara Bareilles lights a “Fire” with new single; reveals album release date

Epic RecordsBurning for more Sara Bareilles music? She’s got you covered. The singer has released a new single called “Fire,” as well as the track list and release date for her forthcoming fifth album, Amidst the Chaos. In “Fire,” she sings about a relationship that never quite sparked. “We were never gonna catch fire/We’d have…read more »

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