Lady Gaga & Tony Bennett Reveal H&M Holiday Campaign: View The Cozy Pics

Back in August, Lady Gaga Tony Bennett made a video announcement stating they will be starring in a holiday campaign for H&M. Well folks, the time has now come! Mother Monster & the retail company posted the festive images on their Instagram accounts, and they show the Cheek To Cheek duo in a warm and friendly embrace.

Bennett looks dapper in a sharp suit and tie, while his musical counterpart looks cozy in an oversized sweater (and nothing else). But the big star of the advertisements is Gaga’s huge Cher-inspired, curly black wig!

H&M also announced that the campaign video will be out on November 25. View the other images after the jump. More »

One Direction Announce “Night Changes” As New Single

One Direction plan to follow up their hit “Steal My Girl” with their new single — “Night Changes!” The superstar band unveiled the news on their Twitter account today, posting a photo of them at the BBC Radio 1 show with the caption: “Here’s the guys on @BBCR1 with @scott_mills today when they confirmed the next single from FOUR is #NightChanges!”

“Night Changes” is off the British boys’ fourth studio LP, Four, set for November 17 release. They have recently announced the North American and European dates for their On The Road Again 2015 stadium tour in support of their upcoming record.

View the band’s photo tweet in full after the jump! More »

Magazine Melee: Which Pop Act Has The Best November 2014 Cover?

Each month, we take a look at our favorite pop stars gracing the glossy covers of fashion, health, music and lifestyle magazines across the world and ask you to choose the best cover!

The chilly season has arrived, and it’s up to some of our favorite pop stars to provide us with some fashion-forward fall lewks of the cover of today’s hottest fashion and lifestyle magazines. Who will reign supreme across the November issue array?

The boys of One Direction look charming and silly as ever on the cover of Seventeen, while Rita Ora serves sultry over-the-shoulder camouflage for Teen Vogue. Charli XCX exemplifies cool on Complex, Beyoncé gives beach body for Cosmopolitan Australia and Taylor Swift stands tall in a bold print on Fashion and Jessie J shows off a shapely figure on Cosmopolitan UK. All gorgeous covers for sure, but which one’s your favorite?

Check out the upcoming covers below, and then place your vote for your favorite of the month! More »

Echosmith Perform “Cool Kids” On ‘Ellen’: Watch

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Super Cool

Budding synth-pop band Echosmith stopped by The Ellen Degeneres Show yesterday (October 28) to perform their breakthrough hit, “Cool Kids.” The single was released last year, but it quickly picked up speed — thanks to the internet — and peaked at number 13 on the Billboard Hot 100.

The quartet of siblings performed on the talk show with ease, as they entertained the audience with their synthy, New Wave-inspired sound. “Cool Kids” is off Echosmith’s debut album Talking Dreams (released in October 2013). More »

Coldplay’s New Song “Miracles” To Appear On The Soundtrack For Angelina Jolie’s ‘Unbroken’

The Angelina Jolie-directed WWII drama Unbroken is scheduled to open in theaters on Christmas Day (December 25), and the film’s soundtrack will get a boost of rock-star power courtesy of Coldplay. It was announced today that the Ghost Stories band have contributed a brand new song called “Miracles” to movie.

Unbroken is based on the true story of Olympic track runner Louis “Louie” Zamperini (portrayed in the film by Jack O’Connell), who drifted in the Pacific in a life raft for over a month before being captured by the Japanese as a prisoner of war for two years. The real life Zamperini passed away in July at the age of 97. More »

Broods Put A Dark Spin On Charli XCX’s “Break The Rules”: Listen

Charli XCX‘s “Break The Rules” is already a bad-ass song on its own, but it just got even more unruly. Broods, New Zealand’s latest indie pop export, remixed the Sucker tune into a sinister ride with skeletal production that highlights Charli’s pouty attitude.

“Break The Rules” is the latest single off Charli XCX’s sophomore LP, Sucker, set for a December 16 release. It will features songs like “Boom Clap” and “London Queen.” Take a listen to Broods’ remix after the jump. More »

The Best and Worst Advice Taylor Swift Gave on ‘The Voice’ This Week: An Extremely Deep Analysis

“Anytime I watch a performance of any kind I’m taking notes,” declared Taylor Swift on Tuesday’s episode of The Voice. Girl, we hear you, and are taking just as many notes on your mentoring stint during the Knockout Round. Judgment, after all, is a favorite pastime.

Some of the 1989 singer’s advice was solid, some was weak, and some was downright bat-ish crazy. Following the first week of Tay Tay’s stint on The Voice, here are the highlights of her mentoring wisdom. More »

FKA twigs Dances During An Execution In “Video Girl” Clip: Watch

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Girl From The Video

FKA twigs proved she is the reigning (and underrated) queen of music videos, as seen with the grandiose visual for “Two Weeks.” Now the singer has released another stunning clip, this time for the appropriately-titled “Video Girl.” Fun fact: before she made it big, twigs was a dancer in other artists’ videos.

The black + white Kahlil Joseph-directed video begins with startling imagery of a man being given the death penalty via lethal injection. Twigs shows off her beautifully intricate dance moves throughout the clip. Oh, there’s also a gnarly cameo by Travi$ Scott. More »

Dr. Luke Is Now Suing Kesha’s Mom, Too

The ongoing Kesha-Dr. Luke legal battle just got even messier, if you can believe it.

If you remember, the whole ordeal began when Kesha filed a lawsuit against Dr. Luke, alleging that the producer sexually and emotionally abused her for nearly a decade. Within the same day, the producer responded with a lawsuit of his own against Kesha, claiming that Kesha’s lawsuit was an act of defamation and extortion.

But the legal drama isn’t stopping there: According to a new report by TMZ last night, not only has Dr. Luke responded with the lawsuit against Kesha, but he’s going after Kesha’s mom, Pebe Sebert, as well. Read the full details after the jump. More »

Taylor Swift Performs “Welcome To New York” On ‘David Letterman’: Watch

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A True New Yorker

Taylor Swift stopped by Late Show with David Letterman yesterday (October 28) to promote her new album, 1989. The singer (who is NYC’s welcome ambassador) is officially an expert on all things New York, and she professed her love for the city to the show’s host. The “Out Of The Woods” starlet also talked about the secret album sessions she hosted for her fans.

Swift then commented on why she hasn’t written a song about relationships in a while: “Well I haven’t really had any lousy boyfriends in the past year and a half. It’s been good! I’m not really looking out for them.” Afterwards, she took the stage to perform “Welcome To New York” — the ode to her new hometown. Watch the performance up top, and catch the singer’s interview after the jump! More »