Adele’s New Album Is Country-Influenced, Says Kelly Clarkson: Morning Mix

Christina Lee | March 9, 2015 5:00 am
Ne-Yo Performs Nick Jonas' "Jealous": Watch
The 'Nonfiction' singer maintains the soulfulness of the original in this acoustic rendition.

Did You Hear?

:: Adele‘s new album may be country-influenced. At least, that’s what Kelly Clarkson has been hearing. (The Piece by Piece singer approves — after all, she’s also recorded a pure, previously unreleased country album as well.)  [WSJ]

:: Bruno Mars has started writing songs again. We repeat: Bruno Mars has started writing songs again. [Twitter]

:: M.I.A. released a new song, “Can See Can Do,” over the weekend. With the playground chant of a track, she posted this winning caption: “DEMOCRACY CONVERSATIONS ! TAMILS ARE STILL WAITING ! AND NO MY BEATS ARE NOT BETTER WITHOUT MY POLITICX.” [Complex]

:: Want to attend Comedy Central’s roast on Justin Bieber? Featured comedian Hannibal Buress has placed two tickets up for bids. [Twitter]

:: When Austin Mahone can’t sleep, he’s up late, perfecting his cover of Nick Jonas‘ “Jealous.” So far, so good. [Instagram]

Find out below what music you can catch on TV today.

:: Today (NBC) — RaeLynn
:: The Ellen DeGeneres Show (syndicated) — Empire‘s Jussie Smollett
:: Conan (TBS) — The Decemberists (rerun)
:: The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon (NBC) — Joey Bada$$ (rerun)
:: Jimmy Kimmel Live! (ABC) — The Afghan Whigs
:: Late Show with David Letterman (CBS) — Alabama Shakes
:: Last Call with Carson Daly (NBC) — Tijuana Panthers (rerun)