Keith Urban has been nominated for for Single and Video Clip of the Year for his current single, "Somewhere in My Car," at the 2015 Country Music Awards Australia. The cut is from his latest album Fuse. In the Single of the Year category Keith goes up against Adam Harvey ("She Don't Know She's Beautiful"), and Kasey Chambers ("Bittersweet").
Paul McCartney has shared 3D footage of his historic concert at San Fran's Candlestick Park, which took place over the summer. Jaunt VR has developed an app that will put viewers in the audience of the August show. The footage sees Macca and his band playing the classic hit "Live and Let Die," and was filmed with 360-degree, stereoscopic 3-D cameras and 3-D sound-field microphone.
Jessie J stopped by the set of The View to chat with the hosts on the couch and give a performance of her latest single "Burnin' Up." During the interview portion, Whoopi Goldberg brought up Taylor Swift's controversial decision to remove her music from Spotify. Jess said artists got to do what they got to do. "It's so hard to not contradict yourself as an artist."
LeAnn Rimes and Trisha Yearwood will perform on NBC's upcoming Christmas in Rockefeller Center special. The special will also see the unveiling and lighting of an 85-foot tall Norway spruce from Hemlock Township, Pennsylvania. According to NBC, the tree is about 90 years old and weighs around 13 tons.
The Library of Congress has honored Billy Joel with the Gershwin Prize for Popular Song lifetime achievement honor. The LoC celebrated with a Washington, DC concert attended by Democratic and Republican lawmakers. Performances came from Tony Bennett, Gavin DeGraw, LeAnn Rimes, John Mellencamp, Natalie Maines, Boyz II Men and more.
Beyoncé has released a snippet of "7/11," her latest single, set to debut in full on Tuesday, November 25. The cut, produced by Ariel Rechtshaid, features on the Platinum Edition box set of Bey's latest self-titled LP. The bass bangs on the 30-second clip as Queen B commands, "Smack that, clap that / like you don't care."