Carrie Underwood will be joined by 11 NFL players for the Sunday Night Football opening theme music video "Waiting All Day for Sunday Night." Players featured are Peyton Manning, Eli Manning, Philip Rivers, Brandon Marshall, LeSean McCoy, Clay Matthews, Luke Kuechly, Jimmy Graham, Russell Wilson and others.
Nicki Minaj, Ariana Grande and Jessie J are featured in a new commersh for Beats by Dre, giving a sneak peak at their upcoming music video for "Bang Bang." Jessie cruises the streets in a pink car with branded cans, while Ariana primps and Nicki hops a ride on a helicopter. The trio will perform the cut at the upcoming VMAs, which air live from The Forum in Inglewood.
Ariana Grande has debuted "Love Me Harder," a duet with the Weeknd from her upcoming album My Everything. Grande previewed three more songs - "Be My Baby" (feat. Cashmere Cat), "A Little Bit of Your Heart" and "Why Try" - at MTV in advance of the LP's release. "If you really need me, you gotta, gotta, gotta, gotta, got to love me harder," sings Ariana.
Taylor Swift has been criticized by Earl Sweatshirt, who says that the music video for her latest hit, "Shake It Off," is "inherently offensive." Earl hit Twitter to shoot a few arrows at Tay Tay. "haven't watched the taylor swift video and I don't need to watch it to tell you that it's inherently offensive and ultimately harmful," he said in his first tweet.
Lady Gaga and Tony Bennett have released the first single from their duets album. The track "I Can't Give You Anything But Love" can be heard on iTunes. It follows the release of the video for "Anything Goes." Their duets album also contains fourteen more tracks, some of which are performed solo by each artist.
Nickelback has announced plans to release a new studio album later this fall, their first release since signed with Republic Records. "Edge of a Revolution" serves as the first single off of the album, Nickelback's eighth studio album to date. "I've been a fan of the band since their inception," Republic Records co-founder and CEO Monte Lipman said of the choice to sign them.