LADY GAGA POSTPONES ‘CHROMATICA’ LISTENING PARTY: Lady Gaga postponed her Chromatica listening party, which had been scheduled for Friday, and instead encouraged her fans to register to vote. “As much as I want to listen to Chromatica together as a global group of kindness punks right now, our kindness is needed for the world today,” she tweeted. “I’m going to postpone our listening session right now and encourage you all to take this time to register to vote and raise your voice.” She added, “I’m so glad the album is bringing you some joy, because that’s what I always wanted it to do. We’ll reschedule this very soon.” Ariana Grande, Gaga’s duet partner on the “Chromatica” single “Rain On Me,” also used her platform to encourage civil action in light of current events.
FIFTH HARMONY’S ALLY BROOKE TO RELEASE MEMOIR: Fifth Harmony alum Ally Brooke will release her first memoir in October. The 26-year-old shared a cover and release date, October 6th, for the book, Finding Your Harmony: Dream Big, Have Faith & Achieve More Than You Can Imagine, on Friday. In the memoir, Brooke reflects on her upbringing and her rise to fame with Fifth Harmony. She also discusses her life and solo career since Fifth Harmony’s indefinite hiatus. Brooke competed in Dancing with the Stars Season 28 in 2019. She released a new solo single, “No Good,” in December.
JOSH GROBAN SETS ONLINE LIVESTREAM CONCERT FOR JUNE 27TH: Josh Groban, his guitarist and piano player will perform a livestream concert of his greatest hits, fan favorites and new songs on June 27th at 4 p.m. ET. Tickets for the concert go on sale to the general public June 3rd via JoshGroban.com. VIP packages will include special merch options, including an official t-shirt, and $5 of each sale will go to Josh’s Find Your Light Foundation. When you buy your ticket, you’ll get an access code to watch the livestream on Josh’s website; it’ll be accessible for 48 hours afterwards in case you can’t watch it live. Get all the details at JoshGroban.com.