MILEY CYRUS SET TO PERFORM AT VMAS 2020: Miley Cyrus has been announced as a performer for the upcoming 2020 MTV VMAs. The 27-year-old singer will be performing alongside previous announced artists The Weeknd, rapper Roddy Ricch, Colombian singer Maluma, boy band CNCO, BTS, J Balvin and Doja Cat at the August 30th event. The announcement was made just days after Cyrus released her new single, “Midnight Sky.” Miley last appeared at the 2019 VMAs and was host for the 2015 show, which featured many memorable moments.
PINK JOINS KEITH URBAN ON HIS NEW ALBUM, ‘THE SPEED OF NOW PART 1′: Following her duet with Kenny Chesney, “Setting the World on Fire,” which topped the country charts, Pink teamed up with another country star, Chris Stapleton, for the duet “Love Me Anyway,” on her most recent album, Hurts 2B Human. Now, she’s is a guest star on The Speed of Now Part 1, the new album from Keith Urban. The two duet on the song “One Too Many” on the record, which is coming out September 18th. Another non-country guest star on the album is guitarist Nile Rodgers of CHIC.
BTS DELIVERS A ‘DYNAMITE’ TEASER: BTS has dropped a teaser for their new song “Dynamite.” An English single set to drop on August 21st and fans can now enjoy a new photo released as a preview for the song. In the picture, the K-pop superstars casually pose behind a counter, looking as though they’re standing around and anticipating the new tune, too. Before the big “Dynamite” day, the group will also deliver a music video teaser. The sneak peek is coming today, according to a press release issued by BTS’ team.
ED SHEERAN DEMO ALBUM UP FOR AUCTION: A rare copy of Ed Sheeran’s first demo album is being auctioned – and he is probably not happy about it. The 29-year-old singer recorded Spinning Man in 2004 at the age of 13 after experiencing his first heartbreak. Opening up about the demo in his 2014 book Ed Sheeran: A Visual Journey, he revealed that 19 of the 20 copies he made were in his possession and said he did not want anyone else to get their hands on a copy. Spinning Man features 14 tracks with titles including “Misery,” On My Mind” and “Moody Ballad of Ed.” According to British music memorabilia auction house Omega Auctions, Sheeran gave the CD to a family friend in 2009 during his busking days and it is being sold by a relative of the friend. The unearthed album is expected to fetch up to $13,000 when it goes under the hammer next month.