Demi Lovato Leads A Slew Of New Albums To Check Out

10/13/2015 11:44am EDT
Demi Lovato Leads Albums To Check Out This Week
Ah, the third release week in October, and it’s a big one! There’s plenty of interesting new music for music lovers to sink their teeth into. Are there any surefire, enduring hit albums among the newcomers? Potentially, but it's difficult to call at this point. Regardless, there pop, rap, and rock for the taking this week. Here are a jam-packed nine new albums to check out this week.

1) Demi Lovato, Confident (Hollywood/Island)

Demi Lovato returns after a two-year hiatus with her fifth studio album, Confident. Confident follows 2013 LP Demi, which spawned hits with “Heart Attack,”...

Janet Jackson Makes History On Billboard 200

10/13/2015 8:30am EDT
Janet Jackson Takes 'Unbreakable' To No. 1 On The Billboard 200
In relatively unsurprising news, comeback queen Janet Jackson debuts atop the Billboard 200 with Unbreakable, her first new studio album in a whopping seven years. Despite being somewhat underwhelming commercially in the 00s, Jackson was consistently good for topping the chart (four top-two debuting albums), including number one debuts with All For You (2001) and Discipline (2008). According to Billboard, Unbreakable gives “Ms. Jackson” a historic seventh no. 1 album. Props are definitely due to the iconic pop/R&B artist.

So much ado is made about Jackson’s seventh no. 1 for good reason, b...

How Does Selena Gomez’s New Album ‘Revival’ Stack Up?

10/12/2015 1:30pm EDT
Review: Selena Gomez Shows Growth On ‘Revival’
“I dive into the future / But I am blinded by the sun / I’m reborn in every moment / so who knows what I’ll become.” Okay Selena Gomez – whatever you say – after all it’s your Revival! That time has come once again – the time for a new Selena Gomez album. Stars Dance, Gomez’s 2013 album, was…um…so-so. The main issue was a lack of distinct personality coupled with unmemorable material. Some of the same can be said of new album Revival, but overall, Gomez does show growth.

Revival opens with the futuristic “Revival” (imagine that), which comes off as more sound than substance. Arguably t...

Kanye West Crashes 'American Idol' Auditions

10/12/2015 9:12am EDT
Kanye West Auditions For 'American Idol' And Gets A Ticket To Ho
Kanye West not only wants to be your next president, he also wants to be your next "American Idol!"

West surprised the judges of the long-running talent show, now in its final season, by performing his hit "Gold Digger."

The shock on the faces of Harry Connick, Jr. and Jennifer Lopez was priceless, particularly since she was named in the aforementioned tune.

look who's going to Hollywood! #IdolAuditions #kanyewest

A photo posted by Ryan Seacrest (@ryanseacrest) on Oct 10, 2015 at 5:49pm PDT

West surprised the judges by showing up to audition in San Francisco on Saturday with wife...

Janet Jackson Tops Billboard Chart

10/12/2015 6:01am EDT
Janet Jackson Tops Billboard Chart With 7th Number One Album 'Un
Janet Jackson's hasn't released an album in over seven years, but it seems she still has the golden touch. The singer's new release, "Unbreakable" topped the Billboard charts, debuting at number one.

According to Billboard, Jackson is only the third act to achieve number one albums in each of the last four decades.

"Unbreakable," released on Oct. 2, is Jackson's first studio album since 2008’s "Discipline," which also debuted at the top of the charts.

Jackson also hit number one with "All For You" (2001), "The Velvet Rope" (1997), "janet." (1993), "Janet Jackson’s Rhythm Nation 1814" (19...

10 Powerful Songs To Admire

10/11/2015 11:00am EDT
10 Powerful Songs Relating To Confidence, Love And Sheer Ambitio
Ah, there’s nothing like being resolute, relentless, and powerful! To possess ‘power’ is, quite a powerful thing for a lack of better words. The 10 songs that grace this list all exemplify power, whether its in regards to confidence, love, or sheer ambition. In addition to being thematically powerful, ‘power’ is featured in some form of the word graces all 10 of the song titles. So power-hungry, music-loving folks everywhere sit back, relax, and let the sheer power of these songs overtake you!

1) Kanye West, “Power” (My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy, 2010)

My Beautiful Dark Twist Fa...

Songs That Speak From The Heart

10/10/2015 2:00pm EDT
Incredibly Heartfelt Songs Of 2015, Vol. 1
People tend to relate to a person more of if they speak from the heart, hence adding more legitimacy and passion to their words. The same could be said about music – people relate more if the song is heartfelt. Over the course of 2015, there have been numerous heartfelt songs – too many to cover in just one article! The 15 songs that grace this list all have that personal, heartfelt touch, making them rise above other, less notably touching songs. Folks, prepare for those heartstrings to be tugged!

1) Jazmine Sullivan, “Forever Don’t Last” (Reality Show)

“I had high hopes for us bab...

What Has Austin Mahone So Spooked?

10/10/2015 7:48am EDT
Austin Mahone
Austin Mahone visited Universal Orlando earlier this week to take in the attractions and participate in Halloween Horror Nights 25.

The host of this year's festivities, Jack The Clown, gave the teen singer a special welcome to the event, and the star experienced nine disturbingly‐real haunted houses and five scare zones.

He even dared to enter one of the haunted houses with some of his fans.

Check out his reactions below:

Mahone, 19, is about to kick off his Australian tour and recently dropped his new single, "Put It On Me," featuring Sage the Gemini.

Are You Sick Of Taylor Swift Yet?

10/9/2015 4:06pm EDT
Taylor Swift Thinks Fans Need A Break From Taylor Swift
There's pretty much no debate that Taylor Swift has been the 'It Girl' of the music industry for the last year. Her latest album, 1989, debuted to rave reviews last October, sold millions and generated multiple hit singles that have dominated the radio waves. Swift kept the momentum going recently when she won Video of the Year at the MTV Music Awards for 'Bad Blood', a song she supposedly wrote in response to her feud with fellow pop star Katy Perry.

Swift has capitalised on all of this success through her 1989 World Tour, which ends with a series of shows in Austrailia in December. So wh...

Nick Jonas Had A Fling With A Much Older A-List Celeb?

10/8/2015 1:39pm EDT
Nick Jonas Romance With Kate Hudson 'Just A Fling'
"Scream Queens" star Nick Jonas and movie star Kate Hudson's rumored romance was "just a fling."

Jonas, 23 and Hudson, 36, were spotted hanging out together in Disney World this past September.

Wonder if Jonas has a lifetime pass because of his former Disney Channel star status?

"It was just a fling," a source close to Hudson told People Magazine. "It's definitely not anything serious."

"They are both single and seeing other people too. Kate's mostly focusing on her boys and doesn't want a serious relationship right now," the source continued.

Hudson, a mother of two sons, Ryder and...

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