From Taylor Swift breaking her own record at the 2022 AMAs to Dua Lipa joining Elton John on stage at Dodger Stadium for ‘Cold Heart’ at the final show of his ‘Farewell Yellow Brick Road’ tour in the US, here’s this week in music.
Lizzo: Live in Concert Streaming on HBO Max December 31 Onwards
Lizzo’s concert film ‘Lizzo: Live in Concert’ will premiere on HBO Max on December 31. “This New Year’s Eve, we’re bringing the countdown and the house down with HBO Max. ‘Lizzo: Live in Concert’, Lizzo says in a video shared on HBO Max’s Instagram. “You don’t wanna miss it,” she added. The concert movie was filmed at Lizzo’s ‘The Special Tour’ stop at the Kia Forum in Inglewood, California.
The Emmy-winning artist’s documentary ‘Love, Lizzo’ was released on HBO Max on November 24. Featuring three years’ worth of footage, it takes the viewers through her rise to stardom. Having won two Emmy awards and a chart-topping hit ‘About Damn Time’ from her new album, Lizzo is thriving this year. Just last week, she received six 2023 Grammy Award nominations, including Album of the Year, Record of the Year, Song of the Year, and Best Pop Vocal Album.
She will embark on the second leg of ‘The Special Tour’ next year in support of her 2022 album ‘Special’ in cities across Europe.
RM Unveils Tracklist for New Album ‘Indigo’
BTS’ RM has revealed the tracklist for his upcoming album ‘Indigo,’ slated to release on December 2, 2022. This is a follow-up to his 2018 project ‘mono.’ and features collaborations with American singer-songwriter Erykah Badu, Silk Sonic’s Anderson .Paak, and British Jamaican singer-songwriter Mahalia, among others.
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Dolly Parton to Co-Host Miley’s New Year’s Eve Party on NBC
Country music icon Dolly Parton is set to co-host Miley Cyrus’s New Year’s Eve Party live from Miami on December 31. It will be broadcast on NBC from 10:30 p.m. to 12:30 a.m. ET and will also be streamed live on Peacock. Cyrus’ co-host at last year’s event was Pete Davidson.
“Miley’s New Year’s Eve Party is about getting glamorous and dressing your best,” Miley says in a video shared on social media. “Well we do that every day, don’t we Miley?” the ‘Jolene’ singer added, to which Miley responds: “You taught me well.” The music lineup and special guests for this year’s event will be announced soon. “It’s going to be legendary,’ Miley’s new co-host added.
Parton’s latest release is ‘Almost Too Early For Christmas’, a collaboration with Jimmy Fallon that came out earlier this month.
Dua Lipa Joins Elton John at His US Tour Finale Show
Dua Lipa joined Elton John at the iconic British singer’s final show of ‘Farewell Yellow Brick Road’ in the US, which was held at Dodger Stadium. The event was live-streamed on Disney+ as ‘Elton John Live: Farewell from Dodger Stadium.’ Dua joined Elton on stage to perform ‘Cold Heart’ to a crowd of about 50,000 while millions watched the event live from their homes. English singer Kiki Dee was also in attendance, taking the stage alongside the 75-year-old star for ‘Don’t Go Breaking My Heart.’
“To my most magical friend @eltonjohn thank you for keeping the dream alive!!! It was an honour, a privilege and a joy to share the stage with you last night on your last show at the Dodgers Stadium,” the ‘Levitating’ singer Dua wrote on Instagram along with a clip of her performing with the British icon at his farewell tour. “Thank you for everything, forever and always. I love you!!! Still taking this all in…. ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️”
“A magical moment! Thank you for everything, Dua,” Elton John said in a sweet reply to Dua’s post on Instagram. “I love you ❤️❤️❤️”
Elton John will continue his global tour next year.
Taylor Swift Breaks Her Own Record at the 2022 AMAs
Taylor Swift swept the 2022 American Music Awards by taking home all the awards she was nominated for, including ‘Artist of the Year’ and ‘Favorite Pop Album’. “This album is a rerecorded album and I cannot tell you how much my rerecorded albums mean to me but I never expected or assumed that they would mean anything you,” she said while accepting the AMA for ‘Favorite Pop Album’ for her rerecorded album ‘Red (Taylor’s Version)’. “I can’t thank you enough for caring about this album that I am so proud of.”
She also thanked everyone who worked on the album, including her co-producer Chris Rowe; Chris Stapleton, and Phoebe Bridgers, who were featured on her vault tracks ‘I Bet You Think About Me’ and ‘Nothing New;’ and her live touring band, who played on the album. She also expressed her gratitude to actors Sadie Sink and Dylan O’Brien (who starred in Swift’s ‘All Too Well: The Short Film’) as well as the ‘Gossip Girl’ star Blake Lively, who directed the ‘I Bet You Think About Me’ music video featuring Taylor Swift and ‘Top Gun: Maverick’ actor Miles Teller.
By winning all six awards she was nominated for, Taylor has now broken her own record and becomes a 40-time American Music Award winner, the most-awarded artist in AMA history.
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Zayn to Donate 100% Profits From New Collection of T-Shirts to Feeding Britain
Zayn took to social media to announce that he will be releasing climate-neutral certified shirts made from 100% GOTS-certified organic cotton and will donate 100% of the proceeds from this collection to Feeding Britain to eliminate hunger in the UK.
“Together we can help save the future. Together we can help protect families,” the singer wrote on Instagram. He added: “Together we can help by providing meals to those suffering from hunger, poverty, and food insecurities. 100% of the proceeds from these shirts will be donated to @feeding_britain.”
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