From Janelle Monáe announcing a new album to Selena Gomez about to host two new food network shows, here’s last week in pop music –
Post Malone Announces Fifth Studio Album and North American Tour
Post Malone has announced a new album ‘Austin’ and will hit the road in North America soon! Malone’s follow-up to his 2022 album ‘Twelve Carat Toothache’ will be out on July 28. “I wanted to say that I love you guys so very fucking much. I’m here on tour in Europe right now, and I wanted to tell you guys that I have an album coming out this summer on July 28,” rapper and singer-songwriter Austin Richard Post, widely known as Post Malone, said via an Instagram reel. “It’s called Austin. Like my name — that is my name.”
“It’s been some of the funnest music, some of the most challenging and rewarding music for me, at least — trying to really push myself and really do some cool stuff,” he added. “I played guitar on every song on the record, and it was a really, really fun experience, and I’m super, super excited to share it with you.”
Post Malone will be kicking off his ‘If Y’all Weren’t Here, I’d Be Crying’ tour on July 9 at Noblesville in Indiana. This tour will run for over two months with stops in St. Louis, Toronto, Tampa, Buffalo, Dallas, Phoenix, San Diego, and more. The ‘Circles’ hitmaker will wrap up the tour in St. Bernardino, California on August 19.
His fourth studio album ‘Twelve Carat Toothache’ was rolled out on June 3, 2022, and the star shared the deluxe edition on June 7 that year. He has so far released two tracks ‘Chemical,’ and the latest single ‘Mourning,’ which was released last week from the forthcoming album ‘Austin.’
Selena Gomez Tapped to Host Two New Food Network Shows
More dishes from Selena Gomez are soon coming to small screens! The ‘Calm Down’ hitmaker is all set to host not one but two new cooking shows for Food Network, the first one is a “celebration-focused series,” which will arrive during the holiday season later this year. The second show will launch in 2024. It will see the ‘Only Murders in the Building’ star in the kitchens of some of the best chefs in the country. She will meet “with some of the best chefs in the country in a quest to cook their most popular dishes when she visits their kitchens,” according to Vulture as per a press release.
“The holidays are always huge for Food Network, reaching nearly 60M P2+ viewers,” said Kathleen Finch. “And having Selena kicking off the nearly 100 hours of new and returning holiday programming will certainly make this coming season one to celebrate,” Finch, the Warner Bros. Discovery Chairman and Chief Content Officer US Networks added.
Gomez is not new to this, she has hosted four seasons of the show ‘Selena + Chef’ since 2020.
Kylie Minogue to Release New Album ‘TENSION’ This September
Kylie Minogue took to Instagram to announce a new album. The eleven-track record titled ‘TENSION’ will be released this September. It features a collaboration ‘10 Out Of 10’ with Dutch DJ/producer Oliver Heldens, which was rolled out last month. “My new album 💎 TENSION 💎 is available to pre-order,” the Australian singer-songwriter wrote while sharing her forthcoming album’s artwork and tracklist.
“This album is a blend of personal reflection, club abandon and melancholic highs!” Kylie’s caption on her Instagram post read. “I felt so much freedom when I recorded it and hope you love it!” ‘TENSION’ arrives on September 22. The ‘Can’t Get You out of My Head’ singer shared the album opener ‘Padam Padam’ on May 18. This will be her first album since the 2020 record ‘Disco.’
Find the tracklist below:
- Padam Padam
- Hold on to Now
- Things We Do for Love
- One More Time
- You Still Get Me High
- Green Light
- Vegas High
- 10 Out of 10 (with Oliver Heldens)
Bad Bunny Drops New Single ‘Where She Goes’
Bad Bunny is back with a new single! The Puerto Rican rapper, and singer-songwriter has also released a music video for the track titled ‘Where She Goes.’ It features cameos from singer-songwriter Dominic Fike, Frank Ocean, Lil Uzi Vert, and more. It is unclear whether the song is part of a musical project or an album at the moment. Benito Antonio Martínez Ocasio, popularly known as Bad Bunny, month made history last month to be the first Latin artist to headline Coachella.
This April, he teamed up with Grupo Frontera for ‘un x100to.’ Bad Bunny rolled out 3 albums in 2020 before releasing ‘Un Verano Sin Ti’ last year. The 2022 record received an Album Of The Year Grammy nod while ‘Moscow Rule,’ a track from the album, was nominated for Best Pop Solo Performance at the 2023 Grammy Awards. The star ended up taking home a Best Música Urbana Album win for ‘Un Verano Sin Ti.’
Janelle Monáe Announces New Album
Janelle Monáe will be releasing a new album next month! The follow-up to Monáe’s ‘Dirty Computer’ titled ‘The Age of Pleasure’ is coming soon. The eight-time Grammy-nominated singer and rapper have also released the album’s lead single single ‘Lipstick Lover.’ “LIPSTICK LOVER 💄❤️ OUT NOW (song & Visual)😬! FOR FREEA$$MUTHAF 🏾 CKAS ONLY. (; 🎬Directed by: yours truly & Alan Ferguson Inspired by my f.a.m. ❤️🔥Made with my f.a.m. ❤️🔥For my f.a.m.,” Janelle wrote on Instagram while sharing the lead single off their forthcoming record.
The ‘Glass Onion: A Knives Out Mystery’ actress rolled out ‘Dirty Computer’ featuring the title track with Brian Wilson and collaborations with Zoë Kravitz (‘Screwed’), Canadian singer-songwriter, musician, and producer Grimes (‘Pynk’), and Pharrell Williams (‘I Got the Juice’). Monáe’s albums ‘Dirty Computer’ and ‘Pynk’ bagged Grammy nominations for Album Of The Year and Best Music Video, respectively.