NEW ALESSIA CARA MUSIC COMING JUNE 15TH: Alessia Cara is getting ready to release new music. In a cryptic post to her Instagram page, she posted a photo of a Band-Aid on the ground, marked with the release date “June 15.” The new release will mark Alessia’s first new solo music since her debut album Know-It-All in 2015, which spawned the hits “Here” and “Scars to Your Beautiful.” Last year, Alessia also collaborated with Zedd on his hit “Stay” and was featured on Logic’s Grammy-nominated anti-suicide song “1-800-273-8255.” Alessia won her first Grammy Award earlier this year, for Best New Artist.
JOSH GROBAN DROPS ‘GRANTED’: Josh Groban is back with a brand new single called “Granted.” The track is the first single from the 37-year-old singer’s forthcoming eighth studio album, due out this fall. The song was co-written alongside Toby Gad and Bernie Herms, and was released on Friday. The song’s accompanying lyric video features students from Josh’s alma mater, Los Angeles County High School of the Arts, which is one of the recipients of Josh’s Find Your Light Foundation for funding arts education programs. Josh co-hosted the 2018 Tony Awards with Sara Bareilles yesterday.
MAURY POVICH INVITES DRAKE ON HIS SHOW FOR A PATERNITY TEST: After Pusha T revealed Drake allegedly has a son he’s been hiding from the public in his diss track, “The Story of Adidon,” daytime talk show host and purveyor of paternity tests, Maury Povich, says his down to help Drake set the record straight. TMZ caught up with Povich at LAX where they updated him on the current allegations and the report that Drake was financially supporting his rumored child with Sophie Brusseux – although he has yet to reveal if he is the actual father. “I’m praying it happens,” Maury said, inviting the rapper on the show to take a DNA test. “Drake, come on. New season starts next month. We’re ready.”
ARIANA GRANDE JOKES HER INSTAGRAM IS NOW A PETE DAVIDSON UPDATES ACCOUNT: Ariana Grande is her boyfriend Pete Davidson’s biggest fan and she has joked that her Instagram account is now an “update account” for him. Fans often make update accounts to share the latest happenings for their favorite stars. If the celeb follows, likes, and comments, they often mention those things in the bio. Ariana posted a photo with Pete on Saturday and wrote, “i am but a pete davidson update acc stay tuned for more (pete follows / comments sumtimes).”
JENNIFER LOPEZ CELEBRATES 100TH SHOW OF LAS VEGAS RESIDENCY: Jennifer Lopez is celebrating 100 shows as part of her Las Vegas residency. The 48-year-old superstar was surprised with a shimmering gold cake while performing on Wednesday night at the Zappos Theater at Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino in Las Vegas. Jennifer kicked off her residency in January of 2016 and has since sold over 400,000 tickets to her show. That includes 2,000 songs performed, 1 ton of confetti, 400 dance solos, 850 wardrobe changes and 4,000 meet and greets. Later, Jennifer continued the celebration of the milestone at Nobu Villa atop Nobu Hotel at Caesars Palace.