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Why Taylor Swift or Justin Timberlake May Not Win at This Weekend’s Golden Globes

By Andrea Dresdale

The Weinstein CompanyGoing into this weekend’s Golden Globe Awards, it’s a heated competition in the category of Best Original Song from a Motion Picture, with Taylor Swift, Justin Timberlake, Coldplay and U2 all battling it out for the trophy. And while all these acts are superstars, one is just a little bit more “superstarry” than the others…and that, apparently, is the key to winning the award.

“They want to see Bono up on that stage,” says Tom O’Neil, editor of the awards-centric website GoldDerby.com, which runs predictions for all the major entertainment awards …read more

From: Adult Contemporary Music News From ABC

    

Justin Timberlake Relaunches Tequila as Sauza 901; Hits Up Taco Bell Post PCAs

By Andrea Dresdale

Image Courtesy Justin Timberlake via InstagramJustin Timberlake introduced his own brand of tequila, called 901, back in 2009, but now he’s partnering with an already-established company to re-launch the brand under a new name: Sauza 901.

JT’s teaming with the already-existing Sauza brand of tequila to create the new super-premium spirit, which is described as having a “smooth, versatile and unique taste that is a cut above the rest.” Look for the 80-proof tequila it to arrive in select markets this year for around 30 bucks a bottle.

In a statement, Justin said, “My love …read more

From: Adult Contemporary Music News From ABC

    

Justin Timberlake the Top Winner at People’s Choice Awards

By ABC News Radio

RCA RecordsJustin Timberlake was the top winner Wednesday night at the 40th Annual People’s Choice Awards, held at the Nokia Theatre L.A. Live in Los Angeles.

Justin was named favorite male artist and favorite R&B artist. He also won the prize for favorite album, for The 20/20 Experience.

As he accepted one of his awards, Justin jokingly thanked Ellen DeGeneres for her inspiration and her baked cookies. He then thanked his wife, Jessica Biel, “for teaching me patience and the little things, like just putting the dishes in the dishwasher. It goes a long way. Fellas, you’re welcome.”

Katy …read more

From: Adult Contemporary Music News From ABC

    

Taylor Swift, Jason Aldean, Blake Shelton and More Featured on “2014 Grammy Nominees” Album

By Music News Group

Grammy.comThe 56th Annual Grammy Awards are less than a month away, and if you still need to brush up on who’s nominated for what, there’s one album that’ll do the trick. The 2014 Grammy Nominees album, hitting stores January 21, features songs from select nominees in all the top categories, all in one handy place.

Country music is well-represented with nominated tracks from Taylor Swift, Jason Aldean, Tim McGraw, Blake Shelton, Kacey Musgraves, and Keith Urban included on the compilation. The album also includes songs from nominees Justin Timberlake, Katy Perry, Pink and more.

If you pre-order the disc at …read more

From: Country Music News From ABC

    

Maroon 5, Justin Timberlake & Pink Make Top 10 on “Forbes” List of Highest-Priced Concert Tickets

By Andrea Dresdale

Trae Patton/NBCBuying tickets from online resellers like Stubhub has become a common practice for concertgoers, and fans these days seem willing to pay pretty outrageous prices to see their favorite acts live. Forbes magazine is out with a list of the “Top Ten Most Expensive 2013 Concert Tours at the Ticket Booth,” which looks at ticket prices on the so-called “secondary market,” and it turns out seeing music’s hottest acts this past year cost a small fortune.

While veteran rockers The Rolling Stones topped the Forbes list, averaging a whopping $624 …read more

From: Adult Contemporary Music News From ABC

    

Brad Paisley Performing on the People’s Choice Awards Next Week

By Music News Group

Arista NashvilleBrad Paisley has been a fan favorite for years now, so it’s no surprise he’s been tapped to perform on the People’s Choice Awards next week. The show broadcasts live from Los Angeles on CBS Wednesday, January 8 at 9 p.m. ET.

Drew Barrymore, Robert Downey, Jr., Melissa McCarthy, Britney Spears, and Justin Timberlake are scheduled to attend the show. Sara Bareilles and OneRepublic are among the previously-announced performers.

Voting in several categories is still open at PeoplesChoice.com/PCA/Vote.

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From: Country Music News From ABC

    

The Year in Country 2013 — Luke Bryan Cements His Superstar Status

By Music News Group

Capitol NashvilleLuke Bryan became a true country music superstar in 2013, placing two albums at #1 on the Billboard 200 in the span of five months. The first one happened with the March release of Luke’s Spring Break: Here to Party, and he topped the chart again in August when Crash My Party sold just under 528,000 copies in its first week. Justin Timberlake is the only other artist to pull that feat off in 2013.

On the road, Luke’s hit songs and butt-shaking dance moves helped sell out almost every date on his Dirt Road Diaries tour, …read more

From: Country Music News From ABC

    

Justin Timberlake Wants to Be a “Teacher” of Young Artists Like Taylor Swift

By Andrea Dresdale

ABC/Todd Wawrychuk; Ira James/NBCAt 32, Justin Timberlake isn’t really that old, but considering all he’s accomplished, he’s lived a thousand lifetimes in the music business. And he says at some point, he may want to take everything that he’s learned and use it to help younger artists navigate the business — like Taylor Swift, for example.

Speaking to the Nashville Tennessean, Justin says, “There might be another calling for me out there, and it might be being a part of music…as a communicator and a teacher and a guide.” When asked …read more

From: Adult Contemporary Music News From ABC