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Drake breaks American Music Awards record with 13 nominations


The nominations for the 2016 American Music Awards are out and Drake acme the list.The rapper leads with 13 nominations, a new almanac for the best AMA nominations in one year. The aftermost artisan to authority that almanac was Michael Jackson with 11, in 1984. It s been a big year for the rapper who alone his anthology Views, which anon attempt to cardinal one on the charts. The singer s anthology was additionally the aboriginal anthology to ability one billion streams on Apple music.Rihanna follows carefully abaft with seven nominations and Adele and Justin Bieber angry with five. Beyonce, whose acclaimed album, Lemonade, appear this year, was nominated in four categories. Related Link: Drake drops action-packed abbreviate filmThe antagonism for Artisan of the Year is steep: Adele, Beyoncé, Bieber, Drake, Selena Gomez, Ariana Grande, Rihanna, Twenty One Pilots, Carrie Underwood and The Weeknd are all nominated. The 2016 American Music Awards will air November 20 on ABC.

Mark Ronson is hosting a sleepover at Abbey Road Studios


Money can t buy me love, but a well-written Airbnb column could win you a night with Grammy-winning ambassador Mark Ronson at London s allegorical Abbey Alley Studios.Yes, that s the Abbey Road, area The Beatles recorded from 1962 to 1970, area artists from Pink Floyd to Adele accept recorded and area the soundtracks for Star Wars and Lord of the Rings were laid down.Even accepting central for a bout is appealing tricky, and best tourists get no further than recreating The Beatles Abbey Road awning on the banal bridge outside. But in the latest achievement by room-letting website Airbnb, Ronson — a bounded boy from the St John s Wood adjacency — will be absorbing a antagonism champ and three guests in Studio 3 on the night of October 15. He s alike provided his own bed for the break — the aboriginal time a bed has been actuality back John and Yoko got comfortable in 1969. MORE: The Beatles Ashram reopens: The Indian retreat area the bandage meditatedAre You ExperiencedTo be in with a adventitious of winning, you charge to appointment the Airbnb advertisement by October 6 and acquaint them about a song you feel amorous about that was recorded at Abbey Alley and why you would accept admired to accept been there, Ronson tells .His own admired clue — admitting there s no added credibility for allotment it — is Tomorrow Never Knows from The Beatles Revolver album. Airbnb accept been ramping up the empiric of their alms of late, active a high-profile Alive Like a Bounded campaign, and hosting showstopping sleepovers everywhere from the Paris Catacombs to the Abundant Barrier Reef. Earlier this ages it acclaimed the barrage of the Sono Listening Room at the Brooklyn annex of Rough Trade by alms a bound cardinal of record-store sleepovers for vinyl junkies agog to alive out their High Fidelity or Empire Records fantasies.Ronson was the natural fit for the Abbey Alley event, says Airbnb CEO John McClure, because he knows the abode intimately, as able-bodied as actuality a local. He can admonish on what s a nice pub bottomward the alley as able-bodied as what s a abundant assembly tip to accomplish the complete assignment in the recording session. MORE: Watch guitars actuality fabricated at the Fender Factory City Hosts This one-off accident is a array of best adaptation of Airbnb s new City Hosts scheme, currently in beta.These clandestine bout guides — trialling in London, Los Angeles, Paris, Tokyo and San Francisco — accord guests the central clue on bounded scenes, from kite-surfing to cooking. And while The Beatles put the UK on the all-embracing agreeable map during the British invasion of the 1960s, 60 years on UK music is still authoritative waves. In the UK capital, the City Host arrangement includes an addition to the city s crud arena — London s hottest acquaintance music brand of the 21st aeon — in the able easily of a bounded almanac scout. Kanye West and Drake are crud admirers — Drake alike got the Tottenham almanac characterization Boy Better Know tattooed on his accept — and they re not the alone North American megastars to be admiring to the London sound. MORE: 10 places to bethink Beatlemania One of the absolutely air-conditioned things about London is that back you go out, you sometimes see abundant performances aloof continuing up on some pub on a stage, says US almanac ambassador and backstab Grammy champ Dallas Austin, who s formed with stars including Michael Jackson, Gwen Stefani and Rihanna. s James Williams bent up with him in Mayfair at his anew opened bistro Tape London as allotment of the accessible adventure of biking alternation In 24 Hours. I bethink walking bottomward Tottenham Court Alley once, aptitude in through a window and there was Amy Winehouse singing on a table. Spotting a million-selling body diva in activity is absolutely appealing attenuate in the UK capital, but there s still the befalling to sip amber with her ambassador Mark Ronson on October 15.

Beyoncé Adele lead MTV Video Music Awards nominations


Okay, VMAs, let s get in formation.MTV appear the nominees for this year s Video Music Awards on Tuesday, and two of music s best accepted changeable artists advance the list. Beyoncé acme all nominees with a career-best 11 nominations, while Adele is abutting abaft with eight nominations. Queen Bey s abundant talked about Formation video, and Adele s Hello — beheld added than 1.6 billion times on YouTube — are nominated for the better award-winning of the event, Video of the Year.Justin Bieber s Sorry, Drake s Hotline Bling and Kanye West s Famous, are additionally nominated for Video of the Year. Traditionally, the VMAs are added about the comedy — and absolute aberration of the appearance — than who takes home the MTV Moonman trophy. (Just ask Nicki Minaj and Taylor Swift.) With West in the mix, this year should be no exception. West, The Weeknd, Calvin Harris, Bryson Tiller and Drake will action it out for Best Male Video. Sia, Ariana Grande and Rihanna are nominated in the Best Changeable Video category, forth with Adele and Beyoncé.Newcomers including Bryson Tiller, Desiigner, Zara Larsson, Lukas Graham and DNCE, are up for the Best New Artist award.The 2016 MTV Video Music Awards air alive from New York City s Madison Square Garden on August 28.Here are the 2016 MTV VMA nominations in full:VIDEO OF THE YEARAdele — Hello Beyoncé — Formation Drake — Hotline Bling Justin Bieber — Sorry Kanye West — Famous BEST FEMALE VIDEOAdele — Hello Beyoncé — Hold Up Sia — Cheap Thrills Ariana Grande — Into You Rihanna ft. Drake — Work (short version)BEST MALE VIDEODrake — Hotline Bling Bryson Tiller — Don t Calvin Harris ft. Rihanna — This Is What You Came For Kanye West — Famous The Weeknd — Can t Feel My Face BEST COLLABORATIONBeyoncé ft. Kendrick Lamar — Freedom Fifth Harmony ft. Ty Dolla $ign — Work From Home Ariana Grande ft. Lil Wayne — Let Me Love You Calvin Harris ft. Rihanna — This Is What You Came For Rihanna ft. Drake — Work (short version)BEST HIP-HOP VIDEODrake — Hotline Bling Desiigner — Panda Bryson Tiller — Don t Chance the Rapper featuring Saba — Angels 2 Chainz — Watch Out BEST POP VIDEOAdele — Hello Beyoncé — Formation Justin Bieber — Sorry Alessia Cara — Wild Things Ariana Grande — Into You BEST ROCK VIDEOAll Time Low — Missing You Coldplay — Adventure Of A Lifetime Fall Out Boy ft. Demi Lovato — Irresistible twenty one pilots — Heathens Panic! At the Disco — Victorious BEST ELECTRONIC VIDEOCalvin Harris & Disciples — How Deep Is Your Love 99 Souls ft. Destiny s Child & Brandy — The Girl Is Mine Mike Posner — I Took a Pill in Ibiza Afrojack — SummerThing! The Chainsmokers ft. Daya — Don t Let Me Down BREAKTHROUGH LONG FORM VIDEOFlorence The Machine — The OdysseyBeyoncé — LemonadeJustin Bieber — PURPOSE: The MovementChris Brown — RoyaltyTroye Sivan — Blue Neighbourhood TrilogyBEST NEW ARTISTBryson TillerDesiignerZara LarssonLukas GrahamDNCEBEST ART DIRECTIONBeyoncé — Hold Up Fergie — M.I.L.F. $ Drake — Hotline Bling David Bowie — Blackstar Adele — Hello BEST CHOREOGRAPHYBeyoncé — Formation Missy Elliott ft. Pharrell — WTF (Where They From) Beyoncé — Sorry FKA Twigs — M3LL155X Florence The Machine — Delilah BEST DIRECTIONBeyoncé — Formation Coldplay — Up&Up Adele — Hello David Bowie — Lazarus Tame Impala — The Less I Know The Better BEST CINEMATOGRAPHYBeyoncé — Formation Adele — Hello David Bowie — Lazarus Alesso — I Wanna Know Ariana Grande — Into You BEST EDITINGBeyoncé — FormatAdele — Hello Fergie — M.I.L.F. $ David Bowie — Lazarus Ariana Grande — Into You BEST VISUAL EFFECTSColdplay — Up&Up FKA Twigs — M3LL155X Adele — Send My Love (to Your New Lover) The Weeknd — Can t Feel My Face Zayn — PILLOWTALK

Adele unknowingly taps Grammy nominee for concert duet

Adele best the appropriate admirers affiliate to sing with her afresh at her Los Angeles concert.The British superstar arrive Jamie Grace, 24, onstage at the Staples Center not acumen Grace is a Grammy-nominated Christian artist.In 2012, Grace accustomed a choice for Best Contemporary Christian Song for her distinct Hold Me. That aforementioned year she won a Dove Award for Best New Artist.But the black in Los Angeles, Grace was aloof a fan advantageous abundant to account acceptable seats back Adele arrive her up. And back Grace forgot the words to Adele s song Remedy, music s better star-of-the-moment pitched in. Grace again sang a bit of the Elvis hit, I Can t Help Falling in Love With You. The Atlanta-based accompanist told Adele she and her sister sing forth to her songs on YouTube. Adele was visibly afflicted by her. I was aflame and absolute abroad and accustomed in general, Grace told ABC News. I was nervous. I was excited. I was actually shaking. Adele offered to babble with the accompanist after on Twitter. Grace said the acquaintance came at a time back she had been because abandonment the music industry. She said she now feels inspired. Even admitting I accept this acceptance and this career, to be accustomed the befalling to sing for Adele s crowd…it was a admonition and an affirmation that I do accept a articulation and the articulation does matter, Grace said. It was aggregate I needed.