Adele’s new video breaks record
On Friday, Adele fans viewed her new video for “Hello” more than 27.7 million times in the first 24 hours. The black-and-white music video was released exclusively on Vevo. The British singer’s record beats Taylor Swifts’, whose “Bad Blood” video racked up 20.1 million views on Vevo in the first 24 hours in May. In fact, the top five all 24-hour video debuts for Vevo are all held by female artists. Following Adele and Swift is Nicki Minaj for her 2014 video for “Anaconda,” Miley Cyrus for “Wrecking Ball” and Shakira featuring Rihanna for “Can’t Remember to Forget You.” “Hello,” Adele’s first release in three years, will be on her third album “25,” which drops Nov. 20. The next day, Nov. 21, Adele will be the musical guest on “Saturday Night Live” with host Matthew McConaughey.
Demi Lovato and Nick Jonas tour together
Pop stars Demi Lovato and Nick Jonas have announced dates for their “Future Now” tour, which will hit 40 cities in North America next summer, including The Palace of Auburn Hills on July 30. Ticket go on sale Nov. 7, and prices are TBA. Television junkies will see a lot of Ms. Lovato this week. She’s on “Good Morning America” on Thursday and “The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon” on Friday.
Jason Mraz marries Royal Oak native
Singer Jason Mraz married fiancée Tina Carano over the weekend. According to People Magazine, Carano is from Royal Oak and used to own a coffee shop in Hermosa Beach, California. They met through mutual friends in 2007. Mraz uploaded a photo of his bride, posing to Instagram with the caption “today I was made the luckiest man in the world.” The photo shows Carano standing at an outdoor altar surrounded by white chairs with autumn-colored woods in the background. According to E! News, the wedding took place in Mraz’s native Virginia.
Leah Remini talks Scientology after leaving church
Actress Leah Remini opens up about Scientology to Dan Harris on ABC’s “20/20” at 10 p.m. Friday. . A preview clip posted shows Remini, who recently left Scientology after 30 years, explaining the religion. “As time goes on, you start to lose touch with the real world,” she said. “The decision to leave is you are giving up everything you have ever known and everything you have ever worked for your whole life.” Remini, who is promoting her new memoir, said she would be seen by the church as “evil” for being critical of Scientology or of actor Tom Cruise, who is an outspoken advocate for the religion. “Being critical of Tom Cruise is being critical of Scientology itself.”
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