Jesse Tyler Ferguson, Taylor Swift; Bryan Bedder/Getty Images for AEGTaylor Swift is taking her newfound role as an LGBTQ ally seriously.
On Friday, the same day she released her new single "You Need to Calm Down" -- which speaks out against homophobia and online hate -- she made a surprise appearance at a Pride celebration at New York City's Stonewall Inn. You can watch fan-shot video of her singing "Shake It Off" on YouTube.
The event, sponsored by sports and live entertainment company AEG, commemorated the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall Uprising, which marked the start of the gay rights movement in the U.S. AEG has also pledged its support to the Stonewall Inn Gives Back Initiative, which is working on developing an LGBTQ anti-bias training standard.
Taylor performed with a pink acoustic guitar, wearing sparkly shorts and a pink blouse. She was joined by the evening's host, Jesse Tyler Ferguson, who tweeted out video of them singing "Shake It Off."
Other performers included Sara Bareilles, Broadway star Gavin Creel and Orange Is the New Black star Lea DeLaria.
Taylor's appearance at the Stonewall Inn comes in the wake of her starting a petition in support of the Equality Act, and the letter she wrote to Tennessee Sen. Lamar Alexander, urging him to vote for the Act when it goes before the Senate.
Peggy SirotaThe Jonas Brothers may hail from New Jersey, but they’re getting a street named after them in Albany, NY.
According to The Daily Gazette, the honorary street sign for “Jonas Brothers Way” was unveiled in New York's capital Friday ahead of the group’s upcoming concert there on August 19.
The tour stop at the Times Union Center will mark the trio’s first time playing Albany since their 2005 Palace Theatre show, when they opened for the Cheetah Girls.
If you’re in Albany, you can catch the street sign on S. Pearl Street – but it’s only temporary. It’ll be up through the JoBros’ show date.
It wasn’t actually the city – or the even the fans – who lobbied for the street name, though. Tour promoter LiveNation asked for the street’s temporary renaming, the Times Union Center's general manager Bob Belber tells The Daily Gazette.
“This is just a great promotional method of informing the public that the Jonas Bros tour is coming to Albany on August 19th,” Belber said. “Very creative.”
Dove ShoreStarting July 3, Daughtry will hit the road for a tour that will take the band into October.
The band is supporting its latest album Cage to Rattle, and its new single, "As You Are," inspired by a poem written by Chris Daughtry's wife Deanna. As Chris told People earlier this week, "She basically said, ‘If this inspires you, feel free to use it.’”
“She kind of downplayed it and walked away, which made me want to read it even more," he says of the poem. "It just felt very real and very honest. I instantly started hearing the chorus in my head.”
As previously reported, Deanna wrote the poem after coming to terms with her bisexuality, which Chris was aware of but which she'd mostly kept secret.
Chris and Deanna also shared with People this week how the couple repaired their marriage after his infidelity.
Here are the tour dates:
7/3 -- Mason, OH, Red Rhythm and Boom 7/5 -- New Buffalo, MI, Four Winds Casino Resort, Silver Creek Event Center 7/6 -- Huber Heights, OH, Rose Music Center at the Heights 7/19 -- Robinsonville, MS ,Horseshow Tunica Bluesville 7/20 -- Oklahoma City, OK ,Frontier City Theme Park 8/1 -- Wausau, WI, Wisconsin Valley Fair 8/7 -- Ventura, CA, Ventura County Fair 8/8 -- Livermore, CA, Went Vineyard 8/16 -- Carlton, MN, Black Bear Casino Resort - Otter Creek event Center 8/23 -- Rhinebeck, NY , Dutchess County Fair 8/24 -- Uncasville, CT, Mohegan Sun 8/25 -- Westbury, NY, Theatre at Westbury 8/27 -- Morristown, NJ, Mayo Performing Arts Center 8/28 -- Bethlehem, PA, Levitt Pavilion eel acks 8/30 -- Verona, NY, Turning Stone Resort Casino 8/31 -- Tropicana, AC, Sound Waves at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino 9/6 -- Lincoln City, OR, Chinook Winds Casino 9/7 -- Lincoln City, OR, Chinook Winds Casino 9/13 -- Lake Charles, LA, Golden Nugget Grand Event Center 9/14 -- Biloxi, MS, IP Casino Resort and Spa 9/19 -- Ridgefield, CT, The Ridgefield Playhouse 9/20 -- Derry, NH, Tupelo Music Hall 10/5 -- Dallas, TX, State Fair of Texas
ABC/Rick RowellIn a new YouTube video, Jennifer Lopez opens up about her first two marriages and why she feels they "don't count."
The actress/singer, who’s currently engaged to Alex Rodriguez, says her marriages to Ojani Noa, from 1997 to 1998, and dancer Cris Judd, from 2001 to 2003, were too short and she was too young.
“I’ve been married three times: once was nine months and once was 11 months. So I don’t really count those,” she says.
She adds, “I was married to Marc [Anthony] for 10 years with the kids. I was very young the first two times I tried to get married -- I’m saying tried to get married.”
J.Lo admits in the past, she got married for the wrong reasons.
“It seems like in this life you’re always surrounded by people so you’re never lonely but it’s very lonely,” she says. “…So I felt like if I got married, then I would always have somebody, but that’s not how life works. That’s not how it goes. It's bad reason to get married.”
She’s in the midst of her It’s My Party tour right now, but Jennifer says she’s planning to tie the knot with Rodriguez next year in a big church wedding, which she's never had.
Mark SurridgeEd Sheeran, Sam Smith and Dua Lipa are set to take home prizes at this year’s O2 Silver Clef Awards, taking place in London next month.
The awards are presented annually by Nordoff Robbins, a British charity that provides music therapy to vulnerable and isolated people in the U.K. They recognize musicians who support the charity's work.
Ed will be honored with the overall O2 Silver Clef Award
"I want to thank Nordoff Robbins and O2 for the award...this means a lot and I want to applaud Nordoff Robbins for all the wonderful work they do through music therapy,” he says in a statement obtained by U.K.'s The List.
Sam Smith will take home the AEG Best Male Award, while Dua Lipa will be honored with the Smule Best Female Award.
"Music is my life, so I can't think of a better charity to be supporting than one which uses music to enrich the lives of others,” Dua says in a statement. “I can't wait to be there on the day to receive this award!"
Other winners include up-and-coming singer Mabel, who'll get the Ticketmaster Best Newcomer Award, The Black Eyed Peas, who'll get The Raymond Weil Best International Group Award, and electro-pop band Years & Years, who'll receive the Hard Rock Café Best Group prize.
The Nordoff Robbins O2 Silver Clef Awards will be held July 5 at the Grosvenor [GROVE-ner] House Hotel in London.
Robin HarperAndy Grammer is set to show off his naivete on the road.
In support of his upcoming album Naive, Andy will launch a headlining tour that starts September 2 in San Diego, CA and wraps up November 1 in Boston, MA. Tickets are on sale now, and on select dates, each single or pair of tickets purchased online comes with a physical copy of Naive.
Announcing the tour via Twitter, Andy wrote, "The thought of thousands of you singing 'Don't Give Up On Me' is giving me all the feels. Excited for this next chapter."
Naive will be out July 26; on that day, Andy will perform on NBC's Today show. Before that, though, you can see him on A Radio Disney Music Celebration on The Disney Channel June 16, and on the Sports Humanitarian Awards on ESPN July 18.
Here are the tour dates:
9/2 -- San Diego, CA, House of Blues 9/3 -- Flagstaff, AZ, Northern Arizona University 9/5 -- Los Angeles, CA, The Wiltern 9/6 -- Rohnert Park, CA, Green Music Center at Sonoma State University 9/7 -- San Francisco, CA, The Fillmore 9/12 -- Sacramento, CA, Ace of Spades 9/14 -- Seattle, WA, The Moore Theatre 9/15 -- Spokane, WA, The Knitting Factory 9/18 -- Denver, CO, Ogden Theatre 9/20 -- Omaha, NE, Slowdown 9/22 -- Minneapolis, MN, Varsity Theater 9/24 -- Chicago, IL, House of Blues 9/26 -- Cleveland, OH, House of Blues 9/28 -- New York, NY, Pier 17 at South Street Seaport 9/29 -- Philadelphia, PA, Theater of Living Arts 10/1 -- Silver Spring, MD, The Fillmore 10/2 -- Ridgefield, CT, The Ridgefield Playhouse 10/4 -- Durham, NC, Carolina Theatre 10/5 -- Charleston, SC, Music Farm 10/6 -- Charlotte, NC, The Fillmore Charlotte 10/8 -- Atlanta, GA, Buckhead Theatre 10/9 -- Nashville, TN, Cannery Ballroom 10/10 -- Birmingham, AL, Iron City 10/11 -- Orlando, FL, House of Blues 10/13 -- New Orleans, LA, House of Blues 10/14 -- Dallas, TX, House of Blues 10/15 -- Oklahoma City, OK, The Jones Assembly 10/17 -- Knoxville, TN, The Mill & Mine 10/20 -- Indianapolis, IN, Deluxe at Old National Centre 10/21 -- Milwaukee, WI, Tuner Hall Ballroom 10/25 -- MC Kees Rocks, PA, Roxian Theatre 10/27 -- Richmond, VA, The National 10/30 -- Providence, RI, The Strand 11/1 -- Boston, MA, House of Blues
Epic RecordsA bunch of artists are giving you new music to add to your summer playlist today.
Here’s a round-up:
Kaskade and Meghan Trainor have teamed up for a new song called “With You.” On the upbeat dance track, Meghan sings about being fed up with wasting her time on a relationship that’s not giving her anything in return. Kaskade calls Meghan’s voice “infectious” and Meghan says it was a “dream come true” to work with the electronic music legend.
Zara Larsson joined forces with K-pop superstars BTS to co-write and feature on the song “A Brand New Day,” for the soundtrack to the group’s BTS World mobile game. The game comes out June 25 and its soundtrack launches June 28 worldwide. Zara also announced she’ll be releasing a new single and music video of her own called “All the Time,” on Friday, June 21.
New Zealand group Drax Project -- who scored a hit with the Hailee Steinfeld-featuring "Woke Up Late" -- have released a new tune called “All This Time.” In a statement, the band says they are “sooo stoked” for the song and they describe it as “the closest representation of what a Drax Project show is like.”
TAS Rights ManagementSwifties everywhere are freaking out over Taylor Swift's new single "You Need to Calm Down," which addresses online trolls, especially those who are homophobic. In a video she made for Beats One, Taylor explains the thinking behind the song.
"I've observed a lot of different people in our society who just put so much energy and effort into negativity and it just made me feel like, 'You need to just calm down,'" she explains. "Like, 'You're stressing yourself out. This seems like it's more about you than what you're going off about. Just calm down.'"
The part of "You Need to Calm Down" which seems to be capturing most fans' attention is the second verse, where Taylor sings, "Why are you mad when you could be GLAAD?/Sunshine on the street at the parade/But you would rather be in the dark ages/Makin' that sign must've taken all night."
She warns, "Control your urges to scream about all the people you hate/'Cause shade never made anybody less gay" -- and adds, "You need to just stop, like, can you just not step on his gown?"
The lyric video makes sure to spell "glad" as "GLAAD", and also highlights the letters "EA" in several words. Given the song's pro-LGBTQ message, most are interpreting that as a reference to the Equality Act, which would ban discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation and gender identity. Taylor has started a petition in support of the Equality Act.
In conjunction with her latest hit "Never Really Over," Katy Perry has set up a special space online where fans can come to "heal" from their "broken hearts."
It's a Tumblr page called NeverReallyOver, and a note posted their explains, "This is a place to heal from our broken hearts. A place to learn that there’s a push and pull to healing. While sometimes it can feel like those old relationships will never really be over, through time and self-care, you’ll learn to heal. And finally, let things go."
The page invites fans to "share your Never Really Over story. Whether a romantic relationship, old friendships, family stories, pets we loved, moments we can’t forget…some things are never really over."
The site provides a postcard and GIF stickers which you can download to create your "healing note," which you can then submit for a chance to be featured on the page.
Fans have already flooded the page with messages illustrating the many different ways relationships can go, ranging from, "Actually, thank God it's over...my ex-girlfriend cheated on me," to "broke up with my high school sweetheart. Five years later, we live together with 6 cats," to "I still miss the way we were together."
In other "Never Really Over" news, you can watch an alternate ending to the song's video if you listen to it now on Spotify.
In the original clip, Katy leaves the new age retreat, sees her ex in a passing van and starts running after it. But while you listen using the mobile app, you'll see a clip of Katy dropping a bottle just as the van passes by. As she bends down to pick it up, she misses seeing her ex's hand, thereby avoiding another round of heartbreak.
Theo Wargo/Getty Images for Songwriters Hall of FameHalsey was given the Hal David Starlight Award Thursday night at the Songwriters Hall of Fame induction gala in New York City, presented each year to a young songwriter who's making an impact on the industry with their work. On the red carpet, Halsey told ABC Radio that because the award is a recognition for her artistry, rather than something superficial, it means a lot to her.
"It really does. You know, sometimes it's kind of funny when you're doing interviews and people want to ask you about who you're dating and what you're wearing," Halsey mused. "And you're thinking to yourself, 'Is anyone gonna ask me about my music?'"
Halsey's in good company: Past winners of the Starlight Award include Taylor Swift, Drake, Ed Sheeran, Nick Jonas, Ne-Yo, Jason Mraz, Sara Bareilles, John Mayer, John Legend and Halsey's "Eastside" collaborator, Benny Blanco, who was on hand Thursday night to help her celebrate her honor.
Noting that a songwriting award recognizes her as something other than a pop star, Halsey told ABC Radio, "These are the moments where you're reminded that people still do care about what you have to say -- and I think, if anything, it's just proven to me that my fans are unconditional [in their support]."
"We've been tapped into the same frequency for so long," she continued. "So, provided I keep paying attention, they're going to keep listening and we're going to keep that bond alive."
Halsey's latest songwriting efforts include the #1 hit "Without You" and her new single, "Nightmare."
Universal RecordsAs promised, Taylor Swift kicked off her Friday, and ours, with some new music.
At midnight ET last night, Taylor shared the lyric video for her brand-new song, “You Need to Calm Down,” from her forthcoming new album, Lover.
The song starts out with Taylor seeming to address someone who's been talking smack about her, behind her back.
"You are somebody that I don't know/But you're taking shots at me like it's Patrón, and I'm just like damn, it's seven a.m.," she sings in the opening lyric. "Say it in the street, that's a knock-out/But you say it in a tweet, that's a cop out, and I'm just like, hey/Are you OK?"
Although that's familiar Taylor territory, the chorus sounds as if maybe she's moved on from the place she was when she wrote and released her last album, 2017's score-settling Reputation.
"And I ain't trying to mess with your self expression but I've learned the lesson that stressin' and obsessing 'bout somebody else is no fun," Taylor advises. "And snakes and stones never broke my bones, so oh/You need to calm down."
The video for “You Need to Calm Down” will arrive in a few days, making its debut on ABC’s Good Morning America Monday, June 17.
In an Instagram Live, Taylor shared Thursday that Lover is available for pre-order now and will be released on August 23. The significance of that date? August is the 8th month, and 8 2 3 = Taylor’s lucky number 13. “I’m obnoxious,” Taylor joked.
Lover will have 18 tracks, the most Taylor's ever put on a single album. There will also be four deluxe editions available at Target, each with unique content.
Valheria RochaThe fans guessed it! Taylor Swift revealed Thursday that the title of her new album is called Lover.
In an Instagram Live, the singer shared that the album is available for pre-order now and will be released on August 23. The significance of that date? August is the 8th month, and 8 2 3 = Taylor’s lucky number 13. “I’m obnoxious,” Taylor joked.
Lover will have 18 tracks, the most she’s ever put on an album. There will also be four deluxe editions available at Target, each with unique content.
As you can probably surmise from the title, Taylor says the album will be “very romantic in tone.” But that doesn’t mean all love songs, Taylor says, noting that you can find romance in loneliness or sadness as well.
The cover to the album was shot by photographer Valheria Rocha and features Taylor with blue-tipped hair and a glitter heart around her eye, in front of cotton candy-colored clouds.
She’ll also be releasing a brand new song called “You Need to Calm Down,” set to drop at midnight ET. She, of course, dropped a hint about that in her “ME!” video, where she has an argument with Brendon Urie in French. "You need to calm down!" Brendon says. To which she yells, “I AM CALM!”
The video for “You Need to Calm Down” will arrive in a few days, making its debut on ABC’s Good Morning America Monday, June 17.
And that's not all: Taylor also revealed in the live stream that she will be working with fashion designer Stella McCartney on a collaboration inspired by Lover. More details on that will be coming soon.
PRNewsfoto/Live Nation Entertainment Madonna's longtime tour promoter is incensed over a recent story in the New York Post claiming that tickets for her upcoming Madame X tour aren't selling well. He claims the article is based on lack of knowledge and bias.
Speaking to Pollstar, promoter Arthur Fogel says the Post article is "absolute lies," adding, "There's something really amiss there. If you go back in history, each of her last four tours, [the Post] has gone on full attack mode on Madonna.”
In the article, the Post claimed, among other things, that "hundreds of seats were still available for each gig.” But as Fogel explains, that's how Ticketmaster's Verified Fan Program program works.
Fogel points out, "With Verified Fan, you register [for tickets]...the point is to try and protect as many fans as possible from scalpers getting tickets if you just put them on sale."
"So, we get all these registrants and at the end of registration period, you do a cleanse because you have algorithms to get rid of duplicate credit cards, people trying to scam blocks of tickets and all that sort of stuff," he continued.
"After all the registrants were satisfied with tickets, we had a few thousand tickets left, so we put them on sale."
Similar accusations were made about Taylor Swift's tour, which used the same program, and that tour ended up breaking box-office records.
As further proof of strong ticket sales, Fogel tells Pollstar, "I started with seven...shows and then I announced another five, so I'm at 12. Then, I announced another five and I'm at 17. Now, is there some business model that says you add shows when you're failing? Because if there is, I've never seen it."
Courtesy NetflixOMG! We're such huge fans of Ashley O -- and now we can enjoy her music video.
Ashley O, the purple-haired pop star portrayed by Miley Cyrus in the new Black Mirror episode "Rachel, Jack and Ashley Too" on Netflix, is front and center in the new video for "On a Roll." That's the song and video we repeatedly see and hear snippets from throughout the episode.
"On a Roll" is actually a reworking of Nine Inch Nails' classic song "Head Like a Hole," created with the blessing of Nine Inch Nails' Trent Reznor. Instead of "Head like a hole/black as your soul/I'd rather die than give you control/Bow down before the one you serve/you're going to get what you deserve," Miley as Ashley sings, "I'm on a roll/ridin' so high, achieving my goals/I'm stoked on ambition and verve/I'm gonna get what I deserve."
In the clip, Miley as Ashley sings on a lit-up set while wearing a white vinyl two-piece outfit, surrounded by a troupe of backup dancers. It appears to be a standard pop video until we get towards the end. Then, the picture appears to split and crack, like the graphic that opens Black Mirror.
In between those cracks, the picture switches to black and white, and we see flashes of Ashley O looking upset and giving the finger. We also see scenes of Ashley O's manager and aunt, Catherine, played by Susan Pourfar. If you've seen the episode, you know these images reflect the plot.
"Rachel, Jack and Ashley Too" is now streaming on Netflix as part of Black Mirror season five.
Kevin Mazur/Getty Images for AGAriana Grande paid special tribute to her late ex, Mac Miller, during her concert in his hometown of Pittsburgh Wednesday night.
According to concertgoers, she played the rapper’s music over the speakers at PPG Paints Arena before she took the stage. She also reportedly had an empty seat reserved for him.
“At the Ariana Grande concert in pburgh and Mac’s album is playing throughout the stadium before the show <33,” one fan tweeted.
Another wrote, “Ariana really had a Mac Miller playlist for the music before the show and she had an empty seat reserved for him. she’s so strong.”
It was an emotional show for Ariana. During her opening performance of “Raindrops (An Angel Cried),” which is thought to be about the end of her relationship with Mac, she broke down and was unable to finish the song.
She choked up again when she tried to sing the line "Wish I could say thank you to Malcolm/'cause he was an angel" in “thank u, next” -- Mac's birth name was Malcolm McCormick. With the help of the crowd, she made it through the song.
Mac died last September at age 26 of an accidental overdose. The two had dated from 2016 to the spring of 2018.
Live Nation/Interscope Records/MaverickMadonna's new album Madame X comes out Friday, June 14. Ahead of the release, NBC's Today show tweeted out a clip of an interview she did with the show's Harry Smith, in which she discusses how being the mother of six children has informed her life. According to the Queen of Pop, her parenting skills have increased exponentially with each kid.
Madonna's brood -- which includes Lourdes, 22; Rocco, 18; David, 13; Mercy, 13; and twins Stella and Esther, six -- has "reminded me how precious time is and how each child requires attention and vigilance and guidance in a different way," she told Smith.
"And really, you have to be ready for anything. And the more kids that you have, the better you get at being a parent," she added.
When Smith expressed surprise at this, Madonna insists, "Yeah, definitely. Of course. But it's like anything. The more songs I write, the better I get as a songwriter."
When Smith asked if that means she has to have some more kids, Madonna laughed.
"Not right this second...but never say never!"
The full interview airs tomorrow, when Madame X arrives.
Andrew Lipovsky/NBCThe Jonas Brothers were Jimmy Fallon's musical guests on Wednesday's Tonight Show, and also put their knowledge of each other to the test in a game called "Know Your Brother."
Nick, Joe and Kevin each took turns wearing noise-cancelling headphones while Jimmy asked them questions about each other and challenged them to match one another's answers.
First up, Joe and Kevin were asked to guess what Nick would say is the thing about him that makes them the most jealous. Joe guessed it would be Nick taking batting practice with the Dodgers, while Kevin thought it would be his shoe collection. Neither was right: Nick believed it him performing at the White House not once, but several times.
Next, Nick and Joe had to guess worst thing Kevin ever did as a kid that their parents didn't know about at the time, and it seems the oldest Jonas Brother was a bit of a demon. After Nick recalled Kevin sneaking out of the house on more than one occasion, Joe revealed that Kevin had a couple of beers before he was 21 and even bought a pack of cigarettes.
Kevin, however, fessed up to visiting a tattoo parlor just shy of his 18th birthday and bringing Joe -- only 14 at the time -- with him. Their parents eventually found out and Nick "didn't get a tattoo for a long time."
Joe ended up being the winner, though, correctly answering that the wildest thing that happened at his bachelor party was having the cops called on them three times during the first night.
Earlier, the brothers discussed their new album, Happiness Begins, and the documentary Chasing Happiness, both out now.
Kevin, Joe and Nick closed the show with a performance of "Only Human," from Happiness Begins.
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Justin Timberlake and Halsey may be global pop stars, but they're also songwriters -- and that's what both are going to be honored for tonight as the Songwriters Hall of Fame holds its annual induction and awards gala in New York City.
Justin will receive the Hall's Contemporary Icon Award, while Halsey will get the Hal David Starlight Award. The Contemporary Icon Award is given to a songwriter/artist who has "attained an iconic status in pop culture."
This is only the second time the Icon Award has been given out: The first winner was Lady Gaga, in 2015. As for the Starlight Award, that's given to young songwriters making an impact in the industry. Previous winners include Sara Bareilles, Ed Sheeran, Taylor Swift, John Legend, Jason Mraz, John Mayer, and Rob Thomas.
Rob was the first artist ever to win the Starlight Award, way back in 2004, and he tells ABC Radio he admires Halsey's work, and her drive.
"I think she's a crazy talent," Rob says of Halsey, who topped the charts for 12 weeks with "Closer," with The Chainsmokers, and on her own with her current hit, "Without Me."
"The first time I saw her was [when] she did a cameo on that show Roadies," Thomas recalls. "That was the first time I'd ever heard of her, and then I went and started going down the rabbit hole."
"In this day and age, it seems like...when you're just starting out and you're trying to build a name for yourself, you have to be hella talented, and then you have to have hella hustle," Rob continues, adding, "So I'm always amazed when I see these unbelievably talented artists that are out there that are just carving out their own space and making it happen."
Chris Jackson/Getty Images for the Invictus Games Foundation; Steve Jennings/WireImageGame 6 of the 2019 NBA Finals air live on ABC tonight, and as the Toronto Raptors and the Golden State Warriors battle it out, two multi-platinum Grammy-winning singers will be representing their respective cities by singing both national anthems.
Coming to the mic to sing the U.S. national anthem is Train frontman Pat Monahan, while Sarah McLachlan will perform "O Canada," the Canadian national anthem. The choice of both singers is apt: Train was founded in San Francisco and the band has always been identified with that city, while Sarah, a Halifax native, is one of Canada's most successful pop stars.
Both performances will air on ABC tonight in the U.S and on TSN in Canada, live from Oracle Arena in Oakland, CA at 9 p.m. ET.
Monahan is taking time out from Train's summer tour with the Goo Goo Dolls to sing the anthem. Sarah's live dates this summer won't start until the end of July.