Lonestar has a new album on the way. Life As We Know It will be the group's first studio effort in three years, following their 2010 CD Party Heard Around the World. It's also the band's first full disc since founding frontman Richie McDonald returned to the fold.
Richie says the album also marks the first time Lonestar has taken the reins and served as their own producer. The singer tells DigitalJournal.com he and his bandmates wrote nine of the 12 songs on the disc and "had a little more creative control" over the project.
He adds that they gave themselves some freedom with this record. McDonald explains that they "just wanted to enjoy making music, enjoy being together, enjoy playing, performing live, and entertaining" their fans.
Life As We Know It features Lonestar's current single, "Maybe Someday." The album will be in stores on June 4th.
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Fans of the TV series "Nashville" will probably recognize the man in Rascal Flatts' video to the song "Changed." Actor Chip Esten, who plays the part of Deacon Claybourne on the ABC drama, stars in the clip. Rascal Flatts' Jay DeMarcus says the group was pleasantly surprised that Chip agreed to take part in the video.
DeMarcus says a mutual friend introduced him to Esten, who was moving to Nashville for the TV series and didn't know anybody in town. Jay says he reached out to Chip, and when they started talking he "immediately found out what an incredible human being" Chip is.
(Boston, MA) -- The FBI is taking over the investigation into two explosions that struck Boston today. A special agent with the FBI says the current probe is a criminal investigation with the potential to become a terrorism investigation. Police commissioner Ed Davis says there is no suspect in custody. Two explosions tore through the Boston Marathon this afternoon. At least three people were killed and more than 100 were injured.
Nick Lachey knows a thing or two about living the boy band lifestyle, and he has one piece of advice for young men in that position today - "Stay away from Taylor Swift."
The 98 Degrees singer took a jab at the country-pop star in an interview with MTV. When asked what he would tell groups like One Direction and the Wanted, he joked that they should steer clear of Taylor since "she'll write a song about you."
Nick joked that the song would "be a hit, but it'll be about you." He added, "Oh! I'm too late on that one."
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Taylor Swift is giving fans a sneak-peek of her brand new Diet Coke commercial! The spot features Taylor writing the lyrics to her song, "22," as fans sing along. Check it out below.
A few months ago, Taylor announced the new partnership:
(Yahoo!) - Fresh off her appearance at the 2013 Academy of Country Music Awards, Kelly Clarkson hopped over to Los Angeles to film a new video on Tuesday. The superstar showed up on set with a conservative outfit, fiance Brandon Blackwood…and a mysterious constellation of black dots on her face.
Clearly the spots must have some correlation to her misfit anthem, "People Like Us," which is the song she's creating the clip for. What exactly this connection is - we'll just have to wait and see. Black dots are often used as marking tools to create special effects in film, so chances are there will be some tinkering with Clarkson's appearance in the finished product.
At any rate, Clarkson herself seems to have full confidence everyone will love the concept (whatever the heck it might be). The singer tweeted on Tuesday, "Having my diva moment on set with my glam squad :) We're shooting the video for 'People Like Us' today and yep, it's gonna be rad!"
"People Like Us" is the third single from Clarkson's album Greatest Hits--Chapter One.