This Week in Music- 4th of July performances, Jay-Z platinum and more

July 07 22:54 2013

Macy’s 4th of July Fireworks Spectacular had big artists perform like Cher, Taylor Swift, Selena Gomez and Mariah Carey to celebrate America’s Independance.

Here is Carey singing “Hero”

Unfortunately, Demi Lovato was forced to cancel her July 4th performance due to a case of strep throat.

Over in London, Adele was honored with a strikingly lifelike wax figure at Madame Tussauds.

Britney Spears upcoming album will be her most personal one yet. She is collaborating with and it is rumored to be released near the end of the year.

Katherine McPhee’s new album will be a mix of styles but not theatrical like Smash.

Jay-Z’s new album which will be officially released on July 9th is already platinum. Samsung purchased the first million copies of Magna Carter Holy Grail creating this pre-release buzz.

Track number eight on his album was produced by a talented six year old.

Justin Timberlake’s new video for song Tunnel Vision was a little too steamy for YouTube. It was pulled from the site but then reposted with a warning.

Jewel will be joining the judges’ panel for NBC’s hit show “The Sing Off”.

And finally, R&B artist Joe released his 10th studio album Doubleback Evolution of R&B.
Here is the video from “I’d Rather Have Love”



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