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Oscar, Grammy, Emmy and Tony award winning American composer Marvin Hamlisch sadly passed away this week. He was known for his work on shows like A Chorus Line and They’re Playing Our Song. Hamlisch was also known for his score for the filmThe Way We Were. The song of the same name was made famous by Barbara Streisand.
Here is a video of Streisand heartfully singing “The Way We Were”
May he rest in peace.
In new albums this week:
If you are looking for a collection of the hits you can hear right now on the radio Now 43: That’s What I Call Music covers them all like “Call Me Maybe” and “Part of Me."
Here is the video for David Guetta’s "Titanium" also on the album. Though the song features Sia, the video features Super 8star Ryan Lee running from authorities.
R&B singer Elle Varner released her debut album, Perfectly Imperfect. It includes single “Only Wanna Give it to You” with J Cole.
American Idol alumnus David Archuleta released BEGIN. It includes covers of songs like “Somewhere Only We Know” and “Beautiful,” as well as original tracks like “Broken.”
In other news, a country couple is taking the stage in Vegas. Faith Hill and Tim McGraw will be performing in Vegas together for 10 weeks.
Singer Randy Travis was arrested this week for DWI. It is his second arrest this year.
Meanwhile, Justin Timberlake is working with Timbaland again. Though fans are hopeful for a third studio album, Timberlake claims to have no plans of making one.
Drake created a song “Enough Said” with the late Aaliyah. Drake was a huge fan of Aaliyah, so working with her after she has passed is a way of showing his devotion. He is also stirring up some controversy too as he is also using the song to continue his rivalry with Chris Brown.
Rick Ross tops the Billboard 200 chart this week with his album God Forgives, I Don’t.
Nickelodeon’s boy band TV show Big Time Rush was renewed for a fourth season. They are also working on their third studio album.
Pink will be collaborating with Eminem for song on new album. The song is called “Wont’ Back Down.”
And finally, Kanye wrote anew song for his love Kim Kardashian. It is titled “Perfect B*itch” and Kim was said to be flattered. Who hears wedding bells?