Music notes: Mariah Carey, Taylor Swift, Doja Cat and Sara Bareilles

Billy Eichner said Mariah Carey was his only choice when it came to soundtracking the club scene for his new gay rom-com, Bros. He told E! News, “It had to be Mariah Carey. It was the only one. Mariah rules. I love her so much.”   Margot Robbie is part of Taylor Swift’s so-called “squad,” so she loved working with her on the…

See the Black Eyed Peas for $15 at this upcoming high school football game

Football season is here and the Black Eyed Peas are helping students wave their colors at a Super Bowl-like halftime show at the East L.A. Classic match between rival high schools. Los Angeles Times reports the “I Gotta Feeling” singers will take over the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum on October 21, when Theodore Roosevelt High takes on Garfield High School, for a halftime…

AJ McLean credits drag for helping him become a completely different person than he was a year ago

AJ McLean says he recently made many positive changes in his life, which he credits to becoming more involved in drag. The Backstreet Boys member opened up to People about marking one year of sobriety and getting cosmetic surgery. He credits competing on VH1’s RuPaul’s Secret Celebrity Drag Race as Poppy Love for sparking the change. “I am a completely different person, and it really…

New Music Friday: Charlie Puth, Tate McRae, Sam Smith, Leah Kate, 24kGoldn and Banners

It’s Friday! Let’s see who’s out with new tunes … Charlie Puth dropped “Charlie Be Quiet,” one of the final new music releases before his new album, Charlie, drops Friday, October 7. The song explores him suppressing his big feelings in a relationship. Tate McRae released “uh oh,” which she reveals is different from her other songs. She said in a statement,…

Scooter Braun wishes he handed things differently with Taylor Swift: “I learned an important lesson from that”

Scooter Braun wishes he had done things differently with Taylor Swift. To recap, Scooter acquired Taylor’s masters up until her Reputation album when buying her former record company, Big Machine, in June 2019. That same day, Taylor called the buyout her “worst case scenario” on Tumblr, and they’ve been at odds since. Speaking on The Limits with Jay Williams podcast, Braun admitted he “would have” handled…