Apr 02

Justin Bieber “very disappointed” to postpone tour but will wait until it’s safe for everyone

Andrew Lipovsky/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty ImagesJustin Bieber had been preparing for his comeback Changes tour for months before having to postpone the trek due to COVID-19. Sources tell People that while having to reschedule the tour didn’t come as a shock to Justin, he’s still “very disappointed.”

“Justin wants to do a safe tour so everyone, including his fans, can feel comfortable being in a large crowd again,” the source says. “If this isn’t possible until next year, Justin will accept that.”

On Wednesday, Justin announced in a tweet that the 45-show tour -- originally scheduled to kick off May 14 in Seattle -- would have to be postponed.

“The health and safety of my fans, team, cast and crew is the most important thing for me,” he wrote. “The world is a scary place but we will all figure this out together. We held on to these dates as long as we could and I cannot wait to see all of you in person as soon as I can. Be safe.”

Justin and his wife, Hailey, have been social distancing at their home in Justin’s native Canada.

“Justin and Hailey are still in Canada,” the source confirms to People. “They are able to safely be outside in nature every day and are enjoying the quiet time.”

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   Apr 02

Adam Levine stars in new ad campaign, sings Peter Gabriel classic in his bathrobe

Brian ChinIf you're a Maroon 5 fan who'd like to be able to listen to your music in peace while in quarantine with others, then Adam Levine's got the tech for you.

He's the face of a new ad campaign for Shure, promoting the brand's new AONIC 50 wireless noise-canceling headphones and AONIC 215 sound-isolating earphones.  Adam and Maroon 5 have worked with the brand for more than 10 years. 

The commercial features the Dillon Francis remix of Maroon 5's smash "Memories;" Adam stars in it and provides the voiceover.  He also sports one of his more interesting hairdos:  His head is shaved on both sides, and got a long flat blond Mohawk running down the middle.

In other Adam news, earlier this week he appeared on The Howard Stern Show via video, wearing a bathrobe identical to the one Brad Pitt wore in Fight Club.  He performed a version of Peter Gabriel's classic 1986 song "In Your Eyes," which Adam thinks is one of the top 10 songs ever written.  The other is The Beach Boys' "God Only Knows."

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   Apr 02

Lewis Capaldi’s 2019 debut album is the UK’s biggest album of 2020

Capitol RecordsLewis Capaldi's debut album Divinely Uninspired to a Hellish Extent came out in May of 2019, but people just won't stop buying it.  It's sold so many copies this year that it's officially the U.K.'s biggest-selling album of 2020.

According to Britain's Official Charts Company, the album has been the British top 10 for 45 weeks and out of the nine weeks its spent at number one, three of those weeks were this year.  In 2020 alone, the album has sold more than 205,000 copies.

Responding to the news, the Grammy-nominated Scot tweeted, "This is absolutely wild, what the f***?"

In other Lewis news, March 30 marked three years since Lewis released his first-ever single, "Bruises."  He celebrated the occasion by writing on Instagram, "What a wild few years it’s been. Thanks for making all my dreams come true -- and by dreams, I of course mean meeting David Hasselhoff and buying a banjo. Hope you’re all staying safe."

In those three years, Lewis has won a shelf full of awards, racked up one billion streams of his song "Someone You Loved," and sold out several headlining tours, among other accomplishments.

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