Taylor Swift is set to receive the Songwriter Icon Award at the National Music Publishers Association’s virtual meeting. Swift will be celebrate for her career achievements at the meeting on June 9. NMPA President and CEO said she gave the world incredible songwriting when they needed it most and she continues to rewrite the rulebook when it comes to her career. The event will also include special appearances by Luke Bryan and Sara Bareilles.
Pink is the latest pop star to extend their support to Britney Spears after watching the Framing Britney Spears documentary. The doc pulls back the curtain on Spears’ on going legal battles while shining a light on the #FreeBritney movement and the misogynistic media scrutiny she faced in the early 2000s. Around the same time, Pink was coming into the same spotlight. In a new interview she described Britney as a sweetheart. She went on to say I felt sad that I didn’t know. I’m a strong person. I could’ve reached out more. I don’t like feeling helpless or powerless and I can only imagine how she feels. She could have used some support. I just wish I could’ve reached out and gave her a hug.
Saturday Night Live has provided countless laughs over the decades. Last weekend, Lil Nas X was very nearly the butt of all the jokes. He had a wardrobe malfunction while performing Montero, one that very nearly gave the world a Lil Nas X-rated moment. He recounted this on The Tonight Show and insisted this whole situation wasn’t a set up, a publicity stunt. He said I would never rip my pants in public on purpose. Lil Nas X also used the time to talk up his debut album Montero, which is due out this summer. He said this material is his entire life. It’s honest and is 100% him.
Sophie Tuner didn’t mince words about husband Joe Jonas’ new song with his bros Leave Before You Love Me. She took to her Instagram story to rave about the dreamy new collab with Marshmello writing I’ll eat up a lil slice of that delicious music pie you boys have cooked up. In case you didn’t really get her feelings she added F—ing obsessed with this song. So proud as always. They just dropped the music video for this new song too. Give it a watch: