"American Idol" judges congratulate contestant Johanna Jones after she accepts boyfriend's marriage proposal; ABC/Eric McCandlessAmericanIdol's Hollywood Week is over, and the 40 contestants left standing are going not to Hollywood, but to Hawaii, where the next phase of the competition will take place.
One contestant is going with an unexpected bonus: an engagement ring. Contestant Johanna Jones -- the blonde who works at In-and-Out burger -- was speechless when, following her excellent performance of Chris Isaak's "Wicked Game," her boyfriend Matt appeared onstage.
"I haven't been here because of exams, but I couldn't wait another day," said Matt, dropping to one knee and pulling out a ring. "Johanna, you're the love of my life. Will you marry me?"
A sobbing Johanna said yes, of course, as a sobbing Katy Perry dropped to her knees behind the judges' table and started bawling right along with her. Some of it was for effect, but she did have real tears running down her face.
"Why won't someone love me like that?" Katy wailed. Here's hoping the episode was recorded before last month, when Katy's boyfriend, Orlando Bloom, put a ring on it.
Posting a GIF of her face contorted with emotion on Twitter Monday night, Katy wrote, "[Johanna] and Matt, that was such a beautiful moment, but it may have been the ugliest cry of my life."
Aside from the wedding bells, here's what else happened Monday night on American Idol:
The group rounds wrapped up with the conclusion of Sunday night's cliffhanger with Nate Walker. When last we saw him, he was being rushed to the hospital in an ambulance. He returned two hours later much improved, but his voice still wasn't back. After his group's performance of Billy Joel's "The Longest Time," the judges noted that Nate had only sung for 20 seconds, instead of the required 45, so they made him do it again -- and it wasn't great. But he and the rest of the group, aptly named Ain't Goin' Home, made it through anyway.
At the end of the group rounds, 70 contestants were left, with 30 still left to be cut. The solo rounds began, with each contestant taking the stage with a full band. Some singers decided to perform original songs, with mixed results, while others impressed by sticking to the hits. Among the standout performances, all of whom made it through to the next round:
-Madison VanDenburg, who ditched the original song idea at the last minute in favor of singing Adele's "All I Ask."
-Walker Burroughs, who did a great rendition of Elton John's "Your Song."
-Laci Kaye Booth, who delivered a knockout performance of "Stars," by Grace Potter.
-Uché, who showed a tender side by dedicating Alessia Cara's "Scars to Your Beautiful" to his little sister.
-Returning contestant Alyssa Raghu, who impressed with her take on Pink's "What About Us."
-Drake McCain, the redheaded kid with the high-top fade and 10 brothers and sisters, who delivered a great performance of "Always on My Mind."
-Jeremiah Lloyd Harmon, who blew everyone away with his take on Roberta Flack's "The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face."
After the solo rounds, it was time for the traditional "three rooms" stunt, where the contestants anxiously waited for the judges to come and try to fake them out by making it sound like they were being cut, when actually, they were continuing on. Rooms one and three made it through, and that means Mya Tran, Shayy, Kai the Singer, Walker Burroughs, Eddie Island, Riley Thompson, Alejandro Aranda, and Margie Mays are moving on.
The occupants of room two -- which contained contestants like Juan Pablo, "country Justin Bieber" Austin Michael Robinson, Gaba and Katie Belle -- were sent home.
The 40 remaining contestants -- most of whom are, no surprise, the ones with whom we've spent the most time over the last few weeks -- are now going to Disney's resort in Hawaii, where they'll perform in front of a live audience on the beach, and then find out if they've made the top 20.
You can watch that unfold Sunday night when American Idol returns on ABC at 8 p.m. ET.
L-R: Beth Griffith-Manley and Jej Vinson; Tyler Golden/NBCThe battle rounds began Monday night on The Voice, as teammates from Kelly Clarkson, John Legend, Adam Levine and Blake Shelton's teams went head-to-head to advance to the next stage in the competition. The night included plenty of hard choices for each coach and three timely steals.
The battles began with Team John artists Matthew Johnson and Shawn Sounds, who both earned four-chair-turns during their blind auditions. John chose the Luther Vandross song "Never Too Much," wanting to give the pair of soul singers a "BBQ family reunion classic" to sing. Legend's advisor, Khalid, was bowled over by both singers, saying he felt "hit by a bus" as they ripped through rehearsals.
Ultimately, John declared Shawn the winner. He also admitted to making a "rookie mistake" by pitting two powerful singers against each other. Adam and Kelly sought to take advantage by trying to steal Matthew, with Kelly prevailing. "I want great vocalists, but I want great humans," said Kelly about Matthew's sunny disposition.
Next, Team Kelly's 14-year-old Mikaela Astel and sibling trio The Bundys were pitted against each other on "Songbird," by Fleetwood Mac's Christine McVie. Having four singers appear on stage together was a first for The Voice battle rounds. Kelly suggested the Bundy trio focus on their crescendo, while Mikaela took Team Kelly advisor Kelsea Ballerini's note to think of an emotional connection to the song: her late grandmother. After the performance, the coaches said they sensed young Mikaela's nerves during her performance. Kelly picked The Bundy's because they were more ready to move forward in the competition.
Team Blake's two country artists, Gyth Rigdon and Rod Stokes, were advised by two country legends, Brooks & Dunn. Their advice was a fountain for the admiring pupils, who grew up singing in distinctly different environments: Gyth in bars and Rod in the church. Dunn also noted that "Gyth" is the code word for his daughter's attack dog. They performed Mitchell Tenpenny's "Drunk Me," despite Rod saying he's never been drunk. In the end, Blake chose Gyth, saying he had a "bigger mountain to climb" vocally. Then Adam leaped in to steal Rod.
Next up, Adam, along with his advisor and close friend Charlie Puth, watched as former track athlete Domenic Haynes took on Oklahoma native Trey Rose for an acoustic version of "I Need a Dollar," by Aloe Blacc. After an energetic performance, Adam picked Domenic, saying he had clear star potential.
In another battle between Team John contestants, 17-year-old Savannah Brister went up against former four-chair-turner Maelyn Jarmon. John's choice for them was to sing Adele's "When We Were Young," advising Savannah to pitch up her vocals and Maelyn to treat the song more like a conversation. It was good advice. The pair turned in maybe the purest duet of the night, and the coaches gushed. "When you guys harmonized it was like, you weren't trying to outsing each other," admired John, who picked Maelyn in the end. Fortunately, Savannah became the first battle singer of the season to join Bebe Rexha on The Comeback Stage.
Finally, self-described "late-bloomer" Beth Griffith-Manley and another four-chair-turner, Jej Vinson, battled on Labrinth's "Jealous." Kelly admitted she was crazy to pair together two superior singers, foretelling during rehearsal that John would almost certainly steal one of them. After their performance, Kelly chose Jej because of his impressive range and almost immediately, John buzzed in to steal Beth, whom he described as having dignity and soul.
The Voice returns with more battles Monday night at 8 p.m. ET on NBC.
The Battle Rounds began on last night's episode of The Voice, and you saw Adam Levine's team being advised by his pal, Charlie Puth. Adam's band mate, Maroon 5 guitarist James Valentine, says Adam and Charlie became buddies after teaming up to co-write a song for the band's most recent album, Red Pill Blues, and now they're kinda inseparable.
"Charlie and Adam's friendship was born out of that experience," James explains to ABC Radio. "And now, every time I talk to Adam, like, Charlie's just hanging out over there!"
James laughs, "He's become, like, Adam's third child! He's like, just always there!"
But all kidding aside, James believes that Charlie is an "incredible artist," and says more collaborations with the "Attention" singer are definitely going to happen.
"[He's an] amazing singer, amazing songwriter," James tells ABC Radio. "And I think he's also at the beginning of what's going to be a very long and fruitful career."
"I mean, his talent is undeniable, so it's great to have him around," James adds of Charlie. "And I think we're gonna be doing a lot more writing with him in the future just because he uh feels like one of the honorary members of the band at this point."
The Battle Rounds will continue next week on NBC's The Voice.
ABC/Fred LeeDid Panic! at the Disco always have a feeling that they'd be that one in a million...to spend so many weeks at #1?
The band's smash "High Hopes" has just logged its 15th week at #1 on Billboard's Adult Pop Songs chart, which measures radio airplay. By breaking a tie with Maroon 5's "Girls Like You," which spent 14 weeks on top last year, "High Hopes" now becomes this chart's longest-running #1 of this decade.
The last time a song spent that many weeks on top of the Adult Pop Songs chart was back in 2007, when "How to Save a Life" by The Fray finished its 15 week run.
The all-time record holder for most weeks at #1 on that chart is "Smooth," by Santana featuring Rob Thomas. That ruled for 25 weeks starting in 1999. Other songs that have spent 15 weeks or more on the chart include No Doubt's "Don't Speak," "Iris" by Goo Goo Dolls, Avril Lavigne's "Complicated" and "Photograph" by Nickelback.
Meanwhile, the follow-up to "High Hopes," the aptly titled "Hey Look Ma, I Made It," is now at #21 on that same chart.
Sam Tabone/WireImageWe don't know if it's ironic or not, but Alanis Morissette has chosen to reveal that she's expecting her third child via an Instagram post.
In the photo, the 44-year-old Canadian singer is standing in profile in what looks like her living room, and is clearly showing off a baby bump. She's also wearing headphones and singing into a microphone, which seems to indicate that she's recording something.
"so much NEWness..." she captioned the photo, adding numerous heart and praying-hands emojis.
Alanis' new arrival will join big brother Ever Imre, 8, and big sister Onyx Solace, 2, who she shares with her husband, Mario "Souleye" Treadway.
If Alanis is working on a new album, it would be her first since 2012's Havoc & Bright Lights. Most recently, though, the Grammy-winning star announced that a musical featuring songs from her 1995 album Jagged Little Pill would be headed to Broadway this fall.
The production, also called Jagged Little Pill, is based on an original story by Oscar-winner Diablo Cody, who wrote the movie Juno. It's about a suburban family who must decide whether to maintain their seemingly perfect-picture life, or "face truths about themselves and the world around them."
The musical will feature new songs written specifically for the show, as well as "You Oughta Know," "Head Over Feet," "Ironic" and "Hand in My Pocket."
Ricky Vigil/GC ImagesJustin Bieber knows fans are clamoring for a new album, but he’s not quite ready to give it to them.
In a lengthy Instagram message posted Monday, Justin explains why it’s taking him a while to release new music.
“So I read a lot of messages saying you want an album,” he begins. “I’ve toured my whole teenage life, and early 20s, I realized and as you guys probably saw I was unhappy last tour and I don’t deserve that and you don’t deserve that."
He continued, "You pay money to come and have a lively energetic fun light concert and I was unable emotionally to give you that near the end of the tour.”
Justin then adds that he is now “very focused on repairing some of the deep-rooted issues that I have as most of us have, so that I don’t fall apart, so that I can sustain my marriage and be the father I want to be.”
The star then explains that, while music is important to him, nothing comes before his family and health.
“I will come with a kick a** album ASAP, my swag is undeniable and my drive is indescribable His love is supernatural His grace is that reliable,” he concludes. “The top is where I reside period whether I make music or not the King said so. but I will come with a vengeance believe that.”
The post comes after another message earlier this month where Justin admitted that he’s “struggling” and asked for prayers.
He last went on tour in support of his album Purpose, but after 18 months on the road, he cancelled the rest of the run in July 2017 due to "extreme exhaustion."
GP Images/Getty ImagesJustin Timberlake is doing his part to help the Nebraska flooding victims.
During his concert in Omaha on Saturday, Justin – sporting a Nebraska Strong t-shirt -- told the crowd that a portion of the proceeds from the show would be donated to flood relief. He also promised to make a personal donation which his concert promoter, Live Nation, would match.
Additionally, Bai, the beverage company for which he’s a spokesman, will be sending water to affected areas.
After the concert, Justin tweeted, “OMAHA! Thank you for coming out last night. Just by showing up, you became a big part of our efforts to help the victims of the flooding here in the Midwest. Special thanks to @LiveNation & @drinkbai. Stay strong Nebraska, WE LOVE YOU.”
The sold-out concert, Justin noted, was the highest-grossing show at the CHI Health Center.
The flooding in Nebraska has caused an estimated $1 billion in damage to the state’s agricultural economy.
If you thought "thank u, next" would be Ariana Grande's biggest smash from her album of the same name, think again. The album's second single, "7 Rings," has just matched "thank u, next"'s reign at #1 on the Billboard Hot 100.
As Billboard notes, "7 Rings" has scored its seventh week on top of the chart. "Thank u, next" was #1 for seven weeks starting in November of 2018. This means that Ari is one of only 20 artists in the history of the chart to have spent seven weeks or more on top with at least two different songs.
The leader of that pack is Drake, who's had five songs to date that have been #1 for seven weeks or more. Mariah Carey and Rihanna have each had four, while Beyonce, Boyz II Men, and Eminem have had three.
In addition to Ariana, the other artists who've had two include The Beatles, Adele, Janet Jackson, Michael Jackson, JAY-Z, Maroon 5, Usher, T.I., Nelly, The Black Eyed Peas, Santana, and Pharrell Williams.
Elsewhere on the chart, Post Malone has two songs in the top five for a second week: "Sunflower," with Swae Lee, and "Wow."
VH1Martha & Snoop’s Potluck Dinner Party is returning to VH1 with a twist.
The series will return as 10 battle-themed specials titled Martha & Snoop’s Potluck Party Challenge. Each special will have Martha Stewart and Snoop Dogg teaming up with celebrity guests and battling it out in different culinary challenges.
Meghan Trainor will guest star on the Battle of the Besties episode, while Nick Jonas, Joe Jonas and Kevin Jonas will appear on the Summertime Block Party Smackdown episode.
Other guest stars include Tiffany Haddish, Michael Strahan, Jimmy Kimmel, Paris Hilton and more.
The first special, featuring Matthew McConaughey and rapper Method Man, airs Wednesday, April 3 at 10 p.m. ET/PT. Premiere dates for the other specials are yet to be announced.
Ray Burmiston/Photoshot/Getty ImagesSpice Girl Mel B has revealed that she wanted to be group mate Geri Halliwell's lover -- and she was...for just one night.
During an interview with U.K. journalist Piers Morgan for his TV show -- transcribed in the U.K.'s Mail on Sunday, for which Morgan also works -- Mel "nodded and smiled" when Morgan asked her point-blank if she and Geri had a sexual encounter.
"She’s going to hate me for this because she’s all posh in her country house and her husband. But it’s a fact. It just happened and we just giggled at it and that was it," Mel added.
When Morgan asked her if their affair continued for a while and if they were in love, Mel responded, "We were best friends...It just happens one time, you talk about it and it doesn’t really happen again."
Mel then confirmed it was "just once" -- and also threw in the fact that Geri "had great boobs."
"She’s going to kill me and so’s her husband. She’s not that posh now, is she?" Mel joked. "And hopefully when Geri gets asked that, which hopefully she will after this, she won’t deny it. Because it was just a fun thing."
Asked if she had similar encounters with the other Spice Girls, Mel said, "Well, when I got my tongue pierced we all kissed. But that was just a kiss because I wanted to know what it felt like. It was just a silly kiss. Nothing sexual like that."
The Spice Girls' reunion tour gets underway this summer in the U.K.
Gotham/GC ImagesAs he works through a rough time, Justin Bieber is trying out new forms of self-care.
He shared video on his Instagram Story this weekend of himself sleeping inside a hyperbaric oxygen chamber. During a hyperbaric oxygen therapy session, an increase of oxygen is pumped into the bloodstream, which helps promote healing and fight infections.
Justin’s wife Hailey snapped one video of her zipping him into the chamber, captioning it, “sleeping in the HBOT.” In another clip, we see Justin snug inside the tube. “Sleep tight lover,” Hailey wrote.
Michael Jackson is another celebrity who reportedly slept in a hyperbaric oxygen chamber.
In other Justin news, he’s being blamed for an influx of tourists to a picturesque canyon in Iceland. He filmed his 2015 music video for “I’ll Show You” there and since then, according to the Environmental Agency of Iceland, foot traffic to area has increased significantly.
Lonely Planet reports the area will now be closed to the public until June to give paths and vegetation around the canyon a chance to improve.
ABC/Craig SjodinIt's been minute, so maybe you don't remember, but Katy Perry and Kanye West once scored a #1 hit together: "E.T." So it's not that big of a surprise that Katy showed up at one of Kanye's weekly Sunday Service events this past weekend.
According to multiple outlets, Katy and her fiance Orlando Bloom took in the event -- a combination of concert and church service -- which was held outdoors in Calabasas, CA. Katy was dressed in a spring-appropriate pink floral ensemble and matching baseball cap, while Orlando wore a jacket, checked vest and jeans.
While other celebrity guests have actually participated in the service, Katy and Orlando were content just to take it all in. According to The Blast, the event featured Kanye and a huge choir performing his hit "Jesus Walks."
Courtney Love and Tyler the Creator were among the other celebs in attendance; Kanye's sisters-in-law Khloe and Kourtney Kardashian and Kendall Jenner were also present, as were, of course, Kanye's wife Kim and their three children.
ABC/Josh VertucciAmericanIdol’s Hollywood Week kicked off Sunday night with two rounds of cuts, as judges Katy Perry, Luke Bryan and Lionel Richie begin to whittle down the 175 finalists.
First Round The first hour saw the contestants performing brief solos for the judges. Many of the standouts from the audition rounds made it through the first cut. As in past seasons, the judges lined up contestants and did the "When I call your name, step forward/backward" form of eliminations.
Katy Perry was feeling all the feels and showing her love for certain contestants in, um, aggressive ways. Laci Kaye Booth so impressed Katy with her country-tinged rendition of “Natural Woman” that Katy threw her chair right off the judges’ platform.
Next, L.A. standout Alejandro Aranda wowed Katy with his voice and intricate guitar moves on Justin Bieber’s “Sorry,” moving Katy to throw her jacket at him. And when Madison Vandenburg, dubbed “the next Kelly Clarkson” in her audition round, took the stage to sing a -- you guessed it -- Kelly Clarkson song, Katy was so overcome that she ran straight out of the room.
Perhaps the most emotional moment of this round came courtesy of Dimitrius Graham, who FaceTimed his mom, who was about to go into surgery. He sang Bette Midler’s “Wind Beneath My Wings” and Katy broke down in tears pretty much as soon as he started.
Each of these contestants made it through to the next round.
Other standouts who were safe this round: Myra Tran, Margie Mays, Nick Townsend, Walker Burroughs, and Jeremiah Lloyd Harmon.
Some notable nos: Lauren Engle, the woman whose husband died tragically in a car crash, and Peach Martine, the teen Katy jokingly thought was a robot.
Group Round The group round is typically make-or-break for the contestants, as they deal with the stress of working with others while going on little to no sleep. The most common issues this time around: bossy group members, contestants forgetting the lyrics, and some getting sick.
Colby Swift -- who was gifted Luke Bryan’s own boots in the first round -- forgot to the lyrics to Bruno Mars’ “Grenade” and was eliminated, while Wade Cota wrote the lyrics to The Mamas and the Papas’ “California Dreamin’” on his arm and still forgot them, but somehow made it through anyway.
The best group of the night was Unexpected Vibe, which included the legally blind Shayy, Dimitrius Graham, Assata Renay, and William Oliver. When Shayy became frustrated because she couldn’t see the lyrics to memorize them, her group mates rallied around her. They delivered a flawless performance of Backstreet Boys’ “I Want It That Way,” and donned darkened glasses during the performance to simulate how Shayy sees. The gesture of solidarity was enough to move Lionel to tears. Everyone except William made it through the round.
Before the final group of the night could perform, the show ended on a bit of a cliffhanger. One of the group members, Nate Walker, gets so sick that EMTs were called and he was rushed to the hospital. We’ll have to wait until Monday night to find out what happens to Nate and how the group -- ironically named Ain’t Going Home -- performs.
Monday night also marks the Solo Rounds, so tune in to American Idol at 8 p.m. ET on ABC.
Kevin Mazur/Getty Images for Ariana GrandeArianaGrande's gonna have to find room in her house for two orange blimps after her pair of wins at the Nickelodeon Kids' Choice Awards Saturday in Los Angeles.
Ariana was named Favorite Female Artist, while her hit "thank u, next" was named Favorite Song. Shawn Mendes, no surprise, continued his killer year with a win for Favorite Male Artist.
Taylor Swift, also no surprise, was named Favorite Global Music Star, while "Bury a Friend" singer Billie Eilish was voted Favorite Breakout Artist.
Selena Gomez was a winner, too, but not for her music. She was voted Favorite Female Voice from an Animated Movie, for providing the voice of Mavis the vampire in Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation.
If you missed the Saturday broadcast and the Sunday night repeat, you can catch the Nickelodeon Kids' Choice Awards when it airs again Monday night at 8:00 ET on TeenNick, and Tuesday night, also at 8:00 ET, on Nicktoons.
Peggy SirotaNow that the Jonas Brothers are back and better than ever with a number-one single, “Sucker,” Nick Jonas says they’re currently “building a plan” to get back on the road.
But now that the bros all have partners -- Nick is married to Priyanka Chopra, Joe is engaged to Sophie Turner, and Kevin and wife Danielle have two young daughters -- Nick tells HuffPost he’s not quite sure what a tour will look like for the growing Jonas family.
“Just by way of coming back together, we’re adults now,” he says. “We obviously all have our families and seeing what that would look like in this modern era is just really exciting. And I’m anxious to get out on the road and we’re building a plan now, so please stay posted.”
“I think it will be a lot of fun,” he adds.
As for more new music on the way, Nick says they’ve been “really fortunate” to work with Ryan Tedder, who helped them oversee the project as a whole.
“I think the fans can expect a really good combo of Joe’s sounds and DNCE’s meets my solo sounds, and I think ‘Sucker’ is a good kind of stepping-off point,” he teases. “But I’ve got more and more favorites on the album that I’m really excited for them to hear.”
ABC/Eric McCandlessKaty Perry went through quite a lot of tissues for this Sunday’s American Idol.
In an exclusive preview of the episode on People, one of the contestants gets a surprise proposal from her boyfriend and brings the recently-engaged Katy to tears.
Johanna Jones was getting ready to walk off the stage during Hollywood Week when her boyfriend Matt walked on and got down on one knee.
Katy immediately starts bawling, but to see Johanna’s full reaction -- and whether or not she says yes -- you’ll have to tune in.
The proposal comes just after two of last season's contestants, Gabby Barrett and Cade Foehner, announced their engagement Friday.
In another preview clip on Entertainment Weekly, Katy needs tissues for a very different reason. She’s dealing with a cold, so she sticks two tissues up her nose and tells the contestants the show must go on. Luke Bryan challenges her to sing “Firework” with her nose plugged and she belts it out like a pro.
ABC/Rick RowellJennifer Lopez has something to cure whatever has got you down.
The multi-faceted entertainer has announced a brand new single, “Medicine,” featuring French Montana. The song drops April 5.
“Wish I could give you guys a taste of my new single, Medicine, ft. @frenchmontana!! I CAN’T WAIT for you all to hear it!!!!!!” JLo wrote on Instagram, along with an image of her wearing a crystal-covered mask with many faces.
She also revealed more ticket info for her It’s My Party tour in celebration of her 50th birthday this summer. Pre-sales for the tickets begin on Tuesday and officially go on sale Friday, March 29.
“It’s my party!!!! Let’s sing and dance the night away!! I can’t wait to celebrate my birthday with all of you on tour this summer,” she wrote.
Meanwhile, J.Lo and her new fiancé Alex Rodriguez received a very special congratulations on their engagement from none other than Barack and Michelle Obama.
A-Rod posted a photo of the handwritten note on Instagram, which reads, “Michelle and I just wanted to congratulate you on your engagement. After 26 years together, we can say that whatever challenges life may bring, sharing them with someone you love makes it all better.”
Trae Patton/NBCThe Voice Battle Rounds are upon us.
Monday kicks off the next phase of the competition with help from team advisors. In an exclusive preview on People, Adam Levine gushes over his team’s advisor, Charlie Puth.
In the clip, Adam says he chose Charlie to help his contestants because he’s “brilliant musically” and “the perfect advisor.”
“Charlie is amazing,” Adam says. “I’ve known him for a few years now. We just love talking about music and really are kind of cut from the same cloth as far as our influences and the things that we love.”
Charlie previously served as a mentor for former coach Alicia Keys’ team in 2016.
Kelly Clarkson’s team advisor this season is country star Kelsea Ballerini, while John Legend’s is Khalid. Blake Shelton has two advisors: legendary country duo Brooks & Dunn.
Def Jam RecordingsLogic has released the title track off his upcoming new album, along with a bloody music video.
"Confessions of a Dangerous Mind" finds Logic -- birth name Bobby Hall -- reflecting on the negative aspects of fame. He admits to insecurities and suicidal thoughts, but the song ends on an uplifting note with Logic rapping about his vision for a better future.
"Do what you love and do not give a damn/F*** all the haters you see on the 'Gram/Just mind your own business and be a good man," he raps.
In the music video, Logic starts the song as blood begins to flow from a gash on his neck. The wound gets worse and worse but he seems to numb to the pain, even lighting up a joint at one point.
The clip ends with a blood-soaked Logic smiling at the camera and walking away.
"I wrote this one in Blood," Logic says of the track on Twitter.
That's not the only writing he's been doing. While his new album doesn't yet have a release date, Logic's debut novel comes out next week. Supermarket, a dark thriller, hits shelves March 26.
Kevin Winter/Getty Images via ABCIn honor of Madonna’s Like a Prayer album turning 30 on Thursday, fans can now sport new 30th anniversary merch.
Madonna's official store now includes several Like a Prayer t-shirts, a pillow, rosary beads and tote bag. One of the t-shirts features “Saint Madonna” in a stained glass window, while another features a sketched design of the Madonna image.
Another tee, as well as the pillow and tote, feature a 30th anniversary edition of the album cover.
A signed Like a Prayer vinyl album will randomly be included in one of the order placed before 11:59 p.m. PST Friday.
Like a Prayer, Madonna’s fourth studio album, was released March 21, 1989. It spawned the hit title track, as well as “Express Yourself” and “Cherish.”
Earlier this month, Madonna celebrated the 30th anniversary of the title track’s release and reminded everyone of the controversy the music video stirred back then.
"30 years ago today I released 'Like a Prayer' and made a video that caused so much controversy because I kissed a black saint and danced in front of burning crosses!” she wrote on Instagram. “I also made a commercial with PEPSI that was banned because my video was seen as inappropriate. ?????? Happy Birthday to Me and Controversy!"