Quick Hits: Jennifer Lopez, Jason Mraz, Flyleaf, Elton John, Jenny Lewis
May 19, 2014


Jennifer Lopez
Celebra, a division of Penguin Group, will release the first book by Jennifer Lopez, titled True Love, on October 28. The book will include never-before-seen photographs and will be written in the style of a personal diary. "Writing True Love has been a deeply cathartic, personal, and vulnerable experience," J. Lo said in a statement. "If it were not for the love and courage given to me by my children, this story wouldn’t have been possible. While I struggled with the decision of whether or not to release this book, I recognized that if it could touch even just one person then it would honestly become one of the most fulfilling endeavors of my life." A portion of the book’s proceeds will benefit The Lopez Family Foundation, which is dedicated to improving the health and well-being of women and children.

Jason Mraz has announced that his new album, Yes!, arrives on July 15. Mraz's fifth studio release sees the singer/songwriter teaming up with his longtime friends and collaborators, Raining Jane, for a purely acoustic and more intimate sound than heard on his previous releases. Yes! was produced by Mraz along with Mike Mogis (Bright Eyes, Rilo Kiley) and features classical instruments, cello, sitar and vintage guitars. Meanwhile, Mraz is celebrating the album by releasing a new track every Monday. "Mraz Mondays" get underway with today's release of "Love Someone," which is available now at all digital retailers. Fans pre-ordering Yes! also will receive automatic downloads of all the "Mraz Monday" tracks as they are released.

Flyleaf has signed with Loud & Proud Records. Currently in the studio in Los Angeles with producer Don Gilmore (Pearl Jam, Linkin Park),  the group will release its fourth album in September. "Flyleaf is privileged and thankful to be joining forces with Loud & Proud," comments guitarist Sameer Bhatacharya. "There is something very special in this new Flyleaf album that resonates in our hearts. We're excited for the new release and our upcoming tours starting this fall."

Elton John will release a DVD of his Million Dollar Piano show on July 1. The Million Dollar Piano was filmed over multiple nights in 2013 at John's residency at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas. The show was filmed in high definition and will be simultaneously released on Blu-ray and DVD.

Jenny Lewis will release a new solo record, The Voyager, on July 29 via Warner Bros. "Making The Voyager got me through one of the most difficult periods of my life," Lewis said in a statement. "After Rilo Kiley broke up and a few really intense personal things happened, I completely melted down. It nearly destroyed me. I had such severe insomnia that, at one point, I didn’t sleep for five straight nights. Many of the songs on The Voyager came out of the need to occupy my mind in the moments when I just couldn't shut down." Lewis' current tour schedule runs through the beginning of August and includes a number of festival stops such as Lollapalooza, Outside Lands and Austin City Limits.




 
Music News
Gwen Stefani Announces New Album, Filming Live Video During Grammys
Quick Hits: The Grammys / Eagles, Adele, Kelly Clarkson, The Grid NYC
Taylor Swift Leads Nominees for iHeartRadio Music Awards
Quick Hits: Kanye West, Disturbed & Breaking Benjamin, Lionel Richie tribute, Seether, Lamb of God, Way Home festival, Good Charlotte
Beyoncé Announces "Formation" Stadium Tour, Releases New Single
Metallica At CBS RADIO’s “THE NIGHT BEFORE” Concert in San Francisco
Rihanna Reaches #1 With Anti
Quick Hits: Grammy Awards, Zayn, Adele, Dead & Company, The Monkees, The Neighbourhood
Earth, Wind & Fire's Maurice White Dead At 74
The Entertainment World Remember Maurice White
Quick Hits: Rihanna, Lady Gaga, Future, The Lumineers, Stone Temple Pilots
Justin Bieber, Pitbull and More Added to Grammy Lineup
Quick Hits: Miley Cyrus, Iggy Azalea, Taylor Swift, Future
Lady Gaga to Honor Bowie at Grammys, Sing National Anthem at Super Bowl
Quick Hits: Juno Awards, Metallica, Guns N' Roses, Grammys, Joe Bunch
Breaking News
iHeartMedia Promotes Senior Programmers To Executive Vice Presidents
CBS Radio Celebrates Grammy Awards With Over-The-Air & Digital Programming
February 9, 2016
RAB: Radio Increasing Focus On Digital Sales
107.1 The Brew Is Sacramento's New Home For Rock
In Brief - February 9, 2016
February 8, 2016
"Saturday Night Online" Rebrands As "Most Requested Live With Romeo"
iHeartMedia Names Travis Moon Director of Country Operations for the Austin-San Antonio Region
Entercom Kansas City Announces Appoints Alan Furst PD Of KMBZ
February 5, 2016
Stu Bergen Named CEO, International & Global Commercial Services For Warner Music Group
JoJo Turnbeaugh Named SVP of Programming for iHeartMedia Las Vegas
In Brief - February 5, 2016
February 4, 2016
John Strazza Joins RECORDS
Greater Media Promotes Buzz Knight to SVP of Program Development
MIWs Announce Results from 2015 Gender Analysis
February 3, 2016
Leslie Moonves Named Chairman Of CBS Corporation
FADER Label Annouces New Distribution Deal With Caroline
Jeff Hickcox Returns To Beasley SWFL As Promotions & Events Director
February 2, 2016
SiriusXM Reports Major Subscriber Growth, Record Revenue in 2015
BMG US Promotes Zach Katz To President Of Music Publishing
Bentley Named MD/Afternoon Drive Host at WEDG/Buffalo
SoundExchange Ends Record-Setting Year, $800 Million to Recording Artists and Record Labels
February 1, 2016
Alissa Pollack Named iHeartMedia EVP of Global Music Marketing
Entercom Atlanta Announces Jeff Dauler to Lead Mornings On STAR 94
FMQB NOW

Mike “OD” O’Donnell, OM
Entercom
Scranton Wilkes-Barre, PA

Advertisement:
Search FMQB.com
Advertisements:
FMQB Member Login
Email:
Pass:

Save
Not a member yet?
Sign up Now!
Sign Up for Breaking News!
Enter FMQB E-Tracking!