Demi Lovato was hospitalized Tuesday in Los Angeles after an apparent heroin overdose, according to TMZ. A spokesperson for the Los Angeles Police Department told TheWrap that LAPD responded to a medical emergency on Tuesday at the 8000 block of Laurel View Drive in the Hollywood Hills — which is the area where Lovato resides. An official at the Los Angeles Fire Department confirmed to TheWrap the incident involved a 25-year-old woman and they received the call to respond 11:22 a.m. The individual is currently in unknown condition. TMZ first reported the news of Lovato’s overdose, saying that the pop star was treated with Narcan — an emergency treatment for narcotic overdoses — at her home in the Hollywood Hills. According to TMZ, she is currently being treated at a local hospital. Last month, the singer revealed via her new track “Sober” that she had fallen off the wagon after fighting substance abuse for years. She previously lived in a sober … [Read more...] about Demi Lovato hospitalized after apparent heroin overdose
NEW YORK (AP) — A representative for Demi Lovato says she is awake and recovering with her family after the pop singer was reportedly hospitalized Tuesday for an overdose. ‘‘Demi is awake and with her family who want to express thanks to everyone for the love, prayers and support,’’ Lovato’s representative said in a statement Tuesday evening. ‘‘Some of the information being reported is incorrect and they respectfully ask for privacy and not speculation as her health and recovery is the most important thing right now.’’ The statement did not provide any details on what led to the singer’s hospitalization. Emergency officials confirmed they transported a 25-year-old woman who lives on Demi Lovato’s block to the hospital after receiving a call at 11:22 a.m. Tuesday. TMZ was the first to report that Lovato had been hospitalized for a drug overdose, based on its sources, and other outlets including People magazine also … [Read more...] about Demi Lovato awake and recovering with family, rep says
It's hard for a group to make it in country music. Just ask Little Big Town. Now in its 20th year, the harmonizing country quartet finally made its first arena headline appearance in the Twin Cities on Thursday at Target Center. As entertaining as the performance was, things were abundantly clear why Little Big Town hasn't gotten bigger. There is no one lead singer. Nearly every country group that has made it big has a singer who is the focal point. That's been the case with the Dixie Chicks, Zac Brown Band and Alabama, the biggest country group of all time. Fans like a single personality to focus on, especially in concert. But Little Big Town insists on being the Fleetwood Mac of country, with four spotlighted voices and without the interband drama. (LBT's Karen Fairchild and Jimi Westbrook are married to each other, and Kimberly Schlapman and Phillip Sweet have their own spouses.) Four lead singers doesn't necessarily beget a problem; after all, Fleetwood Mac has triumphed with three … [Read more...] about Little Big Town steps up to a bigger stage at Target Center
Christina Aguilera, version 2018. BY MELISSA RUGGIERI/AJC Music Scene For the first time in a decade, Christina Aguilera is hitting the road. The powerhouse singer will bring her “Liberation Tour” to the Fox Theatre at 8 p.m. Nov. 11. Aguilera’s tour will kick off Sept. 25 in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., and hit 22 cities across the country.Tickets will go on sale for American Express card members at 10 a.m. May 14 through 10 p.m. May 17; the general public on-sale, via www.livenation.com and www.foxtheatre.org, begins at 10 a.m. May 18. Ticket prices are TBA. The tour follows a flurry of events for the “Beautiful” star, who last visited Atlanta in 2007 with a concert at the venue formerly known as The Arena at Gwinnett Center. She recently released “Accelerate,” featuring Ty Dolla Sign and Atlanta’s 2 Chainz, from her “Liberation” album, due June 15. Aguilera will also perform her duet with Demi Lovato, “Fall in Line,” … [Read more...] about Christina Aguilera will return to Atlanta for the first time in more than a decade
AMERICAN IDOL – “119 (Grand Finale)” -. (ABC/Eric McCandless) Posted Tuesday, May 22, 2018 by RODNEY HO/[email protected] on his AJC Radio & TV Talk blog A version of this is going to run in the print edition Wednesday. In a twist befitting a rom-com, Iowa singer songwriter and “American Idol” winner Maddie Poppe is dating runner-up and Paulding County country singer Caleb Lee Hutchinson. The reveal was made on the season finale on ABC Monday night just minutes before host Ryan Seacrest named Poppe the winner. The crowd gasped as Hutchinson explained that they began dating during Hollywood Week.The two 19 year olds then sang a duet, a mash-up of “Somewhere Over The Rainbow” and “What a Wonderful World.” “Dreams really do come true,” Maddie sang. The show then rewarded them a trip to Hawaii, courtesy of ABC owner Disney. In a Tweet after the competition, Hutchinson wrote a note to Poppe using the big “L” word, … [Read more...] about Caleb Lee Hutchinson is still a winner… in romance!