Quickies: Kesha, Lil Nas X & Pink
KESHA GETS POLITICAL ON SURPRISE NEW TRACK, ‘RICH, WHITE, STRAIGHT, MEN’: Kesha released a surprise new track over the weekend titled, "Rich, White, Straight, Men." "Hey Animals, it’s Kesha. I just wanted to say hi, and I just got a mix of a song," she told fans on her Instagram Story. "And I just don’t want it to sit on my computer. So I kind of want to share." She added, "I don’t know where it’s gonna go or what it’s gonna be on, but I don’t want it to just sit on my computer." On "Rich, White, Straight, Men," Kesha she poses the question, "What if rich, white, straight men didn’t rule the world anymore?" She proceeds to describe what she believes life would be like if that were the case, set to carnival-inspired music and sprinkled with sound effects.
LIL NAS X’S ‘OLD TOWN ROAD’ BECOMES LONGEST RUNNING BILLBOARD HOT 100 NO. 1 IN 2019: Lil Nas X’s "Old Town Road" with Billy Ray Cyrus has just broke a new record. The hit track is on top of the Billboard Hot 100 for a ninth week as of June 3rd, according to the chart company. "Old Town Road" is now the chart’s longest reign this year, passing Ariana Grande’s "7 Rings," which dominated for eight weeks beginning with its debut at No. 1 on the list dated February 2nd. Other major chart moments this week include Billie Eilish’s "Bad Guy," which reaches a new peak of No. 2, as well as Khalid’s new No. 3 peak with "Talk."
PINK SHARES THROWBACK PHOTOS FOR HER DAUGHTER’S BIRTHDAY: Pink and her husband Carey Hart celebrated their daughter Willow’s 8th birthday on Sunday with a series of throwback photos. The proud parents both shared different pictures of Willow Sage on their respective Instagram accounts to mark the occasion. "Willow Sage. There are no words for this feeling, this love, this gratitude, this wonder," Pink wrote alongside her post. "Happy 8th b day to my daughter Willow," Cary Hart captioned a shot with her. "I love you so much that it hurts. I enjoy everyday we have together, even the days I wanna squeeze you." Pink also uploaded a video of herself doing gymnastics that day during the celebrations, while Willow watched. "When mom embarrasses you at your own birthday party," she captioned the video.