Quickies: Camila Cabello, Taylor Swift, Lady Gaga & More
CAMILA CABELLO RELEASES ‘LIAR’ MUSIC VIDEO: Camila Cabello is back with another music video, this time for her new song “Liar.” In the new track, she sings about not being able to resist the temptation of a lover and the accompanying visual shows just that. Directed by Dave Meyers, Cabello stars alongside actors Zak Steiner and Keiynan Lonsdale, and shows Camila taking on a variety of roles in the twisted and dramatic storyline. The video follows the release of both “Liar” and “Shameless” from her upcoming album, Romance. The two songs simultaneously debuted at Top 40 radio on the week of release. Cabello will perform “Liar” on Saturday Night Live October 12th.
TAYLOR SWIFT TO HEADLINE MELBOURNE CUP CARNIVAL IN AUSTRALIA: Taylor Swift is heading Down Under for a special performance at the Melbourne Cup Carnival. She’ll be singing two of her latest hits from Lover ahead of Australia’s most famous Thoroughbred horse race. Her performance will take place in the Mounting Yard at Flemington Racecourse on November 5th. The Melbourne Cup show will mark Taylor’s first time back in Australia since her Reputation stadium tour in 2018.
LADY GAGA GIVES UPDATE ABOUT HER SIXTH STUDIO ALBUM: Lady Gaga posted a humorous update about the recording process for her forthcoming record on Twitter. “Me: 😭 Bloodpop: you’re the one who wanted to be a pop star,” she wrote. BloodPop is one of the producers working with Gaga on new music, and has collaborated with her on previous songs, including “Perfect Illusion” and “Million Reasons.” Fans remain eagerly awaiting news of Gaga’s new music after she joked that she was “pregnant” with the album.
MARIAH CAREY GOES SHOPPING AT TARGET: Mariah Carey’s daughter took her mom on a shopping trip to Target. The singer asked eight-year-old Monroe – who is a twin to brother Moroccan – where she would like to go shopping on Tuesday, and despite Mariah having a reported net worth of $300 million, her little girl surprised her diva parent with her choice of store for their spree. Mariah posted a picture of Monroe in a Target shopping cart being pushed by the 49-year-old superstar, Mariah wrote on Instagram: “Me: pick anywhere in the world you want to go to for a shopping spree. My daughter:” The twins’ father and Mariah’s ex-husband Nick Cannon reacted: “Exactly!!! That’s my daughter!!!” Jennifer Hudson – who has nine-year-old son David Jr. with ex-partner David Otunga – quipped: “Oh don’t tell me yal target bandits like me and my boys !!!!!” The official Instagram page for Target also responded with: “We belong together.”
ELLE KING TEAMS WITH LINDSEY STIRLING FOR ‘THE UPSIDE’ VIDEO: Lindsey Stirling has released a new video for “The Upside,” featuring vocals by Elle King. “The Upside” is a track on Lindsey’s new album Artemis, which tells the story of the Goddess of the Moon, with the violinist drawing parallels to her own life experiences to showcase themes including overcoming obstacles and fighting through difficulties to reclaim one’s happiness and strength. In the clip, the girl, played by Lindsey, and her companion climb up from the underground to the “upside,” and then she’s plunged into battle against the forces of darkness, represented by Nyx, the Greek goddess of the Night. Artemis is out now. Lindsey has plans to tour the U.S. later this year.