Pop Moment (Jan. 10)

Updated: Jan 11

We've got you covered weekly for all the best moments in pop culture from Halsey to Luke Combs, rom-coms to horror and The Bachelor to Yellowstone. This is your rundown, providing you with the moments of the last 7 and a preview of the next 7.


Music Beat

Selena Gomez releases Rare 5 years after sophomore solo album

It's crazy to think 4 years have went by without a new album from one of the industry's most well-known faces. Last night, Gomez held a release party in Los Angeles giving the intimate details behind her new album, Rare, and participated in an exclusive Q&A with JoJo Wright.


“I’ve obviously gone through some stuff,” Gomez told host JoJo Wright while reflecting on the time between albums. “… And throughout the years, this is what’s kind of gotten me through the past few years.”


Lose You to Love Me, was released as the lead single on Oct. 23, 2019, and topped the Billboard Hot 100, becoming Gomez's first number-one single in the US, followed by Look at Her Now was released as the second single the following day.


ICYMI: Grammy Performers & Nominees announced

The 62nd Annual Grammy Awards will be a night of firsts with 2019's breakout stars Lizzo and Billie Eilish taking to the stage to perform for the first time. In addition, legendary rock group Aerosmith (2020's MusiCares Person of the Year) will also be performing a medley of some of their greatest hits. 


Lizzo is this year's most nominated artist with eight total nominations, with Eilish trailing close behind her with six nominations. Both ladies are up for Album of the Year and Best New Artist. 


The 2020 GRAMMY Awards will be broadcast live on CBS on Sunday, Jan. 26 at 7 p.m. CT from the Staples Center in Los Angeles and hosted once again by Alicia Keys.


Full list of Grammy nominees can be found at https://www.grammy.com/grammys/news/2020-grammy-awards-complete-nominees-list


Notable Single Releases This Week

Halsey - You Should Be Sad (Capitol Records) (Jan. 10)

Quinn XCII - Two 10s (Columbia Records) (Jan. 10)

Mac Miller - Good News (Warner Records Inc.) (Jan. 10)

Ozzy Osbourne - Ordinary Man ft. Elton John (Sony Music Entertainment/Epic Records) (Jan. 10)

Megan Thee Stallion & Normani - Diamonds (Atlantic Records) (Jan. 10)

John Legend - Conversations in the Dark (John Legend Music, Inc./Columbia Records) (Jan. 10)

Sam Feldt & Sigma - 2 Hearts ft. Gia Koka (One Seven Music/Heartfeldt/Four Music Production GmbH/Sony Music Entertaintment) (Jan. 10) Tenille Arts - Somebody Like That (Reviver Records) (Jan. 13)

Zac Brown Band - Leaving Love Behind (ZB Collective/BMG/Wheelhouse) (Jan. 13)

TV Today

Hey now, Hey now; Dreams are not made of this

'Lizzie McGuire' fans may have to wait a little while longer for the revival. After filming two episodes of the Disney+ reboot series, the original series creator Terri Minsky exited her post as show-runner, Variety reported on Thursday. A new show runner has not yet been named.


“Fans have a sentimental attachment to Lizzie McGuire and high expectations for a new series,” a Disney spokesperson said in a statement to PEOPLE.


“After filming two episodes, we concluded that we need to move in a different creative direction and are putting a new lens on the series,” said the Disney spokesperson.


The Disney+ revival is slated to revolve around Lizzie McGuire as a 30-year-old millennial navigating life in New York City.


'Bachelor' confident his season won't be spoiled

Everyone's favorite man Peter Weber believes his season will go unspoiled. The 28-year-old pilot has proudly declared that he doesn't think anyone will be able to guess the ending to his 'Bachelor' season including many infamous bloggers known for their accuracy.


'Bachelor' host Chris Harrison had a similar attitude about Weber's declaration.


"First of all, he's new at this, so you can't make a claim like that," he quipped. "But I know what he's actually talking about, which is, it's a wild finish. It is a season that got turned on its head and is an emotional, dramatic finish."


The show hinted at the "wild finish" Harrison promised in a flash-forward at the top of Weber's season premiere on Monday. The host is seen warning Weber about something he should know.


"There's something I just found out, all of us just found out. I'm not sure how all of this ends, so I just wanted to give you a heads up," the host tells Weber, who was about to hand out his final rose.


'The Bachelor' airs Mondays at 7 p.m. CT on ABC.


New & Binge-Worthy

Schitt's Creek - 6th & Final Season Premiere (Pop, Jan. 7)

The Outsider - Series Premiere (HBO, Jan. 12)

The Magicians - Season 5 Premiere (Syfy, Jan. 14)


Opening This Week In Martin

1917 (Now Playing)

Like A Boss (Now Playing)

Bad Boys For Life (In Theaters Jan. 17)

Dolittle (In Theaters Jan. 17)


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