Kelly Clarkson to Be Honored With Icon Award at 2018 Radio Disney Music Awards. We've been waiting for a moment like this at the 2018 Radio Disney Music Awards. The annual award show will be honoring Kelly Clarkson with the Icon Award at the ceremony this month, E! News can exclusively announce. The Icon Award recognizes an artist whose career transcends pop culture and whose music is beloved by generations of Radio Disney fans. The award will honor the iconic star for her enduring career and the influence she has had on the music industry. The American Idol alum, who has won two ARDY trophies in her time in the spotlight thus far and has 11 additional nominations, will also take the stage to perform a medley of her hit songs during the show. In addition to Clarkson's performance, the show will also feature serenades by Carrie Underwood with Ludacris, Meghan Trainor, Charlie Puth, Marshmello, Echosmith and American Idol winner Maddie Poppe. Cloak and Dagger stars Olivia Holt and Aubrey Joseph and songstress Sabrina Carpenter are among the presenters announced thus far. This year's nominees include Camila Cabello, Meghan Trainor, Selena Gomez, Shawn Mendes, Taylor Swift, Maroon 5, Bruno Mars and Ed Sheeran. The winners will be honored at the sixth annual ceremony, held at the Dolby Theater and broadcasted on the Disney Channel on June 23 at 8 p.m. (Eonline)

Christina Aguilera and Jimmy Fallon tried going incognito (keyword: tried) during a surprise show for a throng of fans. Christina and Jimmy showed up in costumes at an NYC subway terminal Wednesday and filmed their surprise performance for a 'Tonight Show' episode slated to air Thursday night. The pair teamed up for a couple tunes ... including George Michael's "Freedom! '90" and her 2002 hit, "Fighter." The crowd was diggin' it, though they didn't seem all that surprised it was Christina and Jimmy. That voice and face are instantly recognizable. Watch ... even after the big reveal, the crowd played it off like they knew all along. They kept jamming, and fans kept clapping. A good time was had by all. (TMZ)

Drake Reunites the 'Degrassi' Class In Hilarious 'I'm Upset' Music Video. Drake just dropped a throwback music video for "I'm Upset." And there's a sting in the tail... Scorpion, Drake's new album, is coming soon. In "I'm Upset," director Karena Evans takes us on a trip to Drizzy's old haunts, from the hardwood of the Toronto Raptors home court to the Degrassi Community School. It's a real blast from the past as Drake parties with Degrassi co-stars Stacey Farber, Adamo Rugguiero, Lauren Collins, Cassie Steele, Nina Dobrev, Jake Epstein and many more. Keep an eye out for those reprobates Jay and Silent Bob (aka Jason Mewes and Kevin Smith) doing some dodgy deals with the principal which, ultimately, gets the 2007 grad party lit (for real). "I'm Upset" is expected to feature on Scorpion, Drake's upcoming fifth album which, according to OVO Sound, will drop on June 29. There's no tracklist to analyze, though Scorpion is also tipped to contain the Billboard Hot 100 chart-topper "Nice for What". It's the Canadian hip-hop star's first full-length project since 2016's Views. (Billboard)

Ryan Adams Present the Weather For a Denver TV Station. Ryan Adams... troubadour, rocker, weatherman. From his early days fronting Whiskytown through to his latest solo set, 2017's Prisoner, Adams has traversed genres and packed a fair few surprises (remember his 1989 full-album cover?). For his latest gig, the North Carolina-bred muso tried his hand as weatherman for a local Denver news station. Ahead of his Red Rocks concert on Thursday (June 14), the singer stopped by Denver7 to fulfill a years-long dream. Adams took his place before a green screen looking like the headmaster at rock star school, wearing a flannel over a yellow Batman shirt and donning dark glasses. It all came about when Denver7 anchor and music fan Shannon Ogden messaged Adams on Twitter. Adams responded, and revealed he'd cut a smooth jingle for the ABC-affiliate, which he called "Denver 7 (Piece Of Heaven)." Turns out, Adams was relaxing at home with his three cats when he got the call. (Billboard)

Nashville-Based Davis Mallory Releases Flamboyant Video for 'Sun & Moon'. Nashville-based singer/songwriter Davis Mallory dropped a video for his summery single "Sun & Moon." The clip sees the MTV Real World alum wearing blue eyeshadow and a powder-pink jacket, among other looks. The funky track was inspired by a guy he dated for three years and has sonic influences of Calvin Harris' latest album Funk Wav Bounces Vol. 1 and Prince. "Prince is a huge inspiration on me," Mallory told Billboard. "I love the way that he sings in his high register and isn't afraid to talk about sex." (Billboard)

Detroit cancels ceremony to rename street after Michael Jackson. It seems the late King of Pop won't get a street named after him in Motown, at least not at this point. The Detroit Free Press reported Wednesday that a ceremony planned for Friday for Michael Jackson Avenue has been canceled. The newspaper says Jackson's siblings originally were under the impression that the Jackson 5 would be honored with the street name as part of Detroit Music Weekend. But the city prohibits ceremonial street designations for groups or organizations. Stephen Grady, Council President Brenda Jones' chief of staff, says the council still plans "to do something for the Jackson 5." Four of Jackson's brothers -- Jackie, Tito, Jermaine and Marlon -- still are scheduled to perform during the festival. The Gary, Indiana, brothers signed in 1968 with Detroit's Motown. Michael Jackson was 50 when he died in 2009 in Los Angeles from a prescription drug overdose. (PageSix)

Jay-Z struck a deal on his debut studio album with a music biz veteran -- agreeing to pay him royalties -- but about 10 years ago the checks stopped coming and the guy wants his money ... according to a new suit. Raynard Herbert claims he used his connections to help land Jay's Roc-A-Fella a distribution deal in 1995, which led to an agreement where he'd get 1% of sales on the famed "Reasonable Doubt" album, which he also claims to have helped master. According to the docs ... everything was going fine with the arrangement until November 2008, the last time Herbert claims he got paid. He says he reached out to Jay-Z's peeps in May 2010 to inquire about his missing royalty checks, and also update his address ... to no avail. Herbert claims since then, he's not been paid his contractually promised 1% on "Reasonable Doubt." He's suing to get what he believes he's owed ... plus damages, interest and extra fees. (TMZ)


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