The Jonas Brothers Are Planning a Reunion Nearly 6 Years After Split. They're burnin' up ... again! The Jonas Brothers are planning an epic reunion, nearly six years after they announced their split, multiple sources confirm to Us Weekly. The insiders add that Nick, Joe and Kevin Jonas will drop the "Brothers" from their band name for their upcoming projects and will operate under a single moniker: "JONAS." The Sun Opens a New Window. reports that the brothers recently flew to London to discuss the comeback, which will include new music and a documentary. "After enjoying solo music success and taking time to work on passion projects, they feel that now is the right time to get back together," a source told the outlet. Nick, Joe and Kevin have not yet spoken out about the reunion, but Jonas Brothers fans are already freaking out. One Twitter user wrote, "A Jonas Brothers reunion would be the best thing to ever happen in 2019. I need it to happen," while another added, "I'm dead I never knew I needed a Jonas Brothers reunions." While the "Jealous" singer, 26, hasn't commented on the comeback, he recently liked several tweets about the band's future. One of the messages, which was posted on Sunday, February 17, read: "11 years ago I became a fan of the Jonas Brothers but I never had the chance to see them live. If a reunion is really gonna happen I will be the happiest man on earth." Rumors that the JoBros were getting back together were first sparked in January 2018 after their original Instagram page was reactivated for the first time in four years. However, Nick shut down speculation that a comeback was imminent. "I mean, it is not happening right now," he later told W magazine. However, he did keep some hope alive, saying, "Never say never. I think that there is some great things happening in all of our lives individually still and we are all focusing on that at the moment." The musical trio announced their breakup in October 2013, just days after they suddenly canceled their tour and deleted their Twitter account, which their rep told Us was due to "a deep rift within the band." "We feel like it's time that the Jonas Brothers comes to an end," Kevin, now 31, emotionally explained to Good Morning America's Robin Roberts at the time. Nick added: "We're family first ... I came to the table with the guys ... and shared my heart with them and my feelings. I said, 'Look, I feel like we've had some complications within the group for a long time [and] without addressing them I think this train will fall off the tracks.'" In May 2018, Kevin told Us that he and his siblings still play music together for fun. "There are guitars everywhere around all of our houses. Pianos. Guitars. It's kind of just in our blood. It's in our nature," he explained. "It's not like we're trying to do anything special, it's just that we're hanging out and music is a part of who we are. It always happens." The Jonas Brothers were formed in 2005 and released four full-length studio albums before their split. They have been spending a lot of time together recently, including flying to India for the Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle actor's wedding to Priyanka Chopra Jonas, where Joe, 29, and his fiancee, Sophie Turner, even got up on stage and performed at a pre-wedding celebration. The foursome also enjoyed a Swiss ski vacation together in late December. (UsMagazine)

Kacey Musgraves, Lady Gaga, Brandi Carlile & More Earn Grammy-Fueled Gains on Billboard 200. Kacey Musgraves' Golden Hour album rides its pair of Grammy Award wins on Feb. 10 to a return to the top 10 on the Billboard 200 chart. The set re-enters the chart dated Feb. 23 straight in at No. 9 with 35,000 equivalent album units earned in the week ending Feb. 14 (up 524 percent), according to Nielsen Music. Of that sum, 20,000 were in album sales -- a gain of 735 percent. The Billboard 200 chart ranks the most popular albums of the week in the U.S. based on multi-metric consumption as measured in equivalent album units. Units are comprised of traditional album sales, track equivalent albums (TEA) and streaming equivalent albums (SEA). The new Feb. 23-dated chart (where Golden Hour returns to the top 10 and Ariana Grande's Thank U, Next debuts at No. 1) will be posted in full on Billboard's websites on Wednesday, Feb. 20 (a day later than usual, owed to the U.S. Washington's Birthday holiday, often referred to as Presidents' Day, on Feb. 18). Golden Hour won Grammy Awards for album of the year and best country album (both trophies were presented on-air during CBS' live broadcast of the show), while its songs "Butterflies" and "Space Cowboy" also took home two awards, for best country solo performance and best country song, respectively. Musgraves performed the album's "Rainbow" on the Grammy Awards and also took part in an all-star tribute performance to Dolly Parton. ("Rainbow" is now being promoted as Musgraves' latest single at country, adult pop and adult contemporary radio stations.) Golden Hour debuted and peaked at No. 4 last April. In total, Musgraves earned an increase of 414 percent in overall equivalent album units across all of her albums -- rising to 40,000 earned in the week ending Feb. 14 (up from 8,000 the previous week). Her album sales climbed 639 percent to 22,000 (up from 3,000), while her digital song sales jumped 926 percent to 28,000 (up from 3,000). In terms of U.S. streams, Musgraves' catalog of songs vaulted 234 percent in on-demand streams (both audio and video), rising to 23.9 million for the week (up from 7.1 million). Back on the Billboard 200, there are a number of other albums that are likely benefitting from Grammy Awards-related activity. Lady Gaga and Bradley Cooper's A Star Is Born soundtrack zips 5-2 with 49,000 units (up 31 percent). The set is basking in the glow of Gaga's performance of the album's "Shallow" on the Grammy Awards, where the song also won a pair of trophies (including one presented during the CBS broadcast: best pop duo/group performance). Grammy nominee and performer Post Malone climbs 6-5 with beerbongs & bentleys (39,000 units; up 10 percent). Drake, who won the Grammy for best rap song ("God's Plan"), which was presented on-air, sees his Scorpion album gain by 4 percent (holding at No. 8 with 35,000 units). Cardi B, who performed on the show and made Grammy history as the first solo woman to win the best rap album award, climbs 17-13 with her winning album, Invasion of Privacy (27,000 units; up 18 percent). Performer and three-time winner Brandi Carlile surges back onto the chart with her album of the year-nominated By the Way, I Forgive You. The set (which won best Americana album, while its song "The Joke" won two trophies) vaults back onto the tally at No. 22 with 20,000 units (up 897 percent). Of that sum, 15,000 were in album sales (up 1,054 percent). Also, in the top 40 of the Billboard 200, H.E.R.'s self-titled album, which won the best R&B album trophy, rises 73-23 with 20,000 units (up 91 percent). The set's song "Best Part" also won best R&B performance. (Billboard)

Queen and Adam Lambert will rock the stage at the Oscars. This is the real life: Queen and Adam Lambert will rock the Oscars! On Monday, the Academy announced that Queen and Lambert, who has served as the lead singer for the band since 2011, will take to the stage to perform during the Oscars ceremony. The Freddie Mercury-biopic Bohemian Rhapsody has been nominated for five Oscars, including Best Picture and Best Actor for star Rami Malek who played the glam rocker in the movie and has already won a Golden Globe and SAG Award for his portrayal. Bohemian Rhapsody also received the Golden Globe for Best Drama Motion Picture. "Is this the real life? Is this just fantasy?" the Academy tweeted on Monday, using the famous line from Queen's "Bohemian Rhapsody" to tease the news alongside a clip of Lambert and Queen band members Brian May and Roger Taylor performing the iconic intro clapping to the song. "We welcome @QueenWillRock and @adamlambert to this year's #Oscars!" Following a successful world tour from 2014-2018, which included a run of 10 sold-out shows at the MGM Park Theater in Las Vegas in September, the band and American Idol alum announced in December 2018 that they'd be hitting the road once again for a six-week North American tour, adding the success of Bohemian Rhapsody to their appeal. The Rhapsody Tour kicks off July 10 in Vancouver. The 91st Academy Awards will take place on Feb. 24 and air live on ABC at 8 p.m ET/5 p.m. PT. (Entertainment Weekly)

Dolly Parton's husband isn't a fan of her music. Dolly Parton has millions of fans all over the world, but her husband of more than 50 years isn't one of them. The 73-year-old country legend told "Good Morning Britain" on Monday that her husband, Carl Dean, prefers other kinds of music. "He's not necessarily one of the biggest fans of my music," she shared. "He's proud of me and he loves that I love what I do but ... it's a touchy subject. I'm like his little girl and he worries about that." Parton's earned a number of awards including nine Grammys, 46 BMI Awards and 12 CMT Music Awards. Dean, to whom she's been married 53 years this May, prefers Led Zeppelin and bluegrass music, Dolly said. "He doesn't dislike it but doesn't go out of his way to way to play my records, let's put it that way." Parton's husband has only seen her perform a "time or two" in the past. When asked if that distance is the reason for their long-running marriage, Parton responded, "The fact that we like each other, we respect each other, we've always had a good time. He's crazy and I'm crazy. We laugh a lot and I think that's the healthiest and most precious part of our relationship." (PageSix)

T-Pain ain't down for shots to the face -- even if it's just a beach ball -- and his fans definitely know that now after he abruptly pulled the plug on a weekend concert. We got this video from his Sunday set at the BBYO (B'Nai B'Rith Youth Org.) Convention in Denver, and you see him rapping "Bartender" as the beach ball comes flying through the air, bouncing off the side of his dome! It definitely looked funny, but T-Pain wasn't in a playful mood. He immediately beelined for the exit. Fans at the concert tell us T-Pain was only about 30 minutes into his set when he bounced. Tension was building because witnesses tell us T-Pain had already warned the crowd he was leaving if they threw another ball onstage. We're told T-Pain's people tried to get him to go back on ... but he refused. Keep your balls to yourself at a T-Pain show. The more you know! (TMZ)

Ariana Grande Rules Midweek U.K. Charts. Ariana Grande is facing a "Giant" challenge to her chart crown in the U.K. Grande once again completes the 1-2 on the Official U.K. Singles Chart Update, with current chart-leader "Break Up With Your Girlfriend, I'm Bored" (Republic Records) outpacing her other hit "7 Rings" by a slim margin. According to charts compiler the OCC, just 275 combined units separate the two singles. Calvin Harris and Rag'n'Bone Man's "Giant" (Columbia) is eyeing a new peak of No. 3 after the British pair's performance last Friday on The Graham Norton Show. Some 2,700 combined sales split "Giant" from the top spot, and with the pair set to perform at the Brit Awards on Thursday, the track could make a late charge. Cardi B and Bruno Mars latest collaboration "Please Me" (Atlantic) is on track to nab the highest new entry on the Official U.K. Singles Chart. It's at No. 11 on the midweek survey, one place ahead of Grande's Thank U, Next album track "Bloodline." Grand'e new LP opened at the top the U.K. chart last week, her third album to do so, and recorded her best-ever opening week with 65,000 combined units. Thank U, Next is on pace to secure a second week at No. 1, and it claims top spot on the Official Albums Chart Update. Finally, Avril Lavigne's sixth and latest album Head Above Water (BMG) makes a splash at No. 5 on the midweek sales flash. The Official U.K. Charts are published late Friday, local time. (Billboard)

John Lennon and Yoko Ono 'Wedding Album' Reissue Announced. Yoko Ono turned 86 Monday (Feb. 18), and to celebrate the occasion, she announced that her third collaborative LP with John Lennon, 1969's Wedding Album, will be reissued next month. The album will be out via Secretly Canadian and Chimera Music as part of the ongoing Yoko Ono Reissue Project on March 22. The release will celebrate the fiftieth anniversary of Ono and Lennon's marriage, which took place on March 20, 1969. The Wedding Album reissue will recreate the record's original unique packaging --which included wedding photos of the couple, drawings by Lennon and Ono, a copy of their marriage certificate, photos of their iconic "Bed-In" honeymoon and more-- and be available on limited-edition white vinyl, CD and digital formats. You can preorder it here. (Billboard)


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