Headlines: Harry Styles Cancels Tour, Nick Jonas, Surprise Baby!

Harry Styles Cancels Australian & New Zealand ‘Love on Tour’ Dates – Harry Styles will no longer bring his Love on Tour to Australia and New Zealand. Live Nation revealed on Thursday (Jan. 20) that the Down Under shows originally set for November 2020 have been officially canceled. As the coronavirus began to spread, the original dates were postponed indefinitely. “Due to the continuing challenges for international touring, the Harry Styles ‘Love On Tour’ is unable to be rescheduled for Australia & New Zealand in 2022,” reads a statement on Live Nation’s Australian website. “The current arena tour will be cancelled whilst we work towards a new tour, with all ticket holders receiving a full refund accordingly.” – Read at Billboard

Nick Jonas & Priyanka Chopra Stun Fans With Surprise Baby Announcement – Nick Jonas stunned fans on Friday (January 21) when he announced that he and wife Priyanka Chopra have welcomed their first child together. He shared in a statement: “We are overjoyed to confirm that we have welcomed a baby via surrogate. We respectfully ask for privacy during this special time as we focus on our family. Thank you so much.” Jonas and Chopra each shared the statement on their Instagram accounts, tagging one another with heart emojis as they celebrate the birth of their first child. Jonas, 29, and Chopra, 39, tied the knot in 2018. The happy couple celebrated their third anniversary on December 1, marking the special occasion with dozens of candles lit and flowers on display throughout the room. Chopra gushed that she and Jonas were “living the dream.” – Read more at iHeart.com

Jennifer Hudson Reveals Why She ‘Lost Sleep Over’ Playing Aretha Franklin in ‘Respect’ – In the final scenes in “Respect,” Oscar-winner Jennifer Hudson executes a stirring rendition of Aretha Franklin’s live performance of “Amazing Grace.” The sequence is a recreation of Franklin’s 1972 recording session for her historic live gospel album of the same name, and its making-of documentary, at the New Temple Missionary Baptist Church in Los Angeles. “I love that the film started in the church and ended in the church, mostly because that’s very much who Ms. Franklin was…and it is the same for myself,” Hudson said, detailing the scene in the Variety Streaming Room presented by MGM Studios/UAR. – Watch the video at Varity

The Voice Generations superstar coaches Keith Urban, Rita Ora, Jessica Mauboy and Guy Sebastian reveal what to expect from the new world-first show – Seven’s smash hit show The Voice is back for another year with superstar judges Keith Urban, Rita Ora, Jessica Mauboy and Guy Sebastian revealing a fresh twist for the new season. In a world-first, The Voice Generations will see family, friends, neighbours and even students and teachers across all age groups join together to perform in a one-week-only special event. “It’s an opportunity to show that a lot of the time, families have music all in the same house, or generationally from grandparents to kids to grandkids,” Urban told The Morning Show. “This is an opportunity to show a bit of that big ‘kumbaya’ moment that happens in a lot of homes.” “I think this is the first time ever in the history of The Voice that there’s a three-year-old … it’s just crazy, I’m looking up and then it’s ‘oh gosh, I need to look down, there it is,’” Ora said. – Read more at 7News

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