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‘Andi Mack’ star Asher Angel talks Music, his Career & More

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Now that the second season of Disney Channel’s Andi Mack is back in full swing, you’ll be seeing a lot more of Asher Angel on your tv screen!

The actor, who plays Jonah Beck on Disney’s popular show, recently caught up with Teen Daily to chat about his music, his career goals and what TV show he’s loving right now.

Asher’s Career Goals

While Asher has been busy working on Andi Mack, the actor revealed that he has big plans when it comes to his career.

“I just want to keep working as much as possible,” he said. “It’s what I love to do and I just want to keep working because I love it.”

As for the type of work he wants to do, Asher says that he wants to do: “everything. I want to be able to do music, theatre, and TV as well.”

Asher also dished on the actors that he admires, saying:

“I really look up to Robert De Niro [and] Ryan Gosling, but I think my top number one would have to be Leonardo DiCaprio. I love Leonardo DiCaprio. Sometimes, I would go into auditions and after I finished my scene they’d be like, ‘Oh, you remind me of a young Leonardo DiCaprio!’ I’m like ‘What?!’ I just freak out, I love him so much.”

Asher’s Music Plans:

Asher also has some other new projects in the works that he’s excited to share with his fans.

“A lot of my fans are now realizing that I sing and I love music,” Asher said, “and so all my fans have been asking me, ‘When are you going to release your music?’”

“I just want to tell them that I know it’s been a wait, but it’s going to happen very, very soon. I’m just over the top excited for them to hear it,” he said.

In the meantime, you can check out Asher’s YouTube page to check out some of the cover videos he’s shared!

Other Things Asher is Loving:

Like many other teens, Asher is also sure to make time for fun — especially when it’s with his family and co-stars.

“I do a lot of things, honestly,” he said. “I hang out with my family. There’s an Olympic park up there that we go to where they have rope courses, [and] bobsledding in the winter. It’s great.”

“I would say the winters are the best part. When we’re filming in the winter, there’s snow everywhere and [I do] snowball fights with my family, [and] with the Andi Mack cast,” he said.

When he’s not hanging out with his family and friends, Asher also likes catching up on some of his favourite shows.

“I am obsessed with Stranger Things,” he sai. “It’s actually really funny because our season 2 and their season 2 comes out the same day, October 27th. That’s my biggest obsession right now, I’m ready to watch season 2 of that show.”

You can catch Asher in the new season of Andi Mack, airing Friday nights at 8 P.M. on the Disney Channel!

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Kelsea Ballerini Announces the ‘Unapologetically Tour’

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With just a few days to go until Kelsea Ballerini drops her new Unapologetically album, the singer has announced that she’ll be hitting the road in 2018 for her very own headlining tour!

Kelsea announced The Unapologetically Tour on Monday, revealing that she will kick off the tour on February 8, 2018 at the Alabama Theatre in Birmingham, AL, before traveling through cities like Nashville, New York and Seattle before wrapping up the tour on April 27 at the Stagecoach Festival in Indio, CA.

“Great things happen when music surrounds you, I really believe that,” Kelsea said in a press release. “One of the coolest things to me about headlining is being able to create a world for your fans to step into. I can’t wait for you to join me on this new journey with my good friend Walker and begin chapter two together!”

Kelsea will be joined on her tour by Walker Hayes. Bailey Bryan will also join Kelsea as a special guest for her show in Nashville on Valentines Day.

Tickets for The Unapologetically Tour go on-sale this Friday, November 3, at 10 a.m. (local time). VIP tickets will also be avilable, which will include a meet & greet with Kelsea, collectible merchandise, a pre-show experience and early venue entry. VIP packages are available now at kelseaballerini.com.

The Unapologetically Tour Dates

2/8/18 – Birmingham, AL – Alabama Theatre+
2/9/18 – Chattanooga, TN – Tivoli Theatre+
2/10/18 – Augusta, GA – William G. Bell Auditorium+
2/14/18 – Nashville, TN – Ryman Auditorium++
2/16/18 – Clearwater, FL – Ruth Eckerd Hall+
2/22/18 – Columbus, OH – Express Live!+
2/23/18 – Milwaukee, WI – Riverside Theater+
2/24/18 – Des Moines, IA – Hoyt Sherman Place+
4/5/18 – New York, NY – PlayStation Theater+
4/6/18 – Sayreville, NJ – Starland Ballroom+
4/7/18 – Richmond, VA – The National+
4/19/18 – Portland, OR – Crystal Ballroom+
4/20/18 – Spokane, WA – The Knitting Factory+
4/21/18 – Seattle, WA – Showbox SoDo+
4/25/18 – Santa Barbara, CA – Arlington Theatre+
4/27/18 – Indio, CA – Stagecoach Festival
+ Special guest Walker Hayes
++ Special guests Walker Hayes and Bailey Bryan

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Asher Angel dishes on ‘Andi Mack’ and what’s to come in Season 2

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Season two of Disney Channel’s Andi Mack is almost here!

The celebrate Andi Mack‘s new season, we caught up with one of the show’s stars, Asher Angel, to find out all about what’s to come in season two.

Season one of Andi Mack was jam-packed with drama, and the show left off with Andi (Peyton Elizabeth Lee) and Jonah Beck‘s (Asher) friendship falling apart, along with the falling apart of Jonah Beck’s relationship with Amber (Emily Skinner). However, the finale also teased some other relationships that were growing stronger — namely those between Buffy (Sofia Wylie) and Marty (Garren Stitt), and Bex (Lilan Bowden) and Bowie (Trent Garrett).

So, what’s going to happen to Andi and her friends and family when the show picks back up again?

“I don’t really want to give anything away,” Asher told Teen Daily about the new season. “I’m just gonna say a lot more fun, [and] a lot more secrets.”

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What’s to come for Jonah Beck in Season 2

Asher did, however, reveal a little more about his character, Jonah Beck, who went through several ups and downs with his friendship with Andi during season one.

“During season one, he was kind of oblivious I would say,” he said. “He didn’t really know what was going on around him, and I think now [in season 2] he actually knows that he can hurt someone.”

Asher also revealed that he feels close to Jonah Beck because the two share many similarities.

“He’s a popular, charming guy,” Asher said. “Pretty thoughtful, sensitive and people really love him and the energy that he brings to the table. And that’s kind of like me, I’m totally energetic all the time. He’s just a blast to play.”

“I’m [also] really thoughtful and I really care about people,” Asher added.

Working on Andi Mack

While Asher is enjoying his time working on the show, the actor also revealed that his friendship with the Andi Mack cast is what makes the show so fun.

“The cast and the crew obviously are amazing, we’re all just so close,” Asher said. “Josh (Joshua Rush), he’s like my brother, Peyton’s like my sister, and we just do everything together. I know we’re together every day, but when we’re not together we miss each other so much. We’re just so close.”

As for Asher’s favourite episode that he got to film with the cast in season one, he said: “Episode four, it’s the party episode. [It was] so much fun. Extras were everywhere, it was a party, [and] we had Silly String and were silly stringing each other.”

Asher’s dream Andi Mack guest star

While Asher loves spending time with his castmates on-set, the actor also revealed that he knows just who he’d love to see as a guest star in the future. “If I could have anyone guest star, I think I’m gonna have to go with David Henrie from Wizards of Waverly Place,” he said. “He’s just a really cool guy and I think if he guest starred, he could come in as Jonah Beck’s older brother. I think David Henrie would be a good fit to the show.”

You can catch Asher in the one-hour season 2 premiere of Andi Mack this Friday, October 27, at 8 p.m. ET on the Disney Channel!

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Noah Cyrus stars in PETA’s Boycott SeaWorld Ad

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Singer Noah Cyrus has teamed up with PETA to star in their new Boycott Seaworld Ad, which aims to pressure SeaWorld to stop keeping Orcas in tanks.

In a new image for PETA shot by celebrity photographer Brian Bowen Smith, Noah poses in a tank near the ocean between the words: “Life’s No Beach in Captivity. Boycott SeaWorld.”


Noah on working with PETA:

“I’m very excited to show anyone of any age that we want SeaWorld to do the right thing and release the [SeaWorld] Orcas to a sanctuary,” Noah told PETA while on set for the shoot. “That is something I’m very passionate about.”

“I love animals so much. To think that any animal would be trapped—it makes me so sad,” Noah said. “It’s like living in your bedroom for your entire life and never being able to go outside.”

“What a lot of the public doesn’t know and what I’m sure my fans aren’t aware of, [is that] Orcas have died living at SeaWorld and that has not been from old age,” she said.

“You should always speak up. That’s what I like to teach my fans — to be real and speak up for things you’re passionate about.”

PETA is an animal rights organization that works to protect animals in the food industry, in the clothing trade, laboratories and the entertainment industry. The organization also provides public education, cruelty investigations, research, animal rescue, legislation, special events, celebrity involvement, and protest campaigns.

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WATCH: Logan Paul becomes a Small Town Mayor in New Episode of ‘Logan Paul Vs’

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Check out this new clip from next week’s episode, Logan Paul Vs., in which Logan takes over a small town by becoming their mayor!

In the new episode titled Logan Paul Vs. Small Town Mayor, Logan becomes the Mayor of Ruston, Louisiana for a weekend, and uses his mayoral power to enact new laws, make some big promises and give citizens the surprise of a lifetime.

The episode will be available on Oct. 17, 2017, and can be watched exclusively on Watchable.

Logan Paul Vs. is a Studio71 and Watchable web series that features Internet sensation Logan Paul as he takes on any challenge that comes his way. According to Watchable, “Once the challenge is accepted, viewers are transported to a stunning unscripted scenario where Logan does all he can to succeed. Whether he’s hustling across America, slackening the Moab Desert, or hunting the greatest beasts in the Southern swamps, Logan will maintain his trademark sense of humor during the most intense and palm sweating situations.”

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Jennifer Lawrence to Receive Sherry Lansing Award for her Philanthropic Work

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Jennifer Lawrence has just been announced as the latest star to be honored with The Sherry Lansing Award, making her the youngest honoree to ever receive the award.

According to The Hollywood Reporter, the Sherry Lansing Leadership Award is awarded annually to “a woman who has been a pioneer and philanthropic leader in her industry.” Jennifer will receive the award on Dec. 6 during The Hollywood Reporter’s 2017 Women in Entertainment Breakfast.

In addition to speaking out about gender pay gaps and privacy rights in Hollywood, Jennifer has also donated $2 million to create the Jennifer Lawrence Foundation Cardiac Intensive Care Unit at Kosair Children’s Hospital in her hometown of, Louisville, Kentucky. Jennifer’s foundation also supports other charitable organization, including organizations that support abused and neglected youth, along with health and education organizations. The actress is also a part of the board of Represent.Us, an organization that fights political corruption.

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“Having Jennifer agree to accept the Sherry Lansing Leadership Award is a wonderful honor,” said Sherry Lansing, the former CEO of Paramount Pictures. “In merely a decade, her remarkable professional achievements, her willingness to take risks, and her philanthropic generosity have inspired millions. She reminds young women all over the world that their voices are meant to be heard. The Hollywood Reporter could not have chosen a better individual to recognize.”

Others who have received the award include Oprah Winfrey, Diane Keaton, Jane Fonda, Helen Mirren, Shonda Rhimes, Barbra Streisand, Glenn Close and Tina Fey.


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2017 American Music Awards Nominations: Justin Bieber, Ed Sheeran, Shawn Mendes & MORE

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The official nominations for the 2017 American Music Awards are here!

Billboard announced the full list of nominees this morning, with artists like Ed Sheeran, Justin Bieber, Halsey and more up for awards during this year’s ceremony.

Ed is one of the top contenders this year with five nominations, including Artist of the Year, Favorite Male Artist (Pop/Rock) and Favorite Artist (Adult Contemporary), along with Video of the Year and Favorite Song (Pop/Rock) for his song Shape of You.

Meanwhile Justin is up for three awards, including Collaboration of the Year for Despacito with Luis Fonsi and Daddy Yankee and for I’m the One with DJ Khaled, Quavo, Chance the Rapper and Lil Wayne.

Also nominated for an award this year is Niall Horan, Alessia Cara and Shawn Mendes.

Check out the full list of nominations below!

You can vote for the AMAs at billboard.com/amas. The show will air on Sunday, Nov. 19 at 8 p.m. EST on ABC.


2017 American Music Awards Nominations

ARTIST OF THE YEAR
The Chainsmokers
Drake
Kendrick Lamar
Bruno Mars
Ed Sheeran

NEW ARTIST OF THE YEAR
James Arthur
Niall Horan
Julia Michaels
Post Malone
Rae Sremmurd

COLLABORATION OF THE YEAR
The Chainsmokers feat. Halsey, “Closer”
Luis Fonsi & Daddy Yankee feat. Justin Bieber, “Despacito”
DJ Khaled feat. Justin Bieber, Quavo, Chance the Rapper & Lil Wayne, “I’m The One”
Maroon 5 feat. Kendrick Lamar, “Don’t Wanna Know”
The Weeknd feat. Daft Punk, “Starboy”

TOUR OF THE YEAR
Garth Brooks
Coldplay
U2

VIDEO OF THE YEAR
Luis Fonsi & Daddy Yankee, “Despacito”
Bruno Mars, “That’s What I Like”
Ed Sheeran, “Shape of You”

FAVORITE MALE ARTIST – POP/ROCK
Drake
Bruno Mars
Ed Sheeran

FAVORITE FEMALE ARTIST – POP/ROCK
Alessia Cara
Lady Gaga
Rihanna

FAVORITE DUO OR GROUP – POP/ROCK
The Chainsmokers
Coldplay
Imagine Dragons

FAVORITE ALBUM – POP/ROCK
Drake, More Life
Bruno Mars, 24K Magic
The Weeknd, Starboy

FAVORITE SONG – POP/ROCK
The Chainsmokers feat. Halsey, “Closer”
Luis Fonsi & Daddy Yankee feat. Justin Bieber, “Despacito”
Ed Sheeran, “Shape of You”

FAVORITE MALE ARTIST – COUNTRY
Sam Hunt
Thomas Rhett
Keith Urban

FAVORITE FEMALE ARTIST – COUNTRY
Miranda Lambert
Maren Morris
Carrie Underwood

FAVORITE DUO OR GROUP – COUNTRY
Florida Georgia Line
Little Big Town
Old Dominion

FAVORITE ALBUM – COUNTRY
Jason Aldean, They Don’t Know
Chris Stapleton, From a Room:, Vol. 1
Keith Urban, Ripcord

FAVORITE SONG – COUNTRY
Sam Hunt, “Body Like a Back Road”
Jon Pardi, “Dirt on My Boots”
Keith Urban, “Blue Ain’t Your Color”

FAVORITE ARTIST – RAP/HIP-HOP
Drake
Kendrick Lamar
Migos

FAVORITE ALBUM – RAP/HIP-HOP
Drake, More Life
Kendrick Lamar, Damn.
Migos, Culture

FAVORITE SONG – RAP/HIP-HOP
DJ Khaled feat. Justin Bieber, Quavo, Chance the Rapper & Lil Wayne, “I’m The One”
Kendrick Lamar, “Humble.”
Rae Sremmurd feat. Gucci Mane, “Black Beatles”

FAVORITE MALE ARTIST – SOUL/R&B
Childish Gambino
Bruno Mars
The Weeknd

FAVORITE FEMALE ARTIST – SOUL/R&B
Beyonce
Kehlani
Rihanna

FAVORITE ALBUM – SOUL/R&B
Childish Gambino, Awaken My Love!
Bruno Mars, 24K Magic
The Weeknd, Starboy

FAVORITE SONG – SOUL/R&B
Khalid, “Location”
Bruno Mars, “That’s What I Like”
The Weeknd, “Starboy”

FAVORITE ARTIST – ALTERNATIVE ROCK
Imagine Dragons
Linkin Park
Twenty One Pilots

FAVORITE ARTIST – ADULT CONTEMPORARY
Bruno Mars
Shawn Mendes
Ed Sheeran

FAVORITE ARTIST – LATIN
Luis Fonsi
Daddy Yankee
Shakira

FAVORITE ARTIST – CONTEMPORARY INSPIRATIONAL
Lauren Daigle
MercyMe
Chris Tomlin

FAVORITE ARTIST – ELECTRONIC DANCE MUSIC (EDM)
The Chainsmokers
Calvin Harris
DJ Snake

TOP SOUNDTRACK
Guardians of the Galaxy, Vol. 2: Awesome Mix Vol. 2
Moana
Trolls


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