The Bloody Beetroots, Grouplove Release Albums; Britney Spears Guests On ‘Good Morning America’ Tomorrow

Welcome to Buzzworthy’s “The Week In Pop,” where we round up new album releases, talk show musical guests, TV performances by your favorite pop stars, and more (so you don’t have to).

A couple of sophomore albums drop this week, including The Bloody BeetrootsHide, Spreading Rumours by Grouplove (who hit “Jimmy Kimmel Live” on Thursday), and The Naked And Famous‘ In Rolling Waves. Meanwhile, Avicii debuts with TrueMGMT‘s eponymous third effort drops, and Jack Johnson goes entirely acoustic for his sixth record, From Here To Now To You .

Over on TV, catch Britney Spears‘ big “Good Morning America” reveal tomorrow morning, and see Pink on “The Ellen DeGeneres Show” this Thursday.

The Bloody Beetroots release "Hide," and more from the Week In Pop.

NEW ALBUM RELEASES

+ The Bloody Beetroots, Hide: MTV Artist To Watch Sir Bob Cornelius Rifo — aka The Bloody Beetroots — releases his second album tomorrow. The Italian EDM DJ/ producer’s 15-song set includes “Out Of Sight” featuring Paul McCartney and Youth, “Chronicles Of A Fallen Love” featuring Greta Svabo Bech, and “Spank,” which you can download for free via his label, Ultra Records’, on SoundCloud.

+ Grouplove, Spreading Rumours: While the title of the MTV PUSH alums‘ album could imply dirty, unconfirmed secrets, it likely alludes to the classic Fleetwood Mac album. Much like Rumours, Spreading Rumours brims with sweet male-female harmonies and sugary, earworm hooks. Get a sense of the record by watching the quintet’s humorous video for “Ways To Go.”

+ The Naked And FamousIn Rolling Waves: As singer Alisa Xayalith described the album’s recording process to MTV Iggy: “There was more breathing space, intricacy, and attention between each and every part. So we decided to go in the direction of making sure that every single part was playable [live], even the electronic parts.” For an example of the final product, listen to “Hearts Like Ours.”

Check out more new album releases, upcoming TV appearances, and performances after the jump.

AviciiTrue: Avicii’s debut full-length album isn’t even out yet (it drops tomorrow), but the 23-year-old DJ/ producer has already spawned a huge hit. The soulful “Wake Me Up” has charted at No. 1 in 63 countries. That particular track is a collab with Incubus‘ Mike Einziger and Aloe Blacc, and other guests on the album include Imagine Dragons, Nile Rodgers, and Adam Lambert.

MGMT, MGMT: To shake things up, members Andrew VanWyngarden and Ben Goldwasser added an interactive, audio/ visual component to the album, dubbed “The Optimizer.” The disc drops on Sept. 17, but until then you can stream it via Rdio or watch their quirky “Your Life Is A Lie” video.

Jack Johnson, From Here To Now To You: The Hawaiian surf-folk strummer wrote his sixth studio album entirely on his acoustic guitar. Ben Harper, who has previously collaborated with Jack, guests on the album’s “Changes.” While you wait out the Sept. 17 release date, watch the gently rolling video for “I Got You.”

TV APPEARANCES AND PERFORMANCES

Monday, Sept. 16
“Late Night With Jimmy Fallon” — The Pixies
“Conan” — Zooey Deschanel, Jason Isbell

Tuesday, Sept. 17
“The Ellen DeGeneres Show” — Ciara
“Good Morning America” — Britney Spears

Wednesday, Sept. 18
“The Tonight Show With Jay Leno” — Christina Aguilera
“Late Night With Jimmy Fallon” — Jack Johnson
“The X Factor” — Featuring judges Simon Cowell, Demi Lovato, Kelly Rowland, and Paulina Rubio.

Thursday, Sept. 19
“Jimmy Kimmel Live” — Grouplove
“The Colbert Report” — Jack Johnson
“The Ellen DeGeneres Show” — Pink
“The X Factor” — Featuring judges Simon Cowell, Demi Lovato, Kelly Rowland, and Paulina Rubio.

Photo credit: Ultra Records