Buzz Bites: Ed Sheeran Talks Sophomore Album Release And Collaborators

Ed Sheeran talks his second album, release date, and collaborators.

Ed’s dropping a new album “in the next few months.”

+ Ed Sheeran dished about his forthcoming sophomore album while at the Grammy Awards, though he didn’t get too specific: “It’s coming out in the next few months,” he said. Ed did, however, reveal some of his producers and collaborators, who include Rick Rubin and Pharrell Williams. (Billboard)

+ Speaking of new albums, Wiz Khalifa and his Taylor Gang are gearing up for some 2014 releases. “I’m dropping an album this year, and we dropping the Taylor Gang compilation this year as well, should be sick,” he said. Wiz also plans to release a single in two weeks. (MTV News)

+ Directioners: Are you ready for a new video? One Direction will officially drop their video for “Midnight Memories” on Friday. In the meantime, check out some preview images from the group’s Tumblr. (MTV News)

+ Britney Spears is on the cover of Vegas magazine, and she’s looking absolutely divalicious. In the issue, she talks about her two-year “Britney: Piece Of Me” residency in Sin City and how it might affect her home life. “I think I’ll be able to live a normal life with my kids,” she said. (Vegas Magazine)

+ Lea Michele previewed a new ballad, “What Is Love,” yesterday ahead of its release. The song, which hails from her debut studio album, Louder (Mar. 4), drops today. (MTV News)

+ Acclaimed ’90s soulful rockers The Afghan Whigs will release their first new album in 16 years. Do To The Beast arrives on Apr. 15. The group reunited three years ago and are scheduled to perform at this year’s Coachella in April. (Rolling Stone)

+ Legendary, influential folk singer and activist Pete Seeger died yesterday. The multiple Grammy Award winner, Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame inductee, and recipient of the National Medal Of Arts was 94. (MTV News)

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