The Eagles become the highest-earning band in the world, Sam Smith sings a somber “Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas”, J. Cole debuts a new verse on “Be Free” and more on First Dibs.
- Watch the first ever BBC Music Awards featuring Ed Sheeran, Coldplay, One Direction and more this afternoon at 3pm ET or an encore showing at 8pm ET tonight on Palladia. [VH1]
- Lana Del Rey and Lorde are both up for Golden Globes this year. Del Rey snagged a nomination for “Big Eyes” from Tim Burton’s upcoming film and Lorde received one for “Yellow Flicker Beat” from The Hunger Games: Mockingjay– Part 1. [SG]
- The Eagles are the richest band in the world. They beat out One Direction on Forbes’ rich list by earning $100 million this year. [TG]
- Sam Smith releases his cover of “Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas” just in time for the holidays.
- The Gossip Table reveals which musician daddy wants his son to dress just like him.
- The Neighbourhood’s Jesse Rutherford was dragged through Newark Airport in handcuffs for trying to ditch a bag of weed at the food court. [TMZ]
- J. Cole performs a powerful rendition of “Be Free” with a new verse on Late Show with David Letterman.
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