Did You Hear?
:: Lady Gaga and Skrillex were big on Pure Volume before they were big at The Grammys. Check out the two artists’ pre-fame profiles from back in the day. According to brunette Gaga’s profile, “She’s 20. She’s a songwriter. She is a singer. She’s a pianist. And sheez-a-crazy. A RETRO, DANCE, FREAK.” The more things change, the more they stay the same, right? [Pure Volume]
:: On Justin Bieber’s big 18th birthday, not only did he get a new car and buy a home for himself and another home for his mother, his Beliebers set a record for him! They took to Facebook and had the most social media messages sent within a 24 hour period. Not all the messages have been accounted for yet, but by 7:27pm there were 292,069 messages sent. [Pop Crush]
:: Tyrese Gibson accidentally emailed actress Amber Tamblyn about collaborating on some songs, when he meant to email budding pop diva (and Wiz Khalifa’s fiance) Amber Rose. Tamblyn took him up on his offer to record some demos, and the rest is comedy history. [Best Week Ever]
:: Another day, another Real Housewife records a single. [EW PopWatch]
:: Annie Lennox said that Rihanna should “become domestic violence [...] spokesperson” because of her “Chris Brown incident”. Isn’t that Rihanna’s decision? And we think we already know how she feels about the whole situation between her and her ex. [Spinner]
After the jump, find out which music acts you can find on the tube today.
Music On TV:
:: The Late Show With David Letterman (CBS) — Joseph Arthur (Repeat)
:: The Tonight Show with Jay Leno (NBC) — Cee-Lo Green (Repeat)
:: Jimmy Kimmel Live! (NBC) — Jake Owen (Repeat)
:: The Elle DeGeneres Show (NBC) — Sara Bareilles