Did You Hear?
:: Calvin Harris recently told the BBC he turned down a chance to work with Lady Gaga early in her career, saying, “You have got to pick people whose songs or voice you like…and they sent me some songs and I didn’t really like the songs.” Gaga responded on Twitter with the following: “never even emailed you @
calvinharris I guess it’s hard to believe I write + produce my music. cuz I’m a woman I don’t know about EDM right?” [WENN]
:: Ellie Goulding and Skrillex have split up. The Halcyon singer and the dubstep dynamo had been dating for nine months, but called it quits due to the stresses of a long distance relationship that spanned the Atlantic. [Spinner]
:: Avril Lavigne‘s ex-husband Deryck Whibley of Sum 41 dressed as Avril for Halloween, while his girlfriend went as Avril’s fiance Chad Kroeger. Kroeger took to his band’s Twitter to assert his dominance, saying: “Hey Deryck loved the costumes! we were going to dress up as you guys this year but all the parties had celebrity themes haha!” NickelBURN! [Spin]
:: For his eighth tattoo, Justin Bieber got a black-and-grey (and presumably wise) owl on his arm, adjacent to his Believe tattoo. He posted a photo of the ink with the caption “Befo the paps get me.” [MTV]
:: Not to be outdone by American Idol rival Nicki Minaj‘s partnership with MAC, Mariah Carey has launched a limited edition run of nail polish with OPI. The eight glittery colors will hit stores in January. [I Am Super Gorge]
After the jump, find out which music acts you can find on the tube today.
Music on TV:
:: Late Show with David Letterman (CBS) — David Byrne & St. Vincent
:: Tonight Show with Jay Leno (NBC) — Lifehouse
:: Jimmy Kimmel Live (ABC) — Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings
:: Late Night with Jimmy Fallon (NBC) — Trey Anastasio
:: The Ellen DeGeneres Show (syndicated) — Macklemore & Ryan Lewis