:: Fiona Apple posted a lengthy, hand-written letter explaining she is postponing upcoming tour dates to be with Janet, her dying dog. “She’s my best friend…and she’s the one who taught me what love is…She doesn’t even want to go for walks anymore… So I am staying home, and I am listening to her snore and wheeze, and reveling in the swampiest, most awful breath that ever emanated from an angel.” [Pitchfork]
:: Producer/songwriter Salaam Remi (Miguel, Alicia Keys, Nas) has been named Sony Music’s new VP of A&R. “Nice of you to join the party,” said The-Dream (but not really), who holds that title over at Def Jam. [Billboard]
:: In a heartwarming string of tweets (it is the season to give thanks, after all), Demi Lovato credited her fans for getting her through the last two tumultuous years of her life. “I can honestly say I wouldn’t be alive today had I not had the support you have given me these past 2 years.” [OceanUp]
:: That squeal you heard was coming from the legions of One Direction and The Wanted fans over the Twitter flirtation between Zayn Malik (voted Hottest Member Of 1D) and Max George. We couldn’t write better fan fiction if we tried. [Pop Dust]
After the jump, find out which music acts you can find on the tube today.
Music on TV:
:: Late Show with David Letterman (CBS) — Gary Clark Jr.
:: Jimmy Kimmel Live (ABC) — Flo Rida
:: Late Night with Jimmy Fallon (NBC) — Alicia Keys
:: Conan (TBS) — Tenacious D (repeat)
:: The View (ABC) — Pitbull
:: Live with Kelly & Michael (syndicated) — Nicki Minaj
:: Katie Couric Show (syndicated) — Alicia Keys