Did You Hear?
:: In a recent interview with Music Week, British songwriter Steve Robson talked about co-writing Christina Aguilera‘s duet with Blake Shelton, “Just A Fool.” Robson revealed that the song was initially pitched to Pink, but then Adam Lambert recorded a version. Lambert’s version was scrapped from his album “at the last minute,” before making its way over to Xtina. Oh, to hear that Lambo take! [Music Week]
:: Ratings for the season 12 premiere of American Idol were down 19% from last season’s debut (the second night of the premiere usually tallies even lower numbers). 17.81 million people tuned in, compared to 21.9 million last year. That said, the low-for-Idol ratings still crushed every episode of The Voice. [Billboard]
:: Wiz Khalifa and mother-to-be Amber Rose maybe got secretly married. Either that, or Amber just had a simple slip of the tongue when she referred to Wiz as “my husband” when talking to some TMZ street badger. [Pink is the New Blog]
:: The ever-unpredictable Lupe Fiasco has canceled this year’s release of Food & Liquor II: The Great American Rap Album Pt. 2. Instead, he says he as a completely different album in the works for this year. [Complex]
:: John Mayer sang on January 16 for the first time since having surgery on his vocal cords in August. He performed at a benefit for firefighters in Montana who helped save his home from a fire last year. [WENN]
After the jump, find out which music acts you can watch on the tube today.
Music On TV:
:: Late Show With David Letterman (CBS) — The Amazing
:: Tonight Show with Jay Leno (NBC) — Big Boi
:: Late Night with Jimmy Fallon (NBC) — The Joy Formidable
:: Last Call with Carson Daly (NBC) — The Jezabels (repeat)
:: Ellen DeGeneres Show — Macklemore & Ryan Lewis