Did You Hear?
:: Justin Bieber tried to host a video chat just as the Grammys were beginning, but his multitudes of fans kept crashing the server; ultimately, he threw in the towel and just posted a demo of of his new tracks, an R&B tune called “You Want Me,” on SoundCloud. [MTV]
:: MC Lyte revealed that Lil Mama will be playing Lisa ‘Left Eye’ Lopes in the forthcoming TLC biopic. The VH1 production is due out this year. [HipHollywood]
:: Lil Wayne jumps in on a remix of Future‘s “Karate Chop,” to say that he skateboards and beats “the p—- up like Emmett Till.” Till was murdered in 1955, and reactions to his death are largely acknowledged as the start of the civil rights movement. The song’s since been taken down. [Rap Radar]
:: Melanie Fiona released the music video for her Grammy-nominated song “Wrong Side of a Love Song.” Like J. Cole and Rita Ora, she is signed to RocNation. [Life + Times]
:: Also in time for the Grammys, Kanye West decided to leave for Brazil — and meet Will Smith. His follow-up to My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy may or may not be called Rich Black American. [Celebuzz]
After the jump, find out which music acts you can catch on TV today.
Music On TV:
:: Tonight Show with Jay Leno (NBC) — Far East Movement
:: Chelsea Lately (E!) — Tim McGraw
:: Conan (TBS) — Ed Sheeran
:: The View (ABC) — Colbie Caillat, Gavin DeGraw
:: Ellen DeGeneres Show (syndicated) — The Lumineers