Did You Hear?
:: One Direction‘s Harry Styles was spotted heading to the studio alone, and immediately rumors circulated that he was embarking on a solo career. Well, his rep says he was in the studio working on new 1D material: “Harry is not recording solo material. All of the band are working on tracks for their third album[...] The boys sometimes work up ideas separately.” Good news all around! [Daily Mail]
:: Tyler, the Creator and Frank Ocean wrote a song for Justin Bieber‘s Believe — believe it. The Odd Future frontman said it was rejected, but maintains that he wants to kidnap Bieber and “lock him up in a cage where we sit and make music[...] his music could be so much tighter.” [Billboard]
:: Michael Jackson‘s child molestation charges could be brought up during the Jackson family’s wrongful death trial against AEG Live. The judge ruled the defense could admit testimony regarding the child abuse charges, with AEG arguing it could explain MJ’s stress and medical issues. [Telegraph]
:: RuPaul’s hit song “Supermodel (You Better Work)” is 20 years old, and the Queen of All Media is bigger than ever thanks to the surprising success of RuPaul’s Drag Race. But after all these years of success via working it, in a candid new profile, Ru admits, “I’ve still never gotten used to myself in drag.” [SPIN]
:: Oh, poor Jessie J. A few days after her 25th birthday, her official website was hacked. The pranksters posted a message telling Jessie’s label to suck a certain part of Lady Gaga’s body. [Digital Spy]
After the jump, find out which music acts you can catch on TV today.
Music On TV:
:: Tonight Show with Jay Leno (NBC) — Blake Shelton
:: Jimmy Kimmel Live (ABC) — Cold War Kids
:: Late Night with Jimmy Fallon (NBC) — Deerhunter
:: Last Call with Carson Daly (NBC) — Pete Wentz
:: Conan (TBS) — Von Grey
:: Ellen DeGeneres Show (syndicated) — John Mayer