Jennifer Lopez Receives Flak For Singing “Happy Birthday” To Dictator: Morning Mix
:: Jennifer Lopez‘s birthday performance to a Turkmenistan dictator was quickly criticized because of Lopez’s involvement with Amnesty International and the leader’s reputation for human rights abuse. “[H]ad there been knowledge of human right issues of any kind, Jennifer would not have attended,” Lopez’s rep said. [The Hollywood Reporter]
:: Lana Del Rey trekked to Chatsworth, Calif., for a music video shoot. Settings included rolling hills and a convertible; outfits included a white sundress and a red bikini. [Just Jared]
:: Kris Jenner swears that Jay Leno is responsible for naming Kanye West and Kim Kardashian‘s baby. Following her own Tonight Show appearance, when Leno asked about the latest baby name rumors, Kardashian apparently called Jenner and said, “Mom, after Jay brought it up, I think I want to name the baby North.” [The Hollywood Reporter]
:: Shania Twain will devote this summer to writing her first new music in over a decade. Her last full-length effort, 2002’s Up!, debuted at No. 1 and topped the charts for five consecutive weeks. [Facebook]
:: Due to a wardrobe malfunction, Miley Cyrus nearly flashed fans at iHeartRadio’s Ultimate Pool Party on June 29. “Twerk Bitch/Love, Miley/PS Sorry about da titties!” Cyrus wrote as she signed a fan’s poster. [E!]
After the jump, find out what music acts you can catch on TV today.
Music On TV: :: Tonight Show with Jay Leno (NBC) — Family of the Year :: Late Night with Jimmy Fallon (NBC) — The Lumineers :: The Ellen DeGeneres Show (syndicated) — Jon Bon Jovi