Did You Hear?
:: Britney Spears‘ forthcoming eight album, Britney Jean, marks her 14th year in the business (and as the reigning Princess of Pop). But the singer wants to take a break after the album releases on December 3. She recently told BBC Radio 1, “I’ll take a break after this one for a while” as she plans on growing her family. [Celebuzz]
:: Kanye West‘s upcoming Yeezus tour is shaping up to be a major one, with A Tribe Called Quest, Flying Lotus and Pusha T added to the guest appearances! They will be joining previously announced opening act Kendrick Lamar when the tour begins on October 19 in Seattle, WA. [Gigwise]
:: Snoop Lion (formerly known as Snoop Dogg) has now taken up a new moniker – Snoopzilla. The rapper-turned-reggae artist will be recording under the new name for an upcoming funk album with Dâm-Funk. Their collaboration LP is set to release on December 10. [Pitchfork]
:: Nirvana, KISS, LL Cool J, Hall and Oates and N.W.A. join many others for the 2014 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame nominees. The 29th annual ceremony will take place in New York City in April 2014, and is scheduled to air on HBO in May. [SPIN]
:: Many people went up in arms about Robin Thicke‘s racy “Blurred Lines” video, and Charlotte Church is the latest person to talk about it. The Welsh singer recently said the video is “crass and misogynistic” and called the R&B crooner “a mediocre artist.” Ouch! [Gigwise]
After the jump, find out what music you can catch on TV today.
Music on TV:
:: Jimmy Kimmel Live (ABC) — Sleigh Bells
:: Late Show With David Letterman (CBS) — Selena Gomez
:: The View (ABC) — Selena Gomez
:: The Wendy Williams Show (syndicated) — TLC