Jennifer Lopez Honored At GLAAD Media Awards: Morning Mix
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:: Jennifer Lopez was honored April 12 at this year’s GLAAD Media Awards with the Vanguard Award, for being an advocate for gay rights and serving as executive producer of The Fosters, an ABC Family series about a lesbian couple raising their children. Watch her touching speech above. [AP]
:: Nick Carter of Backstreet Boys married Lauren Kitt in Santa Barbara on April 11. “I said I’d never get married,” Carter has said, a sentiment that fellow Backstret Boy AJ McLean repeated on Instagram (“the wedding that most of u thought would never happen”). [PEOPLE]
:: While Beyonce crashed her sister Solange‘s set at Coachella, Jay Z joined Nas on stage to perform vintage cuts “Dead Presidents II” and “Where I’m From,” reestablishing that their beef is officially a distant memory. [Billboard]
:: Speaking of Nas, the trailer for Time Is Illmatic debuted on April 11. The documentary details the making of the Queens rapper’s rap debut, which turns 20 this year and is still considered his best work. [MTV]
:: Muse paid tribute at Coachella to Nirvana with a cover of “Lithium,” which the English band debuted a week prior at Lollapalooza Brazil. “This next song’s for a great singer who died 20 years ago,” frontman Matt Bellamy said, referring to the recent anniversary of Kurt Cobain‘s death. [Billboard]
After the jump, find out what music you can catch on TV today.
:: The Ellen DeGeneres Show (syndicated) — Pharrell :: The Queen Latifah Show (syndicated) — Passenger :: Late Show with David Letterman (CBS) — The Strypes (rerun) :: The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon (NBC) — U2 (rerun) :: Late Night with Seth Meyers (NBC) — Kanye West (rerun) :: Last Call with Carson Daly (NBC) — The Flaming Lips (rerun) :: Jimmy Kimmel Live (ABC) — John Legend (rerun) :: The Arsenio Hall Show (syndicated) — DJ Battlecat :: Conan (TBS) — MGMT