Becky Bain

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Christina Aguilera’s Demo Of New Single “Your Body” Surfaces: Listen

We’ve been waiting to hear Christina Aguilera’s new single “Your Body” longer than we can remember, and today the demo recording of Xtina’s collaboration with pop hitmaker Max Martin has finally surfaced. Head below to stream the song (before it inevitably gets taken down). …

Becky Bain | August 23, 2012 - 10:04 am

Beyonce Is (Sasha) Fierce In Her House Of Dereon Campaign: Morning Mix

Did You Hear?

:: Beyonce models the latest fashions in her House Of Dereon autumn/winter collection campaign, which is based off the look of musical festival attendees, like the ones who rocked out to Bey’s 2011 Glastonbury performance. [ONTD]

:: American Idol winner Phillip Phillips premiered his new song, “Take Me Away”,…

Becky Bain | August 23, 2012 - 5:00 am

Grimes’ “Genesis” Video: Is That Britney Spears’ Snake?

Grimes, one of Idolator’s Top Women About To Pop in 2012, hails from Canada, but you’d think she just landed from outer space in her balls-out crazy video for “Genesis,” a single off her album Visions. In the self-directed clip, the 24-year-old indie-pop artist hangs with an odd assortment of people — a woman in…

Becky Bain | August 22, 2012 - 4:44 pm

Lupe Fiasco Puts On A Play In His “Bitch Bad” Video

Lupe Fiasco once again uses provocative imagery to get his message across in the video for “Bitch Bad”, the new single from his forthcoming album, Food & Liquor 2: The Great American Rap Album Pt. 1 (out September 25). The video is shot in a retro style, and is filmed on a stage in a theater, to emphasize…

Becky Bain | August 22, 2012 - 2:49 pm

Jay-Z Writing Music For Willow Smith’s ‘Annie’ Remake

When Jay-Z released his hit song “Hard Knock Life (Ghetto Anthem)” in 1998, using a sample of the song “It’s A Hard Knock Life” from the musical Annie, do you think he ever imagined he’d be writing new songs for a big-screen remake of the Broadway show 14 years later? We’re going to go with…

Becky Bain | August 22, 2012 - 1:39 pm

Avril Lavigne Shows Off Gigantic Engagement Ring On Cover Of ‘Hello’

Avril Lavigne’s surprise engagement to Nickelback frontman Chad Kroeger has already inspired countless jokey tweets and unintentionally hilarious heartfelt fanmade videos congratulating the couple. Avril and Chad have kept their six-month long relationship relatively secret until yesterday (August 21) when they announced their engagement, and now the duo are more than happy to show off their…

Becky Bain | August 22, 2012 - 11:46 am

Katy Perry’s “Wide Awake”: Go Behind The Scenes Of Her VMA-Nominated Video

Katy Perry’s “Wide Awake” video is up for Video Of The Year at the 2012 MTV Video Music Awards, and now we can take a gander at how this gothic fairytale came to be. In the vid’s behind-the-scenes, the purple-haired pop star takes us on a journey full of metaphors, sparkly outfits, French directors who…

Becky Bain | August 22, 2012 - 11:01 am

Lana Del Rey: Listen To Recently Surfaced Tracks “Big Bad Wolf” And “Delicious”

Lana Del Rey might enjoy a trip to the Hamptons in a Bugatti Veyron, but she’ll have to switch her ride — the 26-year-old singer has been named the face of Jaguar’s new F-Type sports car. Lana’s new endorsement deal was announced just as two new (“new” as in probably pretty old) songs from the songstress surfaced online. Jump below to…

Becky Bain | August 22, 2012 - 10:25 am

Taylor Swift, Alicia Keys & Pink To Appear On ‘VH1 Storytellers’: Morning Mix

Did You Hear?

:: 2012 MTV VMA perfomers Taylor Swift, Alicia Keys and Pink will all have their own VH1 Storytellers episode that will air in November. Taylor’s will be November 11, Alicia’s on November 12, and Pink’s on November 13. [MTV]

:: Check out another hot pic of a flaxen-haired Adam Lambert.

Becky Bain | August 22, 2012 - 5:00 am

Avril Lavigne Engaged To Nickelback Frontman Chad Kroeger

Avril Lavigne is ready to rock down the aisle again. After a six-month courtship that was kept so quiet we had no idea they were even dating, Lavigne is engaged to Nickelback frontman Chad Kroeger, reports People.

The Canadian couple first got together in February when they were collaborating on a song for…

Becky Bain | August 21, 2012 - 5:24 pm

Taylor Swift’s MTV Video Music Awards Promo: Kevin Hart Thinks He’s Taylor’s Muse

We’re still trying to figure out who the subject is of Taylor Swift’s disdain in her new single “We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together”, but MTV VMAs host Kevin Hart thinks he’s solved the mystery — it’s him, obviously! In the latest promo for the 2012 MTV Video Music Awards, Hart interrupts Swift playing…

Becky Bain | August 21, 2012 - 4:56 pm

Pink Covers ‘Billboard’, Talks Exorcising Her Demons And Mean Fan Comments

Pink is popping up all over the place lately — as the new face of COVERGIRL, in her simultaneously angry and funny music videos, and now on the cover of Billboard, where she discusses the creation of her new album, The Truth About Love.

Though she has a few songs about relationships on her…

Becky Bain | August 21, 2012 - 4:24 pm

Mariah Carey’s “Triumphant (Get ‘Em)” Video: Mimi Sticks To The Sidelines

Mariah Carey is barely the star of her new single “Triumphant (Get ‘Em)”, what with her part completely overshadowed by rap verses from Meek Mill and Rick Ross. Sadly, the single’s video follows suit, with Mimi kept on the sidelines of a boxing match while Mill dukes it out in the ring. When Carey finally…

Becky Bain | August 21, 2012 - 3:46 pm

Usher Reveals “Dive” Single Cover, Held In Contempt Of Court

Usher has revealed that he’ll release the emotional love ballad “Dive” as his next single off Looking 4 Myself, and we’re sure he hopes his fans’ focus will stay on his music instead of his increasingly dramatic personal life. The R&B star has been found in “willful contempt” for violating sections of he and ex-wife Tameka

Becky Bain | August 21, 2012 - 3:17 pm

Brandy Shares Her “Wildest Dreams”: Listen

Ahead of the release of Brandy’s new album Two Eleven (out October 16), Rolling Stone got an early listen to the anticipated LP, calling it “Brandy at her most realized: romantically shaky, vocally sharp and musically sound.”

The title Two Eleven is a nod only to Brandy’s February 11 birthday, but the day of her mentor Whitney

Becky Bain | August 21, 2012 - 2:45 pm

One Direction Strut In Their MTV Video Music Awards Promo

MTV was on a roll with two hilarious promos for the 2012 MTV Video Music Awards, both featuring host Kevin Hart attempting to squeeze his way into established groups (Green Day and Kimye). For One Direction’s VMA promo, they threw humor out the window and decided their 30 seconds was better spent giving each member…

Becky Bain | August 21, 2012 - 1:29 pm

‘American Idol’ Judge Drama: Mariah Carey Mad About Nicki Minaj, Kanye West In Talks

We have no idea how much of the non-stop hubbub regarding the potential American Idol judges is actually real or just Fox execs leaking rumors in order to get people consistently talking about the show during its off season. But hey, gossip is half the fun, right? And today’s latest includes TMZ reporting that Mariah

Becky Bain | August 21, 2012 - 12:28 pm

Trey Songz Hangs With Female Football Players In “Hail Mary” Video

Trey Songz’ new album Chapter V dropped today (August 21), and besides some promotional appearances on the Today show and Power 105’s The Breakfast Club, Trey also appears in the football-themed video for his single, “Hail Mary”.

The clip features two teams of women competing against one another in a football game, with…

Becky Bain | August 21, 2012 - 11:43 am

Nicki Minaj Debuts “Pink Friday” Fragrance

It was only a matter of time before Nicki Minaj released her own fragrance, and that time is now. The rapper (and potential American Idol judge) has premiered her debut perfume, “Pink Friday”, which comes in the shape of not a starship, but of Nicki herself — wig and all.

“I am so…

Becky Bain | August 21, 2012 - 10:39 am

Leona Lewis And Childish Gambino’s “Trouble”: Listen

With Leona Lewis’ long-delayed Glassheart finally being released this fall, now’s about the time we’d get a few samplings of what to expect. And the British songbird is right in her element in “Trouble”, a gloomy tune written by one of Idolator’s Women About To PopEmeli Sandéand co-produced by Naughty Boy and Fraser T. Smith.

Becky Bain | August 21, 2012 - 10:10 am

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