Archive: Oct 2010

Kelly Clarkson Belts Out The National Anthem

You don’t get much more patriotic than an American Idol singing the national anthem at a baseball game: we’re surprised Kelly Clarkson wasn’t also holding an apple pie during her appearance at the World Series game between the Texas Rangers and San Francisco Giants on Saturday. How does Clarkson stack up against other past Idols

By: Becky Bain / October 31, 2010

Nicki Minaj And Eminem Let Their Alter Egos Roar On “Roman’s Revenge”

Is there a psychiatrist in the house? And if so, is he or she ready to play with Barbies? Nicki Minaj is back with perhaps her nuttiest track yet, a Swizz Beatz-produced blast called "Roman's Revenge", in which Nicki unleashes her "alter ego", Roman Zolanski, to take on her nemeses (who go unnamed, though one

By: Idolator Staff / October 31, 2010

Rihanna Steals The Spotlight On ‘Saturday Night Live’ With Shy Ronnie

Last time Rihanna dropped by 30 Rockefeller Plaza, the results were both hilarious and award-worthy - her SNL Digital Short with Andy Samberg, which featured RiRi impatiently requesting that Shy Ronnie “speak up” during his whispered rap, was nominated for an Emmy. This Halloween weekend, RiRi also managed to scare up two killer renditions of…

By: Idolator Staff / October 31, 2010

Kanye West Has Got “The Joy” In His Latest “G.O.O.D. Friday” Track

Kanye West has finally finished his album, but the generous artiste isn't through giving away tracks for free. (Maybe he's just in a good mood after his short film Runaway recieved mostly positive reviews from critics and fans alike?) The latest G.O.O.D. Friday (more like G.O.O.D. Saturday) jam, "This Joy", carries a soulful spin, thank…

By: Becky Bain / October 30, 2010

Check Out Katy Perry’s Perfume Bottle — Nine Lives Not Included

Katy Perry has already appeared in promotional photos for her new "Purr"-fume looking like a sultry, yarn-hungry purple leopard creature from Avatar, and now the hue of the costume makes sense. Maybe it’s just because it’s Halloween weekend, but we can’t help thinking this purple kitty with bejeweled peepers looks distinctly evil! There’s no denying…

By: Idolator Staff / October 30, 2010

Taylor Swift Rides The Bus, Gives A Free Show To Fans In Hollywood

Most celebrities in Hollywood run the other direction when they see one of those double-decker buses packed to capacity with tourists hoping to catch a glimpse of their favorite stars. Not Taylor Swift! The pricey-tree-scented country star took gawking one step further by bringing the bus to the lookie-loos, performing a brief concert for fa…

By: Becky Bain / October 30, 2010

Whatcha Say: The Good, The Bad & The ‘Runaway’ In This Week’s Reader Comments

The past seven days brought a blizzard of activity on the music landscape, from Kanye West's short film Runaway and Katy Perry's "Firework" video premiere to Greyson Chance's debut single "Waiting Outside The Lines" and the announcement of Adam Lambert's acoustic album. And just how did our readers react to all these pop happenings? Read…

By: Robbie Daw / October 29, 2010

Five Looks Only Kid Cudi Can Pull Off (PHOTOS)

There's no denying that Kid Cudi is a stylish guy. We can't quite figure out what it is about the "These Worries" rapper, but he can wear any combination of clothes and fashion accessories and still look like the biggest bad ass in the room. Check out five different ensembles that would get us laughed out…

By: Erika Brooks Adickman / October 29, 2010

Nelly Furtado Has A Hot And Fun Night On The Town In Her “Night Is Young” Video

Nelly Furtado climbs out of the water and into a car in her latest music video for her single, "Night Is Young". The Canadian singer and a bunch of young adults have a carefree, fun night out on the town, taking a joy ride, roaming the streets, and, as enforced in practically every music video…

By: Becky Bain / October 29, 2010

A Toast To Pink’s “Raise Your Glass” Video (PHOTOS)

Why so serious? You don't have to wait until Monday for a peep Pink's music video to her dancey new track,  "Raise You Glass"—we've got some onset stills for you now! So check out the Greatest Hits... So Far!!! singer hanging out at a skate park and dressed up like Rosie The Riveter, unless, you…

By: Erika Brooks Adickman / October 29, 2010

Drew Seeley Steps “Into The Fire” On His New Single

Idolator's Popping Up artist Drew Seeley, who paid his dues singing pop tunes for Disney Radio and High School Musical, is readying his debut album, The Resolution, and is taking a cue from none other than Robyn. Seeley will drop three separate EPs (Act 1, 2 and 3) over the next few weeks, building u…

By: Becky Bain / October 29, 2010

Lea Michele, Matthew Morrison And More Tribute ‘Rocky Horror’ (PHOTOS)

Last night, a star-studded cast took the stage at L.A.'s Wiltern Theater to celebrate the 35th Anniversary of The Rocky Horror Picture Show with a live tribute show. Recast in the musical's infamous roles were Glee's Lea Michele and Matthew Morrison (playing Brad and Janet), Danny Devito, Jack Nicholson, the poisonous Nicole Scherzinger, Julian McMahon as Dr.

By: Erika Brooks Adickman / October 29, 2010

Nicki Minaj’s ‘Pink Friday’ Track List Leaves Off A Few Singles

UPDATE: As reported by MTV, Nicki decided to add five tracks, including her collab with will.i.am. Good call! Updated track list below. The alleged track listing to Nicki Minaj's  Pink Friday was revealed today, and mysteriously nowhere to be seen is her high-profile collab with will.i.am, the electro-poptastic "Check It Out". It's a peculiar choice…

By: Becky Bain / October 29, 2010

Kid Cudi And Mary J. Blige Are Bogged Down By “These Worries”

"These worries are heavy / They rest on my shoulders," Kid Cudi and guest Mary J. Blige sing on the dark-but-defiant "These Worries", the latest song to surface from the rapper (who has recently forsaken rapping in favor of becoming a rock god). Honestly, though, when is Kid Cudi not worried in a track? Almost…

By: Becky Bain / October 29, 2010

John Mayer Somehow Links Malaria To Justin Bieber In His PSA

Even when John Mayer is trying to be serious — which, let's be honest, is a rare occurrence — he still can't stop joking around. The skateboarding singer filmed a PSA for the Malaria No More campaign, and he spread the word about the millions of deaths caused by malaria in Africa by sending u…

By: Becky Bain / October 29, 2010

Nicki Minaj Checks Herself Out Before Going Live On ‘106 And Park’ (PHOTOS)

"Check It Out" rapper Nicki Minaj checked herself in the mirror before going live on BET's 106 & Park yesterday. The "Right Thru Me" songstress was dressed in a curve-hugging pink and black ensemble—just in case viewers at home forgot for a moment that the Harajuku Barbie was there to promote her upcoming album, Pink Friday.

By: Erika Brooks Adickman / October 29, 2010

Kandi Coats Her “Leave U” Video With Drama And Soul

These days most folks know singer-songwriter Kandi as bewigged, Internet-savvy novelty songstress Kim Zolciak's musical cohort on The Real Housewives Of Atlanta, but let's get one thing straight—she was always our fave member of Xscape (no offense, "Tiny"!), and her new single "Leave U" is the perfect blend of old-school R&B and modern day slow…

By: Robbie Daw / October 29, 2010

Kelly Clarkson Goes Country On Jason Aldean’s “Don’t You Wanna Stay”

Kelly Clarkson has already dipped her toe into country music, recording her hit ballad "Because Of You" as a duet with Reba McEntire (as well as teaming up with the country legend to perform a few of her songs, too). Looks like she developed a taste for it, as she guests on an emotional duet…

By: Becky Bain / October 29, 2010

Nicole Scherzinger Is A Butt-Kicking Comic Book Diva In Her “Poison” Video

We admit that we were a bit unsure about Nicole Scherzinger's new RedOne-produced single "Poison" when it first surfaced. But now that it's been fitted with a somewhat stylish Joseph Kahn video, it's all sort of starting to fall into place. Granted, the clip—which finds Nicole taking on the role of an undercover super vixen—i…

By: Robbie Daw / October 29, 2010

Win The ‘Glee’ Season One DVD And Complete Discography!

Gleeks of the world, have we got news for you: we're giving away a Glee Season One prize pack to one lucky person with the best pop star Halloween costume! So, if you think your trick or treat outfit is even better than Glee's "Rocky Horror" episode — and you want to get your…

By: Erika Brooks Adickman / October 29, 2010
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