Archive: Jan 2011

Katy Perry & Neil Patrick Harris Flirt Through Their ‘How I Met Your Mother’ Promos

Katy Perry saddles up beside our favorite Glee guest hunk (come back, Bryan Ryan!) Neil Patrick Harris in a series of promos for the singer’s guest-starring episode of How I Met Your Mother. Since when are network sitcoms taking cues from Saturday Night Live and filming promos where actors break the fourth wall and speak…

Becky Bain | January 31, 2011 - 5:33 pm

Elton John And Nelly Furtado Duet To “Crocodile Rock”—The ‘Gnomeo And Juliet’ Remix

Nelly Furtado has gone from “Promiscuous Girl” to PG-Rated in the remake of “Crocodile Rock”, tailored to the upcoming animated flick Gnomeo And Juliet. This 2011 duet recreation of the ’70s classic is as deliciously cheesy and fun-loving as “Don’t Go Breaking My Heart”. The new dad doesn’t just lend over his vocals and timeless tune,…

Erika Brooks Adickman | January 31, 2011 - 5:14 pm

Lykke Li Rocks New York’s Le Poisson Rouge

Swedish sensation Lykke Li played to a packed crowd at New York’s Le Poisson Rouge nightclub on Sunday night. The pint-sized singer performed hits from her upcoming album Wounded Rhymes including “Get Some” and “I Follow Rivers”. Jump below to see the “Possibility” songstress move like a cobra writhing to the sounds of a…

Erika Brooks Adickman | January 31, 2011 - 3:51 pm

Nicki Minaj And Facebook Make Good Ratings For ‘SNL’

Nicki Minaj is able to effortlessly boost up the buzz on any song in which she’s featured, and now the same goes for TV: this past weekend’s episode of Saturday Night Live, which included Harujuku Barbie wigging out all over the place, averaged a 3.2 rating with adults 18-49 in 25 markets, dominating the time…

Becky Bain | January 31, 2011 - 2:42 pm

Kid Cudi Previews Two New Wizard Songs

Rap Radar has posted a five-minute clip of Kid Cudi and his Wizard bandmate Dot Da Genius previewing two new songs from their upcoming album on Ustream. And while that may seem like a long time to carve out of your own busy schedule and watch, try to take into consideration the fact that the…

Robbie Daw | January 31, 2011 - 1:58 pm

Marina And The Diamonds Questions Pop Stars On New Track “Sex, Yeah!”

Katy Perry-approved Welsh pop doll Marina And The Diamonds (aka Marina Diamandis) is preparing the follow up to her debut album Family Jewels, and the grandiose “Sex, Yeah!” – from the sessions of her sophomore LP – sounds not unlike Florence + The Machine on the mic of a song by Robyn (also on the…

Becky Bain | January 31, 2011 - 1:30 pm

Culture Club Tumbling 4 Reunion, New Album

Adam Lambert’s pal Boy George hit up UK morning show BBC Breakfast recently to promote his new solo album Ordinary Alien (out tomorrow here in the States) and confirmed some info that should be good news for Culture Club fans who’ve been missing the iconic ’80s band blind: they’ll be reuniting next year! “We’ll be…

Robbie Daw | January 31, 2011 - 1:18 pm

Lea Michele Is ‘Glamour’ UK’s Cover Girl (PHOTOS)

So what if Glee lost out to Modern Family at the SAG Awards last night—Lea Michele is on the cover of not just one, but two mags this March! In the sexy songstress’ cover spread for Glamour UK, the triple threat rocked a very retro look, similar to her 2010’s Teen Vogue—not that we’re complaining.

Erika Brooks Adickman | January 31, 2011 - 1:01 pm

Prepare To Fall In Love With Justin Bieber’s Remix Album This Valentine’s Day

Last Valentine’s Day, Justin Bieber celebrated the day of love by licensing his image to 1-800-Flowers for his One Less Lonely Girl bouquet. This year, there’s sure to be even less lonely girls out there, or at least less girls musically devoid — Bieber will drop a remix album, Never Say Never – The Remixes,…

Becky Bain | January 31, 2011 - 11:54 am

Kings Of Leon Cancel Tour Dates In March

Coachella headliners Kings Of Leon are cutting their tour short, and this time, it has nothing to do with bird excrement. Drummer Nathan Followill, who recently had a public feud with Glee’s Ryan Murphy over the refusal to let the show perform their hit “Use Somebody”, has torn his bicep, and the band has cancelled…

Becky Bain | January 31, 2011 - 11:35 am

Hear The ‘Glee’ Mashup Of “Thriller” And Yeah Yeah Yeahs’ “Heads Will Roll”

Been wondering what the Glee cover of “Thriller” featured in this Sunday’s Super Bowl episode will sound like? Well, wonder no longer—the cast mashes Michael Jackson’s ’80s classic up with Yeah Yeah Yeahs’ 2009 single “Heads Will Roll” for a perfectly creepy-sounding jam to match their football zombie garb featured in the episode’s preview stills.

Robbie Daw | January 31, 2011 - 11:19 am

Justin Bieber On The ‘Today Show’: “My Voice Is Definitely Changing”

Matt Lauer made a confession to LOVE cover guy Justin Bieber on the Today Show this morning: he went to see Never Say Never with his two kids, and he really enjoyed it. But the Bieb had a confession of his own: his voice is changing. Okay—so maybe that’s been quite obvious over the past…

Robbie Daw | January 31, 2011 - 8:58 am

Jonathan Knight Confirms He’s Gay

Two weeks after Mega Python Vs. Gatoroid thespian Tiffany (who’s also sometimes a singer!) accidentally publicly outed NKOTB member Jonathan Night while appearing on Bravo’s Watch What Happens Live, the 42-year-old man band member has officially ‘fessed up about his sexuality to the masses. “I have never been outed by anyone but myself! I did…

Robbie Daw | January 31, 2011 - 8:15 am

Whitney Houston Joins Kim Burrell On Stage At BET’s ‘Celbration Of Gospel’

BET’s Steve Harvey-hosted Celebration Of Gospel aired yesterday, and among the performers—which included Chaka Khan, El Debarge, Mary Mary and Kelly Price—was Whitney Houston, who teamed up with her pal Kim Burrell for a spiritual rendition of Houston’s 2009 single “I Look To You.” The Greatest Diva Of All Time sounded much more relaxed and…

Robbie Daw | January 31, 2011 - 7:19 am

The Morning Mix: Chris Brown Hopes That Restraining Order Won’t Last Forever

Did You Hear?

:: Two years after assaulting Rihanna, Chris Brown has asked a Los Angeles judge to lift her restraining order against him. We expect the judge to say “No 3x”. [Rap Radar]

:: Sara Bareilles covers Coldplay’s classic “Yellow” for iheartradio. Just don’t ask her to write…

Idolator Staff | January 31, 2011 - 5:30 am

Nicki Minaj Creeps Up On ‘SNL’

If Nicki Minaj really is feeling the pressure of her stardom, she’d better get used to it. After her command performance on last night’s Saturday Night Live, the Harajuku Barbie isn’t going anywhere. In addition to lush performances of her acclaimed hits “Moment 4 Life” and “Right Thru Me”, Nicki showed off her acting…

Idolator Staff | January 30, 2011 - 1:28 pm

Jessie J Toys With Us In Her “Price Tag” Video

Tired of all your old playthings? Here’s something new: UK starlet-on-the-rise Jessie J is a babe in Toyland in her “Price Tag” video, featuring B.o.B.. The bright, colorful, light-hearted vid features the sometime subway performer perched atop a music box, strung up as a marionette, and crammed into a dollhouse, amongst other childish delights,…

Idolator Staff | January 30, 2011 - 12:17 pm

Kim And Khloe Kardashian Plan Girls’ Night For Justin Bieber

If you ask the Kardashians, dates are out this Valentine’s Day. What’s in? Celebrity crushes. Or so say Kim and Khloe in their new ad promoting Justin Bieber’s Never Say Never (featuring a cameo from The Biebs himself), in which they pledge to have a “big girls’ night out” and catch the teen titan’s…

Idolator Staff | January 30, 2011 - 11:42 am

Jessie J Does It Like A New Yorker, Performs In Subway Station

New York transit riders got a refreshing break from some scruffy bum beating on an upside-down bucket when UK sensation Jessie J dropped by the Times Square subway station to deliver an informal performance of “Who You Are,” from the upcoming album of the same name. How did the songbird from across the pond…

Idolator Staff | January 29, 2011 - 4:30 pm

Natalia Kills Unveils “Mirrors” For Planet More Music Radio

Dark pop songstress Natalia Kills is quietly creeping up on the world. Her spooky “Mirrors” has cracked(!) the top 20 at iTunes in Germany, where she just finished a promo tour that included a killer La Roux cover and a stop at Planet More Music Radio. Next up: the seductive live performer just kicked…

Idolator Staff | January 29, 2011 - 4:09 pm
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