Archive: Jan 2011

Cher Is Tweetin’ Mad Over The ‘Burlesque’ Oscar Nomination Snub

While the names of those directors and actors overlooked by the Academy for this year’s Oscar nominations (Christopher Nolan! Ryan Gosling! Mark Wahlberg! ) rang out loud across the Internet yesterday, one notable song got the dreaded snub, as well: Cher’s Burlesque ballad “You Haven’t Seen The Last Of Me,” which won tunesmith Diane Warren…

Robbie Daw | January 26, 2011 - 8:20 am

Wiz Khalifa Decided It Was High Time He Reveal His Album Title

Well, hand over a Primanti Brothers pastrami and cheese and toss us a can of Iron City—Pittsburgh MC Wiz Khalifa finally revealed the name of his new album on Ustream. “The official release date for the Wiz Khalifa album is March 29,” said the rapper. “The name of the album is Rolling Papers.” Looks like…

Robbie Daw | January 26, 2011 - 7:16 am

The Morning Mix: Lady Gaga Touches The Edge Of Glory

Did You Hear?

:: Lady Gaga’s Born This Way will include a song called “Edge Of Glory”, according to BET’s top executive, who recently heard six tracks. Finally, the Joan Baez cover we’ve all been waiting for. [Toyaz World]

:: Drake may take a role to star opposite Al…

Idolator Staff | January 26, 2011 - 5:30 am

Jennifer Hudson’s Left With Broken Promises In “Where You At?”

Jennifer Hudson’s single “Where You At?”—the first offering from her sophomore album I Remember Meis now out and about, and it finds her sticking to classic (or is that dated?) R&B. While the title may conjure up images of J-Hud coordinating a night out with friends, the ballad (produced and co-written by R. Kelly) has…

Erika Brooks Adickman | January 25, 2011 - 6:35 pm

Jennifer Lopez Covers ‘Glamour’ Russia (PHOTOS)

Unfortunately, our Russian translator is out of the office today—the good news is we didn’t need anyone to translate to us how flippin’ fabulous Jennifer Lopez looks in her Glamour Russia’s February 2011 cover shoot. The beautiful new addition to the American Idol judges table looks absolutely flawless in the spread—and judging by how good…

Erika Brooks Adickman | January 25, 2011 - 3:25 pm

Holy $***: Ke$ha Being Sued For $14 Million

Both Ke$ha and hit-making maestro Dr. Luke are looking at possible serious dings in their bank accounts after a lawsuit was filed against them last year by DAS Communications, former managers of the slutwave songstress. (And sorry, Kesh—but this isn’t going to do much to dissuade those Lady Gaga comparisons.) The firm is now asking…

Robbie Daw | January 25, 2011 - 2:03 pm

Preview Britney Spears’ Fame Comic Book—If You Dare! (PHOTOS)

They’re baaack! Bluewater Productions, creators of the Fame comic book series (a.k.a. Idolator’s biggest fail of 2010) has returned with their first disaster of 2011. Their victim this time: Britney Spears. Brit’s cover is hardly as awful as the “artistic” treatment Gaga got last year, the publishing house still managed to make the pop hottie look…

Erika Brooks Adickman | January 25, 2011 - 1:25 pm

Keri Hilson Pretty Girl Rocks ‘Ellen’

Keri Hilson amped up the sex factor for her appearance on The Ellen DeGeneres Show this morning by rolling up her sleeves and tying up her button-down to reveal her midriff. The No Boys Allowed vamp then twirled through a sassy rendition of “Pretty Girl Rock,” which is currently at #39 on the Hot 100.

Robbie Daw | January 25, 2011 - 1:02 pm

Adele Discusses The Inspirational ‘Never Been Kissed’ And How She Met Ryan Tedder

Adele gave several comical anecdotes while sitting down for a track-by-track video rundown of her new album 21, which was released in the UK this week and is due out in the States on February 22. In particular, she talked about the song “One And Only,” which, Adele points out, is about a male friend…

Robbie Daw | January 25, 2011 - 10:46 am

Justin Bieber Covers ‘LOVE’ Magazine

Justin Bieber isn’t just the face of PETA’s latest ad campaign, he’s also the face of next month’s LOVE magazine. The Never Say Never star covers the biannual fashion mag’s Androgyny Issue—we wonder if JB knew the theme before posing for the cover shoot with photographer Terry Richardson (whom you may recall also snapped GQ

Erika Brooks Adickman | January 25, 2011 - 10:12 am

Go Behind The Scenes Of Jennifer Lopez’s Party-Themed “On The Floor” Video

Britney Spears’ “Hold It Against Me” wasn’t the only music video that was shot over the weekend. Jennifer Lopez and Pitbull were also busy in front of the cameras for their “On The Floor” clip. “I play one character where she kind of runs this party, acts like she’s kind of over it, but at…

Robbie Daw | January 25, 2011 - 9:23 am

Ooh La La! Nicki Minaj Hits The Streets Of Paris (PHOTOS)

As Nicki Minaj continues to rack up stamps on her passport, this time she headed to Paris to attend the Spring/Summer Haute Couture Fashion Week at Gare du Nord. The Pink Friday rapper looked “magnifique” in a bright red trench coat and blonde Barbie wig. It’s no surprise that the fashion forward artist would check…

Erika Brooks Adickman | January 25, 2011 - 9:16 am

Nicki Minaj Asked About Lady Gaga’s Mugler Remix Video On ‘Le Grand Journal’

Among many other things asked of Nicki Minaj (via a translator) during her appear on Le Grand Journal yesterday, the hip hop fashion plate was questioned about her thoughts on Lady Gaga’s avant-garde remix video that aired during last week’s Mugler menswear fashion show in Paris, which featured heavily-tattooed model Rick Genest. “Actually, I love…

Robbie Daw | January 25, 2011 - 8:52 am

Dido, Trent Reznor Receive Oscar Music Nods While ‘Burlesque’ Is Snubbed

UK singer Dido and her brother Rollo Armstrong were probably the most “pop” names to get a Best Original Song Oscar nomination this morning—for penning 127 Hours tune “If I Rise” along with the film’s composer A.R. Rahman, already an Academy Award winner for Slumdog Millionaire. One film that was curiously absent among the music…

Robbie Daw | January 25, 2011 - 7:43 am

Jessie J ‘Who You Are’ Album Cover, Tracklist Revealed

Jessie J tweeted the stylish cover of her debut album Who You Are this morning. The British songstress, whose single “Do It Like A Dude” is currently #3 in the UK, looks quite noir in the image while decked out with a black jacket, black nails, black eyeliner and black lipstick. The LP, which also…

Robbie Daw | January 25, 2011 - 7:03 am

The Morning Mix: Aaron Carter Checks Into Rehab

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:: Aaron Carter has checked into a rehab facility to sort out some “emotional issues.” Oh, Aaron —have you been watching House Of Carters re-runs again? [MTV News]

:: Yesterday we heard a snippet of Willow Smith’s upcoming single “21st Century Girl.” Now check out…

Robbie Daw | January 25, 2011 - 5:50 am

Bruno Mars Rocks Out At ‘Doo-Wops & Hooligans’ Launch Party (PHOTOS)

Adele wasn’t the only pop star performing around London Town today, Bruno Mars was also celebrating his debut album Doo-Wops & Hooligans (released across the pond just last week) with a concert at Cafe De Paris. The crooner, who recently performed a cover of “California Girls” for BBC Radio 1, held an intimate show at the…

Erika Brooks Adickman | January 24, 2011 - 4:31 pm

Rihanna Sports Latex In “S&M” Music Video Stills (PHOTOS)

Rihanna continues to tease us with all things “S&M“. Today, more photos from the set of the Loud singer’s upcoming music video surfaced and this time the Barbados native is showing us more than just her eating bejeweled ice cream while wearing an eye patch. The “What’s My Name” songbird also dons a bright latex…

Erika Brooks Adickman | January 24, 2011 - 2:51 pm

Christina Aguilera To Belt Out National Anthem At The Super Bowl

While the Black Eyed Peas are set to tackle a live halftime performance during Super Bowl XLV at Arlington, Texas’ new Cowboys Stadium, it was announced today that Burlesque babe Christina Aguilera will be the one to belt out the National Anthem before the game kicks off. The Pittsburgh Steelers (who beat the New York…

Robbie Daw | January 24, 2011 - 1:35 pm

Watch Adele Live From London’s Tabernacle

Stop what you’re doing and join Adele as she celebrates the release of 21 with an acoustic concert at London’s Tabernacle. Don’t worry about catching a transatlantic flight, you can see the live performance via webcast by heading here. Watch the beautiful “Rolling In The Deep” songstress as she performs new tracks and classic hits…

Erika Brooks Adickman | January 24, 2011 - 12:34 pm
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