Archive: Feb 2011

The BRIT Awards: Red Carpet Arrivals (PHOTOS)

Less than 24 hours ago, Justin Bieber was sitting next to Conan on his set in Burbank, now he’s in London walking the red carpet for the 2011 BRIT Awards (this explains why he jetted after the taping before we could give him our Valentine). And while JB came up empty handed at the Grammys,…

Erika Brooks Adickman | February 15, 2011 - 2:13 pm

Drake And J. Cole Fall In Lust In Their “In The Morning” Video

J. Cole and Drake’s mixtape track “In The Morning” gets the video treatment, featuring both hip-hop artists taking in the City of Lights — and a few groupies to boot. In the clip, the “Leave Me Alone” rapper finds some lady love in the audience of him and Drizzy’s Paris show — but when the…

Becky Bain | February 15, 2011 - 1:11 pm

Justin Bieber, Arcade Fire, Rihanna, Take That Win At 2011 BRIT Awards Winners

The 2011 BRITs were held this evening at London’s 02 Arena, and Grammy Album Of The Year winners Arcade Fire pulled off the same trick across the pond—the act won International Album, as well as International Group. But they weren’t the only Canadians to snag a BRIT, as Never Say Never heartthrob/Peeps fiend Justin Bieber…

Robbie Daw | February 15, 2011 - 12:16 pm

Bruno Mars And Janelle Monae Hit The Road For Hooligans In Wondaland Tour

Bruno Mars and Janelle Monae thrilled The Grammys with their spectacular, standing-ovation-receiving performance, and now they’re taking their act on the road — the soulful singers are teaming up for the Hooligans In Wondaland tour, traveling throughout North America this May and June. We sure hope Janelle offers some backup for Bruno on his tweaked,…

Becky Bain | February 15, 2011 - 12:03 pm

Taylor Momsen Takes Part In MasterCard’s VIP Grammy Experience

SPONSORED POST: In anticipation for music’s biggest night, MasterCard partnered up with The Recording Academy for their “VIP GRAMMY Experience” promotion, offering cardholders the opportunity to experience the Grammys firsthand. Two lucky winners received such awesome prizes as behind-the-scenes access to rehearsals, a celeb-worthy makeover, entry to after-parties, and even tickets to attend the ceremony.

Idolator Staff | February 15, 2011 - 12:01 pm

Owl City Covers Taylor Swift’s “Enchanted”, Flirts With Her Over The Internet

It’s pretty clear at this point which famous men inspired tracks on Taylor Swift’s Speak Now — there’s Kanye, and John Mayer, and that Twilight dude with the same name and squinty eyes. But Adam Young of Owl City is the first one to out himself as one of Taylor’s male muses, as the object…

Becky Bain | February 15, 2011 - 11:28 am

Eminem, Lil Wayne, Florence + The Machine, Robyn To Play At Bonnaroo

Like Kanye West, Grammy-winning MC Eminem is hitting the festival circuit this year. It was announced today that the “Love The Way You Lie” rapper will headline the 10th annual Bonnaroo Festival, which is set to go down June 9 – 12 in Manchester, Tennessee. Also on the roster: Grammy Album Of The Year winners…

Robbie Daw | February 15, 2011 - 10:42 am

Cee Lo Green Is A Lady Killer In His “Bodies” Video

Cee Lo Green takes a 180 from his jubilant, eye-popping Grammys performance for his sleek, sexy and murderous video for his Lady Killer track, “Bodies”. The Mikael Colombu-directed clip, animated with moving photographs (you’ll just have to watch it to see what we mean), features cameos by Kerry Washington, Janelle Monae and a “shoulder appearance”

Becky Bain | February 15, 2011 - 10:25 am

Cheryl Cole, Eliza Doolittle And More At ‘ELLE’ Style Awards (PHOTOS)

Last night, while you were chowing down on fondue at The Melting Pot, some of our favorite female British pop stars spent their Valentine’s Day at the 2011 ELLE Style Awards 2011. Top Woman Of 2011, Cheryl Cole, wore a bright red, racer back gown (perhaps to attract Cupid’s arrow), while “Wonderman” collaborator Ellie Goulding…

Erika Brooks Adickman | February 15, 2011 - 10:02 am

Lady Gaga’s “Born This Way” Set To Be The Hot 100 Chart’s 1000th #1 Single

Less than a week ago we wondered who would secure the historic 1000th chart-topping single on the Billboard Hot 100—and now we have our answer! Lady Gaga is pretty much locked in after selling an estimated 450,000 digital downloads of “Born This Way” in a mere two days—between Friday and Sunday—reports Billboard.

Robbie Daw | February 15, 2011 - 9:40 am

Kelly Clarkson’s New Album Influenced By Prince, Features A Song By Eric Hutchinson

Kelly Clarkson previewed a new song called “You Still Won’t Know What It’s Like” at a benefit gig in December, and while we don’t know if it will appear on the First Lady of American Idol’s fifth LP, we at least now have a bit more info about the album straight from Kelly herself. And…

Robbie Daw | February 15, 2011 - 8:46 am

Justin Bieber Gets Pelted With Peeps On ‘Conan’

Poor Justin Bieber—not only did the Never Say Never box office champ lose out to Esperanza Spalding at the Grammy Awards the other night, he also had to give up his favorite candy, Sour Patch Kids, because fans began throwing the sugary confection at him while he was on stage. Foolishly, the Bieb confided to…

Robbie Daw | February 15, 2011 - 8:01 am

Lady Gaga Discusses Willow Smith And Madonna On The ‘Tonight Show’

“Born This Way” fashion plate Lady Gaga hit up the Tonight Show With Jay Leno last night and discussed the egg—excuse us, vesselshe arrived in at the Grammy Awards on Sunday. Additionally, she told Jay that it took her a year (!!!) to produce her new single, and she mentioned how much she loves Willow…

Robbie Daw | February 15, 2011 - 6:57 am

The Morning Mix: Darren Criss Takes It Off For ‘Out’ Magazine

Did You Hear?

:: Darren Criss is our legal, age-appropriate dream in his photo shoot for Out magazine. Oh, how we envy that sweater. [Pink Is The New Blog]

:: Florence Welch held her own among the many divas in Sunday’s Aretha Franklin tribute at The Grammys — now catch her…

Becky Bain | February 15, 2011 - 5:46 am

Preview Justin Bieber On ‘Conan’

Tonight, Justin Bieber will make his first late night television appearance since his Grammy loss to She Whose Name Shall Not Be Spoken for Best New Artist. We got to preview the Never Say Never star’s interview with Conan O’Brien live and in person — and let’s just say that after tonight, we doubt that…

Erika Brooks Adickman | February 14, 2011 - 5:44 pm

Trey Songz Makes Some “Love Faces” In His New Video

Trey Songz has a very special Valentine’s gift for you — his love faces, which populate his new video for his single “Love Faces”. In the black-and-white clip, Trey’s lady wants to keep her relationship with the R&B crooner a secret at an important work event — someone’s intimidated he might overshadow her on her…

Becky Bain | February 14, 2011 - 4:56 pm

Miranda Cosgrove Keeps It Pretty Tame In Her “Dancing Crazy” Video

“Everybody’s raging, raging crazy!” sings Miranda Cosgrove in her Avril Lavigne-written single, “Dancing Crazy”, but don’t expect anybody to be raging in the song’s video — in the clip, the iCarly actress and her best gal pals go for a joyride in a convertible, storm the football field for (what else?) an impromptu dance-off, and…

Becky Bain | February 14, 2011 - 4:23 pm

Rihanna In A Bind After Being Sued By Photographer For “S&M” Video

The controversy surrounding Rihanna’s new single “S&M” keeps escalating — first, the U.K. censors a handful of the lyrics and changes the title to “Come On”; then the song’s video gets totally banned in 11 countries; and now celebrity photographer David LaChapelle is claiming that the brightly-hued vid is copying his style and imagery from…

Becky Bain | February 14, 2011 - 3:03 pm

Chris Brown Gets Tagged On His ‘F.A.M.E’ Album Cover

Chris Brown looks either concerned or just plain malicious on the illustrated cover art (designed by pop-art painter Ron English) for his new release, F.A.M.E., which has stood for several different sentiments over the past few months. Looks like somebody’s in the running for Worst Album Cover Art Of The Year again. Maybe it’s time…

Becky Bain | February 14, 2011 - 2:06 pm

‘Glee’ Gets Bieber Fever, Covers “Baby” And “Somebody To Love”

We know that your Monday is already knee-deep in Justin Bieber thanks to the premiere of his movie, the release of his Valentine’s Day remix album, and our Grammys coverage (as well as the revolt led by his fans upon poor Best New Artist winner Esperanza Spalding). But the flow of the river Bieb is…

Becky Bain | February 14, 2011 - 1:00 pm
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