Archive: Aug 2011

2011 MTV VMAs: Pitbull & Ne-Yo To Perform, Jessie J To Rock The House

In new that will clearly infuriate Lindsay Lohan, Pitbull will perform his Lohan-referencing Planet Pit hit “Give Me Everything” with Ne-Yo and Nayer at the 2011 MTV VMAs. And currently limping songbird Jessie J will be making the crowd fall like dominos all night long as the show’s house artist. Need more star power? Joe…

Becky Bain | August 22, 2011 - 1:22 pm

Rihanna Kicks Back In St. Tropez (PHOTOS)

After a high-octane weekend performing at the V Festival, Rihanna took time to unwind today in Saint-Tropez. The Battleship diva was spotted in a smokin’ monokini as she relaxed with friends on the French Riviera. Check out the fly songbird as she represents her Navy while at sea. …

Erika Brooks Adickman | August 22, 2011 - 12:50 pm

Marina And The Diamonds Teams Up With Stargate For “Radioactive”

Marina And The Diamonds’ Electra Heart saga continues. After shedding her locks in Part 1’s “Fear And Loathing” video, the Welsh winger dons a blonde bob as she embarks on a journey across the USA with her lover in Part 2’s “Radioactive”, produced by Stargate. Their road trip adventures are a little less risque…

Becky Bain | August 22, 2011 - 12:37 pm

Lil Wayne’s Lil’ Skateboarding Accident (PHOTOS)

Lil Wayne took a spill while skateboarding in St. Louis yesterday. “I busted my fuggin head at the sk8park! 9stitches! Gnarly gash over my left eye!,” Weezy alerted to his fans via Twitter. The Carter IV rapper was reportedly treated at DePaul Health Center after bumping his noggin. Hopefully, Drake’s surprise guest will be fully…

Erika Brooks Adickman | August 22, 2011 - 12:11 pm

Britney Spears’ Son Sean Preston Makes Femme Fatale Stage Debut

It’s hard to believe that Britney Spears’ son Sean Preston will be turning 6 in a few weeks, but there the little tyke was on Saturday, walking out on stage with his mom during her Femme Fatale gig at Columbus, Ohio’s Nationwide Arena. We can’t quite remember what all we got up to during our

Robbie Daw | August 22, 2011 - 11:53 am

Eminem And Royce Da 5’9″ Pair Up With Bruno Mars For “Lighters” Video

Eminem’s teaming up with smoother crooner Bruno Mars on the genuinely heartfelt “Lighters” might’ve sounded like an unusual collaboration at first (especially on an album called Hell: The Sequel), but the single is being wholeheartedly embraced on the Pop and Rap charts, as well as the Hot 100. In the song’s new video, Bruno jams…

Becky Bain | August 22, 2011 - 11:00 am

Demi Lovato Announces Upcoming New York, Los Angeles Live Dates

The past year has been a long journey for Demi Lovato, but she’s apparently got the performing bug after turning out an emotional live version of her current single “Skyscraper” at last week’s Do Something Awards. “SO EXCITED TO ANNOUNCE… MY FIRST TWO CONCERTS!!!” she tweeted today. “I’ll be performing at The Hammerstein Ballroom on 9/17…

Robbie Daw | August 22, 2011 - 10:54 am

Sky Ferreira Working With Florence + The Machine Producer Paul Epworth

Earlier this year we got the dance-pop EP As If! from “One” songstress Sky Ferreira, and then, well, she kind of went the model route. Bewitching pics of her cropped up via Style Caster, as well as some Lolita-esque snaps for a spring issue of Wonderland. Nineteen-year-old Sky’s latest modelling gigs are for CK One…

Robbie Daw | August 22, 2011 - 10:23 am

Rihanna Sizzles At V Festival (PHOTOS)

Rihanna was burning up the stage at V Festival in Hylands Park this weekend. The Reb’l Fleur pimptress thankfully left her Golden Girls attire at home, and instead opted to show off her gorgeous gams with two super sexy pairs of short shorts. In addition to rocking fans with “Hard” and “Love The Way You…

Erika Brooks Adickman | August 22, 2011 - 10:20 am

Wallpaper. Covers Adele’s “Rumor Has It”: Get The Song

Covering any of the instantly classic songs on Adele’s 21 has been the trend of 2011, and Wallpaper. — he behind party jam “#STUPIDFACEDD” — is the latest artist to jump on the bandwagon. The rising electro-funk mastermind puts his characteristic wry spin on “Rumor Has It”, re-envisioning it with some hip-hop flavor. The Brit…

Becky Bain | August 22, 2011 - 9:52 am

Nervo Femme Fatale Tour Video Blogs: Idolator Premiere

If you didn’t know Nervo (aka Australian-born twins Mim and Liv Nervo) from their co-write credits on David Guetta and Kelly Rowland’s “When Love Takes Over” or Allison Iraheta’s “Don’t Waste The Pretty,” then chances are you probably saw them opening this summer for Britney Spears and Nicki Minaj on the Femme Fatale Tour. And…

Robbie Daw | August 22, 2011 - 9:07 am

Nicki Minaj Sings On David Guetta’s “Turn Me On”: Listen To The Full Song

A few days ago we got a peek at Nicki Minaj singing on David Guetta’s Nothing But The Beat track “Turn Me On”, which Guetta called “shocking”. Today comes the full-length club-banger, and the only thing we’re shocked by is Guetta’s decision to take one of the most exciting rapper’s today and not only have…

Becky Bain | August 22, 2011 - 8:27 am

J. Cole Reveals ‘Cole World: The Sideline Story’ Album Cover

In this latest installment of his Any Given Sunday series, rapper J. Cole revealed the cover for his new album Cole World: The Sideline Story. The Roc Nation artist, sporting a “football jock” look, sits pensively in the locker room on the album cover shot by photographer Leann Mueller. The LP drops September 27, about…

Becky Bain | August 22, 2011 - 7:47 am

The-Dream Gets Inspired By Zoe Saldana For New Song “Murderer”

The-Dream is prepping the release of his 1977 album under his birth name of Terius Nash, and today we get a first listen to the sound of the album with the new track “Murderer”. The visuals that accompany the song are from the upcoming movie Colombiana, starring Zoe Saldana, and the song itself was inspired…

Becky Bain | August 22, 2011 - 7:20 am

Lil Wayne Dropping ‘Tha Carter IV’ Online After The VMAs

How’s this for a change of pace – instead of his usual routine of continuously pushing back his album release, Lil Wayne will drop his Tha Carter IV earlier than expected. The rapper’s new LP will be released on digital outfits at midnight following this Sunday’s 2011 MTV Video Music Awards. …

Becky Bain | August 22, 2011 - 6:46 am

Jennifer Hudson Heads To The Dancefloor On David Guetta’s “Night Of Your Life”

Apart from the dance remix of “And I Am Telling You”, Jennifer Hudson hasn’t been a regular at the clubs — until now. The giant-voiced R&B singer teamed up with David Guetta for “Night Of Your Life”, off his forthcoming Nothing But The Beat (August 29), and it’s one of the slickest collaborations we’ve…

Becky Bain | August 22, 2011 - 6:27 am

The Morning Mix: Rihanna And Nicki Minaj To Preview “Fly” Video At VMAs

Did You Hear?

:: Finally! After getting a sneak peek on-set pic from their “Fly” video over eight months ago, Rihanna and Nicki Minaj will preview their new clip at the 2011 MTV VMAs Pre-Show. [Rap-Up]

:: Mexican Beliebers are offering up their virginity in exchange for tickets to…

Idolator Staff | August 22, 2011 - 5:00 am

Jessie J Performs A Sit-Down Set At V Festival Due To Foot Injury

No, that wasn’t a fashion statement Jessie J was making by wearing one large boot during her set at V Fest in Stafford, England. (Though she wouldn’t be the first pop star to debut a disability-related look.) The recently Katy Perry-fied songstress is still nursing a broken foot after falling from the stage…

Idolator Staff | August 21, 2011 - 11:33 am

Dev Puts 50 Cent “In The Dark” In A New Remix

Dev’s been turning out the lights on more than one rapper lately. After releasing a version of her dimly-it club banger featuring Flo Rida, now she’s got 50 Cent dancing “In The Dark,” too, in this latest version of the Cataracts-produced tune. With her debut LP The Night The Sun Came Up dropping…

Idolator Staff | August 21, 2011 - 10:08 am

Rihanna And Eminem Team Up At V Festival For “Love The Way You Lie”

It seems on-stage surprises are becoming the norm these days. Eminem fans got a double-dose of pop stardom when Rihanna joined him to close V Festival’s first night in England’s Weston Park, where they joined forces on “Love The Way You Lie.” Given that the “Cheers” diva and Rolling Stone’s King of Hip Hop were…

Idolator Staff | August 21, 2011 - 9:27 am
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