Archive: Dec 2011

Listen To Unreleased R. Kelly Tracks “I Quit You” And “Nothing On”

Hopefully this past year was a good one, but if not, a new R. Kelly song might just be the perfect anthem for you to send off 2011 — “I Quit You,” which may sound like a happy-go-lucky love song, but is actually about getting rid of a no-good lady. Of course, depending on your…

Idolator Staff / December 31, 2011

Rihanna Goes For A Dip In Barbados (PHOTOS)

While many of us are huddled under blankets or gathering around the fire to stay warm this winter, leave it to Rihanna to be frolicking on a beach in a bikini. The “Birthday Cake”-loving songbird went home for the holidays, which for her means sunshine, sand, and surf (most of the rest of us aren’t…

Idolator Staff / December 31, 2011

Katy Perry Asked Russell Brand To File For Divorce

Ah, another teenage dream ends. Yesterday we got the sad news that odd (but very cute) couple Katy Perry and Russell Brand were about to become the ones who got away from each other. And while it was the funnyman who officially filed for divorce, today we learn that the decision was mutual — and…

Idolator Staff / December 31, 2011

What Are You Doing New Year’s Eve?: Pop Star Performance Preview

Well, pop music fans, it’s that time again. Time to say goodbye to what’s past and look ahead to something fresh. Maybe you plan to party like it’s 1999, or maybe you’re spending a cozy evening indoors away from the debauchery. If your answer is the latter, thank your lucky (pop) stars that performers like…

Idolator Staff / December 31, 2011

Kelly Clarkson’s Sales Are Stronger Since She Backed Ron Paul

Since Kelly Clarkson expressed support for Republican presidential hopeful Ron Paul this week, she’s found herself in a spiteful firestorm, with many fans voicing displeasure about Paul’s views on gay rights and the death penalty. But it turns out other fans (and perhaps other pop-inclined Paul supporters?) are standing by her — and voting with…

Idolator Staff / December 30, 2011

Katy Perry And Russell Brand: Before The Divorce (PHOTOS)

Before Russell Brand filed a petition to divorce Katy Perry, the couple appeared to enjoy a true romance. The quick-witted British comedian and the flirty American pop megastar first met at the 2008 MTV Video Music Awards, where they filmed a kiss for Brand’s film Get Him To The Greek. They quickly became a couple,…

Idolator Staff / December 30, 2011

Russell Brand Files To Divorce Katy Perry

And so 2011 — arguably the biggest year of Katy Perry’s career — looks like it will end with heartbreak. Russell Brand has filed for divorce, according to TMZ. Documents filed in a Los Angeles court cite “irreconcilable differences”, and its not entirely clear that Perry was expecting the news. The news follows several day…

Idolator Staff / December 30, 2011

Park Ji Min Impresses K-Pop Talent Judges With “Rolling In The Deep” Cover

Fifteen-year-old Park Ji Min may come off as an unassuming wallflower, but don’t be fooled: she just knocked out the judges on Korean talent competition K-Pop Star with a soulful — and pitch-perfect — rendition of Adele’s world-beating “Rolling In The Deep”. Indeed, she nails it so well that you can see catch glimpses of…

Idolator Staff / December 30, 2011

Spotify’s Top Songs Of 2011

It’s been a massive year for music-streaming service Spotify, which finally opened for business in America this year after earning raves in Europe since it began in 2008. In fact, many observers believe it’s the most serious competitor to iTunes in years. But what do Spotify users listen to? Irresistible pop hits, of course. 2012

admin / December 30, 2011

Spotify’s Top Songs Of 2011

It’s been a massive year for music-streaming service Spotify, which finally opened for business in America this year after earning raves in Europe since it began in 2008. In fact, many observers believe it’s the most serious competitor to iTunes in years. But what do Spotify users listen to? Irresistible pop hits, of course. 2012

Idolator Staff / December 30, 2011

Mariah Carey Tweets Photo Of Santa Claus, Dem Babies

Mariah Carey had an awful lot to be joyful about this Christmas (not least that sexy Santa outfit from her new “All I Want For Christmas Is You” video with the Bieb. But there’s little doubt that the best part of Mimi’s holiday this year had to be celebrating with her twins Monroe and Moroccan,…

Idolator Staff / December 30, 2011

Pop Music’s 13 Biggest Fails Of 2011

There were plenty of noble efforts to come out of the 2011 pop scene — Adele’s crowd-pleasing, chart-dominating album; Lady Gaga’s various charitable commitments; Justin Bieber’s surprisingly impressive freestyle raps, just to name a few. But even though we like to highlight the good stuff, the fail-worthy moments from the past year are too unforgettable…

Becky Bain / December 30, 2011

Christina Aguilera (Supposedly) Announces New Single Title

Rejoice, Xtina fans! We’re one step closer to a new album from Christina Aguilera now that the diva has announced the title of the lead singer from her forthcoming LP. Or has she? Rumors have been flying that the new single will be called “F*ck Your Body.” (“Heartfelt,” you say, Miss Aguilera?) Whether or not…

Idolator Staff / December 29, 2011

Kanye West Previews New Song With Rihanna

Exciting news from Kanye West — err, sorry, make that “Yeezy World Peace.” With the strength of their early 2011 single “All Of The Lights” (and the fact that they’re two of the biggest names in the game), it was only a matter of time before Ye and Rihanna worked together again. It appears that…

Idolator Staff / December 29, 2011

11 Skimpiest Red Carpet Outfits Of 2011 (PHOTOS)

In 2011, the gorgeous women of pop gave us hot photo shoots, outrageous ensembles, wild and inventive hair colors, but most frequently of all, they gave us quite an eyeful on the red carpet. Award shows, birthday parties and film premieres were all reasons for these sirens to show a little leg, flash a midriff…

Erika Brooks Adickman / December 29, 2011

Demi Lovato Appears In “Give Your Heart A Break” Lyric Video

It’s hard to believe that Demi Lovato has only dropped one official single from her album Unbroken in 2011. Dev, her collaborator on purported second single “Who’s That Boy”, entering motherhood probably had something to do with the delay, so that tune was shelved in favor of “Give Your Heart A Break” as Demi’…

Becky Bain / December 29, 2011

LMFAO’s Party Rocking Of Honduras Cut Short Due To Fire

Does LMFAO now stand for “Laughing My Flaming Ass Off”? The scene at the anthemic party rockers’ Honduras concert got a little too hot last night when the Coliseo Nacional de Ingenieros literally caught fire. Fortunately, neither the band nor their fans were seriously injured, though some people were treated for smoke inhalation (no, not…

Idolator Staff / December 29, 2011

Idolator’s 2011 Music Video Awards

Because there were so many music videos to emerge in 2011, we have to give props where props are due. As it would be impossible to simply call one music video the “Best Music Video of 2011,” for the first time ever, we’re naming winners in a bunch of categories based on the major theme…

Becky Bain / December 29, 2011

Rihanna Asks Fans To Pick Her Next Single, Will Drop Full “Birthday Cake” Song

Rihanna took to Twitter to ask her fans to help choose her next Talk That Talk single — though is there any way her third single won’t be the tailor-made dancefloor anthem “Where Have You Been”? “I need answers!!!! #NEXTSINGLE #TTT,” RiRi tweeted to her 11 million followers. Almost immediately, she confirmed that a decisio…

Becky Bain / December 29, 2011

U2 And Taylor Swift Top 2011’s Highest-Grossing Tours

Did you make it out to see any of your favorite music acts perform live this year? If so, you weren’t the only one — entertainers raked in millions of dollars via touring, and we’d know, because we were at some of these shows! Although Bono & co. have not released an album since early…

Idolator Staff / December 29, 2011
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