Archive: Feb 2012

Lady Gaga Launches Born This Way Foundation At Harvard University

Harvard University was flooded by little monsters this afternoon, when Lady Gaga arrived for the launch of her Born This Way Foundation. “I’m not here today to give you an answer. And I’m not here to tell you I can solve these problems [of bullying],” Gaga told the crowd, which included fans, students,…

By: Becky Bain / February 29, 2012

Jennifer Lopez Packs A Serious Punch For ‘V’ Magazine (PHOTOS)

Jennifer Lopez swaps her ultra feminine Oscar gown for an androgynous hairdo and an eyebrow-raising groin protector for her V magazine cover spread. Photographer Mario Testino shot the pics for the mag’s sports issue, which saw the American Idol judge putting up her dukes in a way that recalled the pop star’s Enough days. In her…

By: Erika Brooks Adickman / February 29, 2012

Chris Brown Has Some Serious Symbolism On His ‘Fortune’ Album Cover

Chris Brown seems to have finally dropped his beloved graffiti imagery and is going for a futuristic vibe on the cool blue cover art for his new album, Fortune. (At least we think that’s the title — what font is that, wingdings?) Fortune, the follow-up to his Grammy-winning album F.A.M.E., will be released on May…

By: Becky Bain / February 29, 2012

Gorillaz, James Murphy & Andre 3000’s “DoYaThing”: Watch The Video

As much as we love all the crazy animated characters that form Gorillaz, we’re not so keen to stay the night at their flat. The video for Gorillaz’s collaboration with Andre 3000 and LCD Soundsystem’s James Murphy, “DoYaThing”, dropped today, and the clip tells the surreal story of a bunch of CGI toons starting their…

By: Becky Bain / February 29, 2012

Remembering Davy Jones: 10 Adorable Monkees Photos

We were heartbroken earlier today to learn of Davy Jones’ passing at just 66-years-old. The teen idol, along with fellow bandmates, The Monkees, not only left an indelible mark on pop culture, but forged a path (and an audience) for future manufactured bands. Whether it was on the Broadway stage or on TV screens, the…

By: Erika Brooks Adickman / February 29, 2012

Davy Jones R.I.P.: 7 Eclectic Monkees Cover Songs

The Monkees’ Davy Jones has passed away today at the age of 66, but it’s never too early to remember what made Jones and the band so big in the first place — their infinitely catchy, free-spirited songs. Many artists throughout the years – from the Four Tops to acts like Run DMC…

By: Becky Bain / February 29, 2012

Davy Jones’ Finest Musical Moments

The music world has lost quite a few of its most iconic stars in 2012, and today unfortunately marks another loss: the death of The Monkees’ singer Davy Jones, who passed away at the age of 66. Instead of focusing on the passing of one of the industry’s first teen heartthrobs, we want to celebrate…

By: Becky Bain / February 29, 2012

Davy Jones, The Monkees Frontman, Dead At 66

Davy Jones, who fronted ’60 pop act The Monkees, died today at Martin Memorial Hospital in Stuart, Florida. The death of the 66-year-old, who originally hailed from Manchester, England, was confirmed by the medical examiner’s office in Martin County, Florida. He suffered a heart attack in his sleep.

By: Robbie Daw / February 29, 2012

Taylor Swift Has A Tea Party With Sophia Grace And Rosie On ‘Ellen’

How is it possible that pint-sized British “princesses” Sophia Grace and Rosie don’t have their own TV show yet? Then again, they’ve practically taken over Ellen DeGeneres’ daytime talk show with their high-pitched enthusiasm and adorable rapping skills. After running amok in Disneyland, the super-cute kids have a tea party with Taylor Swift, who i…

By: Becky Bain / February 29, 2012

Taylor Swift Stuns Us In ‘Harper’s Bazaar’ Australia (PHOTOS)

Yesterday, we marveled at Taylor Swift’s effortless makeup-free look as she boarded a flight Down Under. And today we have a chance to gaze in wonder at the pop star yet again as the “Safe And Sound” singer covers the latest issue of Harper’s Bazaar Australia. In her Gucci dress for the windswept cover, The

By: Erika Brooks Adickman / February 29, 2012

Rick Ross’ Home Investigated In Murder Case

UPDATE: Ross has been will not be questioned after all, and he’s considered cleared of any involvement.

Rick Ross’ Miami mansion is being investigated after a murder took place on the grounds this morning, TMZ reports. A 40-year-old man was shot to death and was found laying inside a gate at the…

By: Becky Bain / February 29, 2012

Adele’s ’21’ Now Aiming To Match ‘Purple Rain’ Reign At #1

Expect Prince to let out a high-pitched scream that would make James Brown proud. Just one week after its one-year anniversary, Adele’s Grammy-winning 21 has sold another 297,000 copies and holds onto the #1 position on Billboard’s Top 200 for a 22nd non-consecutive frame, thus passing the 21-week stretch of MC Hammer’s Please Hammer Don’t

By: Robbie Daw / February 29, 2012

Amanda Mair “Sense”: Free Song Download

Like all red-blooded pop fans, we enjoy a good Swedish pop fix now and then. (And by that, we mean at least once a day!) Enter our newest obsession, 17-year-old Amanda Mair. She’s already quite the sensation in her home country, and now we’re happy to introduce her to US music fanatics via her bouncy…

By: Robbie Daw / February 29, 2012

‘American Idol’: Joshua Ledet Rises Above As The Top 13 Men Sing For Your Votes

And now it’s your turn, America! Last night American Idol went live before the studio — and national — audience, as the Top 12 men sung for their supper, i.e. your votes. So far this season, the guys have come out strong, leading us to suspect that a dude will take the Idol

By: scognata / February 29, 2012

K’naan & Nelly Furtado’s “Is Anybody Out There” Video: Sneak Peek

In a behind-the-scenes clip of K’naan and Nelly Furtado’s upcoming “Is Anybody Out There” video, we find the pair singing each other’s praises on the set. “Nelly really took this song to the place where it is now,” says K’naan. “Anybody else could have done this song and it wouldn’t have been the same. I…

By: Robbie Daw / February 29, 2012

Chris Brown Caught Jamming Out To Rihanna’s “We Found Love”: Morning Mix

Did You Hear?

:: The jury’s still out whether Chris Brown and Rihanna are back together since collaborating on two new songs, but we know this much — Brown was spotted singing and dancing along to RiRi’s hit song, “We Found Love” while partying in a club in Orlando. [Complex]…

By: Becky Bain / February 29, 2012

Lady Gaga’s Earliest Photo Shoot Revealed (PHOTOS)

Long before Lady Gaga was the mega pop star we’ve come to know and love, and even longer before the “Marry The Night” singer teamed up with Terry Richardson, she was just 19-year-old Stefani Germonatta posing for friend and restaurant coworker Malgorzata Saniewska. Judging by the black and white pics that have surfaced from their…

By: Erika Brooks Adickman / February 28, 2012

Mariah Carey To Headline Intimate Concert This Thursday

This Thursday, Mariah Carey will give her first live appearance since giving birth to “dem babies”. The pop diva, whose last live performance was at the end of 2010, will headline a free, intimate show at New York’s Gotham Hall on March 1 as part of the Plot Your Escape concert series. (Diddy will support…

By: Becky Bain / February 28, 2012

Beyonce And Gwyneth Paltrow To Star In Ryan Murphy’s ‘One Hit Wonders’

Glee creator Ryan Murphy has previously dabbled in film projects — he directed Julia Roberts in 2010’s Eat Pray Love — but now he’s ready to bring his musical stylings to the big-screen. Murphy will direct the star-studded musical One Hit Wonders, and has cast Beyonce in one of the roles. The story revolves around…

By: Becky Bain / February 28, 2012

Kid Cudi Blasts Label, Shows Off Suicidal Tattoo

We knew Kid Cudi had some rage issues — his nickname is Mr. Rager, after all — but someone really needs to give him a massage or a hug or something. Coinciding with the release of his new collaborative album with Dot Da Genius, WZRD, the rapper — who blew a gasket at the crowd…

By: Becky Bain / February 28, 2012
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