Posts tagged "The Rolling Stones"

Lil Wayne Pushes ‘The Carter V’ Release To December: Morning Mix

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:: It was previously announced the upcoming albums from Young Money labelmates Lil Wayne and Nicki Minaj would be delayed. At the time, the “Anaconda” diva was the only one to have a set date for The Pinkprint (it’s now December 15). But now, her rap counterpart has an official release. Lil Wayne was supposed to drop Tha Carter V on Tuesday (October 28), but it will be coming on December 9 as a two-part record. [Rap-Up]

:: Live Nation and Founders Entertainment plan to give NYC its first-ever country music festival. Set for June 26-28 at Randall’s Island, the event will feature artists like Dierks BentleyLuke Bryan, and Brad Paisley. [Billboard]

:: The Rolling Stones are the type of legendary rock band who cannot be touched. Which is why they have the power to sell a $5,000 coffee-table book. Titled The Rolling Stones, it will be a 500-plus-page deluxe edition book. If you’re crazy enough to buy it, it’s due in December. Or, you can just buy the standard version for $150. [Spin]

:: A$AP Rocky and his model girlfriend Chanel Iman have reportedly called it quits. The former couple were only dating for a year and cited busy travel schedules as the cause for the split. [Billboard]

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Taylor Swift To Perform With The Rolling Stones In Chicago Tonight (June 3)

The Rolling Stones have been bringing out some of today’s biggest female pop singers for live duets during their current tour, including Carrie UnderwoodFlorence Welch, Lady Gaga, Katy Perry, Mary J. Blige and Gwen Stefani. Tonight (June 3), Taylor Swift will be the latest star to join that vaunted sisterhood. The Stones posted a tweet that Swift would be joining them in Chicago at their third of three shows at United Center.

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Amanda Bynes Tweets That Chris Brown Beat Rihanna Because She’s “Not Pretty Enough”: Morning Mix

:: Oh boy. On Sunday at 1:40 p.m. EST, Amanda Bynes directed a series of tweets at Rihanna and her apparent ugliness. “Chris brown [sic] beat you because you’re not pretty enough,” Bynes wrote, before Rihanna posed just one question to her Army: “Ya see what happens when they cancel Intervention [sic]?” Bynes has since deleted her messages to Rihanna. [Gossip Cop]

:: Over the weekend, Joe Jonas flew to Moore, Oklahoma to help sort through the wreckage of last week’s tornado. “It’s kind of a beautiful thing to see people coming together,” he said. [CNN]

:: 2 Chainz jumped in on the remix to Rihanna’s “Pour It Up” — yes, the same remix that already features Young Jeezy, Rick Ross, T.I. and Juicy J. [Rap Radar]

:: Carrie Underwood is the latest female superstar to join The Rolling Stones on stage. Following cameos earlier on tour from Katy Perry and Lady Gaga, Underwood joined the legendary Brits during their Toronto show Saturday (May 25). [NME]

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Katy Perry Joins The Rolling Stones In Las Vegas: Watch

Katy Perry With Rolling Stones
Katy Perry Grinds On Mic Jagger...Lucky Guy
Katy Perry may be present-day pop royalty, but she gave the classic rock crowd quite a surprise by popping up at a Rolling Stones concert last night (May 11). From the Met Gala to a Stones stage, the singer showed up for the Las Vegas date of the British legends’ 50 & Counting Anniversary Tour to perform their classic “Beast of Burden.” When in Rome, right? More »

Lady Gaga To Perform With Rolling Stones In New Jersey

Lady Gaga will join The Rolling Stones on stage in Newark, New Jersey Saturday (December 15) to help the legendary rock band close out the final US show on their 50 And Counting tour. The Stones have invited the Born This Way singer, Bruce Springsteen and The Black Keys to perform at their Prudential Center concert, which will be broadcast live on pay-per-view. See what Gaga tweeted about the invite after the jump. More »

Mick Jagger To Host And Perform On ‘Saturday Night Live’ Season Finale

Mick Jagger On 'SNL'
Jimmy Fallon's Got The Moves Like Jagger
Saturday Night Live not only has the moves like Jagger — they’ve got the actual Mick Jagger. The Rolling Stones frontman will host and perform as the musical guest on the May 19 season finale. This will mark the rocker’s third time as the show’s musical guest, and though he has never hosted before, he has popped up in a few sketches, including one last December where Jimmy Fallon played his reflection. Watch it above to see the comedy gold we’ve got in store for the finale! (And please, — stay home that night. We really don’t need to hear Mick telling us “you can go hard, or you can go home” ever again.) [Via THR]

‘Glee’ Mashes Up “Moves Like Jagger” With Mick Jagger

‘s third season has already birthed quite a number of awesome mash-ups, including Adele’s “Someone Like You” mixed with “Rumour Has It”, and Destiny’s Child’s “Survivor” mixed with Gloria Gaynor’s “I Will Survive”. Here comes another one: the kids in New Directions are ingeniously combining Maroon 5 and Christina Aguilera’s “Moves Like Jagger” with The Rolling Stones’ 1968 single “Jumpin’ Jack Flash”. It’s “Jagger” meets Jagger! Just be grateful Cher Lloyd’s “Swagger Jagger” is left out of this. Listen below!

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The Morning Mix: Justin Bieber’s “Swagger Coach” Just A Myth

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:: Turns out, Justin Bieber’s “swagger coach” Ryan Good is really just a road manager with a fancy name. Way to ruin our dream of becoming a swagger coach to the stars one day, Answer B!tch. [E! Online]

:: Check out the list of six albums that should be sold as one complete entity instead of being broken down into individual singles. You know it’s going to be an interesting list when Spice World makes the cut. [Black Book]

:: Courtney Love was allegedly attacked by daughter Frances Bean. When are these two getting together for the 2010 remake of Mommie Dearest? [Wonderwall]

:: Lil Wayne is prohibited from signing autographs while in jail. Apparently tweets are also a no-no, as we haven’t received any sort of 140-character sonnet since March 8. [Hip-Hop Wired]

:: Both of John Mayer’s recent exes—Jessica Simpson and Jennifer Aniston—appeared on the same episode of Good Morning America. We wonder what on Earth they could of talked about in the green room. [The Superficial]

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PHOTOS: Jay-Z’s In An Empire State Of Mind In ‘Interview’ Magazine

In this month’s Interview magazine, rap legend Jay-Z opens up about success, his music, and that whole Taylor Swift thing. The pictures from fashion photographer Craig McDean, (the same celeb snapper who gave us the nearly-nude Rihanna pics from this month’s W Magazine) show a pensive and serious Jay-Z. And why shouldn’t he look introspective? The man just turned 40. He tells Interview, “… in rap years, I’m like The Rolling Stones or U2.” We hope he’s not saying he plans to release a series of irrelevant albums and just rest on his old hits. (Ahem.) Take a look at these pics and you’ll agree: after all these years, you still can’t knock that he’s “a hustler baby”.

‘Billboard’ Dubs Eminem As Decade’s Top Artist, Rolling Stones as Top Touring Act

Marshall Mathers has done it again. Billboard is following in Nielsen Soundscan’s footsteps and naming Eminem as the Top Artist of the Decade. Six of the seven studio recordings Em released in this decade — hell yes, we’re counting the 8 Mile soundtrack — reached or debuted at #1 on the Billboard 200, while two of his 20 songs to chart on the Hot 100 singles tally hit the top spot there (“Lose Yourself” and “Crack a Bottle”).

In Billboard’s eyes, it’s still ultimately album sales that count the most (understandably so — sorry, Artist With The Most Number One Hits). But we’ve all pretty much shifted to a shuffle/singles world. Will the 00′s be remembered as the last decade that albums “mattered”? We’re nervous about the future — vomit on our sweater already — but excited.

See who trailed Eminem on the big list, and look who followed Mick & Keith on Billboard’s list of this decade’s (and probably the previous decade’s) biggest tours as the industry magazine cleans out the rest of its closet after the jump.

Top 10 Artists of the Decade

1. Eminem
2. Usher
3. Nelly
4. Beyonce
5. Alicia Keys
6. 50 Cent
7. Nickelback
8. Britney Spears
9. Destiny’s Child
10. Jay-Z

This list makes little sense to us when we first go over it. Nickelback? Nelly?! Not exactly critical darlings that are still being buzzed about anymore, but just goes to show just how crazy successful they were for a brief amount of time. At least Em logically lands on top, since he’s maintained his following from the start to the finish of the decade, even when taking a three year absence from making music.

Top 10 Touring Acts of the Decade

1. Rolling Stones
2. U2
3. Madonna
4. Bruce Springsteen
5. Elton John
6. Celine Dion
7. Dave Matthews Band
8. Kenny Cheney
9. Bon Jovi
10. Billy Joel

The Rolling Stones topped the list with a total gross of $869,471,325 over the course of 264 shows (190 of them sold out). It’s interesting to note that not one of Billboard’s Top Artists of the Decade ranked as biggest touring act. In fact, most of these artists who banked the most by touring earned their notoriety in previous decades. It’s clearly indicative just how long you need to build a fan base that would go see you no matter what album you put out (or don’t).

Check out the full lists at, where you can also check out what some of your favorite (or most hated) artists chose as their top music picks of the Noughties. Because the best person to ask about the last ten years of music is an American Idol alum who just entered the cultural zeitgeist six months ago.