Posts tagged "Chris Rene"

Chris Rene’s “Young Homie”: A Behind-The-Scenes Look In The Studio

It’s been a long journey for Chris Rene, who first auditioned for The X Factor by singing his original song “Young Homie”, and is now premiering the music video for the mid-tempo pop jam. Though Chris came in third on the TV series last year (behind 19-year-old champ Melanie Amaro and Josh Krajcik), “Young Homie” is a celebration of the singer’s turbulent life that sounds pretty much like a winner’s song to us! Head below to get an exclusive behind-the-scenes look at Chris in the studio with hit-making producer J.R. Rotem while recording the studio version of “Young Homie.”
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Shakira Gets Up Close And Personal With A Sea Lion: Morning Mix

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:: Ever wonder what happens when a She Wolf meets a Sea Lion? Shakira was on vacation in Cape Town when she went over to pet a sea lion — when it suddenly lunged at her and bit her hand. Don’t worry, she’s fine, but left with what looks like a painful reminder to give sea lions their personal space. [E! Online]

:: Christina Milian recently signed to Lil Wayne’s Young Money label, and is currently working on her fourth album. How many songs on the LP do you think will be thinly veiled diss tracks to her ex The-Dream? [Rap-Up]

:: Chris Brown is using his two Grammy wins to blast his haters. “HATE ALL U WANT BECUZ I GOT A GRAMMY. Now! That’s the ultimate FUCK OFF,” Breezy tweeted — and swiftly deleted. Stay classy. [Huffington Post]

:: Cue the little screaming girls — the Jonas Brothers recently announced they will release an album by years end. Joe and Kevin are flying to New York to meet Nick (who is currently performing on Broadway) in order to begin writing their new material. [MTV Buzzworthy]

:: Oprah Winfrey will accompany Lady Gaga and her mother Cynthia Germanotta to the launch of the Born This Way Foundation on February 29 at Harvard University. [PopCrush]

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Is Adele Seriously Smoking Again After Her Throat Surgery?: Morning Mix

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:: “Rumor Has It” that Adele, who recently underwent throat surgery, was seen smoking after a dinner with her boyfriend. She had previously announced her desire to quit but was not psyched about the idea, as proved in her recent sighting. [Pop Crush]

:: How cute! Miley Cyrus bought her boyfriend, Liam Hemsworth, a puppy named Ziggy for his 22nd birthday. This puppy is just as cute as Miley and Liam are as a couple. [Celebuzz]

:: Is Justin Bieber copying Selena’s new ‘do? Not quite. But the Biebs was seen sporting a new darker hairstyle this past weekend. Will the Beliebers approve of his sudden change? If you see little girls crying, assume this is why. [E! Online]

:: The X Factor‘s third place finalist, Chris Rene, recently signed with Epic Records, the home of his mentor, L.A. Reid. He’ll be joining the show’s winner Melanie Amaro, who was signed to Epic as well. [EW Music Mix]

:: After being arrested for drug charges in 2010, Bruno Mars was ordered to complete 200 hours of community service, attend drug education classes, and pay a $2,000 fine. Lucky for him, the case was officially dropped after the singer-songwriter completed more then 230 hours of community service and attended the needed class and paid his fines. [Complex]

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