Posts tagged "Common"

One Direction’s Louis Tomlinson Starts His Own Record Label: Morning Mix

Plus: Nicki Minaj teases a Nike collaboration, and Nile Rodgers tells a legendary story about Diana Ross. Be sure to also see which artists are performing on TV today.

By: Christina Lee / April 20, 2015

Jessie J To Co-Host 2015 MTV Movie Awards With Kelly Osbourne: Morning Mix

Plus Kanye West Common to star in a Spike Lee film! Also see what artists will be performing on TV today.

By: Bianca Gracie / April 10, 2015

Common Talks Oscar Win On ‘Jimmy Kimmel Live': Watch

Find out why the rapper didn’t give Oprah a high five at the ceremony!

By: Bianca Gracie / February 27, 2015

Ibrawlator: Which 2015 Academy Awards Performance Was The Best?

Critics have been weighing in all morning, but we want to know: Which Oscars performance do you think was the most impressive overall? It’s time now to watch all of the performances below and place your vote.

By: Bradley Stern / February 23, 2015

Lady Gaga, Sia, Miley Cyrus, Selena Gomez And More Attend The 2015 Vanity Fair Oscars Party (PHOTOS)

While it might have been film’s big moment to shine over the weekend during the 2015 Academy Awards ceremony, a whole bunch of our very pop stars turned out to dazzle on the red carpet as well. Check out the gallery!

By: Bradley Stern / February 23, 2015

Academy Awards 2015: John Legend & Common Win Best Original Song Oscar, Perform “Glory”

It didn’t take a genius to predict that John Legend and Common’s moving “Glory,” from the motion picture Selma, would win the Best Original Song award at the 87th annual Academy Awards.

By: Robbie Daw / February 23, 2015

Academy Awards 2015: Tegan And Sara, Zendaya, Common, Diane Warren & Others Hit The Oscars Red Carpet (PHOTOS)

Flip through our gallery of the singers, songwriters and music-related personalities who made their way down the red carpet at this year’s Oscars ceremony!

By: Robbie Daw / February 22, 2015

Academy Awards 2015: Who Will Win The Oscar For Best Original Song This Weekend?

Today we’re breaking down the Academy Award nominees for you in the category of Best Original Song by taking a closer look at each track, ahead of the Oscars this Sunday (February 22).

By: Mike Wood / February 20, 2015

Beyonce To Introduce Common & John Legend’s Grammy Performance With Gospel Song

Beyonce is going to take the Grammys to church. The game-changing diva will introduce Common and John Legend’s “Glory” performance with a gospel anthem. Prepare to be touched by the holy ghost! …

By: Mike Wass / February 4, 2015

The Frisky Closely Analyzes Meghan Trainor’s “Dear Future Husband”: Morning Mix

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:: Meghan Trainor‘s tunes come with a bold statement, as seen with “All About That Bass” and “Lips Are Movin.” So our friends over at The Frisky took it upon themselves to dig deeper into the true meaning behind the singer’s work. Their song of choice? Title‘s “Dear

By: Bianca Gracie / January 22, 2015

Pharrell, Usher, Sam Smith, John Legend And More Added To Grammy Awards Performance Line-Up

The 2015 Grammy Awards just keep getting bigger and bigger!

Following the confirmation of Madonna‘s return to the Grammys stage, as well as Ariana Grande, AC/DC and Ed Sheeran, the Grammy Awards have announced a string of new performers on Twitter this morning.

Sam Smith, Pharrell, Usher,…

By: Bradley Stern / January 21, 2015

2015 Oscar Nominations: John Legend, Rita Ora, Adam Levine Songs Up For Academy Awards

On Sunday (January 11), John Legend and Common‘s “Glory,” a soundtrack contribution to the film Selma, won the Best Original Song award at the Golden Globes. Less than a week later, the two gents have found themselves nominated yet again, this time for an Academy Award.

Altogether, five song…

By: Robbie Daw / January 15, 2015

John Legend And Common Debut Video For Golden Globe-Winning “Glory”: Watch

On Sunday night, John Legend and Common beat out pop acts like Lana Del Rey, Sia, Patti Smith and Lorde in the Best Original Song category for their song “Glory” from the critically acclaimed film, Selma.

And to keep the momentum going strong, the two superstars just premiered the…

By: Bradley Stern / January 13, 2015

Kanye West’s Epic 2005 ‘Tim Westwood’ Freestyle Surfaces: Watch

For kicks, BBC Radio 1’s Tim Westwood has revealed a 2005 Kanye West freestyle set to the Game‘s “Dreams,” Jay-Z‘s “Encore” and Common‘s “The Corner,” rap hits that West produced himself. West had just released his sophomore album Late Registration, but as his freestyle shows, he’s long known exactly what he wanted to achieve with…

By: Christina Lee / May 25, 2013

Justin Bieber Surpasses Lady Gaga As Most-Followed Person On Twitter: Morning Mix

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:: Justin Bieber is now King of Twitter. Lady Gaga, who had 33,342,798 followers as of Tuesday evening, has ceded the throne (unwillingly, we’re assuming) now that Biebz has tallied 33,356,465 followers. [Reuters, because, news?]

:: Common says the Cruel Winter rumors are a load of bunk. “I don’t think…

By: Carl Williott / January 23, 2013

Election 2012: Lady Gaga, Nicki Minaj, Pink & Others Tweet On Election Day

Election Day is finally here, pop fans, and if you’re 18 and over, it’s time to get out there and hit the polls. If you won’t listen to us on that matter, perhaps you’ll adhere the advice of your favorite artists like Lady Gaga, Alicia Keys, Nicki Minaj, Pitbull, Katy Perry and Pink, who have…

By: Robbie Daw / November 6, 2012

Kanye West, Kid Cudi And The Whole G.O.O.D. Music Crew Cover ‘Complex’

This month’s issue of Complex comes with one crowded cover, with the heads of eight members of the G.O.O.D. Music crew — including Kid Cudi, John Legend, Pusha T, Common and label founder Kanye West — forming a holy union. In anticipation of the release of their debut compilation, Cruel Summer (out August 7), the G.O.O.D…

By: Becky Bain / July 23, 2012

Colbie Caillat & Common Hit The Boardwalk In Their “Favorite Song” Video

Not content with having conquered light rock radio stations last year with her hit “Brighter Than The Sun”, Cali girl Colbie Caillat is now aiming for a crossover pop smash with her new Common-featuring single “Favorite Song”. The sunny jam (like you expected anything else from Colbie?) comes armed with a bright, beach-set video that…

By: Robbie Daw / May 3, 2012

Joe Jonas, The Roots And Queen Latifah Set For Philly Fourth Of July Jam

The City Of Brotherly Love is going to have some added fireworks on July 4, as the lineup for the 20th annual Philly Fourth Of July Jam has been announced. Jimmy Fallon‘s Late Night house band The Roots are set to headline the event, which drew a crowd of 500,000 concert-goers last year, and they’re…

By: Robbie Daw / April 26, 2012

Snoop Dogg To Star In NBC Sitcom — Morning Mix

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:: Snoop Dogg will reportedly star in a scripted family sitcom currently being developed at NBC. We hope it’s like The Cosby Show, but with more marijuana puns and more use of the suffix “izzle.” [Deadline]

:: Glee‘s Harry Shum Jr. finally got his own solo on Tuesday’…

By: Becky Bain / October 6, 2011
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