Posts tagged "Jay-Z"

Carrie Underwood Prays For ‘The Sound Of Music’ Haters: Morning Mix

Did You Hear? :: Carrie Underwood has responded to the criticism surrounding NBC's The Sound of Music special, particularly her take on leading role Maria von Trapp. "Plain and simple: Mean people need Jesus. They will be in my prayers tonight," she says. [E!] :: Ellen DeGeneres has taken cues from Kanye …
By: Christina Lee / December 9, 2013

2014 Grammy Nominations: Lorde, Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, Kendrick Lamar Snag Major Nods

Even without Drake, the show must go on! And so tonight (December 6) we learned who is up for music's biggest awards at The GRAMMY Nominations Concert Live!! (that is not an indicator of our actual excitement level, it's the honest-to-god name of the thing). In between performance …
By: Carl Williott / December 6, 2013

Jay Z Ranked His Own Albums From Best To Worst

Jay Z took to his Life + Times site to post his own personal rankings of his albums from best to worst (thus, these are the official rankings). He also stacked the physical copies in the same order, as you can see up top — solo LPs only. No surprise, Reasonable Doubt stands at …
By: Carl Williott / December 5, 2013

Watch Jay Z Perform “Holy Grail” At First US Date Of Magna Carta World Tour

Jay Z already conquered the US with the help of his pal Justin Timberlake on their joint tour this summer, but the warrior-king is back to pillage on his own with the North American leg of his Magna Carta world tour. The first US date took place in St. Paul, Minnesota on Saturday (November …
By: Carl Williott / December 2, 2013

Cher Lloyd Married Her Hair Stylist Boyfriend: Morning Mix

Did You Hear? :: Cher Lloyd got married to her hair stylist boyfriend Craig Monk yesterday (November 20). The pair started dating in 2011. There's no word yet as to whether he did her hair for the ceremony. [Digital Spy] :: Want to see Kanye West pull an ice pick out of David Blaine' …
By: Mike Wass / November 21, 2013

Jay Z Moves Forward With Controversial Barneys Deal (With A Few Conditions)

Jay Z has decided to move forward with his partnership with Barneys New York, despite high-profile accusations of racial profiling and the ensuing outcries to withdraw his support. "I am in a unique position to use my voice to affect change to this disturbing issue," …
By: Christina Lee / November 16, 2013

Jay Z’s ‘The Black Album’ Turns 10: Backtracking

Backtracking is our recurring look back at the pop music that shaped our lives. Our friends may come and go, but we’ll be spinning our favorite albums forever. Back in 2003, when Kanye West was about to transition from in-demand producer to breakout rapper and Eminem's year of Eminem Show-"Lose Yourself" dominance finally faded into the …
By: Bianca Gracie / November 14, 2013

Stevie Nicks Will Make A Cameo On ‘American Horror Story: Coven': Morning Mix

Did You Hear? :: Ryan Murphy confirmed that Stevie Nicks will make a cameo on American Horror Story: Coven via Twitter. Her trademark flowing gowns will fit right in! [Vulture] :: The Carters keep winning. Jay Z's Made In America documentary has been picked up for theatrical distribution. It will hit theaters in 2014 despite airing o …
By: Mike Wass / November 13, 2013

Ashanti Played A Talent Show Judge On ‘Law & Order: SVU': Morning Mix

Did You Hear? :: Ashanti played a talent show host on this week's episode of Law & Order: SVU alongside Clay Aiken and Taylor Hicks. Happily, none of them were victims. [Vibe] :: It's a sad day when you can't give a friend a present. Jay Z is being investigated by the Major Baseball League …
By: Mike Wass / November 8, 2013

Jay Z Sued Over “Run This Town” Sample

A New York City record label is suing Jay Z for copyright infringement for a sample he used on his 2009 song "Run This Town." His collaboration with Kanye West and Rihanna allegedly contains a sample of Eddie Bo's 1969 funk song "Hook & Sling," and according to the New York Daily News, …
By: Carl Williott / November 7, 2013

Ilia Darlin Covers Jay Z And Justin Timberlake’s Summer Smash “Holy Grail”: Watch

Ilia Darlin is rising LA-based, Greek-born pop star who broke through this summer with demented electro-anthem "We Do What We Like". We invited her into the Idolator studio to belt out that song live but also asked if she would be interested in performing a cover and, somewhat surprisingly, she chose Jay …
By: Mike Wass / November 6, 2013

Some Beyonce Fans Have Started A Petition To Stop Her Attending Kimye’s Wedding: Morning Mix

Did You Hear? :: Beyonce's fans are worried that their icon will lose credibility by attending Kanye West and Kim Kardashian's wedding. So much so that a handful of them have started a petition. [Change] :: Speaking of Bey, her rap mogul husband has just unveiled his new fragrance. Jay Z's scent comes i …
By: Mike Wass / November 6, 2013

Nude Madonna Photos Going Up For Auction: Morning Mix

Did You Hear? :: An 18-year-old Madonna appeared nude in a photo series, which is going up for auction on November 9. The current owner, Jeremy Frommer, acquired the photos when he purchased the entire estate of Penthouse founder Bob Guccione. [Daily Mail (NSFW)] :: A Ke$ha concert in Malaysia was abruptly canceled …
By: Christina Lee / October 28, 2013

Rick Ross’ Next ‘Mastermind’ Single Features Jay Z

Rick Ross is readying the release of Mastermind (out December 17), and the Maybach Music royal revealed that once again he has enlisted the help of rap's reigning king, Jay Z. During an interview with Hot 97 today (October 23), Rozay announced that hi …
By: Carl Williott / October 23, 2013

Jay Z, Timbaland & Chris Martin Ride The London Underground To O2 Arena: Morning Mix

Did You Hear? :: Jay Z rode the London Underground to his October 12 concert at O2 Arena, repeating a stunt that he pulled to christen Brooklyn's Barclays Center a year ago. This time, Timbaland and Coldplay frontman Chris Martin joined him. To quote Ellen Grossman (above): "And you're going by subway? I'm …
By: Christina Lee / October 14, 2013

Pharrell Marries Helen Lasichanh, Ceremony Features Concert By Usher & Busta Rhymes

Pharrell married model Helen Lasichanh on October 12 in Miami. The longtime couple has been engaged since late 2012, with hopes at the time to be married last spring. Celebrity photographer Terry Richardson snapped wedding shots aboard a yacht, before the two married at Coconut Grove, Fla.'s National Tropical Botanical Gardens. A …
By: Christina Lee / October 13, 2013

Jay Z’s ‘Made In America': Watch The Full Showtime Documentary

Halfway through Jay Z's celebratory concert documentary Made In America, Odd Future ringleader Tyler, the Creator says that he finds the Philadelphia festival to be "weird." Why? Because it's, well, made in America. "I'm used to doing festivals in Europe, so I don't know, this shit is awkward," he says. "It's a lot of …
By: Christina Lee / October 12, 2013

Nicole Scherzinger Is Recording A Song For The Special Olympics: Morning Mix

Did You Hear? :: Nicole Scherzinger is putting her celebrity to good use. The former Pussycat Doll has recorded a song to raise awareness for the next Special Olympics. [Instagram] :: Who do I have to bribe to get an invite to this? Pharrell will celebrate his wedding to long-term partner Helen Lasichanh i …
By: Mike Wass / October 9, 2013

Britney Spears’ “…Baby One More Time” And 15 Other Great Pop Songs Released In 1998: Playlist

In 1998, Bill Clinton was President, Monica Lewinsky was the most famous intern on the planet, the world had come down with Titanic fever and a show on MTV called Total Request Live was about to alter the sound of popular music. One such superstar who rose up through TRL's glittery ranks was Britney Jea …
By: Robbie Daw / October 1, 2013
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