Katy “turned” Japanese. Gaga was Marilyn Monroe. Rihanna had a moment with her mom. Miley performed with a lip-syncing cat. And the important thing about the American Music Awards this year? Nobody twerked. After taking in all the showy performances and the list of winners from the 41st installment of this particular dog and pony… More »
One of them was born in Tennessee and one now calls the Volunteer State their home. The other thing Justin Timberlake and Taylor Swift have in common is that they were the big winners at the 41st annual American Music Awards, a shindig that went down at Los Angeles’ Nokia Theatre Live.
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Justin Timberlake is a Tennessee Kid, and being a Memphis native means deep down, he has country music coursing through his veins. And he may one day give in to his instincts, based on what he said in a recent SiriusXM interview. (Bad news if you weren’t feeling “Drink You Away.”)
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It’s almost time for the bonanza of Best Of 2013 lists, and that means pop’s biggest stars have one last major platform to help them make their mark on the Year In Music narrative, via the American Music Awards. This year’s show, taking place November 24 at 8 p.m. ET on ABC, boasts an impressive,… More »
Yikes! Justin Timberlake has an axe to grind with those of us who were underwhelmed by his latest album, The 20/20 Experience 2 of 2 and his recent film Runner, Runner. In his GQ cover story, he doesn’t mince words when it comes to describing his reaction to the reception: “I feel — literally — like a bunch of people just took… More »
Justin Timberlake kicked off his 20/20 Experience Tour in Brooklyn this week, and at his Barclays Center show Wednesday (November 6), the superstar treated fans to a cover of Bell Biv DeVoe’s era-defining “Poison.” The 1990 New Jack Swing staple had the entire arena singing along, but this was no cheap nostalgia thrill. JT fully… More »
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 Z’s meandering Nirvana-sampling “Holy… More »
Did You Hear?
:: *NSYNC reunited — at member Chris Kirkpatrick’s wedding, and at a very low cost. “I think it’s hilarious to know that Justin Timberlake is going to be in a Men’s Warehouse tux ushering the wedding,” Lance Bass said prior to the ceremony. [E!]
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Justin Timberlake dropped another epic visual from The 20/20 Experience with “TKO,” and while the subject matter couldn’t be further from that of his instant classic “Mirrors” video, this one is just as sprawling and beautifully shot. Much of the clip finds JT and co-star Riley Keough in the middle of some undefined lover’s quarrel, exchanging cold stares in… More »
Gruesome movies like A Nightmare On Elm Street, The Texas Chainsaw Massacre, The Hills Have Eyes and Scream have gone down as some of the most classic horror films in movie history. In the Pop world, artists have taken a page out of the genre’s book and created equally wicked music videos. Whether it’s taking revenge out on a former… More »
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:: Rihanna is the ultimate social media queen, so when she tweets or instagrams something everyone sees it – even people in Thailand! After posting a racy tweet about a sex show in Phuket during her Diamonds World Tour stop, the bar’s owner was arrested. This wasn’t the first time Riri’s tweets… More »
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. As if… More »
Macklemore & Ryan Lewis continue their domination this year, leading the field of 2013 American Music Awards nominees with six nods including Artist of the Year, New Artist of the Year, Favorite Rap Artist and Favorite Rap Album. But, like, Yeezus and Born Sinner aren’t even nominated for Best… More »
It was always going to be a tough week for newcomers Lorde, Tyler Farr and HAIM, whose debut albums all went up against the release of Justin Timberlake’s The 20/20 Experience — 2 of 2. Still, all involved can pop a bottle knowing they landed in the Top 10 of the Billboard 200.
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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… More »
Justin Timberlake will score his second No. 1 record this year with The 20/20 Experience — 2 of 2. Billboard predicts that, at around 350,000 copies sold, 2 of 2 should knock Drake’s Nothing Was the Same from the Billboard 200’s top spot, meaning that Lorde’s Pure Heroine will debut at No. 3.
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Pop music is rife with clunky sexual metaphors (Lady Gaga’s ride on the disco stick, 50 Cent’s visit to the candy shop, 98 Degrees’ mic check, Flo Rida’s whistle-w(h)etting to name but a few recent examples). You may even remember the urban legend that every Dave Matthews Band song was actually about sex, a theory that… More »
Today marks the completion of a year-long musical journey as Justin Timberlake celebrates the release of The 20/20 Experience – 2 Of 2. Despite being under the weather for the past week, Timberlake is still on full-force promo and made an appearance on The Ellen Degeneres Show. The singer performed his latest single “TKO” with a great amount of energy… More »