Posts tagged "Morning Mix"

Lil Kim Named Her Daughter Royal Reign: Morning Mix

:: Lil Kim gave birth to a bouncing baby girl yesterday (June 9) and called her Royal Reign. Sure, why not? The newborn weighed 6 pounds, five ounces and measured 19.5 inches. Congratulations! [D Listed]

:: Fans might want to send Paul McCartney a get well soon card. The legendary rocker was forced to reschedule the start of his US tour due to a nagging virus that lead to his recent hospitalization in Tokyo, Japan. [Spin]

:: Carly Rae Jepsen and Owl City’s hit song “Good Time” is not a rip off. The duo were being sued by Allyson Burnett for copyright infringement but she dropped the suit. Adam Young (his real name) will now get over $500,000 in disputed ASCAP royalties. [TMZ]

:: Just when you thought Mimi couldn’t get any more fabulous, the unstoppable diva announced that she is releasing an exotic beverage called Butterfly. Apparently, it’s “a melodic beverage inspired by the magic of Mariah Carey.” I need a case of this in my fridge! [Rap-Up]

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Jennifer Lopez & Casper Smart Split Up: Morning Mix

:: Jennifer Lopez has split from her boyfriend of two years, back-up dancer Casper Smart. Based on what’s been said in the past, the relationship simply seemed to have run its course. Earlier this year, Lopez said she didn’t think the two were heading for marriage. [ABC]

:: Speaking of breakups: Calvin Harris confirmed that he and Rita Ora are no longer dating, though neither have explained why. “I wish her for all the best,” Harris said. [Billboard]

:: Florida Georgia Line‘s revamp of “This Is How We Roll,” featuring Jason Derulo, isn’t the only country remix sparked by this year’s CMT Awards. Hunter Hayes reveals that, while preparing to back John Legend, the two cut a bluegrass version of Legend’s #1 hit “All of Me” at the studio, too. [Billboard]

:: YaYa DeCosta will star as Whitney Houston in a Lifetime biopic, directed by Angela Bassett and out in 2015. Previously, the former America’s Next Top Model contestant has appeared in All My Children, Ugly Betty and House. [The Huffington Post]

:: Nicki Minaj and Lil Wayne pop up in a new Beats by Dre ad for its redesigned Solo2 headphones. The clip focuses more so on soccer stars like Brazil’s Neymar, Jr. – but hey, Minaj does the same, as she spends her on-screen time flipping through a sports magazine. [Rolling Stone]

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Austin Mahone Thinks It’s Obnoxious To Compare Him To Justin Bieber: Morning Mix

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:: Austin Mahone thinks it’s obnoxious to compare him to Justin Bieber. “You don’t know me,” he said in a recent interview. “You don’t know my music. You’re just making assumptions.” Fighting words! [MTV]

:: A man and a woman have been arrested for breaking into Miley Cyrus‘ home and stealing her car and jewelry. Police recognized them from security footage while they were taking a stroll in North Hollywood. [TMZ]

:: Kylie Minogue fans will, no doubt, be able to recite Jazzi P‘s rap on ’90s classic “Shocked” by heart. The femcee seemingly fell off the face of the earth but she has resurfaced as a contestant on Big Brother UK. Time for a comeback? [Digital Spy]

:: Some people have more money than sense. A replica of Kanye West‘s mustard stained polo short is now selling for the not-so-bargain price of $400. And people are actually buying it. Go figure. [Daily Mail]

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Justin Bieber Responds To KKK Video With Bible Quotes: Morning Mix

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:: Justin Bieber has responded to the shocking video of him using the N word and joking about joining the KKK by posting pictures of bible passages on Instagram. Sorry, Bizzle. That doesn’t quite cut it. [TMZ]

:: The internet is still buzzing about Rihanna‘s sheer CFDA dress. Wondering how the garment was created? Well, designer Adam Selman has released a video showing how he constructed the headline-grabbing robe. [Just Jared]

:: La Toya Jackson is getting hitched! She announced her engagement to long-time manager Jeffré Phillips yesterday after he proposed to her at a restaurant with a 17.5 carat ring. Yes, 17.5 carats. Congratulations! [Pink Is The New Blog]

:: Nobody knows who Ryan Lewis is. Which is unfortunate when you’re half of one of the biggest musical acts in the business. Macklemore‘s buddy walked the streets and asked people if they knew who he was. They didn’t. [Digital Spy]

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Kelly Rowland Calls Beyonce And Michelle Williams Her Soul Mates: Morning Mix

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:: This is so sweet. Kelly Rowland called Beyonce and Michelle Williams her soul mates in a recent interview. “I believe soul mates are not just in relationships, but they’re in friendships,” she explained. Long live the children of destiny! [Cosmopolitan]

:: Speaking of Queen Bey, her pastor Rudy Rasmus has defended the superstar’s sexy image. “I think the world would be void an extreme talent if we silenced her or censored her,” he said very wisely. [Hello Beautiful]

:: Whitney Houston‘s former house has been snapped up by a long-term fan for $1.5 million. He purchased it to protect her image and legacy, and has turned down offers from the media to inspect the property. [NME]

:: A much-hoped for collaboration almost happened this week in London. Demi Lovato revealed that she was supposed to write with Ed Sheeran but it fell through at the last minute. They plan to reschedule it later in the year. [Digital Spy]

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Ariana Grande Defends Marilyn Monroe Against Online Haters: Morning Mix

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:: Ariana Grande was not amused when she celebrated screen legend Marilyn Monroe‘s birthday on social media and was instantly trolled by haters. “I feel for the people who focus on hate…. because that’s all you have to give” was her comeback. [Hollywood Life]

:: This is going to be the hottest ticket in town. Pop icon Prince has announced two solo shows (in the same night, no less) at London Roundhouse on June 4. He will perform other shows with 3rd Eye Girl later in the week. [NME]

:: Miley Cyrus‘ house was burgled over the weekend with thieves taking off with jewelry and one of her cars. Happily, her 2014 Maserati (valued at $102,000) has been found. It was simply left by the side of the road with no damage. [TMZ]

:: The sights in New York City just got a lot sexier. Rejuvenated girl band Danity Kane took some time out of their comeback tour to pose for pics on the top of the Empire State Building. They were always headed straight to the top. [Rap-Up]

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Justin Bieber Is Doing “The Best R&B” T-Pain’s Heard In Years: Morning Mix

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:: When T-Pain wrote songs with Justin Bieber back in February, he was shocked by the results, calling it “the best R&B music” he’s heard in years. “I haven’t heard music like this since, like, early 2000s, ’90s,” he says. [MTV]

:: The Arsenio Hall Show has been canceled after a single season. Following his original late-night run back in the day – guys, Mariah Carey made her late-night TV debut there – Arsenio Hall had returned to TV with appearances by Prince, R. Kelly and Kendrick Lamar. [Rolling Stone]

:: Little Mix may have just dropped its sophomore LP Salute, but the X Factor UK winners have already started working on its follow-up. “[It's] kind of similar to [Salute] but even cooler and even more over-the-top with the production,” Jesy Nelson said. [Digital Spy]

:: In a rare non-music note, hats off to one of our longtime favorite sites, Pink Is The New Blog, which celebrated its 10th anniversary over the weekend! [Pink Is The New Blog]

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George Michael Was Rushed To Hospital For An Unexplained Illness: Morning Mix

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:: George Michael was rushed to hospital last week due to an unexplained illness. His representative refuses to comment apart from saying that he was getting routine tests. Sounds a little fishy… but get well soon! [Radio.com]

:: This piece of casting is either inspired or a disaster waiting to happen. Shock rocker Marilyn Manson has been hired to play a white supremacist on hit TV show Sons Of Anarchy. Let’s give him the benefit of the doubt. [Spin]

:: Foxes knows how to promote an album. She’s opening for Pharrell on his UK tour and just signed on to appear in an episode of cult TV show Doctor Who. We don’t know the nature of her role yet but she gets to perform a song. [The Hollywood Reporter]

:: Nobody loves their fans more than Ricky Martin. The Latin heartthrob was taking a stroll through the streets of Milan, Italy recently and stopped to kiss a fan. She looked suitably stoked. [Just Jared]

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Lana Del Rey Insists She Performed At Kimye’s Wedding For Free: Morning Mix

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:: It was widely reported that Lana Del Rey received $2.8 million for performing at Kim Kardashian and Kanye West‘s wedding. Well, she’s now insisting that she did it for free. What a sweetheart! [NME]

:: A One Direction spokesperson has finally made a statement about the video that surfaced online recently of Zayn Malik and Louis Tomlinson allegedly smoking marijuana. Apparently, it’s “in the hands of [their] lawyers”. [Billboard]

:: At least her hip is still intact. Lady Gaga has had to cancel shows in Seattle and Vancouver due to severe bronchitis. Mother Monster promises to reschedule the shows for when she’s feeling better. Get well soon! [Gossip Cop]

:: Madonna is just like the rest of us — desperate for any excuse to get out of jury duty. She was recently excused from evaluating a case before the Manhattan Supreme Court because she brought a note from her doctor. [NME]

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Beyonce And Jay Z’s ‘Run’ Mini-Movie Was Originally Intended For Theaters: Morning Mix

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:: Beyonce and Jay Z‘s Run mini-movie was originally intended to play in movie theaters as a mock trailer according to director Melina Matsoukas. Bey suspected her fans would be infuriated by the prank and suggested adding the “Coming Never” tagline. [Elle]

:: It wouldn’t be Twitter without a little drama. R&B singer K.Michelle made a dig at Iggy Azalea‘s accent, which inspired Perez Hilton to leap to her defense and start a beef. I guess that’s kind of chivalrous, right?  [Vibe]

:: Cody Simpson is more than just a pretty face and teen-pop phenomenon. The 17-year-old recently graduated first in his class and gave an uplifting valedictorian speech. Congratulations! [E! Online]

:: This is absolutely terrifying. Japanese girlband AKB48 were attacked by a saw-wielding fan at a meet and greet over the weekend. He managed to injure two members as well as their several staff members. They are all expected to make a full recovery. [Digital Spy]

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