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 in Miami this weekend. Guests include Jay Z and Justin Timberlake. [Vibe]
:: Wardell have just signed to Roc Nation. Who? An LA-based pop duo comprised of Steven Spielberg‘s kids Sasha and Theo. [NME]
:: Ever wonder what it would feel like to be trolled by your idol? Madonna fans can tell you all about it after the icon promised a new album in a Twitter Q&A before taking it back. Rude. [Twitter]
:: Jordin Sparks will guest star on CSI as a high school teacher called Alison. No word yet if she’ll be alive or dead. (Remember when Holly Valance played a corpse?) [Rickey.org]
After the jump, find out what music you can catch on TV today.
What better person to cover Glamour
magazine than Pussycat legend Nicole Scherzinger
? The exquisite diva is the style guide’s well-deserved October cover girl — looking typically chic in a red knit sweater. (A sure sign that summer is over).
The 35-year-old beauty models an array of fall-appropriate outfits in the shoot and proves you don’t have to pose in your underwear to look sexy. Nicole is busy judging X Factor in the UK but her Will.i.am-produced sophomore album is due later this year. More »
‘s epic collaboration with Italian DJ Alex Gaudino
finally has a video — only she’s not in it. Instead, “Missing You”
tells the familiar tale of star-crossed lovers who share one night together before they’re forced to part. In order words, it’s Before Sunrise
set in Venice Beach.
Our protagonists are a street performer and a random girl that walks around engrossed in a notebook filled with Nicole Scherzinger cuttings. I know the Pussycat Doll diva is a pop legend but let that sink in for a minute. Obviously it’s love at first sight and they spend the day making out and preparing for a breakdance competition. Because that’s what people do in California.
Engross yourself in the quirky mini-movie up top. More »
looked spicier than Nandos’ trademark peri peri chicken when she dropped by the fast-food chain for a quick bite in London last night (August 29). The former Pussycat Doll wore a tiny mini-skirt and black leather waistcoat — showing off the bangin’ body of a woman unlikely to indulge in fried goods on a regular basis. This makes me love the Killer Love
diva even more. Flawless on camera, hungry for a burger in real life. More »
Before knuckling down to complete her furiously anticipated sophomore album with Will.i.am
, Pussycat Doll legend Nicole Scherzinger
took a well earned break in home state Hawaii. The prettiest puakenikeni in pop relaxed on the beach, went paddle-boarding and flaunted her sizzling bikini body. Happily, the diva’s sexiest holiday moments were captured for Instagram. See her saucy snaps above. More »
Two questions are probably rolling around your head right now. Who is Tom Odell
and why does Nicole Scherzinger
have demon eyes in the above picture? Well, the 22-year-old singer-songwriter recently scored a number one album
in the UK and has an international hit on his hands with “Another Love”
. As for the other query, let’s put it down to bad photography.
Excitingly, the two hitmakers recently collaborated on a song and it’s set to appear on Nicole’s second/debut LP depending on your nationality. “She’s just one of the most incredible singers I’ve had the pleasure of being in a room with,” Tom told MTV UK. If this is a sign that the big-lunged “Boomerang” diva is mixing up her sound with a folk element, I’m all for it. If we get #JusticeForBionic, hopefully Killer Love 2.0 is next. More »
momentarily dropped off the pop radar after releasing catchy UK top 10 hit “Boomerang”
earlier this year but that’s all about to change with a summer comeback on the cards. The former Pussycat Doll gets in touch with her inner club kid on Alex Gaudino
‘s epic “Missing You”. You might remember the Italian DJ from Kelly Rowland
‘s uplifting house anthem “What A Feeling”
. He paints a similar canvas for Nicole — albeit in more somber tones. The track has a melancholy twist that will no doubt resonate with fans of sad dance anthems. (Trust me, this is a thing).
A low quality version of “Missing You” surfaced online a month ago but left Killer Lovers wondering if it was an abandoned demo or new track. Happily, it’s the latter. Nicky’s soaring floorfiller is being serviced to clubs across the UK this week with new remixes by Manufactured Superstars, Bottai, Simon De Jano and Alex Guesta. Given the current popularity of EDM in the US, could this be the song to kick off the underrated diva’s campaign at home? Listen to Nicole’s latest and decide for yourself after the jump. More »
Instagram is a cruel mistress. One minute you’re happily choosing a filter, the next haters are blowing up your mentions with nasty comments. Sometimes it’s a simple misunderstanding — Demi Lovato
probably had no idea she looked like an extra from World War Z
— but occasionally it’s just bad judgment. Like Khia
taking nude selfies in the bath and Justin Bieber
documenting his binge drinking. Learn from the wayward behavior of your favorite pop stars (above). More »
Boy! England sure is an island, isn’t it? That comes through loud and clear reading about last night’s Glamour
Awards, which saw the magazine offering up honors for “extraordinary and inspirational women from a variety of fields,” apparently. Among those honored were deserving names like former Spice Girls
chanteuse-turned-fashion gremlin Victoria Beckham
, who was named Woman of the Decade.
Woman of the Decade! Quelle surprise! More »
So! Will.i.am‘s new album comes out today
. It’s called #willpower
(hashtag willpower!) and it features collaborations with big divas like Britney Spears
(Regina George), Miley Cyrus
and Nicole Scherzinger
(Karen Smith), and a lot of bleeps and bloops and monosyllabic words because it’s Will.i.am and that’s his thing.
And now, a plot twist: In pop’s evil genius’ greatest coup to date, Will has somehow managed to rope in all three of those collaborators for a Google Hangout this evening, where they’ll be answering fan questions like “Come to Brazil!” and “Please RT for your Turkish fans!” and “#AlbaniaLovesBritney!” and then Britney will fall asleep on camera because she knows she is better than this. More »