The Lonely Island

The Lonely Island Release “Mona Lisa” And “I’m So Humble” From ‘Popstar’ Soundtrack: Listen

Rachel Sonis | May 10, 2016 - 3:30 pm

One song features Adam Levine and the other calls the most celebrated artwork in the world “basic.” More »

Watch Carrie Underwood, Usher, Simon Cowell & An Adam Levine Hologram In The ‘Popstar’ Trailer

Carl Williott | March 10, 2016 - 11:38 am

An Adam Levine hologram performs with the fake pop star. More »

Pharrell Joins The Lonely Island For “HUGS”: Watch

Christina Lee | May 18, 2014 - 9:00 am

Pharrell, still “Happy” as ever, joins The Lonely Island for its new “HUGS” video. The short clip marked the parody rap duo’s return to Saturday Night Live, plus the first time that the G I R L mastermind has hugged a mom in a Subaru hatchback – in public.

Such behavior is just… More »

“Everything Is AWESOME!!!” In Tegan And Sara & The Lonely Island’s ‘LEGO Movie’ Track: Listen

Christina Lee | January 24, 2014 - 8:07 am

Tegan and Sara sing warmly for teamwork. Meanwhile, The Lonely Island rap like The Beastie Boys on behalf of The Nobel Peace Prize, a piece of string, trees, frogs and unemployment. (“More free time for my awesome community”? Well, they do have a point.) At first, it’s hard not to feel overwhelmed by the sugary… More »

Tegan And Sara Team Up With The Lonely Island For “Everything Is Awesome!!!”: Hear A Preview

Carl Williott | January 21, 2014 - 7:32 am

Tegan And Sara are known to have a great sense of humor (remember that all dog remake of the “Closer” video?), and they’ve teamed up with former SNL Digital Short masterminds The Lonely Island for “Everything Is Awesome!!!”, a track from The Lego Movie’s soundtrack. This being an animated kids’ film, the song is hyper and cheery, and… More »

Robyn & The Lonely Island’s “Go Kindergarten” Video Features Sean Combs, Paul Rudd & A Lot Of Stupid

Robbie Daw | June 11, 2013 - 11:04 am

Everything about the video for “Go Kindergarten,” the collaboration between crass SNL yucksters The Lonely Island and usually-can-do-no-wrong Swedish pop queen Robyn is abysmal. Except for Robyn, that is. And her crazy makeup. And her effing unbelievable cat helmet. The spiked headdress she’s wearing at one point is kind of amazing, too. And the part… More »

The Lonely Island & Alanis Morissette Bring “Semicolon,” “Ironic” To ‘Jimmy Kimmel’ : Watch

Christina Lee | June 8, 2013 - 12:06 pm

When The Lonely Island performed “Semicolon” on Jimmy Kimmel Live, the parody rap group didn’t explain why Alanis Morissette — and not Solange, as heard in the studio version — was singing the chorus, not at first anyway.

Even though “Semicolon” riffs off rap’s current obsession with commas (as in, the number that… More »

The Lonely Island & Robyn Team Up For “Go Kindergarten”: Watch The Rehearsal Video

Sam Lansky | May 29, 2013 - 10:13 am

Well, this is frustrating! It’s frustrating because it’s new Robyn music, and that’s all any of us (I’m speaking for all people in the world with a passing interest in pop music) really want out of life; but this isn’t the new Robyn music I wanted! This is a crystalline, YOLO-riffic Robyn hook that comes by way… More »

Watch Beyonce Bring Blue Ivy On Stage During London Show: Morning Mix

Idolator Staff | May 7, 2013 - 5:00 am

Did You Hear?

:: Who knew Blue Ivy would be following in her mommy’s footsteps so soon? For the May 4 Mrs. Carter Show stop in London, Beyonce brought her daughter on stage during “Irreplaceable.” While it’s weird to see Bey looking at her daughter as she sings, “I can have another you in a… More »

Justin Timberlake Reunites With Andy Samberg As “Dick In A Box” Duo On ‘Saturday Night Live’: Watch

Christina Lee | March 10, 2013 - 8:50 am

Justin Timberlake may now consider himself a “Legend of the Summer” alongside Jay-Z, but last night (March 9) he also reunited with The Lonely Island’s Andy Samberg to reprise his first-ever role on Saturday Night Live — one half of the the Emmy-winning “Dick in a Box” duo.

The premise: It’s a spoof… More »

Adam Levine & The Lonely Island Shout “YOLO” (Kinda) In ‘SNL’ Digital Short

Kathy Iandoli | January 27, 2013 - 9:25 am

Adam Levine wore many hats on Saturday Night Live last night, but one of the funnier moments was his collaboration with The Lonely Island for a digital short titled “YOLO.” The short brought the return of Andy Samberg – along with his other Lonely Island counterparts – completely screwing up the meaning behind “Y.O.L.O.” or… More »

Andy Samberg Leaving ‘Saturday Night Live’: His Top 10 Best Digital Shorts With Pop Stars

Becky Bain | June 1, 2012 - 5:38 pm

Saturday Night Live ended its 37th season by tearfully saying goodbye to Kristin Wiig, and now the show is losing another key player. Fake rapper/Nicolas Cage impersonator Andy Samberg has confirmed that he won’t be returning to SNL next season.

Though his comedy group The Lonely Island (also made up of Jorma Taccone… More »

B.o.B And Other Artists Rally To Stop SOPA And PIPA

Becky Bain | January 18, 2012 - 1:39 pm

If you tried to visit a number of websites today and were unable to view their content, don’t be alarmed: it’s due to the protest of the Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA) and the Protect IP Act (PIPA) bills, which were created to stop online piracy and protect copyright owners, but could allow the government… More »

Will Justin Timberlake Or The Lonely Island Take Home An Emmy For Original Song?

Idolator Staff | July 14, 2011 - 2:02 pm

The cast of Glee fared pretty well with the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences this year, but the musical comedy series surprisingly wasn’t nominated for “Original Music & Lyrics” despite this season’s addition of original tunes. Instead, Saturday Night Live dominated the category with four nominations, leaving room for only Family Guy’s “Christmastime… More »

Adele Maintains Top Position On Album, Single Charts

Robbie Daw | May 18, 2011 - 11:20 am

Adele manages yet another week at #1 with 21 on the Billboard Top 200, bring her time at the summit of the main album chart to a grand total of eight non-consecutive weeks. And with 156,000 more copies of her sophomore record sold, she brings to-date sales of the LP to 1.7 million. (As Billboard notes,… More »