The Morning Mix: Steven Tyler To Perform On The ‘American Idol’ Finale

Becky Bain | May 4, 2011 5:00 am

Did You Hear?

:: Steven Tyler discusses his new book, his new single “(It) Feels So Good”, and having Aerosmith (“one of the most dysfunctional bands on the planet”) perform on the American Idol finale. [Billboard]

:: Ryan Seacrest isn’t the only one with new TV projects in development — Simon Cowell is working on a new game show called Red Or Black? that basically sounds like a fancy televised version of roulette. [Vulture]

:: Matthew Morrison recorded a duet with Sting for his upcoming solo album. The song, “Let Your Soul Be Your Pilot”, is Sting’s own, originally released on his fifth studio album, Mercury Falling. [EW Music Mix]

:: MTV wants to settle this Lil Kim/Nicki Minaj feud once and for all. Personally, we would love to see these two duke it out in a thumb war for the win. [MTV Buzzworthy]

:: Typically shy Skylar Grey videotapes herself performing “Love The Way You Lie” while accompanying herself on the piano. [Rap-Up]

:: Nick Jonas admits he wants to guest star on Glee. Just start a Twitter campaign, Nick! Worked for Britney. [PopCrush]

After the jump, find out which music acts are performing on the tube today.

Music On TV: :: Last Call with Carson Daly (NBC) — Goldheart Assembly :: Late Show with David Letterman (CBS) — Morning Teleportation :: Tonight Show with Jay Leno (NBC) — Sergio Mendes with Siedah Garrett :: Conan (TBS) — the Belle Brigade :: Gayle King Show (OWN) — Sheryl Crow