The Morning Mix: Adele Tributes Amy Winehouse, Calls Her “Brilliant”

Becky Bain | July 26, 2011 5:00 am

Did You Hear?

:: Adele has released a heartfelt statement about the passing of her fellow British pop singer Amy Winehouse on her website. “Amy paved the way for artists like me and made people excited about british music again whilst being fearlessly hilarious and blase about the whole thing,” she said. “I don’t think she ever realised just how brilliant she was and how important she is.” [EW Music Mix]

:: Nicki Minaj and Ricky Martin join MAC’s 2012 Viva Glam campaign. [PopCrush]

:: Kelly Rowland will star in the A&E miniseries Bag Of Bones, based on the Stephen King novel. [Hip-Hop Wired]

:: Drake gets introspective when talking to Rolling Stone about his upcoming album Take Care. [MTV Buzzworthy]

:: Smash‘s Katherine McPhee chats up Jared about her new musical show and her new 3-D shark movie. (Sadly, that one isn’t a musical, too.) [Just Jared]

After the jump, find out which music acts will be appearing on the tube today.

Music On TV: :: Tonight Show with Jay Leno (NBC) — Train :: Late Show with David Letterman (CBS) — Eels :: Late Night With Jimmy Fallon (NBC) — Matt & Kim :: Last Call With Carson Daly (NBC) —Sarah Lee Guthrie & Johnny Irion :: Jimmy Kimmel Live (ABC) — the Features :: Lopez Tonight (TBS) — Shaggy