The Morning Mix: Adam Levine Hates On The VMAs

Becky Bain | August 31, 2011 5:00 am

Did You Hear?

:: Not everyone tuned into the 2011 MTV VMAs — Maroon 5’s Adam Levine continued his anti-VMA rant to E! News: “I remember when I was a kid I worshiped the VMAs,” he said. “It was a celebratory day that represented what the channel stood for.”And now? “It’s sad. It’s like seeing Tower Records in L.A. as a clothing store.” [E! Online]

:: Aerosmith — yes, Steven Tyler included — is planning to release a new album sometime around May 2012. This would be their first studio album since 2001’s Just Push Play. [Spinner]

:: Lil Mama isn’t so lil anymore — the 21-year-old rapper has released her new video “Scrawberry”. No, that’s not a typo, it’s really caled “Scrawberry”. [Music & Lyrics]

:: Drake talks to Entertainment Weekly about working with Stevie Wonder, challenging himself, and readying a “birthday edition” of his album Take Care. [EW Music Mix]

:: GLBT advocacy groups have commended Lady Gaga — we mean Jo Calderone — for her gender-defying performance at the MTV VMAs. [MTV]

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

Music On TV: :: Live! With Regis And Kelly  — Lauren Alaina :: Late Show With David Letterman (CBS) — Thurston Moore :: Last Call with Carson Daly (NBC) — Foster the People, MNDR (repeat) :: Late Night With Jimmy Fallon (NBC) — Kirk Franklin :: Jimmy Kimmel Live (ABC) — Incubus (repeat)