Jennifer Hudson Gives Her Assistant A House, Assistant Freaks Out: Morning Mix

Christina Lee | January 6, 2014 5:00 am

Did You Hear?

:: Jennifer Hudson posted a video to Instagram where she slowly walks away after she hands her assistant a Christmas gift: a deed for a new home. Immediately, her assistant drops the deed and tackles Hudson on the couch, shrieking in delight. [Billboard]

:: Brad Paisley will perform at this year’s People’s Choice Awards on January 8. Britney Spears, Christina Aguilera and five-time nominee Justin Timberlake will attend. [CBS]

:: Katy Perry hints that “Dark Horse,” the slinky Prism highlight featuring Juicy J, will be her next single. Meanwhile, she’s realized that the song lives up to its name. [Twitter]

:: Hilary Duff has made a few more key decisions for her new album since we last chatted with her. “There are a lot of artists out there being really provocative, wearing certain clothes and performing in certain ways, but right now that’s just not me,” she says. [Pop Dust]

:: Snoop Dogg proved himself to be a national treasure at this year’s Kennedy Center Honors Herbie Hancock. He rapped lyrics from “Gin & Juice” to the iconic jazz-funk-rap of US3‘s “Cantaloop (Flip Fantasia),” to the utter delight of President Barack Obama and Hancock himself. [Rap Radar]

After the jump, find out what music you can catch on TV today.

:: Late Show with David Letterman (CBS) — Brandy Clark :: The Tonight Show with Jay Leno (NBC) — Plain White T’s :: Late Night with Jimmy Fallon (NBC) — Stephen Malkmus and the Jicks :: Last Call with Carson Daly (NBC) — Jenny O :: Jimmy Kimmel Live (ABC) — Johnathan Rice :: The Ellen DeGeneres Show (syndicated) — The Wanted :: The Arsenio Hall Show (syndicated) — Gladys Knight :: The Queen Latifah Show (syndicated) — Icona Pop