Nicki Minaj’s Tour Rider Requests Include Roses, Baked Goods-Scented Candles
Tour riders can often provide a window into a singer’s personality. Adele‘s list of concert requests, for instance, includes cigarettes and mandatory donations to charity, while Drake requires an impressive food spread and a whole lot of alcohol. The new Wonderland magazine article on Nicki Minaj de…
Adele, LMFAO, Justin Bieber Win 2012 NRJ Awards
If the results of this weekend’s NRJ Awards in Cannes are any indication, French music audiences love to party rock, but they also appreciate a quality ballad. Adele and LMFAO captured two awards each, while Justin Bieber took home the 2012 NRJ Award of Honor.
Vanilla Ice Convinces Hipsters to Be His New Fans
For a guy who has often been mocked in the 20-plus years since ‘Ice Ice Baby,’ Vanilla Ice has a good sense of humor. Ice stars in a new comedic video in which he pretends to move to the L.A. neighborhood of Echo Park to try to win over hipsters with his reinvented indie rock s…
Cee Lo Green to Perform With Madonna at 2012 Super Bowl Halftime Show
While Madonna remains coy about whether M.I.A. and Nicki Minaj will join her on stage during her Super Bowl halftime performance, a new report suggests that she has enlisted one of pop music’s most colorful characters, ‘Forget You’ singer Cee Lo Green.
Madonna Says Super Bowl Performance Will Have ‘Pom Poms’
Madonna is keeping the details about her Super Bowl performance under wraps, even refusing to confirm that Nicki Minaj and M.I.A. will join her on stage, but she did tell MTV one secret: There will be pom poms.
Wiz Khalifa’s ‘Boarding Pass’ Featured in Bing Ad
‘Boarding Pass,’ a track from Wiz Khalifa‘s archives, is featured in a new Bing commercial that stars Bobby Brown — the freestyle skier, not the R&B singer.
Watch Nick Jonas in Latest Broadway Appearance
Nick Jonas hits the stage tonight (Jan. 24) in his latest Broadway role, playing J. Pierrepont Finch in ‘How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying.’ This is Nick’s fourth appearance on Broadway and his first in a starring role.
Roseanne Barr Rips Jay-Z + Beyonce
Comedian/actress Roseanne Barr made news over the weekend when she unloaded on the first couple of R&B and hip-hop. What started out as a tweet in support of the late Etta James turned into an attack on Jay-Z, Beyonce, and their fans, whom Roseanne labeled “drooling mutants.&CloseCurly…
Beyonce Calls Etta James’ Death ‘a Huge Loss’
While plenty of pop stars have been publicly expressing their sadness about the news today that Etta James has died, there’s one performer who knew James better than most. Beyonce, who played the legendary singer in the 2008 movie ‘Cadillac Records,’ wrote on he…
Madonna Stalker Denies Plea Deal, Hearing Scheduled for February
Madonna‘s alleged stalker wants his day in court, and he’s willing to pass up a one-year plea bargain sentence for the opportunity to argue his case. The New York Daily News reports that 61-year-old retired firefighter Robert Linhart has rejected the plea agreement. The next st…
Bruno Mars Gets Cocaine Charges Expunged From Record
Cocaine arrest? What cocaine arrest? Bruno Mars pleaded guilty last year to cocaine possession, but the charges are being dropped and removed from his record since he went above and beyond in completing his community service requirements.
Katy Perry Announces Partnership With ‘The Sims’ Video Game Franchise
Katy Perry loves ‘The Sims,’ the video game series in which users create their own characters and help them lead simulated lives. Perry and Electronic Arts announced a partnership today in which the singer will appear in multiple ‘Sims’ games, starting wit…