Backstreet Boys Confirm 2013 Cruise to Celebrate Their 20th Anniversary
What are you doing in October 2013? If you’re a fan of pop music, smooth harmonies and legendary boy bands, call your friends and start making plans to tour the Caribbean with all five Backstreet Boys, who have confirmed their 20th Anniversary Cruise.
Phillip Phillips Performs New Song ‘Take Me Away’
Phillip Phillips‘ debut single ‘Home’ was one of the most successful ‘American Idol‘ coronation songs ever. Now, the 21-year-old ‘Idol’ champ has unveiled a new original rock song called ‘Take Me Away,’ which he debuted this week during an intimate live performance.
David Archuleta Covers R.E.M. in New ‘Everybody Hurts’ Video
David Archuleta has left on his two-year mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, but before departing he left us with a cover of R.E.M.’s touching ballad ‘Everybody Hurts.’
Go Behind the Scenes of Katy Perry’s ‘Wide Awake’ Video
Stuntmen, foreign directors, and shoes flying through the air were all a big part of the making of Katy Perry‘s ‘Wide Awake’ video. In honor of the clip being nominated for Video of the Year at the 2012 Video Music Awards, MTV has released nearly 20 minutes of behind-the-scenes footage from the video shoot.
Check Out Nicki Minaj’s New Perfume Bottle
The rumored next ‘American Idol’ judge continues to expand her empire. This morning (Aug. 21), Nicki Minaj tweeted a photo of her new perfume, titled ‘Pink Friday’ just like her debut album. Like Nicki herself, the bottle is colorful and endearingly strange.
Alanis Morissette Announces 2012 Fall Tour Dates
With a new album to promote, Alanis Morissette is hitting the road again. The devoted mom and potential future ‘American Idol’ judge kicks off her latest American tour in less than two weeks.
Katy Perry Flashes Derriere After She Loses Bikini at Water Park
As wardrobe malfunctions go, this one’s a doozy! Katy Perry‘s relaxing day at the Raging Waters waterpark in San Dimas, California, became fodder for the paparazzi when her bikini slipped down after riding a slide and she exposed her backside to the world.
One Direction, Spice Girls, Jessie J + More Close Out 2012 Olympics
The London Olympics wrapped up Sunday night with a closing ceremony that paid tribute to the best of British music over the years, featuring performances by iconic classic rockers, the reunited Spice Girls, and current superstars like One Direction and Jessie J.
‘The Voice’ Judges Battle It Out in Season 3 Olympic-Themed Promo
‘The Voice‘ judges are back in fighting mode. A new ad promoting Season 3 of the show finds Christina Aguilera, Adam Levine, Cee Lo Green and Blake Shelton once again battling each other before they are interrupted by an unlikely former Olympian.
Melanie Amaro, ‘Don’t Fail Me Now’ – Song Review
Melanie Amaro wisely chose to take her time putting together a debut album instead of rushing out new music immediately after winning Season 1 of ‘X Factor‘ — and its $5 million Epic Records contract — last December. Unfortunately, her first offering, ‘Don’t Fail Me Now,’ offers a rather bland dance-pop arrangement that doesn’t flaunt her winning voice effectively.
Kelly Clarkson Thinks Carrie Underwood Should Be a Judge on ‘American Idol’
With Steven Tyler and Jennifer Lopez both out for the next season of ‘American Idol,’ speculation continues to swirl about who might replace them. Original ‘Idol’ champ Kelly Clarkson says she’s not interested in the job, but she would like to see Season 4 winner Carrie Underwood get a shot.
Taylor Swift Wins Choice Female Artist at 2012 Teen Choice Awards
Taylor Swift got another opportunity to display her “I can’t believe it!” face when she captured the Choice Female Artist of the Year honor at the 2012 Teen Choice Awards tonight (July 22), beating out an impressive group of superstars that included Rihanna, Jennifer Lopez, Katy Perry and Adele.
Nelly Furtado Performs New Song ‘Parking Lot’
Nelly Furtado debuted a new track at Thursday night’s concert at the Sayers Club in Hollywood, treating a small group of fans to the first live performance of ‘Parking Lot,’ a vibrant song from her next album, ‘The Spirit Indestructible.’
2012 Emmys: ‘The Voice,’ ‘Glee’ + More Nominated
‘Glee,’ ‘The Voice,’ and ‘American Idol‘ were among the music-themed shows that scored nominations this morning for the 2012 Emmy Awards, which recognize excellence in television.
Justin Bieber’s ‘Boyfriend’ Covered by President Obama
President Obama gets his swag on in a new cover of Justin Bieber‘s ‘Boyfriend,’ which features the leader of the free world singing about “Chillin’ by the fire while we eatin’ fondue.” It’s not a legit cover, of course – dozens of video clips of Obama’s speeches have been edited together to make it seem as if the president is performing the Bieber track.
Justin Bieber Meets With Fans Who Lost Their Father in Line of Duty
Three girls whose police officer father was killed in the line of duty in December got a special treat on Wednesday (June 20) when Justin Bieber, in New York to promote his ‘Believe’ album, stopped to chat and pose for photographs with them.
Katy Perry Talks ‘Tough Times’ on ‘The Graham Norton Show’ [VIDEO]
Katy Perry told British talk show host Graham Norton she got through her separation from ex-husband Russell Brand by focusing on her music and live performances for her fans.
Madonna to Film ‘Turn Up the Radio’ Video in Rome [VIDEO]
The fan site Drowned Madonna reports that the singer will shoot a music video for her next single, ‘Turn Up the Radio,’ this weekend in Rome. The clip will reportedly be shot by director Tom Munro.
Hear the Unreleased ‘Bad’-Era Michael Jackson Track ‘Don’t Be Messin’ ‘Round’
A song called ‘Don’t Be Messin’ ‘Round’ that Michael Jackson considered for four separate albums but never released has finally surfaced. A demo version of the track from 1987 was issued as part of the rollout of new music for the upcoming 25th anniversary edition of Jackson’s ‘Bad’ album.
Watch Jordin Sparks, Whitney Houston + Cee Lo Green Behind the Scenes of ‘Celebrate’ Video
Jordin Sparks is filming a music video for ‘Celebrate,’ the song she recorded with Whitney Houston for the movie ‘Sparkle.’ The official YouTube site of the film posted a new clip with footage from the video shoot and scenes from the movie featuring the full cast, including Houston and Cee Lo Green.