It might be a Tuesday in November, but it’s getting hot in herrrre! No, my heat pipe isn’t broken; it’s the heap of fireballs from this week’s new releases. Kid Cudi and 30 Seconds To Mars are outta this world; Cee-Lo doo-wops the way to Awesome Town; The Greenhornes give themselves four stars; Imelda May gets her rockabilly on; and the Bad Books throw the book at us. Plus, did you check out the new track by Michael Jackson? Yes, you read that right—dude supposedly recorded an eerily accurate jam before he passed called “Breaking News,” which is the single off his soon-to-be-released record, Michael. Get a sneak listen here. And check out the rest of this week’s rad offerings after the jump.
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You know what’s 2 cool 2 b 4gotten? The fact that New Kids on the Block and the Backstreet Boys are teaming up for the “NKOTBBSB” tour. Who wants to go with me? I think front row is essential. In the spirit of “why not?” check out a video preview after the jump. [NY Post] Keep reading »
I’m a full-time mom. You know the type. My days are spent cooking meals, doing dishes, buying groceries, doing laundry, walking dogs, wiping noses, clipping toenails, and performing every other pleasant and unpleasant task required to keep two kids, two dogs, two frogs and a hamster alive and relatively happy. But for my birthday weekend, I left all that behind for three days at Ladies Rock Camp. Keep reading »
“I’m kind of a good girl—and I’m not. I’m a good girl because I really believe in love, integrity, and respect. I’m a bad girl because I like to tease. I know that I have sex appeal in my deck of cards. But I like to get people thinking. That’s what the stories in my music do.”
—Katy Perry tells Harper’s Bazaar about how she likes to tease. Oh, you thought we meant “get people thinking” intellectually? Not so much. [Huffington Post] Keep reading »
Remember how we told you a hot second ago that Kim Kardashian was headed into the recording studio
in her quest to go from reality TV star to singer? Well, she’s already done with her first single! Ha! Think of all those stupid musicians out there who spend days, weeks, months, years
writing music — Kim has just gotten started and she already has her first song done. Slackers! Anyway, presenting “Shake,” sung by Kim Kardashian and the wizardry of auto-tune.
UPDATE: Oh hey, guess what? You can go back to hotly anticipating Kim’s first single, because apparently the warbling on this track isn’t her. [Celebuzz] Keep reading »
Yesterday, Willow Smith went on “Ellen” for her first live television performance, ever. Beforehand, Ellen gifted her with this lovely neckbrace, so that she wouldn’t hurt herself while whipping her hair. It’s got shiny stars as well as pics of Ellen herself on it. Cute! [People] Keep reading »