MILEY CYRUS TO PERFORM ON DWTS
Miley Cyrus will perform her new single, “Can’t Be Tamed,” on Dancing with the Stars tomorrow night. Her video for the song has been viewed over nine-million times since its release last week. In the clip, Cyrus plays a bird-like creature with huge black wings. She shows off her dancing skills with her most advanced choreography to date. Her Can’t Be Tamed album will arrive in stores on June 22nd.
BIEBER’S MUSIC USED IN BASEBALL
Baseball fans in Chicago might have been a bit surprised last week when the White Sox’s Mark Teahen stepped to the plate against the Kansas City Royals. According to the Associated Press, Justin Bieber’s hit “Baby” blasted through U-S Cellular Field’s speakers when Teahen came up to bat. Teahen tipped his hat to Bieber, who was on hand for the game after throwing out the ceremonial first pitch.
JOEY FATONE ON TV
Joey Fatone will make a guest appearance on the kids TV show Imagination Movers. He will play “Joey Giordano,” a professional baseball player who is faced with the dilemma of having a big playoff game and his son’s birthday party on the same day. The show airs on Saturday, May 22nd on the Disney Channel at 10 AM Eastern. Fatone will also return to Dancing with the Stars tomorrow night to dance the tango with Melissa Rycroft to the Kiss classic “Rock and Roll All Nite.”
2 AM CLUB ANNOUNCES WEST COAST TOUR
2 AM Club have announced a West Coast tour which will kick off on June 9th in Seattle. The band will join Chiddy Bang on a 12-date run that will hit Reno, San Francisco and San Diego, before wrapping in Los Angeles on June 22nd. 2 AM Club will release their debut album, What Did You Think Was Going To Happen?, on July 27th. Their single, “Worry About You,” is out now. Check out the band’s website, 2AMClubMusic.com for all dates.
HEAR GLEE DO “BAD ROMANCE” IN FULL
We recently reported that there was a 30-second clip online of the cast of Glee singing Lady Gaga’s hit song “Bad Romance” from a forthcoming episode of the hit show. Well the full version of the tune is now on YouTube, so head there to listen.
NEW MUSIC FROM KYLIE
The first single has been released from Kylie Minogue’s forthcoming album Aphrodite. It’s called “All The Lovers” and you can hear it now at Metro.co.uk. Aphrodite is due out on July 6th.
PITBULL CANCELS PHOENIX SHOW AS A PROTEST OF THE NEW IMMIGRATION LAW
Pitbull announced that he has canceled his May 31st show in Phoenix, Arizona in protest of the state’s controversial immigration law. Shakira recently went to Phoenix to talk to legislators about the law and Cypress Hill canceled a show in Tucson last week. Arizona’s controversial SB1070 legislation states that officials and agencies on the state and local levels can make “a reasonable attempt to determine the immigration status of a person” if they come into contact with someone they have “reasonable suspicion” to believe is an illegal alien. Pitbull will kick off his Mr. Worldwide Carnival Tour tomorrow night in Denver.
PITBULL’S TWEET: “I am canceling my concert in Phoenix on May 31. How is the country we enjoy and love bcuz of its human rights, freedom, opportunity and that has been built by immigrants, now start 2 deny them? It is contradicting 2 everything the USA stands 4.”
UPDATE ON RIHANNA’S NEW ALBUM
During a recent interview with MTV U-K, producer and songwriter Jim Beanz provided new details on Rihanna’s upcoming album. The man who has helped contribute to the project said the recording sessions are “going amazingly” and “the new album is going to be crazy.” While working with Timbaland on several songs for Ri Ri, Beanz stated Timbo is “on some fast-forward s**t” and “he is really going to kill the game with the stuff he is working on now.” No release date or title is known at this time.
A VIOLINIST DOES GAGA
People becoming Internet stars for covering Lady Gaga songs seems to be almost commonplace these days. First it was sixth grader Greyson Michael Chance singing and playing piano to “Paparazzi,” and now, there is another video online. This time it’s a young man named Paul Dateh playing all the different parts to “Telephone” on violin, and singing too. He also manages to add elements of Ke$ha’s “Blah Blah Blah,” Rihanna’s “Rude Boy” and Usher’s “OMG,” and then puts them all together in an unbelievable mash-up. Check it out on YouTube now.
DRAKE CONFIRMS ALICIA KEYS ON “FIREWORKS”
During his performance at Club Nokia in Los Angeles, Drake announced that Alicia Keys will be featured on his new song, “Fireworks.” Drizzy told the crowd the track will be “the first song you hear when you put that disc in” and admitted that he “can’t wait to share these stories.” The mellow song will be the latest offering from his forthcoming Thank Me Later LP which is slated for a June 15th release.
During the same performance Drizzy shared the stage and spotlight with Nicki Minaj, Soulja Boy, Nipseey Hustle, Tyga, Mack Maine and Lil Twist.
VIDEO LINK: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=InQvjJa3E5I
BEYONCE TAKES PART IN CELEBRITY AUCTION
According to her official fansite, Beyonce will reportedly donate an item for the Oxfam Curiosity Shop Celebrity Auction. The singer has released a promotional image of the original, one shoulder butterfly tunic dress that she plans to auction off. The exclusive outfit was designed by Bey’s House of Dereon fashion label and won’t hit stores until this fall. The online charity event has already begun and will end this Thursday with all proceeds going to Oxfam. Visit Oxfam.org.uk now. <WM>
The auction partnered with eBay and includes garments from Alexa Chung, Corrine Bailey and Annie Lenox as well as a chance to meet Lady Gaga backstage with tickets to her show at London’s O2 Arena.
JAY-Z’S NEW HEADPHONES WITH SKULLCANDY
Jay-Z certainly knows a lot about furthering his brand. We’ve just learned the mogul’s Roc Nation company is reportedly teaming with Skullcandy to create Jay’s own signature line of headphones. Unlike Dr Dre’s Beats By Dre headset collection, Hov’s debut Roc Nation Aviator line will use only “superior metals” with “premium materials previously only seen in the realm of high-fashion eyewear.” Jay said in a statement, “Our passion is creating amazing music… we’re offering the best way for people to experience the soundtrack of their lives.” The Roc Nation Aviator collection is available in black, brown, or white. Visit SkullCandy.com to learn more.
ONEREPUBLIC DO A COVER SONG
OneRepublic posted a video on their official website of them covering The Kooks’ song “Always Where I Need To Be.” It’s definitely a change from the original, so head to OneRepublic.net to check it out.
LILY ALLEN AND PEREZ HILTON FEUD
Lily Allen and gossip blogger Perez Hilton are feuding. Allen was seen crying at a soccer game in Germany last week after her team Fulham lost, and Hilton posted on his website that it was probably because “she must have gotten waaaaaasted during the match.” Allen fired back at the blogger from her Twitter account, calling him names, saying he hates women, and stating that there were pictures of Hugh Grant “sipping pints” at the same game, but that he didn’t publish those. She also said that she was up at six in the morning the next day doing charity work, so he should “pick on someone else.”
JOE BUDDEN REMIX’S USHER’S “OMG”
Just for the hell of it, Joe Budden has jumped on the unofficial remix to Usher’s “OMG” smash single. You can check out the New Jersey rapper’s dope freestyle via RapRadar.com now. <WM>
QUEEN LATIFAH BUYS NEW HOUSE WITH “FRIEND”
According to Gawker.com, Queen Latifah has recently purchased a new house in the Hollywood Hills. Nothing out of the ordinary, except that another name is listed on the deed of her 1.4-million dollar pad. It’s Latifah’s rumored partner and personal trainer, Jeanette Jenkins. Roommates perhaps?
KINGS OF LEON SONG TEASER
Kings of Leon drummer Nathan Followill is teasing fans about the band’s upcoming album. The guys are in studio right now working on the record and Nathan has been tweeting updates from their location. His latest is a written breakdown of one of their new tracks. Fans can see the picture and keep up with the band’s progress by following Twitter.com/DoctorFollowill.