Well, this is unexpected. Miley Cyrus complained on the radio yesterday that she was denied a meeting with Radiohead at the Grammys last January. Seems the teen popper is “obsessed” with the critically-hailed British combo, and she wanted to give them the same thrill countless little kids have given her by shrieking in their presence.
If someone, like, said that, like, ‘I would cry if I met them. I really want to meet them,’ I would freaking, like, run and, like, give them the biggest hug in the world because that’s cool, you know? But they were like, ‘We don’t really do that.’…I had already texted all my friends!
They don’t meet one little kid who would cry and make their life? That’s the reason you do this! The reason that I’m in the business is because I like making people happy and it’s, like, I don’t get people like [Radiohead].
Hard to believe someone who’s heard Thom Yorke wail would assume they’re in it to “make people happy,” let alone give “the biggest hug in the world” to young fans. But it’s good to know she doesn’t plan on collaborating or following their lead into the world of obtuse soundscapes. The world isn’t ready for her Kid A. [via ONTD]
We don’t know yet what designer Jennifer Aniston will be sporting at the Oscars, but she will have a very precious accessory – her boyfriend John Mayer!
John revealed, “I’m going to the Oscars. It’s my first Oscars. And it’s my first being an Oscar boyfriend. ”
Although John will happily serve as Jen’s plus one at the ceremony, where the former Friend is rumored to be presenting, after the big night John says he will become “invisible,” as he has to finish his next record. Will the twitter-happy John share any details of the biggest night of the year? [Source: PopSugar; Photo: Getty Images]
Even though she just gave birth to a baby boy less than a week ago, producers of the Oscars ceremony desperately want M.I.A. to perform at Sunday’s Academy Awards, even if it means singing lying down.
“She’s eager to perform,” said Oscars producer Laurence Mark, “We’ve said things like ‘We’re willing to have her enter on a large bed.’ We’ll make it as easy for her as we can.”
AR Rahman, her collaborator on “O Saya,” which is nominated for Best Original Song, insists M.I.A. is enthusiastic about being a part of the ceremony. “She wants to. In fact, she said she’ll do it with a hologram. She has all these ideas,” AR said.
If anyone can do it, it’s certainly M.I.A. This is the same woman who performed at the Grammys on her due date – and then popped out her baby boy just hours after her performance. She recently blogged that her baby boy was “the most amazing thing on the planet.”
He certainly has a tough act to follow! His mama never stops! [Source: Guardian; Photo: Getty Images]
If you thought big-bellied M.I.A. looked like her water was about to break during her Grammys performance … you were right. The singer went into early labor hours after taking the stage in a cow-miniskirt costume that brilliantly oozed sex appeal while drawing attention to her most pregnant features. According to a blog entry on M.I.A.’s MySpace page, she had a healthy baby boy on Wednesday. Here’s the full post:
SUNDAY NITE I CA M E HOME FROM THE GRAMMY’S STILL IN THE MOOD TO PARTY , I COUDA EASILY GONE OUT BUT I WENT HOME INSEAD , LUCKY I DID!! COZ MY EARLY STAGE LABOUR KICKED IN AROUND 2 AM .
MY BABY WAS BORN WEDNESDAY , HE IS HEALTHY , FINE , BEAUTIFUL AND THE MOST AMZING THING EVER ON THIS PLANET, OF COURSE IM HIS MUM!!!
ME AND BABY ARE PUTTING OUR TOUR DATES FOR 2010 TOGETHER
AND MAKING MIX TAPES
AND FIGURING OUT A WAY TO BREAK OUT OF THE HOSPITAL !
HOPEFULLY THE WORLD IS BEEN TICKING ALONG AND I AINT MISSED MUCH!
C U SOON ,
AND MY BABY BOY SAYZ HIIIIIIIIIIIIIII!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
M.I.A. and fiancee Benjamin Bronfman haven’t released the baby’s name yet. We can’t imagine it’ll be as bad as Bronx Mowgli Wentz. Still, we’re on the edge of our seats. … [Photo: Getty Images]
After watching Robin Thicke perform with Lil’ Wayne at the Grammys last night, you might find it hard to believe that the sexy crooner is the son of Growing Pains dad Alan Thicke. But here they are in 1991, Robin already looking slick despite his adolescent acne. The pair are still close, too—Robin sang at Alan’s third wedding in 2005.
Since musical skill runs in the family—Alan and Robin’s mom, Gloria Loring, wrote the theme songs to The Facts Of Life and Diff’rent Strokes—maybe they could bust out a duet on his next album. “Keepin’ It Thicke”?
While Scandalist is proud to announce that we predicted seventeen of last night’s Grammy winners, we’re still a little embarrassed. We couldn’t have guessed that the NARAS would pick the lesser-known Adele over Duffy for two awards, or that they’d love John Mayer‘s Rock Vocal even more than Bruce Springsteen‘s. But we’re disappointed that we underestimated the Fogey’s Curse. Robert Plant & Alison Krauss were a lock for Album Of The Year, but five awards for five nominations? We’ll never doubt you again, aging voters!
Here are some of last night’s big winners.
- Robert Plant & Alison Krauss, “Please Read The Letter”
The pair took home Album Of The Year, Record Of The Year, Best Pop Collaboration, Best Country Collaboration and Best Contemporary Folk/Americana Album. Talk about crossing genres.
- Adele, “Chasing Pavements”
Adele’s sales may be smaller than Duffy’s, but she still won Best New Artist and Best Female Pop Vocal Performance.
Four years after an acrimonious split, Blink-182 announced at the Grammys last night that they’re returning to the studio to record another album. Guitarist Tom DeLonge left the group in 2005 to start Angels & Airwaves, leaving bassist Mark Hoppus and drummer Travis Barker to record as +44. Bad blood brewed between the factions until Barker’s near-fatal November plane crash inspired DeLonge to reach out to his former bandmates.
While Hoppus and Barker have announced solo albums and Angels & Airwaves plans to continue, the trio’s attentions will be focused on recording and preparing for a summer tour. Rumors are already brewing that the group will hit the road with 2002 tourmates Green Day, who are also working on a new album. While Barker’s arm sling and DeLonge detached demeanor during their announcement suggest that the details may not be fully worked out, Hoppus (“Blink-182 are back!”) may have enough enthusiasm for the whole group.
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The Grammys threw its best awards show in recent memory last night — despite last-minute cancellations by Chris Brown and Rihanna, both of whom were scheduled to perform. Jennifer Hudson‘s highly emotional singing helped fill the void as did an excellent set by a very pregant M.I.A. But we loved this year’s show mostly because the celebrities looked so damn hot! Could anyone have sexier legs than Carrie Underwood? Who would make a better object of a 1920s-inspired wet dream than Katy Perry? Even nine-months-pregnant M.I.A. got our blood boiling and stoked our imaginations. Yeah, we’re that dirty. Check out our Top 10 Most Hideous Grammy Outfits, then feast your eyes on our Hottest Grammy GWILFS …
Is it wrong for us to be attracted to a woman who is nine months pregnant and wearing a cow costume? If so, we’re worried about the salvation of our souls. Oh Mamma MIA!
9. Paris Hilton
They say she’s a skank, but Paris Hilton looks 100% sophisticated and sexy to us.
Earlier today, we informed you that Chris Brown was being investigated for battery — allegedly a felony charge of domestic violence. While it’s not known for certain whether he beat girlfriend Rihanna, reports are circulating that he surrendered to police at 7 p.m. and then was released after making a bail set at $50,000.
Both Rihanna and Chris Brown were scheduled to perform at the 51st annual Grammy Awards — and neither showed. The picture above was snapped on Saturday night — at a pre-Grammy party honoring Clive Davis at the Beverly Hilton Hotel. The dispute is rumored to have happened after this party. Rihanna, according to theinsider.com, abruptly canceled her Grammys appearance because she sustained bruises to her face from a car accident.
We can only hope this is true.
Check out all of the photos that we could find of Chris Brown and Rihanna at pre-Grammy parties over the last couple of days. Can you smell any trouble brewing?
A heartbreakingly emotional performance by Jennifer Hudson and an energetic collaboration between a very pregant M.I.A. and today’s best rappers (Lil Wayne, Jay-Z, T.I. and Kanye West) made the 51st annual Grammy Awards much less boring than we had anticipated. Another factor contributing to our gawking pleasure: artists wearing hideous outfits, from Cyndi Lauper‘s hooker-esque fishnets to M.I.A.’s Oompa Loompa-like smock. Check out our massive photo gallery of Grammy Awards fashion below and then click the jump to see which celebs made our list of Most Hideous Grammy Outfits.
As much as we admired Jennifer Hudson‘s acceptance speech and performance (and performance outfit!), her red carpet getup looked like a Project Runway creation gone awry.