Last Lap: Who’s Using Her Vocals To Open This Year’s Super Bowl?

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Kelly Clarkson, Queen Latifah, and Katy Perry

Lana Del Rey heads to the dark side, Justin Bieber could get some help from an unexpected source, and Lea Michele ponders the truth behind love.

  • Fresh off her stint as an impromptu wedding officiant at last night’s Grammys, Queen Latifah is prepping for another major appearance. The Queen will be singing “America Teh Beautiful” just ahead of Sunday’s Super Bowl. And speaking of the game, don’t forget to check out tonight’s VH1 Super Bowl Blitz concert featuring J. Cole! Catch us on VH1, VH1.com, or the VH1 app at 11/10C. [Perez Hilton]
  • Lana Del Rey’s “Once Upon A Dream,” which was featured in the Maleficent trailer that aired during last night’s Grammys, is now available for purchase. Fans can listen to the haunting track as they continue hunkering down during the polar vortex. [Idolator]
  • The Backstreet Boys’ A.J. McLean sympathizes with Justin Bieber’s public troubles, and said he wanted to talk with the young pop star. With A.J. having faced some of the same battles as the Biebs, it couldn’t hurt to hear words of wisdom from someone who’s been in the same place before. [People]
  • Lea Michele does some soul searching on her new track, “What Is Love,” and raises the anticipation for her debut album. Watch the clip below to find out how Lea felt when she heard her first single, “Cannonball.”[MTV News]

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