And is Justin Bieber going to be easily forgiven for spitting in his neighbor’s face? How is Lady Gaga staying stylish with a broken hip? And are The Jonas Brothers ready for a comeback? All this in today’s First Dibs.
Jessie J is bald for a cause! The brit-pop superstar recently lost her locks for the 25th annual Comic Relief, an English charity fundraiser. She did the deed live on the BBC1 TV special (which probably would have made it a hell of a lot harder to back out!) on March 15th
Has Lollapalooza’s line up been leaked?!?!? Is the Red tour all Taylor Swift hoped and dreamed it would be? And what are Kate Nash‘s favorite cities to play in the world? All this in today’s Last Lap.
The Teflon Don Rick Ross has certainly had better years. When Rozay’s Rolls Royce was pumped full of lead back in January, mere minutes elapsed before he was accused by 50 Cent of staging the “shooting” as a publicity stunt. Now, he’s come under a different kind of fire for some recent rhymes he laid down in his new track “U.O.E.N.O.” that seemingly condone date rape.
We don’t know what to think anymore! Last month, Chris Brown and Rihanna were acting all lovey-dovey at the Grammys and earlier this week, Brown was dishing to Ryan Seacrest how he won Ri-Ri back. But today, in an interview with radio station Power 106, Brown reportedly confirmed that the two of them are NOT together.
Whether you’re for or against same-sex marriage, you can’t escape the Supreme Court case rocking the United States right now (thanks, Beyonce’s Tumblr). We’re all for opinions, no matter what they are, so this week’s Face-Off is between Ricky Martin and Adam Lambert – two acts who put their music ahead of their sexuality while remaining…ahem, sexy! Read more…
Guards are a Brooklyn-based indie rock band who we were fortunate enough to catch live a few times at SXSW a few weeks back. Their debut album, In Guards We Trust, is full of anthemic tracks that combine gorgeously fuzzy guitar riffs and multi-tracked vocals in a way that feels both nostalgic and very of-the-moment. Their new, black and white, Super 8 style video for “Ready To Go” definitely caters to that nostalgic element of which we speak, and sort of reminds of a 50s era analog of Jimmy Eat World‘s video for “The Middle.”
Joe King, guitarist and co-founder of The Fray, is embarking on a new side project, one in which he is experimenting with life as a solo artist. He’s introducing the sound of his new LP, Breaking, with the release of his single “Need A Woman By Friday,” and VH1 has got the World Exclusive Premiere of the song’s music video for you guys to enjoy.
Is Demi Lovato going to get to “annoy” Simon Cowell again on X Factor? What popular sitcom is Taylor Swift going to guest star on this year? All this, plus Macklemore opens up about his addictions, in today’s Last Lap.