Jessie J, Ariana Grande and Nicki Minaj are a powerhouse team of females who sing, dance and rap their butts off on their latest hit “Bang Bang.” These ladies make it look easy, even with an occasional wardrobe malfunction, and singers around the world have been inspired to create their own version of the smash hit. Check out these mind-blowing covers of “Bang Bang” that will get stuck in your head all day long.
Beyoncé‘s father claims Beyoncé and Jay Z are pulling a “Jedi Mindtrick” on the public, Martin Scorsese will direct the Ramones movie, Jeesie J will sing on the Finding Neverland Broadway musical’s album and more on Last Lap.
Hey boys! Can you hear us ladies?! Jessie J and Beyonce are two fabulous female artists who give guys a shout-out in their music (and a feisty shout-outs at that). Sometimes the lyrics are ferocious, and other times they’re simply controversial (give a good listen and you’ll know when you blush). But whichever way you want to spin it, the songs are unbelievably addictive. Do you think Jessie J’s video for “Do It Like A Dude” or Rihanna’s “Rude Boy” is the catchier male call-out?
How many tickets are left for Coachella 2014? Taylor Swift has her sights on New York City, and Macklemore & Ryan Lewis are back at it.
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
Which pint-sized reality show left Miranda Lambert starstruck? And why did Jessie J pull a “Britney” and shave her head in public? This and more in today’s Last Lap.
We’re only two days out from the biggest dance party in VH1 Divas history! Now I like to think I can rock hips, sway and sip with the best of them, but don’t worry if you’re not as confident. Our host Adam Lambert was kind enough to lead a tutorial for a simple but fierce head snap move you can use in a pinch. Need more tips? Check out our GIF wall of past Divas performers’ dancing for inspiration before you watch the show live this Sunday, December 16. The red carpet live stream kicks off right here at 8PM/7C.
Dancing divas GIF wall after the jump.
Inclement weather wasn’t enough to stop the show for London’s three day Barclaycard Wireless Festival of live music from the hottest acts out today. Fans’ enthusiasm didn’t seem to wean either with the bad weather as they reveled in sets from Rihanna, Jessie J, Rita Ora, Drake, Deadmau5, Afrojack, The Roots, Labrinth and more. Deadmau5, Drake and Rihanna were the three headliners on Friday, Saturday and Sunday respectively. Despite both Drake and Rihanna’s personal matters in the states–the former being involved in a NYC nightclub brawl with Chris Brown and the latter grieving her deceased grandmother–they gave the people of London a mega show like the superstars they are. Read more…
THE FLAMING LIPS KICK OFF THEIR RECORD BREAKING OUT
Tonight is the night! Tune in at 7 p.m. ET to OMusicAwards.com to watch as The Flaming Lips live as attempt to make history. [OMA]
KANYE WEST BOUGHT JAY-Z A VERY NICE FATHER’S DAY GIFT
Just the thing every new dad needs: a $34,000 gold skull. I think it’s a paperweight? [RapFix]
Black Sabbath Drummer Bill Ward Contemplates Dropping Out Of Reunion Tour And New Album
Black Sabbath drummer Bill Ward has made the following statement regarding the band’s highly anticipated reunion tour and new album, “I would love nothing more than to be able to proceed with the Black Sabbath album and tour, however, I am unable to continue unless a ‘signable’ contract is drawn up; a contract that reflects some dignity and respect toward me as an original member of the band. Several days ago, after nearly a year of trying to negotiate, another ‘unsignable’ contract was handed to me. If I sign as-is, I stand to lose my rights, dignity and respectability as a rock musician.” Oh no — looks like there might be a spanner in the works! [A.V. Club]
Jessie J Says VH1 DIVAS Was A Career Defining Moment
Jessie J has sung praise for her appearance on VH1′s DIVAS, Tweeting that it was, “An honour to be on stage with so many of the singers I have grown up listening to. Was defo one for the diary.” Of all the wonderful things Jessie J does in her career, we think it’s pretty neat that she picked DIVAS as a highlight. [Capital FM]
Lana Del Rey Set For First U.S. Television Performance Since SNL
With Born To Die forecasted to enter the Billboard charts next week at #2, Lana Del Rey is making her first U.S. television appearance since her widely maligned SNL performance on The Late Show With David Letterman tonight. Whether you’re a stan or a hater, tune in so you don’t miss the conversation tomorrow! [Late Show]