First Dibs: What Do The Critics Think Of Beyonce’s “Mrs. Carter World Tour”?

Which pop diva is going to be the godmother of Elton John’s new baby? Who is Nicki Minaj teaming up with now? All this, plus an interesting take on fun.’s “Some Nights” courtesy Michael Buble, Amy Poehler and Jimmy Fallon.

  • As Beyonce’s “Mrs. Carter World Tour” wraps around Europe, more reviews are starting to trickle out. Renowned UK music critic Alexis Petridis has given the show four out of five stars, notes the feminist tension in the show, and ultimately compares Bey to Tina Turner. [The Guardian]
  • Elton John’s new baby boy Elijah is going to have a “Mother Monster” for a godmother. The singer and his husband, David Furnish, have asked Lady Gaga to be Elijah’s godmother after being so impressed with how she attended to her duties as older son Zachary’s godmother. [US Magazine]
  • Nicki Minaj and Carly Rae Jepsen write pretty gosh darn infectious pop songs on their own, so we can only expect that their first collaboration, “Tonight I’m Getting Over You” is going to be killer. Minaj does some guest rhymes on the song’s remix which comes out next week. [MTV News]
  • Michael Buble and Amy Poehler joined Jimmy Fallon on Friday night for an all-clucking version of fun.’s “Some Nights”:

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