First Dibs: What’s Kelly Clarkson’s Baby Going To Be Named?

Drake drops a major commitment, Dr. Dre and Kendrick Lamar may be planning to hit us with a hot new track, and musicians around the world remember Nelson Mandela.

  • As she prepares to become a mom, Kelly Clarkson appeared on Ellen and talked about the name she and her husband have chosen. She didn’t exactly say what the name was, but said that it’ll work for either a boy or a girl. Glad to know they’ve covered all the bases! [People]
  • Tonight’s Grammy nominations concert will be going forward with one less scheduled performance. Drake has backed out of the show, citing scheduling conflicts. [Vibe]
  • It sounds like 2014 is shaping up to be hot for Dr. Dre, at least judging by a track he just previewed. In a new Beats By Dre ad, the producer is working on a song with Kendrick Lamar and it sounds fierce. [The Fader]
  • Along with us all, the music world is mourning the loss of Nelson Mandela. Artists tweeted their condolences as the news of the freedom fighter’s death became known, and in the video below, 50 Cent describes the impact Mandela had on him. [MTV News]

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