Last Lap: Why Was Paul Simon Arrested?

Is Mariah Carey walking in Beyonce’s footsteps? Ziggy Marley reveals why he’ll never stop making music, and Chris Martin is a total fanboy for a fellow music artist.

  • Paul Simon and his wife, songwriter Edie Brickell, were both arrested this past weekend. Apparently, the couple was involved in a domestic dispute, with both of them allegedly suffering minor injuries. [Perez Hilton]
  • With all of Ziggy Marley’s previous success, what’s motivating him these days to keep making music? He tells fans during his appearance on Big Morning Buzz Live.
  • Mariah Carey may have been planning a surprise digital album for her next release, but those plans may have ben tossed out the window. It appears Def Jam is prepared for a traditional rollout strategy, with physical copies being released along with digital availability. So who will actually be crafty enough to follow Beyonce’s release model? [Billboard]
  • Who knew Coldplay’s Chris Martin was a One Direction fan? The singer-songwriter admitted to the BBC that he particularly admires Harry Styles — especially the young boy bander’s hair. [MTV News]

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