Last Lap: Is Ellie Goulding Setting Herself Apart From The Rest?

Jermaine Dupri gets sued, Beck takes his music to new heights, and Chris Brown adds even more music to his roster for the year.

  • We already knew that singer Ellie Goulding has her own place on the pop landscape, but now she’s taking it a new level. The British star will be featured on the soundtrack for Divergent, a movie chronicling a young woman whose unique qualities force her to come into her own. Yeah, that sounds right up Ellie’s alley! [Idolator]
  • An old business partner is coming after Jermaine Dupri. The famed hip-hop producer is now battling at $1 million, after he was accused of screwing over his buddy in a business deal. [Vibe]
  • Taking a flight anytime soon? If so, you’ll have the chance to check out Beck’s latest album for free. The “Loser” singer has made his new LP, Morning Phase, available for streaming via Gogo Infight Internet. But if you’re keeping it terrestrial, you can also purchase the album starting tomorrow. [Rolling Stone]
  • Chris Brown has long promised us that he’d be dropping his next studio album, X. With a release date finally locked in, the singer has also announced that he’s also hitting fans with a mixtape this year too. [MTV News]

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