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    MISTRESS’ EX-HUBBY SPEAKS! Jesse James’ alleged mistress is all over the news these days. Well, Michelle McGee’s ex-husband spoke with The Insider this week, saying McGee was obsessed with James and thought he was going to divorce Sandra and live with her. The ex-husband also told the outlet that Michelle wanted to either be with Jesse, or to make sure she got fame and money out of the situation. See the video over at www.PerezHilton.com.

     

    BETTY WHITE COMMENTS! Betty White co-starred in The Proposal alongside Sandra Bullock this past year. When Entertainment Tonight caught up with White, she had this to say about the rumors that Bullock’s husband cheated on her, “I think that’s Sandy’s business; that’s not mine. I love her with all my heart. We’re all deeply, deeply saddened. At such a high-point in her life, it’s tough, but I think the less other people have to say about it and let her work it out, it is [for] the better.”

     

    KIM AND REGGIE BUSH CALL IT QUITS! Football player Reggie Bush and reality star Kim Kardashian have called it quits. According to E! News, the pair has broken up for the second time in a year, saying that being apart a lot and being famous has hindered their relationship. The outlet does go on to say the duo is still friends. Bush was seen on Friday and Saturday nights at different clubs flirting with ladies until the wee hours of the morning.

     

    SARAH PALIN REALITY SHOW! Sarah Palin’s reality show is one step closer to becoming a, well, reality. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Discover Communications TV has beat out A&E Networks in their bid for the project. The show is titled Sarah Palin’s Alaska and will feature Palin, her family and her home state of Alaska.

     

    KEEPING HOUSE! Despite reports from earlier in the week, Octomom Nadya Suleman claims that she is not losing her house and that she and her 14 children are just fine. Earlier in the week, it was reported that Suleman owed a 450-thousand dollar payment on her abode and if she didn’t pay up this week, foreclosure proceedings would begin. Learn more at www.PerezHilton.com

     

    CELEB STUFF! The Associated Press is reporting that the suspected mastermind behind the break-ins at various celebrities’ homes last year may have hidden more than two-million dollars worth of the stolen items. The police are currently searching Internet and phone records to see if anything will lead them to the things celebrities like Orlando Bloom, Lindsay Lohan, Paris Hilton and Megan Fox are still missing.

     

    CELEB DOES GOOD! Ben Affleck is advocating for the people of Congo. The actor has launched a new initiative this week to help raise awareness and money to stop the turmoil in eastern Congo, where violence against women and children has been occurring for years. Learn more about Affleck’s cause over at www.EasternCongo.org.

     

    KIDS’ CHOICE AWARDS! The Nickelodeon Kids’ Choice Awards are this Saturday and will be hosted by Kevin James. It’s just been announced that Tina Fey, Steve Carell, Chris Rock, Robert Downey, Jr., Katy Perry and others will all be attending the show. Fans who tune in Saturday at 8 PM Eastern to Nick will get to see all those celebs, catch performances from Rihanna and Justin Bieber, and check out a few stars getting soaked in slime! Learn more at www.People.com.

     

    HASSELHOFF GETS A HOT DOG! Baywatch star David Hasselhoff has gotten a hot dog named after him at the L-A restaurant Pink. The actor was on hand this past weekend to celebrate the “Hoffdog” being added to the menu. Fans who order the new menu item will get two wieners, pastrami, sauerkraut and Swiss cheese on a bun. Check out www.NYDailyNews.com for more.

     

    SPRINGER TO HOST SHOW! Jerry Springer has signed on to host a new dating game called Baggage. The series will debut in April on the Game Show Network and involves contestants revealing their faults, or “baggage,” to a prospective date during the show. According to Radar Online, Springer beat out Octomom Nadya Suleman for the chance to host the program.

     

    CAPTAIN AMERICA! Fantastic Four star Chris Evans has signed on to play “Captain America” in the film First Avenger: Captain America, which is set to come out in the summer of 2011. Evans beat out the likes of John Krasinski, Channing Tatum and Ryan Phillippe for the role. Learn more at www.EOnline.com.

     

    PEREZ HILTON RADIO SHOW! According to Billboard, celebrity blogger Perez Hilton will be getting his own weekly music countdown show sometime soon. The blogger told the outlet that he aims for it to be “a cooler alternative to On-Air with Ryan Seacrest.” Seacrest began his top 40 radio show back in 2004.

  • All Things Music

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    PREORDER THE GLEE MADONNA EPISODE EP

     

    The forthcoming episode of Glee that will feature the music of Madonna won’t air until next month, but you can preorder the soundtrack to the episode right now at www.Amazon.com. According to the L-A Times, the track listing consists of seven songs, including classics like “Vogue” and “Like a Prayer,” but it does not say which cast members are performing which tune. The EP will be available on April 20th, the same day that the episode airs on FOX.

     

    EWAN McGREGOR TO STAR IN MADONNA’S MOVIE

     

    Another big name has just signed on to star in Madonna’s forthcoming new movie W.E. The film is about the life of Edward VIII, and according to www.ScreenDaily.com, Ewan McGregor is set to play the former King of the United Kingdom. Oscar nominee Vera Farmiga has already signed on for a role in the film, as has Abbie Cornish. Writing and directing this movie means that Madonna will be returning to England to live for six-months, the first time she will reside in the country for a long period of time since her divorce from Guy Ritchie. A source told The Sun that Ritchie is very pleased with this because it means he will get to see his children more often, and he is even hoping the move is “permanent.”

     

    GAGA WEARS HIGH HEELS TO THE BEACH

     

    Lady Gaga recently said that she does not want to let her fans see her out of character, and it seems that she’s definitely a woman of her word. According to British paper the Daily Star, while in New Zealand, the pop star was seen at the beach with her band, but she refused to take off her high heels, even while walking on sand. Learn more at www.NME.com.

     

    SEE BOYS LIKE GIRLS PERFORM LIVE ONLINE

     

    Have you always wanted to see Boys Like Girls perform live but were never able to make it out to a show? Well now is your chance, because tonight you will be able to watch part of the band’s set, and you don’t even have to leave your house. The rockers will be broadcasting tonight’s performance live online, beginning at 10 PM Eastern time. Head to www.BoyLikeGirls.com now to learn more, and be sure to head there tomorrow night to watch.

     

    NEW VIDEO FROM OWL CITY

     

    The video for Owl City’s latest single, “Vanilla Twilight,” will debut online today at noon. According to a press release, the clip was the creative vision of band frontman Adam Young, and was shot in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Also, “Vanilla Twilight” has already been certified Gold. See the vid today beginning at noon at www.OwlCityMusic.com.

     

    DAUGHTRY COVERS BILLY IDOL

     

    At a show on their current tour with Lifehouse, Daughtry performed a cover of Billy Idol’s classic tune “Rebel Yell.” And not only that, but frontman Chris Daughtry is still sporting hair on top of his usually bald head. Check out video of the band’s take on the song, as well as see Chris’ current hairdo, at www.PerezHilton.com.

     

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    http://perezhilton.com/2010-03-22-daughtry-grows-hair-covers-billy-idol

     

    NEW CHRISTINA AGUILERA SINGLE SURFACES

     

    Christina Aguilera has just released the official artwork to her new single, “Not Myself Tonight.” The song serves as the lead offering from the pop star’s comeback album, Bionic – which is scheduled to hit stores later this year. According to www.Rap-Up.com, one of the lead producers for the album, Tricky Stewart, revealed that “she’s mixing it up again. She’s singing R&B again, she’s doing pop. She’s doing it all, but she’s found a way to make it all meet in the middle because she’s so many different things.”

     

    GREEN DAY MUSICAL ON THE BIG SCREEN?

     

    Green Day’s American Idiot musical will hit Broadway this year, but will it also be made into a feature film? According to The Playlist, talks are underway with Tom Hanks’ Playtone Productions to make the musical into a movie. Using the songs from the hit album, the film will reportedly “tell the coming of age story of three small town guys. One joins the armed forces, another moves to the city and gets mired in a drug habit and the third stays home and gets his girlfriend pregnant.”

     

    DATES FOR HONDA CIVIC TOUR FEATURING PARAMORE ANNOUCED

     

    Tickets for the Honda Civic Tour, featuring Paramore and Tegan and Sara, went on sale this week. The trek gets underway on July 23rd in Raleigh, North Carolina and is set to feature two special guests, which will be announced shortly. The jaunt runs through September 19th when it winds down in Anaheim, California. A full list of dates can be found at www.CivicTour.com/Honda.

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    ROSIE ON YOUR TV! Rosie O’Donnell looks to be heading back to daytime TV. According to the New York Daily News, O’Donnell will join the ranks of Ellen DeGeneres and Wendy Williams in 2011, once Oprah Winfrey quits her daytime talk show.

     

    CONAN TO GIVE BACK? According to The Hollywood Reporter, Conan O’Brien has been asked to appear on American Idol’s charity night show Idol Gives Back. This news comes amidst rumors that FOX may be trying to get Conan for a nightly talk show on their channel in the future. The 2010 version of Idol Gives Back will air live on April 21st during the Top 7 results episode on the show.

     

    NO MORE SURGERY…FOR NOW! Reality star and semi-plastic celeb Heidi Montag has announced that she’s finished getting plastic surgery enhancements for now. The 23-year-old told Jay Leno on Friday’s Tonight Show that she legally can’t get bigger breasts right now, as she is almost at the legal limit for the amount of silicone allowed.

     

    OSMOND’S LATE SON. Reports are surfacing that just three days before Marie Osmond’s son Michael Bryan committed suicide, he told his friends he thought he was drugged by his ex-girlfriend. Michael stated that he went to meet an ex-girlfriend, blacked out and woke up lying in a street near his apartment. According to TMZ, Bryan believed he lost consciousness because his ex had drugged him without his knowledge.

     

    WEDDING! Borat star Sacha Baron Cohen and actress Isla Fisher are married. The couple wed in Paris this weekend in a very private, very small ceremony. The duo has dated for eight years and has a two-year-old daughter together named Olive. Check out www.People.com for more.

     

    ANOTHER CHEATER! A&E reality star Duane “Dog” Chapman of Dog the Bounty Hunter, admitted to a Minnesota radio station Monday that he has cheated on his wife Beth Smith Chapman. Dog said his wife didn’t know about his past infidelities, but that he hasn’t cheated on her lately. Learn more at www.TMZ.com.

     

    BETTY WHITE LAP DANCE! Betty White is hosting Saturday Night Live in May, and to help White learn to keep a straight face during the live show, Ellen DeGeneres pulled a fast one on the actress. During The Ellen DeGeneres Show, a male dancer, who was shirtless but wearing jeans, came out and gave the 88-year-old a mini lap dance. For more info, head to www.Ellen.WarnerBros.com.

     

    ELLEN GIVES GIRL 30,000 DOLLARS! Ellen DeGeneres, via her show, gave a high school student a 30-thousand dollar scholarship. The student is a lesbian and was banned from going to her school prom because she wanted to bring her girlfriend to the dance. Learn more at www.News.Yahoo.com.

     

    BAD BOY! Former Hills reality star Jason Wahler was arrested on a DUI charge in California this past weekend. According to E! News, the 23-year-old was pulled over by police on Friday night, taken into custody and released several hours later. This recent arrest marks the sixth time Jason has been busted for alcohol related offenses in the past four years.

     

    FOOTBALL ARREST! According to TMZ, Miami Dolphins running back Ronnie Brown was arrested this weekend on suspicion of driving under the influence. The NFL player was in Atlanta at the time of his arrest and according to reports, failed his field sobriety test. He was released on Saturday.

  • All Things Music

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    LADY GAGA SELLS OUT ARENAS

     

    Lady Gaga has added an additional six dates to her Monster Ball Tour. She announced more shows in Los Angeles, New York, Toronto, Vancouver and San Jose after quick sell outs. Gaga’s three nights at Madison Square Garden in New York City and two nights at the Staples Center in Los Angeles are completely sold out.

    For complete tour and ticket information, visit www.LadyGaga.com.

     

    ROB THOMAS TO PUT OUT NEW EP

     

    Rob Thomas has just announce via press release that he will be releasing a new digital EP titled Someday, after his hit song of the same name from his most recent album cradlesong. The EP will feature four previously unreleased tracks, including live versions of “Someday” and “Sunday Morning New York Blue.” It will be available one week from today on iTunes. Learn more at www.RobThomasMusic.com.

     

    MELISSA ETHERIDGE REVEALS COVER ART

     

    Melissa Etheridge has just revealed the cover art for her forthcoming album Fearless Love. It shows a sideways view of the singer-songwriter holding a microphone. The record hits stores on April 27th and you see the art and pre-order the CD now at www.MelissaEtheridge.com.

     

    KE$HA EXPLAINS “BRITNEY WHO?”

     

    In an interview with So You Think You Can Dance Australia, Ke$ha addressed her song “Sytrafoam,” which takes a jab at Britney Spears. Perez Hilton posted the short clip from the interview on his Web site yesterday. In the song, the 22-year old sings “In 10 Years Britney Spears, Britney Who?” The singer clears the air saying she didn’t write the line and goes on to explain the tune was recorded when she was 15 and at the time, she “didn’t have the balls not to sing the line.” Ke$ha added that she regrets it and cannot stand behind it because she has “mad respect for Britney.” She also added that the line is the reason the song does not appear on her debut animal Animal.

     

    See the video here: http://perezhilton.com/2010-03-22-keha-apologizes-to-britney-kind-ofnot-really

     

    WATCH MUSE AT SXSW

     

    Fans of Muse can check out two tracks from the band’s performance at South By Southwest right now on MySpace. The trio played at the annual event in Austin, Texas over the weekend. Visit www.MySpace.com/Muse to view the exclusive video. The band promises to also upload another show from their U-S tour to the site soon.

     

    O.A.R. FRONTMAN TALKS KRIS ALLEN, THE SCRIPT

     

    O.A.R. frontman Marc Roberge took to his Twitter account to talk a little music. The singer said that he’s a big fan of Kris Allen’s song “Live Like We’re Dying,” which was written by The Script. Marc mentioned this, then said that the Irish band’s song “Breakeven” is “good on many levels.” Keep up to date with Marc by following him at www.Twitter.com/MarcRoberge.

     

    BEN FOLDS’ CHAT ROULETTE CONCERT

     

    Ben Folds’ show in North Carolina over the weekend was a little different than usual. That’s because the singer-songwriter broadcast a part of his gig on the Web site www.ChatRoulette.com, allowing the more than two-thousand people in the audience see who would randomly connect with him during his set, while Ben sang about what he saw. Chat Roulette has become a favorite recently, largely due to its X-rated content, but according to NME, no nudity was shown during the show, although it did appear that one person connected while in the bathroom. See the video now at www.NME.com.

     

    U2 BOY GROWS UP

     

    Remember the young kid on the cover of the Boy and War albums? Well the Irish child who made U2’s album artwork iconic is back in the news. In a recent interview with the New York Post, Peter Rowen talks about how he grew up to be a photographer and actually take photos of U2 later in life. He says of the album covers, “Technically, they’re very simple pictures, but they’re powerful. What’s important about a picture is atmosphere and feeling. I gather the whole idea of Boy was the innocence of youth. War shows a much more disturbed-looking child, and I guess shows what the world can do to a child — a loss of innocence.” To see a photo of Rowen now, visit www.NYPost.com.

     

    WEEZER HEAD TO ATLANTIC CITY, MAKE NEW RINGTONE

     

    Weezer has announced that they’ll be playing the Borgata Event Center in Atlantic City on May 1st. Tickets for that show are on sale now. In other Weezer news, Pat Wilson has created his own special ringtone called “Waa Waa,” which can be purchased by texting Weez1 to 26000. The tone costs $2.99 plus standard messaging rates.

     

    INDIA.AIRE UPSET WITH GAGA'S "TELEPHONE" VIDEO

     

    While many would call Lady Gaga’s “Telephone” video brilliant, India.arie is worried about the message it’s sending. The “Brown Skin” singer took to her Twitter account and wrote: “Don’t be offended this is all my opinion… am I the only one who thinks the ‘Telephone’ video is going a bit too far? I’m not referring to the abstract nature of the video, I’m talking about the Imagery – the unspoken back story, the language, the message.” The R&B singer added the clip was “socially irresponsible” and questioned “When is it too far?” if you haven’t seen the “Telephone” video yet, head over to www.MTV.com now.

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    Craig & Kate's Interview with Pride & Prejudice & Zombies and Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter author.

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    36-year-old Nathan Sawaya is an artist from New York City.  For the last ten years, Nathan's been creating life-size sculptures of the human body out of LEGO BLOCKS.

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    JESSE JAMES RELEASES A STATEMENT ABOUT CHEATING RUMORS

     

    Yesterday, Sandra Bullock’s husband, Jesse James, released a statement to People magazine regarding the rumors that he had an affair. James states that most of the allegations out there are “untrue and unfounded” but he goes on to blame himself for “this whole situation” and says that he has exercised “poor judgment.” However, James doesn’t state specifically what he’s talking about.

     

    ·FULL STATEMENT: “The vast majority of the allegations reported are untrue and unfounded. Beyond that, I will not dignify these private matters with any further public comment. There is only one person to blame for this whole situation, and that is me. It’s because of my poor judgment that I deserve everything bad that is coming my way. This has caused my wife and kids pain and embarrassment beyond comprehension and I am extremely saddened to have brought this on them. I am truly very sorry for the grief I have caused them. I hope one day they can find it in their hearts to forgive me.”

     

     

    CONAN ON FOX? It looks like Conan O’Brien may have found a TV home. According to TMZ, FOX has been in touch with some of their affiliates, saying that Conan O’Brien may be looking at an 11 o’clock to midnight timeslot with the network. No official word from either camp has been released about the venture, but TMZ is reporting the comedian and FOX are in serious talks.

     

    CELEB SEPERATION NEWS! A spokesperson for Sam Mendes has denied that the British director cheated on Kate Winslet with actress Rebecca Hall. Internet rumors were swirling that that’s why Mendes and Winslet have separated, but the rep told E! Online that it’s “utter nonsense.”

     

    SIMON’S WEDDING! Simon Cowell is engaged to American Idol make-up artist Mezghan Hussainy. While Cowell has not confirmed the date of his wedding, Popeater is reporting the Idol judge and his fiancée are already trying to book Elton John for the ceremony.

     

    BABY DADDY! It’s been revealed that venture capitalist Adam Dell is the father of Top Chef host Padma Lakshmi’s daughter. Since Padma announced her pregnancy in October, she has refused to reveal the identity of her baby’s father. The Top Chef model gave birth on February 20th and the former couple is currently working out visitation rights for their daughter, Krishna. Learn more at www.People.com.

     

    FUNNY BABY NEWS! Parks and Recreation actress Amy Poehler and her Arrested Development actor hubby Will Arnett are expecting their second child. No due date has been announced yet. This will be the second child for the funny pair; they already have a 16-month-old named Archie. Check out www.USAToday.com for more info.

     

    ELLEN GIVES PAM PASTIES! Pam Anderson is about to begin her run on Dancing With the Stars where she’ll bouncing around in skimpy dresses on national television. Well, to prevent any wardrobe malfunctions, TV host Ellen DeGeneres gave Anderson pasties on her show this week. Fans can tune in to ABC on Monday to see the former Baywatch actress take her turn on the dance floor. Learn more at www.People.com.

     

    NO BEN AT GOLF EVENT! NFL quarterback Ben Roethlisberger has dropped out of a celebrity golf event set to be held in California later this month. This comes on the heels of allegations that Roethlisberger sexual assaulted a Georgia woman earlier this month. Check out www.TMZ.com for more.

     

    BLOCKBUSTER NEAR BROKE! Blockbuster has very little left in the bank. According to the Wall Street Journal, the movie rental company has announced they may have to file for Chapter 11 bankruptcy because of declining sales. The movie store chain was hit hard when the likes of Netflix and other computer based rental companies entered the market.

  • All Things Music

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    NEW ALBUM FROM SARAH McLACHLAN

     

    Sarah McLachlan has just announced via press release that she will be releasing a brand new studio album, her first in seven years. It will be called The Laws of Illusion, and is set to hit stores on June 15th. And not only that, but if you head to Sarah’s official Web site now and pre-order the effort, you will have exclusive access to purchase tickets for Lilith Fair when they go on sale. Learn more and order now at www.SarahMcLachlan.com.

     

    LADY GAGA GETS ANOTHER TOP TEN SINGLE

     

    Lady Gaga’s latest single “Telephone,” which features Beyonce, is at number nine on the Billboard Hot 100 chart. This gives the pop star her sixth career top ten single. If you haven’t seen the almost ten-minute long video for the tune, check it out now at www.LadyGaga.com.

     

    RIHANNA TO THROW KATY PERRY’S BACHELORETTE PARTY?

     

    Katy Perry is going to have a bachelorette party before she ties the knot with fiancé Russell Brand, but is it being planned by Rihanna? According to MTV Europe, and source said that the “I Kissed a Girl” singer wants to have as “wild” a party as Russell, and that “Rihanna has offered to plan a girls' getaway and also help out with anything else Katy needs for the wedding.”

     

    ORIANTHI’S TOP ROCK MOVIES

     

    Orianthi is featured as the lead guitarist in the film Michael Jackson: This Is It, so perhaps it is fitting that she just selected her five favorite rock movies of all time. Her top films include Almost Famous and This Is Spinal Tap. See which other movies made the cut at www.Orianthi.com.

     

    MILEY FEELS “CLAUSTROPHOBIC” ON HANNAH SET

     

    Miley Cyrus is happy that her hit TV show Hannah Montana is coming to a close because she feels “claustrophobic.” According to www.ContactMusic.com, the Disney star said, “When they're putting me in sparkles and in pink this final season, I have to grit my teeth. I can't breathe looking like that anymore. A friend came by the set one day and said, ‘You don't look very happy.’ I said, ‘I'm feeling claustrophobic in all these frills.’” Watch the final season of Hannah Montana on the Disney channel.

     

    AMY WINEHOUSE’S NEW WORKOUT ROUTINE

     

    Amy Winehouse has a new workout routine. According to www.ContactMusic.com, the embattled singer has taken up the Brazilian martial-art of Capoeira. A source says that Amy “loves it because it's good for strength, toning and great for working up a sweat. It is also helping her focus.” Amy is supposedly focusing on recording the follow-up album to the enormously successful Back To Black, which came out in 2006. Still no word on when it will be released.

     

    BEYONCE'S MILLION DOLLAR SALES FOR HEAT

     

    Everything Beyonce touches turns to gold. We’ve just learned her signature fragrance, Heat, has reportedly sold over three-million dollars worth of merchandise since its debut in February! According to www.WomensWearDaily.com, Bey’s perfume has quickly become America's top-selling beauty counter product. During its initial release in Macy’s, over 70-thousand bottles were sold.

     

    MAN ASKED TO LEAVE TRAIN FOR WRITING SONG TITLES

     

    NME reports that a man was asked to leave a train in England recently after the staff became concerned when they saw him writing song titles by bands including The Killers on a piece of paper. The man wrote down “All These Things That I’ve Done” by The Killers as well as “Take Me Out” by Franz Ferdinand. The staff thought this was suspicious and asked him to leave the train. The man, 25-year-old Tom Shaw, says he was writing down songs for his band to cover.

     

    SHAKIRA ON DISNEY CHANNEL SHOW

     

    Disney’s hit show Wizards of Waverly Place is going to feature some special guest appearances when it premieres on April 16th. It was just announced via press release that Shakira will be guest starring on the program, alongside comedian Jeff Garlin. The new season begins Friday, April 16th at 7:30 PM on the Disney Channel.

     

    ALICIA BRINGS OUT JAY-Z AND BEYONCE AT MSG

     

    Alicia Keys surprised thousands of fans on Wednesday night when she brought out surprise guests during her Madison Square Garden show. The singer performed “Put It In A Love Song” with Beyonce for the very first time and also rocked with Jay-Z for their smash hit, “Empire State Of Mind.” In addition, Alicia shared the stage with her boyfriend, Swizz Beatz, who performed the intro to “On to the Next One.”

     

    DIRECT LINKS TO CONCERT FOOTAGE:

     

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vm0yz1_Il5s

     

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5WmMOHzqk74

     

    KEANE SINGER SAVED BY GOLF?

     

    Keane singer Tom Chaplin has battled drug and alcohol addiction in the past, but he recently revealed that golf has helped him stay sober. According to NME, Alice Cooper introduced the British singer to the game of golf and now he is “obsessed” with it. Keane release an eight-track EP titled Night Train on May 10th.

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    SANDRA BULLOCK RUMORS! According to USA Today, Sandra Bullock has canceled her appearance at the London premiere of her film The Blind Side. The cancellation comes on the heels of In Touch reporting that Bullock’s husband had a five week affair with another woman while Sandra was filming The Blind Side in Atlanta. There has been no official reaction from Bullock’s camp concerning the affair, and no connection has been made between Sandra’s cancellation and the rumors.

     

    FORMER CSI STAR A VICTIM. According to TMZ, former CSI star Gary Dourdan was the victim of domestic violence on Tuesday. Cops were called to a Venice, California home and found the six-foot, two-inch actor scratched up. The police arrested Dourdan’s girlfriend, Maria Asis del Alamo, who weighs in at 110 pounds. Maria was booked for misdemeanor domestic battery and is now free on bail.

     

    TIGER WOODS BOOK! Earlier this week, Tiger Woods announced he’ll make his return to golf for The Masters on April 8th. Well, a tell-all book from one of Woods’ alleged mistresses is heading to bookshelves soon as well. According to the New York Daily News, the book will contain never before released details on Tiger’s sexuality.

     

    CELEB COUPLE NEWS! Married couple Ryan Reynolds and Scarlett Johansson is making the permanent move to New York City. According to the New York Daily News, the pair is setting up home base in a two-million dollar penthouse on the Upper East Side of N-Y-C.

     

    PROJECT RUNWAY GUEST STAR! Tonight, model and actress Molly Sims will join Heidi Klum on her show, Project Runway. On this evening’s episode, the wannabe designers will be basing their fashions on four different New York City neighborhoods. Tune in tonight at 9 PM on Lifetime to see the new episode.

     

    NEW MOVIE! Avatar actress Sigourney Weaver has signed on to star in the new movie VAMPS. According to a press release, the flick also stars Alicia Silverstone and Krysten Ritter and is a tale of two beautiful female vampires enjoying life in New York City. VAMPS is set to begin production in May.

  • All Things Music

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    SEE DAUGHTRY REHEARSING

     

    Daughtry’s tour kicks off tonight in Baltimore, Maryland. The band has been in rehearsals in the days leading up to the first show, and frontman Chris has just posted some pictures on his Twitter page. Check them out now at www.Twitter.com/Chris_Daughtry.

     

    PEAS, KEYS & MORE TO PLAY FIFA WORLD CUP

     

    The Black Eyed Peas, Alicia Keys, Shakira and more will perform at the FIFA World Cup Kick-Off Celebration Concert. The event takes place on June 10th, the night before the first match, at Orlando Stadium in Johannesburg, South Africa. Fans that are going to be in South Africa can get tickets at www.CompuTicket.com.

     

    LADY ANTEBELLUM WEBISODE WEDNESDAY FOR FANS

     

    In honor of Lady Antebellum’s 100th Webisode Wednesday video blog, the trio has asked fans to record their favorite Webisode Wednesday moment. On Wednesday, April 7th, Lady A will choose their favorite fan submitted video to air on an upcoming Webisode. The winner will also receive a Lady Antebellum flip camera equipped with a personal message from the band. For more information, fans can visit the group’s Web site at www.LadyAntebellum.com.

     

    LADY ANTEBELLUM JOINS FORCES WITH JOHN LEGEND

     

    Lady Antebellum shares a special bond with R&B star John Legend after co-writing a song together. Hillary Scott told The Boot they’re unsure if they will cut the song or if someone else will, but one thing is certain - the track will stay on Hillary’s iPod. She said, “Just to be able to turn on my iPod and listen to a song we wrote with him, and hear him sing the demo is awesome. I'm so happy we were able to do that."

     

    WOMAN IN “TELEPHONE” VIDEO SPEAKS

     

    You may remember one scene in Lady Gaga’s epic video for “Telephone” where, in the prison yard, the pop star makes out with another woman. Well that lady is Heather Cassils, and she was interviewed by Out magazine about necking with one of the world’s most successful musicians. Cassils called the experience “intense,” that it “happened naturally,” and that it was actually Gaga who “put her tongue” in Cassil’s mouth. Read the whole article, and re-watch the video, at www.Out.com.

     

    KATE VOEGELE AND KRIS ALLEN WRITE TOGETHER

     

    Kate Voegele is at the South By Southwest music festival in Austin, Texas, but the singer-songwriter had some business to attend to before she left her home in Los Angeles. Kate posted on her Twitter that she “wrote a great song” with the reigning American Idol Kris Allen, and that he’s “a sweetheart and so talented.” No word yet on when we can hear the song.

     

    ORIANTHI ON THE TONIGHT SHOW

     

    Orianthi performed her song “According To You” on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno last night. Don’t worry if you missed the performance, because you can catch it online now. Head to www.Hulu.com to check it out.

     

    ROB THOMAS APP FOR BLACKBERRY

     

    Rob Thomas has just released an application for BlackBerry, so now you can take the matchbox twenty frontman with you wherever you go. The app connects directly to the singer-songwriter’s official Web site, giving you access to tour dates, music, images and much more. Learn more at www.RobThomasMusic.com.

     

    THE SCRIPT ON REGIS AND KELLY

     

    On Tuesday, The Script performed their hit song “Breakeven” on Live with Regis and Kelly. The band has just posted the performance on their official Web site, so head to www.TheScriptMusic.com to check it out.

     

    MADONNA TO DESIGN SUNGLASSES?

     

    Madonna recently announced that she will be creating her own clothing line to be sold in Macy’s. But is the Queen of Pop getting into the accessory game as well? According to British paper The Sun, Madge is now set to design sunglasses with Dolce & Gabbana. No word yet on when they will hit stores.

     

    MELISSA ETHERIDGE PICKS HER BAND

     

    Melissa Etheridge is heading out on tour this summer, and the singer-songwriter just revealed who is going to be in her band while she treks around the U-S. It will feature musicians who have played with Gwen Stefani, Alanis Morissette, Annie Lennox and more! Melissa’s tour kicks off June 13th in Del Mar, California. Learn more at www.MelissaEtheridge.com.

     

    HEAR SOME LULLABY ROCK SONGS

     

    You can soon get some of your favorite rock songs in lullaby form at your local Starbucks. The coffee retailer has teamed up with Rockabye Baby to sell an exclusive compilation of rock lullabies called Baby’s Favorite Rock Songs. The CD boasts gentle instrumental renditions of tunes by The Beatles, Queen, Guns N’ Roses, Metallica, U2, Aerosmith and many others. Pick up the album on Tuesday or learn more now at www.RockabyeBabyMusic.com.

     

  • Female Impersonators Inverview w/ Stevie

    Posted by Kate

    WTBX love love loves Stevie!!  Here's Mama Stevie being a little risque and giving you all the details of their upcoming weekend performance at The Androy!!

    Mama Stevie @ The Androy