KELLY CLARKSON ADDED TO LILITH FAIR
If you thought the lineup for this year’s Lilith Fair couldn’t get any better, than think again. It was just announced via press release that Kelly Clarkson, Suzanne Vega, The Bangles, the Courtyard Hounds - which is Emily Robison and Martie Maguire of the Dixie Chicks - and others, will be joining an already impressive list that includes Sarah McLachlan, Sara Bareilles, Sheryl Crow, Ingrid Michaelson, Ke$ha and many, many more. See the complete list of performers now at www.LilithFair.com.
MICHAEL BUBLE AND THE JUNO AWARDS
Michael Buble has been nominated for five Juno Awards in his native Canada. The singer-songwriter up for Single of the Year, Album of the Year and Artist of the Year at Canada’s version of the GRAMMYs. Michael is also up for the Juno Fan Choice award, and you can help him win it by voting for him! Get all the details now at www.MichaelBuble.com.
ANOTHER NUMBER ONE FOR GAGA
Lady Gaga’s new single “Telephone” has gone to number one on the Billboard Pop chart, giving the pop star her sixth single in a row to top that chart. It joins “Poker Face,” “LoveGame,” “Paparazzi,” “Poker Face” and “Bad Romance” as her hits that have reached number one. Gaga wrote on her Twitter that all of her fans should “celebrate” the occasion. Learn more at www.LadyGaga.com.
JESSICA SIMPSON OPENS UP TO OPRAH
Jessica Simpson went on The Oprah Winfrey Show on Wednesday, and she really opened up about John Mayer referring to her as “sexual napalm.” Simpson told the talk show queen that she was “disappointed in him” and that he did apologize to her, but she won’t accept it. Simpson elaborated, saying she doesn’t resent him, but that part of her life “is over.” Read what else Jessica had to say, at www.USMagazine.com.
THE SCRIPT ARE IN THE STUDIO
The Script have arrived in New York City from their hometown of Dublin, Ireland, and the guys will spend time in the studio while in the Big Apple. The rockers have been posting pictures on their Twitter account of them recording, so head to www.Twitter.com/TheScript to check the shots out now.
BLACK EYED PEAS STILL NUMBER ONE!
The Black Eyed hold down the number one spot on the Billboard Hot 100 for a second week with "Imma Be." Young Money moves up to number two with “BedRock,” and Lady Antebellum’s “Need You Now" climbs two notches to number three. Ke$ha’s "TiK ToK" drops two spots to number four, while Lady Gaga slides one space to number five with "Bad Romance."
THERE WILL BE NEW PUSSYCAT DOLLS
Some new information about the status of the Pussycat Dolls has finally been revealed. According to an interview with MTV News, lead singer Nicole Scherzinger said that there will be a “new cast” of ladies joining her in the Dolls, and that she’s “excited” about it. She also gave an update on the status of a new PCD album, saying that fans can expect it “late this year.” Learn more at www.MTVNews.com.
UNPLUGGED IS BACK!
CMT, MTV and VH1 are bringing back the award-winning music series Unplugged with eight new episodes, which will begin rolling out online on March 10th with VH1’s Unplugged: Adam Lambert. Upcoming Unplugged episodes include sets from Phoenix, The Script and Reba McEntire.
SEE WEEZER ON YO GABBA GABBA
On Tuesday, Weezer will make an unusual appearance on the kids show Yo Gabba Gabba. The band will be performing a track titled “All My Friends Are Insects” on the “Bug” episode. The show will also feature a special remix from Blink 182 drummer Travis Barker. Details are at www.YoGabbaGabba.com now.
ROCK HALL INDUCTION CEREMONY PERFORMERS ANNOUNCED
The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony takes place on the 15th in New York City, and the Hall has just announced who will be performing at the event. Chris Isaak, Faith Hill, Ronnie Spector and Maroon 5’s Adam Levine are among the musicians who will take the stage. This year’s inductees include Genesis, The Hollies, The Stooges and ABBA. Learn more at www.RockHall.com.
WHY LENNON FOOTAGE WAS USED IN CAR AD
Footage of John Lennon is currently appearing in a car ad overseas and the Beatle’s son Sean has responded to criticism and explained why his mom, Yoko Ono, allowed the material to be used. On his Twitter site, Sean wrote that it had nothing to do with money, rather they wanted to keep John in the public eye. Sean stated, “No new LPs, so TV ad is exposure to young.” You can see the ad, which is for Citroen DS3, by searching YouTube for “Citroen DS3 Lennon.” Read more from Sean at www.Twitter.com/SeanOnoLennon.