COLBIE CAILLAT AND LADY A WRITE A SONG
Late last week, a big collaboration took place in Nashville. Colbie Caillat and the members of Lady Antebellum both wrote on their respective Twitter accounts that they teamed up to write a song. Lady A’s Twitter said that they “had such a great time” together, while Colbie tweeted that they all wrote “an amazing song” together and that the country stars were “so great to work with.” No word yet on when we’ll be able to hear the new tune.
KATY AND RUSSELL TO WED IN INDIA?
Are Katy Perry and Russell Brand getting married in India? Rihanna, who is rumored to be a member of the wedding party, let some information slip on Ryan Seascrest’s radio show, saying that she feels pressure to “come up with something cool” for the bachelorette party because the couple will be tying the knot in India and she wants to “match that.” She also revealed that the wedding will be “at the end of the year.” Learn more at www.PerezHilton.com.
KATY & RUSSELL’S MOVIE SCENE IS CUT!
Katy Perry has said that she first become attracted to Russell Brand after meeting him on the set of the comedian’s forthcoming movie, Get Him To The Greek, the spinoff of the popular film Forgetting Sarah Marshall. The now-engaged couple had a scene for the flick where they had to make out, but apparently, it’s been cut. A source told www.ContactMusic.com that Russell smooching with Katy has been replaced by him kissing Christina Aguilera. Get Him To The Greek is set to his theaters on June 4th.
AN AMERICAN IDOL REUNION
There was an American Idol reunion that took place late last week. Season seven finalists David Cook, David Archuleta and Brooke White all met up for dinner, and champion Cook took a picture and put it on his Twitter account. See the smiling trio now at www.Twitter.com/TheDavidCook.
ROB THOMAS WANTS TO SAVE WATER
Rob Thomas will be performing on Sunday in Atlanta, Georgia as part of the Dow Live Earth Run For Water. But before the event takes place, you can pick up the Run For Water widget, which lets you make a pledge, keep up to date on all Live Earth events and do much more. Learn more at www.RobThomasMusic.com.
PETE WENTZ DIRECTS TRAIN VIDEO FOR “KINDRED SPIRIT” PAT MONAHAN
He’s no longer a Fall Out Boy, but Pete Wentz is keeping busy. The famous bassist is directing a video for Train for the song “If It’s Love?” MTV News reports that Wentz taught himself how to direct a video by reading a book titled The Film Director’s Institution. Wentz says that he and Train frontman Pat Monahan are “kindred spirits” and revealed that the clip draws from classic videos like Michael Jackson’s “Leave Me Alone” and Eminem’s “The Real Slim Shady.”
WIN A GUITAR ON THE BEST CRUISE EVER
Need another reason for go on Vh1’s Best Cruise Ever? Well thanks to Gibson Guitars, one passenger will take home a brand new axe autographed by every band on the ship, including 3 Doors Down, Lifehouse, Shinedown and many more. The boat sets sail on Thursday from Tampa to the Cayman Islands. Head to www.Vh1BestCruiseEver.com to get your tickets now, and go to www.3DoorsDown.com to learn more about winning the signed guitar.
TAYLOR SWIFT GIVES BACK TO WOUNDED MARINE
Taylor Swift performed for a sold-out crowd in Colorado last week, with a special guest in the audience – an injured marine from Iraq. A Facebook campaign helped Corporal Evan Stratton score backstage passes and seats to the show. He said, “It was pretty sweet. I got to take a picture with her and a signed autograph. She’s just as pretty in real life.” Evan’s Facebook group grew to nearly two-thousand fans, including Taylor. She posted on the group’s wall, “You are so amazing.”
COLDPLAY GIVE AWAY SIGNED SETLIST
Coldplay is giving away a signed set list from the last stop on their Viva La Vida world tour. To win it, fans just need to email their name and address to Competitions@Coldplay.com before Wednesday.