A GAGA/LINDSAY LOHAN COLLABORATION?
Producer Rodney “Darkchild” Jerkins was behind the Lady Gaga and Beyonce collaboration “Telephone,” and now he has another project in mind for the “Bad Romance” singer. E! Online is reporting that the producer was talking at Clive Davis’ pre-GRAMMY party over the weekend and said that he thinks Lindsay Lohan would be a great person for Gaga to work with. Jerkins said that he could “pair them up” and that he would “love to see what could happen.”
DOWNLOAD THE NEW TRAIN COVER SONG
Train covered The Platters’ classic song “Only You,” and CBS is using it advertisements for their programming. You can see the video that the network has been running featuring the tune, or download the song to have it for yourself, at www.TrainLine.com.
ALL-STARS SING “EVERYBODY HURTS” FOR HAITI
Simon Cowell recently brought together some big names to perform R.E.M.’s “Everybody Hurts” and the charity single premiered yesterday on U-K radio. The track, which features the likes of Rod Stewart, Jon Bon Jovi, Mariah Carey, Susan Boyle and Miley Cyrus, will be available for download on Sunday and all proceeds will benefit the Haitian relief efforts. You can hear the tune now on YouTube.
UNCLE KRACKER AND MARDI GRAS
Planning on heading to the 17th annual Le Festival De Mardi Gras in Lafayette, Louisiana? Well it was just announced that Uncle Kracker will be one of the many people performing at the five-day event, which takes place from February 12th through the 16th. Learn how you can be a part of the festival at www.UncleKracker.com.
KRIS ALLEN AND GEORGE LOPEZ
Kris Allen was interviewed at the Pre-GRAMMY Gala, and it appeared that it would just be like any other chat – until George Lopez decided to pop in at the end! Watch the hilarious interview now at www.KrisAllenOfficial.com
LILY ALLEN IS BACK ON TWITTER
It’s been a while, but Lily Allen is back on Twitter. The singer-songwriter hasn’t written on the social networking site since September, but according to NME.com, she posted that she is going to be revealing some “exciting stuff” on it in the future. Follow Lily at www.Twitter.com/LilyRoseAllen.
AMY WINEHOUSE AND DAD ARE CLOSE
Amy Winehouse and her dad Mitch have had their problems recently, mostly regarding the embattled singer’s desire to reunite with her ex-husband, Blake Fielder-Civil, but apparently, all is well between Amy and her pops. Mitch and his daughter were photographed over the weekend in London looking very happy, with the younger Winehouse actually sucking her thumb and leaning up against her father. See the pictures now at www.DailyMail.co.uk.
FULL LINE UP FOR “WE ARE THE WORLD” REMAKE
MTV News reports Quincy Jones and Lionel Richie were able to bring an impressive amount of celebrities together for the 25th anniversary remake of “We Are the World.” The song has been renamed “We Are the World – 25 for Haiti,” with proceeds expected to benefit the Haitian earthquake relief efforts. There are over 80 confirmed entertainers on the track including: Janet Jackson, Pink, Usher, Jason Mraz, Akon, Robin Thicke, Celine Dion, Enrique Iglesias, Rob Thomas, Jeff Bridges, Vince Vaughn, Barbra Streisand, Jordin Sparks, Good Charlotte’s Madden brothers, Tony Bennett, Josh Groban, Justin Bieber, Sean Garrett, Will.I.Am, Carlos Santana, Melanie Fiona, Toni Braxton, Jason Mraz, Miley Cyrus, Nicole Scherzinger, Nicole Richie, Julianne Hough, Raphael Saadiq, Zac Brown, India.Arie, Randy Jackson, Musiq Soulchild, Heart’s Ann and Nancy Wilson, Fonzworth Bentley, the Beach Boys’ Brian Wilson and Al Jardine, Trey Songz, Faith Evans, Mya, Gladys Knight, Jennifer Hudson, Keri Hilson, Tyrese, Katharine McPhee, Brandy, Mary Mary, Maroon 5’s Adam Levine, the Jonas Brothers, Earth, Wind & Fire, Rashida Jones, Ethan Bortnick, Natalie Cole, BeBe Winans, Lil Wayne, Kanye West, T-Pain, Wyclef Jean, Kid Cudi, LL Cool J, Snoop Dogg, Drake, Bizzy Bone, Nipsey Hussle, Busta Rhymes, Haitian-born Heroes actor Jimmy Jean-Louis, former Michael Jackson guitarist Orianthi, Patti Austin, RedOne, Slumdog Millionaire film score composer A.R. Rahman, Swizz Beatz, Taj, Taryll and TJ Jackson.
PETE WENTZ SEEMS TO CONFIRM FOB BREAK-UP
Fall Out Boy bassist Pete Wentz talked with fans on his Twitter account Monday night and seemed to confirm that F-O-B had broken up. Wentz wrote, “I can’t imagine playing in FOB again. Something would have to change in my head or my heart…not my wallet.” Wentz went on to say it’s possible that Fall Out Boy could continue without him. Wentz also posted a message on his blog at PeteWentz.com saying he’s looking for a new project that drives him and gives him purpose. The official word from the band is that they are still on a “hiatus,” only Wentz’s latest comments have suggested some more permanent changes. Read more at www.Twitter.com/PeteWentz and www.PeteWentz.com.