LIFEHOUSE IS NUMBER ONE ON iTUNES
Lifehouse’s brand new album, Smoke & Mirrors, hit shelves yesterday, and the band had a very good first day. The effort was number one at iTunes, and the group went on Twitter to thank their fans for this honor. Chris Daughtry also wrote on the social networking site that he already picked up the album and it is “killer music.” Smoke & Mirrors is in stores now.
GAGA INSPIRES THE MUPPETS?
Is Lady Gaga going to influence a major character in the upcoming film The Greatest Muppet Movie Ever Made? According to www.HollywoodLife.com, the movie, which is being penned by Forgetting Sarah Marshall star Jason Segel, is going to give different takes on many of the classic Muppets, and a source told the Web site that Jason’s idea for “Miss Piggy” is that she “ends up becoming like a Lady Gaga-esque character living in Europe.” No word yet on when the new Muppets movie will begin filming.
IS JOHN MAYER BACK TO HIS OLD TRICKS?
John Mayer apologized to the crowd before one of his shows in New York City last weekend for comments that he made in Playboy magazine, saying he doesn’t want to be looked at as a bad guy. But the New York Daily News is saying that the singer-songwriter hasn’t cleaned up his act quite yet. A source told the paper that Mayer went out to a club this weekend and “was drinking and saying vulgar things to the girls at the bar.” The source went on to say, “He was hitting on one pretty brunette in particular, but she found him slimy because he was being so over-the-top.” Read more at www.NYDailyNews.com.
THE SCRIPT ARE ON TV
Just in time for St. Patrick’s Day, The Script are going to be all over the TV. The Irish rockers will be performing their hit single “Breakeven” on Monday the 15th on Live! with Regis & Kelly, Tuesday the 16th on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon, and once again on Wednesday the 17th, which is also St. Patrick’s Day, on The Today Show. Head to www.TheScriptMusic.com for more info.
KATY PERRY TALKS TAYLOR, GAGA AND MORE
Katy Perry is on the cover of this week’s Nylon magazine, and the pop star talks about many different topics, including details about her fiancé – Russell Brand, her incredible level of respect for Lady Gaga and how out of all the female singers out there, she feels she has the most in common with Taylor Swift. Read highlights of the interview at www.PerezHilton.com.
ROB THOMAS LIKES JAY Z
Just because Rob Thomas is a singer-songwriter doesn’t mean he can’t get down with a little hip-hop music. The matchbox twenty frontman wrote on his Twitter account that he went to Madison Square Garden last night to see Jay Z in concert. See what else is going on with Rob at www.Twitter.com/ThisIsRobThomas.
JASON MRAZ’S TWITTER IS HACKED!
Jason Mraz has had his Twitter account hacked! A post over the weekend promised people the chance to be in the singer-songwriter’s next video if they took an IQ test and beat Mraz’s supposed score. A post was quickly put on his official Facebook page, saying, “IMPORTANT, someone has hacked into Jason’s Twitter account. Don't believe anything that is tweeted until we have access back into the account!” Mraz still has not written on his Twitter since the incident.