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.