PREORDER THE GLEE MADONNA EPISODE EP
The forthcoming episode of Glee that will feature the music of Madonna won’t air until next month, but you can preorder the soundtrack to the episode right now at www.Amazon.com. According to the L-A Times, the track listing consists of seven songs, including classics like “Vogue” and “Like a Prayer,” but it does not say which cast members are performing which tune. The EP will be available on April 20th, the same day that the episode airs on FOX.
EWAN McGREGOR TO STAR IN MADONNA’S MOVIE
Another big name has just signed on to star in Madonna’s forthcoming new movie W.E. The film is about the life of Edward VIII, and according to www.ScreenDaily.com, Ewan McGregor is set to play the former King of the United Kingdom. Oscar nominee Vera Farmiga has already signed on for a role in the film, as has Abbie Cornish. Writing and directing this movie means that Madonna will be returning to England to live for six-months, the first time she will reside in the country for a long period of time since her divorce from Guy Ritchie. A source told The Sun that Ritchie is very pleased with this because it means he will get to see his children more often, and he is even hoping the move is “permanent.”
GAGA WEARS HIGH HEELS TO THE BEACH
Lady Gaga recently said that she does not want to let her fans see her out of character, and it seems that she’s definitely a woman of her word. According to British paper the Daily Star, while in New Zealand, the pop star was seen at the beach with her band, but she refused to take off her high heels, even while walking on sand. Learn more at www.NME.com.
SEE BOYS LIKE GIRLS PERFORM LIVE ONLINE
Have you always wanted to see Boys Like Girls perform live but were never able to make it out to a show? Well now is your chance, because tonight you will be able to watch part of the band’s set, and you don’t even have to leave your house. The rockers will be broadcasting tonight’s performance live online, beginning at 10 PM Eastern time. Head to www.BoyLikeGirls.com now to learn more, and be sure to head there tomorrow night to watch.
NEW VIDEO FROM OWL CITY
The video for Owl City’s latest single, “Vanilla Twilight,” will debut online today at noon. According to a press release, the clip was the creative vision of band frontman Adam Young, and was shot in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Also, “Vanilla Twilight” has already been certified Gold. See the vid today beginning at noon at www.OwlCityMusic.com.
DAUGHTRY COVERS BILLY IDOL
At a show on their current tour with Lifehouse, Daughtry performed a cover of Billy Idol’s classic tune “Rebel Yell.” And not only that, but frontman Chris Daughtry is still sporting hair on top of his usually bald head. Check out video of the band’s take on the song, as well as see Chris’ current hairdo, at www.PerezHilton.com.
NEW CHRISTINA AGUILERA SINGLE SURFACES
Christina Aguilera has just released the official artwork to her new single, “Not Myself Tonight.” The song serves as the lead offering from the pop star’s comeback album, Bionic – which is scheduled to hit stores later this year. According to www.Rap-Up.com, one of the lead producers for the album, Tricky Stewart, revealed that “she’s mixing it up again. She’s singing R&B again, she’s doing pop. She’s doing it all, but she’s found a way to make it all meet in the middle because she’s so many different things.”
GREEN DAY MUSICAL ON THE BIG SCREEN?
Green Day’s American Idiot musical will hit Broadway this year, but will it also be made into a feature film? According to The Playlist, talks are underway with Tom Hanks’ Playtone Productions to make the musical into a movie. Using the songs from the hit album, the film will reportedly “tell the coming of age story of three small town guys. One joins the armed forces, another moves to the city and gets mired in a drug habit and the third stays home and gets his girlfriend pregnant.”
DATES FOR HONDA CIVIC TOUR FEATURING PARAMORE ANNOUCED
Tickets for the Honda Civic Tour, featuring Paramore and Tegan and Sara, went on sale this week. The trek gets underway on July 23rd in Raleigh, North Carolina and is set to feature two special guests, which will be announced shortly. The jaunt runs through September 19th when it winds down in Anaheim, California. A full list of dates can be found at www.CivicTour.com/Honda.