Ashlee Simpson sang at her first Jingle Ball on Friday (December 10) at Madison Square Garden in New York City, telling ‘Extra’, “This is actually the first time that I get to perform, so it’s pretty exciting!” Ashlee was so excited, in fact, that her pants fell down as she was jumping around onstage.
Ashlee Simpson’s Silence Before Singing
An organizer of Ashlee Simpson’s AOL Music Live concert at the El Rey Theater in Los Angeles tells The New York Post that the singer “did not speak for hours before her performance to help save her voice.” The Post added that Ashlee will join boyfriend Ryan Cabrera on a tropical vacation to bring in the New Year with sister Jessica Simpson and her hubby Nick Lachey of 98 Degrees.
Ashlee Simpson Wins Billboard’s New Female Artist Of The Year
Ashlee Simpson took home Billboard’s New Female Artist of The Year award last night, beating out Jojo, Gretchen Wilson, and Ciara. Simpson said upon accepting the honor: “Wow! I am so, so very excited. Ok. First and foremost, I want to thank my fans out there. Thank you so much for your support. It means the world to me. Thank you, everybody, out there who bought my CD. Daddy, I love you so much. Jimmy, Paul, Anthony, everybody at radio for playing my music. Mommy, my sister Jessica, who I love dearly. Once again, my fans. MTV. Thank you very much. Oh, and one more thing, if you’re ever feeling nervous or you’re making a fool of yourself, have a little trick. It’s called the Texas jig. Yes. Thank you very much.”