Maroon 5 are performing in Atlantic City on New Year’s Eve and are offering fans a chance to win tickets to attend the show. Enter at maroon5.com. “We’re having an amazing year and we’re wrapping it up in Atlantic City,” singer Adam Levine says in the video.
The video at MySpace has since been removed.
Katy Perry tied the knot to her firework, Russell Brand, this weekend and now she’s inviting fans to dish about the fireworks in their lives. Who is the special person that puts a smile on their face? To enter the contest, fans just need to record a video telling Katy about their personal ‘Firework’ whether it’s a teacher, loved one, parent or even themselves. The grand prize winner can pick three people to fly to London and meet Katy at a live show. Check out details at Katy’s official web site, katyperry.com.
Mariah Carey is participating in an auction to benefit the Society of Singers, which benefits the health and welfare of professional singers worldwide with emergency financial assistance. They also raise money for Masters level students who are pursuing their education in the vocal arts at accredited universities and music schools across the U.S.
The auction closes on April 18th on the UniversalMusicStore.com eBay page. Items include a box of signed Mariah Carey Luscious Pink perfume, a signed Emancipation of Mimi CD, and a signed Adventures of Mimi DVD set.
Additional autographed Mariah Carey merchandise will be listed next week.
Gain laundry detergent is featuring a “first sniff story” contest, where users of the product are asked to submit their experience the first time they smelled Gain. Mandy Moore is the celebrity face of the campaign, talking about her own first sniff story and acting as a guide for the contest web site. The winner of the contest gets to see Moore perform a free concert in their town. Check it out, including footage of Mandy rehearsing, at ilovegain.com.
Mandy Moore Hides Her Wedding Ring At LAX
March 22, 2009 – Mandy was spotted arriving at Los Angeles International Airport on Saturday (March 21) with her husband, fellow singer Ryan Adams. The two wed secretly last month in Savannah, Georgia. After intentionally keeping her left hand in her pocket and out of the view of photographers, Mandy’s hand slipped just enough to reveal her sparkling wedding ring.
Starting today fans can go to MyMariahBallad.com to create a special Valentine’s Day card with a personal recorded message. Using one of Mariah Carey’s hit ballads ‘Dreamlover’, ‘Vision of Love’, or ‘Hero’, fans can then sing the ballad themselves or use the original version sung by Mariah. The ballad along with a personal message is then embedded into an animated e-card which can be sent virally to friends and family just in time for Valentine’s Day.
‘The X Factor’ season four sibling duo Same Difference are out with ‘Pop The Game’ to coincide with the release of their debut album ‘Pop’. The aim of the game is to pop as many balloons as you can in 30 seconds, with different points being allocated for pink and orange balloons. The highest score so far in SD Towers has been 70 points. Play the game at samedifferenceworld.com.
Christina Aguilera has created, decorated and autographed an Original Wooden “Paper Doll” currently being auctioned on eBay. The auction ends on December 10th, with proceeds going to the Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt in Nashville, Tennessee.
One side of the paper doll, which measures approximately 12″ x 8″ x 1.5″, is primarily bright pink dots of all sizes with white and black accents, while the other side is mostly blue spots with white and yellow for contrast. Christina’s signature graces the bottom of the doll.
The auction at ebay.com has since ended.
Private checked in with fans on their blog at MySpace on Friday (December 5). The Copenhagen,
Denmark pop group tell readers:
PRIVATE here. Just wanted to let you know that we’ve launched our new website at www.weareprivate.com. We will be posting about stuff that we like whether it be music, fashion or design related or none of the above – the sky is the limit. We’ve also posted some links to a few new remixes of our songs that we especially like. Make sure to check regularly as we’ll have some big news to share soon.
WorldOfBritney.com has re-launched with a new site operator. A new posting read: “I am Jesaka, the webmaster of the new WoB. As you guys know, and as stated above, Ruben passed WorldofBritney.com down to his longtime pal Rajiv Doshi, which is a friend of mine, I’ve worked with him for almost two years. I have been doing websites for about 5 / 6 years and WoB is truly an amazing site and I am happy to have been chosen to take it over. Since you all were so used to the way Ruben had been running this site, Hollywood.com decided to leave it that way. If it aint broken, why fix it right? after you all get used to the new team, we will then revamp wob, giving it a new look, some content and other goodies.”
Hilary Duff and her sister Haylie are featured in a new commercial for Barbie, and the doll maker has a website section with behind the scenes footage from the commercial and an interview with Hilary. Check it all out at barbie.com.