Colette Carr and her Cherrytree Records labelmates LMFAO, Natalia Kills, Frankmusik, and more just kicked off the Cherrytree Pop Alternative Tour in Canada. Colette, along with Frankmusik and Kay, were interviewed on MuchMusic’s ‘New.Music.Live’ the other day to talk about the tour’s first show, wardrobes, and show off their beatboxing skills.
“I got to hand it to Quebec, because they put their hands up without us even asking them to,” Carr said. Kay added, “I’m so thankful to be on this tour, it’s a phenominal opportunity for me. This is my first really big tour.”
The interview at newmusiclive.ca has since been removed.
Kelly Clarkson visited the UK to perform her new single ‘Mr. Know It All’ on ‘The X Factor’. The song is the lead single off the ‘American Idol’ season one winner’s fifth studio album ‘Stronger’, out now on RCA Records. Kelly’s appearance with a figure hugging dress has created a surge of web traffic wondering if the pop star is pregnant.
Mariah Carey and Nick Cannon are ready to show “dem babies”, son Moroccan and daughter Monroe, nicknamed Roc and Roe. Carey and Cannon, married since 2008, introduced the babies to Barbara Walters in an interview airing on ’20/20′ Friday at 10 p.m. ET. A preview, where Mariah sings to her babies and tells Barbara she trusts Nick “sometimes”, has since been removed at kaltura.com.
Nicole Scherzinger performed her new single ‘Right There’ on Thursday night’s ‘Lopez Tonight’ on TBS. Before she rocked the stage, the ‘X Factor’ judge shared details about working with Simon Cowell and Paula Abdul, a bizarre bikini wax, and the inspiration behind her single.
“We’re one big happy dysfunctional family,” Nicole said of the ‘X Factor’ crew. “Simon knows how to get under [Paula’s] skin like nobody else. It’s crazy. She starts throwing stuff at him and everything.”
‘Right There’ is featured on Nicole’s solo debut ‘Killer Love’, which is set for release later this year on A&M/Interscope Records.
The interview and performance at LopezTonight.com has since been removed.
Keo Nozari has composed original music to be featured on ABC’s ‘Primetime Nightline: Celebrity Secrets – Mommywood’, which airs tonight (July 27) at 10pm ET/PT. The work includes creating the theme song for the hour-long special, music Keo co-produced with longtime collaborator Ellis Miah. The show will take a close look at the attitudes and parenting techniques of today’s celebrity moms and how they’re portrayed in the tabloids. This is the first of several upcoming musical projects that Keo is working on for primetime shows/specials for network and cable television.
The pop singer/songwriter/producer and DJ recently released his sophomore album ‘Love Boutique’, featuring the new single ‘Acceptable 2 U’.
On July 20th, Owl City will make his national network television debut when he performs live on ‘Jimmy Kimmel Live’ in Hollywood. Adam Young will be performing his new single ‘Deer in the Headlights’, off of his new album ‘All Things Bright and Beautiful’, as well as his mega-hit ‘Fireflies’, from his debut album ‘Ocean Eyes’. Fans can watch the performance at ‘Jimmy Kimmel Live’ for free as this will be part of their outdoor mini-concert series. Get an RSVP at 1iota.com.
Lady Gaga visited with ‘New.Music.Live.’, promoting her new album ‘Born This Way’. The pop star discussed how the first single ‘Born This Way’ is the gateway drug to the album, having a dark and light side, her belief of life on other planets, how she wanted to be a star and a good person growing up, and striving to do something great for her fans with the new album. The 3-part interview at newmusiclive.ca has since been removed.
Allstar Weekend visited MuchMusic’s ‘New.Music.Live.’ in Toronto on Wednesday (May 18). Zach Porter, Nathan Darmody, Cameron Quiseng and Michael Martinez talked with host Phoebe Dykstra about their ‘Not Your Birthday’ music video, how three of the guys went to the same high school, their start as a garage band and how they were discovered. The guys then did a prank phone call on Skype with a fan of the group. The interview video at newmusiclive.ca has since been removed.
Catch Christina Perri perform her double platinum selling hit single ‘Jar of Hearts’ Tuesday morning (May 17th) on NBC’s ‘Today’ show at 10:50 AM. Supporting her debut album ‘lovestrong.’, which was released last week on Atlantic Records, the singer songwriter will revisit the song that launched her career nearly a year ago.
Nicole Scherzinger has signed on to be a television host of FOX’s new singing competition ‘The X Factor’, based off the British show of the same name. The former Pussycat Dolls member will join Welsh TV personality Steve Jones and judges Paula Abdul, Simon Cowell, Cheryl Cole and Antonio “L.A.” Reid on the search for America’s next great music act.
“I am thrilled to be asked by Simon Cowell to host ‘The X Factor’,” said Nicole, who recently served as a guest judge on the UK version. “I loved working alongside Simon on the U.K. show, and cannot wait to see what he has in store for the U.S. I’m so excited to work with Steve Jones and help discover astounding talent from across the country!”