A source close to Mariah Carey tells The New York Daily News the singer wants to record a duet with rival diva Jennifer Lopez. “Mariah wants to bury the hatchet,” the source revealed. “She wants Jennifer to do a duet.” A spokesman for Carey responded, “It sounds like a nice idea, but there’s no truth to it.” Meanwhile, Sony Music is trying to coax Lopez into returning to the studio, but she’s trying to renegotiate her contract. A source revealed, “Jennifer wants to wants to get back in the studio, but she’s not willing to do so until there’s a new deal in place. Given how the record business is now, her position isn’t being well-received.”
NFL Nixes Bono And Jennifer Lopez Super Bowl AIDS Tribute
January 9, 2004 – The New York Daily News hears that U2 singer Bono proposed to the NFL that he and Jennifer perform his single ‘An American Prayer’, his song concerning the African AIDS crisis, during the February 1st Super Bowl extravaganza in Houston and thus raise awareness of the growing catastrophe. But last week, NFL Commissioner Paul Tagliabue’s office summarily rejected Bono’s proposal, saying the show – which is being sponsored by AOL to the tune of $8 million – is for entertainment, not for flogging worthy causes. “We simply decided that we were going to have our halftime show, and we were going to deliver, as we do annually, an extremely entertaining halftime show,” NFL spokesman Brian McCarthy explained. “We don’t believe it’s appropriate to focus on a single issue.”
Jennifer Lopez Does Do Bathrooms
January 7, 2004 – Sky News reports that while Jennifer was staying at a top London hotel, the actress and singer personally cleaned her bathroom from scratch herself. J.Lo told staff: “Now I know it’s been done properly.”
J.Lo Sets A Guinness World Record
January 7, 2004 – Contributed by lopez_lover: Jennifer Lopez appears in the 2004 Guinness World Records pages for achieving the Most Successful Remix Album. In February 2002 Jennifer Lopez’s album ‘J To Tha L-O!: The Remixes’ became the first album solely featuring remixes to top the US chart, with sales over 156,000 in its first week.
Jennifer Lopez & Ben Affleck Dance At Light
January 5, 2004 – The Las Vegas Review Journal reports Ben and Matt Damon were spotted playing poker with Rene Angelil in the Bellagio’s high-limit section on Thursday night and later Ben joined Jennifer for some dancing at Bellagio’s club Light later that night with Damon and galpal Eva Mendes.