Pop Artists Mourn Death Of Robin Williams On Twitter

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Several pop artists shared their feelings after news broke with actor and comedian Robin Williams had died apparently by suicide Monday morning at his Northern California home. Williams was 63. Among the postings on Twitter:

JoJo (@JoJoistheway): I love you Robin. We all did/do. No one will ever compare to you. May you rest in peace.

Alison Sudol/A Fine Frenzy (@AlisonSudol): I am so sad to hear about Robin Williams passing… It’s like losing someone you knew. My heart goes out to his family and loved ones.

Darren Hayes (@darrenhayes): I’m heartbroken about Robin Williams. There’s nothing else to say.

Olly Murs (@ollyofficial): I can’t believe the news about Robin Williams!! An amazing actor so funny! Good morning Vietnam one of the best ever! #RIPRobinWilliams

Vanessa Carlton in a fieldVanessa Carlton (@VanessaCarlton): I had the pleasure of sitting across from Robin Williams at a dinner. He was such a great guy & a genius in his work. This is so terrible.

Crystal Bowersox (@crystalbowersox): Tears… And prayers for his family. Any hope that the news surrounding Robin Williams is a big hoax?

Jessica Origliasso (@Jessicaveronica): Robin Williams, thank you for raising me/ all of us with your light and talent. May you find your peace now X

Victoria Justice (@VictoriaJustice): Wow…I’m truly shocked by the news of Robin Williams passing. RIP to a man who made the whole world laugh. My heart goes out to his family.

Elizabeth & The Catapult (@thecatapult): So sad about Robin Williams rip fisher king

Moby (@thelittleidiot): Poor Robin. Such a beautiful soul. To die rather than reach out is so heartbreaking.

Nicky Byrne (@NickyByrne): Robin Williams news is just so sad. Shocked.

Toby Lightman (@TobyLightman): So sad to hear of Robin Williams’ passing.. Was one of the best.. I can’t believe it.. #rip


JoJo West Coast Mini Tour With Leah Labelle

JoJo sings on Uncapped

JoJo will be embarking on an intimate 6-city tour with special guest Leah Labelle of ‘American Idol’ fame. The beginning of October trek begins on the 1st in Tempe, Arizona, with west coast stops in Los Angeles, Oakland, Sacramento, Portland and Seattle. Check out the dates and venues below.

Oct. 1 – Club Red in Tempe
Oct. 3 – Tru in Los Angeles
Oct. 4 – Grand Live in Oakland
Oct. 5 – The Assembly in Sacramento
Oct. 8 – Alhambra in Portland
Oct. 9 – The Crocodile in Seattle

Pop Artists React To Colorado Theater Shooting

Several pop artists took to Twitter to react to the shooting early Friday during a crowded midnight screening of the new Batman movie ‘The Dark Knight Rises’ in Aurora, Colorado. The murder spree, allegedly carried out by James Holmes, 24, left 12 people dead and 50+ wounded. Among the Tweets:

Hilary Duff, seen here at a book signing, comments on the Colorado theater shootingHilary Duff (@HilaryDuff): Heartbroken for the family’s dealing with this horrible violent act in Colorado! Saying prayers #theatershooting

Aly & AJ Michalka (@78violet): We are horrified over what’s taken place in Aurora Colorado. Our prayers and love are with the people recovering and the victims families

Mandy Moore (@TheMandyMoore): The news of the horrific tragedy in Aurora literally takes me breath away. All thoughts and prayers are with victims and their families.

Paris Monroe (@ParisMonroe): I don’t think I’ve been this disturbed about something in a while #Aurora #Shooting my heart sincerely goes out to the families affected!
One of the last innocent family things to do has now been corrupted. So sickening. Can’t even feel safe going to a movie theater. #wow

Victoria Justice in a hoodieVictoria Justice (@VictoriaJustice): Just heard about the Colorado shooting… Wow, absolutely devastating. My heart goes out 2 the families that lost their loved 1’s. #StayStrong

Jordyn Taylor (@JordynTaylorNow): My heart goes out to everyone affected by the Colorado theater shooting. :(

Kreesha Turner (@KreeshaTurner): Prayers to the families and loved ones of those lost in such a senseless way. There are some very evil people in this world. #Colorado

Elizabeth and the Catapult (@thecatapult): So saddened by the Colorado shootings. What a nightmare.

Elizaveta (@elizavetaka): So sad about Colorado. My prayers and thoughts go out to those touched by this tragedy.

Tristan Prettyman (@tprettyman): Love going out 2 Colorado. I was just in Denver yesterday. I’m speechless. How senseless. Love yourself & your neighbors. The answer is still love

Savannah Outen on guitarSavannah Outen (@therealsavannah): Thoughts and prayers go out to everyone involved in the shooting last night in Colorado. Still can’t believe how sick-minded people can be.

Nikki Yanofsky (@NikkiYanofsky): RIP to everyone who lost their lives in the #theatershooting in Colorado, my thoughts are with all of the victims.

Rachael Yamagata (@rachaelyamagata): Heart going out to all in aurora…

Jessica Simpson (@JessicaSimpson): Praying for the victims and families of those involved in the shooting in Colorado. My heart is broken. So awful. God Bless…

JoJo (@JoJoistheway): Goodness gracious… Aurora, Colorado. Those affected by this unthinkable massacre are so heavy on my heart & mind today.

Kimberley Locke (@KimberleyLocke): Shocked and saddened by what happened in Colorado. Prayers going to the family and friends of victims.

Katharine McPhee (@katharinemcphee): #Aurora Praying for you…

JewelJewel (@jeweljk): Aurora. How terribly sad for the victims. And my heart breaks 4 all the mothers & fathers- even the gunmans parents. Can u imagine?! So sad

Toby Lightman (@TobyLightman): Oh man.. To wake up to news of a shooting is very sobering. My heart hurts..

Josh Hoge (@JoshHoge): just awful news in Colorado! folks can’t even go to the movies in peace anymore. thoughts go out to everyone involved.

Drew Seeley (@DrewSeeley): Feel so sick waking up to the news about Colorado. So many why questions… I’m sending prayers, but just feel so helpless want to do more. Let’s tell people TODAY we love them. Let’s not wait. Let go of all the petty sh** in your life and appreciate every minute. #WakeUpCall

Nick Jonas (@nickjonas): My thoughts and prayers go out to the families of the shooting last night in Colorado. This news is so sad.

Joe Jonas, seen here in a texting PSA, talks about the Colorado theater shootingJoe Jonas (@joejonas): The news today is so sad.. I’m praying for the families of the innocent who where attacked today.

Justin Timberlake (@jtimberlake): So saddened to hear of the tragic theatre shooting last night in Aurora, Colorado. Sending my prayers to the victims and their families.

BC Jean (@BCJean): My heart hurts for those at the Batman premiere in Colorado who were injured or killed. Babies, kids to adults! How devastating & cruel!!!

JoJo, The Veronicas & Sabi Attend WMG BET Awards After Party

WMG BET Awards party attended by JoJo and Leah LaBelle | Photo by Hiltron Bailey

WMG hosted a BET Awards after party on Sunday (July 1), presented by Coke Zero, Smart Water and Crown Royal Black at at Cecconi’s in Los Angeles. Among the attendees were Boston pop singer JoJo, ‘American Idol’ alum Leah LaBelle, Australian pop twins The Veronicas, and Inglewood, California pop newcomer Sabi. Check out the images of Jessica and Lisa Origliasso, as well as Sabi after the cut. (more…)

JoJo Releases ‘Sexy To Me’

JoJo 'Sexy To Me'

JoJo recently released a brand new song entitled ‘Sexy to Me’, a release in support of her collaboration with Clearasil’s PerfectaWash campaign. The track, which can be heard in JoJo’s new commercial for PerfectaWash, has a preview streaming on Soundcloud and is available now on iTunes.

JoJo ‘Disaster’ DJ Kue Remix Video

JoJo 'Disaster' Remixes

JoJo has just unveiled a brand new remix of her single ‘Disaster’, accompanied by a revamped, extended version of the original video for the song. The track was remixed by DJ Kue, who’s offered up official remixes for the likes of Britney Spears, Kelly Clarkson, and Rihanna.

“I’m excited to present to you the DJ Kue version of my ‘Disaster’ video,” JoJo said. “I love this remix and hope you will enjoy it too.” The song is one of five remixes that will be featured on a new EP due out on March 6th. JoJo’s new album, ‘Jumping Trains’, is due this Spring.

Watch the Benny Boom directed video via YouTube below.

JoJo Stars In Commercial For Clearasil PerfectaWash

JoJo Clearasil PerfectaWash

21-year-old pop songstress JoJo will be appearing in a commercial for a new Clearasil product called PerfectaWash. The TV spot, set to run in February, was directed by Jeff Cronenweths, who was recently nominated for an Oscar as the cinematographer for The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo. Clearasil has shared a behind the scenes clip for the shoot, featuring interviews with the crew, the Clearasil team, and JoJo herself.

“The idea of (the commercial) is that I am at this restaurant, and I go a little overboard,” JoJo explained. “Go a little overboard with my wardrobe choices, just doing too much, and I realize when my hat blows off that I have a breakout. I’m like, ‘No! How did that happen? What am I gonna do?’ So I go to take care of it with the PerfectaWash and in a day’s time, we show that the blemish has disappeared.”

Watch the clip via YouTube below.

JoJo Tells Fans “It Can Wait” To Stop Texting While Driving

Singer JoJo

JoJo has teamed up with Cambio, the online destination for teens and young adults, for AT&T’s ‘It Can Wait’ campaign, which helps combat the texting while driving epidemic. According to Car and Driver, texting while driving is more dangerous than driving under the influence and those who send text messages while driving are 23 times more likely to be in a crash.

Throughout the month of January, Cambio will release three videos about the risks of texting and driving narrated by the 21-year-old through Cambio Impact – Cambio’s new social causes platform. In the vignettes, JoJo reminds her peers that text messages can and should wait until after driving. The first of the three videos is available to watch below.

JoJo and Cambio encourage their collective fan base to take AT&T’s “It Can Wait” pledge to not text and drive on Facebook. To help drive pledges, JoJo has agreed to do a Cambio Live Chat with her fans when the total number of pledges exceeds 50,000. To take the pledge, visit facebook.com/itcanwait.

JoJo ‘The Christmas Song’

JoJo surprised fans with a Christmas treat this week, releasing a remake of the holiday classic ‘The Christmas Song’. “I wanted to give this to you guys because I’m so grateful for your support,” JoJo said in a special video message with the song, which can be viewed via YouTube below.

JoJo Gives Fans Behind-the-Scenes Look At Her Tour Bus

DigitalTourBus.com paid a visit to JoJo earlier this year to get an exclusive, behind-the-scenes look at her tour bus. In the video, shot during JoJo’s recent tour with Joe Jonas and Jay Sean, the singer introduces her team, goes through the kitchen cabinets, and talks about her life on the road.