Natasha Bedingfield checked in with her Twitter followers (@natashabdnfield) on Monday (May 14) after a fun weekend at sea. The British pop singer tells readers:
I spent this weekend yachting around the sea of Cortez in Mexico. Absolutely stunning! had a much needed long weekend chilling with friends
I feel spoilt.
I feel really grateful is what I meant by spoilt.
My friend Georgie says the only way to announce that I’m on a yacht is to say ‘I’m on a mf yacht!’ she has a point.
Natasha Bedingfield spoke with Billboard about her unlikely collaboration with Rascal Flatts on the track ‘Easy’, which has broken into the top 30 of the Hot Country Songs chart. The country group contacted the British singer songwriter to team up on the track written by Katrina Elam and Mike Mobley.
“I flew to Nashville and that’s were we really became friends, during the actual recording process,” Bedingfield explained. “I went into the studio with Gary [LeVox, Rascal Flatts’ singer] and we were in a separate room with our own mics while the band was playing live. As solo artists, you hope you’re going to sound good together but you don’t always know. It was an amazing moment when we could feel our voices blending.”
Natasha Bedingfield talked with Artist Direct about her new single ‘Weightless’, the current tour in support of her third album ‘Strip Me’, country music, and more. “I’m always writing. Whether it’s melodies or lyric ideas, I write it all down,” Natasha said when asked if she had been inspired to write more lately. “I have to record things instantly so I don’t forget them, but I’m constantly thinking about what the next couple of years are going to be about. I also try to listen to a lot of different music. I love a lot of the music coming out of England like Mumford & Sons. I get very influenced by folk-y music like that and rock.”
Natasha Bedingfield visited VH1 Big Morning Buzz Live on Wednesday (June 8), where the singer was asked about what she does on her downtime when she isn’t touring. “Everyday there’s something a chance to get out and escape from the bus. I’ll go out and meet people,” she said. “After my gigs, I like to have fun. Party on the bus with my band. We play a lot of drinking games.” Watch the comments via vyou.com below.
Natasha Bedingfield spoke with AfterEllen.com in a Q&A about her headlining concert at The Dinah Shore Weekend’s legendary Hollywood Party on April 2nd at the Palm Springs Convention center. “I have such a respect for this community,” Natasha said about the annual lesbian weekend. “I’m just so glad to be there; I feel honored. I feel like there’s a bunch of women who are strong and have fought against the odds and in a way are pushing boundaries so that women all around the world can be free.” Read more.
Fellow artists reacted to Christina Aguilera messing up the lyrics to the National Anthem before Sunday’s Super Bowl, with several showing support for the 5-time Grammy Award winner. Among ‘The Star Spangled Banner’ related Twitter messages:
Brian Littrell (@brian_littrell): What a shame to sing the wrong words for our very own National Anthem. BSB can remember the words. Chirp chirp
Jordin Sparks (@TheRealJordin): The test of a true artist is continuing even when things go a little left & not letting people know it did during the performance. #ilovextina
Toni Braxton (@tonibraxton): I’ve sung the National Anthem Acapella on more than one occasion and it’s NOT an easy song. Everyone awaits that last note. It’s very important.
Natasha Bedingfield (@natashabdnfield): She did great! She sung her heart out. Didn’t you see one of the players was so moved he was crying?! I’d like to see you try and do that!
Josh Hoge (@JoshHoge): Fu** you Christina!!!!!!!!!! You forgot the words to the National Anthem? You’re an idiot. What’s next Fergie pees herself…AGAIN??? Horsesh**.
Melody Thornton (@MelodyThornton): Christina Aguilera should not be down on herself over the #superbowl mishap. She kept going like a pro
Rob Thomas (@ThisIsRobThomas): Christina Aguilera can sing her ass off… ok. Christina was forgetting the words as I typed. But she sounded great fu**ing up.
Travis Garland (@TravisGarland): Did Christina just take “artistic liberties” with the National Anthem? Star Spangled Banner: The Remix by Christina Aguilera. (lyrics sold separately)
Benji Madden (@benjaminmadden): I think Christina did a great job on the national anthem. I would have messed up a word or 2 if I was in front of 111 mil people too! Nerve racking!
Natasha Bedingfield talked about her favorite album of all time on Rhapsody’s ‘On the Record’, a video series where musicians gush about their favorite records – in exactly 45 seconds. “My favorite album right now is Santigold’s album,” the singer songwriter said. “I just thought it was so real and I love the sounds on there. I like her style in that she’s not afraid to be different.” Video at rhapsody.com has since been removed.
Natasha Bedingfield visited ‘Chelsea Lately’ the other night to talk with her friend Chelsea Handler about her new album ‘Strip Me’, how she’s too nice for Chelsea, how Natasha’s husband did an all-nighter with Chelsea in Las Vegas, listening to music in 50 Cent’s Lamborghini, teaming up with Nicki Minaj and recording in Eminem’s studio. Watch the interview via YouTube below.
Natasha Bedingfield checked in with her Twitter followers (@natashabdnfield) earlier this evening, vacationing in The Bahamas. The English singer songwriter tells readers:
I’m in Bahamas! It’s so so ridiculously beautiful here.
Hope you all are having a restful holiday. Sending love and a million kisses to you.
Natasha Bedingfield appeared on Rob Shuter’s HD Net show ‘Naughty But Nice With Rob’, where the British singer songwriter talked about once having Lady Gaga as her warm-up act and what she thinks of the ‘Poker Face’ singer’s fast rise. “She’s amazing,” Natasha said. “It was obvious to everyone even back them that she was going to be a huge star because she is so talented.” Read more and watch a preview at PopEater.