Vanessa Carlton’s Favorite Body Parts

Vanessa Carlton tells Jane magazine for its “Bare” issue that her favorite body parts are her “boobs and butt. I like the area where my butt meets my thigh. And I like the size of my boobs – they’re small, and I don’t have to wear a bra.”

Vanessa Carlton Cancels Joe’s Pub Date

May 13, 2005 – Vanessa checked in with fans on her official forum on Monday (May 9) to announce a cancellation from a gig at Joe’s Pub in New York City. “Hey guys, I had to cancel the June 23rd date, but look out for another one popping up the week before. June 21st is still on. v.”

Vanessa Carlton Announces Joe’s Pub Gigs

April 28, 2005 – Vanessa checked in with fans on her official website Tuesday (April 26). The singer writes, “Just wanted to let the special peeps know that I’m goin to book two gigs in the beginning of June [at Joe’s Pub in New York City]. The venue holds about a hundred people so keep your eyes peeled for dates. Note: I had a great time touring these past two months. You guys rock my world for sheez. Peace, v.”

Vanessa Carlton Checks In With Fans

April 8, 2005 – Vanessa checked in with fans on her official website’s forum on Wednesday (April 6). Carlton writes, “How is everyone? Thanks to all who are making it out to the shows. You guys keep me in business. I never forget that. I’ve got a day off tomorrow. Can’t wait. NYC was so beautiful today. I’m itching for springiness. I hope you are all enjoying this album as much as I love playing it every night. I’ve been so happy lately. You all make me blush. Things are lookin’ up for this year and next. Happy spring my favorite peeps. v.”

Vanessa Carlton To Perform At Central Michigan University

March 17, 2005 – Vanessa will perform at Central Michigan University with the folk-rock band Raining Jane. Program Board, CMU’s student entertainment group, decided to bring Carlton to CMU after seeing her perform at a national conference. “Her performance blew me away,” said Patti Pangborn, public relations spokesperson for Program Board. “After seeing so many performers, I tend to be picky about the ones I like, but Carlton really impressed me.”

On TV: Vanessa Carlton, Gavin DeGraw, Ryan Cabrera

Pop acts on television this week include Vanessa Carlton, who performs on ‘The Tony Danza Show’ on Monday; Gavin DeGraw, who performs on ‘The Tonight Show with Jay Leno’ on Monday; Ryan Cabrera, who performs on ‘Last Call with Carson Daly’ on Tuesday; and Regina Spektor, who performs on ‘Late Night with Conan O’Brien’ on Thursday.

Teen People’s ’20 Teens Who Will Change The World’

Raven Symone, Vanessa Carlton, and ‘American Idol’ season three runner-up Diana DeGarmo attended the Teen People Honors ’20 Teens Who Will Change The World’ at the Time Life Building on Tuesday (March 1) in New York City. Check out pictures from GettyImages and FilmMagic.

Pop Singer Is The Prize

February 22, 2005 – Annemarie Moody of The Arizona Republic was on hand as Vanessa Carlton performed a free show for Red Mountain students on February 16th. The concert was the prize in a Channel One News cable TV community improvement contest won by Red Mountain’s Reading Is Fundamental program, a reading promotion that involves high school students reading to younger kids and providing books for underprivileged schools. “It’s fantastic to be involved,” Carlton, 24, told Moody after performing. “It’s important for young people to realize they’re very powerful, and that they can make a difference.”

Vanessa Carlton Checks In With Forum Fans

January 12, 2005 – Vanessa posted a new message to her fans on Monday (January 10). Carlton writes, “I’m laying on the floor (on an itch rug) of my unfurnished house in NYC. Sorry it’s been so long. I want to thank the fine folk who still follow the site. I miss seeing you all on the road. I should be out again at the end of February. Did you all roast chestnuts and eats lots of pie the holiday season? I went horseback riding in Arizona. It was serious fun, though I did get thrown a couple of times which ended with a serious case of whiplash. Hope you are all well, and I promise to check in more. Peace, g’night. v.”

Sell Not Nothing For Vanessa Carlton’s Sophomore Album

Vanessa Carlton 'Harmonium'

Jim Farber of the New York Daily News profiled some of 2004’s sales disappointments, including Duran Duran and Vanessa Carlton. Though her debut ‘Be Not Nobody’ went platinum in 2002, she was bitten with the sophomore slump on ‘Harmonium’, selling only 107,937 copies to date after a little more than a month in stores.

Mix 93.3’s Jingle Jam 6 Pictures

Aaron Carter, Ryan Cabrera, Tyler Hilton, and Vanessa Carlton performed at KMXV’s Jingle Jam 6 on December 14th at Uptown Theatre in Kansas City, Missouri. Check out pictures from WireImage.

Vanessa Carlton Chats With Kiss 98.5 Buffalo

December 19, 2004 – Vanessa phoned into Kiss 98.5’s Janet & Nick in the Morning show earlier this month to promote her appearance on the station’s Kissmas Bash in Buffalo. She was munching on a protein bar at the start of the interview, plans on taking time off in San Francisco, where she recorded ‘Harmonium’, collaborations, what it takes to get her to dance on others’ videos, and the story behind ‘White Houses’. The interview has since been removed from kiss985.com.

Vanessa Carlton Deals With Industry Pressures

December 19, 2004 – Us Weekly quotes Vanessa saying, “There’s a pressure to stay thin and pretty, but I don’t feel a pressure to be naked or get a boob job… I’m sure I would sell more records… but I couldn’t care less.”

Vanessa Carlton Attends Naked Heart Foundation Auction

Vanessa Carlton attended the Naked Heart Foundation Auction And Cocktail Party Presented By Song at Diane von Furstenberg Studio on Wednesday (December 15) in New York City. Check out pictures from GettyImages.

Vanessa Carlton Turns Down Birthday Strip Tease

November 21, 2004 – Dees Sleaze has gave a update on how Vanessa Carlton celebrated her 21st birthday in 2001 on his Top 40 program this weekend, where she was offered a birthday girl lap-dance at a strip club. Carlton turned down the dance and instead shared a drink with the dancer and they became friends. Download and listen to the clip here.

On TV: Vanessa Carlton, Elton John, Ryan Cabrera

Pop acts on television this week include Vanessa Carlton, who appears on ‘Daily Download’ on Tuesday and ‘The View’ on Wednesday; Tyler Hilton, who appears on ‘Daily Download’ on Tuesday; Ryan Cabrera, who visits ‘Total Request Live’ on Thursday; Elton John, who visits ‘Today’ on Thursday; No Doubt singer Gwen Stefani, who performs on ‘TRL’ on Friday; and Maroon 5, who perform on ‘The Ellen DeGeneres Show’ on Friday.

Vanessa Carlton Grows After Debut

Vanessa Carlton 'Harmonium'

LiveDaily.com caught up with Vanessa Carlton for a brief Q&A and asked the singer how she would compare her new album ‘Harmonium’ from her debut effort ‘Be Not Nobody’. “I’ve grown a lot from the first record,” Carlton responded. “I’ve just become better at communicating and as a writer. You just kind of grow beyond your diary confessional stage.” The transcript at soundspike.com has since been removed.

Vanessa Carlton Is ‘Not Nobody’

November 6, 2004 – Dan Aquilante of the New York Post reviewed Vanessa Carlton’s first of her two-night engagement at Joe’s Pub the other night. Aquilante writes, “At this show, Carlton bravely ditched her band and performed with just a piano. It’s hard to connect with a crowd when you’re all by yourself under the spotlight, yet this relative newcomer managed to be totally natural.”

Vanessa Carlton: Jesus Was Just An Uppity Jew

Vanessa Carlton 'Harmonium'

Vanessa Carlton is catching some heat from fans after her interview with Blender magazine, where they followed the singer around including a trip to a New York strip club and “spiritual cleansing” afterwards at a Catholic church. Carlton, who is Jewish, wanted to offer a donation and confessed her sins but was thwarted when an actual service was going on. Carlton then told Blender: “I hope these people realize Jesus was just an uppity Jew.” Zapryan writes on VanessaCarlton.com: “I’ve no idea if she did but I have to say that I would be terrified if she really did say it. I thought she had more sense than to offend the most wide spead religion in the entire world.” Evanessa added, “It was very tasteless for her to say that.” Others rallied to Carlton’s defense.

Vanessa Carlton Returns From Japan

October 19, 2004 – Vanessa posted a new message to fans on Saturday (October 16), after returning from a trip to Japan. “Back in [New York City] tonight,” Carlton wrote. “The Japanese rock. [I’m] so lucky to be able to travel to place like that. Anyway, I just walked out on a movie called ‘I Heart Huckabees’. I do that a lot lately. Getting ready for tour for the next few days. So psyched to get back out on the road. I hope you all get to make it! You guys mean so much to me. 3 weeks till the record “Drops”. finally! I think you’re all gonna dig it. Talk soon. Night, v.”

No 17 Piece Orchestra On Vanessa Carlton’s Tour

October 16, 2004 – Vanessa Carlton posted an update and correction about her tour to fans on October 3rd. “As far as I can tell some dude made up some story about me touring with a 17 piece orchestra this month,” Carlton said. “What I want to know is why 17? Anyway, it’s not true. As I said before, it’s just me, you, and a piano this tour. It’s super intimate. See you all there. By the way, I’m in Brazil and it’s raining. Bummer. Off to Rio tomorrow! Never been. I’d like to recommend one of the best films I’ve ever seen in my life (it happens to be about the ghetto outside of Rio), it’s call ‘City of God’. Please rent it. Peace, v.”

Vanessa Carlton Promises ‘Refreshed’ Official Site Soon

September 26, 2004 – Vanessa checked in with fans on her official website on Thursday (September 23), promising the site will be updated soon in celebration of her forthcoming album ‘Harmonium’. Carlton wrote, “Just want you all to know that I’m just as annoyed about how ‘unrefreshed’ this site is as you all are. I swear to you the new site is coming. I just finished working on it with my awesome art team. Also, just wanted to say thanks for the support with ‘White Houses’. I’m so happy you dig it. More to come November 9th. Looking forward to seeing you all on the road. Be sure to come out cause this is as intimate as it gets (plus it’s favorite kind of environment to play in). It’s basically my living room tour. Hey, I should name it that! Anyway, you guys calling up radio stations is awesome. Looking forward to sharing this record with you guys. It’s gonna be trippy. Peace, v.”

Vanessa Carlton Visits KISS 106.1’s Jackie & Bender

September 26, 2004 – Vanessa was in studio with Jackie & Bender of KISS 106.1 in Seattle on Thursday (September 23). Carlton talked about what she’s been up to in between albums, working with her boyfriend Stephan Jenkins on her sophomore album ‘Harmonium’, touring, and more. She then performed ‘White Houses’. After her performance, they talked about her dogs and she wrapped up by performing ‘Afterglow’. The interview and performance clip has since been removed from kiss1061.com.

‘Vaginas Vote, Chicks Rock’

Charlotte Martin and Vanessa Carlton were amongst those on hand for ‘Vaginas Vote, Chicks Rock’ at the Apollo Theater on Monday (September 13) in New York City. Check out pictures from GettyImages (arrivals / photoshoot).

Vanessa Carlton Visits Z100

August 24, 2004 – Vanessa was on Z100 Morning Zoo to talk about her new album ‘Harmonium’ and the first single ‘White Houses’ – which she performed in studio. She talked about how her life has changed since the success of her debut, how she’s satisfied with what’s on the new album, and then Sharon praised the new album and her piano skills. Carlton talked about how she’s not concerned with commercial success – she’ll leave that to the record execs.

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