AKA For Expressing Herself
The last Madge suit we heard about involved an allegedly hidden sample in Vogue, but this is a lawsuit of a different order. Her MDNA tour stopped in St. Petersburg, Russia on August 9, and Madonna had big plans for her performance. She used the stage to address new laws in Russia that ban so-called gay/lesbian ‘propaganda’ or promotion. After speaking out against this law and the homophobic mentality behind it, Madonna is being sued by Russian anti-gay groups for over $10 million. She has, apparently, corrupted their youth. Deets inside.
The TV Guide
Back in April I was THRILLED by the news that Jennifer Lopez was FINALLY hitting the road on her FIRST EVER World Tour and last night, I got to see J. Lo in action here in LA. I missed out on scoring sweet tickets when the show when on sale a couple of months ago but I figured as the date drew closer, I’d be able to find a decent ticket on Stubhub or something. I kept looking for tickets but they were all way too pricey so … I waited. A day before the show, I almost purchased a lower bowl ticket when I decided to see what tickets might be available on Ticketmaster. Long story short, I ended up buying a FRONT ROW ticket for the show totally on accident! Basically, I knew I had a floor seat but I didn’t know until I got there that my seat was right up against the catwalk stage. I had a better seat than music legend Barry Gordy, who was also at the show last night. I honestly had the best time EVER! See some of my amazing photos below and check out a kickass video of J. Lo performing Let’s Get Loud. More »
She Was There Alright
Over the weekend we got to see photos from Beyoncé‘s big performance at United Nations Headquarters in NYC that was filmed for release on World Humanitarian Day next weekend. Today we get to see a short video clip of her performance. Now, the video above isn’t very long but it does give us a taste of what Bey‘s performance will look and sound like when the official video is released. Enjoy.
Shutting It Down At The Olympics (Again)
Everyone. Please get used to this name. Emeli Sandé. Emeli Sandé. Emeli Sandé. Okay. So she slayed the opening ceremony, and (not to be outdone… by herself) Emeli Sandé came back and gave a brilliant performance of her song Read All About It Part III. I remember checking this song out when I first got introduced to Emeli‘s music and PITNBrs Erin and Jack highly recommended it. Thanks guys! And thanks to Emeli who is seemingly determined to take over the world with this voice that may or may not be making me a little emotional right now.
Emeli Sandé‘s debut album Our Version Of Events is available here on iTunes. Prepare to fall in lurve… and probably cry a little.
Photo Credit: Getty Images
Spice Up Your Life!
Don’t laugh at me. But. I kinda got chills when I first started watching the video Trent posted of the Spice Girls closing out the Olympics. I guess… I really… missed the Spice Girls! LMAO. Whoa. That was intense. Peep the gallery to relive and re-lurve the reunion. Kate Moss and Naomi Campbell also participated in the Closing Ceremony, and they were looking hella fierce as well. Checkie out!
Photo Credits: Splash News/Bauer-Griffin/Pacific Coast News
"Friendship Never Ends"
Early in the day yesterday Victoria Beckham shared a couple of behind the scenes photos from the Closing Ceremonies of the London 2012 Olympic Games. Right now, we get to watch the Spice Girls reunion performance IN FULL right here, right now. The Spices performed a short medley of their hit singles Wannabe (remixed with an interesting dubstep breakdown) and Spice Up Your Life. After their performance, Vicki B. and Melanie Brown each shared photos of the reunited Spice Girls backstage at the show. Click below to see those photos … but only after you watch the amazing performance video above. More »
The TV Guide
In the fairly long history of epic concert events that I have attended in my life, I struggle to remember a night that was quite as epic as last night was for my friend Ollie and me. Last night, we attended the 8th annual Freestyle Festival at QC’s 2020 in Montebello, CA. What we got was a night of unbridled fun that we were hoping to experience. There were many things about last night’s concert that made me worry that the night would be a bust. Despite the amazing line-up of performers, the concert was held inside a banquet hall on a golf course. The entire concert venue was prolly the size of the venue when you had your senior prom. I am happy to report that not only was the venue adequate but it turned out to be THE perfect place for an amazing throwback event like this to take place. Click below to see some photos and watch VIDEO from the show last night. You must experience some of the fun that Ollie and I got to experience live last night. More »
Posted under: 'Head To Toe', 'I Like It', 'Lost In Emotion', 'Two of Hearts', 'We Connect', Crystal Waters, Debbie Deb, Dino, Lisa Lisa, Stacey Q, Stevie B, The Freestyle Festival
She Was There
Last week Beyoncé announced that she will be performing inside the United Nations Headquarters in NYC, NY in honor of upcoming World Humanitarian Day. Yesterday, Bey filmed her performance of I Was Here inside the UN building and photos from the event have made their way to the Internets. Video of Beyoncé‘s performance won’t be released until World Humanitarian Day on August 19 but you can click below to get a sneak peek at her performance in a few amazing photos. More »
Kelly C. Impresses The D
Wow. Kelly Clarkson has truly outdone herself with this one … as you may know, Kelly likes to perform cover songs on tour that get sent to her by fans. Some of the songs have a connection with the city she happens to be performing in, some do not. Last night, at her concert stop in Detroit, MI, Kelly busted out a performance of Detroit native Eminem‘s Academy Award-winning song Lose Yourself that, man, you just HAVE to hear for yourselves! I’ve been impressed with Kelly‘s covers before but this one … yeah, she really impressed the HELL out of me with her ability to bust a rhyme. Much love and thanks goes out to my D-town homie David for sending in the video. Enjoy!!