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Carrie Underwood Says NBC’s ‘The Sound Of Music’ Is Not A Remake

Carrie's Playing Maria Von Trapp In The Live Production
Photo call for "C2C: Country to Country" at O2 Arena,

Back in December we learned that a new Maria von Trapp was coming to town. Country superstar Carrie Underwood will be taking on the lead role in a new live production of The Sound Of Music. NBC will air the production sometime this year and there’s been plenty of buzz about Carrie being cast in the lead. Like many folks, I’m still a huge fan of The Sound Of Music movie with Julie Andrews, so I wasn’t sure about Carrie taking on her role. However, I was blown away (pun intended) when Carrie took the stage at the 2013 Grammy Awards, and many people believe she’s right for this role. Carrie‘s now speaking out about the production, and clearing up some misconceptions about it being a remake. Click inside for more!
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Watch: Demi Lovato Performs ‘Heart Attack’ On ‘Jimmy Kimmel Live’

"Never break a sweat for the other guys"
"Puttin’ my defences up / ‘Cause I don’t wanna fall i

On Monday we got our first look at the cover art for Demi Lovato‘s new album Demi and back in February, we got to hear the album’s first single Heart Attack. Last night, Demi performed the song live on Jimmy Kimmel Live and today we get to see her performance in full. As I mentioned previously, I’m really digging the Heart Attack single so it was great to see this performance on Kimmel. Check out the embed above and see what you think. Demi rules, don’t she?

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‘Little Devil In The City Of Angels’

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Alas, my BFF Sarah flew back home to Detroit early yesterday afternoon and I was left with an empty house :( I spent most of my afternoon trying to recuperate from the bizzy weekend Sarah, Adriana and I enjoyed and then it was back out on the town last night for more fun. Hustle Roses (aka my homie Ollie) performed a show at the Bootleg Bar last night so I met up with Caleb and Tamar to see her in action. She killed it, as usual. I got to spend some time with Ollie and Caleb after her show so that we could catch up a bit. ‘Twas a fun night. More »

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Good Times In SLO, Hot Show In DTLA

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Happy Easter, y’all!! I hope all y’all are having a fun weekend. I’ve been having a great weekend full of fun and really good times. As I mentioned previously my BFF Sarah is visiting LA from Detroit for the weekend and we (along with our friend Adriana) embarked on a road trip up to San Luis Obispo so that we could spend the night at the fabulous Madonna Inn. We spent our Friday evening/night whooping it up at the Madonna Inn and then our early Saturday enjoying downtown SLO. By late afternoon, we drove back to LA so that we could get downtown to see my girl Hustle Roses in concert last night. It’s been a bit of a whirlwind … but an extremely fun whirlwind. More »

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Watch: Garbage Performs ‘Battle In Me’ On ‘The Late Show With David Letterman’

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"Oh shake it up"

After a year of touring in support of the 2012 album Not Your Kind of People, Garbage returned to The Late Show with David Letterman last night to perform their song Battle In Me to remind the world that they are still rockin’ and rollin’. When Letterman introduced the band, he reminded his viewers that it was on his show back in 1996 that Garbage made their television debut … and here they are 17 years later sounding as awesome as ever! Check out the video embed above and see just how fantastic this band was/is/forever will be.

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Princes Brings The FUNK To The 2013 South By Southwest Music Festival

"I love being a musician."

Prince, the Purple One himself, reigned supreme at the South by Southwest Music Festival in Austin, TX on when he closed out the week with an E-P-I-C 2 1/2 hour performance at the Samsung Galaxy party on Saturday night. Prince played a set so long that he outlasted many of the younger folks who came out to see his show. The setlist wasn’t the expected string of hit songs, rather it was a fluid, organic jam session that spanned various music stylings, with various costume changes. Speaking to the crowd, Prince proclaimed himself a “servant” to the fans … and boy, did he deliver. Click below to see a photo of Prince at SxSw and read some deets about his stellar performance. More »

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Watch: Justin Timberlake & Jimmy Fallon Perform ‘History Of Rap 4′ On ‘Late Night With Jimmy Fallon’

PLUS, JT Performs a Medley of His Greatest Hits
Just, Awesome

All week long Justin Timberlake has appeared on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon in order to promote the release of his new album The 20/20 Experience, which hits stores on Tuesday. As you may recall, Justin performed a string of songs from his new album each night, all week long (see those performances HERE, HERE, HERE and HERE). Last night, he took his performance to another level. First, click above to watch JT and his BFF Jimmy Fallon perform History of Rap 4 — a song that strings together rap classic songs like Sugarhill Gang‘s Apache (Jump On It) from 1981, Run DMC‘s It’s Tricky from 1987, 2 Live Crew‘s Me So Horny from 1989, Wreckx-N-Effect‘s Rumpshaker from 1992, Missy Elliot‘s Get Ya Freak On from 2001, Eminem‘s Lose Yourself from 2002 AND MORE! Seriously, watch the video … it’s damn impressive. Then, click below to watch Justin perform a medley of some of his greatest hits … which, to be honest, is almost just as impressive as the performance above. It’s been a fun week of JT on Fallon all week long, someone needs to get this man to host his own late night talk show … I mean, right? More »

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A Wonderful Date With Gillian (And Lynda Carter)

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Back in March of 2009 my good friend Gillian and I went to the Catalina Jazz Club to see Wonder Woman actress Lynda Carter live in concert. Last night, we returned to the Catalina Club to see our girl live in concert again. For those of you who don’t know, Lynda Carter was a singer before she famously became Wonder Woman on TV in the late 70′s/early 80′s. For the past few years, she’s made a return to singing and Gillian and I became HUGE fans. When I found out that Lynda Carter was performing again, I knew we had to see her … and we had a blast last night. More »

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Watch: Justin Timberlake Performs ‘Strawberry Bubblegum’ On ‘Late Night With Jimmy Fallon’

Plus, JT and Jimmy Go Back to Summer Camp
"a mellow, mellow, mellow, mellow, mellow, mellow day"

Justin Timberlake brought the supersexy to Late Night with Jimmy Fallon on night 4 of his week long residency on the show. For last night’s performance, JT performed the song Strawberry Bubblegum for the first time ever … which is a track featured on his new album The 20/20 Experience (which you can stream IN FULL right now ahead of its release next Tuesday). Take a listen to Bubblegum above and try not to make any babies, ya hear? Then, click below to watch a fun comedy skit that features young Justin Timberlake and young Jimmy Fallon at Summer Camp together :) It’s kinda cute and stuff. More »

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Watch: Justin Timberlake Performs ‘Let The Groove Get In’ On ‘Late Night With Jimmy Fallon’

Plus, JT teams up with Steve Carell For A Comedy Bit
"Move, like the groove's taking over you"

Last night was Night 3 of Justin Timberlake‘s week-long residency on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon and, for the first time ever, he performed live his new song Let the Groove Get In from his new album The 20/20 Experience (currently streaming on iTunes and due for release next Tuesday). Click the embed above to watch JT literally Let the Groove Get In and rock the house on Late Night. Then, click below to watch Justin team up with Fallon guest Steve Carell on a comedy bit that kinda brings the LULz. More »

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