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Rihanna and Linkin Park, Early Winners of the 2008 MuchMusic Video Awards


June 16, 2008 02:44:18 GMT


The 2008 MuchMusic Video Awards, held in Ontario Canada, has announced some of the winners. Among the early winners are two famous names on the music scene, they are Rihanna and Linkin Park.

Rihanna managed to grab home the award for Best International Video for Artist, with her "Don't Stop the Music" beating the likes of Alicia Keys, Stacy Ferguson a.k.a Fergie, Flo Rida, Kanye West, Madonna, Usher and some other famous musicians. Linkin Park on the other hand took home the prize for Best International Video for Group with "Bleed It Out".

Eminem Indeed Working on a New LP


June 14, 2008 06:52:58 GMT


Recent rumors about Eminem's plan to release a new LP, turns out to be true as now the rapper himself has confirmed it. Slim Shady revealed the news on his own radio Shade 45 on June 10 when he was doing a prank to fellow rapper LL Cool J, who was being interviewed there.

After finished pranking LL, Eminem spoke about his condition and stating that he is currently finishing the work for his first set in four years. "Everything is good. I'm just in the studio right now working on songs and stuff like that," he said.

Big Boi's Solo Album Almost Finished

June 14, 2008 06:07:49 GMT


With his hip-hop group Outkast still taking a break from the music industry, Big Boi pours all of his concentration and focus to finish his upcoming and first solo album "Sir Luscious Left Foot: The Son of Chico Dusty". Speaking with MTV in a recent interview, Boi revealed that the new set is almost finished and also confirmed some of the tracks that will be on it.

Beside stating that his new record is almost finished, the hip-hop artist also said that he actually doesn't have any concept for the new LP. "There's no format, really, to follow once you start recording. To me, my album is like building a house. I work on all the songs at the same time. I might jump from song to song all throughout the time I'm makin' the album. I've always been like that. It just works out. Right now, we're just putting the sod in the front of the house. We almost done," Big Boi said.

Video Premiere: Snoop Dogg's 'My Medicine' Ft. Willie Nelson

June 14, 2008 03:44:55 GMT


Snoop Dogg has just premiered the new music video for his latest single "My Medicine" on new MTV show FNMTV on Friday, June 13. The clip, which was directed by Pook and shot in Amsterdam and Nashville, also features country singer Willie Nelson.

As it was previously reported, the clip resembles the vibe of the song which has a country flavor on it. Beside the appearance of Willie, another feature that shows the country feel on the video is Snoop's style, where on some scenes the rapper was seen wearing a cowboy hat, boots and singing with his guitar.

Leona Lewis Set to Sing the New Bond Movie's Theme


June 14, 2008 03:09:55 GMT


After having the likes of Amy Winehouse and Beyonce Knowles being rumored to sing for the new James Bond movie, "Quantum of Solace", theme song another new name emerged on the media. Latest report suggested that Leona Lewis is the new and possible candidate to sing the movie's official theme song.

According to reports Leona is currently in talks with the movie's producer and looks set to sign the deal with them. Confirming the interest of Bond's movie producers on tapping the British pop singer, a source said, "She is seen as one of the few candidates who has the right profile both sides of the pond to do it."

Video Premiere: Flo Rida's 'In the Ayer'


June 14, 2008 02:40:17 GMT


Flo Rida, the rapper who surfaced on the music scene with his infectious hit "Low", has spawned another single from his debut album. He has selected "In the Ayer" as the third single off "Mail on Sunday" and a music video accompanying it has been premiered on Friday, June 13.

The video that was directed by Shane Drake (Paramore, Timbaland), was one of the clips being debuted on new MTV show, "FN MTV" which is hosted by Fall Out Boy's Pete Wentz. It features a cameo by the song's collaborator, will.i.am who along with Flo Rida is throwing words to the camera. Part of the clip shows Flo Rida and his entourage walking into a bank with a bag full of money before he was being led to another part of the building.

Video Premiere: The Pussycat Dolls' 'When I Grow Up'


June 14, 2008 02:25:51 GMT


After its video preview streamed earlier, now the full version of The Pussycat Dolls clip for their latest single "When I Grow Up" has premiered on Friday night, June 13 at FNMTV. The clip was directed by Joseph Kahn and supposedly featured a cameo appearance by Britney Spears, but for some reasons the pop singer's scene was cut from the clip.

The new clip starts with the Dolls being caught in a traffic jam and then they went on to sing and dance on top of the cars. Beside dancing on the cars, at the end of the clip the girls group also showed their raunchy moves on the stage like set. Another feature on the clip is that it had so many flashy spot lights from the beginning to the end.

Blue Are Close to Reunite


June 13, 2008 09:12:17 GMT


After New Kids On The Block and Boyzone have reunited, now English boy band Blue are set to follow their footsteps. Latest report from England stated that the pop group's reunion negotiation has already entered the final stage with three members, Antony Costa, Lee Ryan and Simon Webbe have agreed to reunite.

The three are now still trying to persuade their fourth member, Duncan James, who is still concentrating on his acting career. Duncan reportedly plans to wait for the public reception over his acting quality in Channel 4's sitcom "Plus One" before agreeing the reunion plan.

Scott Weiland and Eric Kretz Sued by Record Label

June 13, 2008 08:41:23 GMT


Still preparing to record a comeback album, Stone Temple Pilots are being hit with a new problem as two of their members Scott Weiland and Eric Kretz are being sued by their label Atlantic Records. The record label claim that the two were very keen on trying to end their current contract with Atlantic before its due time.

On the lawsuit, filled in the U.S. District Court in Manhattan on June 12, Atlantic stated that both Scott and Eric have threatened the company that the band will stop performing and end their courtship with the company. Moreover, according to Atlantic, Pilots still have the obligation to release a seventh studio album and two more if the label wish to do so.

The Game Reveals Album Delays Reason, Speaks Retirement

June 13, 2008 07:30:46 GMT


After having his new record "L.A.X."'s release date being re-scheduled twice within a week, The Game finally speaks up about the reason behind it. Speaking to the press, Game stated that the push back idea comes from his label, Interscope's president, Jimmy Iovine, saying, "Jimmy Iovine slammed the gavel. We was supposed to go on [July] 8th, but at this point, I really don't give a f**k when the album comes out."

Game also added that despite the record has now been pushed back to July 22, he believes that his fans would still have the patience to wait for it and adding that it will be the biggest record this year. "A week later, two weeks later, a month later, people [are] gonna wait on 'L.A.X.' 'cause it's probably the biggest record of the year. When it comes, it comes. Every time they push it back, I make sure to let everybody know," Game said.

Jay-Z Sued for Stealing a Rap-Style


June 13, 2008 06:47:02 GMT


Another trouble arrives for Jay-Z, after having his addition on Glastonbury Festival ringing lots of protests by many people, now the rapper has to face a lawsuit. The latest reports said that Jay is being sued over $88 million by a professional boxer Mitchell Rose for rap-style stealing.

Mitchell claimed that Jay-Z has stolen his rap style, which is being called the whispering style, and use it without permission. The boxer said that the Brooklyn rapper started to use the whispering style shortly after Mitchell handed his demo tape to the rapper/producer at a boxing match.

Amerie Signs New Record Deal With Def Jam

June 13, 2008 06:17:48 GMT


After parting ways with her previous label Columbia Records, Amerie looks set to re-start his musical career after she has sign a new contract with another record company. As it was previously predicted by some media, the R 'n' B singer did eventually signed with Island Def Jam Records.

Revealing about the news a source close to the singer told the press, "She was offered a deal too good to turn down and the promise to build upon her reputation for classy and sexy R+B." Moreover, the source also stated that despite her previous records with Columbia haven't been considered successful, Amerie is "ready to step it up a gear now."

Beck Set July for New Album's Release

June 13, 2008 04:34:12 GMT


Following previous hint from Beck about his new album plan, now the alternative rock singer has revealed more details about his new LP. The singer has already set the title, release date and track listing for the new record.

Beck's upcoming LP will be named "Modern Guilt" and surprisingly it won't take a long time to hit the stores as it is scheduled to be outed on July 8. Moreover, just as it was predicted the singer's new record will be consisting in total of 10 tracks.

Video Premiere: Sheryl Crow's 'Out of Our Heads'

June 13, 2008 03:30:48 GMT


The new music video from Sheryl Crow has just been premiered on Yahoo! Music. The clip was made to accompany Sheryl's latest single "Out of Our Heads", taken from the rock chick's latest LP "Detours".

On the clip Sheryl was seen singing the tunes on a stage accompanied by her band. It seems that with the video the singer is encouraging people to commit peace as on the video she features footages and shots of lots of famous people and artists, such as, Jimi Hendrix, Santana, Kobe Bryant, Slash, Paul McCartney, George Bush and many more doing the peace sign with their fingers.

Video Preview: The Pussycat Dolls' 'When I Grow Up'


June 13, 2008 03:25:05 GMT


A new music video from The Pussycat Dolls is slated to hit the networks any day now, and a preview has been given by Extra. The all-girls group that are now down to mere 5 after the red-headed member Carmit Bachar left earlier this year, will debut the music video for "When I Grow Up".

The video, according to some sources will premiere later today (June 13) on MTV through the channel's new music show, "F'N MTV". From the preview, it can be seen that the members are dancing on top of cars that crowd the street, and walking through the Hollywood's walk of fame.
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