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Jonas Brothers' 'Camp Rock' Fan Pack Available at Target


June 06, 2008 09:23:33 GMT


Even though the highly anticipated soundtrack album of Jonas Brothers' upcoming TV movie Camp Rock will soon hit the stores on June 17, the band have already had something special for their impatient fans. The pop-rock band recently have dropped a special feature called the Camp Rock "We Rock" Fan Pack.

The special package itself will give their devotees a chance to hear and see the band's single, music video, ringtone, poster and more features just before purchasing the official soundtrack set. The Fan Pack can be purchased at the local Target stores in all across the U.S.

Van Halen's Reunion Tour Hit the Jackpot, Prepare Canada Gig

June 06, 2008 07:59:02 GMT


Rock legend Van Halen prove that they are still loved by many music fans and that their appearance is highly awaited by many as their recent reunion tour was a huge success. The band's latest road trip reportedly profited the rockers more than $93 million. Not only that, from the total of 74 shows they staged the rockers were being watched by nearly one million fans.

That success was a surprising result as Van Halen's recent tour did face lots of obstacle on its way, one of them was the postponed gigs in some venues due to their guitarist Eddie Van Halen's health problem. After the final delay in March, the band finally got back on the road in April and finished up the last of their reunion trek which ended on June 2 in Grand Rapids, Michigan.

Stevie Wonder Set European Tour Dates


June 06, 2008 07:15:12 GMT


Legendary pop singer Stevie Wonder is set to get back on the road and plans to treat his faithful fans in Europe later this year. Stevie announced that news on Thursday June 5, stating to the press that his European leg will have in total of 12 dates and set to kick off on September 8 at the National Indoor Arena in Birmingham, England.

Beside stopping in England, Stevie will also stage his concerts in other major European countries such as Netherlands, Sweden, Norway, Germany, Italy and France. The pop legend's upcoming tour won't be held that long as it is planned to finish on September 28.

Full List of the 2008 MuchMusic Video Awards Presenters

June 06, 2008 06:26:06 GMT


Closing to the due date for the 2008 MuchMusic Video Awards (MMVA), the organizers have finally announced the full list of the Awards presenters. Included on that list, is famous pop singer/songwriter Jesse McCartney.

Beside Jesse, other top names that are also being tapped as presenters for the event are the likes of Sum 41, Melanie C, Chace Crawford and many more. Before fulfilling their presenting duties those celebrities will have to show off their best looks to the cameras and fans at the Awards red carpet which starts approximately one hour (8 P.M. ET) before the main event begin.

David Archuleta Signed to the Same Label as David Cook's

June 06, 2008 04:17:44 GMT


The intriguing battle between two Davids on the recent American Idol seventh season finale, could continue once again outside of the talent show. Both David Archuleta and David Cook seem set to compete in making and selling new albums, after Archuleta has followed Cook's footsteps and signed with the same record label as his rocker buddy which is 19 Recordings.

Commenting about the record deal Archuleta told the press, "Signing a record contract with 19 Recordings/ Jive Records is truly a dream come true. Being a fan of 'American Idol' since season one and admiring the alumni, I am honored and humbled to be a part of that group. I'm really excited to start working on everything." Reports also said that the upcoming debut LP of the 17-year-old singer could be released later this year after he finishes his American Idol tour.

Lil Wayne Holds Top Spot on Billboard Hot 100


June 06, 2008 03:28:06 GMT


After re-claiming its top spot on the Billboard Singles chart last week, it seems that Lil Wayne doesn't want to let it go just yet. This week, the rapper's "Lollipop" still holds its position at #1 with strong contenders still comes from Leona Lewis with her "Bleeding Love" at #2.

The biggest treat that could endanger Wayne's top spot, comes from Coldplay's "Viva La Vida" which climbs 7 places from # 10 to #3. Another big jump on the chart this week, comes from Katy Perry with her song "I Kissed a Girl" that rises from #21-#5.

Britney Spears Tapped by The Pussycat Dolls on New Video


June 06, 2008 02:41:29 GMT


Although still busy finishing the recording for her new studio album, Britney Spears managed to spare a little bit of her time to shoot a video clip. Only this time it won't be for her own music video but for The Pussycat Dolls' "When I Grow Up".

The news was reported by Usmagazine.com that said that the pop singer's scene won't be that much as she only appears as cameo. Moreover, a source who told the website also stated that the shooting for Britney's scene has been done on Wednesday, June 4, in Burbank, Calif. "In the scene shot, Britney is driving in a car. They all wave at each other as they are passing in traffic-that is it. It is genius and you will love it!," the source said.

Mel B to Collaborate With Janet Jackson in New Album

June 05, 2008 08:58:31 GMT


In order to re-flourish her music career, Spice Girls' Melanie Brown is preparing a mega collaboration with pop star Janet Jackson and female rapper Missy Elliott. Mel B stated the news in a recent interview with the press, ensuring that her upcoming duet with Janet would be amazing.

Speaking to the press about her upcoming project, Mel B said, "I am doing something with Janet Jackson which should be amazing. I am also going to hook up with Missy again." Moreover, the British singer also stated that despite her latest solo effort was a flop, she is not afraid to work on the new LP. "I am not scared of having another try. I am working with the best producers ever. I am now ten tracks in to my new record."

Weezer to Jam With Fans on Hootenanny Tour

June 05, 2008 08:16:30 GMT


Alternative rock band Weezer are set to give a special and rare treatment for their fans on their upcoming tour. Speaking to MTV, the band reveal that they will ask their devotees to jam with them live on stage at the band's Hootenanny Tour.

Confirming the news, the rockers frontman Rivers Cuomo said, "We're going to go on a tour. It's called the Hootenanny Tour, and it's coming to your town in June. We're gonna bring ourselves and invite a bunch of Weezer fans down to bring their instruments and, uh, jam with us. I don't know, 100, 200 people, whatever. Everyone come down and bring an instrument - whatever you can play - and we'll jam out on our songs." Meanwhile, the tour itself is being held to promote Weezer's new album "Weezer (Red Album)", which has been outed on June 3.

Video Premiere: Lloyd's 'Girls Around the World' Ft. Lil Wayne


June 05, 2008 07:37:34 GMT


The highly anticipated new video from R 'n' B singer Lloyd has finally streamed on BET, just before its premiere on Yahoo! Music on June 9. The clip was shot to accompany the singer's latest single titled "Girls Around the World".

The new video which was shot in Miami, Florida and being directed by Hype Williams, also features Lil Wayne. Just like the title, the clip also sees lots of female models on it and also a futuristic background.

Video Premiere: Solange Knowles' 'I Decided'


June 05, 2008 06:54:45 GMT


The long awaited music video for Solange Knowles' "I Decided" has just got its official world premiere via BET on June 4, 2008 at 8:30 P.M. ET. The clip was directed by Melina, who previously has worked with other famous musicians such as Beyonce Knowles, Eve and Kylie Minogue.

The new video is very unique as it captured the evolution of the pop culture starting from the '60s to the future. On the clip Solange was seen singing in different types of setting, starting from an American Bandstand, then went on to the Civil Rights Movement, to New Wave era and finally ended on a Cosmic Journey future.

Video Premiere: t.A.T.u's '220'


June 05, 2008 04:59:56 GMT


Controversial Russian pop duo t.A.T.u have just officially premiered their new music video on June 4 via their official YouTube channel. The new clip was made for the singers' second single "220" from their upcoming album "Waste Management", set to drop later this year.

Unlike the earlier video for their first single "White Robe", which has a serious storyline, the new clip is being kept simple as it only sees the duo singing accompanied by their band in a stage, with Yulia Volkova singing most of the tunes. It is also a very colorful video as it gets brighter and brighter at the end.

Mariah Carey Set Third Single, to Shoot the Clip in Hawaii

June 05, 2008 04:06:49 GMT


After previously stating that she will pick "Love Story" as her third single, new reports claimed that Mariah Carey has now changed it and picked another song instead. According to MariahDaily.com, the pop diva has now chosen "I'll Be Lovin' U Long Time" as the third song from her "E=MC²".

Mariah announced that decision at a press conference for her new album's promotion at The Peninsula Tokyo, Japan on June 2. Moreover, not only deciding her third single, the pop singer also revealed about the music video for it. In an interview with the Chinese media at the press conference, the singer said that the clip for "I'll Be Lovin' U Long Time" will be shot in Hawaii.

Miley Cyrus Shot '7 Things' Music Video


June 05, 2008 03:26:34 GMT


Preparing the release of her new album "Breakout", Miley Cyrus has now started to shoot the clip for her first single "7 Things". The upcoming music video was directed by renown Hollywood director Brett Ratner and was shot in L.A. starting from May 30.

From the pictures of the video shoot that have been released on June 2, it can be seen that the new clip will set Miley rocking and singing the tunes with her band. Moreover, from one of the photos the teen pop star was also seen smashing a guitar, but not a real one as it turns out to be a Wii Guitar Hero controller. The complete pictures from the set can be viewed on MileyOnline.fr.

Usher's 'Here I Stand' Debuted at Number 1 On Billboard 200

June 05, 2008 02:38:33 GMT


Just as it was predicted by the media, Usher's highly anticipated album "Here I Stand" has managed to debut at #1 on the Billboard Hot 200 after it was sold about 433,000 copies on its first week. The number is only being topped by Mariah Carey's "E=MC²" as the biggest selling albums this year.

The R 'n' B singer's new set replaces last week's chart topper, 3 Doors Down's self-titled effort which slips two places to #3 this week. Following Usher, at #2 is another debut record, the soundtrack of the "Sex and the City" movie.
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