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Video Premiere: Weezer's 'Pork And Beans'

May 24, 2008 02:26:32 GMT


Getting close for the release date of their upcoming album "Weezer (Red Album)", Weezer has just premiered the music video for their new single from the set, titled "Pork & Beans" on May 23. The new clip, which was shot by director Mathew Cullen, is a unique one as it features lots of spoofs from popular YouTube videos.

Beside that, on the video Mathew also taps some popular celebrities of YouTube community such as Tay "Chocolate Rain" Zonday, Chris "Save Britney" Cooper, Miss Teen USA contestant Lauren Caitlin to appear on it. Another famous names that was also being featured on the clip is Britney Spears' ex-husband Kevin Federline.

Common's 'Universal Mind Control' Ft. Pharrell Williams Leaked

May 23, 2008 09:08:54 GMT


Still preparing the release of his upcoming LP "Invincible Summer", a new song from Common that will be on the set has leaked on-line. The single is titled "Universal Mind Control (U.M.C.)" and it features a collaboration with Pharrell Williams.

Although has been confirmed as one of the songs on his new LP, it is still not clear whether "Universal Mind Control (U.M.C.)" will be the lead single from the upcoming record or not. Other songs that reportedly will also be featured on the album are "Make My Day" feat. Cee-Lo "Punch Love" and "Dreaming"

Amy Winehouse, Winner at the 2008 Ivor Novello Awards

May 23, 2008 08:21:01 GMT


More good news comes from Amy Winehouse as the actress was picked as one the winners of the 2008 Ivor Novello Awards. The troubled singer grabbed the award for Best Song Musically and Lyrically for her single "Love Is A Losing Game".

Unfortunately, Amy didn't accept the awards herself as she arrived late at the event. On the stage, receiving the award on the singer's behalf was her father Mick, who also explained her daughter's condition on his speech saying, "She's sorry she can't be here but she sends her love. She is getting better and she'd like to send her love to everyone at the Ivors who first recognized her talent."

T-Pain Set September 30 for New Album's Release


May 23, 2008 07:16:09 GMT


Rapper/producer T-Pain finally revealed more details about his upcoming studio album "3 Rings" and also the first single from the set, "Snap You Fingers". The rapper plans to drop his new and third studio album on September 30 via Konvict Muzik/Zomba, while his song will be spawned to radios sometime in June.

Moreover, a representative from Zomba also stated that the music video for the first single is also in progress and will be released soon. The representative also added that T-Pain is still working very hard to finish his upcoming LP with Akon.

Video Premiere: Cee-lo's 'Kung Fu Fighting' Ft. Jack Black

May 23, 2008 06:25:48 GMT


A new exciting music video from the collaboration between Cee-Lo and Jack Black for the cover of Carl Douglas' hit song "Kung Fu Fighting" has just been premiered on May 22. The music video sees Jack doing some kung-fu moves, while Cee-Lo singing most of the tune.

Beside having Jack and Cee-Lo on it, the clip also features the appearance of kids dressing up as Shaolin fighters practicing cool kung fu stuffs. Another features that can be seen on the music video, which was directed by Elliot Lester, are some clips from the upcoming movie "Kung Fu Panda".

Lil Wayne Tops the Billboard Singles Chart Again

May 23, 2008 04:49:37 GMT


Lil Wayne's hit single "Lollipop" still hasn't lost its charm on the U.S. music charts as it managed to take the top spot again on the Billboard Top 100 chart. The song regained its #1 spot after topping it three-weeks ago.

On this week's edition, Wayne's single climbs from 3-1 switching places with last week's chart topper Rihanna' "Take a Bow". Meanwhile, the #2 position is still being kept by Leona Lewis with her "Bleeding Love" track.

Beyonce Knowles Working on James Bond Theme?

May 23, 2008 04:08:35 GMT


Not only working on her new album, Beyonce Knowles reportedly will be doing another music project. According to the recent news, Beyonce is being lined-up to sing a theme song for the upcoming James Bond movie "Quantum of Solace" replacing Amy Winehouse who pulled out from it.

Reports claim that Beyonce is still in talks with the movie's executives and if the deal goes through she will be singing the track written by Amanda Ghost. Beside working with Amanda, on the song the "Crazy In Love" singer will also team up with the legendary Bond music composer John Barry.

Rihanna to Record a Duet With Chris Brown?

May 23, 2008 03:23:55 GMT


It seems that Rihanna is hooked with doing collaboration. After recently teaming up with Maroon 5, the singer plans another duet. Reports said that the "Umbrella" singer will be recording a track with her rumored boyfriend, Chris Brown.

The news surfaces after a source told Star! Magazine that Rihanna and Chris will record a song together with the help of her mentor Jay-Z. "Rihanna is impressed with Chris' voice. It was a natural step for her to say, 'Let's do a duet. She's asking Jay-Z to look around for a beat for the two of them, something sexy and snazzy," the source said.

Kanye West Sued Over Unapproved Music Samples

May 23, 2008 02:41:58 GMT


After having trouble over his recent gig for the "Glow In The Dark Tour", Kanye West has to face another one. This time Kanye is facing a lawsuit made by Kathleen Firrantello, the daughter of late jazz musician Joe Farrell, who accused him of using her father's music without an approval.

Kathleen didn't only file the suit against Kanye, but she also charged other musicians Method Man, Redman, Common and also those artists' recording companies, Def Jam Music Group and its label Roc-A-Fella Records, Universal Music Group with its labels Interscope Records, Geffen Records and A&M Records and Vivendi. The suit naming those artists and labels was filed in the U.S. District Court in New York City, on Thursday 22.

Frank Sinatra's 'Nothing But The Best' CD Debuts at #2

May 23, 2008 01:32:27 GMT


Frank Sinatra returns to the top of the charts with the release of "Nothing But The Best" (Reprise), which debuts at #2 on this week's Billboard Top 200 Albums chart. Marking his highest chart position in nearly 15 years and his biggest one-week soundscan for a non-duet release, the album's chart success comes on the strength of a multi-faceted campaign that included partnerships with Warner Home Video, Turner Classic Movies, the United States Postal Service, MGM Home Entertainment, Hallmark, Sirius Satellite Radio to commemorate the 10th anniversary of Sinatra's passing on May 14.

As the first initiative under the newly established Frank Sinatra Enterprises (FSE), a partnership between the Sinatra family and Warner Music Group, the campaign featured the release of all-new CD and DVD collections, a television film festival and specials, and the issuance of a commemorative stamp. The success of the album comes on the heels of high profile USPS stamp launch events in New York City, Las Vegas, and Hoboken, New Jersey, and a major press campaign. Additionally, May 13 was officially declared "Frank Sinatra Day" in a resolution presented by Representative Jose Serrano (D-NY) to Congress.

Britney Spears Starts Recording, Praised by Producers

May 22, 2008 08:52:51 GMT


After managing to convince her record label bosses with her demo songs, Britney Spears moves ahead on her new album's work. The pop singer has already started to record the new materials for the follow up to "Blackout".

Britney not only managed to take the heart of her label's executives, but she has also received praises from two producers she worked with on the upcoming LP, Sean Garrett and J.R. Rotem. Commenting on Britney's effort on the studio, Rotem said, "She's great. She's like a master at what she does. She's a lot more experienced than most people. She just has the 'it' factor that not every artist has. So it's always nice to work with her."

Amy Winehouse Added to the Glastonbury's Line-Up

May 22, 2008 08:04:53 GMT


Despite being labeled as a troubled singer and having so many bad media coverages lately, Amy Winehouse's musical quality is still being acknowledged by many people. The latest appreciation for Amy's music comes from the 2008 Glastonbury Festival organizers as they take the British singer as a late addition for the fest.

Amy will be scheduled to play before the main act on the Pyramid Stage, Jay-Z, performs on June 28. Confirming the news, a source from the event said, "She is performing on the Saturday night, she will be the last performer before Jay-Z."

LL Cool J's 'I Cry' Leaked On-Line


May 22, 2008 07:24:52 GMT


Still preparing the release of his new album "Exit 13", a new song from LL Cool J from the upcoming set has leaked on-line earlier this week. The song is titled "I Cry" and will be one of the songs on the rapper's upcoming LP.

On the song, the singer is collaborating with another rapper Lil' Mo, who has previously worked with Ja Rule. Unfortunately, there is still no confirmation from LL Cool J whether the new song will be the first single from the upcoming set.

Video Premiere: Casting Crowns' 'Slow Fade'


May 22, 2008 06:55:13 GMT


New music video from Christian band the Casting Crowns has been premiered via Yahoo!Music on May 21. The clip is made to accompany their new single titled "Slow Fade", which is also featured on the upcoming film "Fireproof".

The single is taken from their latest album "The Altar and the Door" and being set as the second single from the record. Previously, the band have already released "East to West" as the lead single.

Pearl Jam and Foo Fighters to Honor The Who

May 22, 2008 06:14:09 GMT


Rock music fans are preparing to get a special treat from VH1.com, as on their upcoming annual show "Rock Honors" the music channel will tap Pearl Jam, Foo Fighters and The Flaming Lips to perform at the show. Those bands will give a tribute to The Who, which have been chosen as the artist to be honored for this year's edition of the show.

Beside being a tribute show for The Who, the upcoming event is also being set as a charity event. The benefit that comes from the concert will be given to support the likes of The Teenage Cancer Trust, the Double O Charity, VH1 Save The Music Foundation and select VH1 Classic Rock Autism organizations.
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