Haley Reinhart and David Cook to Hit the ‘American Idol’ Stage
Part of the fun of ‘American Idol‘ in recent years has been watching previous contestants return to the show, and that tradition will continue this year: Season 10 finalist Haley Reinhart and Season 7 winner David Cook are both scheduled to perform in the coming weeks.
Jennifer Lopez Shoots New Music Video in Acapulco
Generally speaking, most 42-year-old mothers of twins would find it difficult to pull off a look that involves skin-tight leather pants, a sparkling shirt, and/or cornrows, but Jennifer Lopez plays by a different set of rules — and to prove it, she danced around in the aforementioned wardrobe while shooting her latest video in Acapulco, Mexico.
‘The Voice’ Coach Blake Shelton Recognizes Bromance With Adam Levine, Calls Him ‘Sexy’
We spend a lot of our lives at work, so it’s always nice when you can find a job that surrounds you with people you like working with — just ask Blake Shelton, whose tenure as a coach on ‘The Voice‘ has sparked a friendship with Adam Levine. Wait, did we say friendship? This is something deeper. Blake and Adam have entered bromance territory.
Nick Lachey Shares Baby Names
Nick Lachey and Vanessa Minnillo have plenty of time to prepare for the birth of their first child — she isn’t due, by Nick’s estimation, until “late summer, early fall.” But that doesn’t mean they’re waiting until the last minute to talk about baby names. In fact, as Nick revealed during his recent appearance on ‘Live! With Kelly,’ he has a few favorites already picked out.
Whitney Houston’s Family Investigating Death Scene Photo Leaks
Whitney Houston‘s body has been laid to rest and her cause of death has reportedly been determined, but for her family, the hard work of coming to terms with her untimely death has just begun — and part of that work will include attempting to track down a photographer who took unauthorized photos of the singer after she died.
Paris Claims ‘Michael’ Album Does Not Feature Michael Jackson’s Voice
Remember those rumors that Michael Jackson‘s posthumously released ‘Michael’ album included vocals recorded by an MJ impersonator? Well, they’re back — thanks to a video that, according to TMZ, features Jackson’s own daughter calling the new recordings fake.
‘Glee’ Star Amber Riley Drops Two Dress Sizes
‘Glee‘ fans will be seeing less of Amber Riley in the future, but don’t worry — she isn’t planning on leaving the show anytime soon. Instead, her diminished appearance is the result of a diet change that resulted in Riley losing a noticeable amount of weight.
Beyonce Plotting Two New Albums
If you assumed that motherhood was going to keep Beyonce from releasing new music in 2012… Well, you were right. But according to in-demand producer/OneRepublic frontman Ryan Tedder, she’ll make up for lost time next year — by releasing not one, but two albums.
Whitney Houston Funeral to Stream Live on the Internet
All things considered, it’s highly unlikely that you received an invitation to Whitney Houston‘s funeral. However, you can still pay your respects when she’s laid to rest on Saturday, Feb. 18, and you don’t even have to leave the comfort of your chair. According to the Associated Press, Houston’s funeral service will be streamed live over the Internet via the AP’s official website.
‘Waiting to Exhale’ Sequel Still Happening After Whitney Houston’s Death
The long-gestating sequel to ‘Waiting to Exhale’ is still in the works — even after the untimely death of Whitney Houston, who was an important part of the original’s ensemble cast. And as Fox 2000 Pictures chief Elizabeth Gabler sees it, “It’s almost in her honor that we think to soldier on.”
Adele Explains Her Five-Year Hiatus Statement
Take a deep breath, Adele fans. Yes, she’s taking a break after her triumphant, Grammy-sweeping year, but it looks like that whole “five-year break” thing was some sort of misunderstanding: According to Adele’s latest website update, she’s due to return to the studio in the very near future.
Etta James + Don Cornelius Left Out of in Memoriam Slideshow at 2012 Grammys
Every year, the Recording Academy pays tribute to artists who passed away over the last 12 months with an In Memoriam slideshow at the Grammy Awards — and every year, disgruntled fans point out which artists didn’t receive their due. But last night (Feb. 12), plenty of people who watched the slideshow noticed the surprising omission of a pair of recently deceased legends: Etta James and Don Cornel