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Entries by Kia Makarechi from 02/2012

Rooney Mara Rated 'Most Desirable' Female Oscar Nominee By AskMen Readers

Posted 02.01.2012 | Entertainment

Move over, Marilyn. If AskMen's 2012 "99 Most Desirable Women" survey is any indication, the most desired female Oscar nominee is The Girl With The Dr...

Randy Jackson's Oscar Predictions

Posted 02.01.2012 | Entertainment

What would the 'American Idol" judge Randy Jackson do if a felt-covered contestant rolled up on him and his colleagues Steven Tyler and Jennifer Lopez...

Kanye West Heading To The Middle East? Sources Say He'll Film Second Film

Posted 02.01.2012 | Entertainment

Kanye West may be heading to the Middle East to film another short film, according to sources familiar with the musician's plans. The Observer rep...

Beyonce On 'The X Factor'? Simon Cowell Reportedly Offers Her Millions

Posted 02.02.2012 | Entertainment

If your coffers are as well-stacked as Simon Cowell's, you might as well reach for the stars. Rumor has it that the 'X Factor' proprietor has offered ...

Skrillex Plays New York, Young Hip Bloggers Marvel At Kids These Days

| Posted 02.02.2012 | Entertainment

As a somewhat younger editor who has interviewed a number of EDM artists and found himself at Webster Hall and Pacha a number of times this year as a result, Skrillex's show didn't seem that different to me.

Steve Van Zandt, Springsteen Guitarist, Anticipates Emotional Shows After Clarence Clemons Passing

Posted 02.02.2012 | Entertainment

NEW YORK — Bruce Springsteen guitarist Steve Van Zandt says touring without saxophonist Clarence Clemons is sure to be emotional for the E Stree...

Madonna's 'Give Me All Your Luvin'' Snippet: Watch A Clip From Unreleased Music Video

Posted 02.02.2012 | Entertainment

Viewers of "American Idol" were treated to a sneak peek of Madonna's new music video for 'Give Me All Your Luvin,' the song she'll debut at her Super ...

Lana Del Rey Thinks Everything Is Beautiful: A Video Mashup

Posted 02.03.2012 | Entertainment

Lana Del Rey may have fumbled her first 'SNL' appearance, but there's something the brooding singer does with striking consistency: call things "beaut...

Drake's 'Practice' Video: Rapper Releases Racy Video As He Wins Billboard Honor

Posted 02.03.2012 | Entertainment

Drizzy Drake is at it again, releasing the visuals for "Paradise," another track of "Take Care." The video is perhaps as simple as a rap video can be:...

Review: Madonna's 'W.E.' Begs The Question, Why?

Posted 02.03.2012 | Entertainment

-- The question that needs to be asked about Madonna's "W.E." is why? Not why would she set out to make a movie to satisfy her obsession with Wallis...

Madonna Panned, Lana Slammed, 'Glee' Mocked And More: The Week In Ouch

Posted 02.03.2012 | Entertainment

Here at HuffPost Entertainment, we read our fair share of reviews and articles. Each week, there are performances that are well received, and we like ...

'Sister Wives' Lawsuit: Federal Judge Rules TV Family Can Question Bigamy Statute

Posted 02.05.2012 | Entertainment

SALT LAKE CITY -- A federal judge has ruled there's sufficient evidence to allow a polygamous family made famous by a reality TV show to pursue a laws...

Kelly Clarkson Sings National Anthem At Super Bowl With No Mistakes (VIDEO)

Posted 02.05.2012 | Entertainment

Well before Kelly Clarkson stepped onto the field at the Super Bowl, bets were already being made as to whether or not the singer would make any mista...

Madonna Super Bowl Halftime Show: Popstar Slips, Runs Through Hits And New Single

Posted 02.05.2012 | Entertainment

Love her or hate her, there's no doubt that only Madonna can bring a certain level of pop flair to a performance. Madonna's Roman-themed Super Bowl...

M.I.A. Flashes Middle Finger During Super Bowl Halftime Show (Video)

Posted 02.05.2012 | Entertainment

By David Bauder, The Associated Press For all the pomp and excess of Madonna's Super Bowl halftime extravaganza a single extended middle finger by ...

Apologies From NFL, NBC After M.I.A. Flips Bird At Super Bowl

Posted 02.06.2012 | Entertainment

NEW YORK — Less than a second stood between British singer M.I.A. giving the finger to 114 million people watching the Super Bowl halftime show ...

What Nicki Minaj Can Learn From M.I.A.'s Middle Finger

| Posted 02.06.2012 | Entertainment

If Minaj wants to achieve real staying power, she needs to slow down to M.I.A.'s pace. Every year or so, the London-born singer does something that's provocative enough to gain exposure but not obnoxious enough to alienate her fans.

Bon Iver's Justin Vernon Bashes Hipster Runoff After 'SNL' Performance

Posted 02.06.2012 | Entertainment

In the run up to this Sunday's Grammy Awards, Bon Iver's Justin Vernon seems to be showing some signs of duress. Bon Iver is nominated for four of...

Chris Brown To Perform At The Grammys: Report

Posted 02.06.2012 | Entertainment

NEW YORK -- Chris Brown will perform at this year's Grammy Awards, the event where his career almost ended three years ago. Brown admitted to assault...

Jay-Z At Carnegie Hall: Rapper's Benefit Concert Includes "Glory," Orchestra And Questlove

Posted 02.07.2012 | Entertainment

NEW YORK — As Jay-Z transitioned from hit song to hit song at a Carnegie Hall concert Monday night, so did the lighting, changing from red to wh...

Lady Gaga's Born This Way Ball: Concert Setup Revealed

Posted 02.07.2012 | Entertainment

In the midst of a flurry of media attention on Madonna, Lady Gaga has made some news of her own by releasing a sketch of the plans for her upcoming to...

Grammys To Feature First Dance Music Segment

Posted 02.07.2012 | Entertainment

-- Grammy show producer Ken Ehrlich had considered putting dancing/electronica music into the ceremony in the past, but could never quite figure out ...

Lana Del Rey Tour Not Canceled: Singer's Management Denies Tour Was Postponed After 'SNL' Flop

Posted 02.07.2012 | Entertainment

Lana Del Rey just can't seem to catch a break. First the singer was viciously maligned for her lackluster performance on 'SNL.' Then a Letterman p...

Golden Globes Lawsuit: Testimony Ends In Trial Over Globes Broadcast Deal

Posted 02.07.2012 | Entertainment

LOS ANGELES — Testimony concluded Tuesday in a trial that will decide whether the Golden Globe Awards remain on NBC through 2018 with a federal ...

The Beach Boys Reuniting At The Grammys: Band To Be Joined By Foster The People And Maroon 5

Posted 02.09.2012 | Entertainment

LOS ANGELES -- Get the sunglasses and tanning oil out: The Beach Boys are reuniting at The Grammys Awards for their first live performance in more tha...