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Entries by Kia Makarechi from 06/2013

Nicki Minaj's Summer Jam XX Appearance Wasn't The Night's Only Surprise

Posted 06.03.2013 | Entertainment

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. — New York City radio station Hot 97 celebrated its 20th annual Summer Jam concert with young rappers who are dominating t...

Lenny Kravitz's CMT Awards Performance Joins Nelly, Florida Georgia Line, Jason Aldean

Posted 06.03.2013 | Entertainment

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — The CMT Music Awards are known for cross-genre mashups and this year will be no different as Lenny Kravitz and Nelly prepare ...

Mister Cee's 'RIP' Tribute To Oklahoma Tornado Victims Offends All At Summer Jam XX

Posted 06.03.2013 | Entertainment

Featuring appearances by Lil Wayne, Nicki Minaj, Lil Kim, Mariah Carey and more, Summer Jam XX was full of exciting surprises. Unfortunately, however,...

'Bad (Remix)': Rihanna Joins Wale For Some Bed Springs Sounds & More (AUDIO)

Posted 06.03.2013 | Entertainment

No rest for the weary: Wale dropped the Rihanna remix to "Bad" one day after performing at Hot 97's Summer Jam. The track features Wale and Ms. Si...

Brad Pitt: Muse's 'World War Z' Soundtrack Is Perfect

Posted 06.03.2013 | Entertainment

LONDON — Brad Pitt wants the music for "World War Z" to be much more than a footnote. Pitt says that while making the zombie flick, out on June...

Russia & Steven Seagal: Country Wants Actor To Be Face Of Its Weapons Industry

Posted 06.04.2013 | Entertainment

MOSCOW -- Russia is looking at Steven Seagal to be the face of its weapons industry as it guns for first place on the world arms market. Deputy Prime...

Most Confusing Movie Ever? '2001: A Space Odyssey' Tops One List

Posted 06.04.2013 | Entertainment

What's the most confusing movie ever? According to ScreenCrush, it's "2001: A Space Odyssey." Stanley Kubrick's 1968 science fiction film grossed ...

Jay-Z, Samsung Reportedly Eyeing $20 Million Deal

Posted 06.04.2013 | Entertainment

Months after Beyonce inked a $50 million, multi-faceted deal with Pepsi, Jay-Z and Samsung are said to be locking in a $20 million package that would ...

Hot Chip's 'Dark & Stormy' Debuts As Charming One-Off Single (AUDIO)

Posted 06.04.2013 | Entertainment

Here's a nice early week boost: Hot Chip's "Dark & Stormy" debuted on BBC's Radio One on Monday night, a charming one-off single that picks up amiably...

Miguel's Leg Drop Victim May Have Suffered Brain Damage, Might Sue

Posted 06.04.2013 | Entertainment

The young lady who was on the receiving end of Miguel's leg drop at the Billboard Music Awards may have suffered brain damage from the incident. K...

Porter Robinson Documentary, 'The Language Tour,' Reveals Tour Bus Creation Of 'Easy' (VIDEO)

Posted 06.04.2013 | Entertainment

A couple of years is a long time in dance music -- long enough for Porter Robinson to turn some co-signs from Skrillex and Tiesto and a bevy of stando...

'The Internship' & Google: New Comedy Film Celebrates Tech Company

Posted 06.04.2013 | Entertainment

SAN FRANCISCO -- This scene isn't in the movie, but it might have been fitting if "The Internship" had ended with stars Vince Vaughn and Owen Wilson w...

Jack White Pays Detroit Masonic Temple's Tax Bill

Posted 06.05.2013 | Detroit

DETROIT — Musician Jack White has played springtime Santa, paying a $142,000 back tax bill for Detroit's historic Masonic Temple. The move preve...

Barry Manilow's 4th Of July Appearance Set For National Mall

Posted 06.05.2013 | DC

WASHINGTON — Barry Manilow will join stars from Broadway and "American Idol" as well as composer John Williams for this year's July Fourth celeb...

'Man Of Steel' Drums Cover Of Hans Zimmer's Score Is Pretty Impressive (VIDEO)

Posted 06.05.2013 | Entertainment

"Man of Steel" looks like it's going to be pretty good, but regardless of how Zack Snyder's take on Superman turns out, the Hans Zimmer score is sure ...

'One-Hit Wonders' Spotify Playlist Makes For A Fun Workday Listen

Posted 06.05.2013 | Entertainment

Reddit users teamed up to identify the best one-hit wonders of all time, and the crowdsourced list is now available as a playlist on every possible pl...

Who Are You Mad At, Kanye Or Yourself?

| Posted 06.05.2013 | Entertainment

If you're cool with Madonna and Jay-Z (or U-God from Wu-Tang Clan, Lord Finesse, etc. etc. etc.) playing holier-than-you but have Kanye issues serious enough to compel you to take to the internet and voice your concerns, it's time for a long, hard look in the mirror.

Florida Georgia Line & Nelly Rock Nashville As Unlikely Crossover Stars

Posted 06.05.2013 | Entertainment

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — The guys in Florida Georgia Line thought they were riding a whirlwind when their first single improbably made it to the top o...

Carrie Underwood Wins CMT Music Awards Video Of The Year, Others Impress As Well

Posted 06.06.2013 | Entertainment

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Carrie Underwood's awesome week got off to a roaring start at the CMT Music Awards. Underwood won top honor video of the yea...

Carrie Underwood's Tribute To Tornado Victims Touches Hearts At CMT Music Awards (VIDEO)

Posted 06.06.2013 | Entertainment

It's not always a CMT Music Awards performance leaves you feeling misty eyed, but Carrie Underwood's tribute to tornado victims did just that on Wedne...

Miguel Practiced His Billboard Music Awards Jump Twice, Says Rep

Posted 06.06.2013 | Entertainment

Miguel practiced the Billboard Music Awards jump that resulted in the highly unfortunate "leg drop," which has left audience member Khyati Shah facing...

Justin Timberlake, Jay-Z, Nas & Timbaland In The Studio (PHOTO)

Posted 06.06.2013 | Entertainment

Jay-Z, Justin Timberlake, Nas and Timbaland are just having a laugh in the studio. What about? We'll never know, because we're not invited to these ca...

'Everything Has Changed' Video: Taylor Swift's A Mom, Ed Sheeran's A Dad

Posted 06.06.2013 | Entertainment

From writing songs on a trampoline to picking up the kids from school: Taylor Swift's "Everything Has Changed" video debuted Thursday, and the 23-year...

Daft Punk Unmasked, Playing Champagne Pong At Sony (PHOTO)

Posted 06.06.2013 | Entertainment

Here's something for folks who don't ever use Google's image search: A photo of Daft Punk unmasked, sipping on champagne at Sony/Columbia's offices ha...

Google's Box Office Predictions: Tech Giant Says Trailer Interest Correlated With A Movie's Take

Posted 06.07.2013 | Entertainment

NEW YORK -- Google says in a new study all the online searching and trailer-watching moviegoers do ahead of a film's release can have significant pred...