Archive for December 16th, 2010

Exclusive ‘Conan’ Outtake: Jenny and Johnny’s Bonus Song

December 16th, 2010
Jenny Lewis and Jonathan Rice dropped in on Conan O'Brien Thursday night for a typically charming performance — but even if you were glued to the TV you didn't see them play this track "Scissor Runner" which RollingStonecom is proud to present now (It was in our Top 50 Songs...

Jay-Z’s New ‘Hits Collection Volume One’ Already Needs a Sequel

December 16th, 2010
Jay-Z recently released The Hits Collection Volume One which collects 14 of the rapper's biggest songs — from "Big Pimpin'" to "Empire State of Mind" But as Jody Rosen's Rolling Stone review points out the album barely scratches the surface of Jay-Z’s output Here's what we think...

‘Spider-Man’ Musical Delayed Until February

December 16th, 2010
This story has been updated Spider-Man Turn Off The Dark &mdash the ambitious musical about the web-slinging superhero with direction by The Lion King director and music by Bono and the Edge &mdash has had its official opening delayed once again According to a press release the show which is currently...

Waka Flocka Flame’s Home Raided; DMX Sentenced

December 16th, 2010
It was a rough morning for hip-hop as two people were arrested and Gucci Mane was briefly detained during a raid on Waka Flocka Flame&rsquos Georgia home and DMX was sentenced to yet another year in prison According to a search warrant obtained by TMZ police raided Waka Flocka's house seeking...

Aretha Franklin: ‘I Am So Grateful’ to Be Alive

December 16th, 2010
Aretha Franklin is on the mend In a phone interview with Jet magazine &mdash her first since her serious health scare &mdash the Grammy-winning singer 68 says "I feel great The doctors say I can do whatever I feel like I am up to do Of course that doesn&rsquot mean any...

Dave Grohl to Appear in ‘Muppets Movie’

December 16th, 2010
Dave Grohl is reportedly making a cameo in The Muppets Movie the Jason Segel-penned flick about the beloved puppetry troupe's adventures According to the British magazine Kerrang! the Foo Fighters drummer will pick up the sticks for the Muppets' house band the Electric Mayhem when the unhinged Animal is forced to...

Eddie Vedder, Justin Bieber, Chris Martin Shortlisted for Oscars’ Best Songs

December 16th, 2010
Songs performed by Metric Randy Newman Justin Bieber and Eddie Vedder have made the 41-track shortlist for the Best Original Song award at the 83rd Academy Awards the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced this morning Coldplay's Chris Martin wrote the shortlisted "Me and Tennessee" for Country Strong...

Video: On ‘Conan,’ Roger Waters Talks ‘Wall,’ Edward Sharpe Performs

December 16th, 2010
  Last night Roger Waters stopped by Conan to discuss his ongoing tour for The Wall O'Brien began the interview by marveling at Waters' height (he's 6'3") "You are extremely tall for a British rock star" said O'Brien "They are...

Daily Digest: Michael Jackson Sales Predictions, Free R.E.M. Song, Ron Artest Starts Label

December 16th, 2010
MJ's Michael on Track to Sell A Quarter Million in First Week Michael Jackson's Michael is on track to sell between 225000 and 250000 units in its first week in stores which should put the album in contention with Susan Boyle's The Gift and Taylor Swift's Speak Now for the...

Aretha Frankin, Home From Hospital, Is ‘In Great Spirits’

December 16th, 2010
Aretha Franklin was released from the hospital on Sunday and expects to be home for the holidays the singer announced late Wednesday in another of the personalized press releases she's been issuing throughout her recent unspecified illness "I've been at home for almost three days now" she said "My family and...