Archive for December 27th, 2010

Us Weekly Exclusive: Sir Elton John and David Furnish Welcome New Baby

December 27th, 2010
Sir Elton John and David Furnish have become parents to son Zachary Jackson Levon Furnish-John the couple tells UsMagazinecom exclusivelyThe baby boy who was born Dec 25 in California via a surrogate weighed 7 pounds 15 ounces PHOTOS Who else is expecting?"We are overwhelmed with happiness and joy at this very...

What 50 Cent, Vampire Weekend and More Did on Their Snow Day

December 27th, 2010
The New York City metropolitan area has been collectively digging itself out from a major snowstorm all day long — so it’s only natural that many of the stars who live in New York took to Twitter to comment on the storm and its aftermath Here’s what a few rock...

LeAnn Rimes Is Engaged to Eddie Cibrian

December 27th, 2010
Believe it this time LeAnn Rimes is ready to get hitched again! "Eddie [Cibrian] and I got engaged over the holidays That's the news It's for real this time and the first time EVER!" Rimes Tweeted on Monday The singer's happy news arrives less than two months after she slammed engagement...

The Best of the Rest: The Year-End Lists You May Have Missed

December 27th, 2010
One of the best thing about the annual deluge of year-end lists is that it’s a very effective way to catch up on all the music you may have missed the first time around because you were either too busy to pay attention — or just couldn’t tear yourself away...

The Best Rolling Stone Articles of 2010

December 27th, 2010
Unless we prove in the next days that Paul McCartney actually died in 1967 and was replaced by a doppelganger Rolling Stone's most memorable story will be Michael Hastings' stunning profile of General Stanley McChrystal Before the piece even hit stands Obama called McChrystal back to America and fired him...

Mary J. Blige, Alicia Keys Pay Tribute to Teena Marie

December 27th, 2010
News of R&B icon Teena Marie's death didn't break until late last night but since then a number of tributes to the singer have already been written by her fans contemporaries collaborators and critics Here are some of the homages to the Ivory Queen of Soul from around the internet R&B...

Will Hermes’ Best of 2010

December 27th, 2010
Albums 1 Junip Fields (Mute)In a year that demanded serious chilling-out Jose Gonzales made a gorgeous chill-out record all gentle melodies and hypnotizing grooves Yet — as with most things — below the pretty surfaces were cracks doubt turmoil 2 Janelle Monáe The ArchAndroid (Atlantic)Everyone was trying to out-freak each other in...

Jody Rosen’s Best of 2010

December 27th, 2010
Albums 1 Kanye West My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy (Def Jam) 2 Sleigh Bells Treats (Mom & Pop) Critic's Picks Rob Sheffield's Best Albums and Singles of 2010 3 Busy Signal DOB (VP)The Jamaican dancehall star Busy Signal is one world's great rappers — a wit and a charmer with fearsome flow and great...

Cheaper Concerts Coming in 2011

December 27th, 2010
Following a rough year for ticket sales in 2010 many concert promoters are promising more affordable concerts in the new year This should come as a relief not only to cash-strapped fans but also to artists and venues — many of whom struggled with empty seats and tour cancellations through...

Christian Hoard’s Best of 2010

December 27th, 2010
Albums 1 Kanye West My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy (Def Jam) Kanye's ego has as ESPN analyst Mel Kiper would say "tremendous upside" It's the reason he's so quotable the reason he has to try so much harder than any other pop star the reason he thinks his not-that-douchey douchiness deserves...