News Ticker: Rihanna, Grammy Nominations Concert, Simon Cowell and Bon Jovi

November 11th, 2009 by Daniel Kreps Leave a reply »

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  • Rihanna and Chris Brown may have split up but it seems like they’re still doing things in tandem: Just one week after the former couple separately sat down for intimate interviews, it was revealed yesterday that Rihanna’s “Russian Roulette” video will debut this Friday, November 13th, the same day Brown premieres his “Crawl” video, MTV reports.

  • The Black Eyed Peas and Maxwell will be among the performers at this year’s Grammy Nominations Concert, airing live on CBS on December 2nd. Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Class of 2010 nominee LL Cool J will serve as host and producer of the Nominations Concert, the Grammy Twitter revealed. More performers will be announced shortly.
  • American Idol’s Simon Cowell was named Forbes’ Top-Earning Man in Primetime after the sardonic judge raked in roughly $75 million from June 2008 to June 2009 from music publishing, judging, producing and more. Idol host Ryan Seacrest placed third on the list with $38 million.
  • Bon Jovi’s “I Love This Town,” featured during ads for the 2007 Major League Baseball playoffs, is at the middle of a $400 billion lawsuit after a man claimed The Circle rockers stole the track from his Boston Red Sox ode “(Man I Really) Love this Team.” A judge threw out the initial lawsuit, but that decision is being appealed, Reuters writes.

Article Source: Rolling Stone : Rock and Roll Daily

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