Day in Pop Report for 04/04/2012


Britney Spears Vs Christina Aguilera in Bowling Tournament
Can you imagine Britney Spears taking on Christina Aguilera in a celebrity bowling tournament? You will be given the change to imagine it with following news we received about a virtual tournament which pits Britney against Xtina.

The third annual Celebrity Bowling Hall of Fame competition is looking for a spectacular finish in the fourth week of voting with the final round of celebrities left to battle it out in this bracket-style tournament where fans will decide who will prevail as the winner of this year's tournament by casting votes on www.GoBowling.com. The last contestants standing are fierce female finalists: superstar songstress Britney Spears and fellow pop princess Christina Aguilera.

Throughout the four week competition, the "Legacy" bracket has been focusing on two bowling icons that have popularized bowling on the silver screen. So far, the Legacy face-off has seen an overwhelming amount of votes in favor of the "The Dude" (Jeff Bridges who starred in the cult bowling movie favorite "The Big Lebowski"). However, if "McCracken" fans (supporting Bill Murray of "Kingpin") are rallied, there is still a chance for him to strike into the Celebrity Hall of Fame with a come from behind victory. more on this story

More on Britney Spears - Britney Spears Music - Britney Spears Tour Dates/Tickets - Britney Spears CDs, vinyl and rarities

Katy Perry's 3D Film Release Date Set
Katy Perry's 3D film Katy Perry: Part Of Me is set to hit theaters on July 5th and is bill as the first-ever big-screen look at Perry's life both on- and off-stage.

Said Katy, "I am so excited to paint the silver screen in 3D color with help from our friends at Paramount and Imagine. For the last year and a half, I have intimately documented my life both on and off the stage of The California Dreams Tour.

"I want to take you behind the cotton candy clouds and reveal the highs and lows and nuts of bolts of this extraordinary ride. I promise you, after seeing this film, you will truly know me." more on this story

More on Katy Perry - Katy Perry Music - Katy Perry Tour Dates/Tickets - Katy Perry CDs, vinyl and rarities

Madonna Tops The Album Chart
(popmusiclife) As expected, Madonna's new studio album, "MDNA," has entered the US charts in top spot. Billboard reports Madonna has scored her eighth #1 album on the Billboard 200 chart with the debut of "MDNA."

Madonna remains in second place among women with the most #1 albums; she now needs only one more to tie Barbra Streisand, the leader among women with nine chart-toppers.

"MDNA" sold 359,000 copies according to Nielsen SoundScan, and is Madonna's fifth straight studio album to debut at #1. more on this story

More on Madonna - Madonna Music - Madonna Tour Dates/Tickets - Madonna CDs, vinyl and rarities

That '70s Show Star Says Boyfriend Assault Was A Set Up
(TMZ) "That '70s Show" actress Lisa Robin Kelly says she's been SET UP by her boyfriend ... who injured HIMSELF in an effort to frame the actress as a domestic abuser.

TMZ spoke with Lisa ... who insists she was wrongfully arrested for allegedly attacking her BF at their L.A. home this weekend ... because she never laid a hand on the guy.

Lisa says she's been having issues with her BF for a while ... and tried to leave him on Friday, but he became angry and "roughed me up."

Lisa says she called police ... but her BF took off before they arrived ... and she decided it wasn't worth her time to press charges.

A short time later, the BF showed up at the police station claiming Lisa had attacked him ... something Lisa insists NEVER happened.

"He must have scratched himself or done something to himself," Lisa says.

She adds, "I am clean and sober and I have made a lot of progress. I am completely innocent. I weigh 105 pounds. I could never hurt him. I just want to start working again." more on this story

More on That '70s Show - That '70s Show DVDs and Blu-Rays

Jennifer Lopez To Debut New Video On American Idol
(popmusiclife) Jennifer Lopez will premiere her new video for "Dance Again" during American Idol's elimination episode on Thursday.

The second single from J-Lo's "Love?" album hit iTunes earlier this week. Now, to get fans hyped on the new clip, Jennifer is sharing some still images from the video.

The steamy photos show Lopez getting cozy with and blindfolded by dancer and current boyfriend Casper Smart. Check it out here.

More on Jennifer Lopez - Jennifer Lopez Music - Jennifer Lopez Tour Dates/Tickets - Jennifer Lopez CDs, vinyl and rarities

One Direction To Play Madison Square Garden
UK boyband One Direction are set to headline Madison Square Garden in New York City on December 3, 2012, as part of their North American tour.

One Direction's May/June 2012 tour of North America sold out within minutes of going on sale and the group wanted to give their fans a further opportunity to see them play live before ending what will have been a monumental year.

"We are so happy to be playing Madison Square Garden. To be headlining our OWN show in a venue that has played host to countless legendary acts that we have grown up listening to and adore is obviously a dream come true for us all. We can't wait to play for our fans on December 3rd." - Niall Horan. more on this story

More on One Direction - One Direction Music - One Direction Tour Dates/Tickets - One Direction CDs, vinyl and rarities

Jason Mraz Plans World Tour
Jason Mraz is set to kick off his upcoming "Tour Is A Four Letter Word," world tour in June.

The trek will get underway in early June with a series of Asian dates that includes shows in South Korea, Thailand, Malaysia, Indonesia, Hong Kong, Taiwan, and Singapore.

From there, Mraz will return home for his biggest North American tour to date, which will be supported by Christina Perri and will be kicking off August 9th at New Orleans' Lakefront Arena. more on this story

More on Jason Mraz - Jason Mraz Music - Jason Mraz Tour Dates/Tickets - Jason Mraz CDs, vinyl and rarities

Rihanna and Christina Aguilera Songwriter LP Sets Major Label Debut
LP will release her debut EP for Warner Bros. Records, Into The Wild: Live At EastWest Studios, on April 24th.

The 5-song CD + DVD package, was produced by Rob Cavallo and co-produced by Mike Elizondo and Julian Raymond, contains audio and video of LP performing five songs live at Hollywood's EastWest recording studio, which was transformed into an intimate venue for the occasion. "Into The Wild" will also be included on her full-length album due later this year.

She will also make her network television debut on ABC's Jimmy Kimmel Live! the following night on April 25th. more on this story

More on LP - LP Music - LP Tour Dates/Tickets - LP CDs, vinyl and rarities

T.I. Delivers Love This Life Single and Lands TV Role
(Atlantic) T.I. has released his new digital single "Love This Life," which is the first single off his upcoming, eighth studio album titled, "Trouble Man," due later this year.

The single, produced by Mars of 1500 or Nothin', is available for purchase at iTunes and all other DSPS today. Listen to "Love This Life," here.

In other news, T.I. has recently signed on for a role in the critically-acclaimed Starz series, Boss, which stars Kelsey Grammer.

More on T.I. - T.I. Music - T.I. Tour Dates/Tickets - T.I. CDs, vinyl and rarities

Another Boyfriend Tease From Justin Bieber
(popmusiclife) Last Friday, Justin Bieber released his new single, "Boyfriend." The first track from his forthcoming album, "Believe," hit iTunes right away, and then Justin posted a preview tease of the video for the song.

The first music video preview clip featured Justin being surrounded by several girls.

Now, Bieber has offered up a second teaser this time, he's drifting underwater. Check it out

More on Justin Bieber - Justin Bieber Music - Justin Bieber Tour Dates/Tickets - Justin Bieber CDs, vinyl and rarities

Trampled by Turtles New Album Streaming Online
Paste Magazine are giving fans an advance listen to Trampled by Turtles' new album Stars and Satellites ahead of next week's release.

Trampled by Turtles will release the new album on April 10 but you can check out the album here

On April 11, the mayors of both Minneapolis and Duluth have declared the day "Trampled by Turtles Day." more on this story

More on Trampled by Turtles - Trampled by Turtles Music - Trampled by Turtles Tour Dates/Tickets - Trampled by Turtles CDs, vinyl and rarities

Woz's View of Ashton Kutcher as Steve Jobs in New Movie
(TMZ) Steve Wozniak is officially endorsing Ashton Kutcher to play Steve Jobs in an upcoming movie about the Apple co-founder ... telling TMZ, "I'm glad that he's onboard."

The flick -- which begins filming in May -- will reportedly chronicle Steve's journey from "wayward hippie to co-founder of Apple."

Now, Wozniak tells us, "The fear that many might have is that Ashton was selected because he's 'hot' right now. But I feel that his selection was done in the most professional manner. And I'm glad that he's onboard. I think he'll put a lot into it and that he cares about this particular subject."

Apple's employee #2 adds, "It's almost too bad that Steve Jobs is gone. His opinions and guidance, as to the story and film crew and cast would have been invaluable." Check out Steve's entire statement

More on Steve Jobs - Steve Jobs DVDs and Blu-Rays

American Idol Bikini Girl To Fight Charges
(TMZ) Infamous "American Idol" bikini girl Katrina Darrell plans to fight all the charges against her stemming from her DUI arrest last week, saying she did not flee the scene of an accident and claiming she wasn't even drunk at the time!

As TMZ first reported, Darrell was busted just after midnight in Los Angeles on Friday for fleeing the scene of an accident and failing a breathalyzer test with blood alcohol level of twice the legal limit. Katrina had told police she was in a rush to get her mother to the hospital.

But Katrina's manager, Michael Blakey, tells TMZ Katrina was indeed taking her mother to the hospital because she had taken a nasty fall at home and was bleeding from the head. more on this story

More on American Idol - American Idol Music - American Idol Tour Dates/Tickets - American Idol CDs, vinyl and rarities

Marines Happy WWE's Randy Orton Lost Film Role
(TMZ) WWE honcho Vince McMahon is a HERO for booting Randy Orton out of the upcoming "Marine" movie ... this according to the guys who served in the military unit abandoned by WWE superstar back in 1999.

TMZ spoke with Cpl. Mike Vinn ... who tells us, "On behalf of all the Marines from Aco 1/4 98-02, that were outraged to hear about Randy Orton portraying a Marine in the next movie "Marine: Homefront", I'd like to thank the WWE for pulling Orton from the role when they heard about his disloyal service to the United States Marine Corps."

Vinn adds, "It shows respect for not only the unit I had served in, but for every person that has ever defended this nation. Thank you WWE."

TMZ broke the story ... WWE officials made the decision to pull Orton from the flick when they discovered the wrestler had received a bad conduct discharge from the Marines in 1999 after going AWOL on 2 separate occasions. more on this story

More on WWE - WWE Tour Dates/Tickets

Real Battle for Real Housewives Star
(TMZ) Slade Smiley from "Real Housewives of Orange County" is threatening legal action against his baby mama after he was verbally assaulted on a Hollywood red carpet and accused of being a deadbeat dad.

TMZ posted the video this morning of a man attacking Slade and Gretchen Rossi ... accusing Slade of being $160,000 in arrears on his child support to Michelle Arroyo.

Slade's attorney tells TMZ, "Slade is not a deadbeat dad and is making timely payments. We will be looking into this further and if Miss Arroyo did hire these clowns to harass Slade we will exercise all our rights including a restraining order if necessary."

The attorney also says Arroyo is actually denying Slade time with his son, Grayson ... an 11-year-old diagnosed with cancer. Arroyo says Slade is now paying her $775/month, but claims he remains $95,000 behind.

As for last night's 3 ring circus ... Slade's lawyer says, "It appears this whole thing was staged and created by Miss Arroyo who is obviously looking for attention." more on this story

More on Real Housewives - Real Housewives DVDs and Blu-Rays

Tim Tebow's Jets Number Cursed?
(TMZ) Tim Tebow's new teammate wasn't being generous when he willingly gave Tebow his #15 jersey -- Tebow's old number on the Broncos -- because it's CURSED ... at least according to its former owner.

In case you didn't know -- #15 on the Jets was previously worn by wide receiver Scotty McKnight, who was re-signed by the Jets just two days ago.

But Scotty doesn't have fond memories of wearing the jersey -- getting minimal playing time during last year's preseason, and eventually getting bumped to the Jets practice squad where he tore his ACL.

Now, sources close to Scotty tell us, the WR is pumped to start fresh with a new number -- and sees Tebow taking the jersey as a blessing ... relieving him of his bad luck

Good news for Hayden Panettiere too -- because she's dating the guy. more on this story

More on Tim Tebow

Nic Cage Half-Way Back To Solvency
(TMZ) Nic Cage is half-way back to solvency ... TMZ has learned the actor just took a $6 MILLION chunk out of his MASSIVE tax bill to the federal government,.

According to official documents obtained by TMZ ... Cage paid off the $6,257,005 he failed to pay in federal income tax for 2007.

It's a huge step ... considering Cage fell around $13 million behind in taxes for 2002, 2003, 2004 and 2007. Cage blamed his former business manager for driving him to what he called "financial ruin."

As we previously reported, Cage has been slowly chipping away at the debts from 2002 --2004 ... and if he just knocks out a few more "Ghost Rider" movies, he should be even-steven in no time. more on this story

More on Nic Cage - Nic Cage DVDs and Blu-Rays

Jackie Mason's Girlfriend Charged With Assault And Harassment
(TMZ) Jackie Mason's girlfriend has been charged with assault and harassment -- after allegedly roughing up the comedian in his NYC apartment on Friday.

According to the charging docs, obtained by TMZ, 48-year-old Kaoru Suzuki-McMullen has been charged with two counts of assault in the 3rd degree, and one count of harassment in the second degree.

According to the complaint, Kaoru "scratched and grabbed [Jackie] by the wrist, causing redness, swelling and abrasions to [his] left wrist and substantial pain."

As we previously reported, Jackie called the cops after Kaoru allegedly refused to leave his apartment -- and their argument turned violent. She was placed under arrest and released later that day (above).

If convicted on all charges, Kaoru faces three years in jail. more on this story

More on Jackie Mason - Jackie Mason DVDs and Blu-Rays



Click here to read today's full Day in Rock report

tell a friend about this article

know of a news item we should cover?

antiMUSIC News featured on RockNews.info and Yahoo News

.


...end


advertisement

advertisement

News Reports
Day in Rock:
Metallica Plan 'Unique And Special' Grammy Performance- From First To Last Release First New Song With Skrillex In A Decade- Geoff Tate Insulted By Motley Crue Comparison- more

Iron Maiden Announce North American Summer Tour- Where Are The New Guns N' Roses and Nirvanas Asks Lars- Dashboard Confessional Release Surprise EP- Ghost- more

Bob Seger Giving Away Glenn Frey Tribute Song- Guns N' Roses Reunion Wasn't Motivated By Money- U2 Add Dates To The Joshua Tree Anniversary Tour- Black Sabbath- more

Page Too:
Meek Mill Wants Celeb Boxing Match With Drake?- Taylor Swift Teases Zayn Malik Collab In Birthday Message- Michael Jackson Comedy Pulled Following Protests- more

Jennifer Lopez Confirms Drake Collaboration- Lady Antebellum Stream New Single, Announce Album and Tour- Kanye West Course Coming To Washington University- more

Ed Sheeran Makes Billboard History With New Singles- Carrie Underwood and Keith Urban To Duet At The Grammys- Little Big Town Reveal New Details For 'The Breaker' Album- more

advertisement


Reviews

TBT: David Bowie Live In Chicago 2004

Michael Hornbuckle - Soul Repo

Saint Blasphemer - Simon Templar

David Bowie - Station To Station Remaster

Travel News, Trips and Tips: January 2017 Edition

The Blues: Big Jay McNeely - Blowin' Down the House: Big Jay's Latest & Greatest

Bruce Springsteen - Nebraska

The Blues: Popa Chubby - The Catfish

Tumbler - Come to the Edge

Butch Walker - Stay Gold Album of the Year

The Blues: The James Montgomery Blues Band

In Tribute: George Michael's Faith Deluxe Edition

RockPile: Spotlight on Steamhammer/SPV Records

TBT: David Bowie - Space Oddity 40th Anniversary Special Edition

Color You - The Grand Trine

Santa's Jukebox: Jazz Dispensary- Latin Christmas- Bon Qui Qui- more

Santa's Jukebox: Legacy Vinyl Edition

TBT: David Bowie's A Reality Tour

Fallen Asunder - Self-Titled

Holiday Gift Guide: Music DVD or Blu-ray Edition

Bassett - Ghost Hwy

TBT: The Cult, Stabbing Westward, Monster Magnet and Bird3 Live more

Rock News Stories
Metallica Plan 'Unique And Special' Grammy Performance (top story)

From First To Last Release First New Song With Skrillex In A Decade (top story)

Geoff Tate Insulted By Motley Crue Comparison (top story)

Fleetwood Mac's Lindsey Buckingham and Christine McVie Making Duets Album (top story)

Trent Reznor See Internet As 'Toxic Environment' For Music (top story)

Former Guns N' Roses Star Out Of Comfort Zone Without Duff (top story)

Graham Bonnet Regrets Quitting Rainbow (top story)

Thy Art Is Murder Reunion With CJ McMahon Speculation After Fest Jam (top story)

Stephen Pearcy Downplays Bobby Blotzer's Role In Ratt (top story)

Megadeth's Nick Menza Official Cause Of Death Filed With Court (top story)

Eagles of Death Metal Paris Attack Documentary Trailer Released (top story)

Sebastian Bach Speaks Out About Today's Music Approach (top story)

Guns N' Roses Mom Releasing 'Tell All' Book (top story)

Skid Row Making New Album, Confirm New Singer (top story)

Metallica Release Videos For Live Debut Of Two New Songs (top story)

Steely Dan Announce Las Vegas Residency (top story)

Joey Jordison Reflects On Illness That Cost Him Slipknot Gig (top story)

Zakk Wylde Releases 'Lost Prayer' Music Video (top story)

Eisley Stream New Song Featuring Circa Survive Frontman (top story)

Sex Pistols Frontman John Lydon Releasing Limited Edition Book (top story)

Emmure Announce New Album 'Look At Yourself', Release Teaser Video (top story)

Danny Worsnop Releases 'Don't Overdrink It' Video (top story)

Arcade Fire's The Reflektor Tapes Live Getting Digital Release (top story)

Crowbar and Superjoint Lead IX Lives For The Sick Lineup (top story)

more

Page Too Stories
Meek Mill Wants Celeb Boxing Match With Drake? (top story)

Taylor Swift Teases Zayn Malik Collab In Birthday Message (top story)

Michael Jackson Comedy Pulled Following Protests (top story)

James Corden Turns Kanye West Lyrics Into Soap Opera (top story)

David Bowie's 'Lazarus' Originally Involved Fake Bob Dylan Songs (top story)

Dierks Bentley Gets Personal With 'Black' Video (top story)

Zac Brown Band Announce North American Tour (top story)

Ed Sheeran Talks New Single 'Shape of You' (top story)

Jimmy Fallon and Kevin Bacon Put New Spin On Kinks Classic (top story)

Halsey Streams New Song 'Not Afraid Anymore' (top story)

A Tribe Called Quest Can't Think Of New Album Without Phife Dawg (top story)

Raekwon Reveals Some Details For 'New Album The Wild' (top story)

Chris Brown Vs. Soulja Boy Odds Revealed (top story)

Mike Tyson Releases Soulja Boy Diss Track 'If You Show Up' (top story)

Lil Wayne 'Tha Carter V' Track Clip Goes Online (top story)

Jamiroquai Announce First Headline Shows In Six Years (top story)

7-Year-Old Nails Taylor Swift Impersonation (top story)

Red Hot Chili Peppers and Imagine Dragons Lead Lollapalooza Paris (top story)

Idina Menzel Announces North American Tour (top story)

Dan + Shay Release 'How Not To' Video (top story)

Eric Church Played 37 Songs During Tour Kick Off (top story)

Steve Aoki and Louis Tomlinson To Play Late Night TV (top story)

Thomas Rhett Adds Dates To Home Team Tour (top story)

Selena Gomez Shares New Recording Studio Clips (top story)

Sigur Ros Announce Special Guests For Upcoming Shows (top story)

Brad Pitt Introduces Surprise Sting and Chris Cornell Jam (top story)

Property Brothers and Eric Paslay Release Music Video (top story)

The Chainsmokers Taking Their Moms To Grammy Awards (top story)

Jason Aldean Announces They Don't Know Tour (top story)

Ed Sheeran To Appear On 'Carpool Karaoke' (top story)

The Chemical Brothers Album Catalog Reissued On Vinyl (top story)

Gamble and Huff Tribute The Soul Survivors' Richie Ingui (top story)

Billy Currington Announces Stay Up 'Til The Sun Tour (top story)

Whisperin' Bill Anderson Extends North American Tour Plans (top story)

Twiztid Release 'Kill Somebody' Video (top story)

Trailer Park Boys Star Bubbles Goes EDM With Marc Mysterio (top story)

more



Follow Us:

Contact Us - Privacy - antiMusic Email - Why we are antiMusic

Copyright© 1998 - 2016 Iconoclast Entertainment Group All rights reserved.

Please click here for legal restrictions and terms of use applicable to this site. Use of this site signifies your agreement to the terms of use.