R. Kelly Not Guilty, Be Your Own Pet Slam Warped, Lil Wayne Selling Huge Numbers, Winehouse Replaced?
The magic million is within sight of Lil Wayne's "Tha Carter III." The Cash Money/Universal album continues to lead Nielsen SoundScan's Building chart, released today (June 13). Based on the new tally, the album could sell a million copies by the time SoundScan closes out its tracking week on Sunday night. more
Leona Lewis is reportedly set to replace Amy Winehouse as the singer of the theme of the new James Bond movie. She is said to be in talks with the movie's producers to sing the theme for the 22nd Bond flick 'Quantum Of Solace'. more
Be Your Own Pet's frontwoman took a bit of a swipe at the Warped Tour and the bands that play it. Here it is: I just associate it with a certain look and a certain style and the kind of kids at school that I thought were-- this is really bad, I'm sure-- the kind of kids that were dumbasses wearing Rancid t-shirts who thought they knew what punk rock was and threw things at people in the cafeteria.
So it's like, okay, now we're going to be performing for these people. Our label is under the impression that we're going to play one date and then automatically sell 100,000 more records. All those bands have this very specific look and sound and style. It's like the new hair metal or something. There are like 10 different rules about how you write a song and what everything sounds like and looks like. - Find out how their major label censored their album