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This fall I read Sheila Weller’s new book The News Sorority about Christiane Amanpour, Diane Sawyer, and Katie Couric. SO good. Empowering and dishy at the same time – like good gossip? A debate for another day. The News Sorority is Weller’s follow-up to Girls Like Us, a triple bio of Carole King, Joni Mitchell, and Carly Simon. I was OBSESSED with it. Click here for my review.
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Lady Gaga has been touring all over the world, dressed in a variety of crazy ass outfits for attention because, well, the Gaga hype isn’t what it was, is it? After a while, none of it is all that remarkable anymore. The more outlandish the costume, the less I care. So here she is, home in New York today and NOT wearing something stupid. Full Story
Rihanna was in New York yesterday for a meeting with JayZ. She had her grandfather with her. There have been reports for a while now that she’s been readying a new album. Some rumours had it dropping before Christmas. So far it’s all just speculation but even she has said that it’ll be “soon” and giving hints on social media about #R8. Full Story
I love a lot of things about Duana. But one of my favourite things, especially during award season, is that she still calls her Giuliana DePandi. I’m like a kid when she does it, begging her, “Do it again! Do it again!” It’s the best.
So. The American Music Awards. I watched them for Taylor Swift. Then I had to endure Ariana Grande TWO TIMES – and her jack rabbit of a brother – to get to JLO’s ass. That’s three hours that should have been Diana Ross, Beyonce, Taylor, Sam Smith, Skylar Grey, and Wyclef, that’s it. Doesn’t that cover all the food groups? Instead I had to have nightmares about the Magic guy and his gross hips
We’ll get to the AMAs – as much as I can stand to cover – but first…we have some other business to address from the weekend. Read Full Intro
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Jennifer Lopez got all wet-haired and grindy for the final performance of the night with Iggy Azalea at the American Music Awards which came with an advance warning that it was going to be all kinds of raunch. Hardly. Instead, it was a lot of dancing. And a costume change. And yes, JLO looked amazing and she moved energetically but… That wasn’t a song. Full Story
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Can you really be called a great vocalist when it’s just sounds coming out of your mouth with no words? I don’t understand a word of what Ariana Grande is singing because she’s too busy doing sh-t with the notes. She also has, like, zero stage presence. That could be an 8 year old at a recital for all I know. Full Story
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On the subject of perspective… I’ve written about it so many times, what heartbreak is like at that age – so singular and isolating, so…narcissistic. You don’t think anyone has ever hurt the way you hurt. You think you INVENTED hurt. Despite what she posted on Instagram from backstage at rehearsal, about wanting people to relate, really, this kind of pain is an emotional cave that was created for only one inhabitant at a time. Full Story
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Perspective. Makes you look like an asshole. And it took Iggy Azalea to make me realise how much I like Fergie. As I’ve said before re: Iggy Azalea, I am not a believer. I refuse to buy into her star. Madonna was the one who taught us how to pat our pussies, OK? Fergie though… I loved everything about Fergie last night – the wrap shirt over the bodysuit, the gold boots, she was on point with the performance, she sounded great, her legs are sick, and she’s as pretty as she’s ever been. Full Story
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Last night was all about Sam Smith’s coat. That coat! It took me back. Back to 80s London pop. Before Rick Astley was properly appreciated. Before he became an internet meme. I haven’t been Rick-rolled in so long I almost miss it. Sam Smith was like the baby Rick and Boy George always wanted to have together. Full Story
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At this point I think she should just change the name of the song to Lonely Starbucks Lovers. Yes, I can read the lyrics. But all I HEAR is “Lonely Starbucks Lovers”. And reading your emails and tweets, it seems you are the same. I love that they had to give her a Lifetime Achievement Award just to get her there. Full Story
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In advance of the American Music Awards – and the RIDICULOUS fact that Iggy Azalea was nominated for more awards than she was, WTF? – Beyonce dropped her video for 7/11 on Friday. Which is what everyone was talking about for most of the weekend. And she stepped out with Jay wearing a “B” in the front, “BOW DOWN” in the back varsity jacket just in case you don’t get the point… As for the video? Oh come on. Full Story
It’s been a few days since we’ve seen Taylor Swift modelling clothes while coming out of her NYC apartment. What’s she been up to then?
American Music Awards Sunday night. She’ll be performing Blank Space for the first time on stage. Or, as I’ve started calling it, “Lonely Starbucks Lovers”.
Taylor is by far the main event for the AMAs this weekend. They’ve dedicated an entire page to her on their website. This is understandable. After all, she just became the first woman in history to succeed herself on the Billboard Hot 100 as Blank Space took over from Shake It Off. Read Full Intro
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Two new Beyonce tracks leaked yesterday ahead of her new album release. The first song, 7/11, is Beysus rapping. The second, called Ring Off, is Beyonce gossip. So it’s about a woman taking her “ring off” because “it’s your time to put your love on top”. Oh, Love On Top. Full Story
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They made a big f-cking deal out of it all yesterday when reports surfaced that television executives were issuing warnings to Jennifer Lopez and Iggy Azalea about their upcoming American Music Awards performance on Sunday. The two will perform Booty together for the first time. And according to TMZ Full Story