I have some short little bits of info I want to tell you about… I thought y’all might like to know about them but they are tiny stories so I’m putting them all right here!!
First up – Royal Reception Performer Announced (for those of you that care)
British pop teen Ellie Goulding is set to perform at the private Royal Wedding reception evening to an audience of the Royal family and guests, BBC’s Newsbeat reported Thursday (Apr. 28).
Goulding, whose debut album “Lights” went straight to number one earlier this year, is understood to be a favorite of both the bride and groom, who wanted a top British talent to be represented at their nuptials, reports Billboard.com.
NEXT! – Steven Tyler to Release Solo Single May 9
Steven Tyler will release his first ever U.S. solo single “(It) Feels So Good” on May 9! The song will go on sale May 10 at digital retailers. The video that Tyler recently shot for the song is slated to debut on an episode of “Idol.”
Billboard says the song itself, an upbeat, summery tune written by Tyler and frequent collaborator Marti Frederiksen and recorded in Los Angeles, will be premiered on “Idol” host Ryan Seacrest’s radio show KIIS-FM in Los Angeles.
JUMP! – Michael Jackson’s Neverland Ranch to be Recreated in Las Vegas
Cirque du Soleil wants to recreate Michael Jackson’s Neverland Ranch in Sin City.
The Mandalay Bay hotel-casino on the Las Vegas Strip plans to open a sprawling entertainment complex that includes a Jackson-themed lounge, an interactive memorabilia museum and a theater designed to replicate the iconic refuge of the deceased musical legend, Cirque du Soleil president Daniel Lamarre said Wednesday.
This is like Speed Dating for news… I like it!
NEXT! – The Strokes are Busy Working on New Album Already
The Strokes are already working on a fifth album, a quick follow-up to this year’s “Angles” but don’t expect to hear any of the new material at their forthcoming festival performances.
“There’s nothing that would be ready to play,” guitarist Albert Hammond, Jr. told Billboard.com during a conference call with reporters for this year’s Bonnaroo Music Festival, where the Strokes will perform in June. “We have songs that you can tell are gonna be good ones (that) we’re all excited to play.
LAST ONE – 50 Cent Launches Comedy Website
50 Cent launched Thisis50Comedy.com today, a comedy content site that will feature the “This is 50 Comedy Show,” which will be hosted by comedian Young Jack Thriller. Access to the site will cost $2.99, with proceeds going to Japan’s relief effort. (PopEater)
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