Month: February 2010

UK EVENT: JLS PERFORM EXCLUSIVELY FOR NOKIA COMES WITH MUSIC AND T-MOBILE

Celebrating the launch of the Nokia Comes With Music 5800 in chrome on T-Mobile, JLS performed live and exclusively yesterday (February 13th) for 3000 invited fans at the Hammersmith Apollo. Watched by celebrities including Katie Price and Alex Reid, Angus Deaton, Jamelia, Keisha Buchanan, Lemar and Anthony Worrell-Thompson, the triple- BRIT nominated band played a full 90 minute set, including their smash hits ‘Umbrella’ and ‘Everybody in Love’. The only matinee performance during their current sell-out tour, tickets to the gig were given to []

MALAWI MOVES VILLAGERS FOR MADONNA SCHOOL

Via AFP “The district commissioner for Lilongwe told the villagers to move off the land and (make) way for the construction of the academy because it was government land reserved for development projects,” an official from the commissioner’s office told AFP by telephone. The official, who did not want to be named, said district commissioner Charles Kalemba told the nearly 200 villagers that they were lucky to have been “compensated for the houses, gardens and fruit trees.” Kalemba, accompanied by officials from []

SINGER ALEXANDRA BURKE ‘HEARTBROKEN’ AFTER HAITI VISIT

I originally posted news of Alexandra’s impending trip to Haiti on February 8th. That was a quick visit…. Via Digital Spy Alexandra Burke has said that she is ‘heartbroken’ after visiting Haiti to see the devastation caused by the country’s recent earthquake disaster. The X Factor winner flew out to Haiti’s capital Port-au-Prince earlier this week in a bid to raise further awareness of the struggles faced by the country. During her visit, Burke met ‘miracle boy’ Kiki Joachin, 7, who was []

HAITIAN JUDGE RECOMMENDS THE RELEASE OF 10 AMERICAN MISSIONARIES

The Associated Press reports that a Haitian judge has recommended that 10 American missionaries detained in Haiti be released. The missionaries were arrested after attempting to cross the border with 33 children without the appropriate documentation. ……………………………………………………………………………….  A US Government official to the Haitian judge – ” Release our citizens now or say good bye to future aid!”

JOHN MAYER ‘BREAKS DOWN’ DURING CONCERT

First John Mayer gives a rather “deep” and “philosophical” interview which has hilariously backfired! And now comes the tears ….. Via Digital Spy E! News says that Mayer stopped playing towards the end of his concert in Nashville last night. After apologising to his bandmates, he reportedly told the audience: “I quit the media game. I’m out. I’m done. I just want to play my guitar.” He allegedly paused before returning to his guitar solo and finishing the concert. The musician caused controversy with his recent Playboy []

JOHN MAYER APOLOGISES FOR PLAYBOY INTERVIEW AND FOR USING THE N-WORD

Singer John Mayer has apologised via Twitter for his disastrous Playboy interview and for uttering the word “nigger”. He wrote, “Using the ‘N word’ in an interview: I am sorry that I used the word. And it’s such a shame that I did because the point I was trying to make was in the exact opposite spirit of the word itself. It was arrogant of me to think I could intellectualize using it, because I realize that there’s no intellectualizing a word that []

SINGER JOHN MAYER EMBROILED IN RACE ROW

It’s been reported that in a recent interview with Playboy singer John Mayer likened his penis to white supremacist (Klu Klux Klan member) David Duke. For some reason the star was asked if  black women threw themselves at him. Mayer then responded, “I don’t think I open myself to it. My d**k is sort of like a white supremacist. I’ve got a Benetton heart and a f**king David Duke c**k. I’m going to start dating separately from my d**k.” Mayer also said, Someone asked me the other day, []

UK MUSIC: MOBO EXCLUSIVE TALENT SEARCH!!!!!

For all you budding female vocalists out there, the staff over at the MOBO (Music of Black Origin) organisation have put on their talent search hats and a FANTASTIC opportunity awaits! Via MOBO website Over the years MOBO has been synonymous with supporting new emerging musical talent. One such talent was Cherise Roberts who won the prestigious MOBO Unsigned Award back in 2000 and then went on to join the hit British R&B group Big Brovaz. After enjoying several great years with the group, Cherise []