Christina Aguilera will return for season two of “The Voice,” The Hollywood Reporter has confirmed. Despite reports she may depart the NBC hit, a source tells THR she “signed weeks ago.” She makes $225,000 per episode, while fellow coaches Adam Levine, Cee Lo Green and Blake Shelton make about $75,000 each.
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As expected, Selena Gomez climbs 16-5 on the Social 50 chart thanks to the buzz generated the premiere of her video for the song “Love You Like A Love Song.” Since debuting on June 23, the video has pulled in nearly 8 million Vevo views, respectively (a 107% week-to-week increase).
” Testing the tried-and-true Hollywood movie formula of finding love in the face of extraordinary situations, we’re plucking 10 single men and 10 single women out of the typical dating scene and dropping them into the Costa Rican jungle. There, stripped of their normal trappings and outside of their usual dating comfort zone, they’ll pair up with an eligible member of the opposite sex and be thrust through a gauntlet of adrenaline inducing extreme challenges. In every episode, our pairs will experience a real-life “Romancing the Stone”-type adventure. Forced to rely on one another, and to show their true colors under intense circumstances, will our singles find sparks in their partnership? Of course, not all the action takes place on the adventure course; each night, our singles will regroup back at a luxury campsite and have a chance to mingle with each other in a more romantic atmosphere
” Get ready New York! Raven-Symoné stars as Georgia Chamberlain, a confident aspiring actress with a larger-than-life personality who moves to the city from the South in order to make it on Broadway. Along with her quirky best friend and science-geek Jo, she’ll pursue her acting dreams as she tackles part-time jobs and countless auditions with often hilarious results. State of Georgia stars Raven-Symoné as Georgia, Majandra Delfino as Jo and Loretta Devine as Aunt Honey
Without warning, Lil B released his anticipated album, “I’m Gay (I’m Happy)” yesterday, June 29. Lil B was discreet on the process and release of “I’m Gay (I’m Happy)” when Billboard.com’s The Juice caught up with him in May.
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Steve Winwood , B.B. King , Sharon Jones , Bettye LaVette and Lucinda Williams are among the artists assisting guitarist Steve Cropper in his salute to the pre-rock ‘n’ roll band that has had a lasting effect on his career, the 5 Royales . Cropper, whose guitar playing, songwriting and producing credits include “Green Onions,” Otis Redding and the Blues Brothers , has long credited 5 Royales guitarist Lowan Pauling as a key influence on his playing. Jon Tiven, who had worked with Cropper on his two albums with the Rascals’ Felix Cavaliere, asked Cropper if he would be interested in recording a tribute to the Memphis R&B group.
Last week’s episode was so awesome. It’s the kind of classic Real Housewives episode I really enjoy, where it’s just all about parties and people being ridiculous, and less about the fabricated drama. This week’s episode is equally silly, as it’s all about Housewives and Simon bullying each other on the internet. “Mean Tweeting,” is what they’re calling it. Simon is ready to make good with Jill and the other wives
Create your own beautiful hometown with Zynga’s CityVille Hometown for the iPad. Follow a cast of characters to earn special items and put your town on the map by building businesses and homes for residents. Features: Build news homes to attract more residents Choose who moves in Customize names for your residents and buildings Earn coins by growing your economy Plant and harvest crops Achieve special goals Beautify your town with decorations Trailer: Check out CityVille Hometown on the iPad for free from iTunes