Gwyneth Paltrow Believes Many Things, But I'm Not Sure I Believe Her

In an interview with Women’s Health, Gwyneth Paltrow discussed her beauty regimen, telling the magazine she believes in “exercise, laughing, having sex, being yourself.” She went on to say, “I’m not like, ‘Then I use this masque that I make on my stove.’” While I believe that she believes in exercise and laughing and… » 5/19/15 8:30pm 5/19/15 8:30pm

The Elusive Chanteuse Cooks Up a Frito Pie

Boy, you actin’ so corny like Fritos,” is a sentence that the great Mariah Carey sings in her latest single “Infinity.” Do you think Mariah even eats Fritos or is she more of a Doritos type of girl? These are the kinds of thoughts that keep me up at night. Mimi put on her chef’s hat for a Funny or Die skit called… » 5/06/15 8:55pm 5/06/15 8:55pm

Leaked Emails Prove No One at Sony Knows Who Rita Ora Is

Those leaked Sony emails have been uploaded to Wikileaks and are, gulp, searchable! When you search for “Rita Ora,” you get a wonderful email in which someone named Franklin Lack emails Queen Amy Pascal about the singer. “Hi Amy, Hope you’re well. Excited for you to meet Rita Ora tomorrow...We all sat with her today… » 4/16/15 8:10pm 4/16/15 8:10pm

Here is Charli XCX Singing 'Boom Clap' in Japanese

How much does pop princesa Charli XCX know and love her fanbase? Definitely enough to try her hand at singing "Boom Clap," one of last year's biggest hits, in Japanese, for special release of Sucker on Warner Music Japan. Unsure how she fared as my Japanese is a little rusty, but at least two people in the always… » 1/28/15 12:30pm 1/28/15 12:30pm

Charli XCX and Rita Ora Go Full Thelma & Louise in New Video

Charli XCX and Rita Ora's new "Doing It" video is a spaghetti western of a bank robbery, two high-contrast pop stars bum-rushing a gas station and rolling around the desert in their pink trucks. It's not quite as fatalist or committed as Thelma & Louise, insofar that they do not die in the end. But Charli seems super… » 1/20/15 3:15pm 1/20/15 3:15pm

Here's Charli XCX's New Single 'Doing It,' Now With Extra Rita Ora

"Doing It" might be my favorite track off Charli XCX's excellent bubble-punk pop album SUCKER, and Charli just released a new version featuring everyone's favorite Who's That Girl, Oh Yeah, It's Rita Ora. Everything's exactly the same as the star-spangled original—I love the tense, sky-high whip of the chorus—except… » 1/08/15 7:45pm 1/08/15 7:45pm

Iggy Azalea Falls Victim to the SNL Curse

It's not just Halloween: television sound stages are notoriously difficult for musicians to navigate, as they are cavernous and tinny with acoustics suited for conversations and applause, and Saturday Night Live's soundstage is, notoriously, the worst of any of them. It has been the site of both demise (Ashlee… » 10/27/14 11:30am 10/27/14 11:30am