Lady Gaga’s media blackout took a big toll here in Singapore and the rest of the world. Why the sudden nay to press? We figure she may be doing more than just shooing nosey parkers away.
Your morning digest today: Chris Colfer confirms there are plans in store for Glee graduates, Lana Del Rey bombed her SNL performance, the Jonas Brothers might be reuniting, plus, a contest to find Asia’s next glam fashion blogger!
Here are the winners! Katy Perry nabs 5, Harry Potter wins 4, and Singapore doesn’t get to watch it live on Channel 5! Don’t we all love free-to-air TV?
Rising singer/dancer Joshua Simon does the impossible and hey, did we iust spot Rebecca Black’s “Friday” in that mashup?
Albums were churned out like hotcakes this year -some by the usual suspects (Rihanna) and others after a long hiatus (Red Hot Chilli Peppers). It’s safe to say that there are a handful of brilliant albums in 2011 but there are also horrible ones. Our music writers pick their best and worst albums of 2011 … Read more
Lady Gaga has finally revealed her little secret: her Xmas gift to her fans is an unreleased freestyling ditty called “Stuck on Fuckin’ You”. The song is somewhat apt for Christmas as Mother Monster waxes lyrical about not having any plans than to be, well, stuck on fuckin’ you.
A new song of course! Gaga took to twitter to announce the news, saying “On Christmas Day I will leak to you an unreleased song off Born This Way” “It was recorded live, in one take, on the tour bus. Uncensored.” This is after her Twitter account was hacked recently, where her followers were tricked into … Read more
“I’m gonna be a star. You know why? Because i have nothing left to lose”. Those were the words that came out from Gaga’s mouth as she layed in the hospital bed after an unknown surgery. The nurse calls her “Morphine princess” and told her to have no intimacy for 2 weeks. The length of … Read more
‘Twas a night of freak shows & not-so-freaky results as the MTV Europe Music Awards descended on Belfast yesterday. We were invited by MTV Asia to catch the screening of the awards at the MTV Singapore office this morning! Hosted by Selena Gomez, the EMAs were best remembered by two words: “bouncy schlong”. Yes, it’s … Read more
Lady Gaga wins Best Female and goes on to the stage to accept the award in, as usual, an eye-catching metallic outfit. The other nominees: Adele Beyoncé Jennifer Lopez Katy Perry Lady Gaga — Popspoken provides you with coverage of the EMAs from the bloggers’ screening at the MTV Asia office. Stay tuned for updates … Read more
Rad news this morning: Lady Gaga tells all about her upcoming music video for “Marry The Night” while on promo in India. Something tells me mad hats, fires and crazy dancers at carparks and beaten-up cars are “autobiographical” elements we’ll see in the video. Wait, what happened to the Hussein Chalayan vessel/egg? (Idolator) Charlie Sheen … Read more
Our Mother Monster did it again with her latest avant garde short film, which premiered at Paris Fashion Week for her collaboration with Mugler’s new spring/summer 2012 show. The video started with a close-up shot of Gaga’s face with her two front teeth being diamond-encrusted saying,“Sometimes, my heart sometimes feels so black, and other days … Read more
Mother Monster proves her dominance and influence in mainstream music with 6 nominations for the upcoming Europe Music Awards, which will be telecasted worlwide on Sunday, 6th November. Following closely are Katy Perry and Bruno Mars, each with 4 nominations each. Others include powerhouse Adele, Justin Bieber and 30 Seconds To Mars with 3 nominations … Read more
Jamey Rodemeyer, 14 years old from Buffalo, NY, committed suicide last weekend because of gay bullying. Rodemeyer was a big fan of Lady Gaga, as seen from the last Twitter message of his life. “@ladygaga bye mother monster, thank you for all you have done, paws up forever,” tweeted Rodemeyer on Sept. 18, just before … Read more
Oh, you know, it’s just an interview between two very normal people. WHO ARE YOU F**KING KIDDING ME?! In a 1-hour tell-all, Lady Gaga sits down for an exclusive interview with Jean-Paul Gaultier, who both need absolutely no introduction whatsoever. Gaultier shows Gaga around his “Haus of Gaultier” (his studio in Paris) as he suggestively … Read more
If you haven’t realised, Lady Gaga is on to her new phase. Gone are the days of teal hair, mickey mouse shades and disco studs. She is now exploring the area of ‘nudity‘, if you will. Shot by Dutch fashion photographers Inez van Lamsweerde and Vinoodh Matadin (who also did her fashion film), Gaga poses … Read more
The exciting award show saw plenty of award winning musicians performing from Chris Brown to Adele. Here’s a recap of the performances in case you missed them! 1) Lady Gaga opens the VMAs Lady Gaga surprised the audience when she appeared as her alter ego called Jo Calderone. Jo opened the show holding a cigarette … Read more
Like you REALLY needed this post to tell you who won Best Female Video! Lady Gaga’s BORN THIS WAY was destined to win the moment that unicorn appeared in the video. Okay, maybe not BUT STIL! Jo Calderone accepted the award on behalf of Lady Gaga who couldn’t be there tonight. He was possibly drunk … Read more
First award of the night for MTV VMA 2011 – Best Video With A Message – goes to: LADY GAGA’S BORN THIS WAY! This is surely the appetiser to her winning streak tonight! GO GAGA! or… GO CALDERONE! For LIVE updates on MTV VMA 2011, follow us on TWITTER and FACEBOOK!
It seems that having an alter-ego is in for musicians. Joe Calderone, who was once featured in the September 2010 issue of Japanese Mens Vogue, makes a comeback for the artwork of Gaga’s upcoming single, ‘You and I’. She tweeted this image, saying ” You will never find what you are looking for in love, … Read more
Lady Gaga is collaborating with world famous fashion photographer Terry Richardson on a book! The book will be documenting Gaga’s life on the road for the past year! It will also include more than 300 photos of the singer, ranging from her appearance at the Lollapalooza festival and her Monster Ball! What makes this even … Read more
Eargasms indeed! Indie-funk/Alternative band Friendly Fires covered Lady Gaga’s hit “Edge of Glory” on BBC 1 Radio Live Lounge, and man, is it great! They definitely nailed it! We love the drums and the vocals! It sounds nothing like the original, yet the song is still so powerful. Great job, boys! Be sure to check … Read more
When Lady Gaga is performing, there is no way you can grab a proper photo and no, i’m not making an excuse! Mother Monster was back in Singapore for her promo tour just a few days ago in July 7th! Made possible by Singtel, she performed for more than 2000 little monsters in an intimate … Read more
If you are a Singaporean, you must have cringed at least once about Singapore’s attempts to be current Does anyone remember the MDA Management Rap? But just when you thought you’ve seen it all on Channel 5, they introduce the fun pack song : This little song samples Lady Gaga’s Bad Romance and it’s lyrics has been … Read more
Weird Al Yankovic has released his video for the gaga’s parody Perform This Way! It features everything there is about gaga to diss -the meat dress, the capsule and various other get ups like swiss cheese and the intestine, which i’m ngl were pretty rad! He even had a Madonna lookalike to be in the video! … Read more
Lady Gaga premiered her video for Edge of Glory and it is easily the simplest Gaga video to date! Gaga goes solo in this video, dancing along pavements and stairs. The video also features Clarence Clemons, the sax player for the bridge of the song. What is a little bit surprising for me is how it is … Read more
Like a great, caring friend, Gaga has urged her littler monsters to submit videos of them wishing Clarence a speedy recovery. 69 year old Clarence Clemons, who was axaphone player with Bruce Springsteen and is featured on Gaga’s track Edge Of Glory, suffered a stroke recently. However this video might be working it’s charm, considering … Read more
THR : Fernando Garibay talks about producing Born This Way and what he thinks about the music market.
It was Interscope Geffen A&M chairman Jimmy Iovine who first played matchmaker between Lady Gaga and producer Fernando Garibay four years ago. “Jimmy was, like, ‘Just meet with her and see what happens,’” recalls the Mexico-raised Garibay, now Gaga’s official musical director on her albums and beyond. Then 21, she arrived at what he describes as “the ghetto of Hollywood” in … Read more
Born This Way debuts No. 1 on the Billboard 200 chart with 1,108,ooo copies sold in its first week. It’s the 17th album to sell a million in a week since Nielsen Soundscan began tracking back in 1991. It is also Gaga’s first No.1 album. The Fame debut peaked at No. 2, while The Fame Monster EP reached No. … Read more