Beyonce Pulls Out From MJ Tribute Concert, Jamie Foxx Set To Host -x- Lil Wayne Cleared From IRS -x- Topless Amy Winehouse Statue -x- Music News


BEYONCE BAILS ON MJ TRIBUTE CONCERT

According to PerezHilton.com, Beyonce will not be performing at the upcoming Michael Jackson tribute concert. Bey was supposed to perform via satellite, but has pulled out of the event. Meanwhile, fans are up arms over slashed ticket prices for the Michael Forever concert, slated for October 8th in Cardiff, Wales. U-K Ticketmaster has offered a “Buy One Get One Free” promotion for the event, which has caused further protests from Jackson fans and fan clubs, who have all joined forces to attempt to cancel the show. The event is set to take place at Cardiff Millennium Stadium with performances from Christina Aguilera, Leona Lewis, Cee-Lo Green and Ne-Yo.

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BEYONCE READIES NEW SINGLE 

We just learned which single Beyonce has decided to go with off her latest album, 4. While the diva has already shot a video for “Party,” HipHop-N-More.com confirms that Bey’s next offering will be “Love On Top.” Thanks to her first televised performance of the song during the 2011 VMA’s, Beyonce’s single has shot up to the number 20 spot on the Billboard Hot 100 chart.

TINY REACTS TO T.I. RETURNING TO PRISON

According to TMZ, T.I.’s wife, Tameka “Tiny” Cottle, has a lot to say about the way her husband has been treated over the past two weeks. The BET reality star stated, “It’s important that the world know how unfair he’s being treated on such minor charges all because he’s T.I.” Tiny went on to explain, “There are way more dangerous and carefree [celebrities] that get slapped on the wrist and sent on their way.” She added that their family needs him and that she hates seeing the look on her children’s faces waiting for him to come home. The news comes just days after TMZ revealed that prison officials locked Tip up after he was caught conducting business with unauthorized passengers on his tour bus.

JENNIFER HUDSON TURNS 30, BALANCES LIFE

Today, Jennifer Hudson is celebrating a major milestone: she’s turning 30! The “Where You At” singer, who is juggling motherhood, her singer career, acting and planning a wedding, told us how she’s able to keep everything so balanced (See Related Cut #1). We wish the Weight Watchers spokeswoman a happy birthday! Follow her on Twitter to see what her b-day plans entail!

· Jennifer won an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress for Dreamgirls.

JAMIE FOXX SIGNS ON FOR MJ TRIBUTE

According to TMZ, Jamie Foxx has just joined the official lineup for the Michael Jackson tribute concert. The Oscar Award-winner is expected to showcase his talents live at the event, which will also include performances from Christina Aguilera, Cee Lo and Smokey Robinson. The event takes place in Wales on October 8th.

KREAYSHAWN READIES DEBUT ALBUM

The girl who brought you “Gucci Gucci,” Kreayshawn, says she’s cookin’ up a lot of great material for her debut album. In related news, the artist recently previewed a new song called “Keep It Craccin” featuring Snoop Dogg, which she says should appear on her Columbia Records debut. Look for the LP this fall.

MINDLESS BEHAVIOR TO DROP DEBUT THIS MONTH 

SingersRoom.com reports Mindless Behavior have announced the launch date for their debut album, It Girl. The R&B boy band, which consists of Prodigy, Roc Royal, Ray Ray and Princeton, plan to drop their first studio effort on September 20th. In related news, the group is kicking off their first leg of their Scream Tour with Diggy and The New Boyz later this month.

· As far as what to expect of the disc, Princeton said, “I think everyone can relate to our songs. It’s either a ten year old boy looking for ‘Ms. Right’ or a 60-year-old man looking for ‘Mrs. Right.’”

LIL WAYNE NO LONGER OWES BACK TAXES 

It looks like Lil Wayne was able to settle his hefty tax bill for 5.6-million dollars. According to Detroit News, the rap mogul has been released from the lien due to a discrepancy with the IRS. As previously reported, Wayne allegedly owed back taxes on his Miami Beach-area mansion from 2008 and 2009.

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LIL WAYNE HAS EIGHT SINGLES ON BILLBOARD CHART

According to his official fansite, Lil Wayne is experiencing great success on Billboard’s Hot 100 singles chart. The rapper has eight songs that appeared on the chart this week, including his newest offering, “Mirror” featuring Bruno Mars. If that’s not enough, if you combine his three previous singles, the rap mogul ties with David Cook and Taylor Swift for having 11 singles simultaneously-charting.

INTERESTING FACTS ABOUT LIL WAYNE:

Lil Wayne was truly a young talent. He wrote his first rap at age 8. He appeared on his first album, True Story, when he was only 11.

Lil Wayne has had five solo albums go gold. He has had three go platinum, including Tha Carter III, which went triple platinum and sold over one-million copies in its first week.

Lil Wayne has never had good luck with firearms. When he was 12, he accidently shot himself in a chest with a 9 mm handgun and had to be rushed to the hospital.

Lil Wayne got his GED and attended the University of Houston for a time, and later University of Phoenix online. During his time in college, he studied Psychology and reportedly received good grades.

Lil Wayne cites Nirvana as one of his favorite bands when he was young and one of the main influences to his music.

MAN CREATES BUST OF AMY WINEHOUSE

Daniel Edwards, the sculptor who recently made a controversial piece depicting Justin Bieber and Selena Gomez nude, has created yet another statue, and it could be seen as even more offensive. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Edwards has made a nude bust of Amy Winehouse, who of course passed away in July. Check out the statue that’s sure to raise some eyebrows at HollywoodReporter.com.

· The statue doesn’t feature any of the singer’s piercings or tattoos either.

And incase you haven’t seen this one… here’s Justin and Selena as one – Teen Porn or Art?

 

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