Friday, December 31, 2010

Happy New Year Everybody!

Times Square

The New Year's Eve celebration in Times Square is broadcasting live on Ustream. To watch, click here.

Singer Keyshia Cole

According to online reports, Keyshia Cole, Jamie Foxx and Keri Hilson had the highest debuting release on Billboard's album chart for the week that ended Dec. 26, 2010.

1. Keri Hilson's No Boys Allowed,  sold 102,000 copies
2. Keyshia Cole's Calling All Hearts, sold 128,000 copies
3. Jamie Foxx's Best Night Of My Life, sold 144,000 copies

New Years Eve Ball

The Times Square New Year’s Eve Ball was tested yesterday. The 11,875-pound Waterford crystal ball will descend a 141-foot tall flagpole to mark the beginning of 2011 at midnight:

Singer Lauryn Hill

It's being reported that singer Lauryn Hill is on schedule to give a rare concert in New York City tonite. The singer will perform on the rooftop of New York's Gansevoort Park Avenue Hotel to an exclusive audience. Event organizers are working on a deal to televised this performance and to stream it online:

Spotted: Singer Alicia Keys

Singer Alicia Keys and her husband swizz beats was spotted shopping at Edgar in St. Barts yesterday:

Singer Fergie

Fergie (Stacy Ferguson) and her husband Josh Duhamel checked into their room while vacationing in St. Barts:

Kim Kardashian

Read somewhere that Kim Kardashian is preparing to debut her new single and music video. Also read that Kayne West is preparing to star as her leading man. The reality star was spotted leaving a GYM in Los Angeles yesterday sporting 'Bo Derek' styled cornrows:

Basketball Player LeBron James

Basketball player LeBron James held his 26th birthday party at the Coco Deville lounge in Miami's Gansevoort Hotel last nite. Entertainers such as Kelly Rowland, Drake, Neyo, Timberland were in attendance. Photographers also spotted Dwayne Wade and girlfriend actress Gabrielle Union at the scheduled event:

Singer Raz B

Shortly after his twitter spat with singer Chris Brown, Raz B steps out in Los Angeles to launch his own milkshake at Millions of Milkshakes. Guess this is typical behavior for a struggling artist. Why did Chris Brown entertain Raz B's foolishness?

Spotted: Singer Usher

Singer Usher is in South Beach Miami - he was spotted having lunch and coffee with a friend:

Rapper Nicki Minaj

The rapper Nicki Minaj (face hidden behind a scarf) was in New York City yesterday rehearsing for her upcoming Live New Year's Eve performance w/ Carson Daly in Times Square. The rapper will perform tonite in Miami at club Mansion. The decor inside the club will be decked out in 'PINK" and will consist of Harajuku Barbie dancers, pink Corvettes, and a countdown by the rapper.

Thursday, December 30, 2010

Spotted: Model Kim Porter

Sean 'Diddy' Combs supermodel Kim Porter and their family were spotted again in Saint Barthlemy, France today:

Singer Teena Marie

I think my mom is dead...I’m scared, I’m so scared! She’s lost her color…her color is gone. She’s cold!” Quoting: Alia Rose

As several websites circulate the 911 call Teena Marie's daughter Alia Rose made, after finding her mother unresponsive in their California home, results from an autopsy report returns as "inconclusive":
California investigators say an autopsy shows no signs of trauma on the body of singer Teena Marie, who was found dead in her Pasadena home on Sunday. Los Angeles County assistant chief coroner Ed Winter said it will likely be weeks before a cause of death is known. Winter confirmed reports that no illegal drugs had been found at the singer's home, but said toxicology tests have been ordered.

Rapper Magnolia Shorty

The rapper Magnolia Shorty was laid to rest today in New Orleans. Rapper Lil Wayne was among hundreds of people who attended the rapper's homegoing services. Cameras weren't allowed inside the church but many took to the streets to celebrate the life she lived and to bid her a final farewell. Services were held today from 11 A.M. to 1 P.M. at the 5th African Baptist Church on South Robertson Street in New Orleans:

Singer Fergie (Stacy Ferguson)

Singer Fergie and her husband Josh Duhamel arrived in St. Barts via a helicopter today. The Russian billionaire Roman Abramovich flew her in (as well as her bandmates - not pictured) to perform with her group the Black Eyed Peas at his lavish New Year's Eve party on his private estate:

TV Host Byron Allen

TV's talk show host Byron Allen was spotted in Maui, Hawaii with his daughter Chloe, wife Jennifer Lucas and their new edition:

Rap Group Wu-Tang Clan

Rap group Wu-Tang Clan (Raekwon, U-God, Inspectah Deck, Method Man and Ghostface Killah) is still together. The group performed at the Best Buy Theater in New York City Yesterday:

TV Host Carson Daly

Carson Daly rung the opening bell at The New York Stock Exchange today in New York City. New Year's Eve With Carson Daly begins tomorrow in Times Square @ 10 P.M. Live on NBC.

Rapper Jay-Z

According to the New York Post, Rapper Jay-Z reserved 50 rooms for his entourage at The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas. Jay-Z is scheduled to perform alongside Coldplay and his wife Beyonce. The party is suppose to be a star-studded affair with only 2,500 invited guest. It has been rumored that Jennifer Lopez, Marc Anthony and Alex Rodriguez will be in attendance. Staff at the Cosmoplitan shared that a special performance will take place on the pool's deck, which overlooks the Las Vegas Boulevard sometime during the New Year's Eve weekend.