February 14, 2012


News Notes: Why Jay-Z & Beyonce Skipped The GRAMMYs & More


Power Couple Skips GRAMMYs for Pizza: Perhaps miffed that Beyonce's 4 wasn't nominated for Best R&B album, Jay-Z and Beyonce had pizza together in Brooklyn instead of going to LA to hit the GRAMMYs. [US]

Country Star Drops Video: Taylor Swift put out the moody video for her new single "Safe & Sound," off The Hunger Games' soundtrack. [E!]

Mogul Hospitalized: Suffering a severe migraine after The GRAMMYs, Diddy was rushed to the hospital, but now he's feeling better. [XXL]

Adele's Next Single Confirmed: Adele has chosen the fourth single off her massive album 21, and it's "Rumour Has It," which was already a pretty big song: it topped Billboard's Adult Alternative Chart last summer. [Rolling Stone]

R&B Sensation Offends Catholic League: Nicki Minaj must have known that her Pope-lookalike-escort and mock exorcism during her GRAMMYs performance wasn't the best way to not offend Catholics. [MTV Rapfix]

British Rockers Back in the Headlines: A re-formed version of New Order, the classic British band that had been inactive for seven years, will headline Bestival, a festival on the Isle of Wight, in the fall. [The Guardian]