August 1, 2012


News Notes: Bruce Springsteen Plays His Longest Concert Ever

Dave J Hogan
Dave J Hogan

"Play 'Freebird'!": Bruce Springsteen and his E Street Band have set themselves a new record by playing a four-hour show (4:06, to be exact) at Finland's Olympic Stadium. [Billboard]

Taylor Swift's Milkshake Still Bringing Boys to the Yard: This time, she's hanging with Robert F. Kennedy's grandson, Connor. Lock that one down, TayTay. [AOL]

Sheryl Crow's Safe and Sound: The "Soak Up The Sun" singer has been granted a temporary restraining order against a crazed fan who has threatened to shoot her. [Billboard]

Snoop Dogg's Really Into This Whole Snoop Lion Thing: "I have always said I was Bob Marley reincarnated. I feel I have always been a Rastafari," Snoop says about his new persona. [NME]

Did Nicki Minaj Bail on a $30K Nightclub Appearance?: That's what a Dallas club owner is alleging when Minaj's team did a walk-through of the club and "decided not to come in" last minute. [AllHipHop]