Cirque du Soleil to produce Michael Jackson-inspired show
Acrobats as zombies? Clowns as dancing gangsters? Neverland under the big top? OK, we’ll get to the point. Michael Jackson’s estate has teamed with Cirque du Soleil to produce a new show based on the King of Pop’s canon. Described as “concert-like,” the tour is slated to start late next year in New York, and wrap up in 2012 with a permanent production in Las Vegas. Want tickets? Get your tent and start camping now!
Carrie Underwood gets phone call in middle of acceptance speech
Somebody forgot to turn their cell phone off during this year’ ACM Awards, and that someone happens to be ACM Entertainer of the Year Carrie Underwood. The country singer’s phone started buzzing during her acceptance speech on Sunday. Who was the mysterious caller? Well, Underwood didn’t answer, but our money is on Papa John’s.
Rihanna injures ribcage, carries on show
Rihanna was taken to a small clinic on Monday after injuring her rib during a concert in Zurich, Switzerland. Doctors didn’t find any issues, and to prove it, they let Ri-Ri climb back on stage on Tuesday and Wednesday night for two concerts in France. Which leads us to believe that it’s wasn’t an injured rib so much as a really tight corset. Bam!
- Grace Jones jumps on Gaga-dissing bandwagon
- LCD Soundsystem gets egged, tackled in “Drunk Girls” video
- Gang Starr’s Guru passes; succumbs to cancer battle.
- “Dark Night of the Soul” gets release date
- Devendra Banhart flies freak flag in “Foolin” video
- Phoenix to score Sofia Coppola movie