We had our friend, bartender and comedian Francesca Day, whip up five special cocktails for the Record of the Year nominees—Sam Smith, Taylor Swift, Iggy Azalea, Sia and Meghan Trainor.
While songs like “Shake It Off,” “All About That Bass” and more rose to the top of the charts, these are the stories we were reading to accompany them.
‘South Park’ Holiday Episode Pokes Fun at Taylor Swift, Lorde, Iggy Azalea & Michael Jackson’s Hologram
On the latest holiday episode of ‘South Park,’ they went for broke, poking fun at bloated holiday specials, smug celebrities and especially holograms, including those of Kurt Cobain, Tupac, Elvis Presley and Michael Jackson.
Lorde also performed her latest hit “Yellow Flicker Beat” off the Mockingjay – Part 1 soundtrack.
Voting for the awards end Dec. 4, followed by the ceremony in January.
The rocker performed a medley of tunes from his pair of new albums, ARTOFFICIALAGE and PLECTRUMELECTRUM, which came out last September, showing off new material while exhibiting the form and stage presence that made him a star from the start.
There was no shortage of highlights at the second CBS Radio We Can Survive concert, which took place at the Hollywood Bowl on Oct. 24. Not only was the stage shared by Taylor Swift, Pharrell Williams, Gwen Stefani, Ariana Grande, and a handful of other heavyweight acts, there were fireworks and confetti, surprise guests, and a nonstop stream of hits.
Yeah, I know…the name makes NO sense.
Before director Mark Romanek was helping Taylor Swift shake it off, he was making videos for the likes of Nine Inch Nails, Lenny Kravitz and more.
At best, pop music was off-kilter. At worst, it was a disaster.