All this week, we’ll be giving away tickets to see Rascal Flatts in concert Jones Beach on Friday night- May 31st- Just listen every morning for your chance to call in and win!
Big winner last night, TAYLOR SWIFT who took home eight Billboard Music Awards, including Artist of the Year. She was nominated in 11 categories. Taylor said that many of her songs are about relationships, good and bad, but told the crowd at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas (quote), "You are the longest and best relationship I ever had." Here’s the complete list of winners:
Top Rap Artist: Nicki Minaj
Top Digital Song: Carly Rae Jepsen, "Call Me Maybe"
Top Rap Song: Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, "Thrift Shop"
Top Touring Artist: Madonna
Top Billboard 200 Album: Taylor Swift, "Red"
Top Male Artist: Justin Bieber
Top Hot 100 Song: Gotye featuring Kimbra, "Somebody That I Used to Know"
Top Duo/Group: One Direction
Top New Artist: One Direction
Top EDM Artist: David Guetta
Top Female Artist: Taylor Swift
Top Hot 100 Artist: Maroon 5
Top Radio Songs Artist: Rihanna
Top Social Artist: Justin Bieber
Top Streaming Artist: Nicki Minaj
Top Pop Artist: One Direction
Top R&B Artist: Rihanna
Top Country Artist: Taylor Swift
Top Rock Artist: FUN
Top Latin Artist: Jenni Rivera
Top Dance Artist: Madonna
Top Pop Album: Adele, "21"
Top R&B Album: Rihanna, "Unapologetic"
Top Rap Album: Nicki Minaj, "Pink Friday:Roman Reloaded"
Top Country Album: Taylor Swift, "Red"
Top Rock Album: Mumford & Sons, "Babel"
Top Latin Album: Jenni Rivera, "La Misma Gran Senora"
Top Dance Album: Madonna, "MDNA"
Top EDM Album: Skrillex, "Bangarang"
Top Radio Song: Gotye feat. Kimbra, "Somebody That I Used To Know"
Top Streaming Song (Audio): Gotye feat. Kimbra, "Somebody That I Used To Know"
Top Streaming Song (Video): Psy, "Gangnam Style"
Top Pop Song: Carly Rae Jepsen, "Call Me Maybe"
Top R&B Song: Rihanna, "Diamonds"
Top Country Song: Taylor Swift, "We Are Never Getting Back Together"
Top Rock Song: Gotye feat. Kimbra, "Somebody That I Used To Know"
Top Dance Song: Baauer, "Harlem Shake"
Top EDM Song: Baauer, "Harlem Shake"
Milestone Award: Justin Bieber
Billboard Artist of the Year: Taylor Swift
If you get the EPIX premium cable channel, you'll get to see "MADONNA: the MDNA Tour" on June 22nd. It was filmed mostly at the Miami stop on the tour, which, by the way, was the highest grossing concert trek of 2012. More than 2.2-million fans showed up over the 88 shows all over the world.
Covergirl will be releasing a new line of makeup for the next “Hunger Games” movie “Catching Fire.” Fashionista.com says the cosmetics will be called the Capitol Collection.
CATE BLANCHETT has been confirmed as the new face of Giorgio Armani Perfumes. Women’s Wear Daily says Cate will be the face of an ad campaign for “Si” , a new fragrance that hits stores at the end of the summer.
BRITNEY SPEARS released her new single on Friday. "Ooh La La" will play over the closing credits of "Smurfs 2" which opens in theaters July 31st, and on the soundtrack whiic will be released the week before. Give it a listen here: http://www.rollingstone.com/music/news/britney-spears-debuts-ooh-la-la-from-smurfs-2-soundtrack-20130517
ABC debuts a new crime drama series tonight. “Motive” follows a Vancouver homicide detective (Kristin Lehman, from TV's The Killing) and tells us the murderer's identity -- but not the motive -- at the start of each episode. On the opener, a popular high-school teacher (Joey McIntyre, New Kids on the Block) gets whacked for reasons unknown.
FOX has a new show too- In the comedy “The Goodwin Games,” siblings vie for their late father’s inheritance. Becki Newton (How I Met Your Mother, Ugly Betty) and Scott Foley (TV's Scandal, Felicity) star. On the opener they learn that they’ll have to compete in a series of strange challenges designed to restore family unity.
Precious star GABOUREY SIDIBE was just added to the cast of "American Horror Story" and is headed to New Orleans to shoot. The latest installment of the anthology is called "American Horror Story: Coven"
Good news for "Doctor Who" fans --the BBC has announced the popular series will be back for an eighth season with MATT SMITH returning as the current doctor for the next round. The new season will follow the 50th anniversary special, which is set for Nov 23 this year
"Star Trek Into Darkness" earned 70.6 million at the box office over the weekend ($84.1 including the Thursday opening day) worth of tickets sold in North America and another $40 million internationally. Meanwhile, the movie "Fast & Furious 6", but it opened in the UK this past weekend and set a new record for a three-day weekend opening there. It’ll open in the U.S this coming weekend.
Now that Wesley Snipe's finished his stint for tax evasion, he’s joing the cast of the SLY STALLONE sequel "The Expendables 3." alongside LIAM HEMSWORTH, JEAN CLAUDE VAN DAMME and CHUCK NORRIS
Deadline.com reports there's a GREGG ALLMAN biopic underway. The movie will be based on the NY Times bestselling autobiography, and pick up with the formation of the ALLMAN BROTHERS band with original Allman Bros. tracks used in the movie as well as re-recorded performances by the actors and musicians who'll be featured in the film. No word on casting yet --or whether CHER will show up in the film, either.
There's also a new biography of MARILYN MONROE in the works as well. The film will be based on the "imagined" fictional biography of the legendary star done by JOYCE CAROL OATES. While the book was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Award back in 2001, it should be noted --it's a complete work of fiction. No word on who'll play Marilyn in the movie, although at one point NAOMI WATTS was set to star in the film.
The London Sun tabloid reports ANGELINA JOLIE will play her mother in a biography of MARCHELINE BERTRAND. She was an actress who gave up her acting career and co-founded the All Tribes Foundation, to aid Native Americans, and the Give Love Give Life organization, to raise public awareness of women's cancers. (both of which clearly influenced her daughter’s work) The movie is being financed by BRAD PITT's company, Plan B Productions.