May 24th, 2012
Liz Mace looking forward to Chernobyl Diaries, Justin Bieber announces new tour, Carly Rae Jepsen thanks fans for #1 single on iTunes, Billboard posts Savannah Outen performance from 2012 Battle of the Bands, Everlife covers Payphone, Radio Disney gives Cher Lloyd a huge push, 2012 CMT Music Awards announces more performers, Jessie James Flashback Photo, The Hunger Games Blu-ray and DVD coming August 18th, ABC Family launches new Pretty Little Liars game, Halle Berry helps launch new Revlon ColorStay Whipped Crème Makeup
Quote of the Day:
“I am actually genuinely excited for Chernobyl Diaries to come out… I mean a cheesy horror film WITH Jesse McCartney!?”
Megan & Liz
Yesterday, Justin Bieber announced his 45-city North American tour featuring Carly Rae Jepsen as the opening act. Tickets for the general public go on sale on June 2nd. Here are the dates!
29 Glendale, AZ – Jobing.com Arena
30 Las Vegas, NV – MGM Grand
2 Los Angeles, CA – STAPLES Center
3 Los Angeles, CA – STAPLES Center
5 Fresno, CA – Save Mart Center
6 Oakland, CA – The Oracle Arena
8 Portland, OR – Rose Garden
9 Tacoma, WA – Tacoma Dome
12 Calgary, AB – Scotiabank Saddledome
15 Edmonton, AB – Rexall Place
16 Saskatoon, SK – Credit Union Centre
18 Winnipeg, MB – MTS Centre
20 Minneapolis, MN – Target Center
21 Milwaukee WI – BMO Harris Bradley Center
23 Rosemont, IL – Allstate Arena
24 Rosemont, IL – Allstate Arena
26 Kansas City, MO – Sprint Center
27 St. Louis, MO – Scottrade Center
29 Dallas, TX – American Airlines Center
30 Houston, TX – Toyota Center
1 Memphis, TN – FedExForum
2 Louisville, KY – KFC Yum! Center
4 Philadelphia, PA – Wells Fargo Center
5 Washington D.C. – Verizon Center
9 East Rutherford, NJ @ IZOD Center
10 Boston, MA – TD Garden
12 Brooklyn, NY – Barclays Center
20 Pittsburgh, PA – CONSOL Energy Center
21 Auburn Hills, MI – The Palace of Auburn Hills
23 Kanata, ON – Scotiabank Place
26 Montreal, QC – Bell Centre
28 New York, NY – Madison Square Garden
1 Toronto, ON – Rogers Centre
5 Salt Lake City, UT – EnergySolutions Arena
7 Denver, CO – Pepsi Center
9 Tulsa, OK – BOK Center
10 N. Little Rock, AR – Verizon Arena
12 San Antonio, TX – AT&T Center
15 New Orleans, LA – New Orleans Arena
16 Birmingham, AL – BJCC Arena
18 Nashville, TN – Bridgestone Arena
19 Greensboro, NC – Greensboro Coliseum
22 Charlotte, NC – Time Warner Cable Arena
23 Atlanta, GA – Philips Arena
25 Orlando, FL – Amway Center
26 Miami, FL – American Airlines Arena
Thank you! As a way of saying thank you for getting the Call Me Maybe single to #1 at iTunes in the U.S., Carly Rae Jepsen has put together a new highlight video. It features clips of all the copycat Call Me Baby videos that have appeared online.
Billboard has posted Savannah Outen‘s performance at their 2012 Battle of the Bands. The 8 minute clip features her songs – Be Original and Sing To Me. Also, be sure to check out her backstage interview with Billboard’s Jonathan Brooks after her performance.
Everlife has an amazing new cover of Payphone by Maroon 5 f/ Wiz Kahlifa on YouTube. Check out the sweet harmonies and a message about their Kickstarter project. Today, you can chat with Amber, Julia and Sarah on Ustream at 10am CST. Don’t forget, they’ll also be previewing a new song.
Now that’s a push! It’s been just over one week since Radio Disney debuted Cher Lloyd‘s Want U Back on the Music Mailbag and it’s already headed to the top. Currently it ranks 11th in programming, in front of new music by Carrie Underwood, Maroon 5, The Wanted and Katy Perry. (source: MediaBase)
The star power on the 2012 CMT Music Awards stage is getting hotter with the addition of Luke Bryan, Eric Church, Toby Keith, Willie Nelson, Pistol Annies, Rascal Flatts, The Band Perry and Hank Williams, Jr. as performers on this year’s show. The 2012 CMT Music Awards will air live on June 6 at 7pm CST on CMT and CMT.com.
The motion picture event that set the world on fire is poised to become the home entertainment event of the year when Lionsgate releases The Hunger Games on Blu-ray, DVD, On Demand, and Digital Download on August 18th, at 12:01am. Here’s the extras that will be featured on the Blu-ray and DVD:
• “The World is Watching: Making of The Hunger Games” – an eight-part documentary covering the “making of” the film in all aspects from the pre-production process all the way through the theatrical release and fan reactions
• “Game Maker: Suzanne Collins and The Hunger Games Phenomenom” featurette
• “Letters from the Rose Garden” featurette – insights from Donald Sutherland on the development of his role as President Snow
• “Controlling the Games” featurette – stories and concepts behind creating the control center
• “A Conversation with Gary Ross and Elvis Mitchell”
• Propaganda Film (in its entirety)
• Marketing Archive
• “Preparing for The Games: A Director’s Process” (Blu-ray Exclusive)
In true “A” style, ABC Family is sending fans on a scavenger hunt across the Internet to solve a mysterious riddle from the diabolical lead antagonist in Pretty Little Liars, which premieres for its third season Tuesday, June 5th (7pm CST). The new Pretty Little Puzzle Hunt game is launched yesterday at abcfamily.com with a sinister message from “A”: “I love games. Don’t you? But if you want a sneak peek of what the Liars are up to, you are going to have to play MY game…”
On Tuesday, Halle Berry was at the Gramercy Park Hotel for the launch of Revlon ColorStay Whipped Crème Makeup. The 24-hour-wear foundation will be available at retailers nationwide beginning June 1st.
7pm CST – Duets: The Superstars Greatest Hits (ABC)
The stars perform with their partners.
7pm CST – Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl (ABC Family)
A swashbuckler must rescue a governor’s daughter from a pirate and his mates, who turn into skeletons by moonlight.
7pm CST – So You Think You Can Dance (FOX)
Dancers audition in Dallas and New York.
7:30pm CST – Camp Rock 2: The Final Jam (Disney Channel)
Musicians challenge rivals to the ultimate battle of the bands.
10:30pm CST – The Tonight Show With Jay Leno (NBC)
Featuring American Idol winner Philip Phillips and a performance by Nelly Furtado.
In Concert Tomorrow:
East Rutherford, NJ