A video surfaced online yesterday of demure rapper Azealia Banks singing '212' for Karl Lagerfeld and friends. (YouTube) Most guests seem quite uncomfortable, except for one gentleman having the time of his life near the front.
In 'hold the home page' news, Rizzle Kicks have confirmed they will (that's: WILL) be joining Olly Murs on stage for a performance of 'Heart Skips A Beat' at the Brits next month. (Capital FM)
Rumours are spreading that Britney Spears and Shakira are recording a duet together (AMAZING), 'helmed' by will.i.am (HMMMM). (411mania)
Justin Bieber sang a brief, acapella version of 'Rockin' Robin' at the Michael Jackson handprint ceremony outside Grauman’s Chinese Theatre yesterday. (Ace Showbiz) It's not very good, to be honest.
Jessie J has recorded a jingle for (and is therefore quite liderally 'down with the') crumpets, but doesn’t want to put it online in case someone 'teefs' it. (Twitlonger)
Taylor Swift has been nominated for three Country Music Awards, and is the only female up for Entertainer Of The Year. (The Wall Street Journal)
Custodian Of All Pop Music will.i.am has confirmed that apologetic party plonkers LMFAO will be joining Madonna at the Super Bowl next month. (Billboard) Well done everybody.
Beyoncé and Jay‑Z have apparently chosen Oprah Winfrey to be Blue Ivy’s godmother. (Sydney Herald)
And finally, Kylie Minogue will be performing at Australia’s Mardi Gras festival on March 3, where she will be honoured with the largest float (trans: truck with some crepe paper on it) in the show’s history. (Australia Times)
THAT WAS some of THE NEWS.