TV Appearances

Iggy Azalea and Rita Ora Perform ‘Black Widow’ on ‘Ellen’

Iggy Azalea and Rita Ora

Ellen DeGeneres kicked off her premiere week with a killer performance from Iggy Azalea and Rita Ora. Looking sexy in white sparkly catsuits, the ladies performed their hit “Black Widow,” complete with violinists and ballet dancers. Rita entered from the back of the studio before meeting up with her fellow blonde bombshell.

After slaying the stage, Iggy joked about their Blades of Glory-inspired outfits. “Now we’re going to ice skate for you all,” she said before pretending to glide across the stage.

Iggy plans to re-release her debut album The New Classic this fall with six new songs including a collaboration with Ellie Goulding.

Meanwhile, Rita has chosen the Diane Warren-penned “Grateful” as the next single off her upcoming album, due in January.

Watch them weave their tangled web on “Ellen.”

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Alicia Keys Performs ‘We Are Here’ on ‘The Tonight Show’

Alicia Keys

Just hours after debuting the song and video, Alicia Keys performed her peaceful anthem “We Are Here” in front of millions on “The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon” on Monday.

While seated at a peace sign-adorned piano, the pregnant singer belted out the powerful record. The words “love,” “peace,” and “freedom” flashed on the screen behind her, while The Roots’ ?uestlove played drums.

“Our souls were brought together so that we could love each other, brother / We are here / We are here for all of us,” sang Alicia.

See her spread peace and love on late night.

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Ariana Grande Performs Medley on ‘X Factor’ Australia

Ariana Grande

Fresh off her No. 1 album My Everything, Ariana Grande headed to Australia to launch her international promo tour. Looking gorgeous in a short gold dress, the pop diva belted out an eight-minute medley of her hits “Problem,” “Bang Bang,” and “Break Free” on the Australian edition of “The X Factor.”

“X factor aus was the most fun. thank u aussie loves for the overwhelming love, u were living! u made my heart explodee thank u for having me,” Ariana told her fans.

She has announced the first set of dates for her U.S. tour, which kicks off next February.

Watch Ariana bring her everything to the land down under.

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Lupe Fiasco, Common, Jennifer Hudson, & Ariana Grande Perform on ‘Stand Up to Cancer’

Lupe Fiasco, Jennifer Hudson, and Common

The stars came together for a good cause during the 4th biennial “Stand Up to Cancer” event at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood on Friday. Celebrities including Gwyneth Paltrow, Kerry Washington, and Halle Berry took the stage to help raise money to end cancer during the one-hour telethon, which aired across multiple networks.

Ariana Grande performed her ballad “My Everything” in tribute to her grandfather, who passed away of cancer in July. “Sobbed my eyes out as soon as I got back. idk how he was just here & now he’s not & I’m singing a song in his honor. sucks a lot #fuckcancer,” she tweeted.

Lupe Fiasco closed out the show with Common and Jennifer Hudson. The Chicago natives banded together to perform their fighters’ anthem “Remission” for the first time.

Common was also spotted backstage doing the Nae Nae. “Stop before you hurt someone,” JHUD told him.

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Usher Takes Over ‘Today’ Concert Series


Usher set the weekend off right with a thrilling performance on the “Today” Summer Concert Series. In anticipation of his upcoming “UR Experience” tour, the R&B superstar took over Rockefeller Plaza in NYC to perform a mini-concert of new and old hits.

He had the crowd dancing along to “OMG” and “She Came to Give It to You” (and even surprised one female fan with a kiss), and took it back with “U Don’t Have to Call” and “Caught Up.”

“The UR Experience” will kick off in Montreal, Quebec, on November 1. “I can’t wait to get back to the stage and the unpredictability of what it is, the UR Experience, you never know what’s going to happen. City to city, it’s a different show every night,” said Usher.

He also discussed his booty-bouncing VMA performance with Nicki Minaj. “That’s called booty and the bass,” he said. “Just had to make sure it was super soft.”

In addition to releasing his eighth album this fall, he will star as Sugar Ray Leonard in the upcoming film Hands of Stone. “It’s gonna be an incredible film,” he said.

Watch Usher shut down the Plaza with his killer moves.

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Jeezy and Future Perform ‘No Tears’ on ‘The Tonight Show’

Future and Jeezy

During his promo run this week, Jeezy paid a visit to “The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon” on Thursday. With some help from a blond Future and The Roots, the Atlanta rapper performed his Mike WiLL Made-It-produced single “No Tears” off his new album Seen It All: The Autobiography, which is expected to sell 95-105,000 copies in its first week.

He started his performance with a shout-out to the late Joan Rivers. “R.I.P. Joan Rivers. One hand in the air for Joan Rivers, ya’ll.”

Watch Jizzle pay tribute to Joan below.

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Wiz Khalifa Brings ‘Blacc Hollywood’ to ‘Jimmy Kimmel Live’

Wiz Khalifa

Still high off his No. 1 album Blacc Hollywood, Wiz Khalifa stopped by “Jimmy Kimmel Live” on Tuesday. The Taylor Gang boss grabbed a seat on the couch and discussed his love for weed (He smokes around 75-80 joints a day) and his many tattoos including one with his wife’s name.

“We was only dating for like a month and I got her name tattooed on me, so I’m the rock star,” he said of Amber Rose, who has a tattoo of her husband’s face on her tricep.

He also played a hilarious game of “Dem Boyz” or “Not Dem Boyz,” naming everyone from T.I. to Vladimir Putin as “Dem Boyz.”

Plus, he hit the outdoor stage to perform “Stayin’ Out All Night” and “We Dem Boyz.”

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