Music News Roundup


Little Mix Takes North America

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Best known for their smash hit “Wings”, British girl band Little Mix will take the stage on Good Morning America February 4 as a part of their press tour for the US release of their sophomore release, “Salute.” They will also perform their single “Move” on Bravo’s Watch What Happens Live that evening. Just a week later, they will join former Disney star Demi Lovato on her Neon Lights tour, sharing the stage with fellow openers Cheryl Cole and Fifth Harmony.

For Mixers who want to meet the ladies of Little Mix, they will be doing album signings across the US while on tour. Check the dates on Facebook and RSVP for more details. In addition, Little Mix is holding a contest to find a tour reporter for each city. The winner will report live from the concert and be featured on the LM official website. Check the rules here.

‘I Won’t Ever Do It Again’

That’s what Victoria Beckham had to say in an interview with Vanity Fair about a potential Spice Girls reunion. The former singer, now fashion designer, discussed the disbanded girl group, attributing their success to their celebration of women. When asked about their performance at the London Olympics, she said that it was a perfect time to say thank you.  “Thank you to everybody, but no more.'”

Pete Wentz Talks Relationships, Tattoos on Talk Shows

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Just before Wentz wrapped up this season of Best Ink last week, the Monumentour announcement video leaked, and Wentz, along with Paramore frontwoman Hayley Williams, were forced to confirm the rumors earlier than planned.

This week, Wentz made appearances on the Wendy Williams Show and  Watch What Happens Live, where he talked about questionable piercings, tattoos, his relationship with model Meagan Camper, and being a dad. When asked if there were wedding bells in his future by Wendy Williams, Wentz replied that he and Camper “talk about [marriage] a lot.” (Wentz’s ex-wife and mother of his son Bronx, Ashlee Simpson, recently announced her engagement to Evan Ross.)

That aside, fans can’t help but wonder if there’s something else brewing for Wentz and the rest of Fall Out Boy over the horizon, because he’s been all over the place recently. The anniversary of the end of hiatus is just around the corner, too…

Ke$ha is “Overwhelmed to Tears” by Fan Support

The singer may have checked into rehab for treatment for an eating disorder, but that hasn’t stopped her from keeping her fans informed. Ke$ha’s friend tweeted for the singer, thanking fans for their support. The artist later took to her Twitter page on Wednesday to give an update, saying, “I just wanted to say that this is really hard and necessary work. I’m grateful for all the love and support.” She then signed off with this:

So Long and Goodnight

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Emo rockers My Chemical Romance will officially say goodbye this March after the release of “May Death Never Stop You”, a greatest hits collection featuring an unreleased song called “Fake Your Death”, which singer Gerard Way said in a statement was “absolutely the final fully realized collaboration between the members of the band.” The band released an album trailer, which can be seen below, and put up a special preorder package, which includes a “Thank You for the Venom” shirt. The package can be found on their official site. The tracklisting for the album is as follows:

‘Fake Your Death’
‘Honey, This Mirror Isn’t Big Enough For The Two Of Us’
‘Vampires Will Never Hurt You’
‘Helena’
‘You Know What They Do To Guys Like Us In Prison’
‘I’m Not Okay (I Promise)’
‘The Ghost Of You’
‘Welcome To The Black Parade’
‘Cancer’
‘Mama’
‘Teenagers’
‘Famous Last Words’
‘Na Na Na (Na Na Na Na Na Na Na Na Na)’
‘SING’
‘Planetary (GO!)’
‘The Kids From Yesterday’
‘Skylines And Turnstiles’ (Demo)
‘Knives/Sorrow’ (Demo)
‘Cubicles’ (Demo)

The album is available to preorder on iTunes, and will open up to fans outside of the US January 22. “May Death Never Stop You” will be in stores March 25.

B.F.F.

Speaking of MCR, former member Frank Iero has released a preview for his new single, “B.F.F.”, a song co-written and featuring his twin daughters, Lily and Cherry.  “[A]ll proceeds from the sales of this recording will go directly into Lily, Cherry, and Miles Iero’s respective college funds (so no piracy please…you will literally be stealing from a baby),” said Iero in a blog post. The single will be released on Feb. 25. Listen to the song here.

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