Coffee Talk: Jay-Z and Alicia Up for Record of the Year
There's plenty to talk about over coffee this morning: Joe Jackson's claim that Michael never supported him may hurt his wrongful death case. Beyonce's "I Am... World Tour" has reached new heights on the charts. Plus, Grammy nominations were announced last night and Jay-Z and Alicia Keys' "Empire State of Mind" was nominated for Record of the Year! For more, check out this morning's Coffee Talk...
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There’s plenty to talk about over coffee this morning:
Everyone’s talking about last night’s Grammy Nominations Concert and the selections for Record of the Year. Jay-Z and Alicia Keys are nominated for their mega-hit “Empire State of Mind,” but they’re going head-to-head with Eminem and Rihanna’s “Love the Way You Lie,” B.o.B. and Bruno Mars’ “Nothin’ on You,” Cee Lo Green’s “F*** You,” and Lady Antebellum’s “Need You Now.” It’s going to be a tough decision. Eminem received 10 nods and Jay-Z six. Who do you think should win this year? [Grammy]
Denzel Washington recently announced that Jennifer Lopez would be the first female spokesperson for The Boys & Girls Club. Washington caught up with “Extra” to talk about his own relationship with the organization and revealed how it changed his life. [Extra TV]
Joe Jackson may have gotten himself in trouble. In a recent interview in Brazil, Jackson said Michael never supported him. This is important because it could hinder his wrongful death case, in that he can no longer claim he lost money when MJ passed away if he wasn’t being supported by those funds. [TMZ]
Nicole Richie has reached an agreement with an obsessive photographer. He has agreed to stay away from her and her family for the next five years. In return she will drop her request for a permanent restraining order. [TMZ]
Only a few days have passed since Beyonce’s “I Am… World Tour” DVD was released and it’s now being certified double platinum. According to Nielsen SoundScan Music DVD Chart, her DVD holds the number one spot. Here’s another tidbit: she’s already sold a million copies in Brazil alone! [TGJ]
Just after finishing “Frankie and Alice,” Halle Berry is moving on to Broadway. She will star along side Samuel L. Jackson in “The Mountaintop.” This will be Berry’s Broadway debut. She’s conquering a lot of ground these days. It would be a once-in-a-lifetime chance to catch her performing live, don’t you think? [Perez]
Nicki Minaj is reportedly shocked over Regis Philbin’s behavior. He said, “I love the way you dress, this looks like you’ve got a little strap around you here,” he then put his hand around the bottom of her skirt and patted her bottom. When asked about his behavior, Minaj tweeted “LOL. I was in shock!” Check out the footage of Philbin’s out-of-line behavior… [Pop Eater]