Gina Vespa – who, sadly, is not affiliated with the motor scooter company – is a GWU graduate currently residing in Maryland with her husband and two dachshunds. A freelance writer for both Diffuser.fm and PopCrush, Gina enjoys combining her love for music with her passion for writing. She has interviewed artists such as Matt Pond and Zac and Isaac Hanson, and she's always on the lookout for new bands to check out.
Jessie J to Undergo Surgery on Her Ankle… Again
Jessie J paid a visit to the doctor in the spring for some foot pain, and now, sources report that she’s set to undergo ankle surgery at the end of the year. No!
Miley Cyrus’ Parents Tish + Billy Ray Cyrus File for Divorce
Miley Cyrus’ parents, Tish and Billy Ray Cyrus, are headed for splitsville, a source reports. Married for 19 years, the couple has decided to file for divorce on the grounds of “irreconcilable differences.”
Justin Bieber + Will.i.Am Perform ‘#thatPOWER’ at 2013 Billboard Music Awards [Video]
Last month, will.i.am premiered a brand-new video for ‘#thatPOWER,’ which featured a striking digital doppleganger of Justin Bieber, and tonight (May 19), the Biebs teamed up with him in the flesh to perform the song at the 2013 Billboard Music Awards. The sunglass-clad singers showed off their robotic dance moves, and Bieber engaged the crowd with his ear-catching vocals.
Selena Gomez Rocks Bindi, Performs ‘Come & Get It’ at 2013 Billboard Music Awards [Video]
Selena Gomez followed an impressive performance by Bruno Mars on tonight’s (May 19) Billboard Music Awards. The young songstress stayed true to her ongoing — not to mention controversial — Indian-inspired theme with a live delivery of her latest single, ‘Come & Get It.’
Nicki Minaj Responds to ‘Idol’ Exit Rumors, Randy Jackson Quits
Earlier today (May 9), we learned that ‘American Idol’ producers reportedly plan to replace judges Nicki Minaj, Randy Jackson, Mariah Carey and Keith Urban with a new set of panelists next season due to low ratings. Never one to bite her tongue, Minaj responded to the rumors and Jackson confirmed that he has, in fact, decided to call it quits.
Cher Lloyd Working on New Track With Ne-Yo for Fruttare
Summer is just around the corner, and we can’t wait to enjoy it with a refreshing Fruttare Fruit Bar. But wait, it gets better. Cher Lloyd and Ne-Yo are teaming up to unleash a brand-new song to celebrate the U.S. launch of the frozen treat company.
Justin Timberlake Visits the White House, Performs ‘(Sittin’ On) the Dock of the Bay’ [Video]
Yesterday (April 9), Tennessee native Justin Timberlake visited the White House for a special celebration of Memphis soul music, and his performance of Otis Redding’s ‘(Sittin’ On) the Dock of the Bay’ had the Obamas smiling and singing along. The evening also featured such artists as Mavis Staples, Ben Harper, Charlie Musselwhite and Sam Moore.
Are Britney Spears + Will.i.am Back in the Studio Together?
We saw Britney Spears and will.i.am join forces for ‘Scream & Shout’ last fall, and once before that when Brit recruited will for her 2011 'Femme Fatale' track 'Big Fat Bass.' Now it appears they're teaming up again, according to a tweet made by the former Black Eyed Peas frontman.
Ed Sheeran Talks Tats + Matching Ink With Harry Styles
Ed Sheeran recently sat down with MTV to discuss his vast collection of tattoos. The clip reveals some stories behind his colorful body art, including his matching "bro tat" with One Direction’s belated birthday boy, Harry Styles.
Beyonce Sheds Light on Miscarriage in HBO Documentary
Last year, just after the birth of Blue Ivy, Beyonce and Jay-Z revealed the sad news of their miscarriage via the song 'Glory.' Bey – who is notoriously private about her personal life – plans on shedding some light on what she went through in her upcoming HBO documentary, 'Life Is But a Dream.'
‘The Voice’ Recap: Top 3 Artists Revealed
It’s been an exciting season of ‘The Voice’ so far, to say the very least. Tonight’s episode (Dec. 11) was both surprising and bittersweet, as one contestant was sent home while the other three remain.