Billboard Bits: Rihanna Outraged Over 'S&M' Title Change, Pink Tweets Baby Bump Pic
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Rihanna Outraged Over 'S&M' Title Change
"S&M," Rihanna's latest single, has had its title changed to "Come On" on the U.K.'s BBC Radio 1, and the singer is apparently not happy about the censorship from across the pond. "Are you fucking kidding me??? I'm on it!" Rihanna posted on Twitter today (Feb. 6) after she was informed of the change; when a fan asked if she was okay with the title situation, the pop star wrote, "Absolutely NOT!!!" Island Def Jam did respond to a request for comment at press time. (@rihanna)
P!nk Tweets Baby Bump Pic
P!nk, who announced her pregnancy in November, has posted a black-and-white photo of her baby bump on Twitter. The singer -- whose latest single, "F**kin' Perfect," is in the runner-up slot on this week's Hot 100 -- poses in front of a sign that reads, "Women who behave never make history"; the soon-to-be mom has said that she is expecting to have a girl. (@Pink)
Foo Fighters, Death Cab Top Sasquatch! Lineup
Foo Fighters, Death Cab For Cutie, Modest Mouse and Wilco are among the big names playing the 2011 Sasquatch! Music Festival, which will take place in Quinch, Wash. from May 27-30. The bill also includes the Decemberists, who topped the Billboard 200 last week, and the Flaming Lips, who will be playing their 1999 classic album "The Soft Bulletin." (Sasquatch! Website)
TV on the Radio Announce New Album, 'Nine Types of Light'
After a year-long respite, TV on the Radio is set to return with a new album. "Nine Types of Light" will be released this spring on Interscope Records. TVOTR will be touring behind the album as well -- the band just announced an April 13 gig at New York's Radio City Music Hall. (Pitchfork)
Janet Jackson Discusses Childhood Body Image Issues
Janet Jackson opened up about details of her personal life and her past struggle with her body image during an interview with TODAY's Meredith Viera. "I would literally bang my head up against the wall because I didn't feel attractive," Jackson confessed. The interview also covered Jackson's difficult childhood, specifically her relationship with her father. ( TODAY Show)
J. Cole-Drake Video Debuting on Valentine's Day
J. Cole will issue the music video for "In the Morning," a cut off the rapper's third mixtape "Friday Night Lights," next Monday (Feb. 14). The song finds Cole collaborating with Drake, who recently brought him on tour overseas. ( MTV)
(Reporting by Jason Lipshutz, Kevin Rutherford and Ricardo Gomez)