Billboard Bits: Lady Gaga and Elton John Duet, Axl Rose Faces Bentley Lawsuit
Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip.
Lady Gaga and Elton John Team Up for Disney Duet
Sir Elton John and Lady Gaga are teaming up for a duet entitled "Hello, Hello" to be featured in the upcoming Disney film "Gnomeo & Juliet." The song will play when the title characters, voiced by James McAvoy and Emily Blunt, first meet. "Gnomeo and Juliet" is expected to hit theaters Feb. 11. (Just Jared)
Axl Rose Facing Lawsuit from Bentley Over Car Damages
Axl Rose is facing a lawsuit from the car company Bentley over damages and payments worth nearly $74,000 on a 2006 Bentley Flying Spur. The Guns N' Roses frontman leased the car back in 2005, but allegedly did not return the car on time. When he did return it several months late, the car had a broken remote key, a cracked windshield, two damaged tires and a broken tail light, in addition to gouges and dents. (TMZ)
Miley Cyrus, B.o.B, Hayley Williams join EMA performance line-up
Miley Cyrus, B.o.B. and Hayley Williams were announced today as performers for the MTV European Music Awards, which will take place Nov. 7 in Madrid. B.o.B. and Williams will perform their chart-topper "Airplanes," while Cyrus' song choice has not been confirmed. The 2010 EMAs will be hosted by Eva Longoria.
Christina Aguilera to Perform 'Burlesque' Theme at 2010 AMAs
Christina Aguilera will perform the theme to her upcoming film "Burlesque" at the 2010 American Music Awards on Nov. 21, according to a release issued today. Aguilera is the latest performance announcement from a list that includes Usher, Bon Jovi and Pink. "Burlesque" opens in theatres on Nov. 24.
Wyclef Jean Releases Songs from Upcoming Album via Twitter
Wyclef Jean released free downloads of two songs, "Election Time" and "Death Threats," off his upcoming album "If I Were President: My Haitian Experience" via his Twitter account today (Oct. 21). The album is set to be released some time in 2011. (@WYCLEF)
(Reporting by Jillian Mapes and Megan Vick)