Billboard Bits: Ozzy, Kelly Clarkson, Flaming Lips and more
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Ozzy Osbourne will soon join the ranks of rock stars with biopics, according to his wife and manager Sharon Osbourne. An unknown actor will play the Black Sabbath singer when the film goes into production.
The Flaming Lips were forced to cancel a scheduled performance Thursday night at SunFest in Florida after guitarist Steven Drozd was hospitalized. The Flaming Lips will play its version of Pink Floyd's "The Dark Side of the Moon" at this year's Bonnaroo festival.
M.I.A.-approved band Sleigh Bells has released the first single from its much-discussed debut album. "Tell Em" is the first song from "Treats," Sleigh Bells' debut LP, which comes out May 11 via Mom + Pop and M.I.A.'s N.E.E.T. imprint.
Kelly Clarkson took to her Twitter to vent her anger after a demo song she had performed leaked. "I'm so tired of disrespecting, lying, sneaky little trolls that pretend to be human," she wrote.