For The Record: Quick News On Destiny’s Child, Kelly Clarkson, 3 Doors Down, Mario, Beastie Boys, Megadeth & More

Destiny's Child to 'Cater 2 U,' Kelly Clarkson to perform with John Fogerty, 3 Doors Down to tour.

Coming off the one-two punch of “Lose My Breath” and “Soldier,” Destiny’s Child have picked the ballad “Cater 2 U” as their next single from Destiny Fulfilled.

Alicia Keys had already been announced as a performer for this year’s Super Bowl, but now the rest of the lineup has been revealed. Under the theme “Bridging Generations,” younger acts are paired with older icons, such as Black Eyed Peas with Earth, Wind & Fire, Gretchen Wilson with the Charlie Daniels Band, and Kelly Clarkson with John Fogerty for the NFL tailgate party. Paul McCartney will head up the halftime show. Super Bowl XXXIX takes place February 6 at Alltel Stadium in Jacksonville, Florida, and will be broadcast on FOX. … On the heels of their performance at the RIAA’s Inaugural Bash, 3 Doors Down will take off on a U.S. tour in support of their new album, Seventeen Days, due February 8. The Mississippi rockers have announced 11 dates for their tour — February 12 in Daytona, Florida, through February 27 in Denver. …

The Beastie Boys are making their first virtual appearance in a video game, starring in the upcoming “NBA Street V3″ from EA Sports. The veteran rap trio represent their hometown Knicks in three-on-three street-basketball action. The group’s 9-11-themed song, “An Open Letter to NYC,” will be featured on the in-game soundtrack, along with tracks from De La Soul, Guerilla Black and others. … The Rolling Stones‘ 1969 album, Let It Bleed, Bob Marley‘s single “No Woman, No Cry” and the late Ray Charles‘ rendition of “America the Beautiful” were announced on Wednesday as inductees into the Grammy Hall of Fame. Established in 1973, the hall honors recordings of “lasting qualitative or historical significance that are at least 25 years old,” according to the Recording Academy. …

Lamont Bentley, who played Hakeem Campbell in the UPN sitcom “Moesha” and also appeared in the films “The Wash” and “Tales From the Hood,” among others, was killed in a car crash on Tuesday night, according to The Associated Press. Bentley, 31, was alone in his car when it spun off the San Diego Freeway. Bentley is survived by his mother and his two daughters. … Mario, the man behind the blockbuster “Let Me Love You,” has signed a management deal with Mathew Knowles‘ Music World/ Sanctuary Urban Management . He joins a roster that includes Jadakiss, D12, Mary J. Blige and, of course, Mathew’s daughter Beyoncé‘s group, Destiny’s Child. …

A New York federal judge has dismissed a July lawsuit against Megadeth and Dave Mustaine brought by bassist Dave Ellefson, who had claimed that he was entitled to a greater share of the band’s profits than he had been paid. Last week, the court ruled that Ellefson had entered into a valid settlement agreement with the band in May, and that released all of his claims (Ellefson had argued that the settlement agreement was unenforceable). … Lisa Marie Presley and her mother, Priscilla, are planning to remember the King in a new book called “Elvis by the Presleys,” which would come out this May to coincide with a CBS special by the same name. The program will include interviews with the surviving Presleys as well as never-before-seen television performances and family home movies. The book will also include previously unseen family photographs, handwritten notes, selections from scrapbooks, and previously unseen shots of Graceland from the Elvis archives. …

Best known for his immaculately timed “Jessica” song about a certain favorite MTV newlywed, ex-Moldy Peaches singer Adam Green will release his third disc of suave crooning, Gemstones, on March 1. While the 15-track album has no thinly veiled jabs at Jessica Simpson, Lindsay Lohan or other pop starlets, the album does include possible soon-to-be classics “Crackhouse Blues,” “Chubby Princess” and “Choke on a Co–” …

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Ja Rule recently revealed that “Caught Up” will be his next single. He’s shooting the video this week in Miami. … R&B singer D’Angelo‘s arraignment on charges of drunk driving and drug possession has been pushed back to February 11. The charges stem from a January 9 incident in which the singer was stopped for a traffic violation near his hometown of Richmond, Virginia. A subsequent search of his vehicle turned up substances believed to be cocaine and marijuana. …

Jennifer Lopez is providing a glimpse at her first-ever fashion show, which will debut her fall clothing line, in an hour-long special set to air on MTV. “Jennifer Lopez: Beyond the Runway” will document the singer/actress running her clothing company while juggling her other career duties as her show at Olympus Fashion Week approaches. “I’ve had a passion for fashion for so long,” Lopez said in a statement. “I am that girl who comes from the street, who comes from the Bronx, but has traveled the world and can bring all of those glamorous qualities, so it’s like a sexy street glamour.” The special airs February 24 at 10 p.m. ET. … Mos Def, Macy Gray and Robert Bradley are not just in “Lackawanna Blues,” an HBO film premiering February 12, they also each contributed new music for the soundtrack, due February 8. Mos plays a charismatic club band leader and Bradley portrays a blues singer in the flick. …

Dave Matthews Band bus driver Stefan Wohl was charged in Chicago on Wednesday with reckless conduct and pollution for allegedly dumping waste onto passengers aboard a boat on the Chicago River as his bus crossed a bridge over the waterway in August, according to newswire reports. Wohl, 42, turned himself in and was released; a hearing is scheduled for March. The charges each carry a penalty of up to a year behind bars. … System of a Down, Beastie Boys and Korn are among the artists who have donated items to a Waxploitation Records-sponsored auction (www.ebay.com/sudanrelief) to raise money for the victims of genocide in Sudan. Good Charlotte, Limp Bizkit, the Donnas, Tom Morello and Rob Zombie are also participating. … Raphael Saadiq, Jon B. and Tank are among the R&B stars set to perform at a tsunami benefit Thursday at the Derby in Los Angeles. Calvin Richardson and former “American Idol” finalist Corey Clark are also performing, and the Youngbloodz and Truth Hurts are expected to be in attendance. …

Juliette Lewis is heading back into the studio later this month with her band to record a full album, which they’ll produce themselves and release May 31. Juliette and the Licks previously released a five-song EP called Like a Bolt of Lightning, which was only available online but will now hit stores on January 25. Meanwhile, the actress has collaborated with Southern California footwear company DVS Shoe to create the “Juliette” shoe for the summer/fall line (hitting stores in June). … Tom Petty gets lucky during his upcoming guest stint on “King of the Hill,” in which he’ll provide the voice of Luanne’s new love interest, named, well, Lucky. The rocker will appear in three episodes starting February 13 at 7 p.m. ET on FOX. …

An all-star metal band featuring members of Disturbed, Iron Maiden, Ministry, the Misfits, Murderdolls, Type O Negative, AC/DC, Orgy, Danzig, Fear Factory and others will unite Thursday at the Hard Rock Cafe in Beverly Hills, California, for a benefit for the Raven’s Heart Foundation. Prong, Ours, Uncle Dad (featuring former members of Guns N’ Roses and Quiet Riot) and a Thin Lizzy tribute band are also performing. … Jill Scott‘s Blues Babe Foundation will hold a fund-raiser on Sunday at Philadelphia’s Saks Fifth Avenue. Event patrons will be able to take part in a silent auction featuring items from Scott, Destiny’s Child, Patti LaBelle and Teddy Pendergrass, among others. The Blues Babe Foundation, launched in 2002 and named after Scott’s grandmother, was established as a means to nurture the artistic and academic pursuits of lower-income, college-bound students of color. …

Contrary to speculation due to their longtime inactivity, Portishead are still very much alive. It’s been eight years since the trip-hoppers’ self-titled sophomore record, but the Bristol, England, group has nearly completed its third album. Portishead will play a rare live show with Massive Attack at the Bristol Academy on February 19 to support tsunami-relief efforts. … The Slits‘ classic 1979 album, Cut, will be re-released Tuesday via Koch Records. Formed in 1976 and led by then 14-year-old Ari Up, the pioneering female punk rockers cemented their place in history by joining the Clash‘s 1977 White Riot Tour. Two bonus tracks appear on the record: “I Heard It Through the Grapevine” and “Liebe and Romanze.” …

For every kid who can recite song lyrics word-for-word but can’t commit school-related information to memory, Kaplan Test Prep and Defined Mind have created a CD of vocabulary-filled rock, hip-hop and R&B tracks as an SAT study aid. A slew of up-and-coming independent artists were asked to pen songs that featured at least 20 SAT-level vocabulary words for inclusion on the Vocabulary Accelerator disc. The result? Lyrics like “At this proximity you are deleterious to my tranquility” and “I am resplendent in the day/ Scoff at all that is in my way.” Students can check out www.kaptest.com for more information. … While he’s recorded four previous albums on his own, Graham Coxon‘s first post-Blur solo LP, Happiness in Magazines, is set for a Tuesday release. The 13-track album, produced by longtime Blur producer Stephen Street, will feature the single “Freakin’ Out.” Despite rumors, Coxon says he has absolutely no plans to rejoin Blur. “There would be no need to go back. I’m in a new phase now,” he said. …