Beyoncé scores a $50 million contract with Pepsi and more in this week’s 10 Things To Know Now!
1.) Beyoncé doesn’t just have an HBO special, Super Bowl Halftime Show performance, and new album to look forward to in the new year; she also scored a $50 million creative project deal with Pepsi. (We won’t make another clever “Run The World” reference — you already get the picture.) (Forbes)
2.) Frank Ocean did a STUNNING rendition of Radiohead’s “Fake Plastic Trees” while performing at a Spotify event. Now, let’s all agree that Frank can do no wrong and is allowed to cover any song he wants from now on. (UPROXX)
3.) Justin Bieber isn’t just super popular IRL; he also DOMINATES cyberspace. Because Justin was named the most tweeted celeb of 2012! BRB, we’re so excited that we HAVE to tweet this news! #BELIEBER (USA Today)
Check out the rest of this week’s 10 Things To Know Now after the jump!
5.) We can’t “Settle Down” over the news that No Doubt teamed up with British fashion designer Fred Perry and launched a “punk prep” clothing collection. We’ll take two of everything, thx. (MTV Style)
6.) Check out a video of Kelly Clarkson in the studio recording a duet with Jewel. The pair teamed up on a new version of “Foolish Games” for Jewel’s forthcoming Greatest Hits record that drops Feb. 5. (Idolator)
9.) Lady Gaga, The Black Keys, and Bruce Springsteen will all perform with The Rolling Stones for their 50th anniversary concert “One More Shot” in Newark this weekend. Can’t score a ticket to the EPIC event? No sweat — it will also be available on Pay-Per-View! (MTV News)
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