Fall Out Boy’s Pete Wentz released “Gray”; read an excerpt.
+ It’s been seven years in the making (plus a band hiatus and return), but yesterday, Fall Out Boy bassist Pete Wentz released his novel “Gray” via MTV Books. Read an excerpt, which gives insight about what life on the road is like (Spoiler: It’s not always pretty). (MTV News)
+ Bonnaroo has unveiled its 2013 lineup! Paul McCartney, Mumford & Sons, and Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers will headline the annual Manchester, Tenn.-based festival, which takes place June 13-16. Björk, R. Kelly, A$AP Rocky, Kendrick Lamar, and more will also perform. (MTV News)
+ The Juno Awards 2013 (which are basically Canada’s version of the Grammys) have announced their nominees. Congrats to Justin Bieber, Carly Rae Jepsen, One Direction, and Taylor Swift, who have all been nominated. The show takes place April 21. (Just Jared Jr.)
+ Speaking of One Direction, check out this LOL mashup of “Downton Abbey” characters speaking the lyrics atop 1D’s “What Makes You Beautiful” instrumental. You’re welcome. (Idolator)
+ In music mogul Clive Davis’ autobiography, “The Soundtrack Of My Life,” he opens up about his childhood, bisexuality, and behind-the-scenes artist stories. Kelly Clarkson is not pleased about some of what he wrote, writing on her blog that she felt “bullied” by what she alleges are false claims. (MTV News)
+ Meanwhile, Clive Davis has responded to Kelly Clarkson. In a Twitter statement, he stands by what’s been claimed in the memoir. (Billboard)
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