Kelly Rowland and Paulina Rubio have been confirmed as the new “X Factor” judges.
+ Kelly Rowland and Paulina Rubio have been confirmed as “The X Factor” judges this fall, according to Entertainment Weekly. The two will be joining returning judges Demi Lovato and Simon Cowell. (MTV News)
+ Beyoncé’s “Grown Woman,” the song we heard a snippet of in Bey’s Pepsi commercial, has appeared online. Take a listen to the tune, which sounds like it was possibly recorded during one of her live sets. (Rap-Up)
+ Ray Manzarek, The Doors’ cofounder and keyboardist, passed away yesterday. He was 74. His legendary vocals and organ playing was featured as recently as Skrillex’s 2012 song “Breakin’ A Sweat,” which also included other Doors’ members and a spoken-word sample of The Doors’ late singer, Jim Morrison. (MTV News)
+ J. Cole has moved up the release date to Born Sinner. “Kanye West is one of the greatest artists of our generation,” Cole tweeted, adding, “Which is exactly why I’m moving my release date up. Born Sinner June 18th.” Also, take a look at his newly unveiled cover art. (RapFix)
+ Check out Blue Ivy Carter chilling in her personalized director’s chair, because awwww! Beyoncé shared the photo of her tutu-wearing cutie on Tumblr. (Neon Limelight)
+ Watch a 15-minute animated short film from Queens Of The Stone Age. The ominous flick splices together several new songs, including “My God Is The Sun.” Their forthcoming album …Like Clockwork streets June 4. (Rolling Stone)
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