FYI: J.Lo Under Fire for Private Gig, New Ed Sheeran Music

July 1, 2013 By:

Mumford & Sons bassist Ted Dwane is officially back on his feet. The group closed Glastonbury with help from their pals The Vaccines and Vampire Weekend. They covered the Beatles. (NME)

In other Glastonbury news, Nick Cave is still a bada*s. No stage fall can keep a bad seed down. (Consequence of Sound)

Think Demi Lovato saved all her good headshots for her music cover art? Think again. (Cosmopolitan)

In sketchy news, Jennifer Lopez played a private gig for the China National Petroleum Corporation in Turkmenistan, one of the most repressive human rights nations in the world… whoops. (NME)

Jessica Simpson has completed her journey to becoming a mom for the second time. Yay babies! (Rolling Stone)

At the 2013 BET Awards, Kendrick Lamar, Miguel, Rihanna and Nicki Minaj took home the prizes. (Stereotude)

Janelle Monáe, who closed the BET festivities last night, has released her new music video short film “Many Moons.” There’s holograms in it, because that’s apparently the thing to do in pop music right now. (YouTube)

If you’re starting to plan your 2014 already, then plan on picking up a copy of Ed Sheeran’s new music, coming in January. (MTV)

On the heels of their new single, the Pixies have announced part one of their world tour. Sadly, no U.S. dates just yet… (Pitchfork)

Following the BET Awards, 2 Chainz decided to premiere his new video “Feds Watching.” Pharrell shows up for the lawless good times. (Vibe)