The 16-year-old singing sensation is currently looking to buy his first home and although he enjoys living in Atlanta, Georgia, at the moment, he would love to buy a property in his homeland. He said: ‘ have a lot of friends in Atlanta now but I think I might move back to Canada.’ The ‘Baby’ hitmaker is worth an estimated $100 million and he admits he has to hire people to keep track of his money.
Asked how he looks after his fortune, he said: ‘ have a business manager.’
Justin lost out on a Grammy Award for Best New Artist to Esperanza Spalding last night (13.02.11) and though he was disappointed not to win, the teenager says his defeat makes him want to work harder.
He told MTV News: ‘ had no clue what was going to happen. I worked really hard these past few years and you know, I’m not going to lie, I was disappointed. But, you know, I’m gonna come back next year and we’ll take a few home.
”m inspired to work harder than I did last year. It’s going to be hard, but I’m going to try. Bieber fans, don’t get too upset. Be happy.’
TLC Renews Several Hit Series, Including “Say Yes To The Dress: Atlanta”. TLC has has renewed several of its hit series, including its new series “Say Yes to the Dress: Atlanta.” The show’s second season will premiere next summer, and will still be set in Atlanta’s Bridals by Lori. “Say Yes to the Dress: Atlanta” will take viewers behind the scenes as they follow along with each bride and see her choose her perfect dress. Season two will have 18 half-hour episodes. Season one’s premiere of “Say Yes to the Dress: Atlanta” averaged 1.3 million viewers. Also following a wedding theme, TLC has renewed “Four Weddings” for a third season, which will premiere in February next year with 10 hour-long episodes. The show’s season two premiere, which was Friday, September 10, averaged 1.3 million viewers. In each episode of “Four Weddings,” four different brides with very different personal styles and traditions agree to attend and judge each other’s weddings on the basis of food, dress, venue, originality, and overall experience. The winning bride is wins a dream honeymoon. TLC has also ordered a second season of new series “Strange Sex”, with 10 half-hour episodes slated to premiere April 2011. The first premiere of “Strange Sex” averaged 1.2 million viewers. “Strange Sex” profiles mysterious conditions and the science behind sexual attraction. TLC’s cult classics “Toddlers and Tiaras” and “I Didn’t Know I was Pregnant” were also picked up, each for their fourth season. “Toddlers and Tiaras” fourth season will premiere next summer, 2011, and “I Didn’t Know I Was Pregnant” will premiere around the same time in June 2011. “Toddlers and Tiaras” goes behind-the-scenes of the child beauty pageant circuit and profiles a number of young contestants from all different ages and backgrounds, as well as their passionate and overzealous parents. “I Didn’t Know I was Pregnant” is an often intense, suspensful series that shows reenactments of stories of women who conceive and carry their babies all the way to labor and delivery, while never even knowing they were pregnant
After just wrapping a very busy few months out on the road which included a string of dates opening for Legendary Paul McCartney, fellow Dubliners, U2 and their first official headlining tour of the U.S., The Script are gearing up to head back out on the road this fall in support of American Idol alum, David Cook. The tour will kick off early November with The Script opening for rocker David Cook through early December. A string of confirmed dates are listed below with Continue reading →
Hailing from Atlanta, Georgia, Elevation is taking the country by storm with the release of their debut album, Strangelove. Dubbed one of the top ten indie bands to watch in 2009 (Muchmusic.com), Elevation continues to develop a repertoire that is unforgettable. With such a full and sweeping sound, the band has captured audiences nationwide and has successfully filled a void in the musical Continue reading →
‘I Ain’t Gonna Take It No More’ is the latest single to be released from the album Plastic People. The track is released as a radio edit (featuring Sebastian from the K&S live band on vocals) and includes a Bart B More remix as well as their own K&S club mix. In a collaboration with Genero.tv Kraak & Smaak has also launched a competition to create the official video for this single. The winner could win Continue reading →
Brevity, soul and wit: some of the hallmarks of the Spinto Band’s latest forthcoming release ‘Slim & Slender’ – the Delaware native sextet’s self-recorded debut. A succinctly stated 4 song package, this EP serves as a precursor to the self-recorded LP to follow in 2010. These four songs were so good and immediately exciting that the band’s label, Park The Van Records, wanted to get this collection of tracks out as quickly as possible, opting for 10″ vinyl and a digital download commercial release, landing October 6th 2009. In support of Slim & Slender, The Spinto Band will headline a Park The Van Fall Continue reading →
White Lies have made live favourite Taxidermy available to download for the first time. The song has recently been introduced to the band’s live set and was originally available only on the b-side of the To Lose My Life limited edition 7-inch single, which was released in January and is now long sold out. Taxidermy is available to download from all online retailers. The band tour the US this month as support for Kings of Leon. Before the dates, they will perform two headlining shows, at New York City’s Webster Hall on September 25th and Toronto’s Phoenix Continue reading →
MGMT, Silversun Pickups, Against Me! and Major Lazer have been added to the ongoing ‘Soul Collective’ US tour. The 10-city jaunt kicked off on August 20 in Seattle and will hit cities including Phoenix, Chicago, Philadelphia, Boston and New York. It will conclude in Los Angeles November 5-8. In order to gain access to the free shows, fans must test-drive a Kia Soul on one of the three days leading up to the Sunday-night performance. Other Continue reading →
The Obama Joker picture was nothing a few days ago, but now the Obama Joker picture has become the newest Internet craze. The Obama Joker picture was posted in areas Obama Joker Picture Takes Off on Internet of Los Angeles and Atlanta, then exploded when the Obama Joker picture made its way into the blogosphere. Now the Obama Joker picture is yet another point of debate over whether Obama is a socialist, whether the poster is racist, and whether Obama is being fairly or unfairly caricatured. In other words, it’s just like every other caricature of Obama since he took office. The Obama Joker picture made headlines by making Barack Obama look like Heath Ledger’s insane, psychotic Joker from The Dark Knight. At the bottom of the Obama Joker picture is the word “socialism” making it the umpteenth variation on the “Obama is a socialist” Continue reading →
After they open up for the legendary Paul McCartney in New York City and fellow Irishmen U2 at Croke Park, The Script are set to head out on their very first US headlining tour. The Irish trio will receive support from pop/rockers Parachute on a string of dates in fourteen major cities across the country. Having just wrapped up a sold-out run as main support for Grammy Award winning artist Adele, the band is very eager to bring their powerful live show to the states. Check out this behind-the-scenes video featuring backstage and live footage to get a preview of The Script experience.
The Script Headlining Dates w/Parachute:
30 Jul 2009 – Crocodile Cafe , Seattle, Washington
31 Jul 2009 – Hawthorne , Portland, Oregon
1 Aug 2009 – Great American Music Hall , San Fransicso, California
2 Aug 2009- -Epicentre , San Diego, California
5 Aug 2009 – El Rey, Los Angeles, California
7 Aug 2009 – Fubar , St Louis, Missouri
8 Aug 2009 – Triple Rock , Minneapolis, Minnesota
9 Aug 2009 – Martyrs, Chicago, Illinois
11 Aug 2009 – World Cafe , Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
12 Aug 2009 – Paradise Rock, Club Boston, Massachusetts
13 Aug 2009 – Webster Hall , New York, New York
15 Aug 2009 – Piedmont Park , Atlanta, Georgia *supporting Paul McCartney
16 Aug 2009 – Cats Cradle , Carborro, North Carolina
17 Aug 2009 – Rock N Roll Hotel , Washington DC, Washington DC
19 Aug 2009 – Dallas Cowboys Stadium , Dallas, Texas *supporting Paul McCartney
MGMT to open for Paul McCartney in Boston. Duo will support at two Fenway Park shows. MGMT are set to open for Paul McCartney at his recently-announced shows at Fenway Park in Boston, MA. The dates are among a handful from the duo this summer, including a show at Brooklyn’s Prospect Park this Wednesday (July 1). They are also on the bill alongside Coldplay and Arctic Monkeys at All Points West in New Jersey, which runs from July 31 to August 2.
McCartney has announced a string of massive shows to take place in North America this summer, including three at New York’s Citi Field.
The dates are:
Halifax, Nova Scotia Halifax Commons (July 11)
New York, NY Citi Field (17, 18, 21)
Landover, MD FedExField (August 1)
Boston, MA Fenway Park (5, 6)
Atlanta, GA Piedmont Park (15)
In a positive sign for the 2009 touring season, sales for the upcoming Billy Joel/Elton John co-headlining tour are “through the roof,” according to Wilson Howard, president, Live Nation Music Southeast, who calls the tour “a smash.”
The configuration for the upcoming tour, which begins March 2 in Jacksonville, Fla., is 360 degrees, significantly boosting capacity in the arenas. Tickets range from $49.50-$175.
In addition to Jacksonville, the tour will play Tampa (March 5), Charlotte (7), Cincinnati (10), Atlanta (14), Tulsa, Okla. (17), Houston (19), San Antonio (21), Phoenix 26, and Anaheim (28, 30).
Live Nation is promoting most of the shows on the tour, and AEG Live will promote in Anaheim, which has almost sold out the second show.
Before the trek, Joel is set for a six-show run at the Seminole Hard Rock Live in Hollywood, Fla., spread out between Jan. 2 and Feb. 8. John has international shows on tap through late January, to be followed by a two-week engagement with his Red Piano show at Las Vegas’ Caesars Palace.