Alyssa Bernal at the Grove, OneRepublic on Rachel Ray, Miranda Cosgrove on Tour, Jake T. Austin Turns 16 & MORE!

OneRepublic stopped by Rachael Ray‘s studio this week to perform single “Secrets” off of their sophomore album Waking UpWaking Upalso features the hit “All the Right Moves” and is available in stores and online now.

Visit OneRepublic.net for more information.

Find out what defines Nelly Furtado as a pop musician in her own words. The Grammy-winning singer/songwriter took some time to discuss her musical influences and how they contribute to her eclectic, “world pop” sound.

Nelly‘s greatest hits compilation, The Best Of Nelly Furtado, is available on iTunes now featuring fan favorites “I’m Like A Bird,” “Maneater,” and “Promiscuous” along with her new single “Night Is Young.”

Coldplay‘s brand new Christmas song “Christmas Lights” has just been released to digital stores everywhere, including iTunes.  Download it now in time for the holidays, and check out Coldplay‘s Ping for some exclusive footage from the video shoot, which wrapped in London last week. The video features Christmas classics like levitation, fireworks, and three violin-playing Elvises – get into the spirit at Coldplay.com.

Lifehouse stopped by The Grove shopping center in Los Angeles recently to treat fans to a special acoustic performance of their current single “All In” and track “Falling In,” both on their latest album Smoke & Mirrors (iTunes).  Luckily Extra TV was there to capture the experience, which included guest vocals from tour-mate Alyssa Bernal on “Falling In.”

Alyssa and Jason Wade also recorded the duet “Hold Me Tight” for her debut EP, available now.  Visit AlyssaBernal.com and LifehouseMusic.com for updates on both artists.

Congratulations to Robyn on landing a “Best Dance Recording” GRAMMY® nomination for her single “Dancing On My Own.”  She is nominated alongside pop sensations Lady Gaga, La Roux, Goldfrapp, and Rihanna for the award which will be handed out on February 13th, 2010 at the 53rd Annual GRAMMY® Awards.

Robyn recently wrapped up a US tour in support of Body Talk, and she will be returning to the states for a new string of dates starting January 29th into February including a headlining show at the legendary Radio City Music Hall.  The Swedish siren has released three albums in 2010 culminating in the final installment, Body Talk, which features five songs from the first two albums (including a duet with Snoop Dogg) and five brand new songs including the Max Martin-produced “Time Machine.”

Robyn recently gave fans a look into her whirlwind year with an intimate “Day In The Life” video.  She also shares the electrifying experience of one of her live shows in a full streaming concert on MySpace Body Talk, featuring “Dancing On My Own,” “Hang With Me” and “Indestructible” is available via Cherrytree Records on iTunes and Amazon now.

Benji and Joel Madden of Good Charlotte sing the 12 Days of Christmas for VEVO.com’s first Christmas video of the season. Check out the guys singing all 12 verses while adding in some personal touches and their signature harmonies.

Celebrate this holiday season with Good Charlotte‘s latest release, Cardiology, on iTunes and in stores everywhere now.

International Pop Superstar Kylie Minogue just wrapped up a fun filled week in NYC including the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade, a stunning and heartfelt performance of her own songs with the PS22 Chorus and a beautiful rendition of holiday songs at the Rockefeller Center Tree Lighting last night.
Kylie made a special trip out to Staten Island to spend some time with the PS22 Chorus kids as she’s been a long time fan of PS22, even tweeting about the kids on more than one occasion.  She performed her hit single “Can’t Get You Out Of My Head” and “Put Your Hands Up” from her recent album Aphrodite, both of which can be seen on YouTube.

Kylie also performed two holiday themed songs in front of a packed crowd last night in NYC at the Rockefeller Center Tree Lighting including “Santa Baby” and “Let It Snow” which will be available on iTunes December 7th.  Listen to “Let It Snow” here.

Kylie’s recent album Aphrodite (iTunes) debuted at # 19 on the Billboard Top 200 Chart earlier this year and became Kylie’s fifth #1 album in the UK.

“Minogue delivers what may be the best start-to-finish album of her career.” - People Magazine

“…cohesive, fun and fitting for a goddess.” – Billboard

“Pop goddess rules the dancefloor.” – USA Today

“The diminutive Australian diva is still delivering disco thunder from Down Under.” – Entertainment Weekly

Happy Birthday, Jake T. Austin! The Wizards of Waverly Place cutie turns 16 today! He recently tweeted about a HUGE party he’s having this weekend. We’ll definitely keep you posted on it. Wonder if Selena will be there?!

?iCarly star Miranda Cosgrove is kicking off her “Dancing Crazy Tour” starting on January 24, 2011! She’ll be touring all over the US for about a month. Will you be seeing Miranda this winter? Its a perfect gift for the holidays!

1/24 Kansas City MO Uptown Theater
1/25 Minneapolis MN State Theater
1/26 Milwaukee WI Pabst Theater
1/28 Rosemont IL Rosemont Theatre
1/29 Indianapolis IN Murat Theatre
1/30 Cleveland OH Playhouse Square Center – State Theatre
2/1 Detroit MI The Fillmore Detroit
2/2 Munhall PA Carnegie Music Hall of Homestead
2/4 Wallingford CT Oakdale Theatre
2/5 New York NY Beacon Theatre
2/6 Glenside PA Keswick Theatre
2/9 Bethesda MD Music Center at Strathmore
2/10 Lowell MA Lowell Memorial Auditorium
2/12 Montclair NJ Wellmont Theatre
2/13 Westbury NY Theatre at Westbury
2/15 Atlanta GA Center Stage
2/16 Tampa FL Tampa Theatre
2/17 Orlando FL Hard Rock Live
2/19 Grand Prairie TX Verizon Theatre
2/20 Houston TX House of Blues
2/23 Tempe, AZ Marquee Theatre
2/24 Anaheim CA House of Blues

Written by Juliet Schroder

Juliet Schroder

Juliet is the founder and executive producer/host of Celeb Secrets and Celeb Secrets Country. When not reporting on the latest news in pop culture and country music, she enjoys traveling, spending time with friends and family, and exploring the latest fashion trends.

Juliet holds a B.S. in marketing from St. John's University.

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