January 16, 2014

Jan 16, 2014 -- 10:39am

This year's Razzie nominees are out, and the cinematic gem "Grown Ups 2" was WELL represented.  It led the way with eight nominations, including a Worst Actor nomination for Adam Sandler.  The "winners" will be announced on March 1st, which . . . as usual . . . is the day before the Oscars.

"Forbes" has released its annual list of the Most Influential Celebrities, and this year, Steven Spielberg is #1.  Oprah Winfrey, who topped the list in the two previous years, came in second this year.

There's now a religion based on KANYE WEST.  It's called Yeezianity, and the founder claims it's not a joke.  Followers believe that, quote, "The one who calls himself Yeezus is a divine being who has been sent by God to usher in a New Age of humanity." 

Gisele Bundchen says she doesn't even own a hairbrush because, quote, "In my job you have to remember people are brushing my hair every day.  You have to remember the last thing I want [on a day off] is a brush in my hair!"  She also says she never watches football unless her husband Tom Brady is playing.

The "Frozen" soundtrack topped the "Billboard" 200 chart for a second week with 86,000 copies.  It outsold Beyonce’s self-titled album by about 7,000 units.  And just one new album debuted in the Top 10 this week:  "My Own Lane" from rapper Kid Ink sold 50,000 copies to round out the top three.

The "Batman" TV series from the 1960s is finally coming out on home video this year.  For some reason, Conan O'Brien made the announcement.  He also Tweeted a picture of himself with the old-school Batmobile, along with the caption, "The seat smells like Adam West." 

Trace Adkins checked into rehab after he got drunk and fought with a Trace Adkins impersonator.  It happened during a karaoke session aboard the "Country Cruising" cruise in the Caribbean.  Trace left the ship when it stopped in Jamaica and he cancelled the rest of his performances on the cruise.

Vulture.com just did an exhaustive study of 12 American singing competition shows, to determine which songs have been performed the most.  The top honor goes to Whitney Houston’s "I Have Nothing", which has been done 17 times.  Nina Simone’s "Feeling Good" is next at 16.

 

American Idol – E! online poll

What did you think of Idol's new judges in the season 13 premiere?

I loved them! They've got great chemistry. 63.46%

Ugh, I'll pass.  8.10%

I miss watching Nicki and Mariah's cat fights. 4.38%

Wait, people are still watching American Idol? 24.07% 

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