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BOOOO! Despite Higher Ratings On “The Voice,” Usher And Shakira Are Out For Next Season And Cee-Lo And Christina Aguilera Are Back In
Is it just me, or can these reality competition shows not keep a steady set of judges to save their lives?
Despite major success, especially in the ratings, since coming on as new judges for The Voice, both Usher and Shakira say that they will step down from their comfy red spinning chairs due to other commitments. According to Us Weekly, Usher is said to be working on a new movie around the time the new season would be filming, so he had to pass, and as for Shakira, she just gave birth to son Milan four months ago, and would like to take a break so that she could just be home with her new family instead of flying back and forth.
“Shakira wants to take a season off to take care of the baby,” the source explained. “She has an option to come back too. And Usher is doing a movie, so he couldn’t do season 5 if they wanted him to.”
In Case You Missed It: Kendrick Lamar Slays “Poetic Justice” On SNL; Miguel Falls Off Stage While Getting REALLY Into “Adorn”
While you were probably out living it up this weekend, I was in the house trying to get over a cold. Therefore, I had the chance to catch up on non-cable television, including Saturday Night Live. The Voice judge Adam Levine (with his fine a**) was the judge, and Kendrick Lamar (loooove him) was the musical guest. The show as a whole had some chuckle-worthy moments (just a few though), but I was only watching because I wanted to see Lamar. Out of two performances on the show, including one of his platinum-selling jam, “Swimming Pools,” I was actually really feeling his performance of “Poetic Justice.” And while Drake wasn’t on hand to lay down his part of the track, Lamar made up for it with an awesome saxophonist and band in general, and a very energetic performance. Check that one out.
And if you have another free minute or two, you might want to watch Miguel get VERY caught up in a performance of “Adorn” in London. While singing along with the very hyped up crowd (who knew every word and ad lib in the song), the singer did a MJ spin and found himself falling backwards into the crowd. I’m not even mad at him though, that song brings such a reaction out of everyone, right? This is actually the second time Miguel has accidentally fallen offstage while performing, but we’ll just take that as a sign that he’s very passionate about his jams. Plus, he played it off well and used it as a chance to get closer to his fans. Enjoy the performance, and try not to laugh at the fall. It’s around the 1.48 mark.
If you thought we, as in black women, had a problem with our reality TV presence, Adam Levine’s recent outlash at the TLC show “Honey Boo Boo” has completed eclipsed any of our concerns. As part of GQ magazine’s Punch List, the singer made no effort to hold his tongue when asked what’s scarier, waking up not famous or waking up as one of Honey Boo Boo‘s parents? Brace for his response.
Seriously, Honey Boo Boo is the DECAY of Western civilization. Just because so many people watch the show doesn’t mean it’s good. So many people witness atrocities and can’t take their eyes away from them, but that doesn’t mean they’re good.
That show is literally The. Worst. Thing. That’s. Ever. Happened. It’s complete f**king ignorance and the most despicable way to treat your kids. F**k those people. You can put that in the magazine: F**k those idiots. They’re just the worst. Sorry, I’m so sensitive to that—like, I don’t know, man, it’s upsetting. Just to clarify, I said, “F**K THOSE PEOPLE.”
I mean we’ve got some ratchet things going on in television, but no one ever approached the situation quite this way. While we’re trying to figure out how much folks like Joseline and Mimi are supposedly setting us back, Adam is just like eff those people. Maybe that’s the best way to approach it. No need to try to explain the ratchetry, just eff it.
Do you think Adam is being too harsh or is he on point about Honey Boo and ‘dem being the decline of western civilization?
One of the names being thrown around in the pool of potential new judges on “American Idol” was Mary J. Blige’s, but it looks like that won’t be happening now that the Queen of Hip-Hop & R&B has joined its competitor, “The Voice.” Mary won’t be a judge, but she has joined Team Levine as an advisor to his chosen talent for the next season.
In a statement, the Maroon 5 frontamn said:
“I’ve always been a huge fan of Mary J. Blige. So it’s been great having her on “The Voice” as an adviser to my team.”
Mary echoed the same, saying:
“I love Adam, he’s amazing. I’m so happy to be working with him and his team.”
The show has already begun filming, with the third season set to premiere September 10 on NBC. Also joining the next round will be Michael Buble, who will advise Blake Shelton’s team. So far tere’s no word on who will oversee Christina Aguilera and Cee Lo’s choices.
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In the June issue of Details magazine, Adam Levine admits that he’s led a promiscuous life, but claims he’s not a sex addict, according to Us Weekly.
“There’s two kinds of men: There are men who are f**king misogynist pigs, and then there are men who just really love women, who think they’re the most amazing people in the world. And that’s me,” Levine said. “Maybe the reason I was promiscuous, and wanted to sleep with a lot of them, is that I love them so much.”
The woman-loving singer has been linked to numerous female celebs, including Jessica Simpsonand Natalie Portman. According to him, the world has seen him as “a little bit of a bimbo” for a number of years because he’s always sleeping with some pretty girl or another.
But, he doesn’t want the world to think of him as a vapid sex addict because of that.
Read the rest of the story and find out why Adam has such great luck with the ladies at YourTango.com.
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In the past, I’ve talked to women about having a man who can write poetry or sing and the general consensus is, “Yeah, no thanks…I don’t want anybody sitting around singing to me all day.” I get it but if you had any of the following men around your house, you wouldn’t ever want to hear them sing?
Check them out and let me know if you agree…
Are you hoping for a better, wiser, healthier year in 2012? So are some of your favorite celebrities! Check out what these 8 stars aim to accomplish this year. One celeb even admits to wanting to start smoking in 2012- Find out who said that!
1. Kim Kardashian
Shortly before ringing in 2011, Kim Kardashian told Rachel Ray: “I want to try to be single my whole year of being 30.” Clearly, that didn’t work out for the now 31-year-old E! reality star who married and divorced Kris Humphries in 2011. But now, she’s settled on a new resolution for 2012. Kardashian recently tweeted: “decided to change my twitter background to nothing. i wanna be more simple in 2012.”