Red Hot Chili Peppers’ Flea talks faking it at the Super Bowl

Red Hot Chili Peppers

So if you haven't heard by now, the big new thing people are getting unjustly outraged over is the Red Hot Chili Peppers mime-playing their instruments during the Super Bowl halftime show. Although considering how much of the post-game outrage was directed at Coca-Cola airing a commercial that acknowledged different cultures living in the U.S., you can probably take it all with a grain of salt. Anyway, Flea decided to take to the band's site to MORE

The night I became a Bruno Mars fan …

Bruno Mars

PopBytes was invited to attend a special intimate performance by Bruno Mars at the iHeartRadio Theater earlier in December. I walked into the theater on the lower west side of Manhattan as a casual listener of Bruno. Little did I know I would leave a Bruno Mars fan. The small venue was filled with people of all ages. Industry-types, gays, and moms with their ten-year-old daughters. I had no idea that his fans would cross generations and gender MORE

Christina Applegate, Bruno Mars to host SNL

Christina Applegate and Bruno Mars

After a pair of pretty stellar episodes on Saturday Night Live -- seriously, the puppet sketch from Seth MacFarlane's was amazing no matter how you cut it. -- SNL has announced a couple of new hosts for the weeks ahead, including Christina Applegate and ... Bruno Mars? Really? You mean, Bruno is just going to sing, right? He's going to host too? Oh for- seriously?! GAH. From HuffPo ... Christina Applegate and Bruno Mars are headed to Saturday MORE

Kanye West and Adele lead the Grammy nominees!


The list of nominees for the 2012 Grammy Awards has just been released, and for once, it isn't a complete crap show of records, songs and albums from two years ago. No, really. They actually got it sort of right for once. I know, I'm as shocked as you are here. Anyway, here's the abridged version from CBS News: It was Adele's year, and when the Grammy Awards are revealed next February, it very well may be her night. But on Wednesday night, the MORE

Bruno Mars got a plea deal for cocaine!

Bruno Mars

Oh look, someone other than Lindsay Lohan or Charlie Sheen getting busted for cocaine. How quaint. Anyway, Bruno Mars, the most annoyingly vanilla man on the radio, got a plea deal for a cocaine bust from last year, which means he won't have to do jail time. This is what lawyers refer to as 'The Lohan Defense'. As TMZ first reported, Mars and the Clark County D.A. struck a deal in which Mars would plead guilty to possession of a controlled MORE