Archives for March 28, 2010

RECAP: Nickelodeon 23rd Annual Kids Choice Awards

Mega-stars including Taylor Lautner, Miley Cyrus, Taylor Swift, Jim Carrey, Black Eyed Peas, Ryan Sheckler, Jay-Z, Selena Gomez and Misty May Treanor reigned as this year’s favorites, winning top honors at Nickelodeon’s 23rd Annual Kids’ Choice Awards live telecast, Saturday, March 27, (8-9:30 p.m. ET/tape delay PT). Hosted by funnyman Kevin James and broadcast from UCLA’s Pauley Pavilion in Los Angeles, kids’ top choices in television, movies, music and sports were revealed this evening via winners’ boxes that contained everything from a live animal, to a human hand, inflatable man and of course slime. The evening got off to a slime-filled start as Kevin James and Adam Sandler opened the show with their own rendition of “Get Slimed Tonight” while soaking the audience with the green goo. Later in the show, The Last Airbender’s Nicola Peltz’ magic “slimebending” got out of hand; Katy Perry, Steve Carell and Tina Fey were treated to surprise slimings; and American Olympian Apolo Anton Ohno set a world record by shooting 60 yards across a football field, via the Kids’ Choice Awards Slime Catapult, through the goal posts and into a vat of slime. In a special honor, The First Lady of the United States, Michelle Obama accepted the first-ever Nickelodeon Big Help Award for inspiring families to be healthy and active through her recently launched Let’s Move! initiative.

Melky Jean launches The (I Am) Care for Haiti Project to help women, CD to come (free mp3 download)

America’s top Grammy nominated artists and internationally celebrated musicians have partnered with R&B singer and musician Melky Jean to launch a worldwide effort to benefit women and children in Haiti and to end poverty in the region. Entitled The (I AM) CARE FOR HAITI Music Project, the effort will culminate in a benefit album featuring original songs and selections from Patti LaBelle, Jill Scott, Patti Austin, Talib Kweli, KRS-1, Sean Paul, Angelique Kijo, Melky Sedeck and Brooke Hogan among others. Grammy Award-winning artist Wyclef Jean will also contribute songs to the project. Melky Jean will serve as the executive producer of the album compilation. will serve as the compilation album’s executive producer. ThYele e world music album will be released in August 2010.

Donny Osmond speaks out on Lady Gaga/Beyonce “Telephone” video

Using his daily radio program – The Donny Osmond Show – as a platform, Donny Osmond jumped into the controversy surrounding the recently released Lady Gaga “Telephone” video featuring Beyonce. The video has been widely criticized for its depiction of graphic violence and explicit sex. See the video and hear his commentary.