June 19, 2014
VIDEO: Sam Smith at Apollo Theater with Surprise Mary J. Blige!
On Wednesday night, Sam Smith performed a sold out show at the legendary Apollo Theater. He sang songs off his debut album, In The Lonely Hour, including his radio hits “Latch,” “La La La,” “Money on My Mind,” and concluding the evening with a powerful version of “Stay With Me,” with a surprise appearance by the Queen of Hip Hop Soul, Mary J. Blige. (more…)Read More
March 6, 2014
Jennifer Hudson, Jessica Sanchez + More Gear Up For Mega Pinoy Relief Concert
When The Pinoy Relief Fund asked me to get involved in their campaign, I jumped on the opportunity to help spread the word.
The mega #PinoyRelief concert will take place on March 11th, 2014, at Madison Square Garden, featuring performances by Jennifer Hudson, Jessica Sanchez, Pentatonix, Plain White T’s, A Great Big World, DJ Poet Name Life, and Charice as well as special guest participation by Dr. Mehmet Oz, APL.De.Ap of the Black Eyed Peas.
I am thrilled to announce that I will be their official Backstage Host! Check back here on March 12th for all the backstage action and make sure to follow me on Instagram and Twitter @MicahJesse. More details about The Pinoy Relief Fund, the MSG concert and how to get tickets, after the jump!Read More
February 13, 2014
Betsey Johnson Turns Up The Heat At New York Fashion Week
My #1 GF Betsey Johnson celebrated another season at Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week with a fashion show she promised would be HOT. And it delivered! Celebrities including Paris Hilton, Zendaya, Kat Graham, Wendy Williams and more, helped 61-year-old BJ celebrate in style. Keep reading for more HOT SHOTS from the show…Read More
January 8, 2014
Leo DiCaprio, Meryl Streep, Jessica Chastain & more at National Board of Review Awards Gala 2014
Wolf of Wall Street collaborators Leo DiCaprio and Martin Scorcese posed together upon arrival at last night’s star-studded National Board of Review Awards Gala at Cipriani 42nd Street in NYC. For more red carpet and insider HOT SHOTS from the event including Meryl Streep, Jessica Chastain, Octavia Spencer, Michael B. Jordan and many more… keep reading! (more…)Read More
December 30, 2013
Find Out Where Celebrities Will Ring In New Years Eve 2014!
In Times Square, join hosts Ryan Seacrest and Jenny McCarthy (ABC’s The View) for Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve 2014, with performances by Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, Miley Cyrus, Blondie, Melissa Etheridge, Jencarlos Canela, El Dasa, Rodney Atkins and Icona Pop. Allison Hagendorf will also be hosting and chatting with Mack Wilds and Lil Mama, Trey Songz, and ASAP Rocky. And of course, Anderson Cooper and Kathy Griffin. (more…)Read More
November 19, 2013
Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show 2013 Pink Carpet — VIDEO
The 2013 Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show pink carpet saw appearances by: Taylor Swift, Fall Out Boy, Ciara, Valentino, Michael Strahan, A Great Big World, Johnny Wujek, Katrina Bowden, Estelle, Stephen Dorff, Olivia Palermo & more!
After the jump, some peach picked HOT SHOTS….Read More
October 10, 2013
Shakira’s Hips Don’t Lie At Mega Concert in NYC’s Bryant Park — VIDEO
She just had a baby about 9 months ago, but boy, does Shakira know how to bounce back!
T-Mobile announced today a multi-year partnership with international singer, songwriter and music icon, Shakira, and kicked off the collabo with a mega concert in New York’s Bryant Park. The Grammy Award-winner performed to an estimated crowd of 7,500 people, celebrating the phone carrier’s announcement that it is offering unlimited global data and texting in over 100 countries to qualifying Simple Choice customers at no extra charge.
“Today is all about bringing the world closer together,” Shakira said in the press release. “I’m excited to partner with T-Mobile and look forward to being able to share my music in new and innovative ways.”
The booty-shaking hit maker performed some of her biggest songs including “Hips Don’t Lie,” “Whenever, Wherever,” and “Underneath Your Clothes.” After the jump, watch Shakira perform “Loca” in the middle of Bryant Park:Read More
October 9, 2013
VIDEO: Diana Nyad Swims For Hurricane Sandy Relief in the Heart of NYC — Exclusive!
Fresh off her record-breaking swim from Cuba to Florida, long-distance swim legend Diana Nyad embarked on a 48-hour continuous “Swim for Relief” to support Hurricane Sandy recovery efforts. The swim raised funds for AmeriCares, a nonprofit global health and disaster relief organization that delivers medicines, medical supplies and aid to people in need around the world and across the United States. P&G brands such as Duracell, Tide and Secret covered all event costs to maximize funds donated.
Celebrities, athletes and TV personalities joined long-distance swim legend Diana Nyad during her 48-hour continuous “Swim for Relief” on Tuesday, Oct. 8, 2013, in New York’s Herald Square. The swim is raising funds for AmeriCares, a non-profit relief organization, to support Hurricane Sandy recovery efforts.
To find out more, visit www.NyadSwimForRelief.com.
Coming soon… my one-on-one interview with Olympic gold medalist Ryan Lochte…Read More
October 6, 2013
Heidi Klum Celebrates “Truly Scrumptious” Kids Fashion Show’s 1st Birthday!
Supermodel, super mom, reality TV star and clothing designer Heidi Klum celebrated the 1 Year Birthday of her kids clothing line with Babies ‘R’Us, Truly Scrumptious by Heidi Klum, with a fashion show during Kids Fashion Week in NYC.
Before the show, Heidi posed with a balloon hat and flowers and her kid models with an astonishing array of 2,775 Baked By Melissa cupcakes. The “Project Runway” host and “America’s Got Talent” judge spoke to reporters about the joys of being a mother, not pushing her kids into modeling or showbiz, and where she gets her inspiration from.
“As a mom of four, I’m constantly drawing design inspiration from my kids, whether it’s their unique fashion sense, their latest art project or simply their zest for life. Johan is supercreative, and I knew I wanted to incorporate his whimsical and imaginative designs into my Truly Scrumptious collection in a very special way. I’m so proud as a mom and a designer to introduce this one-of-a-kind assortment of T-shirts to Babies ‘R’ Us customers in conjunction with my all-new summer apparel collection.”Read More
September 29, 2013
Alicia Keys, John Mayer, Kings of Leon & Stevie Wonder Headline Annual Global Citizen Festival
Musicians, politicians, celebrities and other public figures came together on Saturday afternoon (Sept 28) to help end global poverty at the annual Global Citizen Festival in NYC’s Central Park. This year’s headliners included Alicia Keys, John Mayer, Kings of Leon and a much-hyped finale by Stevie Wonder who performed for 60,000 people at The Great Lawn. Janelle Monae, Elvis Costello and Will.i.am also made appearances.
“Together, we can put every girl and boy in school,” said secretary Ban Ki-moon. “We can stop diseases. We can empower the world’s women and and protect our environment, this beautiful planet that is our only home.”
Or, as Wonder aptly put it: “We can end extreme poverty in our lifetime—because together we can work it out, and we will reach our higher ground.”Read More
July 22, 2013
Twenty-Seven: A New Year Begins
I celebrated my birthday this week at JIMMY, the rooftop pool bar at The James Hotel and, boy, does it feel good to be 21… wink!
I slipped into my custom birthday suit (thanks to Moods of Norway) and sipped on spirits poolside with friends, family and even some familiar faces from television, including a stunning in silver Kelly Killoren Bensimon, Albie & Chris Manzo, Dean Sheremet, WWE Diva Alicia Fox, YouTube sensation Jessica Harlow and Keenyah Hill all came by to toast with me, thanks to an open spirits bar featuring ABSOLUT Vodka, Perrier-Jouet champagne, Heineken, Hint Water, and ZICO Coconut Water and bite-sized treats from Baked By Melissa and Treat House New York.
For more HOT SHOTS from the NIVEA for Men-sponsored soiree, keep reading!Read More
June 25, 2013
Katy Perry, John Mayer, Joan Rivers & More Celebrate Don Rickles — HOT SHOTS!
John Mayer was joined by his on-again girlfriend Katy Perry at the Friar’s Foundation Gala honoring legendary actor and comedian Don Rickles on Monday night. The love birds were reportedly very affectionate all night and were photographed leaving the event together, and later spotted at the trendy Greenwich Hotel.
Rickles was honored by the Friars Foundation in NYC’s Waldorf Astoria with their lifetime achievement award for comedy. Hollywood’s most elite came out to pay tribute to the comedy legend including Bob Newhart, Robert De Niro, Joan Rivers, John Stamos, Billy Crystal, and Bette Midler.
The night was filled with tribute videos by a number of late-night comedy show hosts including David Letterman, Jimmy Kimmel, Jay Leno and Craig Ferguson. The event’s grand finale was a singing rendition of “The Best Is Yet To Come,” performed by Bette Midler, Billy Crystal, Diana Krall, Natalie Cole, Bob Newhart, Tony Danza and more.
Keep reading for more hot shots from the Friars Foundation benefiting Don RicklesRead More
June 21, 2013
Celebrities Take Part In A Global Day Of Discovery — Watch The Video PSA!
North Shore Animal League supporter Beth Ostrosky Stern was spotted at Renaissance Hotels Global Day of Discovery on Wednesday in NYC spending time with adorable kittens and puppies that need to find a home.
150 properties participated in the movement around the world, to provide guests with something new to discover all on one day in over 35 countries. The New York Times Square Hotel partnered with the North Shore Animal League of America to provide New Yorkers the opportunity to adopt a pet on-site with their mobile pet adoption unit.
CLICK HERE to watch the Renaissance Hotels and The Creative Coalition Global Day of Discovery PSA featuring Patricia Arquette (“Boardwalk Empire,” “Medium”), Leslie David Baker (“The Office”), Tim Daly (“Private Practice”), Giancarlo Esposito (“Revolution,” “Breaking Bad”), Kevin McHale (“Glee”), Tracy Morgan (“30 Rock”), Beth Behrs (“Two Broke Girls”), and Josh Radnor (“How I Met Your Mother”)Read More
June 18, 2013
Jane Lynch, Jessica Sanchez, Andy Cohen, Jersey Shore & More Support Trevor LIVE — VIDEO
The Trevor Project, founded in 1998, is an American non-profit organization focused on suicide prevention efforts among lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning (LGBTQ) youth. Through a toll-free telephone number, it operates “The Trevor Lifeline”, a confidential service that offers trained counselors. The project also provides guidance and vital resources to parents and educators in order to foster safe, accepting and inclusive environments for all youth, at home and at school.
Each year, on both coasts, the organization brings together some of Entertainment’s most famous (and loved) faces from the stage to the television for their annual fundraising gala, Trevor LIVE. This year the event was hosted by “Glee” star Jane Lynch, and featured performances by American Idol runner-up and Interscope recording artist Jessica Sanchez and “Kinky Boots” TONY Winner Billy Porter, as well as special appearances by Meghan McCain and her mother Cindy McCain, Andy Cohen, “Precious” actress Gabourey Sidibe, Willie Garson, “Jersey Shore” stars Snooki and JWoww.
After the jump, watch Jessica Sanchez perform “Clarity” with the PS22 Chorus… (more…)Read More
April 26, 2013
VIDEO: Bruno Mars Headlines Samsung Launch Event In New York City
On Thursday night in NYC, Samsung celebrated the launch of its Samsung Experience Shops at Best Buy locations nationwide, as well as the arrival of the brand new Galaxy S 4 smartphone, with a big ‘ole megabash!
To get the party started, Rev Run (of Run DMC) joined DJ Ruckus for a 45-minute set, after which guests were treated to an intimate concert by Bruno Mars, who played fan favorites including “Locked Out of Heaven,” “Marry you,” “Treasure” and “When I Was Your Man.”
At the concert, guests – including Rosario Dawson, singer Jason Derulo, Katrina Bowden (30 Rock) and Vincent Piazza (Boardwalk Empire) – were treated to an interactive experience resembling a giant Samsung Experience Shop featuring all of Samsung’s hottest new technology such as the brand new Galaxy S 4 smartphone and Galaxy Note 8.0 tablet, as well as the Galaxy Camera, the Galaxy Note II and more. (more…)Read More