July 3, 2012
Justin Bieber To Perform At 2012 Teen Choice Awards!
More performers for the 2012 Teen Choice Awards have been announced and Fox has confirmed that pop singer Justin Bieber is set to take the stage during the upcoming July 22 event!
Bieber will join other stars including “Call Me Maybe” singer Carly Rae Jepsen, Flo Rida , No Doubt, and “Jersey Shore” star DJ Pauly D who is the DJ for the night. July 22 is also Justin’s girlfriend Selena Gomez’s 20th birthday. She has confirmed her attendance at the event so maybe he will have a surprise for her. I guess we will have to wait and see!
Aside from his performance, Justin Bieber has earned multiple nominations for this year’s Teen Choice Awards in various music categories including Choice Summer Song and Choice Male Summer Music Star.
Make sure to watch the awards which are scheduled to air live on FOX on July 22 from 8:00-10:00 P.M!Read More
June 6, 2012
VIDEO: Check Out The New “Glee” Promo For Next Season!
Fox has released the new promo for Season 4 of Glee only two weeks after the end of Season 3!
The promo gives us an inside look into what the possibilites are for the highschool graduates next fall. Although all the clips are from the previous season, the promo addresses many of the unanswered questions that viewers were left with after the ambiguous Season 3 finale. What will Kurt, played by actor Chris Colfer, do now that he has been rejected from NYDYA? Where will Will Schuester (Matthew Morrision) and Emma Pillsbury‘s(Jayma Mays) wedding take place? Where will the New Directions star Rachel Berry(Lea Michele) go next?
Watch on Fox on Thursdays (note the change of day) this fall!
What are you most excited for in Season 4?
May 23, 2012
American Idol Showdown: Jessica Sanchez & Phillip Phillips Battle It Out For The Win! Who Will It Be?
On last night’s episode, each of them sang three songs each: Simon Fuller’s choice, favorite song of the season, and their winner’s song.
In case you missed it, Jessica‘s performances are below, and Phillip’s — after the jump! Who do YOU think is going to take home the win?
Jessica Sanchez - I Have Nothing:
Jessica Sanchez - The Prayer:
Jessica Sanchez - Change Nothing:
Keep reading, to check out Phillip Phillips’ performances!Read More
April 5, 2012
American Idol Season 11: Top 8 Perform — Micah Jesse’s Peach Picks!
If you haven’t been watching “American Idol” this season, you’re missing out!
MJ agrees wholeheartedly!
On Wednesday night’s performance episode, the contestants were coached by No Doubt‘s Gwen Stefani and Tony Canali, in addition to music mogul Jimmy Iovine. There are strong girls and strong guys — but someone’s gotta R8TE the Top 8! So here’s MJ‘s rundown:
1. Jessica Sanchez – She effortlessly nailed her performance of Whitney Houston’s “How Will I Know.” The judges loved it, giving her yet another standing ovation! She is the absolute full package and is ready for stardom… MJ has been calling it for years right here on MicahJesse.com! (Watch the video of me and Jessica meeting in LA in 2008!)
2. Joshua Ledet – He brought power and a whole lot of soul to his performance tonight, singing, “If You Don’t Know Me By Now” by Simply Red. Tonight was a real dealbreaker for him. He is in this competition for the long haul. Even J.Lo said it — Joshua and Jessica could be the Top 2!
3. Phillip Phillips – I’m usually really impressed by Phillip but tonight was just “OK” for me. He performed “That’s All” by Genesis — with his brother on stage on the guitar. That was the most adorable thing!
4. DeAndrea Brackensick – Thankfully for onight was a shining night for DeAndre! He sang “I Like It” by DeBarge, which was a great choice for him, because it really allowed him to be playful with both the vocals and his movements. DeAndre shined tonight!
5. Skylar Laine – I was nervous for Skylar to sing “Wind Beneath My Wings,” made popular by Bette Midler , because that is a tough song to sing — and lots to live up to. Skylar really nailed it and especially brought it home in the end with a very powerful ending. I think Skylar is definitely safe from the bottom three.
6. Colton Dixon – Singing Cyndi Lauper’s “Time After Time” was a great choice for Colton tonight, especially with how he turned a usually female song into a beautifully masculine rendition. I think what Colton lacks is memorability, and that is so essential on this show.
7. Hollie Cavanagh – Holly has an incredible voice, but she just couldn’t catch a break tonight singing “Flashdance…What a Feeling,” the great theme song by Irene Cara . She had plenty of pitchy moments but the overall consensus was that she was stiff. The judges suggested that she not listen to criticism from the mentors so much so that it affects her performance. Hollie really needs to let go a little if she wants to stay in the competition.
8. Elise Testone – She’s got a powerful voice so I don’t think anyone questioned it when it was announced Elise would be singing “I Want To Know What Love Is,” by Foreigner. However, her performance tonight fell short of everyone’s expectations (especially after an amazing week last week), with lots of pitchy vocals. I think she is 100% going to be in the bottom 3 tomorrow. But will she get sent home? If so, I’m going to assume the judges will use a save on her. Let’s wait and see!
March 29, 2012
American Idol Top 9: Top 5 “Peach Picked” Performances Of The Night! — VIDEOS
American Idol is getting GOOD again y’all!!
If you haven’t been tuning in, you’re really missing out. We’ve been on the edge of our seat every Wednesday and Thursday since the competition got down to the Top 12, to watch all the performances and anxiously wait to see who America sends home. The competition is stiffer than ever this year with so many incredible voices, but MJ is going to start posting the top performances — in cased you missed it!
On Wednesday night’s performance night the legendary Stevie Nicks was on hand to give her musical advice to the Top 9 contestants… and thankfully many of the contestants took it!
Here’s Micah Jesse’s Top 5 Performance Picks of the Night – Top 9!
#1. Jessica Sanchez – “Sweet Dreams”
#2. Phillip Phillips – “Still Rainin”
#3 Joshua Ledet – “Without You”
#4 Elise Testone – “Whole Lotta Love”
#5 Deandre Brackensick – “Sometimes I Cry”Read More
March 15, 2012
Jessica Sanchez: “Turn The Beat Around” On American Idol! — VIDEO
The theme of Wednesday night’s “American Idol” show was songs from the year the contestant’s were born…
Although the judges didn’t give her a standing ovation like they did the last two weeks, they still said it was a good performance…and they LOVED her FANCY PANTS! (Which happens to be one of this season’s hottest trends!)
While it may not have been Jessica’s “strongest” performance, according to judges Randy Jackson, Jennifer Lopez and Steven Tyler, it’s clear Jessica is still a fan favorite and some are saying she is the clear winner of the competition, and it’s only the Top 12!
Tune into “American Idol” tonight to see if Jessica makes it to the next round!
Watch Jessica Sanchez sing “Turn The Beat Around” on last night’s “American Idol!” below:Read More
March 1, 2012
Jessica Sanchez Gets Standing Ovation — Singing Jennifer Hudson’s “I Love You I Do” — VIDEO
America…who’s next — on American Idol season 11?
Randy Jackson: That girl can really sing. One of the best of the last 2 nights.
Jennifer Lopez: The whole things is beyond your years.
Steven Tyler: You’ve got exceptional timing. Your voice is perfect. They need to pay you the next time you sing the National Anthem for the Chargers.
…and there you have it! MJ called it!
September 7, 2011
HOT SHOTS! Kara DioGuardi Makes Broadway Debut As Roxie Hart In Chicago!
From “American Idol” to Broadway!
On Tuesday (Sept 6), Kara DioGuardi made her stage debut as Roxie Hart in Broadway’s hit show “Chicago.” The former FOX judge was all smiles at the end of the show as she received a bouquet of flowers from her cast mates and an unwavering applause from the audience.
As Randy Jackson would say — welcome to the Dawg House, Kara! Congratulations!
To see more pictures from Kara DioGuardi’s Broadway debut, keep reading! (more…)Read More
May 14, 2011
Josh Duhamel Hosts Charity Run to Benefit Japan!
On Sunday (March 29) super hottie Josh Duhamel hosted the American Red Cross of Santa Monica’s Youth 4 Japan Run. And even though it was pouring rain, over 4000 people showed up to participate in the run sponsored by PUMA and tokidoki.
Amongst those in attendance were several celebrities, including Duhammel’s long-time girlfired Fergie (who received a “Happy Birthday” song from the crowd before the race), Paris and Nicky Hilton, “Glee” actress Dianna Agron, Teresa Palmer, and celebrity trainer DB Donamatriz.
Funds raised by the one-day race added up to an astounding $130,000 and tokidoki t-shirt sales raised an additional $90,000! Wow! Great job, guys!
If you are as inspired as we are by the incredible contribution celebs and sponsors have made to Japan, log on to www.reliefrun.com to donate and make a difference.Read More
May 12, 2011
Melissa Rivers: I’m An Editor-In-Chief!
Everyone knows Joan and Melissa Rivers. And whether you like them or not, they’re two of the hardest working women in showbiz. So, MJ sat down with Melissa to talk about her latest venture: editor-in-chief.
MJ: Mom, daughter, reality star, executive producer, now you’re editor in chief, how do you balance it all?
MR: I don’t. I have a lot of stress. No, I mean if you do the things you love and sign on to projects you enjoy it makes going to work fun.
MJ: So your new site is a shopping one, is that also something you love?
MR: Yes! I mean, we all love shopping. I think we’ve all become Internet whores now though. I learned how to really surf the Internet when I was on bed rest for my pregnancy way back when, 10 years ago. Its now gotten to the point where were all flooded with emails from “Nordstrom” and “HauteLook” and I have to just delete delete delete because I don’t have time. And my partner on this project saw his wife doing the same thing every morning and he thought, “there’s got to be an easier way”.
MJ: So how does Shoparatti make it easier for you?
MR: What we do is we aggregate the best deals of the day on one site, and then I pick what I think the four best deals are of the day. So basically what we do is cut everything, we make your life simpler. We don’t bombard you with emails, we don’t bother you. We’re on your facebook and your twitter and you can share it with friends to pass the deals along. You’ve got a great mobile app. It’s amazing. We aggregate them into one place, and then I curate them.
MJ: Wow. Love it. So what are your four best deals today?
MR: We’ve got a summer sandal from Swirl; we’ve got a great necklace, this amazing straw bag, and this gorgeous summer dress. Some are high end, others are cheaper. Honestly, all the stuff is cute. If you scroll to the bottom of the website you can also find your local deals. We sell out of everything that we post!
MJ: Do you think that shopping online is the future? What about trying things on and feeling material?
MR: Yes. I do. I mean, and I am a big touchy-feely girl but truthfully, the new trend is not only are people shopping online but also now they want us to tell them what to buy. They want the personal shopping experience. Its all about time saving and making your life easier. We’ve taken it a step further; today is a really big day for us too.
MJ: Why is that?
MR: Today we’re launching “Style Counsel” with my friend Giuliana Rancic, which is great fun for me because we’re such good friends. We’re also launching our blog today, and our new thing called “Deal Finder” where you can tell us what you are looking for and our system will search 24/7 for your items and then notify you when we have found what you’re looking for.
To read more of MJ’s interview with Melissa, keep reading! (more…)Read More
May 8, 2011
Lady Gaga Speaks On Judas! New Album! American Idol + More!
Speaking to E! News host Giuliana Rancic in an exclusive interview, Lady Gaga dishes on some behind-the-scenes secrets from the set of her latest video “Judas” and some breaking scoop on her new album – and lots lots more!
About “Judas” – her latest music video off Born This Way (due in stores on May 23rd) the singer said: “The video came out even more incredible than I thought it would…It’s so beautiful, it’s like a fresco come to life.”
We loved it, too!
Watch the 30-minute interview with Lady Gaga and Lady “G” right here on MicahJesse.com!Read More
May 8, 2011
HOT DAMN! Jordin Sparks Debuts Her Hot New Bod!
Earlier this week, former American Idol singer Jordin Sparks tweeted this shocking photo of herself wearing a mismatched polka dot bikini, saying “I don’t know why but my bathing suit reminds me of fruity pebbles. :)”
However, it wasn’t the mismatched swim suit that caused a commotion in the Twitterverse — it’s the singer’s shrinked down figure!
Whatever you’re doing girlie, you look amazing! We’re all for weight loss — as long as you’re doing it a healthy way!Read More
May 6, 2011
Celebrities Celebrate “Young Hollywood” (Again) In Hollywood!
How many times can Young Hollywood celebrate itself in L.A.? That’s so not a New York thing!
Not-so-young (but looking more gorgeous than ever!) comedian, Kathy Griffin, “raises the roof” at NYLON Magazine’s May Young Hollywood issue celebration, hosted by Emma Roberts + Rory Culkin, on Wednesday night (May 4) in L.A.
The YouTube & Onitsuka Tiger-sponsored event was DJ’ed by Lindsay Luv and had Hollywood’s most beloved young actors and actresses dancing the night away at hotspot Bardot.
Roberts and Culkin were joined by their celeBFFs and celebs alike including Good Charlotte’s Benji Madden, music artists Jordin Sparks and JoJo, actor Emile Hirsch, Paris Hilton, Glee’s Jenna Ushkowitz, Chord Overstreet, Kevin McHale — and! — Darren Criss, The City’s Whitney Port and boyfriend Ben Nemtin, Dancing With the Stars’ Maksim Chmerkovskiy, and many more!
CHECK OUT MORE “HOT SHOTS” FROM INSIDE THE PARTY IN OUR GALLERY:Read More
April 18, 2011
Ke$ha: Kickin’ It at Coachella!
Pop star Ke$ha posed for a “HOT SHOT” at the Lacoste L!VE party at Coachella this weekend, rocking a shredded American flag tee, faded shades and her signature ‘do.
Also seen at the HTC-sponsored Lacoste event: Katy Perry, Glee’s Lea Michele, Diane Kruger, Joshua Jackson, Twilight cuties Ashley Greene and Kellan Lutz, Malin Akerman, Kirsten Dunst, Alexander Skarsgard, Adrian Grenier, Kelly Osbourne and brother Jack, apl.de.ap (of the Black Eyed Peas), funnyman Aziz Ansari, Asher Roth, and Busy Philipps.
And we hear actor Elijah Wood even took over the DJ booth from DJ Cassidy for a portion of the event.
Just down the street, funny man David Arquette was seen showing off his Coachella Cali kicks at the PUMA Social set up. Arquette was seen taking pictures with the oversized red PUMA Suedes for his Twitter.Read More
April 17, 2011
Usher & Rihanna: Keepin’ It Cute At Coachella!
Also seen around the carnival: Leonardo DiCaprio, Vanessa Hudgens, Twilight’s Kellan Lutz and Ashley Greene, sisters Paris and Nicky Hilton, Gossip Girl’s Penn Badgley, 90210′s Jessica Stroup, Glee’s Chord Overstreet, Mark Salling and Harry Shum Jr., The Vampire Diaries Ian Somerhalder and Nina Dobrev, Mad Love’s Brittany Snow, designer Alexander Wang, Fashion Police’s Kelly Osbourne with brother Jack, Hills star Whitney Port, Inglorious Basterds actress Diane Kruger with BF Joshua Jackson, and models Chanel Iman and Alessandra Ambrosio among many others!
We hear the hit of the party (besides the famous Coachella Ferris Wheel, of course!) was the Case-Mate booth, where a bevvy of these celebs had their picture taken and had it displayed on the hangar wall.Read More