Did You Hear?
:: Songwriter Carole King was deemed MusiCare’s 2013 Person of the Year, and to pay tribute, Lady Gaga performed a raw rendition of the tender “You’ve Got a Friend” (above). Both King and James Taylor won Grammys for their respective version of the No. 1 hit. [AP]
:: Rick Ross has revealed the cover art and a surprise collaboration for his sixth album Mastermind. “War Ready” (or #WARREADY, whichever) will feature Young Jeezy, following a beef that dates back to 2010 and reportedly caused the brawl at the 2012 BET Hip-Hop Awards. [Twitter]
:: “I’m literally begging to be dropped from Universal,” Azealia Banks has said on Twitter, regarding her long-delayed debut Broke with Expensive Taste. “I’m tired of having to consult a group of old white guys about my black girl craft.” [Twitter]
:: Katy Perry took to Twitter to speak out against gun violence, following a Howard County, Maryland mall shooting that led to three deaths, including the gunman. “Scared to go to school? Scared to go to the mall? Scared to go to the movies? Me too,” she says. [MTV]
:: Barbra Streisand is prepping a new duets album, and the rumored collaborators — Beyonce, Lady Gaga, Bette Midler, Stevie Wonder, and producer Babyface, among others — look promising. [Billboard]
After the jump, find out what music you can catch on TV today.
:: Late Show with David Letterman (CBS) — Arctic Monkeys
:: Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson (CBS) — The Lone Bellow
:: The Tonight Show with Jay Leno (NBC) — A Great Big World
:: Late Night with Jimmy Fallon (NBC) — Barry Gibb
:: The View (ABC) — Clare Bowen
:: The Arsenio Hall Show (syndicated) — Ty Dolla $ign
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