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Black Eyed Peas to Return

Black Eyed PeasBlack Eyed Peas are set to return next year.

The "I Gotta Feeling" group - will.i.am, Fergie, apl.de.ap and Taboo - are getting back together for their first studio album and tour since The Beginning in 2010. "The Black Eyed Peas are all in agreement they should put a new tour on for the fans - it's not like they properly split when they parted for a hiatus in 2012. This time around they're going to head back into the studio and lay down a new album quickly and then hit the road once again. Will.i.am has been instrumental in persuading all the Peas to get back into shape and hit the road again," a source said.

The source says new mother Fergie - who has five-month-old son Axl Jack with her husband Josh Duhamel - has been holding the process up. "Fergie's been stalling and wants to hold out for as much money as she can guarantee. She's got a baby now and needs it to be a very worthy amount to make her take her baby on the road," the insider added.

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Josh Duhamel Drives Wedge Between Fergie and Will.i.am

Posted by Andru Edwards Categories: Music, Rivalries, Rumors,

Josh Duhamel and FergieJosh Duhamel reportedly wants Fergie to distance herself from will.i.am.

The Safe Haven star is trying to encourage his wife to return to her solo career, but feels the only way she'll gain success is if she lets go of her Black Eyed Peas bandmate. "Josh is pushing hard for Fergie to make a much cleaner and clearer break from The Black Eyed Peas so she can re-invent herself as a solo artist without the looming spectre of will.i.am influencing every creative decision she makes," a source said.

Fergie - who has four-month-old son Axl with Josh - is reportedly struggling with her self-esteem, but the hunky actor is adamant he'll boost her confidence. "Josh is her biggest fan and he's getting a lot more assertive and interested in Fergie's business. He wants to drive a more permanent wedge between her and will," the source explained.

The 38-year-old singer - who hasn't released a solo album since 2006 - recently said will.i.am would be handling the production of her second solo release, but it is now believed she is beginning to side with Josh.

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Will.i.am Opens up About ADHD

Posted by Andru Edwards Categories: Music, Features,

Will.i.amWill.i.am has opened up about his battle with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder.

The Black Eyed Peas star revealed he struggles with concentration and impulsiveness, but he is learning how to "control it": "I have ADHD, I'll admit it. Did you hear about the elephant that got into that fight with a gorilla? Sorry, that's my ADHD kicking in. I've got all this stuff in my head at the same time as I'm doing stuff and I don't know how to stop or slow down. But it's all good because I know how to control it."

The producer - who is also currently a judge on The Voice UK - admitted some of the "traits" of the disorder - such as restlessness and constantly thinking - impacts his music in a good way. "For every obstacle there is some type of solution. So if you have ADHD it's your passion point. One thing I learned about ADHD is that it's hard to keep your attention and you can't sit still and you're always moving and thinking about a bunch of things. But those traits work well for me in studios and in meetings about creative ideas," he explained.

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will.i.am to release 14 megapixel iPhone camera attachment

Posted by John Kilhefner Categories: Accessories, Apple, Cameras,

will.i.am i.am+

Will.i.am of Black Eyed Peas fame apparently doesn't think his iPhone is smart enough, so he's planning to do something about it. He's even received a development license from Apple to produce and sell what he claims will turn the iPhone into a "genius phone" under his new i.am+ brand.

We have our own sensor and a better flash. You dock your phone into our device and it turns your smartphone into a genius-phone. We take over the camera...

"I was just hanging out [after a photo shoot], and one of the models took an iPhone picture, which circulated the planet before the shoot was even over... I took one of the photographer's lenses and held it up on my [phone] and said "imagine this one day". Then I said: "I'm going to do this"."

The camera attachment will clips onto the iPhone, bumping the 8 megapixel camera to 14 megapixels. A website is currently being produced (www.i.am) where users will be able to create profiles and assumedly share pictures and other content created with Will.i.am's app.

I.am+ is scheduled to make it's debut in London later this week, where pricing will also be announced.

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Will.i.am debuting new track on Mars first, Earth second, through Curiosity rover

Posted by Andru Edwards Categories: Music, Science,

Will.i.am reach for the stars curiosity mars rover

Hip hop and pop performer, producer, Grammy-winner, and all-around mogul Will.i.am is set to premiere his new track tomorrow, but Earthlings won't be able to enjoy it. Why? Well, Will.i.am is debuting his new song "Reach for the Stars" on Mars. Wait, what?

No, seriously. The music will be piped through the Mars Curiosity Rover before debuting here on our humble, overrated planet. What's the over/under on Martians being discovered when they seek out Curiosity, destroying it to stop the insipid music? Tonight's gonna be a good night.

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Black Eyed Peas’ Lyrics Slammed

Black Eyed PeasBlack Eyed Peas song "My Humps" has been named as having the worst lyrics in dance music.

The group's 2005 single received more than twenty per cent of votes cast in a poll of clubbers by GlobalGathering festival. The song contains the repetitive line, "My hump, my hump, my hump, my hump, my hump, My hump, my hump, my hump, my lovely little lumps." The song reached number three in the UK singles chart when it was released but it seems the public don't look back on it fondly.

In second place clubbers voted "Nassaja" by German outfit Scooter, with its nonsensical line, "It's not a bird, it's not a plane. It must be Dave who's on the train."

The top three was completed by the 90's dance-pop group Vengaboys with their song "Up and Down," which simply repeats the words "up" and "down" over and over again.


Fergie Wants X Factor Job

Posted by Andru Edwards Categories: Music, Prime Time, Reality, FOX, Gossip, Rumors,

Fergie at this year's GrammysFergie wants a job on The X Factor.

The Black Eyed Peas star - real name Stacy Ferguson - has asked to meet with Simon Cowell to discuss a possible job as a judge on the show, taking one of the slots left by Nicole Scherzinger and Paula Abdul who were sacked after the end of the first series.

"There have been some conversations. It's in the early stages, but Fergie's the one who approached the producers about joining the panel," a source told Life&Style.

Fergie is one of a large number of female singers who have been linked to the job - including Britney Spears, Adele and LeAnn Rimes. However, "Hold It Against Me" hitmaker Britney is reportedly holding out for a huge paycheck before she takes part.

"Money is not an issue for the show. As of now, they are looking to pay her $12-15 million for the first season, with a drastic price hike for a second year based on ratings performance. Simon Cowell wants at least a two-year commitment and Britney wants an out clause if she doesn't want to continue after one year of service," a source said.


Will.i.am Booked to Perform on American Idol

will.i.amJust one Black Eyed Pea will return to the American Idol stage next month, but he won’t be alone. Will.i.am will team with Jamie Foxx to sing “Hot Wings (I Wanna Party),” which is featured in the animated film Rio.

The Black Eyed Peas performed as an act on the reality series last week, and will.i.am is sure to put on a great show when he appears on April 15.

Stay-up-to-date on all the show spoilers, gossip and performances when you read all our American Idol 10 posts.

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American Idol 10: Top 12 Results

The Top 12 results show of American Idol began with a montage of all the Idols sharing their first childhood dream jobs -- only two of which were “singer” (Thia Megia and Pia Toscano). Results shows always begin on a dramatic note. It’s the only way the show can convince people to watch an hour-long broadcast of what could just as easily take two minutes to learn right before the next performance round.

Jennifer Lopez wore white, Steven Tyler black. And no one’s looking at (or listening to) Randy Jackson anymore. But the results show is Ryan Seacrest’s rare time to shine; it’s always his to lead. To open the show, he showed off baby pictures of the night’s performers, Lee DeWyze and the Black Eyed Peas, since the Top 12 all had their pictures shown off during the preceding performance round.

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VIDEO: Black Eyed Peas Perform at Super Bowl Hafltime

 


The Black Eyed Peas put on a highly-produced halftime show for Super Bowl XVL watchers, though they didn’t do it alone. Quick guest appeareances from Slash and Usher help put the show over the top.

The Peas performed a variety of melodies, including their hit "Boom Boom Pow" and "The Time (Dirty Bit)."

Some (meaning, Perez Hilton) are calling it the “best Super Bowl half time show in years,” but others have an opposing opinion. Yahoo’s review found the Peas to be a little nervous an uncomfortable. Their verdict? Usher should have headlined the entire show.

Form your own opinion, and watch the whole thing in the video above.

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