Newlywed Nick Carter on His ‘Screwed Up’ Past & Similariti​es to Justin Bieber

Newlyweds Nick Carter and Lauren Kitt Carter sit down with Larry King to discuss their new reality show “I Heart Nick Carter” on VH1 and how they felt something special from their very first date. Plus, we learn the good and bad about marrying a celebrity, Nick’s rough past and his similarities to Justin Bieber & his ‘rival’ Justin Timberlake on the latest episode of the Emmy nominated series “Larry King Now”.

Awesome Album Alert! Dirty Loops – “Loopified”

Meet Jonah Nilsson (vocals/keyboards), Henrik Linder (bass), and Aron Mellergardh (drums), aka the Dirty Loops. This Swedish trio started out as a cover band on YouTube, and after being discovered by producer Andreas Carlsson (Katy Perry, Carrie Underwood), have blown up huge in Japan; their debut single “Hit Me” went to #1 there, beating out Pharrell’s “Happy” and Idina Menzel’s “Let It Go”. They will be spreading their explosive pop/rock/dance music to Europe and the U.S. with the release of their debut album Loopified on August 19th. Get the inside scoop on this awesome album now!

2010 StarShine Magazine Music Award Nominees Diversify from new heartthrob Justin Bieber to old ones like Backstreet Boys along with Lady Gaga, 30 Seconds to Mars and Goo Goo Dolls

The 8th annual StarShine Music Awards (SMAs) nominees has branched out this year to include more rock-based artists like multi-platinum selling acts 30 Seconds To Mars and Goo Goo Dolls, who go head to head for many awards like Album of the Year and Artist of the Year. Also up for the big honors are tween favorite Justin Bieber and party monster Lady Gaga. Bieber grabs the most nominations with 9, setting a new record for most nominations in a year.

What’s surprising is the Backstreet Boys being acknowledged for 7 categories with their latest, slightly under the radar release, This Is Us. “We choose nominees based on their presence on www.starshinemag.com,” explains founding editor, Sandy Lo. “The Backstreet Boys were at the foundation of StarShine when we began in 2001. It’s great to see now that we have popular, fresh acts like Gaga and Bieber that we still have readers that want BSB and Aaron Carter… Read More