The Biebs gets back to business.
+ Good news, Beliebers! After all of those headline-making legal issues, it sounds like Justin Bieber is finally back at work on the music and entertainment side of things. ”Dance rehearsal. Guitar practice. Workouts. Voice strengthening. Studio writing sessions,” the Biebs tweeted. (MTV News)
+ While Justin Bieber focuses on his craft, a judge is reviewing whether police video footage from his arrest in Miami Beach should be withheld from the public or released. (Billboard)
+ Robyn recently signed Zhala as the first artist to her label, Konichiwa Records — after Robyn herself, of course. Listen to the pair’s duet, “Prophet,” and watch them perform it at Sweden’s Grammis Awards. (Stereogum)
+ Lana Del Rey’s forthcoming album, Ultraviolence, will be produced by The Black Keys’ Dan Auerbach. “Me and Dan Auerbach are excited to present you Ultraviolence,” Lana shared via Instagram. The album is reportedly due out in May. (MTV News)
+ Pharrell Williams revealed why he named his upcoming album G I R L. He said women have been good to him through his career, adding: “Everything I’ve ever gotten is because they’ve paid for [it], so they’re, like, my bosses — indirectly and directly — you guys are like my bosses. So for me, I wanted to analyze that for a second.” (MTV News)
+ In other Pharrell news, the famous hat he wore at the Grammy Awards is up for grabs. He’s auctioning off the Vivienne Westwood “mountain hat,” with all proceeds benefiting his charity, From One Hand To Another, which supports learning programs for underserved youth. (MTV News)
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