Quick Hits: Beyoncé. Outkast, BET Awards, Robin Thicke, N.W.A., fun., My Morning Jacket
June 19, 2014

Beyoncé will return to HBO in a series of four-minute clips of her Mrs. Carter World Tour, under the title Beyoncé: X10. According to The Hollywood Reporter, the brief segments will air at 8:55 p.m. every Sunday night for 10 weeks, right before episodes of the final season of True Blood. The performances of various Beyoncé hits were filmed throughout her tour around the globe.

On Wednesday, Outkast announced the support acts for the duo's major homecoming show in Atlanta, set for Saturday, September 27. That show sold out in about an hour, so the pair has added a second night, on Friday, September 26. Openers for that show are still to be announced.


Nicki Minaj
Nicki Minaj, John Legend, Jhene Aiko and August Alsina have all been announced as the latest performers for the 2014 BET Awards. The annual awards show is set for June 27 at 8 p.m. ET, hosted by Chris Rock.

Robin Thicke has revealed the cover art and tracklist for his new album Paula, due out July 1. In addition to the single "Get Her Back," the new tunes include "You're My Fantasy," "Still Madly Crazy," "Love Can Grow Back" and "Too Little Too Late."

More details on the N.W.A. biopic Straight Outta Compton have come out, as Dr. Dre tweeted a picture of himself, Ice Cube and director F. Gary Gray, along with the cast, on Wednesday, along with the movie's release date of August 15, 2015. Dre will be played by newcomer Corey Hawkins, while Jason Mitchell will play the late Eazy-E. Ice Cube's own son, O'Shea Jackson Jr., will play him.

Pop-rock act fun. have been working on a follow-up to their breakthrough album Some Nights and the band debuted a new song on The Tonight Show last night. The brand-new song "Harsh Lights" was unveiled with their performance Wednesday, though any specifics about the new fun. album have yet to be revealed. You can see the debut of "Harsh Lights" here.

My Morning Jacket have announced details for their second-ever One Big Holiday festival, set for January 31 - February 4 in Mexico at the Hard Rock Hotel Riviera Maya. MMJ will play three sets during the event, while Band Of Horses, Dr. Dog, The War On Drugs and Dawes are all a part of the festival as well.




 
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Mike McVay
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Cumulus Media

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