A musical adaptation of SpongeBob SquarePants begins previews on Broadway in November, and today, NPR has a stream of the soundtrack album by the cast. Rather than work with a single composer, the show’s producers commissioned songs from pop musicians like the Flaming Lips, Plain White T’s, T.I., Aerosmith, Lady Antebellum, and Alex Ebert (of Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeroes).
Though her conflicts with Dr. Luke have not made headlines in quite the same way that Kesha’s have, Kelly Clarkson has well-documented tensions with the songwriter and producer as well. In an interview with Z100 this week, Clarkson addressed her 2009 single “My Life Would Suck Without You,” which Luke co-wrote and co-produced. “They brought up writing credit at the end, because they were like, ‘Well, you changed the song,'” she said. “And I was like, ‘I don’t want my name near his.
Christopher Reid–also known as Kid, one half of the bygone party-rap duo Kid ‘n Play–has apologized for his impersonation of NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick in a planned sketch for Fox Sports 1’s Speak for Yourself that never actually aired. “Let me be clear-the skit and photo were not meant to disrespect Colin’s message or political stance,” he wrote in a statement posted to Facebook.
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