Did You Know?
:: Rihanna is set to perform her single “Where Have You Been” on the American Idol finale, airing live on Wednesday May 23. Honorable judge Jennifer Lopez will also take the stage with Pitbull to bust out their single “Dance Again”. [Rap-Up]
:: M.I.A. is designing beer label for Beck’s beer. “Before, artists would struggle with the art and commerce thing, but now I think you have to have a certain conviction about your work and the canvas is irrelevant, you can put it on anything these days,” she says. [Pitchfork]
:: Darren Criss clears up the rumor that he was asked to host The X Factor. “Oh, it made me look awesome! I had nothing to do with it, and it made me look so cool,” he says, calling the whole thing a “delightfully misunderstood misunderstanding.” [THR]
:: CBGB’s is no longer a music venue — but it may become a music festival. [MSN]
After the jump, find out which music acts will be hitting the tube today.
Music on TV:
:: The View (ABC) — Karmin
:: Late Show with David Letterman (CBS) — Florence and the Machine
:: Tonight Show with Jay Leno (NBC) — the winner of The Voice
:: Jimmy Kimmel Live (ABC) — Glenn Frey
:: Ellen DeGeneres (ABC) — Carrie Underwood