With the theatrical release of "The Hunger Games" sequel, "Catching Fire," still a blistering seven months away, fans are no doubt desperately searching for ways to stoke their Panem love flames until November. So here's a bit of kindling for you: The song "Beyond Fire," featured in the "Catching Fire" trailer that debuted during the MTV Movie Awards, has been released as a single, according to The Hollywood Reporter.
The moody, epic track is the work of T.T.L., a pairing of artist Tying Tiffany and producer Lorenzo Montana, and is available to download on iTunes and stream on Spotify. The duo is no stranger to the dystopian drama—they previously wrote "Deep Shadow," which was featured in the first "Hunger Games" trailer.
Here's some "Glee"-ful news: Darren Criss is going on tour this summer! Yes, your small-screen crush with the pretty pipes is coming to a city near you. Try and breathe, OK?
The Fox star will kick off the Listen Up tour on May 29 in San Francisco (his hometown), making stops in Dallas, Nashville and New York, among others over a two-month period. Darren tweeted out the news sharing that the trek will include, “Full band. New music. Old music. Let's do this. #DarrenCrissListenUp.” It wraps up on June 30 in Maryland.
Looking for more details about the summer outing? Well, according to Billboard, the tour will be in support of his forthcoming debut album, set for release sometime this year. On select dates, Darren will be joined by fellow singer/songwriter Theo Katzman.
FROM MTV MOVIES BLOG: If your anticipation for Baz Luhrmann glitzy, glamorous "Great Gatsby" is reaching the breaking point, we've got something to sooth your soul...at least for a few minutes.
Days after a soundtrack sampler, featuring Sia, Jack White and Emeli Sande, sauntered onto the web, you can now swoon over Lana Del Rey's ethereal "Young and Beautiful"!
Listen to the track at MTV Movies Blog!
"Shake It Up!" star Bella Thorne has long been ready for her close-up, but now she’s also ready to get her groove on. The Disney actress is hard at work on her debut disc, and she recently dished about her forthcoming album to MTV News.
“Well, I think what fans can expect is [for it] just to be very different from anyone, because I don’t like to be one of those artists where you can be like ‘Oh yeah, I know them from that song,'" the Disney starlet explained, clearly taking notes from other one-time Mouse House princesses like Selena Gomez, Miley Cyrus, Demi Lovato. Or, even Britney Spears and Christina Aguilera for that matter, all of whom have gone on to have successful music careers. “All my songs are very different from each other. So I don’t want to be known as only one genre.”
Get ready to raise those "Pom Poms"! The Jonas Brothers are stopping by the MTV Studios to talk all about their latest single—and we're letting you in on all the dishy details.
For the next 30 minutes, the trio will be talking LIVE with our own Christina Garibaldi and taking your question (send 'em using the hashtag #AskJonas).
So get in on all the fun by clicking play on the video above! All together now: rah-rah!
Things are getting pretty horny on the just-released "The Great Gatsby" soundtrack sampler.
First off, we need to remind you that Jay-Z is overseeing it. And he’s enlisted the help of Beyoncé, Gotye, Fergie, Florence and the Machine, will.i.am and Lana Del Ray (among others). So, this soundtrack is obviously poised to be one of director Baz Luhrmann’s greatest album hits. And that's saying a lot considering the soundtracks for "Romeo + Juliet" and "Moulin Rouge!" are pretty stellar and unforgettable. “Elephant Love Song Medley,” anyone?
Paging everyone in the entire world: Selena Gomez is all grown up and she's not afraid to show it. When the singer took the stage at the MTV Movie Awards on Sunday night, she brought her brand-new single, "Come & Get It," to the show—and a spicy, saucy new image.
In a little red number, she took her stage persona to the next level, thanks to world music influences, borrowing heavily from Indian culture and splashy Bollywood performance numbers. Prior to hitting the stage, Selena made it clear she was looking to Britney Spears as an influence for the performance. And watching her perform it was clear that she’s boned up on everything Brit. Did you also get déjà vu during her set, feeling like you were watching a 2.0 version of Britney's infamous “I’m A Slave 4 U” VMA performance from back in the day?
FROM MTV NEWS: Selena Gomez will take the stage on Sunday at the 2013 MTV Movie Awards to perform her new single "Come & Get It," and if you're itching for a preview of what's to come, you're in luck.
After a leak over the weekend, the songstress released the full track on Ryan Seacrest's website on Saturday!
"Hey guys, so my song got leaked today, my first single," she said in a video message to fans. "I'm actually kind of excited because you can finally hear it! And I hope you guys like it."
Head over to MTV News for the full story (and tune in to the Movie Awards on Sunday)!
FROM VH1 TUNER: When we caught up with Nikki Reed last month in anticipation of the DVD/Blu-ray release of "The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 2," talk turned to her role in the upcoming Hanson video "Get the Girl Back," and how a fan letter she wrote ultimately lead to her casting. Well, the fruits of her labor are finally here!
Click play on the clip above to watch "Get the Girl Back," co-starring Nikki's friend Kat Dennings, Drew Seeley and Drake Bell!
Check out the full story at VH1 Tuner!
We already knew Aussie actress Rebel Wilson was going to pitch-slap the 2013 MTV Movie Awards as master of ceremonies, but we woke this morning to even more aca-awesome news: She'll be reuniting with her "Pitch Perfect" co-stars for a live performance that night!
Skylar Astin, Anna Camp, Esther Dean, Adam Devine, Alexis Knapp, Hana Mae Lee, Ben Platt and Brittany Snow will take the stage alongside Rebel to perform a never-before-heard mash-up, conceived by "Pitch Perfect" director Jason Moore.
"We have something exciting in store for the MTV audience, and I know the cast and the fans are going to really enjoy our first-ever live performance!" Jason enthused.