LL said about the concert on Friday, “I always want the show to be fun and exciting for people. I don't take myself seriously, but I take the show seriously, and I want people to enjoy themselves and have a good time.”
This year, LL’s former co-host Taylor Swift will perform via satellite from her tour in Australia. LL said, “Taylor’s a great performer and she’s one of the people that the world enjoys. Part of what makes the Grammys special is that we just bring the greatest artists of the world together in different genres and deliver them to the people in a cool way, and I think beaming her in is kind of sexy
Seymour also spoke to Miguel, who will perform with Keith Urban. “We both can't wait to perform. I think it's going to be a special moment.”
“The 2014 Grammy Nominations Concert Live" airs tonight on CBS.
"Extra's" AJ Calloway met up with "NCIS" star LL Cool J in NYC, where the rapper-turned-actor told us about his next project, the 2013 comedy "Grudge Match," and what it was like working alongside Robert De Niro, Sylvester Stallone and Kevin Hart.
"Grudge Match" opens January 2014. Go here for a chance to win LL Cool J's $10,000 ACE Brand "A" Game Challenge!
Rapper/actor LL Cool J joined “Extra’s” Maria Menounos at The Grove on Thursday, where the “NCIS: Los Angeles” star opened up about the controversy surrounding his "Accidental Racist" duet with country singer Brad Paisley.
LL explained, “The fact that there is so much controversy is proof that the conversation needed to be had. In clarifying, my intent is in no way saying that slavery is okay, that would be heartless.”
Country music star Brad Paisley is taking heat for the controversial song "Accidental Racist," a duet Paisley did with LL Cool J for Paisley’s new album, “Wheelhouse.”
Last year, Adele was unbeatable at the Grammys, leading the nominations and going six for six on awards night. With the "Rolling in the Deep" songstress mostly out of the picture this year (she did receive a performance nod), six acts are now vying for the top spot. Jay-Z, Mumford & Sons, Dan Auerbach, Frank Ocean, Kanye West and Fun. all scored six nominations a piece.
The happy news was delivered via a star-studded show in Nashville this year, dubbed “Grammy Nominations Concert Live!!” Taylor Swift and LL Cool J hosted the party, which included performances by Adam Levine, Ne-Yo and Hunter Hayes.
Album of the Year
The Black Keys - "El Camino"
Fun. - "Some Nights"
Mumford & Sons - "Babel"
Frank Ocean - "Channel Orange"
Jack White - "Blunderbuss"
Simone I. Smith is a sucker for great jewelry! She’s the designer of the popular lollipop necklaces spotted on stars like Jennifer Hudson and Khloe Kardashian called “A Sweet Touch of Hope.”LL Cool J’s other half stopped by ExtraPalooza last week and gave correspondent Jerry Penacoli a sneak peek at her new collection, which is available on QVC. A survivor herself, Simone gives 10 percent of the proceeds to the American Cancer Society. Watch the video!
Find out more about the collections and when to catch Simone on QVC, go to SimoneiSmith.com.
Mess with LL Cool J and his crib and you’re going to be in a world of hurt.
Reports say the “NCIS: Los Angeles” star confronted an alleged burglar in his Los Angeles residence early Wednesday morning and ended up knocking the guy down in a physical confrontation.