IMDb > Lenny Kravitz > News
Top Links
biography by votes awardsNewsDeskmessage board
overviewby type by year by ratings by votes awards by genre by keyword
biography other works publicity photo galleryNewsDeskmessage board
External Links
official sites miscellaneous photographs sound clips video clips

Connect with IMDb

2015 | 2014 | 2013 | 2012 | 2011 | 2010 | 2009 | 2008 | 2007 | 2005 | 2004 | 2003 | 2002 | 2001 | 2000 | 1998

1-20 of 59 items from 2015   « Prev | Next »

Super Bowl vs. Grammys: Analyzing Their Sales Impact on Artists

22 hours ago | The Hollywood Reporter | See recent The Hollywood Reporter news »

Even though record label executives tend to choose the Super Bowl halftime show as the most powerful marketing tool in Billboard's annual Maximum Exposure issue, the event can be hit or miss in driving sales for the artist who perform there. This year, Katy Perry has the honor of having all eyes on her, as she is expected to sing some of her big hit songs, with a little help from Lenny Kravitz along the way. A look back at sales reveals that some artists have benefited from the Super Bowl halftime event, like last year's performer Bruno Mars. But

read more


- Ed Christman, Billboard

Permalink | Report a problem

People's Guide to the 2015 Super Bowl

31 January 2015 12:25 PM, PST | | See recent news »

Sure, the Super Bowl is first and foremost a sporting event, the battle of the top two teams in the NFL. But it's also the one day you actually want to watch commercials. (Because seriously, who can resist that Budweiser puppy?) It's a time to fearlessly gorge yourself on greasy food and beer. And this year, it's also the perfect opportunity to star-gaze as Katy Perry performs and Hollywood's hottest celebs cheer on their favorite teams. As the New England Patriots prepare to face off against the Seattle Seahawks in Phoenix, People is bringing you inside access, from the tastiest »

- Michele Corriston, @mcorriston

Permalink | Report a problem

Super Bowl Measles Scare: Is it Legit?

30 January 2015 4:41 PM, PST | Entertainment Tonight | See recent Entertainment Tonight news »

There have been reported concerns that a measles outbreak could occur at the Super Bowl, but just how serious is the threat?

A recent outbreak of the disease, has Arizona health officials on high alert. There have been seven confirmed cases in the state and officials are monitoring 1,000 people who may have come into contact with those infected.

News: Katy Perry Teases Super Bowl Halftime Show

Despite the hype, the NFL is assuaging fears, saying that most of the players have been vaccinated. Meanwhile, a local reporter tells Et's Kevin Frazier that most of the cases of measles in Arizona are isolated in the East Valley about 50 miles away from the University of Phoenix Stadium, where the Super Bowl will be played.

Halftime performer Lenny Kravitz wasn't concerned at all when Kevin met up with him in Phoenix.

"I haven't heard a thing about it," the rock star said.

Lenny, who will be »

Permalink | Report a problem

17 Sweet Songs Famous Dads Have Made For Their Daughters

30 January 2015 4:40 PM, PST | BuzzSugar | See recent BuzzSugar news »

Kanye West recently released the video for his new song "Only One," which is dedicated to his 1-year-old daughter, North; the heartfelt tune, which also references Kanye's late mother, Donda, is a sweet ode to the baby girl he shares with his wife, Kim Kardashian, and is slightly reminiscent of Jay Z's song "Glory," which was released just days after he and Beyoncé welcomed their daughter, Blue Ivy. Kanye and Jay Z are the latest in a long line of musicians - including Billy Joel, Lenny Kravitz, and Stevie Wonder - that have written, performed, and dedicated sweet songs to their little girls. We've rounded up 17 of the tunes here for your listening enjoyment. Source: Getty »

- Brittney-Stephens

Permalink | Report a problem

Katy Perry to sing with Missy Elliot at Super Bowl

30 January 2015 8:58 AM, PST | National Ledger | See recent National Ledger news »

Katy Perry will be joined by Missy Elliot for her Super Bowl performance. The 30-year-old pop star will reportedly duet with the rapper during her half-time show at the showpiece NFL game on Sunday (01.02.15) between the Seattle Seahawks and the New England Patriots. The New York Daily News newspaper is reporting that Katy will be joined by Elliott for at least one segment of the concert. The 43-year-old hip-hop legend featured on a remix of Katy's single 'Last Friday Night (T.G.I.F.)' and rumours are rife that is the track she'll be guesting on. Katy has already confirmed that rock guitarist Lenny Kravitz will be joining her on stage and she has hinted at Missy's appearance only saying it the gig will be a ''female fun night''. Speaking at a press conference for the Pepsi Super Bowl Xlix half-time show at the Phoenix Convention Center, she »

Permalink | Report a problem

Rapper Missy Elliott to Join Katy Perry at Super Bowl

30 January 2015 8:44 AM, PST | The Wrap | See recent The Wrap news »

Rapper Missy Elliott is expected to make a guest appearance during the Super Bowl halftime show.

The pairing wouldn’t be a first for the “Gossip Folks” artist and Katy Perry. Elliott remixed the songstress’ “Last Friday Night (T.G.I.F.)” hit in 2011.

A source revealed the news to The Associated Press on the condition of anonymity, CBS News reported.

See video: Katy Perry ‘Leaks’ Fake Super Bowl Song

During  a news conference Thursday, Perry hinted that an “old school” female singer would join her for the anticipated performance, but The”Roar” singer didn’t say who.

For more than two decades, »

- Alicia Banks

Permalink | Report a problem

What Should We Expect From Katy Perry’s Super Bowl Halftime Special?

30 January 2015 7:54 AM, PST | Vulture | See recent Vulture news »

We don't know about you, but we'll be watching the Super Bowl on mute (well, except for the commercials) up until it's time for the Halftime Special. That's when Katy Perry will take the arena stage to do her best career-encompassing performance for an audience of over 100 million people. What will she do? Stick to the typical Katy Perry stuff? Go off-book? Will she focus on singing or dancing? Will she throw shade? Will she sing "Firework"? (That last one, for sure.) We have a slew of educated guesses below.  1. Lenny Kravitz. This isn’t an assumption; it’s reality. It has been confirmed that Lenny will appear during Katy Perry’s big show. But what will he do? Will he wail out to the guitar solo on “Birthday”? (There is no guitar solo on “Birthday,” but there could be one.) Maybe he’ll fill in for Juicy J on »

- Lindsey Weber

Permalink | Report a problem

Missy Elliott Will 'Work It' with Katy Perry at the Super Bowl!

30 January 2015 3:55 AM, PST | Entertainment Tonight | See recent Entertainment Tonight news »

Get ready to "get ur freak on!" Katy Perry is reportedly adding multi-platinum rapper Missy Elliott to her Super Bowl Xlix halftime show.

Though the NFL has yet to confirm the news, The Associated Press reports that Elliott -- who was featured on Perry's song "Last Friday Night (T.G.I.F.)" -- is all set to make a surprise appearance with the pop star at the big game on Sunday in Phoenix, Arizona.

Video: Super Bowl -- Watch the Players Try to Sing Along to Katy Perry

Perry did hint at the "Work It" rapper's involvement with the halftime show -- which will also include Lenny Kravitz -- during Thursday's press conference, saying that her performance will include an "old school" female artist. "When you hear the first ring of the chord," Perry said, "I think jaws will drop and faces will melt."

Video: Watch Katy Perry's Most Memorable Et Moments

Do you think Elliott »

Permalink | Report a problem

Missy Elliott Joining Katy Perry for Super Bowl 2015 Halftime Show

30 January 2015 3:17 AM, PST | Us Weekly | See recent Us Weekly news »

Missy Elliott's ready to work it — at the Super Bowl! The multiplatinum, Grammy-winning rapper will join Katy Perry for Super Bowl Xlix's halftime performance on Feb. 1, a source confirms to Us Weekly. Lenny Kravitz is also slated to perform at halftime during the game in Phoenix. Perry, 30, hinted at Elliott's involvement in the big show during a press conference Thursday, Jan. 29, telling Us she's "very, very excited" about the "throwback" performer. "All I can say is that it will be a real female fun [...] »

Permalink | Report a problem

Missy Elliott Will Join Katy Perry’s Super Bowl Halftime Show

29 January 2015 9:01 PM, PST | Vulture | See recent Vulture news »

The AP is reporting that Missy Elliott will make a surprise (not anymore!) appearance during Katy Perry's halftime performance at the Super Bowl this Sunday. An anonymous source familiar with the show's plans spilled the beans shortly after Perry gave a press conference about her act, which will also include Lenny Kravitz. Perry told media earlier Thursday that she "wanted to bring someone back. A throwback of sorts that definitely needed some more shine. All I can say is it will be a real female fun night," according to Mashable. "It's a bit old school. When this person enters the stage and you hear the first ring of the chord I think jaws will drop and faces will melt." »

- Sean Fitz-Gerald

Permalink | Report a problem

6 Secrets Katy Perry Revealed About Her Super Bowl Halftime Show

29 January 2015 7:34 PM, PST | Entertainment Tonight | See recent Entertainment Tonight news »

Katy Perry is getting ready for her anticipated Super Bowl halftime show, and she teased the exciting performance during a press conference held Thursday morning.

Et’s Kevin Frazier kicked off the proceedings by getting the social media queen to snap a selfie with him.

Then, she proceeded to hint at what could be the best halftime show in years.

So should we all be excited? Absolutely. Here are six important things we learned during today's press address.

#6. She Won't Be Deflated

Getty Images

Controversy surrounding "deflategate" reached a fever pitch earlier this week, but the "Dark Horse" singer assured the media, "Nothing in my performance will be deflated."

Video: Super Bowl: Watch the Players Try to Sing Along to Katy Perry

#5. She Won't Be Lip Synching (Too Much)

Super Bowl halftime shows are always full of spectacle and excitement, and that usually means that live singing falls by the wayside. But not for »

Permalink | Report a problem

Katy Perry Teases Super Bowl Halftime Show: I Have Some Tricks Up My Sleeve

29 January 2015 5:15 PM, PST | Entertainment Tonight | See recent Entertainment Tonight news »

Et's Kevin Frazier was with Katy Perry as she got ready for the Super Bowl halftime show, which some parent groups are saying might be inappropriate for children.

Video: Seattle Seahawks Star Marshawn Lynch Sings in Rare Interview With Et!

"I have a couple of tricks up my sleeve," Katy told Kevin, teasing the event. "I can't tell you everything. I'm going to let people just think about it."

What we do know is that Katy won't be the only star in the Super Bowl spotlight.

Lenny Kravitz will also be sharing the stage with Katy during halftime, while Idina Menzel will be singing the "Star Spangled Banner" in her first big performance since catching flack for her New Year's Eve performance of "Let It Go," where she failed to hit some notes live.

In response to her critics, Idina posted an old interview of hers to Twitter, which read in part, "There are about »

Permalink | Report a problem

Katy Perry Spills Details on Surprise Halftime Show Guest, Mocks Marshawn Lynch's Epic One-Liner—Watch Now!

29 January 2015 2:34 PM, PST | E! Online | See recent E! Online news »

The Katy Perry show (otherwise known as the Super Bowl) is just days away, and the singer has given us more clues as to what we can expect at halftime! We already know that Perry's 12-minute performance will include lots of color, soul and the hotness of Lenny Kravitz, but during her NFL press conference today, Perry confirmed to our very own Alicia Quarles that there will be an additional guest on stage, and also offered up a few hints as to who we could expect. This is true. I have to keep some surprises for Sunday and I'm very, very excited about this guest because I thought long and hard about it and wanted to kinda bring someone back, like a throwback of sorts, that definitely needed some more »

Permalink | Report a problem

‘Morning Joe’ Team, Chris Matthews Hosting MSNBC’s Special Super Bowl Coverage (Exclusive)

29 January 2015 6:50 AM, PST | The Wrap | See recent The Wrap news »

MSNBC is going big for the Super Bowl, enlisting its “Morning Joe” duo, Chris Matthews, and halftime performer Katy Perry for its coverage leading up to Super Bowl Xlix, TheWrap has learned.

Morning Joe” is staying out late as Joe Scarborough and Mika Brzezinski head to Phoenix to host a special two-hour edition Friday from 8pm-10pmET, dubbed “Morning Joe at Night.” The show will be hosted from the Apollo Education House.

Guests for the two-hour Mj special include halftime headliner Katy Perry, Phoenix Mayor Greg Stanton, New York Daily News and Espn host Mike Lupica and NBC Sports’ Al Michaels. »

- Jordan Chariton

Permalink | Report a problem

Super Bowl Director Hamish Hamilton Teases Katy Perry’s Halftime Show: ‘It’s Big, Bold, Ambitious’

28 January 2015 3:21 PM, PST | The Wrap | See recent The Wrap news »

While the outcome of Super Bowl Xlix is impossible to predict, Katy Perry‘s halftime show has been meticulously planned by director Hamish Hamilton since last offseason.

The highest-profile musical performance of the year is going to be “big, bold, ambitious and very different than any of the Super Bowls I have been involved in,” Hamilton told TheWrap.

Also Read: 16 Super Bowl Xlix Ads: Watch This Year’s Buzziest Commercials (Video)

“Katy is unlike like any artist. She’s brought her own personality, flair and humor to the halftime show,” he said, telling fans to expect the unexpected: “There are always surprises at Super Bowl! »

- Debbie Emery

Permalink | Report a problem

Katy Perry Preps for Super Bowl With Football-Themed Pedicure

27 January 2015 5:00 PM, PST | TooFab | See recent TooFab news »

Katy Perry's toes are ready for the Super Bowl!The "Roar" singer took to Instagram on Monday to show off her newly-painted nails, which feature football-inspired brown polish with a white cross-stitch pattern down the center of each one."Even my tippy toes are ready," she captioned the pic of her feet. No word yet on if the pop star got a matching manicure ... but knowing Katy, we think she's going to have an outrageous sports-themed ensemble when she hits the stage for her halftime show on Sunday.According to Billboard, the 29-year-old entertainer beat out Coldplay and Rihanna in the National Football League’s decision. She'll reportedly hit the stage with Lenny Kravitz for the big performance. Are you excited to see her perform? Sound off below! Read more »

- tooFab Staff

Permalink | Report a problem

Katy Perry Teases Her Super Bowl Halftime Look—See Her Football Pedicure!

27 January 2015 9:21 AM, PST | E! Online | See recent E! Online news »

Spoiler Alert! If you want Katy Perry's Super Bowl halftime show to be a total surprise then click away. Just kidding, come back we promise this won't give anything away. Truthfully, we still don't know much about the singer's performance (other than the fact that Lenny Kravitz will be joining her) because the pop star has done a great job keeping Sunday's show one giant secret—no hints or teasers. Well, until last night. The "Firework" singer posted a snapshot of part of her look—a very itty bitty part: Her pedicure. The 30-year-old's ten toes were each painted to look like footballs.  "Even my tippy toes are ready," she captioned the »

Permalink | Report a problem

Katy Perry ‘Leaks’ Fake Super Bowl Song (Video)

27 January 2015 8:19 AM, PST | The Wrap | See recent The Wrap news »

The “Roar” songstress shares her sense of humor with an awful preview of her performance on Sunday

Katy Perry, you got us.

The Super Bowl Xlix headliner tweeted a snippet of what fans can from her halftime performance on Sunday from Phoenix, Arizona.

And it’s hilariously awful.

Also read: Katy Perry Invites Lenny Kravitz to Join Super Bowl Halftime Performance

Over a synthesized beat, a fake-Perry sings about being “hairy” and “scary,” while a voiceover from her Super Bowl halftime show guest, Lenny Kravitz, promotes T-Mobile.

Perry even gives pointers as to how to play the game. “Don’t have to dribble, »

- Alicia Banks

Permalink | Report a problem

Savannah Guthrie to Interview President Obama Before Super Bowl

26 January 2015 6:06 AM, PST | The Wrap | See recent The Wrap news »

Guthrie will conduct an additional taped interview with the president to air Monday, Feb. 2 on “Today”

“Today” co-anchor Savannah Guthrie will interview President Obama live during the Super Bowl pre-game show Sunday.

The interview will likely touch on the president’s recent State of the Union address, the growing threat of Isis and what laws the country can get passed as Obama works with a fully-controlled Republican Congress.

Also Read: Johnny Weir, Tara Lipinski Join Super Bowl Team for NBC Sports

Before the big day, Guthrie and “Today” colleague Al Roker will anchor “Today” from Block 23 in Phoenix, Arizona, on Friday and Saturday. »

- Jordan Chariton

Permalink | Report a problem

Best Dressed Men at the 2015 SAG Awards– Eddie Redmayne, Lenny Kravitz & More!

25 January 2015 6:10 PM, PST | E! Online | See recent E! Online news »

Pause on the red carpet gowns— let's give it up to the gents at the 2015 SAG Awards! The evening was certainly a black tie occasion, with more than one fella pulling off the classic black tux. Ty Burrell added interest to his suave Dolce & Gabbana rendition with a fun checkered pocket square, and Eddie Redmayne stopped hearts everywhere in a classically handsome, double-breasted Prada suit. Delivering the rocker vibes to the red carpet, Lenny Kravitz nailed it an all-black tuxedo and undershirt with a pair of shades. And Jesse Tyler Ferguson certainly didn't bore anyone with his custom textured Hickey Freeman tux. While we were impressed with Jim Parsons' crisp Ermenegildo Zegna »

Permalink | Report a problem

2015 | 2014 | 2013 | 2012 | 2011 | 2010 | 2009 | 2008 | 2007 | 2005 | 2004 | 2003 | 2002 | 2001 | 2000 | 1998

1-20 of 59 items from 2015   « Prev | Next », Inc. takes no responsibility for the content or accuracy of the above news articles, Tweets, or blog posts. This content is published for the entertainment of our users only. The news articles, Tweets, and blog posts do not represent IMDb's opinions nor can we guarantee that the reporting therein is completely factual. Please visit the source responsible for the item in question to report any concerns you may have regarding content or accuracy.

See our NewsDesk partners