Jonas Brothers Are ‘Burnin’ Up’ For Barack Obama’s Daughters

I was sitting around waiting for the always swoon-worthy Jonas Brothers to hit the stage for the “Kids’ Inaugural: We Are the Future” concert, when my co-worker Alex Shapiro made a shocking revelation: He was very, very excited to see the guys perform “Ladybug.” Hey, Alex … I think you meant you were excited to… Read more »

Barack Obama Brings Spider-Man And Superman Together … To Build Shelves

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Hollywood studio system couldn’t make it happen, but President-elect Barack Obama pulled off a bit of movie-worthy magic today. No, he didn’t make the country’s trillions of dollars in debt disappear via high-tech FX overnight before he even moves into the White House; he brought Superman and Spider-Man together in the… Read more »

Demi Lovato And Miley Cyrus Rock Out For Barack Obama

By Nicole Guanlao Some have criticized Disney stars for being “too Disney” and anti-rock and roll, but judging from tonight’s “Kids’ Inaugural: We Are the Future” concert on the Disney Channel, my girls Miley Cyrus and Demi Lovato seemed to be rocking out with the best of them. There was fist-pumping and some head-banging action… Read more »

Usher Recalls Stealing Barack Obama’s Candy Bar

By Jocelyn Vena, with reporting by Shaheem Reid Some people may not have had the audacity to steal the food of a man that would one day become the president of the United States of America, but that isn’t the case for Usher. On this fateful occasion, the singer decided his hunger trumped Obama’s, and… Read more »

Volunteers Follow Barack Obama’s Community-Service Lead

By Erica Anderson and Gil Kaufman WASHINGTON, D.C. — After a rousing morning of speeches about the importance of community service at Ballou Senior High School, attendees took inspiration from President-elect Barack Obama — who painted walls at nearby Sasha Bruce House for homeless teens — and clocked in for their own tour of service…. Read more »

When Shepard Fairey Met Barack Obama…

By Benjamin Wagner A rock-and-roll street artist with an anti-establishment streak, healthy arrest record and penchant for subversive images might be the last person you’d expect to share a few words with the future president of the United States. But times have changed, right? There’s a solid argument that Shepard Fairey’s iconic Barack Obama portrait… Read more »

When Usher Met Barack Obama …

Jayson Rodriguez, with reporting by Shaheem Reid Usher is used to having people dying to meet him. But the Grammy Award-winning singer can cop to having the tables turned when it came to meeting Barack Obama. The two crossed paths when the president-elect was running to become the junior U.S. senator from Illinois. “The first… Read more »

When Wilmer Valderrama Met Barack Obama

Wilmer Valderrama is rarely at a loss for words, but the former “That ’70s Show” star sometimes has a hard time figuring out how to illustrate what it is about President-elect Barack Obama that is so moving to him.   “It’s hard to describe a man of his stature,” Valderrama said Sunday night on the… Read more »

When Nick Cannon Met Barack Obama …

By Jayson Rodriguez Barack Obama wants to limit the influence that lobbyists have in Washington, D.C., but it seems that some celebrities in Los Angeles haven’t gotten that memo just yet. Will Smith is making it known that he’d like to play the president-elect in a movie one day. And now Nick Cannon is putting… Read more »

When Wyclef Met Barack Obama …

Wyclef Jean has never been shy to tell the world about his devotion to Barack Obama. He says he’s been an “Obama groupie” from the very beginning. When MTV News caught up with the rapper, who was kicking off Obama’s inauguration festivities at the Green Inaugural Ball Saturday night in Washington, D.C., he shared with… Read more »