Fact: LMFAO frontman Redfoo will release his debut solo album, Where the Sun Goes, this summer (15), according to Billboard.com. The Party Rock Anthem hitmakers announced a hiatus in 2012 to pursue individual projects and now RedFoo is hoping to uplift fans with his new material. He says, "The reason for the title is that the sunshine has always been special to me. The songs are all feel-good and bright, and that's the best way to describe the feeling of the album."
Quote: "He was really getting involved and he was texting me... and he was like... 'So what you got for this week?' So I sent him a video and he said, 'I love it, but it needs more magic...' Then, he saw my performance but he didn't know that I got voted off. He was like, 'That was excellent, I guess you are smarter than me 'cause that was magical!.' I didn't have the heart to tell him right there, 'I'm off the show!'" LMFAO rapper Redfoo couldn't break the news of his DANCING WITH THE STARS dismissal from his music mogul father Berry Gordy. The hip-hop star became the first celebrity to be booted off the U.S. reality show on Monday night (23Mar15).
Quote: "The way she walks, I said, 'She's got a little Latin in her walk...', so that's a little concerning." LMFAO star Redfoo believes actress Rumer Willis is his top competition on the upcoming season of U.S. reality Tv series Dancing With the Stars.
Fact: LMFAO star Redfoo and actor David Hasselhoff brought a little Highland flair to the MTV European Music Awards in Scotland on Sunday night (09Nov14) - both wore traditional kilts to the ceremony.
Fact: Miley Cyrus will headline the inaugural iHeartRadio Australia one-day music festival on 18 October (14). She will be joined by LMFAO star Redfoo and local Australian acts including rapper Miracle and pop rockers At Sunset at the Allphones Arena in Sydney. Cyrus will already be Down Under for her Bangerz tour that month.
Fact: Will Ferrell paired up with tennis champ Novak Djokovic to play against Kevin Spacey and Swiss pro Stan Wawrinka for the Desert Smash Showdown charity tennis match in California on Tuesday (04Mar14). The proceeds went to the Cancer for College charity, which provides scholarships to cancer survivors. Rebel Wilson, Joel MCHale and Redfoo from dance act LMFAO also took part.
Fact: Dance duo LMFAO teamed up with U.S. TV host Jimmy Fallon on Wednesday (27Jun12) to film a spoof of their hit tune Sexy And I Know It. The group, dressed in retro workout wear, cycled on stationary bikes spitting lyrics like, "I really like the band One Direction, but these pants make it hard to hide an erection." The clip aired on the TV personality's show Late Night With Jimmy Fallon.
Quote: "Loving My Friends And Others is for, like, a children's network." LMFAO star Sky Blu on the kid-friendly meaning of the duo's name.
Fact: LMFAO's Billboard Music Award Hot 100 Song of the Year Party Rock Anthem is the third longest-running top 10 hit of all-time in the U.S. Singer RedFoo was caught out at the ceremony as he stepped up to accept the prize on Sunday night (20May12) when a dancer jumped up onstage at the Mgm Grand Garden Arena and popped a glitter stick in the star's face. RedFoo's father, Motown founder Berry Gordy, was in the audience to watch his son pick up the prize.
Fact: Justin Bieber has given American Idol host Ryan Seacrest a big boost after the TV/radio personality's new YouTube.com channel reached 100 million views - by appearing in a new spoof video urging his pal to get creative and win more online fans. The pop superstar posed with babies and puppies for the skit and even attempted a little 'shuffling' to LMFAO's hit Sexy & I Know It in a bid to help Seacrest's channel win viewers.
Fact: R&B superstar Mary J. Blige has signed up to help find the next big singing sensation on a new U.S. TV talent show. She will join American Idol producer Nigel Lythgoe and producer Antonina Armato to scour the internet for amateur vocalists for the E! network's upcoming programme, Opening Act, according to Deadline.com. The series, which will give contestants the chance to open for the likes of rocker Rod Stewart, pop duo LMFAO, country star Brad Paisley and rapper Nicki Minaj, will debut on 9 July (12).
Fact: Bruce Springsteen joined comedian Jimmy Fallon on his U.S. talk show on Friday (02Mar12) to perform an acoustic rock rendition of LMFAO's pop hit Sexy And I Know It. The funnyman mimicked Neil Young for the skit.
Fact: LMFAO's new video for Sorry For Party Rocking features cameos from David Hasselhoff and House Party star Christopher 'Kid' Reid.
Fact: LMFAO star Sky Blue wore a customised pair of diamond-studded Beats by Dre headphones worth a whopping $1 million (£625,000) when he took to the stage as part of Madonna's half-time show at the Super Bowl on Sunday (05Feb12).
Fact: Madonna's half-time spectacular at Sunday's (05Feb12) Super Bowl was all the talk on Twitter.com - the pop superstar set a new record as the most tweeted about subject on the social networking website, garnering 10,245 posts per second. The Material Girl's 12-minute set featured appearances from rappers Nicki Minaj and M.I.A., pop duo LMFAO and singer Cee Lo Green.
Fact: Bruno Mars' bagged the world's two biggest selling digital singles in 2011. His love anthem Just The Way You Are sold 12.5 million copies globally, and Grenade came second with 10.2 million downloads, according to International Federation of the Phonographic Industry (Ifpi) officials. Party Rock Anthem by LMFAO was third.
Fact: LMFAO, Gym Class Heroes, Lupe Fiasco and Cobra Starship have signed on to perform at the Rolling Stone Super Bowl party, which will take place on the eve of the big game (05Feb11) in Indianapolis, Indiana. Thrilled Gym Class Heroes frontman Travie MCCoy says, "To have Lmfao and Cobra Starship on a bill for something like this, it’s genius because they are two bands who embrace the whole party thing. It’s definitely a party that if we weren’t playing, I’d hate to miss."
Fact: Former Baywatch star David Hasselhoff and Justin Bieber thrilled fans by closing out the 2011 American Music Awards with LMFAO on Sunday (20Nov11). The two showed off their dance moves onstage as the group performed hit track Party Rock Anthem.
Fact: The Roots drummer Ahmir '?Uestlove' Thompson and guitarist 'Captain' Kirk Douglas gave U.S. TV viewers a laugh on Wednesday (10Aug11) when they performed an a cappella version of LMFAO's chart smash Party Rock, posing as the black Simon & Garfunkel, on Late Night With Jimmy Fallon.
Quote: "Smokey (Robinson) would be singing at Thanksgiving. That was normal. We weren't starstruck by the Motown family. Maybe Michael Jackson." LMFAO frontman Redfoo, the son of music mogul Berry Gordy, grew up around superstars.