Fact: Yeah Yeah Yeahs singer Karen O is set to be joined onstage at Sunday's (02Mar14) Oscars ceremony by Vampire Weekend guitarist Ezra Koenig. The frontwoman will perform the The Moon Song, which has been nominated for the Best Original Song award, from Spike Jonze's movie Her.
Fact: Yeah Yeah Yeahs frontwoman Karen O is among the artists who will take the stage at the Oscars next month (Mar14). She will perform her nominated song from Spike Jonze's Her. Other Best Original Song nominees announced as performers include U2, Pharrell Williams and Idina Menzel.
Fact: Yeah Yeah Yeahs rocker Nick Zinner has reunited with his college bandmates to record a song for charity. The new Challenge of the Future track, titled You Can't Call Off The Dog, will benefit the family of Isabella Quezada-Mitchell, the daughter of an old classmate who recently passed away.
Quote: "My dad sent me a link to the Gangnam Style video last year, and I cried when I saw it, because I was so overwhelmed with emotion... I'd been waiting for Korea to be culturally relevant, and it's started to happen." Yeah Yeah Yeahs star Karen O, who is half-Korean, was thrilled by Psy's success.
Quote: "It's almost embarrassing how well-behaved I was, which is probably why I do things like spit water on myself onstage as an adult." Yeah Yeah Yeahs rocker Karen O reflects on her mild-mannered childhood.
Fact: Rockers the Yeah Yeah Yeahs have stepped in to replace the Beastie Boys at the upcoming Lollapalooza festival in Chicago, Illinois. The rap trio were forced to scrap all of their summer dates after ADAM YAUCH was diagnosed with cancer.
Quote: "It's fun to hurt yourself onstage... but you don't want to end up in a hospital." Yeah Yeah Yeahs singer KAREN O has cut back on her daredevil stage antics.
Quote: "I'm not keen on the little-dog-in-handbag look." Yeah Yeah Yeahs singer KAREN O on puppy-wielding socialite PARIS HILTON.