NewNowNext music dispatch: Nikka Costa, Michelle Williams, and more!

Hey, it’s Friday! And our pal Colin from NewNowNext is back to tip us off to what’s hot in popular music.

Video of the Week: “Stuck to You” by Nikka Costa

From the funk-soul singer’s fourth album, Pebble to a Pearl, comes a
decidedly upbeat clap-y and jazz-y number … with lots and lots of

Tami Chynn Interview With NewNowNext NOISE

The “Hyperventilating” and “Frozen” singer from Jamaica has been
recording with Akon and opening for New Kids on The Block, all in prep
for her big U.S. release. Hear what she had to say – from New York’s

The All-American Rejects

All-American Rejects “Gives You Hell” Video

We cant lie: Tyler’s face does not “give us hell,” despite what his
aims. Watch these two angry neighbors – and two intrigued housewives –
as they battle it out, passive-aggressive style. How does that taste?

More after the break!

Friendly Fires “Paris” Video

These Klaxons-esque boys are way cute and definitely know how to pen a
clanky, late-night dance-floor number. They were recently stateside for
CMJ music fest – but for now, they’ve got their eyes on Paris.

Michelle Williams

Michelle Williams Hosts NewNowNext PopLab

With her new, ultra-gay, dance-ified solo album, aptly titled
Unexpected, the former Destiny’s Child-er plays host for LOGO’s pop
music and pop culture-a-thon. Check it all out online!

In 2003, Brian launched the world's first website devoted to horror film from a gay perspective (, mining an untapped (and occasionally unintentional) source of entertainment and bringing together a huge and colorful population of gay horror fans and filmmakers. When he's not pulling skeletons out of closets, Brian writes reviews for horror megasite, general film site, and can be found on the ever-informative Brian is also a filmmaker, having produced, written, and directed two shorts (the dark romantic comedy An Apple a Day and the eerie suspense piece Two Story House) that have played at film festivals worldwide and left audiences generally uneasy. A born-and-bred Midwesterner, Brian studied Mass Media and Film at the Catholic University of America in Washington, D.C. (I know – crazy, right?) before fleeing the district for the warm and occasionally stinky shores of NYC. Brian is a proud member of the Online Film Critics Society, loving husband to illustrator Andy Swist, and benevolent overlord of their two cats.