Paul McCartney sings with 'Nirvana' at 12-12-12 concert, Courtney Love isn't happy, Lady Gaga discusses Stones duet in the bath... Daily Hot List
Thursday, 13 December
Hurricane Sandy benefit gig 12-12-12, which we streamed right here, took place last night in New York's Madison Square Garden. Bruce Springsteen opened the show with a short set that began with Land Of Hope And Dreams, while the likes of The Rolling Stones, The Who and Alicia Keys also played. Eddie Vedder joined Roger Waters for Comfortably numb, while Springsteen reappeared to play Who Says You Can't Go Home with Bon Jovi. Coldplay's Chris Martin was joined by Michael Stipe during his three-song set for a version of Losing My Religion, though the collaboration of the evening had to be for Paul McCartney who recruited Nirvana pair Dave Grohl and Krist Novoselic to play heavy-sounding new song Cut Me Some Slack. The night was rounded off by Keys, who returned to the stage to perform Empire State Of Mind.
However one person who was less than thrilled about Macca playing with Nirvana's rhythm section was Courtney Love. The singer was reportedly "not amused" by the collaboration adding a dig: "Look, if John [Lennon] were alive it would be cool."
Norah Jones has paid tribute to her father, Ravi Shankar who died yesterday. Despite not being brought up by the sitar player, and previously not wishing to discuss him in detail, the singer released a statement declaring: "My dad's music touched millions of people. He will be greatly missed by me and music lovers everywhere."
Whitney Houston and Psy were the top search trends recorded online by Google this year.
Watch Peace's new video for Wraith.
Willy Moon has announced a new UK which kicks off in Birmingham on 22 March next year.
Lady Gaga discussed collaborating with The Rolling Stones while in the bath. The singer was so keen to take Mick Jagger's call she took it while having a wash rather than asking him to call back/
Shame Mick didn't put it in writing though, some of the Rolling Stone's old love letters have sold for £187,250 at auction. The "poetic and self-aware" notes from the 25 year-old Jagger to Marsha Hunt sold for double their estimate.
Today's Track Of The Day is Flume with Insane
That's it for today. Due to staff holiday the Hot List returns on Monday at noon.
12:00 PM | 13/12/2012
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