Showing posts with label ELVIS DURAN. Show all posts
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Friday, July 14, 2017

RADIO LEGEND ELVIS DURAN @ AOL BUILD IN NYC

Elvis Duran



Superstar radio host Elvis Duran, was spotted yesterday at AOL BUILD in New York City. Elvis is the host of the worldwide number one show he hosts out of the Big Apple on Z100. Guess he could not get his sidekick Uncle Johnny Pool out of Fire Island for the day, or maybe Uncle Johnny is in the back of the limo mixing those drinks!



Tuesday, November 11, 2014

IT'S A WONDERFUL WORLD AT ERIC TRUMPS WEDDING

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JOHNNY POOL-ALEX CARR
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Alex Carr With Johnny Pool And Elvis Duran




The legends of New York City Johnny Pool along with Alex Carr and famed morning host Elvis Duran of Elvis Duran And The Morning Show on Z100, were snapped at the wedding of Eric and Laura Trump at the legendary Mar A Lago in Palm Beach.



Johnny Pool sung Louis Armstrong's 'What A Wonderful World' to over 500 guests and he dedicated it to Laura and Eric. All the guests were blown away by radio personality Uncle Johnny's performance even the Donald himself was seen rocking away.



For my readers who do not know what Mar A Lago is, it is the former home of Marjorie Merriweather Post (then Mrs. E.F. Hutton) the heir to the Post cereal fortune. Many years ago I was there with Ivana Trump and it is one of my best memories of Florida. The architecture, sculpture, planning and craftsmanship that went into this magnificent estate could not be duplicated today. It is magical!


Photo Courtesy Of: Alex Carr


Wednesday, May 21, 2014

FLEET WEEK @ ELVIS DURAN AND THE MORNING SHOW

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SAILING THE SEAS WITH Z100
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Fleet Week With Elvis Duran




Elvis Duran and The Morning Show proudly welcomed the men and women of USMC/USN to New York City this morning, as we officially kick off Fleet Week. Elvis shared with his listeners, “This week is so important, and Memorial Day is so much more than just a three day weekend and the white sale at Macy’s. This is an opportunity for us to see our men and women who serve this country on the street, and thank them for all they do and sacrifice for each one of us.”



Elvis invited a group of men and women from the Navy on-air to express how excited our city is to host them this week. During the interview they told Elvis that in addition to visiting Manhattan, they are also on duty 24/7. Many will be working with Habitat for Humanity, Meals on Wheels, and volunteering at various soup kitchens around the city. All three of the military ships that are docked will also be hosting tours and educating visitors about what exactly they do.


The Morning Show’s own Greg T was flown in on helicopter yesterday, and he spent the night aboard the USS Oak Hill. Greg T broadcasted from the ship, and also interviewed some members from the Navy live during the show. Greg T told Elvis, “This is the most amazing, beautiful experience I’ve ever had, everyone on this ship makes me truly proud to be an American." Tomorrow the show will fully recap Greg T’s adventures on the USS Oak Hill. Tune in tomorrow!



ELVIS DURAN'S FLEET WEEK GUESTS


Rear Admiral Dixon Smith – Commander Navy Region Mid-Atlantic (West Port, CT)


Col. Beau Higgins – Commanding Officer of Marines of New York City (New Orleans, LA)


Wednesday, February 26, 2014

MARY LAMBERT PERFORMS ON Z100'S ELVIS DURAN


Mary Lambert On Elvis Duran




Grammy nominated singer-songwriter Mary Lambert performed her single “She Keeps Me Warm” on Elvis Duran and the Z100 Morning Show earlier yesterday. Off her recently released EP Welcome To The Age of My Body, the song was made famous as the hook in Macklemore and Ryan Lewis’ hit “Same Love”. The 24-year-old stopped by to talk to Elvis about her recent success, her past struggles, and her historic performance at the 56th Grammys with Madonna, Queen Latifah, Macklemore and Ryan Lewis. When asked about what life’s been like recently, the singer said she’s been able to “provide a social impact with music and that’s so incredibly gratifying.” Mary and Elvis were also interviewed for Good Day NY and her performance was featured on the show’s morning broadcast. For more information on Mary Lambert, please visit her website MaryLambertSings.com.


To watch Mary’s performance of “She Keeps Me Warm,” click here.

To see pictures from Mary’s interview visit ElvisDuran.com

ON HER CAREER RIGHT NOW:


“I don’t know what I did in my life to be in this position, and have all the incredible things, all of the opportunities and to be on this platform. I get paid to do something that I love so, so deeply and it’s not just like making pop music or even just being on a platform to sing and do what you love. It’s also being able to provide a social impact with music and that’s so incredibly gratifying.”

ON “SAME LOVE” WITH MACKLEMORE AND RYAN LEWIS:


“Hollis who sings ‘White Walls’ [with Macklemore and Ryan Lewis] actually, she and I were friends and she had sort of kept pushing me to the guys and they were finally like okay what do we have to lose? They sent me the track ahead about 2 or 3 hours with it and then went into the studio to meet them for the first time and I sang it for them and I think they were moved.”

ON “SHE KEEPS ME WARM”:


“I wrote the chorus specifically for ‘Same Love’. I came up with four different choruses because I was scared. I really wanted to do this song. They were all used in the song! ‘Love is patient, love is kind’ and ‘Not crying on Sundays’, they were all different ideas I had for choruses. So that was genius of Ryan to sort of put them in the positions he did.”

ON HER PERFORMANCES AFTER “SAME LOVE” SUCCESS:


“I was still doing my solo shows, you know I had a bigger audience then. A whole 50 people, I was so excited! I was getting requests to do ‘Same Love’ because that’s why they had you know, come in the first place and known about me. But I felt really uncomfortable singing to a track and I’m not a great rapper, yet – still working on my mix tape!”

ON BEING EMOTIONAL AT THE GRAMMYS:


“The whole day before for about 10 hours straight I cried and I’m not exaggerating! There was like a wad of tissues following me and everybody was kind of making fun of me. I’m just known for being a crier anyway, I cry when I’m really happy and I cry when any overwhelming emotion… It was as soon as the chorus started singing I was like, they’re singing this melody that I wrote a year and a half ago in a vocal booth on a whim and then here’s Madonna. ‘Hi Madonna! Sure you can sing my lyrics!’ Okay, what life is this?”

ON THE REHEARSALS FOR GRAMMYS:


“I got really emotional because I saw the couples for the first time and there was a couple that mouthed a ‘thank you!’ to me and I was like ‘Screw you, dude! Don’t! I can’t even hold it together!’ So then I started crying. Then Madonna looks over at me and she literally wiped my tears off of my face and then I was like, ‘What world am I in right now?’ This is such a crazy life!”

Thursday, February 06, 2014

JOHNNY POOL IN 'MY BIG GAY ITALIAN FUNERAL'

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HELLO BROADWAY LADY!
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Johnny Pool




Johnny Pool most commonly known today as a live radio personality in the morning working wth Elvis Duran and the Z Morning Zoo, is joining the cast of “My Big Gay Italian Funeral” for one night only on March 16, 2014. Johnny is certainly no stranger to the gay community as he has been a bartender at the historic Cherry Grove, Fire Island for over 52 years! At the ripe age of seventy-two years old, Johnny now has decided to take on his next challenge by making his theatre debut in My Big Gay Italian Funeral. When asked for a quote he simply said in his very funny way, “Hello Lady, I’m so excited to make an appearance Off-Broadway! You would be bananas to miss it!”



“My Big Gay Italian Funeral” is yet another comedy from Anthony J. Wilkinson and uses some of the same characters from “My Big Gay Italian Wedding.” The father (Joe Pinnunziato) is deceased and we introduce some new characters, namely Anthony’s gay brother Peter Pinnunziato, who he hasn’t spoken to in over a decade. Family drama and crazy characters unite when everything that can possibly happen at an Italian wake certainly will! Funeral opened June 16th, 2013 at St. Luke’s and is currently on sale till the end of June.



Presented by Bianco Productions, My Big Gay Italian Funeral is directed by Emmy Award-winning director Sonia Blangiardo (“All My Children”, "One Life To Live, "As the World Turns") and star its creator Anthony J. Wilkinson. Both shows are General Managed by 22Q Entertainment.


The cast of My Big Gay Italian Funeral includes Anthony J. Wilkinson as Anthony, Hugh Hysell as Maurizio, Donna Castellano as Angela, Marissa Perry as Maria, Debra Toscano as Toniann, Meagan Robar as Connie/Eva/Aunt Donna, Erik Ransom as Vidal, Chad Kessler as Rabbi Horowitz/Lou, David Demato as Peter, Mustafa Gatollari as Dominick, Beth Dzuricky as Ondine, and Marie Fontaine (ensemble).


My Big Gay Italian Funeral plays every Sunday at 7pm. St. Luke's Theatre is located at 308 West 46th Street (between 8th and 9th Avenues). For tickets, call (212) 239-6200 or visit Telecharge.com


Monday, November 11, 2013

LADY GAGA TELLS ELVIS DURAN ABOUT MARIJUANA

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Lady Gaga On Elvis Duran




Lady Gaga sat down with Elvis Duran and The Z100 Morning Show to talk about the release of her new album ARTPOP(out today), being the first performer to sing in space, and her emotional struggles with drugs and depression in the past. Elvis was able to dig into "Gaga's basement," during his 45 minute exclusive with the POP SuperStar. Elvis, as usual, created a comfortable atmosphere in which Gaga felt safe enough to discuss these difficult topics.


ON BEING ADDICTED TO MARIJUANA


“I just want young kids to know that you actually can become addicted to it [marijuana]… I have been addicted to it and its ultimately related to anxiety coping and it’s a form of self medication and I was smoking up to 15-20 marijuana cigarettes a day with no tobacco. I was living on a totally other psychedelic plain, numbing myself completely and looking back I do see now that some of it had to do with my hip pain. I didn’t know where the pain was coming from so I was just in a lot of pain and really depressed all the time and not really sure why.”



“It’s a battle, every day. I don’t want to lie about it because there is no reason to lie. But, the truth is that it is very hard to be famous. It’s wonderful to be famous because I have amazing fans. But it is very, very hard to go out into the world when you are not feeling happy and act like you are because I am a human being too and I break and I think there is an assumption, not just by the corporate world, or by humanity that I cannot break because I am alien woman and I am unstoppable. The truth is that I can break, and I did. I was not very good at breaking. I lost everything that I love. I was in a wheelchair for six months. I did a lot of drugs and took a lot of pills. I let it all kind of go because I didn’t know if I was going to live for the next year or two. When your schedule gets that out of control and you’re not able to feel the ground anymore you lose a sense of your own soul.”



“I had to stop. I was addicted to it [marijuana]... I’ve been addicted to various things since I was young. Most heavily over the past seven years. A friend gave me this term I lily pad from substance to substance because I get to a point where I can’t go any further with one substance so I move to another.”



ON OVERCOMING HER ADDICTION AND HER MESSAGE TO HER FANS


“You can fight. I do put that pressure on myself; I have to be high to be creative. I need that, that’s an error in my life that happened for over 10 years. Can I be brilliant without it? I know that I can be and I have to be because I want to live, and I want my fans to want to live. I don’t want them to torture themselves in the way I have. I want to show people that I will last past 27 and I will last longer, and so will you. I want to change this code in the atmosphere that in order to be remembered I must die young. In order to be remembered as a legend I must be dead first. This is unhealthy. The way that we [celebrities] are treated by the media, this is unhealthy. Not just me, I am just one of many people that are treated poorly by the media.”




ON HER ACHILLES HEEL IN THE BUSINESS AND HOW SHE OVERCAME IT


“Look I think my Achilles heel in this business has always been from the beginning, like, oh is she a rich girl from New York? Did she go to a private school? But actually I did go to a privileged school, I did go to a private school, I did have a great education. My parents were not rich, they sent me to a great school with all the money that they had…I am smart. I will no longer allow this thing that was my Achilles heel to remain there.”



ON THE PRESSURES OF BEING A FEMALE ARTIST


“There’s this incredible pressure on female artists that we have to reinvent ourselves between each record. Michael Jackson didn’t reinvent himself with each album, or Elton John or Whitney Houston. These are some of my favorite artists in history. What I was thinking about was I don’t want to throw my wigs away, I don’t want to throw my outfits away, I want to celebrate them because these are the inventions that got me to where I am. I want my fans to know that you really just need one good idea. I feel like this pressure that the public puts on you to have several good ideas over and over again until you die; this is actually not reality.”




ON GETTING OUT OF THE CORPORATE MOLD


“ARTPOP is definitely a time that we are really excited to be putting art into the front and that corporations will no longer drive me or my work and that the House of Gaga- this is our foray into the art and technology world. The artRave was the beginning of that.”


ON THE CHANGES SHE MADE FOR ARTPOP AND WHY SHE IS DIFFERENT


“I’m usually already on to the next album when the album comes out. I’m really very fascinated with this transformation inside of me that I am feeling very happy and confident in the work that I have created. I really love this album. I mostly love this album because it helped me lose 30 pounds in the gym!”


ON WHAT ARTPOP IS ALL ABOUT


"This album is about joy, coming into my own, and also really deciding for myself as an artist that I don’t need to change my image with every single album. This was something I was really fascinated with iconography and how we see the artist.”



“This is why ARTPOP is so important to me. I want the world to know that the real intelligence is in the heart and the mind of the artist and not the corporation.”



ON NOT BEING A FORMULA AND BUILDING THE HOUSE OF GAGA USING HER GREATEST TALENT


“When you have road bumps in your career everybody starts to shake and everybody starts to get nervous… The reality is that there was never any formula and I am not a marketing plan and I never have been. ARTPOP has no marketing plan… This was something that was generated by this young collective group called the House of Gaga, which has been our debut on Sunday at the artRave… What I’m trying to say I guess is that I may be talented at music, but my greatest talent is seeing potential in others.”



ON DIGGING DEEPER AND ABOUT WHO LADY GAGA IS AS AN ARTIST


“I think the truth is that since the beginning of my career, although I am a pop star now, I was not generated by a factory, I was not generated by a corporation, and there was no team other than the team that I put together that helped me make my artistic dreams come true.”



ON THE MIND OF AN ARTIST AND WHAT ARTPOP SHOULD MEAN TO HER FANS


“If our minds go, there is nothing else. Somebody gives me a canvas at the beginning of every album cycle and its blank. I am left with a paintbrush and I sit by myself. That is the thing I want people to know and recognize not just about me, but about themselves… There is a canvas, a paintbrush, and an artist and then the ideas start to come. That is what ARTPOP is. What I want my fans to know is that you will not be defined by the people that hire you. You will not be defined by the corporate world around you. You will be defined the ideas that are in your own heart and in your own mind. It is just you, and that brush, and that canvas. You will work hard enough that one day you will sign only your name at the bottom of that blank page.



ON HER SPACE PERFORMANCE IN 2015


“It’s going to happen in 2015… This event where I didn’t have to pay for my seat, and it was offered to me by Zero G Colony and Virgin Galactic to be the first to technically to sing from space. Who knows if someone will build a rocket before then, I don’t know! It was more important to me that I am the first to sing from a Virgin Galactic space craft.”



ON WHAT IT TAKES TO PERFORM IN SPACE


“I’ll explain this to you - it’s not so easy to sing from space. Even if you are flying to space on one of these commercial flights this is not congruent with the actual event and what will be done. This is an entire event and festival that’s being created to take music to the beyond and have me, the artist, singing from this space craft and that will be live streamed back to earth while there is a concert going on Ground Zero.”

Tuesday, November 05, 2013

KATHY GRIFFIN DISHES ON ELVIS DURAN SHOW

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Kathy Griffin Comes Clean With Elvis Duran



It's no surprise Kathy Griffin, who is in town for her comedy show this friday at Carnegie Hall, opens up to Elvis FIRST about current celebrity "happenings." Elvis, who is brilliant at creating a comfortable environment in his Tribeca Z100 studio, let Kathy voice her opinions over the air waves this morning. Elvis pointed out during the interview how Kathy, who is known for taking jabs at many of these celebrities, has been often seen hanging around them. Elvis voiced his concern about how being in these circles now, could eventually tarnish her reputation as the "peoples person." Kathy quickly set Elvis at ease, as she explained that although she may be friends with some, there is no rule/agreement made preventing her from making fun of them. 



This seemed to make sense to the entire Elvis Duran Morning Crew, as they continued to laugh hearing some hysterical Kathy Griffin celebrity interpretations. Kathy Griffin stopped by "Elvis Duran and the Morning Show", before she performs at Carnegie Hall for the New York Comedy Festival, this Friday at 8 PM. Her show is titled Kathy Griffin: Bite My Big Apple. Go to NewYorkComedyFestival.com for more info. Please find some fantastic quotes below, regarding the Kardashians, Cher, Kayne West, Amanda Bynes, Miley Cyrus, Ryan Seacrest and many more! 



ON TWEETING WITH CHER


“I swear I have tried to give her [Cher] a Twitter lesson, although, I am turning into my own 93 year old alcoholic mother myself. I don’t drink, but I am also not a techie.”


ON THE KARDASHIANS


“I think there might be a turn in the world of Kardashians. I think people are done with them. I think they are done with the ones they tried to introduce this year like the boring sister in law who does yoga, and Brody who was in “The Hills”, and then I think there is one called Taffy? I think once Bruce Jenner becomes a woman it’s a completely different conversation.”


ON KRIS JENNER


“Kris Jenner has repeatedly said can you please stop calling my daughters dirty whores. I said no, its important, and what I do for America."


ON THE TWO SIDES OF KANYE WEST


“There is Kanye the musician and that’s fine, and there is the Taylor Swift moment which is the greatest thing that ever happened to her. She now has a pass for life. She could actually kick kittens in the face and we would be like, ‘Aw but there was that one time Kanye tried to take your award!’”


ON MILEY CYRUS


“I’m all about Miley. I love slutty Miley. I don’t care for Hannah Montana I find her boring. I like nudity on a wrecking ball.”


ON AMANDA BYNES


“Let me say this about Amanda Bynes. She is kind of not off limits. She is actually getting real legit health care and there are so many people that have whatever she has and aren’t, that I feel like she is going to be ok. She is in a fortunate position where people care about her and looking after her and she has parents.”


ON RYAN SEACREST


“I would say Ryan Seacrest and I have a cordial relationship because he gets that its all in good fun. Demi Lovato has an army. I get more death threats from Demi Lovato fans called Lovatics and the Tea Party than really any other group. Those two describe it in graphic detail.” 


ON GWYNETH PALTROW


“Gwyneth Paltrow is not having my crap. I tried to make her laugh and she wasn’t having it. I had an 8x10 photo made and I signed it, “To Gwyneth”, and I signed her name wrong because I knew it would drive her crazy.”


ON DOING STAND UP


“When you do live stand up you really live for a moment where Justin Bieber is covered in probably a dirty bed sheet leaving a brothel… allegedly. This is almost knocking the Kanye rant out of my act.”


ON JOHN MAYER AND HOW SHE APPROACHES CELEBRITIES


“Recently I saw John Mayer and he kind of did the two fingers crossed like as if he was performing an exorcism. I do get that a lot. I am all about the observation. I call it like the boom mic. I have an imaginary one. I am not into confronting celebrities I’d rather observe and then talk smack about them later behind their backs.”

Thursday, October 17, 2013

ELVIS DURAN & THE MORNING SHOW WITH GLAAD

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The Elvis Duran Show




Elvis Duran and the Morning Show has partnered up with GLAAD over the last two weeks, to promote Spirit Day. The morning show participated in the anti-bullying campaign to take a stand against bullying in support of LGBT youth by selling purple t-shirts to raise money for GLAAD. The custom designed t-shirts completely sold out online! The entire morning show crew sported them this morning, while Elvis encouraged listeners to wear purple today as well.



"All of our show members are united and thrilled to wear purple and support Spirit Day. The dialogue about anti-bullying and acceptance is an important piece of our overall agenda. Thank you, GLAAD, for providing focus on this serious human rights issue.” - Elvis Duran 



The show received an overwhelming amount of calls, texts, and emails from listeners expressing their support for GLAAD and Spirit Day. The members of the team filmed individual inspiring messages in support of the campaign which can be found on ElvisDuran.com and GLAAD's website. Elvis Duran and the Morning Show and GLAAD have a fantastic relationship, and are already looking forward to upcoming projects.

Tuesday, August 13, 2013

KATY PERRY DEBUTS “ROAR” ON ELVIS DURAN

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Katy Perry On Elvis Duran





Superstar Katy Perry stopped by our friend Elvis Duran's show to chat about her new projects.



KATY ON HER LOVE LIFE IN FRONT OF THE MEDIA:


KP "I've always been an open book & people expect me to continue to be on open book" "I give my best answers through my music", I'm not going to stay in my room & order room service, I'm going to live my life"




KATY BEING SELF-REFLECTIVE: 



KP “I realized sometimes you need to look inwards, there needs to be some self reflection, but sometimes you do it while hitting the bottle”





KATY ON HER SONG LEAKING:



Her song leaked while she was shooting the lyric video in the Hamptons

KP “It sucks when your song leaks early- it’s like seeing a movie out of sequence- it ruins the movie magic”




KATY ON GIVING HERSELF TO HER FANS:



When discussing fans asking for pictures:


 KP “ I give kids as much as they want because they have no motives, but adults most of the time just want more followers on Instagram“ 


Wednesday, May 08, 2013

JENNIFER LOPEZ STOPS BY ELVIS DURAN SHOW

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Jennifer Lopez Visits Elvis Duran




Jennifer Lopez stopped by the morning show this morning to world premiere her new song “Live It Up” featuring Pitbull. The song is now on iTunes and is the first single off of her 10th album. “You grow up listening to radio and you hear songs and its just one of those magical things…its something you never even thought would happen one time”, Lopez explains what it’s like hearing your single on the radio for the first time.” However, Lopez prefers to “let there be a demand for the album by actually putting out some good music first” and plans on releasing a few more singles before she decides when the album will come out. 


In addition to her new song, upcoming 3D concert movie, Lopez will also be performing on American Idol before the season in over. Which prompted Elvis to ask the question on everyone’s mind, “Are you going go back as a judge?” Lopez coyly replied “I have no announcements to make right now…I love the show and everybody over there.”


One last message from Elvis “Go download the song, it’s great!”

Thursday, April 25, 2013

SELENA GOMEZ VISITS THE ELVIS DURAN SHOW

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Selena Gomez With Elvis Duran





Selena Gomez visited Elvis and the rest of the morning show crew to talk about her new album, which will be released this summer.



“The older I’ve gotten the more I’ve wanted to have creative control” Gomez revealed when asked about the process of recording her upcoming album, “I got to write a lot, which was fun. But I ended up appreciating more of figuring out the melodies and working with producers that I admire.”



“I guess we are noticing something here…a movie that you typically would not have done before, a new look, a new feeling that you gave us at the MTV movie awards and now a new album. Is this going to be a departure from what we are used to? What is different about this album?” Elvis questioned, to which Gomez replied “Everything. Not just the lyrics, but the music of it all…this time I wouldn’t even touch a song if I didn’t like. I really wanted to be a part of it. …I just wanted to make sure that every sound you’re hearing, every track you’ll play is like ear candy. It’s just fun.”



“What’s Selena Gomez up to? What is she gonna tell us in this album.” Elvis wants to know, “I’m in my 20’s. I wanna have fun, I wanna enjoy my life and not have to worry about every little thing and each of the tracks on the album kind of have the reflection of just letting loose and just being in the moment. It’s a shift, as opposed to a more emotional stand point. There is one of those on there, but it’s still going to keep them guessing.”



Monday, April 15, 2013

STONEWALL ICON TREE SEQUOIA'S BIRTHDAY BASH

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BIRTHDAY LEGEND
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Tree Sequoia With Elvis Duran, Johny Pool And Alex Carr




This was a really great day to be out and about in New York City. 


I went too Stonewall legend Tree Sequoia's birthday bash at the famed club and saw a lot of old friends who I have known for so many years. It was amazing how many friends and celebrities showed up to wish Tree a happy birthday. There was the famed Johny Pool along with radio icon Elvis Duran and Alex Carr. I spotted many Fire Island friends and I heard cable queen Robin Byrd showed up after I left. I loved watching Tree celebrate his birthday and at the same time he is bartending. But this is Tree. He loves working at his own celebrations. Ever since I can remember, every party Tree has hosted, he works. Tree says, if he's working, he won't get so smashed. So it was funny watching Tree make drinks at the speed of light and at the same time run over to blow out his birthday cake candles and greet his friends.


I go back many years with Tree. When I first met him, I was only 18 years old and back then that was the drinking age. He was bartending at The 9th Circle on West 10th street and we became instant friends. Over the years he moved around to other locations and his fans followed him. I always loved bringing my celebrity friends to meet Tree and they all loved him. Tree along with Johny Pool are legends in the Gay revolution, they were there and they saw it all.


 I wish Johny Pool and Tree would write a book together, to record the history of The West Village for future generations. These are the guys that saw it all, and the stories they tell will keep you on the edge of your seat.


We wish Tree many more Happy Birthdays!


Friday, April 12, 2013

DEMI LOVATO STOPS BY THE ELVIS DURAN SHOW

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The Demi Lovato Interview




Demi Lovato stopped by the morning show yesterday to talk to Elvis and the gang about her new album, as well as her position as a judge on The X Factor. 

Her new album “Demi”, released May 14, features her hit single “Heart Attack”, as well as a collaboration with U.K. X Factor Finalist, Cher Lloyd. When asked about her new songs, Lovato revealed that “some are very catchy pop songs that will get stuck in your head. Other songs are a lot heavier than things I’ve released in the past.”

In addition to her new album, Lovato will be a judge on the new season of The X Factor. After being a judge last season, Demi feels confident about heading into the position this time around. Although 2 of the 4 judges are not coming back, she is excited to continue to be part of the show. Elvis asked, “What is it you love most about that show in particular?” to which Lovato replied, “X Factor is awesome. You’re not just looking for the good voice…You really have to take into consideration all of the aspects. Where would this person fit in the market? Can this person carry a concert? Is this person going to be able to entertain America? Rather than just can they sing a good song.”

Monday, March 18, 2013

STARS AT 24TH ANNUAL GLADD MEDIA AWARDS

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Anderson Cooper



Patrick McDonald



Milla Jovovich



Mallory Hagan



LuAnn de Lesseps



Lilia Luciano



Laverne Cox



Kimberly Guiffoyle



June 'Mama' Shannon



Josh Elliot With Lara Spencer And Sam Champion



Snooki



Jenni  Farley



Jake Spears



Elvis Duran



DJ Kiss



Nigel Barker And Cristen Barker



Carole Radziwill



Bernadette Peters



Avan Jogia



Just about everyone came out for the 24th Annual GLAAD Media Awards at the Marriott Marquis Hotel in New York City over the weekend.




Wednesday, February 06, 2013

JOSH GROBAN VISITS THE ELVIS DURAN SHOW

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Elvis Duran And Josh Groban




Josh Groban stopped by Elvis Duran and The Morning Show the other day, to surprise Morning Show Co-Host Bethany Watson. Bethany is a huge Josh Groban fan and has been gushing about her love for him for months. She loves him so much, he is actually her “hall pass” from her boyfriend. Knowing this, Elvis arranged for Groban to come in and surprise Bethany! Josh is a busy man and visiting Elvis Duran and The Morning Show is just the tip of the iceberg.

Surprises aside, Josh spoke about his upcoming 6th album “All That Echoes,” which he referred to as a “labor of love.” The album was released today. In addition, he will be making appearances throughout the city during the next few days, including Good Morning America, Live With Kelly and Michael, and a CD signing at Barnes and Noble in SOHO. Right before playing Groban’s new single “Brave,” Elvis spoke about Groban’s universal reach and ability to connect with audiences from all walks of life. Josh responded expressing his love for his diverse audience and live performances.


Photo Courtesy Of: Elvis Duran Show


Friday, January 18, 2013

ELVIS DURAN WELCOMES FAMED BOBBI BROWN

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 Elvis Duran




Elvis Duran and The Morning Show had world famous Makeup Artist, Bobbi Brown, on-air this morning to announce her new position as the official “Beauty and Lifestyle Expert” of the morning show. Bobbi has already become the “unofficial” go-to expert when it comes to all beauty questions for EDMS listeners, and has developed a great friendship with Elvis and the rest of the show over the past year. It was only obvious that now was a perfect time to officially welcome Bobbi into the Elvis Duran family.


Tuesday, November 20, 2012

SUPERSTAR PITBULL ON THE ELVIS DURAN SHOW

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ON THE RADIO
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Pitbull On Elvis Duran





International Superstar Pitbull, visited "Elvis Duran and The Morning Show," to discuss his seventh album "Global Warming" which premiered today. The album features chart topping singles, including collaborations from The Wanted, Chris Brown, Christina Aguilera, Shakira and Enrique Iglesias. Elvis asked if it was fun to partner with these artists? Pitbull told Elvis, “I love tapping into everybody’s demographic, it's global music. I make music and it touches the world. Its great to have all of these artists, they touch different pockets and corners and we are able to feed off each other and create this magic on the track.”


Last night at the American Music Awards, Christina Aguilera surprised Pitbull by coming out during his performance of Feel This Moment. Elvis asked if he knew about the surprise appearance. Pitbull replied, “Thank you very much to Christina Aguilera, that was a complete surprise! She jumped out of nowhere she told us before hand I might come out I might not. She's great, she did great thanks so much Christina.”



Elvis noted that his presence on stage is amazing, and asked how he is able to stay so energetic during his performances. Pitbull told Elvis, “When you hit the stage there is this explosion, I don’t think you can control it. It’s motivating and inspiring.”



Elvis also asked Pitbull how he transformed from “Mr. 305” to “Mr. Worldwide”, Pitbull explained, “ You have to evolve, you have to mature and you have to grow.”



Find the full interview and performance visit HERE.


 HELLO LADY
 

Johny Pool Mixes It Up On Elvis Duran



On another quick note, good friend Johny Pool, AKA Uncle Johny, also was in the studio recently mixing up some of his famous drinks, that have made him a legend worldwide. Guests from all over the planet have traveled far and wide to get a taste of Johny's masterful mixes. Nothing like a early morning eye opener! 



Photos Courtesy Of: Elvis Duran

Thursday, November 15, 2012

SNOOKI COMES CLEAN ON ELVIS DURAN SHOW

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Snooki On Elvis Duran





Snooki showed up bright and early this morning, and got millions of Elvis Duran and The Morning Show listeners across the country pumped up for tonight’s "Restore the Shore” special on MTV. The entire cast of Jersey Shore will host the hour long special at 11:00 P.M. E.T. In addition to the Jersey Shore cast, other special guests will include Taylor Swift, Nicki Minaj, Britney Spears, and live performances by GYM Class Heroes and Phillip Phillips. Proceeds raised will benefit Architecture for Humanity, a nonprofit organization dedicated to help rebuild New Jersey's devastated shore coast.



Snooki was describing to Elvis how emotional she got when she was recently took a helicopter tour of their old Seaside Heights stomping grounds. Snooki told Elvis "You're going to see the footage tonight. It looks like a 3rd world country. There's no boardwalk. Homes are destroyed. It looks like a bomb went off." 


Wednesday, September 26, 2012

ELVIS DURAN INTERVIEWS RIHANNA AT IHEART

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Elvis Duran And Rihanna





Rihanna rocked the stage in her blinged out Jeremy Scott jersey during her performance at the iHeartRadio Music Festival Saturday night, in Las Vegas. Immediately following her performance, Rihanna walked into the arms of Radio Host, Elvis Duran. The adrenaline from Rihanna's headlining performance radiated around her as she asked her friend Elvis, who has supported her during her rise to international stardom, to walk her back to her trailer.



Both were extremely excited about the upcoming premiere of Rihanna’s new single “Diamonds” which will debut on Elvis' show this morning at 8:00 a.m. Rihanna proclaimed, "You’re my lover you have to do it...that’s all you".



Elvis is thrilled to continue supporting one of his favorite artists, who always remembers how much his impact has helped her throughout the years. When asked what listeners can expect from the new single Rihanna shared, "I love good music, I love great music, when I make an album that's what I think about, what I want to hear, what I love to hear. My fans love great music, I want to make it interesting and fresh and ahead of what's on the radio. That's the challenge for me, but I enjoy that".



The world premiere of “Diamonds” can be heard this Wednesday, September 26th at 8:00 a.m. E.T on The Elvis Duran and The Morning Show. Listen to the full interview live on www.elvisduran.com.



Saturday, September 22, 2012

I HEART RADIO MUSIC FESTIVAL IN LAS VEGAS

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TIMES SQUARE GOSSIP MUSIC
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PSY



Usher



Ryan Lochte



No Doubt



Miley Cyrus



Kathy Griffin



Green Day


Demi Lovato





The stars were snapped at the iHeart Radio Music Festival at the famed MGM Grand Resort in Las Vegas, Nevada.

 We are also hearing that our friend Elvis Duran scored a exclusive behind the scenes interview with Rihanna, that should air this upcoming week on Entertainment Tonight.



Photos By: RD / Kabik / Retna