The 2013 MTV Video Music Awards nominees are out and Janelle MonŠe picked up a nomination for her "Q.U.E.E.N." video in the Best Art Direction category. Other nominees include Capital Cities' "Safe and Sound," Third Second to Mars' "Up in the Air," Lana Del Ray's "National Anthem" and Alt-J's "Tesselate."
You can now pre-order "The Electric Lady," Janelle MonŠe's upcoming album, on iTunes. There are 19 tracks listed, though only two have titles. This doesn't mean the final release will have 19 tracks, though, as the track listing has yet to be released.
Forbes recently released their annual ranking of the 100 most powerful celebrities, The Celebrity 100. Zack O'Malley Greenburg included Janelle MonŠe in his list of three long term prospects to keep an eye out for future editions of the list. He notes that she is now grossing over $100,000 for a night on the road.
Janelle MonŠe has released the new music video for "Dance Apocalyptic." It was directed by Wendy Morgan based on a treatment written by Chuck Lightning. MonŠe has released the treatment and you can read it care of Atlantic Records.