Win A Shake It Up Doll Or Live 2 Dance Cd!


5 Chances To Win A Mattel  Shake It Up Doll Or A Live 2 Dance CD!

Enter Now! Deadline Midnight March 29, 2012
   Attention all loyal Shake It Up fans and On The Teen Beat readers! We are be giving away 5 Mattel Rocky and CeCe Dolls and 5  Shake it Up: Live 2 Dance CD.

   For your chance to win, please email your entry (including complete mailing info and email addy) with: I Want To Win A Shake It Up Doll Or CD in the subject line to ontheteenbeat@yahoo.com. Or you can enter to win on Twitter via @ontheteenbeat. Deadline is March 29, 2012Hurry and good luck! May the biggest Shake It Up fans win! 
  Winners will receive their prizes in the mail. Remember, deadline for all online entries is: March 29, 2012.

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Cody Simpson And Jennette McCurdy Guest Star On Nickelodeon’s “Bucket & Skinner's Epic Adventures

Check out the photo that Cody Simpson posted on his official  website. He is letting his fans know about his guest starring spot on Nickelodeon's Bucket & Skinner's Epic Adventures. Yes it looks like iCarly star Jennette McCurdy will be guest starring as well.  Here's what Cody Tweeted:

"Coming soon, keep watchin’ RT @SammiLove_143: isn’t there an episode of B&S where @CodySimpson performs or am I mistaken? :3"

Don't worry On The Teen Beat readers, we'll let you up to date!

Victorious The Complete Second Season DVD—Deadline March 30, 2012


5 Chances To Win!
Hey loyal On The Teen Beat fans, wanna win a Victorious The  Complete Second Season DVD  We have 5 to give away to to our online and Teen Dream magazine readers. 
   For your chance to win, please email us at Ontheteenbeat@yahoo.com or tweet us at Twitter.com/ontheteenbeat and tell us why you want to win one.  Contest deadline is March 30, 2012
   Editors will pick the best contest entries and notify winners via Twitter or email. Hurry and good luck!  If you don't win,  and want to buy it, go to  Amazon.com.

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Photo Alert: One Direction Mania Hits Toronto!


Yesterday One Direction hit Much Music in Toronto and shut the street down. ... Over 2,000 fans showed up. Much announced that they received the largest amount of ticket requests EVER for the show, over 17,000 calls!!

Watch the video of the boys' appearance on Much Music.



Big Time Rush To Hit Over 50 Cities With Second Major National "Big Time Summer Tour"


In overwhelming response to their sold-out “Better With U Tour,” Big Time Rush announced today that they will kick off “Big Time Summer Tour,” performing in over 50 cities across the US and Canada including stops in New York, Chicago, Boston and Toronto. Beginning on July 5th in Columbus, OH, the Nickelodeon stars and Columbia Recording artists will perform songs off their latest album Elevate including “Music Sounds Better With U,” “All Over Again” and “Elevate.” During select dates, emerging Australian pop phenomenon Cody Simpson and X-Factor finalist and newly signed Nickelodeon talent Rachel Crow will open for Big Time Rush. Additional acts will be announced shortly. 

“We can’t wait to hit the road again!” said Big Time Rush. “The Better With U tour has been amazing and we’re incredibly grateful to our fans who have supported us and made our first headlining tour a success.”

The “Big Time Summer Tour” will hit famed arenas such as PNC Bank Arts Center in Holmdel, NJ, First Midwest Bank Amphitheatre in Chicago, IL and Comcast Center in Boston, MA, once again, bringing their powerhouse performance to fans across the country. 



TOUR DATES

July 5 Columbus Nationwide Arena
July 6 Milwaukee Summerfest
July 7 St. Louis Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre
July 8 Cincinnati Riverbend Music Center
July 10 Atlanta Aaron’s Amphitheatre at Lakewood
July 11 Birmingham Oak Mountain Amphitheatre
July 14 Dallas Gexa Energy Pavilion
July 15 Tulsa, OK BOK Center
July 17 Phoenix Ashley Furniture Home Store Pavilion
July 19 Irvine, CA Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre
July 20 San Diego Cricket Wireless Amphitheatre
July 21 Las Vegas Mandalay Bay Events Center
July 22 Mountainview, CA Shoreline Amphitheatre
July 23 Paso Robles, CA California Mid-State Fair
July 25 Salt Lake City USANA Amphitheatre
July 27 Kansas City, MO Sprint Center
July 28 Minneapolis Target Center
July 29 Indianapolis Klipsch Music Center
July 31 Detroit DTE Energy Music Theatre
Aug 1 Cleveland Blossom Music Center
Aug 3 Louisville KFC Yum! Center
Aug 4 Chicago First Midwest Bank Amphitheatre
Aug 5 Pittsburgh First Niagara Pavilion
Aug 7 Bethel, NY Bethel Woods Center for the Arts
Aug 9 Buffalo, NY Darien Lake Performing Arts Center
Aug 10 Philadelphia Susquehanna Bank Center
Aug 11 Hershey, PA Hershey Park Pavilion
Aug 12 Boston Comcast Center
Aug 14 Saratoga Springs, NY Saratoga Springs Performing Arts Center
Aug 16 Des Moines, IA Iowa State Fair
Aug 17 Wantagh, NY Nikon at Jones Beach
Aug 18 Holmdel, NJ PNC Bank Arts Center
Aug 19 Washington, DC Jiffy Lube Live
Aug 21 Virginia Beach, VA Farm Bureau Live at Virginia Beach
Aug 22 Raleigh, NC Time Warner Cable Music Pavilion at Walnut Creek
Aug 24 Miami Cruzan Amphitheatre
Aug 25 Tampa 1-800-Ask-Gary Amphitheatre
Aug 26 Puerto Rico Coliseo de Puerto Rico
Aug 29 Charlotte, NC Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre
Aug 31 Bangor, ME Bangor Waterfront Pavilion
Sep 1 Manchester, NH Verizon Wireless Arena
Sep 2 Hartford, CT Comcast Theatre
Sep 4 Montreal Bell Centre
Sep 5 London, ON John Labatt Centre
Sep 7 Ottowa, ON Scotiabank Place
Sep 8 Toronto, ON Molson Amphitheatre
Sep 10 Winnipeg MTS Center
Sep 12 Regina, SK Brandt Centre
Sep 13 Edmonton Rexall Place
Sep 14 Calgary Scotiabank Saddledome
Sep 16 Vancouver, BC Rogers Arena
Sep 18 Portland Rose Garden Arena
*More dates to be announced


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Just In!: Cover Art For New Victorious "Take A Hint" Duet

Check it out On the Teen Beat readers, here's the cover art for the new Victoria Justice and Elizabeth Gillies duet, 'Take A Hint". Song goes on sale with itunes day after episode "Tori and Jade's Playdate"  airs March 3.

Good News: Big Time Rush Announce Summer Tour!

We are thrilled to learn that Big Time Rush will be hitting the road again for their "Big Time Summer Tour". The guys will be performing in over 50 cities throughout the US and Canada. We can't wait! How about you?

Photo Alert!: 1D Mania Begins in Chicago!



UK X Factor group One Direction kicked off their US tour with Big Time Rush last night in Chicago and the mania has begun! See below for full recap and go here to download all of the photos from Chicago: http://wtrns.fr/7-41D7qf61gBeQ

Check out their performance of “What Makes You Beautiful” from the event here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uF9hnXcXu0o

They then headed over to the Rosemont Theater for soundcheck and were greeted by hundreds of fans..

Check out the video of them outside the venue here: http://vimeo.com/37441865

It was then time for their debut US performance on the Big Time Rush “Better With U” Tour.

The tour concludes March 9th at Radio City in NYC...

Tune in to the band’s US television performance debut on Today, March 12th.

Their debut album, UP ALL NIGHT features the single “What Makes You Beautiful” which is currently the highest charting UK group debut on the Billboard Hot 100 in over 15 years since the Spice Girls!!

Be on the lookout for more updates throughout the tour….

Photos: Calvin Aurand/Sony




Good News: Mitchel Musso To Star In Civil War Film


We hear Mitchel Musso  will be starring in a new movie  about the Civil War. There is no news yet on the name of the movie, or what the exact plot may be, but we will keep you posted.

Kristen Stewart on Cover of New Snow White & The Huntsman Novel

We know how excited you On The Teen Beat readers are for the much anticipated  Snow White & the Huntsman movie starring Kristen Stewart and Chris Hemsworth. The novel written by author Lily Blake will be published on April 17, 2012  while the film is expected to hit theaters June 1st. We can't wait! How about you?


Will you be reading the novel before seeing the film?  Check out the official trailer and let us know.


Taylor Swift Asks Fan To Awards Show

Taylor Swift is offering to take a teenage boy to the Academy of Country Music Awards in April as her date because she won't be able to accept an invitation to his prom.

The sister of Kevin McGuire, who is battling leukemia, reached out to the Love Story singer on Facebook and asked her to be his date to the prom in New Jersey this spring in an effort to bring a smile to the ailing 18-year-old's face.

However, Swift, who can't make it, has an even better date planned.

In a post on her Facebook page, she writes, "I'm so sorry but I won't be able to make it to your prom. But I was wondering, the ACM Awards are coming up. Would you be my date?"

New Shake It Up Live 2 Dance CD Coming March 20th!



They’ve been shaking up Chicago – and the world -- for nearly two seasons. Now, the talented stars of the Disney Channel Original Series “Shake It Up” are back with “Shake it Up: Live 2 Dance,” a new album of smokin’ hot songs culled from the show. Featuring performances by “Shake it Up” stars Bella Thorne and Zendaya, along with other cast members and rising performers, the 14-track album arrives at stores and e-retailers on March 20.



The premiere single, “Up, Up and Away” by Blush had its digital release on Feb. 14, and will be followed by three more tracks, Zendaya’s “Something to Dance For,” Bella Thorne’s “TTYLXOX,” and “Something to Dance For/TTYLXOX Mash-Up,” on March 6. 


One Direction Win At The Brit Awards!


U.K. pop sensations, One Direction had a big night at The BRIT Awards, where they won Best Single for “What Makes You Beautiful”.  Feb 22). They happily accepted the award and shared their forthcoming tour plans. Watch  the  video and see what they had to say about their big win and more!




Bella Thorne and Zendaya: The John Carter Los Angeles Premiere Arrivals


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Your favorite Shake It Up stars Bella and Zendaya  as seen on the red carpet at the Regal Cinemas in Los Angeles (Feb 22). Watch the video for even  more more coverage! 




Video Watch: Behind the Scenes of Nathan Kress' Photo Shoot


Our friends, the fabulous Fanlala takes you exclusively behind the scenes of a Nathan Kress' photo shoot!  Are you are Nathan Kress fan?  Let us know. 

Photo Alert!: Victoria Justice Signs Her New DVD For UK Fans!

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Victoria Justice meets fans and signs copies of her new album, DVD and game at HMV in London, England on February 22, 2012.




Video Watch: Check Out Exclusive Previews Of 'Demi Lovato: Stay Strong

Demi Lovato shares her recovery in MTV's Stay Strong airing March 6th. In this special, the MTV cameras follows the singer as she details deals with her public recovery from an eating disorder and cutting. We'll be watching. Let us know if you will too.

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X Factor Sensation Rachel Crow Signed By Nickelodeon and Columbia Records


America has not seen the last of Rachel Crow. The 14-year-old, whose run on The X Factor ended with an emotional on-stage breakdown, has signed a record deal with Columbia Records and a talent deal with Nickelodeon. Under her deal with Columbia, Crow will record her debut album. Her deal with Nickelodeon includes a recurring role on several episodes of Fred: The Show as well her own musical comedy series.

Crow tells The Hollywood Reporter that life after her elimination from The X Factor has “been amazing.” "It's "A couple days after the elimination I just found myself sitting home asking myself, 'What am I going to do now?' And I never would've thought that this is what I was going do now. So, it's pretty amazing. I'm very thankful and I feel very blessed to have all this,” she said.

"Columbia was awesome for me. This is the top, which is really cool," she added. "Beyonce and Adele. And I'm in the same family as them, which is really awesome."








Win A Victorious The Complete Second Season DVD—Deadline March 30, 2012!


5 Chances To Win!
Hey loyal On The Teen Beat fans, wanna win a Victorious The  Complete Second Season DVD  We have 5 to give away to to our online and Teen Dream magazine readers. 
   For your chance to win, please email us at Ontheteenbeat@yahoo.com or tweet us at Twitter.com/ontheteenbeat and tell us why you want to win one.  Contest deadline is March 30, 2012
   Editors will pick the best contest entries and notify winners via Twitter or email. Hurry and good luck!  If you don't win,  and want to buy it, go to  Amazon.com.
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One Direction's Brit Award Winning Single "What Makes You Beautiful" Debuts With Over 131K Downloads in First Week!


(PR)—THE X FACTOR (UK) group One Direction’s debut single “What Makes You Beautiful” sells over 131,000 singles in its first week. This amazing U.S. debut comes hot off the heels of “What Makes You Beautiful’s” massive international success where it just took home a BRIT Award for Best British Single and became the fastest selling UK single of 2011, entering the charts at #1 in both the UK and Ireland.

One Direction will make their U.S. television debut performing their hit single “What Makes You Beautiful” on NBC’s The Today Show on March 12th. Entertainment Weekly calls the track “an expertly constructed pop anthem” and was the top graded single that week with an A-. The music video has already garnered over 56M views, check it out here: http://vevo.ly/1DWMYB .

One Direction has had a meteoric rise to stardom since appearing on The X Factor UK in 2010. "It's great news for the group, I always thought these guys were stars, I am thrilled for them." said Simon Cowell who mentored the band in the group category on the show.

On March 13th, One Direction’s debut album Up All Night, originally scheduled for March 20th but moved up a week due to overwhelming fan demand, will be released via Syco/Columbia Records. UP ALL NIGHT is already a global success entering the charts at #1 in Sweden and Italy and has been certified triple platinum in Ireland, double platinum in the UK and platinum in New Zealand & Australia.

One Direction joins the North American leg of the sold-out Big Time Rush “Better With U” tour this Friday, February 24th in Chicago (see below for dates.) The band will also be making an appearance in the fifth season of the Nickelodeon series iCarly, in “iGot Jungle Worms” set to premiere later this year. One Direction play themselves as special guests on Carlys webshow and will perform the single “What Makes You Beautiful.”

Video Watch: Jennette McCurdy Presents the Hall of Game Award For Best Mascot


Justin Bieber Working On New Book: "I'm So Excited!"

JUSTIN BIEBER: JUST GETTING STARTED will give fans an exclusive look inside Justin's world—his worldwide tour, making his own movie, recording his new album, winning numerous awards, and performing for his legion of loyal Beliebers. Packed full of never-before-seen photos taken exclusively for this project, the book will give readers an intimate, behind-the-scenes look at Justin's life.   

Worldwide rights for JUSTIN BIEBER: JUST GETTING STARTED were sold to Anna Valentine, Editorial Director, HarperCollins UK, and Emily Brenner, Vice President and Publishing Director, HarperCollins US, from Creative Artists Agency and Scooter Braun at Scooter Braun Projects.
"I'm so excited to be working on another book with HarperCollins," says Justin Bieber.  "Being able to share my story with my fans through these books is an absolute privilege.  I can't wait to show them more about my life on tour and in the studio in this next book."
"Following the enormous success of Justin's first book, HarperCollins is happy to be bringing his adoring and devoted fans never-before-heard stories and new photos in JUSTIN BIEBER: JUST GETTING STARTED," says Susan Katz, President and Publisher of HarperCollins Children's Books. "With all of his musical and on-screen successes, and his millions of fans on Twitter and Facebook, Justin is dominating the world of pop culture, and we are excited to be publishing the next chapter of his sensational career." 
Valentine adds, "We're thrilled to be publishing Justin's next book, which will delight his millions of loyal fans the world over. FIRST STEP 2 FOREVER: MY STORY was a global publishing sensation, and in the two years since it was published Justin's career has gone from strength to strength. He's proved that he's here to stay, and HarperCollins is delighted to be continuing on this journey with him."

Read more here: http://www.bradenton.com/2012/02/21/3890482/harpercollins-acquires-second.html#storylink=cpy

Win A Shake It Up Doll Or A Shake It Up Live 2 Dance CD!


5 Chances To Win A Mattel  Shake It Up Doll Or A Live 2 Dance CD!

Enter Now! Deadline Midnight March 29, 2012
   Attention all loyal Shake It Up fans and On The Teen Beat readers! We are be giving away 5 Mattel Rocky and CeCe Dolls and 5  Shake it Up: Live 2 Dance CD.

   For your chance to win, please email your entry (including complete mailing info and email addy) with: I Want To Win A Shake It Up Doll Or CD in the subject line to ontheteenbeat@yahoo.com. Or you can enter to win on Twitter via @ontheteenbeat. Deadline is March 29, 2012Hurry and good luck! May the biggest Shake It Up fans win! 
  Winners will receive their prizes in the mail. Remember, deadline for all online entries is: March 29, 2012.

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Victoria Justice Celebrates 19th Birthday In London

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Happy birthday to Victoria Justice! The Victorious star turned 19 on Sunday (February 19) and celebrated part of it by landing in London. At the airport she was greeted by fans who gave her cards.

She wrote on her Twitter page: "Some b day presents I got @ the airport! These hand made cards make me so happy. #SincereThankU”

She also added: “Thank u 2 my UK peeps who greeted me @ the airport when I landed! 1st one’s 2 sing me happy b day:{)/ Love u guys!”
The teen is certainly enjoying her time in the U.K. She recently posted a photo of a glass teapot and wrote: "I love London!! Woke up 2 some of this, so delicious!"
(Source):TeenScoop

Nickelodeon Presents New Victroious and How To Rock Episodes



Join Nickelodeon and TeenNick this Presidents’ Day weekend for two nights filled with brand-new episodes of the hit live-action shows VictoriousHow to Rock, Degrassi and the series premiere of Dance Academy!

In an all-new episode of Victorious “Andre’s Horrible Girl,” premiering Saturday, Feb. 18 at 8:00 p.m. ET/PT, Tori notices some changes in her friend Andre, whose girlfriend seems to be overbearing and controlling. Meanwhile, Jade and Cat try to earn easy money dog-sitting in Beverly Hills.  This episode features a special musical performance by Victoria Justice and Leon Thomas III of the brand-new song “Countdown.”  “Countdown,” written by Leon, will be available on iTunes the day of the premiere, Saturday, Feb. 18.

Immediately following, is the premiere of How to Rock “How To Rock a Statue,” at 8:30 p.m. ET/PT When Zander enters a school art contest to impress a girl, Kacey offers to “help” by being his muse. Unfortunately her attempts to help are anything but helpful and when she breaks Zander's Magnum Opus, she must quickly find a way to recreate his piece of art.
Victorious “Andre’s Horrible Girlfriend” from

How to Rock “How to Rock a Statue” from .