Weekend News Roundup! Grammys, Basel, Rebecca Black


Happy Monday! Here’s our compendium of pop-culture news you may have missed while you were doing more important things over the weekend.

• Jay Z leads Grammy nominations with a total of nine, followed by Pharrell, Kendrick Lamar, and Macklemore and Ryan Lewis, who each earned seven. [WSJ]

• It’s impossible to sum up all things Art Basel, but we can tell you that attendance increased seven percent this year. More people, more art, more parties. [Miami Herald]

Watch out, Manhattan. Tracey Emin bought an apartment and plans to make the city her second home. [P6]

Frozen pushed The Hunger Games: Catching Fire into second place at the box office this weekend. The animated film grossed $31.6 million, while the sequel earned $27 million. Far behind both of these was Out of the Furnace, which pulled in $5.3 million. [BOM]

At the age of 52, Scottish singer Susan Boyle revealed that she suffers from Asberger’s syndrome, a form of autism. [The Observer]

Rebecca Black ruined the word Friday, and now she has the guts to sabotage Saturday as well. Fellow YouTube star Dave Days is helping her do so. [Billboard]

Oscar de la Renta fans rejoice! The designer is collaborating with the Outnet for his second exclusively online collection. [Fashionista]