Friday was Day 1 of “Ralphie Tonight” broadcasting live from Westwood One’s “Red Carpet Radio” at the 2014 “American Music Awards” in Los Angeles. The first day of the broadcast came with its usual shenanigans and a few pleasant surprises.


Among those things that we weren’t expecting – Selena Gomez showing off her selfie skills, Colbie Caillat telling us about her new home, and Charli XCX revealing that she has some AMA surprises in store for Sunday.

Music Choice’s Clare Galterio joined “Ralphie Tonight” to talk about the “MC 100” – Music Choice’s countdown of 2014’s biggest videos.

The five-part countdown premiered in November and is co-hosted by Clare and I. Catch it now via Music Choice On Demand through your cable provider!

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In this week’s edition of “Trend Hungry Tuesday” – Resident Fashionista Jessie Holeva talked about fashion line for a good cause, TOMS for Target.

Visit Trend Hungry to find the latest fashion 411 on a skinny budget, and catch Jessie every Tuesday evening on “Ralphie Tonight.”

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Life & Style Weekly reports that Katy Perry spent almost $500,000 on her 30th birthday party. Senior News Editor Jordi Lippe also talked about Britney Spears’ new boyfriend and Matt LeBlanc on “Ralphie Tonight.”

In my first report for OK! TV, I went backstage at Hammerstein Ballroom during soundcheck for VH1’s “You Oughta Know” concert. Mary Lambert, Aloe Blacc, and American Authors all stopped by to chat about the show and what they’ve been up to this past year.

OK! TV airs in New York weeknights at 11:30 pm on WLNY TV (channel 55 on TWC/10 on FiOS).

Tove Lo, who at the moment has the number one song on pop radio with “Habits (Stay High),” stopped by “Ralphie Tonight to chat about her hit single and album Queen Of The Clouds.


The Swedish singer/songwriter also looked back at her performance on “The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon” and talked about the creation of the “Habits” music video.


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In this week’s edition of “Trend Hungry Tuesday” – Resident Fashionista Jessie Holeva talked about an oversized trend, Boyfriend Blazers.

Visit Trend Hungry to find the latest fashion 411 on a skinny budget, and catch Jessie every Tuesday evening on “Ralphie Tonight.”

“It’s exciting man,” Nick Jonas said on “Ralphie Tonight.” “It’s great to get this new music out.”

And on Monday, that new music saw the light of day. The youngest of the three that comprised the “Jonas Brothers,” Nick released a solo, self-titled album Monday through his new deal with Island Records. Chances are you knew this, as it was impossible to miss Nick on TV (“Fashion Rocks”), radio (for one, my show, which played the hit single “Jealous”) or print (you should not need a reminder about his much talk and tweeted about photo spread in Flaunt Magazine).

“Every day is a new discovery for people about who I am and what I’m willing to say; what I want to say in my music,” the 22 year-old explained. “It’s a thrilling thing to get to start over and be reintroduced to people.”

The “Jonas Brothers” were a huge success – touring the country, selling millions of albums globally, and starring in Disney movies. But as soon as the brothers parted ways with Disney and Hollywood Records, the three were able to have more control over whom they were and how they wanted to be perceived. Perhaps it was then that at least or especially from a musical standpoint, it made sense for the group to disband. They eventually went their separate ways professionally in 2013.

Now the youngest Jonas of the three is back in the spotlight, but there are a number of noticeable differences this time around. Now grown-up, Jonas wasn’t afraid to pose in his boxers for Flaunt, or cast his girlfriend, former Miss Universe Olivia Culpo, as his co-star in the music video for “Jealous.”

“There were some preconceived ideas of what I was comfortable with and who I was,” he noted. “I think just kind of trying to educate and give people a better idea is what I’ve been doing.”

In that sense, Jonas’ new project is already a success. And while his priorities may have changed (whose don’t when they grow older?), the bond with his brothers has endured.

“I played (the album) for my brothers,” Nick revealed. “They heard it and loved it.

“They more give their opinion on what they think should be singles and stuff,” Jonas continued. “It’s helpful.”

So far, the project has gone better than Jonas could have anticipated, and it’s far from over. “Jealous” is still climbing the pop radio airplay charts, and the artist is slated to perform at this year’s “Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade.” It is Jonas’ first time back since, you guessed it; he appeared on it with his brothers back in 2007.

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Life & Style Weekly reports that Jennifer Lopez has some hefty demands in place should she agree to perform a Las Vegas residency. Senior News Editor Jordi Lippe also talked about Rihanna and Jon Gosselin on “Ralphie Tonight.”

Remember when Selena Gomez broke down in tears on stage during her “Stars Dance” tour stop at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn last year?

Do you think that’s what she is addressing at the start of her new music video for “The Heart Wants What It Wants”?