Can't Make It to Governors Ball? Check Out PEOPLE's Playlist

Governors Ball hits New York June 6-8. The festival’s lineup includes a reunited OutKast, The Strokes, and Vampire Weekend, among many, many others.

If you’re heading to the Ball, you can prep with this playlist. We’ve pulled it together by picking one song from each artist, using their most popular song from their most recent release. (With the exception of OutKast; we picked “Ms. Jackson,” because how could we not?)

Britney's Due Date Announced – for TV Show

SCHEDULED: With this week’s news that their star is expecting a baby, UPN has set a May 17 premiere date for Britney Spears and husband Kevin Federline’s still-untitled reality show, with the first episode going to a full hour. The network also said it will shoot new footage to go with the existing footage that the couple shot themselves. “As we all know, Britney and Kevin’s life together has been played out in front of the public through Internet speculation, the gossip columnists and entertainment magazines,” Dawn Ostroff, president of UPN, said in a statement.

Usher Nabs MTV Europe Awards

American artists were the big winners at the 11th annual MTV Europe Music Awards in Rome Thursday night.

Rap duo OutKast, featuring flamboyant Andre 3000 and Big Boi, grabbed three of the awards, including honors for best group, and best video and best song for “Hey Ya!”

Andre 3000, in a trademark red waistcoat and matching long socks, told the audience, “I hope you don’t get tired of us. We only do what we do so see you next time.”

Kobe's Accuser Must ID Herself in Lawsuit

RULED: The name of the Colorado woman who accused Kobe Bryant, 26, of sexual assault will be made public in the civil lawsuit she is pressing against him, federal Judge Richard Matsch decided Wednesday. In making the ruling, the jurist said that allowing the 20-year-old to remain anonymous could be misconstrued by a jury as a prejudgment in the case. Lawyers for the woman – who intends to follow through with the case – had asked Matsch to protect her identity, saying she has faced death threats. Prosecutors dropped felony charges against L.A.

Jay-Z, OutKast Tie for 4 MTV Video Awards

“I’m feeling vindicated,” declared Jay-Z, whose so-called “retirement” was capped by four trophies Sunday night at MTV’s 21st annual Video Music Awards in a hot and steamy Miami.

In what was a controversy-free evening, the rapper and boyfriend of Beyonce scored big for “99 Problems,” his gritty black-and-white clip that ends with him getting gunned down. But video of the year honors went to the night’s other four-time winner, OutKast, for “Hey Ya!” – which also won best hip-hop video, best special effects and best art direction.

OutKast's Smoking Gun Poster Shot Down

CRITICIZED: A poster showing OutKast’s Andre 3000 holding a smoking gun has been branded “irresponsible” by Britain’s Advertising Standards Authority, reports Reuters. The watchdog group upheld a complaint that the ad could be seen to glorify gun use but rejected another claim that it promoted racial stereotypes. The advertiser, record label BMG, had said it believed the poster for the hip-hop duo was no more likely to provoke violence than ads for James Bond movies.

Andre 3000 Gets Ready for His Close-Up

CAST: Andre Benjamin of OutKast, better known as Andre 3000, will take his first movie leading man role in an as-yet untitled project set in the mid-’70s. Benjamin, 28, will star as an upper-middle-class musical prodigy who falls in love with a white, lower-class free spirit, reports Variety. Production is due to begin in October in New Orleans. The director is Paris Barclay, whose credits include episodes of TV’s The West Wing and the feature Don’t Be a Menace to South Central While Drinking Your Juice in the Hood.

Daily Insider for February 11, 2004

February 11, 2004
INSIDE THE OUTKAST GRAMMY BASH

Much Grammy 'Love' for Beyoncé, OutKast

Beyoncé has officially entered the Alicia Keys, Norah Jones and Lauryn Hill pantheon.

The “Dangerously in Love” diva, after opening the ceremony with a show-stopping duet with Prince, ended up the big winner at Sunday night’s 46th annual Grammy Awards, collecting a record five trophies.

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