Tuesday, April 22, 2014

Snippet: Ameriie - What I Want (Live)

Ever wondered what '1 Thing' singer, Ameriie is up to these days?  The fiery vocalist was recently onstage in Dubai performing her new song 'What I Want' live.  Check out the snippets below. 

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Iggy Azalea Performs "Fancy" On Good Morning America

Iggy Azalea took Good Morning America by storm with a performance of her hit 'Fancy' featuring Charli XCX.  The album that house the current single, 'The New Classic' is currently available on Itunes.  Watch Iggy work the stage like she's bringing '88 back along with her interview below! 

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Friday, April 18, 2014

Diva Legend Catalog Showdown: Mariah Carey Vs Madonna

You can't ever hold a discussion on legendary divas and fail to mention the "M's" ... That is Madonna and Mariah Carey, of course.  Both women have made a humongous impact on today's music scene for very different reasons.  This is why they were selected for one of our most intense diva showdowns yet.  These two ladies display artistry that couldn't be more opposite, possessing strengths and weaknesses that the other does not.  Madonna, on the one hand, is clearly the more versatile of the two; which causes much of her output to be either hit or miss; however, this kind of risk-taking allows her to run circles around Mimi when it comes to innovation.  Mariah's safe (and sometimes predictable), still she employs the kind of sheer emotion vocally that someone like Madonna must work twice as hard to capture.  Mariah's straightforward -yet poignant- songwriting also allows the diva to work her special brand of magic that suits her well.  

Let's get on with the show.  You guys know how this works by now.  What we do is rank the divas top 100 songs from their catalogs (not by the size of the hit, but by quality of the music).  There are no rules when it comes to how many songs may appear by any particular artist, only the best songs by both come out on top!  It comes to no surprise that this competition between these gals is pretty stiff.  Take a look at one heck of a battle below.  

100 Madonna - Music (View)
099 Mariah Carey - It's Like That (View) 
098 Madonna  - Material Girl
097 Madonna - 4 Minutes

096 Mariah Carey - Beautiful Featuring Miguel (View)
095 Mariah Carey - All I Want for Christmas Is You (View)
094 Mariah Carey - H.A.T.E.U.  

093 Madonna - Beautiful Stranger (View) 
092 Mariah Carey - Make It Happen (View)
091 Madonna - Power of Goodbye (View)
090 Madonna - Deeper and Deeper  

Star Spotted: Beyonce & Jay Z (In Mystery Photo)

With recent news of two of music's super-icons uniting for a joint summer tour, folks are on the lookout to see what Beyonce and Jay Z have up their sleeves next.  A mysterious photo of the power couple riding a motorcycle was taken outside of L.A. while a video was being shot earlier this week.  There's much speculation as to what the filming is being used for (an upcoming video for 'On The Run' or possibly a visual that will appear on the tour).  It's anybody's guess.  You be the judge.  Take a look at the snap below.

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Tuesday, April 15, 2014

2 Chainz 'Freebase' EP (Trailer)

2Chainz is readying the release of his new EP 'Freebase', due May 5th (while currently working on his upcoming project, B.O.A.T.S. III ).  The rapper wanted to do something special for his fans before delivering on the follow-up to his last album.  The artwork was selected on Instagram after thousands of fans submitted designs.  Take a look at the winning cover and the trailer for Freebase  below. 

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Monday, April 14, 2014

Our 2014 Wish List For 10 Major Music Collaborations

Have you ever envisioned two of your favorite artists coming together to make the ultimate duo if given the perfect song or platform?  We have, and we're sure that many of you thought along the same lines.  If some really special collaborations took place in our current music scene, the industry may conjure up some real excitement that hasn't been seen for quite some time (since, perhaps, Beyonce & Lady Gaga's "Telephone").  With a host of singers making their return to music this year, we decided to write up our mega-duet wish list for 2014.  Here's 10 of our brightest ideas!

10. Janet Jackson & Justin Timberlake 
(The Redo)

Yes, you're seeing correctly and we haven't lost our minds.  Let's just say that Justin owes Janet one!  After the mishap that was 2004's Superbowl, it's time to get it right!  Janet had to bite the bullet solo for the last 10 years now.  It's only fair that the public get the eyeful that was intended for them on the first go around (minus the boob slip). 

New Music Video: Alicia Keys - It's On (Featuring Kendrick Lamar)

Alicia Keys is making some noise with her brand new single 'It's Onfeaturing rapper, Kendrick Lamar.  This track can be found on The Amazing Spiderman 2 soundtrack.  The accompanying video has just made it's way online and has a new fierce Alicia -- front and center, ready to make an impact.  Check it out. 

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New Music: Lana Del Rey - West Coast

You can now listen to Lana Del Rey's hypnotizing new single 'West Coast', which is now available on Itunes.  The track will be featured on her forthcoming album 'Ultraviolence'. 

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Wednesday, April 9, 2014

Brandy Visits The Queen Latifah Show

Brandy paid The Queen Latifah Show a visit and sat down to chat about her character, Chardonnay Pitts on 'The Game' as well as her music career.  The diva was reunited with rappers MC Lyte, Yo-Yo and of course the Queen to discuss the anniversary of the remix to her signature tune 'I Wanna Be Down'.  Take a look at some of the show's highlights below.

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Brandy on The Game

Brandy reunited with MC Lyte & Yo-Yo

Brandy On Turning 35

Monday, April 7, 2014

Pharrell Performs On Good Morning America

Pharrell made everyone over at Good Morning America very "Happy" performing his latest chart-topping single that goes by that same title.   You can also watch the artist hit the stage live and rock the crowd with an addition live showing for 'Come Get It Bae'.

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