Whitney Houston’s life came to a tragic end on February 11 2012 but if she lived, today would have been her 50th birthday. So, rather than dwell on the negative aspects of her short life, let’s measure her influence on the music industry via the many singers that she inspired with her incredible voice.
Following Mariah Carey’s impressive showing at the 2013 Macy’s 4th of July Fireworks Spectacular last week, many of her fans and critics claimed that she had not sounded that good since the 1990s. Yet, the industry’s top diva actually had several other great live performances after the year 2000 and I’ve gathered ten of the […]
Each year, as we mark the passing of the Michael Jackson, people write dozens of articles highlighting his influence on the entertainment industry and his countless imitators. Yet, what about the artists who inspired the King of Pop? Well, it’s time to acknowledge those great acts for their contributions to Jackson’s legendary career.
We’ve learned of several amazing cover songs by our favourite artists via our Music Minute and Way Back Wednesday segments but which of those tunes is truly the greatest of all? Enter this week’s Flaming Feature as we countdown updated versions of hits that have become classics in their own right and in some cases, […]
It is always difficult for any serious music fan to watch their favourite artists age and experience a natural decline in their ability. Yet, it is even more disturbing when those changes seemingly result from factors other than time and damage or prematurely end great careers. As we address this issue, let’s discuss 7 singers […]
Similar to several other great artists throughout the ages, Lauryn Hill’s career has been marred by legal scandals and personal struggles that undoubtedly prevented her from realising her true potential. Yet, despite her few musical releases, there is no question that she is one of the most important acts of our time and today – […]
As you may know, today is Mother’s Day in several parts of the world and children are doing their best to honor their devoted parents. Even the biggest superstars have a special place in their hearts for the women who guided them to success and that’s why this is a perfect time to showcase these […]
Rihanna’s 777 documentary aired last evening and the show provided a rare glimpse into the life of the Bajan superstar. Yet, was it really as revealing as fans expected or was it just another propaganda special crafted by Roc Nation? That’s where I come in with 7 key points that you need to know.
Every Epic Records A&R associated with Ciara’s self-titled comeback project breathed a sigh of relief yesterday when it was announced that the singer had finally returned to the top forty of the Billboard Hot 100 with “Body Party”. However, before we get crunk and make it rain, let’s take a moment to acknowledge the many […]
Last week, Mariah Carey surprised her fans when she announced that her new single, “Beautiful”, will be a collaboration with R&B giant Miguel. Now, as we await the May 6th debut of the highly anticipated tune, this is the perfect time for us to reflect on several classic pairings with a countdown of the ten […]