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 [...]
On April 21st 2003, the world lost one of the most important artists of our time – the great Nina Simone. Now, as we mark ten years since the passing of the legendary songstress, it is clear that her influence on the industry still lingers as reflected in the works of dozens of artists across [...]
The cover of the 2013 TIME magazine 100 Most Influential People in the World edition was revealed earlier today and was soon followed by the full list of industry power players has been unveiled. Yet, aside from the puzzling ranking, what really caught people’s attention were the accompanying descriptions written by famous figures about their [...]
Everybody has a calling in life but some people take longer than others to find their true purpose. At least, that’s what Oprah Winfrey preaches and there are several singers who could benefit from that advice. Specifically, the select few with the potential to be much more successful as songwriters instead of recording artists.
Regardless of her few remaining fans’ selective memories, there is no denying that Christina Aguilera’s career has sunk to an all time low. In fact, she has tumbled from her position as one of her generation’s leading Pop stars to a hook singer for more relevant artists. Luckily, all is not lost.
She scored more hits and sold more records than any other artist since 1990 yet Mariah Carey’s impact on the popular culture remains strangely underrated. So, instead of waiting until the end of the life of this often unappreciated diva, let’s reflect on her legacy by acknowledging 10 of her key contributions to music.