We live in the Digital Age where performers need to be as exciting visually as they are sonically. Yet, very few acts have the creativity to truly bring their music to life. Not to worry, though, because Way Back Wednesday will showcase those visual artists who very rarely go wrong!
Michael Jackson has finally met his match in the form of a very unexpected source. Stunning music fans across the Atlantic, the King of Pop’s blockbuster ‘Thriller’ album, which is one of the best-selling albums in the world, has been outsold in the UK by Adele’s ’21′.
In previous installments of Way Back Wednesday, we highlighted some of the best singers and dancers of our time but now it’s time for us to celebrate the few performers who have the ability to do both. These are the some of the most electrifying entertainers who leave us amazed in every way imaginable!
This week’s Way Back Wednesday special takes a detour from the vocal acrobatics of our previous features and into the exciting world of dance. Focusing on a different breed of entertainer, this segment pays tribute to those performers who move their feet with incredible precision and outright greatness!
Justin Bieber sounds strikingly similar to Janet Jackson on his new single, ‘Boyfriend’, but it is her late brother Michael Jackson who he imitates in the song’s accompanying video. In fact, the young superstar pays homage to the King of Pop in the clip by copying his signature poses.
Dance/Pop music is currently dominating the airwaves but many young fans of the genre might be surprised to learn that this phenomenon is definitely not a new occurrence. In fact, the sounds of Lady Gaga, Ke$ha, Rihanna and even Beyonce were heavily influenced by a previous era of music – Disco!
As hard as it may be to believe, Rihanna lists Prince, Mariah Carey and Lauryn Hill among her biggest influences. Also in that league for the vixen is Michael Jackson, whose Cirque du Soleil ’Michael Jackson: The Immortal World Tour’ tribute show she attended in Los Angeles last evening while wearing his signature leather gear.
The 25th episode of ‘The X Factor (US)’ aired yesterday! In this prelude to the finale of the series, all of the remaining contestants performed twice to impress the viewers, who will have all the power to decide their fates in the upcoming climax of the show.