Thus far, all of the tracks Jessie J shared from her Alive album have been underwhelming at best. However, the songbird found her saving grace on a new song called “Square One”, which is is far better than the fan-rejected “Wild” and the poor attempt at being Pink, “It’s My Party”.
If you want a cheesy ballad with cliche lyrics and transparent, faux soul then call Diane Warren. That’s exactly what the executive producers of the Winnie Mandela soundtrack did when they hired the once prominent songwriter to pen “Bleed for Love”, which was performed by the film’s star, Jennifer Hudson.
Sometimes, it’s the thought that matters most, so you shouldn’t make any homeless or poverty jokes after watching Michelle Williams’ new video for “If We Had Your Eyes”. Featuring fellow former Destiny’s Child member LeToya Luckett, the clip was directed by Derek Blanks and carries a powerful message.
Tamar Braxton performed on Good Morning America this morning so it was quite fitting that her biggest competition and fellow Mariah Carey super fan, Ariana Grande, appeared on Today. Joined by rapper Mac Miller, the Pop sensation belted out her hit song “The Way” just as her Yours Truly debut album topped the iTunes top […]
By the grace of her finely tailored suit and the power of a clever manager, Janelle Monae has found away to battle those pesky album leaks. Instead of letting her fans find The Electric Lady in dark corners of the web, the unique singer has teamed with Vh1 to make the entire set available for […]
Celine Dion’s talent and impact ranks her among the greatest singers of all time but when compared to her peers Whitney Houston and Mariah Carey, she has always been the least interesting. Whether as a ramification of her lack of creative insight or an enormous sense of entitlement, her music is generally bland. For example, […]
Tamar Braxton was heavily influenced by her elder sister, Toni Braxton, but during her appearance on Good Morning America today, she sounded similar to another famous singer, Christina Aguilera. Grunting, growling and grossly oversinging, the youngest Braxton did everything except do her own songs justice.
If you’ve been an avid reader of The Lava Lizard, you know I haven’t missed an opportunity to highlight Ariana Grande’s obvious imitation of Mariah Carey. However, although “The Way” producer Harmony Samuels already confirmed he worked to reinvent the latter’s sound, Grande’s has offered an interesting explanation for any parallels between her and her […]
Did you know that although it is often credited solely to her, Whitney Houston only performed half of songs on The Bodyguard soundtrack?
Lady Gaga was the star attraction of the 2013 iTunes Festival and unlike certain other entertainers who continuously recycle old routines, the megastar treated patrons to several new songs. In fact, Gaga performed almost every track from her upcoming ARTPOP album, which will be released on November 11.