Rihanna’s “Stay” is one of the biggest hits of the year as well as one of the best performances in her largely unimpressive catalogue, primarily because of her sombre and emotional vocals. In fact, she sang it so well that singers who usually outclass her have struggled to cover the tune. For example, Jessie J.
Kanye West isn’t the only megalomaniac in the Roc Nation family. His mentor and leader, Jay-Z, rules the roost of egotistical rappers, although he demands attention in a much more subtle way. For instance, while crafting what sounds like incredible music in this Samsung Galaxy commercial, Jay-Z announced his new album, Magna Carta Holy Grail.
So, another week of activity has ended here on The Lava Lizard and it’s time for our roundup of the hot topics. Among the artists who ruled the headlines were Kelly Rowland, Miley Cyrus, Mariah Carey and Kanye West, but who else made the list of the top 10 top stories?
Many of you may remember this weeks Burning Up spotlight act, Fifth Harmony, from their stint on The X Factor (US) and their inability to sonically gel as a group. Well, I’m happy to report that the five young ladies have found their sound and are prepared to take the airwaves by storm with their […]
Kelly Rowland’s Talk a Good Game album will be released on June 18th along with Kanye west’s Yeezus and J. Cole’s Born Sinner so she will need all the help she can get to compete. Luckily, R. Kelly is a generous man and he lends his voice to remix to her latest single, “Dirty Laundry”.
Ciara is often referred to as one of the best dancers on the music scene but what has she done lately to earn her stripes? Well, judging by her latest string of shows, the answer to that question is “nothing.” For instance, let review footage of Super C’s concert at the indigO2 last evening.
You enjoy reading The Lava Lizard and you’re eager to keep up with all the latest action on the site but you’re not sure how to keep track of all the latest updates. Well, here is the answer: social media! That’s right, now you can keep your hand on the pulse of all activity on […]
Ariana Grande’s hit song “The Way” climbed to a new peak on the Billboard Hot 100 this week and she is determined to see it rise even higher. So, the young songbird made a guest appearance on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon last evening to perform the tune alongside rapper Mac Miller.
So, there I was surfing the web when I stumbled across a truly golden moment in television history. While gathering footage a future article, I finally rediscovered Patti LaBelle ad Alicia Keys’ tribute to Prince at the 2010 BET Awards, and I felt compelled to share it as a reminder of real talent!
You’ve seen the top 10 of the Billboard 200 during our weekly recap but this your chance to get an even closer look at the full chart. Most notable are the sales of Justin Timberlake’s The 20/20 Experience, which sold another 27K copies this week and inched even closer to the 2 million total benchmark.