It’s a new year and while everybody is busy making resolutions they will likely break in the coming months, there are then artists who require such a major change. These are the struggling acts who are in dire need of reinvention.
We live in a world where Rihanna is being honored with the first ever Icon Award at the 2013 American Music Awards and real divas, like Mariah Carey and Celine Dion, are struggling to score hits. Oh well, at least there is a bright side: The latter duo can actually sing.
There once was a diva named Mariah with a career that was hot like fire. Then, she got married and sadly for Ms. Carey, she couldn’t get the hit she desired. Yet, refusing to hear “no,” with Darkchild in tow, the diva is now back with “The Art of Letting Go”.
She has sold millions of records and topped the Billboard Hot 100 on more occasions that any other solo artist but does Mariah Carey have a signature song? Well, we are about to find out via the return of our popular Way Back Wednesday mini series, which is now back by popular demand!
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 […]
Have you been wondering why Ariana Grande’s music sounds so similar to Mariah Carey and if the young songbird has intentionally been ripping off her idol as part of some evil plan? Well, You Know I Got Soul got to the root of the mystery in a new interview with the man behind the music, […]
Mariah Carey is one of the most powerful people in the entertainment industry and she has no qualms about reminding us of her status. In fact, even her husband, Nick Cannon, isn’t immune from the wrath of the octave-warbling diva and learned that lesson the hard way during a recent episode of Wild ‘N Out.
Even the best artists have been guilty of releasing at least one weak record during their careers. So, instead of only reflecting the best moments in music history, this weeks edition of Way Back Wednesday highlights some of those bad songs that should have never seen the light of day.
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.