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Artist Who Are Bringing The Funk Back

May 25th, 2015 3:00pm EDT
12 Recent Songs And Artist That Have Revived Funk
Some of the best music in history hails from the past, a period in which musicians were innovators paving the way for the future. It’s no surprise that contemporary music is heavily inspired by the past, hence marking a resurgence of “old school.” One style that has enjoyed such resurgence to the forefront of the music industry is funk, which seems to be ‘hot’.

Sure, maybe not every musician is jumping up and down or joining the bandwagon declaring the return of the 70s style, but plenty have paid ode to the masters with successful, award-winning records that maintain and reestablish f...
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Review: Twenty One Pilots ‘Blurryface’

May 25th, 2015 1:00pm EDT
8 Takeaways From Twenty One Pilots’ ‘Blurryface’
Alternative duo Twenty One Pilots (Tyler Joseph and Josh Dun) have been having an awesome 2015 – there’s no other way to describe it. The main reason for this awesomeness is because the profile of the Ohioan duo has been elevated greatly, hence building anticipation for their second major label album, Blurryface. Now the question is, does Blurryface live up to the gargantuan hype that preceded it? The answer is a resounding Yes! Better yet, how about a YAASSS! Here are eight takeaways from Blurryface.

1) “Schizoid pop” is the best way to describe the album

Blurryface is one of the m...
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Not Impressed: Shirley Bassey Hated Beyonce's See-Through Met Gala Gown

May 22nd, 2015 10:57am EDT
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Beyonce made headlines after wearing a very see-through Givenchy dress at the Costume Institute Benefit Gala at the Metropolitan Museum of Art earlier this month, but not everyone was impressed by the look.

The singer was basically nude in a sheer dress embellished with hundreds of colorful crystals covering her up in all the right spots.

Seventy-eight-year-old singer Shirley Bassey, known most for James Bond theme songs such as "Goldfinger," believes Queen B showed too much.

"It is like they are all in competition with each other. Who can wear the skimpiest outfit? I mean come on," Ba...
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12-Year-Old Taylor Swift Superfan Succumbs To Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma

May 22nd, 2015 8:55am EDT
Taylor Swift Fan, 12, Dies After Cancer Battle
Emily Beazley, 12, a huge fan of Taylor Swift, died on Monday after battling non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma for four years, her mother Nadia Beazley said on Facebook on Monday.

"My beautiful Emily got to use her angel wings," her mother wrote, according to NBC Chicago. "She fought hard to the end. Her last gift to me was passing peacefully."

Beazley made headlines three weeks ago after Swift called the young girl. They chatted about the star's music and her tour in Tokyo, Beazley told the Chicago Tribune in April.

She is survived by her parents, Ed and Nadia Beazley and sister Olivia.

Last mont...
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The Doobie Brothers Look Forward To Upcoming Tour

May 21st, 2015 9:00pm EDT
The Doobie Brothers Are Ready To Rock This Summer
There’s not one moment that you turn on the radio and the timeless classic tunes of The Doobie Brothers music doesn't come on. They receive numerous amounts of airplay on Top 40 and Classic Rock stations across the country. Their music is the soundtrack of our lives with hits ‘Black Water,’ ‘China Grove,’ ‘Minute By Minute’ ‘Long Train Running,’ 'Jesus Is Just Alright,’ ‘Listen To The Music,’ ‘Taking It To The Streets’ ‘Rocking Down the Highway’ and ‘What A Fool Believes.' These are just some of the songs that receive regular airplay.

The band is now a trio featuring John McFee, (guitar, ...
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Streisand To Set Record Straight

May 21st, 2015 11:45am EDT
Barbra Streisand To Release Memoir In 2017
Barbra Streisand is reportedly writing a memoir which will set the record straight about her life and career, to be published in 2017.

Streisand has signed a deal with Viking/Penguin and the news was announced by the publishing magnate on May 20.

The memoir will reportedly focus on her childhood and career but also detail aspects of her personal life. Streisand has remained private throughout the course of her lengthy career, even as her high-profile marriages to fellow actors Elliott Gould and James Brolin had their ebbs and falls.

The 73-year-old singer, actress and director has been j...
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'Pitch Perfect 2' Tops This Week

May 21st, 2015 9:58am EDT
The 'Pitch Perfect 2' Soundtrack Is Aca-Awesome At No. 1
Who had an “Aca-awesome” week on the Billboard 200? That would be the original motion picture soundtrack for Pitch Perfect 2, which debuts at #1. Pitch Perfect 2 definitely benefitted from the success of the original Pitch Perfect soundtrack and movie, hence the energetic 107,000 units start. Lately, soundtracks have been on a roll on the albums chart, and Pitch Perfect 2 isn’t about to end the run.

Besides Pitch Perfect 2, the only other new release to enter the top 10 was Incubus’ EP, Trust Fall (Side A), which landed at #6 with a modest 40,000 units. With Incubus’ EP being the fi...
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Did Beyonce Really Pour $20,000 Champagne In A Hot Tub?

May 20th, 2015 3:09pm EDT
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Beyonce caused a fan outrage on Twitter on Tuesday after her new video with Nicki Minaj, "Feeling Myself," was released (exclusively on husband Jay-Z's pay music service Tidal, of course).

Queen B fans freaked out when she pours a bottle of Armand de Brignac, aka Ace of Spades, champagne into a hot tub, giving new meaning to the term bubbly.

The champagne brand, which is sold in metallic bottles and can range in price from a somewhat affordable $300 upwards of $100,000 for a specially made 30 liter magnum bottle called "the Midas."

Fans spoke out on social media, one blasted the singer f...
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Will Fans Enjoy Jamie Foxx’s New Album?

May 20th, 2015 2:42pm EDT
Review: Jamie Foxx Keeps Things Sensual On ‘Hollywood’
How does one characterize Jamie Foxx? The best way to describe Foxx is as multitalented. He is one of few actors – an Academy Award winner by the way – who can convincingly play dramatic roles as well as comedic roles. Furthermore, Foxx is one of few actors who has nailed the ‘musician’ thing – he’s a classically trained pianist with golden pipes.

After a five-year hiatus between albums, Foxx returns with his most sensually driven lengthily titled album yet, Hollywood: A Story of a Dozen Roses. Has the 47-year old Foxx lost his swag? Nope, not in the least – perhaps he overdoes the ‘sw...
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Christina Aguilera Is Crazy Multitalented -- Check Out These Musical Spoofs!

May 20th, 2015 10:45am EDT
Christina Aguilera's Britney, Miley, Gaga & Other Impressions Ar
Christina Aguilera is a master of impressions, which she proves in a new video posted online last night to promote "The Voice." The pop star mimicks several singers, including Britney Spears, Sia, Lady Gaga and Cher.

While impersonating Miley Cyrus (complete with the tiny buns in her hair), she says with a Southern twang: "If you’re on my team, you’re going to learn how to twerk. We’re gonna slap it up, flip it, rub it down. It’s gonna be a party in the U.S.A. y’all."

Aguilera also pretends to be fellow "Voice" judge Shakira.

Check out her skills below:

Three months ago, the five-time...
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