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Claudine Paul works in the music industry, and currently resides in NYC. A music lover at best, she lives, loves, and breathes music. Former musician turned freelance music editor/writer, she also has contributed to many music media outlets. She is an avid music collector, and loves all genres of music. Aside from music, she loves watching reality television, and reading great literature.

10 Popular Music Songs Penned By Other Artists

November 17th, 2013 1:08pm EST
Rihanna
The music industry is one business where it is common for music artists to either meet up and share musical talents or acknowledge the song writing skills of other music artists musically.  Check our following ten popular song picks penned by other music artists.

Singer Rihanna’s hit single “Diamonds” owes it’s “Alternative” flavored leanings to singer-songwriter Sia who penned the track for the singer’s Unapologetic studio music release.  Sia, on her part, is also best known for her co-writing and vocal contribution to DJ David Guetta’s “Titanium” hit single.

If the track “Lovesong”...
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15 Songs For A Rainy Summer Day

June 1st, 2013 2:00pm EDT
Rihanna
The coming of Summer brings an anticipation of relief from winter blues, shedding of heavy clothes, outdoor activities, and sunny days ahead.  However, if Spring showers sneak a bit into June bringing more rain, just in case, here is our list of 15 songs for a rainy Summer day.

1. “Umbrella” - Rihanna (Good Girl Gone Bad, 2007)

2. “Rain” - Madonna (Erotica, 1992)

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3. “Here Comes The Rain Again” - Eurythmics (Touch, 1983)

4. “It Will Rain” - Bruno Mars (The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn -Pt. 1, 2011)

5. “The Rain” - Missy Elliot (Supa Dupa Fly, 1997...
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Recap: 'America's Next Top Model: College Edition'- Season 19, Episode 11, 'The Girl Who Freaks Out On Horseback'

November 12th, 2012 11:15am EST
The Girl Who Freaks Out On Horseback
Episode 11 finds the remaining final four models, all in pensive states, reflecting over where each now find themselves in the competition. Laura, who found herself in last week's bottom two from being a top ranking model, is especially marked by "down to the wire" stress. Leila, as last week's challenge winner, decides to share access to the "Tyra Suite" with Kiara.

The models meet up with supermodel Rob Evans, and Yendi Phillips the former Miss Jamaica Universe, for the "challenge of the week." The models have to write their own fifteen second script dialogue to audition in a holida...
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Recap: 'America's Next Top Model (College Edition)'- Season 19, Episode 8, 'The Girl Who Comes Back'

October 27th, 2012 12:24pm EDT
ANTM
Episode 8, of America’s Next Top Mode: College Edition, begins with the models reflecting in awe Laura’s bottom two position in the previous week’s final panel. The main focus this week centers on who will be the “come back” girl in the competition, and Victoria’s situation where the girls again confront her with general with concerns of her stability in continuing the competition.

“Tyra Mail” then leads to a visit to Smash Box Cosmetics, with PR maven Kelly Cutrone and LA Models’ Woman’s Division Agent Markus Barrington, for season’s “go sees” challenge. The models now set up in pai...
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Recap: 'America's Next Top Model'- Season 19, Episode 7, 'The Girl Who Licks The Floor'

October 16th, 2012 7:15am EDT
The Girl Who Licks the Floor pictured: Allyssa Cycle 19
Episode 7, of America’s Next Top Model: College Edition, begins with Laura reflecting on her past week‘s winning photo challenge, and efforts to make a name for herself within the modeling industry on her own without the influence of her familial celebrity background. As Laura makes her way to enjoy access to the “Tyra Suite” all to herself, collective worry starts to set in over Victoria’s diminishing eating habits.

BryanBoy and Nylon television host/designer Marissa Montgomery then visit to set up the new “challenge of the week,” of a road trip to Palm Springs, where the models are s...
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Recap: ‘America's Next Top Model: College Edition’ - Season 19, Episode 6 ‘The Girl Who Gets Pwn'd’

September 30th, 2012 11:40pm EDT
ANTM
Last week’s challenge winner Nastasia starts off episode six enjoying the “Tyra Suite” with chosen model friend Kiara. The other models get a wake up call, over elimination panel that sent favorite Leila packing, and are overwhelmingly stressed out. Plus, there is an added annoyance with social media consultant BryanBoy’s air of favoritism in regards to Leila.

Supermodel judges Rob Evans and Chrissy Teigen, with Naughty Dog cinematic production lead Taylor Kurosaki, and stunt movement coordinator Mike Mukatis, set models up for a new “video game challenge” where models bring a vid...
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Recap: ‘America's Next Top Model: College Edition’ - Season 19, Episode 5 ‘The Girl Who Sings For Alicia Keys’

September 30th, 2012 10:42pm EDT
ANTM
Episode five starts right off with the tension of the week going on between last week’s challenge winner Laura and Leila who is miffed that Laura is sharing her privileged access to the “Tyra Suite” with model Kristin, and not return the same generosity as she did for Laura with her earlier challenge win. A confrontation between both leads to the first, and hopefully last, cryfest of the season.

The surprise guest of the week, singer Alicia Keys, pays a visit awakening the models to a new challenge where they will all participate in a charity fashion runway show, benefitting Keys’ K...
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Recap: ‘America's Next Top Model: College Edition’- Season 19, Episode 4, ‘The Girl Who Does What Tyler Perry Says’

September 28th, 2012 10:42am EDT
ANTM
Episode four starts up America’s Next Top Model: College Edition with a spotlight on model Victoria, winner of last week’s challenge, and the group’s increasing ire of the obsessively close maternal relationship she shares with her mother. Plus, her personal decision to “opt out”of sharing access to the “Tyra Suite,” and having it all to herself, is an added disappointment.

This week’s source of tension is between models Kristin and Destiny, over Kristin’s violation of Destiny’s personal space, which leads to a shouting match and tactical ploy on Kristin’s part to have Destiny ousted wh...
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Recap: ‘America's Next Top Model: College Edition’ - Season 19, Episode 3, ‘The Girl Who Wants Out’

September 28th, 2012 10:26am EDT
ANTM
America’s Next Top Model: College Edition episode three starts off with a proud Leila of her previous week’s challenge win and efforts. She shares access to the “Tyra Suite” with fellow contestant Laura who perceives the friendly gesture as ploy. Jealousies, by other contestants, also start to take root.

Weekly “Tyra Mail” hints at the dreaded make-over portion of the competition which is met by guarded apprehensions fore-shadowing the never failing contestant hysterics. The models arrive at the Christophe Salon of Beverly Hills for make-over transformations which leads to anoth...
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Recap: ‘America's Next Top Model: College Edition’ - Season 19, Episode 2, ‘The Girl Who Cries Home’

September 28th, 2012 9:15am EDT
ANTM Cycle 19
This second episode of America’s Next Top Model: College Edition takes the modeling contestants to Hollywood to meet choreographer & movement mentor Jonte, for tips on public image development, which introduces the week’s “best strutting and dancing” challenge across a runway stage. Contestants Kristin, Kiara, Jessie, Destiny, Darian, Leila, Nastasia, Brittany, Laura, Maria, Victoria, Yvonne, Allyssa, and Jasmine then all strut their stuff at dance club Eden for the win.

It is Yvonne who comes out tops, with a risque strut, and is named the season’s first challenge winner, and the c...
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