Are you a musician? Is your group having issues? Ask Fan Landers! Critic Jessica Hopper has played in and managed bands, toured internationally, booked shows, produced records, worked as a publicist, and is the author of The Girls' Guide to Rocking, a how-to for teen ladies. She is here to help you ... More >>
This past Saturday, award show season officially ended with the 2013 Nickelodeon Kids Choice Awards. The 26th installment of the only award show where "kids rule," it was a star-studded night that legitimately out-shined plenty of its contemporaries. You may think we're kidding, but how many awards ... More >>
For music fans, there's nothing better than seeing your favorite band or checking out an up-and-coming act in person. While the records serve as a tangible finished product that fans can jam on until eternity, the live show experience explains more about a band than their recorded work. With concert ... More >>
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No summer is complete without an update on Detroit's Insane Clown Posse. Following the success of the 2012 Gathering of the Juggalos festival, the Posse unleashed their latest album The Mighty Death Pop on August 14th. Available in three special editions, each with their own bonus disc, the "Red Pop ... More >>
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[Summer Guide 2012] The striptease native brings her latest (and last?) burlesque extravaganza back to where it all began
fashionista.comNicki Minaj was celebrated for her originality and gusto after being spotted at Carolina Herrera's Spring 2012 runway show sitting beside Anna Wintour in a neon pom-pom-laden sweater. Now designer Jessica Rogers, 21, of SomedayNewYorker, is accusing Minaj and her team of copying he ... More >>
On Saturday, while you're sleeping in or making a run to Trader Joe's for vegan pizza, there'll be more important things going on in the world. Yeah, it's Kim Kardashian's wedding! We know you could probably care less, but these multimillion-dollar Hollywood weddings only happen once every...mo ... More >>
KarminMany big-name talents like Justin Bieber, Cody Simpson and the now infamous Rebecca Black were discovered on YouTube, so it's no surprise that thousands of aspiring singers have taken to the video website in hopes of launching their own music careers. There are so many self-proclaimed YouTu ... More >>
christinaaguilera.comToday it was announced that Christina Aguilera agreed to be on NBC's new reality show The Voice as a singing coach, with music producer and performer Cee Lo Green and Maroon 5's lead singer Adam Levine. Carson Daly will host the series, which debuts April 26.
Let me say that this video is not only disturbing, but hilarious. I don't (often) watch little boys dressed in drag, but this is quite a sight to see. Decked out in red lipstick, fishnets and a tight leotard with handprints on the bosom (just like his idol, Christina Aguilera) this kid knows how ... More >>
Every year, the folks at the NFL announce they've reeled in some megastar musicians for the Super Bowl, either to sing the National Anthem or to perform a mini-concert at halftime. This year, we got two divas to kick off the game: Glee's Lea Michele, performing "America the Beautiful," and B ... More >>
Acts such as Billy Joel, Beyonce and the Dixie Chicks have all sung the National Anthem at the Super Bowl. Now, Christina Aguilera will be added to the roster. The songstress will belt the tune before Feb. 6's Super Bowl XLV match-up between the Pittsburgh Steelers and the Green Bay Packers at ... More >>
Diane WarrenAhhh . . . awards season is upon us. The Golden Globes, everyone's favorite Hollywood drunk self-celebration, happened in Beverly Hills last night, and the music side of film received its share of accolades. The two categories were Best Original Song, Motion Picture and Best Original ... More >>
Rehashing yesterday's musicals, 'Burlesque' squanders its hottest asset
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Katy Perry fires the first volley of Boob War in this screen shot from her "California Gurls" videoIn the past week, Katy Perry has claimed the summer as hers. Not with the inexplicable success of her single "California Gurls," nor her inexplicable romance with the inexplicably charming Russell ... More >>
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UPDATE: MTV gives you a rundown of all Aguilera's pop culture influences in her new video here.Christina Aguilera's video for "Not Myself Tonight," the first single from her new album Bionic, has all the elements that would've made it controversial in 1982 -- jewelry and bondage, explicit sexual ... More >>
Oh, so that's why the Coachella poster reads "Thom Yorke????"Coachella-headliner Jay-Z to collaborate with U2 on Swiss Beatz-produced Haiti charity track. Hope for Haiti Now: A Global Benefit for Earthquake Relief, which airs Fri., 8 p.m. ET/PT, features a slew of stars playing New York, London ... More >>
"George Clooney says the 'Hope for Haiti' benefit for victims of the earthquake in Haiti will include performances from Bono, Sting, Justin Timberlake, Christina Aguilera and Alicia Keys," reports Billboard.com."Coldplay, Blink, Bloc Party Call for Haiti Relief," reports Spin.com"Joan Baez kicks of ... More >>
LAPD assholes hold Kid Cudi at gunpoint "in a case of mistaken identity."John Lennon's star on Hollywood's Walk of Fame--thought to be stolen--has been relocated next to George Harrison's, Ringo Starr's scheduled to join February 8.TMZ makes big deal of Christina Aguilera fender bender in West Holl ... More >>
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