MUSIC MUSINGS

Haters Gonna Hate: Taylor Swift Zooms in on TIME and Businessweek

Haters Gonna Hate: Taylor Swift Zooms in on TIME and Businessweek

  by Angel Lenise

You can’t escape Taylor Swift. From the top of the Billboard 200 and Hot 100 charts, to Thanksgiving dinner, and radio airways in between, the purveyor of 1989 pop is everywhere. So why not get up close and personal with music’s [...]

Tags: music musings, 1989, BusinessWeek, Taylor Swift, time
Billboard is Honoring Ariana Grande and Idina Menzel

Billboard is Honoring Ariana Grande and Idina Menzel

  by Angel Lenise

One’s “Problem” involves burning up the charts. The other isn’t able to “Let It Go.” Now, both Ariana Grande and Idina Menzel are being rewarded for their work by Billboard. The two join Taylor Swift as recipients at [...]

Tags: music musings, Ariana Grande, Billboard, Idina Menzel, Taylor Swift
Trophies: Kendall and Kylie Go For the Gold at the 2014 American Music Awards

Trophies: Kendall and Kylie Go For the Gold at the 2014 American Music Awards

  by Angel Lenise

The Jenner sisters are bringing their Calabasas cool to L.A. Live. Kendall no Jenner and baby sister Kylie Jenner have joined the 2014 American Music Awards presenters lineup. They’ll have the opportunity to hand off a coveted Dick [...]

Tags: music musings, 5 Seconds of Summer, Aloe Blacc, Charli XCX, Elizabeth Banks, emmy rossum, Fergie, Garth Brooks, Heidi Klum, Iggy Azalea, Jamie Foxx, Jessie J., Julianne Hough, Kendall, Kendall Jenner, Kylie Jenner, Mary J. Blige, olivia munn, one direction, Sam Smith, Selena Gomez, Taylor Schilling, Taylor Swift, Uzo Aduba
U2 is Joining the MTV European Music Awards Party

U2 is Joining the MTV European Music Awards Party

  by Angel Lenise

We’re two days away from Nicki Minaj hosting the 2014 MTV Europe Music Awards. The Billboard cover star’s sharp tongue and quick wits will keep us entertained, but it’s the show’s impending performances that have us on [...]

Tags: music musings, Ariana Grande, Calvin Harris, Charli XCX, ed sheeran, Enrique Iglesias, Kiesza, mtv, MTV Europe Music Awards, nicki minaj, Royal Blood, u2
Bette Midler is Taking her ‘Girls’ On Tour

Bette Midler is Taking her ‘Girls’ On Tour

  by Angel Lenise

Bette Midler, and all of her girls, are going on tour. The Divine Miss M is embarking on a 22-date stint—her first in 10 years—to promote her new album It’s The Girls, in which she covers some of the biggest girl groups in [...]

Tags: music musings, Bette Midler, It’s The Girls, tour
Beyonce 2.0: The Queen Has Another Surprise In Store

Beyonce 2.0: The Queen Has Another Surprise In Store

  by Angel Lenise

UPDATE: We don’t know who to believe here. As soon as we got attached to the idea of Beyoncé 2.0, The Hollywood Reporter reported today that the Topshop collaborator is simply releasing a new version of her old December 2013 [...]

Tags: music musings, Angel Lenise, Beyonce, justin timberlake, nicki minaj, Rihanna