AMAs 2013: Live blog (and complete list of winners)

by KC Claveria | Filthy Pop | Vancouver Pop Music blog

American Music Awards 2013

The American Music Awards (AMAs) pays tribute to today’s most influential and iconic artists. This year’s show was broadcasted live from the Nokia Theater L.A. on November 24th, 2013.

8:00 PM: Katy Perry’s Geisha-inspired performance of “Unconditonally” doesn’t make sense and is probably culturally insensitive. At least she’s singing live?

Katy Perry - AMAs 2013

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DJ Earworm releases Fly, a Capital FM Summertime Ball mashup

by KC Claveria | Filthy Pop | Vancouver Pop Music blog

If mashups are your thing, check out the latest from DJ Earworm below.

I always look forward to DJ Earworm’s year-end mashups, but “Fly” is not quite doing it for me. There’s too much Usher and Jessie J, and not enough Kelly Clarkson, Justin Bieber, or Carly Rae Jepsen. Even Sia’s parts become too repetitive.  The video isn’t DJ Earworm’s best.

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J.Lo releases “Dance Again” lyric video

by KC Claveria | Filthy Pop | Vancouver Pop Music blog

Jennifer Lopez - Dance Again

“Dance Again”, the newest from Jennifer Lopez, is an obvious attempt to re-capture the success of “On The Floor”. Produced by Red One, both songs feature an appearance by rapper Pitbull.

Despite being unoriginal, “Dance Again” somehow works. The delicious combo of dance and Latin music is something that only J.Lo can pull off. The fist pump-inducing, anthemic chorus is sure to put dance floors on fire.

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