Taylor Swift makes a proper pop debut in 1989 [album review]

Taylor Swift - 1989

So here’s a confession: I currently can’t stop listening to Taylor Swift’s 1989. I admit this with some shame because the truth is, I wasn’t a fan of the country superstar until a few weeks ago. It’s not that she used to make bad music—I actually liked some of her older stuff. But this record is more ballsy, more confident, and more grown up than anything she’s ever released. And the music is pretty good, too.

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The 56th GRAMMY Awards: Most memorable moments, highlights & lowlights [LIVE BLOG]

56th Annual Grammy Awards

Live blogging the 2014 GRAMMY awards West Coast time. Here we go!

8:00 PM: “I’ve been drinking, I’ve been drinking…” Beyoncé looks wet—and hot.

8:03 PM: This performance is giving me Partition vibes. Beyoncé nailing her first televised performance of “Drunk In Love.”

Grammys 2014 - Beyonce & Jay-Z
Photo credit: Beyonce’s Facebook page

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

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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Filthy Buzz: Taylor Swift, Harry Styles, James Struthers, Papermaps

Filthy Buzz - Pop Music News

Pop music updates – December 10, 2012

  • James Struthers recently released his “This Christmas” EP  on iTunes. Check out the music video for his super sweet holiday original “Still Gonna Feel Like Christmas” below.

  • Papermaps’ new EP “Inferior Ghost” was released in the early Fall via Sparks/UMG. New music video for their single “Nobody Gets It” below.