Long gone are the days when an artist would simply release a new single, and cast its fate to the radio-programming wind. When you’ve reached the stellar heights of sugar-pop phenomenon Katy Perry, it’s a whole new, carefully choreographed ballgame. That’s what happens when you score five consecutive No. 1 smashes from a single album, her double-platinum sophomore effort “Teenage Dream.” Read More
You’ve probably heard their eerily addictive dream-pop ballad “Kandi,” with its hooky chorus of “He called me baby, baby all night long.” Or perhaps seen their performances on the daytime talk show of Ellen DeGeneres, who’s such a huge fan she included them in her birthday-broadcast plans this January. Read More
There’s no denying it.
Dolly Parton is still one of the reigning queens of country music.
The seven-time Grammy winner makes no bones about her rural, rootsy leanings — she dubbed her last studio set from 2008 “Backwoods Barbie,” if anyone had any doubts. Read More