Tag Archives: Lady Gaga

Hold the football

Many halftime performers are given a football and they have to (awkwardly) pose with it and try to make it look like they know what this foreign object is. Here are the results. 1992: Gloria Estefan awkward two handed hold on a football 1993: Michael Jackson seems to be questioning why this thing is in […]

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New Music Friday

It might be hard to believe but 82 year old Leonard Cohen has been more prolific than Lady Gaga. Although Lady Gaga released a covers album with Tony Bennett in 2014, it’s been three years since her last album of original material was released. Meanwhile Leonard Cohen is releasing his third album of original material since […]

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Covering Bowie

It’s been two months since David Bowie’s passing and as many of you know there have been many attempts to honor the man by covering his music. Some of been really stellar (Lorde at the BRIT awards), some have been ambitious but fallen flat (Lady Gaga at The Grammys) and some are sincere but questionable […]

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Oscars Music (Original Song)

The Oscars are this Sunday and amazingly enough I have been able to view all eight nominations.  However I realized I have no clue as to what the nominees are for Best Original song.  Obviously it’s not a major category, but the Oscar show usually needs to rely on these songs to provide some sort […]

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Happy Movemeber

Yes, it’s the month where men are encouraged to grow their moustaches in order to raise awareness and funds for men to live happier, healthier, longer lives. Since 2003, millions have joined the men’s health movement, raising $650 million and funding over 1,000 programs focusing on prostate cancer, testicular cancer, poor mental health and physical inactivity. In […]

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Live shows during Grammy week

With the Grammys here in LA. Artists are taking advantage of being in town and playing some local shows. If you’ve got $1500 burning in your pocket, may I recomened the  MusiCares Person of the Year show with Bob Dylan on Friday. When you look at the lineup it’s almost tempting to pony up the […]

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Celebrity Branded Perfumes

Yes, it’s that time of year when major releases come out and I’m not talking about music, I’m talking about celebrity branded perfumes.  Ever wondered what a Britney Spears scent might be like?  If that’s not your speed how about the smell of 20 year old men?  Yes, One Direction has a fragrance out too. […]

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Spirits In The Material World

Many of our favorite pop stars have had encounters with the “otherworld”. Here are a few stories of artists that have given their ghosts friendly names. Demi Lovato: deemed her house in Texas as “so ridiculously haunted.” However, it’s not inhabited by a malicious spirit — it’s a little girl she believes is named Emily.  “I’ve […]

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Grammy Nominations

The Grammy awards have been reduced from 109 to 78 categories wisely removing the distinction between male and female performances. Of course that doesn’t mean there are still some eyebrow raising moments. The most pleasant surprise is the recognition of Bon Iver.  The song “Holocene” was nominated for Record Of The Year and Song Of The Year. […]

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20 years

Lollapalooza celebrating its 20th year in existence reminded me of what my Dad used to ask when I was listening to my crazy music, “Are they going to be around in 20 years?”  But I don’t think he understood that much of pop music is of the moment, to be enjoyed for a few months […]

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