VMA 2013 recap

If the MTV Music Video Awards are about the scandals, interruptions, awkward and spontaneous, last night’s show put it back in the game. The VMAs, perhaps the biggest award show not actually about the awards, is the one “ceremony” where celebrities entertain by being completely outrageous and off-the-wall without having to apologize for it. The show started off with a

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Who do you stan for?

The word “stan” has been making its rounds on the internet for the last several years. Urban Dictionary says its meaning comes from the song Stan by Eminem, about an obsessive fan; or, a combination of the words “stalker” and “fan”. Nearly every singer that has emerged over the past several years has them and they’ve become a cancer of

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2012 In Music

2012 was the year pop music got it right. Before you take into account vast radio overplay, the songs were actually good pop songs. The year is almost over and with that comes the annual year-in-review in music. I think 2012 will be seen as a big year for transitioning as a lot has changed since January with indication that

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My Grammys Big 4 Predictions: 2013 Edition

Last year I made a prediction of how the four main categories of the Grammys would look. (see last year’s predictions). With the nominations coming out this week, I’m going to do the same thing this year. This year’s predictions are slightly more difficult as I don’t have the list of submissions that I had last year. For the last

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