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Taylor Swift’s 8 Seconds Of Static The #1 Hit In Canada

Just 8 seconds of static, obviously a glitch is, nevertheless, on top of the Canadian charts. Swift dropped her newest single from her upcoming album 1989, and, like all Taylor Swift singles, it is rocketing up the charts. It even reached number one on Canada’s iTunes bestseller list, before it was mysteriously removed this morning. National [...]

Tim Hauser founded the Grammy-winning group in the early ’70’s. [They had] hits such as “Operator” and “The Boy from New York City.” They went on to win multiple pop and jazz Grammy Awards. Their critically acclaimed album, 1985’s “Vocalese,” earned a whopping 12 Grammy nominations. Alan Paul, Janis Siegel and Cheryl Bentyne — who [...]

Legendary performer Glenn Campbell now has stage 6 Alzheimer’s disease.  Stage 7 is the end. Two years ago, he recorded his final song: “I’m Not Gonna Miss You.”  It was co-written with Julian Raymond It’s a brilliant, beautiful, ironic ballad, joy tinged with sadness. What a way to say goodbye! Now read this:Paula Patton Files [...]

Super Bowl XLIX will feature Katy Perry at halftime. Rihanna and Coldplay were also shortlisted but lost out to the flirty but wholesome Perry. With the Super Bowl bringing in a record-breaking 111.5 million viewers in 2014, it was also suggested the league wanted artists to pay to perform. Perry shot down that report Saturday [...]

Barry Manilow is releasing a Halloween CD of duets with people no longer on the planet. After all, Barbra Streisand and Tony Bennett have duets albums. Why not Barry? Of course, Barbra did resurrect Elvis for her album. Now it’s Barry’s turn to be the crypt keeper. And what a group! Judy Garland, Marilyn Monroe [...]

“We Shall Overcome” was the name of an album put out by Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders in the 1980’s. …Sanders cut the record in 1987 while serving as mayor of Burlington, and it includes his renditions of such classics as “This Land Is Your Land” and the titular civil rights anthem. “As talented of a [...]

Songwriter Bob Crewe Dead At 83

Bob Crewe’s legion of hits include “Can’t Take My Eyes Off you”, “Walk Like a Man” and “Rag Doll”. His brother, Dan Crewe, confirmed his death. He said his brother had been in declining health after a fall several years ago while visiting him in Maine. Mr. Crewe was a singer himself in the 1940s [...]

Graphic design student at Towson University, Ja-Niece Best, emailed her professor to tell him she wouldn’t be attending class Thursday because it was “the Goddess that is Queen Beyoncé Knowles-Carter’s birthday.” Beyoncé celebrated her 33rd birthday on Sept. 4. “I love and respect Beyoncé so much. I’ve loved her for fifteen years,” the Towson University [...]

Simon & Schuster is putting out the latest work from The Boss, a  children’s book. “It’s a book for anybody who loves a good western,” Jonathan Karp, the company’s president and publisher, said on Thursday. “It’s for readers of all ages.” “Outlaw Pete,” as Mr. Springsteen’s fans will have instantly noted, is an eight-minute song [...]

The twerker sent a homeless teen to accept her award for best video at the Video Music Awards. Instead of twerking her way up the stage to accept her Video of The Year award, Cyrus, 21, sent a homeless teen named Jesse to accept the Moonman on her behalf. “I am accepting this award on [...]

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