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Did Nicole Scherzinger Decline Recording Platinum Hits?

Not all recording artists get platinum hits and international recognition. To some, the opportunity arises at least once in a lifetime. But was it also true for a former Pussycat Doll? The former lead singer of Pussycat Dolls, Nicole Scherzinger, rejected the offer to record “We Found Love” and “Just Dance.” Both songs gained platinum …

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How Many Taylor Swift Songs Made it to the Billboard Hot 100?

Globally known for her music, Taylor Swift has established her legacy through consistent determination and ever-improving talent. Day by day, her fame continues to grow with the hit songs and albums she’s released, making Taylor Swift one of the top icons in the music industry.  Aside from being a multi-awarded singer, Taylor Swift holds the …

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Why Did David Ruffin Keep Sneaking On Stage After He Was Fired?

One of the most influential personalities in the Motown era, David Ruffin, had to sneak into The Temptations’ performances. Why did he have to, despite being the band’s frontman? Let’s get to know Ruffin a little more and understand what happened. David Ruffin surprised the band and the audience by singing an entire song after …

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What is the Real Meaning Behind the Barbie Girl Song by Aqua?

The 1997 hit single Barbie Girl was well-accepted when it came out. It was a fun song that utilized one of the most iconic figures in the ’90s: Barbie. Generations that followed know the song because of its catchy tune.  But did you know that there is a deeper meaning to the song?  Aqua’s members …

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It’s rumored The Bangles song “Manic Monday” was gifted by Prince in the hopes of winning the affection of lead singer Susanna Hoffs. The song would eventually peak at #2 in 1986; behind Prince’s song “Kiss” at #1 – which coincidentally happens to be a song about seeking the affection of a girl.

Manic Monday This article is about the song. For the Entourage episode, see Manic Monday (Entourage episode). “Manic Monday” is a song by the American pop rock band the Bangles, and the first single released from their second studio album, Different Light (1986). It was written by American musician Prince using the pseudonym “Christopher” and …

It’s rumored The Bangles song “Manic Monday” was gifted by Prince in the hopes of winning the affection of lead singer Susanna Hoffs. The song would eventually peak at #2 in 1986; behind Prince’s song “Kiss” at #1 – which coincidentally happens to be a song about seeking the affection of a girl. Read More »

When the band ‘Busted’ was asked about the Jonas Brothers’ cover of their song ‘Year 3000’, member Matt Willis said “Dude, they paid my mortgage for four years, I’m stoked to bits. Thank you very much Jonas Brothers”

Year 3000 In November 2016, in an interview with PopBuzz, Busted were asked what they thought of the Jonas Brothers’ cover of the song. Matt Willis responded: “Dude, they paid my mortgage for four years, I’m stoked to bits. Thank you very much Jonas Brothers,” whilst James Bourne said, “The thing about it is that…when …

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Gwen Stefani’s brother Eric was originally the keyboardist for No Doubt but left to become an animator for The Simpsons.

Gwen Stefani Gwen Renée Stefani was born on October 3, 1969, in Fullerton, California, and raised Roman Catholic in nearby Anaheim, California. She was named after a stewardess in the 1968 novel Airport, and her middle name, Renée, comes from The Four Tops’ 1968 cover of The Left Banke’s 1966 song “Walk Away Renée”. Her …

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Taylor Swift was born into wealth. Her father is “from three generations of bank presidents” and worked for Merrill Lynch. At the age of 14 her family moved to Nashville where her father purchased a stake in Big Machine, the label to which Swift first signed.

Taylor Swift This article is about the singer. For her self-titled album, see Taylor Swift (album). Taylor Alison Swift (born December 13, 1989) is an American singer-songwriter. As one of the world’s leading contemporary recording artists, she is known for narrative songs about her personal life, which has received widespread media coverage. Born and raised …

Taylor Swift was born into wealth. Her father is “from three generations of bank presidents” and worked for Merrill Lynch. At the age of 14 her family moved to Nashville where her father purchased a stake in Big Machine, the label to which Swift first signed. Read More »