Janet Jackson Billboard Icon Award

Last night, the 52-year-old singer became the first black woman to receive the honour. She joins the club of Icon recipients along with Neil DiamondStevie WonderPrinceJennifer LopezCeline Dion and Cher. In her speech, she fully addresses the #MeToo movement with her speech: “It’s a moment when at long last women have made it clear that we will no longer be controlled, manipulated, or abused. I stand with those women and with those men equally outraged by discrimination who support us in heart or mind.” Continue reading “Janet Jackson Billboard Icon Award”

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Mariah Carey’s Lip Sync Mess

For those who don’t have cable and weren’t able to watch the ball drop in NYC a few days ago. Mariah was brought into ring in the new year and instead of watching a dazzling performance, we all witnesses an epic disaster. Mariah started the concert singing “Auld Lang Syne” but as I watched it, I noticed that her lips were out of sync with the music. Was she lip-singing? Then when ‘Emotions’ came on, she couldn’t sing to it and danced around on the stage. It was a meltdown in front of millions. Mariah, the diva herself, even owned up it saying: ”We didn’t have a soundcheck but it’s New Year’s, baby…I’m trying to be a good sport here.” Then she let the audience do the singing for her. I then went to Twitter to comment and see what was up. Apparently, Mariah was prepared to lip sync, but many of her vocals didn’t play at all ― and when they did, she was often far out of sync with them. Continue reading “Mariah Carey’s Lip Sync Mess”

Sony replaces it’s Music Unlimited service with Spotify

Spotfiy hits the Playstation 3 and 4 today, with a new app adapted for large television screens. Sony says partnering with Spotify expands its music service to 41 countries, rather than the 10 available with Music Unlimited, and offers better tools for playlists and music discovery.

Spotify says its worked closely with Sony to optimize its service for Playstation. Notable features include: the ability to listen to music while playing a game and still listening to sound effects, or automatically pausing the game while changing volume or playlists.

(Via CTV News)