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Jan

Miley Disses Beyoncé? …Think Again

Miley Cyrus is under fire for her alleged comment about Beyoncé in a recent interview with Love Magazine. The singer was quoted as saying the following:

“Beyoncé has been a big inspiration to me but she’s been out for such a long time. She’s so talented and I think she’s at the top of the game now but people are always looking for new blood and that’s what I bring to the game now, new blood. I got the total package you know, the curves, the rhythm, and the voice. I’m just the best.”

According to the magazine, she didn’t stop there.

“As Beyoncé grows in motherhood and all the crap it does to your body, it will create a vacuum for fresh young faces to rise up and no one else can properly fill that void right now. I’m the only white female singer that could fill that slot right now and do it right, you know? I’m just the total package, you know? All things must start and end and I hope to have the same success as other icons in the game when my run is over. But for now, my run is just starting.”

Pretty harsh words, Miley. Unless, of course, Miley did not actually say those things. The pop singer claims those quotes are simply untrue. Cyrus took to Twitter Thursday to express her frustrations.

It’s good to see the star defending herself from these accusations. Miley is not one to throw other celebrities under the bus to further herself, so there’s no reason to doubt Miley. It would seem as if someone just wants to stir up some drama.

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Dec

She has never sounded better!

28

Oct

Demi Lovato waved to fans on her way to Good Morning America looking beautiful as always!

Demi Lovato waved to fans on her way to Good Morning America looking beautiful as always!

Lindsay Lohan stepped out in NYC recently looking stunning! The actress hasn’t looked this good in a long time. Great to see that she’s doing so well.

Lindsay Lohan stepped out in NYC recently looking stunning! The actress hasn’t looked this good in a long time. Great to see that she’s doing so well.

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Oct

Reese Witherspoon and hubby Jim Troth were spotted shopping together in Glendale recently. What a stylish couple!

Reese Witherspoon and hubby Jim Troth were spotted shopping together in Glendale recently. What a stylish couple!

Lady Gaga debuted her latest single featuring R. Kelly. “Do What U Want” was released today and currently sits at #1 on iTunes. What do you think of the new song?

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Oct

Sandra Bullock was recently spotted attending a Halloween party with her son Louis. The “Gravity” star has quite the elaborate costume! It’s great to see Sandra taking time out of her busy schedule to be with her son. Could she be any more perfect?

Sandra Bullock was recently spotted attending a Halloween party with her son Louis. The “Gravity” star has quite the elaborate costume! It’s great to see Sandra taking time out of her busy schedule to be with her son. Could she be any more perfect?

Hilary Duff and her family were spotted attending a party and they look perfect together! It’s great to see the whole family out.
(Photo courtesy of E!)

Hilary Duff and her family were spotted attending a party and they look perfect together! It’s great to see the whole family out.

(Photo courtesy of E!)

Lady Gaga in the Midst of a Meltdown?

Lady Gaga took to Twitter today to blow off some steam and respond to the critics.

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Gaga did not stop short of taking a jab at Katy Perry. As most people know, “Roar” reached the number 1 spot on the Billboard Hot 100 while “Applause” only peaked at number 4. “Applause” may signal a decline in Lady Gaga’s popularity as she prepares to release Artpop.

Lady Gaga may not be able to outcompete Katy Perry or even Miley Cyrus, but she can still expect Artpop to debut at number 1 when it is released. Gaga seems to be more focused on responding to critics and selling records than to satisfying her fan base.

Gaga still has an overpowering fan base who will buy her albums no matter what, but the pop star shows troubling signs. Her insecurities and alienating behaviors may ultimately hurt her sales. Lady Gaga may want to refocus her attention to her upcoming album before things get ugly.

PRISM Sheds Light on Katy Perry

Katy Perry’s third studio album PRISM comes out Tuesday (Oct. 22) and the world can’t wait to see what the pop star has in store. The fun-loving singer is ready to show the world that she is back and ready to “Roar”.

PRISM definitely has a more mature tone to it. Many songs detail Perry’s divorce with Russell Brand. “By the Grace of God” even reveals suicidal thoughts that Katy had following her public break-up. However, instead of dwelling on her unpleasant experiences she manages to send a message of independence and self-worthiness. Katy Perry is known for having upbeat material, and she stays true to that image while also revealing personal struggles. 

Other songs from PRISM sound exactly like music from her Teenage Dream era. “This is How We Do” and “Birthday” seem completely reminiscent of the Katy Perry everyone knows and loves. Unfortunately these songs seem childish compared to the rest of the album. They may end up as hit songs but they don’t progress Katy as an artist.

Katy Perry also delves into the familiar pop-dance tone that most modern pop music seems to entail. “Walking on Air” and “Dark Horse” combine powerful vocals with dance-heavy beats, similar to “E.T.” on the Teenage Dream album. These songs are definitely catchy but they’re not unique to Katy, so it’s good to see the she did not overly focus her album on this mixed genre.

Either way, Katy Perry continues to produce catchy tunes with PRISM. Katy has the potential to see as much success with this album because it follows the same formula as Teenage Dream. Perry is so successful because her songs contain building verses with unmatchable choruses, and PRISM is no exception.

Overall PRISM combines pop, dance, alternative, and disco tones throughout. PRISM isn’t revolutionary, but its message resonates with everyone. I suspect that Katy Perry will continue to dominate the radio with this new music. PRISM is a solid album that progresses Katy as an artist, and that’s exactly what a third studio album should do. I give PRISM an A.