Most recent entries for March 2010


Yesterday, neo-soul singer Erykah Badu released a video for Window Seat, the first official single off her new album New Amerykah Part Two (Return of the Ankh) (which comes out today). The clip is already causing quite a commotion. 
In a post on his official blog today, former boy-band member Ricky Martin announced that he is gay.
Just when you thought Lady Gaga couldn't get any more surreal, an entertaining Telephone mash-up appears on the horizon.
The Hills will be over (and hopefully far away) very soon. The MTV reality show is about to enter its sixth season (which kicks off April 27). According to reports, this season's finale will mark the official conclusion of the series.
"Weird Al" Yankovic, that master of accordion-laced musical parodies, is now the subject of a major motion picture... or is he?

R.I.P. Alex Chilton

Alex Chilton, the Memphis, Tenn.-born singer and guitarist who found fame as a member of the Box Tops and Big Star, died yesterday in New Orleans. He was 59.
Bono and his U2 brethren may be the first fellas who come to mind when you're trying to put together a St. Patrick's Day soundtrack, but they're not the only fine artists who hail from Ireland. We've put together a list of ten other lovely Irish acts in honour of St. Patty's Day.

Veteran television actress Betty White is currently experiencing a career revival that most actors half her age would kill for -- landing a gig hosting SNL and now a regular stint on the new sitcom Hot in Cleveland. The spry comedienne's white-hot career got us thinking about other actors who are only getting better with age.

During a recent satellite radio broadcast, shock jock Howard Stern took it upon himself to mock 26-year-old Precious actress Gabourey Sidibe, offering her some unsolicited (and characteristically tasteless) advice about her plus-sized figure. Celebrities have come to Sidibe's defense, but the debate surrounding the rising star's weight is showing no signs of quieting any time soon.


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The 2010 edition of Canadian Music Week has come to a close. CBC's Jess Watt was on hand to capture the highlights of the festival -- which ran from Mar. 10-14 -- in photographs.
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