Tag: Rihanna

Manu Dibango

Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Music

Soul Serenade: Manu Dibango “Soul Makossa”

Manu Dibango brought funk back to its origins in 1972...

Dw. Dunphy On..., Music

Dw. Dunphy On… Where Is the Song of the Summer of 2015?

Thankfully, no inescapable earworms so far...but is this a good thing?...

Dw. Dunphy On..., Music

Dw. Dunphy On… Beatles USA 50, and If We’ll See Such a Thing Again

Are moments like Beatles on Sullivan, The Elvis Comeback, Moonwalk on Motown and the Smells Like Teen Spirit music video doomed? Here's...

Music, Popular Culture, You're Dead to Us

You’re Dead to Us: Blockbuster Greatest-Hits Albums

In which we look at once common curiosities of pop culture that don’t exist anymore, be it because of changing tastes, the fragmentation...

Music, Popular Culture, You're Dead to Us

You’re Dead to Us: Hit Songs by Older Adults, Made for Older Adults

A new series in which we look at once common curiosities of pop culture that don’t exist anymore, be it because of changing tastes,...

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Get Submerged In Rihanna’s “Stay” Video

Enjoyed the song Rihanna performed on the Grammys earlier this week? Check out the video for "Stay."...

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2012 In Review (Once And For All!) On The Charts: Adele Does It Again

The Billboard charts wrapping up 2012 have been released, and the big winners were Adele and Taylor Swift. Find out who else ranked amongst...

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Popblerd’s 2013 Grammy Nominations Preview And Predictions

This year's Grammy nominees are being announced tonight. We reveal who we think will come out on top in the major categories....

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Spin Cycle: Rihanna, Unapologetic

"Unapologetic" is certain to get lots of tongues wagging for various reasons. How does pop princess Rihanna fare on her lucky 7th album?...

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Blerd Radio: Season Whatever.1: A Hip-Hop Riot

Big Money, GG and Carletta join forces for a new Blerd Radio podcast. Give it a listen! (no, John Mayer isn't on the podcast-but he is...

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Popblerd’s New Release Report 11/19/12: Rihanna All Over Again

It's November, that means there must be a new Rihanna album coming out! Check out the list of new albums coming on the last big release day...

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The 40th Annual American Music Awards Live Blog

We're back in the business of live blogging award shows! Check out our blow by blow of this evening's American Music Awards ceremony....

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Blerd Briefs: Rihanna & Nicki Lead The AMA Pack

The nominees for the 2012 American Music Awards were announced earlier today, and the 20 categories are dotted by the likes of Rihanna...

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The Singles Bar: Rihanna, “Diamonds”

Rihanna's back with the title track from her SEVENTH studio album-"Diamonds."...

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What You Missed At Last Night’s MTV VMAs

If you missed last night's VMAs, you didn't really miss much. I highlight the three biggest things that happened....

Music

Top of the Charts – March 29, 2012

The Mega Millions lottery turned out the way it usually does for you, right? Guess what?...

Music, News

Top of the Charts – March 22, 2012

The Expanded Edition - Your Week's Charts At A Glance...

Music, News

Top of the Charts – March 15, 2012

On the top of the pops, everything changes...except the songs....

Music, News

Top of the Charts – March 8, 2012

Welcome back to the Rihanna Show....

Music, News

Top of the Charts – March 1, 2012

Long story short, it's the same old songs....

Music

Top of the Charts: February 23, 2012

THAT'S ENOUGH, ADELE!...

Music

Top of the Charts: February 16, 2012

The return of Whitney Houston and the revenge of Madonna...

Music

Top of the Charts: February 9, 2012

Kelly Clarkson sits on top as the #1 artist of the week. Clive Davis shouts, "LMFAO!"...

Music

Top of the Charts: February 6, 2012

The top of the charts this week. Next week, most will be on milk cartons....

Greatest Un-Hits, Music

Greatest Un-Hits: Porcelain Black’s “This Is What Rock n’ Roll Looks Like” (2011)

Being influenced by and being extremely similar to are two different things, separated by a thin line. The biggest musical success of the...

Music, News

New Video: Rihanna, “We Found Love”

Oh, so this is what that farmer was so upset about. Rihanna on WhoSay...

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Mix Six, Music

Mix Six Six Six (’09)

DOWNLOAD THE FULL MIX HERE Last year, I was feeling all boo hoo about the fact that no one, and I mean no one comes to our house on...

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Jesus of Cool, Music

Jesus of Cool: We Wuz Robbed! Great #2 Hits of the ’00s

My apologies to anyone who’s been waiting with bated breath for me to wrap up this series – is there any such person out...

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Music, Song-Off

Song-Off Jr.: Misfortune

Social Distortion – “Bad Luck” Janet Jackson – “Black Cat” Ying Yang Twins – “Salt...