Pop culture news and internet buzz

Adele Turns Down Superbowl

Adele’s recent announcement, onstage at one of her concerts, that she had been offered the 2017 Super Bowl halftime show but turned it down, is the ultimate pop-star power move.

By saying that the show, the most visible stage in all of culture, was “not about music,” she differentiates herself from Beyoncé, Bruno Mars, Katy Perry—recent halftime headliners who used flash and spectacle to make their tunes sparkle for TV’s biggest audience.

adele-photo Read the rest of this entry »

Frank Beamer and his Trombone

Frank Beamer will be coaching in his final game on Saturday when Virginia Tech faces Tulsa in the Independence Bowl.

The tributes and festivities around Beamer’s last hurrah have been ongoing since his final home game in Lane Stadium. Going to Shreveport also has Beamer back where his 23-year bowl streak began back in 1993.

trombone Read the rest of this entry »

Country Music Declines in Quality

First it was country music purists vs. Florida Georgia Line. Recently it was Luke Bryan vs. Outlaw Country. Or maybe it began with Outlaw fans dissing Bryan.

And then, of course, it’s been the supporters of female artists vs. the country radio programmers who rarely play songs by solo female artists.

Kelly Clarkson Read the rest of this entry »



Get Updates Fast