The acclaimed podcast Serial concluded last night and has had fans on the edge of their seats during its first season with its in depth investigation of the 1999 murder of Baltimore high school student Hae Min Lee. It’s success is no surprise as nearly all humans share a morbid fascination with murder, which has manifested itself in art from the tragedies of ancient Greece through the “Murder Ballads” of the 17th century and modern day cable dramas such as Dexter and True Detective. Killers, and particularly serial killers, became a favorite song topic of punk rock bands in the late ’70s.
Christina Aguilera has been a leader in the pop world since she entered the scene way back at the turn of the century. She’s got a jaw-dropping voice, seven albums, and four Grammy awards to her name, but it doesn’t stop there. Aguilera is a major pop player and to celebrate her 34th birthday we’ve got 15 reasons why. Read on to find out all the ways Xtina is truly a badass b*tch.
Elton John is getting married this weekend, Ariana Grande performs “Last Christmas” on Michael Buble’s Christmas special, 50 Cent inks a $78 million underwear deal and more on First Dibs.
Selena Gomez cries over Justin Bieber at Taylor Swift‘s birthday party, the Backstreet Boys‘ documentary trailer is finally here, Blake Shelton sings a duet with The Voice finalist Craig Wayne Boyd and more on Last Lap.
Last night Nicki Minaj sat down with Elliott Wilson of RapRadar.com for her #CRWN interview, an in-depth monthly series with hip hop’s greatest. Queen Barbz dropped her long awaited third album, The Pinkprint, this week and became the first female artist to grace the #CRWN stage. The crowd went insane as Ms. Minaj stepped out, rapping her lyrics and turning the room into a mini concert. After the lively beginning, the interview was among her most personal yet—and here’s what we learned.
There’s no doubt that Britney Spears is one hot mama, and her dedication to keeping her body in tip top shape are well known. However, her new Women’s Health magazine cover is making people wonder whether she’s being creative with her make-up or has gone under the knife. Read more…
Madge has got to be pissed. Madonna‘s unannounced and unfinished 2015 album and complete tracklist has unexpectedly hit the internet and is spreading like wild hydrangeas. The album, either called Unapologetic Bitch or Iconic, has 13 songs including “Illuminati” and the previously leaked “Rebel Heart”. Her manager Guy Oseary asked fans for help to find whoever was responsible for the “Rebel Heart” leak back in November, and we suspect this individual is responsible for the recent breach.
You Oughta Know artist Hozier knows his man buns. VH1′s own Ellie Lee put the “Take Me To Church” singer to the test to see how well he could identify celebrity buns, and the game resulted in passing off hair extensions and lots of giggling.
The Jewish holiday of Hanukkah started last night and Christmas is just a week away so what better time to stuff your stockings with the gift that keeps on giving, that’s right, HEAVY F**KING METAL! And who better to tell you about the greatest metal albums of the year than Eddie Trunk, Jim Florentine and Don Jamieson, the hosts of That Metal Show, the only show on television about all things heavy metal and hard rock. Whether your tastes run from old schoolers like Judas Priest and Ace Frehely, or newer bands such as Kyng or King 810, it’s been a great year for loud guitars and killer riffs. See what albums the TMS boys rocked to in 2014 and tune in to VH1 Classic next year when That Metal Show returns. Read more…
Taylor Swift made a toy company a lot of money thanks to her star studded birthday party, Nicki Minaj shows off adorable high school pictures, The Band Perry knocks their cover of “Gentle on my Mind” out of the park and more on First Dibs.