Posts By Stacy Lambe

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True Life: I’m Miley Cyrus’ Tongue

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Being a part of Miley Cyrus‘ world sounds like a dream come true for most. But it’s not always cracked up to be when you become the center of attention just for being the singer’s most famous muscle: her tongue. VH1.com has the exclusive account of Miley’s tongue’s journey from obscurity to fame and the controversy that comes with it. It’s been one crazy summer for her tongue.

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Paris Hilton Is Ready To Have ‘Good Time’ On New Album

It’s been seven years since Paris Hilton first released “Stars Are Blind” and now the singer is back! After signing with Cash Money Records in May, Hilton returned to the studio to work on her forthcoming album, which she says is all about having a good time. “It’s music you want to party to,” Hilton says. “Just really happy, upbeat music.”

Hilton also explains how her new label, which is home to Lil Wayne and Nicki Minaj, influenced her sound. Her first album had a pop feel and this time she utilized house and hip hop beats, giving her new album an urban edge.

But what about her first single, “Good Time”? “I think it’s the perfect first single,” Hilton says. Read more…

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A Guide To Justin Timberlake, From A To Z

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Justin Timberlake is having a big week. Not only did he release his second studio album of the year (The 20/20 Experience part 2) but he has a new thriller with Ben Affleck debuting on Friday. Runner, Runner represents his return to theaters following his role in the overlooked Trouble With The Curve. The fact that he has two diverse projects coming out only reinforces that fact that Timberlake has had quite a varied career (and personal life). With that, here’s your JT guide covering everything from ‘A to Z.’ Read more…

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Retro GIF Booth: Britney Spears’ “…Baby One More Time” Turns 15

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Fifteen years ago today, a former Disney actress turned pop singer released her debut single. By the time she sang ‘hit me baby,’ our lives changed for ever. For (at least) the next five years, we were at the mercy of Britney Spears. But before we get ahead of ourselves, let’s take a stroll down memory lane back to where it all began: “…Baby One More Time.” Read more…

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5 A Cappella Groups You Shouldn’t Be Embarrassed About Listening To

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With the one year anniversary of Pitch Perfect coming up and the return of Glee, it’s time talk about making music with our mouths. Since the explosion of Glee (which oddly enough is about show choir and not a cappella), the style of music has received additional attention thanks to Darren Criss and the Warblers, the Annas in Pitch and NBC’s The Sing-Off, which has produced the internet sensation, Pentatnoix. While fans of collegiate a cappella know that this type of singing is nothing new, “be boop ba do dos” and “do da do das” are finally going mainstream. Here are five groups you should be (proudly) listening to.

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10 Pop/R&B Singers Who Sampled Rap Songs

With Ariana Grande taking over the radio with her hit single, “The Way,” fans of ’90s hip-hop may be experiencing some déjà vu. Her song samples Big Pun‘s hit, “Still Not A Player,” which reached no. 6 on Billboard‘s Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart in 1998. Fifteen years later is back on the charts again has the backing track to the Nickelodeon actress turned pop star. However, she’s not the only R&B and pop star to take borrow from popular rap songs. Ashanti, Mariah Carey and Miley Cyrus are all guilty of reinterpreting rap songs (which reinterpreted hits from the ’70s and ’80s but we can get into that later).

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Revisiting Total Request Live‘s Original Top Ten 15 Years Later

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On September 14, 1998, MTV aired the first episode of TRL, which was originally called Total Request Live at the time. Hosted by Carson Daly, the show counted down the top music videos of the day as determined by fan votes. It was a simple concept but boy did it work. No one could have anticipated how huge the show would become. It was responsible for the success of acts like Backstreet Boys, Britney Spears, Destiny’s Child and even Limp Bizkit. And it was mandatory after school viewing. TRL represented an era of pop culture and music videos that sadly is long gone. So on the 15th anniversary of it’s debut, let’s take a stroll down memory lane and revisit the original top ten on Total Request Live.
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10 Artists Who Sang Back Up For Britney Spears

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As it turns out, a lot of people have collaborated with Britney Spears. And interestingly enough, a lot of prominent singers have lent their vocals to the singer — appearing on a number of her tracks, including “Piece of Me” and “Lucky.” It makes you wonder what the song would have sounded like if they had taken over. But alas, we’ll never know.

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The Best (Fake) Songs Written For TV

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All week we’ve been celebrating the return of Fall TV with a look back on the best musical moments on television and songs that need to be retired. Now we are looking back on all the songs made up for a TV show. We’ve gathered up the best songs performed by your favorite characters. Everything from “Let’s Go To The Mall” (Robin Sparkles, How I Met Your Mother) to “Smelly Cat” (Phoebe, Friends) is on this list. Read more…