Posts By Stacy Lambe

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Vote For Your Favorite TLC Song

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On Tuesday, TLC released a new greatest hits compilation celebrating the 20th anniversary of the group. In those years, T-Boz, Left Eye and Chilli have given fans a number of ’90s classics from “Ain’t 2 Proud 2 Beg” to “Creep” and “No Scrubs” to “Waterfalls.” Each song represents a signature moment in TLC’s career and in fans’ lives. Now it’s time for you to vote on your favorite song! Read more…

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18 Forgotten R&B Girl Groups Of The ’90s

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As we continue to enjoy TLC Week here at VH1, we can help but get sucked by into the ’90s, when R&B was at its finest. From the early years of new jack swing to the house style that took over in the mid ’90s, the undercurrent of neo soul and the futuristic pop sounds that closed out the decade. But most importantly, ’90s R&B was the decade of the girl group. TLC was one of several groups that blew up nearly 20 years ago, helping to shape the music of our childhood. Everyone one from 702 to Brownstone and Jade to Xscape gave us something to remember.

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From A To Z: Everything You Need To Know About TLC

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VH1 is kicking off TLC week with a guide to the group’s lives and musical career. The second best selling female group of all time (only behind the Spice Girls) sold over 23 million albums and 6.5 million singles in the United States alone. Without Lisa “Left Eye” Lopes, Rozonda “Chilli” Thomas and Tionne “T-Boz” Watkins, fans would not have “Waterfalls,” “No Scrubs” or “Baby-Baby-Baby,” all of which served as the soundtrack to the ’90s. Read more…

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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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