Posts By Meghan O'Keefe
After winning over the British public in the same season of X Factor that spawned One Direction, Cher Lloyd crossed the pond and conquered our hearts with her catchy hit, “Want U Back.” Now, Cher’s back with a brand new single, “I Wish,” featuring T.I. and she’ll be gracing us with a very special Very VH1 tomorrow.
Female rappers are queens, rule breakers, pioneers and badass bitches. Oh, and they’re also some of the hottest women in music. Whether we’re talking about the CrazySexyCool of TLC‘s Lisa “Left Eye” Lopes, the “boom-boom-boom” feeling that Nicki Minaj gives us, or the chic, sleek sensuality of rising star Iggy Azalea, the 20 women on this list are making us lick our lips every time they spit out rhymes.
Okay, so there’s sort of a cliché that women can’t resist a guy with a guitar, but when a gorgeous woman thrashes through a guitar solo, it’s twenty times hotter. Don’t believe us? Then check out our rankings of the top 20 hottest female guitarists in music today.
You’ve seen them save the world on the big screen and they’ve made you laugh on television, but some of your favorite actors have a campy little secret: they have big musical backgrounds! Some stars like Hugh Jackman and Anna Kendrick have showcased their singing skills on the big screen, while some other up-and-coming actors might be hoping that they aren’t lumped in with their old Broadway pals. And then there are stars like Kate Winslet and Catherine Zeta-Jones, who had runs at overseas pop charts.
Miley Cyrus was the host and musical guest on Saturday Night Live last night. Cyrus gamely lampooned the Tea Party in the night’s sketches, but then she shocked everyone with her musical performances. How? Because she didn’t do anything shocking! Instead of twerking on teddy bears or making out with a hammer, Miley sang an emotional “Wrecking Ball” with a full backing band and did a beautiful acoustic version of “We Can’t Stop.”
Britney Spears is making $300,000 a night in her Las Vegas residency, but why is that a bargain? Who is too busy to collaborate with Paul McCartney? What other gems–besides “Royals”–can you find on Lorde‘s debut album?
VH1′s September You Oughta Know artist Lorde visited VH1′s Big Morning Buzz Live today to perform her smash hit “Royals.” The Kiwi teen looked chic and simple in an adorable black turtleneck and skirt ensemble and repeatedly played with her most famous asset: her glorious locks.