In honor of Eminem‘s two-disc Shady XV release and 15 years of Shady Records, we dug up old interviews of a young Marshall Mathers discussing the impact that pop queen Britney Spears had on little girls, including his daughter Hailie Jade, and why losing a battle was never an option for him.
Four weeks, four rounds, and hundreds of thousands of votes have all led up to this moment. VH1′s Pop Queen Faceoff has come to an end, and a Queen of Pop has been crowned. Head below the jump for the coronation ceremony! Can we get a drum roll, please?
Britney Spears was and always will be American’s Sweetheart. A Southern bell that sang and danced the way to our hearts while provided us with some of pop’s greatest anthems. In this 2003 interview, you can see how Brit remains humble and hasn’t let fame change her a bit. But don’t let the sweet exterior fool you. There’s a reason she has risen to the top and been argued as the Queen of Pop. “When I was little, I was so determined. Whatever I set my mind to, I was gonna do it.”
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And then there were two. After weeks of debate, your votes have narrowed down the sizable Pop Royal Court, and now the contenders face the last hurdle. Britney Jean Spears and Janet Damita Jo Jackson are going head to head in VH1′s Pop Queen Faceoff Finals. This is for all the marbles, folks. The winner today gets the crown. Read on to cast your vote!
The semi-finals for VH1′s Pop Queen Faceoff begins today with Britney Spears taking on Rihanna! Want to know who else made it to the next round? Read on the find out! One thing’s definitely for sure: there was a major jaw-dropping upset.
In a music industry full of dynamite female acts, who reigns supreme as the ultimate pop goddess? It’s a daunting question, but we are determined to find the answer. Let’s get ready to rumble, because the next round of VH1?s Pop Queen Faceoff continues! Today we’re pitting two of music’s biggest divas —Lady Gaga and Britney Spears— against each other for one glitter-soaked cat fight. Who will come out on top? You decide!
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On Monday we kicked off the VH1′s Pop Queen Faceoff with a “qualifying” round of voting to determine the 8 ladies who would advance towards the crown. Now the numbers have been tallied and we’re ready to announce the competitors. Did your favorite diva make it to the next round? Read on to find out! Drum roll, please…
OK, maybe we didn’t actually come to blows when discussing who deserves the Queen of Pop title —but it came pretty close! From Beyonce to Britney Spears, Taylor Swift to Mariah Carey, we hold our favorite diva very close to our hearts, and today’s launch of the VH1 Pop Queen Faceoff brought all of these feelings bubbling up to the surface. The debate may have gotten a little heated at times, but a little passion is a good thing, right? Read more…
There seems to be no doubt that Michael Jackson is the King of Pop. This indisputable fact has seeped into popular consciousness to the point where there can be no serious pretenders to the throne. But there are a number of super-talented superstars who’ve laid claim to the Queen of Pop title. To some, Madonna may seem like the obvious choice, but what about current Queen Beyonce? And let’s not forget the unrivaled sales records of divas like Mariah Carey and Whitney Houston. From iconic images of Britney Spears dancing in a high school hallway to Lady Gaga‘s way-out styles, each generation has their own favorite pop duchess. But there has never been a definitive crowning of a Queen— until now. Welcome to VH1′s Pop Queen Faceoff, a multi-week voting bracket that aims to settle the debate once and for all. Read on to meet our competitors!