The third annual Global Citizen Festival took place yesterday (September 27) on the Great Lawn of New York’s Central Park. Huge headliners such as Tiesto, Jay Z, Beyonce and No Doubt brought out a massive crowd that danced the night away for a good cause. Even President Barack Obama made an appearance (via pre-recorded video) to spread awareness on how to fight global poverty and prevent epidemics like ebola and HIV.
It was mash-up city at the iHeartRadio Music Festival, fans went wild over are Beyoncé and Jay Z‘s On The Run HBO special, Blake Shelton gets bromantic, Aberdeen, Washington pays tribute to native son Kurt Cobain and more on First Dibs. Read more…
Beyonce and Jay Z just broke the Internet. HBO premiered the couple’s On The Run concert special that captured Bey and Jay’s last show in Paris where they performed a mind-boggling set of over 40 songs and brought out Nicki Minaj to perform the Flawless Remix. Naturally, twitter began to implode.
I feel so bad for Beyonce. She will never get to see Beyonce live because she’s Beyonce !
— ?? (@xxMERE) September 21, 2014
We celebrated Beyonce’s 33rd birthday yesterday, but today, all of us are getting a special gift. A behind-the-scenes look at Bey’s MTV Video Music Awards medley has hit the web, showing us just how marvelous the singer truly is.
Through the years, we’ve watched Beyoncé transform from the leading lady of Destiny’s Child to the multibillion marketing genius and powerhouse that saw her crowned as Queen Bey. We bow down to her now, as she proves time and time again to be flawless in more ways than one. She’s made appearances on the big screen, she’s a ridiculously talented live performer and she has so many awards we actually wonder where she fits them. On top of being an entertainment mogul, she’s a loyal wife and loving mom. Looking back at Bey’s career by the numbers proves that she is one of a kind to the point of not even being human. After all, even Beyoncé has just 24 hours in a day like the rest of us.
It’s been nine months since Beyoncé turned our worlds upside down by dropping her surprise self-titled album. And no, we’re still not over it. You’ve had these months to learn every line and perfect the “***Flawless” dance, but do you truly know the meanings of these songs? Look no further! On the occasion of the pop diva’s 33rd birthday, we’ve broken down her songs in the simplest way we know how. Welcome to the Cliff’s Notes version of Beyonce.
With the 2014 MTV Video Music Awards just days away, we are looking back on some of our favorite moments and highlights from the past 30 years of the ceremony honoring the best of music video world. While there have been a number of ups and downs, no iteration of the VMAs surpasses the 1999 ceremony. It was — hands down, no argument — the best. The year itself was one of the best for music with the introduction of Jennifer Lopez’s singing career, the explosion of TRL, and the return of the Red Hot Chili Peppers.
With all of that in mind, the MTV had a lot to celebrate. Led by Chris Rock, the last ceremony of the ‘90s turned out to be the last great VMAs. It had everything from Diana Ross jiggling Lil Kim’s boob to Lauryn Hill winning Video of the Year.
Halle Berry holds the title of every rapper’s fantasy woman, and she’s got the stats to back it up. With more than 20 songs that reference her unparalleled beauty, the Oscar-winning actress is definitely among the most name dropped person in hip hop history. In honor of her 48th birthday, we’re celebrating by collecting the best songs that feature a shout-out to rap’s perennial It Girl. Brace yourself -it’s a long list.