After all that twerking, sledgehammer licking and naked wrecking ball riding, Miley Cyrus‘ Bangerz finally arrived in stores and made its presence felt. But could it touch Cyrus’ previous efforts? We’re looking at that and plenty of other new debuts in this week’s #SoundScanner.
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.
Wait a minute – singers are just like us?! You bet your right tear duct they are. From break-ups to make-ups, celebrities go through the same emotional roller coasters we do, and that includes bursting into tears every now and then. Chris Brown did it at the 2010 BET Awards, Katy Perry did it when she performed at the BBC Radio 1 Teen Awards and Adele, Lady Gaga and Jennifer Lopez have also bawled their eyes out in public. Check out the total list of 15 stars caught crying their hearts out.
We all go a little crazy from time to time… but these singers are full-on WIGGIN’ OUT! Some celebs choose to flaunt their striking looks on red carpets, while others create a wow factor with costume-clad performances. Whatever the reason, Christina Aguilera, Lady Gaga, Lil’ Kim and Nicki Minaj are just a small selection of the many stars who’ve gotten the radest hairstyles on locks-down. Yep, that was a hair pun. Check out the full gallery of 40 Times Celebs Rocked Crazy Wigs!
Lorde claims she’ll never be a royal, but she becomes chart royalty this week, as her massive single “Royals” leapfrogs over singles from Katy Perry and Miley Cyrus to capture the No. 1 spot on Nielsen SoundScan’s Digital Songs chart. Elsewhere, the latest album from Jack Johnson captures the No. 1 spot on the albums chart. Here’s #SoundScanner with the latest:
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.