Ah, Valentine’s Day…a day to snuggle up to the person you love or to blast your favorite break up song in the hopes of getting over the sweetheart who got away. We know we couldn’t get through our worst splits without the perfect soundtrack, but did our favorite break up songs also help our favorite artists get over their exes? Or were the songs just passed on to them by songwriting pros?
In the past, we’ve uncovered the stories behind such classics as “Yesterday,” “You Oughta Know” and “Someone Like You.” In honor of Valentine’s Day, we did a little more digging on 10 more of the best break up songs of all time to uncover whether ballads like “Nothing Compares 2 U” or empowerment jams like “We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together” came out of Sinead O’Connor and Taylor Swift‘s real pain, or someone else’s studio session magic…
Taylor Swift has been having a ball in the U.K., keeping herself occupied by performing with the likes of Emeli Sandé and Ellie Goulding. But Swifty has also been engaging in some tweaks to her personal style, which she recently revealed through Instagram.
As more information on the singer’s rehab stint unfolds, ex-boyfriend Justin Bieber‘s legal troubles get serious while pal Taylor Swift looks to befriend yet another It Girl.
Bruno Mars won big at this year’s Grammy Awards, taking home the Best Pop Vocal Album for 2012’s Unorthodox Jukebox. He’ll be filling your Sunday TV screens and Twitter feeds again this weekend, as the official Super Bowl Halftime Show performer. He’s huge on stage, yes, but have you seen him off-screen?
Last night’s annual installment of the Grammy Awards was a big night for VH1 You Oughta Know alums and the phrase “get lucky.” Sexy marrieds Beyoncé and Jay Z embraced the public eye enough to show off some Carter family cuteness, while Queen Latifah married 33 couples to the sounds of Macklemore & Ryan Lewis‘ “Same Love.” But is that really all that went down? Read more…
Last night at the Grammys, everybody was getting jiggy with it thanks to a number of energetic performances. Daft Punk (with Stevie Wonder, Niles Rodgers and Pharrell Williams) inspired everyone to do their best white girl dance as they performed their undeniably catchy hit single, “Get Lucky.” It literally felt like everyone was on their feet having a good time. But who can blame them? We were dancing in our living room.
Meanwhile, Taylor Swift couldn’t help but out Taylor herself with a bunch of dance moves of her own. Beyonce and Jay Z are singing? Taylor’s got a couple of moves for them. Willie Nelson is on stage? Sure, she can throw her hands in the air.
We’ve already hashed out who was the worst-dressed and who had the hottest arm candy on the 2014 Grammy Awards red carpet last night, but what were the biggest moments of the night? From Taylor Swift‘s head-banging performance (and her surprise at not winning an award) to Pharrell’s comically large hat, here are the 10 moments everyone is talking about this morning–and will continue to talk about in years to come.