Sofia Carson Fool's Gold

Sofia Carson Strikes (Fool's) Gold

Sofia Carson is on fire. Quite literally. For those unfamiliar, the 27-year-old actress and singer is one of the newer generation's reigning Disney queens, having starred in the massively successful Descendants franchise and various Disney Original Movies. She was also in Pretty Little Liars: The…


Introduucing...Rita Ora!

Sounds like: Rihanna, Jessie J Genre: Pop, Dub-pop Prepare for the rise of Rita Ora. After catching the eye and ear of an A&R in London, the 21-year-old Kosovo-born, U.K.-bred songstress was introduced to Jay-Z in New York and soon signed to Roc Nation (Rihanna style!) back in 2009. Since then,…


Lip Service: Talking That Talk Between the Sheets with Rihanna (Album Review)

Does any other pop star's album art talk the talk quite like Rihanna's? Two years ago, the black and gray sheen and jagged metal "R" logo perfectly exemplified the grim, post-apocalyptic noir of Rihanna's 2009 masterpice Rated R, as the singer menacingly peered out from behind her hand while…


MuuMuse Approved: Coldplay - "Princess of China (feat. Rihanna)"

STOP ABSOLUTELY EVERYTHING. Tonight, "Princess of China"--Coldplay's hotly anticipated collaboration with Princess Rihanna as featured on their upcoming fifth studio album, Mylo Xyloto--has finally surfaced. And now, here's the thing...it's INCREDIBLE. Like, thoroughly so. Much like Coldplay's…


Marina + The Diamonds Premieres Sensational New Chapter in the Story of Electra Heart: "Radioactive"

"Lying on a fake beach, you'll never get a tan / Baby I'm gonna leave you drowning, until you reach for my hand," she croons. And so begins the second chapter of Electra Heart, the American Dream-turned-Greek tragedy being slowly unwoven by bright red-lipped UK chanteuse Marina + The Diamonds.…


Meet Electra Heart: The Grand Return of Marina + The Diamonds

Don't call it an alter-ego. Meet Electra Heart: She is a story, not a person, as invented by one of the brightest new talents to come from the UK: Marina + The Diamonds. After the release of her critically acclaimed debut last year, The Family Jewels, Marina's been hard at work cooking up the…


Beyoncé: 4 (Album Review)

If you're looking for Sasha Fierce, don't bother: She's gone. Well, not entirely--she's certainly still there twerking her hips above the militant beat of "Run The World (Girls)" and the frenzied horn-filled club bounce of "Countdown," but for the most part, the divalicious alter ego of one of the…


Alexis Jordan to Release Third Single from Debut Album in May: "Hush Hush"

After the smashing success of her first two singles, "Happiness" and "Good Girl" (which hit #3 and #6 on the UK Singles Chart, respectively), Alexis Jordan is about to prepare the third single from her self-titled debut: "Hush Hush." Jordan's latest effort, produced by Norwegian pop production…


Daily B: A Sneak Peek at Upcoming 'Femme Fatale' Track, "Selfish"

Just when you thought the snippets were over...look! It's a brand new Femme Fatale clip! Thanks to my friends at BadMediaKarma, we now have a brand new 45-second clip of "Selfish," the Stargate and Sandy Vee-produced track (co-penned by Ester Dean!) which is set to appear on the deluxe edition of…


When Love Stalls: The Neverending Saga of Kelly Rowland's Third Studio Album

Of all the pop releases in the works this year, Kelly Rowland's third album may quite possibly the messiest yet. Rowland's third studio album first began to take shape after the smashing global success of "When Love Takes Over," her 2009 collaboration with David Guetta--a hit that largely cemented…


Keri Hilson: No Boys Allowed (Album Review)

For an album called No Boys Allowed, there sure are a lot of boys that came to play inside Miss Keri Baby's clubhouse. Though she's tried at length to explain her new album's title--that No Boys Allowed a "no bitch ass-ness" kind of empowerment collection about ditching the little boys and…


Katy Perry: Teenage Dream (Album Review)

Katy Perry is probably the only pop star I could ever feel compelled to deem a "guilty pleasure." In my opinion, there are two types of catchy in the world: The one with pop hooks so well-crafted you'll want them replaying in your head until the end of time ("Umbrella," "Just Dance"), and then…