April 16: Lady Gaga Performs "Telephone" on Music Station

WOW. Lady Gaga is clearly after my own heart (she ate my heart) with her performance of "Telephone" on Music Station--probably one of my favorite Gaga performances in some time. Japanese dialogue? Glitter? Mmm, child. The choreography is tight, her voice is controlled, and there's just the right…


January 12: The Most Important Album of 2010 Released Today

A revolution this way cometh. Today, January the 12th, marks the most important musical release since Michael Jackson's Thriller. An album that, despite all reservations and doubts, stands poised to devastate the Billboard charts by moving more copies in one day than Susan Boyle and Ke$ha's…


Janet Jackson's ABC Interview with Robin Roberts.

Thanks to YouTube user mbusturde, you can now view the entire yesterday's ABC special interview with Janet Jackson. The focus of the special is largely Michael-related, although she does delve into some personal topics as well, including her relationships, her career highlights and her struggles…


Introduucing...Orianthi!

This one's a bit unexpected, but hey...musical diversity, right? Also, I think I love her name. It seems a bit late to be "introducing" Orianthi, the 24-year-old guitarist from Adelaide, Australia. Seeing as she's already shared the stage with Santana, Carrie Underwood, and Steve Vai (not to…


Sugababes: Get Sexy

I hope everyone has survived the strange and awkward Michael Jackson memorial in tact. I know I'm still trying to shake off the wildly inappropriate display of a child's personal grief made public for the consumption of millions. Let's face it--I should have never watched in the first place. In…


Michael Jackson Busts Up The Billboard Charts

As expected, Michael Jackson has completely and utterly torn up the Billboard charts this week, breaking several records in the process. I've selected some of the most awe-inspiring numbers thanks to last night's Billboard.biz report: • Based on preliminary sales numbers from Nielsen SoundScan,…


Daily B: Remembering Michael

A remembrance of greatness captured on stage: Britney Spears on stage performing "The Way You Make Me Feel" with her one of biggest inspirations, Michael Jackson at the 30th Anniversary Special in 2001, celebrating Jackson's debut into the music industry. Classic, wonderful performance.


RIP: Michael Jackson (1958-2009)

While Michael Jackson was not a part of my own childhood, I know he was for so many others. His many contributions to the music world and legendary artistry will solidify him as one of, if not the most influential musical icons of all time. Love and prayers to the Jackson family. Rest in peace,…