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This diva can still pack the house
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Every couple weeks, we take a hard listen to the music in which millions of Americans soak. Questions raised by this round of top country music singles: Did you know country stations are the only radio home for new songs (like Blake Shelton's) built on Babyface-style slow-bump R&B heartbeat rhythms ... More >>
Before meeting the director of The Skinny for lunch recently, I had seen Patrik-Ian Polk refer to himself on his Twitter profile as "The gay Tyler Perry. Shut up." But I'd also heard of him referred to as the gay Spike Lee. So which is it, I inquired when we met, especially since many people consi ... More >>
In his recent review of R&B singer Miguel's fantastic Art Dealer Chic series of EPs, The A.V. Club's Evan Rytlewski explained the singer's rise in popularity by floating the idea that his 2010 album All I Want Is You contained "arguably the most engaging singles run of any R&B album since Usher's Co ... More >>
Boyz II Men Porsche Design Space Monday, September 19 Better than: Color Me Badd's 20th Anniversary. There's no overstating the way Boyz II Men shaped the R&B and pop landscapes. The group's songs provided the soundtrack for many a middle school dance in the 1990s; their harmonies acted as Hallma ... More >>
via RickeyVicci Martinez performs "Dog Days Are Over."I wish Game of Thrones was still on. It isn't. But hey, The Voice is still on! On last week's show, it seemed pretty obvious which four singers would make it through and which ones wouldn't. On Team Cee Lo, for instance, it was absolutely ... More >>
Michael Becker/FOX The same week NBC attempts to take on American Idol by launching the loud, flashy The Voice, Idol makes one of those baffling decisions that only Idol can make: Devoting an entire 90 minutes to saluting the deeply, overwhelmingly annoying singer-songwriter Carole King. I h ... More >>
Plus Derek Jacobi, the Shaggs, and other spring theater picks
Not a disaster, but not exactly a triumph, either
Classy, chaste belter only occasionally resembles your mom breakdancing
Sensitive souls done wrong by cheating lovers, or maybe the cops
Two beloved scribes release two dramatically different books, and celebrate accordingly
Presenting gospel's modern sounds in praise and worship
From Senegal to Austin T-X clear evidence of cooperation between or among principals
Slow jam superproducer returns to AC with vintage but divaless set
Smooth Jazz leaves no room on the racks or on the airways, except for Dead Legends
Nashville hangs tough for the American homeland on USO-sponsored business venture
Mary J. Blige Retains Her Hip-Hop-Soul Amateur Status and Makes Her Prose Sing Again
Spotlight on Women in Noir
Instead of Not About Nightingales, the Tennessee Williams play should really be called Is About Three Hours.
Bad Boys New Fall Lineup
On the nature of nymph mania