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Todrick Hall Songs About Harassment, Guns Take on New Relevance in 2017 By

In June 2016, when YouTube/Broadway star Todrick Hall released his ambitious, semiautobiographical, Wizard of Oz-inspired visual album, Straight Outta Oz, one of the standout songs and scenes was “Papi,” which...

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Fantasia on Christmas: ‘Let Families Come Back Together, Because They’re Breaking Up’ By

American Idol Season 3 champion Fantasia’s life struggles have been well documented — in her memoir and accompanying TV biopic Life Is Not a Fairytale, for starters, as well as...

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Gwen Stefani Talks Faith, Christmas, and the ‘Spiritual Intervention’ that Led Her to Blake Shelton By

Two and half years ago, in August 2015, Gwen Stefani was in a dark place, as her 13-year marriage to the father of her three children, Gavin Rossdale, whom she’d...

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Haley Reinhart on Women in Entertainment: ‘I’m Glad We’re Not Being Silenced’ By

Haley Reinhart was only 19 years old when she competed on American Idol in 2011, but viewers could tell right away that she was an old soul. Having been raised...

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Sharon Needles Blasts Katy Perry, Pop Industry: ‘They Use Drag Queens as Puppets’ By

RuPaul’s Drag Race Season 4 winner Sharon Needles, the queen of darkness, is sitting at Yahoo Music in the glorious Joan Crawford drag from her buzzy new video for “Battle...

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Get Back to Me: The Totally New Wave Legacy of ‘Square Pegs’ By

Square Pegs may be best remembered for launching the acting careers of Sarah Jessica Parker and Jami Gertz, who respectively played brainy misfit Patty Greene and social-climbing prepster Muffy Tepperman....

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Turn It Up: An Oral History of the Forgotten New Monkees By

Hey, hey, they’re the Monkees! Sort of. Or … maybe not. Let’s backtrack. Thirty years ago, in September 1987, Columbia Pictures Television and Straybert Productions (headed by Steve Blauner, a...

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Dalton Rapattoni on Mental Health Stigma: ‘I 100 Percent Blame Television’ By

Top three finalist Dalton Rapattoni stood out on the final season of American Idol – or what was supposed to be the final season of American Idol, at the time —...

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Vote in SXSW Panel Picker: ‘Now What? Life After Reality TV Singing Shows’ By

Singing competition shows are nothing new, but their popularity and permanence don’t seem to be fading any time soon. Originally hailed as a new way to break and develop undiscovered...

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‘Drag Race’ Star Adore Delano Talks Rainbow-Raging New Alt-Rock Sound By

Since making the finale of RuPaul’s Drag Race Season 6 (and historically quitting Drag Race All-Stars 2), Adore Delano has recorded pop with an R&B/EDM flair – almost more in...

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