Kelly Clarkson just dropped the lead single from her next album. Decide what ya think of her “Heartbeat Song” after the jump...
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Betty Buckley is a national treasure.
Unlike many others who have achieved that status, she isn't known for one project or even one medium—some immediately know her as “Grizabella” from the original Broadway production of Cats (for which she won her Tony), others think of her as the replacement mom on Eight is Enough in the '70s, still others go to her strong performance in the indelible film Carrie (1976).
The truth is, she's done even more than those already dissimilar and wonderful things. But if one gift can be singled out among the many, I would argue that it has to be her singing voice, which is a unique and mesmerizing instrument. And it only gets better.
If you need a reminder, Buckley has recently released Ghostlight, a beautifully nuanced collection of classic songs (produced by T Bone Burnett) that you feel like you're hearing for the first time thanks to her interpretive skills. She'll be performing them live in Palm Springs (January 17), Beverly Hills (January 24), Miami (February 27 & 28), Boston (March 13 & 14) and Fort Worth (March 28), as well as teaching a Song Interpretation & Monologue Workshop in L.A. (beginning January 18).
I was honored to interview Ms. Buckley this month. Keep reading for her replies...
Naked Croatian World Cuppers romping at their hotel. (Work Unfriendly)
A collection of male nip slips. (Jerk Friendly)
Kelly Clarkson is a mom!
Debbie Harry in Scooter LaForge.
Oregon shooter a right-wing religious nutjob.
George Will thinks reporting being raped is for status-seekers.
WHAT A WAY TO GO!: Corpse propped up at final party.
Another sibling for Lindsay Lohan? Oh, joy.
Hillary Clinton and Sonia Sotomayor meet up...at Costco!
Young model Lucas Coppini dies following car crash coma.
Kelly Clarkson has returned to her hometown (it sounds so quaint when you refer to Dallas that way) for the first time in over a year to headline a benefit for TD Ameritrade found Joe Ricketts's Opportunity Education Foundation. The foundation focuses on helping children in Africa and Asia get an education. From a press release:
"My mother is a teacher and I come from a long line of teachers and we're all about education, so I was really, really excited to be a part of this. You know, we in America, we are the Land of Opportunity. And one of the reasons we enjoy so much opportunity is the education that is bestowed upon us and granted to us. "
I'm not sure Ron Paul would agree with any sentences that contain the words "bestowed upon" or "granted to," but the girl eventually supported Obama so we'll let that slide. Sounds like a great charity.
National Examiner (December 24, 2012) takes its crack at the shopworn "Who's Gay Who's Not!" cover story, muddying the waters by placing Keanu Reeves (not out), Lily Tomlin (out) and David Hyde Pierce (out) under "New Stars Come Out!" (Lily's been out for many years, David's been out for several.)
The most interesting write-up involves Rush Limbaugh:
"The 61-year-old conservative radio host has been married four times—his latest wife, Kathryn, is only 35.
"But he's never had any children, and he's long been the subject of homosexual rumors.
"In 2006, he was snared in a bizarre sex scandal when customs officers at Palm Beach International Airport found a bottle of 29 sex-boosting Viagra pills in his luggage—with the prescription written out in another man's name! At that time, he was flying home from a visit to the Dominican Republic, dubbd the 'sex capital of the Caribbean,' famous for its many red-light districts where young boys and girls sell their bodies for sex...
"The whispers in chi-chi Palm Beach, Fla., where Limbaugh has a $40 million compound, are that currently, Kathryn spends a lot of 'quality time' in her own nearby condo, which was a wedding present from her groom."
Here are the rag's conclusions...
I've got 3 copies to give away. To enter, be a U.S. resident and comment this blog with your favorite Kelly Clarkson song. I'll pick 3 of you at random to win a week from today at 5PM EST!
GREATEST HITS: CHAPTER ONE
the first greatest hits compilation from global superstar
featuring some of Kelly's biggest chart toppers to date AND three brand-new tracks including the hit single "Catch My Breath"
Available TODAY on 19 Recordings Limited/RCA Records
The men of aussieBum are bursting with raw (almost) talent.
Lance Armstrong stripped of seven Tour de France titles, banned for life.
Don Bailey recreates his sexy carpet ad 35 years later.
Romney blimp crashes in blue territory. Symbolic?
Romnesia explained with Mitt Romney soundbytes.
Madeline Albright dismembers Romney/Ryan.
WWII vet casts his last vote.
Kelly Clarkson redeems herself.
Zero Dark Thirty = Oscar-bait.
CNN is officially a piece of shit: