46 posts categorized "BILLBOARD MAGAZINE"

Aug 27 2020
BILLBOARD Chooses Greatest Music-Video Artists Of All Time Comments (0)

F4e2920e88495f374e0971491823a3bbShe all but invented the medium. (GIFs via GIPHY)

Billboard has chosen the 100 (!) greatest music-video artists of all time — and I think it's a sterling list. Though I'm not familiar with Nirvana as a major music-video entity, I was especially pleased that Duran Duran wasn't forgotten.

VMiVJbThis video gave me tingles.

Full list.

1456773b66d9f7c9486680abae92ad1fStill a thrill!

Aug 13 2020
Dolly Parton: OF COURSE BLACK LIVES MATTER! Comments (0)

Billboard-dolly-parton-boyculture(Image via Billboard)

Dolly Parton is full-on Black Lives Matter, telling Billboard in a wide-ranging new interview she supports the cause:

I understand people having to make themselves known and felt and seen. And of course Black lives matter. Do we think that our little white asses are the only ones that matter? No.

She also discusses renaming Dollywood's Dixie Stampede (it became just The Stampede) as a direct response to criticism that the attraction glossed over slavery in the Civil War:

There's such a thing as innocent ignorance, and so many of us are guilty of that. When they said “Dixie” was an offensive word, I thought, “Well, I don't want to offend anybody. We'll just call it The Stampede.” As soon as you realize that [something] is a problem, you should fix it. Don't be a dumbass.

More from Dolly here.

Jun 27 2020
Russian Offered Bounties On American Soldiers + Snowboarder Comes Out + Washington's Reckoning + PizzaGate Thrives + MORE! — 12-PACK Comments (0)

ABOVE: Mr. Krull himself, Ken Marshall. More here.

BELOW: Keep reading for more ...

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Apr 15 2020
Virtual Nude Party + Britney Tweets/Deletes + Michigan Right-Wingers Like COVID-19 More Than Democrats + Abrams Wants To Be Veep + Cleve Jones On HIV & COVID-19 + MORE! — 12-PACK Comments (0)

ABOVE: And these were the outtakes!

BELOW: Keep reading for a horny virtual nude party, Michiganders risking death for so-called liberty, Stacey Abrams campaigning for veep, Duke Mason interviewing Cleve Jones and more ...

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Aug 24 2019
Dancing Queen: Madonna Scores 48th #1 On Dance Club Songs Chart Comments (0)

Madonna now has 48 #1 hits on Billboard's Dance Club Songs chart, thanks to “I Rise” from Madame X. It's her eighth in a row (her longest streak). “Holiday”/“Lucky Star” (her first #1 on the chart) and “Music” remain her longest-running chart-toppers (five weeks; shocking that “Vogue” only mustered two).

One of my very favorites of her #1s has to be “Causing a Commotion,” a song robbed of a #1 peak on the Hot 100. It's a sensational song, and one I wish she would revisit:

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Jul 24 2019
Gay Flashback + Faye Done Away + Anti-Gay Congressman's Grindr Activities Sink Him + RBG Dances On A Grave + MORE! — 12-PACK Comments (0)

ABOVE: Thirsty?

BELOW: Keep reading for a 1976 gay flashback, Faye Dunaway smacking people around, why Trump must go, Billy Porter's Pose performance and more ...

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May 11 2019
Pecs Appeal + Selfie Expression + Judy Renée Garland + Gilbert Baker's Posthumous Book + Christian Pop Star Allies + MORE! — 12-PACK Comments (0)

ABOVE: It's a stretch.

BELOW: Keep reading for model heaven, the second coming of Judy (this time with less voice!), Aly & AJ's taunt for the religious right, Madonna's isolated vocals and more ...

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May 02 2019
BBMAs: '80s Ladies Slayed + It's Buttigieg Time + Hillary Zings Trump + Facebook Slowly Banning Extremists + Sudden Ending + MORE! — 12-PACK Comments (0)

ABOVE: Madonna received Blanche Devereaux's memo on lying down. (Glamazon!)

BELOW: Keep reading for Madonna/Paula/Mariah slaying the BBMAs, Stephen Moore tanking and more ...

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