Reasons to be Excited About Music: Pop Divas Rock the Charts

Reasons to be Excited About Music: Pop Divas Rock the Charts
Has pop music ever been so in touch with its feminine side? The upper reaches of the charts seem to be exclusively the dominion of divas these days: Lady Gaga, Beyonce, Taylor Swift, Rihanna, Shakira and Katy Perry command the sound, the spectacle, the …
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Pop diva ready for P.G. debut
The pop diva from the Lower Mainland is cutting the dance rugs and … but the vocals are fortified by lyrics written with substance and a star-studded singing voice. She started her music career as a child taking piano lessons. It just wasn’t enough.
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2017 in Pop: Revenge of the Strummer Boy
Those articles wondered if feminism drove the diva boom, but also mentioned other factors … And more broadly, the true breakthroughs of popular music in 2017 were largely made by artists—many of color—mincing no words about sex or ambition or …
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Denver Singer Excited For ‘Motown: The Musical’

musicDenver Singer Excited For ‘Motown: The Musical’
DENVER (CBS4) – “Motown: The Musical” is coming to Denver. The Broadway show tells the story of how Barry Gordy founded Motown Records and promoted some of the nation’s biggest musical acts. The musical features 40 of the biggest Motown hits.
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Motown: The Musical’ hits all the right notes
The show is all about the music – hit after hit after hit – but it gets its bones from the life of Motown founder Berry Gordy, who saw Joe Louis beat Max Schmeling when he was 8 years old and then never stopped swinging for his own piece of the …
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In ‘Motown: The Musical,’ Gordy captures his life on stage
Luckily, we don’t have to live in that world. “Motown: The Musical,” a touring production of the Broadway show that opens for a three-week run at the Opera House on Tuesday, attempts to tell the tale of the storied record label through the eyes of the …
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