Taylor Swift goes full diva with insane demands over new album reviews, interviews – and even her MANY exes

Taylor Swift goes full diva with insane demands over new album reviews, interviews – and even her MANY exes
“She just wants the music to do the talking and hopes that will be enough … After testing the water with her dance tune Holding On back in August, the Aussie star makes her official pop return on Friday with new song Galaxy – ending a whole …
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Sam Smith’s biggest diva demands
A diva or a three-year-old.” Still … “Just because of the climate of pop music right now. I don’t think my music fits that well.” He’s wrong, of course. The album went silver in the space of three days, and it’s comfortably winning the race to be …
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Pop no longer all that popular as hip hop tops sales charts
Host Katy Perry at the 2017 MTV Video Music Awards in August … Picture: Getty Images Historically, the core of the traditional pop diva audience has been teen girls. Yet several experts say these same fans aren’t as interested in the staged artificial …
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Video game nation: Why so many play

Video game nation: Why so many play
Gliding through the sky, long neck undulating, great, ridged wings beating, the dragon looks … beautiful. Until it lands. Thumbs working the controller, Matt Fries, a freshman at American University in Washington, D.C., throws fireballs at it with both …
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2016 Video Game Statistics & Trends Who’s Playing What & Why
155 million Americans play games regularly (This means 3 or more hours per weeks). 4 out of 5 households own a video game console. The average age of gamers is 35. The average number of years gamers have been playing games is 13. That’s the same amount …
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Video Games Can Help Boost Social, Memory & Cognitive Skills
A new review on the positive effects of playing video games finds that the interaction may boost children’s learning, health and social skills. The American Psychological Association (APA) study comes out as debate continues among psychologists and other …
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Nine beers many Americans no longer drink

cusineNine beers many Americans no longer drink
A link has been posted to your Facebook feed. Beer is not selling the way it used to. U.S. sales of the beverage declined in four of the past five years. Between 2007 and 2012, beer sales fell by 2.3%, or more than 4.8 million barrels. This overall drop in …
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Our dining tables would be a lot poorer without Independent off-licences
The shop is in a lovely location with a view of the sea and has a very fine collection of wines, beers and spirits including wines they bring in themselves. They also stock cheeses, chocolates and some other goodies (I bought some excellent glasses here …
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MadTree 2.0 grand opening will be a 14-hour party with more than 70 beers
CINCINNATI — MadTree is officially opening its new “2.0” brewery and taproom with a 14-hour party featuring more than 70 beers, live music, and bites from local food trucks and restaurants. The grand opening starts at 11 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 11 and lasts …
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How many keyboardists has Black Sabbath had? Who were just session musicians and who went on tour?

musicHow many keyboardists has Black Sabbath had? Who were just session musicians and who went on tour?
Black Sabbath had one keyboardist Adam Wakeman, he was also a back up guitarist. He was just a session musician in black Sabbath, as you can imagine they didn’t really use much keyboards in their music. He was more of Ozzy’s guy when it came to guitar and …
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5 Tips for Worship Keyboardists
I get asked a lot about keyboards in modern worship, as I have played in worship teams as well as been a worship leader for many years. So, I thought I’d give away some practices that have allowed me to succeed in that role. Whether you use a traditional …
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Not A Good Day For Metal Keyboardists
Today, Opeth and Chimiara are both without keyboardists. Opeth fired relieved Per Wilberg of his keying duties, while Chimaria keyman Chris Spicuzza left to pursue other interests. Full details on both after the jump: First up, Opeth issued a statement …
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