Hear Me Out … For The Holidays

By | 2013-12-05T09:00:00-05:00 December 5th, 2013|Entertainment, Music|

Kelly Clarkson, 'Wrapped in Red' In 1963, background-singer-turned-soloist Darlene Love got with big-time producer Phil Spector to turn out the December perennial "Christmas (Baby Please Come Home)." Love was in a class all by herself, [...]

Hear Me Out: Miley Cyrus, Haim

By | 2013-10-31T09:00:00-04:00 October 31st, 2013|Entertainment, Music|

Miley Cyrus, 'Bangerz' Goodbye, Hannah Montana; hello tongue-wagging, midriff-baring Miley Cyrus. Slipping out of her child-star skin, the infamous twerker leads a band of misfits to independence and self-empowerment on "Bangerz," a fully realized breakout [...]

Hear Me Out: Cher, Icona Pop

By | 2013-10-10T09:00:00-04:00 October 10th, 2013|Entertainment, Music|

Cher, 'Closer to the Truth' To find the truth on Cher's first album of new material in 12 years, look beyond that over-polished, Britney-circa-"Femme Fatale"-era cover art, wherein the diva must've confused this shoot for [...]

Big Love For Lianne La Havas

By | 2013-03-25T09:00:00-04:00 March 25th, 2013|Entertainment, Music|

Remember Alicia Keys before she became a big enough name to revive the BlackBerry brand and hold her own in a Jay-Z collaboration? Back in 2001, when she released her critically lauded Grammy-winning debut, "Songs [...]

Hear Me Out: Tim McGraw, Jewel

By | 2013-02-28T09:00:00-05:00 February 28th, 2013|Entertainment, Music|

Tim McGraw, 'Two Lanes of Freedom' "Two Lanes of Freedom" is a significant departure for the country-music stud who's so brand new, his wardrobe now includes butt-hugging white pants. He takes advantage of this newfound [...]

Hear Me Out … For the Holidays

By | 2012-12-06T09:00:00-05:00 December 6th, 2012|Entertainment, Music|

Olivia Newton-John and John Travolta, 'This Christmas' Friends since summer lovin' brought them together over 30 years ago, Olivia Newton-John and John Travolta are, still, hopelessly devoted to each other. They're as chummy together in [...]