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Pop Stars Like Cozy Stuff, Too

Pop Stars Like Cozy Stuff, Too

Pop Stars Like Cozy Stuff, Too Pop Stars Like Cozy Stuff, Too When the musician Shirley Manson, of the band Garbage, visited Graceland on her first tour of the U.S., she had a special souvenir in mind. “I wanted Elvis Presley toilet paper,” she said over the phone with a deep laugh. “I went to the gift shop and scoured …

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How Pop Music Fandom Became Sports, Politics, Religion and All-Out War

How Pop Music Fandom Became Sports, Politics, Religion and All-Out War

How Pop Music Fandom Became Sports, Politics, Religion and All-Out War How Pop Music Fandom Became Sports, Politics, Religion and All-Out War In October, with “Chromatica” having registered as a modest hit, Grande’s own new album, “Positions,” leaked online before its official release. Cordero, who liked Grande well enough but found her new music to be lacking, shared a link …

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Richard Hamilton: Respective review, Pallant House: A restless showcase of the early pop artist

<p>‘Adonis in Y Fronts’, screenprint, 1963</p>

Richard Hamilton: Respective review, Pallant House: A restless showcase of the early pop artist Richard Hamilton: Respective review, Pallant House: A restless showcase of the early pop artist Pop art, as Richard Hamilton fashioned it, was once the “now” to modernism’s “then” – but walk through Pallant House Gallery’s exhibition Respective, and it is clear how the visceral newness of …

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I’m a Celebrity viewers surprised EastEnders star Jessica Plummer was in pop group Neon Jungle

I’m a Celebrity viewers surprised EastEnders star Jessica Plummer was in pop group Neon Jungle

I’m a Celebrity viewers surprised EastEnders star Jessica Plummer was in pop group Neon Jungle I’m a Celebrity viewers surprised EastEnders star Jessica Plummer was in pop group Neon Jungle I’m a Celebrity viewers are only just learning they have known Jessica Plummer for a lot longer than they realised. Plummer has joined this year’s series just a few months …

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Mac Davis, Pop and Country Singing Star, Is Dead at 78

Mac Davis, Pop and Country Singing Star, Is Dead at 78

Mac Davis, Pop and Country Singing Star, Is Dead at 78 Mac Davis, Pop and Country Singing Star, Is Dead at 78 NASHVILLE — Mac Davis, the pop-country crossover star who wrote hits for Elvis Presley and had a No. 1 pop single of his own with “Baby Don’t Get Hooked on Me,” died on Tuesday at a hospital here. …

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Will Pop Music of the Future Rely on Actual Musicians, or Avatars?

Will Pop Music of the Future Rely on Actual Musicians, or Avatars?

Will Pop Music of the Future Rely on Actual Musicians, or Avatars? Will Pop Music of the Future Rely on Actual Musicians, or Avatars? The pandemic has upended how musicians interact with their fans in unprecedented fashion. There is no more gathering — in person, at least. So in coordination with technology companies, artists have been trying new things: a …

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How Ruth Bader Ginsburg Became a Pop Culture Icon

How Ruth Bader Ginsburg Became a Pop Culture Icon

How Ruth Bader Ginsburg Became a Pop Culture Icon How Ruth Bader Ginsburg Became a Pop Culture Icon Ruth Bader Ginsburg lived a storied life. In 1972, she became the first tenured female professor at Columbia Law School. In 1980, she was appointed to the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit. And in 1993, she …

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Elton John criticises pop stars who don’t write their own music: ‘They’re not real songs’ | The Independent

John on stage in February

Elton John criticises pop stars who don’t write their own music: ‘They’re not real songs’ | The Independent Elton John criticises pop stars who don’t write their own music: ‘They’re not real songs’ | The Independent Elton John has taken aim at modern pop musicians for not writing their own music. The “Rocketman” singer appeared on BBC Radio 6 Music …

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Katy Perry review, Smile: Pop star resorts to bright’n’boring basics

Katy Perry review, Smile: Pop star resorts to bright'n'boring basics

Katy Perry review, Smile: Pop star resorts to bright’n’boring basics Katy Perry review, Smile: Pop star resorts to bright’n’boring basics Rainbows, daisies, dragons, hearts and stars. The imagery crayoned through Katy Perry’s sweetly forgettable sixth album, Smile, comes straight out of the primary school colouring book. Musically as well as lyrically, the whole record blu-tacs itself firmly to bright’n’boring basics. …

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Billie Piper says she had ‘horrible’ experiences as a teenage pop star

Billie Piper says she had ‘horrible’ experiences as a teenage pop star

Billie Piper says she had ‘horrible’ experiences as a teenage pop star Billie Piper says she had ‘horrible’ experiences as a teenage pop star Billie Piper has said she had “horrible” experiences when she was a teenage pop star in the Nineties. The actor first rose to fame as a singer, releasing her debut single at the age of 15 …

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