Toni Braxton Reunites with Babyface Toni Braxton and Babyface have come together once again to release a duets album. This time they have been through their individual pangs and pains of love, marriage and divorce (which is the name of their new CD). Toni Braxton released the album on heartbreak with her erstwhile musical buddy Babyface.
Feb 5 2014, 1:53am CST
Beats Vs. Spotify: Let The Streaming Wars Begin Beats Music is being launched today to much fanfare and rightfully so. Using “music curation” as its main calling card, it’s a different take on a theme used by other competitive services. Whether the public views that...
Jan 22 2014, 4:21am CST
Top CEOs meet in Davos Davos is the place to be for the world’s top executives and political figures this week but what happens if you’re not deemed important enough to get in? Here’s my tale from nine years ago. Something strange is going on...
Jan 21 2014, 1:19pm CST
Why Musicians Must Embrace Spotify And Pandora Musicians need Spotify, Pandora and other streaming services more than ever.
Yes, I know both independent artists and superstars alike have criticized the services about the royalties they pay to artists. Spotify hands...
Jan 17 2014, 6:21pm CST
Outkast Returns to Perform at over 40 Festivals Outkast has announced their return to the stage to celebrate their 20th anniversary. The influential duo will perform at over 40 festivals around the world throughout the Spring/Summer seasons of 2014.
Jan 15 2014, 6:38am CST
Frozen Movie Breaks Previous Disney Records The animated classic from Disney called Frozen has broken all previous records by the colorful dream factory. The movie is not only way up there in matters of box office sales but its sound track hit the high watermark on the Billboard Hot 100 chart.
Jan 11 2014, 6:14am CST
Lucy Hale Single Released Lucy Hale has released her first single "You Sound Good to Me" and it got quite a welcome from her fans.
Jan 10 2014, 6:45am CST
2014 People’s Choice Awards Announced The night of the 2014 People’s Choice Awards was a lit up affair. There were both winners and losers in the various categories selected for nominees.
Jan 9 2014, 4:42am CST
Social Clout At Re/Code Very few business news organizations enjoy the brand esteem and influence of Dow Jones’s Wall Street Journal. A prominent story within WSJ’s print or digital editions has the capacity to drive conversations, alter...
Jan 5 2014, 3:01pm CST
Nicole Scherzinger Faces a Catch-22 Situation Pussy Cat Dolls’ singer, Nicole Scherzinger currently faces a catch-22 situation of sorts. She is facing a conflict between two equally attractive choices. While she is being signed on for a $4.5 million contract with Sony, a future as an important celebrity on X-Factor seems just as important for the stylish pop starlet.
Jan 3 2014, 6:49am CST
Ariana Grande is the Ultimate Girl Next Door The Italian chick named Ariana Grande is the fantasy figure of millions who simply adore her cute looks and funky manner. She is the ultimate girl next door who prefers to be naughty but nice.
Jan 1 2014, 5:32am CST
Four Fearless Predictions For The Music Industry In 2014 Tonight 2013 comes to a close, and with it, so does a typically eventful year in the music industry. In the past 12 months, we’ve seen new releases by acts from Jay Z to Katy Perry, continued sparring between streaming...
Dec 31 2013, 11:36am CST
Rap Genius Gets Rapped By Google For SEO Spam There’s two lessons to be learned from this little episode of Rap Genius getting rapped over the knuckles by Google concerning SEO spam practices. The first is that it’s terribly dangerous to base an entire business on...
Dec 26 2013, 9:41am CST
The Biggest Career Breakthroughs Of 2013 After publishing my roundup of the biggest career crashes of 2013—I started looking for politicians, athletes, movie stars and corporate executives who experienced the complete opposite: an especially successful year at...
Dec 23 2013, 1:07pm CST
Beyonce Fights Back Against The Amazon/Target Boycott If you’ve been following the marketing strategy used by team Beyonce on her latest self-titled album, you know that it’s been quite clever so far. To recap, the Beyonce album was released on the unsuspecting public...
Dec 23 2013, 9:26am CST
The Biggest Privacy Stories of 2013 Forget “twerking” and “selfies.” Dictionary.com dubbed “privacy” the word of the year in 2013. Here at The Not-So Private Parts, it feels a little like the unknown indie band we’ve been obsessed with for years just won...
Dec 23 2013, 8:26am CST
14 Bad Tech Habits To Break In 2014 Thanks to smartphones, cloud technology and social networks, we can take the Internet with us everywhere these days. The down side–we can take the Internet with us everywhere these days.
We are a society tethered to our...
Dec 23 2013, 6:36am CST
Beyonce Brings Prog-Pop To The Masses When media outlets scrambled to contextualize Beyonce’s surprise album release, several publications (Hollywood Reporter and Billboard.com are a two of them) were quick to mention the antics of Radiohead.
It’s a wise...
Dec 20 2013, 10:26am CST
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