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2015's Most Underrated Songs

6/28/2015 3:00pm EDT
25 Most Underrated Songs Of 2015 (So Far)
Not every record ends up being a hit. In fact if you think about it, only a select few songs end up with the distinction of hit status. The songs featured on this list are terrific, but none of them have been profound in the commercial department. Arguably, the best way to describe these songs are ‘underrated’ – they are the ‘unsung heroes’ of the year as well as their artist’s respective album. All deserve the same respect if not more than the hits, but they can always bask in their critical acclaim. These are the most underrated songs of 2015…so far.

The underrated songs chosen are ...

So Long Nick, Mariah's Billionaire BF Wants To Put A Ring On It

6/24/2015 11:30am EDT
Mariah Carey, James Packer
Perhaps, Mimi has found her dream lover after all? The latest news on Mariah Carey and James Packer is reportedly about wedding bells. Insiders close to Hollywood’s rumored newest power-couple say Mariah’s new billionaire boyfriend wants to put a ring on it.

Before the ink could dry on Mariah and Nick’s divorce papers, the singing sensation and America’s Got Talent host moved on with their lives. Carey got back into the studio with new music and embarked on a concert tour. Now, it seems that the separated mommy of two is back on the dating scene, but could be walking down the aisle again.

Mariah Hits The Beach In Italy With Twins Monroe & Moroccan (See Pics)

6/22/2015 10:55pm EDT
Mariah Carey Hits The Beach In Sardinia In A Tiny Black Bikini T
Mariah Carey was spotted sporting some serious cleavage in a black bikini top and an unzipped wetsuit on the beach in Sardinia on Monday.

The singer, who is rumored to be dating Australian billionaire James Packer, played on the beach with four-year-old twins Monroe and Moroccan.

Carey wore the same wetsuit with similar bikini tops over the weekend, when she was spotted with Packer on his yacht off the coast of Capri. She took in some jet skiing and swam in the crystal clear waters and was even spotted sipping an afternoon cocktail with her new beau on the deck of a small boat.

The 47-ye...

Who's Mariah Carey's New Billionaire Boyfriend?

6/19/2015 8:08pm EDT
Mariah Carey's New Boyfriend: Mariah Dating Australian Billionai
Has Mariah Carey found a new man? According to TMZ, the "Infinity" singer has officially gotten a boyfriend- Australian billionaire James Packer. The brand-new couple was spotted in Capri, Italy on Friday, holding hands and looking very smitten with each other.

Mariah and James are reportedly enjoying an "extended vacation." The couple's currently staying on James's yacht- once they're done in Capri, they'll boat over to Cannes, and then St. Tropez.

Mariah Carey -- Dating Billionaire James Packer (PHOTO)

— TMZ (@TMZ) June 19, 2015

Omg queeeeeeen @MariahCarey a...

Why Did Mimi Join

6/2/2015 2:45pm EDT
Mariah Carey
Mariah Carey posted a profile on on Tuesday. But before you get too excited, she joined the online dating site to launch her new music video "Infinity."

Under the user name "MC1toInfinity" the singer describes herself as divorced with two children. She labels her body type as "curvy" and describes her ethnicity as "Black, African descent, Latino/Hispanic, and White/Caucasian."

The pop star says she is 5-feet-9-inches tall and a "social drinker." As for smoking, she writes, "No way."

She lists her interests as cooking, movies/videos, music, and concerts. A Christian, she conside...

Mariah Carey Just Blasted 'American Idol' -- Read What She Said!

5/29/2015 3:12pm EDT
Mariah Carey
It was pretty obvious back in 2013 that Mariah Carey wasn't enjoying her single-season stint as a judge on American Idol's 12th season, and now the singer has opened up about it, calling it the "worst experience" of her life.

Mimi was joined on the panel by longtime Idol judge Randy Jackson and current judge, along with another first-timer: Nicki Minaj.

Carey and Minaj got along like oil and water on the set, and a highly publicized feud between the veteran singer and the rookie rapper only made things worse.

Appearing on an Australian radio show on Thursday, Mariah was asked if she'd co...

Was JLo Throwing Shade?

5/20/2015 8:45am EDT
Did Jennifer Lopez Diss Mariah Carey During Her Billboard Perfor
Jennifer Lopez made headlines at Sunday's Billboard Awards for her attire, but now she's getting some attention for not paying attention during Mariah Carey's performance at the show.

TMZ has the report that J Lo completely ignored MiMi during her performance of "Infinity." Video shows Lopez turning to her phone as soon as Carey came out on stage, and she barely looked up during the performance. Lopez must have thought no one was watching while the house lights were off, but as soon as they came back on, she applauded Carey along with everyone else.

The video close up over at TMZ appears...

New Album Releases To Check Out This Week

5/19/2015 10:02am EDT
Jamie Foxx And Twenty One Pilots Among Jam-Packed Field Of Album
Ah, the third week of May and the new music releases just keep on coming! If last week was a bit of a downgrade from May’s illustrious first week, this week is nothing short of loaded. There’s truly something for everybody, whether contemporary R&B is your flavor (Jamie Foxx), genre-bending alternative (twenty one pilots), or electronic/dance (Zedd) among others. Here are eight albums to check out this week!

1) Jamie Foxx, Hollywood: A Story of a Dozen Roses (RCA)

Jamie Foxx has released four albums, three of which were high profile efforts: Unpredictable (2005), Intuition (2008), an...

Billboard Music Awards Fashion: Check Out The Sexiest Red Carpet Looks

5/18/2015 9:39am EDT
The Hottest Looks At The 2015 Billboard Music Awards: JLo, Taylo
Las Vegas was the place to be on Sunday night as stars turned out for the 2015 Billboard Music Awards. Taylor Swift showed up on the red carpet with a posse of gal pals, including (from left) actresses Zendaya Coleman and Hailee Steinfeld and models Lily Aldridge and Martha Hunt.

These ladies all appear in the pop star's "Bad Blood" music video, which premiered last night during the broadcast.

Swift rocked a white jump suit with side cut outs and took home a staggering eight awards: Top Artist, Top Female Artist, Top Billboard 200 Artist, Top Hot 100 Artist, Top Digital Songs Artist, Top ...

Mariah Carey Invades Sin City (Photos)

4/28/2015 1:16pm EDT
Mariah Carey Makes Grand Las Vegas Entrance In A Nude Dress, Pin
Fans swarmed to see Mariah Carey make her official Las Vegas arrival during a welcome event at Caesars Palace on Monday.

The pop star, 45, begins her residency at the hotel and casino next week, and she kicked off the affair by arriving in a pink convertible car wearing a sexy nude dress embellished with rhinestones and a white fur stole.

She was accompanied by 18 trucks that listed each of her hit songs on them. She then climbed onto a red velvet recliner and was carried into the resort by a group of hunky performers.

The singer spoke a little to the crowd but didn't give a performan...

New Song Slams Ex?

4/28/2015 9:02am EDT
Does Mariah Carey Diss Ex Nick Cannon In A New Song?
Mariah Carey released a new song called Infinity this past Sunday, and it seems that the track may contain a not so subtle message for her ex-husband Nick Cannon.

Carey and Cannon were married for seven years but called it off last year. Both have remained cordial towards the other since then, including during public interviews. But that may change after Nick hears the lyrics to Mimi's new song.

"Why you mad? / Talking about you're mad? / Could it be that you just lost the best you ever had?... Name hold weight like kilos / Boy you actin' so corny like Fritos / Wouldn't have none of that ...

You Won’t Believe How Photoshopped Mariah Carey's New Album Is

4/14/2015 8:33am EDT
Mariah Carey's New Album Cover Is A Photoshop Nightmare
Mariah Carey just unveiled the cover art for her latest album, "#1 to Infinity." She looks pretty good, right? Well, according to some of the singer's biggest fans, a little too good. Could this be a case of Photoshop gone horribly wrong?

On Sunday, Carey uploaded the cover (check it out above) on Instagram, along with a shout-out to her fans (the "Lambily") and some info on where to download "#1 to Infinity."

"#RevealMariah thank you #lambily for joining the fun & revealing my new album cover! My new album #1 To Infinity will be available for pre-orders tomorrow @ 10am EST on mariahcarey...

A Christmas Movie Starring Mimi? Woo Hoo!

4/8/2015 2:08pm EDT
Mariah Carey Plans Christmas Movie, Gets Dumped By Publicist
A Christmas film starring Mariah Carey is in the works -- and we can't wait to see it! New Line has "pre-emptively" bought the concept for the film, according to Deadline. The songstress will play a major role in the movie.

Carey introduced the idea to her friend and music video collaborator Brett Ratner (whom she was recently linked to romantically). The plot of the as-yet-titled film has not been released; however, Christmas will be a major part of the film. It will also center on how "the power of music can transport you back in time to your truest and most authentic feelings."


Weird Couple Alert: Mariah Carey And...Brett Ratner?

3/29/2015 3:52pm EDT
Is Mariah Carey Dating Filmmaker Brett Ratner?
Mariah Carey may have a new man in her life -- filmmaker Brett Ratner. The pair was spotted getting cozy on Saturday on a yacht in St. Barts. Eye witnesses said the pair was "all over each other" and they are really into one another, according to

Ratner recently claimed he and the songstress were just friends and said romance rumors were "ridiculous." But the pair have known each other for some time. He has directed several of the singer's music videos, including "Obsessed" and "Touch My Body."

The director and singer just celebrated their birthdays. Carey turned 45 on Friday and...

Happy Birthday!

3/27/2015 7:00am EDT
Mariah Carey
Happy Birthday to:

Singer Mariah Carey (1970)

Singer Kimbra (1990)

Model Caitlin Upton (1989)

British singer Jessie J (1988)

Actress Brenda Song (1988)

Black Eyed Peas singer Fergie (1975)

Actor Nathan Fillion (1971)

Actress Elizabeth Mitchell (1970)

Actress Pauley Perrette (1969)

Actor Kevin Corrigan (1969)

Actress Sadie Frost (1968)

Actress Paula Trickey (1966)

Director Quentin Tarantino (1963)

Actor Michael York (1942)

Actor Julian Glover (1935)

Actor David Janssen (1931; d. 1980)

Jazz singer Sarah Vaughan (1924; d. 1990)

Actress Gloria Swanson (1899; d. 1983)

Mariah Carey Embarrasses Herself With Terrible Lip-Sync Fail (Watch)

2/3/2015 8:34am EST
Mariah Carey Embarrasses Herself With Terrible Lip-Sync Fail (Wa
Mariah Carey was performing at the Jazz and Blues Festival in Jamaica this weekend, when something went horribly, horribly wrong.

As Carey's audience watched her belt out "Fantasy," the singer's lips stopped matching up with the vocals everyone could hear.

It was quickly apparent that Carey was lip-syncing "Fantasy." And doing a terrible job of it, too. She stuttered around the stage for the rest of the song, trying to pick up where she left off but never getting the hang of it.

This isn't the first time Carey's blown a concert. Back in December, she mangled the high notes in "All I Want...

Mariah Carey And Nick Cannon Can't Discuss Their Divorce Publicly

1/17/2015 9:35am EST
Mariah Carey & Nick Cannon
Mariah Carey and Nick Cannon can't discuss their divorce publicly or they will be financially penalized, according to their prenuptial agreement.

The "America's Got Talent" host filed divorce papers in December after it was revealed in September that they were splitting up. According to, the pair signed a prenup prior to their wedding in 2008.

The document reportedly includes a a confidentiality clause stating that Cannon would have to pay the singer $250,000 for going public about the break up, while Carey would have to give him $500,000 if she spilled the beans.

Carey has a hig...

Nick Cannon Officially Files Divorce Papers

1/16/2015 11:35am EST
Nick Cannon Files For Divorce From Mariah Carey
Nick Cannon has filed for divorce from Mariah Carey after nearly seven years of marriage. The pair's split made news in September, and Cannon filed paperwork last month to make it official, according to documents obtained by

The singer and "America's Got Talent" host wed on April 30, 2008, and they renewed their vows for a second time in April 2013 to mark their fifth anniversary. They have three-year-old twins, Monroe and Moroccan.

Back in November, Cannon talked about whether he was ready to start dating again. He told People magazine: "I couldn't even tell you right now. That'...

Mariah Carey Is Going To Las Vegas!

1/15/2015 9:16am EST
Mariah Carey Confirms Las Vegas Residency
Mariah Carey has confirmed reports that she will be heading to Las Vegas, Nevada, for a residency at Caesars Palace.

She told Ellen DeGeneres in an episode that airs today: "I'm going to do my first ever residency in Vegas at Caesars. This is a special event for me. And again, I have to hope that the fans will enjoy this cause I'm gonna be performing, which was kind of inspired by my album Number 1's, and this is now the updated version with 18 of them. Hopefully other people will enjoy this. I've never done this before."

DeGeneres teased the segment on Twitter, writing:


Why Was Mariah Carey Crying At New York Christmas Concert (Watch)

12/17/2014 11:46am EST
Mariah Carey Cries, Loses Shoe At New York Christmas Concert (Wa
Mariah Carey took the stage in New York City last night for the first of six shows at the Beacon Theatre titled, "All I Want for Christmas Is You: A Night of Joy And Festivity." The problem was, Carey just wasn't feeling so festive due to a series of malfunctions.

Ranging from shoe to earpiece issues, Carey attempted to keep going but was clearly frustrated at some points, and it was all caught on video.

During one of her tunes, Carey lost her shoe. Instead of struggling with it, the singer held it in her hand throughout the tune.

Later, she began crying when she performed her hit "Hero,...

10 Must Hear ‘Traditional’ Christmas Carols

12/15/2014 7:41pm EST
10 Must Hear ‘Traditional’ Christmas Carols
It’s not called “the most wonderful time of the year” for nothing! With the holiday season ago – the hustle and bustle – what better to enjoy the season than some must-hear traditional carols? Sure, not every musician sticks to the formula on this list (cough* Justin Bieber), but regardless, all ten performances are definitely ‘something’ if nothing else.

1) Pentatonix featuring Tori Kelly, “Winter Wonderland/ Don’t Worry Be Happy” (That's Christmas To Me, 2014)

Call this a two-for-one, and who doesn’t like a two-for-one? Pentatonix slaughter (in a good way) this rendition of “Winter W...

Mariah Carey's Unedited Vocals Are Cringe-Worthy

12/5/2014 9:59am EST
Mariah Carey Blames Producers For Leaking Audio From Rockefeller
Mariah Carey is blaming NBC production workers for leaking raw audio footage of her live performance at Rockefeller Center on Wednesay night, claiming those responsible were seeking revenge after she showed up late for the tree lighting ceremony.

According to the New York Daily News, the production crew was irked that the songstress kept them waiting three hours in the cold and rain for a segment that was supposed to air during Wednesday night's live episode.

Carey wound up showing up for the live broadcast to sing "All I Want For Christmas," but her performance wasn't exactly up to par a...

Mariah Carey Hits Some Wrong Notes At 'Christmas In Rockefeller Center'

12/4/2014 11:18am EST
Mariah Carey Apologizes For Rockefeller Center Tree Lighting Deb
Mariah Carey apologized to fans after arriving three hours late for a pre-taped segment at New York's Rockefeller Center Christmas tree lighting ceremony on Tuesday.

She was expected to sing her classic holiday tune "All I Want For Christmas" at the event, where hundreds of fans waited in the cold and rain to see her perform. NBC producers wound up scrapping the performance due to her tardiness.

Carey did wind up showing up for the live event on Wednesday, and she posted on Twitter prior to getting on stage: "Last night's situation was beyond my control. I apologize to all that showed up...

Rumor Patrol: George Clooney Runs Out On Honeymoon, Nick Cannon Leaking Stories About Marriage To Mariah And More!

10/11/2014 9:27am EDT
Rumor Patrol: George Clooney Runs Out On Honeymoon, Nick Cannon
You can't go one week without hearing a ridiculous story involving some of your favorite celebrities. Thankfully, the Starpulse Rumor Patrol is here to sort out what's real and what's fake.

Trouble In Paradise? George Clooney Runs Out On Honeymoon: Instead of spending time with beautiful new wife Amal Alamuddin, George Clooney hightailed it out of their romantic English getaway to New York City to meet up with some friends.

Verdict: True, Kind Of: Clooney did go to New York City, but for work. Clooney surprised fans attending the annual ComicCon convention with an appearance to promote ...

Sexy & Single Female Celebrities

10/7/2014 10:10am EDT
Sexy & Single Female Celebrities
Celebrities are sometimes unlucky in love just like regular folk. Despite their beautiful bodies and undeniable sex appeal, they sometimes struggle to find Mr. or Mrs. Right.

Jennifer Lopez, whom rapper and ex-boyfriend Diddy recently said had a booty that was a "work of art," is single. She and her back-up dancer boyfriend Casper Smart split up over the summer after two years of dating.

Lopez has dated several famous faces, including actor Ben Affleck and singer Marc Anthony, with whom she has twin children.

She's on the market now but probably won't be for too long. See which other fem...

Mariah Carey Can't Hit The High Notes, Forgets Lyrics During Tour Kick Off In Japan

10/6/2014 11:21am EDT
Mariah Carey Can't Hit The High Notes, Forgets Lyrics During Tou
Mariah Carey stunned fans during the opening night of her "Elusive Chanteuse" World Tour in Japan on Saturday when she struggled to hit the high notes throughout her performance.

Fans at Tokyo's Makuhari Messe Arena quickly noticed that Carey's usually flawless vocals were nowhere to be found.

Concert goers posted several videos online showing the pop star failing to reach the high notes and her voice cracking during several hit songs.

In one clip, she appeared to forget the lyrics to "We Belong Together," and added that her microphone stand had broken while she was performing.

It's b...

10 Celebrity Narcissists

10/1/2014 1:39pm EDT
10 Celebrity Narcissists
People who are narcissistic are extremely absorbed with themselves. They believe they are the center of the universe and are very prideful, vain and egotistic.

Narcissistic people do things purely to get attention, such as constantly posting provocative photos on social media. The thrive on being admired by others.

It's no surprise that Hollywood is full of big headed, over-indulgent celebs who truly think they world revolves around them.

The king of narcissistic celebs has to be Kanye West. He once said, "I am the number-one human being in music," and told Entertainment Weekly that he's...

5 Musicians Experiencing A Horrible 2014 (With Bonus Tracks!)

9/17/2014 4:00pm EDT
5 Musicians Experiencing A Horrible 2014 (With Bonus Tracks!)
Not everybody is having a swell 2014. Some people are searching for employment, grieving over a loved one, or dealing with the heartbreak of a relationship. Others – those creatures called musicians – are dealing with some of the same things, not to mention flopped albums and a boatload of controversy. Here are five musicians experiencing a horrible 2014, with three honorable ‘bonus tracks’ thrown in.

1) Robin Thicke

It should take an army to beat Justin Bieber at the coveted top spot, but Robin Thicke has it “signed, sealed, and delivered” following nothing short of a dreadful yea...

7 Celebrities Who Had a Public Meltdown But Are Now Better Than Ever

9/14/2014 1:07pm EDT
Britney Spears
Celebrities spend a lot of time trying to control their image in the media. But no matter how many carefully worded press releases get issued or how many glossy magazine cover photo spreads get printed, it doesn't change the fact that our favorite celebs are just as human as the rest of us. And sometimes they crack under the pressure of the bright lights.

And while we love watching the high and mighty fall, it's well established that our society also have a soft spot for the comeback story. Here are 7 of our favorite stars who had public meltdowns but have made it back to the big time.


Nick Cannon Still Loves Mariah Carey, Calls Media 'Evil Bottom Feeders'

9/4/2014 6:31pm EDT
Nick Cannon Still Loves Mariah Carey, Calls Media 'Evil Bottom F
Nick Cannon, who last month told the media he wouldn't be making any statements regarding his split with Mariah Carey, has gushed about his ex in a series of posts on Twitter.

The couple wed in 2008 after a whirlwind romance.They have three-year-old twins Moroccan and Monroe.

In August, the host of "America's Got Talent" confirmed reports that he and the singer had been living separately for several months. Many have speculated that the actor/rapper's infidelities led to the break up, while others have put the blame on Carey.

Cannon took to Twitter on Wednesday to clear up the gossip, t...