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10 Great Face Songs

11/15/2015 1:30pm EST
Face The Music: 10 Great Face Songs
Over the years, it’s amazing how many songs that have been written and became hits that share commonly used words in within their titles. Love may be oversaturated and cliché, but doesn’t society relate and embrace such songs featuring the word and central theme? Think of the colors and how many times they’ve fueled music’s flavor of the month/year throughout history. As simple as a commonly used word may be, it can be the catalyst for truly great music. In the case of this list, here are 10 great face songs. Why? – because all of the songs use the word face within their title. See, it’s as...

Songs With Sexually Driven Lyrics

10/25/2015 11:00am EDT
11 Sexy Songs – Songs With Sexually Driven Lyrics
Get prepared folks for the sexiest songs ever – said no one ever. Any form of the word sex doesn’t leave much room for substance, as it literally “is what it is.” These supposedly sexy songs all have pleasure in mind, and not just your listening pleasure! Here are 11 sexy songs – supposedly!

1) Justin Timberlake, “SexyBack” (FutureSex/LoveSound, 2006)

Before urban pop star Justin Timberlake’s sophomore album FutureSex/LoveSound dropped, apparently sexy went away. But because Justin Timberlake has those dashing good looks, a fantastic voice, and S-W-A-G out of the roof, he brought “sexy b...

Read Steven Tyler's Hilarious Text To Lenny Kravitz Following Wardrobe Malfunction

8/5/2015 9:52pm EDT
Lenny Kravitz
Lenny Kravitz has acknowledged his major wardrobe malfunction during a concert in Sweden on Monday by sharing a text message from Aerosmith rocker Steven Tyler.

Kravitz opened for Tyler's legendary rock group in 2005-06, and the two became close, so when Kravitz split his leather pants right down the middle while and his junk hung out for all to see, photos were snapped and shared across social media.

Tyler sent a text to the rocker, who shared it on Twitter.

"Dude... No underwear and pierced... F**k me.. You never showed me that s**t," the text read.

Kravitz captioned the screenshot ...

Whoa! You Won't Believe What Happened To Lenny Kravitz During A Recent Concert

8/4/2015 3:13pm EDT
Lenny Kravitz
A new photo of Lenny Kravitz is going viral because the singer accidentally exposed his penis to thousands of fans. The rocker was playing at a gig in Sweden on Monday when he crouched on stage and split his pants, showing concertgoers his dangling penis and its accompanying jewelry.

Thousands of people attended the Stockholm show, and many of them were accidentally exposed to his manhood. Fans in the front row must have been particularly shocked by the incident.

According to TMZ, Kravitz was very professional about the situation. He rocked out until the song finished and then calmy walke...

15 Songs Worth The 'Wait'

2/22/2015 2:00pm EST
15 Songs Worth The 'Wait'
What qualifications does it take for a song to be ‘worth the wait?’ Does a selected song that’s ‘worth the wait’ require lofty anticipation or a host of bells and whistles to make it distinct from the rest? Actually No – negative. A song ‘worth the wait’ according to our rubric just requires one word – wait, waiting, waited – you get the picture! Here are 15 songs hence that are worth the ‘wait.’

1) Kings of Leon, “Wait For Me” (Mechanical Bull, 2013)

“Wait For Me” endears itself from its signature instrumental introduction throughout it simple, yet touching concept. Among the most u...

What Did You Think Of Katy Perry's Superbowl Halftime Show?

2/2/2015 12:55pm EST
Katy Perry Slays Superbowl XLIX Halftime Show
Let’s cut to the chase – Katy Perry successfully entertained everyone during her halftime performance for Superbowl XLIX. Keep in mind that there is a distinct difference between entertainment and delivering a flawless vocal performance. While few would go so far as to assert Katy Perry’s vocal performance was spot-on or the highlight of the performance (no shade), the preeminent pop star did a superb job of keeping everybody’s attention.

Perry opened her halftime show riding a giant tiger and performing her former number one hit, “Roar.” The sight of Perry riding a giant creature was ...

Everything You Need to Know About Katy Perry's Super Bowl Halftime Show

1/30/2015 9:02am EST
Super Bowl: Everything You Need To Know About Katy Perry's Halft
Katy Perry's promising huge things for this Sunday's Super Bowl XLIL halftime show.

Yesterday, the "Roar" singer spoke at a press conference about her upcoming Super Bowl performance.

Mostly, she just cracked football related jokes. On Deflategate, Perry riffed that "nothing in my performance will be deflated." She also threw out her best Marshawn Lynch impression, shutting down a question with "I'm just here so I don't get fined."

But there was actual news about Perry's halftime show in there too. For one, she'll be bringing live sharks and a live lion to the halftime stage. “I’m probab...

Who's Playing WIth Katy Perry At The Super Bowl?

1/11/2015 9:54am EST
Katy Perry Reveals Lenny Kravitz As Her Special Guest For Super
Katy Perry announced big news about her upcoming Super Bowl halftime show during an interview with NBC.

An excerpt from the interview was shown during the playoff game between Baltimore Ravens and New England Patriots on Saturday.

Perry revealed the surprise announcement on Twitter prior to the big reveal.

“I have a big surprise announcement coming up at halftime of this Ravens-Patriots game,” Perry wrote.

The singer then announced that she would be joined by rocker Lenny Kravitz on stage during her performance.

Neither Perry nor Kravitz have revealed what song they will be performin...

Review: Lenny Kravitz Is On Autopilot On 'Strut'

9/29/2014 3:45pm EDT
Review: Lenny Kravitz Is On Autopilot On 'Strut'
At 50, Lenny Kravitz has been around for a minute – a ‘lengthy’ minute to be exact. Even though Kravitz’s heyday has passed, age truly “ain’t nothing but a number” on his exhilarating new album, Strut. Arriving three-years after sensation LP Black and White America, Kravitz’s consistency and energy are nothing short of magnificent.

Strut opens ferociously with standout single “Sex,” which is an incredibly funky, attention-getting record. “Got that feelin’ coming over me / sex, sex, sex,” Kravitz sings enthusiastically on the catchy, rocking chorus.

Kravitz remains on autopilot o...

Tony Bennett & Lady Gaga Lead Albums To Check Out: This Week in Music

9/23/2014 10:10am EDT
Tony Bennett & Lady Gaga Lead Albums To Check Out: This Week in
Call Tuesday, September 23 what it is – super Tuesday. Truly in the music industry this fourth Tuesday in September, there is something being released for everybody. That said, arguably Tuesday’s most exciting album is a covers album – an album of standards released by Lady Gaga & Tony Bennett. Still, there’s no shortage of albums to check out, namely the other 12 albums that grace this list!

1) Tony Bennett & Lady Gaga, Cheek to Cheek (Streamline / Columbia / Interscope)

What happens when you pair an eccentric dance-pop artist and a veteran jazz crooner – magic and tremendous buzz. ...

Celebrities That Turn 50 In 2014

1/2/2014 11:00am EST
Sandra Bullock
Welcome to day two of 2014! Looking back in time 50 years ago, the year was 1964. Major events of that year included President Johnson being re-elected by a landslide over Barry Goldwater. The investigation of John F. Kennedy's assassination by the Warren Commission concluded that Lee Harvey Oswald acted alone in the killing of the President. In the civil rights movement, three workers were murdered in Mississippi during the "Freedom Summer," and Anchorage, Alaska was hit by a massive earthquake.

In pop culture, Beatlemania had officially hit North America and on February 9 of that year, s...

Official Trailer For 'The Hunger Games: Catching Fire' Released At Comic Con

7/22/2013 5:29pm EDT
The Hunger Games: Catching Fire
The first official feature trailer for The Hunger Games: Catching Fire made its debut Saturday night on, arriving online shortly before it was revealed at Comic Con Saturday afternoon.

Several of the film's stars, including Jennifer Lawrence, Josh Hutcherson, Willow Shields, Lenny Kravitz, Jena Malone and director Francis Lawrence were on hand to present the trailer and discuss the film in front of 6000 fans.

Lawrence stars as Katniss Everdeen in the sequel, co-champion of the 74th Hunger Games along with Peeta Mellark (Hutcherson), and when she returns home after her victory sh...

First Trailer For 'The Hunger Games: Catching Fire' Premieres During MTV Movie Awards (Watch It Here!)

4/15/2013 2:06pm EDT
The Hunger Games: Catching Fire
During Sunday night's MTV Movie Awards the first trailer for The Hunger Games: Catching Fire was unleashed, finally giving millions of fans a good look at the highly anticipated sequel.

Jennifer Lawrence returns as heroine Katniss Everdeen, who returns home to District 12 with fellow 74th Hunger Games winner Peeta Mellark (Josh Hutcherson). Shortly after, the two embark on a "Victor's Tour" of the other districts and Katniss senses that a rebellion is brewing that could free the 12 districts of Panem from the rule of the Capitol.

But the sinister President Snow (Donald Sutherland) has oth...

Check Out All 11 'Capitol Portraits' From 'The Hunger Games: Catching Fire'

3/13/2013 7:52pm EDT
Effie Trinket
The buzz is rapidly building for the second chapter in Suzanne Collins' Hunger Games trilogy, Catching Fire, with 11 new "Capitol Portraits" of the key players in the story.

The nefarious President Snow (Donald Sutherland), Katniss Everdeen (Jennifer Lawrence), Peeta Mellark (Josh Hutcherson) and Haymitch Abernathy (Woody Harrelson), all return for the second film; along with Caesar Flickerman (Stanley Tucci), Cinna (Lenny Kravitz), Effie Trinket (Elizabeth Banks) and Gale Hawthorne (Liam Hemsworth).

The portraits also focus on three new characters that will be pivotal to the story and it...

Jennifer Lawrence Featured In New Character Portrait For 'The Hunger Games: Catching Fire'

3/6/2013 2:56pm EST
Five new character posters for this fall's Hunger Games sequel, Catching Fire, have been released, the latest of which showcases Katniss Everdeen (Jennifer Lawrence) in a long white gown with a wing-like design over her shoulders (if you want to know more about the dress, you'll have to pick up a copy of Suzanne Collins's book "Catching Fire," the second installment in "The Hunger Games" trilogy).

Also making appearances in the new promo portraits are Cinna (Lenny Kravitz), the head of Katniss' design team; TV talk show host Caesar Flickerman (Stanley Tucci); Effie Trinket (Elizabeth Banks...

Lenny Kravitz To Play Marvin Gaye In 'Midnight Love'

11/20/2012 7:11pm EST
Lenny Kravitz
Lenny Kravitz has reportedly been tapped to portray Marvin Gaye in filmmaker Julien Temple's forthcoming biopic.

The controversial British director stepped in to revive the project last year after both Cameron Crowe and F. Gary Gray abandoned plans to bring the soul legend's life story to the big screen, and now Kravitz has been cast as the music icon, according to London newspaper The Evening Standard.

The American Woman hit-maker has already proved his acting chops with small roles in Precious and The Hunger Games, but if the rumors are true, this will mark his debut as a leading man....

Mariah Carey Wants Lenny Kravitz On 'Idol'

8/21/2012 4:49pm EDT
Mariah Carey
Mariah Carey is lobbying American Idol producers to hire her rocker pal Lenny Kravitz to join her on the judging panel of the reality show instead of rapper Nicki Minaj.

New reports on Monday suggested rapper Minaj was close to signing a deal with TV bosses to help pick out aspiring singers on the upcoming 12th season of the program.

However, it appears Carey isn't too enthusiastic on the double female combination and she has proposed her own suggestions for the spare seat at the judge's table.

After hearing the Minaj gossip, the Heartbreaker hit-maker took to her blog and...

Celebrity Fans Pay Tribute To 'Jeffersons' Star Sherman Hemsley

7/25/2012 9:01am EDT
Sherman Hemsley
Following his death on Tuesday, many celebrities paid tribute to "The Jeffersons" star Sherman Hemsley, including Josh Duhamel, Kevin Smith, Denise Richards and Lenny Kravitz.

Hemsley died at his home in El Paso, Texas, from apparent natural causes. He was most famous for his role as George Jefferson in sitcom "All in the Family" and spin-off series, "The Jeffersons," which featured a predominantly black cast.

Kravitz, whose late mother Roxie Roker was Hemsley's co-star on "The Jeffersons," wrote, "Rest in peace Sherman Hemsley. You are legendary. Your contribution changed the fabric of A...

George Clooney's Ex Elisabetta Canalis Dating Lenny Kravitz?

7/8/2012 7:00pm EDT
Elisabetta Canalis
George Clooney's ex-girlfriend Elisabetta Canalis has sparked speculation she is dating rocker Lenny Kravitz after they were reportedly spotted looking close backstage at his recent show.

The singer was performing at the 123 Festival in Ibiza earlier this month, and he sent gossips into a spin when he was seen with Italian actress/model Canalis, who watched his set from the side of the stage.

A source told Britain's Mail on Sunday newspaper, "Lenny and Elisabetta arrived together and were seen looking cosy in the VIP area. They seemed to be getting on really well..."

Kravitz admitted las...

Lenny Kravitz Designs Footwear Collection

5/24/2012 7:16pm EDT
Lenny Kravitz
Singer/actor Lenny Kravitz can add footwear designer to his resume after creating a new line for TOMS Shoes.

The espadrilles initially reminded Kravitz of "the shoes my mom would wear in the '70s," but his actress daughter Zoe urged him to sign up for the collaboration as she's a big fan of TOMS flats.

And after learning bosses at the firm donate shoes to needy children for every pair sold, he jumped at the chance to get involved.

The rocker reworked the brand's signature slip-ons by incorporating different patterns, including one print that features lyrics from his song Let Love Rule....

Jennifer Lawrence Showered Naked In Front Of Zoe Kravitz

3/29/2012 8:43am EDT
Jennifer Lawrence
Zoe Kravitz was shocked the first time she visited new best friend Jennifer Lawrence at her apartment because "The Hunger Games" star stripped in front of her and started shaving her legs.

Kravitz agreed to meet up with Lawrence when the two were cast in the "X-Men: First Class" movie but had no idea she'd be seeing so much of the young star.

Kravitz, the daughter of Lawrence's "The Hunger Games" co-star Lenny Kravitz, tells Rolling Stone magazine, "I'd met her a few times, and she was like, 'You should come over and we'll hang out.' So I go over to her apartment, and she opens the door i...

'The Hunger Games' Slays Competition To Break U.S. Box Office Records

3/25/2012 6:53pm EDT
The Hunger Games
The Hunger Games has raced to the top of the U.S. box office with a record-breaking opening weekend gross of $155 million.

The much hyped action movie, starring Jennifer Lawrence, Liam Hemsworth and Josh Hutcherson, became the most popular midnight opener ever for a non-sequel when it debuted in the U.S. with a stunning $19.7 million in the early hours of Friday, and its winning streak continued throughout the weekend.

The whopping opening weekend takings have catapulted The Hunger Games in to the record books once again, making it the biggest non-sequel film to ever open at number one.


Bisexual Dancer Friend Helped Lenny Kravitz Perfect 'Hunger Games' Role

3/24/2012 5:00pm EDT
Lenny Kravitz
Lenny Kravitz studied a bisexual pal to perfect his role as stylist Cinna in new movie "The Hunger Games."

The rocker admits he was struggling to find the right voice and back story for the enigmatic character and when young friends told him they thought he would be playing a gay man, Kravitz decided to investigate the idea that Cinna was straight.

He tells, "When I'm telling kids and they say, 'Who are you playing?' and I say, 'Cinna', they go, 'Oh, you're playing the gay guy.' That was an actual answer... That's how they perceived it. So I thought about it, and I read the b...

Lenny Kravitz Weighs In On His 'Hunger Games' Role And Lack Of Fashion Sense

3/23/2012 11:15am EDT
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Rock n’ roller Lenny Kravitz is new to acting and he’s part of the worldwide phenomenon The Hunger Games. He plays Cinna, the man who dresses up Katniss (Jennifer Lawrence) to make an impression on the audiences. Despite his unique rock star flair, Kravtiz said he couldn’t relate to Cinna’s fashion sense.

“Not at all because I have no imagination when it comes to clothes,” Kravitz said. “In life we're judged so much by obviously our outer appearance and in this scenario Cinna is trying to get Katniss to forge this impression, but the interesting thing is that you really see that he has a h...

Two Jews' Review & Recommend 'The Hunger Games' But Felt Fight Scenes Lacking (Video)

3/21/2012 1:00pm EDT
The Hunger Games
Two Jews on Film - By Joan Alperin Schwartz: I'm sure by now almost everyone is familiar with the story of 'The Hunger Games.' The book was the first in a trilogy written by Suzanne Collins and all three novels have been on the bestseller list for several years.

But for those people unfamiliar with the story of Katniss Everdeen, the 16 year old girl who competes in The Hunger Games, the time is the future.

North America is no more. Instead we have a nation known as Panem which is broken down into 12 districts. These districts exist to provide goods for the wealthy people living in the ...

'The Hunger Games' Is Set To Become The Next Big Movie Phenomenon

3/18/2012 9:00am EDT
People Magazine
With more than 26 million books in print followed by pandemonium at the film premiere of The Hunger Games, fans everywhere are obsessed with the tale of a brave girl in a bleak future world. This week's issue of PEOPLE talks to the young soon-to-be superstars of the action series that sparked a worldwide phenomenon – Jennifer Lawrence, Josh Hutcherson, and Liam Hemsworth, as they brace for Twilight-level fame. "I did indies and I was in X-Men, but that was a franchise that I just joined at the end," says 21-year-old Lawrence, who plays teenage heroine Katniss Everdeen. "This is like 'N S...

Jennifer Lawrence Charged $500 Worth Of Gummy Bears To Lenny Kravitz' Room Service

3/15/2012 9:33pm EDT
Jennifer Lawrence
Actress Jennifer Lawrence accidentally charged $500-worth of candy to rocker-turned-actor Lenny Kravitz after ordering room service from his hotel suite during a break from filming The Hunger Games.

The 21 year old befriended the musician's actress daughter Zoe on the set of X-Men: First Class last year and they hung out together when the younger Kravitz visited her father on set in North Carolina.

The "Fly Away" hitmaker, who has been cast as stylist Cinna in the much-anticipated adaptation of Suzanne Collins' novel, would often invite his co-stars back to his hotel room to relax after a...

Lenny Kravitz Supports UNICEF's Clean Water Campaign

3/7/2012 11:20am EST
Lenny Kravitz
Rocker Lenny Kravitz is urging his fans to donate $1 to help support UNICEF's clean water crusade.

The Fly Away hit-maker has filmed a video for the organization's Tap Project scheme, which aims to give residents in the developing world adequate drinking supplies.

In a promotional video for the campaign, Kravitz says, "A glass of clean, safe tap water. There's nothing more basic and nothing more important to life - but during World Water Month, a glass of water can go a lot further than you think."

"From March 19th to the 25th, just $1 for Tap Water can help UNICEF provide clean, safe...

Check Out The Second Full Trailer For 'The Hunger Games'

2/5/2012 1:45pm EST
The Hunger Games
The wait is almost over for the big screen adaptation of Suzanne Collins best selling teen novel The Hunger Games, and now there's a newly released second trailer to add to all the excitement.

The new spot, which will air during the Super Bowl, reveals more of the film's futuristic look, from glimpses of Panem's capital city ('The Capitol') to creepy characters who live to watch teenagers kill each other in a controlled habitat.

"Every year in the ruins of what was once North America, the evil Capitol of the nation of Panem forces each of its twelve districts to send a teenage boy and gir...

Blake Shelton & Miranda Lambert To Sing At Super Bowl

2/1/2012 8:55am EST
Blake Shelton & Miranda Lambert
Country couple Blake Shelton and Miranda Lambert have been added to Sunday's official Super Bowl program.

The pair will sing "America the Beautiful" as part of the pre-game festivities at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis.

Lenny Kravitz will also perform before the big match between the New England Patriots and New York Giants, and Kelly Clarkson will belt out the National Anthem.

Madonna will perform at half-time and is expected to share the stage with Nicki Minaj, M.I.A., LMFAO and Cee Lo Green.