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10 Powerful Songs To Admire

10/11/2015 11:00am EDT
10 Powerful Songs Relating To Confidence, Love And Sheer Ambitio
Ah, there’s nothing like being resolute, relentless, and powerful! To possess ‘power’ is, quite a powerful thing for a lack of better words. The 10 songs that grace this list all exemplify power, whether its in regards to confidence, love, or sheer ambition. In addition to being thematically powerful, ‘power’ is featured in some form of the word graces all 10 of the song titles. So power-hungry, music-loving folks everywhere sit back, relax, and let the sheer power of these songs overtake you!

1) Kanye West, “Power” (My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy, 2010)

My Beautiful Dark Twist Fa...

Celebrities That Turn 40 In 2015

1/1/2015 10:00am EST
Celebrities That Turn 40 In 2015
Welcome to 2015 – Big milestones start at around forty so we thought we'd take a look back to the year of 1975 to see who was born that year and what major events transpired.

In 1975 the Vietnam War officially ended as communist forces took Saigon. The average price of gasoline that year was .72 cents while work on the Alaska Pipe Line began. Other historic notes included BIC's launch of the first disposable razor; Microsoft became a registered trademark; Motorola obtained the first portable mobile phone patent; the Altair 8800 microcomputer was released and Ex-teamster boss Jimmy Hoffa va...

Jimmy Fallon & Made A Hilarious Music Video For 'Tonight Show' Skit 'Ew!'

10/7/2014 2:26pm EDT
Jimmy Fallon & Made A Hilarious Music Video For 'Tonig
Black Eyed Peas star teamed up with Jimmy Fallon to release a music video based on the late night host's recurring teenage girl skit, "Ew!"

The two stars dressed as teen girls Sara and her pal "" in the video, which debuted Monday on "The Tonight Show."

The two stars wore dresses, wigs and braces on their teeth while at a high school dance and sang about things they think are "Ew!", like duck lips, breadbowls, FaceTime and butt implants, all of which is... "Ew!"

Fallon's bandleader Questlove, of The Roots, played the part of the DJ during the high school dance.

Fallon ...

Rumor Patrol: Anne Hathaway Turned Down Oscar Role, Miley Cyrus Dumped, More

1/18/2014 1:03pm EST
Anne Hathaway
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.

Anne Hathaway's Oscar Miss: Rumor has it that Anne Hathaway could have a golden statue on her shelf today, but she quit the production of Silver Linings Playbook. Jennifer Lawrence won the Best Actress award for her work on the film. So is it true Anne should be kicking herself over it?

Verdict: True. Harvey Weinstein revealed to Howard Stern this week that Hathaway and Mark Wahlberg were set to star i...
READ MORE Praises Britney Spears' Work Ethic On 'Britney Jean'

11/29/2013 3:51pm EST
Britney Spears
Black Eyed Peas star has praised pal Britney Spears for her hard work and high level of focus on her new album, "Britney Jean."

The producer was surprised by the singer's level of discipline while putting together her latest record, which he executive produced.

"Most artists aren't like that... Britney is the most focused and disciplined of all the artists in the industry...." he tells "Those (other artists) aren't pros. Britney's a pro. Her time is valuable: she has kids. And a lot of the time with an artist they'll go into the studio, they'll sit around, they'r...

2013 Album Playlist: Favorites, Least Favorites, and Honorable Mentions - Part 2

10/12/2013 9:10pm EDT
I Am Not a Human Being II
Welcome all who dare to part deux of my Favorites, Least Favorites, and Honorable Mentions of 2013 for all who dare to enter the brentmusicreviews zone! Ha… If you missed the first part (Favorites, Least Favorites, and Honorable Mentions of 2013, Part 1), you should like totally check out my favorites from 2013, ‘cause there was some awesome albums.  If you’re not one for positivity and optimism, maybe you’re just checking this out because some you enjoy skepticism, criticism, and the occasional, um, cynicism.  Regardless, let me remind you how I started off my previous post:

As I look o...

Rumor Patrol: Lindsay Lohan Rocks Late Night Gig, Kim Kardashian's 'Fake' Baby Photo, More

8/3/2013 3:07pm EDT
Lindsay Lohan
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.

Lindsay Lohan Rocks Chelsea Lately: Did Lindsay Lohan really blow people away when she was the guest host on a taping of Chelsea Lately?

Verdict: True! The studio audience was singing Lindsay's praises when she taped the show, which will air on E! Monday night. Rumorfix reports she stumbled in the beginning, but quickly got into the groove and began to sling some zingers at her fellow Hollywood stars. ...

Music Wrap-Up: Will.I.Am As New 'Idol' Judge, Jay Z's HBO Documentary + More

8/2/2013 1:28pm EDT
It’s Friday and I must say that it’s been a bit of a quiet week for music. But don’t you worry your pretty little heads. Pull yourself away from the photo of Bow Wow locking lips with Tyra Banks long enough to check out some of the news you may have missed this week in Hip Hop and R&B.

Will.I.Am rumored to join American Idol as a judge

There’s a rumor going around regarding season 13 of the long-running talent show "American Idol." According to a report, Will.I.Am is gearing up to sit in the judges’ seat this coming season of "American Idol." The rumor also suggests that Jennifer Lopez, a...
READ MORE Angered Over Record Company's Lack Of Promotion For British Winner Of 'The Voice'

6/19/2013 12:20pm EDT
Black Eyed Peas star has spoken out over his frustration with executives at Universal Music and blamed them for the lack of success singer Leanne Mitchell, who won the British version of The Voice last year.

Mitchell, who was mentored by Welsh crooner Tom Jones, has had no chart success since releeasing her debut single, "Run To You," which failed to crack the British Top 40. Her debut, self-titled album was released in the UK on May 27 and also failed to chart, and now the music producer has spoken out over the lack of support for the singer, who signed a record deal worth over ...

Ke$ha Rocks Cornrows & Bling In Latest Video, 'Crazy Kids,' Featuring

5/29/2013 7:55pm EDT
Pop star Ke$ha took over MTV Tuesday night for the release of her latest video, "Crazy Kids," and for the season finale of her reality TV series, Ke$ha: My Crazy Beautiful Life.

The singer had her hair braided into cornrows for the new promo and wore a gold grill as she rapped part of the song, before giving away to flowing blonde locks while dancing with a group of overweight rednecks who looked more Duck Dynasty than crazy kids.

The singer's new video features, who appears digitally on the helmet of a spaceman. The Black Eyed Peas singer co-wrote the song with Ke$ha along w...

Will.I.Am: 'I Have ADHD'

4/28/2013 3:30pm EDT has opened up about a medical condition he has - the hip hop star has been battling Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD).
The Black Eyed Peas star reveals in a new interview that he struggles to concentrate and complete simple everyday tasks. On the positive side, music helps keep him focused.
He told Britain's Sunday Mirror, "I have ADHD. I'll admit it... I've got all this stuff in my head at the same time as I'm doing stuff and I don't know how to stop or slow down. But it's all good because I know how to control it.
"For every obstacle there's some type of solu...
READ MORE Admits To Accidentally Ripping Off Music Producer

4/23/2013 2:32pm EDT
Black Eyed Peas frontman has confessed to accidentally ripping off a dance track by house producers Mat Zo and Arty for his new song Let's Go.

The rapper's collaboration with Chris Brown debuted online last week and immediately caused a stir after Arty accused the 38 year old of copyright infringement, insisting the song sounds strikingly similar to his tune Rebound.

Brown distanced himself from the allegations on, and now the Scream & Shout hit-maker has broken his silence on the controversy during an interview with radio station KISS FM.

Confessing he intended ...
READ MORE 'The Future Is Technology'

3/13/2013 5:14pm EDT is heading back to school to boost his knowledge of computer science, insisting technology is the future of education.

The Black Eyed Peas star is enrolling in a computer science class at the California Institute of the Arts (CalArts) in Los Angeles in September to indulge his passion for gadgets, and he is urging kids to focus on a career in a hi-tech industry.

The rapper has long been a champion of furthering the use of technology and has decided to go back to school so he can keep abreast of the latest technological developments.

He tells British newspaper The Sun, "The f...
READ MORE Sued Over Britney Spears Song

2/10/2013 10:13pm EST
British pop star Tulisa Contostavlos is suing over allegations she is owed a writing credit on his hit collaboration with Britney Spears.

The former N-Dubz star initially recorded "Scream & Shout" for her debut solo album The Female Boss, but it was dropped from the record and subsequently given to and Spears.

The song was a chart hit in both the U.K. and U.S. following its release last year, and Contostavlos is now suing the Black Eyed Peas star over claims she wrote some of the song's lyrics.

The singer has filed a lawsuit alleging she is owed royalties and a writin...
READ MORE's Star-Studded Charity Gig Raises $3.3 Million

2/10/2013 1:49pm EST
Alicia Keys, the Black Eyed Peas and Bobby Brown helped to raise $3.3 million for rapper's Los Angeles charity on Thursday by performing at his second annual benefit show.

The Black Eyed Peas headlined the TRANS4M gig at The Avalon Hollywood club and recruited Keys to fill in for absent bandmate Fergie on a rendition of "Where Is the Love?", while British singer Estelle joined the group for "The Time (Dirty Bit)."

Peas stars and Taboo also raised laughs as back-up dancers for Brown as the R&B star sang his hits "Every Little Step" and "Tenderoni."

Rapper Ludacris also...

Stars Launch Barack Obama's Inauguration

1/20/2013 6:00pm EST
Michelle Obama, John Legend, Katy Perry and Usher were among the stars who helped kick off U.S. President Barack Obama's inauguration celebrations in Washington, D.C. on Saturday.

A whole host of famous faces descended on the U.S. capital as Obama prepares to be sworn in for a second term in front of hundreds of thousands of people on the National Mall on Monday.

Black Eyed Peas star was at the star-studded Generation Now party, where Legend, Common and T-Pain performed in honour of the next generation of American voters. talked about the importance of youth ac...
READ MORE Launching Line Of iPhone Accessories

11/24/2012 3:15pm EST
Rapper is set to launch a new range of accessories for Apple's iPhone.

The Black Eyed Peas star, who was hired as a creative director for technology firm Intel last year , has created a collection of hardware which he insists will transform the cell phones.

The first product from the collection is a camera enhancing gadget, and tells Britain's Daily Telegraph newspaper, "We have our own sensor and a better flash. You dock your phone into our device and it turns your smartphone into a genius-phone. We take over the camera."

The accessories will be launched next w...

Which Fellow Black Eyed Pea Did Fergie Make Out With?

10/22/2012 8:55pm EDT
Pop star Fergie once made out with one of her Black Eyed Peas bandmates.

The "My Humps" hitmaker, who is now happily married to actor Josh Duhamel, cuddled up to the 37-year-old Pea one lonely night on tour, but when band leader caught wind of the romance, he forbade the couple from taking its relationship any further in order to protect the longevity of the band.

Fergie tells Oprah Winfrey, "One time, it was at night, we had been drinking, [he] and I made out...

"Of course hears about it the next day and calls a meeting, saying, 'We can't have this is, this is busine...

Simon Cowell Teaming Up With For Technology Talent Search

9/30/2012 6:15pm EDT
Music mogul Simon Cowell is joining forces with his TV rival to find the world's next technology giant.

The two stars faced off in a ratings war earlier this year, when Cowell's British version of The X Factor went head-to-head with the U.K.'s The Voice, which features as a judge.

However, the pair is now putting the rivalry behind them in a bid to discover the next technology genius, according to Britain's The Sun newspaper.

The Black Eyed Peas hitmaker tells the publication, "We're working on a project called X Factor for Tech - and it's going to be out of this worl...
READ MORE Hires Private Investigator To Track Down Car Thief

8/25/2012 6:48am EDT
Rapper is close to discovering the culprits responsible for stealing his beloved sports car after hiring private investigators to track them down.

The Black Eyed Peas star's white, custom-made supercar disappeared on August 14th from the parking lot at The Avalon Club in Los Angeles, where he held his album launch party, and he pleaded with fans on in a bid to get it back.

He refused to contact police about the incident and instead decided to enlist Ryan Friedlinghaus of West Coast Customs, the garage which helped customize the vehicle, to locate the car.

They ma...
READ MORE Donates $800,000 To Prince Charles' Charity

6/21/2012 12:36pm EDT
Rapper has handed $800,000 of his fee from appearing on Britain's The Voice to Charles, Prince Of Wales' charity.

The Black Eyed Peas star served as a mentor on the reality show earlier this year, but rather than keep his wages, he's donated the cash to The Prince's Trust to fund a technology program for young people.

The rapper says, "As a judge on The Voice, the people of the U.K. have welcomed me into their sitting rooms week after week and I feel very much at home here. Working with The Prince's Trust, I am joining the mission to help transform the lives of disadvantaged y...
READ MORE 'I Need Auto-Tune'

5/26/2012 9:11am EDT
Black Eyed Peas star is working on his singing abilities as he is currently forced to depend on computer technology in the studio to improve his voice.

The I Gotta Feeling hitmaker, who is a judge on the U.K. version of The Voice, claims he uses pitch-correcting software Auto-tune to save time while recording, but sheepishly concedes he is seeking help to improve his singing.

He tells Britain's Alan Carr: Chatty Man talk show, "I use Auto-tune because I write and produce. A lot of the time I am in the studio by myself and no one works as much as I do. So the computer allows me...

Stars Pay Tribute To Beastie Boys' Legend Adam Yauch

5/4/2012 3:18pm EDT
Adam Yauch, Q-Tip, Travis Barker, and Fred Durst are leading the tributes to tragic Beastie Boys star Adam Yauch following his death on Friday.

Rapper Yauch, also known as MCA, was diagnosed with a tumor in his salivary gland in 2009, and he lost his battle with cancer on Friday at the age of 47.

The hip-hop pioneer's passing has sent shockwaves through the music community and now dozens of celebrities are speaking out to share their grief on

Black Eyed Peas star writes, "restinpeaceMCA 1 of my favorite hiphop raised a lot of us & now we have to w...
READ MORE Criticizes Simon Cowell Over Talent Show Winners

3/25/2012 10:36am EDT
Black Eyed Peas frontman has accused Simon Cowell of failing to develop the talented hopefuls who appear on his TV contests.

The rapper insists Cowell lets down his acts by not providing them with career guidance after they compete in shows such as The X Factor. cites British teenage singer/rapper Cher Lloyd, who competed in The X Factor in 2010 but who the hip-hop star claims has not been given the "right material" to record after being signed to Cowell's Syco Music label.

He tells Britain's The Sun, "I love Cher Lloyd. She should have been the biggest star in the wo...

Slash Falters In 'Top Gear' Challenge

3/12/2012 8:24am EDT
Rock legend Slash turned the air blue as he tested his driving skills in a celebrity racetrack challenge on British TV show Top Gear.

The former Guns N' Roses guitarist cursed up a storm while behind the wheel of a Kia hatchback for the show's Star in a Reasonably Priced Car segment.

Producers were forced to bleep out his expletives as Slash shouted, "Alright, let's not f**k this up!" while speeding along the course.

However, Slash admits the wet track was difficult to navigate following heavy showers in Britain last week.

He tells host Jeremy Clarkson, "It was actually pretty trick...

2012 Brit Awards Fashion: Rihanna Sparkles, Nicole Scherzinger Shines & More

2/22/2012 8:45am EST
They aren't on the same scale as the Grammy Awards, but the Brit Awards are very important to those on the other side of the pond. Several U.S. stars attended the event in London yesterday to hobnob with their British counterparts.

Rihanna, who just released two controversial songs with her ex-boyfriend Chris Brown, wore a low-cut sparkling dress accessorized with long gloves.

Former "X Factor" judge Nicole Scherzinger opted for a pretty pale yellow strapless gown. And Florence Welch picked a dress that eerily matched her skin tone.

Check out the fashion on the following pages...

READ MORE Is Going Back To His Ghetto To Build A Car Company

1/31/2012 9:15am EST
Black Eyed Peas star has launched his own car company.

The hip-hop star has designed a sports car made from Chrysler parts for IAMAUTO, which is based in the troubled Boyle Heights neighborhood in East Los Angeles, where he grew up.

And he admits he's trying to boost the area and give back something to locals now he is a successful artist.

Appearing on Britain's "Top Gear" he told host Jeremy Clarkson, "(The car is) made down in the ghetto that I'm from... My whole thing was I want to make music so I can take care of my mom and move everybody in my family out together... So now...

Madonna To Perform With LMFAO At Super Bowl Half-Time Show

1/26/2012 12:57pm EST
Madonna is set to thrill at the Super Bowl next month after landing LMFAO to join her during the coveted half-time performance.

The pop superstar is headlining the show at the football final in Indianapolis, Indiana on February 5th and she recently teased fans about the nature of her set by declaring, "Pom poms. That's all I can tell you."

Now, rapper, whose band the Black Eyed Peas landed the big gig last year, reveals Party Rock Anthem hit-makers LMFAO will take to the stage with the Material Girl.

The star, who signed the duo to his Music Group label, tells Brit...

Beyonce & Other Stars Mourn Etta James' Death

1/21/2012 2:37pm EST
Pop superstar Beyonce has hailed late soul legend Etta James as "one of the greatest vocalists of our time" following her tragic death on Friday.

James died just five days before her 74th birthday after suffering complications from leukaemia.

A host of celebrities took to to pay tribute to the icon as soon as the sad news broke and the messages of condolence are continuing to pour in.

Beyonce has now issued a statement in memory of James, who she portrayed in the 2008 film Cadillac Records. The Crazy In Love beauty also had the honor of singing a cover of James' classic balla...
READ MORE Worked With Michael Jackson For Free

1/5/2012 8:37pm EST
Black Eyed Peas star refused to accept cash from Michael Jackson when the two superstars teamed up to record new material in Ireland in 2006 - because the chance to work with the King of Pop was payment enough.

The hitmaker and producer turned down Jackson's generous offers of flights and accommodation because he didn't want to become one of the many hangers-on who took advantage of the "Thriller" singer.

The "I Gotta Feeling" star says, "A week before the trip, he was like, 'My manager is gonna call you to make sure all the travel stuff (is taken care of). Do you fly commercial...