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Claudine Paul works in the music industry, and currently resides in NYC. A music lover at best, she lives, loves, and breathes music. Former musician turned freelance music editor/writer, she also has contributed to many music media outlets. She is an avid music collector, and loves all genres of music. Aside from music, she loves watching reality television, and reading great literature.

10 Popular Music Songs Penned By Other Artists

November 17th, 2013 1:08pm EST
The music industry is one business where it is common for music artists to either meet up and share musical talents or acknowledge the song writing skills of other music artists musically.  Check our following ten popular song picks penned by other music artists.

Singer Rihanna’s hit single “Diamonds” owes it’s “Alternative” flavored leanings to singer-songwriter Sia who penned the track for the singer’s Unapologetic studio music release.  Sia, on her part, is also best known for her co-writing and vocal contribution to DJ David Guetta’s “Titanium” hit single.

If the track “Lovesong”...

15 Songs For A Rainy Summer Day

June 1st, 2013 2:00pm EDT
The coming of Summer brings an anticipation of relief from winter blues, shedding of heavy clothes, outdoor activities, and sunny days ahead.  However, if Spring showers sneak a bit into June bringing more rain, just in case, here is our list of 15 songs for a rainy Summer day.

1. “Umbrella” - Rihanna (Good Girl Gone Bad, 2007)

2. “Rain” - Madonna (Erotica, 1992)



3. “Here Comes The Rain Again” - Eurythmics (Touch, 1983)

4. “It Will Rain” - Bruno Mars (The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn -Pt. 1, 2011)

5. “The Rain” - Missy Elliot (Supa Dupa Fly, 1997...

Recap: ‘America's Next Top Model: College Edition’ - Season 19, Episode 12 ‘The Girl Who Becomes America's Next Top Model’

November 26th, 2012 3:55pm EST
The selected venue for the episode 12 finale, of America's Next Top Model: College Edition, is Jamaica's Rose Hall Great House in Montego Bay. Laura, Kiara, and Leila are the last standing finalists of this season's competition.

Surprise guest Sophie Sumner, winner of ANTM Cycle 18, drops by with the advice of "not to fall" during upcoming final competition runway walk. Eliminated contestants Nastasia, Destiny, Kristin, Darian, Kristin, Allyssa, Yvonne, and Brittany return to walk in the competition’s final fashion show. Nastasia voices a "most improved" support for Kiara who wants to ...

Recap: ‘America's Next Top Model: College Edition’- Season 19, Episode 10, ‘The Girl Who Becomes Art For Tyra'

November 14th, 2012 8:39pm EST
ANTM + High Tide - Girl Who Becomes Art For Tyra
The episode 10 begins with the remaining models ranting over various issues: Kiara on being in the the previous week's bottom two, Kristin annoyance at being stuck in the house with the remaining contestants, and Laura over Leila's comeback.

Photo Shoot Creative Consultant Johnny Wujek introduces the models to singer Cedella Marley, for the "new challenge of the week," to model Marley's new High Tide swim wear collection. Up for grabs is a House Of Marley prize package worth over $3,000, plus a friend spa day, and $10,000 for individual scholarship bank. Leila puts her best game ...

Recap: ‘America's Next Top Model: College Edition ’- Season 19, Episode 9, ‘The Girls Go To Jamaica’

November 14th, 2012 6:23pm EST
ANTM -  Girls Go To Jamaica
Episode 9, of America's Next Top Model: College Edition, begins with Banks revealing to the remaining seven contestants this season's selected international and final destination of Jamaica. Last week's cliffhanger is also answered with the relevation, out of eliminated models Allyssa, Destiny, Leila, Jessie, Darian, Yvonne, and Brittany, that Leila is the "come back" model to rejoin the five remaining models.

Now, back at the "ANTM Sorority House," the models express collective ire at model Victoria's accusations of bullying while packing. Upon arrival in Jamaica the models are...

Recap: 'America's Next Top Model: College Edition'- Season 19, Episode 11, 'The Girl Who Freaks Out On Horseback'

November 12th, 2012 11:15am EST
The Girl Who Freaks Out On Horseback
Episode 11 finds the remaining final four models, all in pensive states, reflecting over where each now find themselves in the competition. Laura, who found herself in last week's bottom two from being a top ranking model, is especially marked by "down to the wire" stress. Leila, as last week's challenge winner, decides to share access to the "Tyra Suite" with Kiara.

The models meet up with supermodel Rob Evans, and Yendi Phillips the former Miss Jamaica Universe, for the "challenge of the week." The models have to write their own fifteen second script dialogue to audition in a holida...

Recap: 'America's Next Top Model (College Edition)'- Season 19, Episode 8, 'The Girl Who Comes Back'

October 27th, 2012 12:24pm EDT
Episode 8, of America’s Next Top Mode: College Edition, begins with the models reflecting in awe Laura’s bottom two position in the previous week’s final panel. The main focus this week centers on who will be the “come back” girl in the competition, and Victoria’s situation where the girls again confront her with general with concerns of her stability in continuing the competition.

“Tyra Mail” then leads to a visit to Smash Box Cosmetics, with PR maven Kelly Cutrone and LA Models’ Woman’s Division Agent Markus Barrington, for season’s “go sees” challenge. The models now set up in pai...

Recap: 'America's Next Top Model'- Season 19, Episode 7, 'The Girl Who Licks The Floor'

October 16th, 2012 7:15am EDT
The Girl Who Licks the Floor pictured: Allyssa Cycle 19
Episode 7, of America’s Next Top Model: College Edition, begins with Laura reflecting on her past week‘s winning photo challenge, and efforts to make a name for herself within the modeling industry on her own without the influence of her familial celebrity background. As Laura makes her way to enjoy access to the “Tyra Suite” all to herself, collective worry starts to set in over Victoria’s diminishing eating habits.

BryanBoy and Nylon television host/designer Marissa Montgomery then visit to set up the new “challenge of the week,” of a road trip to Palm Springs, where the models are s...

Recap: ‘America's Next Top Model: College Edition’ - Season 19, Episode 6 ‘The Girl Who Gets Pwn'd’

September 30th, 2012 11:40pm EDT
Last week’s challenge winner Nastasia starts off episode six enjoying the “Tyra Suite” with chosen model friend Kiara. The other models get a wake up call, over elimination panel that sent favorite Leila packing, and are overwhelmingly stressed out. Plus, there is an added annoyance with social media consultant BryanBoy’s air of favoritism in regards to Leila.

Supermodel judges Rob Evans and Chrissy Teigen, with Naughty Dog cinematic production lead Taylor Kurosaki, and stunt movement coordinator Mike Mukatis, set models up for a new “video game challenge” where models bring a vid...

Recap: ‘America's Next Top Model: College Edition’ - Season 19, Episode 5 ‘The Girl Who Sings For Alicia Keys’

September 30th, 2012 10:42pm EDT
Episode five starts right off with the tension of the week going on between last week’s challenge winner Laura and Leila who is miffed that Laura is sharing her privileged access to the “Tyra Suite” with model Kristin, and not return the same generosity as she did for Laura with her earlier challenge win. A confrontation between both leads to the first, and hopefully last, cryfest of the season.

The surprise guest of the week, singer Alicia Keys, pays a visit awakening the models to a new challenge where they will all participate in a charity fashion runway show, benefitting Keys’ K...