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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.

Recap: ‘America's Next Top Model: College Edition’ - Season 19, Episode 1, ‘The Girl Who Makes The Grade’

9/28/2012 8:16am EDT
Forget about everything you think you know about model Tyra Banks' America’s Next Top Model modeling competition. The recent Harvard graduate, now with eighteen cycles behind her, gives the new America’s Next Top Model: College Edition a face-lift uniting the themes of fashion and college. Even the show’s judging panel is now updated with a newly added interactive public social media “fan vote" as a participative part of weekly decisive panel. The winning model contestant this year wins a the opportunity to be the face of the Dream Come True ANTM perfume, a contract with representat...

Current Musicians That Will Be Around For The Long Haul

3/24/2012 8:45am EDT
Kelly Clarkson
Many can agree that the music industry is a very fickle business marked by the "here today and gone tomorrow" syndrome. However, there are a few current music entertainers have become very adept at surviving popular long trends, by putting it all in, to become musicians in it for the long haul.

These of course are just a few we feel will be around for the long haul. Let us know who would be on your list!

Kelly Clarkson

Kelly Clarkson, being the very first American Idol television singing competition winner, has since built a rock solid music career that shows she is certainly in it f...

Who Are The Best Pianists In Pop Music Today?

9/22/2011 10:52pm EDT
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Who are the best pianists in popular music today? September is National Piano Month and before it runs out, we'd like to honor it with our picks of current popular performers who are crafting successful pop music careers to the joy of piano lovers.

Check out our list below, if we missed a favorite pop piano performer of yours let us know iin the comment area below.

Alicia Keys

Piano player Alica Keys has found the “key” to her success has been to perfectly balance her classical discipline with her love of Hip Hop and R&B. Her piano playing style, which perfectly complements her wide ran...

Fresh Tracks: Music That Should Be In Your iPod

7/25/2011 4:24pm EDT
Ellie Goulding
2011 has already produced some of the biggest music, from acts such as Adele, Katy Perry, Lady Gaga, and Britney Spears, but here are some fresh tracks that should be in your Ipod. Let us know of others that we may have missed!

Ellie Goulding - “Lights”

British newcomer Ellie Goulding is making a name for herself in the States with Electro fresh track, “Lights,” taken off her Bright Lights studio recording.

Ellie Goulding - Lights (Bassnectar Remix)

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Kelly Rowland - “Motivation”

Singer Kelly Rowland’s new fresh track, “Motiva...

Hot Music Celebrity Hair Trends

5/18/2011 3:00pm EDT
Now that Spring is here, and Summer is just around the corner, it's that traditional time of the year where many look to update Winter hairstyles in search of something new. And, where better to look for new inspiration from other than music celebrities for hair trends? Many never shy away from throwing out dated looks in search of something new. Here out our picks for some of the biggest and popular hair trends made popular by music celebrities. Let know your favorite music hair trend!

Nothing makes a statement more than bold hair. Extreme side cut hair styles are not for the faint of ...

Top 10 Influential African American Musicians Today

2/25/2011 11:27pm EST
African American musicians in today's music world are not merely just entertainers, but individuals of many facets. Showcased below are a few that we think, with the help of the success of their music careers, are the top 10 influential African American musicians in music today. African American musicians in today's music world are not merely just entertainers, but individuals of many facets. Showcased below are a few that we think, with the help of the success of their music careers, are the top 10 influential African American musicians in music today.

Beyonce Knowles

Beyonce Knowle...

Music Valentines: Most Romantic Couples In Country Music

2/14/2011 2:22pm EST
It's no secret; When it comes to romance, Country music stars are the most romantic valentines. Whether in public or private, these romantic couples wear their hearts on their sleeves, and go whole hog when it comes to lovin.' Here are our favorite romantic couples in Country music.

Faith Hill & Tim McGraw

Besides being some of Country music's biggest sex symbols, singers Faith Hill and Tim McGraw are a romantic Country music pairing that couldn't be more perfect. The married couple, besides a deep common love of music, now share a family of three daughters.

Lisa Hartman Blac...

Actors Who Can Actually Sing

1/19/2011 11:00am EST
Gwyneth Paltrow Country Strong
Who knew they could sing? There are a few actors who are carving out second careers by moonlighting part-time as singers, and others, just by finding ways to exploit their hidden given talents singing on film or television.

Gwyneth Paltrow

She may have raised some eyebrows, but actress Gwyneth Paltrow sure can sing Country music. The Oscar winning actress put her veiled singing talents up front and center for the new film Country Strong.

Jamie Foxx

Actor Jamie Foxx may have won an Oscar award for his performance in the biographic film Ray, but this actor's main passion is music. Fox...

Kanye West's Christmas List

12/21/2010 12:15pm EST
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What would Kanye West, a controversial public figure who probably doesn't need much anyway, want for Christmas? We think we know a few things in particular, for our holiday celebrity pick list that would make him smile. Do you think you know what's on Kanye West's Christmas list? Let us know!

Complete Criterion Eclipse Series Collection.

Now that West is dabbling in film direction, Criterion's complete Eclipse Series Collection is a pick that would be on any up and coming film director's holiday list. The collection features twenty six DVD titles of the directorial works of world rever...

What Are The Biggest Songs Of 2010?

11/30/2010 2:30pm EST
2010 featured popular songs both from some of today's music industry stalwarts, and a few new out of the blue music acts propelled into the spotlight by creative means. What are the biggest songs of 2010? Here are our picks for top songs of 2010. Let's know your top picks of 2010.

26. Florence And The Machine -"Dog Days Are Over"

"Dog Days Are Over" is one of the songs that made Florence And The Machine one of the biggest British music exports of 2010.

25. Enrique Iglesias - “I Like It”

Singer Enrique Iglesias made a strong comeback in 2010 with song “I Like It.”

24. Nicki Minaj ...