Tag Archives: Mariah Carey

2018 Golden Globe nominations: ‘Lady Bird,’ ‘Big Little Lies,’ ‘Stranger Things’ & more

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Jonny Greenwood, Mary J Blige, Aziz Ansari, Miguel and more scored nominations.

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Mariah Carey cancels more Christmas dates, pushes NYC run back

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After needing to cancel some shows earlier this month due to doctor’s orders, Mariah Carey cancelled even more dates on her annual Christmas tour, including some of her shows at NYC’s Beacon Theatre…

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Chance the Rapper sings “Come Back Barack” in Boyz II Men-inspired SNL skit

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Chance also said “I wanna become the Mariah Carey of Thanksgiving” in his monologue, and starred in a handful of other skits. Watch them here.

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tix on sale: Frightened Rabbit, Guided by Voices, Andrew Bird & more

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Plus: George Clinton, Majid Jordan, WHY?, Gary Numan, The Roots, Dan Auerbach, and more tickets on sale.

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tix on sale: Sam Smith, Jesus Lizard, Heems, Television, Wardruna & more

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Plus: The Nightmare Before Christmas Live, PINK, Girlpool, Restorations, Jungle, Radio Dept, Glen Hansard, Ceremony/Nothing, Kodak Black, and more tickets on sale.

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NPR’s 150 Greatest Albums Made By Women

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The list is being celebrated with a free NYC show tonight, headlined by Rickie Lee Jones, who will perform Pirates in full (#49 on the list).

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Christmas/Hanukkah NYC show roundup: Mariah, Ronnie Spector, Darlene Love, Matishayu, more

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Also: John Waters, Menorah Horah, Murray Hill, Justin Vivian Bond, Cyndi Lauper, Kacey Musgraves, and more.

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Monday Playlist: Get Under the Christmas Covers!

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Featured Image by Jorge Franganillo

T’was the week before Christmas and all through our playlist will be classic Christmas covers! While we’re getting pumped for the upcoming Rock On Philly A Very Philly Christmas on Wednesday, December 23rd, we take a page from our own book and sit back and listen while some contemporary musicians belt out the classics, others revamp their own to make them new again. You may have heard them before, but not like this…

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All Hail Mariah: Why Comparisons Are Silly

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Featured image via Off the Charts Daily Dose

This may not be the most objective post in the world, given that I have idolized Mariah Carey since I was a kid. However, I read another post on this site today about Ariana Grande’s new video for “Focus” that touted her as “Mariah 2.0” and I’m scratching my head.

Really? I understand that a lot of these young pop stars also idolized Mariah growing up and can mimic a lot of her defining characteristics, like the whistle tones for example, but most of the time, the overall vibe feels a bit forced. ...

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Monday Playlist: Dog Days of Summer…Hits!

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Featured Image by Strolic Furlan vi Flickr

It’s now mid-August and we are feeling the heat! Summer isn’t over yet so get those last few days of beaching and fun in the sun with a playlist compiled of summer hits, old and new!

How about a summer hit from 1967, The Doors!

…and from 2005, Mariah Carey!

And, the summer of 2015… The Weeknd!

Some summer hits you can’t forget and some you wish you could!

Listen to the full playlist here!

 

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10 Female Vocalists You Have To Know

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There are many great female voices in the history of music, but here are ten vocalists that you have to know. They are divas and icons who will continue to inspire generations to come.

10. Sara Bareilles

Sara Bareilles. recently nominated for a Grammy for best solo performance for “Brave,” is now working on her first directing/producing Broadway WaitressHer heartfelt sentiments and sassy attitude combined with her amazingly smooth lower range is to die for.

9. Pat Benatar

Pat Benatar’s powerful voice was meant for 80’s rock. Her mezzo soprano range gives an extra oomph to ...

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Billboard Music Awards: Do Award Shows Matter Anymore?

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The Billboard Music Awards premiered this past Sunday on May 17th. Artists including Taylor Swift, Sam Smith, John Legend, Florida Georgia Line and more walked away with awards. Tori Kelly, Mariah Carey, Fall Out Boy, and countless others the stage. Hosts Ludacris and Chrissy Teigen led the festivities and looked fabulous at the same time. The red carpet was on fire and everyone was in for an exciting night. With that being said, do award shows really matter anymore? Let’s think about this a little bit…

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Holiday Album Thursday: Mariah Carey’s Merry Christmas

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With less than a week left until Christmas, there’s no time like now to listen to Mariah Carey’s Merry Christmas. Released in 1994, Grammy-winner Walter Afanasieff produced Mariah’s album which has become a holiday favorite worldwide, and there are plenty of good reasons that it’s currently the best selling Christmas album of all time.

Mariah starts the album expressively with an R&B take on “Silent Night.” It’s the first track and she’s already showing off her incredible range. There’s so much musical brilliance packed into this album that the whole experience of listening to it is ridiculously ...

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Playlist Monday- For Your Holiday Shopping

Source: Rock On Philly

Christmas is coming fast. Although it’s the last full week before the holiday, you may not have finished your shopping yet. If you are looking for something unique and special, visit Christmas Village at Philly’s Love Park. You can find everything from pottery to jewelry. Christmas Village is a fun place to visit, and it’s always nice to buy a loved one something out of the ordinary! As always Rock On Philly made an awesome 10 song playlist for you! This Week’s is packed full of upbeat holiday tunes to keep you dancing and smiling throughout your holiday shopping.

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