Simply effing amazing. I know that word is beyond overused these days, but it’s the perfect one to describe this truly sensational performance. Comedienne Christina Bianco covers Bonnie Tyler’s 80s classic “Total Eclipse of The Heart” while impersonating 19 divas. Her Julie Andrews and Christina Aguilera moments are EVERYTHING. Also impressive are her Bette Midler, Gwen Stefani, Celine Dion, Barbra Streisand, Cher and Alanis Morissette impersonations.
It’s uncanny how she can switch up her voice to sound exactly like these ladies. She starts off her performance with Adele, which IMHO is her weakest, but it definitely builds from there. Check out the video below, I guarantee you’ll enjoy it.
Given his discography of folk ballads including “The A Team” and “Lego House” (love that song), the last thing you’d expect from Ed Sheeran is to know all the lyrics for a Britney Spears track. Not just any either, but “Hit Me Baby One More Time.” The adorable 22-year-old Brit does a wicked job of covering her breakout hit. Spears would be proud.
Not only does he sing the verses beautifully, but dude drops a wicked freestyle rap. Seriously. Who knew Sheeran had such swagger? He masterfully puts his songwriting skills to work by rhyming “mustache” with “bus pass” and “must last” on the fly. His performance in the hallway of NYC radio station Z100 is a definite must-watch. Check it out below.
Up until now I haven’t been the biggest fan of “Ooh La La” but after watching the clip, I’ve somewhat come around. Watching a glowing Britney Spears hang with cute Smurfs and her even cuter sons Sean Preston and Jayden James is too hard to resist. Even though the Marc Klasfeld-directed clip is on the simple side (it is for a kids movie after all), you simply can’t hate on it even if you tried. Not only does Brit look Smurftastic but she actually seems happy too. She’s one proud momma.
Britney revealed that her sons “were really, really good on set,” adding, “They were, like, acting, and my oldest son, Preston, was right on cue every time they would tell him to do something. Later on, I got to see what they actually did on camera and it was adorable.”
Spears begins the clip sitting in a theater with her boys. She magically then transports to the Smurf Village where she rocks out with Smurfette and the crew. Naturally, footage from Smurfs 2 is incorporated in the visual. After all, the track is meant to drive business to the sequel hitting theaters on July 31. Check out the too cute vid below.
Britney Spears and India.Arie couldn’t be more polar opposites. One loves SLASH relies on post-production *wink* while the other favors more stripped-down acoustic arrangements. Both ladies dropped new lyric videos recently and rather than make separate posts, I decided to clump them together. A little lazy on my part, I admit.
At this point, a lyric video for “Ooh La La” is pointless. I’m absolutely certain that all hardcore Brit fans already know the lyrics to the Smurfs 2 track. Just in case you didn’t, Spears has you now covered. Her clip is pretty standard with colorful and playful fonts and graphics floating about. It’s totes cute ;)
Arie’s is also nothing ground-breaking, but there’s something oddly riveting about it. It’s a perfect visual for the moving and inspirational track. If you haven’t checked out SongVersation which dropped this week, you simply should. “I Am Light” is only scratching at the surface of India’s artistry. For those who simply thought I wrote about the neo-soul singer due to an ad buy on the site earlier this week, here’s proof that I actually do adore her. Learn the lyrics to both tracks below.
Last month, Britney Spears wowed her fans by looking stunning on the cover of Shape magazine. The “Toxic” singer showed off her new slamming toned body which she attributed to 90 minutes of yoga twice a week, lots of cardio and her personal trainer Tony Martinez.
If you thought she look great on the cover and the inside editorial, wait til you get a load of these newly-leaked outtakes. I’m team Christina but I can give credit where credit is due. Spears looks sensational in the boxing ring and in revealing outfits. Check out the pics below.
Not too long ago, we got our first listen to Britney Spears‘ “Ooh La La” song, recorded for the soundtrack to the upcoming smurftastic sequel, The Smurfs 2. Since it was leaked, it was removed pretty much everywhere online faster than you can say Gargamel.
Today, the song is offically out and it’s being released on iTunes tomorrow, coupled with another song from the soundtrack called “Vacation” by a group named G.R.L. (aka the NEW Pussycat Dolls lineup!) The song was written by Dr. Luke, Max Martin, Bonnie McKee and Henry Walter, and produced by Dr. Luke, Max Martin and Cirkut. McKee also wrote “Ooh La La,” while Luke, Martin and Cirkut produced it.
The soundtrack to the movie features other artists that include Nelly Furtado, Owl City, Right Said Fred, and more. I’ve included “Ooh La La” and “Vacation” for you to listen to below, as well as the tracklist for the soundtrack. Enjoy!
Back in January, Britney Spears teased that she was heading to the studio to record a song for her boys. We finally get to hear the fruits of that labor. “Ooh La La” is lifted off the Smurfs 2 soundtrack. Clearly, the track isn’t intended as a club banger or even a radio-friendly single. This one is for the kids ya’ll. With that being said, I’m sure die hard Brit fans are going to eat this up and proclaim it as the second coming. Take a listen below and give your thoughts in the comments section.
This Old School Flashback Battle was inspired by a Facebook thread between a few friends of mine including Dave- a recent guest host on our Homorazzi show. What started as a conversation about Selena Gomez concert tickets (don’t get me started) quickly evolved to the age old debate… Britney Spears or Christina Aguilera? While I find both ladies talented in their own right *cough* Christina is better *cough*, it always fascinates me how passionate people are about either artist. Brit lip syncs, Christina is fat, Spears is crazy, Aguilera is a bitch, the list goes on. That may be all true, but one thing they have in common is both made splashy debuts with their first albums.
While Spears’ …Baby One More Time sold more albums than Aguilera’s self-titled album (14 million compared to 9 million domestically), X-Tina notched more chart toppers than Brit (three compared to one). Christina’s album ranked No. 23 on Billboards 2000s decade chart, ahead of Britney’s ranking of No. 81. To be fair, Spears released hers in the 90s and ranked No. 29 on the 1990-99 decade chart as well.
When it comes to critical acclaim, Christina holds a slight edge. Her powerful pipes helped upset Britney by surprising everyone at the Grammys by winning the Best New Artist Award. In the end, all that doesn’t matter. It’s all about the fans. Regardless of how you feel about each singer today, revisit the singles from each debut album and try to be impartial in determining which ex-Mouseketter had the better first effort.