Monthly Archives: October 2009

Watch Video: Did Whitney Pull a Britney on X Factor?

Whitney Houston‘s performance on this past Sunday’s X Factor (Simon Cowell‘s British answer to American Idol) received a thumbs-down from viewers and critics. The Daily Telegraph says, “She sang her single …

Stephen Gately’s Death Raises Questions

I was stunned to learn about the sudden death of Irish Boyzone singer Stephen Gately over the weekend. I distinctly remember his coming out back in 1999, when I was a freshman in college, and the positive reaction from his fans made …

UK Singer Jay Sean Tops U.S. Singles Chart

Muscle-bound R&B singer Jay Sean has become the first British male solo artist since James Blunt in March 2006 to top the Billboard Hot 100. “Down,” his collaboration with rapper Lil Wayne, ends the extraordinary …