Wilson Phillips’ Chynna Phillips will cha-cha her way onto Season 13 of Dancing With The Stars, and the “Hold On” singer expressed her excitement to put her former ballet training to work with the Venetian Waltz. (She also hopes her recent movie cameo in Bridesmaids will encourage viewers pick up the phone to vote this Fall.) We’re stoked to see the 43-year-old join the ranks of 12 seasons worth of pop star contestants when the competition kicks off September 19. Dance down memory lane as we remember some of our favorite music acts to tango onto DWTS. More »
You already know the end of the year/decade will bring no shortage of best-of lists from perfectly nice people who still think it’s all about the Strokes or Neko Case. But the most interesting decade-in-review feature we’ve seen yet isn’t a countdown—it’s just a smart look back at the biggest hits of the decade by the whiz kids over at NPR.
For the last two weeks, the music crew that puts together NPR’s Song of the Day segment, has taken a smart look back at the best and brightest in pop smashes from the aughts – one song and one year at a time. Check out their ten picks for the songs that summed up the 00’s, complete with a brief write-up (full song-by-song analysis can be seen at the source). Apologies to those with an aversion to Britney Spears and Idol alumni: this just wasn’t your time. More »