By Rito P. Asilo
Jennifer Hudson, “American Idol’s” Oscar- and Grammy-winning alumna, isn’t just making news with her transformative, 80-lb-plus weight loss: With the release of her ‘70s-style, funk-and-disco-fueled third album, “JHud,” crafted with some of pop music’s most reliable hitmakers (like Pharrell Williams and Timbaland), she’s out to prove that schmaltzy ballads aren’t the only songs she can sing with show-stopping flair and aplomb.
By Nestor U. Torre
Some months ago, little Lyca Gairanod was hailed as the grand champion of “The Voice Kids.” Since then, however, we’ve noticed that the tilt’s top four finalists are being built up as a group, and not enough singular focus and fanfare is being devoted exclusively to Lyca herself.
By Janine Villagracia
Whiplash is like an audio-visual representation of every individual’s efforts and struggles to perfect whatever it is that they want to achieve, except that in this Damien Chazelle film, it was vividly depicted how diabolical the road to greatness is.
After stunning judges and viewers of Italy’s version of The Voice on national television earlier this year, Sister Cristina Scuccia is raising eyebrows once again with the song she has chosen to release for her first single, complete with video.
Idol group 2NE1 rejected rumors that it had split up, saying that they are “ridiculous.”