Stevie Wonder at the top of his game singing Ribbon in the Sky to his newly engaged daughter, backup singer Aisha Morris, then grilling her fiance about his intentions made the Bud Light Hotel concert Super Bowl eve a tough moment to top.
Contemporary soul singers usually don't fare too much better than hip hop artists when it comes to creative freedom, but Michael Kiwanuka seems to have made the album he wanted to make, except that no one's really talking about it.
I quit smoking in February of this year, but after I watched the 2012 American Music Awards, I wanted to go buy a pack of cigarettes, rip the filters off, and smoke it like my Father is making me smoke the whole pack as punishment.
You probably can guess what's 93 million miles away, but check out this sweet video, which was directed here on Earth by Jeff Coffman and recorded during Mraz's recent appearance at Red Rocks Amphitheatre in Denver, Colorado.
Think about hearing music from a place you've never been in a language that you don't know. It's very likely you'll still be swaying to the beat and feeling a great deal of gratitude. There's nothing wrong with philanthropy feeling like a bossa nova.
The jury is still out as to whether mega churches are good for our society or not. As a culture, we have learned that bigger isn't always better. Either way, mega churches, with their vast outreach, do have responsibilities to their communities, state and nation.
Tena Clark had it all: a house on a golf course, a BMW and a fancy job at Sunburst Productions, a company that she founded which grew to become one of the largest booking agencies in the south. But she left it all and headed to Nashville to pursue her dreams.
At the 2012 Billboard Music Awards in Las Vegas on May 20th, music nominees, presenters and performers such as Katy Perry, Justin Beiber, Taylor Swift, Usher and Alicia Keys received a Sports Sac weekender bag full of goodies ranging from clothing to electronics to vacation getaways.