Monthly Archives: December 2010

Maroon 5 borrows U2’s Private Jet

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JEALOUS!
Maroon 5’s Adam Levine tweeted this picture of him barrowing U2’s 360 Degree Tour Plane.
He called the jet “sick”, and we can’t blame him!
The band was flying to Trinidad to perform but will spend New Years Eve in Ontario, Canada.
As previously reported the band will be the house band at the Critics Choice Awards in January.

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Musicans Absent from Just Jared’s Most Popular Celebs

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Gossip Blog JustJared.com released its most populars celebrities list based off of search terms and article views and the one profession notably absent from the list were musicans.
Only 3 musicans ranked in the top 25 list and 1 musican was in the top 10.
Taylor Swift was at #23, MileyBird Cyrus was at #12 and Rihanna ranked at #9.
Where’s Katy Perry? Lady Gaga? Kanye West?
Angelina Jolie ranked at #1
Who do you think was the biggest celebrity of 2010?


T-Pain Signs to Young Money!

Although it has yet to be confirmed, rapper T-Pain maybe signing to the biggest rap label in the industry Cash Money imprint Young Money. The label is headed by rap mogul Lil Wayne.
What could lead us to believe Tapeezy will joing YM well TP was recentthlu spotted wearing some bling featuring the words “Young Money” on them. The bling cost more than $1 million. T-Pain and Lil Wayne are great friends and in 2009 toured together. They also announced a collaboration album which has since been cancled.


Why Stars Flopped in 2010 Part 1/4

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Although 2010 was filled with many great successes including Katy Perry, Ke$ha, Nicki Minaj, and Drake the year was also filled with some major flops. I mean, Did anyone now Christina Aguilera released an album in 2010? So at a point in the industry when you are only as popular as your latest hit the only underlying question is why? Looking back T.I., the Black Eyed Peas, Ciara, and Ne-Yo were some of the biggest stars in the industry, but 2010 failed for all of them, so we at thatLOUD are seeing why stars flop.

Part 1/4: Lack of a Hit Single
The Black Eyed Peas started 2010 as the industry’s biggest band. After releasing their increibly successful The E.N.D. in 2009, an album that spawned 5 Top 10 hits the band released their follow-up this November entitled The Beginning (lol, right). Unfortunately, although the albums fared similarly in titles they did not in critical and commercial performance. When E.N.D. spent two weeks at #1 Beginning peaked at #6.
Why?
The week E.N.D. was released the Band’s song Boom Boom Pow reached #1 on the Billboard Hot 100, not long after that I Gotta Feeling would reach the chart’s pinnacle and in March 2010 the Pea’s song Imma Bee topped the chart.
Beginning on the other hand only produced The Time which reached #4 on the Billboard Hot 100, but the song is terrible. It represents their album very poorly, and many have called it the worst on the album.
This case is not unique to the Peas. Lee DeWyze, Christina Aguilera, and Ciara also failed to produce a hit single that attracted consumers to purchase their album. It is vital that an album consistently produces quality singles for the album to sell.

Next Up: Part 2/4: Likeabilty


New Britney Drops Next Week

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Its Offical! Britney Spears will be the queen of 2011!
Next week the Queen of Pop will be releasing her new single entitled Hold It Against Me.
According to Z100 executives the song is unlike any other Pop Song and has a hook that is out of this world!
We can’t wait!
What Do You Think? Are you excited for new Britney?


Katy Perry is on Fire!

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The biggest star on the planet Katy Perry earned yet another No. 1 single this week on Billboard’s Top Pop Songs. Her song Firework is the diva’s fifth No. 1 on the chart, her first was Hot N Cold back in 2008.
Also on the chart is the Black Eyed Peas’ The Time which enters the Top 10 at No. 10. The song is the bands 10th Top 10 entry on the chart.
Congrats!


Wiz Khalfia Enters Top 10

This is Awesome!
For the first time in his carreer Wiz Khalfia will enter the Billboard Hot 100 tomorrow with his song Black and Yellow. The song spiked up when it came to downloads this week which may be attributed to the unwrapping of MP3 players and iTunes Gift Cards this weekend.
Also debuting in the top 10 is Enrique Inglases with Tonight. The song spiked in popularity also after the song’s NSFW video was released.
Trey Songz, Rihanna, Ke$ha, P!nk, and Nicki Minaj are also in the Bruno Mars led chart