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Review: ‘She Wolf’ returns to her roots with spirited folk-rock release

By | Apr 9, 2014

Pop icon looks to past work for new album.

Review: New release from disco queen entertains despite staleness

By | Apr 2, 2014

Disco icon Kylie Minogue’s newest release, “Kiss Me Once,” lacks freshness.

Review: Pop idol botches eighth record with painfully ordinary lyrics

By | Dec 11, 2013

Britney Spears’ newest album is a bland listening experience.

Review: Country star picks new image

By | Dec 5, 2013

Former “American Idol” contestant Kellie Pickler releases her newest album, “The Woman I Am.”

Review: Diva plants dub-step elements into 11th English studio album

By | Nov 13, 2013

Celine Dion returns with a poppy new record, “Loved Me Back to Life.”

Review: Pop diva reclaims the stage

By | Sep 30, 2013

Pop legend Cher returns with her 25th studio album, “Closer to the Truth.”

‘MDNA’: Glamorous mega pop star fades with lackluster album

By | Apr 4, 2012

If the title of her new album, “MDNA,” is any indication, Madonna wants her fan base to really know what she’s made of. One spin of the album is enough to know that the answer is apparently glitter, leather and outdated fads that reveal an unsightly fork in the road in the career of one…

‘100 Proof’: American Idol sweetheart calls on country diva roots

By The Ithacan | Feb 8, 2012

With a public persona that includes big hair and unfavorable comparisons to Carrie Underwood, Kellie Pickler has created a new caricature in her latest album “100 Proof.” The release came with a promise from Pickler that her attempts at shimmery country-pop à la Taylor Swift are far behind her and that a more traditional country…

Lovato stands for survival

By | Oct 5, 2011

After spending almost four months in treatment for emotional and physical distress, Demi Lovato is back with an album that turns personal hardship into soulful gold.