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Kelly Clarkson Gets Soulful on Her Newest, “Meaning of Life”

Kelly Clarkson Meaning of Life (Atlantic Records) Soulful, sensual and brutally honest, the original American Idol’s eighth release is nothing less than a brash attempt to craft...

Katharine McPhee Wins Laughs, Standing Ovations at Café Carlyle

How was the American Idol and Smash songbird received during her sold-out run at this storied venue?...

Welcome to Shania Twain 2.0 with a New Album, Now

Shania Twain NOW (Mercury Nashville) On her first new studio album in 15 years, the top-selling female country artist ever exudes confidence, grace and strength....

San Francisco Gay Men’s Chorus Walks the Talk in MLK’s Footsteps

The San Francisco Gay Men’s Chorus, the world’s first openly gay chorus, decided to take their grievances with the current political climate right back to the source....

Recently Out Rocker Trey Pearson Debuts First Solo Release

After a half dozen albums with his Christian rock group Everyday Sunday, Trey Pearson decided to switch gears and come out as gay. Today, he’s released his first pop...

Scissor Sisters’ Shears Steps out for a Solo Career

The former lead singer of Scissor Sisters, Jake Shears, has just released a video and single from his forthcoming album — the first of his solo career....

Crossdressing Latino Singer Chavela Profiled in New Biopic

You may never have heard of Chavela Vargas, but if you see this film you’re unlikely to ever forget her. Born in 1919, Chavela left Costa Rica as a teenager bound for Mexico...

Fans Are Pumped for a “Rebel Heart” DVD from Madonna

She is the best selling female rock artist of the 20th century, the only female act to be Billboard’s highest-grossing tour twice in just three years and the musician with the...

Tori Amos Goes Internal with “Native Invader”

Tori Amos Native Invader (Decca Records) On this, Tori Amos’ 15th studio album, the veteran presents more questions than answers. She explains herself thusly: “The songs on...

Eli Lieb Surfaces with a New Look and Single, “Shangri La”

Can you explain the message behind “Shangri La” and also your decision to film the video in such an intimate way? “Shangri La” is a song about doing something you...

Bronski Beat Member Larry Steinbachek Dies

Out-and-gay hitmakers were rare in the early ’80s. In America, that meant the cartoonish Village People and drag diva Sylvester. In Britian, there was the Clash-influenced...

Adam Lambert: There I Said It

As fans embrace his third studio album, The Original High, Adam Lambert speaks to Metrosource about the evolution of his style, the challenge of following in a rock legend’s...