The Olympics Catapult Music Up the Charts

Music plays such an important role in my life. I get such visceral reactions as I hear a song and can pinpoint a moment in time when that song or band meant something so very important to me. Music helps to tell my life story and so many others do the same as we think back to fond memories of mix tapes to sleepover dance parties to that song that played when you danced at your wedding or to that tune that reminds you of a missed family member or friend. And when there are even bigger stories behind the music, it makes it that much more palpable for all....more
All of the performances at the Olympics tonight were amazing. I especially loved the return of ...more

American Idol Finale: Who Cares About the Winner Let's Talk About Ace Young

TELL ME YOU SAW THAT. Oh, friends I hope you were watching because nothing can fully communicate to you how incredibly, jaw-droppingly, stomach-turningly awkward it was to watch a luscious locked [Idol season five finalist] Ace Young take a knee on national television and propose to [season three runner-up] Diana Degarmo. What followed was a whirlwind of awkward "to camera" professions of shock and excitement and Mickey-and-Mallory twanged shrieks of "OH BABY!"...more
That was a hot mess!more